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Mercy H.

4 Reviews
El Cerrito, CA
Starting at $105
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2015
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Mercy H.

4 Reviews
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Ballroom - Social - Wedding

Couples: Whether it's a date night, getting ready for a vacation or your wedding day; I specialize in bringing together the connection and chemistry that make up each unique couple.
I use dancing together to instill respect, value, graciousness and even intimacy. It will strengthen and deepen one's relationship and understanding of one another.. All while having FUN in each others arms!

Singles: I also specialize helping singles learn the confidence, beauty and exhilaration that so many yearn to feel on the dance floor. Whether you're looking to lose some weight, be a more assertive person, or express yourself.. dance is the perfect tool.

About Mercy

Hello! I've been teaching Ballroom and social dancing for years - all ages, couples/singles, etc. I can teach you basics or improve what you already know and take you further in just a lesson or two. I really love to teach and find so much fulfillment in helping others find the joy and confide

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Susan
Mercy is such a great communicator! She can explain a new concept to a beginner in such a way that puts us at ease and makes it so much fun. She is clearly a talented dancer and teacher!
Caleb James
After meeting a girl that knows how to Salsa, I was compelled to find a class and learn the basics as soon as possible.
I'm super impressed with how simple Mercy was able to guide me via online video chat! She made me feel comfortable with myself which was a big step for me! (Pun intended). I was successfully able to learn the basics pretty quickly and with consistent lessons have the confidence to hit on the dance floor no problem!
If you're new and unsure, take the first step - worth every cent!
Joe
Mercy is an amazing teacher. Her love of dancing and technical insight into dancing make her a wonderful teacher!

Olga C.

22 Reviews
San Carlos, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Russian, Italian
  • Masters Degree in Solo Singing and Voice Teaching from Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory
  • Teaching since 1999
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Olga C.

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I specialize in Singing stage performance.
Being able to sing well is not enough to perform well.
Student needs to bring to stage at least 85% of what he is able to do in the classroom. Better - 150%.
In my class students meet in small groups, perorm in front of each other, and then we exchange notes. We do 2-3 rounds of performing and discussing to make sure it all works.
In my classroom student learns how get rid of stage fright, how to make stressful situation to work for his advantage, not to stand in a way of best performance.
I also use Stanislavsky acting method for singing performance.

About Olga

Latest news: 07/28/20 It was a very different school year, and we had to do online not only lessons but also State Voce Competition and Certificate of merit evaluations. But we made it! Avantica received 3rd place in State Voce competition, and 8 sthdents passed the tests in levels 2-5, most wi

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antonio
Awesome first day!
Irene -.
She was really very good but Irene could not understand her. Irene is from Greece and Olga is from somewhere else. Just not the right fit.
Shannon
Did not have session

Angelica D.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $100
  • Speaks Serbian, Italian, English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Angelica D.

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Whether you’re in love with salsa, bachata, cha cha, rumba, tango, swing; waltz or just have an event you need to look good for or you want to make someone happy; I’m here for you! I’m very passionate about teaching and dancing and I make sure that everyone’s dance journey is filled with fun, friendship, understanding.
My students always leave with a smile, saying they feel more motivated and energized after the lesson. I adjust to their learning style, keep instructions clear, simple and do my best to make them feel free to express themselves; to let them know mistakes are part of the learning process and to move towards their specific goals with every session.

About Angelica

I am a dance teacher; performer and choreographer. I started dancing when I was a kid and it always kept me energized; motivated; ready to go an extra mile no matter what I do. I started going to Ballroom school when I was 9 and I loved dancing solo, with a partner or in the group. Dancing, perfor

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Lindsay B.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Lindsay B.

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My goals are to work on your coordination and flexibility along with proper ballet technique. All classes will be tailored to each student accordingly.

About Lindsay

In home and in studio classes are a 1 hour minimum. Online lessons are also available at 30 and 45 minute durations please call takelessons to book. Hey there! My name is Lindsay. I truly enjoy teaching everything in the realm of physical activity. I grew up dancing at Mark Spivaks Institute

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Emma
My daughter has only had her first lesson with Lindsay but we were both impressed with her. She is friendly and was able to make the exercises very tailored to her specific needs and goals. We are looking forward to continuing to work with her.
Rojean
Lindsay has been an amazing yoga/ballet instructor for me. I started taking beginners ballet lessons with her in June of 2019 and she was so patient with me. I later on decided to take yoga with her a couple months later and she is just nothing short of awesome! She is very well spoken during yoga and really knows what she’s doing. She always accommodates with my needs and makes sure I’m comfortable with whatever we’re practicing for that day. For example she’ll ask how I’m doing that day and if I say I’m feeling anxious, we’ll do a relaxing and calming session, or we might do something more physical and energetic if I need to get hyper and start my day energized. She has obviously had a lot of experience in this field and it really does show. I’m super glad I chose lindsay to be my instructor and would never consider going with anyone else.
Maureen L.
I love taking my online classes with Lindsay! Having a really busy schedule, I thought at first this was an indulgence to have a class in the comfort of my own home, however I've rethought that since I've started. These are necessary to keeping, not just my physique in shape, but my ballet up to par, as well as my mental state of being calm, focused & happy. Lindsay is very skilled at shifting each class to what is best for me that day. She's skilled & knowledgeable, proficient, professional, friendly, fun & gives me a thorough workout! Thank you Lindsay!
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Athan G.

77 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, English
  • Awarded Reno Jazz Festival Outstanding Musician Award from Peter Epstein
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Athan G.

77 Reviews
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Having worked on multiple movies, as well as collaborations with Emmy nominated film composers and orchestrators, I can guarantee that I will take your film music scoring to the next level! Using modern music writing techniques, as well as looking back to the film scoring greats that came before, we will develop a personal curriculum to help you reach your film scoring goals.

About Athan

Hello potential students! I have been teaching music for over eight years, and love teaching as much as music itself. As someone who started late (began drumming at age 16), and quickly progressed from complete (i.e. terrible) beginner to studying at nationally ranked CSU Northridge's jazz program,

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Learning so much thanks to him! 10/10 would recommend
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Delainey B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 18
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Delainey B.

5 Reviews
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Interested in learning the basics of dance technique or strengthening your current dance technique? As an experienced dance teacher of 5 years, I will help you build and grow your skills through customized lessons created just for your needs and abilities. Focusing on a positive and fun environment, my lessons include training in jazz, contemporary, and ballet technique. Let's get started!

About Delainey

I have been teaching, training, and choreographing jazz, contemporary, and hip hop competition dance groups for five years. Dancers that I have trained have received several first overall awards at competitions. My training and teaching style focuses on positive personal development and growth for

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Shelly
Delainey is an incredible teacher and a fantastic role model. She is also self motivated and inspires her young dancers. Her teaching style is positive and encouraging. She creates lessons based on the needs of her students and puts in the hard work to help them achieve their full potential.
Paul
Delainey is a masterful technician, a spectacular performer, and a brilliant choreographer. Dancing is her life, and it shows. She has worked with dancers of all ages and abilities; she has the unique gift of meeting a student at his/her place of need. She instructs, corrects, and inspires students to catapult them to the next level. Her style of choreography is fresh and customized to a student’s desires, strengths, and abilities. If you are looking for personalized attention from someone who will go the extra mile to help a dancer achieve success, Delainey is for you!
Chris
Delainey has the right mix of training and competition dance experience. She excels at giving corrections while building your confidence. She will help you become a stronger dancer!

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"My friends and I hired Kenneth to choreograph a surprise 90's hip hop routine for a friend's wedding. When we first met him, he was very welcoming and energetic. Which made us beginners feel at ease. He incorporated the type of music and moves we wanted. He mixed the music and also made sure the choreography was in sync with the music. He's very patient and made sure we got the routine before moving onto the next steps. The fact there were 3 of us he had to teach, he was willing to work with each of our schedules. I *highly* recommend Kenneth as a choreographer. He has lots of passion for what he does and you can tell by the way he dances. We love our routine and we hope to make Kenneth proud when we finally dance at the wedding. Thank you for your patience in teaching us."
Pilar
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Kenneth Jordan M.
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"Kenneth has an amazing imagination and very intricate moves that make you want to jump on your feet immediately and see if you can mimic it. Extremely patient and dedicated. I've had dance instructors teach me and I'm more of a visual person so when I ask for a run down of the moves again, they seem bothered and Ken isn't like that at all. Ken works with you through every step of the way without hesitation. I love working with Ken and he's so much fun to be around with and still can be very profesional. Truly a very dedicated man to his work."
Nancy
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Kenneth Jordan M.
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"HE KNOWS THIS INDUSTRY FROM A FILMAKERS STAND POINT AND AN ACTORS STAND POINT. YOU CAN NOT ASK FOR MORE THEN THAT. I HAVE LEARNED SO MUCH DURING OUR SESSIONS."
Kyle
Took Filmmaking lessons from LaMarcus T.
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"The best instructor ever. She helps on how to be a better actor And is Really Really good at it. U should really Book a class with her."
toni
Took Acting lessons from Dakota W.
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"Highly recommend. This guy knows his stuff."
Ademide
Took Acting lessons from Andrew R.
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"Shauna broke all the preconceptions about online training. One of the best actor training experiences I've had in my career."
Nolan Mecham
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"My husband signed me up for these acting with the intent of improving my public speaking. I had no idea what to expect.
I must admit, I’m enjoying the classes while learning new basic tools or technics for which I’m able to apply in different project. Jason is a good teacher; he’s patient, respectful, and knowledgeable. I appreciate the trainning and feel them a good investment. Thank you."
Emma
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"Very good class, already recommended to 4 friends!:D"
Jude
Took Acting lessons from Andrew R.
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"Carol is very knowledgeable about performance and acting and gives usable ideas."
David
Took Stage Performance lessons from Carol W.
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"Joseph has a wealth of knowledge about speaking, listening, vocals, etc.

He created a welcoming environment in our online lessons that made it easy to be vulnerable and get right to working on new skills.

I highly recommend for others looking to better understand their voice and communication style, and learn to hone them."
Jeff
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Joseph B.
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