Jazz dance represents our popular culture, it is forever changing.
Today, jazz dance is influenced by pop music and can be seen in concerts and video clips.
Lyrical is a style of dance created from the fusion of ballet with jazz and contemporary dance techniques.
Hip-Hop refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture.
Contemporary is a blend of ballet and modern dance. It builds a strong centre, combines precision leg work with fluidity of the torso. Contemporary dance encourages self expression and personal interpretation.
Ballet is characterised by a standard vocabulary of steps, poses, and graceful movements including pointed feet, rising, jumping, stretching and spinning. It is strengthening, disciplined and stylised.