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Beginners Only Social Ballroom Latin Dance Studio and Allen Darnel.
We would highly recommend taking lessons from Allen Darnel at Beginners Only Dance Studio. Allen is an excellent dance instructor and has clear teaching methods that are specifically tailored to beginners and to wedding couples. My wife and I first took dance lessons from Allen last year before our wedding. We signed up for the Wedding Special to learn our first dance routine and ballroom dancing basics.
Within three months, Allen taught us a customized wedding routine (to a song that we selected), the East Coast Swing, the West Coast Swing, the Tango, the Two-Step, the Waltz, and the Foxtrot. Allen is extremely reliable and has a flexible schedule seven days a week. Because of Allen, guests at our wedding are still talking about our first dance and how professional we looked. We can not thank him enough for helping to make our special day so memorable.
We continue to take weekly dance lessons with Allen and we never feel uncomfortble since all lessons are private. Allen has instilled in us confidence to dance a vast array of ballroom and social dances at clubs, parties, and weddings.
Allen has the most competitive rates in Houston and we are confident that you will not be disappointed. With a few lessons from Allen, you will soon become the "King/Queen of the Hardwoods."
Jason and Aria
Thank you for teaching us our first dance on our wedding. It turned out very good and we received many compliments. Thank you for your patience and kindness.
- Melissa & Tim Stahl
Thanks to you, Ben & I were a hit!!! Our first dance to "Fly me to the moon" was sensational! We received so many compliments & we owe it to you! Thank you for your patience in helping us learn to dance. You made it so much fun! As soon as we get our wedding video, we'll stop by & show you! Take care & thanks again.
Melanie & Ben
I remember my initial phone call to you. I tried to explain that at 60 years of age, I had never danced a single step in my entire life. You insisted that this
wasn't a problem. I didn't believe you. You proved me wrong. You patiently showed me how easy and natural it is to dance.
Okay - maybe I looked a bit silly a first....and maybe I got befuddled on the box step a few times....and maybe my foot didn't exactly stay planted on some of those pivots - but you have made the lessons fun and interesting. Most importantly, you pulled me across a life-long barrier which I had always shied away from. This weekend, thanks to you, I will confidently dance with my daughter at her wedding.
I not only thank you, but my wife does also. She has been trying to drag me onto a dance floor for years. It was a special bonus that you worked with both my wife and I together. Because of you, she is a better dancer now and thrilled to have a dancing partner.
I can't help but think of how many dancing-challenged folks are out there confronting the same barrier I faced. I wish that I could tell them that they too can dance. After an hour with you -- they will be dancing. Two hours - they will be doing moves they never thought possible. Three hours - they will be learning a myriad of different dances - all without embarrassment or unease.
You have my highest recommendation to anyone that either wants to learn to dance, or just wants to improve their dancing.
In sincere appreciation,
Dear Allen & Kay,
Richard and I just wanted to say thank you for your help and patience in helping us to learn and enhance our dancing ability. Your approach made it a fun learning experience.
Tanya & Richard Belog
Thank you once again for taking a clumsy wedding couple and turning us into a hit on "center stage" at the reception.
Brad & Kathy
Dear Mr. Darnel,
Thank you for helping to make our wedding so special. We were a dancing sensation!
We loved the book! Thank you again for all of your help!
Angela & Matthew
Dear Mr. Darnel,
We took dance lessons from you last April and May, shortly before our wedding. We just wanted to thank you for teaching us all the steps we needed to dance to "our song" (A Kiss to Build a Dream On by Louis Armstrong) in front of 250 of our friends and family. Your patience, guidance and kindness made our dance lessons a very enjoyable experience. Thanks for all the work with us -- we know we will always enjoy dancing. We have enclosed a picture of our first dance for you. Thank you again, we enjoyed our lessons!
Alan & Melanie Herbert
Thank you for making our ten sessions so much fun and enjoyable. We appreciate your time and interest.
Tom & Karen Kline
Dear Allen & Kay,
Thank you very much for the wonderful dance lessons. The time we spent there with you was very special to us. Thank you very much for making the trip to Conroe to share our special day and meet our families. I thought you might enjoy these pictures. Hope to come by and see you because we would like to have more lessons.
Thanks again, Love you all
Rhonda & Lee
My wife Hana and myself wish to thank you for the five wonderful dance lessons. Whereas my wife and I could never follow or lead each other (we were always doing different steps) you provided us with some fundamentals to follow. And so we will now go to dances without feeling any embarrassment or discomfort with each other for not being able to get along on the dance floor.
Warren & Hana Proud
"Dance lessons are the very affordableest therapy in town and Beginners Only Social Ballroom Latin Dance Studio is my favorite studio. Mr. Allen Darnel is a distinguished instructor, the price is right, and the experience has been nothing but fun."
Russell W. Hall,
Attorney at Law,