In today's high-tech / digital world, many of our youth are growing up without the fundamental social skills necessary to succeed in life.  Proper etiquette and social graces, provide an advantage in any social environment, whether interviewing for a college or job, socializing with influential individuals, or simply impressing that special someone in your life.

Introduction to these skills at an early age can provide a lifetime of advantages.

Cotillion Fundamentals​

Designed to introduce students to social skills fundamentals that will instill confidence in developing positive relationships.


Social Skills Fundamentals

  •  Introductions – 
    5 Essential Elements

  •  Courtesy & Consideration

  •  Listening & Conversation

  •  Making Good Choices

  •  Basic Table Manners

Dance Education

  • Foxtrot

  • Waltz

  • Bachata

  • Swing Hustle

  • Specialty & Folk dances

Social Skills Development

Instructs students on how social skills affect all of their relationships, position them from a point of strength, and are the foundation of leadership.

Social Skills Development

  •  The Power of First Impressions – 
    8 Essential Elements

  •  Self-confidence & Respect

  •  Communication — Rules & Taboos

  •  Teamwork & Leadership

  •  Citizenship

  •  Dining Etiquette — Rules & Taboos

Dance Education

  •  Foxtrot with patterns

  •  Waltz with patterns

  •  Swing Hustle with patterns

  •  Merengue

  •  Cha Cha

  •  Line Dances

Social Skills Elevation


Advanced program in which students learn how social skills define and build character, and are instrumental in achieving success and opening doors of opportunity.


Social Skills Elevation

  •  Relationship Building –
    10 Essential Elements in First Impressions

  •  Communication —Non-verbal & Verbal

  •  High Tech Etiquette— Rules & Taboos

  •  Appearance & Dress

  •  Defining Character & Codes of Conduct

  •  Advanced Dining —Home, Guest & Restaurant

  •  Social Dating Etiquette —Rules & Taboos *

  •  College & Job Preparation *

  •  Interview Fundamentals *

*included in Advanced College Prep for high school students


Dance Education

  •  Foxtrot with advanced patterns

  •  Waltz with advanced patterns

  •  East Coast Swing / Jitterbug with advanced patterns

  •  Advanced Latin Dances & patterns –

  • Salsa, Merengue, Tango & Samba

  •  Two-Step

  •  Advanced Line Dances

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