4 Unique Summer Camps to Try in Gaithersburg!

This summer, you have the opportunity to wow your child! Without the pressures of school, summertime means that kids can really let go, get silly, and find their true passions. Because of that, we encourage you to think outside the box with your summer camp choices. When you do, your child will get to experience … Read more

Spring Ballet Feature: Meet Our Alice!

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Our Spring Ballet, Down the Rabbit Hole, will take the stage on June 12, 2022 at the Baker Park Bandshell in Frederick, MD. We can’t wait to see our talented dancers on stage and share our love for ballet with the community.  As a reminder, our spring ballet offers our students and community members the … Read more

What Do Dancers Really Learn From Performing?

Spring Ballet at District Dance

Our mission at District Dance is to empower and support the next generation of courageous leaders! We do this by offering weekly dance classes, creating opportunities to connect with our larger community, AND by providing multiple opportunities to perform through the year. One of those performing opportunities is the Spring Ballet at District Dance!  Our … Read more

Get an Early Start on Your Summer Planning!

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Who’s ready to start dreaming about summer? The temperatures may still be below freezing, but here at District Dance we are already thinking about sunshine, warm weather, and… summer dance camps in Gaithersburg!  We know that planning summer activities can be a delicate balance. Trying to coordinate multiple activities, work schedules, and vacations can be … Read more

3 Fun Ways for Kids To Stay Active This Winter!

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Brrrr, it’s cold out there! If you’re like us, this weather has you wanting to cozy up by the fire, get out the hot cocoa, and bury yourself under the fuzzy blankets. We’re in full support! But don’t stay in your cuddly winter cocoon for too long, because we’ve got some winter activities in Gaithersburg … Read more

From Tots to Teachers-in-Training: 6 Ways We Help Our Dancers Progress

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From the moment we welcome a dancer into our studio family, we are ready to help them grow. While any dance studio can teach your child how to do a beautiful pirouette, our mission is about more than just dance. Whether your child is taking their very first dance class, or looking for advanced dance … Read more

How To Know If Your Child Is Ready For Dance

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Each year, as the school year begins, we all tend to feel nostalgic and sentimental about how fast our children are growing. As they step onto the school bus or try their first beginning dance classes, we realize that they are becoming more and more ready to take on the world, independently from us! So … Read more

Big News from District Dance!

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We must confess, we’ve been keeping a super fun secret over here at District Dance! BIG news has been brewing for the past couple of months and we can’t wait to finally share what’s in the works. Drumroll, please!!! 🥁​​🥁🥁 We are THRILLED to announce our BRAND NEW studio location! That’s right, District Dance is … Read more

4 Things to Consider When Choosing a Dance Studio

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When hiring a babysitter, would you pick someone you didn’t trust? When you’re choosing a pediatrician for your child, would you choose one with poor reviews? Our guess is… absolutely not!  If you’re like us, you don’t cut corners when it comes to your little ones! We know you want the absolute best for your … Read more

Are You Ready for an #UNSTOPPABLE Summer?!

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Has your dancer ever wondered what it’s like to be a professional dancer in New York City? Does your child want to take their dance training to the next level? If you answered “yes” to those questions, we can’t wait to tell you about our Summer Dance Intensive in Germantown!   Introducing the #UNSTOPPABLE Dance Intensive! … Read more

Stay Strong All Summer Long!

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Where are all the summer-lovers at?! What’s your favorite summer staple? Barbeques? Pool days? Bonfires? It all sounds JUST perfect right about now… who agrees?! We are ready to kick this summer off!  With the sun coming out and kids off of school, summertime makes children more energized and motivated than ever! We call that … Read more

3 Ways to Prepare Your Child for In-Person Activities

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As we quickly approach the one year mark of when we had to close our studio doors last March, we’re reflecting on both the challenges we’ve overcome, and the voids we still have yet to fill. We’ve been thrilled to continue offering dance classes for children in Germantown, but things still aren’t QUITE the same.  … Read more

Celebrating Leadership with Girls Who Start

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We took part in something special recently and we can’t WAIT to share with all of our readers! This past month, Melissa Curling, our fearless leader and owner here at District Dance sat down with Lyla H., president of Girls Who Start (Ridgeview chapter) for a one-of-kind interview. Owning a dance studio in Germantown, COVID-19 … Read more

Welcoming New Faces in the New Year: Open House!

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Happy New Year and welcome to 2021: the year of high hopes for NEW beginnings! After the bizarre and hectic events that 2020 presented us with, we are all ready for a refresh. We’re not just turning the page on 2020 or even starting a new chapter. We’re opening a WHOLE new book! Who’s joining … Read more

3 Things You Should Look for in an Activity This Winter

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Being a parent during a pandemic is not an easy task! With new information coming in daily and differing opinions flooding your ears, it can be hard to know what is best for your family. While safety is probably your first priority, going without activities for your kids this winter is definitely not ideal. We … Read more

Why We Are Thankful for our Germantown Community

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No matter how crazy the world may seem, there is ALWAYS something to be thankful for. We spread this important message to our students all the time, and we certainly practice what we preach!  From virtual dance classes to heightened safety policies, we’ve adapted our studio to make it COVID-friendly. View our updated safety protocols … Read more

Returning to the Studio: Our Dancers Weigh In!

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After revamping our safety protocols, creating virtual class options, and kicking off our 2020/2021 Dance Season in September, we gave ourselves a GIANT pat on the back! We are SO proud and pleased with our safe return back to the dance studio. But we couldn’t stop there! We HAD to ask our students to weigh … Read more

Bringing You Options: Virtual AND In-Person Dance Classes This Fall

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Here at District Dance, we ask ourselves one question a lot: “What do our dance families need right now?” When the pandemic hit, we started asking ourselves that question more and more. We want to support our community during this difficult time and we’re keeping that in mind as we shape our upcoming Fall Dance … Read more