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Ark Dance Academy is an exciting new dance studio in Grande Prairie. We focus on the Dancer as a whole – Mind, Body, and Soul, providing exceptional dance instruction, mindfulness and achievement of the dancer both in and out of the studio.

About Ark Dance Academy

Located within the City of Grande Prairie, Ark Dance Academy is a comprehensive dance facility within the Peace Country region. We currently have 3 studios and offer numerous options for students from ages 2 years to adult. 

To ensure classes are suitable for all who attend we offer a vast range of styles, age groups and technical abilities. Whether you are finally ready to give dance a try, looking to stay active or aiming for a professional career, we have a class for you. 

The teachers at Ark Dance Academy have a vast range of experience in all disciplines. Our collaborative approach is to share our love of dance while being supportive and encouraging. 

Changing Lives One Dancer At A Time

OUR VISION

Our vision is to create a space of genuine acceptance through respect, knowledge, kindness, love and perseverance. We have witnessed first-hand how dance can build character, confidence and friendships that transition into successes in life. This beautiful, enriching sport is an incredible tool to teach body awareness, self-discipline and teamwork, among other life skills. Through our service of teaching dance, we strive to provide exceptional coaching and leadership while instilling the importance of etiquette, self-esteem and positive body image.

Dance Studio in Grande Prairie

Meet Our Faculty

Loanne Walker Dance Teachers in Grande Prairie
For Ms. Loanne, the art of teaching dance is so much more than teaching the perfect Jete or the perfect Pirouette, it is about mentoring and guiding her students in life, mind, body, and soul. She believes dance instills confidence, accountability, team building, perseverance, passion,…
Lexi Wanotch Dance Teachers in Grande Prairie
Ms. Lexi is a passionate dance teacher who leads with her heart and draws on a lifelong love of learning & health. She is driven by an insatiable quest for knowledge and believes that the more you know the better equipped you are to handle…
Loanne Walker Dance Teachers in Grande Prairie
For Ms. Loanne, the art of teaching dance is so much more than teaching the perfect Jete or the perfect Pirouette, it is about mentoring and guiding her students in life, mind, body, and soul. She believes dance instills confidence, accountability, team building, perseverance, passion,…
Lexi Wanotch Dance Teachers in Grande Prairie
Ms. Lexi is a passionate dance teacher who leads with her heart and draws on a lifelong love of learning & health. She is driven by an insatiable quest for knowledge and believes that the more you know the better equipped you are to handle…
Dance Teachers in Grande Prairie
Trinity’s been dancing for as long as she can remember. She started taking ballet at 5 years old, adding on more genres of dance over the years. Trinity joined the local performance Coppelia as an addition to her studio dance classes and has expanded and…
Dance Teachers in Grande Prairie
Ms. Taryn is an enthusiastic dance teacher whose love for dance and learning lead her in most aspects of her life. She is driven by a deep love of watching her students learn and grow both as dancers and simply as people. Ms. Taryn hopes…
Dance Teachers in Grande Prairie
Ms. Andrea has been dancing for over 30 years, she started her training at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet school at the age of 3. Although she is a ballerina at heart, she has trained extensively in almost every style, and has been teaching dance for…
Peyton grew up dancing in the wonderful GP dance community for 15 years and continued to teach dance after she graduated high school. She fell in love with education and sharing her passion for dance and completed her CDTA teaching exams in both Jazz and…