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Zehara N. Dedham, MA

My classes are low-key, comfortable and ALL about building better self confidence and body image.All classes are mixed level and I offer a variety of movements from the beginner to the advance. My classes are all about having fun, enjoying yourself, and enjoying the beauty of dance!

About Zehara

Zehara, is one of New England’s most creative and diverse dance instructors and performers. For ten years, Zehara has charmed audiences around New England, bringing with her, her unique brand of Fusion Belly Dance. During her tenure as a Belly Dance Artist, she performed in music videos, commercials, concerts, private and public events as well as appeared in numerous print and fashion photography projects. Zehara has appeared in Mexican singer Tamara Rodriguzes’ music video “Italian-O”, Absolut Vodka’s Apple Orient commercial, and in various print and magazine articles. Finding the need to incorporate her love of world dance and ecstatic dance,, Zehara founded PRIMAL FUSION WORLD DANCE in 2012. Primal Fusion World Dance combines a mixture of Aboriginal, African and Middle Eastern ...

Paul H. Needham Heights, MA

About Paul

Ballroom Basics provides classes and private instruction in Ballroom, Latin and Swing style of dances for Kids, Teens, Adults, Seniors and Wedding Couples. To live is to dance. To dance is to live! Dance Leads to Romance Ballroom Dance Basics Course - Learn the basics of social dancing. Merengue – This easy to learn, fun & exciting Latin Rhythm is a real party dance. Waltz – Elegant & Beautiful with slow gliding movements. Foxtrot – Sophisticated & Jazzy. Think Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett & Michael Buble Tango – Passionate – Sharp and Dramatic Swing – Energetic & Aerobic, Dance to Big Band era or popular music Rumba – Romantic & Sensual Salsa/Mambo – Sizzling, Sexy, Hot & Spicy Learn the basic step elements, posture, poise, lead & follow, technique, etc. Dancing ...

Jessica B. Roslindale, MA

About Jessica

I currently teach in the Theater Studies program at Yale, and have previously taught at Harvard, Brown, and Wesleyan. I have a PhD in Theater Studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a BA from Haverford College in English and Dance. I often teach writing courses, and have worked with many students on their essay writing skills. Before I started teaching in higher ed, I was a K-12 dance specialist in Seattle, and directed dance companies for high school students in Seattle and Madison, WI.

Wesley C. Somerville, MA

I began actively studying dance in 2003. Since then I have travelled all across the country, learning and performing. In 2010, my dance troupe (The Woodside Jumpers), took 3rd place in The International Lindy Hop Championship.

Social dancing is one of the best and most enjoyable ways of meeting people and having fun. It can sometimes feel a bit scary putting yourself out there, so getting private lessons is a great way to boost your confidence and help you navigate the social dance floor to meet new people.

About Wesley

I am a man of many artistic pursuits. Music, dance and food have all been strong life pursuits of mine. I have studied them, shared them with others, made a living off of them, and used them as a means for supporting travel. I believe what sets me apart most as a teacher is not only my pursuit of my artistic passions, but my enjoyment of teaching. I truly savor the process. I've made some dynamic moves in my life (including a year and half hitchhiking the US) and have grown a great deal. I know the importance of being nurtured in something new. I'm here to help you in however you need it. I've learned after having many different teachers, and teaching many different students, that there's more to this than just knowing what you're teaching. It's about knowing how to teach and how ...

Karm A. Mattapan, MA

I have been teaching for 4 years.
Work with me and I will help you develop your musical hearing, your rhythm, your sense of self and the true artist hidden inside of you. I don't believe in "I can't" if someone like you can do it, so can you with practice, the right tools and dedication.

I teach using techniques from great dancers, Lester Horton, Marta Graham, Asadata Dafora etc..., connecting musically and emotionally.
my philosophy? Dance is my religion

About Karm

Hello My name is Karm and I am so excited to start that new adventure with you. I have been teaching performing arts for 4 years, I believe in connecting with performance of any type (acting, dancing) once that connection is established you become the art. Expressing emotions and sense of self is what I encourage. I Started dancing as soon as I could walk considering my family was into the arts. I studied dance first in Haiti at Joelle Donatien belot dance school. Later when I moved to the United States, I continued my training at Pine Manor College where I earned a minor in dance. At that time I also joined Dance Ensemble which was a student professional dance team. Today I owned KS Dance studio where I teach classes to all ages. I continue my training every week at the Boston ...

Gina M. Dorchester Center, MA

I mainly teach hip-hop and contemporary (all levels) but I can also help any student with whatever dance style they want to learn. Even if I'm an expert in another dance style, I can still give advice that will help them. I always start with a 15-20 warm-up that consist of full body exercises and lots of stretching. Besides teaching choreography, we will learn about facials, emotions, and texture. We will be learning more than just moves, but moves that help us with our life and its experiences.

About Gina

Hello, my name is Gina and I am an undergraduate student at the University of Massachusetts-Boston. I am a English major with a concentration in Professional Writing. My interests lie in dancing and writing. I would like to incorporate these arts together and have an amazing career with as many opportunities as possible to help people and inspire the youth through my talents and experiences. I hope to learn as much as I can as I go through these steps of life and perpetually keep on helping others along the way.

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