OurHistory & BackgroundFrom the Ground UpEST. 2007

Elite Arts Academy was founded in 2007. Owner and Artistic Director, Daniela Boada-Chavarriaga graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and has a dance background that spans over 25 years. Her specially designed curriculum allows students the opportunity to discover challenges, expand their knowledge of dance and cultivate a love for the arts.

Elite Arts Academy has become one of the top dance academies in Miami teaching over 350 students, from ages 2 & up. Elite offers small size classes in Ballet, Jazz, Hip- Hop, Latin Dance, Lyrical, Contemporary and Acrobatics. Classes are offered in different levels to meet all the students needs and are conveniently available 6 days a week at different times. Classrooms are fully equipped with Marley floors and dance equipment to take our dancers to the next level. The EAA staff is always ready to answer any questions and provide you with world-class customer service. The lobby provides a comfortable environment where parents are welcome to stay and watch classes on our high quality monitors.

Daniela Boada-Chavarriaga has brought together a team of instructors, each with their own unique background, knowledge and experience, to ensure the best possible outcome for all students.

Today, Elite is recognized for their dancer’s impeccable technique and has received Top Studio Awards at numerous dance competitions. EAA strives to be the best!

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MissionFully devoted to providingThe highest quality dance educationStatement

Elite Arts Academy is fully devoted to providing the highest quality dance education. We do this by building motivation in a fun, safe, and family oriented environment. Our experienced instructors encourage students to discover challenges, build confidence, and develop their love for dance. EAA offers a solid dance foundation focusing on technique as well as terminology to help every student discover their strength and reach their own personal potential.

Meet Our Staff

Daniela Chavarriaga - Elite Arts Academy

Daniela Chavarriaga

Olga Gonzalez - Elite Arts Academy

Olga Gonzalez

Elianne Moreno - Elite Arts Academy

Elianne Moreno

Iselkis Barrientos

OurDaniela ChavarriagaDirector

Started dancing at the age of two. She became a gymnast when she was 4 years old. Her career as a gymnast lasted for 16 years as she participated in various Regional and National Competitions. By the age of 5, she was performing in TV shows and appearing in TV commercials. Daniela continued dancing and at the age of 12, was receiving various awards for her solo performances in dance competitions. She graduated from Coral Reef Senior High School with a diploma in Fine Arts where she was enrolled in the Dance Magnet Program and was also a participant of the Dance Team. She was the Dance Director at Dr. Gilbert L. Porter Elementary for three years, where she was responsible for teaching and directing dance competitions and performances. Daniela graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. She pursued her career for three years as an educator teaching 2nd grade at Somerset City Arts Conservatory. Daniela is now living her dream as a dancer and educator sharing with her students the passion and love for dance.