Alex Armaos – Studio Director

  • International Dance Council Member
  • International Examiner
  • Studio Owner
  • With Fred Astaire Dance Studios since 2009

BIO

Alex started with Fred Astaire Dance Studios® in 2009 when he first came to the United States from Greece. He started dancing at the age of 13 years old and now has over 20 years of dance & teaching experience with any level of student and Pro-Am couples, as it is shown from his international accomplishments in Europe with his own students. When Alex moved to the United States, the Fred Astaire Dance Studios® Syllabus became his passion – training for professional examinations, and the benefits that this academic education can bring to each Professional in his/her career. Alex also has had Para Dance Sport training by the Para-Olympic Committee. Currently, he owns his own Fred Astaire Dance Studios® in Lake Houston & Houston Heights, TX and has successfully progressed through the years with his personal goals through perseverance and self-determination.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Qualified in the Gold Level with Fred Astaire Dance Studios® in American Smooth, American Rhythm, Theater Arts/Exhibition, Dance Director and as an Adjudicator/Invigilator
  • Certified with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing – International (ISTD) in the American and International Styles, as well as being registered as a Professional Trainer
  • Adjudicating credentials are registered with the National Dance Council of America (NDCA) and Word Dance Council (WDC)
  • World Pro-Am Champion in Paris, France
  • Blackpool Pro-Am Finalist
  • FADS Pro-Am Champion
  • USA Pro-Am Runner-Up

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Fellow American Smooth
  • Fellow American Rhythm
  • Fellow International Ballroom
  • Fellow International Latin
  • Fellow Theater Arts & Exhibition
  • Choreography
  • Business Training
  • Professional Certification

Alex Armaos 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.