As the Top Rated Local® dance academy in Rockville Center, we are pleased to offer kids’ dance classes at Miss Colleen’s Elite Dancentre. Our dance instructors know the benefits of dance for kids, and we help them channel their energy into graceful movements through our toddler dance classes and children’s dance classes. Whether your little one is interested in a kids’ hip hop dance class or ballet classes for kids, we’ve got just what you’re looking for at our dance studio. Check out our dance classes for kids here, or learn more about our kids’ dance program in our blog. Here, we’ll be posting tips for choosing the best type of dance for your child, as well as the benefits of dance for boys, kids’ dance bag essentials, and more. Sign up today!

  1. Tips to Minimize Separation Anxiety During Class

    When young kids participate in dance classes, they almost always wind up having a great time. While they always leave with a smile on their face, the moment that they have to say goodbye to mommy or daddy and join the rest of the group is a different story. If your child is struggling with separatio…Read More

  2. Tips For Your Child’s First Dance Class

    Enrolling your young one in kids dance classes in Rockville Centre is a great way to enrich their life. Here at Miss Colleen’s Elite Dancentre, we are passionate about helping even the youngest of kids learn to love the art of dance. From ballet classes to hip hop, we offer a vast array of dance o…Read More

  3. How To Make Dance A Positive Experience For Your Child

    Enrolling your child in kids dance classes in Rockville Centre can provide an array of benefits. From exposing your child to the arts to helping a toddler burn off excess energy, there are numerous reasons why parents turn to Miss Colleen’s Elite Dancecentre for enriching their child’s life. Whe…Read More

  4. Choosing The Best Type Of Dance For Kids

    Picking out the best type of dance class for kids to start out with is a fun task for many parents, as it allows them to watch their child’s creative side develop while they learn, grow, and fine-tune their motor skills during childhood. Like with sports and music, every little dancer must start s…Read More

  5. Essentials To Pack In Your Child’s Dance Bag: Part 2

    If you read part one of this blog series, you already know how important it is to pack dance shoes, a change of clothes, a hairbrush, and plenty of extra hair ties in your child’s dance bag before you drop them off at dance class. When it comes to kids’ dance classes, it’s better to be over-pr…Read More

  6. Essentials To Pack In Your Child’s Dance Bag: Part 1

    If your child is a dancer, you’re probably all too familiar with the tights, tutus, ballet shoes, hairspray, and other dance essentials that have accumulated in your home since you enrolled them at your local dance academy. In many ways, dance is just like any other sport — it requires a “unif…Read More

  7. How Dance Promotes Physical Fitness for Life

    More and more kids are becoming less physically fit. Obesity in kids is on the rise as our culture becomes more and more sedentary. Throw in realistic video games, social media such as Facebook and Instagram, and TV shows on demand and kids’ options for entertainment that require no movement are l…Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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