Ballroom Wedding Dance Lessons NYC

First dances by Peter Jones ---- If you can walk you can dance!

CHECK OUT Peter on NBC's "I Do"

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"Peter Jones is a fantastic teacher, lots of fun to work with!"

INTRODUCING NEW 1/2 HOUR FREE INTRO Exclusively taught by Stephanie, Bibi , and Joel! CONTACT THE STUDIO HERE for availability



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Wedding First Dances

are ALL we do!

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Wedding Dance Lessons with beginners in mind. Grace, poise and elegance! Learn to dance easily

One on One Lessons NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Chelsea/Flatiron District

IMPORTANT Studio Policies

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A good resource for your first dance song is at


Who studied with Peter/BWD?

Tony Award winner Patina Miller (Broadway's PIPPIN); Kenneth Cole; Eric and Lara Trump; one of Peter’s couples danced on the Rachael Ray Show with DWTS LOUIS VAN AMSTEL; Peter danced with Rosanna Scotto on Good Day NY, AND was the dance instructor on the First season of A&E's Married At First Sight!


Please Note: 24 Hour notice required to cancel or reschedule a lesson.

Private dance Lessons are one on one sessions with an instructor but do not guarantee a private room.


As seen on A&E's FYI Channel : 'Married at First Sight teaching Jamie Otis and Doug

Manisha and Alex with Dancing With The Stars Louis

Van Amstel on the Rachael Ray show

Nick and Dawn's Independent Film: The First Lesson

See Peter on LXTV/ NBC's "I Do"

and on Good Day New York

Advice Featured in New York Magazine: Wedding Issues since 2005


Its your wedding dance: simple steps or a choreographed extravaganza, we'll help you out!

Learn Foxtrot, Rumba, Salsa,

Wedding Waltz, Swing, Tango,

Bolero, Viennese Waltz, Slow dance,

2 Step, Nightclub or Freestyle


Some important notes about your First Dance and first song ....

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Some Favorite Wedding Dance Songs

Choosing a First Dance song can be a challenging task!

Below are some great Wedding Dance songs. While it is certainly not exclusive list, and keep non-traditional genres like salsa, tango, hip hop, swing and Latin in mind, here's a place to start.  

            “Amazed” by Lonestar

“The Best Is Yet To Come”  by Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra

“Better Together” by Jack Johnson

“Bless the Broken Road”  by Rascal Flats

“Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You” by Frankie Valli

“Chasing Cars” by Snow Patrol

“Cheek To Cheek”  by Ella Fitzgerald

“Come Away With Me”  by Norah Jones

“Crazy Little Thing Called Love”  by Queen, Michael Buble

“Crazy Love”  by Van Morrison, Michael Buble

“Everything”  by Michael Buble

“Faithfully”  by Journey

“Fly Me to the Moon”  by Frank Sinatra

 “God Blessed The Broken Road”  by Rascal Flats

“How Sweet It Is”  by James Taylor, Michael Buble

“I Do”  by Colbie Caillat

“I Cross My Heart” George Strait

“I Knew I Loved You”  by Savage Garden

“I’m Yours”  by Jason Mraz

“I’ve Got You Under My Skin”  by Frank Sinatra

 “Islands in the Stream”  by Kenny Rogers/Dolly Parton

“It Had to be You”  by Harry Connick Jr.

“Just Say Yes” by Snow Patrol

“L.O.V.E.”  by Nat King Cole

“Let There Be Love”  by Nat King Cole

“Love Me Do”  by The Beatles

“Lovely Day”  by Bill Withers

“Lucky”  by Jason Mraz/Colbie Caillat

              “Marry Me”  by Train

              “Maybe I’m Amazed”  by Paul McCartney

              “Moondance”  by Van Morrison, Michael Buble

             “More”  by Bobby Darin, Nat King Cole

             “Open Arms”  by Journey

              “Our Love Is Here To Stay”  by Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra

“Save The Last Dance For Me”  by Michael Buble

             “Someone Like You”  by Van Morrison

            “Somewhere Over The Rainbow-What A Wonderful World”  by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

            “Stay With You” by John Legend

           “Sway” by Dean Martin, The Pussy Cat Dolls

           “Then”  by Brad Paisley

          “They All Laughed”  by Stacey Kent, Ella Fitzgerald

           “This Years Love”  by David Grey

          “Truly Madly Deeply”  by Savage Garden         

          “Unforgettable”  by Nat King Cole

         “The Way You Look Tonight”  by Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble

         “What a Wonderful World”  by Louis Armstrong

         “When You Say You Love Me”  by Josh Groban

          “With You”  by Chris Brown

          “You Are the Best Thing”  by Ray LaMontagne

          “You Got Me”  by Colbie Caillat

           “You Make My Dreams Come True”  by Hall and Oats

           “Your Song” by Elton John


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