Good Manners Go Hand in Hand with Success! 

Welcome to The Manners Advantage! Tampa’s Premier Manners and Etiquette Training Company

Our goal is to empower young ladies and gentlemen with the skills that will enable them to earn the respect of others, and ultimately become leaders within their communities. At The Manners Advantage, we teach all ages from preschoolers to professionals – students, interviewees, customer service representatives, college applicants, college graduates…anyone with the desire to polish their life and communication skills, manners and dining etiquette. In what is a very competitive job climate, we customize classes with amazing outcomes!

For those who expect and demand higher standards, we invite you to contact us today. After all, an opportunity may be just a firm handshake away.

Learn the life skills necessary for having The Manners Advantage today!

Current Courses, Dates, and Times

Back-to-School Etiquette and Social Skills for Young Ladies and Gentlemen

Dining Etiquette

Students Develop Important Social Skills and Learn to Appreciate the Importance of Dining Protocol.

Poise and Posture at the Table * Setting a Proper Table * Navigating the Place Setting * Napkin & Seating Etiquette * How to Hold Utensils * Ordering from a Menu * Soup, Salad, Bread & Butter * Buffet Dining * Lunchroom Etiquette * Fast Food Manners * Dining as a Guest and Host * Conversation at the Table * Demonstrating Respect Before, During, and After the Meal

Manners in Motion

Making First Impressions Count * Greeting Others with Confidence * Demonstrating Respect (Teachers, Classmates, Cultural Differences) * The Art of Conversation and Listening * Meeting New Friends *  Social Skills for School * The Importance of Honesty * Netiquette * Sportsmanship * Be a Great Guest (Sleepovers and Parties)

Saturday, September 10th (Ages 7-12)

Dining Etiquette: 2:00 – 3:30 PM $75

Manners in Motion: 4:00 – 5:30 PM $75

Tampa Yacht & Country Club*

Class size is limited.  *Members and non-members are welcome! 


A Princess Tea Party

Young Ladies will enjoy Tea Sandwiches, Savory Scones, Dainty Desserts, and of course Tea while learning about proper Tea Etiquette. Dress as your Favorite Princess for this special event!

Young Ladies will Enjoy Royal Games Fit for a Princess and Receive their Own Tiara to Wear or Bring Home.


History of The Tea Party * Tea Etiquette Manners * Invitations * How to Hold Teacup and Saucer * China and Linens * Tea Party Menu * Milk, Lemon, and Sugar * Stirring Your Tea 

Sunday, September 25th    

(Ages 5 -10)

3:30 – 5:00 PM $75

Tampa Yacht & Country Club*

Space is limited. *Members and non-members are welcome!

“Where There is Kindness, There is Goodness. And Where There is Goodness, There is Magic.”  -Cinderella



Etiquette for Young Ladies and Gentlemen – Private Classes for Students at Bayshore Christian School

Tuesdays, September 27-November 15 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.


Please contact us for additional classes and private training opportunities.