Ballroom Wedding Dance37 W. 26th St., nr. Sixth Ave., ninth fl.; 917-375-3027; ballroomweddingdance.com
Whether it’s the rumba or foxtrot, nail your first dance after a few lessons here. Private lessons are $60 to $85 per hour.
Bovard New York Dance Instruction257 W. 39th St., nr. Eighth Ave., fourteenth fl.; 917-617-9597; bovardnewyork.com
Eilecia Bovard teaches swing, salsa, waltz, slow dancing, and tango. Wedding packages of five lessons start at $345, and the first 60-minute lesson is free.
Dance Manhattan39 W. 19th St., nr. Fifth Ave., fifth fl; 212-807-0802; dancemanhattan.com
Most couples opt for five private sessions ($400) with this studio’s instructors, who can school you in styles like the Argentine tango, ballroom, and swing.
Dance Times Square156 W. 44th St., nr. Broadway, third fl.; 212-994-9500; dancetimessquare.com
Three private lessons and two group lessons go for $420, and you can loosen up with gratis Champagne and chocolate.
Manhattan Ballroom Society310 E. 42nd St., at Second Ave.; 917-734-4778; manhattanballroom.net
The inventive teachers at this company can choreograph a routine to any song and help couples rehearse other big-day dances. $95 per hour-long lesson.
NY Wedding Dance1261 Broadway, nr. 32nd St., Ste. 510; 646-742-1520; nyweddingdance.com
Take lessons on-site, then leave with a recorded DVD of your session so you can practice at home. Six lessons for $528.
Sandra Cameron Dance Center439 Lafayette St., nr. Astor Pl., second fl.; 212-431-1825; sandracameron.com
One-off private lessons are $95 per couple, per hour. The studio’s wedding package ($400) includes a month of group classes plus three private lessons.
Stepping Out Studios37 W. 26th St., nr. Broadway, ninth fl.; 646-742-9400; steppingoutstudios.com
The award-winning staff here helps couples choreograph their first dance. The introductory package is $20; private lessons also available.
WeddingDayDance520 Eighth Ave., at W. 36th St. 939 Eighth Ave., nr. W. 54th St.; 917-796-4960; weddingdaydance.com
Instructors here focus on ballroom and Latin dance for all skill levels. Packages offer three lessons for $225 or five for $350.
Zack's Dance Loft37 E. 28th St., nr. Madison Ave., Ste. 206; 212-464-7506; zacksdanceloft.com
Private lessons ($75 to $90 per hour) here include an inhibition-melting glass of wine.
From the Summer 2013 New York Wedding Guide
- Ballroom Wedding Dance
37 West 26th Street, 9th Floor New York, NY 10010 ; Tel: 917-375-3027 ; www.BallroomWeddingDance.com
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