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Jordan W.
Los Angeles, California
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Learn contemporary dance from a professional dancer with 14+ years of experience
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I am a teacher of 13 years and I love what I do! Contemporary dance is the perfect subject for artistic minds to explore their movement. If you’re new to dance, Contemporary can be a great place to start because it is all-encompassing, including many other styles of dance. It is unique because it integrates classical technique with abstract flow, making it a broad style with lots of creative freedom. During my lessons, you will learn technical foundation in several dance subjects that have contributed to Contemporary style dance, while having plenty of opportunity for individual spontaneity and play. You will be guided through warm-ups, stretches, exercises, and choreography to improve your technique, strength, control, mobility, and movement quality. We focus on basic technical elements from ballet, modern, and jazz - all styles that have influenced contemporary dance. We practice movement of the torso including contracting and releasing, direction and weight change including fall and recovery, controlled legwork, and floor work. We also incorporate freedom and exploration of movement through improvisation. If you’re looking to: -Learn to dance -Improve overall strength -Get stronger, more toned and sculpted muscles -Have better body awareness -Improve your style and quality of movement -Increase flexibility -Pickup & retain dance choreography -Get better extension -Increase joint mobility -Improve balance & control -Have better posture -Increase stamina & endurance -Have better rhythm & musicality -Improve coordination -Improve technical skill -Have more confidence ...Then Contemporary is for you! You will feel your physical progress and be left with a sense of overall well-being, as well as see your improvements and accomplishment as an innovative dancer and artist. My lessons are personalized to suit you: your goals, progression, and timeline, so you'll get the most out of your lessons and enjoy the process along the way!
About Jordan W.

***ALL LESSONS AVAILABLE ONLINE!*** Learn to move and improve, gain confidence, get in shape, and have fun doing so! Whether you are a beginner or just looking to refine your existing process and skills, I'm here to help you reach your goals!--It's what I do, and I love it (= I am an educator, choreographer, and professional dancer with 14 years of teaching and industry experience both nationally and abroad. I am a versatile artist and educator with a background in numerous styles of dance, modeling, acting, fitness, theater, circus, and character performance. I have been in music videos, commercials, films, and on TV, and have worked with companies like Reebok, Disney, American Idol, Fox, NBC, Heineken, Universal and more. I have traveled the world teaching and performing and I am committed to sharing my knowledge with my students to help them reach their fullest potential! I have worked with preschoolers through adults of all ages ranging in all levels, including beginners! My lessons are engaging, creative, beneficial, and a super great time! I enjoy helping my students reach their goals and beyond while having fun along the way. My favorite part about teaching is seeing students improve in ability and more importantly, confidence, and knowing that I was able to be a part of their process. Lessons and offerings: -Dance Fitness -Barre/Cardio Barre -Strength and Conditioning -Stretching and Flexibility Training -Personal Training -Nutrition and Wellness -Jazz Dance -Hip hop, Urban, and other Street Styles -Jazz Funk Dance -Burlesque Dance -Contemporary Dance -Lyrical Dance -Tap Dance -Ballet Dance -Musical Theater Dance -Character Development -Acting -Improv -Choreography -Wedding Dance -Modeling and much more! Have a question about lessons? Click "Ask Jordan a Question" located on my profile to message me (: My lessons focus on inspiring creativity, encouraging self-confidence, and cultivating personal achievement in everyone I work with. I am outgoing, friendly, fun, and I love to teach! Lesson locations & Pricing: 1) Online: via TakeLessons Classroom (no fee) 2) In-Studio (Additional studio rental fees may apply - Please inquire for more info) 3) Your location (Travel fee included - Inquire for more info) *Semi-private and group lessons available, as well as special events. *I'm happy to discuss travel distances and rates based on individual students. > Please inquire for more info! < Have questions about lesson availability, travel distance, what to expect, or just want to get to know each other before we begin? Just click the "Ask Jordan a Question" button located on my profile to chat with me (: I look forward to helping you grow! Please note: There is a 24 hour cancellation policy. (Bio Continued) I have appeared on Parks and Recreation, The Disney Channel's So Random, Bring It On: Fight to the Finish, Fox Atomic’s The Comebacks, TruTV's Fake Off, and The Dance Network's Steady Mobbin’, and commercials for Tresemme, eHarmony, El Jimador, and HTV Network, amongst others. I have been in music videos for Cody Simpson, Bassnectar, Claude VonStroke and Bruno Furlan, Beats Antique, Lafa Taylor, Nash Overstreet, Japanese icon Namie Amuro, Ray Quinn from Britain’s Idol, and more. I have danced in Michelle Obama's “Let’s Move Burbank” Campaign, The Giffoni Film Festival, The Probowl, The Orange County Film Festival, KROQ Radio, Coachella Music Festival, The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, The American Cancer Society, Bettis Richardson on his international tour, and popular rock band Lifehouse. I am a former member of Unity LA, under the direction of Dancing with the Stars Emmy Winner, Tessandra Chavez, as well as the non-profit dance company, MusEffect- dedicated to raising awareness of social issues through performance. I have collaborated with distinguished circus troupes such as The Lucent Dossier Experience, Zen Arts, Cirque Berzerk, and others, with whom I continue to perform internationally.

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Contemporary Dance
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