Quick Guide to ED
Wanna start your KPOP journey, but hesitating because you haven't danced or sung before?
Don't worry, everyone starts at the very beginning and builds their way up.
Here on ED, your KPOP training can be adjusted to your level. You’ll be able to learn all types of KPOP-related categories like dance, vocal, fitness, and more to help you get started on your road to KPOP journey.
Our dance instructors choose KPOP songs and create special choreos just for ED, so that all levels can have fun dancing to a song that they like.
But that’s not all, our instructors also teach original choreographies to help you challenge yourself to improve more!
Seize the opportunity to train with the world's best KPOP instructors and fellow trainees through ED live classes.
You can learn the choreos on-demand through our Practice room or even LIVE classes.
WAIT LIKE... INTERACT WITH THE INSTRUCTORS AND FELLOW TRAINEES? YES!
Our live classes are taught by ED instructors and you can receive direct feedback from them, real time:
THE BOYZ HYUNJAE & Q’s ED Artist Class: THRILL RIDE
We created a quick guide to ED so that you can get the most out of ED and enjoy to its full potential.
Our ED staff and trainees will help you along the journey, so hurry up and ride your way into ED!
Who are the instructors?
ED instructors are industry professionals who have taught your favorite or biased KPOP stars.
You know those choreographies where you see your favorite KPOP star dancing to.
BoA - Better
Rian didn't let us down with her choreography for 'Better', which is the title track for BoA's 10th album to celebrate her 20th debut anniversary.
aespa - Next Level
Let's go up to the Next Level with aespa's original choreographer, Bada!
Well, our ED instructors are ACTUALLY the ones who taught and even created them! These are only tiny parts of the choreo available on ED! WHAT?!?!?!? I KNOW!!!
We have more than 40 instructors in total, and you'll be able to find your favorite instructor here! Click for more information.
Through the instructors, you’re not only going to learn awesome choreos to your favorite KPOP song, but also learn the basics. THE ESSENTIALS TO DANCING!
Get those dancing shoes out 👟 and learn from the awesome instructors! You don’t even have to come to Korea to learn.
ALL THROUGH ED.
How can I join ED live classes?
All you’ve got to do is… click the LOGIN button and start your 14-day free trial. FREE FOR 14 DAYS!
Then, you need to see who the instructors are, what kind of dance style they have. If you already know who they are because you’ve seen our instructors on YouTube, or tv shows before, you know what to do.
If not, check the instructor's page on edkpop.com and see what their classes are like!
Second, check your schedule.
Check the dropdown menu to see if the timezone is yours. It might be slightly different in other Asian/European/African/Oceanian countries due to the time difference!
The button will be automatically changed to the pink “Join Class” button if the class is live now.
If not, the button will be like “YOU’RE IN”. Chosen classes will be displayed on the home screen of edkpop.com.
When your class starts, join the class and turn on your camera!
By turning on your camera, you can learn faster and have a better live experience. And of course, you can also make supportive friends who are super supportive and kind ;)
Meet your fellow trainees, ask questions, and talk to them in the chat.
For more information, check out this article: How to join an ED LIVE class.
What kind of classes are on ED?
ED has MANY DIFFERENT TYPES OF CLASSES! For more information, check this article on the class categories of ED.
KPOP Essentials classes are an easy, fun and essential guide to dancing and the classes focus on the breakdown of foundational dance moves such as steps, turns, body isolations and waves.
If you’re down to give it a try for choreos, try our beginner choreo classes first!
Beginner choreos are beginner-friendly rearranged choreography by our instructors. With their easy-to-understand instructions, you can be able to learn choreography quickly and exactly. You will soon be able to dance like a KPOP star if you continue with our step-by-step classes, seriously.
Our instructors choose some KPOP songs and craft special choreos, so all levels can have fun dancing to a song they like. Our instructors also teach original choreographies to help challenge yourself and improve more. Recommended for above Level C trainees.
Our instructors specialize in different genres and forms of dance such as Popping, Waacking, and Tutting and teach different styles of choreography. Recognize the color of the choreo through their ED live classes!
Jay Kim, the lead singer of SM Entertainment's popular rock band TraxX is your new vocal trainer! With Jay's expertise as a KPOP artist and trainer, experience the professional vocal training from the basics. Enjoy KPOP songs to the fullest with Jay and upgrade your singing skills in no time!
ED Fitness instructor Soomin Yi is a star Pilates instructor who teaches many KPOP idols how to stay healthy and in shape. Just like she taught Yeri from Red Velvet and Nayeon from TWICE, she will also help you start Pilates for the first time with her calm and gentle teaching. Stretch out and strengthen your core muscles with Soomin’s “Pilates for Dancers” classes so you can move your body better!
Our instructor Minjung is actually a dancer who has been dancing for numerous top idols like BIG BANG, BLACKPINK, etc. for more than 10 years. Throughout her experience, she has learned the basics and tips on how to create the idol/stage makeup! Minjung will teach you step-by-steps on the do’s and don’t of KPOP Makeup!
ED Artist Classes
As you take ED’s Artist Class, you will be able learn directly from the artist via real-time. They’ll be able to watch you and help you step-by-step with each move and even give you tips when it comes to performing on stage. At the end of each artist class, a Q&A session takes place. You can ask questions regarding their trainee life experience, dance, performing on stage, and etc.(Only a few questions will be collected before the artist class due to time constraint)
That’s a lot and GUESS WHAT?!?!?!?!?!?!? You’ll be gettting unlimited access to all the classes.
Monthly evaluations from the instructors
There’s one more thing to look forward to:
You can receive your personalized feedback from our instructors through our monthly evaluations!😱
If you meet the attendance quota of 20 live classes per month or the homework quota of 6 practice videos in 3 weeks (3 vocal and 3 dance, not for feedback), you will be eligible to receive a monthly evaluation.
You can then submit a video for evaluation on the home screen of edkpop.com for feedback from our instructors.
We are alternating dance and vocal evaluations every month, so if we have vocal evaluations this month, we will have dance evaluations next month.
You can also receive helpful feedback from your fellow trainees by joining our community.
For more information about our monthly evaluations, check this article!
Chance to participate in trainee-exclusive auditions
ED sets up auditions with the biggest KPOP entertainment agencies and hope to provide our trainees as many opportunities as we can.
If you'd like to know more about our KPOP auditions, check out this article: Tips for KPOP auditions in becoming a KPOP idol (Vol. 1)
Ready to start your KPOP journey? Take your first class on ED here!