1. 7 of the Most Famous Ballets of All Time

    At Miss Colleen’s Elite Dance Centre, we believe that dance training should go beyond just the dance studio. That’s why we encourage all students at our dance academy to learn about the history of their craft, as well as some of the major dancers and changes in techniques over the years. This bl…Read More

  2. 5 Children’s Books About Dance

    Just because Rockville Centre is currently under quarantine doesn’t mean that your little dancer has to abandon their favorite hobby. At Miss Colleen’s Elite Dance Centre, we’re offering a variety of online dance classes to keep your child  dancing all spring long. In addition to virtual danc…Read More

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    6 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  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. 7 Foundational Moves of Ballet

    Perhaps the most beautiful form of dance, ballet is known for being difficult and taking years to master. Yet anyone who has seen “The Nutcracker” can attest to the beauty ballet affords. Ballet words are French since they were the first to codify the dance movements centuries ago. There are sev…Read More

  8. 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