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January 1, 2017

We hope all our dance families had a wonderful, memorable, and restful Holiday Break.  We are glad to back in the studio!

Classes Resume Monday January 2nd

We are open with regular classes on Monday, January 16th, MLK day.

Dancer of the Month-

This  month we shine the SPOTLIGHT
on Smrithi Raj

Age:  11
School/Grade: 6

How many years have you been dancing at Elite?
4 years

What is your favorite style of dance?
Tap & Jazz

What is your favorite memory at Elite?
My favorite memory at Elite was 2016 recital. I had my grandparents and cousins from London. My grandparents are not familiar with the dance I perform and it was so exciting to have them in the audience.

Tell us about your family...
I have two older brothers, one is 26 and other is 16 years old. I also have two dogs Troy and Bolt. I'm born and raised in Oregon. My parents are from India.

If you aren't dancing...what else do you like to do?
I like hanging out with my friends, watching movies and like to play tennis!

Where do you see yourself in 20 years?

When I grow-up I would like to become an architect. My mom designed the house, and I like to do that when I grow up.
Tell us more...
Tell us one fun fact about yourself!
I'm the last child in my house. My parents named me "Smrithi", in Sanskrit it means remembrance. They want me to leave a good memory with anyone I meet. I would love to stay true to my name.  

Elite's Performing Company -
Performing Company Parents take the stage as "Elf on the Shelf".  
Nice work parents!

Congratulations to our Performing Company Dancer's for their fabulous Holiday Show.  They were beautiful on stage and brought so much joy to the packed house full of friends, family and supporters.  

**Important Dates for your 2017   Calendars**

P icture Day-Sunday May 21st

Recital Week at Liberty High School- Monday June 19th -Saturday June 24th  


Th e studio follows the Beaverton School District bad weather closures.  If school is canceled or let out early, all classes would be canceled.   If school starts late, but goes the rest of the day
 without the weather worsening, the studio would be open that night.  We will communicate any
weather closures via emai l ; you can also call the studio answering machine.

Sara  and Staff

Elite Dance Studio | (503) 645-8105
4062 NW Saltzman Rd
Suite #202
Portland, OR 97229