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The Wedding Dance Specialists

Washington , DC

LOCATION

Serving Metro DC Area, VA: Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, Reston
Washington, DC 20015 US (map)

PHONE

703-626-7016

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ABOUT US

Recommended Most by Engaged Couples, Vendors and the Media! As the premiere wedding dance national experts, we GUARANTEE you will feel more elegant and relaxed with our dance lessons... Read more
Recommended Most by Engaged Couples, Vendors and the Media! As the premiere wedding dance national experts, we GUARANTEE you will feel more elegant and relaxed with our dance lessons than if you try to “wing it.” The first and only wedding dance company founded by a wedding couple for wedding couples! 99% wedding couple clientele and very affordable! Locations in Maryland: Bethesda, Columbia, Towson, Baltimore area, (Annapolis coming soon!) Virginia: Alexandria, Falls Church, Reston and Arlington. Contact us today for more information: Email: info@theweddingdancespecialists.com
Website: www.TheWeddingDanceSpecialists.com
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INFO FOR DJ

What music genres do you specialize in?
Country, Electronic, Hip Hop, International, Jazz, Oldies, Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock
What services do you offer?
Liability Insurance

INFO FOR UNIQUE SERVICES

What specialty service(s) do you provide?
Dance Instructor

INFO FOR WEDDING PLANNING

What types of weddings do you accomodate?
Civil, Destination, Double Weddings, Eco-Friendly, Military

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Deborah Joy was a fantastic teacher and helpful in a pinch to refresh our dancing skills on short notice, just weeks before our wedding. She was fun, friendly, flexible and knowledgeable. a real life-save!
Deborah Joy was a fantastic teacher and helpful in a pinch to refresh our dancing skills on short notice, just weeks Read more...
Deborah Joy was a fantastic teacher and helpful in a pinch to refresh our dancing skills on short notice, just weeks before our wedding. She was fun, friendly, flexible and knowledgeable. a real life-save! Read less
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Jason
Wedding:
9/27/2014
5.0/5.0
My Wife, Krystal and I were very pleased with the lessons Deborah provided. We started with the group session which taught us the basic steps that would continue into our private lessons and practice sessions at home. I do not have a comparison of services to comment on but we were able to view Deborah providing instructions to other couples in different dance steps. Deborah is a very dynamic instructor that brings more than just dance skills on the floor; for someone as "stoic" as me, she was able to get me to relax and feel comfortable as I led my wife around the dance floor, in practice and during our wedding!
My Wife, Krystal and I were very pleased with the lessons Deborah provided. We started with the group session which taught Read more...
My Wife, Krystal and I were very pleased with the lessons Deborah provided. We started with the group session which taught us the basic steps that would continue into our private lessons and practice sessions at home. I do not have a comparison of services to comment on but we were able to view Deborah providing instructions to other couples in different dance steps. Deborah is a very dynamic instructor that brings more than just dance skills on the floor; for someone as "stoic" as me, she was able to get me to relax and feel comfortable as I led my wife around the dance floor, in practice and during our wedding! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Deborah is the best! Her website is extremely thorough and a good representation of the thoughtfulness and care she puts into her lesson plans. I would definitely recommend her to other couples looking for wedding dance lessons. If you're on the fence, definitely try one of her bootcamps - it's a nice preview of what to expect in a dance lesson and her instruction style.
Deborah is the best! Her website is extremely thorough and a good representation of the thoughtfulness and care she puts Read more...
Deborah is the best! Her website is extremely thorough and a good representation of the thoughtfulness and care she puts into her lesson plans. I would definitely recommend her to other couples looking for wedding dance lessons. If you're on the fence, definitely try one of her bootcamps - it's a nice preview of what to expect in a dance lesson and her instruction style. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Thanks to Deborah our wedding dance was perfect! She taught us some great dance steps that we can use throughout our lifetime together and we had so much fun working with her. Everyone at the wedding said our dance was so great and we looked so graceful. I was so nervous for the first dance and knowing that we had a routine made the dance so easy and fun. Thanks again, Deborah!
Thanks to Deborah our wedding dance was perfect! She taught us some great dance steps that we can use throughout our Read more...
Thanks to Deborah our wedding dance was perfect! She taught us some great dance steps that we can use throughout our lifetime together and we had so much fun working with her. Everyone at the wedding said our dance was so great and we looked so graceful. I was so nervous for the first dance and knowing that we had a routine made the dance so easy and fun. Thanks again, Deborah! Read less
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Erin
Wedding:
3/1/2014
5.0/5.0
Getting married was probably the one shot I had at getting my man to take dance lessons. Thank goodness we found Deborah! Her energy and enthusiasm made lessons so much fun and I still can't believe how much we learned in just 4 lessons! We were so much more confident after working with Deborah and our guests totally loved our first dance! If you don't want to look like you are slow dancing at your junior prom, see the Wedding Dance Specialists ASAP!
Getting married was probably the one shot I had at getting my man to take dance lessons. Thank goodness we found Deborah! Read more...
Getting married was probably the one shot I had at getting my man to take dance lessons. Thank goodness we found Deborah! Her energy and enthusiasm made lessons so much fun and I still can't believe how much we learned in just 4 lessons! We were so much more confident after working with Deborah and our guests totally loved our first dance! If you don't want to look like you are slow dancing at your junior prom, see the Wedding Dance Specialists ASAP! Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
10/13/2013
5.0/5.0
Our first dance at our wedding was absolutely amazing...and it is all thanks to Deborah Joy at the Wedding Dance Specialists! We took five lessons with Deborah. We were so surprised how easy it was to learn the steps to our first dance...Deborah just teaches what we need to know to look good in the most high yield way possible. Our guests were so impressed with our first dance that they thought we had taken months of lessons!! Not only did she teach us how to dance to one song, but she also taught us how to adapt those same steps to different types of music including hip hop and swing! Now, when we go on our honeymoon, we will have lots of steps to incorporate when we dance. We are so happy that we took lessons with Deborah and highly recommend her and the Wedding Dance Specialists!!! We couldn't have asked for a better first dance :)
Our first dance at our wedding was absolutely amazing...and it is all thanks to Deborah Joy at the Wedding Dance Read more...
Our first dance at our wedding was absolutely amazing...and it is all thanks to Deborah Joy at the Wedding Dance Specialists! We took five lessons with Deborah. We were so surprised how easy it was to learn the steps to our first dance...Deborah just teaches what we need to know to look good in the most high yield way possible. Our guests were so impressed with our first dance that they thought we had taken months of lessons!! Not only did she teach us how to dance to one song, but she also taught us how to adapt those same steps to different types of music including hip hop and swing! Now, when we go on our honeymoon, we will have lots of steps to incorporate when we dance. We are so happy that we took lessons with Deborah and highly recommend her and the Wedding Dance Specialists!!! We couldn't have asked for a better first dance :) Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
My wife and I both have rhythm but had no idea how to make our first dance explosive, but thank goodness for our lessons. We knocked it out of the park because of how comfortable we were with all the sequences we were taught. Thank you Deborah!
My wife and I both have rhythm but had no idea how to make our first dance explosive, but thank goodness for our lessons. Read more...
My wife and I both have rhythm but had no idea how to make our first dance explosive, but thank goodness for our lessons. We knocked it out of the park because of how comfortable we were with all the sequences we were taught. Thank you Deborah! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We were married on June 1st, 2013 (sorry for the late review!), but did not get around to booking dancing lessons until the middle of April. Additionally, my husband would be gone for military training for two weeks in May, leaving us only a few weeks to perfect a routine.

Deborah and her team did not let our condensed timeline affect their product in the least and were able to work with our busy work schedules to fit us into six lessons logically arranged to maximize our retention and proficiency leading up to the wedding.

Deborah was our instructor and it was obvious from the moment we met her that she is tremendously passionate about helping couples take their special day to the next level and an expert in her field.

She - as advertised - taught us moves and a flexible framework in which to flow from move to move catered specifically to our song. We were both first-time dancers, but Deborah's instruction had us feeling absolutely comfortable by the time our wedding arrived.

Our first dance was done to live singing, and Deborah's flexible training style allowed us to adapt to the slight variations our performer (my uncle) had compared to the recorded version we used to practice without forcing us to leave out any of the moves we wanted to use.

Deborah and her team deliver exactly what they promise - a completely customized, private and professional dance tutoring experience. Would recommend her to anyone!
We were married on June 1st, 2013 (sorry for the late review!), but did not get around to booking dancing lessons until Read more...
We were married on June 1st, 2013 (sorry for the late review!), but did not get around to booking dancing lessons until the middle of April. Additionally, my husband would be gone for military training for two weeks in May, leaving us only a few weeks to perfect a routine.

Deborah and her team did not let our condensed timeline affect their product in the least and were able to work with our busy work schedules to fit us into six lessons logically arranged to maximize our retention and proficiency leading up to the wedding.

Deborah was our instructor and it was obvious from the moment we met her that she is tremendously passionate about helping couples take their special day to the next level and an expert in her field.

She - as advertised - taught us moves and a flexible framework in which to flow from move to move catered specifically to our song. We were both first-time dancers, but Deborah's instruction had us feeling absolutely comfortable by the time our wedding arrived.

Our first dance was done to live singing, and Deborah's flexible training style allowed us to adapt to the slight variations our performer (my uncle) had compared to the recorded version we used to practice without forcing us to leave out any of the moves we wanted to use.

Deborah and her team deliver exactly what they promise - a completely customized, private and professional dance tutoring experience. Would recommend her to anyone! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
She took, what can be, a very stressful part of awedding and made it fun and easy. Song selection and the dance routine were spot on for what we wanted.
She took, what can be, a very stressful part of awedding and made it fun and easy. Song selection and the dance routine Read more...
She took, what can be, a very stressful part of awedding and made it fun and easy. Song selection and the dance routine were spot on for what we wanted. Read less
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Team Kaminsky
Wedding:
3/23/2013
5.0/5.0
If you are looking to make your first dance as husband and wife something really special then look no further than the Wedding Dance Specialists! At the time my fiance and I had no prior experience with formal ballroom and were a bit nervous going into our first lesson. However our instructor, Deborah Joy (also owner/operator) was a consummate professional and a true master of her craft. She helped us along step by step building up our confidence each lesson. We could not have asked for a better instructor to help us learn a dance that will always remain the highlight of our reception! I would recommend The Wedding Dance Specialists to anyone. Thank you Deborah! :-)
If you are looking to make your first dance as husband and wife something really special then look no further than the Read more...
If you are looking to make your first dance as husband and wife something really special then look no further than the Wedding Dance Specialists! At the time my fiance and I had no prior experience with formal ballroom and were a bit nervous going into our first lesson. However our instructor, Deborah Joy (also owner/operator) was a consummate professional and a true master of her craft. She helped us along step by step building up our confidence each lesson. We could not have asked for a better instructor to help us learn a dance that will always remain the highlight of our reception! I would recommend The Wedding Dance Specialists to anyone. Thank you Deborah! :-) Read less
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