2017-18 Class Schedule
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Class Descriptions (Full Season Offerings):
Please find the descriptions of the dance styles offered at Edgewater Academy below. Students are encouraged to study more than one dance style to broaden their knowledge and ensure versatility.
Kindersteps (Ages 3-4)
Kindersteps builds basic dance technique while developing creativity, musicality, and motor skills. Classes offered: Kindersteps I, Kindersteps II
Pre-Ballet/Classical Ballet (Ages 5+)
A traditional form of dance with a vocabulary of steps that develop strengh, flexibility, coordination, and proper body alignment. Ballet is an excellent foundation for all other dance forms. Classes offered: Pre-Ballet, Ballet/Tap I, Ballet/Tap II, Ballet/Tap III, Ballet IV, Ballet VA-B, Ballet VIB, Ballet VII
Pointe (Ages 12+)
Pointe is an extension of ballet for advanced students only. Classes offered: Pointe I/II, Pointe III.
Pre-Tap/Tap (Ages 5+)
Tap uses the body as a rhythm instrument. With an emphasis on fancy footwork and sound, tap develops agility, musicality, and precision. Classes offered: Ballet/Tap I, Ballet/Tap II, Ballet/Tap III, Tap IV, Tap V, Tap VI, Tap VII
Jazz (Ages 6+)
Jazz blends popular music and current dance trends with the technique of classical dance forms. Classes offered: Jazz I, Jazz II, Jazz III, Jazz IV, Jazz V, Jazz VI, Jazz VII, Adult Jazz
Acrodance I (Ages 9+)
Acrodance is a fun add on to our jazz classes. This class improves flexibility, coordination and strength, as well as enhances the development of gross motor skills. Students will begin to excel at mastering tricks.
Modern Dance (Ages 9+)
Modern dance explores space and rhythm in innovative ways. It involves a greater use of the torso and pelvis to initiate movement. Classes offered: Modern I, Modern II
Hip Hop (Ages 8+)
An extension of jazz dance, hip hop dance incorporates the latest dance moves to hip hop style music. Classes offered: Hip Hop I, Hip Hop II, Hip Hop III
Edgewater Dance Company (EDC)
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