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General

  • What is ED?

    ED Online Training Agency is an online platform where you receive training in singing, choreography, personal style, fitness, self-confidence and more—all from the real trainers who trained the world’s biggest KPOP stars.

    Whereas KPOP, or Korean POP music, has millions of fans around the globe, it is very hard to take KPOP related classes outside Korea. Although there are plenty of KPOP videos online, learning from the top professionals is even harder. Here on ED, we provide 100% exclusive online classes taught by ORIGINAL choreographers and REAL KPOP idol trainers. Now, anyone who wishes to lead the KPOP Idol lifestyle is now able to easily learn everything a star needs to know through our high quality online classes anytime, anywhere.

  • Who do we recommend ED Training to?

    ED is a KPOP Training Agency. So our service is perfect for anyone who wants to train like KPOP idols do.
    Additionally, KPOP training is great for getting in shape, staying in shape, developing body flexibility, learning how to sing, learning how to dance, and finding an outlet for expressing yourself. There also are self motivation and confidence classes to encourage and build your self-esteem.
    For everyone who wants to love themselves, regardless of age/gender/body, we recommend ED Online KPOP Training.

  • Who are the instructors?

    Every class is directed by Jae Shim, the performance director of SM Ent. who made KPOP stars like TVXQ!, Girls' Generation, EXO and Red Velvet into what they are now.
    Plus, the original creators of KPOP choreography, real idol group trainers, and dancers on the stage will become your trainer.
    Experience the training KPOP idols receive without even coming to Korea!

  • What can I learn?

    ED is an online training agency that provides not only dance, but also vocal, makeup & styling, and fitness & body posture classes. It's a place where you can learn the same systematic training process which real KPOP idols go through before and after their debut.
    Our classes are designed so you can learn gradually for each class category. Starting as a beginner and progress all the way up to the level of a KPOP idol.

  • How can I train online instead of in-person?

    The best KPOP trainers lead the classes with the exact curriculum used in the KPOP idol training process.
    With the ED <Be a KPOP Idol> membership, you don't simply “watch” the videos online. Instead, you will be able to compare your moves with the trainers' in real time and get the same experience you could get offline in real life.
    You can share your practice videos to us, and the trainers will give you personalized feedback.
    We're more than just an online tutorial. Experience authentic and effective top-notch training with us!

  • How is it different from Youtube tutorials?

    ED is not just an ordinary online tutorial. You will experience what Youtube cannot give you.
    It is an online training agency that provides not only dance, but also vocal, makeup & styling, and fitness & body posture classes. It's a place where you can learn the same systematic training process which real KPOP idols go through before and after their debut.
    With the ED <Be a KPOP Idol> membership, you don't simply "watch" the videos online. Instead, you will be able to compare your moves with the trainers' in real time and get the same experience you could get offline in real life. Also, you'll get the chance to receive personalized feedback from the actual KPOP instructors.
    Instructors of ED are field experts currently working very closely with top KPOP artists, and are the ones who contribute the most in KPOP artists' overall performance. Through ED, you can meet the 'TOP KPOP Makers,' and learn from them not only dance, but also their personal stories and the whole KPOP scene.

  • Can I interact with the trainers?

    ED Online KPOP Training Agency is made for KPOP trainers to interact with and train KPOP fans around the world!
    You can share your practice videos to receive personal feedback directly from our professional instructors. You can also receive helpful feedback from your fellow trainees by joining our community.
    This is an opportunity you cannot get anywhere else. Don't miss the chance!

  • Do I have to be in Korea to take this class?

    Not at all! ED is an online class. If you have your internet connection, you can learn with the best KPOP trainers in any country.

  • How can I contact you?

    We’re here to help.
    If you have any questions, please contact us by e-mail (support@edkpop.com)

    We’re Available:
    Mon-Fri: 10:00am - 6:00pm KST

  • Can beginners take classes?

    Of course! Our classes are designed so you can learn gradually. Starting as a beginner and progress all the way up to the level of a KPOP idol.
    We have rearranged the choreography and KPOP dance routines to be beginner-friendly and you will soon be able to dance like a KPOP star if you continue on with our step-by-step courses. You can even get feedback from real KPOP trainers by uploading your practice videos.
    It's not difficult at all. Challenge yourself with us!

  • What if I'm not interested in becoming a KPOP idol?

    Our classes are for everybody:
    KPOP fans, people who want to learn how to dance, those who want to build self confidence, anyone who wants to try singing, and everyone who is looking for a fun hobby they can do at home!

  • Is it okay if I cannot speak Korean?

    Of course! Every class supports English and Japanese subtitles.
    Just like you learn Korean language by listening to the lyrics, you can also learn how to talk in Korean like your favorite star by watching our videos!

  • What kind of courses do you provide? How often are they updated?

    New classes will be uploaded every week!
    We provide the same systematic training process which real KPOP idols go through before and after their debut.
    ED is an online training agency that provides not only dance, but also vocal, makeup & styling, and fitness & body posture classes.

  • Do I need special device for the videos?

    No, you don't. We support every internet-connected devices, including smartphones, tablet PCs, laptops, monitors and TV.

  • Can I download the videos?

    Sorry, but no. Currently we only provide streaming services only on our website in order to prevent copyrights infringement issues.

  • Do you really give a chance to audition? How can I apply?

    Yes. To the selective outstanding students, we provide audition opportunities to management companies in Korea.

    Here's the process.
    Basic requirements are, train with us for over six months, and scale up your level to Lv. E Trainee (Levels are; A→B→C→D→E).
    Our instructors will select students with exceptional talent among those who meet the basic requirements, and offer online live audition with scouting managers from our partnering management companies.
    If you are requested again for offline audition in Korea, we will cover related expenses including tickets and accomodations. Additionally, we will payback the full amount of previous payments for the students who are selected as an official trainee. You will be our pride!

  • Are there any classes other than dance?

    Of course! In addition to dance classes, we provide vocal, makeup&styling, and fitness&body posture classes. It's the same systematic training process which real KPOP idols go through before and after their debut.

  • What if I'm not satisfied?

    We hope all our classes satisfy your needs to discover KPOP. But in case you are not satisfied with our classes, you will be able to cancel your registration at any time after the payment has been made.
    Following our 30 days satisfaction guarantee policy, upon your request via our support mail, we can provide you a refund within the first 30 days of your initial payment.

  • Am I too old to join? What if I'm not Asian or Korean?

    We truly understand what you are worried about. It's normal to think that way, after seeing all the KPOP idols.
    For us, we truly believe KPOP is what everybody can enjoy, regardless of age, ethnicity, or nationality.
    Please feel free to join us whenever you may like.

About Classes

  • How long is one class?

    One class is 80 minutes long on average. It consists of 5 to 6 lessons.
    By joining our membership, you can watch and re-watch our course unlimited, any time.

  • How difficult is it?

    Our classes are designed so you can learn gradually for each class category. Starting as a beginner and progress all the way up to the level of a KPOP idol.
    Are you new to KPOP? Don't worry! You will become a better dancer very soon if you follow our course step by step.
    Are you confident with your skills? Then compare your moves with the best choreographers and improve your weaknesses.

  • Is there a time limit for taking the course?

    Don't get rushed for time! You can take your course at your own pace. Within your membership subscription period, you have unlimited access to every course. You can always re-watch the courses you have already finished.

  • In what languages are subtitles available?

    For now, ED provides English and Japanese subtitles on each class.
    We apologize for this inconvenience. We hope to include more languages to our subtitle option in the future!

Live Classes

  • How does the class work?

    The classes will be delivered through Zoom. You’ll be able to learn and practice with instructors as well as your peers. Also, you can ask what you’re curious about, and receive feedback in real-time.

  • Where can I see the class details?

    Please visit @edkpoplive Instagram for class details and timetable!

  • How can I select the class that I want to participate in?

    - Live Ticket: After purchasing a ticket, you’ll be automatically directed to a Google form for class registration. After submitting the class registration form, the class access link will be sent to your linked email within 24 hours before the class starts.

    - ED Online Pass (Full): After purchasing a pass, access links for every class will be sent within 24 hours before each class starts, and you can participate in whichever class you want.

  • Can I change to a different class after registering?

    Please email us at live@edkpop.com to change your selected class before the class starts and let us know which class you want to change your selection to. We will change your class enrollment and send you the new class access link.

  • Are there any additional fees?

    No, not at all! You will be able to participate with just installing Zoom on your smartphone, PC/laptop, or tablet device. You do not need to purchase an additional Zoom membership.

  • What if I want to purchase passes for multiple classes?

    You are more than welcome to join multiple classes! If you want to purchase more than one class, please repeat the purchasing process, and select a different class in the Google class registration form.

  • Do I need special equipment to participate in the ED LIVE class?

    You can participate by installing Zoom on your smartphone, PC/laptop, or tablet device. For a better learning experience, we recommend a device that can play sounds (ex. Airpods or Headsets) and has a front-facing camera.

  • Can I get a refund?

    - Live Ticket : Please email us at live@edkpop.com at least 24 hours before your class starts for cancellations or refunds. We cannot refund you after the class links have been sent out. We normally send out class access links 24 hours before the class begins.

    - ED Online Pass (Full) : We hope all our classes satisfy your needs to discover KPOP. But in case you are not satisfied with our classes, you will be able to cancel your registration at any time after the payment has been made. Following our 30 days satisfaction guarantee policy, upon your request via our support mail, we can provide you a refund within the first 30 days of your initial payment. Refunds will not be available for accounts which have violated the terms of service or abused our refund policy; violations are determined at ED's sole discretion. To request a refund, please contact support@easterndistricts.com. For more details about our Refund Policy, please refer to Refund Policy section on our Terms of Service.

  • I have more questions. Where can I contact?

    We’re here to help you! If you may have further inquiries, please contact us at live@edkpop.com.

Memberships

  • What membership options are there?

    There is a <Be a KPOP Idol> Membership.

    With Be a KPOP Idol membership, you'll get,
    * KPOP Idol Training on Dance, Vocal, Fitness & Styling
    * Professional KPOP Trainers & Artists as Instructors
    * Chance to Exclusive Audition
    * Virtual Studio Access, to have immerse experience like offline studio
    * Monthly Evaluation & Feedback from the instructors, just like your KPOP stars

  • When does the membership begin? On the purchase day, or the day to watch the first video?

    The membership begins on the day of purchase.
    If you purchased our membership on January 10, and watched the first video on January 20, the start date would still be January 10.

  • What is <Be a KPOP Idol> Membership?

    The <Be a KPOP Idol> membership is ED's exclusive training system where you can experience offline K-POP dance studio at online. In the <Be a KPOP Idol> membership, you can compare your moves with the trainers' moves on one screen, enabling you to correct your moves instantly and follow the instructions better.

    With <Be a KPOP Idol> membership, you'll get,
    * KPOP Idol Training on Dance, Vocal, Fitness & Styling
    * Professional KPOP Trainers & Artists as Instructors
    * Chance to Exclusive Audition
    * Virtual Studio Access, to have immerse experience like offline studio
    * Monthly Evaluation & Feedback from the instructors, just like your KPOP stars

  • Isn't $99 too expensive for <Be a KPOP Idol> Membership?

    As a foreigner, you have to pay more than $40,000 a year in order to get idol training in Korea (including training fees and stay expenses). Even if you can afford it, the chances to become an idol trainee is very narrow.
    In ED Membership, we made our courses based on real KPOP training process and curriculum. We provide the same best training opportunity that you can get anytime, anywhere with the lowest price.

  • How can I get feedback from the trainers?

    You can receive your personalized feedback from our instructors via Monthly Evaluation. After learning and practicing the choreo that we provide, upload your practice videos on the website. Then our instructors provide you the feedback.

Community

  • What is the community for?

    KPOP is more fun when you are together with others!
    ED community is the place where you can share your thoughts and lives, and where all the KPOP lovers communicate and improve with each other.
    In our community, feel free to share your thoughts on ED classes, give feedback to each other's practice videos!

  • Can I use it without paying?

    Yes. Anyone can have access to community without payment by simply signing up.

Payment

  • What are the payment options?

    We accept payment through international credit/debit cards.
    As a substitute, we support paypal.

  • How can I get a refund?

    We hope all our classes satisfy your needs to discover KPOP. But in case you are not satisfied with our classes, you will be able to cancel your registration at any time after the payment has been made.
    Following our 30 days satisfaction guarantee policy, upon your request via our support mail, we can provide you a refund within the first 30 days of your initial payment. Refunds will not be available for accounts which have violated the terms of service or abused our refund policy; violations are determined at ED's sole discretion. To request a refund, please contact support@easterndistricts.com.
    For more details about our Refund Policy, please refer to Refund Policy section on our Terms of Service.

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