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How to Celebrate National Dance Day

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 […]

What are Easy Dances to Learn for Beginners?

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Learning to dance doesn’t have to be difficult. OK, so you think you have “two left feet?” Maybe you think this because you haven’t had proper instruction and enough practice. Any dance can be mastered with some good guidance and concentrated effort. Yes, even you can learn to dance! There are many reasons why learning […]

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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 […]

Why Dancing Is The Best Form Of Exercise

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We all know that exercise is important for many reasons–it reduces weight, improves muscle strength and definition, strengthens joints, lowers blood pressure, and helps with many other physical and health issues. And, everyone should exercise, right? But, does getting on a treadmill or going to a gym fill you with the same dread as getting […]

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The Tea Dance

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Brewed to perfection is the Tea Dance. Read on to learn about the origins of this timeless afternoon social ballroom dance event.

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Salsa and Ballroom Dance for Fitness in Raleigh

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If you want to watch your Fitbit numbers climb, just try a Ballroom or Salsa class. You’ll lose count of your steps as you keep beat to the music. Dancing has a number of proven health benefits, and doctors recommend it as an excellent form of cardio. High energy dances with a quick tempo, like Salsa, […]

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We Launched Our New WordPress Website

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TheeDesign launched our new mobile-friendly website. We now have many wonderful features for our visitors including a gallery of our dance classes and a calendar showing when the next dance classes are scheduled.

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