1. 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

  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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  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. Exercises to Improve Your Child’s Flexibility and Coordination

      Aside from practicing dance skills and formation, flexibility and coordination are two qualities that every dancer needs to possess. These skills increase a dancer’s ability to perform basic and advanced dance routines, as well as learn alternative dance styles. Many people believe that fle…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. Encouraging Your Child To Try New Things

    As parents, our job is to teach our children, and keep them safe and healthy. But at some point, our children are going to need to learn new things on their own or learn from people other than their parents. It’s important to brain development and growth when children begin learning a new activity…Read More