'Mother Knows Best' Inspired This Franchisee to Truly Listen to the Music

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Andrea Bisconti was writing direct marketing copy for various clients after many years in the communications field when she started dancing -- not just for fun but for a living. Bisconti's mother had taken up ballroom dancing at a Fred Astaire Dance Studio, and the daughter was stunned at the results: Her mother lost 50 pounds and shed the sadness she'd suffered following the death of her husband. What's more, Bisconti, herself a single mom, wanted a business that would allow her more time with her so