contact Larisa Bates, private coach or choreographer for
your first dance at your wedding, Los Angeles area including Silver
Lake (Silverlake), Echo Park, Hollywood, Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank,
North Hollywood, and Studio City
***Private Lesson rates:
1 Private lesson: $85
5 Private lessons: $425
10 Private lessons: $750
20 Private lessons: $1250
50 Private lessons: $2750
**perfect if you are preparing for a wedding, competition, or another
special event...or, if you just want to get more intensive training!
**no additional fee required if taking lessons with a partner!!
Please, contact us directly for more information, payment, and registration.
First Wedding Dance on demand!
for the eager couple:
Text Larisa and she will get back
to you very soon, usually within the hour
If you are preparing for a wedding dance, want to do your own specific
dances, or just want to get better at what you already know, private
lessons are for you! If you like it and want to continue, then,
do - if not, then, don't!
You may take your private lessons, with or without a partner.
Any style of ballroom dance is offered:
- from basics to competition level
- from smooth ballroom styles to rhythmic latin and swing styles
*this offer is for new students only
Ballroom workshops cover dances, such as, Foxtrot, Salsa,
Swing and more
Proper technique and good partnership are addressed as this is
the basis and only form of communication between the two dancers.
contact Larisa Bates at: email@example.com
or phone 310-461-9940
Larisa Bates has been dancing since she was 5 years
old, with a strict focus on ballroom dancing since 1998. She has
been teaching ballroom dance since 2000. She has trained celebrities
such as, Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker, actor Harry Hamlin
and tv personality Leeza Gibbons of "Dancing With the Stars",
choreographer Tyce Diorio of "So You Think You Can Dance",
reality tv star Tiffany Pollard of "I Love New York",
and worked with dancer Lacey Schwimmer of "Dancing With the
Stars" and "So You Think You Can Dance". She has,
also, worked as a performer and/or choreographer in such projects
as Warner Brothers' "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil",
ABC Family's "Kicked Out", VH1's "I Love New York",
MTV's "Next" and "Parental Control", NBC's "Big
Shot Live", and USA Network's "Character Fantasy".
Larisa has competed in such ballroom competitions as the Emerald
Ball and the Embassy Ball and has won over 100 first place awards.
She is proficient in 20 different styles of partnership dance ranging
from the standard ballroom styles of Foxtrot, Waltz, and Tango to
the rhythmic styles of Salsa, Cha Cha, and Swing to lesser know
styles such as the Paso Doble, Two-step, and even Polka!
Larisa is available for group
or private lessons at any level, whether you are
interested in learning to dance socially, prepare for a wedding
or quinceanera dance, or if you want to compete.
Students may learn with or without their own partner.
Larisa is, also, available for private or corporate events.
Options are as simple as a group lesson to get the party guests
mingling to back-up dancers to supplement a wedding dance to an
elaborate professional performance.
Please, contact Larisa Bates directly for more information.
or phone 310-461-9940