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Daniel K.

40 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA in Music Composition from Columbia College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daniel K.

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About Daniel

Daniel, a former faculty member of Columbia College in Chicago, is a studio and live performance singer and musician based in Chicago. His teaching and performing experience spans three decades, and includes expertise in the studies of voice, guitar, piano, bass, drums, and trumpet, along with musi

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Michael
Really great stuff !!
Ashleigh S.
It was only a first lesson but I can already tell I'm going to be taking more lessons with Daniel. He's very knowledgeable, patient, and dedicated. He detailed a specific plan for me to work on that isn't too rigid or boring, I'm looking forward to relearning the flute with him.
Mark
Great 1st lesson! Looking forward to continuing and learning more

Kaycee W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kaycee W.

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Experienced dancer of 17 years and 3 years of teaching expierence. With me, we will focus on the importance of stretching, strength, technique, and choreography. Perfect for all levels and all ages! My goal is for all of my students to feel happy and comfortable with themselves and strive to keep pushing themselves to be better and reach their personal goals every day!

About Kaycee

I am a dancer and performer of 19 years and have 5 years of teaching experience. Styles included are ballet, lyrical/contemporary, jazz, tap, and hip hop. I was born and raised in upstate New York dancing at competitive studios where I have had all of my technique and performance training. Afte

Alessia B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $109
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Alessia B.

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West End and Broadway dancer who has been teaching professionally for 10 years a variety of dance styles. All ages are welcome! You will learn how to dance or improve your dancing skills in a short time, while having fun and getting fit . Lessons are customized to the goals of each student. Apart from performing in many musicals, I have also performed on TV with artists like Kanye West, Kylie Minogue, Emma Bunton and I choreographed for Kylie Minogue and for many shows.
I teach group classes at Heartbeathouse , in a dance school in Atwater Village and I teach private classes to complete beginners who want to learn how to move to rhythm, to dancers intermediate and advances who want to improve their skills, to kids from 2 years old up. I also choreograph wedding dances , music videos and teach at birthday parties and at bridal showers.

I am very passionate about teaching , I have a lot of energy and I love seeing the quick improvement in my clients , it's such a privilege !

About Alessia

I am a professional choreographer, dance teacher and dancer who performed in London's West End and Broadway and on many TV shows . I have been teaching for many years all styles of dance and choreographing for theatre shows, music vides, weddings, parties etc.. I specialize in any latin styles, Bol

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Kathy
This instructor brings a great deal to the table. I have been in her classes as well as taken private classes from her. She is a professional who has traveled the world dancing. She is extremely talented but she teaches with humility never making anyone feel like they are less than. She will teach you while inspiring you to dance your heart out. I would recommend this intructor to anyone who wants to have a great time while learning something new.
Ruzanna
Alessia is the greatest dance instructor, personal trainer, and influencer. I absolutely adore her because she is very dedicated to her job and to her students. She goes above and beyond to make sure her students reach their goal whether it’s becoming a dancer, losing weight, gaining confidence or just having fun at dance classes.
I know Alessia for over one and a half years now. At first, I was taking private classes with her for about five months and later I started taking her group classes. She was very flexible about scheduling the privates and never cancelled a class. She is a super energetic dancer with amazing personality; she loves teaching and motivating her students to go after their dreams.

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Melissa Rose S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best of Weddings 2019 from The Knot
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Melissa Rose S.

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*REDUCED RATE until April 7*
Regular rate $95/hr, reduced to $75
Currently offering online lessons only

Learn to dance for your wedding, social dancing, or just for a fun way to stay active! I teach several styles of Latin and Ballroom dance.

My lessons focus on connecting with your partner and being in tune with his or her movements. A proper connection makes it easy to quickly learn new steps, and to move together as naturally as possible.

For online/video lessons: You might think a partner dance would be hard to learn online; to learn to lead or follow well, it's important to have tactile feedback in order to feel the relationship between your movement and the results from your partner, and vice versa.

However, with attention to body mechanics and a focus on alignment and movement technique, you can still learn a lot online. Especially if the thought of group classes is intimidating for you, starting with online lessons can help you learn some basics at your own ...

About Melissa Rose

Melissa Rose is an independent dance instructor in San Francisco, CA and the surrounding Bay Areas. She teaches wedding choreography and social dancing. Melissa is currently only offering online lessons, in-person lessons are discontinued until further notice. Styles include: Argentine T

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Allyse ..
Malissa was extremely knowledgeable and made tango easy to understand and do! My husband and I can’t wait for our next class!
Becky
So far she is amazing and we look forward to our future lessons. She’s helpful, informative, and makes us very comfortable!
Jack
Great first session! Melissa made us feel at ease and was very nice to work with.

Willy L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Dance from The Juillard School
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Willy L.

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Experienced teacher with 15+ years of professional experience in the dance industry. All ages welcome. Willy specializes in contemporary ballet, but also teaches an array of dance genres. He offers classical training for contemporary and ballroom dancers, and classical dancers contemporary training. A classical understanding of ballet technique is fundamental to Willy's approach of all dancers and their interests. His style is defined by his physicality of movement, including the expression and joy that dance brings. Willy's impressive career and global experiences inform his approach to movement. He is passionate about coaching young, hard working talents. Willy is known for honing in on a dancers unique potential through a positive and encouraging one on one experience. Each student will leave feeling inspired and fulfilled, physically and artistically.

About Willy

Willy is internationally recognized for his outstanding skills as a dancer and a performer. Willy has danced 7 years with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the world's largest contemporary dance company, including other major companies such as Ballet X , Morphoses and Michael Clark. More rec

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Sacha
Willy is an absolute amazing teacher, I loved my classes with him, he is kind and motivated me to surpass my self and I saw tremendous progress in my dance technique ,I recommend him to all my friends .
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Stephen H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Stephen H.

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students can select the style of dance they wish to master and will learn will improve overall balance, choreology, and performance skills. students will also learn terminology and work on flexibility, strength, and muscle control. these lessons are based more on improving ability, not technique.

About Stephen

A native of New York City, my studies in dance include Jazz , Hip Hop, ballet, modern dance, and movement for theater. I have studied dance at various schools and studios including Ailey, Dance Theater of Harlem, The College of Staten Island as well as Barry University, and frequents Gibney, Peri

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Aisha
Stephen's a great instructor that makes you instantly feel at ease. Dance class was fun!
George T.
Stephen is Great. My kids had a blast.
Barbara M.
Stephen has been giving our teenager daughter weekly lessons in "J-pop" dancing. Even though his background does not include this particular style, he has done a great job of staying ahead of our daughter, and-even more importantly-encouraging and motivating her to keep at it. (Since dancing is one of the few exercises she will do willingly, this is key!) She looks forward to the weekly lesson and so do we.

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Average Cost of Dance Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute dance lessons in Chicago is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $23 and $134 per hour.
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$59 average
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"She gave my daughters some great tips and pointers to help build her confidence before her drill tryouts."
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"Gina's a fantastic teacher. She is encouraging and gets the whole body moving. I am really enjoying her lessons so far."
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Took Dance lessons from Gina B.
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"It is obvious Sara knows her craft! She gives excellent feedback."
Michele
Took Dance lessons from Sara P.
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"Jared did a great job of encouraging and empowering."
Kendra
Took Dance lessons from Jared H.
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"Great lesson- far exceeded my expectations!"
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Took Dance lessons from MissG M.
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"Stephen has been giving our teenager daughter weekly lessons in "J-pop" dancing. Even though his background does not include this particular style, he has done a great job of staying ahead of our daughter, and-even more importantly-encouraging and motivating her to keep at it. (Since dancing is one of the few exercises she will do willingly, this is key!) She looks forward to the weekly lesson and so do we."
Barbara
Took Dance lessons from Stephen H.
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"Excellent communication skills and extremely patient. Sasha keeps the pace at the right level so that the dance steps are challenging but achievable."
Jim
Took Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"Excellent person and good teacher"
danila
Took Dance lessons from Deirdre T.
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"I don't normally write reviews, but she was fantastic! She really knows what she's doing and I enjoyed her. Great lesson! Would definitely recommend her to anyone!"
Meghan
Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"I came to Jordan needing help with extreme deadlines. I was auditioning for a musical theater degree with a large number of colleges and while I had a good amount of experience singing and acting, I was practically new to dance. Online, she was able to help me prepare for audition pre-screens, learn dance basics rapidly, and feel less anxiety about dance auditions. As a result, I was able to receive many MT acceptances and get into my dream school. Thank you Jordan for being patient with me and helping me learn at my own pace while moving fast enough to meet my goals. You’re the best!"
Michael
Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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