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Inspiring the Love of Dance

Dance Fitness, Wellness, and Fun!

Welcome to J'Adore Dance, Edmonton's premier Family Dance Studio. We are the first studio in Edmonton specializing in Dance Fitness for the whole family and Conceptual Dance programs for Children! If you're looking for a fun way to get healthy, shed those extra pounds, and learn how to move on the dance floor look no further. We'll inspire a love of dance in your child with our creative teaching practices.

With classes for all ages and abilities we pride ourselves on being inclusive no matter what your background or experience! Please take a minute to look around and contact us if you have any questions!

Big News from J'Adore Dance!

This Fall J’Adore Dance is celebrating its 10th anniversary and with double digits comes double studios! We are expanding! 

In 2015, Chantel Sampson came on as new co-owner and School Director of J’Adore Dance with the goal of expanding our programming and philosophy of holistic dance in a supportive and non-competitive environment. We are excited to announce J’Adore Dance will adding a new studio in the space next door that has recently become available! This fall the J’Adore Dance community can look forward to more of our award winning classes, along with the addition of new programs. 

Along with a new space we welcome a new partner, Jenna Brenan, as she takes over ownership from our founder, Jessica Baudin-Griffin.

Ms. Jessica has dedicated the last 10 years of her life to building the J’Adore Dance community and programming, but is now ready to devote more time to her family and focus on expanding her Intellidance® programs internationally. Ms. Jessica will continue to work at J’Adore Dance through to the end of June and then will return as part of our teaching staff this fall, after a well deserved vacation this summer. We thank Ms Jessica for her great efforts and achievements as our studio founder and are excited to support her on her future endeavours in dance education. 

We are excited to welcome Jenna Brenan as a new co-owner of J’Adore Dance!

You may know Ms. Jenna as Mrs. MacDonald from the Preschool Recital or Baloo from our Senior Jungle Book recital.  Ms. Jenna brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our J’Adore Dance staff. Ms. Jenna and Ms. Chantel are committed to working together as co-owners, to continue the development of innovative programming and to carry on the vision of J’Adore Dance into the future. For more information on ownership changes and our exciting upcoming expansion please click here to read more.

Full Year Kids and Youth Performance Registrations at J'Adore Dance

Full-year Program Priority and General Public Registration

Just a quick reminder that Priority Registration begins May 9th for the following programs:

Priority Registration is for those who have danced at our studio before (but not previously in a Full-year program). Programs are filling up fast this year, so please make sure you've completed a Full-year Recommendation. This Full-year recommendation only needs to be completed for the Creative Jazz Ballet and Creative Hip Hop before the 9th to ensure you can register as early as possible.

Registration for dancers new to our studio will begin on May 16th.

Last Chance to Dance this Spring 

There are still a few May-June Spring Classes available!

Classes with space availability are:

Sessional Creative Jazz Ballet (Ages 6-8): Wednesdays 4:30pm and Saturdays 12:30pm

Sessional Creative Jazz Ballet (Ages 5-6): Mondays 4:30pm

Adult Contemporary Ballet: Mondays 6:00pm

Summer Camps and Programs Still Available

Summer programs are filling up fast, but we still have a number of classes with spots available. Please visit our Registration page for information.

If you are hesitant to register for a summer class because of holidays, but still want to be part of the fun, we offer a flexible make-up class policy. You can re-schedule up to 3 classes during the session to make-up for the ones you miss, or carry 1 forward to the fall session. Learn more about our policies here.

NEWSIES the Musical is coming to Edmonton!  Presale this Friday!

They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines...Direct from Broadway comes NEWSIES, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards® for Best Score and Best Choreography, NEWSIES has audiences and critics alike calling it “A MUSICAL WORTH SINGING ABOUT!” (The New York Times).

Filled with one heart-pounding number after another, it’s a high-energy explosion of song and dance you just don’t want to miss.

Now is the time to seize the day with NEWSIES!

Dates: July 12 - 17, 2016

Theatre: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton.

Presale timeline – May 6 – 8, 2016

Presale link - http://www.ticketmaster.ca/venueartist/139306/1984863?brand=bac

Presale password: 1JACK

ALL SALES FINAL. No exchanges or refunds. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. Standard Ticketmaster service fees apply to online or phone orders. Dates, times, prices, and cast subject to change without notice. Offer may be revoked without notice. Limit 9 tickets per person per 7 day period. All prices are in CAD and include a $2.50 CIF. Tickets must be purchased by May 8, 2016.

New Spring Sessions at J'Adore Dance beginning May 17th!

New Spring Classes start May 17th! Still Time to Register!

Our new spring session programs begin on May 17th. While many classes are already sold out we still have availability in some of our programs. Register soon to avoid disappointment!

To view available classes or to register click here!

Can't commit to an entire session? Want to try a variety of different classes? We sell 10 class drop in passes! These passes can be used for any of our Postnatal, Parent and Tot, and Adult classes. Passes are valid for 12 months after the date of purchase. 

To purchase a drop in pass please click here!

Summer Class Schedule Now Posted!

The 2016 summer class schedule is now posted! This summer we are offering a variety of programs and camps for all ages! 

Priority registration for all current and previous clients will open on April 12.

General Public registrations for all new clients will open on April 15. 

Be sure to keep an eye on your inbox for upcoming announcements on Full Year Performance programs and Fall Sessional class schedules and registrations!

Intellidance® Method Certification Intensive Hosted By J'Adore Dance

J'Adore Dance is excited to be hosting the Intellidance® Method Certification Intensive this spring! The Intellidance® Method Certification Intensive combines the online certification course with 5 days of in-person training and mentorship with founder Jessica Baudin-Griffin.

Six weeks prior to the in-person training component, participants will move through six online modules that provide the foundation of the Intellidance® Method. During this time, participants will complete developmental synopsis for the different age groups supported in the Intellidance® programs to ensure a solid understanding of the developmental needs and differences in early childhood.

The in-person component of the Intellidance® Method Certification Intensive will be offered at J'Adore Dance June 24-28, 2016. Over a 5 day intensive, participants will be immersed in the Intellidance® Method through a variety of interactive experiences.

We are happy to offer the Intellidance® Method Certification to professionals:

  • Wanting to add the Intellidance® early year dance methodology and activities into their pre-existing programs/practice 
  • Interested in teaching Intellidance® classes for licensed facilities
  • Interested in starting an Intellidance® business in their community. (We are currently actively looking for licensees in St.Albert, North Edmonton, West Edmonton, Beaumont, and Sherwood Park)

For more information on the Intellidance® Method Certification Intensive starting May 1 or to register, please click here!

Can't participate in the in-person component? Consider registering in the Online Intellidance® Method Certification! Click here to register for our next course start date, May 1, 2016! 

"Taking the Intellidance® certification course re-ignited my passion for teaching dance to young children. Jessica provided us with many visual and hands-on learning opportunities. Observing Intellidance® Babies, Tykes, Tots, and Kids classes made the learning authentic. These observations allowed us to see how each class is structured while taking note of Jessica’s “little tricks” to keep the participants engaged.

While creating my lesson plans, the early childhood development charts helped me to analyze, synthesize, and apply the information into my own plans, thus creating developmentally appropriate and engaging lessons. The Intellidance® community is incredibly supportive and I am thrilled to be a part of it!" ~ Jenna Brenan, Dance Educator

Drop In Pricing and Passes

We understand your schedule might not always allow you to commit to a full class registration so we are now happy to provide you with the following drop in options:

  • Single Drop in: $20/class
  • 10 Class Pass: $180 (valid for 12 months after date of purchase)

To purchase a pass please click here.

Class Discounts

J'Adore Dance offers various sessional class discounts:

  1. 3rd time registration: 10% discount for your third and subsequent registrations with J'Adore Dance.
  2. Multi-class discount: If you register in two or more classes in one session, we will discount the combined price of the classes by 20%.
  3. Camp discounts: Register 2 siblings in a camp and receive 20% off the 2nd child's camp fees. Register the same child in 2 camps and receive 20% off the 2nd camp's fees. 

The discounts should be automatically applied to your account at registration time. Only one discount will be applied per order (the greatest applicable discount). If you believe you are eligible for one of these discounts but the prices aren't showing up as adjusted, please leave a comment on the checkout form with your expected discount. We'll adjust the price before completing your payment. Please note these discounts do not apply to Full Year Kids programs.