instruction to help modern families grow their young people into kind and confident adults. 

                                              instruction to help modern families grow their young people into
kind and confident adults. 

Etiquette and social dance 

Etiquette and social dance

Etiquette is kind of my thing and I LOVE surprising my students with how enjoyable cotillion can be.
I didn't always plan on being an etiquette instructor. I actually grew up on a farm and wanted to be...

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A time-honored tradition designed to teach middle school aged ladies and gentlemen manners, etiquette, and social dance. The goal is to equip them with the confidence to tackle all the social situations heading their way in the coming years!

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Etiquette instruction delivered virtually! Live and recorded classes are available for 6th-12th graders and are a great supplement for both traditional students and homeschoolers.



Can you or your child answer these 10 etiquette questions?

Choose your age level and see how much you know! Topics range from flag etiquette and funerals to table manners and Zoom meetings.

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"your program blows the others away"

"The more cotillion classes my children attend, the more comfortable they become in formal social settings. As a family that has years of cotillion experience, your program blows the others away!" 

The McLamb Family

"He danced enthusiastically"

"My son definitely has an appreciation for dressing up now. After cotillion, our family attended a funeral and a wedding. At both events, he had no complaints about wearing a jacket and tie. Also, at the wedding, he danced enthusiastically, even if it wasn’t ballroom dancing." 

The Belvin Family

"Our middle schooler has learned so much"

"What a wonderful experience for us! Sydney is incredibly thoughtful and organized, answering almost every question before I would’ve thought to ask it. Our middle schooler has learned so much about traditional manners AND more modern stuff like cell phone manners and social media presence.

The Hopkins Family