News and Press
At Fred Astaire Dance Studios, it’s always exciting when our talented staff & students, and exciting events & locations are celebrated in the media! From local community stories to national news, our goal is to help share the inspiring examples of how the positive and transforming power of dance enriches lives – physically, mentally, emotionally and socially. Browse these links, and perhaps discover something new and engaging about dance. Then, step in to Fred Astaire Dance Studios and experience the joy and confidence that dance lessons can bring to your life.
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.)
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!
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.