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Dreams Come True: FADS & RIM Foundation Launch Wedding Dance Mobility Contest

February 12, 2018

Whether you dance on two feet or  four wheels, Fred Astaire Dance Studio and the RIM Foundation want to help you achieve the perfect wedding dance. Together, we are offering a free package of dancing lessons for a deserving couple, where either the bride or groom, or one of their parents, has a physical disability and they’d […]

We Paired Our Favorite First Dance Songs & Styles For Your First Wedding Dance

January 31, 2018

We’ve married our favorite weddings songs with their perfect dance style match. Whether you are dreaming of a traditional wedding or a unique celebration to match your personalities, we’ll help you choose the perfect dance for your first spin around the dance floor. Waltz Been dreaming of that fairy-tale wedding entrance with prince charming leading […]

Keeping Lessons Close

January 1, 2018

Dancing isn’t like a bowling league, where you join, show up once a week, toss the ball down the lane and see where it falls. With a once-a-week frequency, you maintain your skill level, you don’t improve. And at Fred Astaire Dance Studio, we want to see you improve – because you will enjoy dancing […]

Who’s Your Buddy?

December 18, 2017

At Fred Astaire Dance Studio, one of the ways we are unique in dance instruction is that we assign our students not just one instructor, but two. The second one is known as your “buddy teacher,” and it’s important to have two people teaching you the same dances because you gain from their different perspectives. […]

‘Tis the Season…to Dance

December 4, 2017

Office parties, family celebrations, New Year’s Balls. You name it, there are many opportunities for dancing at this time of year. And for those who are comfortable dancing already, great. For those who aren’t, however, it’s a perfect time of year to give dance lessons as a gift. This holiday season, consider a gift that […]

You Get What You Pay For

August 7, 2017

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: the lowest price dance lessons may not be the best value. You can only focus on one thing at a time. When you focus on money, you don’t focus on quality and service. People talk about the price of dance lessons. Sometimes, they call me and […]

Dance Is Like Winning the Jackpot

July 31, 2017

You can’t win the lottery without buying a ticket first. You purchase a lottery ticket at your local party store and hope that small cash outlay wins you something big. You hold onto it and watch as they call the numbers. Most of the time, you don’t win the jackpot, but you never lose hope. […]

The Fred Astaire Guarantee

June 12, 2017

After 11 years in business, with a fantastic two-week introductory special for $95, I’ve never offered a guarantee. Well, things are about to change. We are going to offer a guarantee from here on out, that you have the ability to learn how to dance. IF…you follow our fun and easy Fred Astaire teaching method […]

Your First Steps into a Ballroom Dance Studio

August 8, 2016

Welcome! You’ve taken the plunge and stepped inside our dance studio. Probably, you’ve been greeted by a smiling face at the front desk, asking “How can we make you smile?” That’s our focus. Making you smile. Making you happy. Making sure your life is infused with joy. That’s what happens here at Fred Astaire Dance […]

You Don’t Need a Partner to Learn to Dance

June 6, 2016

There is a woman among our dance students who started dancing shortly after her husband’s sudden death. Seeking to assuage her grief, she stepped foot in our studio and has never looked back. Now, she competes in dance competitions, partnered with her dedicated dance instructor, and has built a community of friends among the dance […]

National Blog Posts

5 Reasons Couples Should Take Ballroom Dance Lessons

February 9, 2018

The closer you are, the closer you get. The closer you get, the closer you are. When couples take dance lessons together, they create a tighter bond, a better relationship and enjoy a more intimate physical relationship. The dance lesson – and, for that matter, any time the couple takes to the dance floor together […]

Singles: Your Online Dating Profile is Live? Read our Tips for What’s Next!

February 2, 2018

Greetings, Dance Fans! Our last blog about the online dating scene was focused on “putting your best foot forward”, and creating your best online dating profile. Now that your online dating profile is live and generating potential matches, let’s move on to responding to those inquiries and going on an actual date! Congratulations! You took […]

Fun and Practical Gift Ideas for Dancers

December 15, 2017

Holiday gift giving provides a special enjoyment for both the giver and receiver. Choosing something that can be well-used and appreciated by the recipient leaves us cheerful; being on the receiving end of gifts we can cherish warms our hearts. For Fred Astaire Franchised Dance Studio students, options are many when considering holiday gifts for […]

Nine Reasons Why a Fred Astaire Dance Studios Gift Certificate Makes the Perfect Gift

December 11, 2017

If you’re scratching your head over what to give your spouse or significant other for their birthday, a special milestone, a holiday or your anniversary, we humbly suggest you consider ballroom dance lessons! Why? Because when you give the gift of a Fred Astaire Dance Studios Gift Certificate, you’re giving much more than dance lessons […]

Why We’re Thankful For Our Dance Instructors

November 15, 2017

As Thanksgiving approaches, we grow a little introspective. We think of what we have, what we appreciate, the many things for which we are grateful. Often, those are not so much objects and possessions as the people in our lives. Our families, our good friends, the good people in our lives. At Fred Astaire Franchised […]