Couple Dance Lessons
Couples who take dance lessons have more "date nights"!
They LOOK for opportunities & events that give them an excuse to enjoy the hobby they've developed!
And with the right teacher, LEARNING to dance together is FUN!
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Your First Lesson is offered at a reduced rate of only $79.00.
If you do not enjoy the first lesson, there's NO OBLIGATION to continue. However, if you enjoy the first lesson, we'll plan additional lessons, to see how much progress we can make!!
What YOU can Expect On Your First Visit :
Your teacher will introduce several different rhythms & dance styles to help you discover, which dances come more naturally to you, as a couple.
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🎶 EXPERIENCE MATTERS 👫 Good Dancers are everywhere. Good Teachers, on the other hand, are hard to find. There is no substitution for experience, when it comes to teaching adults. Over the past 20+ years, we've had more than 1500 couples take lessons with us, most of whom, had NEVER attempted dancing, before walking through our doors. There's no "one size fits all" answer to adult learning. But, with more than 29 different partner dances to choose from and years of teaching experience, we can teach anyone willing to put in the effort to learn.
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What To Wear On Your Lesson
SHOES: Ladies should NOT wear heels during the first several months (we want you to have maximum balance). Both leaders & followers should wear leather soled shoes if possible (so you can slide around the floor). If you don't have leather soled shoe, a VERY worn sneaker (without tread) is better than a rubber soled shoe.
ATTIRE: It's true, dancing is considered an elegant activity, but we have a casual environment→ NOT barbecue-type casual. Couples often wear nice jeans & casual shirts. SHORTS &/or FLIP FLOPS are NEVER appropriate attire. Sleeveless Tops/Shirts (...ladies too) should always be avoided. (...ladies this will make a lot more sense after you've had lesson or two)
It MIGHT be important to note here, Best Of All Dance is NOT in the Ballroom Competition Business. If you start looking like a dancing mannequin or begin making forced facial expressions during Latin dances, you have strayed very far off of OUR path. In the long run, we want you to look like you know HOW TO DANCE (and not, as though you took dance lessons).
Have you been trolling various studio websites? If yes, we're sure you've noticed, dancers rarely post prices online (beyond the proverbial "special").
We're not "shifty". It's just plain fear.
We're a service without a clearly defined consumer.
Sound like gobbledygook?
Phrased another way... If couples looking for dance lessons, had also taken private lessons in golf, skiing or even skateboarding... teachers wouldn't worry about sticker shock.
Hopefully the following will give you reassurance:.
Q) Do all Newbies at B.O.A.D. pay the same price?
A) Yes. 1st Visit = $79.00 for one 40 minute session. The breakdown of the lesson amount vs facility fees is provided at check-out.
Q) Do some students at B.O.A.D. pay less than others?
A) Yes. Clients taking more than 4 lessons p/mo for 2 or more years pay a little less. We don't expect our best customers to pick up the tab for the newbies. Sorry folks. No Gwoupon here.
Q) What is the cost AFTER the first lesson?
A) B.O.A.D. is not a "club" & doesn't have "memberships".
You CAN'T pay-in-full for 6 months of lessons up front. Frankly, that would just stress us out with worry about phantom "what if" scenario's and how to finance a last minute refund should the need arise!
We find it much more comfortable when all of our clients pay once a month. The amount of their monthly payment is based on the number of lessons they intend to average each month.
As mentioned above, "frequent flyers" pay a little less.
We can customize as needed based on instructor availability but wont promise what we cant deliver.
Q) Some Studio websites boast "No Contracts" &/or "No Programs/Packages".
Is this "A Thing"?
A) It was "A Thing" in the Pre/Early-Internet days.
And, you'll still come across "Investigation" news stories of roofing contractors, fitness centers, ballet schools etc ...where patrons paid up-front & the business folded before services were provided. We don't allow anyone to pay-in-full months in advance for their lessons so, this is a non-issue.
But, For the record... No, You don't have to sign anything.
Q) If I've never taken Private Lessons in anything, how do I know if I'm paying too much??
A) If you have never taken Private Lessons in anything or rented commercial space for your own business, this is a LOGICAL QUESTION. Here are some consistencies: Learning to dance requires SPACE. If the lesson location is a storefront in the suburbs, and only 1 instructor rents the space, the instructor will budget $1 to $2 per minute, for "the space". Then, he or she will charge a $30-$40 premium above the cost of "the space". This premium, is NORMAL for one-on-one instruction that requires physical strength, mental endurance and body contact.
In many cities, Ballroom studio's are located in deteriorating or industrial areas, and several instructors share "the space". The price-per-lesson will be a little less than the storefront studio in the suburbs; However, the overhead fees, are still AT LEAST 35-40% of EACH lesson.
If your lesson is held is in the basement of the teachers home, you should probably be paying at least 40% less than the "average" cost of dance lessons at a studio. But, "couples dancing" is a body-to-body contact activity and lessons in the basement of a teachers home, tends to feel Creepy.
The real questions should be... do you feel good about the lesson? Are you comfortable with the teacher? Do they seem to know their stuff? When you have a question, do they have a solid answer?