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Popular Dance Teachers Near San Rafael

Gina B.

Oakland, CA
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James B.

Alameda, CA
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Taiwo K.

Oakland, CA
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Gina B. Oakland, CA

How to move around like a hungry for space dancer. My teachers used to tell me to Eat Up Space. We will learn how to make our own dances. Vocabulary and Improv, Dynamic, Structure and Form. Finding what it means to write a story or poem with your body's movement, the space it is inhabiting and of course, idea.

About Gina

I graduated from Juilliard in dance and pursued modern dance and all sorts of theatre including musicals and music theatre and performing arts. I have taught children and grown ups for many years. I have a strong performing career and love the way teaching keeps me in a giving and learning place. *** Lesson Details *** With beginning students I am very laid back and patient and believe strongly that in the play of games and experiments technique will develop and manifest. As the student becomes more advanced I become more demanding as do the materials. As an acting teacher I have an advanced capacity to take students along all the way to professional and beyond. I am a member of the Actors Studio, the performing unions and studied since childhood at ACT and then all over the world ...

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Monica P. April 17, 2014
Dance
Verified Student
Beyond expectations

From our first phone call, Gina became invested in my dance journey. From modern dance, to ballet and contemporary, Gina has guided me into a new world of performance and dance. Outside of our scheduled lessons, we are loosely collaborating on a creative project - something I thought was years away until I met Gina. She taught me tactical dance fundamentals while also helping me navigate the dance and theater scene in NYC. (with which she is very connected) The best thing for me was her flexibility with the learning process. She encourages everyone to make their own journey, never forcing too much structure but always being reliable. I look forward to continuing this journey. Thank you!
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Talia S. December 2, 2013
Singing
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Gina provides a safe, constructive, playful, supportive, and judgement-free environment to explore and improve in.

I have been taking singing lessons with Gina for several months now. I have always been extremely self conscious of my voice but it's something I've always wanted to conquer. Gina has done a really nice job providing a safe, constructive, playful, supportive, and judgement-free environment to explore and improve in. I always appreciate how flexible she is with scheduling, as my hours are sometimes hard to predict. I really look forward to our time together. It's very therapeutic.
James B. Alameda, CA

Choreography

About James

I have 15 years of experience as a tutor. I have had my own private tutoring business. My area of expertise is math (basic arithmetic to“ pre-calculus); however, I have tutored in English (grammar and writing), Computer science (Word, Works, Windows OS, and other general computer problems), as well as other subjects. In addition, I also have 10 years of experience working with after school programs both as a tutor and as a recreational instructor. My recreational activities consisted of cheer leading, dance, computer science, graphic design, music (singing), and board games. I have worked with children of all ages. *** Lesson Details *** Tutoring sessions are 1 hour minimum to 2 hours maximum. Basic sessions may consist of the following: Review of current or past trouble ...

Taiwo K. Oakland, CA

Teach ballet, tap, lyrical, West African, Jazz Hip-hop, Stepping, Jazz, praise and musical theater dance

About Taiwo

Mrs. Taiwo K.i s a coloratura soprano, dancer, educator and griot (historian, storyteller, entertainer, musician, praise singer). With a performance history spanning over 2 decades, Taiwo has performed for such legends as Kathrine Dunham, Geronimo Ji Jaga Pratt, Nelson Mandela, Regina Bell, Pharaoh Sanders, and Dizzy Gillespie. She has performed with Phavia Kujichagulia and Ma’at, E.W. Wainwright’s African Roots of Jazz, Omega, Imhotep Dance Ensemble, the Houston Ebony Opera Guild, Oakland Opera Theater, Lyric Theater of San Jose and N’Soromma African Drummers and Dancers (an ensemble she co-founded). Functionally using the arts to tell the history of African Americans, Taiwo weaves inspiring and uplifting tales for audiences of all ages utilizing a combination of Spirituals, Gospel, ...

Ashley M.

San Francisco, CA
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courtney G.

Oakland, CA
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Kathryn T.

Oakland, CA
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Ashley M. San Francisco, CA

About Ashley

I have taught various levels and ages of ballet, modern, hip-hop, jazz, and theater dance all while continuing my own training and professional career.

courtney G. Oakland, CA

Experienced dance teacher of 12 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of skills. I specialize in modern/contemporary, jazz, ballet and hip hop, typically will start with stretching and conditioning.

About courtney

I have been teaching dance for 10 years and graduated with a B.A. in dance from Point Park University. I have worked with numerous choreographers and dancers throughout the country. I performed in Germany, Canada and China with dance companies focused on modern/contemporary.

Kathryn T. Oakland, CA

I have a BFA in dance from the University of Colorado, and am currently working as a director of a dance theater group. I am passionate about working with people in order to find out how they like to move, what moves them, and how they can find enjoyment through dance. I am comfortable teaching all types of dance as well as performance preparation and choreography.

About Kathryn

Hi! I have been teaching various age groups for over 8 years. I graduated from the University of Colorado with a BFA in Dance, and during my time in Colorado I taught creative dance to children between the ages of 4-18. After graduating in 2007, I completed a 200 Hr. Yoga Teacher Training at Kripalu Institute, and have been teaching yoga ever since. After 2007, I moved to Buenos Aires Argentina, where i completed a 1600 Hr. Alexander Technique Training course. For the past 7 years I have dedicated myself to teaching yoga, the Alexander Technique, and movement classes. The Alexander Technique can be applied to a VARIETY of activities and needs, and can help with vocal use, speech preparation, performing arts, and is very effective for relieving chronic pain. I have taught ages 4 - ...

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Whether you are a beginner Dance student, intermediate Dance student, or advanced Dance student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Dance skills. Your choices for a San Rafael Dance instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Dance instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful details like teaching style, background, photos, student feedback, ...

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