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    How To Avoid An Injury While Dancing

    Dancing is a rigorous and demanding sport, especially for kids who are just being introduced to it. Although most child-based dance techniques don’t involve the kind of twisting and turning you see in the more competitive side of the sport, young people still need to be careful in order to avoid injury. The dance classes at Castle Rock Dance Academy are geared towards kids of all ages who may be…Read More

  2. The Lost Art Form of Dance

    Most of us like to watch old movies, and probably historical pieces as well. Movies such as Gone with the Wind, The Sound of Music, and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers are classic movies that we all know and love. They have great tales that are timeless with life lessons that still apply today. However, these movies also feature one thing we rarely see nowadays and that’s dancing. We watch these…Read More

  3. An Introduction to Ballet Terminology

    If you’ve never taken ballet lessons before, you can become confused by the terminology used to describe the intricate moves ballet dancers perform. Castle Rock Dance Academy is the best dance studio for kids located in beautiful Castle Rock, Colorado. We offer a variety of dance classes for kids, including ballet, tap, jazz, musical theatre, and hip hop. Our mission is to promote a love of danc…Read More

  4. Purchasing Dance Costumes

    Having your child in a sport comes with the general understanding that you’ll end up having to spend some money on their uniform or costume. Dance is no different, but, with the variation of dance classes that there are, there are a few different costumes that you’ll have to plan on purchasing. Our blog post today is going to give you a better idea of what cost you can expect to see for a rang…Read More

  5. Muscles Ballet Will Strengthen

    Ballet is certainly one of the classes where children will learn much more than simply how to dance. They will gain poise, grace, dedication and so much more. It is truly one of the most challenging and rewarding forms of dance for anyone to learn. This will always be the case, but it isn’t where the benefits of ballet stop. A huge benefit to practicing this form of dance is that it strengthens …Read More

  6. Summer and Fall Dance Classes

    While we are taking the summer off of our regular school year class schedule, we do offer some fun dance classes to help your child stay busy, keep moving, and have fun with other kids during their summer break. It’s so important to keep your child occupied during the summer with activities that will enrich their whole lives. Sure, it’s great to burn off energy, but we think that dance camp al…Read More

  7. Is Dance an Art or a Sport?

    Among the age, old questions that have baffled people forever are the classics such as “Which came first? The chicken or the egg?” and for dancers everywhere, “is dance an art or a sport?”We at Castle Rock have our opinions, but we thought we’d look at this question and the ideas it brings up. When you are looking for a dance studio for your for child, boy or girl, from ages 3- 16, Castl…Read More

  8. The Benefits of Dance for Young Girls & Boys

      Castle Rock Dance Academy is a dance studio in Castle Rock that teaches ballet, rap, pointe, lyrical, jazz, poms, hip hop and creative movement. We accept students who dance for recreation purposes, as well as those who are interested in pursuing dance as a career. As you could expect, we love dance and think that it offers many gifts to the student who attends class regularly. In this week…Read More