Welcome to the Premier Ballroom & Latin Dance Studio of Connecticut
Ballroom Dance Lessons • Latin Dance Lessons
Private Dance Lessons • Group Dance Lessons
At the Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Middletown, we are proud to offer the best of Ballroom & Latin Dance instruction. We offer Private Dance Lessons for one-on-one instruction, Group Dance Lessons to practice your moves, and social dance parties and events to put your new skills to use!
Got two left feet? Our instructors specialize 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.
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, even Zumba!
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 Middletown 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!
Dance Studio Offerings
First dance and father-daughter dance instruction 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!
Serving the towns of Middletown, Cromwell, Rocky Hill, Berlin, Meriden, Durham, Middlefield, Haddam, East Hampton, East Haddam and surrounding areas.
What Makes Fred Astaire Dance Studios Special?
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.
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. Simply submit the Info Form on this website, 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 & share your dance goals with us, and we’ll help you get there!
We look forward to seeing you on the dance floor soon.