EFDC WEST 164 Easy Street - Carol Stream, IL 60188 630-433-7985
EFDC EAST Glen Ellyn Road - Bloomingdale, IL 60108 630-433-7985
TuTu TODDLERS Ages 2.5-3.5
This class is designed for our youngest dancers who want to express their independence without the assistance of mom or dad. Dancers will have fun learningp Props such as wands, hula hoops, ribbons and bean bags are used to enhance the learning experience. Class sizes are kept small to assure plenty of individual attention for our youngest dancers.
PETITE FEET Ages 3-4 & 4-5
This popular combination class is designed for students to express their individuality through the art of dance. The 3's ballet/tap class introduces young students to ballet, tap, and basic tumbling skills through imagination activities, movement games and singing. Students will have fun learning dance along with the use of props such as wands, hula hoops, ribbons and bean bags. The 4s class is built on the basic movements learned in the 3's Ballet/Tap combination class but is still appropriate for the first-time dancer. At this level, students will learn more challenging tap and ballet skills through imagination activities, movement games and singing. Dancers will enjoy learning basic ballet and tap terminology along with fun and engaging games.
MINI FUNK ages 5-7
The hip hop/jazz combination is a new concept that infuses the funky style of hip hop with the technical side of jazz.
Students will learn the fundamentals of each style such as isolations and flexibility. This class will encourage students to dance outside of the box and bring their own personality to each movement. We pride ourselves on being a family oriented dance studio and go out of our way to find clean age-appropriate music.
KIDS KOMBO I ages 5-6 KIDS KOMBO II ages 7-8
Dancers will enjoy this interactive class that builds on basic movements
learned in the 4's Ballet/Tap combination class but is still appropriate for first-time dancers. Jazz class includes an introduction to proper warm-ups and stretches for the body combined with across the floor progressions and mini combinations. The Tap portion of the class will concentrate on building confidence through mastering more difficult patterns and steps.
TWIRLING DIVAS I ages 4-6 TWIRLING DIVAS II ages 7-8
The 5-8 year olds Ballet/Jazz class allows students to enjoy the fun energetic style of jazz while still providing the technique of the ballet barre. Students will develop flexibility and balance skills with age appropriate ballet and jazz vocabulary.
A classical dance form characterized by grace and precision of movement and by elaborate formal gestures, steps, and poses. Dancers will receive an overview of the ballet technique and terminology. They will learn correct body alignment and posture and work on increased flexibility and range of motion through basic barre work and center exercises. Ballet provides a strong, solid technical base for all other dance forms.
Ballet performed using hard-toed and stiff-shanked shoes. It is offered to those students who have mastered the knowledge and technique of ballet and have the required strength to dance en pointe. Instructor approval needed.
This beautiful, expressive style of dance is often performed to slower, gentler music. It is called “Lyrical” because its movements are meant to tell audiences a kind of story through dance. Lyrical is a fusion of ballet and jazz where students will learn proper technique along with how to express emotion through movement.
This class will introduce dancers to coordination skills while learning turns, jumps and leaps, and fun routines to upbeat and current pop hits they love.
A style of American theatrical dance using precise rhythmical patterns of foot movement and audible foot tapping. Tap helps students develop rhythm, coordination and timing as well as allowing them to make music with their feet.
Streching, strengthening, and tumbling skills that will enhance a dancers dance vocabulary and technique.
A style of dance which evolved out of street dancing styles and is showcased in most music videos. This is an athletic, bouncy and funky type of dance, but above all, it is fun.
A perfect class for the aspiring triple threat! Incorporating dancing, singing, and acting this class will focus on character development,
performance skills, musicality, and telling stories through dance.