Fred Astaire Dance Studios encourages you to take the first step to learn a fun, new hobby by redeeming the gift card you got for Christmas at your local studio.
While the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is over, Fred Astaire Dance Studios is not ready to stop celebrating. Keep the party atmosphere alive by marking National Use Your Gift Card Day. Although National Use Your Gift Card Day is celebrated annually on the third Saturday of January, it’s never too late to get started. Mark the holiday by taking stock of all the gift cards you neglected to spend and start shopping. Americans failed to spend $15.3 billion in gift cards last year, according to Bankrate. At least 51 percent of Americans do not use their gift cards, the online poll of 2,387 United States adults revealed.
As temperatures drop and the days get shorter, your first instinct may be to grab a blanket and stream your favorite movie. Although hibernating is essential for some animals, it will not help you keep your New Year’s resolution to get in shape and exercise. A special person in your life decided ballroom dancing would be the perfect gift for you. Show them you care and celebrate National Use Your Gift Card Day by calling your local Fred Astaire Dance Studios location to schedule your first lesson.
Fred Astaire Dance Studios offers private and group lessons where you can learn how to tango, waltz, or cha-cha in a welcoming atmosphere. Dancing can improve your physical health and mental well-being. Ballroom dancing offers a low-impact workout that is fun. It can help you increase flexibility and bone strength. Ballroom dancing is also a great stress reliever and can prevent memory loss.
After scheduling a lesson, feel free to pull that blanket back up and get comfortable on the sofa by streaming a movie. Fred Astaire Dance Studios recommends picking a new movie that showcases dancing. Here are some of our top suggestions.
In the Heights. Based on the musical by the great Lin-Manuel Miranda, “In the Heights” tells the story of everyday people who live in the primarily Dominican neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City.
West Side Story. In this remake by Steven Spielberg, star-crossed lovers once again find their relationship thwarted because their families are from rival gangs. The new adaptation of “West Side Story” proves the tragic love story is timeless.
Birds of Paradise. Based on the novel “Bright Burning Stars” by A.K. Small, “Birds of Paradise” is the story of two students attending an acclaimed ballet academy in Paris. The best female and male dancer will earn a contract with a ballet company.
Schedule Your First Lesson
Cash in your gift card and learn a fun new hobby. Contact your local Fred Astaire Dance Studios location to begin your ballroom dancing journey.