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.
Parties, Free Dance Lessons, Games & More this June!
Fred Astaire Dance Studios Presents… Festival 2015! June 1-19 Join us during our celebrations of Festival! We will be throwing wild themed dinner parties, giving away FREE dance lessons, and playing a surprise game where you can win big! What is a Festival Party? Our studio has parties every Friday, right? But […]
Ballroom Dance Lessons And Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas Go Together!
Ballroom Dance Lessons Are A Great Valentine’s Day Gift Idea Ballroom dance lessons make the perfect Valentine’s Day Gift. What could be more romantic than dancing cheek-to-cheek? You can learn all the most popular social dances — from sexy slow dances to fun and fast ones. Right now, Fred Astaire Willoughby has an […]