Call us  949.813.1102

Orange County
Wedding Dance Studios


Every bride and groom dances at their wedding reception! Our goal is to help you feel comfortable and look natural while doing so. We have enjoyed helping all of our couples and look forward to helping you and your fiance too. Please take a moment to see what our brides and grooms are saying about their Wedding First Dance experiences with us here at “Orange County Wedding Dance!”

Miranda & Kevin
June 18, 2011
“Crash Into Me” by Dave Matthews Band
Private Residence
La Habra, Los Angeles County

“Thank you so much. Our dance was awesome and a big hit!!:)” (Miranda & Kevin)

Katie & Leo
June 18, 2011
“In Time” by Robbi Robb
The Ebell Club
Long Beach, Los Angeles County

“Thank you! You both have been absolutely wonderful!!!” (Katie & Leo)

Elisa & Brian
June 11, 2011
“Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?” by Bryan Adams
The Mission inn
Riverside, Riverside County

“Thank you so much for the First Dance lessons. Our wedding and dance went off without a hitch. Everyone was very impressed with our moves. We even got to use them on our honeymoon. The twirls, pivots and dips we learned (plus a few dirty dancing moves Lisa improvised) helped us win a bottle of rum in a dance contest. Thank you again for all of your time, patience and instruction. You both were so helpful and helped us have a wedding that exceeded all of our expectations.” (Elisa & Brian)

Ramie & Dean
May 21, 2011
“The Promise” by Tracy Chapman
Private Residence
Pasadena, Los Angeles County

“Thanks so much for teaching us and being patient with us during our lessons. We’re really lucky to have you guys share our special day with us! Thanks again!!” (Ramie & Dean)

Alma & Steve
May 5, 2011
“Lovely” by Michelle Tumes
“Stayin’ Alive” by The BeeGees
Rancho Las Lomas
Silverado, Orange County

Dear Joe & Sara,
You made our first dance memorable and fun, we enjoyed it and our guests loved it! And for that we would like to thank you. As well as for your patience, encouragement & enthusiasm. The experience from learning to performing it will be cherished and will stay with us forever.
Alma & Steve

Erika & Tom
March 27, 2011
“The Merry-Go-Round Of Life” by Joe Hisaishi
The Turnip Rose: Grand Newport Plaza
Costa Mesa, Orange County

“Joe and Sara were great. Erika and I had a great time learning our first dance. It has been a month and people are still talking about it. Highlight of the evening! Thanks guys.” (Erika & Tom)

Debbie & Ron
March 26, 2011
“Everything” by Michael Buble
Bethany Christian Reformed Church
Bellflower, Los Angeles County

“Hi Joe! Just wanted to let you know our dance was a success! It was a bit hard dancing with a small train, but overall, we had fun and it went well. Thank you again! :)” (Debbie & Ron)

Adrienne & Mitch
March 19, 2011
“Suavemente” by Elvis Crespo
Private Residence
Yorba Linda, Orange County

Dear Joe & Sara,
Thank you for being the most wonderful dance instructors! We loved our experience with you both. We appreciate your generosity, kindness & time that you spent helping us to reach our goal! 🙂
Adrienne & Mitch

Cat & Rudy
July 11, 2010
“Fever” by Earl Grant & His Band
Black Gold Golf Club
Yorba Linda, Orange County

“Joe & Sara, Just wanted to let you know that our first dance was a huge hit!!! We nailed it & our families & friends were so impressed. Many people asked about the unique version of our song “Fever” which made it even better. Thank you so much for the great choreography, your professionalism & a wonderful experience learning to dance together.” (Cat & Rudy)

Adrienne & Robert
April 10, 2010
“Baby, You’ve Got What It Takes” by Michael Buble
The Ballboa Bay Club & Resort
Newport Beach, Orange County

“Hi Sara and Joe, It’s been 9 months since our wedding, and we are Finally getting around to emailing you guys to say Thank You!! We’re the ones who got married at the Balboa Bay Club on April 10 of last year. We were the pilots, Robert has an accent, ring a bell? Anyway, we just wanted to Thank You for all your help and hard work to make our day special. Our first dance was spectacular, it was a huge success! When people ask me what my favorite part of the wedding was, I say it was our first dance. We felt like stars! It was so fun, it went really well, we didn’t have any glitches, and the crowd loved it! So Thank You for making that possible! We’ve attached a few photos of the dance so you can see it. Hope you guys are doing really well.” (Adrienne & Robert)

Morgan & Justin
October 24, 2009
“This Year’s Love” by David Gray
Los Willows Garden Estate & Vinyard
Fallbrook, San Diego County

“Hi Sara and Joe, Justin and I would like to thank you for your help with our dance moves! Our first dance was a TOTAL SUCCESS! There wasn’t a dry eye in the room … and in this case, that is a good thing 🙂 You both are amazing and you helped make our day absolutely amazing!” (Morgan & Justin)

Christina & Todd
May 23, 2009
“It Had To Be You” by Harry Connick, Jr.
Coto de Caza Golf & Raquet Club
Coto de Caza, Orange County

“Thank you so much for teaching us how to dance together. Not only did we enjoy our lessons with you, our wedding dance went off without a hitch. We had many compliments on how classy the dance was, and to tell you the truth, we really enjoyed ourselves! I’ve enclosed a photo. We look like pros! We’re looking forward to getting a group of friends together for lessons. Thanks again.” (Christina & Todd)

Shellvi & Edward
January 17, 2009
“From This Moment On” by Shania Twain
“Sway” by The Pussycat Dolls
Norwalk Marriott
Norwalk, Los Angeles County

“Thank you for your dancing lessons!!! A lot of people loved our first dance, we definitely surprised our family and friends to have danced like that considering we have never danced before. You guys are the best!!!” (Shellvi & Edward)

Jaime & Brandon
December 28, 2008
“Llorando” by Rebekah Del Rio
The Turnip Rose: The Rose
Orange, Orange County

“We can’t thank you enough for helping us with our first dance. It was probably our favorite moment of the day. We looked into each others eyes and danced flawlessly! We even got a standing-o! If we can get pics or a CD to you we will. Truly thank you!” (Jaime & Brandon)

Janine & Sean
October 25, 2008
“Ice Cream” by Sarah McLachlan
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa
Newport Beach, Orange County

“Everyone loved our dance. I will send you a photo of us dancing once I get the professional pictures back. But here’s a picture of us in the photobooth we had at our wedding. Thanks for all your help!” (Janine & Sean)

Jen & Bernardo
October 5, 2008
“Bless The Broken Road” by Rascal Flatts
“The Austin Powers Theme” by Mini Trio
Talega Golf Club
San Clemente, Orange County

“We apologize for the delay in getting this note to you. We can’t thank you enough for the time & care you put into our 1st dance. Our guests loved it & we couldn’t have done it without you. We’ll continue to recommend you both! Thank you~” (Jen & Bernardo)

Krystal & Steve
September 26, 2008
“When You Say Nothing At All” by Ronan Keating
“C’est La Vie” by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
The Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort
Huntington Beach, Orange County

“It was so nice running into you! Thanks again for making our wedding extra special with the dancing you taught us! We really appreciate everything you did for us and making us comfortable. Can’t believe it’s been almost three years^_^. You are the best!” (Krystal & Steve)

Tana & Daniel
September 6, 2008
“The Prayer” by Andrea Bocelli & Celine Dion
“Smooth” by Carlos Santana
The Balboa Bay Club & Resort
Newport Beach, Orange County

“When we first came to see Joe and Sara we were truly terrible dancers. No kidding. I couldn’t lead and my wife to be couldn’t follow. After two and a half months we were polished and confident. It was so much fun!! After our first dance I heard people saying, ‘I had no clue they were such great dancers.’ Joe and Sara are great teachers and made our special day that much more special.” (Tana & Daniel)

Amanda & Anthony
September 6, 2008
“Everything” by Michael Buble
The Garden Room Wedding & Banquet Facility
Garden Grove, Orange County

“We got some video back from a friend and we received nothing but compliments from everyone on the dance and [they] couldn’t believe we had only taken 4 lessons. Thank you for helping make our special day even that much better.” (Amanda & Anthony)

Stacy & Rich
August 23, 2008
“When You Say Nothing At All” by Alison Krauss
The Pacific Edge
Laguna Beach, Orange County

“I wanted to share with you this picture of our ‘DIP’ from the wedding last Saturday. I know that Sara would be so proud! All the guests shouted when we did our dip. I even put my hand down like sara suggested and the pictures turned out amazing. We had a great time taking lessons from you guys and getting to know you. Our wedding turned our Fabulous!!! We hope to see you very soon!!!” (Stacy & Rich)

Jen & Justin
July 20, 2008
“Feels Like Home” by Chantal Kreviasuk
Piedmont Community Hall
Piedmont, Alameda County

“Thanks to you and Sara for the great lesson today. My mom was very impressed by how Sara took the steps my Dad knew and made them work…

Thanks for all the help and here are two pictures. I don’t have any pictures of us dancing yet since the professional photos are not ready. It was a lot of fun and we really enjoyed our wedding. Thanks to you and Sara for all your help and guidance. We’ll see you sometime in the future for our lesson when we get the chance :)” (Jen & Justin)

Ingrid & Chris
June 21, 2008
“Chasing Cars” by Snow Patrol
Torrance Marriott South Bay
Torrance, Los Angeles County

“Thank you so much for your help with our first dance, we had so much fun performing for our guests and everyone was very impressed!” (Ingrid & Chris)

Tien & Kareem
May 22, 2008
“Per Te” by Josh Groban
The Reef Restaurant
Long Beach, Los Angeles County

“Thank you for the fantastic and very fun lessons! We messed up, but everyone REALLY enjoyed the dance:) Here are a few photos we’d like to share with the both of you.” (Tien & Kareem)

Sheri & Ryan
May 22, 2008
“The Best Is Yet To Come” by Frank Sinatra
Hotel Metropole
Avalon, Catalina Island, Los Angeles County

“Thanks for including us in your latest email newsletter. 🙂 Our wedding was amazing and our dance was a big hit. We felt great doing it knowing that it was professionally choreographed and that we had lots of practice. 🙂 Thanks again for your help. We can’t wait to see our wedding video to see if our dance looked as great as it felt! 🙂 Have a great day! Thanks again.” (Sheri & Ryan)

Britt & Lew
May 17, 2008
“Cheek To Cheek” by Frank Sinatra
Private Residence
San Juan Capistrano, Orange County

“Thank you so much for helping my dad and me create an entertaining dance for my wedding. Everybody loved it! Sara, you’re such a patient teacher, and I would recommend you to anyone!” (Britt & Lew)

Beth & Bryce
May 10, 2008
“Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Elvis Presley
Grand Tradition Estate
Fallbrook, San Diego County

“We survived our wedding dance =) Everyone said it was beautiful. I can’t wait to see the video. We are picking up pictures tomorrow from our photographer. I’ll forward some on to you. Thank you so much for everything. We really enjoyed working with you. I’m trying to get Bryce to take more dance lessons! =) Thanks again!” (Beth & Bryce)

Alex & Matt
May 3, 2008
“Your Song” by Ewan McGregor & Alessandro Safina
Fiesta Americana Grand Los Cabos Golf & Spa Resort
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

“Thank you so much for everything. We had so much fun taking lessons and really wowed everyone at the wedding. Our dances are something we will remember forever (and so will our guests)! Thank you especially for giving me something really special to share with my father. Matt promises we can keep taking lessons so we should be calling you soon!” (Alex & Matt)

Amy & Chad
March 29, 2008
“Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe ” by Barry White
O’Donnell Golf Club
Palm Springs, San Bernardino County

“Thank you Sara & Joseph for providing for us a time to spend together! It has been a blast dancing and learning the New York Hustle! We can hardly wait to perform for our friends and family. You did an excellent job with us; you showed a great professional attitude and patience as us beginners learned something totally new! We appreciate it. We hope, as we grow old together, that dancing will be a part of our lives. We owe it to you for the great time you have showed us!” (Amy & Chad)

Havi & Dave
March 23, 2008
“Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You” by John Lloyd Young (Jersey Boys)
JW Marriott Resort & Spa
Palm Desert, San Bernardino County

“Thank you guys so much! Our First Dance was one of the highlights of our wedding reception! The moves you gave us were easy enough for my Groom yet sophisticated enough to get rave reviews! In fact, my Mom had signs made up and had “10’s” on them like those on a famous dance show that she handed out to the tables so after our fabulous dip we looked around the room in amazement! It was a blast! Thank you for all of your help in making the preparation such a fun “date night ” for us while planning and giving us the confidence we needed to knock everyone’s heels and loafers off!” (Havi & Dave)

Helen & Hector
January 26, 2008
“I Finally Found Someone” by Bryan Adams & Barbra Streisand
Costa Mesa Country Club
Costa Mesa, Orange County

“Hello Joe & Sara, Hector and I are so thankful for your help with our wedding dance. We had so much fun practicing and our guests loved our moves. For not knowing how to dance, we really pulled it off!!! Thanks again!” (Helen & Hector)

Nasim & David
October 27, 2007
“From Here To Eternity” by Michael Peterson
The Reef Restaurant
Long Beach, Los Angeles County

“Thank you guys so much for all that you taught us. Your creativity and patience helped us prepare two dances which not only brought us closer together but also entertained our guests at our wedding. Our first dance was a hit. In fact at the end of the night, we had to do it again because of our guests’ requests! Your choreography was very comfortable to follow and that set the mood for the rest of the night. Our special second dance “Persian dance” was also a hit. Thank you for creating a whole new style of dance just for us. We should find a name for it! Many of our guests asked David where and how he learned to dance to Persian music! We danced the night away and had a blast. Thanks again, both of you, for your patience and creativity and for being so easy to learn from. Now and for the rest of our lives, we can actually slow dance without being on top of each other’s feet and “freaking” is not the only type of dance we know!:)” (Nasim & David)

Judy & Pat
October 27, 2007
“Beyond The Sea” by Bobby Darin
Anaheim Doubletree Guest Suites
Anaheim, Orange County

“Hi, Sara and Joe! We just got back from our honeymoon, and we wanted to say thank you again for our dance lessons — we were a hit!! There were a few missteps and misplaced hands (oops!), but we didn’t make oops faces, and, as you predicted, it seemed that nobody could tell. 🙂 The video isn’t finished yet, but we would like to share with you a short slideshow of photos from the wedding. Thanks again! We really enjoyed our wedding dance experience (including the lessons), and we’d love to take more lessons in the future.” (Judy & Pat)

Clara & Todd
July 27, 2007
“You Give Me Peace” by Bryan Davis
Lapalapa Beach Front Restaurant
Long Beach, Los Angeles County

“Hi Sara and Joseph! Just wanted to email you and let you know that our first dance was a great success. All our guests loved it and we got many compliments all night about how fun it was to watch and enjoy instead of the usual “hug and sway” wedding first dance. I just wanted to send you a couple pics and also a newspaper article so please email me back when you can! Thanks again!” (Clara & Todd)

Camille & Lee
July 7, 2007
“The Thong Song” by Sisqo
St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa
Dana Point, Orange County

“Thank you so much for the routine you created for us! The “first dance” was truly one of the highlights of our wedding. We had a fun time dancing and more fun practicing (wink wink). Regards” (Camille & Lee)

Sheryl & John
June 30, 2007
“I’ll Be” by Edwin McCain
Pacific Avalon Yacht Charters: “Royal Princess”
Newport Beach, Orange County

“John and I want to thank you again for teaching us our first dance for our wedding. It went perfectly! It was the best part of the reception for us, and everyone went wild! We kept it a secret and were so glad we did. It truly made the night extra special and the whole experience brought us even closer. We’ll definitely recommend you guys to anyone we know who plans to get married! Thanks again” (Sheryl & John)

Kim & Chris
May 26, 2007
“I Cross My Heart” by George Strait
Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club
Mission Viejo, Orange County

“Thanks so much. We loved “OC Wedding Dance.” Sara and Joseph did such a great job. With only 90 minutes, and a week until our wedding, we learned a great dance.” (Kim & Chris)

Erika & Doug
May 26, 2007
“At Last” by Etta James
Hotel Del Coronado
San Diego, San Diego County

“We had nine days until the wedding, no wedding dance and three left feet between the two of us. It was time to panic. Fortunately, Sara effortlessly devised a dance for us that was fun, easy to learn and fool-proof. Within the first few minutes we were feeling better about our big day-and dance!!

We cannot thank you guys enough for your help with our dance! It was so much fun! I think our guests really enjoyed our performance:) Many Thanks” (Erika & Doug)

Sara & Gianfranco
May 19, 2007
“Better Together” by Jack Johnson
Greenside Cafe
Anaheim, Orange County

“Thank you very much for helping us put together a dance that reflects our personality. We were worried we wouldn’t be ready after 90 minutes – but you really did teach us everything in those 2 sessions. Thanks for posting the videos. It was great to share with family and to double check when we were practicing.” (Sara & Gianfranco)

Ishani & Michael
April 28, 2007
“Unchained Melody” by The Righteous Brothers
Hotel Huntington Beach
Huntington Beach, Orange County

“Thank you for the wonderful lessons. We looked awesome” (Ishani & Michael)

Carrie & Nick
April 13, 2007
“At Last” by Etta James
The Bell Tower Ballroom
Rancho Santa Margarita, Orange County

“We wanted to say thank you so much for teaching us our first dance – it was one of the most special moments of the evening for us and everyone was SO impressed! You were both wonderful and patient teachers” (Carrie & Nick)

Irene & Jimmy
December 30, 2006
“Rumba” by Various
Richard Nixon Library
Yorba Linda, Orange County

“Thank you very much for your instruction and attention to us. We’ll be practicing all the way up to the wedding. Thanks again and we’ll send a photo after the wedding. Happy Holidays.” (Irene & Jimmy)

Amanda & Wayne
December 20, 2006
“That’s All” by Rod Stewart
Repulse Bay Restaurant
Hong Kong

“Thank you so much for helping us with our wedding dance. It was beautiful and we had a great time:)” (Amanda & Wayne)

Analia & Simon
October 21, 2006
“Broken Road” by Jack Johnson
Costa Mesa Country Club
Costa Mesa, Orange County

“We wanted to thank you for helping us prepare. It gave us the confidence we needed to dance in front of so many people. Everyone complimented us on our dance. The dip was well enjoyed. Thank you.” (Analia & Simon)

Rita & Vic
October 7, 2006
“Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?” by Bryan Adams
“(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” by Bryan Adams
Renaissance Restaurant & Banquet Hall
Glendale, Los Angeles

“Thank you Joseph and Sara for helping Vic and I, and my dad with our wedding dances. It turned out beautiful and everyone loved it. You made our day very special. Can’t wait to see you guys again!” (Rita & Vic)

Renae & Shawn
September 24, 2006
“We Are Man And Wife” by Michelle Featherstone
Aliso Creek Inn
Laguna Beach, Orange County

“Thank you so much. It was perfect and we did it! We are getting our video finally tomorrow and can’t wait to see it! But, Shawn and I need to make it to some more lessons. We will let you know… This is great.” (Renae & Shawn)

Gabrielle & Ron
August 20, 2006
“Love Me The Way I Love You” by Jerry Vale
Marina Del Rey Marriott
Marina Del Rey, Los Angeles County

“Our wedding has passed and we just want to let you know that our first dance went great and everyone loved it. Thank you for your help! Thanks again.” (Gabrielle & Ron)

Ashley & Jeremy
August, 18, 2007
“Low Light” by Pearl Jam
Black Gold Golf Club
Yorba Linda, Orange County

“Hi Sara, We just wanted to thank you for helping us put together our first dance. Neither one of us had a clue what we were doing when we started, but our dance looks great and we couldn’t have done it without you! We’ll be sure to send you some pictures from the wedding so you can see it in ‘action.'” (Ashley & Jeremy)

Amanda & Ryan
August 18, 2006
“It Had To Be You” by Harry Connick, Jr.
Rancho Las Lomas
Silverado, Orange County

“HI! The dance went so well!!! Thank you guys. I will send pictures once we get out to MN. We are driving out right now!!” (Amanda & Ryan)

Sacha & Eduardo
August 5, 2006
“I’ve Never Been In Love Before” by Sumi Jo
Villa Del Sol
Fullerton, Orange County

“Eduardo and I want to thank you SOOOO much for helping us with our first dance. Granted the lessons were hasty given our time frame, but everyone loved it and many were surprised. Eduardo did a great job, and the final adjustments made during our last session worked out perfectly. The dance floor was a little bigger so I could twirl a little more. We will send you some pictures once we get them.

Also the little tips (how to escort me around etc) helped a lot throughout the weekend. Eduardo looked like such a gentleman! I have a couple friends of mine, Bea and Andrew, who just got engaged. I sent her your email as they are interested in lessons as well. And who knows, maybe Eduardo and I will see you during our visits home to learn a little more!

Thanks again for everything!!!” (Sacha & Eduardo)

Elena & David
July 22, 2006
“Save The Last Dance For Me” by Michael Buble
Latrobe Country Club
Latrobe, Pennsylvania

“Hi Guys! Wedding dance was great. Thanks you so much for teaching us.” (Elena & David)

Barbara & Mitch
July 15, 2006
“Could I Have This Dance?” by Anne Murray
Simon’s Waterfront Banquet Center
San Pedro, Los Angeles County

“We just wanted to share a few pictures with you and thank you for helping to make our wedding day special. Everyone was very impressed with our first dance. And YES, making the grand entrance and then going into our dance went perfect. I can’t wait until we can see the video. Thanks again.” (Barbara & Mitch)

Tiffany & Marcus
July 14, 2006
“The Glow Of Love” by Change featuring Luther Vandross
Black Gold Golf Club
Yorba Linda, Orange County

“We really have to thank you for making us footloose and fancy free for our wedding reception! With his left feet and non-rhythm, and me not able to define my dance “style,” the club hustle routine was a GIANT success! Our families and friends were blown away by our (almost) gracefulness and stage presence. We really hammed it up (including actually performing the death drop and nightclub 2-step!). We hope to take more lessons from you in the near future (Marcus is thinking about tackling the Latin dances next). Thanks for making our 1st dance a memorable one!.” (Tiffany & Marcus)

Christina & Nick
July 1, 2006
“Fields Of Gold” by Sting
De La Vina
Agora Hills, Los Angeles County

“Nick and I want to thank you for teaching us our first dance for our wedding. It came out just perfect. Believe it or not, he even dipped me at the end. It was very magical. We look forward to learning many more dances from you! YOU MADE IT HAPPEN! Thanks again” (Christina & Nick)

Christina & Rod
June 16, 2006
“Annie’s Song” by John Denver
Surf & Sand Oceanfront Resort & Spa
Laguna Beach, Orange County

“Thank you so much for your help with the first dance for our wedding this past June at the Surf and Sand. It was definitely the high point of our wedding! We had so much fun and it totally broke the ice for the rest of our party. You can see by the expressions on the faces in the background of the photos that our family and friends totally loved it…they are even still talking about it! It is testament to your skill as teachers to be able to take two uncoordinated beginners and teach us an elegant Viennese waltz to our favorite song by John Denver in just three lessons! It was totally out of character for my husband and it really meant a lot to me that he put so much concentration and effort into it. What an incredible gift to give–that shining moment, dressed to the nines, getting twirled and dipped, and elegantly spun around the dance floor in front of a captive audience! We’ll cherish that forever and can’t thank you enough for your help in creating that magic moment for us!” (Christina & Rod)

Mari & Patrick
April 2, 2006
“So This Is Love” From “Cinderella”
Ebell Club
Long Beach, Los Angeles County

“EVERYONE loved our first dance to “So this is love” and they still talk about it. My husband remembered every move until he dropped me and brought me back to him for the final kiss. Thank you so much for your wonderful lessons with us. Taking dance lessons was one of our best wedding decisions, I can honestly say. We can’t thank you enough!” (Mari & Patrick)

Mary & Vahan
November 19, 2005
“Endless Love” by Luther Vandross & Mariah Carey
Le Foyer
North Hollywood, Los Angeles County

“Sara, we just wanted to thank you for all your help with our wedding dance. It was amazing, everything went smoothly, and our guests loved it.” (Mary & Vahan)

Frances & Brian
August 27, 2005
“Always” by Atlantic Starr
Pelican Hills Golf Club – The Pavilion
Newport Coast, Orange County

“We would like to thank you for helping to make our first dance a huge success! Thanks to your patience… we were confident and had so much fun performing our dance routine…Thanks again!!” (Frances & Brian)

Claire & Scott
July 23, 2005
“Fly Me To The Moon” by Frank Sinatra
Alta Dena Country Club
Pasadena, Los Angeles County

“We just wanted to say thank you for all your help with our first dance. The dance went perfectly, we got many compliments, and we had a blast!! Thank you for your creativity & patience – you are a wonderful teacher. Sorry this note is so late in coming – married life is keeping us busy!” (Claire & Scott)

Keri & Tyler
July 3, 2005
“Your Everything” by Keith Urban
Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa
Dana Point, Orange County

“Thank you both so much for helping to make our wedding reception so memorable for the two of us. We had simply planned on doing the “why” dance until my grandmother gave us wedding dance lessons as a Christmas gift. Little did we know then that it would be a gift that would last a lifetime and would be enjoyed by so many people. Our first dance at our wedding was so much fun and we wanted to just keep dancing together all night. My grandmother was so impressed to see us foxtrot to a country song – she didn’t think it could be done! You two made it happen. Of all the details at our wedding, our first dance was what we got complimented on the most! Not only are we wanting to continue taking lessons, my parents, aunt and uncle, and family friends are all taking lessons now. Thank you for the wonderful wedding gift you gave us… our first dance as husband and wife.” (Keri & Tyler)

Barb & Scott
July 3, 2005
“Europa” by Alturas
The Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort
Huntington Beach, Orange County

“So our wedding and honeymoon came and went and both of us had the most amazing time of our lives. It was unbelievable and I wanted to let you know our first dance was a HUGE hit with the party. People say that brides and grooms usually say it that weddings are a blur to them by the end of the night (time flies incredibly fast); however, I do remember many details of the wedding and I especially remember people loudly cheering us when we did the special Rudolph Valentino move and also the last part of our dance when Scott and I did the finale “dip”. We felt like movie stars! ha ha.

People were just staring at us while we were dancing. They were surprised our first dance was not common among many wedding dances – and we had so many guests come up to us with a lot of compliments.

Thanks so much for making our day so special – you are amazing! We don’t know how we could have pulled it off without you.” (Barb & Scott)

Alice & Michael
July 3, 2005
“The Lovers’ Waltz” by Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa
Dana Point, Orange County

“It went fabulous, and we have two wonderful teachers to thank for that. While I definitely mis-stepped (oops!) during the dance and there was a “guest blockade” before our entrance, none of our guests thought anything went wrong and thought our dance was very beautiful. Especially the dip! Everyone oohed and aahed at that point that I almost cracked up while I was being dipped. Thank god Mike held his stance and didn’t crack up too much at that point and drop me! 🙂

And everyone said my hand movements were very graceful! Ha,ha,ha! Yes!!! I still have hope for me.” (Alice & Michael)

Carrie & Phil
May 7, 2005
“All Night Long (All Night)” by Lionel Richie
Tivoli Terrace
Laguna Beach, Orange County

“Thank you so much for helping us make our wedding dance so fun. We had such a great time…it just flowed! We remembered the entire hustle part and had a blast. Everyone loved it and we couldn’t have been happier. Sara…you are awesome!!! Our pro pics will be in later this week and I will send you some. Attached is one non-pro picture of our dance that shows just how much fun we were having. Thanks again!” (Carrie & Phil)

Jolene & Todd
November 6, 2004
“It Had To Be You” by Harry Connick, Jr.
Adventures At Sea Yacht Charters
Newport Beach, Orange County

“Thank you so much for helping to make our reception so special. You really helped set the mood and everyone enjoyed watching us dance. It was so special to be able to dance with my father and Todd, and to see my parents dance. Thank you also for the dance lessons. It really is wonderful to be able to take time out to dance:) We appreciate how patient you have been while we learn, and for your kindness. Thanks again!” (Jolene & Todd)

Tiffany & Scott
October 24, 2004
“At Last” by Etta James
Calabasas Inn
Calabasas, Los Angeles County

“I first came to Sara as a person who had avoided the dance floor for 27 years. I had always been a wallflower who was too nervous to move to music, afraid that I would embarrass myself and my fiance who had been dancing her whole life. Sara was very patient with me and slowly eased my fears and frustrations to get me in touch with my body, hear the rhythm, and build my confidence. I now look forward to my wedding first dance which she choreographed, and no longer feel intimidated when my fiance and I dance socially.

We are so thankful that we found you guys and enjoyed every minute of learning from you. Thanks again!” (Tiffany & Scott)

Kathy & Scott
November 29, 2003
“Foxtrot Medley” by Various
Mesa Verde Country Club
Costa Mesa, Orange County

“Thank you so much for teaching us our wedding reception dance! You two are both wonderful instructors…without your guidance we would never have been able to dance. Thank you also for coming to our reception and teaching the guests how to dance…Our guests were able to kick back and enjoy themselves.” (Kathy & Scott)