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Ferlyn F.

17 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Spanish, American Sign Language, French, English
  • Awarded 1st Place at Autumn Splash - Talent Competition from CSU, Los Angeles - ASI, Inc.
  • Bachelor of Arts | Theatre Arts and Dance - Dance emphasis from California State University, Los Angeles
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Ferlyn F.

17 Reviews
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My History of Dance:
I have many dance genres within my history of dance. For a more accurate look into my experience and resume, please refer to my entire profile.

My Teaching Method:
I assess each students' levels, knowledge and styles of learning, determine the best learning paths to incorporate into the lesson and bring a "natural movement" approach of training and education.

PLEASE NOTE:
Any advanced, duet, group, weddings, birthdays, or any special occasion will differ than the usual lesson rate.

About Ferlyn

My Teaching Philosophy: "Everyone is capable of dancing, playing an instrument, and understanding music & art performance; it is the desire, drive, determination, dedication and discipline instilled within a person and the guidance of my company's methodology that will bring these abilities to ligh

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Cece
Ferlyn has excellent skills in teaching dance. My daughter has improved her dance techniques in 3 classes. We highly recommend her to everyone that needs dance instructor.
Dominique N.
Given all of the positive reviews, I am refraining from giving Ferlyn only one star. I am sure she is relatively competent as a teacher. The unfortunate aspect for which she is receiving such a poor review is a significant lack of professionalism.
I arranged piano lessons with Ferlyn for my mother.
Her first lesson (for which I was present) was fine.
I then found out that at their second lesson, Ferlyn showed up very sick. This was quite concerning, especially given my mother’s age. Ferlyn definitely should have canceled that second lesson and not showed up so sick.
Then, only two hours (!) before my mother’s scheduled third lesson, I receive a text message from Ferlyn stating the following:
“Hi Dominique, wanted to let you and your mom that piano lessons will be cancelled today because it is my Birthday! I will see her next week. :)”
This was incredible. This was a cancellation only two hours prior, not due to some emergency or even due to her illness which should have caused a cancelation the week before! This was because it was her birthday. Something that would have been understandable, were she to have let us know well in advance. I am sure she knew in advance when her birthday is.
This does not reflect on TakeLessons, as I have had great experiences with other teachers.
But this degree of inconsiderateness, first with regard to the illness and then with regard to the manner of cancellation, is appalling.
Mark
Meets you at your dance level and you move forward from there. Excellent attitude and knowledgeable instructor. Professional and thorough.
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MissG M.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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MissG M.

29 Reviews
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Students can expect to reach all of their goals and much more! Classes are always tailored to the individual receiving instruction. I go at your pace and I challenge you as much as you need to be challenged in order to promote the fastest growth possible.

You can learn: How to social dance, how to dance on beat, different steps that will help you keep up on the dance floor, how to listen to music, how to create your own movement patterns, and much more.

About MissG

***CURRENTLY LOCATED IN CHICAGO*** 60 AND 90 MINUTE DANCE OR YOGA CLASSES ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST 5 LESSONS. PLEASE BOOK EITHER 30 OR 45 MINUTE LESSONS FOR YOUR FIRST PACKAGE OF CLASSES. Aside from dance, MissG is certified to teach Vinyasa Yoga and specializes in children's yoga and y

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Adalie G.
She gave my daughters some great tips and pointers to help build her confidence before her drill tryouts.
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Carolyn M.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $150
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BFA Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory
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Carolyn M.

48 Reviews
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Interested in dance lessons? Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011 from the Boston Conservatory, where she majored in musical theater with an emphasis in directing. With years of extensive dance training, she's had the opportunity to perform the original Broadway choreography in several major productions she has been a part of, her favorite being the tap spectacular "42nd Street." As an award winning choreographer, her pieces have been recognized nationally at dance competitions across the country.

About Carolyn

Born and raised in New York, Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. A graduate of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee College of Music (BFA Musical Theat

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Michael
Carolyn has and is exactly what I was looking for in a voice coach. Like me, her interests in the performing arts are broad. I felt both excited and comfortable with her. She is professional and easy to talk to. I can sense strongly that Carolyn is full of love and compassion. I am so excited for the next lesson! Here's to the new horizon and everything in between! :) Thank you Carolyn for reassuring me that my decision to switch careers was a wise decision indeed. Dance forward.
William K.
could not have been a better start to my lessons!
Rick R.
My first lesson with Carolyn was very positive. She quickly assessed where I was and started from that point so we didn't waste time. She showed great passion for songwriting and a genuine interest in my development.
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Albert R.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 to 95
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Albert R.

6 Reviews
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Im a patient, professional dance instructor with 15 years experience teaching Ballroom; Smooth, latin, Rythm, Club dances, and Argentine Tango. Also adding I do a lot wedding choreograhies for wedding couples. The services I provide is all about quality and making sure, when you go out on the dance floor.... its with confidence and knowledge.

About Albert

Hi, there! My name is Albert and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2007 and have loved helping my students prepare for their first wedding dance, having fun, and being confident on the dance floor when someone asks them to dance. I went to two High Schools and earned

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Sandra Stuff
My story - From Romeo and Juliette the soft spoken advanced dancer to Albert and Chicago, a diva in the making where an actress was born. It took Albert to unveil the talents yet undiscovered to create a real Bratt! Chicago and the 2 men, a theatrical dance choreography by Albert mesmerized the audience. There were moves that I believed I would never do and have, and dressed up in a dress only my dreams would see. Had it not been for Albert I would have never challenged myself to do different style dances to my heart’ desire with no fear!
Amelia De Micco
Albert is a phenomenal teacher. I have taken many group lessons with him in Montreal where Argentine tango was taught. The precision of the dance moves and the care shown for every student was amazing. Also, the choreographies were one of a kind. In Argentine Tango there is one particular move where the lady lifts her body mid air to cross both legs while the man is assisting her in this move - Amelia’s move was the nickname - for a reason. For all the practice in the world, I couldn’t get this move if you paid me. Not only did Albert reinforce that ‘I WILL DO IT’, he gave me the technique, love and care to make me continue to persevere, For the students that had mastered the move, his care for all students allowed the group to cheer me on where Amelia’s move nickname was born. The men in our group assisted me greatly and the ladies gave pointers that worked for them. After all, we were one family. When the date of the showcase arrived, the formation was a great success! Not a glitch in sight from anyone of us, all smiles and for me the feeling of having climbed Mount Everest. I will always cherish the great teachings I received from Albert and the beautiful picture taken of this signature move. Not only Albert commands a room in a spectacular way, for his students dare to dream the impossible dream. For Albert nothing in ever impossible to achieve only possibilities not yet explored.
Estelle
It took me a while to work up the courage to enroll in dance classes without a partner. Albert made me feel comfortable and at ease right away. He is a very gifted teacher who has a way of breaking down the steps to make it easy and fun and yet he is very detail oriented and professional. He is always very encouraging and so much fun to be around.
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Megan S.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Speaks English
  • AA in Psychology from Ventura College
  • Teaching since 2000
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Megan S.

16 Reviews
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My dance lessons are guided dance movement explorations. I will not be teaching a specific style or technique. I will be helping you to become present and attuned to your own physical self so your body can show you how it wants to be moved. This can be a deeply personal experience and from my own journey of learning how to move this way, I can say its been incredibly rewarding, healing and life-affirming.

These dance lessons are available for all levels (no previous dance experience needed), all abilities, and most ages (12+).

Class structure will begin with a warm-up, a dance movement exploration, a cool down, and a reflection period.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

About Megan

I have been taking dance classes since I was five years old, and I am now thirty-five. That's a long time. I got my first teaching gig at fourteen. I have studied ballet, tap, jazz, Scottish Highland, and ballroom dancing. I worked as a dance teacher at MacKinnon Dance Academy and Jill Johnson's Dan

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Anurag R.
Another lovely lesson.
Anurag R.
great lesson. Megan is very knowledgeable and an awesome teacher.
Anurag R.
Awesome lesson.
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Chrystie S.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, SIGN LANGUAGE
  • BACHELORS DEGREE from CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chrystie S.

28 Reviews
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Come take a body positive, fun, and eclectic dance class. Every shape and size welcome. Classes are tailored specifically for each student's individual wants and needs. This is a beginning or intermediate level class so no experience needed. Just come and dance it out. Do you have a specific style or technique you'd like to learn? Do you have a favorite song you'd like to learn a dance to? Lets Dance.

About Chrystie

WELCOME DANCERS! Meet your dance instructor. I have my bachelors degree from Chapman University in Theatre & Dance. My training includes Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Folk Dance, Dance History, Hip-Hop, Musical Theatre, Improv, and Kinesiology, among other dance-related subjects. I grew up in

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Charlotte, 6.
My girls loved the lessons. Very positive experience and they are already improving their skills. We are very grateful to have found her! Signing up for more lessons in the future with Ms. Chrystie. Happy kids and happy mom.
Mia K.
Great!
Robert B.
Sophie. says AWESOME LESSON!!!

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Average Cost of Dance Lessons in Encinitas, CA

The average cost of 60-minute dance lessons in Encinitas is $87. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $42 and $140 per hour.
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"Patient, encouraging, talented and she makes us excited about learning to dance. Looking forward to more lessons."
Chad
Took Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"Patient, kind, encouraging, made me feel at ease and not embarrassed about my terrible dancing."
Grace
Took Dance lessons from Ferlyn F.
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"Excellent teacher! Great motivator, patient and kind!"
Michelle
Took Dance lessons from Tanya A.
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"Jordan is an amazing instructor and really takes the time to teach and explain using her experiences and expertise. Jordan will turn you into the dancer you dream of becoming."
Christopher
Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Jordan will help anyone fall in love with dance! She is well-educated, hands-on, and nurturing. I would recommend her to anyone!"
Dana G
Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Beginning of an amazing journey ☺️"
Naziba
Took Dance lessons from Crystal J.
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"Fun, creative, intricate, feel-good choreography is hard to find these days and so are choreographers who are able to teach this with the same ease and simplicity as Kenneth.
He makes it possible for anybody (who is willing to work) to learn almost any move or choreography no matter how difficult it may seem at first.
Plus, he makes it SUPER enjoyable and FUN!"
Sazo
Took Dance lessons from Kenneth Jordan M.
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"Best instructor ever! We had so much fun, were not intimidated she made us feel comfortable and no question was off limits. We’re so excited for next lesson!!"
Lena
Took Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"Sasha is a wonderful teacher who is very good at breaking down each dance so that even a very inexperienced student can learn and feel confident."
Ann
Took Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"Excellent person and good teacher"
danila
Took Dance lessons from Deirdre T.
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