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EWMD Offers Virtual Dance and Music during COVID-19

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020 in Blog | 0 comments

EWMD Offers Virtual Dance and Music during COVID-19

These are challenging days for ALL families! EWMD is so happy to be able to provide quality online Dance Classes and Music private lessons provided by our talented and trained Staff. Staying active is so important during stressful times. We offer a full schedule and are adding some new classes which will give continuing and new student more options. You will find more details about what is available by going to our COVID-19 link https://eastwestmusicanddance.com/covid-19/

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EWMD Performs at Christmas in the Park

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

EWMD Performs at Christmas in the Park

Downtown San Jose’s Christmas in the Park is a beloved tradition for many families. This year, EWMD joined in the festivities with a performance on Sunday, December 4, 2016. EWMD Performing Companies danced wonderfully…spreading Christmas cheer and the Joy of Dance from their radiant smiles to the tips of their toes!We had beautiful weather, a great crowd, and we are quite excited to make this a yearly EWMD Tradition!

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40th Anniversary and Student Appreciation Day at EWMD!

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

40th Anniversary and Student Appreciation Day at EWMD!

2016 marks 40 JOYFUL years that EWMD has been in business. We celebrated at our Student Appreciation Day on Sunday, September 11, 2016. It was exciting to share the day with so many EWMD Families. It may be hard to choose a favorite from the many highlights of the event… Beautiful face painting Hot dogs and other food & drinks Photo booth & dress-up Giant Disney Princess bounce house Amazing balloon art Reminiscing over 40 years of Recital Photos Performing Company dancing their Disneyland Parade routine Yummy Ben & Jerry’s Ice...

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EWMD Dancers Enjoy the Magic of Disneyland!

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

EWMD Dancers Enjoy the Magic of Disneyland!

21 of our Performing Company dancers along with chaperones and our Director, Pam East, enjoyed a fabulous trip to Disneyland in July. How could a 6 day trip to Disneyland Parks Resort in Southern California be anything but Magical, especially when you mix it with dancing?  EWMD’s Performing Company dancers learned a fun, energetic routine from Disney’s “The Jungle Book” movie, and practiced their own jazz dances in preparation for this amazing opportunity. After arriving backstage at Disneyland, they joined hundreds of dancers from around the...

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EWMD in Flashmob during Saratoga’s Classic Car Show on July 19!

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

EWMD in Flashmob during Saratoga’s Classic Car Show on July 19!

EWMD students had fun participating in a Flash Mob on July 19, 2015 at the Classic Car Show in downtown Saratoga.  Instructor, Beth Moore, taught our dancers a pre-choreographed fun, car-related routine.  The dancers broke into the Flash mob in the middle of the street which was lined with “cool vintage cars”.  Notice the dancers shirts.  Perfect!

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Dancing in the Street was a Blast!

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Dancing in the Street was a Blast!

Here are the dancers onstage during their Bows.  Everyone had so much fun and we congratulate our dancers on a fine performance.  The lights, sets, costumes and rehearsals came together to make a spectacular production!

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EWMD Performs at the sjDANCEco Dance Festival

Posted by on Apr 28, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

EWMD Performs at the sjDANCEco Dance Festival

EWMD performed at the sjDANCEco Dance Festival at Santana Row on April 26.  In celebration of National Dance Week 2015, our SPC lyrical group shared the stage with 60+ dance groups.  The day was filled with music and many styles of dance with all ages of dancers.  Friends and families enjoyed a beautiful, sunny day and were entertained from 10:00am until 4:00pm.  It was a great way to CELEBRATE dance and share all that it has to offer.

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EWMD Dancers Perform at Disneyland!

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

EWMD Dancers Perform at Disneyland!

17 of our Performing Company dancers along with chaperones and our Director, Pam East, enjoyed a wonderful experience in July at the Disneyland Parks Resort in Southern California. This program was created by Dance the Magic Productions. Dancers learned a fun, energetic routine based on Disney’s “Teen Beach Party” movie weeks before we got to Disneyland. This routine was performed in both the Disneyland Parade as well as the California Adventure Park Parade. The dancers had to work hard to build up their stamina in order to dance straight for...

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Hear What Parents are Saying

Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Hear What Parents are Saying

“East West Music and Dance is an awesome school! I found them via a friend many years back and took ballet with them for 6 years. It was a really fun experience-I learned a lot and really enjoyed the excellent training, enthusiasm and professionalism they have at EWMD. Now I have enrolled my 5 year old daughter there and she takes Tap and Ballet. She is really enjoying it and learning a lot. I would not have chosen any other dance school for her.” Paula Ross, parent and former student “I want to especially thank you for all for the...

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Four Things Every Parent Should Know

Posted by on Jul 25, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Four Things Every Parent Should Know

Choosing a Dance Studio Most dance studios seem to offer similar programs with friendly experienced teachers and performing opportunities. Aren’t they all about the same? Does it make a difference where you choose to enroll? Yes. There are 4 critical factors that can make a difference in the quality of dance instruction your child receives. Parents need to understand what they are expected to do while their child is enrolled. These factors will affect the overall enjoyment and satisfaction while participating in a dance program. Here are 4...

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