Dancing Reduces Onset of Dementia, Elevates Mood

Fred Astaire Dance Studios encourages seniors to start dancing to stay in shape, have fun and help stave off Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. In 1983, President Ronald Reagan declared November National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month to help raise awareness for the most common form of dementia. Alzheimer’s Disease is a degenerative brain disease that impacts memory,… Read More

U.S. Marines Honor Rich History by Dancing

As Americans prepare to celebrate Veterans Day, Fred Astaire Dance Studios is highlighting the annual Marine Corps Ball, typically one of the hottest tickets in town in November. The Marine Corps Ball is an epic evening held each year on November 10 to honor the birth of the United States Marine Corps. The Marines are… Read More

Presidents Lighten Mood of White House by Dancing

If political ads and vitriolic rhetoric are sending your stress levels skyrocketing this election season, Fred Astaire Dance Studios is showcasing the dance moves of some of our beloved presidents to provide some light-hearted political moments to make you smile. Traditionally, presidents celebrate their election win at numerous inaugural balls throughout Washington, D.C. One of… Read More

Swing of Things: Get Groovy on Halloween

Get in the swing of things this year and celebrate Halloween by learning a spooky new dance and creating a wicked line-up of new traditions. Halloween may look a bit different this year. Adults traditionally are tasked with helping their kids dress up as princesses, unicorns and skeletons. Everyone scarfs down a hurried dinner before… Read More