Cross-Training Exercises to Improve Dancing Skills 

If you are starting your ballroom dancing journey, Fred Astaire Dance Studios recommends adding cross-training exercises for dancers to your daily routine to help improve your performance on the dance floor.    The Centers for Disease Control advises adults to exercise for 150 minutes a week, including two days of muscle-strengthening activities. Staying physically fit… Read More

Senior Moments: Dancing Improves Mental Health

Learning new moves on the dance floor boosts the mental health of seniors as they age by helping them stay active in a fun, social setting. In this edition of “Senior Moments,” Fred Astaire Dance Studios calls attention to the importance of mental well-being in the senior community. Getting older can be tough. In addition… Read More

Discover Confidence by Ballroom Dancing 

Overcome insecurities and boost confidence by learning how to ballroom dance at Fred Astaire Dance Studios.    Is your glass half empty? Do you blame yourself when things go wrong or find yourself apologizing unnecessarily? Do you have a hard time rocking the boat? If you answered yes to any of these questions, it’s likely… Read More

Senior Moments: Dancing Boosts Cognitive Skill

Stay sharp as you age by tripping the light fantastic. Medical research confirms ballroom dancing can improve cognitive skills in the elderly.    Cognitive skills are the tools your brain uses to control memory, solve problems, learn, read, and pay attention. They also control your long-term memory. It’s natural for cognitive skills to slowly decline… Read More