1. How Do I Choose a Dance Studio?

    Deciding to learn a new hobby or skill can be a difficult decision to make because it so often fraught with an overabundance of choices that you have to make. Learning dance is no different. First, you’re probably wondering which dance (or dances) you want to learn because they all look exciting. …Read More

  2. Why Dance Classes Are Good For You

    If you’ve ever watched people dance, you probably noticed that most of them seemed really happy. Turn on Dancing With the Stars and underneath the sweat and makeup you’ll always find smiles. Have you ever wondered why that is? It’s simple: dancing is good for you, and things that are good for …Read More

  3. Swing vs West Coast Swing

    Swing dancing is a classic American-style dance that was invented in the 1920s. Over the years, many variations on this style have come to life. Here at Fred Astaire Reston, we teach both traditional swing dancing as well as west coast swing. We are often asked what the difference is between these t…Read More

  4. Popular Ballroom Dances

    In our last two blogs, we looked at a variety of different latin dances that we love to teach to our students. In addition to latin dance lessons, we also offer ballroom dance lessons in Reston. Here, we will look at three of the most popular ballroom dances. Waltz The waltz a German dance, and it i…Read More

  5. Why You Should Enroll Your Child In Youth Dance Classes

    Dance classes have become increasingly popular among young children. Signing your child up for dance classes at an early age can help enhance their overall development and set them up for a lifelong love of creative expression. If you’re looking for a way to channel your child’s seemingly boundl…Read More

  6. Popular Latin Dances, Part Two

    In our last blog, we looked at three different latin dances: the tango, the rumba, and salsa. At Fred Astaire Reston, we love teaching Latin dance styles. They are extremely fun for everyone involved. We offer dance lessons in Reston that focus on the Latin dances you’d like to learn. Here, we wil…Read More