Intro to Lyrical: 8 Part Beginner Series

Intro to Lyrical: 8 Part Beginner Series

This incredible beginner series teaches you everything you need to know about the lyrical! This first class is all about learning the true meaning of “lyrical” and taking you through everything you'll learn in the series. We’ll start with a warm up that offers the perfect combination of stretching, technique exercises, and movement. If you're a beginner, wanting to learn more about one of the most popular styles today, this is your starting point! Join Jess & Lex for Intro to Lyrical and work your way up until you're ready to join Master Class instructor Mark Meismer and Autumn Miller in their Intermediate and Advanced Lyrical classes!

Your Instructors: Jessica Richens & Alexis Gilbert
https://www.thespace.tv/jessica-richens
https://www.thespace.tv/alexis-gilbert

“Intro to Lyrical” Beginner Series Classes:
1) Warm-Up
2) Soutenu Turn & Saut De Basque
3) Arabesque & Attitudes
4) Fan Kicks & Drag Steps
5) Floor Work
6) Lame Duck & Back Attitude Jump
7) Pirouettes & Leaps
8) "Lay Down Your Weapons" Combo

Intro to Lyrical: 8 Part Beginner Series

8 Videos

  • Intro To Lyrical: "Warm Up" / Jess and Lex - Ep01

    This incredible 8 part beginner series teaches you everything you need to know about the lyrical! This first class is all about learning the true meaning of “lyrical” and taking you through everything you'll learn in the series. We’ll start with a warm up that offers the perfect combination of s...

  • Intro To Lyrical: "Soutenu Turn & Saut De Basque" / Jess & Lex - Ep02

    Let’s learn a soutenu turn! Make sure to keep your inner thighs squeezed, and stay in high relevé to perfect it. You’ll also learn a saut de basque, which is very similar to a soutenu, but it's performed in the air and uses power from a plié. And finally, you'll get a chance to apply the techni...

  • Intro To Lyrical: "Arabesque & Attitudes" / Jess & Lex - Ep 03

    It's episode 3 of Intro to Lyrical! In this class we'll continue our work on the combo, then learn how to properly execute arabesques and attitudes! You can use a ballet bar, a chair, or even a counter for these exercises. Make sure you’re using your turn out from the hips, your shoulders are p...

  • Intro To Lyrical "Fan Kicks & Drag Steps" Jess & Lex - Ep04

    Part 4 of the Intro to Lyrical beginner series! This class will teach you two more eight counts for your lyrical combo while focusing on drag steps and fan kicks. Drag steps are very popular as transitions (or for travel steps), while fan kicks are more technical and require specific technique ...

  • Intro To Lyrical "Floor Work" / Jess & Lex - Ep05

    This class focuses on how to properly do floor work, plus we add onto our combo. Floor work is so much more than just rolling around on the floor; your core must be activated 24/7, upper body must stay tall, and your legs need to remain strong! Almost every lyrical dance incorporates floor work,...

  • Intro To Lyrical: "Lame Duck Back Attitude Jump" / Jess & Lex - Ep06

    Up next, we'll work with Alexis on two new elements: the lame duck turn and the back attitude jump! Once you’re comfortable with those we’ll add onto the combo we’ve been working so hard on.

    Your Instructors: Jessica Richens & Alexis Gilbert
    https://www.thespace.tv/jessica-richens
    https://...

  • Intro to Lyrical: "Pirouettes & Leaps" / Jess & Lex - Ep07

    In this class we talk about turned out pirouettes and right leg leaps! We also add on to our lyrical dance with our focus on getting better each week! We see you! We’ve tackled jazz turns before, and now we're transitioning to ballet/lyrical pirouettes. Keep that supporting leg strong as your ...

  • Intro To Lyrical: "Final Showcase" / Jess & Lex - Ep08

    Welcome to your final class in the beginner series: Intro to Lyrical! This class will teach one final trick, called an inside fan kick. Make sure your leg makes a full rainbow and your upper body is controlled. And now, it’s time to apply all of the technical elements we've learned in this lyri...