Does Ballroom Dancing Reduce the Risk of Dementia?

Odds are, you know someone who is affected by dementia in some way. That’s because more than 47 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia worldwide, and that number is growing. November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, and while there is no cure for Alzheimer’s yet, there is still hope… Read More

It’s true! Ballroom dancing helps kids battle obesity

Whether it’s the rumba, the salsa or anything in between, dance can be a challenging workout that keeps you moving, healthy and fit. Children especially can benefit from learning to dance as childhood obesity rates are on the rise. So let’s take on childhood obesity with dance! Ballroom dance is a great after school activity… Read More

How ballroom dancing brought me back from cancer

Dance can be transformative in many ways, especially for breast cancer survivors. This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we’d like to celebrate by taking a look at the inspiring stories of women who used dance to recover from breast cancer. Many of them had long, hard journeys, but with a lot of strength… Read More

Why breast cancer survivors thrive with ballroom dancing

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we at Fred Astaire Dance Studio are proud to support such an important cause. Dance truly can make a difference in people’s lives, especially for cancer survivors. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we would like to dedicate this post to the ways in which ballroom… Read More