Miss Colleen’s Elite Dancentre is the Top Rated Local® dance academy in Rockville Centre, with dance classes for kids ages two and up. We offer lots of different dance classes at our dance studio, including ballet classes, tap dancing classes, lyrical and jazz dance classes, hip hop classes, and more. Our dance classes are offered for beginners, as well as intermediate and advanced dancers, and students are welcome to audition for EDC’s Competitive Elite Team if they are interested in doing competition dance. Here, you’ll find information about the dance lessons we offer, as well as how to prepare for a dance recital, what to pack in your dance bag, and more. Read on below, and sign up for our dance classes in Rockville Centre!

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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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Benefits of Competitive Dance: Part 2

    Competitive sports are one of the many things that children fall into as they grow up. It’s at this time that they often fall in love and find their passion as well. When it comes to dance, there are countless ways that children grow and develop from participating in competitive dance. Whether you…Read More

  7. Dance Classes — More Than Just Physical Exercise

    As professional dance instructors, we know that dancing is good for our health. However, the benefits of dance go far beyond just the physical benefits, like increased flexibility, muscle strength, coordination, and endurance. Sign up for dance classes today at Miss Colleen's Elite Dancentre, or con…Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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