5 Benefits of Summer Dance

As the school year comes to a close and the weather starts to get warmer, we hope all of our dance families are getting PUMPED for summer. Our kids and parents deserve some quality time outside, time at the pool, and maybe a fun vacation getaway. We also hope that dance gets penciled into your … Read more 5 Benefits of Summer Dance

Summer Dance at District Dance

summer camps in Germantown

Who else is ready to wish away ALL things winter?! Snow, ice, puffy jackets… bye! We are officially in summer prep mode and we can’t wait to share what we have in the works at District Dance. We have planned our best line-up of summer camps and intensives yet! Here at District Dance, we believe … Read more Summer Dance at District Dance

Benefits to Performing On Stage

performance opportunities for dancers

Happy February, District Dance Families! The studio has been buzzing in preparation for our upcoming ballet, Journey to Neverland. At District Dance, we believe performing for an audience holds great value in a child’s life, and we strive to give our students that opportunity. This production is particularly special to us because our students get … Read more Benefits to Performing On Stage

Balancing Back to School and Back to Dance

balancing school and dance

Balancing Back To School & Back To Dance – A Guide For Dance Parents As a parent, it can be difficult to manage the balancing act that is helping your child meet their commitments at dance with their school responsibilities. While you want to support your child’s passion for dance, you certainly don’t want to … Read more Balancing Back to School and Back to Dance

Get to know Megan – Staff Spotlight

Ballet classes for kids

Meet Megan Lynn, the Ballet Program Director at District Dance Company. Megan earned her Bachelor’s degree in Dance Choreography, Dance Science (magna cum laude) and Biology from Goucher College. She has been teaching a variety of dance disciplines throughout New York, New Jersey and Maryland for more than 9 years. Since 2012, Megan has directed … Read more Get to know Megan – Staff Spotlight

Will blindness affect Alicia Alonso’s ability to dance again?

Dance Icon Alicia Alonso

With our mission of creating leaders of the next generation, we’re so excited to feature Alicia Alonso, a truly unstoppable female icon. Alicia was an amazing ballerina with a great career ahead of her when she came down with a terrible illness. Due to her illness worsening day by day, her sight began to deteriorate. … Read more Will blindness affect Alicia Alonso’s ability to dance again?

Break through the Boredom of Winter

Beat boredom with kids this winter in Gaithersburg

Is your child bored and begging to get out of the house during the cold winter months? Keep them active and entertained this winter by participating in Adventures in Oz! District Dance Company holds a Spring Ballet every year to continue their mission of empowering young girls to become leaders through yet another amazing performance … Read more Break through the Boredom of Winter

Finding The Perfect Dance Class For Your Child

choosing the perfect dance class for your child

Starting dance lessons is an exciting time for a child and their parents. Dance classes help a child develop self-confidence, discipline, body awareness and a love of the arts. When your child is ready to enroll in a dance class or multiple classes, choosing a dance class or a specific dance style that is the … Read more Finding The Perfect Dance Class For Your Child

What Should Be In A Dance Bag? – A Parent’s Guide

preparing for your child's first dance class

What Should Be In A Dance Bag? – A Parent’s Guide Packing your child’s bag for dance class? While it seems like a simple task, often a dance bag becomes areceptacle for too many extra, unnecessary items and the simplest and most important things get left out. While you don’t want your child carrying 50lbs of gear to … Read more What Should Be In A Dance Bag? – A Parent’s Guide