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 from $60 per hour; packages include twenty lessons for $1,200.
Bovard New York Dance
(various locations) 917-617-9597; bovardnewyork.com
Eilecia Bovard teaches swing, salsa, waltz, and tango. Wedding packages of five lessons start at $345, and the first 60-minute lesson is free.
Dance Times Square
156 W. 44th St., nr. Broadway, third fl. 212-994-9500; dancetimessquare.com
Wedding packages range from three private lessons and two group lessons for $440 to ten private sessions and five group classes for $1,150.
Manhattan Ballroom Society
(various locations) 917-734-4778; manhattanballroom.net
This company can choreograph a routine and help couples rehearse other wedding-day dances. Each hour-long lesson is $95, and if you buy five lessons, the sixth is free.
NY Wedding Dance
1261 Broadway, nr. 32nd St., Ste. 510 646-742-1520; nyweddingdance.com
NY Wedding Dance provides on-site lessons as well as personalized-instruction DVDs so you can practice at home. Six sessions for $528, ten for $850, and twenty for $1,640.
Sandra Cameron Dance Center
440 Lafayette St., nr. Broome St., third fl. 212-431-1825; sandracameron.com
Private lessons are $90–$110 per couple per hour; a four-week group class is $80 per person. The studio’s wedding package ($400) includes seven hours of instruction and unlimited studio access.
Stepping Out Studios
37 W. 26th St., nr. Sixth Ave., ninth fl. 646-742-9400; steppingoutstudios.com
The award-winning staff can teach anything from the country two-step to the Viennese waltz. Single classes are $25; wedding packages are five lessons for $435, ten for $840, and twenty for $1,600.
Wedding Day Dance
(various locations) 917-796-4960; weddingdaydance.com
Focusing on ballroom and Latin American dance, a private lesson is $80. Packages include three lessons for $210 or five for $325. The first lesson is free.
Zack’s Dance Loft
37 E. 28th St., nr. Madison Ave., Ste. 206 212-464-7506; zacksdanceloft.com
Private lessons start with a cocktail. One hour runs from $69 to $89.
From the Summer 2011 New York Wedding Guide