Avalon Dance shop specializes in ballroom shoes and clothing,as well as Grishko pointe shoes.
we carry a large variety of dance related items
Established in 1990
the business was created when vancouver dancers needed shoes for ballroom dancing.It has evolved into a well rounded dance supply store ,sought out by dancers and theatrical departments alike.
Ballroom & latin dance shoesby diamantwww.avalondance.ca
I have been buying my dance shoes from Avalon Dance shop for almost ten years. The owner has years of experience in fitting dance shoes and we very quickly found the size and brand that works best for my feet, and level of dance both for Latin and Standard. On occasion I have purchased shoes elsewhere while traveling and have never been entirely satisfied that the fit is right.
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Avalon is an owner-operated shop. When you visit the store you get personalized one on one service. Sometimes the owner is tired over overwhelmed, but she is committed to her customers. It is understandable that returns are not allowed on used items - the owner cannot resell them so it would be a net loss for her. As for selection - suppliers put a limit on how many retailers can carry their... more
We don't shop here regularly because it is a bit of a road trip for us to come here. Besides that, their price is not competitive at all. In fact, they are a lot more expensive than Forever Dancewear in North Vancouver which we go to all the time. Forever Dancewear has better pricing and the staff is always happy and always makes us feel very welcome. Forever Dancewear is also very clean and... more