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Kelly G.

23 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 2 to 65
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Kelly G.

23 Reviews
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Depending on the students current classical ballet education, the student will be taught the basic elementary calssical techniques and positions and progress on through more complex material. Lessons are slower in nature to make sure the student is thorough and to ensure they understand proper alignment and understanding. Space is limited unless student has a location in which to dance at, in which case more intermediate to advanced students are welcome.

About Kelly

First Opera instructor to Laura Bretan, America's Got Talent 2016 GOLDEN Buzzer winner and youngest Opera Star. I feel there is a great deal of talent in the youth of today, and that it is my job to provide a knowledge and understanding of how to best use that talent. I try my best to provide

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Alexis W.
Great. Very personable and easy to relax with. Great exercises and homework I feel is doable as my first ever vocal lesson. Can't wait for my next session :)
Junie
My 5 year old daughter has become a stronger dancer with Ms. Kelly as she builds up for her recital. We are truly lucky to find such a dedicated and talented teacher.
Tracey
I was very lucky to have found Kelly. I had always dreamed of having artistic talent but I am not a naturally good singer. Within two years, I have gone from singing in the shower to having developed to stage performance. Kelly has taught me so much from the artistic expression of singing to the mechanics of turning my voice into an instrument. She has an incredible ability to listen to my voice and pinpoint the exact adjustment I need to make it sound great. She's such a fun person to be around that I always look forward to my next lesson. Her positive attitude and approach is also a testament to her high level of professionalism. She provides feedback that is positive. but also helps me improve She is the perfect combination of teacher and coach and I would highly recommend her for anyone interested in singing.
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Lydia W.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 6 to 14
  • Teaching since 2017
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Lydia W.

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I am a professional ballerina with several years of experience as a teacher. I love sharing this beautiful art form with students ages 6 to 13. As a recent college graduate, I've developed a strong technical curriculum that can be adapted to the beginner student or a dance with a bit more experience. My classes focus on basic technique, terminology, musicality, flexibility, and agility. I can't wait to get started!!

About Lydia

I am a professional ballerina and have been dancing since I was five. I have performed and trained at various pre-professional and professional schools and have recently graduated college with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance performance. I have trained in Vaganaova, Balanchine, Cechetti, and RAD m

Valerie K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, Hebrew, English
  • BFA Dance from Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Valerie K.

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Building strength
Developing flexibility
Learning ballet language
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About Valerie

I have been teaching private and group classes. I graduated with BFA in Dance. I have experienced working with the different age groups having different dance backgrounds. I am a ballet teacher but I learned other dance styles :contemporary,modern,hip-hop,jazz, folk dances. My goal is to help you

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Lindsay B.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Lindsay B.

26 Reviews
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My goals are to work on your coordination and flexibility along with proper ballet technique. All classes will be tailored to each student accordingly.

About Lindsay

In home and in studio classes are a 1 hour minimum. Online lessons are also available at 30 and 45 minute durations please call takelessons to book. Hey there! My name is Lindsay. I truly enjoy teaching everything in the realm of physical activity. I grew up dancing at Mark Spivaks Institute

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Emma
My daughter has only had her first lesson with Lindsay but we were both impressed with her. She is friendly and was able to make the exercises very tailored to her specific needs and goals. We are looking forward to continuing to work with her.
Rojean
Lindsay has been an amazing yoga/ballet instructor for me. I started taking beginners ballet lessons with her in June of 2019 and she was so patient with me. I later on decided to take yoga with her a couple months later and she is just nothing short of awesome! She is very well spoken during yoga and really knows what she’s doing. She always accommodates with my needs and makes sure I’m comfortable with whatever we’re practicing for that day. For example she’ll ask how I’m doing that day and if I say I’m feeling anxious, we’ll do a relaxing and calming session, or we might do something more physical and energetic if I need to get hyper and start my day energized. She has obviously had a lot of experience in this field and it really does show. I’m super glad I chose lindsay to be my instructor and would never consider going with anyone else.
Maureen L.
I love taking my online classes with Lindsay! Having a really busy schedule, I thought at first this was an indulgence to have a class in the comfort of my own home, however I've rethought that since I've started. These are necessary to keeping, not just my physique in shape, but my ballet up to par, as well as my mental state of being calm, focused & happy. Lindsay is very skilled at shifting each class to what is best for me that day. She's skilled & knowledgeable, proficient, professional, friendly, fun & gives me a thorough workout! Thank you Lindsay!
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Erica R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 18; Female: 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Erica R.

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I was recently a professional ballerina but had to take a temporary hiatus due to a knee injury. So I am extremely passionate about educating dancers in working their bodies safely and effectively.
I not only work on teaching basic technique, but I also teach artistry, injury prevention and experiences in the professional world.
I have worked with students from intermediate/beginner to advanced, professionals as well as adults.
I have a natural passion for teaching dance and will personalize a class as I get to know you!

About Erica

Born in Marietta, Georgia, Erica Raver began her dance training at The Georgia Ballet under the direction of Gigi Hyatt and Janusz Mason. At the age 15, she started her training under Fiona Fairrie and competed at competitions with her, including, Youth America Grande Prix, World Ballet Competition

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Mayuko S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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Mayuko S.

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You want to start learning ballet? Want to improve your techniques? Or just want to have a great workout?
I would love to share my passion for ballet and all the knowledge I gained through my career.
I believe ballet is demanding and hard but also it brings joy and beauty in your life.
I make sure that my students are challenged but also having fun in my class.
All ages/Levels welcome and of course lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student.

I started dancing at the age of 7 in Japan. At the age of 17, I attended to Arts Educational school in England and at the age of 18, I moved to New York city to attend Joffrey Ballet school.
At the age of 20, I was accepted to Dance Theatre of Harlem in NY and danced as a professional ballerina for about 6 years. Performed many principal roles and toured all over the US and overseas.
After my dancing career, I have been teaching dancers of different ages and experiences, from pre-ballet to adults and from ...

About Mayuko

Mayuko Shoka was born and raised in Gifu, Japan, where she started ballet training at Ballet studio K&M at age of 7 under Kazuko and Zlatko Mikulic. The main ballet style practiced was the Vaganova. At the age of 17, she moved to England to attend The Arts Educational School. Here she mostly practi

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Merab C.
Great, positive person, good instructor. I am excited to work with her.
Chris
I did yoga regularly with Mayuko when she lived in Seattle and it was an incredible experience. She's one of the best teachers I've ever had, just really sweet, fun, and knowledgeable. I knew very little about yoga, and I'm hardly fit or flexible, but I was able to learn so much from her!
Mi Young
We hired Ms. Mayuko to supplement my daughter’s rhythmic gymnastics training. Ms. Mayuko delivered rigorous ballet lessons in sequence to help build my daughter’s foundation in classical ballet, but to also improve her ability to accomplish a strict code of points for competition in rhythmic gymnastics. With Ms. Mayuko’s program, my daughter achieved her split leaps, extension, and turns in less than 6 months. My daughter was able to get the all-around gold title for her state and region, in large part to Ms. Mayuko’s training. She is strict and her lessons are rigorous, yet her genuine love for working with children is imminent and is what kept my daughter’s motivation for ballet and gym going. I recommend Ms. Mayuko to the highest degree.

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Average Cost of Ballet Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute ballet lessons in Chicago is $91. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $134 per hour.
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$49 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$91 average

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"Sara is super patient and very prepared! I'm really happy to have taken my first step into ballet under her guidance, looking forward to our next lesson!"
Helena
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"I can not say enough positive things about Kristen and her teaching! She is one of the best teachers I have had. She understands that adults learn differently than kids. Kristen has a great way of giving feedback that inspires you to grow and learn. I especially enjoy the flexibility she demonstrates in her teaching style. If I am not getting something, the next week she has a different method to teach it and bingo, it has clicked."
Katie O
Took Ballet lessons from Kristen J.
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"Kristen is an amazing teacher! She has such a wonderful way of inspiring a hard work ethic. She corrects with kindness when needed, and maintains a delightfully positive attitude throughout the lesson. Coming back to ballet in adulthood, as a former professional dancer— I had a lot of anxiety and trepidation about returning. Kristen has been incredibly supportive, understanding, enthusiastic, and compassionate; she guides with joy, intelligence and empathy, in a highly articulate and informative manner. I recommend her to anyone and everyone; take her class, you’ll be thrilled, I promise."
Hayley
Took Ballet lessons from Kristen J.
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"I had a lot of fun with Sara! Thank you!"
Jana
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"My 5 year old daughter has become a stronger dancer with Ms. Kelly as she builds up for her recital. We are truly lucky to find such a dedicated and talented teacher."
Junie
Took Ballet lessons from Kelly G.
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"Online, engaging and fun! Thank you! It was great."
Lyla
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Jordan is an excellent instructor! My 10 year old is learning so much! She is patient and kind... but at the same time we see great results! Thank you!"
Gwendolyn
Took Ballet lessons from Jordan W.
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"I always look forward to my next lesson with her, she makes class fun and engaging!"
Vanessa
Took Ballet lessons from Grace M.
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"It was only the first lesson but I can't wait for more! She's nice and explained the basics well."
Jennah
Took Ballet lessons from Sasha C.
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"awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Jana
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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