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Ashley M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, English
  • Awarded Helen Hayes Award Nominee from The Helen Hayes Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ashley M.

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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 competiti

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Belinda and Daniella
Miss Ashley is quickly and diligently finding the gaps in my 12yr old daughter's Tap/Jazz training! Ashley is intelligent, energetic, observant and is quick to clarify what she means verbally. She can superbly demonstrate in minute details the technique of any movement being discussed. Refreshing. :) Every minute with her is a learning moment. We've seen in 3 lessons that she can fuse genre or she can approach them from the purist's perspective, and she can review choreography and offer guidance in an age appropriate manner. My daughter is already looking much cleaner in her technique than she, herself, thought possible. Hope. You're in excellent hands with Miss Ashley. For the hesitant, she's no doubt worth the rates she quotes for an individual lesson. If you want to get A to B, this is your teacher. Come to her with an agenda, and she'll help you get through it. My child loves her. Good luck and Keep Dancing!
Belinda T.
Miss Ashley is a breath of fresh Dance Education/Instruction air. She's energetic, fun and timely. She gets to the point. My daughter is thoroughly taken with her dance education approach and minute movement dissection and correction. We are coming out of Saudi, where dance is shunned and every camp Dance instructor is a volunteer parent with time on their hands, and into refresher Tap lessons with Miss Ashley. It's like night and day, at the very least. LOL! THANK YOU for your help in filling in her egregious Tap gaps while we are on Covid Evacuation to the US. We look forward to exploring other genre lessons with you in time, where possible. Any student would be in excellent hands with you.
Erin
My 12 year old son thoroughly enjoys dancing with Ms. Ashley! He has taken her Musical Theater, Jumps and Turns, and Tap classes online. She has taken special effort to get to know my son and help him hone in on strengths, diagnose specific issues and improve those weaknesses. I have seen improvements in the quality of his movement and haven’t seen him dance this well before. As an added bonus, he comes away from each lesson knowing more about the history of each different type of dance along with a deeper understanding of the purpose behind each movement. Ms. Ashley has a special ability to make the dance “click” by providing a brain/body pathway connection that has helped my son learn many new things easily and quickly. Her choreography is so much fun and fresh and tailored to perfectly fit my son’s specific goals. Ms. Ashley brings so much energy and knowledge to each lesson! My son couldn’t be happier!
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Megan S.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • AA in Psychology from Ventura College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Megan S.

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My tap dance lessons will be tailored to you. Let me know what your goals are and what your motivation is for taking these dance lessons, and I will do my best to help you reach those goals. I have been extensively trained and have had several years of experience teaching many styles of dance - Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Scottish Highland, and Ballroom (including International and American styles). However, due to the current pandemic and availability of space, I am only teaching Tap dance right now. I have worked in dance studios for several years and was able to teach a couple of beginning and intermediate social dance courses at Brigham Young University as a student instructor as well. I am passionate about all things dance and am excited to go on this journey with you.

About Megan

I have been taking dance classes since I was five years old, and I am now thirty-four. That's a long time. I got my first teaching gig at fourteen. I have studied ballet, tap, jazz, Scottish Highland, and ballroom dancing. I worked as a dance teacher at MacKinnon Dance Academy and Jill Johnson's Da

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Midi M.
It was fun!
Diana M.
Megan is a great teacher. She is patient and understanding of the learning process! I highly recommend her!

Laura M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded National & Regional Dance Competition Awards from Various National Dance Competitions
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Laura M.

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Laura has been teaching tap dance (and other forms of dance) for over 30 years. She owned 2 dance studios in Southern California, which still are in existence today. Willing to travel some distances. Will teach in your home, at a dance studio, or online. (Discount for online / virtual classes). Laura will also send you tutorial videos via text or email, which will recap what your learned in class so that you can practice a lot more once your class is over. Also, she is able to offer choreography dances for performance, if you are interested. Contact her for more details! :)

About Laura

Hi. I have been teaching Dance for over 30 years. I owned 2 dance studios in Southern California, which are still in existence today. I have taught students from age 3 to age 85 years old. I can teach tap, ballet, dance, and yoga to anyone who has a desire to learn. I have tap and yoga tutorial

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Janet
Love taking tap classes with Ms. Laura! She teaches all levels, she is very patience with new beginners and can be very challenging for intermediate & advance level students. You HAVE to come check out Ms. Laura’s class at least once then you’ll love it and be glad that you found a such great instructor!!!

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Chrystie S.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks ENGLISH, SPANISH, SIGN LANGUAGE, FRENCH
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • BACHELORS DEGREE from CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
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Chrystie S.

27 Reviews
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Come take a body positive, fun, and eclectic dance class. Every shape and size welcome. Classes are tailored specifically for each student's individual wants and needs. This is a beginning or intermediate level class. no experience needed in beginner class. Just come and dance it out. Do you have a specific style or technique you'd like to learn? Do you have a favorite song you'd like to learn a dance to? Lets Dance.

About Chrystie

WELCOME DANCERS! Meet your dance instructor. I have my bachelors degree from Chapman University in Theatre & Dance. My training includes Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Folk Dance, Dance History, Hip-Hop, Musical Theatre, Improv, and Kinesiology, among other dance-related subjects. I grew up in

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Mia K.
Great!
Robert B.
Sophie. says AWESOME LESSON!!!
Olivia M.
Christie is a very dedicated teacher. She goes beyond expectations with her readiness and dedication. She is a great asset to have as a teacher.

Tahirah C.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 1 to 30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Tahirah C.

5 Reviews
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Online Tap Dance Teacher

Dance lessons with me will always be fun yet knowledgeable. I have taught a variety of students from beginners to advanced students, with 20 years of dance experience I am able to break down all movements in lessons taught. Hope to be dancing with you soon!

About Tahirah

Hi! I'm Tahirah and I have been dancing for 20 years and have been teaching for 9 years. I am an energetic fun loving dance instrustor and I nknow you will be surpirsed how much joy you or your child will get from taking classes with me. I am currently now a physical education teacher at a private

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Very Professional
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Sarah
We loved taking class with Ms Tahirah it was a blast.
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Carolyn M.

48 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BFA Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2011
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Carolyn M.

48 Reviews
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Interested in dance lessons? Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011 from the Boston Conservatory, where she majored in musical theater with an emphasis in directing. With years of extensive dance training, she's had the opportunity to perform the original Broadway choreography in several major productions she has been a part of, her favorite being the tap spectacular "42nd Street." As an award winning choreographer, her pieces have been recognized nationally at dance competitions across the country.

About Carolyn

Born and raised in New York, Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. A graduate of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee College of Music (BFA Musical Thea

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Michael
Carolyn has and is exactly what I was looking for in a voice coach. Like me, her interests in the performing arts are broad. I felt both excited and comfortable with her. She is professional and easy to talk to. I can sense strongly that Carolyn is full of love and compassion. I am so excited for the next lesson! Here's to the new horizon and everything in between! :) Thank you Carolyn for reassuring me that my decision to switch careers was a wise decision indeed. Dance forward.
William K.
could not have been a better start to my lessons!
Rick R.
My first lesson with Carolyn was very positive. She quickly assessed where I was and started from that point so we didn't waste time. She showed great passion for songwriting and a genuine interest in my development.

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The average cost of 60-minute tap dance lessons in San Jose is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $92 per hour.
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"My daughter had her first lesson today with Jordan and she is so sweet and knows her stuff! Thanks Jordan!"
Jocelyn
Took Tap Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"I LOVE TAHIRAH ! One of the greatest tap teachers ever!"
Jessy
Took Tap Dance lessons from Tahirah C.
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"Love taking tap classes with Ms. Laura! She teaches all levels, she is very patience with new beginners and can be very challenging for intermediate & advance level students. You HAVE to come check out Ms. Laura’s class at least once then you’ll love it and be glad that you found a such great instructor!!!"
Janet
Took Tap Dance lessons from Laura M.
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"Chrystie was great! She was very enthusiastic, engaging, and nice mix of elementary information but also introducing my 6yo daughter to some more complicated steps and even a routine based on a fun Disney song!"
Sarah
Took Tap Dance lessons from Chrystie S.
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"Jordan is wonderful! Encouraging, talented, and infectiously enthusiastic. I’m amazed how much I learned in only the 1st lesson. I would highly recommend!"
Patrick
Took Tap Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Jordan is such a great teacher! In only 5 lessons I’ve learned so much more than I ever did previous classes. Can’t wait to learn and grow more with her!"
Madison
Took Tap Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Christie is a very dedicated teacher. She goes beyond expectations with her readiness and dedication. She is a great asset to have as a teacher."
Olivia
Took Tap Dance lessons from Chrystie S.
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"Chrystie is an amazing instructor! She is very enthusiastic, encouraging, and worked with my daughter's energy level. She used music appropriate to my daughter, and built up a routine over several weeks so my daughter could learn the parts. She made effective and efficient use of every minute of every lesson and appropriately pushed my daughter to learn, even though it was her first time taking tap lessons. I highly and ecstatically recommend Chrystie really to anyone because I am sure that fun, bubbly, energetic personality, combined with a high skill level, and excellent instructional strategies, can really help any student. Thank you again Christie!"
Mark
Took Tap Dance lessons from Chrystie S.
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"Love taking tap with Kristen! What I love about her is that she meets you where you need to be met and change her approach to teaching a step or skill so that it makes sense to you. If you are an adult beginner, she makes everything really assessable- especially if you don’t have any dance experience. You might go into your first lesson or class nervous, but by the end you’ll have learned how to tap and feel at ease and excited for your next class! Her class is the highlight of my week!"
Winnie
Took Tap Dance lessons from Kristen J.
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"My little just started dancing because her big sister dances. She is a shy one but warmed up to Miss Chrystie and loves tapping with her. She plays music that she loves and is helping her learn how to tap dance in a fun way!"
Stephanie
Took Tap Dance lessons from Chrystie S.
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