Boutique dance studio Ballroom Wedding Dance is a dedicated solely to helping wedding couples create their First Dance comfortably while having fun! Carefully selected instructors have demonstrated track records, the right attitude, and are GREAT to work with!


BiBi Marie started dancing at a young age, thanks to her dancer mom, and her DJ dad. She started dance life with Hip Hop and Salsa and in her early 20’s discovered Ballroom Dancing! 

Now dancing competitively and socially, styles range from Waltz and Foxtrot to Samba to Hustle (and all genres in between.) "There’s no song or dance that I cannot choreograph." Also proficient in choreographing group numbers, she's performed nationally, including at NYC's Lincoln Square. She's worked with Peter Jones since 2015.

No two minds work the same way! "As an instructor, it's my goal to find the best balance for you and your future spouse so that you both learn and work together successfully. I believe in your union and love, so I'm invested in giving you the best possible dance! Expect to laugh a lot and have fun while you learn. No pressure, no judgements; just dance!" 


is a passionate and compassionate dance instructor. She loves working with wedding couples or one on one students creating choreography that they are both excited about and comfortable with. She is a competitive dancer herself, which has informed her teaching style for students looking to be advanced dancers but she also derives joy from helping people relax into and enjoy moving together without the pressure of choreography. Rachel loves to help students get what they want from their lessons, and will lead you to reach the goals you have as little or big as they may be.


Joel is a NYC-based dance instructor proficient in Rhythm and Smooth. He’s also a trained Argentine Tango dancer, sought out by studios all over the northeast. He’s danced/ competed all over the world, ranked 3rd in the World Latin Cup and specializes in tricks and stunts. BiBi and Joel have joined forces previously for lift work in special dances. 

Joel creates a comfortable and easygoing space for your dance experience. Focusing on your goals and making sure you look great on the dance floor is always a mission he sets out to accomplish with his clients.


A Latin specialist with extensive experience training young dancers, David started salsa/Mambo many years ago, then added different Latin styles as he fell in love with dancing! He trained in all the social and competitive dance styles at Dance With Me Studios, Stamford, CT; recently he’s polished his Latin styling with Bibi Marie and Joel here at BWD.

Dancing is all about the joy of movement, the connections between two people's bodies and the music. Let the beat move your body! When not sharing his expertise with wedding couples, David works, competes and performs with Vanda Polakova.


Stephanie is an Open Professional competitor and dance teacher based out of Manhattan, New York.  With a start in ballet, tap and jazz she moved into social Latin dancing and immediately fell in love. Over the past 10 years she has competed in all competitive ballroom styles, including International Standard and Latin as well as American Rhythm and Smooth. Stephanie has competed and performed in the United States as well as internationally.

With a passion for growth and communication, she thrives not only improve her own dancing, but also has a passion for teaching.  She aims to create a comfortable and friendly environment to help others around her find joy in movement the way she has. Styles taught: American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Standard, International Latin.

PETER JONES: Director Ballroom Wedding Dance and American Youth Theater
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