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Kay B.

Long Beach, CA

I have been teaching dance for over 20 years. I specialize in ballet, tap, and jazz. I also teach lyrical.

About Kay

I have been teaching Piano for 16 years now. I have taught students from age 2 1/2 - Adult. I was self-taught when I was a kid and begun taking formal lessons as a very young adult in my early twenties. I graduated from CSULB with my BA in Music with a concentration on Voice. As a Music major you spend a lot of time at the Piano. I became a member of MTAC in 2004 and a member of Sigma Alpha Iota in 1998. I have a great passion for Music and a bigger passion for the Piano and sharing the wonders of how beautiful the Piano really is.

*** Lesson Details ***
In my opinion, piano is the hardest
instrument to learn but the most rewarding. If you can play piano you can pretty much play any instrument. I believe that a piano lesson should be fun. I'm a strict teacher with a smile and a giggle. I push my students to greatness while helping them love the piano through the good times and the bad. I'm a very encouraging but honest teacher. I compliment when warranted and I assess not so good performances in an honest but encouraging manner. I always let a student know that though their performance was not their best, they can and will improve. It's always only a matter of time. I use the Schaum and Nevin series depending on the student's personality. I teach Classical and Pop Music. It's important for a student to learn the Classics just as important as it is for them to play things they like. I find the happy balance between the two. I teach Beginning to Intermediate levels. I also like to incorporate Music theory into the lessons because understanding the mechanics of Music helps make playing and creating Music much easier to accomplish. A typical lesson will start off with a hand drill warm up. We then will move on to the lesson book and repertoire. Theory will be assigned as homework. I look it over at the beginning of the lesson and discuss it and answer any questions in the last five minutes of class. Baby lessons go as followed: 15 mins. of play time and 15 mins of Music theory. I like to keep structure in my lessons but sprinkle a little joy and laughter to keep the atmosphere light. It makes for a much more attentive Piano student.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I expect the student to have a Piano or Keyboard of some sort. I may provide music on occasion.

*** Specialties ***
Classic and Pop
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Kay B.

Kay B.

Long Beach, CA 90813
starting at
$40 / 30-min
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Samantha S.

Long Beach, CA

About Samantha

I have been a dance, gymnastics and tumbling/acrobatics coach for over 12 years. I was competitive in both artistic and rhythmic gymnastics soaring into the National level competitive circuit in both. My coaching specialty is floor and tricks, however, I am equally skilled and prepared to teach any other apparatus as well as rhythmic gymnastics. In addition to my experience as a gymnast I also have over 12 years experience in teaching various forms of dance. As a former professional ballet dancer for Southwest Ballet Company in Pittsburgh, PA I have worked with many talented and wonderful
teachers and bring their wisdom, discipline and teaching methods to my coaching style.

I am confident in teaching all ages and skill levels of students and have worked with toddlers through adults. I hold a Certification in Early Childhood Education and a Masters Degree in Business. My MBA has helped me to create solid lesson plans and manage and sustain my own teaching business.

I work with each individual students needs to help them achieve what they want to learn, whether it is a specific skill, choreography, strength, or to just improve overall. I can construct a safe, progressive plan to help the student achieve their goal.

My philosophy is simple; to teach students through safe, progressive movements that will build strength, increase flexibility, build confidence and help them to reach their goal with great success.

*** Lesson Details ***
First lesson is typically an evaluation of your skill set, what you want to accomplish and how long it may take to get you there. Each lesson we will focus on your goals as well as focus on improving overall flexibility, strength and technique. It is not enough to just master one specific skill, to get there it takes an overall improvement of your abilities, this will help to make you the best you can be at your chosen discipline.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have access to several studios for dance, or for tumbling. Panel mats can be used for all types of tumbling and acrobatics. Dance floors, mirrors, and stereo systems are available at each studio I utilize for all of your dance needs.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I can bring panel mats with me to your location, and portable stereo equipment.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in ballet, acrobatics, gymnastics, and jazz dance for all ages and skill levels. I work in progressions and look forward to taking your skills to the next level safely and with great technique.
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Samantha S.

Samantha S.

Long Beach, CA 90808
starting at
$40 / 30-min
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Elena V.

Los Angeles, CA

I graduated in classical ballet Cecchetti method.
I am also graduated in the method Orazio Costa (mimetic method).
I like to experience the two forms that are complementary.
The first: the grace through exercise and awareness.
The second: the freedom through organically reunited with nature.
The body speaks and means. Let's give voice together

About Elena

Hi, there! My name is Elena and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and have loved helping my students in Theatre, language and Italian food. I went to in Florence, Rome and Berlin and earned a degree in Theatre Director and costume design in 2004. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

Accomplished and enthusiastic director who has earned the deepest and strongest experience in physical systems of performance, with a particular interest in physical action (latest Stanislavski and Grotowski), Commedia dell’Arte and Mimesic Method (Orazio Costa)

Moreover she studied dramaturgy with professor and dramaturge Andreas Wirth, Dean of University of Arts, Berlin, where she focused on the interpretation process of a text into a performance on stage.
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Maddalena May 12, 2016
Ballet · In home
Elena is an amazing teacher, super professional and talented!
The ideal instructor, you are lucky if you have the chance to study with this European master
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Antonio October 20, 2015
Dance · In studio
I am really happy I'm taking these classes. Elena has a method and an attitude that drive the point so clearly, I feel I am learning a lot. I would strongly recommend her to anyone who really wants to learn.
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Stephanie D. October 19, 2015
Ballet · In studio
Verified Student
My daughter Kaela who is 12 had ballet lessons with Elena, she was VERY impressed and can't wait for her next lesson.
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Elena V.

Elena V.

Los Angeles, CA 90057
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$40 / 30-min
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Jaslyn G.

Carson, CA

I have been dancing since I was in high school, so a total of 8 years. There is a lot that can be mastered in 8 years than one thinks. I currently still am a dancer today. I dance for a dance company and have danced for a competitive company called C8 here in Los Angeles. I am a dance major here at Cal State Dominguez Hills who is heavily involved in the dance program. I currently teach kids in middle school. I love teaching Hip Hip, Jazz, Ballet, and locking. Don't be shy, LETS DANCE!!

About Jaslyn

My name is Jaslyn. I am currently still in college I take about 20 plus units a semester. I know its a lot. However, it is and will be worth the time spent. I am a double major student in my third year. I double major in Sociology and Dance. I have received a scholarship in dance to further help me and my expenses for dance. I am involved with a dance company here at my campus and I also perform twice a year in the college concert for the dance program. Sociology is still a work in progress. I take classes to fulfill my major requirements to keep me on track. I also do volunteer work for a stu
dent at my previous high school. I am currently teaching her a solo choreographed by myself. She will be performing this piece in May. For a living, I teach at a Middle school called Walnut Park as a dance instructor. I prepare them for parades, and competitions. I also love to write poetry, skate, do fitness, yoga, flexibility training and just being outdoors.
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Ola O. March 12, 2016
Dance · In home
Verified Student
Jaslyn is very professional and will adapt her lessons to fit your need. I enjoy working with her.
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Jaslyn G.

Carson, CA 90746
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$15 / 30-min
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Grace M.

El Segundo, CA

I have been teaching ballet, jazz, tap, Salsa and Ballroom for over 15 years.

About Grace

Grace has been teaching private lessons since 1996 and is currently available to teach lessons at her studio, online and in your home. Grace has helped students learn dance in a nurturing and effective way. She enjoys teaching students of all ages. Her clientele have included dancers who are visually impaired, have autism and other special needs.

Grace holds a B. A. in Dance from UC Irvine and M. A. in Dance from Ohio State University where she was a Dean's fellow. She has choreographed competitive programs and taught off – ice ballet for figure skaters including 2002 Olympic bronze medalis
t Timothy Goebel and US champion Ryan Bradley. She's the owner of Athletic Grace Dance Studio in El Segundo, where she teaches ballet, tap, salsa, and ballroom. She is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, Booty Barre and Zumba instructor.

Grace looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. .
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Vanessa May 18, 2016
Ballet · In studio
Verified Student
I always look forward to my next lesson with her, she makes class fun and engaging!
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Erica T. May 12, 2016
Ballet · In studio
Verified Student
Grace is phenomenal! She's not only a nice person but she's serious about ballet. She encouraged me to push beyond my limitations and I'm excited about my next lesson!
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Grace M.

El Segundo, CA 90245
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$52.50 / 45-min

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