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Over 250 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.

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STREAMING MARCH 31st at 7PM CST   Join Fred Astaire Dance Studios of St. Charles, IL and  Tony Dovolani for an informative and fun online mast...
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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.

Small lectures on our Levels of Dancing – How is our curricuum structured and what you are expected to learn. Fred Astaire Dance Studios̵...
Beginner
1 Lectures
14 Minutes
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Beginners >
19 Minutes
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Excel on your Basic ChaCha and learn how to perfrom an underarm turn! Let us know how it goes! Visit us online at www.FredAstaireLakeHouston.com St...
Beginner
1 Lectures
19 Minutes
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American Smooth >
16 MInutes
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Learn the steps to this solo Foxtrot routine that you can practice at home! Then, Mike will follow up with some technique and styling!
Intermediate
2 Lectures
16 MInutes
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American Smooth >
15 Minutes
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Learn the basics to the Foxtrot in the comfort of your home! No partner necessary!
Beginner
2 Lectures
15 Minutes
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American Rhythm >
2 Minutes
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The basics for East Coast Swing with explanation of elements and dance hold!
Beginner
1 Lectures
2 Minutes
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American Rhythm >
3 Minutes
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This a great drill to practice different rumba techniques, rhythms and footwork.
1 Lectures
3 Minutes
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Beginners >
20 Minutes
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Ready To Go Position Warm Up
Beginner
2 Lectures
20 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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Beginners >
5 Minutes
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Swing basic step with applied footwork
Beginner
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5 Minutes
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Add Some Technique

Do you want to improve your technique? We have the right courses for you!

Technique >
16 Minutes
$15
Practice your Swivel Actions on the example of the Right-Side Fan in Tango, Ochos in Argentine Tango and in Rumba Swivels. Learn how to characteriz...
Intermediate
1 Lectures
16 Minutes
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American Smooth >
5 Minutes
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Rise and Fall, and Foot Stretches
Beginner
1 Lectures
5 Minutes
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Practice the different types of Rise and Fall on the example of Balance Steps in Waltz. How to show the difference between Body & Foot Rise on ...
Intermediate
1 Lectures
8 Minutes
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Technique >
17 Minutes
$15
For all dancers, this course will help you with your 3 step turns. From your feet, to your arms, to your head, Brie’s got you covered both in...
Beginner
1 Lectures
17 Minutes
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A great Arm Styling practice video for Rhythm or Latin. Practice the exercises at home everyday. By Mykhailo Annienkov and Yuliya Sinevych from Fre...
Intermediate
1 Lectures
15 Minutes
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American Rhythm >
17 Minutes
$15
This is a thorough course on Swing Kicks for American Rhythm East Coast Swing.  Max starts with the basic elements of swing kicks and then dives in...
Beginner
2 Lectures
17 Minutes
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Technique >
5 Minutes
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For Beginners, we’ll explain the difference between Smooth & Rhythm dances. For advanced dancers, we’ll give you ways to practice t...
Beginner
1 Lectures
5 Minutes
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Add Some Style

Add some elegant or dramatic style to your dancing!

Styling >
1 Minute
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Girl lines are just as important. Stay tuned for the breakdown.
Advanced
1 Lectures
1 Minute
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American Smooth combinations, styling and technique
Intermediate
1 Lectures
5 Minutes
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Styling >
2 Minutes
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Find those Lady zones to be the sensual lady in the rhythm dances.
Intermediate
1 Lectures
2 Minutes
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Styling >
7 Minutes
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Learn how to structure your basic arm movements with Olga & Aiyana! They will take you through a short arm warmup/ stretch, and then show your ...
Beginner
1 Lectures
7 Minutes
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Styling >
3 Minutes
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Learn how to move your arms in a simply basic pattern. Broken down easily step by step.
Intermediate
1 Lectures
3 Minutes
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Argentine Tango routine with Viktor and Yuliya
Intermediate
1 Lectures
7 Minutes
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Styling >
4 Minutes
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Kateryna Ulerio, Co Owner at Fred Astaire Dance Studios- Mamaroneck will show you basic ways you can add more interest to your movement. Introduction
Intermediate
1 Lectures
4 Minutes
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Styling >
15 Minutes
$15
Janique Sanders discusses the four stages of motor control, hand positioning, and how they relate to arm styling.
Intermediate
1 Lectures
15 Minutes
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$15

Have Some Fun

Explore LOTS of fun dance video content that will keep you engaged & inspired!

Just For Fun >
33 Minutes
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Sandra will walk you through how to do Show/Competition Makeup with this Step-by-Step Tutorial!
Beginner
2 Lectures
33 Minutes
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Just For Fun >
25 Minutes
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Here in Tennessee, we love to line dance! Learn one of our favorites with us!
Beginner
2 Lectures
25 Minutes
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Just For Fun >
4 Minutes
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Learn this line dance and then share your own video of you doing it!
Beginner
1 Lectures
4 Minutes
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Just For Fun >
15 Minutes
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A fun and easy Bachata Routine for you to learn and practice in the comfort of your own home!
Beginner
2 Lectures
15 Minutes
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Just For Fun >
4 Minutes
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We want to bring you a dance that you can dance at any social event.  We thought of the CUPID SHUFFLE!!!
Beginner
1 Lectures
4 Minutes
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Just For Fun >
8 Minutes
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Kateryna Ulerio, Co Owner at Fred Astaire Dance Studios – Mamaroneck teaching Cha Cha Cha routine. This routine incorporates many basic eleme...
1 Lectures
8 Minutes
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Just For Fun >
8 Minutes
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Instructions on how to do The Biker Shuffle Line Dance
Beginner
1 Lectures
8 Minutes
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Just For Fun >
5 Minutes
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Learn a fun Bachata routine with Grey at Fred Astaire Dance Studios – Saratoga Springs from the comfort and safety of your home!
Beginner
1 Lectures
5 Minutes
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Just For Fun >
5 Minutes
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Learn some new Bachata moves to increase your Dance Card!!! 😉
Beginner
1 Lectures
5 Minutes
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Just For Fun >
6 Minutes
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Learn some new Fun & Easy Merengue steps to add to your MOVES!!
Beginner
1 Lectures
6 Minutes
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Just For Fun >
6 Minutes
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In this video you’ll learn some basic elements of Irish step dancing as well as put the elements together into a fun choreography to dance a ...
Intermediate
1 Lectures
6 Minutes
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Dance Exercise

Stay Healthy – Stay Active

Dance Exercise >
20 Minutes
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Here in Memphis, we love Elvis! So we’ve created an Elvis “jive” routine for you to get your cardio in at home!
Intermediate
2 Lectures
20 Minutes
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Dance Exercise >
45 Minutes
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Ready for a FUN workout, burn calories, detox and FEEL GOOD while you learn how to Dance! Let us know how it goes! Visit us online at www.FredAstai...
Beginner
1 Lectures
45 Minutes
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Dance Exercise >
16 Minutes
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Get your sweat on with this fun Dance Conditioning video. Sandra and Christean will take you through a warm up, some cardio, a little core workout,...
Beginner
1 Lectures
16 Minutes
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Dance Exercise >
34 Minutes
Free
FADS Delray Beach “Warm Up” by Clifton
Beginner
1 Lectures
34 Minutes
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In this course Max teaches a Solo Quickstep routine for exercising.  Do this routine several times in a row with music after you have learned it as...
Beginner
1 Lectures
8 Minutes
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Dance Exercise >
20 Minutes
Free
Hip Hop dance combination by Mason High Energy-Great Exercise Routine
Intermediate
1 Lectures
20 Minutes
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Dance Exercise >
18 Minutes
Free
Follow along with Olga Kobleva & Aiyana Sanchez as they go through some Yoga & Pilates to prepare your body to dance at its fullest & h...
Intermediate
1 Lectures
18 Minutes
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Dance Exercise >
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Home Workout – Dance Council Style
1 Lectures
10 Minutes
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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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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
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5 Lectures
15
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Old-School Variations >
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15
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Old-School Variations >
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Fun variation courses can be purchased separately or sign up for a monthly membership and save!
Advanced
5 Lectures
15
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Old-School Variations >
15
$15
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5 Lectures
15
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CHA-CHA
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15
$15
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5 Lectures
15
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15
$15
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5 Lectures
15
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