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.
- Arthur Murray Manhattan 5th Avenue
286 5th Avenue, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10001 ; Tel: 212-473-2623 ; www.arthurmurraymanhattan.com
Arthur Murray Manhattan was established by World Champion ballroom and latin dancers Gherman Mustuc and Iveta Lukosiute. The studio teaches dance at every level using individualized proven methods. They are the wedding dance experts.
- Ballroom Wedding Dance
37 West 26th Street, 9th Floor New York, NY 10010 ; Tel: 917-375-3027 ; www.BallroomWeddingDance.com
If you can walk, you can Dance! Learn how to dance for your wedding, with elegance, sensuality & ease with the "Best Wedding Dance Instructors in New York." Have fun learning a life skill! Everything’s EASY, once you know how to do it!
- Fred Astaire Dance Studios
Tel: 212-209-2410 ; www.fredastairenewyork.com
Fred Astaire Dance Studios proudly offers dance instructions in: Wedding Dance, Social and Nightclub favorites (Salsa, Merengue, Hustle, Swing), Ballroom Dancing (Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, Quickstep), Latin Dancing (Cha Cha, Rumba, Samba, Paso Doble). Our lessons are customized for your pace and taste.
- Zack's Dance Loft
37 East 28th Street, Suite 206 New York, NY 10016 ; Tel: 212-464-7506 ; zacksdanceloft.com
Featured Best of NY, we offer unique experience for your Wedding Dance and Bachelorette Parties. Private classes at a private room and open bar. Many bachelorette party themes wit to choose from - Pole dance, Belly Dance, Latin, Karaoke and more.
From the Winter 2009 New York Wedding Guide