Dancing On the Playing Field

Fred Astaire Dance Studios recommends taking a break from news about current events and contentious political issues by spending time watching athletes celebrate victories and achievements by dancing on the playing field. Our 24-hour news feed allows us to connect with people from around the world. It enables us to stay abreast of current events,… Read More

Dancing Offers Hope for Parkinson’s Patients

A new study confirms that dancing can slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease in patients with mild to moderate symptoms.   Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disease affecting the nervous system. It impacts dopamine neurons, causing tremors, limb rigidity, walking, and balance problems. People with Parkinson’s disease often have non-motor problems, such as depression, apathy,… Read More

Add Spark to Marriage by Making Romantic Gestures

If your spouse appreciated the flowers and chocolates you purchased on Valentine’s Day this year, Fred Astaire Dance Studios recommends ramping up your efforts at romantic gestures to keep the flame burning bright throughout the year.   During the hustle and bustle of daily life, married couples typically put their relationship on the back burner.… Read More

Ice Dancing a Highlight of Winter Olympics

The 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing are in full swing, and Fred Astaire Dance Studios is tuning in to watch the ice dancing competition.   Ice dancing has been part of the Winter Olympics since 1976 and combines ballroom dancing with ice skating. Ice dancers are not permitted to perform the jumps or spins… Read More

Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month by learning more about how African American dance traditions shaped the ballroom dances we perform today.   When we celebrate Black History Month in February each year, we honor the successes and struggles of our country’s African American community. Historian Carter G. Woodhouse, along with other prominent African Americans, started the… Read More