Thanks for your interest in joining our VAM Fam!

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We look forward to welcoming you to our studio!

Thank you very much for stopping by our booth at Car Free Day, and your interest in joining our VAM Fam! VELA ACADEMY OF MOVEMENT is a youthful, vibrant, energized adaptation of the traditional dance studio. By combining a roaring passion for dance with a fun, supportive environment, we provide an education that will spark the fire for dance and life in all of our students.

- Improve personal and interpersonal well-being by educating all students on health, longevity, and happiness.
- Build resilience and capacity in every student by providing a safe and supportive environment where in which they can thrive.
- Promote self-respect and respect for others, by building self-confidence through freedom of expression.
- Create a connected, understanding community by giving back through our love of dance and performance.

We have included all the information about our studio below and encourage you to book a registration meeting with us once you have read through all of the information below. This give us an opportunity to get to know you face to face and answer any questions you may have.

Situated along Saint Johns Street in Port Moody... BC's City of the Arts. Our building offers free parking and is easily accessible for those using public transit. Our 2150 sq. ft. space incorporates:

  • Two well-equipped studios, each consisting of sprung flooring, ballet barres and audio equipment

  • Change rooms

  • Student Lounge

  • Homework station

  • Men's & Women's washrooms

  • Waiting/Reception area

VELA offers a wide variety of programs for all ages and abilities. We specialize in Acrobatics, Ballet, Conditioning, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Polynesian, and Tap.

Want to learn more? Here are a few links that will give you a better understanding of who we are and what we're all about!

Our Academy
Our Programs
Our Faculty

In order to make registration more efficient, we have created a new opportunity to meet with you and your dancer for an in-person assessment. This allows us to get to know you and your dancer(s) better, as well as makes sure your dancer(s) are the in the programs and classes that will benefit them the most! Please click the link below to book a session with one of our team leaders to go over goals, suggested classes, and any questions you may have. Please note that the registration fee includes the price of the meeting.



Please note that class times have changed and the schedule has been altered. The schedule is subject to change while we complete registration.


Prices are based on a yearly term, which is from September 9th to June 20th, approximately 35 classes per year.  Fees can be paid monthly by pre-authorized debit (10 equal instalments) or in full by cheque and all major credit cards.  June (last month) instalment is due in September and is non-refundable.

Our fee structure is as follows:

     Type of Class                        Price

     30 minute classes                    $45.00 
     45 minute classes                    $55.00

     60 minute classes                    $65.00

     75 minute classes                    $75.00

Join our #VAMFam this year and receive 10% off your first month if you register before August 20th**. Use Promo Code CARFREEDAY2019 when you checkout.

Multiple Class Discount

Pay full price for three (3) classes and receive all additional classes at 50% off per month.  (Calculation of fees will be based on highest to lowest class duration). 

Should you have any questions, please book an appointment and set up a meeting with one of our Team Leaders. If you are unable to make it in, please give us a call or send us an email and let us know how we can help!

Still unsure if this is the perfect fit for your family? Please get in touch and we'll invite you to join us for a complimentary week to show you just how much fun you and your dancer(s) will have as a member of our VAM family!


Please take the time to read through all of the updated information prior to your Registration Meeting or Assessment, as well as before registering for classes to ensure you know all of our terms and conditions.

Payment Terms & Tuition
Studio Policies
Performance Contract
Dress Code

Please feel free to reach out to us and connect if you have any questions.

Thank you again for your interest in Vela. We look forward to meeting you soon!


Milena Canta
Owner + Director of Vela Academy of Movement
& the rest of the VAM FAM team!