Senior/Elite Jazz and Turns and Leaps

Jazz is a technique where students learn the basics of moving through the use of fun songs from pop, contemporary and Broadway styles. Jazz is a technique that is ballet based but is high energy and fast paced! Jazz focuses on core strength, flexibility, technique, jumps and turns, isolation’s and weight changes while learning new steps and exciting new choreography!.

Jazz Level 6/Elite is just a technique class. Will be working on technique the whole hour and will not have a dance in the end of the year show.

Turns and Leaps Tuesday 5pm is a class that specifically works on turns and leaps.  The dancers each week will rotate between working on turns and leaps.  Dancers should be at least intermediate level dancers to enroll in this class.

Class Timetable

  Class Start Class End Teacher Room
Tuesday 5:00 pm 6:00 pm Jeni De Alba Studio 2
Wednesday 7:00 pm 8:00 pm Jeni De Alba Studio 2
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm - with Jeni De Alba - at Studio 2
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm - with Jeni De Alba - at Studio 2
Jeni Van Horn

Jeni started since the age of 4 years old. Jeni has trained extensively in Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Ballet, and Pointe work. Jeni grew up dancing in the Sacramento area and has ben the recipient of numerous awards while competing as a dancer. Throughout High School Jeni danced on the prestige Rocklin High school Dance Team and competed with the team all 4 years where she started choreographing dances for the team as well as the Dance Show. Jeni danced for the Sacramento State fair as part of the Step up Dance Team. Jeni has taught children of all ages for the last 11 years throughout the Sacramento area. She regular is highly sought after as a choreographer for solos, duos & trios. Jeni has coached the Whitney and Rocklin High School Dance Team and is the Current Coach for the Roseville High School Dance Team. Jeni high energy level and challenging choreography brings her dancers to the next level, winning prestigious awards while watching her dancers grow. Jeni’s goal as a teacher is to always challenge her students technically and from them to always strive to do their best, but most importantly for her students to have fun and love coming to class and learning everything she has to offer.

It has been Jeni’s lifelong dream to own her own Studio and now that the dream has become a reality which she is looking forward to sharing the passion with her students. Jeni’s experience in knowing what is takes to run a successful State Of the Art Studio can be partly attributed to the many roles she held in her previous position that has helped prepare her for her role as Studio Director. Jeni’s favorite saying is you work hard, stay strong and believe in yourself you can accomplish anything! Jeni is excited to share all the new and exciting programs Studio 65 Dance Company has to offer the Sacramento area and to share her expertise and passion for the love of dance with you!