Where Wisdom, Strength, and Beauty Meet on the Dance Floor!
EdanSe is a step above the rest in dance studios! Our studio is home to numerous world–class dance instructors, bringing a wonderful array of fun-loving personalities. Our teachers are still actively competing and learning, which enables them to bring their students up-to-date information.
Our building is not your average dance studio! The building’s rich history fits perfectly into the grandeur and aura of our studio. The main ballroom brings a character of its own, one that you will feel proud just dancing in. Outside of our main ballroom, we also have a second studio, full of unique architectural features. The many rooms of our studio convey the warmth of home, including our stained glass sunroom for those lovely summer evenings spent with friends. We are located only 15 minutes from Springfield, MA; 20 minutes from Hartford, CT; and 30 minutes from Northampton, MA.
Combined with all the ways to learn, EdanSe is a precious gem that truly shines!
"Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion."
~ Martha Graham ~
"Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order."
~ Samuel Beckett ~
Richard Binns, the owner of our building, feels so lucky to have found such a gem of a building! He purchased the building in 2007, from the Masons. Prior to 2007, the building was known as Mother Lodge Morningstar #28, being used exclusively by the Masons until 2000. The building was not only used for meetings but also for dining as well as accommodations.
In the 19th century, Enfield was a very successful economic center, fueled by Bigelow-Sanford Carpet Co. The carpet company owned numerous properties for themselves and their workers. In 1874, they constructed the three-story Pearl Street building to serve as a residence for their employees. The Masons purchased the building around 1930 and later added the additional apartment and dance studio.
Since 2007, Richard Binns has put his heart and soul into bringing the building to its true glory. He renovated the building, which now has a total of four apartments and a dance studio with two dance floors.