Top-Notch Online Dance Lessons

Over 300 online dance lessons from certified Fred Astaire Dance Studios instructors and Dance Council members

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During these times, dancing at home can be a solace for our souls. Dance can help us stay active, relieve stress, recharge, & even discover new joy. We’re pleased to offer this platform of online dance lessons, and as you enjoy them we strongly encourage everyone to follow the CDC’s current recommendations for social distancing, and to maintain a distance of 6’ (two meters) from others.

For Beginners

Learn To Dance Online

With the Fred Astaire Dance Studios® Online Lessons platform, you’ll benefit from the same high standard of excellence we built our reputation on. You can choose from a variety of streaming and recorded lessons that will feel just like your own private lesson! It’s a great way to stay healthy and active. In addition to online lessons, there will always be LOTS of fun, free dance videos to enjoy – because we believe in the importance of staying active & engaged, especially now.

Beginners >
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Grab a partner and learn some steps – in five minutes! This course is far from everything you’ll learn about ballroom dancing, but it is a quick an...
Beginner
1 Lectures
8 Minutes
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Beginners >
8 Minutes
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Grab a partner and learn some steps – in five minutes! This course is far from everything you’ll learn about ballroom dancing, but it is a quick an...
Beginner
1 Lectures
8 Minutes
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Beginners >
11 Minutes
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Grab a partner and learn some steps – in five minutes! This course is far from everything you’ll learn about ballroom dancing, but it i...
Beginner
1 Lectures
11 Minutes
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American Rhythm >
4 Minutes
Free
Helpful tips on how to use turn out in foot positions for better balance and maximized Cuban motion in Rhythm dances.
Beginner
1 Lectures
4 Minutes
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American Rhythm >
2 Minutes
Free
This Swing routine will get you sweating and having fun…wether you’re a Beginner or more advanced dancer!!
1 Lectures
2 Minutes
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5 (1)
Rumba: Basic Box Forward Rock Steps As a Leader and Follower!
Beginner
1 Lectures
12 Minutes
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American Smooth >
9 Minutes
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Learn how to do the Watz Basic with an Underarm Turn! Let us know how it goes! Visit us online at www.FredAstaireLakeHouston.com Stay Up-to-date an...
Beginner
1 Lectures
9 Minutes
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Beginners >
17 Minutes
Free
Begin to master the sensual dance of Bachatta. Lots of hips and musicality to play with.
Beginner
1 Lectures
17 Minutes
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Beginners >
12 Minutes
Free
Country Swing with Lyndsy
Beginner
1 Lectures
12 Minutes
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Upcoming Master Classes

Streaming

STREAMING April 14th at 7PM CST presented by Ilya Ifraimov Join this Fred Astaire International Dance Council member and Latin and Showdance Champi...
2 Lectures
40 Minutes
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STREAMING April 11th at 6PM ET presented by Ilya Ifraimov & Nadia Goulina Join Fred Astaire International Dance Council members and Latin and S...
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40 Minutes
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In-Studio Lessons

Whether you’re interested in latin and ballroom dance lessons, a new hobby or a way to connect with your partner, you’ve come to the right place – and we’re happy you’re here!

Virtual Lessons

Fred Astaire Dance Studios® Virtual Lessons offers you an exciting new way to experience the thrill of dance, with some of the most esteemed professionals in the ballroom industry!

From The International Dance Council

Our 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.

Dance Tips

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Mar
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall…
To whom is it useful of them all? For teachers and coaches it’s very useful, almost essential in certain situation. Checking some lines, positions, seeing the student from different angles; are all good reasons to have the mirror. As amateurs, students, and even professional dancers, you have to be careful, how much you rely on [...]
Posted in: Dance Tips From The International Dance Council,
27
Mar
The hold in closed dance position in American Smooth or International Standard
Leaders and followers hold in close dance position in American Smooth or International standard Once the partners have achieved good posture together (refer to my previous blog on posture). Man and lady should have the feeling of stretching the upper body outward - the elbows should continue that stretch. Man’s left arm should be raised [...]
Posted in: Dance Tips From The International Dance Council,
26
Mar
How To Prepare For Competitions
Hi guys, just wanted to give you a helping hand on preparing for your next competition. We are now in an era of our dance industry where we have come to realize that it’s not just about the physical ability of the dancer! With all the better understanding of history of competing, knowledge of body [...]
Posted in: Dance Tips From The International Dance Council,
26
Mar
Got a good book?
No, I am not looking for a reading group suggestion, but I assume some of you are curled up on the couch with a great romance or mystery novel these days. Let’s put that book to good use for your dancing! Anytime you take a break from reading, put it on your head. Take a [...]
Posted in: Dance Tips From The International Dance Council,
24
Mar
The Development of Ballroom Dancing
The development of ballroom dancing Having been part of the dance industry now for roughly 46 years I’ve seen many changes, some good and some bad. But the good has outweighed the bad numerous times.   Let’s start with international ballroom: What we see from our ballroom competitors these days, compared to 20 years ago, [...]
Posted in: Dance Tips From The International Dance Council,
23
Mar
How to achieve good posture
By Stanley McCalla International Dance Council member Coach, National Adjudicator, National Champion How to achieve good posture dancing with your partner in International Standard or in American smooth closed hold. Posture Good dancing must start with excellent posture and hold. Why? Because it equalizes balance; it creates a pleasing silhouette; and it supports efficient communication [...]
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Variation Membership

Enjoy Old-School Variation videos – FREE for 30 Days!!

These are stressful times for everyone, so Fred Astaire Dance Studios is bringing some fun old-school variation videos to YOU!

For the first 30 days, you can stream all variation videos on Fred Astaire Online Lessons, at no cost.

So as you adjust to your new temporary routine, be sure to take time to discover the positive & transforming power of dance.

Old-School Variations

Old-School Variations >
15
$15
Fun variation courses can be purchased separately or sign up for a monthly membership and save!
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5 Lectures
15
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$15
Old-School Variations >
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$15
Fun variation courses can be purchased separately or sign up for a monthly membership and save!
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5 Lectures
15
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$15
Old-School Variations >
15
$15
Fun variation courses can be purchased separately or sign up for a monthly membership and save!
Advanced
5 Lectures
15
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$15
Old-School Variations >
15
$15
Fun variation courses can be purchased separately or sign up for a monthly membership and save!
Advanced
5 Lectures
15
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$15
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CHA-CHA
Old-School Variations >
15
$15
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5 Lectures
15
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$15
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FOXTROT
Old-School Variations >
15
$15
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Advanced
5 Lectures
15
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$15
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