Staff

Owners and Instructors

Owners & Dance Instructors Martin & Chris Owners & Dance Instructors Martin & Chris
Martin Ramsauer and Chris Sabourin

Both Chris and Martin have been with the Fred Astaire company since 2001. Martin a German native attained a 4 year certificate in Physical education in Germany with a focus in gymnastics and dance. Martin has been dancing competitively and teaching dance for over 25 years. Chris started dancing jazz and ballet at a young age then pursued fitness education while attending her degree in Nursing. Later she studied ballroom dancing while finishing her Master’s degree in Nursing from Yale University. Chris has been teaching in the health field for over 20 years which makes teaching her life passion, dance, even more interesting. Now a proud mother of three and accomplished Nurse Practitioner, Chris shares her duties as a business owner with her husband Martin.

Ballroom Dance Instructor

Nenad Pavlovic
Nenad Pavlovic

Nenad Pavlovic native of Belgrad, Serbia comes to Fred Astaire Orange with 10 years of Dance Teaching Education. His teaching experience is with children and adults. He graduated from The Belgrade University of Sports Education where his specialty was Latin and Standard dancing. He has been competing in both Latin and Standard for the last 13 years. Nenad and his partner were semi-finalist in the Serbian National competition. Nenad’s kind and patient disposition makes him a great asset to our team.

 

 

Ballroom Dance Instructor

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Stefan Zuber
Stefan Zuber joins us from Serbia as 10 dance competitive National and European finalist. He obtained a degree in Physical Education majoring in Ballroom Dancing from University of Novi Sad, Serbia. Stefan has been teaching for the past 7 years students from all different levels and ages (3 to 80 years old). Fred Astaire Orange is happy to welcome Stefan’s passionate and outgoing personality.