Charlee's Elite School of Dance and Tumbling Logo

Creating Elite &

Versatile Dancers

We combine all aspects of dance, with dedication to the fundamentals of dance

and proper technical development.




EST. 2004

Charlee's Elite School of Dance curriculum combines all aspects of dance, with dedication to the fundamentals of dance and proper technical development. Classes also include a kinesthetic analysis to provide conditioning in strength, flexibility, muscular endurance, cardio respiratory endurance and neuromuscular coordination. Students will experience extensive dance training, creating an elite and versatile dancer.

Charlee's Elite School of Dance - Kids Classes - Petite / Mini Elite Edge Hip Hop

Recital & Technique Classes

Charlee's Elite School of Dance - Elite Edge Competition Team

Elite Edge Competition


Charlee's Elite School of Dance Tumbling / Acro / Gymnastics Room with Mats & Equipment

State of the art facility

CESOD is home to over 20,000 square feet and has plenty of room for all.  There are 5 state of the art studios, which are perfect for rehearsals, auditions, photo and film shoots, birthday parties and special events. All five rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art sprung (or “floating”) floors. These floors, specifically designed for dancing, are known to reduce injury and fatigue to dancers and instructors. Large viewing windows look into each dance room from our spacious and organized lobby, allowing you to watch your dancer's progress weekly. The Studio is equipped with an on site dance shop that has personal care and professional staff, 2 drinking fountains, several restrooms, locker area, a dancers lounge that has stretch equipment, a homework station, a place to relax and a charging station.

What we offer

From recreational to competitive, Charlee's Elite School of Dance offers a wide variety of high-quality, technical dance instruction.  Whether you are a true beginner or an aspiring professional, we are sure to teach a program you'll love!  Offering ballet, tap, jazz, pointe, lyrical, hip-hop,

all-boys, tumbling, poms & more, CESOD has a class for you.

Benefits of

dance instruction



I have watched our granddaughters and others grow and blossom through this wonderful program. Ms. Charlee does an awesome job and makes sure that each student feels loved, cherished and special. We are blessed to have her in our lives!

Joyce Gitch

CESOD Grandparent

Charlee and her staff have created an incredible haven for dancers of all ages and abilities.  The studio's organization and inviting atmosphere is very refreshing.

Nick Rice

CESOD Instructor

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Charlee's Elite

School of Dance


16190 SE Laurel St

Suite B, Waukee, IA 50263

Tel: (515) 987-7337

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