Elena trained at the Higher Professional Dance School Kafandari, in Greece, gaining a BA in Dance and Dance Teaching. She won the talent show So You Think You Can Dance, securing three years full scholarship for postgraduate dance studies in the UK. She moved to London and completed a one-year course at Trinity Laban University, before continuing her postgraduate studies at London Contemporary Dance School acquiring a Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Dance (Advanced Dance Studies). During her studies at LCDS she had the chance to collaborate with some of the most distinguished dance teachers and choreographers in the UK. Elena has also been a member of Hinged Dance Company since 2010. She has also participated in various projects as a dancer, such as short-films and music videos.