Co-founded by the legendary Fred Astaire, our studio set the standard of excellence indance instruction. From Ballroom to Latin, from Swing to Salsa - we offer all styles of dance lessons for all ages and abilities in a friendly atmosphere.
At our Norwalk Fred Astaire Dance Studio learning how to dance is always easy and fun! Don‘t put it off for another moment - walk in and dance out!
I first learned about Fred Astaire-Norwalk from a friend who had been dancing there for several years. She had switched from one competitive sport to competitive ballroom dance. A recent wedding reception had reminded me it would be useful to know a little more about dancing... Lauryn Franzoni (Read more)
Are you ready for the best and longest day of your life? There’s the ceremony, the pictures, the dancing, the guests to greet - weddings can be exhausting. That’s why it’s important to be sure you can make it all the way through your big day. It is your day, after all, and you want to be healthy enough to enjoy yourself while still getting everything done.Read more...
The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming - spring is upon us! And that means wedding season has officially arrived. Every year, there are a slew of new wedding trends to try out (anyone sick of mason jars yet?) But among all the articles about floral arrangements and different necklines, some people forget one of the most important aspects of any wedding - the first dance! Well we haven’t forgotten, and we’re here to help! Check out these videos featuring five of the hot trends in wedding dance performance this year.
More and more couples are opting for a grand entrance complete with a professionally-designed dance number to introduce the entire wedding party. Go for something upbeat and fun to really get the party started.Read more...
The 50 Best Dance Songs of 2014
From Wilfred Giroux’s remix of Sam Smith’s “Stay with Me,” all the way to “Turn Down for What,” by DJ Snake and Lil Jon, Spin magazine counts down all the songs that made us move in 2014. The 50 song countdown makes for a great party playlist, and we suggest listening to each song as you work your way to No. 1. Let’s get you started:Read more...
Sarah Price never thought she would be a dancer. She has never been athletic and claims to have no rhythm. But that didn't stop her from falling in love with dancing at Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Morristown last year, and she hasn't stopped dancing since.
In May of 2013, her life in Morristown, N.J., changed forever. Sarah, now 46, was diagnosed with breast cancer and spent the next two years undergoing treatment and reconstruction. She left her job as a college professor to pursue her dream of becoming a full-time writer. Now, with more than 30 novels in print and ebook formats, she is a best-selling author on Amazon and couldn’t be happier. According to Sarah, her cancer diagnosis changed her in a big way.Read more...
Did you know it’s illegal to dance at all in the small, midwestern town of Bomont? April Fool! Movie buffs will know Bomont is actually the fictional town from the 1984 movie “Footloose.” Kevin Bacon certainly looks foolish in his iconic warehouse dance scene, but who doesn’t look silly every now and then? It’s good to remember that it’s ok to laugh at ourselves, and what better time to laugh than on April Fools’ Day? So crank up the volume, put on your dancin’ shoes, and enjoy our list of some of the most foolish dances in history.