The father-daughter dance is a beautiful part of the wedding experience. It is an emotional tribute soaked in tradition at the wedding reception. Originally, the dance was borne from the gesture of the father “handing off” his daughter to her husband. When thought of in that way, it can seem somewhat antiquated given today’s culture […]
Learn about the origins of swing dancing and why more people are taking lessons to learn this unique, fun dance style!
This article walks you through easy steps to master slow dance. It talks about the position of your arms, feet, how to lead, and much more.
Congratulations on participating in a dance competition!! It’s a very big deal and it can be a bit overwhelming–whether this is your first competition or not. To make the experience go smoothly, there are a host of things you should do prior to the actual event. At Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Raleigh, our instructors […]
There are many benefits of dancing that are life changing. Read on to learn the many pros of dancing and how dance can impact your body, social life and health.
It’s that time of year again when you want to show your significant other that you really care. (Shouldn’t we be doing that all year long?) Anyway, it’s Valentine’s Day! This year, consider giving something original instead of the usual chocolates and flowers. Think about giving dance classes for couples! Dance classes for couples are […]
The first dance is special. It is important to have the perfect music to enhance the moment. Here are the top trending first dance songs for 2019 weddings.
If you’re having a tough time coming up with gift ideas for friends and family this year, you are not alone! The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the wind out of our sails in so many ways. And the 2020 holiday season will be very different this year. So, in light of this, and the fact […]
Have you experienced needing something for a dance class, audition, or competition and not being able to find it in your dance bag? Maybe your bag isn’t organized in a way that lends to easy retrieval or maybe you forgot to pack something. It can be frustrating, and totally distracting to what you are doing. […]
Did you know that the third Saturday in September is National Dance Day? That’s a reason for a party! National Dance Day is an annual day that encourages people to celebrate dance as a fun and positive way to promote health. Of course, getting a group together these days is rather difficult during the COVID-19 […]