Local Studio Stories

Make Dance Your New Year’s Resolution

December 31, 2018

It’s that time of year again, when we vow to be better, change our ways, and improve our life satisfaction and health. Well, those are all great reasons to make Ballroom Dance your top New Year’s Resolution in 2019. Did you know, the most common New Year’s Resolutions are to quit smoking, lose weight, save […]

Stellar Summer at FADS

August 27, 2018

It’s amazing how busy we’ve been this summer. I must say, we’ve never experienced such a successful summer! Usually, around July 4th, we slow down. In fact, in the past, we’ve closed the studio for July 4th week because we knew we would have few students. Not this year. This year, perhaps because July 4th […]

Dance Is a Great Gift

April 30, 2018

It’s that time of year when we ponder what to buy the Mom or Dad who has everything, or who is difficult to shop for. Mother’s Day on May 13thand Father’s Day on June 17thare times we especially want to show love for our parents by creating special times and making memories. But there are […]

Valentine’s Day & Dancing

February 19, 2018

It happens every year. Flowers, chocolates, red and pink hearts, expectations big and small. Did he forget? Will she be satisfied? The pressure is on, the clock is ticking. Valentine’s Day just passed – were you prepared? Do you have a brilliant, romantic idea that you’ve never done before? Consider dancing this Valentine’s Day. Whether […]

Happy New Year to our Staff

January 15, 2018

We have to celebrate all the happy moments that come our way, so Lada and I hosted a party at our house for our staff recently to celebrate the new year. We had a caricaturist and catered food. It was a great opportunity to unwind, relax, and see each other outside of the four walls […]

New Year’s Resolutions…to Dance!

December 26, 2017

As we ring in 2018, many people will be making lists of resolutions for the new year, habits they’d like to change, traits they want to improve. Will ballroom dance be on your list of New Year’s Resolutions? Here’s why it should be! The number one New Year’s Resolution of all time is “Get In […]

‘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 […]

Holiday Dancing

September 4, 2017

I realize summer is still here, but it’s never too early to think about holiday and office party planning. It’ll be here before you know it. And when it comes, you’ll want to think about a unique place to gather your nearest and dearest, or your office teams, for a raucous good time and an […]

Valentine’s Day – Put Some Rhythm In Your Love

February 10, 2016

Valentine’s Day and the weeks preceding it certainly lead to thoughts of love, romance and togetherness. The dance most frequently associated with passion and flair is the tango and it is a wonderful dance to learn with your favorite partner because of the closeness it engenders. The music and the closeness create a partnership on […]

National Blog Posts

Kick off the New Year on the Right Foot

January 1, 2019

Shortly after the guilt of a gluttonous December sets in, we’re all ready to hit the “restart” button on our health. However. did you know that an estimated 80 percent of the New Year’s resolutions crowd drops their gym membership by the second week of February?* That’s why more and more people are getting their fitness […]

Combat the Stress of the Holidays Through Dance!

December 15, 2018

There’s shopping to be done. And baking. And cleaning. And decorating. And runs to the airport. The job. The kids. The guests from out of town. Whew. Exhausting, isn’t it? And stressful. You can feel it as you grab the steering wheel of your car in a death grip. As the lines in stores grow […]

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 not […]

Dance Into The New Year With Fred Astaire Dance Studios!

January 3, 2018

We all look forward to the New Year as a time for a fresh start, a change of habits, a clean slate. We make resolutions. Oh, brother. We make resolutions. Usually they involve losing weight, getting in better shape, doing something for our health and mental outlook. Fred Astaire Dance Studios is the perfect place […]

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 Dance Studio students, options are many when considering holiday gifts for friends […]