Category: Romance & Relationships

Wedding Dance Questions You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask!

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So! Your wedding day is coming up, and you are now realizing that you have to DANCE! In front of CLOSE FRIENDS AND FAMILY! AAHHHHHH! Take a deep breath. You’ll get through this. To help assuage the fears and concerns of brides and grooms to-be who don’t have any dance experience or knowledge, we’ve compiled...

Famous Dance Moms That Make a Difference!

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Mother’s Day is the most important day of the year to celebrate moms for all their support and love. However, once we recognize the sacrifices and the time moms dedicate to our success, we can’t help but ask: what would we do without them? Moms deserve more than flowers and brunch for their efforts, especially...

Break Out and Socialize With Dance!

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  Throughout human history, dancing and socializing have been fundamentally linked. Court Balls, Sock Hops, and the inescapable phenomenon known as “The Cupid Shuffle” are just a few of the ways dance has always outlined the social spaces of the young and old. However, many in the modern day bemoan the loss of these cultural...

Calm Wedding Dance Jitters With Spotlight-Worthy Moves

Your wedding is a day you hope to remember fondly for the rest of your life, but if something goes wrong, it can easily mar your big day. Take it from the folks who’ve been there for countless couples — your wedding is not something you want to mess up. But many people might not...

Five Ways to Renew Romance This Month

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, February is the perfect month to renew the romance in your relationship. Love is in the air at Fred Astaire Dance Studios and we are celebrating this month by reminding couples about the importance of keeping romance alive and thriving in their relationship. The news for couples in America...

Break From Tradition! Lessons at Fred Astaire Dance Studios are the Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and ballroom dance lessons at Fred Astaire Dance Studios are the perfect Valentine’s Day Gift! This is a holiday that is full of traditional expectations: romantic dinners, boxed chocolates… maybe even a dozen red roses. Here at Fred Astaire Dance Studios, we’re all for tradition, but we think...

Rekindle Romance on the Dance Floor

Resist the temptation this Valentine’s Day to take the easy route and buy a box of chocolates or a bouquet of roses for your significant other. Rekindle romance with your loved one to an innovative alternative by gifting them a ballroom dance lesson at your local Fred Astaire Dance Studios. Ballroom dancing provides a romantic...

No Matter What Stage Your Relationship Is In, Dancing Reigns Romantic

  Whether it’s your first dance together or your 100th, very few activities scream out romance as much as dancing.  And with Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching, now is the perfect time to reignite those romantic sparks with your special someone. Experience New Levels of Excitement Dancing not only offers the opportunity for new couples to explore...

5 Reasons Ballroom Dancing is the Most Romantic Activity for Couples

Valentines Day is right around the corner, which begs the question “what is the most romantic thing couples can do together (besides the obvious)?” Well we have known the answer to that question for a long time; Ballroom Dancing of course! It will bring you closer. Ballroom dancing requires two people to perform, and you’re...

First, She Said YES To the Dress…

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When her husband, Mike, began getting serious about his dance lessons, Joan Treacy didn’t quite follow suit… until a ballroom dress, and the FADS Coral Gables FL family, changed her mind! Mike Treacy started ballroom dance lessons at a competing dance studio when he & his wife, Joan, moved to Miami ten years ago. Says...

5 Reasons Couples Should Take Ballroom Dance Lessons

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!

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...

6 Ballroom Dances Sure To Turn Up the Heat This Winter

Dancing is a great way to reignite the flame with your partner and these six styles of dance are sure to keep you warm this winter! Remember, ballroom dancing is a chance to do a little makeover on yourself. Feeling confident makes you feel more desirable – and frankly, how could you not be, with...

Singles: Involved in Online Dating? Put Your Best Foot Forward!

Add Ballroom Dance to your Repertoire! Internet dating has really changed in recent years. Five to 10 years ago, it was territory only for the bold and the “outliers”, but now it’s completely socially acceptable. And as our societies become increasingly fast-paced and we’re all challenged to carve out leisure time, more and more people worldwide...

Reasons Why Love + Dance = The Perfect Match

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Life can often seem like a dance. We lead, we follow, we separate, and we come together. At its best, life yields a comforting feeling of togetherness, of partnership and synchronous motion. Life actually becomes a dance, a couple moving seamlessly and in rhythm. In a relationship – especially as it mirrors dance – there’s...

What To Expect From Wedding Dance Lessons

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That special First Dance between the wedding couple is more than just steps on a dance floor. For one, it’s symbolic of two moving as one, uniting and merging in a display of beauty and grace. It also heralds the joining of two families as those closest to the wedding couple also take to the...

Customized Wedding Dance Programs For Fall Weddings

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Two of the most popular months for weddings – September and October – are just ahead. You know what weddings mean – some very important dances for the wedding couple to think about!  There’s the First Dance for the wedding couple. Then there’s the Father / Daughter dance; and the Mother / Son dance. And...

The Emotional Benefits To Dancing

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We all have a basic need for acceptance, friendships, a social circle. And one of the best ways of building this type of support system and network is through the activity of dance. At Fred Astaire Dance Studios, we work very hard to provide exactly this type of atmosphere, and offer many ways for people...

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Wedding Dance Lessons

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Congratulations, you’re getting married! Now that the excitement of the proposal is over, and this incredible event has started to sink in – it’s planning time! The engagement party, the wedding shower, the registry… and all the plans and decisions for your special Wedding Day will soon be taking up lots of your time. One...

A Letter to the President

Dear Mr. Rothweiler, My wife and I recently did our first spotlight dance.  Never in thirty years of marriage did we ever think we could dance, let alone be confident and proficient enough to do so for an audience.  It was truly a benchmark moment in our lives. My wife and I have always been...

When We Meet Again, We Will Dance…

Edwin Robbins, a 23-year student at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Manhattan East Side, NY, shares in his own words, how his two left feet danced him to a lifelong love story. “My prom date told me after three box steps that I had no rhythm. Then the Navy excused me from marching. During my...

The Story of a CCDC Newcomer

Many of our new Fred Astaire Dance Studio students soon find that they want more out of ballroom dancing than just a hobby. They begin to really challenge themselves as they work more consistently and passionately on their dance lessons. Some of them, like Wendy Walcott (Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Milwaukee, Wisconsin) will even...