Jazz dance is the dance form of the time. It has been categorized as the dance of TV and stage. It reflects our popular culture, and as the culture changes so does the face of jazz dance. Jazz helps develop coordination, flexibility, strength and movement and is a technique needed by every well rounded dancer. Like Jazz music itself, Jazz Dance is a truly American art form. Jazz 6-9 year olds is for beginners and/or TCAB Beginning Red and Beginning Blue students. Jazz 1 is for students with a minimum of 1 year of jazz and/or TCAB Beginning Blue to Beginning Iris students. Jazz 2 is for students with a minimum of 2 years of jazz and/or TCAB Intermediate Beginning Mint students.