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Preparing for the Father-Daughter Dance

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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 […]

How to Prepare for a Dance Competition

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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 […]

Dance Classes for Couples for Valentine’s Day

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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 […]

Top Wedding Dance Songs for 2021

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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.

5 Reasons to Start Online Dance Classes

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If your time at home during the pandemic has left you feeling like you’re ready to do something different, consider online dance classes from Fred Astaire. After spending three months inside working from home and without group activities, we think everyone is feeling the anxiety, stress, estrangement from community, and lack of physical activity. It […]

What Is The Cha Cha

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Simple, Fun, and Energetic. We Introduce You To The Cha Cha. Learn More About A Dance That Has Been Popluar Since The 1950’s. Take the First Step in Your Journey to a New World of Dance.