90 minute classes, unless noted. $15 each, or $80 for eight.
Space is limited, register online now: http://bit.ly/FeatsRegistration

In partnership with J'Adore Dance (5708 111 St NW, Edmonton, AB) Feats Festival of Dance presents a series of 16 drop-in classes from our eight J'Adore Series guest artists.

Each instructor will teach two classes, one aimed at youth and one aimed at adult or professional dancers. See the descriptions of the classes below and register online here: http://bit.ly/FeatsRegistration

June 27th

Tony Olivares

YOUTH {6:00 p.m.}
PROFESSIONAL {7:45 p.m.}
The combination of improvisation and contemporary dance will help dancers mature in their movements and help them to understand the composition of instantaneous dances. By exploring our muscular body and our senses we will gain more knowledge in this world of dance.

Naren Ganesan

ADULTS {6:00 p.m.}
YOUTH {7:45 p.m.}
Vibhava - The evolution of dance.
Bharatanatyam is an ancient classical style of dance that has carved an unique niche in classical fine arts. Workshop allows you to explore the world of a dancer through hand gestures, choreographic dance moments and the story of the dancer tribe "devadasi".

This workshop aims to open your eyes to the world of the courtesan.
Segment 1: presentation on the world of devadasi and the path traced by bharatanatyam
Segment 2: vocabulary of bharatanatyam and exploring music / dance aspects
Segment 3: dancing the movement in space and delivery.

June 28th

Sarisa Figueroa de Toledo

PROFESSIONAL {6:00 p.m.}
A jazz dance class inspired by the professional jazz dance company Decidedly Jazz Danceworks, incorporating musicality, groove, funk, swing, Latin and Fosse.

YOUTH {7:45 p.m.}
An energetic, fun-filled class incorporating musicality, swing dance, groovy jazz and funk- inspired styles.

Jeannie Vandekerkhove

YOUTH {6:00 p.m.}
PROFESSIONAL {7:45 p.m.}
Jeannie is offering an advanced ballet class, one aimed at youth and the other at professionals.

June 29th

Jodie Vandekerkhove

ADULTS (Beginners) {6:00 p.m.}
YOUTH (Beginners) {7:45 p.m.}
Jodie will provide a fun, accessible, and safe contemporary dance class that will allow the body to explore the space at a pace they are capable of doing.

Tatiana Cheladyn

YOUTH {6:00 p.m.}
Dance on film is becoming more and more popular with the rise of social media. Create your own short dance video during this workshop - all you need is your smartphone!

PROFESSIONAL {7:45 p.m.}
A contemporary dance technique and exploration class. Come in your best dance clothes, bring an open mind, and be ready to sweat.

June 30th

Shivani Thakkar

YOUTH {6:00 p.m.}
Come learn the intricacies of the upbeat fun dance style Bollywood. Fusing east and west, this style engages the full body from the tips of your fingers to the rhythms of your feet!

ADULT {7:45 p.m.}
Bollywood dance engages the entire body with intricacies from Indian classical dance, free-form movement from Indian folk dances, and a strong influence of western dance styles of Jazz, Hip Hop, and Salsa. Come learn the vocabulary of this fusion form and be challenged with an original choreography.

Raena Wadell

ADULTS {1 hour @ 6:00 p.m.}
Combining the breath practice of yoga, the core strength of pilates and the balletic grace of dance, the Garuda Method is the answer to both the beginner and advanced movement practitioner's quest for a stronger, more flexible, toned body.

YOUTH {1 hour @ 7:45 p.m.}
Exercise for all dance disciplines offering core strength, increasing flexibility and enforcing proper alignment.


Registrations are well underway for our Summer Session, Summer Camps, Full-Year Performance, and Fall Sessional dance programs. Many programs are already sold out, however, we do have limited spots in some classes still available. Register soon to avoid disappointment!

If you have any questions regarding our programming or need help selecting a dance program to suit your needs, please don't hesitate to contact us!

Registrations can be done online or in-person at the J'Adore Dance Studio (5708-111ST).


The Fall Sessional program will be posted this weekend!

Priority registration for all current and previous clients will run from June 7th-13th.

General Public registrations for all new clients will begin on June 14, 2017.

Registrations can be done online (starting at 9am) or in-person at the J'Adore Dance Studio (5708-111ST).


On Saturday, June 17th, join us for some Father’s Day Fun! With a small cash donation, these events are FREE! 100% of the proceeds will go towards Prostate Cancer Canada. No dance experience necessary.

Hip Hop With Pops

Groove, dab, and pop while wearing your baby! Dads will learn basic hip hop moves and enjoy a very memorable Father's Day. Ms. Jenna has her AFLCA and pre/postnatal training so your Hip Hop experience with baby in carrier will be safe and fun for all! No dance experience necessary.

Dance With Me Daddy

Give Dad the best Father's Day gift ever by bringing him to dance class with you! Dads and their little dancers will bond over leaps, turns, stretches, and partner dancing. This class is appropriate for ages 3-6.


  • Tuesday, June 13th
  • Wednesday, June 14th
  • Thursday, June 15th
  • Friday, June 16th
  • Saturday, June 17th
  • Sunday, June 18th
  • Monday, June 19th

***Parent Share for unparented classes: Families are welcome to join us for the last 30 minutes of class!


Dancers registered in the 2017-2018 the JBallet Combo Performance Program require the following dance wear for class:

Girls: dance tights (pink), dance leotard (any color), and ballet slippers (pink)

Boys: black sweat pants or shorts, tee shirt (any color), and black dance slippers

Dance wear packages are available to purchase through J'Adore Dance. They will include a short sleeved bodysuit (7 colour choices available), tights, and ballet slippers for $75 +GST, which is a 20–25% savings if you were to buy one at a retail store.

Tap dance wear packages are $82 +GST if you wish to purchase a bodysuit, tights and tap shoes (Ushell tap) Jazz style tap shoes also available with an additional $5 charge.


For our families who have a dancer doing both tap and ballet you can get the Supreme Dance Wear package which includes the bodysuit, tights and both ballet and tap shoes for $110 +GST.

If you wish to purchase shoes separately we have ballet shoes available for $32 (inc GST) and tap shoes available for $38.50 (inc GST) for our UShell tap or $48 +GST for our Jazz style tap shoe.

Dance Wear Fitting days will be Saturday July 15, and Saturday August 12, from 10am-2pm at the studio. No appointment will be necessary. Packages must be paid in full at the time of ordering. This year we will have most items in stock to take with you at the time or purchase. Colours and sizes for pay and go are on a first come first serve basis.


This summer J'Adore Dance is happy to provide community league members in the following neighbouring communities a 15% discount off all summer class registrations:

  • Lendrum
  • Malmo
  • Pleasantview
  • Lansdowne
  • Grandview
  • Allendale
  • Parkallen
  • Royal Gardens
  • Aspen Gardens
  • Greenfield

To take advantage of this special discount you must complete your summer class registration in person at J'Adore Dance studio and present a valid (current) community league membership.


J’Adore Dance is seeking an enthusiastic dance teacher for our Dance Educator Internship Training Program for the 2017-2018 dance season. Dance teachers accepted into this internship program will assist and co-teach in our children's dance programs (creative dance, ballet, jazz, tap, and hip hop) for ages 3 - 13. This internship is designed to train and mentor new teachers in conceptual dance education, the philosophy and teaching practives used at J'Adore Dance. This would be the perfect position for students looking to gain experience and training in instructing children's dance programs.

Click here for more information.


Please collect your lost and found items before June 20th. Items not claimed will be donated. Thank you!


J’Adore Dance is proud to partner with Alberta Dance Alliance in providing a venue for the big event! Join us June 27th-30th for the "J’Adore Dance Class Series". Some of your favourite instructors such as Jodie, Jeannie, Katherine, Raena, and Sarisa will be providing awesome workshops for all! Go to www.abdancealliance.ab.ca for more information!

10th Anniversary New Look!

Welcome to the new J’Adore Website! If you currently have an account with J’Adore all of your information has been transferred over with the exception of your password. In order to login and register for classes, you simply need to go to fill out our forgot password link here. This will send a password reset link to your email and allow you to reset your password. You can keep it the same if you like, but this step will reactivate your account and allow you to use the new website for registering, recording missed classes and booking make ups.

We hope that you find the new site easier to navigate. All programs and full year parent documents are available directly from the home page, the calendar is easier to read, simply choose a day and click on the +more button to see a list of all programs offered that day. We hope you like the new look and we look forward to sharing all J’Adore has to offer with you and your family!

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