1. Why It’s Great For Boys To Dance: Part 2

    In part one of this blog series, we discussed some of the reasons why it’s great for young boys to dance, like that it allows them to burn off energy, get creative, gain self-confidence, and just be happy. As experienced dance teachers, our team at Miss Colleen’s Elite Dancentre in Rockville Cen…Read More

  2. Why It’s Great For Boys To Dance: Part 1

    All too often, it is assumed that dance classes are for girls — especially ballet and tap dancing lessons. However, teaching boys to dance at a young age is a great way for them to burn off some of that nonstop energy and express their artistic side, which is essential in a society that constantly…Read More

  3. Benefits of Competitive Dance

    Dance is one of the beautiful ways that children get involved in a physical activity. The classes that children participate in provide them with the lessons that they need to become an incredible dancer, but for some, a bigger challenge is needed. If your child has a competitive streak to them, one …Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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