Do you have a kid in your house who just can’t stop dancing? Or a child or teen looking to express themselves creatively while still being active? You can warm up and keep active this winter with classes from Elite Dance Studio! They offer a wide variety of steps and styles, including dance classes for adults if Mom or Dad want to get moving too!

Elite is an Edmonton-based dance company owned by eight-time Canadian Ballroom and Latin champion, Dominic Lacroix. Dancers of all ages and abilities are invited to come discover Ballroom, Latin, ballet, hip-hop, and more while fostering self-discipline, respect, and teamwork. With a focus on teaching skills and dance steps in a fun and motivating format, many students consider Elite Dance Studio class to be the best part of their week!

Elite Dance Studio Winter Classes

Registration is open now for Winter classes that will run from January 2024 to June 2024. Elite Dance Studio offers a wide variety of children’s group classes, in multiple genres, for all ages.


Pre-Ballet Classes give toddlers (2-4 years) and their parents the opportunity to explore music, movement, balance,  and basic dance steps together. Parents will take an active role in supporting their tiny dancer during this fun and friendly class.

Ballet Classes introduce children to basic ballet concepts. Students work on posture, flexibility, coordination and introductory choreography in a fun environment.

Creative Body Movement

Creative Body Movement is filled with dance-play that promotes movement through music in a fun-filled environment. Students will gain body awareness and learn rhythm as they are taught basic dance steps from different genres.  This class will encourage kids to get moving and help build strength and flexibility through a wide range of techniques and motor movements.


Kids’ hip-hop classes are offered for all skill levels and ages. The beginner program focuses on various hip-hop elements. Students will explore this groove-based style and get to dance to popular music.  They also offer Year Long Level 2 Hip-Hop classes (run September to June) for those with previous dance experience.

Children who have previous hip hop experience and also want an even bigger challenge can audition for the Hip Hop Performance classes which also run from September to June. These classes allow students to have continuity in learning their genre of dance and provide the children opportunities to perform at dance festivals or other special events on top of the studio’s recitals.

Ballroom and Latin

Ballroom dance is Elite Dance Studio’s signature style. They offer classes in all ten ballroom and Latin dance styles.

Preschoolers Latin and Ballroom is the perfect introduction for ages 4-6. Young dancers will have fun learning the basics including the Merengue, Chacha, Samba, Waltz, and Quickstep.

Latin and Ballroom Introduction for 7-11 year olds focuses on Latin rhythms in a line dance format with some partner work. Dancers are encouraged to express themselves creatively through dance while learning the Samba, Chacha, Jive, Waltz, Tango and more.

Youth Ballroom/Latin for 11-17 year olds teaches technical skills in a supportive group environment. This class teaches some of the most popular ballroom dances including the Chacha, Waltz, Rumba, Merengue, Jive, and Quickstep. Partnering will be explored, but no partner is required for the class.

Competitor Ballroom Program

Upon completion of the beginner ballroom program, children can proceed with the competitor dance program. This program allows children to train more extensively and is geared to prepare them to compete throughout Western Canada.

Parents, are you interested in learning to dance as well? Elite Dance Studios offers adult classes in ballroom, salsa, country two-step, hip hop, and heels. You can learn more by clicking here.

Elite Dance Studios offers lessons in five primary Edmonton studios and satellite locations. Not all programs are offered at each location, so be sure to check the class calendar at each to find exactly what you might be looking for. For all inquiries, call (780) 953-0041 or submit a request through the Contact Us section of the website.

Elite Dance Studio:

Edmonton North – Downtown: 11756 95 Street Northwest
Edmonton South – Riverbend: 14907–45 Avenue NW (Riverbend United Church)
Edmonton South – Ridge Community League Centre: 2111 Haddow Drive
Edmonton West – Orange Hub: 10045 156 Street NW
Edmonton West – Parkview Community League: 9135 146 Street NW
Call to Register: (780) 953-0041