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 Why We Are Thankful for our Germantown Community

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

Dancing through the Transitions: Options for Every Family this Summer

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Summer is here and things are starting to look a little brighter around here. The sun is shining, the bees are buzzing, and we are finally allowed to invite dancers back to the studio! We are SO pumped to announce our plans for summer dance classes in Germantown.  Now, as pleased as we are to … Read more Dancing through the Transitions: Options for Every Family this Summer

Digital Dancing: 3 Benefits of Virtual Dance Classes

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What a whirlwind we are living in! As we enter into Phase 1 of reopening our community, it’s becoming more and more clear that this situation is going to take lots and LOTS of time. That’s why we are so proud to have acted quickly in March to get our virtual dance classes up and … Read more Digital Dancing: 3 Benefits of Virtual Dance Classes

COVID-19 Resources for Dance Families

Oof! Whatever you are stressed about right now…. just know, you are NOT alone. Between finances, health, and childcare, it’s just a lot. These are REAL issues, REAL concerns, and we are with you. We want to help. From our stuck-at-home family to yours, we are here to offer some positivity during this trying time.  … Read more COVID-19 Resources for Dance Families

Experience the Magic: 4 Benefits of Seeing a Live Performance

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Hey dance families! Today, we’ve got a question for you! When is the last time you watched a dance performance on TV or Youtube? We’re guessing it was fairly recent! Now here’s the REAL question: when was the last time you took a trip to the theater to see a LIVE dance performance? If it’s … Read more Experience the Magic: 4 Benefits of Seeing a Live Performance

A Guide for Parents: 5 Ways to Set Your Dancer Up for Success In 2020

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Happy New Year District Dance families! It’s officially 2020 and we love this time of year because it feels a little bit like a fresh start. After a much needed break in the middle of winter, we are feeling more motivated and driven to accomplish our goals.  As we head into the New Year, we … Read more A Guide for Parents: 5 Ways to Set Your Dancer Up for Success In 2020

Leader Feature Series: Featuring Lily

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Today we are SO excited to announce our FIRST ever Leader Feature! For those of you who are just tuning in, our newest addition to the District Dance Blog is a series of posts featuring young dancers who exemplify our 5 core values. Our goal at District Dance is to empower young girls, so it’s … Read more Leader Feature Series: Featuring Lily

2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Dancers

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It’s that special time of year where parents and loved ones are frantically trying to find the perfect gift for their kids! We hope you find some helpful ideas below in our 2019 holiday gift guide for dancers!  Little Dancers For our youngest dancers, we have a few ideas for class time, playtime, and reading … Read more 2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Dancers

6 Questions to Ask When You Are Looking for a Dance Studio

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Parents, this month’s blog post is for YOU. We know how hard you work… at your jobs, at home, and during the many hours spent trying to give your kids as many opportunities as you can. We get it!  We are here to make your lives as easy as possible. As a dance parent, we … Read more 6 Questions to Ask When You Are Looking for a Dance Studio

How To Know If Your Child Is Ready For Dance Class

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A child’s first dance class is such a special milestone! We still get ALL the feels when we look back at pictures and videos of our first dancing moments. After all, for most of the staff members at District Dance, our first dance classes were the start of a life-long journey with dance.  At District … Read more How To Know If Your Child Is Ready For Dance Class

6 of the BEST Kids Activities in Germantown

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Alright parents, we are mid-way through summer vacation, how are you feeling?! Are your kids bored yet? Are they on your last nerve yet? If you are already counting down the days until the first day of school, today’s blog is for YOU! We’ve lined up 6 of the BEST kids activities in Germantown and … Read more 6 of the BEST Kids Activities in Germantown

How to Support Your Dancer at Recital: 5 Tips from the Pros

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District Dance families! The recital countdown has officially begun as we head into recital week and prep for our annual dance recital! We could not be more excited to see our amazing students hit the stage, and we know the excitement is probably brewing in your homes as well. Our annual dance recital is one … Read more How to Support Your Dancer at Recital: 5 Tips from the Pros

A Day in the Life of a Competition Dancer

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Here at District Dance, we strive to empower girls of all ages and build confidence in our students. We may be a little biased, but we believe that dance (and the arts in general!) is so valuable for a child’s self-worth! Our students build up their confidence all year in the studio, but the place … Read more A Day in the Life of a Competition Dancer

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

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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

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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

2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Dancers

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It’s that special time of year where parents and loved ones are frantically trying to find the perfect gift for their kids! We hope you find some helpful ideas below in our 2018 holiday gift guide for dancers!  Little Dancers For our youngest dancers, we have a few ideas for class time, play time, and … Read more 2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Dancers

Balancing Back to School and Back to Dance

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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

Turn In The Soccer Cleats! 5 Reasons To Dance Instead!

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We get it! Your child has so many activities to choose from. And in our area, soccer is one of the most popular activities for kids. Once a child reaches a certain skill level, it becomes much harder to participate in both soccer and dance. With this in mind, parents often feel torn when trying … Read more Turn In The Soccer Cleats! 5 Reasons To Dance Instead!