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Joe M.

9 Reviews
Santa Cruz, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Master of Music from California State University of Long Beach
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Joe M.

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Samba is iconic of Brazil's music and culture.
If you've ever had an inclination to learn to participate in that musical vein now's your chance!

About Joe

I am a professional percussionist and drum instructor based out of the Tannery Arts Center in Santa Cruz. I teach both studio and outcall lessons to all ages, covering drumset, steel pan, hand drumming, orchestral percussion, music theory, and piano. Additionally, I am a leader in the samba

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Calla
Joe seems to be a patient and thorough teacher. Happy to start lessons
Riley
My son enjoys his lessons with Joe very much. He’s an encouraging teacher.
Olin
My son loves his drum lessons. Being eight, he naturally has an excess amount of energy and a tendency to chat but Joe has a way of engaging him and keeps him learning. Very positive and supportive as well.
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Kārlis T.

San Jose, CA
Starting at $125
  • Speaks Russian, Latvian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kārlis T.

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I am 7 times national champion in Ballroom Dancing of Latvia.
Finalist of World & European dance championships.

Ballroom Dancing is my passion and I am an expert in Latin American and Standard dances, as well I am professional choreographer for your wedding or any other dance event of your choice.

About Kārlis

I am an expert level teacher of ballroom dancing. I have more than 5 years of experience in working with some of the best ballroom dancers in Europe. Last couple of years, while living in California, I have been working with adults, focusing on beginners and also advanced dancers who wish to learn

Olga C.

22 Reviews
San Mateo, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Russian, Italian
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Awarded 3rd Place from Opera Index Competition
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Olga C.

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I specialize in Singing stage performance.
Being able to sing well is not enough to perform well.
Student needs to bring to stage at least 85% of what he is able to do in the classroom. Better - 150%.
In my class students meet in small groups, perorm in front of each other, and then we exchange notes. We do 2-3 rounds of performing and discussing to make sure it all works.
In my classroom student learns how get rid of stage fright, how to make stressful situation to work for his advantage, not to stand in a way of best performance.
I also use Stanislavsky acting method for singing performance.

About Olga

Latest news: 2/05/30 Congratulations to Avantika on Winning 1st place and to David on winning 3rd place in Voce competition. 1/19/20 Congratulations to Avantika on winning 1st place in Youth Classical division at Cal Western regional Auditions NATS! 1/10/18 I just have to share this: My 1

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Awesome first day!
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She was really very good but Irene could not understand her. Irene is from Greece and Olga is from somewhere else. Just not the right fit.
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Dwan M.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dwan M.

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Contemporary....One of my Favorite styles of dance. Contemporary Dance involves emotion/expression, releasing yourself with the movement, and flowing with song. It has an element of ballet technique and jazz/modern looseness...(fun word, lol). Whichever level chosen brings an edge of endurance and drive.

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 private lessons since 2000 and I have loved the growth that I have seen in my clients; gained skills in multiple dance styles, grasping the understanding of musicality & coordination,

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We loved "D". Full of energy and fun and super talented. My daughter loved her hour of dance.
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Zooey loved her lesson and can't wait to do it again soon w/ Dwan!

Jade G.

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Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jade G.

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Basic tap for fitness

About Jade

Dance! Dance! Dance! I’ve danced all my life it has always been my passion, teaching and helping others set and attain their dancing goals, teaching the art of dance is my true passion. Great for fitness and relieving stress becoming confidant through your progression in dance. My goal is to help

Shannon S.

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Starting at $42
  • Musical Theatre from American Musical and Dramatic Academy New York
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Shannon S.

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I have a degree from AMDA. After my training I have been in many productions in new York regionally and locally. I have been on stage since I was 8. I think I have a fresh outlook and will help you grasp and understand the character your portraying and personal connections to them. I have experiences helping beginners to advance actors.

About Shannon

Hello I'm Mrs. Shannon! I am a graduate from AMDA new york. I have been professionally singing since I was 10. Now with my Musical theatre degree I have been doing shows all over. I am looking to settle down with family and really dive into teaching. I have experience teaching from beginner to adva

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"I SUCK at singing and to be honest I thought that I would never be able to sing. I got tired of hiring singers for my music and woke up one day and said to myself that I would take lessons instead and after searching I had a resonating feeling with Bebe's personality and I was right. I have had some major improvements, those of you that think that you can't sing don't fret about it trust the process. I wanted to try out take lessons for a little bit and then call it a day but now I know that I will be sticking around because not only are the lessons helpful their super fun! Thank you, Bebe! You are awesome! <3"
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"I absolutely love Toya!. She pushed me out of my comfort zone which has greatly helped me as an actor. I’m more confident and relaxed."
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"I have been working with Eulis for six months and he has helped me improve my speaking skills considerably. He keeps our sessions interesting, is able to focus in on the areas for improvement and provide the tools to make the improvements. Eulis is an excellent instructor and I highly recommend him to anyone seeking to become a better speaker."
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