Private & Virtual Lessons

Private Dance Lessons provide the best opportunity to learn the right technique and good habits right from the start. They increase your understanding of the dance, which improves your ability to absorb new information in group classes – accelerate your learning!

Private & Virtual Dance Lesson Rates

Maria offers private dance lessons from her home studio in Ottawa, Canada (located on Parkdale Ave. @ Scott St.)

Private Dance Lessons at $75/hour for 1 student or 1 lead-follow pair. Maria both leads and follows and coaches both roles and genders on a regular basis.

Semi-Private Dance Lessons (up to 3 couples): add $10 per additional couple per hour to the base price.

Check out our deals for first-time students of Smoothstyle, and a Wedding Dance Package.

Ask about discounts for full-time students.

How to Book

Take a look at the Calendar for “Lesson Available” time slots, then contact Maria to request a booking.

Virtual Lessons

Even if you don’t live near Ottawa, Canada, you can benefit from Maria’s coaching.

OPTION 1: Realtime Virtual Coaching

You can work with Maria in realtime – you’ll need a camera-equipped laptop or tablet, plus wireless earbuds.

Virtual lessons are available for:

  • 30 minutes = $45
  • 60 minutes = $75

OPTION 2: Video feedback 

Send Maria a video of your dancing, and she’ll watch, analyze, and critique. You’ll receive a video with guidance and instruction. Video lessons are available for:

  • 1 video critique = $100

Payment is online prior to the lesson, via PayPal or Online Interac. Please contact us for details.