1. Preparing for a New Dance Season

    At Miss Coleen’s Elite Dancentre, we are constantly looking for new students to join in our dance classes. For that reason, there are dance classes offered year round so that your child has the opportunity to join in whenever they’re ready. The downfall, however, is that we do have certain seaso…Read More

  2. Benefits of Stretching Before & After Dancing

    Flexibility is a crucial piece of dancers that thrive. The strength and agility of muscles comes from constantly working and pushing the body, but it also comes from giving it the rest and recovery that it needs. At the beginning and end of every dance class here at Miss Colleen’s Elite Dancentre,…Read More

  3. Two Types of Dance at Once: What are the Benefits

    Summer break is a time for children to load up on extra activities and spend some time doing the things that they love. If your child is a dance fanatic, adding a second dance class to their summer schedule is something that you should consider. Though two dance classes at the same time sounds like …Read More

  4. Energizing Snacks for Your Little Dancer

    High-energy dance classes make for lots of calories burned. This fun and challenging form of exercise is one that works every muscle in the body and requires your dancer to be properly energized before heading to class. If you’re looking for a few energizing snacks to prepare for your child, keep …Read More

  5. What to Consider When Buying the Right Dance Shoes

    As a dancer or the parent of a dancer, you know that the feet are something that need to be treated with care. That being said, what better way to ensure that your feet are taken care of than to buy the best dance shoes possible? When shopping for the right dance shoes, there are a few things that s…Read More

  6. Exercises to Improve Your Child’s Flexibility and Coordination

      Aside from practicing dance skills and formation, flexibility and coordination are two qualities that every dancer needs to possess. These skills increase a dancer’s ability to perform basic and advanced dance routines, as well as learn alternative dance styles. Many people believe that fle…Read More

  7. How Dance Classes Lead To Confidence

    There are plenty of physical benefits of dance classes for children of all ages. However, many people may not realize the positive influence dance classes have on a child’s self-confidence. In fact, our childhood years are the most defining years of our lives when it comes to building a strong sel…Read More

  8. Dance Bag Essentials

    Moms already have their hands full with remembering school projects, when band practice starts, what they’re going to cook for dinner, and working a full-time job—but a dance mom is the ultimate multi-tasker. In addition to the typical mom-duties, dance moms also need to keep up with the demands…Read More

  9. The Benefits Of Dance For Young Children

    If you have young children at home, you have probably wondered how you can channel their boundless energy. Riding bikes, trampolines, play dates with friends, afternoons at the park, and crafts at home are all effective methods for your children to exert their daily bouts of energy. But toddlers and…Read More

  10. Encouraging Your Child To Try New Things

    As parents, our job is to teach our children, and keep them safe and healthy. But at some point, our children are going to need to learn new things on their own or learn from people other than their parents. It’s important to brain development and growth when children begin learning a new activity…Read More