Why Dance With Us?

What Makes Fred Astaire Dance Studios Special?

Welcome to Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Glastonbury!

Ballroom Dance Lessons for Glastonbury, South Glastonbury, Manchester, Wethersfield, Colchester, Hartford, East Hartford, Newington, New Britain, Hebron and Bolton. Portland, Rocky Hill, East Hartford, East Hampton, Andover, Marlborough, Columbia, Cromwell, and surrounding towns.
Our hours are 1:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. We are available for lessons by appointment only on Saturdays. Please call us at 1-860-657-9186 with any questions or to schedule your introductory dance lessons.

Got two left feet? Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Glastonbury specializes in teaching brand new students, giving them confidence, a sense of rhythm and a LOVE for dance! Our Students call us the happiest, friendliest spot in town due to our welcoming atmosphere and our encouraging staff. We hope you find it to be so and invite you to come on out and meet us yourself. We have made it our personal mission to touch as many lives with our passion for ballroom dancing as possible. Join the environment of fun, excitement, and entertainment. We can’t wait to meet you personally and get you out on the floor dancing!

Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Glastonbury offers the best quality of dance instruction in:

  • Wedding Dance Lessons
  • Popular Social and Nightclub dance favorites such as Salsa, Merengue, Hustle, and Swing
  • Ballroom Dance Lessons such as the Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, and more!
  • Latin-American Dance Lessons like Cha Cha, Rumba, Samba, Paso Doble, and Jive….and so much more!

Continuing in the tradition of the great Fred Astaire, our certified dance instructors will help you reach all of your dancing goals, whether you are aspiring to be a confident social dancer or a highly trained competitor. We offer all kinds of dance lessons – from Ballroom to Latin to country-western!
Our studio offers a full range of Ballroom and Latin dance lessons for all ages, at all ability levels, and with or without a partner. “Bringing dancing to people is what makes us happy. The joy and fun that can be had on the dance floor are life changing and we look forward to sharing this with the Glastonbury Community”. All lessons are taught by our Certified Dance Instructors who undergo rigorous and continuous dance training. No matter if you are looking for Private Dance Lessons, Group Dance Lessons, Wedding Dance Lessons or Competitive Dance Lessons, we are the Dance Studio for you!

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Glastonbury enjoys being a part of the community and giving back. We have participated in numerous auctions and fundraisers, collected donations and participated in local dancing with the stars events. We were proud to partner with local veterans to help raise money for the Fisher House Foundation. We are always looking for ways to give back to our community and share the love of dance with everyone! We love the many special activities we offer in the studio such as Friday Night themed Dance Parties, Studio outings, Team Matches, Showcases and more. And of course we have a blast participating in regional and national events with other Fred Astaire Dance Studios locations from around New England and the country. We look forward to welcoming you to our Studio Family!
– The Owners and Staff of Glastonbury Fred Astaire Dance Studio

From wedding dance instruction, a new hobby or way to connect with your partner, improving your social life, physical and emotional health, or taking your dance skills to the next level, dancing with Fred Astaire Dance Studios will result in faster learning, higher levels of achievement – and lots of smiles. So, why should you choose Fred Astaire Dance Studios?

Because an atmosphere of kindness, warmth and inspiration awaits you at every Fred Astaire Dance Studio!
It’s what our clients tell us they notice from the first time they step inside – a friendly energy, and a sense of “FADS community” that is welcoming, 100% non-judgmental, and truly joyful! Our passion is helping to enrich lives – physically, mentally, emotionally and socially – through the positive, transforming power of dance.

Because ballroom dance lessons should always be FUN!

The teaching philosophy at every Fred Astaire Dance studio is simple and straightforward: learning how to ballroom dance is always fun! We work with students of all ages and abilities, and our friendly and inspirational atmosphere will help make your ballroom dance journey a reality. There are thousands of reasons why people start dance lessons – and once we show you how much fun ballroom dancing can be, we know you’ll want to keep coming back!

Because ballroom dance has so many benefits!
Ballroom dancing is a perfect combination of physical activity, social interaction and mental stimulation – and it can bring so much to your life. It’s a great workout; has documented physical and mental health benefits; can enhance your social life and self-confidence; reduces stress and depression; promotes relaxation; is a wonderful outlet for self-expression and creativity; and it’s FUN!! With all these reasons to start dancing – we challenge you to find a good reason NOT to.

Because our ballroom dance curriculum helps you learn faster, and achieve more!
Fred Astaire Dance Studios’ proven program of Private Lessons, Group Lessons and Practice Parties ensures that you learn as much as possible, in the shortest amount of time, with the most retention, and the most FUN. In fact, you’ll be on your way to confident dancing by the end of your very first lesson! Our repertoire covers the full range of ballroom dances – American, Latin, International Style, Ballroom Style, even Exhibition and Theater Arts dances, for both social and competitive dancers.

Because of our talented, professional Dance Instructors!
Fred Astaire Dance Studio Instructors are gifted dance educators who hail from all over the world, and truly love what they do. Many have Fine Arts degrees and are actively-competing, award-winning professional dancers. Our Dance Instructors all complete the rigorous work required to become certified in the Fred Astaire Curriculum – which presents the building blocks of partner dance in the way that people naturally learn. Our dance curriculum, coupled with our Instructors’ compassion, energy and kindness will help ensure you get the most from your dance lessons. Click here to learn more about our amazing dance professionals here at Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Glastonbury!

Because of our exciting ballroom dance events & competitions!
Fred Astaire Dance Studios offer a variety of fun local events to make your dance experience exciting and rewarding. Guest Parties, Showcases, Spotlights, Community Outreach Events, special Coaching Sessions and off-site Group Outings encourage social interaction and help you apply what you’re learning. And our branded Regional, National and International Pro-Am and Professional Dance Competitions give you inspiring opportunities to compete, travel and hone your dancing skills in supportive and exciting environments.

Because of our money-saving Intro Offer!

Take advantage of our special introductory offer just for new students, and take the first step towards realizing your ballroom dance goals. Contact us today at 860-657-9186, and we’ll be in touch with exciting details about our program options and a special discount just for new students (which is sure to get you dancing!). Stop in and share your dance goals with us, and we’ll help you get there!

We look forward to seeing you on the dance floor soon.