Foot Care for Dancers
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Foot Care for Dancers

To call human feet complex is an understatement. After all, of the 208 bones in the human body, 52 of those bones are in the feet. Besides its structure, feet are quite complex when you consider their purpose: support, balance and propulsion. This is all the more true for a dancer. Just as musicians must keep their...

Summer Dance Benefits
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Summer Dance Benefits

As the weather warms up and schools let out for the summer, many parents find themselves searching for daytime activities for their children. There are so many options available, it can sometimes be overwhelming to choose. Summer dance camp is a wonderful choice for both boys and girls. With a variety of benefits: physical, mental,...

Why I don’t pay for Dance anymore!
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Why I don’t pay for Dance anymore!

The other night someone asked me “Why do you pay so much money for your girls to dance?” Well I have a confession to make, I don’t pay for dance. Personally, I couldn’t care less about dance. I grew up in a family of 4 boys and no girls. The “Nutcracker” was something you did on...

Benefits of Dance Class for Boys
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Benefits of Dance Class for Boys

Dance class benefits growing boys and may be one of the secrets to successful athletic performance in many sports. All children can get valuable exercise, flexibility, endurance and motor skill growth from dancing. Boys also need the lessons in fitness and discipline that are a part of dance. Discover how dancing can help young boys...

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Marissa Figueroa Aries Named Director at Elegant Dance Studio

We are so excited that Marissa Figueroa Aries has elected to join our team at Elegant Dance Studio.  Marissa brings a tremendous wealth of experience and professionalism to our studio.   Marissa Figueroa Aries Bio Marissa began dancing at the age of 3. She has studied various styles of dance Including Ballet,Tap,Jazz,Lyrical and Hiphop. As a competitive...

Dance At Home: Bonding Time with Your Dancers
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Dance At Home: Bonding Time with Your Dancers

For kids and toddlers, dance class may simply be a weekly activity. However, with the company of a parent or guardian, the practice of dance can continue all through the week! Not only will dancing outside of a kids dance classes help your child to further foster interests in dance, but it can also elevate...

Why are floors designed specifically for dance important?
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Why are floors designed specifically for dance important?

Like any physical other activity, dance carries with it some inherent risk of injury. For professional dancers, an injury can mean the difference between being able to work or losing income. In extreme cases an injury can cut short a career and render a dancer unable to perform for the rest of their life. There...

Why Is Dancing So Good for Your kids?
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Why Is Dancing So Good for Your kids?

If you have kids, you may be wondering what is the best way to channel their seemingly boundless energy. While traditional team sports are a good way to get your kids physically active, they may not be right for younger children. Dance classes are a great alternative to team sports, and most studios offer lessons...

How To Choose A Dance Studio
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How To Choose A Dance Studio

Faculty –  A studio is only as good as its instructors and different classes require a different type of instructor for optimum benefit. While professional performance experiences with reputable companies are frequently a guarantee of technical ability on the teacher’s behalf, the same doesn’t always translate to top-quality instruction. Find out where current and former...

Dance As a Form of Exercise
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Dance As a Form of Exercise

Dancing can be a most enjoyable form of exercise. But, what most people don’t know is that it also has a large number of health benefits. Dancing is a great full out mind and body workout. It can make your body and soul feel good in a way that no other exercise can. The benefits...