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About Briana S.

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Washington, DC
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I am a full-time professional dancer who has performed nationally and internationally including the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, DC's City Rhythms Festival, the VelocityDC Festival, as well as others. In my dance lessons, students will strengthen their technique, creativity, individuality and showmanship through a warm-up, movement activities, and challenging movement combinations. Students will increase their knowledge and physical vocabulary and leave each lesson a better dancer, performer and person. In the midst of learning students will also be required to have fun! I am able to teach ballet, modern, jazz, step and gumboot dancing.

About Briana
Briana has enjoyed teaching since she was a teaching assistant at Detroit Windsor Dance Academy, her high school dance studio. Since then she has taught students within Washington DC Public Schools, the University of Michigan Recreation Center, the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, Morton Street Dance Center, District Dance Arts, as well as many other studios and non-profit organizations. Teaching allows her to express herself, pass on her knowledge and experiences and inspire students to develop their technique, creativity, individuality and showmanship.

There is never a dull moment in Briana’s classes! Her specific classes and lesson plans are catered to specific age groups from Pre-K to adults. They consist of engaging movement activities, warm-up, and complex movement combinations. She is an energetic and patient teacher who seriously
takes into account the needs and skill level of the student in preparing her lesson plans and material.

Briana’s use of dance vocabulary and physical demonstrations allow her to teach the material accurately and effectively. Her positive attitude and constant words of encouragement keep students motivated and engaged in the lesson. Students will increase their knowledge and physical vocabulary of the movement style and leave each lesson a better dancer, performer and person.

She received her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Dance and Bachelors of Arts in Sociology from the University of Michigan in May of 2013 and has had a wide range of professional experience. She has worked with and performed works by modern dance choreographers such as Lindsey Merchant, Melissa Beck, Germaul Barnes, Jessica Fogel, Christopher Huggins, Shen Wei and Dianne McIntyre. She was artistic director of a chapter of the international hip-hop dance company Dance2XS International.

Briana was a full-time company member with StepAfrika!, a professional stepping company in Washington, DC from 2013-2015 and currently, she is working with CityDance resident artist S.J. Ewing & Dancers. Briana has had the privilege of performing at DC's City Rhythms Festival, Catholic Universities Hartke Theater, the Hill Center, the VelocityDC Festival, the Guantanomo Bay Naval Base as well as others. Recently she was invited to perform a modern dance solo in Dance Place’s 2014 New Releases Choreographers Showcase and Joy of Motions 2014 Dance Project Concert. Most recently, she served as the assistant choreographer on the American Theater’s Company’s production of The Project(s) in Chicago, IL, rated 4 stars by the Chicago Tribune. Most recently, she collaborated with Hard Soles Dance Company on a new piece titled “Re:set”, combining contemporary dance and body percussion, for the 2016 March on Washington Film Festival in honor of the 70th anniversary of the integration of the NFL and was chosen as Dance Place's 2016 New Releases Commission Recipient in support her new work to be premiered the summer of 2017.

Briana encourages students to bring writing materials to each lesson to take notes for any learned vocabulary and each lesson will follow with a recorded video of the movement for the students to refer to until the next lesson.
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Jessica January 17, 2018
· Ballet · Online
I'm extremely new to ballet and dance in general (for reference I'm 16). Briana was very patient and an amazing teacher! Very friendly and welcoming while still being very professional. It's great to get the exact corrections I need without feeling bad about it and yet still work on it until proper. Very happy and pleased!
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Taylor C. October 15, 2017
· Jazz Dancing · Online
My daughter had a great first session. She identified my daughters areas of weakness and began immediately to help improve them. Looking forward to our next session.
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Ronna July 29, 2017
· Hip Hop Dance · Online
I am already worried that if I tell people how amazing Briana is that she will get too booked up for me :) She is a great instructor with a huge heart. Loved it.
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About Jaslyn G.

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Carson, CA
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I have been dancing since I was in high school, so a total of 11 years. There is a lot that can be mastered in 11 years than one thinks. I currently still am a dancer today. I danced for a dance company and have danced for a competitive company called C8 here in Los Angeles. I am currently doing field work to expand on Pedagogy for a dance curriculum in schools... I am glad to share more if interested. I currently teach kids in middle school. I love teaching Hip Hip, Jazz, Ballet, locking, fusion, and improvised dance. Don't be shy, LETS DANCE!! If you are shy.... Not For Long.

About Jaslyn
My name is Jaslyn. I am currently still in college Majoring in Sociology and Dance as a minor. I have received a scholarship in dance to further help me and my expenses for dance. I am involved in the dance department at Cal State Dominguez Hills. Sociology is still a work in progress. I am going to be graduating in less than a year. I take classes to fulfill my major requirements to keep me on track. I also love to write poetry, skate, do fitness, yoga, flexibility training and just being outdoors. (Inclusively) I am getting back into a consistent paste with TakeLessons. I hope to help everyone that takes lessons with me reach their long term goal/s. As mine is to stay motivated and ready for growth from all angles and inspire those who have lost their fire. As I know I have had a Dim flame before... So my 1st goal with each individual i
s to help everyone identify their strengths and Build from There. I am ready for the flame to be like a fireplace once and for all. If your ready to be inspired and join this journey let's inspire each other with determination perseverance, and Hope. I also teach using daily writings and sketches to assist in my choreographic skills set.
If you have any further questions I answer questions from Potential students as well. (give me a 24 hour window. I will Respond. :)
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Ola O. March 12, 2016
· Dance · In home
Jaslyn is very professional and will adapt her lessons to fit your need. I enjoy working with her.
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Jaslyn G.

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About Chelsea C.

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Columbus, OH
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Dance classes through CLC Dance are engaging and individualized for each student. I assess my student's abilities, and cater the dance class to their level and preferences. I push my students to be their best, and engage them through movement and choreography. I choreographed and taught full length musicals, first dances for weddings, bridal party dances, recitals, and much more.

About Chelsea
My goals are for my student's to have fun, and develop basic, intermediate, and advanced dance technique, in the styles of Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern, and Musical Theater. All classes are individualized based upon the student's abilities, and interests.
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Chelsea C.

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About Amanda N.

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New York, NY
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Looking for an easy and comfortable way to enjoy dancing? I can help you prepare for an upcoming event such as a wedding or simply teach you how to have fun and feel good on the dance floor!

About Amanda
I have experience working with students of all ages with little to no prior dance experience. I am able to make beginners feel comfortable because I hold my Bachelors Degree in Dance and have over 10 years of dance teaching experience.
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Amanda N.

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About Anna M.

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Hyde Park, NY
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Fusion Dance Technique: Experience a truly unique dance class that fuses different dance styles from around the world. Laugh, smile, and sweat while learning combinations that blend the dance styles of India, West Africa, Spain, Latin America, and the United States. This class is geared toward people of all fitness levels and even those who have no formal dance training will have a great time.

About Anna
Anna is a dance improviser, choreographer, and instructor. She graduated from Empire State College in June 2001 with a BA in Dance in Education. In November 2008, she received a certificate to teach yoga from Svyasa Swami Vivekananda Yoga University in Bangalore, India. In 2006, she was awarded a dissemination award from the Dutchess County Arts Council in Poughkeepsie, New York. Anna has been teaching, performing, and choreographing for over 15 years. She has developed two programs throughout this time period. One is teaching the Spanish language through movement, and the other is fusion dance, which centers on the incorporation of African, Classical Indian, Flamenco, Modern and Latin dance styles. She has traveled for her work to Bangalore, Pune, Lucknow, and Bombay in India. Additionally, she has taught for The National Ballet of Zimba
bwe in Africa, in England, and in the greater Boston Area. She is currently working in the Mid-Hudson Valley.

Her choreographed solos, such as “Fusion,” “Flamenco Fusion,” and “Veiled” (a metaphor for the plight of women in Afghanistan) have been performed in New York City, the Mid-Hudson Valley, Boston, and India. She has had interviews about her work for The Poughkeepsie Journal, La Voz/ Radio Kingston NY, in addition to podcast interviews about her life in Chile and being bilingual. She has collaborated with artists such as Gigi Oppenheimer in choreographing duets entitled “The Wisdom Tree,” and “Inner Fire.” She has choreographed for the D’amby Project, SolesBare Dance Collective, and The National Ballet of Zimbabwe. She has danced with Kelly Donovan and Karen Brey. Currently, Anna directs her dance company, Fusion Dance, which is located in NY. She teaches, choreographs, and performs throughout the greater New York Area.
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White Lotus Ballet July 2, 2019
· Dance · In home
Anna is a unique, amazing, and outstanding teacher! She brings infectiously inspiring energy to each lesson, as she expands the base, skill, and style of movement range. I highly recommend her!
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Anna M.

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About Kimberlin W.

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Saint George, UT
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Hey you! Yes you! Are you interested in dance but maybe feel nervous about taking that first dance class? Are you an intermediate/advanced level dancer and looking to level up? I will create a personalized strategic training program for you. Wether your interested in learning how to walk/dance in high heels, hip hop grooves or learn choreography I GOT YOU!

About Kimberlin
Kimberlin is a professional dancer and performance coach. She has 22 years dance experience & most passionate about urban choreography and hip hop. Her most recent work is with artist Mahalia. She currently trains in Los Angeles from choreographers who create for artists like Miguel and Kehlani.

Kimberlin is a graduate and coach at Choice Center Leadership University studying emotional intelligence and personal development. Through her personal transformations she is passionate about taking dancers performance to new levels through elevating the mind, body and spirit.
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Kimberlin W.

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