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Coaching

Learn from the World's Leading Dancers and Coaches

Your Fred Astaire dance instructors are the cream of the crop. They represent some of the best talent in the country. We believe in exposing our students and our instructors to new ideas and perspectives whenever possible, which is why Fred Astaire proudly hosts some of the most talented, renowned and award winning dancers, coaches, and choreographers from all over the world. Outside coaching from one of our guest-experts will offer you new insight and ideas, and can take your dancing to a new level.

Many of our coaches are reigning world dance champions, and several have been featured on hit television shows such as "Dancing with the Stars." All are nationally recognized in the dance industry. If you're serious about improving your dancing, sessions with Fred Astaire guest-coaches are opportunities you must take advantage of!

March 29th, 2017

Natalia Biedniagina

Natalia Biedniagina

Honored Masters of Sports, one of the most titled couples in the world and International level judges, join Roman Myrkin and his professional partner, Ms. Natalia Biedniagina, as they bring those world-renowned skills directly to our dance floor and right to you.


April 3rd, 2017

Taliat Tarsinov

Taliat Tarsinov

Taliat began dancing together with Marina in Russia in 1974, a partnership that later blossomed in to marriage and family. In 1988, after winning the Russion Amateur Championship, they turned professional and danced until 1995, when they announced their retirement from the competitive world. Taliat is a top ranking adjudicator and a beloved coach and choreographer in the United States. Join us as he brings his amazing tips and tricks to our studio!


April 11th and 12th, 2017

Ginette Cournoyer

Ginette Cournoyer

Meet Ms. Ginette Cournoyer! Former Professional Canadian Champion in Standard and Ten-Dance reaching 9th in the World, Former Professional North American Champion in Ten-Dance, Former Semi-Finalist at the World Latin in England, Former Amateur Canadian Champion in Standard and Ten-Dance reaching 7th in the World, Former Amateur North American Champion in Standard and Ten-Dance. Her skills are outstanding and she can't wait to share them with you!


April 14th, 2017

Eddi Apolonov

Eddi Apolonov

As one of the most well respected coaches and judges in the United States, Mr. Eddi Apolonov has competed on the most renowned floor in the world as a Rising Star Finalist in International Latin at the Blackpool Dance Festival. He was also the undefeated Fred Astaire International Latin Champion. Come see for yourself why his patient and passionate teaching style can take you where you need to be in the ballroom dancing world.


April 24th, 2017

Ricky Bentzen

Ricky Bentzen

Known as an eleven time undefeated Fred Astaire Professional Open Rhythm Champion, a World Professional Open Rhythm Vice Champion, a four time World Professional Rhythm Finalist, and a three time US Professional Open Rhythm Finalist, Mr. Ricky Bentzen will provide you with tips and tricks to make every dance move it's best.


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