The Award Winning instructors at Edge Dance Academy are qualified to offer classes in the following disciplines:

 

  • Ballet / Pointe
  • Hip-Hop / Break Dancing
  • Tap
  • Jazz
  • Lyrical
  • Contemporary
  • Stretch & Conditioning
  • Pre-Ballet/Tap (Ages 2.5-Up)


Please see below to learn more about the classes available and/or download our weekly schedule. You can also call 760 744-4710 to speak with us or feel free to leave a message on our contact page and we will get back to you. 

2017-2018 Edge Dance Class Schedule
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Jazz

Jazz is an evolving dance form filled with rhythm, syncopation, precision, and passion. Dancers learn body isolations of the head, shoulders, ribcage, feet and arms. Individual expression and the development of personal style are encouraged. Jazz embodies many different styles, powerful, percussive, funky, sassy, expressive and musical theater. Classes are taught using the music of today together with the classical jazz of the past.

Ballet / Pointe

Ballet is the classical dance form used as a technical base or supplement to other dance forms. It is the foundation for overall body alignment and awareness with emphasis on proper usage of feet and legs and execution of turnout as well as carriage and usage of upper torso and arms. Traditional barre work, center work and combinations are included in all classes. Strong ballet training is core to excelling as a dancer.

 

Pointe as ballet is further concentrated instruction in technique and terminology. A heavy focus on alignment, body placement, strength, flexibility and endurance is the focus of the classes. Due to the intensity of the training, dancers must have instructor approval before taking the class.

Lyrical

Lyrical is a dance form that has its roots in Ballet and Jazz. Movement and range of motion used in the Lyrical style is limitless and draws on the dancer’s personal expressions and emotions. The class offers improvisation and creative exercises as well as an appreciation of inspired expression using the body. Students are taught to tell the story of the music through their movements. To get the full benefit of the class it should be accompanied by instruction in Ballet and Jazz.

Tap

Tap focuses on intricate footwork and rhythmic patterns to create a percussion instrument out of the dancer’s feet. Students learn syncopated movement blended with upper body movements of ballet or jazz as well as improvisation.  

Contemporary

Contemporary is a diverse mix of Modern, Lyrical, Jazz and sometimes Interpretive forms of dance. The class focuses on training in body movement to develop carriage, body lines, expression and coordination. Dancers learn to appreciate imagery and dynamics in movement. Contemporary choreography helps dancers comprehend the various potentials of these methods placed in motion. The class encourages self-expression and fun yet challenges the student to find their own inspiration and style of movement.

Hip-Hop / Break Dancing

Hip-hop has spawned entirely new forms of dance. Many styles, such as break dancing and b-boy originated on the streets and slowly found their way into dance studios and competitions. The class uses break beats from the early eighties to the Hip Hop music genres of today to teach elements of breaking, poppin’ & lockin’, krumping as well as freestyle movement.

Stretch & Conditioning

This class uses stretch components particularly suited to dance and aim to teach correct stretch technique plus exercises that target abs, arms and legs.

The aim is to develop core strength, ease and openness in the joints and a flexible, well balanced body.

Pre Ballet/Tap (Ages 2.5 - Up)

Studio Hours

Mon    4:00 - 8:00

Tue      4:00 - 8:00

Wed    4:00 - 8:00

Thu      4:00 - 8:00

Edge Dance Academy
1145 Linda Vista Dr
San Marcos, CA 92078
 
Phone: 760-744-4710

Fax: 760-744-4720

We are currently offering enrollment in all classes. Click on the "Schedule" link above for more details. Let us know if you have any questions.

 

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Studio News

 

The Schedule for  2017/2018 has been updated. Click the "Schedule" link above to view it.

 

 

Please email the studio for details regrding current registration specials for this season. 

 

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