How the body feels after your first dance lesson

Many of our dancers come to their very first lesson with zero experience. They’ve had little if any exposure to ballroom dancing and they just aren’t sure what will be expected of them… or their body.   We are happy to report that you can 100 percent expect to have fun! Our warm and friendly… Read More

Dance Takes Center Stage in World of Physical Therapy

Our passion for ballroom dancing takes almost as many forms as there are types of dance. There’s the artistry, the community, the competitiveness, and the entertainment of it, but that’s not all. The physicality of the movements, the rhythm, the balance: they all come together to keep our bodies in motion and in turn, healthier.… Read More

Let the Season Put a Spring in Your Step

Depending on where you live, you may not be “seeing” much of spring, but chances are your body is already starting to feel it. This transition from winter to spring is a joyous time. In the winter our bodies may have felt like they’ve slowed down, mimicking nature. But even though some parts of our… Read More

Doctors prescribing ballroom dancing? You bet!

Could the dance studio replace the pharmacy on your doctor’s prescription pad? Maybe.   At Fred Astaire Dance Studio, we’ve always known that dancing can be a great addition to anyone’s journey toward better health. Now it looks like doctors are actually being allowed to prescribe “therapeutic art or hobby-based treatments” for a wide range… Read More