Ballroom Wedding Dance
37 W. 26th St., nr. Broadway, ninth fl. 917-375-3027; ballroomweddingdance.com
This studio helps couples to nail their first dance, whether it’s the rumba or the fox-trot. Private lessons are $60 to $85 per hour.
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 instructors, who can school you in styles like the Argentine tango.
Dance Times Square
156 W. 44th St., nr. Broadway, third fl.; 212-994-9500; dancetimessquare.com
Wedding packages, such as three private lessons and two group lessons for $420, include gratis Champagne and chocolate.
Manhattan Ballroom Society
(various locations) 917-734-4778; manhattanballroom.net
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 Dance
1261 Broadway, nr. 32nd St., Ste. 510; 646-742-1520; nyweddingdance.com
Take lessons on-site, then leave with personalized-instruction DVDs so you can practice at home. Get six sessions for $528.
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. The studio’s wedding package ($400) includes seven hours of instruction.
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 start at $540.
Wedding Day Dance
(various locations) 917-796-4960; weddingdaydance.com
Instructors here focus on ballroom and Latin dance for all skill levels. Packages offer three lessons for $204 or five for $335.
Zack’s Dance Loft
37 E. 28th St., nr. Park Ave., Ste. 206 212-464-7506; zacksdanceloft.com
Private lessons ($75–$90 per hour) start with a cocktail; three-hour group “happy hour” classes ($25–$50) include an open bar throughout.
- Arthur Murray 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 & ease - the "Best Wedding Dance Instructors in New York." Have fun. Everything's easy, once you know how!
- Zack's Dance Loft
37 East 28th Street, Suite 206 New York, NY 10016 ; Tel: 212-464-7506 ; zacksdanceloft.com
Extraordinary studio that offers unique experience for your Wedding Dance, Bachelorette Parties, and Girls Night Out. Unmatched freebies, competitive rates, and many themes to choose from such as Pole Dance, Belly Dance, Karaoke and more.
From the Summer 2012 New York Wedding Guide