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Fred (Astaire) for Your First Dance

Remember Jennifer Grey in Dirty Dancing and the last scene where she successfully executes the lift with Patrick Swayze? Did you know that Jennifer took special dance lessons from Fred Astaire to perfect her notorious lift? 

Dancing with the Stars dance pro, Tony Devolani was also an instructor at the West Side Fred Astaire Dance Studios in Manhattan. Imagine how thrilled his students were and still are to see him on TV.

Simply put, the instructors love what they do and it shows. Positive energy dominates the environment; hence, after the first lesson or two, people actually look forward to returning.

The Fred Astaire Dance Studios (FADS) are reputed as the best in the dance business. Okay, dancing is not for everyone. In fact, the mere mention of the word can clear a room in the blink of an eye but life is about stepping out of one's comfort zone and rising to new challenges. As a trained Fred Astaire original, I have enjoyed both the student and employe…