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

Mermaid Manners Mini-Camp “Whether You Live Above or Under the Sea!”

Join Us for a Mermaid Themed Etiquette Mini-Camp. Come Dressed as Your Favorite Little Mermaid Character!


  • “As Long as You Live Under MY Ocean, You’ll Obey MY Rules.” – King Triton (Successful Social Skills)
  • “Life’s Full of Tough Choices, Isn’t It?” – Ursula (Making Respectful Choices at Home and When Out & About)
  • “You’re Not Getting Cold Fins Now, Are You?” – Ariel (Meeting and Greeting Others Properly, Correct Posture Without a Fin, No Limp Fish Handshakes)
  • “Now, Let’s Eat Before This Crab Wanders Off My Plate.” – Flounder (Proper Dining Etiquette)
  • “Don’t Be Such a Guppy!” – Ariel (Poise and Grace, Navigating and Nurturing Friendships)

June 13 – 14th  2:00 – 3:30 PM

(Ages 4-8)

Tampa Yacht and Country Club (Members and Non-Members Welcome to Attend)

Cost $150 Includes Snacks and Crafts


Etiquette for Young Ladies and Gentlemen

Two-Day Etiquette Camp. Students will Develop Important Social Skills and Learn to Appreciate the Importance of Dining Protocol.


Introductions: The Importance of Manners, Introducing Yourself and Others, Proper Handshake, Making Eye Contact, Confident Voice, Poise and Posture

Dining Etiquette: Setting a Proper Table, Navigating a Formal Place Setting, Napkin and Seating Etiquette, Soup, Salad, Bread and Butter, How to Use Utensils Properly, American and Continental Styles of Dining, Ordering From a Menu, Buffet Dining

Conversation and Social Conduct: Conversation Skills, Question and Answer Volley, Addressing Adults, Social Media Safety and Etiquette 

Manners in Motion: Demonstrating Respect at Home and in Public Places, How to Be a Guest Who is Invited Back, Gifts and Thank You Notes

June 13-14th  4:00 – 5:30 PM

(Ages 8 – 12)

Tampa Yacht and Country Club (Members and Non-Members Welcome to Attend)

Cost $150 Includes Snacks and Activities

Please contact us for additional classes and private training opportunities.