Proper Footwear Improves Ballroom Dance Finesse

Students at Fred Astaire Dance Studios are dancing their way to good health by achieving fulfillment and fun on the dance floor. Taking care of your feet by picking proper dance shoes is an important step to take when learning how to salsa, cha-cha and swing.   Pay Attention to Your Feet Taking care of… Read More

Celebrating the Roaring 20s: The Lindy Hop

The music and high energy of the Roaring 20s sparks a lively atmosphere at Fred Astaire Dance Studios. Learn a new dance inspired during this unique period of American history, when economic prosperity and the soaring popularity of jazz music revolutionized ballroom dancing.   The 1920s began with the last American troops returning home from… Read More

Create Your Own Fairy Tale by Learning to Waltz

Fairy tales come alive on the dance floor at Fred Astaire Dance Studios. Celebrate “National Dance the Waltz Day,” by learning a ballroom dance with scandalous and sultry origins.   The waltz has its origins among German peasants and was introduced to high society in Germany and Austria in the 18th century. The term “waltz”… Read More

Women celebrate Leap Day by asking their partner to Dance

Valentine’s Day is not the only day in February to celebrate with your main squeeze. Fred Astaire Dance Studios encourages women to follow a leap year tradition and invite your man to dance.   Throughout history, leap day is also known as “Ladies Day” or “Ladies’ Privilege.” Reports reveal Scottish law in the 1200s as… Read More