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Dance Classes

Looking for Gold Coast Dance Classes?
Look no further than Elite Dance Academy at Helensvale!


All our dance classes are held at our modern and professionally equipped Gold Coast Dance Studio. We are located in Helensvale (just off the M1 Motorway at the MovieWorld exit). Our modern Dance Studio is fully air-conditioned and equipped with barres and mirrors. In addition we have a student room for dance students to prepare and compose themselves before their dance lessons and as a safe place to wait after their dance class so as not to interrupt other dance classes.

Elite Dance Academy has an extensive range of dance styles to choose from. This includes Glenn Wood Tap Dancing, Jazz, Cecchetti Classical Ballet, HipHop, Breakdance, Contemporary, Modern, Lyrical, Broadway and Acrobatics. This is one Gold Coast Dance School that offers it all. Talk to our experienced and qualified teachers who can help you design a dance program tailored to your individual needs. We really do have it all!

For detailed information about all the dance styles we offer see below.

Develop your dance technique according to the relevant syllabus. Learn in a safe and supportive environment from qualified and experienced dance teachers. All while having fun and finding new friends in a nurturing family environment!

Don’t forget that all our NEW student dancers get their first week of lessons FREE!

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Miles of dance styles for plenty of dance smiles!

Plenty to choose from but all of them help you get fit, have fun and make friends.

Classical Ballet - Cecchetti Method - 3yrs to Seniors

Cecchetti Ballet syllabus teaches poise, line, body placement, grace, strength and confidence as well as mastering steps and arm movements that form a strong foundation of basic skills key to all styles of dance.

Examinations are available for dance students wishing to participate.

Elite Dance Academy Dancers have won the coveted William Carse Award in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014.

Jazz - All Ages

Elite Dance Academy provides upbeat modern jazz classes in a variety of different jazz styles. Classes range from the traditional Broadway jazz through to the very fresh and modern styles of today's commercial jazz.

Our approach builds strong technique, poise, self confidence and fantastic student outcomes. Classes incorporate a range of warm-up exercises, stretching, strengthening and flexibility exercises. We teach a variety of kicks, turns, leaps and dance routines.

Tap - Glenn Wood Method - All Ages

Glenn Wood Tap is a great syllabus teaching students of all ages correct tap dancing technique. It not only has everyone enjoying classes but also achieves outstanding results, producing strong and stylish tapping.

Students can choose to do an exam at the end of the year or simply enjoy the fun weekly tap classes.


Modern is a fusion of Classical Ballet and Jazz dance styles. It explores the emotions of dance and uses motion to interpret music and lyrics. It is expressive, subtle and dynamic.


Contemporary choreography is often considered to be different and experimental. It has a very broad and creative vocabulary and contains movements that are both static and dynamic, lyrical and athletic, and that invert, twist, expand and contract.

The boundaries of contemporary dance are limitless!

Hip Hop

Hip Hop covers a wide range of styles including break dance, pop and lock, and krumping. Students enjoy a high energy class to all the latest music.


A street dance style that evolved as part of the Hip Hop movement. Focusing on the four elements that form the foundation of Breakdancing - Toprock, Downrock, Freezes and Power Moves.

Mums & Bubs

Our youngest students at EDA enjoy a play based class. They get to be fairies, butterflies, etc. whilst learning basics of dance.

Children can also bring their favourite teddy or doll to class each week.

For this class we invite mums to join in the dance fun.

Tiny Tots - Pre-prep Age

A fun, easy-going class introducing the basics of both jazz and ballet technique to our under-five students. It will improve co-ordination and confidence and cover basic ballet positions, skipping, jumping and learning how to dance and be creative in a fun, game-like atmosphere!

The perfect class for young kids who love music and dancing!

Acrobatics - Ages 5 and up

Our acrobatic students enjoy learning how to tumble, do cartwheels, handstands, balances and stability incorporating elements of basic flips.

In 2016 we will also be introducing ACRODANCE. This program will enhance the skills and techniques taught in all our acrobatics classes.

Performance Troupe - By Invitation Only

Students must attend at least one ballet and one jazz class per week. They must be committed to classes and performances. See faculty members for more details.

Musical Theatre

A dance combining the components of dancing, singing and acting. Students will learn pieces from various musicals, theatre genres and eras.

Broadway - NEW in 2016

A combination of Musical Theatre and Jazz - "Broadway Style", students will enjoy learning the stories of Broadway Musicals and expressing this through dance!

Stretch & Technique

This class incorporates pilates, yoga, stretch and strengthening exercises. Students work on improving these elements to help with their dancing.

Stretch & Technique classes are highly recommended for all dance students wanting that extra edge!

Solo Dance Lessons

Solo dance lessons are for students who wish to participate in dance competitions. Students must already be attending at least one Ballet and one Jazz class per week. Solo dance lessons can be of any genre.

If you wish for your child to have a solo lesson please enquire at the office at our Helensvale dance studio as we have a limited number of time slots available.

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