The Swing of Things: When Dance and Sports Collide

The overlap between professional sports and dance grows larger each passing day. Professional athletes, especially those who play the most popular sports in America, often have a reputation for being brawny and brutal bruisers. But cross-training is an important part of enhancing athletic skills like agility, strength and flexibility, and dance is the perfect way… Read More

The World’s Best Dance Vacations

The summer heat has you dreaming of a getaway, but you don’t want to leave your dancing shoes at home? Make room for them in your suitcase, because there are some amazing dance vacations out there that will have you waltzing into a new kind of sightseeing. And you don’t have to leave the fancy… Read More

Ask a Pro: How Long Will It Take Me to Become a Good Dancer?

It’s one of the most common questions we get at our Fred Astaire Dance Studio locations: How long will it take me to become a good dancer? Unfortunately, there is no simple answer. It really depends on you and what you want to accomplish. One thing is for certain though — at Fred Astaire Dance… Read More

Winners: 2017 Megadance Championships

Our nation’s capital is a cultural hub, and this June was no exception. The 2017 Megadance Championships hosted by Fred Astaire Dance Studios were held in Washington D.C. June 2nd and 3rd in the ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Hotel.   Competitions are a regular part of our process at Fred Astaire Dance Studios. Not… Read More

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Owner & Dance Partner Dance at Stellar Duo in Russia

The ‘Dancing Divorce Attorney,’ Carolyn Woodruff, and her partner, Alosha Anatoliy, are tearing through the world of dance sport. Most recently, they’ve been featured in the ballroom competition Stellar Duo, which took place at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia. They joined couples from Russia, Italy, South Africa, Denmark and Azerbaijan, and represented the… Read More