KIDS JAZZ CLASS DLTC NOTES

KIDS JAZZ    –  DLTC  NOTES

SEATED STRETCHES

SEATED W/SOLES OF FEET TOGETHER

FINGER TIPS AT SIDES, LIFTING SPINE FROM THE HEAD, RELEASING GLUTES TO LOWER THE KNEES, ABDOMINALS ENGAGED

1-8 LIFT ARMS OVERHEAD THROUGH 2ND

1-8 CLIMB RL  (4CTS EA)

1-8 CLIMB RLRL  (2 CTS EA)

1-4 LIFT BOTH ARMS OVERHEAD, WITH LIFTED SHOULDERS

5-8 PRESS SHOULDERS DOWN

1-4 FLAT BACK OVER AS FAR AS YOU CAN

5-8 ROUND OVER

1-8 STAY  (BREATH IN AND OUT)

1-8 STAY  (BREATH IN AND OUT)

1-8 ROLL UP AND REACH HANDS OVERHEAD

1-4 OPEN ARMS TO 2ND

5-8 SPIRAL AND WRAP TORSO WITH THE ARMS

1-4 RETURN TO CENTER

5-8 SPIRAL AND WRAP TORSO WITH THE ARMS

1-16 REPEAT

1-8 OVERHEAD LATERAL STRETCH W/OTHER HAND ON THE FLOOR

1-8 REACH FOR CORNER

1-8 ROUND FWD

1-8 ROLL UP

1-32 REVERSE

REPEAT ENTIRE EXERCISE

 PARALLEL PIKE STRETCH

TRANSITION:  SLIDE LEGS FWD TO PIKE

RECHECK POSTURE

1-8 CIRCLE BOTH ARMS BACK UP AND OVER TO FINISH PLACED ON KNEES

1-8 HOLD POSTURE

1-8 RELEASE TORSO, RETURN TO POSTURE

1-8 RELEASE TORSO, RETURN TO POSTURE

1-8 FLEX FEET,  STRETCH FEET

1-8 FLEX FEET,  STRETCH FEET

1-8 RAISE ARMS TO OVERHEAD UP THE CENTER

1-8 LIFT SHOULDERS, PRESS THEM DOWN

1-8 FLAT BACK FWD

1-8 HOLD STRETCHING THE HEAD AWAY FROM THE HIPS

1-8 ROUND OVER

1-8 HOLD

1-8 FLEX FEET, STRETCH FEET

1-8 FLEX FEET, STRETCH FEET

1-8 REACH OUT AND RECOVER THRu FLAT BACK WITH ARMS OVERHEAD

1-8 LET ARMS COME DOWN THROUGH 2ND

REPEAT ENTIRE EXERCISE

STAY IN PIKE SEAT  FINGER TIPS AT SIDES

1-8 FLEX FEET, STRETCH FEET

1-8 RELEASE TORSO AND RETURN TO POSTURE

1-8 SLOWLY BRING FOOT TO PASSE’ AT ANKLE

1-8 SLOWLY SLIDE IT OUT

REVERSE W/L PASSE

CAN REPEAT W/HIGHER PASSE’

CAN LIFT TO ATTITUDE UP PARALLEL

LATER IN SEMESTER CAN ADD SPIRALS

CAN ADD LEG LIFTS

STRADDLE STRETCHES

TRANSITION: OPEN TO STRADDLE

1-8 OVERHEAD LATERAL STRETCH

1-8 HOLD

1-8 TURN AND FACE THE LEG

1-8 HOLD

1-8 RETURN TO OVERHEAD LATERAL

1-8 RECOVER TO CENTER WITH ARMS IN 2ND

1-8 ISOLATE RIBS RLRL

1-8 RELAX ARMS AND RECOVER TO 2ND

REVERSE ENTIRE EXERCISE

1-8 WALK HANDS OUT THE CENTER

1-8 FLEX FEET,  STRETCH FEET

1-8 FLEX FEET, STRETCH FEET

1-8 INHALE, EXHALE AND INCREASE STRETCH

1-8 HOLD

1-8 INHALE, EXHALE AND INCREASE STRETCH

1-8 HOLD

1-8 ROLL UP

TRANSITION :  BRING FEET TOGETHER AND HUG KNEES

PILATES – ROLL BACK AND SIT UP 4X

can also be done in PIKE AND STRADDLE OR  HOLDING ONE LEG WITH THE OTHER BENT

LAY BACK ONTO FLOOR

OVERHEAD LEG STRETCHES

BEND AND STRETCH

LET THE LE FALL ACROSS

BATTEMENT 8X FLEXED  R&L

BATTEMENT 8X POINTED R&L

OVERHEAD STRADDLE STRETCHES

#4 STRETCH

OTHER FLOOR STRETCHES

RABBIT STRETCH  (TOES TO THE BACK OF THE HEAD)

SUPERMAN STRETCH  (ARCH)

CHILD’S POSE

DOWNWARD FACING DOG

PRESS SHOULDERS THROUGH

ONE LEG UP

MAKE ATTITUDE

TAKE ATTITUDE LEG TO FLOOR AND SIT, REBOUND BACK TO HANDS

ADD: SPLIT THROUGH, BRING BACK FOOT TO FRONT, ROLL TO STOMACH AND REVERE

SPLITS

SPLIT CLUB

STAND

ISOLATION WARM UP

ISOLATIONS:  MOVING ONE THING AT A TIME

POLYCENTRICS:  MORE THAN ONE ISOLATION

HEADS

SHOULDERS

RIBS

HIPS

FEET – TENDU AND ARTICULATION EXERCISES

ADD:   STEP TOUCH

ADD:  WALK ACROSS

CAN ALSO DO JAZZ SQUARES OR WALK ACROSS THE FLOOR WITH ISOLATIONS

FORWARD PROGRESSION ROLLS WITH FLATBACKS

1-8 ROLL DOWN

1-8 ROLL UP

1-8 ROLL DOWN

1-16 PLIE AND STRETCH  2X

1-8 FLAT BACK RECOVERY TO STANDING

1-8 FLAT BACK OVER

1-8 ROLL UP

1-8 COLLAPSE DOWN AND RECOVER

REPEAT

CAN ADD OVERHEAD LATERAL STRETCHES

PASSE’ AND EXTENSION PREPS

PASSE’ PARALLEL TO TURN OUT

LIFT LEG TO PARALLEL PASSE

HUG THE LEG TO THE CHEST

HOLD THE KNEE AND OPEN LEG TO PASSE

RELEASE THE LEG AND PULSE IT UP

CAN HOLD IT UNDERNEATH THE THIGH AND PLIE TO STRAIGHTEN, FONDU TO BEND, RELEASE TO HOLD

REVERSE THE ENTIRE EXERCISE

REPEAT THE EXERCISE WITH PASSE’ TURN OUT TO PARALLEL

FAN KICK EXERCISE

ST L TO L, OUTSIDE FAN R

STEP R L TO FACE BACK

ST R, INSIDE FAN L

STEP LR  TO FACE FRONT

ST L TO L, OUTSIDE FAN R

STEP R L

ST R TO R, OUTSIDE FAN L

STEP LR

REPEAT

(OR ADD ST, BATTEMENT CROISE, ST AND REVERSE EXERCISE)

PIROUETTE EXERCISES

 CENTER FLOOR:

PASSE’ R

TOUCH LEG OUT, FONDU BASE LEG

PASSE’ R ON RELEVE’

STEP R PASSE’ DOWN

TOUCH L LEG OUT

(NO TURN, 1/4 TURN, 1/2 TURN, 3/4 TURN, FULL & DOUBLE)

CROSS FLOOR

WALK ACROSS THE FLOOR RL

LUNGE AND REBOUND OFF THE R TO PARALLEL RELEVE’ PASSE’

WALK R, STEP L TO PLIE

LIFT R TO RELEVE’ PASSE’

REPEAT

ARM ISOLATIONS WITH WALKS

#1

1 JACK KNIFE

2 VERTICAL

3 OVERHEAD REACH

4 OPEN TO 2ND

#2

1 R JAZZ HAND OUT to 2ND

2 L JAZZ HAND OUT to 2ND

3 JACK KNIFE BOTH W/CLOSED PADDLE HANDS

4 OPEN BOTH TO 2ND WITH JAZZ HANDS

5 CLOSE BOTH TO FISTS

6 OPEN BOTH TO JAZZ HANDS

7-8 SHAKE HANDS (LIGHT BULB)

#3

1 JACK KNIFE

2 TILT TO DIAGONAL

3 OPEN ARMS TO TILTED 2ND

4 SWITCH ARMS TO OPPOSITE DIAGONAL

5 BEND ELBOWS ON DIAGONAL

6 LEVEL ARMS

7 OPEN TO HIGH “V”

8 DROP ARMS THROUGH 2ND TO SIDES

#4

VARIATIONS ON LUIRHYTHMICS

1 BEHIND BACK

2 PRESS DOWN

3 VERTICAL JACK KNIFE

4 PRESS TO 2ND

5-6 SWOOP DOWN AND CROSS ARMS AT CHEST

7 HIGH “V”

8 ARMS DOWN TO 2ND

#5

1 BRING R FOREARM HORIZONTALLY IN FRONT OF CHEST W/FIST, L ARM DOWN

2 BRING L  FOREARM VERTICALLY  W/FIST IN LINE WITH SHOULDER, R ARM DOWN

3 REACH R ARM OVERHEAD W/FIST, L ARM DOWN

4 REACH L ARM OVERHEAD W/FIST, R ARM DOWN

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