Category: Ballroom dancing

Why Ballroom Dancing Can’t Be Your Hobby By Jesse DeSoto

Whether you know him from “Dancing With the Stars” or from one of his coaching visits to our own studio here in Fred Astaire Willoughby, it’s obvious that Jesse DeSoto knows ballroom dancing inside and out!   Check out Jesse’s dance tips, which correspond with Trent Hamm’s “10 Killer Tactics for Developing a New Skill.” This...

Willowbrook Ballroom is demolished as site prepares for new beginning: 5 photos

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www.mysuburbanlife.com June 14, 2017 Demolition crews were at the Willowbrook Ballroom in Willow Springs Tuesday, taking down what is left of the historic building after the ballroom was destroyed by fire in October of 2016. The location is being prepared for the Willowbrook Ballroom Arts, Educational, and Cultural Community Center that will be built in...

There’s too much fun to be had on the dance floor for anyone to say “I can’t dance.”

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“I can’t dance”. How many times have you heard this from a boyfriend, girlfriend or spouse? Sometimes by “can’t” they mean “won’t.” At Fred Astaire Franchised Dance Studios, we don’t believe that any person “can’t” dance. Let’s face it – you need to be able to get out on the dance floor at social events...