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Stephanie M.

8 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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, so

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Victoria C.
Miss Stephanie is an incredible instructor. She shows great patience as she shares her expertise in ballet. My Daughter looks forward to each lesson and always has detailed feedback she can use to improve after each lesson.
Merliah N.
My daughter loves Stephanie! She’s outstanding!
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
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Ferlyn F.

17 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, American Sign Language, Spanish, 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 Ballet:
I have been teaching beginning and intermediate ballet for about 8 years. I am knowledgeable of both Classical (French and Russian), and Modern Ballet techniques. My main method of teaching is using Classical French Ballet and incorporate Modern Ballet movements.

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.

With my method, this is to provide a collaborative & supportive environment as well as actively develop a person's life, culture and well-being. I strive to take a step further and deeper within the mind of the person who is learning dance and find one's "True Inner Dancer."

**Sorry, NO POINTE Training**

My Teaching Credits:
John Robert Powers, San Diego
Kings Dance Center

My Training Credits:
Kings Dance Center
CSU, Los Angeles | BA in ...

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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Jordan W.

82 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English
  • Dance from Tessandra Chavez (Emmy winner; Dancing with the Stars)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jordan W.

82 Reviews
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I am a teacher of 13 years and I love what I do!

Ballet is a great workout in addition to being the foundation for all technical dance. It's a great place to start and always to come back to. Ballet has many benefits to offer students at every level, which is why even Pro football players take it!

Through ballet lessons with me, you will stabilize find better balance and control, strengthen, tone, and elongate your muscles, have increased flexibility and mobilization, improve your coordination and confidence, and much more.

My ballet lessons cover basics of posture, placement, alignment, and turnout. We begin practicing essentials such as positions, plies, tendus, pirouettes and more. Once the student shows proficiency in these basics, we move into more advanced movement and choreography. There is strong focus on technical precision and skill to ensure students are learning the correct foundation so they get the maximum benefit out of their ballet lessons. ...

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***ALL LESSONS AVAILABLE ONLINE!*** Learn to move and improve, gain confidence, get in shape, and have fun doing so! Whether you are a beginner or just looking to refine your existing process and skills, I'm here to help you reach your goals!--It's what I do, and I love it (= I am an educa

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Pedro
Always wanted to learn how to dance tap. Found Jordan and it has been fun learning via online! Great lessons all around, can't wait to continue my lessons with her.
Marwan
She is so easy to work with
Craig
Jordan is fantastic! She's always full of positive energy and got me started on my journey into dance with a smile. I'm an absolute beginner and it terrifies me to dance but she has helped me get moving, grooving and out of my shell. I would recommend her without hesitation.
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Sacha S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Dance from Superior academy Rosella Hightower in France
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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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Theresa C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1971
  • Teaches students 6 to 16
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Theresa C.

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Theresa has been teaching classical ballet professionally for 50 years. Her former students are employed in ballet companies throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Theresa specializes in technique for children ages 8 to 12 and beginner pointe work. She is also Pilates certified, teaching mat and reformer classes. Theresa will design a private class for you with the exercises and support that will help you to achieve your goals.

About Theresa

I was fortunate to be trained as a ballet teacher beginning at an extremely young age. While my body was not suited for the profession, my passion and determination were acknowledged and encouraged. I served what amounted to a modern-day apprenticeship. I was able to open my first ballet school in m

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Sarah Z.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Integrated English Language Arts Education, Theatre Arts from Miami University
  • Teaching since 2016
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Sarah Z.

1 Review
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I typically work with dance students 12 and below, but am more than open to working with adults as well! (I do not teach pointe)

About Sarah

Hello! My name is Sarah, and I have been performing since I was only three years old! I’ve acted professionally for over six years now, and have been teaching acting, dance, and voice lessons for about five years. I have a degree in Education, I am positive, encouraging, and patient, & I work with

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Sarah does a great job in getting someone ready to audition!

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Average Cost of Ballet Lessons in San Diego, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ballet lessons in San Diego is $97. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $169 per hour.
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"Meets you at your dance level and you move forward from there. Excellent attitude and knowledgeable instructor. Professional and thorough."
Mark
Took Ballet lessons from Ferlyn F.
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"she is the best for my kid and yours i highly recomend"
Rachael
Took Ballet lessons from Chrystie S.
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"We just had our first lesson with Ana. She got on great with our kids, and seems really to know what she's doing."
Alex
Took Ballet lessons from Ana E.
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"Sara is an excellent teacher and so nice and kind. A pleasure every week."
Alice
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"My 5 year old daughter has become a stronger dancer with Ms. Kelly as she builds up for her recital. We are truly lucky to find such a dedicated and talented teacher."
Junie
Took Ballet lessons from Kelly G.
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"More than incredible first experience, no question I will return and invest more time with her. She is extremely warm, personable and really knows her stuff. So happy to have found her!"
Alexandra
Took Ballet lessons from Kristen J.
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"Sofia says, "Miss Sara, I love your classes! They're really fun!""
Karen
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Great!! Isabelle was everything I was hoping for to help my daughter work on her technique and gave kind words of support. I felt very confident having someone with professional experience."
Natalie
Took Ballet lessons from Isabelle S.
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"Superbly great. Creative and fun. Miss Maria is helpful and in ever way an awesome teacher."
Susan
Took Ballet lessons from Maria F.
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"She shows how to mold pointe shoes to better fit my feet and show the arch of the foot"
Judy
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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