American Ballroom Dance Studio
25 W. 31st St., nr. Fifth Ave., fourth fl.; 212-244-8400; pierredulaine.com
This school covers all the standard styles. Couples can take five, ten, or twenty private one-hour lessons. Prices upon request.
Ballroom Wedding Dance
37 W. 26th St., nr. Broadway, ninth fl.; 917-375-3027; ballroomweddingdance.com
Clients learn to dance anything from the waltz to salsa. Private lessons are $79 per hour; packages include twenty lessons for $1,200.
115 W. 27th St., nr. Sixth Ave., seventh fl.; 917-606-0289; dancechelsea.com
From the fox-trot to merengue, lessons last 50 minutes. Wedding packages start at $90 for one lesson, $415 for five, or $820 for ten.
Dance New York
244-250 W. 54th St., nr. Broadway; 212-246-5797; dancenewyork.com
The wedding package ($395) includes five private lessons and a one-time private-room rental. Private lessons cost about $85.
Dance Times Square
156 W. 44th St., nr. Broadway, third fl.; 212-994-9500; dancetimessquare.com
Wedding packages include five or ten private lessons ($525 for five, $1,000 for ten).
Manhattan Ballroom Society
310 E. 42nd St., at Second Ave.; 917-734-4778; manhattanballroom.net
They can choreograph a routine and also help with other wedding-day dances. Eight weeks of classes are $165 per person.
NY Wedding Dance
1261 Broadway, nr. 32nd St., Ste. 510; 646-742-1520; nyweddingdance.com
They provide on-site lessons, performances, and party motivating. Six sessions for $525, ten for $850, or fifteen for $1,230.
Sandra Cameron Dance Center
199 Lafayette St., nr. Broome St.; 212-431-1825; sandracameron.com
Private lessons are $90 per couple per hour; a four-week group class is $90 per person.
Stepping Out Studios
37 W. 26th St., nr. Sixth Ave., ninth fl.; 646-742-9400; steppingoutstudios.com
The award-winning staff will teach anything from the country two-step to the Viennese waltz. Prices upon request.
Wedding Day Dance
Various locations; 917-796-4960; weddingdaydance.com
Focusing on ballroom and Latin American dance, a private lesson is $80. Packages start at $225 for three lessons; $350 for five.
Zack’s Dance Loft
37 E. 28th St., nr. Madison Ave., Ste. 206; 212-464-7506; zacksdanceloft.com
Private lessons, which start with a cocktail, are loose and fun. One hour runs $69 to $89.
From the Summer 2009 New York Wedding Guide