Group Classes or Private Lessons
Group classes are held at:
Napa Valley College (Monday evenings)
Yountville Community Center (Tuesday afternoons)
(please see Calendar page for more info)
Private Lessons are held at:
Susan's Studio in Brown's Valley, Napa, CA
Night Club 2-step
At Susan's Studio, we offer Ballroom Dance lessons for Weddings, Cruises, Special Celebrations and just for fun Social Dancing. Private lessons are also helpful for someone who would feel more comfortable taking an intro lesson before they begin in a group setting.
Private Lesson Fee: $60.00/hour for 1-2 people, $10.00 each additional person.
I am a knowledgeable, experienced Ballroom Dance instructor who strives to make each student feel confident and successful. I care about my students and have a patient teaching style that has provided students quick success while creating a solid foundation for the their knowledge and understanding of dance. I have extensive experience teaching ballroom dancing in the Napa Valley since 2001. My classes are fun and engaging with lessons that are aimed to empower my students by making them more self-confident in their abilities. I have a relaxed manner of teaching that makes the students feel comfortable and confident. Throughout my career, I have taught many age levels: K-12, college and Adult school. My experience includes teaching Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Rumba, Salsa, Cha-Cha, Swing and Night-Club-Two-Step.
Ballroom Dance Instructor – Sept 2002 – Present
Napa Valley Community College – Main Campus
1088 College Ave.
St. Helena, CA 95674
Ballroom Dance Instructor – Sept 2001 – Present
Napa Valley Adult Education
1600 Lincoln Ave.
Napa, CA 94558
Ballroom Dance Instructor - March 2015
St. Helena High School
St. Helena, CA 94590
Ballroom Dance Instructor – May 2017
1600 F. St.
Napa, CA 94558
Ballroom Dance Instructor - Sept 2016 – November 2016
University of Hawai’I at Hilo
200 W. Kawili St.
Hilo, HI 96720-4091
Planning and delivering ballroom dance lessons. Demonstrating and explaining dance technique. Strong emphasis on lead and follow technique. Teaching ballroom dance etiquette. Teaching students of all ages, abilities and diverse ethnic origins. Teaching the history of dance.