The Swing of Things – Valentine’s Day Edition

So, how was your Valentine’s Day? If you spent it dancing at Fred Astaire Dance Studio like the team in Norwalk, Conn., (pictured above) it was likely a good one. On this edition of The Swing of Things, we’ll take a look at some of the amazing ballroom dancing stories of love and better health… Read More

The Swing of Things – A Kennedy on DWTS?

How a night of ballroom dancing bruised more than my ego Author, humorist and ballroom dance enthusiast Cathy Sikorski recounts a fun weekend of ballroom dancing with her husband that left both of them feeling a bit worn out Sunday morning. We’ve been there, Cathy! Did “Dancing with the Stars” just score a Kennedy? It… Read More

Video: Dancing with our Heroes receives national attention

Fred Astaire Dance Studios are deeply committed to supporting our troops and veterans. Recently, one of our efforts was featured on national television when Fox and Friends reported on Dancing with our Heroes, a “Dancing with the Stars” style ballroom competition featuring veterans and dance instructors performing at a charity ball. All proceeds will go… Read More

Jean Kwok: “If you can walk, you can learn to dance ballroom”

Before she was a New York Times Bestselling Author, Jean Kwok was a top female professional dance instructor at Fred Astaire Dance Studio in New York City’s East Side. With her critically-acclaimed new novel, “Mambo in Chinatown,” set to hit bookshelves today, we sat down with the author to explore how ballroom dancing changed her life… Read More