News and Press

March 5, 2015

Check out Arizona’s Area Director, Antoinette Benevento, talking about wedding dance lessons on Complete Wedding Radio! Antoinette also owns the Scottsdale studio.

(Starts at 00:19:12. Lots of great wedding tips before that so give the whole show a listen.)

Complete Wedding Radio:  Antoinette Benevento from Fred Astaire Dance Studios


February 2015

Chandler student Betty Rust, who is 85 years young, shares her love of dancing and how it benefits her health, including her memory.  Recent research supports what she’s saying, as recent research has shown that ballroom dancing can help offset dementia.  In this video, Betty dances with her instructor, Sean Emad.  It’s such a joy to watch her dance!

12 News Arizona:  Dancing Can Help Offset Dementia


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June 21, 2014

Click the link below for a wonderful montage of the amazing pro-am competition and the professional group number at Desert Dance Challenge 2014. Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Arizona hosted the competition on June 21, 2014, at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort. Videography by KC Beals/Flowing Camera.

Desert Dance Challenge 2014