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Jaime S.

Suitland, MD
Starting at $27
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
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Jaime S.

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I have been teaching for over 15 years, specializing in Beginner and Intermediate students of all ages. Lessons are customized and catered to the individual needs of the student. Whether you have never danced before or want to get back into it, you will definitely get a work-out. The primary focus is to provide quality instruction, while gently pushing you past your comfort zone. Learning a new a skill requires dedication and patience. My goal is to allow each student to reach their full potential at their own pace.

About Jaime

I am a Dance instructor with over 20 years of experience. My specialty is Tap but I am a classically trained dancer who has taught students of varying ages in the areas of Ballet, Tap, and Jazz. I am also the proud owner of Soles in Rhythm, a percussive Adult Tap Company that specializes in providi

Rachel L.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rachel L.

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ONLINE LESSONS ARE 35% OFF!
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Hi! I'm Rachel! Teaching people how to sing with ease is my passion. I teach in Orange County, Los Angeles, and online.

In year 2008 I became the single youngest person to be accepted into the world renowned Speech Level Singing International teacher training and certification program. I took vocal master classes and was trained and certified as a vocal coach directly by Seth Riggs, the international authority on vocal instruction who trained artists like Michael Jackson, Josh Groban, Stevie Wonder and hundreds of other Grammy Award winning singers.

I work with all styles. My goal with my voice students is to teach them how to use their voice in a healthy and natural way while maintaining the ...

About Rachel

ONLINE LESSONS ARE 35% OFF! TO APPLY THE DISCOUNT: Under "Reserve your spot with Rachel" > Edit > Select "Singing" in the dropdown (Online Discount will not apply unless the subject "Singing" is used on signup) For in person lessons, click any other subject when signing up. Hi! I'm

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Jonathan
Rachel gave me a breakthrough I never thought I could have. I had become demoralized with trying to teach myself to sing. Within a few singing lessons she convinced me I CAN sing. She breaks singing down into simple elements I can understand. After one of the lessons where I achieved a strong resonance for the first time (like singers I like to listen to) with my own voice, I got so overwhelmed with joy!! I realized one of my life dreams of singing could actually come true!! I am not exaggerating, I ended that lesson in joyful tears. What a joy for people to be able to sing like their favorite singers for the first time!!
Audrey
Rachel has been a wonderful teacher! I feel like my voice has improved so much in only a few lessons. I wanted to to be able to have more confidence in my voice and she has totally helped me get there! She is also so nice and understanding and caters right to your voice. HIGHLY recommend
Conrad K
Our daughter has been taking voice lessons with Rachel since she was 8.5 years old. Rachel has a very warm, kind, and happy demeanor that instantly made our daughter comfortable during her first lesson. Rachel would come to our house every week (so convenient!) to showcase her vocal skills and pass along the knowledge to our daughter. She was always on time, professional, and, most importantly, helped educate and grow our daughter’s singing skills tremendously. Rachel has a unique blend of vocal artistry, understanding of the science behind the art (very rare trait), and ability to transfer that knowledge to her clients. We were so bummed when Rachel moved further away and could no longer do in-person lessons. Thankfully, we tried online virtual lessons via Zoom and it was perfect! I should note that this was way, way before the pandemic so it shows Rachel’s versatility with technology and her ability to teach clients online. I can’t say enough wonderful things about Rachel. She always has your best interest at heart and teaches to ensure long term sustainable vocal growth. We love Rachel and if you try her out, I know you will too.
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Michael N.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Film and Theater from University of Southern California
  • Teaching since 2020
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Michael N.

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I've been in LA over 20 years. I graduated with a BA in Theater and Film from University of Southern California. I'm a member of SAG; having appeared across countless television series as co-star, guest-star, recurring, and series regular. I'm an award-winning actor and producer. I've had films at Sundance, Tribeca, Seattle Film Festival and many others. I starred in and produced CIRCLE, a film I sold to Netflix. Most recently, my series DARK/WEB premiered on Amazon Prime. We were also invited by San Diego Comic-Con to present an official panel to fans last summer. I have worked with most of the reputable acting coaches here in Los Angeles and have accumulated the styles and techniques I like best from each to synthesize my own approach. I am a graduate of the Groundlings School of Improv and Comedy.

About Michael

Hi there, everyone! I've lived in Los Angeles over twenty years now. Graduate of University of Southern California with a BA in Theater and Film. I've appeared in over 30 different film/tv productions including REVENGE, CSI:NY, THE PEOPLE VERSUS OJ SIMPSON, HART OF DIXIE. I'm also a 3 time Emmy-nom

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Jeremy R.
As someone who has no experience in acting, Michael made learning the basics feel easy & intuitive. I learned so much in just a short amount of time thanks to Michael's guidance.
Abigail M.
Hi my name is Abby. I started taking classes because I want to make my own movie and star in it. I know for me to get to that goal I need to acquire the knowledge and skills of acting. Mr. Nardelli is teaching me the fundamentals of acting. To date, my range has thoroughly improved since day one. I can’t even believe my own progress. He pulls emotions from me and shows me how to use them through my acting which is amazing. Mr. Nardelli works with me for things that I need to improve and extracts things out of me that I didn’t even know I had. I truly enjoy the classes and wish I would have done them sooner.
Amy K.
I've always wanted to explore acting, but I honestly didn't know where to start! I wasn't looking to start a career as an actor, I just wanted to learn the basics. I had absolutely no experience whatsoever but I reached out to Michael and asked if he could teach me 'acting 101'. My experience working with Michael was absolutely amazing... he walked me through the beginner's steps and worked alongside me so I would be comfortable. He was very patient and used layman's terms to explain things for me to understand. I know Michael is an established actor and has been for a long time so, his meeting me at my level was so helpful and appreciated. I feel.... from working with him, I am ready to take my acting to the next level and for the first time in my life, I actually entertain the thought of it being a career choice for me.

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Cindy F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Arizona
  • Teaching since 1996
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Cindy F.

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The speaking voice uses the same techniques and exercises used in voice exercises. The goal is to get the singing voice as comfortable as the speaking voice.

About Cindy

Ms.Cindy's' entire teaching philosophy is that of fun, with music theory and music literacy being a priority. Her enthusiasm and dedication to training the musicians of tomorrow is evident. She believes that music should be a pleasurable, positive experience to boost self-esteem. The main focus

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Yaminah L.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Speech Communication and Dance from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Yaminah L.

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Use this class to build and work on your technique and self expression
If you have experience in Jazz, Ballet or contemporary this would be the class for you.

About Yaminah

Passionate, dedicated, and hardworking is the least to say about Yaminah, artistic director, choreographer, teacher, motivational speaker, professional dancer and performing artist of West African, Dancehall, Hip Hop, Jazz, contemporary and Modern dance styles. She has worked with multiple arti

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Dudley W.
Absolutely excellent very talented and personable
Kim McGinnis
My daughter had her first lesson with Yaminah today and is already looking forward to next week! We had some technical issues on our end and Yaminah was not only patient and super helpful. My daughter was a bit nervous, but she had a way of putting people at ease throughout the lesson as well. She was encouraging and supportive.
James S.
What can I say about Yaminah. She is easily one of best instructors I have ever had. I have had lots of instructors in different disciplines but accross the board she is the best. I take hip-hop with Yaminah and she is a phenomenal dancer and teacher. I am learning so much and improving so fast thanks to her fun style and professionalism.

Kristina B.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $31
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Certificate in Sound, Voice, and Music Healing from California Institute of Integral Studies
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Kristina B.

53 Reviews
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In addition to my singing background, I've studied Voice-Over Acting as well ~ I teach quite a few Lawyers, Advertising Executives, & Teachers (people who public speak quite often). Learning to give speeches & to publicly speak properly is just another way to sing!!

About Kristina

Kristina has been singing, acting, and performing since the age of 4. She studied under the well-known and respected vocal coach, Donna Prypin, on Cape Cod, Massachusetts for at least 11 years. Kristina then went on to study Opera with Don Wilkinson, of the Boston Symphony for 1 year, and with hi

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Laura B.
Patient! I want to learn guitar, but am intimidated. She found a way to make me feel more comfortable helping me to practice on my own!
Greg Foreman
5 lessons with Kristina and I had an amazing experience. She is very easy to get a long with and offers great suggestions about how to stay strong with the fundamentals. Highly recommend for anyone looking learn how to write songs.
Iana
Kristina is awesome! I took so much from just one lesson can’t wait to meet again.

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"Maria has coached me for every audition and part I have gotten for the past 5 years. She was referred to me by another one of her students. She is worth every penny. I'm moving to LA as I've just been cast as a series regular on a new ABC comedy but will be coaching with Maria online. I will be forever her student. She's a complete genius."
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"Ms Tahirah is a Great Teacher. She takes the time out to spell each word and also gave definitions. You can truly feel how much she loves to dance."
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Took Ballet lessons from Tahirah C.
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"My son loves working with Anita. She is knowledgeable and makes learning fun. Anita is always responsive and prompt. Anita is always upbeat, friendly and positive. Couldn’t ask for a better teacher! 😁"
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Took Voice Acting lessons from Anita H.
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"Really good first class, I loved it, it was fun! - Maverick"
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Jared H.
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"Amazing instructor. We had 5 lessons so far and my 5 year old loves it. I sat in one class and Sara is patient but firm all at once. She’s great a structuring the class to keep her attention and it looks like fun!"
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Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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Took Improv Acting lessons from Brenda B.
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"David is a phenomenal teacher! He gets to know you as an individual, your goals, and your motivation, then guides you accordingly. If you put the work in, take his teachings and advice to heart, and go get experience, he can help launch you to your goals! David instills confidence and clarity, and teaches from a place of expertise yielded from 30+ years in the industry. His accolades as an Emmy-award-winning actor goes to show that he not only talks the talk, but walks the walk. Davis is such a personable guy, and you'll be missing out on great instruction if you don't hire him right now!"
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Took Film and TV Acting lessons from David T.
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"Jared is wonderful teacher. He takes a time to coach my son the first step. Next week, my son will continue to learn it."
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Took Dance lessons from Jared H.
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"Elena is an excellent teacher that takes the time to go over the steps and shared videos for practice"
Morgan
Took Belly Dancing lessons from Sapphire- Elena A.
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