School's In: Jazz Battements & Leg Holds - Ep04
Schools In: "Intro to Jazz" Beginner Series • 46m
Battements & leg holds are very popular elements in jazz! But it’s important to know that the height of the legs are not the most important part, it’s your technique that matters most! Once your technique is solid, you can start focusing on getting your legs more flexible. Learn to master these skills in this class, then you can nail the combination at the end of class!
Your instructor: Alexis Gilbert
Assisted by: Kaitlin Yamano & Chandler Green
Music: “Stick Together” by Elijah N.
"SCHOOL'S IN" Beginner Jazz Series Classes:
1) Intro To Jazz
2) Jazz Turns Part 1
3) Jazz Turns Part 2
4) Jazz Battements & Leg Holds
5) Jazz Arabesques & Penches
6) Jazz Leaps
7) Floor Work
8) Jazz Final Combo
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