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Good Talk with Cristy

May 7, 2017

Endless Romance “Can you feel the love tonight? You needn’t look too far. Stealing through the night’s uncertainties, love is where they are.” You could probably guess where that quote or song lyric comes from, the Lion King! Though, lions are not what we are focusing today, it’s love! “Can You Feel the Love Tonight”? […]

Good Talk with Cristy

Dancing With The Stars Dancing with the Stars is on its 24th season! The participants this season consist of; Chris Kattan- Actor & comedian, Charo- Actress, comedienne & singer, Mr. T- Actor & former wrestler, Simone Biles- Olympic gymnast, Bonner Bolton- Model & bull rider, Erika Jayne- Singer & reality television star, Rashad Jennings- NFL […]

Good Talk with Cristy

Improved Health  How can Ballroom Dance improve your health? Well, like exorcise you are working your muscles. It is said that people should exercise somewhere between 1 ½ hours of vigorous physical activity – 2 ½ hours of moderate physical activity. Now, I know exercise can be mundane to some folk, but they still want […]

National Blog Posts

An In-Depth Guide: Preparing Your Body For a Dance Competition

June 15, 2018

Our Fred Astaire Franchised Studios participates in many regional and national competitions throughout the year. In order to be fully ready for a competition, you want to make sure you are treating your body right for the few weeks leading up to the competition so you are able to handle the demands of competing. Follow […]

3 Ways Dad Will Benefit From Dance Lessons

June 1, 2018

What do we get dear old Dad on Father’s Day? This is a dilemma for many. A tie? Been there. A polo shirt? Done that. Baseball cap? Yes, about three years ago. Let’s think about giving Pop something he can not only use and enjoy now, but also well into the future (no, we are […]

The Importance of Good Technique

May 15, 2018

When it comes to dance, no truer words were spoken than what was said by British poet and dramatist, John Dryden in the 1600’s, “Dancing is the poetry of the foot.” Whether dancing in front of an audience or dancing down a street on a sunny afternoon, the feet write and display the graceful beauty […]

Burning Calories & Feeling Happier With Dance; Just How Much of a Workout Is Ballroom Dancing?

May 1, 2018

“Burn, baby, burn, it’s a disco inferno.” Ah, we remember those lyrics from disco’s heyday. And while disco isn’t the hot, hot, hot thing of the past, all manner of line dances and high-energy dances have taken its place. Dance is, of course, a wonderful form of personal expression and also one that can involve […]

Dance: Something This Mother and Daughter Have in Common

April 22, 2018

Sari Gold and her daughter Emily walked into FADS Manhasset, NY at different times, for different reasons. But there’s one aspect of dance they agree on – that it’s enhancing their relationship, by giving them something to share, together. At Bellagio Las Vegas during FAWC 2017, Sari and Emily Gold, joined by their Instructor, Eugene Yeremenko, sat […]