Wedding Dance Testimonials

Salsa wedding dance

My husband and I signed up for 4 private lessons with Brandee and ended up doing 9! Read more “Rocio & Kreg”

Rocio & Kreg
Marissa and dad, Steve, enjoy their dance

When Marisa first floated the idea of doing a Father-Daughter dance, I thought it was flat-out impossible. Read more “Marisa & Her Dad, Steve”

Marisa & Her Dad, Steve
Rosemary & her dad enjoy their dance

Brandee helped make our parent dances more comfortable, fun and heartfelt. It was so wonderful! Read more “Rosemary & Her Dad and Rory and His Mom”

Rosemary & Her Dad and Rory and His Mom
Scott & Leslie's Grease-inspired dance

We nailed it! And we weren’t even too nervous. It was so much fun! Read more “Scott & Leslie”

Scott & Leslie
Leo & Jackie doing a lift during their first dance

Our dance went very well! We can’t thank you enough. You really helped make our wedding day extra special. Read more “Leo & Jackie”

Leo & Jackie
Sammie & Tom's first dance

We had such a blast with Brandee. We looked forward to our lesson every week before our wedding.
Read more “Sammie & Tom”

Sammie & Tom
Tori & her dad enjoy their dance

My dad is not a dancer at all, and I had reservations about our father-daughter dance. Brandee was fantastic. My dad went from feeling really uncomfortable to having things “click”. Read more “Tori & Her Dad”

Tori & Her Dad
Fabulous first dance

Our five lessons with Brandee were hands down the absolute best part of preparing for our wedding! Read more “Sam & Sasha”

Sam & Sasha
Rosemary & Rory's first dance

Dance lessons with Brander were by far the best part of our wedding planning—even better than cake tasting!
Read more “Rosemary & Rory”

Rosemary & Rory
Wedding dance lessons to take your stress away!

Thank you for making our first dance such a success! You took a major anxiety-inducing tradition and made it totally enjoyable.
Read more “Rich & Melissa”

Rich & Melissa

Private Lesson Testimonials

Get your dancing shoes on!

Brandee is a supportive and enthusiastic teacher who is able to convey the complexity of a dance into easy-to-learn moves. Now we just put music on at home and start dancing! Read more “Dan & Mudita”

Dan & Mudita
Shannon & Matt, private lesson students

THANK YOU so very much for the awesome salsa lessons! We actually broke out some of our moves at a wedding last weekend and impressed our friends! Read more “Shannon & Matt”

Shannon & Matt
Fred & Amy, private lesson students

We had so much fun on our first private lesson series that we signed up for another! Brandee is a very skilled, fun teacher. We always leave our lessons with a big smile. Read more “Fred & Amy”

Fred & Amy
Dick & Susan, private lesson students

I have Parkinson’s. A year ago I wouldn’t have believed I was capable of dancing. But after taking private lessons from Brandee, I’m now passable in swing, salsa, foxtrot and waltz! Read more “Dick & Susan”

Dick & Susan
Douglas, private lessons student

It is hard to put into words how much you have enhanced my life. If it wasn’t for your incredible ability to encourage me, I wouldn’t be dancing today. Read more “Doug”

Doug
Govinda, private lesson student

Brandee has helped me make tremendous strides in my comfort and ability to lead. I couldn’t recommend her more highly as a dance teacher. Read more “Govinda”

Govinda

Group Class Testimonials

Gus, group class student

Brandee creates a welcoming atmosphere where I’ve not only learned how to move to music and dance with a partner, but have also overcome much of my self-consciousness. Read more “Gus”

Gus
Peter, group class student

You are surely one of the most talented dance teachers of the many I have known! Read more “Peter”

Peter
Get your dancing shoes on!

I think I was the slowest learner ever. If I hadn’t has Brandee as a teacher, I would not have made it. Read more “Randy”

Randy
John & Leslie, group class students

Brandee’s classes have positively impacted our lives, helping us maintain a loving connection, return to regular exercise and stay connected socially. Read more “John & Leslie”

John & Leslie
John & Elise, group class students

Brandee is a gifted teacher with the patience of a saint. Now we regularly venture out dancing on our own! Read more “John & Elise”

John & Elise
Glenn, group class student

Being in your classes is something I look forward to each week, and the basic levels continue to be full of discovery. Read more “Glenn”

Glenn
Lorraine, group class student

With Brandee’s patience and encouragement, I’ve gained self-confidence as a dancer. Now I’m really having fun! Read more “Lorraine”

Lorraine

Dance with Brandee

Take Your First Step Now

Brittney & Frankie's fabulous Foxtrot

Wedding Dance Lessons

Don’t want to "look like fools" on your first dance? Want to do more than just “hug & sway”?
Private Dance Lessons: Couple Dancing

Private Lessons

Do you want to learn how to dance without the pressure of a group class?

Group Classes

Fun, supportive ballroom dance classes – You MUST be a Berkeley YMCA member