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David E.

30 Reviews
Oceanside, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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David E.

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I have studied extensively and performed Flamenco Guitar many times over the years. I love this passionate art form.

About David

A fun, friendly, and professional Music Instructor at your service for Voice, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums, & Ukulele! I have a BA degree from Florida Atlantic University in Music Performance for Classical/Flamenco/Jazz/Blues guitar and I've also performed on the Piano/Keyboards for a couple differe

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Leonard A.
David is an excellent instructor. He is clear, patient, and very talented himself. He has a very relaxed personality.
Paula H.
Great teacher. My son has disabilities and David works around this seamlessly. I couldn't ask for a better piano teacher!
Kash & Scarlett S.
So happy with David! Our kids loved him and looking forward to their next session!
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Stephanie M.

San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stephanie M.

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I am a current principal ballet dancer with the San Diego Ballet, where I have been dancing for the past 14 years and 9 years as principal dancer. Prior to that I was a member of the Houston Ballet II. My teaching is based on my background of both the Chechetti Method and The French Method. I have the unique ability to be able to share as a professional ballet dancer what it takes to get to the highest level.

I teach all levels, and all ages. I have been teaching in schools all over Southern Calfiornia for the past 14 years, and I am the artistic director of the San Diego Ballet Summer Intensive.

My classes include:
* Barre work,
* Floor barre,
* Stretching/strengething,
* Body conditioning,
* Center work,
* Pointe work,
* Variations.

I make sure in my lessons to share everything I have learned over my 30 years of dancing both in training and professionally. I specialize in finding exactly what each dancer needs to improve. I know that everyone has different needs and I ...

About Stephanie

My name is Stephanie Maiorano. I've been dancing ballet professionally with the San Diego Ballet for 14 years, and 9 years as the principal dancer. Prior I was a member of Houston Ballet II, and have received training from teachers all over the world. Including Paris Opera Ballet, Royal Ballet, Nat

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Jinny C.

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San Diego, CA
Starting at $49
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Arts Administration with a focus in dance from Butler University
  • Teaching since 1997
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Jinny C.

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Former professional ballet teacher with 24 years of teaching and choreography experience. Whether you’re an absolute beginner or seasoned professional, I can help you achieve your ballet goals while having fun!

About Jinny

Hello dancer! My name is Jinny and I began training at the Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington DC. I danced professionally for 5 years and have been teaching and choreographing for 24 years. I love teaching all levels of ballet, especially beginners of any age. Ballet is a challenging and beaut

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Bridget
My 12 year old daughter loves working with Jinny. Jinny does a very good job giving ballet class for my daughter in my small living room. She’s always been covid cautious and wears a mask. My daughter said she learns something new every time and her confidence has improved - as well as her posture! She loves Jinny’s corrections and keeps a little journal to help her remember. Happy to recommend Jinny!

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Emily M.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA Musical Theater from University of Cincinnati- College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2014
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Emily M.

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Learn how to fine tune your stage performance with a professional actor and experienced acting and vocal coach!

About Emily

Emily M. is a professional actor, singer and dancer and experienced teacher available for online lessons worldwide teaching subjects ranging from voice to yoga and many other fitness and arts classes. Emily has been in the performing arts for over 15 years and teaching for the last 6 years. Exte

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Jennifer A.
We did not have the best experience with Emily and Take Lessons. When first inquiring about acting lessons for my daughter as a Christmas present, I was told by Emily I could purchase single acting lessons. I found out this was not the case. Because of the confusion, they allowed me to purchase just 2 to start with. The first lesson was fine. The second lesson, we got a couple reminder emails with a link to join the lesson, which is great, however after being signed in 10 minutes early and then it got to be 15 mins after the lesson was supposed to start and it hasn't, I emailed Emily and I was told I wasn't supposed to click on the link in the reminder email. I was supposed to join a Google meet, which I never received an invite for. The lesson was canceled, so we wouldn't get charged per Emily, however, our credit card was charged a fee that same day. The lesson was rescheduled as it was already paid for. At the beginning of the lesson I mentioned I would like to purchase more lessons for my daughter and inquired about lesson times outside of school hours. She said she would check her availability and get back to me. The next day all I got was an email saying good luck to you, I am not able to find a time for your daughter. Not accommodating at all.
Adriana S.
Emily was a great instructor. She is very personal, makes you feel comfortable, and has great knowledge of the subject. The class is flexible enough so that we can do different types of dance. Will definitely keep taking classes with her.
Erin
Emily was AMAZING!! So sweet and wonderful!! My daughter is already so psyched for next week!!
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Cindy B.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cindy B.

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I have been podcasting since 2004. I can help you find the right equipment -- hardware and software -- and teach you how to make your podcasts POP! Many sites (iTunes, SoundCloud, etc.) have audio standards, I can teach you how to create audios that get approved the first go around.

About Cindy

Hi, there! My name is Cindy and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 1983! My passion is helping others and I love teaching. I am a certified Yoga and Qigong Instructor. I teach both group as well as private lessons. You will find me approachable, comfortable

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David R.
writing this review as 2020 closes and the only thing to say is where would we have been without this course and without Cindy? well, because of it and her, we're moving toward 2021. thank you Cindy!!
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there couldn't be anyone better--a tailored made expert experience to fit each person's needs
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Monica A.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • BFA Musical Theatre from University of Hartford
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2017
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Monica A.

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We will focus on the basics of improv in the Upright Citizen's Brigade method.

About Monica

If you want to learn to LOVE performing, get in touch with me! I'm a graduate of the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (Vocal Major), as well as the Hartt School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, where I got my BFA in Musical Theatre, and performing is truly in my blood! I believe that more

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Prudence
My daughter said she had a very good lesson. She feels very comfortable and learned lot.
Ellen
Monica offers very insightful coaching for both acting and singing. She gets to the heart of the story and helps me find ways to bring that to life. She is very kind in her coaching and I leave her lesson with more confidence in my ability to portray that character. Great for getting ready for an audition.

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Took Salsa Dancing lessons from Andrew H.
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"For all my life I have been extremely soft-spoken and have been constantly reminded to speak up in social situations. This has negatively impacted my self confidence and fed into a cycle that made me even quieter and more reserved. I tried to self-treat by browsing through countless YouTube videos and hundreds of Reddit pages but found that my practice at home did not translate into me being a louder speaker in public. Finally I decided I had nothing to lose and everything to gain from seeing a trained professional. That's when I met Fawn. She immediately dissected my problem into aspects I could tackle individually. She dispelled some previously crippling fears and notions that held me back but I could never manage to express with anyone. She gave me breathing and projection exercises and the immediate feedback that I definitely needed. She even diagnosed a specific lisp that I would never have thought possible to change. We eventually got rid of it and the confidence I have gained in my speech is overwhelming. I came in quiet and seeking answers. I left confident, with a sense of direction, and a new mentor and friend. Fawn is effective, charming, and hilarious. I would recommend her to anyone who is seeking answers and needs a coach for improvement, no matter the area."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Fawn A.
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"Ginni is very nice and patient with my 14 year old son. She worked with him for his parts in a play and as soon as he signs up for his next play after COVID-19 quarantine over, I hope she will work with him again."
Kelly
Took Theater Acting lessons from Ginni A.
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"i am so thankful i found hunter! as a beginning actor, it has been hard to find the guidance and knowledge of the business aspect of the industry and how and where to best market yourself. hunter's mastery of this information has already answered so many of my questions that i've been desperately searching for. she is the sweetest and has already boosted my confidence and hopes of propelling my career forward."
Jazlyn
Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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"Vandi was amazing! So patient with my nine year old budding actress!"
Toni
Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"First lesson was awesome. Looking forwards to the rest."
Gareth Paterson
Took Salsa Dancing lessons from Andrew H.
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Ethan
Took Voice Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I've just had one acting class with Jimi and I think he's great! He's very helpful, very straightforward and tells you exactly what you need to work on and very down to Earth!"
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Took Acting lessons from Jimi Z.
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"Shauna is an amazing, transformational teacher. She has knowledge of a range of performance genres, styles and techniques, and is an extremely supportive teacher. I have been learning from Shauna for several years now and plan to continue learning from her--I would highly recommend!"
Jordana
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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