Our ballet classes follow the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus. The grades range from Pre – Primary (5 years) right through to the higher grades, or Majors for those who wish to take it that step further.

We also run beginners classes, ‘Dance with Melody Bear’, for children from 3 years old, these introduce them to some basic ballet steps in a fun way using songs, mime, games and various props!

Commercial Jazz Classes in East Devon

A fun and energetic class, using up to date music from the charts which allows the children to ‘ let their hair down’ whilst keeping fit at the same time. These classes are payable on a weekly basis.

Mini Movers: Age 4 - 6yrs

Junior and above: available from 6 years+.

We are the first school in the area to be able to offer a new contemporary syllabus. Theses classes are recommended for those taking GCSE and A Level dance, and also for those wanting to broaden their dance backgrounds.

Adult Classes

We have several dance classes aimed at adults, who want to restart dance after learning as a youngster or just to keep fit ! 

Adult Commercial Jazz - A great fun class which starts with a warm up and stretches, and then a dance routine.

Adult Tap & Ballet - These classes are ideal for those wanting to re ignite their passion for dance they did when they were younger. A good knowledge of the basics is needed, but still fun classes. Trial lessons available.

 

Acro Classes

Acrobatic Dance (Acro) is a fusion of classic dance technique and the precission and athleticism of acrobatic elements. Acro technique includes - balancing, limbering, tumbling and partnering, based in flexibilty, contortion and strength.

These classes are to enhance their dancing in both their strength, flexibilty and in the 'tricks' they can go on to perform, so will only be on offer to students attending either our Ballet, Modern, Jazz or Contemporary lessons.

Modern Dance Classes in East Devon

Our modern classes also follow the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance syllabus, with the grades ranging from Primary to Advanced.

Each grade encourages use of expression, rhythm and technique, and begins with exercises to stretch and strengthen the body. Available from 5 years+

Tap Classes in East Devon

These classes are run following the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance syllabus. The grade range is from Primary through to Advanced.

The grades include various compound steps, set rhythms and amalgamations which lead to exams and the progression through the various syllabi. We also hold adult classes for those who fancy a different form of exercise and a giggle!! Available from 5 years+

Getting Married ? Want to do something different for your first dance or Hen / Stag night ? Here at East Devon Dance we have devised two different packages for you.

The Wedding Dance Package - This consists of two 1 hour lessons and one 1/2hour rehearsal prior to the big day. We will make your first dance one to remember, whether its traditional or a bit more unusual, we are happy to work with your specific requirements.

Hen/Stag Parties - This is a session of anything over one hour for groups of up to ten people. Based on your theme for the night, we will teach you a routine to help get the evening started. This can then be used to perform at the reception if required (and if you can remember it after the night out to follow!!). If you would like further information on prices and ask any specific questions, then please complete the contact form.

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Summer School 15th - 18th August

We are pleased to say we will be running our Summer School again this year at West Hill Village Hall. There will be two sessions, Junior (6 - 10 years) and Senior (11 -


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