Special Guests Coaches All Month

guest coachesYou will always find the finest in dance instructors at Fred Astaire Dance Studios and this month we expand our reach by bringing in some of the finest coaches we could to help you learn and grow.

On Tuesday, Oct. 7, and Wednesday, Oct. 8, we welcome Eddie Apolonov. You will love him. Eddie is the Regional Dance Director for FADS Wisconsin. Eddie specializes in all areas of International Latin, Standard, American Smooth, American Rhythm, as well as choreography for showcases, solos, and novelties. Eddie is choreography specialist on Open Routines and coaches top competitive couples in the country.

Ilya Ifraimov joins us in Tarrytown on Monday, Oct. 12, and Tuesday, Oct. 13. Ilya is one of the top professional Latin dancers in the country and comes to us from the Princeton, N.J. studio. He and Nadia Goulina were 2008 North American Latin Champions and 2008 Masters Champions.

On Wednesday, Oct. 14, Jim Carter takes over our dancefloor. Jim has proudly been a part of the Fred Astaire Franchised Dance Studio’s family since 1984. Jim is the choreographer and creative genius of many of the country’s award winning best Solos, Novelties, Showcases, and Professional Showdances. His choreography consistently wins top awards at Regional and National Fred Astaire competitions as well as the major independent competitions.

We’ll be featuring Stephen Knight on Wednesday, Oct. 21. A fixture at Wisconsin studios, Stephen started in the dance business in 1976. Over the years Stephen became one of the top teachers in the United States, winning numerous awards regionally and nationally.

Martin Lamb pays us a visit to round out October on Friday the 23rd. Martin is an experienced technique specialist, competitive trainer and mind coach for professionals, amateurs and students in addition to lecturer, choreographer and world class adjudicator. Martin has competed and taught all over the world at every level of dance.

To be the best, learn from the best. You already knew that as a FADS student. Broaden your knowledge and skills by meeting and working with some true standouts. You’ll be glad you did. Contact us for more information about our visiting coaches.

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