Elise New-Lodding studied the Vaganova method of classical ballet at Amanda Bollinger Dance Academy. She also studied contemporary dance and performed in many eisteddfods/events, and trained for the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet Examinations, where she completed her final Excellence exam.

In 2015 Elise was accepted into the New Zealand School of Dance Elite International Contemporary Course, where she trained full time for 6 months.

Since then Elise has taught dance whilst studying and has obtained a Certificate IV in Dance Teaching & Management. Elise has also completed the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet teacher training for the ACB Vaganova Syllabus and is a registered Ballet Conservatoire teacher.

Elise is very passionate about teaching and enjoys sharing her love, knowledge and passion for dance with our students. Her specialties at GC Dance include ballet, body conditioning and contemporary classes.