Summer Registration Is Open!

Elite Dance Studio’s summer camp and summer class registration is open.

Looking for a great way to kElite Dance Studioeep you dancer active this summer?  Check out our classes and camps.  Elite Dance Studio is located in NW Portland on the corner of Saltzman and Thompson Roads.  

 We have a brand new class on Wednesday at 5 PM for ages 13 & up.  “Boot Camp for Dancers” is designed to be a combination of Strength and Cardiovascular Endurance Training. This class will include exercises to strengthen the dancers entire body using Polymeric, Calisthenics, and Interval Training. This class will be fast paced and full of variety. Each week will be a different set up. Students will be asked to push themselves and be highly self motivated! You will get out of it what you put into it! 

Elite Dance Studio is located at the intersection of NW Saltzman Rd and NW Thompson RD in Portland Oregon. We have 3 spacious studios, an oversized lobby area with viewing windows, and private restrooms & changing areas. We’re located in a safe neighborhood setting with ample parking plus a convenient drop off / pick-up area.

Dance Camps

Elite’s summer dance camps and classes will run from July 6th through August 14th. Our summer schedule includes day camps as well as afternoon and evening classes.  Click this link to register now.

Registration for our new dance season will be open soon.  If you are not a current dancer at Elite please click this link to our website, scroll to the bottom of the page and fill in your name and email address and we will be happy to send you a newsletter when our online registration is open.

Dance Camps & Classes at Elite Dance Studio

summer dance camp

Get Up And Dance!

Looking for a summer dance camp for the dancer in your life?  Elite Dance Studio is dedicated to providing dancers with professional dance training in a positive and inspiring atmosphere.

Our devoted staff encourage students to explore the art of dance through self expression, movement and music.

We nurture a healthy self image and inner confidence.  We encourage creativity and passion within each dancer.  There is something for everyone at Elite!

Elite Dance Studio is located at the intersection of NW Saltzman Rd and NW Thompson RD in Portland Oregon.  We have 3 spacious studios, an oversized lobby area with viewing windows, and private restrooms & changing areas.  We’re located in a safe neighborhood setting with ample parking plus a convenient drop off / pick-up area. 

Dance Camps

Elite’s summer dance camps and classes will run from July 6th through August 14th. Our summer schedule will include day camps as well as afternoon and evening classes. Summer registration will begin in mid April. If you are not a current dancer at Elite please click this link to our website, scroll to the bottom of the page and fill in your name and email address and we will be happy to send you a newsletter when our online registration is open.

 

February Dancer of the Month – Jake Pinkstaff!

Jake IMG_20150119_151959_829Age: 11
School/Grade: I am in 5th grade and attend Forest Park Elementary School

How many years have you been dancing at Elite?
This is my 3rd year dancing here.

What is your favorite style of dance?
My favorite style is Tap.

What is your favorite memory at Elite?
My favorite memory was last years dance recital.

Tell us about your family…
I have a Dad named Bill, a Mom named Robin, and 3 sisters, Rachel, Carrie, and Kelly.

If you aren’t dancing…what else do you like to do?
I love to act and hang out with my friends.

Where do you see yourself in 20 years?
I see myself as a professional actor, singer, and dancer!

Tell us more…
Share two interesting facts about yourself.
My favorite candy is Swedish Fish.
I have a cat and a guinea pig.

January Newsletter

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We hope all our dance families had a wonderful, memorable, and restful Holiday Break. We are glad to back in the studio!


4ba159b0-e449-427d-95a4-8214a1f5cccbDancer of the Month-

This month we shine the SPOTLIGHT
on Lauren Reding!

Age: 7 years old
School/Grade: First Grade at St. Pius

How many years have you been dancing at Elite?
This is my fourth year at Elite.

What is your favorite style of dance?
Jazz is my favorite!

What is your favorite memory at Elite?
My favorite memory was at last year’s recital. I had jazz and tap performances! I especially liked my tap performance to the song Teddy Bear.

Tell us about your family…
I have a Mom, Dad, an older brother and a younger brother.

If you aren’t dancing…what else do you like to do?
I like to play soccer, basketball, do arts and crafts and play with friends.

Where do you see yourself in 20 years?
In 20 years, I would like to be a first grade teacher.

New Year themed Question
What are you looking forward to most during the new year?
I can’t wait to go to Hawaii. I am excited to swim and play in the ocean while I am there.


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Congratulations to our Performing Company Dancer’s for their fabulous Holiday Show. They were beautiful on stage and brought so much joy to the packed house full of friends, family and supporters.

 


7a4c7777-3c01-4773-a565-6f95c42ff4d5We have posted our Recital and Ballet Costumes in the lobby. We love watching the dancers as they check out their performance costumes and we love hearing all the feedback. It makes the staff so excited to get recital routines going! Costumes will be handed out starting in March.

December Newsletter

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Elite’s Competitive Company Dancers

Happy Holidays to all our Elite Families!

December is a busy and joyful month at the studio. Not only are all the students full of excitement and energy for the upcoming holidays and break from school, but Elite begins to gear up for our Spring Recitals…Teachers will be measuring dancers for their costumes, and many classes will begin working on their recital routine. It is such a wonderful time of year!

Here’s what’s happening at Elite-


Elite’s Performing Company Proudly Presents-

“Christmas Through the Decades”
When- Saturday, December 13th at 3:00pm
Where- Alpenrose Diary Opera House (3149 SW Shattuck Rd, Portland, OR 97221)

Admission is FREE! We hope you and your family can join our Elite Dancers for some Festive Holiday Music, Dancing and Holiday Memories.


Dancer of the Month–

This month we shine the SPOTLIGHT
on Katelyn Volchok!

KatelynAge: 12
School/Grade: Stoller Middle School – 7th Grade

How many years have you been dancing at Elite?
This is my 7th Year

What is your favorite style of dance?
Jazz & Tap

What is your favorite memory at Elite?
Receiving my 5 year Pin

Tell us about your family…
I live with my parents and my two Brothers Matthew & Nathan.

If you aren’t dancing…what else do you like to do?
I play soccer for FC Portland. I also enjoy hanging out with my friends.

Where do you see yourself in 20 years?
Enjoying Life

Holiday Themed Question:
What are you looking forward to most during winter break?
NO SCHOOL!!


 Holiday Traditions-

Add Elite Dance Studio to your Holiday Card mailing list.

We love this tradition and we hope to keep it going again this year! Please drop off your family’s Holiday Card to the front desk or mail it to: 4062 NW Saltzman Rd #202 Portland, OR 97229.

We are looking forward to decorating our lobby with cards for our Elite Families!


Holiday Goodies–Something for Everyone!

Elite Clothing Sale– Give your Dancer some Elite Goodies for the Holidays!

Elite T-shirts and Tanks $5.00
Elite Booty Shorts and Sweats $10.00
Elite Hooded Sweatshirts $15.00
Elite Zip-up Hoody (Dark Grey American Apparel) $20.00

Sale ends Friday, December 19th
or while supplies last.
**Sale does not include “3V Design” rhinestone items.

Stella & Dot Fashion Jewelry and Accessories Pop Up Shop- Stella & Dot representative and Elite Parent, Laurie Paz, will have is hosting a “Style Makes Me Happy” party in the studio lobby–Monday December 1st and Tuesday December 2nd 3:00-6:00. Stop by and do some Holiday Shopping…find some beautiful accessories for your loved ones or maybe even for yourself! 🙂 Visit
www.stelladot.com to preview some of the latest in stylish accessories before you shop.


IMPORTANT DATES

Studio Closed for Winter Break–
Elite will be closed December 22nd – January 4th. Classes will resume on Monday, January 5th.

**Important Dates for your 2015 Calendars**

Picture Day-Sunday, May 17th
Last week of regular classes- Friday, June 12th
Recital Week at Liberty High School- June 15th – 20th


STUDIO REMINDERS

The studio follows the Beaverton School District bad weather closures. If school is canceled or let out early, all classes would be canceled. If school starts late, but goes the rest of the day

without the weather worsening, the studio would be open that night. We will communicate any
weather closures via email; you can also call the studio answering machine.

We want to wish all our dance families a happy and memorable Holiday Season!