It’s the most wonderful time of the year for students in grade school and university; it’s summertime and school’s out! For parents, summer can be a mixed blessing. After the excitement of freedom from homework and testing has worn off, boredom can set in. But for one shining moment, it’s all graduations, end-of-year recitals, and family togetherness. What’s not to dance about? Join Fred Astaire Dance Studios as we get into the swing of summer.
Five-year-old Lily is a certified viral sensation! The little girl from Ohio was on stage for her preschool graduation when she started dancing to “Tooty Ta” in a most memorable fashion! Learn a lesson from Lily: Never be afraid to let your star shine!
How would you react if a billionaire wiped out all of your debt? You’d probably do a dance from the sheer joy of it! That’s what this 21-year-old Morehouse College grad did as he walked across the stage, just moments after learning billionaire philanthropist Robert Smith announced he would pay off the entire Class of 2019’s student loan debt!
Summer usually means a chance to spend more quality time together as a family, and that’s exactly what this father from Tulsa, Oklahoma, did with his children. He put together (and recorded) a video of he and his kids dancing to honor both he and his wife’s cultures. One posting on Facebook and thousands of “shares” later, the dance video was certified viral and earned the entire family a trip to appear on the “Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
While we all patiently wait through the summer for the return of “Dancing With the Stars,” we had to cheer as another reality show/dance competition crowned another winner. “The Kings,” of Mumbai, India, took home the 1 million-dollar prize. The 14-member Bolly-Hop squad left the judges speechless with their epic routine. Each judge scored the team with a perfect 100.
“DWTS” pro Cheryl Burke has gotten married! The two-time mirrorball trophy winner tied the knot with actor Matthew Lawrence in San Diego after a year-long engagement.