Etiquette Saint Louis is pleased to present: COTILLION SAINT LOUIS
    Kotil-yon. 1766 ad. French - The name of several dances, chiefly of French origin, consisting of a variety of steps.

Etiquette Lessons

Week I:First Impressions and what is etiquette? Body language.
Week II:Introductions, cellular telephones, telephone etiquette.
Week III:Grooming, appearance and modesty.
Week IV:Table/Dining etiquette.
Week V:Formal Dining Etiquette
Week VI:Social Etiquette/ Being a host/hostess and gracious guest
Week VII:Five Course Formal Dinner/ Final Dance Party

Dance Lessons

Traditional beginning ballroom dancing: waltz, foxtrot, samba, etc.

In dance, there is an emphasis on a strong core, good posture and proper body alignment. Those dance skills translate to every day living in terms of focus, flexibility and balance. An experienced dancing professional will teach the dance lessons.

Manners in Motion Dinner: For an additional fee, your child can join their instructor for a Manners in Motion Dinner at an area restaurant. Your child will need to call in their RSVP for the dinner, dress appropriately and put all of their new-found dining skills into action.

Each child will receive a graduation certificate upon successful completion of the Cotillion.


        Theater and Movie Etiquette

  1. Arrive on time – especially if you have an assigned seat. Nobody wants to be crawled over and touched.
  2. Do not sing along with the tunes or quote the dialog so that others are distracted.
  3. Do not slurp your drink or loudly chew your ice.
  4. Do not get up and down from your seat.
  5. Do not kick the seat in front of you.
  6. Turn off your cell phone.
  7. Do not carry on a conversation with the person next to you.

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