EDA’s recreational dance programs run from ages 2-14 years old. The dancers enrolled in these programs are featured in our year end showcase which is held at the end of May.
The cost of the programs is broken down into two terms – Term 1: September-December and Term 2: January-May. The cost is 150.00 + HST per term (pre-ballet) and $175.00+HST (all 45 minute programs).
Parent & Tot (Ages 2-3): This class is brand new at EDA! A perfect intro for little dancers who aren’t ready to say goodbye to their parent to head into dance class. A parent is required to participate in the class.
Saturday – 9:30-10:00 AM
Pre-Ballet (Ages 3-5): This class introduces the fundamentals of ballet dance technique. We also focus on simple progressions across the floor and most importantly, having fun!
Saturday – 10:00-10:30 AM
Mini Combo (Ages 6-8): This class introduces jazz, lyrical, ballet and hip hop dance techniques. We focus on a variety of different styles to allow the dancers to get a feel for a few different styles of dance. We also work on building a fundamental technical dance background and understanding the proper techniques of dance training. Many dancers use this as a stepping stone to our pre-competitive dance programs.
Saturday – 10:30-11:15 AM
Junior Combo Class (Ages 9-11): This class focuses on beginner/intermediate level jazz technique. We alternate weekly between jazz and hip hop. The dancers work to develop a strong technical jazz background while also learning a routine for our year end showcase.
Saturday – 11:15-12:00 PM
Contemporary (Ages 11+): This class focusses on beginner/intermediate level jazz and contemporary The dancers will learn technical foundations as well as fun combinations in a variety of styles.
Wednesday – 7:30-8:15 PM
Intro To Acrobatics (Ages 6+): This class introduces the foundations of acrobatics. This class focuses on building strength and coordination and learning new tricks while on the acro mat. Dancers will learn the basics of forward and backward rolls, handstands, bridges, cartwheels and more!
Dancers enrolled in this class will not be featured in our year end recital as this is a skills training only class.
Wednesday – 6:00-6:45 PM
Hip Hop (Ages 6-10): This is a great class for children who love to move! Dancers will be encouraged to let loose while learning the foundations of hip hop dance.
Wednesday – 6:45-7:30 PM