1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. The History of Hip-Hop Dance

    Miss Colleen’s Elite Dancentre dance studio in Rockville is more than ballet lessons for young aspiring ballerinas. We consider ourselves a dance academy with instructors that have mastered all types of dance styles. Jazz dance classes, tap, pointe, boys hip-hop, lyrical, and even Irish step danci…Read More

  5. Preventing Common Ballet Injuries

    Blisters, cuts, scrapes, calluses, ingrown toenails, and stress fractures are all potential problems ballet dancers face every time they slip on their ballet slippers. When people think of ballerinas, they are often thought of to be elegant and graceful dancers that have the power to make ballet see…Read More

  6. Tips To Prepare For The Dance Recital

    Each year in every one of our dance classes, all of our young dancers work hard every week challenging themselves to learn new dance routines that lead to our highly anticipated dance recitals. Recital week is indescribable; the dancers’ energy levels are sky-high. The dance instructors are workin…Read More

  7. Tips To Manage Dance Classes & Busy Schedules

    Kids are busy; you are busy which makes life downright busy. Just when it feels like you are coming up for air—something else comes up. If you are a parent with school-aged children, you can relate to the feeling that there never seems to be enough time in the day to get it all done, yet you do be…Read More

  8. Is Your Toddler Ready for Dance Classes?

    Welcome to Miss Colleen’s Elite Dancentre’s blog page. Here, you can expect to read some interesting articles about dance, helpful tips to balance your child’s lifestyle around dance, upcoming events and so much more! We’re glad you have taken the time visit our site, be sure to send us a me…Read More