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

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

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

The Best Children's Activity

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

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

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

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