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Maria F.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Ballet from New York City Ballet
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Maria F.

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Hello Dancers-
I have been in love with Ballet since I was a small child. I was fortunate enough to dance with NYC Ballet and study with many great Ballet Masters. Danced in many ballets- my favorite ballet is Coppelia.
However, my ballet career was cut short due to an unexpected illness-MS.
However, once a ballerina or any form of a dancer You are Always a dancer!!!

So I began teaching ballet for the past 17 years to all levels and all ages. I truly believe in the foundation of Ballet- The discipline, the body alignment and awareness is essential for everything in life.

I teach in various dance studios in the Twin Cities and gyms. I also started teaching “Barre” Class but in my own Balletic Fashion to keep up with the kids-HA!

Because this is what I always say-ask anyone-Everything Starts with Ballet and its FUN to be more flexible than all your friends!!!!!

Hope to dance with you soon-Miss Maria

About Maria

Hello Dancers- I have been dancing since I was a small child-I always wanted to be a ballerina and even though my path has taken some unexpected turns my life has always been centered around dance. I was bless to have study and dance with NYC Ballet. I couldn’t ask for a better training! I

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Alpa
I took in person classes with Maria for three years at the YMCA in Minneapolis. I was so sad when she was let go from there due to the Covid furloughs. I gained so much flexibility and strength. And she was so much fun as a teacher and played great music!
Morgan W.
Maria is kind and a very skilled instructor.
Ping
Perfect teacher. My son loves working with Miss Maria.
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Gina B.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded The Silver Award for Narrative Feature Film 'Student Oscar' from The Academy of Motion Pictures
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Gina B.

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Careful private work on shape and function of the body in mechanics, musicality and image. Breaking down the language of the movement so you know what you are doing when and how to carefully develop the aspects of your dancing that are weakest or most confusing. Musicality from the moment you stand in first position. Relationship to music in the form itself and toward the music you are hearing. Turns, jumps, adagio, petite allegro, alignment, balance. Barre. Center.....

About Gina

New Post as of Sunday March 22nd, New York City!!! I am available online nonstop to accommodate all time zones. We are all in this together. I am happy to bring my rates down to help you in this time. Just ask and let me know what is good for you. Be strong, be creative, be beautiful and ca

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Cristina R.
Gina is so knowledgeable in so many areas of dance- technique, expressiveness, somatics, book recommendations, energy work. She is a rare gem of a teacher. Someone who goes way beyond a typical dance class. She has so much experience to draw from. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽
Belinda and Daniella
Very good first lesson. It was a sound, thorough evaluation, along with a positive, encouraging exchange of ideas and detailed technique work between my child and Ms Gina. Ms Gina gets down to work quickly and kindly. Her depth of knowledge is impressive and refreshing. Amazing lady! Thank you!
Tina R.
Gina is a fantastic teacher. She has an eclectic taste in music which I love. She breaks down steps easily and is very encouraging. She also has many creative and expressive ideas like dancing to lines of poetry to get the body moving. Thank you Gina for the great lessons I will certainly be continuing!
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Margo K.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Choreographer, Dance Teacher - Dance from Moscow State College of Arts
  • Teaching since 2008
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Margo K.

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I have been teaching dance for over 12 years. My students have won many competitions and some of them even passed tough exams to enter Dance Academy programs, colleges and universities. I am very passionate about teaching dance and finding the right "key" to every student. I believe that all of us are different in the way we process new information, the way we learn, memorize, get motivated, and progress. I believe in order to get maximum result in such complex craft as dance there has to be a balance between having fun and having discipline. Each class has a set structure, short-term goals, and long-term goals, and of course, we do have fun. I love my profession, I love teaching and figuring out how to achieve the greatest result with that particular student by applying aspects of sports psychology on top of standard methods, and I love seeing my students fall in love with the craft and achieve great results.

About Margo

I am a professional dancer, choreographer, actress and director. Born and raised in Moscow, Russia I started dancing at 4 years old. I graduated from Moscow State College of Arts in 2008 as a choreographer. In the United States, I studied different dance styles (hip-hop, house, tap, vogue, jazz-funk

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Kate
I didn't expect that I'll start to dance hip hop so quick. I've been dancing ballet since I was 3, now I'm 14. I never had any hip hop training. Transition to hip hop was very challenging in the beginning but within a month of training with Margo I started dancing hip hop very well, better than most of my friends who've done it for a long time! Thank you Margo!!!
Penny
Margo is a wonderful teacher! She corrected my technique in no time, helped me figure out why I just couldn't do certain things (pirouettes). I love working with her, learning from her, she is very patient with me and always finds the right words to motivate me. I am very pleased
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Jordan W.

77 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jordan W.

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I am a teacher of 13 years and I love what I do!

Ballet is a great workout in addition to being the foundation for all technical dance. It's a great place to start and always to come back to. Ballet has many benefits to offer students at every level, which is why even Pro football players take it!

Through ballet lessons with me, you will stabilize find better balance and control, strengthen, tone, and elongate your muscles, have increased flexibility and mobilization, improve your coordination and confidence, and much more.

My ballet lessons cover basics of posture, placement, alignment, and turnout. We begin practicing essentials such as positions, plies, tendus, pirouettes and more. Once the student shows proficiency in these basics, we move into more advanced movement and choreography. There is strong focus on technical precision and skill to ensure students are learning the correct foundation so they get the maximum benefit out of their ballet lessons. ...

About Jordan

***ALL LESSONS AVAILABLE ONLINE!*** Learn to move and improve, gain confidence, get in shape, and have fun doing so! Whether you are a beginner or just looking to refine your existing process and skills, I'm here to help you reach your goals!--It's what I do, and I love it (= I am an educa

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Nicole M.
Awesome teacher and so much fun
Arjun Sood
Our company Alignment Healthcare has been taking advantage of Take Lesson's dance classes for several months now, instructed virtually by Jordan Wentz. We have tried various types (burlesque, wedding dance, hip hop and more) and Jordan has done a terrific job with all of them! Our employees including myself have provided positive feedback all around and look forward to her lessons after the long work days, it has served as a perfect way to have active fun while learning new skills. Definitely recommend as the pace can be suitable and adjusted for different experience levels! We plan to continue with Jordan as our instructor with different courses each time.
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Ashley M.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, English
  • Dance (BFA) from NYU Tisch School of the Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ashley M.

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Ballet and Pointe work also!

About Ashley

I'm a professional dancer and choreographer with a degree from the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. I've danced for Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey, Ne-Yo, Shakira, Shangela, the Walt Disney company, and the team that created Hamilton. I do a TON of musical theater and judge lots of dance competitio

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Grace
This summer, Ashley has been working with my daughter on Chicago choreography in preparation for auditions. She is a fabulous teacher and has been very easy to schedule and communicate with. My daughter enjoys her lessons with her. Highly recommend!
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Belinda and Daniella
Miss Ashley is quickly and diligently finding the gaps in my 12yr old daughter's Tap/Jazz training! Ashley is intelligent, energetic, observant and is quick to clarify what she means verbally. She can superbly demonstrate in minute details the technique of any movement being discussed. Refreshing. :) Every minute with her is a learning moment. We've seen in 3 lessons that she can fuse genre or she can approach them from the purist's perspective, and she can review choreography and offer guidance in an age appropriate manner. My daughter is already looking much cleaner in her technique than she, herself, thought possible. Hope. You're in excellent hands with Miss Ashley. For the hesitant, she's no doubt worth the rates she quotes for an individual lesson. If you want to get A to B, this is your teacher. Come to her with an agenda, and she'll help you get through it. My child loves her. Good luck and Keep Dancing!
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Joy E.

1 Review
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Starting at $25
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  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 2 and up
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Joy E.

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My name is Joy and I have been dancing for over 25 years. My soul needs to dance and to be able teach my love for dance. Ballet is my forte, though I've tried just about everything out there. My teaching is very technically precise, however I have a laidback flavor unusual for the ballet world. I currently teach in-person ballet lessons to young girls near where I live, but I would love the opportunity to teach you or your child the art of ballet.

About Joy

My name is Joy, and I have been dancing for over 25 years. I danced in studios all through my childhood, usually 3-5 times a week. I was also a part of my high school dance team. Following high school I opted for a college career, but then life and kids happened! I have 3 sweet little ones. About 5

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Rachel
Joy introduced my daughter to ballet and my daughter loves taking ballet from her. Joy is a wonderful, kind and patient teacher.

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The average cost of 60-minute ballet lessons in Colfax is $93. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $120 per hour.
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"Very good first lesson. It was a sound, thorough evaluation, along with a positive, encouraging exchange of ideas and detailed technique work between my child and Ms Gina. Ms Gina gets down to work quickly and kindly. Her depth of knowledge is impressive and refreshing. Amazing lady! Thank you!"
Belinda and Daniella
Took Ballet lessons from Gina B.
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"Jordan is an amazing teacher!!! She is so knowledgeable, dedicated, and really cares about her students! She comes up with a personal plan based on exactly what that individual student needs! I’ve improved so much and would definitely recommend her!"
Samantha
Took Ballet lessons from Jordan W.
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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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"Great!! The hour lessons go by so fast! Isabelle made the hard work fun. She really listened and made the lesson fit my goals."
Lucie
Took Ballet lessons from Isabelle S.
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"My daughter loves Stephanie! She’s outstanding!"
Merliah
Took Ballet lessons from Stephanie M.
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"Jordan is an excellent teacher who’s very patient and takes the time make sure you’re really understanding. In one half hour lesson with Jordan you can learn as much as three lessons with other tutors. I highly recommend her."
Lindsey
Took Ballet lessons from Jordan W.
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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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"Great class! Very engaging and fun! Learned lots of moves!"
Carla
Took Ballet lessons from Sasha C.
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"Great!! Isabelle was everything I was hoping for to help my daughter work on her technique and gave kind words of support. I felt very confident having someone with professional experience."
Natalie
Took Ballet lessons from Isabelle S.
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"Sara is amazing, gorgeous and professional. Definitely the best choice!"
Lilian
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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