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  Sanushka is our dance guru! I knew the moment that I met him that Sanushka was a gifted teacher who skillfully knows how to get the best from his students. He puts you at ease immediately and is able to hone in to the exact detail that will make all the difference. He runs his studio with integrity and only employs and trains only the best teachers. I have been to many dance studios in Melbourne and The Secret Garden stands out. It is a welcoming space and a comfortable size that prevents the classes from ever being too large. I always feel welcome when I visit. Thanks Sanushka and Caroline for being such amazing mentors and supporters of Shepparton Salsa and bringing your talent to Shepparton, and jumping on board with all of my ideas! Pics from some of the workshops that Danzar Latino has run for us.

    thumb Tracy Birchall
    3/20/2022

    review rating 5  We took lessons in preparation for our wedding for both our First Dance and my Father-Daughter Dance. We cannot recommend this school highly enough!!! Sanushka is absolutely amazing, he is highly skilled teacher who is able to adapt his teaching to all levels of dance, who has excellent communication skills and his classes were truly enoyable. He offered excellent ideas and suggestions for choreography and music, helping us to work our what we did and didn't want. We had the best time at all of our lessons, and our dances were just incredible - everything we could have hoped for! We will definitely be back! Highly recommend!

    thumb Jessica Biernacki
    2/23/2022

    review rating 5  Sanushka is a fantastic teacher. His personable attitude, ability to make you feel comfortable, along side his vast knowledge of dance has made working with him on improving my dancing such great fun.

    thumb Kimberley Brown
    3/27/2022

    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  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  We first found out about The Secret Garden of Dance through my sister who had registered us for a trial class ahead of our wedding. My husband and I both enjoy dancing socially, but had not had previous experience with learning a choreographed routine. Caroline made us feel welcome and took the time out to get to know us as a couple and thoughtfully crafted a routine for us which we will think back on fondly for years to come. Caroline was patient, professional, articulate and very concise with how she taught us. Instead of rushing into learning the full choreography, she iterated the importance of nailing the basics first and spent time with us till we got it right. Going to classes every week for the 6 weeks in the lead up to our wedding, was something we both eagerly anticipated, and helped us not only learn a new skill, but helped us grow closer together as a couple. Everyone loved our first dance and were totally taken by surprise by our moves! Thank you Caroline - you helped make our wedding feel extra special and unforgettable for us xxx

    thumb Gayertree Subramaniam
    5/14/2021

    review rating 5  I have been dancing salsa for 5 years socially and attending different dance schools. The instructors at this school by far have helped me grow my understanding of movement, timing, precision and musicality at a rate I didn't think was possible. So many lightbulb moments. The teachers are patient, articulate and FUN! I highly recommend this school of dance as you will not be disappointed!

    thumb Melly Moo
    4/02/2021

    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

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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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