Wedding dance instructors in Portland
We are a Portland institution, and proud to still be serving the beautiful city of Portland with excellent instruction and events!
Our instructors at Dance with Joy Studios can help make your wedding day more enjoyable and successful with the bride and groom’s “first dance” to their special song.
She’s been teaching swing, latin, and ballroom dance in the Portland area for over 30 years. Swing dancing is one of her favorite styles and she studied West Coast Swing and Night Club Two step with Buddy Schwimmer.
Imagine a picture-perfect beginning to your life in partnership as glide gracefully across the floor together while your family and friends look on. And all without tripping over your train!
I would love to dance with you...whether you are new to dance, preparing for a wedding or special event, interested in learning new dances, or want to improve your skills!
At Arthur Murray Dance Studios we provide beginners dance lessons, wedding dance lessons, ballroom dance lessons, Latin dance lessons and dance classes for everyone!
"We believe anybody can do it! With our top of the line dance and fitness instructors anybody can become the dancer they've always wanted and achieve the fitness level they’ve been dreaming of. Whether your goal is to learn a few new steps, have fun, lose weight, perform, or compete, we will help you get there!"
"Michelle is one of Seattle’s most experienced dance teachers, having taught full time in Seattle for over twenty years. She was Seattle’s first Salsa teacher and third Argentine Tango Teacher. She was also part of Seattle’s second wave of good WC Swing teachers. Michelle loves to dance and totally believes that social dancing enhances every person’s life. What truly sets her ...
"SCT offers Group classes, and Private classes for students of all experience levels. Learn to dance Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, Zouk, Afro/Cuban, Rumba, Oaxia, Argentine Tango, and more."
"We love working with wedding couples! We have been helping wedding couples feel comfortable on the dance floor for over ten years, and take great care to help you prepare for your wedding day. We offer dance instruction for all types of social dancing– Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Rumba, Salsa, Swing, and more. So whether you want a traditional Waltz or a romantic Rumba we can help...
Top-Rated Wedding Dance Instructors
Consider the importance of that first dance or the father/daughter dance when deciding whether or not to hire a first dance instructor.
These are not just any dances. These are actually performances, with all eyes on the couple on the dance floor. A professional dance instructor can prepare you for this all-importance part of your wedding reception. Check out our selection of First Dance Instructors and put your best foot forward.
Let’s face it. On this important day, you want everything to go as planned and make the best impression possible. Stumbling through a waltz or other tune just won’t do it. A dance instructor can turn two left feet into a Fred-Astaire glide in a few lessons. It’s also a sneaky way to fit in a date night while you are engaged. A few dance lessons will help make you feel relaxed and confident on the dance floor. Learn a few different types of dances and be the star of the show. The fact is, many couples consider a perfectly choreographed first dance one of the highlights of their wedding reception. For nervous parents, a first dance instructor will also offer lessons in how to shine during the father/daughter and mother/son dances.