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 Studios, 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

Ballroom Dancing is Body Positive

Yes, we at Fred Astaire Dance Studios believe that Ballroom Dancing is Body Positive! Read this story and we think you’ll agree. Think of the graceful turn of a Viennese Waltz. The rise and fall of a Quickstep. The dramatic lines of a Tango. With the emphasis on execution and the confidence-building of success, many… Read More

Yes, Dancing Aids in Weight Loss

John Schneider Reveals His ‘DWTS’ 22lb Weight Loss. Katie Piper Weight Loss: ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Star Shed TWO Stone ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Celebrities Who Lost Weight on the Show   Those are all real headlines from over the past six months. Indeed, ballroom dancing is a great workout and will help you shed unwanted… Read More