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Nadia M.

8 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 21 to 80
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Nadia M.

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Salsa | Bachata | Social Ballroom | Wedding Dance
If you have never taken any dance lessons before I’ll make sure that your first experience is fun & easy. If you want to take your dancing to the next level I’ll make sure that you see your improvement immediately. I have been teaching for over 10 years and dancing for 20 years. My strength is personalized teaching. I know how to tailor every lesson to each unique student to maximize our lesson time. Try it for yourself!

About Nadia

Hi there, my future student! Did you know that the biggest challenge of partnership dancing is knowing how to lead or follow? With me, your dancing game will skyrocket so everyone would want to dance with you. I know the way and I will guide you through each step of the way. Hop on! It’s gonna be

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Diego
My experiences with Nadia have been fantastic. She’s a very skilled teacher that’s able to work very well with beginners like myself and more experienced dancers like my partner. I highly recommend her to anyone interested in wanting to learn (or improve) salsa dancing!
Lauren
Just finished learning our wedding dance!!!! So excited ! Nadia is amazing-
We did not know how to dance at all and she taught us a beautiful 💃 dance.
Maurice
Just finished our wedding dance lessons. I can't believe how quick we learned the dance. Nadia is an amazing instructor.
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Jan L.

39 Reviews
Woodland Hills, CA
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Awarded Grammy Nomination from The Grammy's
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jan L.

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Jan studied at the Harvey Lembeck Improv with director Michael Lembeck, She also studied at the Grounding Theatre with Kathy Griffin and Mindy Sterling. In addition, Jan studied at 2nd City and with Gary Austin. Jan has used her improv skills in many commercials and sitcoms. She can teach you how to be funny.
Jan teaches from Beginning to Advanced.

About Jan

Take charge of Your Career as a Singer or Songwriter Who's guiding you in writing, producing & performing your songs? “Jan is one of the music industry’s best-kept secrets. She has an uncanny ability to put her finger on exactly what the issue is that keeps good artists from being great, and

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Catherine
Very professional, welcoming yet strict
Darla
Jan is a sweetheart and very knowledgeable, with real experience in the industry. I really enjoy my sessions with her and have seen measurable improvement in my ability to get through a song. She was flexible with what I wanted and didn't try to force me through a predetermined process.
Paula D.
My 17 yr Grandson is taking Singing lessons from Jan and absolutely Loves her!! He is so very inspired and motivated to practice continuously! Thank you Jan....you are the Best!

Benita B.

1 Review
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $167
  • Speaks Danish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Benita B.

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I grew up in Denmark in Europe and have spent my whole life dancing with The Royal Danish Ballet. I've danced every ballet in the book; Swan lake, Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Alice in Wonderland and about one hundred more and worked with countless of choreographers, instructors and teachers and I absolutely love sharing my knowledge and my anecdotes from my fortunate career. Come and dance with me!

About Benita

Born in Denmark and classically trained at The Royal Danish Ballet, she has performed hundreds of performances, all over the world including Palais Garnier in Paris, Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, The Royal Opera House in Oman, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington

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Marc
Benita understands how to teach passion and expression to others. She has the unique talent not only as a dancer herself but as a teacher to bring than on to her students. Very few teachers can do that.
To quote from Mozart in the jungle.
She dances/teaches with the blood.

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Richard B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Richard B.

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As a 20 year magician and teacher, I offer students a easy introduction into the world of illusion and entainment The inital one 1 hour instructional segment includes ,demonstration, explaination and presentation of 3 easy magic tricks
found in magic shops.. The selected tricks are sent to the student's home, prior to our inital meeting. A date and time is then set for the lesson .The goal, of our first contact is to establish a favorable teacher-student relationship that may evolve into additional instruction.

About Richard

My interest in magic tricks started when I was a teenager in school. Being tall, and shy I did not fit in with other social groups. One day I wondered into a store that sold magic tricks. The store keeper was performing magic tricks for several customers . I could not believe what I saw. I

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Jessica B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Italian, German, French
  • Bachelor of Music: Vocal Performance from West Texas A&M University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Jessica B.

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I have been teaching acting and miming since 2001 in academy settings. Some of my favorite roles have included: Witch "Into the Woods", Hannah Pitt "Angels in America", Renee Pelagie "Quills". I am also a director and have directed plays, musicals and operas. Some favorite directing projects have included: Angels in America parts 1 and 2, The Laramie Project, and Bent.

I can help you with acting technique, as well as role preparationand healthy vocal technique.

About Jessica

Music and the arts have been a large part of my life since I was a child. I have performed in numerous operas, musicals and plays. Favorite roles include the Witch in Into the Woods, Agathe in Der Freischutz, the Countess in Marriage of Figaro, and Fastrada in Pippin. I have a degrees in Op

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Luz M S.
My experience was really good. Jessica is a good teacher. Very detail-oriented. Answered all my questions. Gave me great tips and advice. I learned so much in one hour. Thank you, Jessica!
Ryan
Jessica helped me with tailoring & alteration challenges, answered all my questions and provided excellent tips for improving my techniques. Now I know how to achieve the looks I’m going for, and I’m excited to continue sewing. Thank you Jessica!
Sandi L.
My lessons were based on altering a tunic top for a custom fit. Jessica, is a pro! I learned so much from her instruction that I will continue to take classes for other sewing projects.

Laurelanne D.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Music Education from Georgia College and State University
  • Teaches students 11 and up
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Laurelanne D.

31 Reviews
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Not everyone wants to learn how to sing, speaking and voice projection are valuable tools for actors, television personalities, lecturers, and professors. Speaking is a lot like singing and I use some of the same exercises to help teach proper support to avoid vocal damage and tiring the voice.

About Laurelanne

I graduated from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, GA with a BA in Music Education, voice principal. During my years in public schools I taught a variety of age ranges and subjects including kindergarten general music, beginning band, high school chorus, and remedial middle sch

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Brilyn
Very patient and helpful teacher. Excited to learn and grow with her.
Anthony V.
Very knowledgable and patient.
Lori
I was made to feel comfortable. Laurelanne. Tought me some stretching and beeathing excersises. We did some excersised to see where I am at and ahe gave me a few rhings to work on at home.

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"Carissa is my go-to coach whenever I need to prep for auditions. She has an in-depth knowledge of text analysis, so she always helps me understand the most important moments in scenes/monologues and pushes me to make solid, stong choices so I can nail them in the audition room and walk out feeling confident. She is very patient, friendly, knowledgeable, and a pleasure to work with/ learn from. Highly recommend her!"
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"I took Patricia's Beginner's Hip Hop class and it was so much fun! She clearly explained the foundational dance moves, and incorporated them in ways that it would be easy for us to learn. She also tried to address individual needs as much as possible. I went from being self conscious to getting more comfortable and having fun!"
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Patricia A.
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"I learned from Deja! 10 out of 10! She helped me become sharp in some movements and more feminine in others, the perfect blend! I witnessed her work with children too, she is great with people of all ages! Even when she couldn't do them all, she still helped me learn how to land my tricks! I love her! Thank you Deja!"
- Myjah
Took Dance lessons from Deja C.
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"Kathryn is the absolute best! She truly wants what is best for her students; she tries very hard to teach you everything you need to know and moves at a pace that is convenient for the student. She makes lessons fun and is just a genuine and kind-hearted person. I am very happy to have her as an instructor."
- Josh
Took Film Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"Great improv games to use in everyday life !"
- Francisco
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"Our 10 year old daughter enjoyed her first ever acting lessons. She was all smiles and very much looking forward to the next lesson. Ms Vanessa was kind, encouraging and friendly"
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Took Child Acting lessons from Vanessa G.
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"Christian's disciplined practice in rehearsing and auditioning is one of the many useful tools he has to offer in his teaching. Whether a person is looking for guidance in auditioning or mastering an existing role, Christian can give them techniques based on their strengths and weaknesses. His methods of running lines, analyzing a character, and etiquette for an audition are invaluable assets for any student."
- Mary
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"She is amazing!! So happy to have found her."
- Jen
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Vanessa P.
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"Kelsey is a fantastic teacher! She is always pushing me to be the best actress I can be and helping me understand things from new perspectives! She's supportive and caring! I highly recommend her!"
- Sammantha
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I can't recommend Shauna highly enough. She's very knowledgeable, very easy to work with (she's warm and approachable—she'll put you at ease right away), and she's also a lot of fun! She really understands actors, and, it's clear to me, loves working with them. She's also a terrific voice teacher, and a terrific audition coach. Take a lesson with her. You won't regret it."
- Jessica
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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