who we are

Elite Arts Academy was founded in 2007 as Dance Elite Dance Studio. Owner and Artistic Director, Daniela Boada-Chavarriaga, has a dance background that spans over 20 years. Her specially designed curriculum allows students the opportunity to discover challenges, expand their knowledge of dance and cultivate a love for the arts.

In 2012 Dance Elite became Elite Arts Academy adding music to the program and enhancing the art of dance. EAA opened a second location in 2015 and has become one of the top dance academies in Miami teaching over 350 students, from ages 2 & up. Elite Arts Academy offers small size classes in Ballet, Jazz, Hip- Hop, Belly Dance, Latin Dance, Lyrical, Contemporary, Flamenco, Acrobatics, and Classic Guitar. Classes are offered in different levels to meet all of our students needs and are conveniently available 6 days a week at different times.

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, EAA dancers are recognized for their impeccable technique and receiving top awards at numerous dance competitions. EAA strives to be the best!

Both locations 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 you may have 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.

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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.

Our Instructors

Daniela Chavarriaga

Olga Gonzalez

Elianne Moreno

Catherine Uribazo

Alihaydee Carreño

Iselkis Barrientos

Darcy Irma

Daniela Chavarriaga

Started dancing at the age of two. She also 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 participating in National Dance Competitions and receiving various awards for her solo performances. 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 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 her passion and love for dance.