Dancing Helps Build Strong Female Friendships

Happy Galentine’s Day! Ladies are leaving the men at home and heading to Fred Astaire Dance Studios in February to celebrate a special holiday dedicated to strong female friendships and strong women.   Galentine’s Day falls on February 13, the day before Valentine’s Day. The unique holiday started when Amy Poehler’s character on the hit… Read More

Roaring Twenties Review: The Charleston

Want to try something new to celebrate the start of the decade? Mark the beginning of 2020 by learning a dance that leapt to popularity 100 years ago, during a special time of prosperity in the United States known as the Roaring Twenties.   Following the end of World War I, economic gains and new… Read More

Make Time to Rock Around the Christmas Tree

Hearing familiar Christmas carols puts a spring in your step, and the month of December would not be the same without the tunes we use to mark the holiday season.   The first Christmas hymns can be traced back to Rome in the fourth century. Christmas carols combine scripture and music to celebrate the season.… Read More

Swing of Things: Kwanzaa Celebrates African Heritage, Ballroom Dance Roots

Get in the swing of things and celebrate Kwanzaa by learning a modern-day ballroom dance derived from Africa’s rich heritage.   Kwanzaa is an annual celebration of African culture and heritage that starts the day after Christmas and ends on January 1 with a gift exchange and large feast. The week-long holiday celebrates African-American traditions… Read More