Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Coral Gables recently celebrated its first anniversary at the facility, located at 4008 Aurora St. The all-day anniversary party included a special choreographed Mambo No. 5 Group Class as well as performances by studio owners and World Master Champions, Vera and Vladimir Kosarev.
Vera and Vladimir, both from Russia, met in 2001 in Rochester, NY, where they began to compete professionally. Their dance rstpartnership eventually turned to love and then marriage in 2007. In 2011 they moved to Coral Gables and fulfilled their dream of opening their own Fred Astaire Dance Studio. This June marked the first anniversary.
“Owning a dance studio was our dream for a long time,” Vera said. “We are truly fortunate to be celebrating a successful year, and fortunate to be able to enrich the lives of others while teaching them something that we truly love to do.”
Vera and Vladimir continue to compete and teach all over the United States and Canada. Through their hard work and constant training they have accumulated numerous Top Teacher awards from the Fred Astaire Organization, and have earned many prestigious titles for their competitive career. They have been included in many finals, however, their biggest achievements included the titles of: World Master Champions, United States National Nine Dance Finalists, and Two-Time National Fred Astaire Champions. Vladimir also has won various Pro/Am Titles with his students, including both National and World Championships.
To learn more about Fred Astaire Coral Gables Dance Studios’ services, call 305-443- 0085, or view the dance studio on the Web at www.FredAstaireCoralGables.com.
Co-founded in 1947 by dancing legend Fred Astaire, the studio has implemented a practical, interrelated dance curriculum that represents the fundamental principles of good dancing as developed by the star. The studio offers all kinds of dance instruction to all ages and abilities, from Ballroom and Salsa dancing to Wedding Dance Lessons and Social dancing.
Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Coral Gables offers private instructions, group instructions and practice lessons. The studio also offers a wonderful venue for everyone to share the experience of dancing with their colleagues and friends at a party and studio setting.