J'Adore Dance News

Spring Break Hours and Closures

J'Adore Dance will be open for the following front desk hours over Spring Break:

  • Saturday March 29: 9am-2:30pm
  • Monday March 31: 9am-5:00pm
  • Tuesday April 1: 9am-4pm

J'Adore Dance will be closed:

  • Sunday March 30
  • Wednesday April 2- Saturday April 5

J'Adore Dance will reopen with regular hours for Spring session starting on Sunday April 6. 

  • Monday-Thursdays: 9am-9:30pm
  • Fridays: 9am-4pm
  • Saturdays: 9am-4pm
  • Sundays: 10am-4pm

Summer Camp and Classes Registrations Now Available!

Winter blahs getting you down? Don't worry, in a few short months summer will be here! With it comes our summer schedule with camps and classes for all ages.

This summer we are offering two shorter 3-4 week sessions over July and August to give you more options to work classes around your summer holidays. You can register for one session or both!

The first summer session will run July 3- 25. The second summer session will run July 28-August 22. Camps run weekly Monday-Friday. 

Summer Dance Camps for Ages 4-12

This summer we are excited to be offering 7 weeks of dance camps for ages 4-12!

Dance and Drama (ages 8-12) will provide children a fun environment to explore self-expression and creativity, incorporating text, voice, sounds, and drama into the dance experience! This camp will be led by Jodie.

At Fit Hop Kidz (ages 6-9), children will learn Hip Hop dance moves to the latest kid friendly, parent approved music sure to work up a sweat! To round out each day, kidz will also particiate in fun fitness obstacle courses, drama and music activities, and active games! This camp will be led by Jessica.

The Intellidance® Kids camp (ages 4-6 and 5-8) is designed for children who are ready for a dance adventure! Music and sensory activites, storytelling, and games will support each kid's individual self expression and creativity. These camps will be led by Jessica.

Princess Power (ages 4-6) will lead your little lady through our princess training program! Creative ballet, princess crafts, jewelry making, dress up, storytelling, and active games are just some of the magical adventures our imaginations will take us on! These camps will be led by Oakley

Click here for camp dates, times, and to register!

J'Adore Dance classes now offered at the Saville Centre

J'Adore Dance is proud to partner with the University of Alberta Campus Recreation department to bring our award winning programming to the Saville Centre. As our classes sell out with long wait lists we feel this community partnership allows more families to access our classes at a near by location. 

The following classes will be offered at the Saville Centre this Spring with our fantastic instructor Pam:

Fridays May 2- June 27

  • Intellidance Tykes (ages 1-2) 9-9:45am
  • Intellidance Tots (ages 2-4) 10-10:45am
  • Intellidance Babies (ages 3-11 months) 11am-12pm
  • Intellidance Kids (ages 3-5, unparented) 12:30-1pm
  • Fit Hop Totz (ages 3-5, unparented) 1:15-1:45pm

To register Please go to the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation Online Registration site and click the "Child and Youth Programming" category.

Hiring for Evening and Saturday Front Desk Position

J'Adore Dance is seeking to hire a part-time, front desk clerk for evenings and Saturdays starting in April. This would be the perfect position for a mature student or individual looking for customer service experience.


  • Exceptional Customer Service Skills
  • Outgoing and friendly
  • Hardworking and reliable
  • Good organzational skills
  • Enjoys working with children and young families


  • Greeting and signing in class participants
  • Taking registrations and retail payments
  • Answering phones and emails
  • Booking make up and drop in classes
  • General cleaning 
  • General administrative tasks


  • Monday- Thursday nights 5:00pm-10:00pm
  • Saturdays 8:45am-4:45pm


  • $10-$15/hour depending on experience
  • Two (2) free registrations in J'Adore Dance programs per session

To apply please submit your resume to Athena. Applicants should be available for training the week of March 24. 

Spring Schedule and Registration Dates

The 2014 Spring session schedule (which will run from April -June) will be posted on Monday February 3. 

Priority registration for all current and previous dancers will run for 3 days only from Febraury 7-9.

General Public registrations for all new dancers will begin on February 10. 

Registrations can be done either online or in person at the J'Adore Dance studio. Unfortunately we are unable to complete registrations over the phone. 

Register early to avoid disappointment many programs sell out quickly!

Congratulations Jessica! Top 40 under 40!

Congratulations to our artistic director, Jessica Baudin-Griffin, a recipient of the 2013 Avenue Magazine Top 40 under 40 award! Jessica has been recognized for her work with postnatal moms, her development of the Intellidance programs, and her dedication to building a business that supports young families in Edmonton!

To check out her article pick up a copy of Avenue Magazine or click here! 

Sensory Bin 1 Workshop by Born 2 Create

J'Adore Dance will be hosting Born 2 Create in studio Wednesday December 11 from 7:30-9pm for a Sensory Bin workshop! In this workshop you will learn about sensory bins and ways to engage your children in activities that stimulate and encourage their sensory development and exploration. You will make and take away four sensory bins which you can immediately use with your active kids at home. Sensory bins in this workshop will include two dry bins, one wet bin and a messy bin.  Sensory bins are suitable for children ages 2 years old to 7, but bigger kids have been known to play for hours too.

This workshop is for adults only.  (Moms, Dads, Aunties, Grandpa's etc....)

Workshop fee = $50 ($20 supplies + $30 instruction)

You must pre-register and pre-pay to participate in this workshop.
To do so, please contact Val at (780)-807-9796 or at born2create@outlook.com

Please register by Friday December 6, 2013.

Zumba BOGO Promotion!

You told us how much you missed Zumba over summer session so we have brought it back Sundays from 1:30-2:30pm starting September 8!

Already registered in a class? Add Zumba for 50% off!*

Haven't registered yet? Register for any other J'Adore Dance program and add Zumba for 50% off!*

Ditch the workout, join the PARTY!

*If you have already registered for a fall class please inidicate your original order number in the comments section of your Zumba registration. All BOGO Zumba discounts will be applied after your registration payment has been processed by J'Adore Dance and will not initially show up upon registration. You will be emailed a receipt with your discount included. 

Labor Day Weekend Sale on Pre and Postnatal Programs!

We want to celebrate the fruits of your labor this long weekend! All of our award winning Prenatal and Postnatal classes will be 15% off Friday August 30- Monday September 2! Register for 2 classes and receive 20% off! Sale ends at 11:59pm on Monday September 2 or until classes are sold out. Don't delay!

J'Adore Dance nominated for Top Choice Award!

Nominated for Top Dance School of 2013 in Edmonton

Voting ends July 15th, 2013

J'Adore Dance has been nominated as the Top Dance School in Edmonton for the Top Choice Awards 2013! If you love our programs, we would love your support! Please consider taking a few minutes to vote for us. Top Choice Awards