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)
When you suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, even getting out of bed in the morning can be a struggle. Whether you suffer from pain and discomfort in your knees, hands or hips, the crippling feeling can be overwhelming. But staying active is important to keeping rheumatoid arthritis flare-ups at bay.
“Dancing is a mind/body activity because you have to be engaged in what you’re doing … . There are a lot of benefits to staying active in an engaging mind/body way, especially for people with arthritis,” said Steffany Moonaz, PhD, and founder of Yoga for Arthritis.
It’s important to always consult with your doctor before starting any new exercise routine, but for arthritis sufferers, dancing can be a great way to stay in shape and overcome some of the chronic pain.
The average cost of a wedding has just hit an all-time high! A new study reveals brides and grooms are now shelling out more than $31,000 on their wedding day - a price tag that according to The Knot has risen about $2,000 over the past two years. But no matter the price tag, with every wedding, typically comes the first dance - one item on a couple’s checklist they don’t have to break the budget for.
Just in time for the busy June wedding season, pros at your local Fred Astaire Dance Studios would love to share with your audience the critical steps for couples to perfect their first dance:Don’t let the dress “trip you up” - The bride and groom should practice dancing in their wedding clothes so they can avoid one of life’s most embarrassing moments - tripping in front of a crowd.
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 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.