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Yuka Kawazu was born in Kanagawa, Japan. She has performed throughout the United States and Japan as corps, soloist and principal dancer with many distinguished ballet and theater companies.
In the past, Yuka has served as ballet mistress for the Staten Island Ballet Company, among others, and teaches yearly at the New Jersey Dance Theater Project. Yuka is a regular faculty member at several New York City studios, including Ballet Arts, Dance Molinari and Broadway Dan...read more
This class emphasizes placement, proper classical technique, rhythm and attention to musicality. Students are taught how to improve their instrument through proper barre placement. They are also taught how to move with a strong sense of dynamics. By understanding muscles and placement of their bodies, students refine their technique and learn the subtleties that improve turns, placement, and line.