BDA Jazz classes are fun and energetic with a strong emphasis on proper technique, performance skills and strength.  This form of dance showcases a dancer’s individual style and originality.  Jazz dancing consists of unique moves, fancy footwork, big leaps and quick turns.

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Our Mini and Junior Jazz programs are one hour, once a week classes that give our younger dancers an introduction to Jazz with a variety of music styles and combinations.  Dancers may begin jazz classes as early as 1st grade.  Our once a week teen classes include many current popular styles and fun choreography.


Our Advanced Jazz program builds on our students’ Ballet and Modern background, incorporating many different styles and genres and emphasizing limbering and flexibility.





Miss Emilie started dancing at the age of three in Kirkland.  When her family moved to Kent she enrolled at The British Dancing Academy where she stayed for ten years furthering her passion for dance. At the BDA, Miss Emilie studied all styles of dance offered and grew to know that this was what she wanted to do for the

Miss. Sally started her dancing journey at age six in North Yorkshire England, where she studied jazz, tap, ballet and modern. She knew at a very early age that she wanted to dance and eventually become a dancing teacher. To help realize this dream she attended a professional dance College in London for three years, continuing to study all aspects

Miss Sarah began dancing with the British Dancing Academy at the age of three. She gracefully transitioned from student to teacher and the Academy has been fortunate to have her as a teacher for over 15 years. As a student, she trained in Ballet, Modern, Tap and Jazz. She furthered her studies through additional training courses as an ISTD teacher in Chichester, England.  As

Miss Jasmine started off as a student at the BDA, and after graduating high school, went on to pursue a career in teaching.  She attended Seattle Pacific University where she studied elementary education, and interned with British at the same time.  After her schooling, she was brought on as a full-time BDA teacher. Miss Jasmine teaches nearly all of our Pre-school and Kindergarten creative

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