Advanced Intermediate The Jackson Method Ballet
Location: DC / Friendship Heights
Aaron Jackson (He/Him)
About This Class
Immerse yourself in professional level exercises and improve your technique, musicality, and performance quality in this advanced intermediate ballet class with Aaron Jackson. Students will explore more intricate choreography while polishing their technical skills and learn to pick up combinations quickly and with confidence. Comprehensive understanding and proficiency in discipline and general dance terminology recommended.
The winter session consists of 8 weeks – Thursday, November 9, 2023 through Thursday, January 18, 2024. Classes will not be held during Fall Break – Wednesday, November 22, 2023 through Sunday, November 26, 2023 – or Winter Break – Wednesday, December 20, 2023 through Tuesday, January 2, 2024.
Winter Session: $180 / 8 weeks
This is an in-person class at CityDance @ Friendship Heights, 5207 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington DC 20015.
About The Jackson Method
Aaron Jackson teaches and coaches adult students in Washington DC, New York City and internationally. Jackson’s ballet classes are structured and technique-focused; for adult students, and professional artists who wish to realize their full potential through personalized guidance and corrective action through class. Jackson’s classes are inspired in part by his training at The School of American Ballet (SAB), and his subsequent professional experience; So much of what is shared during class is taken from his personal syllabus and training method designed exclusively for adult students. The Jackson Method For Adult Ballet – focuses on the complete dancer by targeting and awakening the necessary “Strength and Stability” that is required when navigating ballet at an advanced level. Jackson’s Method helps demystify the technique surrounding: balletic posture, focus – épaulement, maximizing plié, balance, turnout/external rotation, transitional steps, extension, proper alignment for pirouettes, turns, jumps, and much more. Jackson’s Method challenges adult students and professional artists at varying levels to approach the work in a smarter and more efficient way. With structured barre and centre work, the classes are for those eager to adapt to their surroundings. Jackson’s approach to the work aids in helping those committed to achieving their best in the pursuit of clean and consistent ballet technique. The environment he creates in the classroom is engaging, energetic, and passionate.
If a class has low attendance, it may be subject to cancellation. Cancellation decisions for morning classes will be made by 9pm the night before and for evening classes by 3pm that day. EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 6, 2023: In the event you cannot attend your purchased/scheduled drop-in class, please email email@example.com by 9pm the day before to receive a full credit and/or reschedule your drop-in class. Cancellation emails received after 9pm the night before will receive a 50% class credit. If a cancellation email has not been sent before the start of class, our No Show policy takes effect and you will forfeit the full class credit.