Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Dancers

Now that Thanksgiving is in the rearview mirror, it’s time to kick shopping into high gear for the next big holiday on the calendar. Fred Astaire Dance Studios can help you explore Christmas gifts for dancers on your list.   Retailers expect Christmas to boost the industry as people flock to stores to buy gifts.… Read More

Guide to Understanding Dance Etiquette 

To improve the quality of your experience on the dance floor, Fred Astaire Dance Studios put together a beginner’s guide to ballroom dance etiquette.     Ballroom dancing has its roots in the grand European courts of the 17th century. Courtiers followed strict etiquette guidelines to avoid scandal and improve marriage prospects. Young ladies were escorted… Read More

Five Traditional Latin Dances

  Observe Hispanic Heritage with Dancing   Pay homage to National Hispanic Heritage Month with Fred Astaire Dance Studios by kicking up your heels and learning the five traditional Latin dances. Modern-day ballroom dancing is heavily influenced by traditional dances from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. Latin ballroom dancing is characterized… Read More

Preventing Stage Fright on the Dance Floor

Lessons at Fred Astaire Dance Studios can help you conquer stage fright and get you prepped to cut a rug at the next big party on your calendar. Does the idea of dancing in front of a crowd fill you with dread? Do you sit on the sidelines while your friends hit the dance floor?… Read More