Fred Astaire Fun Facts: Choreographing a Formula for Film Fame

Like the precise steps of the waltz or the cha-cha, many of Fred Astaire’s beloved films follow a formula that brought him fame and fortune in Hollywood. In this edition of Fred Astaire Fun Facts, we learn more about that formula.   Fred Astaire became a musical icon under the direction of producer Pandro S.… Read More

Latin Dance Moves Inspire Fun, Fitness

The quick steps, high energy and engaging beats of Latin dancing make it a great choice for adults interested in having fun and getting in shape.   Long commutes and busy work schedules put exercise at the bottom of many of our to-do lists. If given the choice between hitting the gym or binge-watching the… Read More

Kids Will Dance for National Child Health Day

Celebrate National Child Health Day by turning up the music and encouraging your kids to take a spin around the dance floor.   President Calvin Coolidge started the annual celebration of children’s health in 1928, and on the first Monday of October every year, a similar presidential proclamation encourages healthcare agencies and everyday Americans to… Read More

Swing of Things: Halloween Fun Not Just Child’s Play

If your Halloween festivities are limited to raiding your kids’ candy spoils, it’s time to get into the swing of the spooky season by finding out how the grownups celebrate at a local costume ball.   You may be too old to knock on doors carrying an empty pillowcase for trick-or-treating, but sporting a costume… Read More