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Popular Performing Arts Teachers in Poway, CA

Jordan J.

San Diego, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 40
  • Associates Degree in Liberal Arts from Santa Monica College
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Jordan J.

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I have taught and choreographed professionally for almost 8 years, and started dancing 21 years ago. I am passionate about teaching the technique to dancing, but also how to move their body with style. I have trained and worked with some of the top choreographers in LA and have a large amount of experience in the dance industry. I can teach jazz, technique, hip hop, jazz funk, lyrical, and contemporary. I love to help kids and adults build their confidence, brand themselves as dancers, and give them top training with the years of knowledge I have.

About Jordan

I was a professional dancer for 5 years in Los Angeles, and recently moved to San Diego to teach dance at the studios down here! I have worked with some of the top choreographers in Los Angeles such as: Travis Wall, Jojo Gomez, Andre Fuentes, Steve Ewing, D-Trix, Megan Batoon, etc. I currently wo

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David E.

30 Reviews
Oceanside, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Cum Laude from Florida Atlantic Unversity
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance for Classical/Jazz Guitar from Florida Atlantic University
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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.

5 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $46
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Classical Ballet and Contemporary Dance from Houston Ballet
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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 and I am a Principle Dancer with the San Diego Ballet, where I have been performing for 14 years. I love to share everything I have learned as a professional to each of my students through personalized private lessons! Every student is different and has unique needs, s

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Autumn P.
Stephanie is amazing! My daughter loves her one on one ballet. I am so thankful for this opportunity to have my daughter in an online class , it has changed her little heart. When her hometown studio moved away she was devastated and about 6 months later we found this online class. It has been the best decision we’ve made. Thank you
MJ
Miss Stephanie is approachable and excels at communicating clearly. Her passion and extraordinary skills, love, and respect for her students help improve their musicality and ballet knowledge all while improving strength and technique, Miss Stephanie leads her students with constructive and positive guidance in order to take their skills to the next level. She is a dedicated and patient teacher, who encourages individual achievement for her students as they reach for their full potential. She connects with them and is a genuinely kind person who clearly delights in her students' progress. Miss Stephanie goes above and beyond to make each dancer feel wanted, loved, and encouraged. My kids and I highly recommend Miss Stephanie!
Holly
My daughter completed her first ballet lesson with Stephanie this week and we are so happy we chose her. She was on time, patient and made learning the different positions fun. We're looking forward to our weekly lessons and can't wait to see our daughters love for dance develop even more.

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Sydney F.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Vocal Performance from Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sydney F.

43 Reviews
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I want my students to develop a reliable technique so that they can accomplish anything that they would want to perform. Whether it be a monologue for a class or structuring a charter, I cannot wait to work with you!​

About Sydney

Hello! My name is Sydney Fabregas, and I can't wait to teach you! I have been teaching private lessons since 2016 and have loved helping my students improve their vocal and piano techniques every week. My students will find that my classes are structured but still leave room for fun. I am curre

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Cindy B.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Cindy B.

27 Reviews
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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.
Can't imagine any teacher better or more generous at helping a student to refine moves and integrating healing breathwork from chi gong.
David R.
in one word: transformative. A transformative teacher who teaches a transformative practice that you can really internalize.
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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Mary W.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $90
  • Awarded International conducting award from Peters way
  • Bachelor's Degree Music & Political Science from Lawrence University & Conservatory, Appleton, WI
  • Teaches students Male: 5 and up; Female: Not accepting at this time
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Mary W.

29 Reviews
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Learning about blend, confidence in harmony singing, working on adding harmonies, this lab also open to small groups of singers/choirs in my studio, or larger groups also virtually. Those lessons/seminars are structured on a group rate based on how many weeks, time allotment and size of group. I have taken choirs to tour and have performed in Europe. This type of study also good for confidence building, especially for a choir singer who may venture into singing some solos!

About Mary

Music degree from Lawrence University and Conservatory in Appleton, WI. Graduate work in conducting, piano, and vocal pedagogy at Westminster Choir College in Princeton. Also certified in Kindermusik for ages newborn to 7. My studio, since 1993 is located in the back of my house and is in a fa

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Jeanette
Mary is so kind and encouraging.
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Mare B.
I enjoyed learning guitar for the first time with Mary. She is funny and very encouraging. I highly recommend her as a teacher specially for those who think they cannot do it. She is a great teacher overall.

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"I had my first session with Edd today, and I am extremely satisfied. Not only is he very personable and engaging but very patient in his explanations. He shared a couple of key sleights of hand in this first session that are foundational for a variety of routines. Just what I was hoping for. I look forward to the next lesson!"
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"What an amazing coach and all around person!! Kathryn has helped me build confidence in myself as well as build my technique as an actress. I am beyond grateful for her knowledge, patience and kindness. I highly recommend her expertise."
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"I absolutely loved Kelsey's teaching. I was initially nervous as it was my first class but she made me feel really comfortable. She makes the class so much fun by mentioning what went well and what can be improved. Looking forward to my next class with Kelsey."
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