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Commitment Leads The Way

Over 18 years ago, I sat in my Grandmother’s house with a purple spiral notebook jotting down every idea I had about creating what is now called Elite Dance Academy. I wrote down all of my dreams and shared them with my Dad for him to help me iron out those dreams down to the smallest detail. As I look

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Communication is Key and Other Lessons From a Coffee Chat

Last month, we hosted a “Meet the Leaders” coffee chat for our families to come and learn a little more about Elite. We wanted to extend our reach to parents directly to really get a pulse on what they need to know and how they are feeling about how we are doing as a business serving them and their children. 

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Integrity Matters

It seems a crime. There are no licensing requirements for people who want to open and operate a dance studio. I find it odd that in an industry where the main focus is working with children that there aren’t more regulations. We, at Elite take our jobs very seriously knowing that we are helping families to raise great human beings,

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5 Benefits of Dance

Five Benefits of Dance At Elite Dance Academy, we believe that learning how to dance should be an encouraging and positive experience for children at any age!  And while the dance steps themselves are an important element to every class, the benefits of dance go far beyond pliés and pirouettes. Here are our five favorite benefits of dance: 1)  

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Respect First

It Takes A Village I take what we do at Elite very seriously. I think our staff has a huge responsibility in working with children to help them navigate life, not just the dance rooms that they are in with us. I think that the world is currently full of a lot of “not so great” examples in mentorship in

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Quality Counts

At the beginning of a dance season, I always like to open the curtain on the reasoning behind some of the things we do inside of our dance rooms that parents may or may not understand. This stems from years of people in our lobbies asking things like, “Why are they sitting down?” “Why are they stretching for so long?”

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