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Dance School: What Is The Best Age To Start?

Posted by on Jan 4, 2022 in Blog | 0 comments

Dance School: What Is The Best Age To Start?

At East West Music & Dance our dance school, we are often asked by parents at what age should children begin taking dance classes? To be honest, there’s never a bad time to learn how to dance. Whether you are two or 92, dance can be a wonderful option for people of all ages. However, we do have some basic guidelines about which types of classes are appropriate at certain ages. If you have a toddler, we recommend thinking about getting started with dance lessons around age three or four, but if your child suddenly becomes interested in...

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3 Amazing Benefits Of Guitar Lessons

Posted by on Dec 7, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

3 Amazing Benefits Of Guitar Lessons

At East West Music and Dance, we love a good guitar solo and if you have a child or teenager that longs to strum their favorite songs, our guitar lessons can be a great option. Our lessons will provide you with the knowledge you need to simply enjoy guitar as a hobby or to make a career out of music if you wish. Aside from the fun factor, there are many benefits from taking guitar lessons, including: 1. Guitar Lessons Improve Fine Motor Skills Developing fine motor skills can be challenging, and if you have a child that struggles a bit in...

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Fascinating Facts About Ballet & Ballet Lessons

Posted by on Nov 29, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

Fascinating Facts About Ballet & Ballet Lessons

At East West Music & Dance, we’ve been providing ballet lessons for more than 40 years, so you might say we have quite a passion for ballet. While we can train dancers from beginners to elite, we also love to share some fun and fascinating facts about ballet and the benefits of ballet dance classes. 1. Ballet Is The Foundation For All Dance While people have been dancing for thousands of years, ballet is considered the foundation of all modern dance forms. While your child or teen might prefer jazz, hip hop or contemporary dance styles,...

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5 Facts About Our Music School In San Jose

Posted by on Sep 17, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

5 Facts About Our Music School In San Jose

Music lessons provide a myriad of benefits for children, teens and adults. Playing an instrument provides you with a fun, creative outlet and music instruction has been shown to improve memory, concentration and even reduce anxiety and depression. If you or your child or teenager wants to learn how to play an instrument, we can help. Here are a few quick facts about our music school in San Jose. 1. We Offer Private Music Lessons In schools, group lessons are the norm, but private music lessons provide students with the individual instruction...

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6 Amazing Benefits of Dance Classes

Posted by on Sep 16, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

6 Amazing Benefits of Dance Classes

Famed dancer and choreographer Martha Graham once said, “dance is the hidden language of the soul,” and we quite agree. At East West Music & Dance, our goal is to inspire students, help them find inner joy through dance and help them develop a lifelong love of dance. It takes work and practice, but there are so many benefits from dance classes, including the following. 1. Dance Classes Provide A Complete Workout It might seem obvious that dance classes provide students with plenty of exercise, but dance classes don’t just provide a good...

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For the Love of Music!

Posted by on Jun 16, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

For the Love of Music!

EWMD presented our annual Music Recital on Sunday June 6th. Such a gift it was to enjoy the musicality and artistry of each student presenter. The discipline and focus it takes to master the Art of Music remains strong, even during a year of solely online lessons. It was an Inspiration to observe each performer as they shared their love of music and talented connection to artistic expression. Our Summer Music Program commences on July 6th! Taking Registrations Now! Let the Music within you Shine!!

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“Gotta Dance” No matter what!

Posted by on Jun 11, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

“Gotta Dance” No matter what!

Performances Friday 7:00pm & Saturday 2:00 or 7:00pm – June 11th & 12th, 2021 Purchase Tickets via this link: http://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/54329 Gotta Dance! No Matter What!

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EWMD Stage Set-up Begins! It’s Showtime!

Posted by on Jun 7, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

EWMD Stage Set-up Begins! It’s Showtime!

If it’s not possible to be in a Theater due to Covid-19…. well, bring the Theater to you! This morning, the trucks have arrived with a 30 x 40 set stage. The crew is ready to begin the set-up. Dancers are at home getting dressed in costumes and make-up, and later today we will all convene in the parking lot-turned-portable theater. “Gotta Dance” will be filmed and prepped to stream online this Friday & Saturday 6/11 & 6/12. When the tough gets going, the going gets tough! In other words…. Gotta Dance! No...

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Welcome Back to the Studio!

Posted by on Jun 3, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

Welcome Back to the Studio!

On May 3rd, we were very grateful to begin our Hybrid dance lessons. It is wonderful having students and teachers reconnect in person. Online lessons are still available for those who are more comfortable with the virtual format. We look forward to soon having Everyone back together again! Dance is the Joy of Life!

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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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