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

Re-energize Your Exercise Routine by Adding Ballroom Dancing

Re-energize your exercise routine to stay the course by scheduling a dance lesson at Fred Astaire Dance Studios.   Now that it’s the end of January, you may find your enthusiasm for achieving your New Year’s resolution to get physically fit is starting to wane. Cold temperatures, shorter days, and boredom can take a toll… Read More

Redeem Your Gift Card for Dance Lessons

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… Read More