Weddings2020-07-13T00:28:21+00:00

Whether you’re after something simple and romantic, fun and upbeat, or an epic wedding dance,
The Secret Garden of Dance has a highly experienced team
who specialises in creating personalised and memorable wedding dances.

Complimentary lesson

(C) The Secret Garden of Dance

1

Book your free lesson

The first step is to book in a complimentary and obligation-free consultation. You’ll be looked after by one of our highly trained and friendly teachers, who will inform you of all the additional services we have to offer.

2

Discuss your ideas

Each couple is different, so it’s important for us to discuss your specific ideas in detail and learn about what you’re both hoping to achieve. This will help us determine which style of dance and choreography will best suit you. 

3

Learn some basic steps

During this free one hour dance lesson, we’ll also teach you some basic steps to your choice of song, which will help you get a sense of what your dance could look and feel like. 

4

Discuss pricing & packages

Finally to finish your consultation, we can give you feedback and advice with regards to pricing, packages, how many lessons you may require and to make a booking if you wish.

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Wedding dance packages

Simple
& elegant

3 – 4 lessons
starting from $250

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Memorable
& polished

5 – 8 lessons
starting from $400

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Highly
impressive

10 – 15 lessons
starting from $775

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Epic
showstopper!

15+ lessons
starting from $1,150

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All of our packages include:

  • Personalised choreography

  • Your choice of song
    (we’re also happy to recommend)
  • Highly trained & professional dance teachers

  • Free music editing

  • Free video clips of your choreography

  • Professionally equipped dance studio

  • Free wedding dance group classes
    (normally $30 per couple)
  • Free studio hire to practice your wedding dance

Google reviews

  • review rating 5  For myself and my partner, active and avid dance tragics, (although in my wife's case - actually talented) a wedding dance was high on our priority list for our big day. We needed to get the right instructor, the right dance and the right balance. To say that Sanushka and the team at The Secret Garden of Dance was everything we needed is a drastic understatement. Of course, the dance itself was more than perfect, but the weekly routine, the lead up, the learning and practicing was such an incredible experience. I cannot recommend more highly to get involved with his school; a little something to work on together with your partner and take the stresses of planning a wedding away - even for an hour or two a week was such a win for us. We were thoroughly looked after and have a perfect memory of our dance for the night of our wedding, but such fond memories of working on our dance throughout the lead up. Thanks Sanushka - what a legend!

    thumb Chris Douglas
    7/08/2019

    review rating 5  I'm a huge fan of social partnered dance. I've attended many dance schools over the years but this is the one school that I have intentionally travelled interstate visiting to improve the knowledge, connection and joy in my dance. More recently. with the outbreak of COVID, I have been able to take my lessons online and my achievements with them have exceeded my goals. The unique aspect of this school is that they tailor their approach to suit your individual learning style. I'm also a huge fan of the wedding dances that this school co-creates and enjoy seeing the success and joy online whenever they are published on social media.

    thumb Potts Driscoll
    3/19/2021

    review rating 5  We had Sanushka and Caroline from Danzar Latino visit us during their QLD holiday to facilitate some group and private classes. Everybody was so impressed with their professionalism, their knowledge, their tailored teaching style and joy that they shared whilst here. Our crew wish to continue with online classes until we can next have them return to QLD. Massive gratitude and respect for your dance art. #therealestatedancer

    thumb Mark “Potts” Driscoll
    1/11/2021

    review rating 5  Very professional, good communication. Has the ability to very concisely identify and correct faults to make his students look like amazing dancers in a remarkably short period of time.

    thumb Robert H
    3/31/2021
  • review rating 5  Amy, Simon and Caroline did an amazing job helping us with our first dance. They were so friendly, helpful and professional. We had zero dance experience and they explained music/dance concepts so well. Especially want to thank Amy for her encouragement, patience and her warm and bubbly nature. We had lots of fun!

    thumb Fiona Thuy
    5/24/2019

    review rating 5  From the very beginning, Felicia and I knew we were going to be well taken care of by the team at The Secret Garden of Dance. Caroline was professional, courteous and very willing to hear about the type of dance we wanted to coordinate. Sanushka and Amy then took us through our lessons and choreographed a wonderful routine that we are very excited to perform at our wedding. We're about halfway through and know there is so much more to learn, but we are completely at ease and feeling confident we can nail it with the help of the great instructors at The Secret Garden of Dance. Thank you all! 🙂

    thumb David Edward Lee
    1/13/2020

    review rating 5  When I first started taking classes at The Secret Garden of Dance I had already been dancing for about two years. But taking classes with Sanushka marked such a turning point in my dancing journey. Sanushka is not only a great dancer, he is also an amazing teacher. He found completely new ways to fix some of my issues and gave me invaluable feedback, which really allowed me to take my dancing to the next level. Beyond his teaching methodology, I also really enjoyed how much I learned about the history and culture of each dance. As someone who loves history, I always leave the classes feeling intellectually stimulated and with a deep sense of respect for these amazing cultures! Looking forward to continuing learning there! Highly recommend it to anyone 🙂

    thumb Livnat Segev
    4/23/2020

    review rating 5  As a commercial style dancer growing up I have always felt like home in dance studio set up with mirros and space for correction of posture and to physically see what needs improving. The Secret Garden Of Dance is a traditional dance studio set up and the classes are also held this way, with the teachers focus on the style, culture and technique of the dance. There is the opportunity for a social dance environment throughout the class, however the emphasis is on improving your individual ability as a dancer in the style, which personally I love. Sanushka's passion for dance shines through and I love his analogies focussing on developing each student into their own creative expression as a dancer in the style chosen to learn. It is a welcoming environment with attention placed on learning. If you're wanting to delve into learning about culture, art through dance and your technique, here you'll find it.

    thumb Kathryn Farrell
    3/19/2021

Dance styles

Slow & Romantic | Elegant | Upbeat & Lively | Funk & Groove | Comedic & Fun

Ballroom
Box Rumba | Waltz | Foxtrot

Latin
Salsa | Bachata | Argentine Tango | Cha Cha

Funk / Rnb
Hip Hop | Michael Jackson | Funk & Groove

Swing
East Coast Swing | Lindy Hop | Charleston

Faqs

What should I wear for classes?2018-11-16T00:29:44+00:00

We recommend you wear active wear, casual attire and avoid clothes that are too tight or restricting. Some students come straight from work and others are in shorts and t-shirt. We also have bathrooms where you can get changed.

What’s the best footwear / shoes for your dance classes?2018-11-16T00:31:35+00:00

Recommended: Sneakers, trainers, walking shoes, flats, low heels with ankle support, Ballet flats, Ballroom and Latin dance shoes
Please avoid: Stiletto heels, heels with no ankle support, heavy boots, shoes with thick rubber soles, sandals/thongs/jandals/slip ons/flip flops!

What’s the duration / length of a dance class?2018-11-16T00:31:51+00:00

Short answer: 1 hour
Our classes are typically 1 hour in duration, whether it’s a private or group class. We may start or end the class 5 minutes earlier to complete payments, make another booking or answer any questions.

What payment methods do you offer?2018-11-16T00:32:07+00:00

We accept cash, eftpos, credit card (Visa & Mastercard only)
and online bank transfer (BSB: 063 185 A/C 1059 0397 A/C Name: The Secret Garden of Dance)

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