Recreational Classes

Recreational Classes

East Coast Edge offers a variety of dance classes for students 3 years and up to adults. Students learn to enjoy the art of dance while exploring different types of dance. Our classes include acro, ballet, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, and tap. These classes are held September – June and meet once a week. The classes conclude in early June with a professionally choreographed recital complete with beautiful costumes that showcase the dancers’ new skills. There is a 30-day notice cancellation policy.

Rising Stars I (3-4) – Dancers in this class are introduced to the basics of tap, ballet, and creative movement. We will explore imaginative activities and movement while learning about dance in a fun and educational way.

Dress Code: Leotard and tights or form-fitting shorts and top, tap shoes, ballet shoes, and hair pulled back.

Rising Stars II (ages 4-6) – Dancers in this class will develop their understanding of the basics of tap, ballet, and creative movement. This accelerated class is perfect for both first-time and returning dancers and will provide students the opportunity to stretch their minds and bodies in a fun and positive environment.

Dress Code: Leotard and tights or form-fitting shorts and top, tap shoes, ballet shoes, and hair pulled back.

Rising Stars III (ages 5-7) – Dancers in this class will build on the basic movement styles of the younger stars classes and also incorporate the basics of jazz & lyrical. This class is a great fit for both first-time and returning dancers and serves as a natural transition from the preschool years to the next level of classes which focus on a separate dance discipline.

Dress Code: Leotard and tights or form-fitting shorts and top, tap shoes, ballet shoes, and hair pulled back.

Acro – Acrobatics combines elements of dance with gymnastics. Acro teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline & concentration. This class will focus on fundamental acrobatic technique. Students will learn gymnastics skills such as cartwheels, handstands, backbends, forward rolls, and walkovers.

Dress Code: Leotard and tights or form-fitting shorts and top, tap shoes, ballet shoes, and hair pulled back.

Ballet – A classical dance form characterized by grace and precision of formal steps, gestures, and poses. Dancers will develop poise and confidence while learning ballet positions and proper technique.

Dress Code: Leotard, tights, pink ballet shoes, and hair in a bun.

Hip Hop – A popular form of street dance seen in music videos and popular performances. It includes breaking, popping, isolations, and jazz funk all in this athletic and energetic dance style.

Dress Code: T-shirt or tank top, sweats or leggings, sneakers, and hair pulled back.

Jazz – A fun and upbeat form of dance that combines classical training, including isolations, turns, jumps, and style. These classes will incorporate different skills into choreographed routines which will enhance students’ technique, progression, and memory skills.

Dress Code: Fitted top with fitted shorts or pants, jazz shoes, and hair pulled back.

Lyrical – A blend of ballet and jazz technique to express emotions, the mood of the song, and tell a story. Dancers will learn to convey themselves through lyrics and musicality, all while using their technique in different steps.

Dress Code: Fitted top with fitted shorts or pants, jazz shoes, and hair pulled back.

Musical Theater – This unique art form combines the worlds of music, dance, and acting in order to create a story filled with entertainment and energy. Students will learn how to combine both song and dance while keeping a storyline in mind. The class will focus on several famous musicals, culminating in a final cabaret show.

Dress Code: Fitted top with fitted shorts or pants, jazz shoes, and hair pulled back.

Tap – A fun form of dance that explores rhythm, tempo, timing, balance, and coordination while making music with your feet. Dancers will learn how to create music and different rhythms with their feet using different sounds.

Dress Code: Fitted top with fitted shorts or pants, tap shoes, and hair pulled back.

 

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Have questions, call 703-729-5700 or email us at info@ecedance.com.

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East Coast Edge Dance Center
44190 Waxpool Road, Suite 147
Ashburn, VA 20147

(703) 729-5700
info@ecedance.com