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Kelly G.

23 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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 a

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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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Sacha S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Dance from Superior academy Rosella Hightower in France
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Sacha S.

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In my class the focus will be to tailor the movement to your specific needs whilst sharing with you all my knowledge to help you grow and achieve your goals.
We will work on your technique as well as your artistry.
A beautiful dancer doesn't only have a strong technique but the ability to embody a character and convey a story through movements.
All my classes are open to all levels, if you are a beginner dancer we will take the time to go in details through every moves, if you are more advanced I will challenge your technique and artistry but most importantly we will have fun sharing our common passion for dance.
I teach all my classes at my home dance studio with high speed internet and with a professional mic for you to be able to hear me clearly over the music.

About Sacha

Hello dancers. I am overly excited to be part of your journey through dance. I started myself when I was 5 years old in France and I had the opportunity to travel the world thanks to my passion. I have performed for Cirque du Soleil, The Voice, Disney, Victoria's secret fashion show, Ricky M

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Sophie, Ruby F.
It was a wonderful lesson and girls really enjoyed and learned a lot!!! Thank you Sacha!!!
Faith C.
My daughter had an amazing first lesson, after just one session, she learned so much. She is very comfortable with Sacha and super excited for upcoming classes!!
Gwendolyn Ruiz
Sacha is an amazing teacher! She helped my daughter to learn how to connect her emotions to convey a story through her dance movements, something my daughter was lacking at first but after a couple of sessions with Sacha, my daughter became a better at it. Although my daughter has great technique, it’s important to tell a story through your movements and Sacha helped her with that. My daughter has already been to 2 different dance competitions and has won first in her category and overall. Her other teachers, friends and family were amazed when my daughter danced on stage and they noticed the change in her when she performed. She had so many compliments. I will definitely recommend Sacha and will definitely be using her again for my daughter. Thank you Sacha!
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Mary R.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Mary R.

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Mary is a professional Ballet Teacher based in New York and specializes in Classical Ballet 🩰 and Total Barre training.

🎓 Merrithew Stott Pilates
Certified Total Barre Instructor

🎓 PBT Ballet 🩰
Certified Teacher

🏫 Higher Professional Dance School

She has over ten years of teaching experience to students of all ages and levels.

Mary is currently accepting new students for weekly 30 or 60 minute sessions.

⛑ BLS/AED Certified by European Resuscitation Council (ERC

About Mary

Mary is a Fitness Expert based in New York, Certified Personal Trainer by National Academy of Sports Medicine (NCCA). Mary is a Pilates 🧘🏼‍♀️ Specialist Certified by Balanced Body University and a Total Barre Instructor Certified by Merrithew Stott. Mary is a professional Dance Teach

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Faigy I.
Mary is very kind, friendly, understanding, and polite. She is extremely encouraging, and believes in her students! It is usually very hard for me to push past my limits, but with Mary I felt much more confident to do so! But she knows when to tell you to stop. She is very clear, and I learned a lot from her.
Wowy R.
Very instructive and very patient. I am so looking forward to my next lesson!!
Liliana F.
She’s really awesome and friendly. My kids definitely were so excited and happy for how she taught them and her enthusiasm to teach new skills. She was right on time to the appointment and Mary takes her role seriously in terms of COVID protection. Looking forward to continuous lessons :)
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Ken S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • BFA in Dance Performance from Butler University
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Ken S.

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I am a professional ballet dancer with the Minnesota Ballet and teach for the School of Minnesota Ballet. I am available to teach virtual privates to students of all ages and levels of ballet and follow the RAD methodology of ballet.

About Ken

Hi, there! My name is Ken and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching ballet for the past two years and have been doing private ESL lessons since 2016 and love helping my students achieve their goals in learning and understanding the English language and succeeding in everything they want to ac

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Wen
Very good experience
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Isabelle S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 10; Female: 11 and up
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Isabelle S.

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I am a professional ballet dancer and I love to help students achieve "clean" un-stylized classical technique, whether they hope to gain admittance into top ballet schools, summer programs, audition for companies or to simply get in shape. I began training at age 3 and have experience with small and large schools. For my high school years, I trained with American Ballet Theatre's JKO School, where I received ABT certification to teach Levels Pre-Ballet - 3, then did my post secondary training with Canada's National Ballet School in Toronto. Since graduating, I have danced with Les Grands Ballet Canadiens in Montreal, Copenhagen's Tivoli Ballet Theatre and Semperoper Ballett in Dresden, Germany. I would be more than happy to share tips and encourage any age student as they reach for their individual goals.

About Isabelle

Levels Taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced I love sharing the beautiful classical art of ballet with young students! I like to keep class fun while gently helping students retain habits that encourage a language of clean classical technique through proper form, allowing them to work toward

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Lucie
Great!! The hour lessons go by so fast! Isabelle made the hard work fun. She really listened and made the lesson fit my goals.
Erika B.
wonderful!!!
Natalie
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.
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Dwan M.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dwan M.

41 Reviews
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Ballet is one style I would recommend to every single athlete. Ballet teaches body awareness and control. It elongates the body, builds flexibility and stamina. I love basic/beginner level ballet because it consciously helps you focus on every muscle and part body. With ballet technique under your belt other forms of dance can be picked up easier and athletes will have better grace and quicker transitions on the playing field.

About Dwan

Hiii... I'm Dwan and I'm so excited to meet with you and have a blast learning with each other. I've been teaching since 2000 and I love the growth I've seen in my clients; gained skills in multiple dance styles, them grasping the understanding of musicality & coordination, and their comfortability

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Allison
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WOW!! Dwan was incredible with my 5 1/2 year old girl!! She had her dancing the entire class, was super positive and encouraging, and let my daughter make a lot of choices throughout the class. I was very impressed and pleased and can't wait until her next class!!
Francesca M.
We absolutely Loved D ! She helped tremendously with getting the wiggles out of my pre-teen during the pandemic! My 11 year old was ecstatic after her dance lessons .

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The average cost of 60-minute ballet lessons in River Forest is $94. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $169 per hour.
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"My 8 year old daughter has now completed two private lessons with Ana. We both thrilled with Ana as a teacher and an individual. Ana is a professional dancer and she is simply wonderful. She is patient yet professional. Ana knows how to get the best out of your child and there has been immediate progress already. I highly recommend Ana if your child (or yourself) is seeking to improve their ballet skills."
Tong
Took Ballet lessons from Ana E.
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"Sara was extremely patient with our 8 year old daughter. Sara certainly challenged her. She LOVED the lesson and can’t wait for her second lesson!"
Sophie
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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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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"Joy introduced my daughter to ballet and my daughter loves taking ballet from her. Joy is a wonderful, kind and patient teacher."
Rachel
Took Ballet lessons from Joy E.
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"Sara was amazing, absolutely love her for my daughter aged 10. She is kind, nurturing, focus and great with children. I'm considering using her for myself too."
Amina
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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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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"She was amazing!! really attentive and helpful , made noticable improvements with my pirouettes after my first session!"
Tekoa
Took Ballet lessons from Stephanie M.
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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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"Sara was an excellent teacher! My daughter really enjoyed her lessons with Sara. Sara was very thorough in her explanations and very patient and my daughter learned a lot. Would highly recommend Sara for ballet lessons."
Caitlyn
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Great first lesson! Teresa is very pleasant to work with and extremely knowledgeable. Looking forward to many more lessons to come!"
Faith
Took Ballet lessons from Teresa V.
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