Ballroom Wedding Dance
37 W. 26th St., nr. Broadway, ninth fl. 917-375-3027; ballroomweddingdance.com
Clients learn to dance everything from the waltz to salsa. Private lessons are $60 to $85 per hour; packages include twenty lessons for $1,200.
Bovard New York Dance Instruction
(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.
39 W. 19th St., nr. Sixth Ave., fifth fl.; 212-807-0802; dancemanhattan.com
Most couples opt for five private sessions ($400) with this studio’s veteran instructors.
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 $420 to ten private sessions and five group classes for $1,090.
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.
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. Six sessions for $528, ten for $850, and twenty for $1,640.
Sandra Cameron Dance Center
439 Lafayette St., nr. Astor Pl., second fl.; 212-431-1825; sandracameron.com
Private lessons are $90 to $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 supplementary 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. Five-lesson packages from $435.
Wedding Day Dance
(various locations) 917-796-4960; weddingdaydance.com
Instructors here focus on ballroom and Latin dance. Packages include three lessons for $204 or five for $335. Private classes are $80.
Zack’s Dance Loft
37 E. 28th St., nr. Park Ave., Ste. 206 212-464-7506; zacksdanceloft.com
Private lessons ($79 to $90 per hour) start with a cocktail, while group “happy hour” classes feature an open bar throughout.
- Zacks Dance Loft
37 East 28th Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10016 ; Tel: 212-464-7506 ; www.zacksdanceloft.com
Zach, featured as Best of New York by NY Magazine, has been teaching wedding dance since 2001. We provide first class studios, convenient locations, complete privacy, and the best customer policies.
From the Winter 2011 New York Wedding Guide