Private & Semi-Private Lessons

-Private lessons are one on one with the instructor. Couples count as one; that means an individual dancing with the instructor or a couple (leader and follower) dancing together with the instructor. More than a couple on a lesson or 2 or more followers/leaders on a lesson at one time is considered a Semi-Private lesson. Private and Semi-Private lessons are 45 minutes of dance time.***

Private Lesson Pricing (effective 3/1/20):

1 Lesson:  $90

3 Pack:  $85/lesson (Total = $255)

5 Pack:  $80/lesson (Total = $400)

Semi-Private Lessons are also available. Semi-privates would be 3-5 people and $25-$30 per person, depending on location and actual number of people.

Payment for services is due at the time of service. Packages are purchased up front; no payment plans are generally offered. All private lessons are scheduled by appointment only, please contact Shari for availability. 919-539-7513 or email her at or use the contact form on this website.

***Private & Semi-Private Lesson POLICIES & INFO: I strive to start lessons on time. If you arrive late, it does not change the time your lesson ends. Private lessons are 45 minutes to ensure the next student gets the same courtesy. Teaching dance is how I make a living. If you need to postpone your lesson, please give us as much notice as possible; so I may try to fill that time with another student that may have preferred your time selection. I reserve the right to charge the student the entire private lesson rate for late cancellations, if the cancellation is not at least 8 hours prior to the scheduled lesson time regardless of the reason for cancellation. If you are not feeling well, please consider rescheduling. I have the ability to make numerous people sick and would prefer to not do that. Thanks so much for your patience and understanding!

If you purchase private lessons in packages, your lessons will expire in 1 year from the date of purchase. If you need a refund, you may request a refund within 3 days and receive a refund in full. After 3 days, you may receive a full refund less a 10% service charge provided your request is under a year from the purchase date. Refunds must be requested in writing (email is acceptable). It can take up to 14 days to process a refund from receipt of request.

COVID Policies & Info: Lessons will be held after hand washing and/or sanitizing. Masks may be worn for everyone’s protection. Temperatures may be taken for everyone’s protection. If you have any of the following symptoms, please reschedule your lesson until you are certain you are not COVID positive: fever, shortness of breath, muscle aches, excessive joint pain, cough, runny nose, sneezing, diarrhea, upset stomach, loss of taste/smell or any other symptom that could be deemed COVID related.

-Private lessons don’t fit your budget? Try out one of our group class options! Group Classes are 6 people or more and generally $12 -$18 per person, depending on dances offered, actual number of people. We have 2 types of classes available, drop in and 6 week courses. All Group Classes are on hold until gathering restrictions are lifted due to COVID. Designer Group Classes may still be available if you have 6-8 people in your household/circle interested in learning together, we can design a 6 week course for you. It would be $75 per person and scheduled as close to your convenience as possible based on teacher’s schedule and location availability.

Getting married or have a wedding to prepare for? The prices are the same for you! Simply use one of the services above for your preparation. With 29 years teaching experience, weddings are my jam!

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