1. 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Dancers

    At last, 2020 has come to a close, and it’s time to usher in an exciting new year! One of the best ways to welcome 2021 is to create a list of new year’s resolutions. In this blog post, we’ve compiled five potential resolutions for young dancers, to help them make the most out of the new year.…Read More

  2. 4 Benefits of Joining A Competitive Dance Team

    Autumn is here, which means it’s time for back-to-dance! As you prepare your child or teen to get back into the swing of things here at Miss Colleen’s Dance Centre, you may want to ask them whether they’re interested in joining our award-winning Elite Competition Team. Competitive dance is a g…Read More

  3. 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

  4. Why Send Your Child to Summer Dance Camp?

    After a long, difficult spring, summer is finally here! At Miss Colleen’s Elite Dance Centre, summer means only one thing — dance camp! Our summer intensive and adventure dance camps offer something for everyone, including ballet, tap, hip-hop, and so much more. While we firmly believe that danc…Read More

  5. 5 Young Adult Books About Dance

    In our last blog post, we explored five of our favorite children’s books about dance to help inspire your little one during the COVID-19 lockdown. In this blog post, we discuss five more of our favorite titles, only this time for young adults. Reading is a great way to engage teens intellectually …Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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