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Ferlyn F.

17 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, American Sign Language, French, English, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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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.

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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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Lauren C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Nursing from Oregon Health Sciences University
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Lauren C.

3 Reviews
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Riverdance! Lord of the Dance!...Have you ever wanted to learn how to Irish dance but couldn't find lessons near you or maybe felt intimidated to dance in front of others while you're learning?...Maybe finding the time in your busy schedule has been challenging?...I can help! : )
I have been teaching for over 25 years and I am both a certified Irish dance instructor (T.C.R.G.) and adjudicator (A.D.C.R.G.). I have created a successful online learning program that incorporates weekly online class sessions with support instructional videos and music that you can access at times that work for you! It is a self-paced online learning system that moves with you, not ahead of you, where you will find encouragement and accountability while setting goals and meeting bench marks as you journey through Irish dance, music, history and culture.
You will start with the basics of what makes Irish dance "look Irish" and you will explore the various rhythms and movements that have captivated ...

About Lauren

Lauren hails from Oregon where she was a Rose Festival Princess and Miss Teen of Oregon. Trained in musical theater before applying her talents to Irish dancing. she has appeared on "Prime Time Country" and "Live at the Grand Ole Opry", danced with the Chieftains, Natalie MacMaster, Gaelic Storm an

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Isabella
Lauren is THE BEST and I am so grateful I found such a gem of a dance teacher. I am a professional dancer in Los Angeles who had only taken a few Irish dance classes before I started working with Lauren online in April. With her help, I have learned SO much in only 4 months, and recently passed the first 6 Irish grade exams. She is so patient, encouraging, fun, and her online learning portal and videos are immensely helpful for learning virtually. I could not recommend her enough!
Elizabeth and John Le
Lauren is terrific. Our daughter absolutely enjoys her classes.
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Ashley M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded Helen Hayes Award Nominee from The Helen Hayes Awards
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Ashley M.

6 Reviews
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Trained at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Ashley has danced for Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey, Ne-Yo, Shakira, Shangela, the Walt Disney company. She has performed in Broadway musicals like "Newsies", "An American in Paris", "West Side Story", "White Christmas", "Mamma Mia" and many more. Along with teaching private lessons for over 15 years, she regularly teaches at Broadway Dance Center, Peridance Capezio Center, and at dance conventions all over the USA.

Most of all, Ashley loves getting to know her students and their goals, and tailors her training programs to the needs of each individual student. She specializes in Ballet/Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theater, Contemporary, Modern, Hip Hop, Improvisation, Acrobatics, Jumps &Turns and dance competition prep! All levels, from absolute beginners, to professional levels welcome. Guaranteed improvement, and guaranteed fun!

About Ashley

I'm a professional dancer and choreographer with a degree from the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. I've danced for Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey, Ne-Yo, Shakira, Shangela, the Walt Disney company, and the team that created Hamilton. I do a TON of musical theater and judge lots of dance competitio

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William D.
Ashley hit the nail on the head. Thanks Ashley for setting me straight and giving me several variations. Music and dance are intertwined.
Grace
This summer, Ashley has been working with my daughter on Chicago choreography in preparation for auditions. She is a fabulous teacher and has been very easy to schedule and communicate with. My daughter enjoys her lessons with her. Highly recommend!
Marc L.
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Dwan M.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $150
  • Speaks English, English
  • College Prep Magnet School from Charleston County School of The ARts
  • Teaching since 2000
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Dwan M.

41 Reviews
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This is for those that need dance routines made for an upcoming event. Pick the song, give me an idea of what you are doing and what you would like to accomplish from this event. I will make the movement fit your dance level and have you looking great in your natural flow.

About Dwan

Hiii... I'm Dwan and I'm so excited to meet with you and have a blast learning with each other. I've been teaching since 2000 and I love the growth I've seen in my clients; gained skills in multiple dance styles, them grasping the understanding of musicality & coordination, and their comfortability

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Allison
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WOW!! Dwan was incredible with my 5 1/2 year old girl!! She had her dancing the entire class, was super positive and encouraging, and let my daughter make a lot of choices throughout the class. I was very impressed and pleased and can't wait until her next class!!
Francesca M.
We absolutely Loved D ! She helped tremendously with getting the wiggles out of my pre-teen during the pandemic! My 11 year old was ecstatic after her dance lessons .
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Sacha S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Italian, French
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sacha S.

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In my class the focus will be to tailor the movement to your specific needs whilst sharing with you all my knowledge to help you grow and achieve your goals.
We will work on your technique as well as your artistry.
A beautiful dancer doesn't only have a strong technique but the ability to embody a character and convey a story through movements.
All my classes are open to all levels, if you are a beginner dancer we will take the time to go in details through every moves, if you are more advanced I will challenge your technique and artistry but most importantly we will have fun sharing our common passion for dance.
I teach all my classes at my home dance studio with high speed internet and with a professional mic for you to be able to hear me clearly over the music.

About Sacha

Hello dancers. I am overly excited to be part of your journey through dance. I started myself when I was 5 years old in France and I had the opportunity to travel the world thanks to my passion. I have performed for Cirque du Soleil, The Voice, Disney, Victoria's secret fashion show, Ricky M

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Sophie, Ruby F.
It was a wonderful lesson and girls really enjoyed and learned a lot!!! Thank you Sacha!!!
Faith C.
My daughter had an amazing first lesson, after just one session, she learned so much. She is very comfortable with Sacha and super excited for upcoming classes!!
Gwendolyn Ruiz
Sacha is an amazing teacher! She helped my daughter to learn how to connect her emotions to convey a story through her dance movements, something my daughter was lacking at first but after a couple of sessions with Sacha, my daughter became a better at it. Although my daughter has great technique, it’s important to tell a story through your movements and Sacha helped her with that. My daughter has already been to 2 different dance competitions and has won first in her category and overall. Her other teachers, friends and family were amazed when my daughter danced on stage and they noticed the change in her when she performed. She had so many compliments. I will definitely recommend Sacha and will definitely be using her again for my daughter. Thank you Sacha!
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Ellen S.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 4 to 65
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Ellen S.

24 Reviews
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International touring dance artist with 10 years teaching experience. Are you a dancer or non-dancer who wants to move and learn more about movement? Whether you want to learn therapeutic free-movement, how to groove in social settings, or a more traditional style (hip hop, jazz, modern, contemporary, ballet) - this is your class! Catered to your specific wants and needs, this class will open your eyes and body to the limitless and healing world of movement.

About Ellen

Hi! My name is Ellen and I am a professional dance artist based in NYC and currently living in Israel. Since gaining my BFA in Dance Performance from East Carolina University in 2013, I have toured with companies around the world (U.S., Germany, Israel) to perform and teach as a professional contemp

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Wendy M.
ellen was so patient with me and my health issues and is so willing to continue to help me achieve my once in a life time goal. she is fabulous
Niraj V.
Ellen is a phenomenal teacher. Her understanding and approach to eliminate the common blockers people feel when trying to dance or learning to dance, is outstanding. Highly recommended
Rebecca
Ellen has taught Jazz for my 11-year-old daughter, who says, "She pushed me hard and I've become a better dancer."

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Average Cost of Dance Lessons in La Mesa, CA

The average cost of 60-minute dance lessons in La Mesa 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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"I love working with Crystal. She has such a beautiful spirit and she's so genuine. Thank you so much to her for encouraging me..."
AnoinTiff
Took Dance lessons from Crystal J.
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"Great choreography and teaches at a nice pace"
Kevin
Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Only one lesson - very clear instructions."
Michele
Took Dance lessons from Sara P.
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"Jordan is a great instructor. My daughter has enjoyed her private lessons."
Sophia
Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Jordan is awesome! Very personalized experience -- I definitely recommend working with her."
Molly
Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Crystal is an amazing dance instructor. We had our first session and it was a success. My daughter absolutely loves and adores her... Her skills and techniques for dance is magnificent."
Chloee
Took Dance lessons from Crystal J.
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"Jared was super friendly and very approachable. In addition to being an excellent dancer himself, he is also a very patient and detailed teacher. I especially appreciate the way he breaks down movements for you to understand the mechanics behind it !i would totally recommend him !"
Revathi
Took Dance lessons from Jared H.
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"Tanya was terrific
She arrived on time with no glitches and was able to get music playing and class started promptly.
She worked with my 16 year old daughter Olivia who had a great time, and they made plans for what they will be focusing on in the future. Tanya is a gifted dancer, but even better, she is a great teacher too. !"
Olivia,
Took Dance lessons from Tanya A.
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"Gina is a fantastic teacher. She has an eclectic taste in music which I love. She breaks down steps easily and is very encouraging. She also has many creative and expressive ideas like dancing to lines of poetry to get the body moving. Thank you Gina for the great lessons I will certainly be continuing!"
Tina
Took Dance lessons from Gina B.
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"I love Ken. He teaches me even an naive beginner to have passion about dancing!!"
Sherona
Took Dance lessons from Kenneth Jordan M.
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