Thanksgiving Parade Tradition Marches On

While many Thanksgiving traditions are on hold, Fred Astaire Dance Studios is pleased that the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, showcasing numerous dance performances and musical guests, is slated to continue. The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is typically held every year on Thanksgiving morning along the streets of New York City. The televised event features a… Read More

Popular Roaring 20s Dance Takes the Cake

To get your appetite ready for the upcoming holidays, Fred Astaire Dance Studios encourages you to perform in a cakewalk, an African American dance tradition that hails from an earlier time of prosperity in the United States. Thanksgiving and Christmas provide numerous opportunities to partake in hearty comfort food dishes and delicious desserts. Given that… 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

U.S. Marines Honor Rich History by Dancing

As Americans prepare to celebrate Veterans Day, Fred Astaire Dance Studios is highlighting the annual Marine Corps Ball, typically one of the hottest tickets in town in November. The Marine Corps Ball is an epic evening held each year on November 10 to honor the birth of the United States Marine Corps. The Marines are… Read More

Presidents Lighten Mood of White House by Dancing

If political ads and vitriolic rhetoric are sending your stress levels skyrocketing this election season, Fred Astaire Dance Studios is showcasing the dance moves of some of our beloved presidents to provide some light-hearted political moments to make you smile. Traditionally, presidents celebrate their election win at numerous inaugural balls throughout Washington, D.C. One of… Read More