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Popular Dance Teachers Near Jackson Heights

Michelle A.

New York, NY
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Stephen H.

New York, NY
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Karin R.

Brooklyn, NY
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Michelle A. New York, NY

About michelle

Hello Students! My name is Michelle and I have been dancing since I was seven years old! I was one of two graduates to earn my Bachelor of Fine Art in Dance/Dance Pedagogy from Columbia College Chicago in 2011. I have since moved back to New York City where I dance for a professional modern dance company in downtown Manhattan. When I am not teaching class, I am busy being a student of my own all over New York City at prestigious studios such as Steps on Broadway, Gibney Dance Center and Broadway Dance Center. It is here where I take daily classes with the country's greatest dance teachers/choreographers to continue my never ending training in dance techniques and developments. As a working professional dancer, I understand the rigor that it takes to achieve your goals and I work ...

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Rachele R. March 3, 2014
Dance
Talented and passionate teacher

Michelle is the total package when looking for a dance teacher. Not only does she have a passion for dance and passing this on to her students. She is extremely professional. Her years of experience and study are evident in the way she approaches teaching. Michelle knows how the body works, and is able to explain things in a way that make sense to her students. I always have fun working with Michelle. She is a constant motivator. I feel like a more confident dancer having worked with Michelle. It truly is a gift.
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Debby M. February 26, 2014
Dance
Talented, knowledgeable, friendly

Michelle is a fabulous dance teacher. She is always enthusiastic, passionate and approachable. A delight to work with, she will make you feel comfortable regardless of your skill level. Highly recommended, you will not be disappointed!
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Jaclyn B. February 26, 2014
Dance
Amazing!

I have been dancing with Michelle for over 10 years. Michelle is professional and talented and just really awesome! If you want to take class from someone who will take the time to make sure you do your best, take from Michelle!
Stephen H. New York, NY

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 since the age of 10 at various schools and studios including Choir Academy of Harlem, The College of Staten Island as well as Barry University, and frequents Dance New Amsterdam (DNA studios) and Broadway Dance Center. I currently dance professionally with a Mixed Bag and Co. in NYC and have directed and choreographed award winning dance concerts for Art In Motion Productions in Miami. I have been teaching dance as a choreographer for over 3 years. The focus is on precision and performance. I specialize in technique and pedagogy for all levels of dance as well as movement, staging, and stage presence for dance theater performances. I embrace ...

Karin R. Brooklyn, NY

About Karin

Karin, a native of Philadelphia, Pa., is a working choreographer and teacher residing in New York City. Graduating Cum Laud from Florida International University, Miami Florida, she earned a BA in Dance. Her infectious energy and her passion for dance were seasoned while she mentored under Broadway tap dancer, Jimmy Tate. Karin has been teaching for over 13 years and during this time, was honored to become the Director of the Dance Department at the nationally renowned Weiss School. She has also directed a youth tap company in South Florida where her students and choreography were recognized with numerous awards at a variety of competitions on both regional and national levels. In addition, Karin continues to teach master classes and create choreography for many students all over the ...

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Lynne R. March 17, 2014
Dance
I learned that you are never too old!

I have taken several "creative movement" classes and the experience has been outstanding. As a woman in my 60's i never imagined that i would enjoy any type of exercise. Voila...creative movement is quite an experience......i intend to continue with the classes as they are clearly affecting my health in a positive way. I never thought "moving" could be so much fun!
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Nikki B. April 9, 2013
Dance
Fun, energetic, and talented teacher.

My boyfriend arranged private beginner tap classes for us as a Christmas present, and I was so lucky that he found Karin to teach them! Each session was such a blast, and Karin is a truly gifted teacher. Hoping for another round of classes for my birthday ;)
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Didi S. April 8, 2013
Dance
Great Teacher

Karin is a great teacher. I have taken class with her for over a year now. Classes are fun and very dynamic!

Michelle R.

Corona, NY
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Bridget C.

Astoria, NY
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Marlene R.

Astoria, NY
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Michelle R. Corona, NY

I have and am continuing to study ballet, modern/contemporary, jazz, and hip-hop. I received a BFA in choreography and performance, so I hold the ability to coach as well.

About Michelle

Michelle R. (Miami, FL) began her dance training at The Dancexchange under the direction of Linda Rogers Albritton. She then attended New World School of the Arts under the direction of Dean Daniel Lewis, where she studied with Peter London, Tina Santos, Gerald Ebitz, Rebecca Cannon, Bambi Anderson, Arnold Quintaine, and Lara Murphy. Mrs. R. has also received scholarships to summer intensives at the Dance Theatre of Harlem, The Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, and Bates Dance Festival. She has performed works by choreographers including Larry Keigwin, Martha Graham, Gerri Houlihan, and Jawole Willa Jo Zollar. In the spring of 2013 she graduated from the Florida State University with a B.F.A. in Dance (with honors) and a minor in business. She is currently in New York pursuing ...

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Michael W. July 3, 2014
Dance · In home
Verified Student
I had to attend a buddy's Wedding. I'm in my fifties and never been a good dancer. When I attended Wedding receptions two to three decades ago, I would manage to get through the dancing, sort of. This time, however, there was no getting around it. I would have to know how to dance because the woman that was accompanying me to the Wedding and reception was a Dance minor in College! I had a month to get it together so I contacted Michelle through Take Lessons.

Michelle is a patient knowledgeable teacher. She started me with basic dancing steps to “Panda Bear - Doin' it Right .” The basic dance steps that Michelle taught me can be used for virtually all Rock/Disco/Techno music that you will encounter. The tempos might vary, but the steps remain the same. When I became more proficient Michelle taught me line dances such as the “Macarena” and the “Cha Cha Slide.”

When I attended the Wedding reception with the Dance minor, I was confident and comfortable on the Dance floor thanks to Michelle!

Highly Recommended.
Bridget C. Astoria, NY

About Bridget

My name is Bridget C. and I am a professional modern/contemporary dancer in New York City. I have been teaching since 2008, starting with ages 3-18 at my hometown dance studio in Liverpool, NY. I absolutely love getting to teach while I'm not busy performing, and like to combine my passion for choreography and improvisation into my lesson plans. I taught non-dance major classes (in modern and ballet) at University of Massachusetts in Amherst while I was receiving my Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. I am also a part-time nanny and love to work with children of all ages. I have experience with mentally and visually challenged dance classes and hope to incorporate more of this work into my life. Please contact TakeLessons for dance lessons of many genres including ballet, modern, jazz, tap, ...

Marlene R. Astoria, NY

I've directed and choreographed countless music videos, including hip hop legend, 2Pac Shakur's last. My goal is to have you feel the music at your core and let your feelings inspire your moves and energy. Regardless of age or level, I'll have you moving.
I specialize in hip hop and house music.
I have people warm up first, with stretching and isolated moves. I then move on to demonstrating expressive moves that come from the feeling of the music, until you feel it is like electricity moving through your body. I can have you feeling comfortable and confident on the dance floor, or prepare for an advanced performance.

About Marlene

I love teaching people to express themselves in the performing and written arts. I am great with beginners. I attended Ithaca College’s film program on a screenwriting scholarship. Since then, I've directed and choreographed over 50 music videos including 2Pac Shakur’s last, Amy Winehouse’s “F-Me Pumps,” as well as an award winning indie feature called THE BIG SHOT-CALLER. It was well received by the New York Times and critic Kam Williams gave it four stars. I was selected by FILMMAKER Magazine as one of their “Top 25 New Faces of Independent Film.” I have since written and directed three different comedy web series on YouTube entitled “My Parents Are Crazier Than Yours,” “Angry Gladys,” and “I Don’t Care About the Assholes with Dr. Rita Gatswani.” I am currently in the process ...

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Marie L. February 20, 2015
Hip Hop Dance · In home
I have little dance background. Took some ballet when I was a kid but that's all. I watched a few dance movies such as "Step Up" and it inspired me to take up hip hop dancing. I took a couple of group lessons in one of those dance studios but I did not feel comfortable after that because everybody there seemed so skilled. I decided to go for private lessons and came across Marlene's profile. My first lesson with her went well. She was VERY patient! Since I'm a beginner she took it easy on me and taught me dance moves that she felt I would be capable of handling. She plans on teaching me more advanced moves as I progress into the next level. I really appreciate her patience and I look forward to my next lesson. ABSOLUTELY RECOMMEND!
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Jamiqua J. February 7, 2015
Hip Hop Dance · In studio
Marlene is a great hip hop teacher! She's patient, has good technique, and an outgoing personality. I highly recommend!! So far I've only had 3 lessons with her but I booked a few more so I can continue to grow as a dancer. For practice, I go out to clubs with some friends. Guys notice me more and ask me to dance. I am more confident than ever! Thanks to Marlene!!
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Michael H. January 15, 2015
Acting · Online
Verified Student
Marlene has been a remarkable teacher for me. I had never been involved in any type of Acting previously, but I always had a curiosity to try it out. I initially scheduled my online acting classes with Marlene to help give me confidence in expressing more of my natural self in my presentations, sales delivery, and daily conversations for my job. But I also went into these lessons with the goal of trying something exciting and somewhat daring, and who knows, maybe there is a role out there for me to try out in the future as I continue to improve my abilities and talents in acting. Marlene is very understanding and takes the time to learn about her students. From the very first minute I felt completely comfortable with her style of teaching. She challenges and encourages me throughout our lessons and I have already noticed significant improvements. She has opened me up to a new and adventurous path in how I can incorporate acting in my life and I am truly grateful for her help. I look forward to more lessons with Marlene and I highly recommend her.

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Whether you are a beginner Dance student, intermediate Dance student, or advanced Dance student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Dance skills. Your choices for a Jackson Heights Dance instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Dance instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful details like teaching style, background, photos, ...

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