Hello! Thanks for stopping by! I have been dancing for thirty years and teaching for fifteen. My mission as a dance instructor is to help you develop a strong practice that will enhance all areas of your life. I will offer you the guidance to help you reach your dance goals fast through fun and stress-free instruction. My lessons are tailored to fit your needs whether that be for your first dance, social dancing, exercise, or competitive training. Most importantly I like to kid around and have fun in my lessons because if isn't fun, why dance? To read reviews from clients, visit https://www.yelp.com/biz/amy-lawrence-ballroom-dance-los-angeles-8
Since I was very young I have been performing in the arts and I knew that I wanted to pursue this career for the long run. As a dance teacher I have the opportunity to combine my love of music and dance for each one of my students teaching rhythm, partnership, expression and technique. It gives me such fulfillment seeing my students progress and improve every day. It gives me great joy to bring my students joy.
We had an incredible experience with Amy. She taught us so any new things in a fun and great way and we are so happy we found her. You will not be disappointed and she will prepare you well for any dance you choose! Fingers crossed this COVID situation ends soon and those studios can get packed up again!
Amy tailored the dance to our skill level and made the whole experience fun!
If you are just getting started, don't feel nervous! You are in the right place to learn how to feel more confident on the dance floor and most importantly, to have fun! Before starting lessons, I would like to meet with you for an initial 30 minute session so that you can meet me, make sure you feel comfortable and learn some basic elements of partner dance. If you are getting ready for a wedding and already have something specific in mind, I can outline how long you'll need to realize your vision. If you are throwing your hands up in the air in confusion, I can help with suggestions and recommendations to make the process easier. If you are just getting started in the social dancing or competitive dance world, I will direct you in the right direction and create a game plan for you.
I am a certified ballroom dance instructor and took my dance exams through Fred Astaire Dance Studios. I have been dancing since the age of 4 in ballet, modern and jazz and became an instructor after I graduated college from the Boston Conservatory. I studied dance at Steps on Broadway in Manhattan among others. I competed in professional ballroom competitions on the east coast for 4 years and trained with of the top ballroom dance proffesionals in Massachusetts and New York. I have taught for Fred Astaire Dance studios in Boston, New York City and Pasadena. Additional education:
LA Country High School for the Arts graduate
Boston Conservatory Graduate
Intro to Ballroom/Wedding Dance Consultation: 30 minutes $30
Drop in Rate: $110
Private lessons range from $85-$100 per lesson with the purchase of a package.
I work with students of all ages 9 to 90! and at all levels from absolute beginner to advanced. I have many students learning to dance for their wedding and learning to dance salsa, west coast swing, lindy hop, tango, foxtrot and other popular social dances. I also dance in a wheelchair dance company and have worked with dancers in wheelchairs.