Category: Holidays

Dance Into 2019 With FADS West Palm Beach!

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We all anticipate the New Year as a period for a new beginning, a difference in propensities, a fresh start. We make goals. Resolutions. Generally they include shedding pounds, showing signs of improved health, accomplishing something for our well-being and mental outlook. Fred Astaire Dance Studios of West Palm Beach is the ideal place for...

Kick off the New Year on the Right Foot

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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!

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...

The Perfect Gift This Holiday Season? DANCE!

This holiday season, give the gift of dance! Toys and trinkets will be lost and forgotten in no time at all, but dance is a life-long journey. Dance is good for the mind, body and soul, so give the gift that has inherent value and is sure to bring your loved one great joy. Nothing...

3 Ways Dad Will Benefit From Dance Lessons

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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...

Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Us!

Love is in the air at your Fred Astaire of West Palm Beach Dance Studio with Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching. Please join us on Wednesday, Feb. 14, for our Valentine’s Day Party! Bring the one you love for a passionate evening, or just bring yourself! We’ll kick off the night at 6:30 p.m. with our...

Dance Into The New Year With Fred Astaire Dance Studios!

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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...

Looking Back on 2017 at FADS of West Palm Beach

Interesting time of year. We look back, a bit wistfully, and think about what we’ve done and what we have not. Then we look forward, and make plans for the coming year that are ambitious and exciting. A fresh slate offers a fresh perspective. We at Fred Astaire Franchised Dance Studios like to think that...

Fun and Practical Gift Ideas for Dancers

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...

Nine Reasons Why a Fred Astaire Dance Studios Gift Certificate Makes the Perfect Gift

If you’re scratching your head over what to give your spouse or significant other for their birthday, a special milestone, a holiday or your anniversary, we humbly suggest you consider ballroom dance lessons! Why? Because when you give the gift of a Fred Astaire Dance Studios Gift Certificate, you’re giving much more than dance lessons...

Tips For Throwing a Great Holiday Dance Party

Holiday parties are a great way to meet and mingle, and enjoy the spirit of the season. And if you choose to host a holiday party, you’ll want it to be a memorable dance party. We salute that as a noble goal, and we’re here to help you achieve exactly that. Whether your party is an...

Why We’re Thankful For Our Dance Instructors

Since it’s the Thanksgiving season, we grow a little introspective. We think of what we have, what we appreciate, the many things for which we are grateful. Often, those are not so much objects and possessions as the people in our lives. Our families, our good friends, the good people in our lives. At Fred...

Do’s and Don’t of Social Dancing

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Dancing is a staple of many social activities conducted in public – weddings, social and business parties, dinner dates – and as such, is subject to the usual social conventions. Grace and charm are part of dance (and part of the fun!), and your personality is as well. Ballroom dancing can be active and passionate...

Feeling Overwhelmed? – Effective Ways To Prevent Overloading Yourself

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Family, friends, work, texts, emails, Facebook, Twitter, 24/7 news updates. Social outings, the kids’ soccer practices and music lessons, grocery shopping, gardening. It never ends. Everything demands our attention and demands it immediately. We train ourselves for “fight or flight” responses and we pay the price. Mental and emotional overload from the daily stress can manifest...

Don’t Give Up On Your New Year’s Resolution!

It’s been a month and the party’s over. Actually, all of the parties are over. Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year’s. All done. And they may have left behind a bit of a mess for you to clean up, right around your waist line. A cookie here, some eggnog there, a few holidays treats in between,...

Share Your Love of Dance at our Valentine’s Day Guest Party!

It’s always nice to go out dancing with that special someone on Valentine’s Day. Dancing promotes closeness and a warmer relationship, more intimacy and mutual pleasure. But what if your partner doesn’t dance, or doesn’t know how to dance? We’ve got the answer. It’s our Dance Party on Valentine’s Day (Tuesday, Feb. 14) from 7-8:30...

How Dance Relieves Stress & Loneliness During the Holidays

Many of our students tell us that they think of their Fred Astaire Dance Studio as a home-away-from-home, and a family. These are people with a common interest – a love of dance – who also discovered a genuine fondness for each other, a wonderful outlet for their creativity, and a sense of accomplishment as...

Valentine’s Day – Put Some Rhythm In Your Love

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...