Wedding Dance Testimonials

Leo & Jackie

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

Todd & Andrea

Todd & Andrea took wedding dance lessons for anelegant waltz

Brandee was fantastic, helping us create a beautiful dance that dazzled our guests. Read more “Todd & Andrea”

Todd & Andrea

Ben & Kendra

Fun wedding first dance

Brandee was so friendly, encouraging and disarming that I quickly found myself not only trying new moves, but actually enjoying the process. Read more “Ben & Kendra”

Ben & Kendra

Rich & Melissa

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

James & Gina

James & Gina's first dance

The dance went wonderfully, thanks to your instructions and choreography! One of James’ friends said that he teared up when he saw us dance, so I’d count that as a success.
Read more “James & Gina”

James & Gina

Rosemary & Rory

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

Isabella & Daniel

Isabella & Daniel's wedding dance

Our dance moves shined at our wedding. We even danced on our honeymoon, so lessons were a good investment! Read more “Isabella & Daniel”

Isabella & Daniel

Nick & Rachel

Nick & Rachel's first dance

One of our bridesmaids—a dancer who’s brutally honest—said our first dance was the best she’d ever seen! Read more “Nick & Rachel”

Nick & Rachel

Karen & Ansel

Karen & Ansel's sexy dip

Our first dance went really well. It wasn’t perfect, but we looked like we knew what to do and had fun doing it!
Read more “Karen & Ansel”

Karen & Ansel

Annie & Ajay

Annie & Ajay's first dance

Brandee made us laugh and feel so at ease. We had a terrific time learning to dance together thanks to Brandee! Read more “Annie & Ajay”

Annie & Ajay

Private Lesson Testimonials

Dan & Mudita

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

Dick & Susan

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

Shannon & Matt

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

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

Govinda

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

Doug

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

Group Class Testimonials

John & Leslie

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

Gus

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

Lorraine

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

Glenn

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

Randy

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

Peter

Peter, group class student

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

Peter

John & Elise

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

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