Dance with Your Whole Heart This February

Is Dancing Good for your Heart?   February is the month of hearts. It’ll be all romance and love until the 14th day of the month when we celebrate Valentine’s Day. But the hearts won’t disappear after the holiday. Flowers and candy are replaced by talk of something equally as important as love and romance;… Read More

Join Fred Astaire Dance Studios As We Dance to Defeat Dementia

Nearly 5.4 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. This November, Fred Astaire Dance Studios (FADS) wants you to Dance to Defeat Dementia in support of Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness and Caregivers Month. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia and primarily affects memory, thought and language. Dementia is the umbrella term used to describe symptoms… Read More

Why Do People Dance? Here’s Why

Most people don’t decide to take their first ballroom dancing class thinking they will become a ballroom dance champion. So why do people dance?  There are as many reasons for taking dance lessons as there are people who made that critical first move and signed up. Here are some of the most common we’ve found here at… Read More

How Ballroom Dancing Helps People with Obesity and Diabetes

Dance has incredible healing and therapeutic effects. There have been countless decades worth of research on the myriad ways dance improves our lives. Like many other physical activities, dance can improve your balance and coordination, enhance your memory, and help you relieve stress. Recently, researchers also discovered that dance can be useful when trying to… Read More