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21 01, 2017

Dance History – Tango

January 21st, 2017|

Tango; The most recognized style of music in the world. The accordion, the violin, the rose! Being a combination of traditional South American dances and African rhythms, the modern Tango we know today was born in the late 1890'sin Buenos Aires. Most dancing was done in the slums and rough parts of the city. Most [...]

12 01, 2017

New Year, New you!

January 12th, 2017|

So you’ve thought about taking dance lessons, called a studio and are getting ready for your first lesson. You are fully prepared to be challenged by learning some cool new moves. What you weren’t expecting is how the studio has such a fun social atmosphere. With groups and parties you can really get out of [...]

20 12, 2016

Fred Astaire Trophy System!

December 20th, 2016|

The Trophy System What is the best way to learn the most material that your interests, needs and wants can allow? The Fred Astaire Trophy system is a great place to start! We have broken it down into 4 Award Classifications to ensure the most success. Our Trophy system is recognized nationally so no matter [...]

12 12, 2016

Dance History: Cha Cha Cha

December 12th, 2016|

Picture it, Cuba, 1952. You’re a popular English dance teacher Pierre Lavelle. You’re on a mission to learn some techniques from those who created the most popular Latin dances of all time! While working on Mambo and Rumba you notice the natives integrating the two dances. Rock steps and shuffle steps, creating a triple rhythm! [...]

6 12, 2016

It’s Festival Season!

December 6th, 2016|

What is Festival?! Well everyone it’s that time again! It’s Festival time. You may be new to dancing so let’s do a little break down! In the Fred Astaire Dance Studio Organization, festival is a time where all of the studios in our region compete for student participation.  Attending group class, participating in our dress [...]

6 12, 2016

Ballroom Dancing and Communication

December 6th, 2016|

Dancing has tons of benefits from mental well being to physical fitness. What about the couples? One word, communication! How many times have you or your partner asked the other to communicate better? Dancing opens up and even teaches couples how to communicate again. Whether you have lost that spark as a couple or just [...]

29 07, 2015

BALLROOM DANCE IS A SIZZLING WORKOUT FOR SUMMER!

July 29th, 2015|

EXERCISE TIPS: DANCE YOUR WAY INTO SUMMER Let’s face it.  The elliptical can get boring, running can wear on your joints, and making time to navigate all those people at the gym is just plain difficult. But this summer, it may be time to ditch your normal workout routine and explore a new and fun [...]

29 07, 2015

LEARN TO LATIN DANCE : RUMBA

July 29th, 2015|

Learn to Latin Dance: The Rumba The Rumba is a dance that tells a story of love and passion between a strong man and a coy, teasing woman. Full of slow rhythms and sensual movements, the Rumba is considered by many to be the sexiest of all the Latin dance styles. Although mistakenly referred to [...]

25 07, 2015

EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT, COME OUT AND DANCE AT OUR PRACTICE PARTY !

July 25th, 2015|

Come to Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Cary every Friday night from 8-9pm for our dance classes cary nc Practice Party! This is a great time to meet fellow dance lovers and have fun! We pride ourselves on being the “Happiest, friendliest spot in town!” We hope you find it to be so! 107 Edinburgh [...]

25 07, 2015

FROM GRANDPARENTS.COM…

July 25th, 2015|

GO FOR A SPIN ON THE DANCE FLOOR Ballroom dance lessons are not as “old-fashioned” as some may think, says Andrea Bisconti, who owns a Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Willoughby, Ohio, near Cleveland. Most of her students are in the 40-60 age range, one-third of them married. Whether it’s the cha-cha, line dancing, swing [...]