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Popular Dance Teachers Near Jackson Heights

Baiano C.

Long Branch, NJ
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Denise C.

New York, NY
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Paula W.

Astoria, NY
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Baiano C. Long Branch, NJ

Subjects Taught

Capoeira, Dance, Drum, Language

About Me

I am the US representative of the Brazilian Association of Capoeira Sol Nascente. I have been in the fitness and Martial Arts industry for over 3 decades. My method of teaching Capoeira provides the learner with fitness, body identification, and fun without stress. We explore the art from the perspective of the person in mind. Knowing an individuals limitations give me the ability to address skill level and help a person increase in confidence in learning new movements and combating complacence of just doing the minimal. Guaranteed you will be pushed but only to a level that your body accepts. Our workouts are demanding but the ONLY way to develop in fitness and in health is to receive that extra push. I speak fluent Portuguese and Spanish, but English is my first language. With me you will get a true workout, gain a new social connection, and have fun. The fountain of youth is in Capoeira

*** Lesson Details ***

Capoeira is a martial art hidden in dance, music, and superior body development of balance, strength, stamina, and reaction that rivals cross fit workouts and martial art programs. It has been proven that some MMA fighter utilize Capoeira to enhance their speed, reaction, and pinpoint accuracy as well as other professional athletes and fitness enthusiast use Capoeira for their cross training

Imagine a pilates, yoga, gymnastics, and cross fit class mixed with a intense martial art and you get
a total body workout in every session working every body part without even noticing


Capoeira provides children with a means of self-expression. In many Brazilian schools it is a compulsory discipline, which develops students not only physically but also intellectually, working both body and mind. Capoeira relieves stress, improves confidence, self-esteem and concentration. It also improves balance, coordination and creativity


You will learn live music by playing percussion instruments and the "living language" of Brazilian Portuguese through song and conversation


There is no comparison to the social connection people receive within training in our group sessions and various gatherings of different groups to promote the art, wellness, and friendship

*** Studio Equipment ***
1200 Square Feet wood floor. Mats for acrobatic portions of class

*** Specialties ***
Music, Language, Martial Arts Application and Fitness Training

Denise C. New York, NY

Subjects Taught

Ballet, Dance, Dance Choreography, Flexibility Training, Jazz Dancing, Tap Dance, Theatrical Dance

About Me

My name is Denise and I have been a successful presence in the dance industry for a long time. I was a Radio City Rockette for many years and I toured nationally with the Broadway musical Crazy For You!

I am looking to work with students privately to help them achieve new levels in their technique and performance. Contact me for more resume details!

Paula W. Astoria, NY

Subjects Taught

Choreography, Dance, Dance Choreography, English, ESL, Essay Writing, Public Speaking, Reading, Speaking Voice, Speech, Swing Dance, Tango, Test Prep, Vocabulary, Voice Acting, Writing

About Me

Paula W. is a graduate of Walnut Hill School for the Arts (Design and Production), Pomona College (Dance and Theatre Management), The New School University (Screenwriting and 3rd World Cinema), and the Alvin Ailey School Professional Division.
She has taught English, reading, writing, musical theater, dance, and playwriting to students ages 3-adult in the US, Asia, Europe, and South America. She has also served as an English teacher for various corporations, including KPMG and MultiChannel. She currently writes for several online publications under her own byline, and is also a freelance voice over director. When not writing or directing, she is the Artistic Director of The International Partner Dance Intensive (TIPDI), a summer dance intensive for adult dancers that takes place each August in New York City.

Paula moved to South Korea in early 2009 where she directed and choreographed productions of “Annie” and “Peter Pan”, wrote English-language advertising copy, textbooks, subtitles, and scripts for children’s theater, taught dance, theater, Visual Art, and English for ages 3-adult, as well as continuing to perform her own work at various festivals. While in Asia, she received a grant from the Seoul Film Commission and Ohzemidong for her short dance film, “SPLIT”, a collaborative work with Korean filmmaker, Ji-Sun O. After leaving South Korea, she lived in Argentina for nine months performing and studying, while also serving as head writer for “Clave al Ingles”, an ESL educational series for adults. She then traveled to London, where she wrote educational programming for Human Focus, a workplace safety media company. Finally, she traveled to Dubai, where she taught graduate students and PhD candidates how to use theater in the ESL classroom as part of the TESOL Arabia Conference 2012. She returned to the US full time in April of 2012.

Lucia R.

Bronx, NY
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Alexandra K.

New York, NY
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Caitlin M.

Brooklyn, NY
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Lucia R. Bronx, NY

Subjects Taught

Clowning, Dance, Stretching, Yoga

About Me

Hi there, my name is Lucia and I have been a registered Yoga teacher since 2012 and have been teaching group and private lessons in both yoga and the creative arts since 1997. I have my MFA in Physical Theatre from London International School of Performing Arts, and have taught students ages 5-adult in public, home schools, after-school, theater schools, summer camps, and studios throughout the US and Europe. I am passionate, personable and authentic, and my classes are active and nourishing. I am interested in your needs and how to serve your physical, emotional and creative goals. Let's get started!

Alexandra K. New York, NY

Subjects Taught

Acting, Ballet, Child Acting, Choreography, Contemporary Dance, Dance, Dance Choreography, Film Acting, Film and TV Acting, Improv Acting, Improv Comedy, Jazz Dancing, Meisner Technique, Method Acting, Modern Dance, Shakespearean Acting, Speaking Voice, Stage Performance, Stand Up Comedy, Tap Dance, Theater Acting, Theatrical Dance, Voice Acting

About Me

While my resume is attached, I'd love to tell you a little about myself. My education is in Theater from both Boston University and The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. This includes extensive training in acting, directing, writing, Meisner, Alexander Technique, production, dance, and entertainment history. After moving to New York, I quickly learned that my passions lay more in teaching performing arts rather than performing myself.

Teaching and helping others find tap into their creativity is a long rooted passion of mine. It began in Middle and High School when I was asked to choreograph the musicals in my town. I loved the challenge of visualizing a performance piece and explaining it to others. Witnessing a young person finally succeed in being free with their creativity is an extraordinary feeling.

I am excited to learn exactly what you/your child is looking to achieve within the performing arts and steadily guide you both grasping it.

Thanks for your time!


Caitlin M. Brooklyn, NY

Subjects Taught

Acting, Choreography, Contemporary Art Theory, Contemporary Dance, Dance, Dance Choreography, Jazz Dancing, Modern Dance, Speaking Voice, Stage Performance, Theater Acting, Theatrical Dance

About Me

I am a trained dancer, with a background in Modern, Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Contemporary Jazz, Lyrical Jazz, Contact Improvisation and Butoh. In 2009, I received a BFA in Dramatic Arts from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, specializing in Experimental Theater. In 2011, I began teaching creative movement and choreography in public schools around NYC. For the past two years I have worked with the Coalition for Hispanic Family Services' Arts & Literacy after school program, teaching dance to 5-10 year olds. I am also the Co-Artistic Director of Kipuka Theater. As an artist, I strive for innovation, rooting my practice in experimentation and discovery. As a teacher, it is incredibly exciting to get to share and grow with fellow artists, from all backgrounds and levels of experience.

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