After-School Dance Program
Welcome to Jazwalk Los Angeles we provide dance lessons for kids ages 5-17, in various settings that include dance camps, after-school programs and preschool dance programs. All dance classes are in Southern California. Our primary focus is on youth in underprivileged communities. Students will learn an array of dance styles that include ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, hip-hop, African dance and salsa. We are a fiscally sponsored program by the organization Fractured Atlas which helps empower artists to succeed as entrepreneurs offering many services and resources that help their projects come to life. JazWalk Los Angeles has a main focus that includes but is not limited to organizations that work with youth from households affected by substance abuse. Our method for reaching youth is through partnerships with educational institutions and nonprofits that provide youth services such as schools, after-school programs, group homes and foster care organizations.
Jazwalk Los Angeles sponsors and provides affordable summer camps, after school programs, preschool dance programs and a community sponsorship program that will specifically sponsor up to 30 Foster youth annually. All programs are to extend the opportunity to use dance as a constructive, creative outlet and a medium that not only instills hope but builds self-esteem, fosters self-confidence and also helps inspire a strong work ethic while developing leadership skills, and establishing the ability to function effectively in team activities.
JazWalk is an advocate for children and teens who live in circumstances, to where they have been neglected and/or are victims of substance-abuse families. We extend our hands to the community by sponsoring children annually by offering dance lessons and arts. Each year JazWalk holds a Benefits Concert and the proceeds goes towards the children sponsorship program for their tuition, which includes performance costumes and dance competition travel expenses. We believe in working closely with the communities we serve. Sponsor a child today!
In the Curriculum the students will learn the history of each dance style, complete mini exercises and assignments and will learn to work together has a team by creating their own piece and performing it in front of their peers and possibly for their parents in an annual performance. Your students can look forward to learning the basics of dance styles including – Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Hip Hop and contemporary. The students will also have the opportunity to learn other styles that include African and Salsa during seasonal events. JazWalk’s instructors are very excited to share their love of dance with your students.
The students will be introduced to the basic and fundamental locomotor skills, body control, musicality and discipline needed for future dance study. All dance styles will explore the wide range of rhythmic possibilities through dance exercises and build on these skills to incorporate directional changes and improve coordination in basic gross motor skills and movement.
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Having the chance to dance with JazWalk inspired me to want to dance more...I even wrote an essay about it!
I had the pleasure of allowing my daughter to dance and work with Keana her feedback with nothing short of pure delight. her warmth and enthusiasm is unmatched she is constant and one can always count on her dependability kind supportive word, insight and unwavering love.
Dancing with JazWalk made me feel more confident.
Ms. Keana was an amazing experience and very fun. It was welcoming and not nerve racking at all giving it a home like feel. Ms.keana is an amazing dancer, choreographer and artist in general and just a wonderful person to work with.
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