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!

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  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. 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. 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