The York Dance Academy, founded in 1986, is one of the foremost dance studios in York Region. Our professional staff will inspire, motivate and challenge you in a fun-filled and family friendly environment. We encourage everyone to achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders and global citizens.

Dedicated to providing the highest calibre of education, we offer a variety of private, semi-private and group classes for boys, girls and adults at the recreational, competitive and professional level. Dance disciplines include; Acro, Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Preschool (ECD), Tap, Social Ballroom. Strengthening and conditioning programs including PBT (Progressive Ballet Technique) and Yoga, are also available, for those who want to improve their overall physical fitness.

Our studios are located in Newmarket, Aurora and Stouffville. They are fully equipped with sprung floors, mirrors and quality sound systems, with viewing and snack areas that provide access to free WIFI. Our outreach programs bring dance into the community throughout various school boards and private schools. Areas we service include but are not limited to, Ballantrae, Coulson’s Hill, Georgina, Gilford Beach, Gormley, Goodwood, Mount Albert, Newton, Robinson, Uxbridge and Zephyr. With the addition of Zoom classes, we are happy to welcome students from all over, including Port Perry, Montreal and British Columbia.

YDA won the Reader’s Choice Award for best dance studio repeatedly throughout the years we have been in operation. Our Artistic Director & Owner, Angela Tucker, received a Business Achievement Award by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce. Angela has been featured on numerous television productions including CTV’s The Fitness People and City TV’s Morning Television.

We invite you to come and join our family to see why so many have chosen YDA as their dance studio and home away from home for over 35 years.

Highly Qualified Staff

Our teachers are all highly qualified and skilled dancers, performers and educators. Bringing their amazing performance experience
to the studio, from competition to cruise ships to Raptors games, YDA teachers love to share their passion and cannot wait to start working with you!

Spacious Studios

With 3 studio locations across York Region in Aurora, Newmarket and Stouffville, all YDA studios are spacious with sprung floors and feature everything you need to make the most of your dance experience. We also offer viewing areas, homework space and WIFI to make everyone comfortable!

Classes for all

At YDA we have class options for everyone! From 3 years to adult, we offer mini-session, summer camp, recreational and competitive programs in a wide variety of styles. Whether you are just starting to discover your passion for dance or want to continue your love of it, we have a class for you.

Take your passion and make it happen with York Dance Academy!