Get Started Today, with a Fred Astaire Dance Studio Intro Offer!Take advantage of the special introductory offer at your local Fred Astaire Dance Studio, and take the first step towards realizing your ballroom dance goals!It’s a great workout; has documented physical and mental health benefits; can enhance your social life and self-confidence; reduces stress and depression; promotes relaxation; is a wonderful outlet for self-expression and creativity; and it’s FUN!! Ballroom dancing is a low-impact aerobic activity that burns fat and can boost your metabolism.With all these reasons to start dancing – we challenge you to find a good reason NOT to. In just thirty minutes of dance, you can burn between 200-400 calories – that’s roughly the same amount as running or cycling!This program ensures a consistent, high-level of dance instruction because it teaches in a way that people naturally learn!Our proprietary dance curriculum is also continuously reviewed by world-famous former dance champions and registered judges on the Fred Astaire National Dance Board, to ensure only the finest, most up-to-date programs for our students.Exciting Events & Dance Competitions Fred Astaire Dance Studios offer a variety of fun local events to make your dance experience exciting and rewarding!
and on March 7th, 1947, the first Fred Astaire Dance Studio opened, at 487 Park Avenue in New York City.
Beginner dancers especially will notice that the more you dance, the more flexibility and range of motion your body develops.
Increased flexibility will help your dance abilities, decrease joint pain and muscle soreness after exercise, and improve core strength and balance.
Burning an extra 300 calories a day can help you lose between ½-1 pound a week (and THAT can add up quickly).
In fact, a study in the found that dance as exercise is just as effective for weight loss as cycling and jogging.