How Many Calories Does Dancing Burn?

Fred Astaire Dance Studios encourages people to dance in 2021 to burn calories and improve their physical and mental health. Around this time of year, Americans start making New Year’s Resolutions. Many people resolve to set a spending budget, read more books, or keep clutter at bay. But, losing weight and adopting a healthier lifestyle… Read More

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

Ballroom Dancing Helps Patients Fight Breast Cancer

Studies conclude ballroom dancing can help breast cancer patients and survivors by encouraging them to exercise and improving their emotional health.   October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual international health campaign designed to increase awareness of the disease. Hosted by the National Breast Cancer Foundation Inc., the campaign encourages people to do their… Read More

Swing of Things: Dance Extra COVID-19 Pounds Away

Fred Astaire Dance Studios recommends getting in the swing of things this fall by taking control of your health and physical fitness. Kick up your heels on the dance floor and lose those extra pounds you gained during COVID-19 quarantine.   As the leaves change color and cooler temperatures become the norm, the fall season… Read More