Category: Dance Competitions

Preparing for Competition

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Competition is fast approaching and you have officially gone into panic mode….breathe! In these last few weeks or days as you prepare, it’s important to not only prepare by packing, but also prepare yourself mentally and physically. With these last moments, our natural instinct is to try and change everything to make sure that it is all perfect....

Tips for Competitions

So you’ve signed up for your first competition, or your fourth, congratulations! Competitions are a great goal to work towards, an opportunity to meet new people who share the same passion, and a chance to show off a bit of your own personal flair. Understandably though, sometimes you can feel a bit nervous. Okay maybe...

Dancing with Our Heroes Gala – Meet Ridgefield’s Hero

Join us for a wonderful evening Saturday March 10th for Dancing with Our Heroes Gala and Competition. Fred Astaire Franchised Dance Studios of New England and the Friends of the Fisher House CT have combined efforts for the 3rd Gala to take place at the Mystic Marriott. These joined forces have raised over $260,000 in...

Intro to Competition

Competition is for anyone and everyone! Besides the glitz and glam, competitions are actually very beneficial for people who want to progress in their dancing and take it to the next level. Is the idea of competing a little frightening? Yes, absolutely, but once you get past the nerves, competitions are so much fun and...