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.
Dance requires physical exertion, which may be strenuous, and involves certain risks and hazards. Students will have the responsibility to consult with their own physicians prior to and regarding their participation. Students will assume full responsibility for any risks, injuries or damages, known or unknown, which might incur as a result of participation in any workshop or private lesson. By participating in a workshop or private lesson, the student will waive any claim the student may have against Aaron Jackson for injuries or damages that the student may sustain.
All cancellation requests by a Student who has already paid for a class must be made no later than 24 hours before the start time of the scheduled class. To cancel, please contact the Instructor. Full payment will be due for cancellation requests made with less than 24 hours advance notice. No exceptions will be made.
Note: Dancers and Artists, who are interested in Private Coaching will be asked to sign Aaron Jackson’s Dance Instructor Agreement, before their first scheduled session.