Do I need a partner?
Absolutely not! About 60% of our students come without a partner. They dance with one of our certified, professional instructors…making it fast and easy to learn.
What should I wear for my lesson?
Something that’s comfortable with a bit of class. You want to be able to move easily. In the winter, wear layers! You will get warm on the dance floor, and you may want to remove a heavy sweater.
What about shoes?
Comfortable leather-soled shoes work best on the dance floor. Any type of sling-backs, backless shoes, tennis shoes or boots are discouraged. Absolutely no flip-flops. You can purchase dance shoes in our convenient dance store.
Can I focus on 1-2 dances at a time?
All of the dances at Fred Astaire Dance Studios are interrelated, it is just as easy to learn 3-4 dances as it is to learn 1-2. In most dance situations, you will need to know a variety of moves and dances.
Where will I use this style of dancing?
Fred Astaire Dance Studios teaches a style of dance that is used in any social situation. Weddings, cruises, company parties, New Year’s Eve and other nights out on the town…all allow students to use their dancing in many different ways. Every Friday evening, our students join us for a Practice Party, giving them a chance to dance to a variety of music and maneuver around a crowded dance floor. We also enjoy periodic Salsa Nights in downtown Cleveland and other “field trips” to dance venues around the area.
Get To Know Ballroom Dancing at our Guest Party, Oct. 17
Not sure about ballroom dancing? This party is for you! Have you ever been in a situation where you wished you were a better dancer? Maybe you sat at a wedding while other people had a blast on the dance floor. Or you watched a movie where the hero sweeps the beautiful […]
Enjoy A Spectacular Showcase Benefiting The Pink Fund, Oct. 4
“Love Is In The Air” To Benefit The Pink Fund Swirling waltzes, sexy salsas, romantic rumbas…enjoy all these and more during “Love Is In The Air”, a showcase featuring the students and professionals of Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Ohio. The show is 1 pm. Sunday, Oct. 4 at LaMalfa Centre, 5783 Heisley Road […]