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Welcome to Fred Astaire Dance Studio, Brookfield CT

Dancing for Kids! The PERFECT foundation sport! Sign up now!
Call the studio at 203-775-6588 or email us at info@dance-brookfield.com for more information. Let's dance!

In fact, dancing is a great sport for anyone! Get out of the house and kick up your heels at one of our NEW Guest Parties or Practice Parties. 

Co-founded by the legendary Fred Astaire, our studio sets the standard of excellence in dance instruction. From Ballroom to Latin, from Swing to Salsa, Zumba, Hip Hop or Yoga - we offer all styles of dance lessons for all ages and abilities in a friendly atmosphere.

Learning how to dance is always easy and fun at our Brookfield Fred Astaire Dance Studio! Don‘t put it off for another moment - Walk In and Dance Out!

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“Some people seem to think that good dancers are born. But all the good dancers I’ve known are taught or trained.”  ~Fred Astaire

Latest Articles

  • Sarah Price never thought she would be a dancer. She has never been athletic and claims to have no rhythm. But that didn't stop her from falling in love with dancing at Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Morristown last year, and she hasn't stopped dancing since.  

    In May of 2013, her life in Morristown, N.J., changed forever. Sarah, now 46, was diagnosed with breast cancer and spent the next two years undergoing treatment and reconstruction. She left her job as a college professor to pursue her dream of becoming a full-time writer. Now, with more than 30 novels in print and ebook formats, she is a best-selling author on Amazon and couldn’t be happier. According to Sarah, her cancer diagnosis changed her in a big way. 

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  • Did you know it’s illegal to dance at all in the small, midwestern town of Bomont? April Fool! Movie buffs will know Bomont is actually the fictional town from the 1984 movie “Footloose.” Kevin Bacon certainly looks foolish in his iconic warehouse dance scene, but who doesn’t look silly every now and then? It’s good to remember that it’s ok to laugh at ourselves, and what better time to laugh than on April Fools’ Day? So crank up the volume, put on your dancin’ shoes, and enjoy our list of some of the most foolish dances in history. 

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  • Watch Tom Hanks dance his way through Carly Rae Jepsen's new music video. How Carly Rae Jepsen scored Tom Hanks for her music video, we don’t know. But who cares how? She did. And he’s amazing (as always). Watch him take us through his day, dancing the whole time.

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    March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and this year’s theme is “Not Alone,” an important message for anyone who is, or knows someone, currently coping with a brain injury. 

    Studies have shown dancing, as a form of rehabilitation, can have positive effects on the brain. Like any muscle, the more you use it, the stronger it gets. While dancing is not a cure-all, with any physical or mental damage even slight improvements are a blessing. 

    When we dance, or perform any rapid-fire, decision-making action, our brain is forced to work quicker and harder. Performing these types of actions over a period of time can begin “repairing” certain portions of our brains. 

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  • The following is an essay submitted by Michelle Goldson, a student at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Morristown, NJ. Thanks for taking the time to write, Michelle. Keep dancing!

    What dancing means to me

    I never thought it would happen to me, but it did.  I am completely obsessed with ballroom dancing.   Whenever I hear a song, whether it’s in the car, at the gym or in the dance studio, I listen closely to the beat, to see if I can decipher the type of dance it might be.  Is it a cha cha, a hustle, or maybe a foxtrot?  Nope, it’s a Samba, definitely a Samba.

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