How can I convince my husband to dance with me?

Owners, instructors and dancers at Fred Astaire Dance Studios hear women agonize over this predicament all the time. They want to dance, but more than that, they want to dance with their husbands. Unfortunately, their husbands would rather do just about anything other than spend their evening on the dance floor. These women either head… 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

Will Dance Lessons Interfere With My Busy Schedule?

Busy. The word seems to be the theme of our lives these days, doesn’t it? Whether you’re running the kids to practice, working toward a deadline or even packing up for summer vacation, life seems to be busy all the time! Well, in the midst of that busy schedule, it’s important to take a break… Read More

Learn to Latin Dance: The Rumba

The Rumba is a dance that tells a story of love and passion between a strong man and a coy, teasing woman. Full of slow rhythms and sensual movements, the Rumba is considered by many to be the sexiest of all the Latin dance styles. Although mistakenly referred to a specific type of dance, the… Read More