Start a new Thanksgiving tradition on the dance floor

Fred Astaire Dance Studios is showing its gratitude this holiday season by offering people the opportunity to start a unique Thanksgiving tradition. Stop by a local studio and learn a ballroom dance inspired by the popular centerpiece of the holiday meal —the “turkey trot.”   Thanksgiving is a holiday built on traditions. Americans gather with… 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

National Ballroom Dance Week Draws Crowds, Showcases Sport

If you hear the strains of Salsa music over the next few days, make sure to look up from your phone, because you are in for a treat. To celebrate National Ballroom Dance Week, flash mobs will be popping up across the country performing the Salsa.   In case you’re not familiar with this engaging… Read More

A Birthday Gift for Fred Astaire

On May 10, 1899, in the town of Omaha, Nebraska, the trailblazing talent named Fred Astaire was born. He brought beauty and artistry to the lives of millions who escaped the world, if only for a moment, by slipping inside a darkened cinema to be transported to his world of seemingly effortless dynamic movement.  … Read More