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Elenina Nikolaou

Ballet Director

Classical Ballet - Vaganova Method

A native of Greece, Ms. Nikolaou is an expert in the Vaganova method of classical ballet training. She began her studies at two of Greece’s most prestigious dance schools, the Higher Professional Dance School of the National Lyrical Stage and the Higher Professional Dance School of the Municipality of Larissa. She was subsequently awarded a full scholarship to attend the esteemed Vaganova Ballet Academy – a distinction reserved for only the most talented and skilled ballet dancers.  She is a former Professional Ballet Dancer with a Bachelor's Degree in Dance and Ballet Pedagogy (Vaganova method).  She has international teaching experience in professional ballet
schools and has also instructed master classes to students ranging from elementary through to advanced levels.
She has an extensive professional background in teaching Classical Ballet, Pointe, Classical Ballet Repertoire, Barre a Terre, Stretching and Ballet Conditioning to all levels of students.