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FADS Dance Board Member Nadia Eftedal

Nadia Eftedal

  • International Dance Council Member
  • Coach
  • With Fred Astaire Dance Studios since 2014


Nadia Eftedal is an internationally recognized champion-level dancer and Adjudicator with an exceptional portfolio of awards and titles. She began her dancing career at the age of eight in Hollywood, California and throughout her Junior, Amateur and early Professional years, Nadia competed in both International styles of Standard and Latin. As a Professional, she represented Norway, the country of her dance partner, Johan. Nadia traveled the world lecturing, demonstrating and teaching throughout Asia, Europe, Australia and the United States. She returned home to Southern California where she continues training top-competitive couples, lecturing and adjudicating major competitions. She is World Dance Council certified (level-A) Adjudicator. She was recently the American Adjudicator at the 2013 World Professional Latin American Championships and has represented the United States in many World professional and amateur championships. Nadia is also an Examiner for the United States Terpsichore Association, providing medals for students and judging certification.


  • Open British Professional Latin Champion
  • U.K. Professional Latin Champion
  • Twice European Latin Champion
  • U.S. Open Professional Latin Champion
  • Winners of the Super Japan Cup
  • German Open Latin Championship
  • French Latin Masters
  • Russian Invitational Latin Championship
  • 5-Time Silver Medalist World Professional Latin Championship


  • International Latin
  • American Rhythm
  • International Ballroom
  • International Latin
  • American Rhythm
  • American Smooth
  • Choreography

Nadia Eftedal is part of the prestigious Fred Astaire Dance Studios International Dance Council, which oversees Dance Instructor training and certification, judges (Professional, Amateur, Pro/Am) at Regional, National & International Fred Astaire Dance Studio Dance Competition events, actively coaches our Students & Instructors in dance studio locations across our network, and continuously reviews our proprietary dance curriculum to ensure only the finest, most up-to-date programs for our Students. For more information on the Fred Astaire International Dance Council or any of its members, please contact us.