Benefits of Dance


Dancing strengthens your cardiovascular system and improves weight control and overall fitness through calorie burn off. The constant movement and muscle extension during dance session creates a gentle stretching and toning. Even otherwise athletic students find their lessons can be a workout!

A number of recent medical studies have focused on the benefits of Ballroom and Latin dancing. In additiion to the many mental and physical benefits highlighted, several studies have concluded that social dancing can even delay the onset of Alzheimer’s, sometimes up to 75%.


Although your commitment to learn to dance will demand concentration, dedication, and time, you will be constantly surrounded by fun-loving, creative people who will make the time you spend at Fred Astaire Dance Studio a pleasurable and rewarding experience.


Dancing is an ideal activity to foster social connections. You’ll meet people from diverse backgrounds and professions with a common interest—dancing! Group lessons, competitions, trips, and fun nights out on the town provide dancers with a full social calendar.


Dance provides an emotional outlet in which a person can convey strong emotions and ideas through body movement. The ability to dance is present in everyone and can be cultivated through skilled instructional methods. Imagine having the confidence and skill to express your creativity on the dance floor!

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Dancers possess an aura of self-confidence that not only allows them to relax and enjoy themselves in social settings, but carries over into professional situations as well. The renewed sense of creativity, motivation, and energy you develop through dancing can transform your entire mental outlook.

Communication & Teamwork

Since Ballroom dancing is done with a partner, it promotes communication and collaboration. Dancing can break down barriers that interfere with trust, productivity, and effectiveness. Ask about our corporate team building programs.

The Joy of Dance

Discover the sheer enjoyment of dance! Experience the beauty and grace of this enchanting art form. We believe that once you try it, you’ll want to keep on dancing.