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    Six Family-Friendly Dance Movies

    Is your child crazy about dance? Us too! In this blog post, we’ll discuss six fun, engaging movies that your little one will love. While there are many excellent dance films out there that are not suitable for children, all the movies  listed here are appropriate for your whole family to enjoy. G…Read More

  2. Dance Recital Gift Ideas

    Giving gifts is something that some people just love to do. When your little one has just performed in a dance recital, whether it’s their first or their hundredth, it’s always nice to show up with a little gift that shows them how proud you are of them. After years in the industry, the team at …Read More

  3. Tips for a Dancer’s First Performance

    Competitive dance is an incredible sport. It requires drive, passion, and so much confidence to do well, but it’s fun through and through. This is probably why so many young competitive dancers go on to compete for the rest of their lives. Here at Miss Colleen’s Elite Dancentre, we hope to ignit…Read More

  4. Helping Your Child Balance School & Dancing

    School has been in session for a couple of months now, which means that kids are less excited about the homework. In these times, children are so much more likely to direct their attention to everything but school, which is definitely not the ideal scenario. If you’ve noticed that your child is st…Read More

  5. Dancers to Dress Up As for Halloween

    It is officially October which means it’s time to start dreaming up Halloween costumes for your children. Chances are, your kiddos have already started talking about what it is that they’d like to dress up as for this fun holiday. If they seem to be all over the place, why not suggest something …Read More

  6. Helping Your Child Shake Their Stage Fright

    Here at Miss Colleen’s Elite Dancentre, we want to make sure that every child in attendance is having tons of fun while in class. One of the things that we have seen over the years with countless children is the nerves that arise when performances happen. Even small performances for parents can be…Read More

  7. How Dance Classes Boost Self-Confidence

    There’s no way around it, self-confidence is something that a majority of our youth struggles with. It’s unfortunate when you can see all of the amazing factors and qualities that make them your unique and beautiful child, which is exactly why you want to read today’s blog post.  The team at …Read More

  8. Tips For Preventing Pointe Pain

    If you’ve ever taken pointe ballet lessons, you are probably all too familiar with the pain that comes with dancing in pointe shoes. Of all the sacrifices ballerinas make, foot pain ranks among the highest, with some dancers suffering injuries as a result of dancing in pointe shoes for hours on en…Read More

  9. Discovering Your Child’s Love Of Dance

    One of the best parts of being a parent is getting to watch your child grow and develop unique interests that shape their identity. Early childhood development is a time of learning and discovery, as your little one takes in bits and pieces of the world around them in order to discover who they are …Read More

  10. Reasons To Take Dance Classes During The School Year

    Extracurricular activities are an important part of a child’s upbringing. As they grow, children begin to show an interest in recreational activities, such as art, music, and sports. As parents, it is important that we allow our children the opportunity to explore their interests at a young age so…Read More