“Taking lessons from Laura quickly became something my dad and I looked forward to every week. We loved learning new things and spent a lot of time laughing! It was extremely enjoyable and being able to surprise everyone on my wedding day while having an amazing experience with my dad was priceless. The dance moves Laura taught us were perfect for us as we had different levels of experience with dancing. It wasn’t too hard but challenged us just enough. This was an unforgettable experience from beginning to end and we couldn’t have done it without Laura. We would highly recommend her to anyone wanting to take lessons, even if you have no experience”!
Ashley and Dad, Rich
(Photos by Renee Deese at Renascent Photography)
Note: Ashley and her Dad, Rich chose to surprised everyone at the wedding with a great combination of songs that included: Daddy’s Little Girl by Alec McGraw, Beat It by Michael Jackson and Sharp Dressed Man by ZZ Top! They had a lot of fun keeping their lessons and dance a secret from everyone!
Jerrica and Robert prepared for their wedding by taking group classes and private lessons. This combination, along with Jerrica’s past ballroom dance experience in college, made it possible for them to learn a more complex dance routine. Their furry ring bearer decided to help them with their first dance!
Laura Teaching a Beginning Waltz Class at the University of Oregon for the Oregon Ballroom Dance Club – Formal Masquerade Ball
Laura and Robert are past Officers for the Club and have taught for the Ballroom Dance Club for over 20 years. Laura was also an Adjunct Instructor for the U of O Dance Department and taught beginning and advanced level Ballroom Classes with Robert’s assistance.
Dancing at our daughters Sweet 16 Masquerade Ball was a dream come true. Thank you so much Laura! We couldn’t have it done it without you!” “A gift of dance lessons is a present you can open again and again throughout your life.”
Sara, Trace, Mariya, and Andrew
Laura Taylor (far right in mirror), dance instructor for Dance with Us, teaches a private lesson to engaged couple Jason Sheridan, 33, and Kate Boucher, 27, to prepare for the first dance at their wedding. The couple, of Eugene, has been together for four and a half years and plans to get married on September 12, in Terrebonne, Oregon, where Boucher is originally from. (Mary Jane Schulte/The Register-Guard)
Members of the South Side Swing Club joined us at our Saturday Dance. They enjoyed participating in the Swing Dance Class offered this night. They learned some new steps that included “The Sweet Heart Strut” and how to get into and style up the “shake hand position” for more variety in Swing! Their positive energy and enthusiasm were a welcome addition to this fun evening of dancing.