May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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D 188 - Jazz Dance 1

2 Credit(s)

This beginning level class accommodates the pre-major and non-major student. Jazz movements are introduced which incorporate isolations, spatial awareness, and rhythmic variations. Students are encouraged to take ballet and modern to augment their jazz training. Contents and expected learning proficiencies of this course vary from term to term. May be repeated up to 12 total credits.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, student should be able to:

1. An increase in jazz technique and style

2. An appreciation and discipline in the jazz idiom

3. Knowledge of proper alignment and use of the body

4. Ability to retain simple movement phrases

5. Improved strength, flexibility and endurance in the field of dance

6. Simple coordination and syncopated movement skills

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