Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a partner ?

Absolutely Not! Our studio instructs both singles and couples. If you are taking lessons on your own , your partner will be the instructor. Studio parties give you the opportunity to dance with fellow students and our remarkable staff.

How will I be instructed?

You will be assigned your own individual instructor who will work with you during your private lessons. The individual instructor will work with you during your private lessons. The individualized lessons allow you to learn at your own pace, helping you to retain as much information as possible from the very start.

How do I schedule lessons?

Lessons are scheduled by appointment. Our afternoon evening hours will give you the flexibility to schedule your lessons with little difficulty. Regular business hours are Monday through Friday from 1:00 to 10:00 pm and Saturday by special appointment.

What about after the special?

Our introductory course gives you the opportunity to experience our teaching methods. We offer a variety of beginner packages of lessons. Should you decide, after your special introductory, that you would like to continue your dancing, our instructors will be delighted to help you determine which packages will be better for you. We do accept Visa , MasterCard , American Express, cash , and personal checks.

Where will I use my dancing?

Every other week , we host a studio party for all of our students. This provides you with the opportunity to practice your dancing with multiple partners as well as building your self-confidence for dancing outside the studio environment.

I have a question that has not been answered in this FAQ!

Please feel free to email at info@albanyfads.com or call the studio.

What do I do now?

Hopefully we were able to answer all of your questions you may have had regarding taking your first lessons with Fred Astaire Dance Studios Albany. Now all you have to do to start is to talk to one of our managers. Which you can do by speaking to them in person or by calling the studio at (518) 783-3130. Our staff will help you enroll on your introductory special and set your first appointment date

Dances We Teach
American Style
Foxtrot
Waltz
Tango
Viennese Waltz
Cha-Cha
Rumba
Swing
Bolero
Mambo
Samba
Merengue
Pasodoble
Western Swing
International Style
Waltz
Tango
Viennese Waltz
Foxtrot
Quickstep
Cha-Cha
Samba
Rumba
Pasodoble
Jive




We also teach: Jitterbug, Polka, Hustle, Salsa, and of course Argentine Tango