My musical career has taken me around the globe from Japan, to the Caribbean as well as numerous cities in the U.S. and Europe! A New York City native, I graduated James Madison University's renowned music program, and began work in musical theatre, playing such roles as Z.’s Favorite in The national tour of “The Will Roger’s Follies, Sandy in “Grease,” and Velma Von Tussle in “Hairspray” regionally, to name a few. I then went on to tour the world with a cabaret show opening for legends such as Nell Carter and Neil Sedaka, and it has been a fantastic journey so far! Throughout my career, I have had the opportunity to sing most genres of music from gospel to pop and have a passion for encouraging students in their talents, singing the styles of music they love! I believe we are all so
Have you always wanted to learn how to groove? Want to understand what it means to dance from your soul? We all have rhythm, our very heartbeat is the cause of a rhythm. Take lessons from me and I will show you that you really do know how to bust a move! Let's groove to the music together!
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Provided class and private instruction for Latin Ballroom styles and created a social dancing technique to teach in weekly workshops at various universities.
I have been tutoring students of all ages, including those in elementary school and high school, for over 8 years. Teaching and helping students understand and be intrigued by the gears behind the world we live in has always been a fun and exciting way to spend my day. I look at math problems not with the drive for a solution but with a focus on what questions needs to be answered. The process is particularly important and that is what I try to help the students focus on. During my time studying at CSUN I spent two summers preparing incoming college freshman for university level math, where I used a question oriented approach to help a class of students become better prepared for the rigors of mathematics at the college level.
I've been dancing for 16 years! I'm trained in many styles including hip hop, musical theater, ballet, tap, and jazz. If you need help with a combo, or just want to get better at grooves, I'm here for you. I like to let the students tell me what they need to work on and I will cater my teaching towards them!
I am an actress, singer, and dancer. I've trained in many styles of dance ever since I was three years old. I've done theater and television/film acting for 10 years. I've done many workshops and you can now look me up online! When I was in High School, that's when I started teaching kids dance and acting. I love the arts and I would love to share it with you!
Let me help you enjoy music more with your body!:) learn how to move, groove and use your body. I've been teaching hip hop dance/freestyle/choreography over 5 years now. Setting up your goal first, what do you want to achieve then I will make a individual class just right for you. Beginner to advanced students welcome!
Maria W is a Dancer/Choreographer/Freestyler originally from Tokyo Japan. Graduated International Student Visa Program at Broadway Dance Center in New York City. She trained Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary and House Dance. She was on tour with Britney Spears "Femme Fatale World Tour". Also she danced for many celebrity artists such as Katy Perry, Chris Brown, Ariana Grande, Jason Derulo and Rihanna. She has also has a passion to teach and create art through her choreography.
I have danced my entire life and have been teaching on and off for 15 years. I will assess your level at our first meeting and set a class at that level. As you grow and become stronger I will adjust and increase the level of strengths and technique. We can perfect lead role choreography and audition routines. I enjoy inspiring a love for dance and watching all the hard work and dedication transform a child/adult into the dancer they want to be.
Growing up I was a member of the elite ballet training program at Westside Academy of Dance. This rigorous program consisted of 2 classes a day, M-F, and all day classes Saturday. I attended the Joffrey School of Ballet summer intensive programs in New York. As a professional I was a soloist with Aeolian Ballet Theater and Dance Electric. At MarVista Recreation I taught a variety of dance classes, such as Ballroom, and jazz hip hop ages 10 - adult. I specialize in intermediate and advanced level ballerinas looking to fine tune their skills for auditions and perfecting lead roles. However, teaching and inspiring young children has been newly found passion of mine. I enjoy watching the development of their skills reached by practice, patience and commitment.
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