EDD Class Descriptions

All of our classes are designed to promote creativity and positive self esteem. We are challenging to both the recreational and competitive daner. Our exclusive staff of dance educators brings an array of professionalism and original choreography to each class! All classes are appropriate for both boys and girls!

Tiny Tutus-Age Group 2 1/2 - 3 Yearls Old
Tiny Tutus

Tiny Tutus Creative Movement is presented in a 45 minute class, combining pre-ballet and tap. Children explore dance through mime, song and movement games that develop self-expression, poise and confidence. Basic dance vocabulary is introduced in these fun and inspiring classes.

Age Group 2 1/2 - 3 Years Old


Creative Tiny Tots and Kinderdchild - Age Group 3-5 Years Old
Creative Tiny Tots and Kinderdchild

Creative Tiny Tots and Kinderdchild Creative Movement is presented in a 45 minute class, combining pre-ballet and tap. Children explore dance through mime, song and movement games that develop self-expression, poise and confidence. Basic dance vocabulary is introduced in these fun and inspiring classes.

Age Group 3-5 Years Old


Pre Pro Kids
Pre Pro Kids

Pre Pro Kids This 60 or 90 minute class offers children a chance to explore ballet, tap and the up-temp beat of jazz dance, with 30 minutes per class devoted to each discipline. Creative dance, mime and movement games serve as a foundation for learning basic dance positions, skills and vocabulary. Students develop self-expression, poise and self-confidence in a nurturing environment.

Age Group 5-6 Years Old.


Pro Kids
Pro Kids

Pro Kids Students are introduced to 1-hour classes of ballet, tap and jazz dance. They are taught proper warm-up, barre and center technique, with an emphasis on proper posture, turnout and body placement. Progression of skills accelerates while students learn concentration and discipline in a nurturing and fun environment.

Age Group 7-8 Years old


Ballet Ballet
Ballet

Ballet is the foundation for all other dance forms. Students are taught all the basic principles of classical ballet. Proper body placement, turnout and terminology are emphasized. As skills accelerate and become more challenging through the levels, the student's concentration and discipline is enhanced. They gain respect for themselves and others, as well as for the art of dance.

Age Group 5-18 Years old




Jazz
Jazz

Jazz teaches contemporary, funky and stylized jazz techniques are taught with an emphasis on proper body lines, extensions and quick movement sequences. Self-expression, musicality and style are developed in an up beat and fun environment.

Age Group 5-18 Years old


ADULT JAZZ "Pure Joy" - Instructor Elizabeth Lanning

Mondays 7:30-9:00pm

This high energy and fun filled class meets once a week developing a jazz dance vocabulary and focus on one routine to be performed at "Dance for a Cure" and EDD's recitals. Adults of all ages meet once a week to 'shake their groove thing'. Space is limited and new students will only be accepted through January.


Tap
Tap

Tap classes integrate classical, contemporary and rhythmic tap styles to create a stimulating and energetic class that instills basic fundamental musical rhythms. Tap vocabulary and proper progression of steps are the focus of this great dance form.

Age Group 5-18 Years old


Lyrical/Contemporary
Lyrical/Contemporary

Lyrical/Contemporary classes integrate jazz, ballet and modern techniques, while focusing on interpreting the lyrics of contemporary music through personal emotions and feelings. Focus is on fluidity of movement while nurturing the dancer to explore his/her inner passion for dance through lyrical interpretation.

Age Group 5-18 Years old


Turns, Leaps and Progrssion
Turns, Leaps, & Progression

Turns, Leaps & Progression classes focus is on developing proper technique for excuting turns and leaps, used in all forms of dance. Skills are integrated into progression that challenge the students both across the floor and in combinations.

Age Group 5-18 Years old


Hip Hop
Hip Hop

Hip Hop classes Integrates the styles of hip-hop street dance with funk and jazz techniques, creating a high energy and challenging class.

Age Group 5-18 Years old