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These Dance teachers are highly rated by students in the Charlestown area, including Barrington, Newton, Waltham, Warwick and Winchester.

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Dance classes through CLC Dance are engaging and individualized for each student. I assess my student's abilities, and cater the dance class to their level and preferences. I push my students to be their best, and engage them through movement and choreography. I choreographed and taught full length musicals, first dances for weddings, bridal party dances, recitals, and much more.

About Chelsea

My goals are for my student's to have fun, and develop basic, intermediate, and advanced dance technique, in the styles of Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern, and Musical Theater. All classes are individualized based upon the student's abilities, and interests.

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Chelsea C.

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I have been dancing for 10 plus years. I am trained in Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary, tap, and musical theatre. I went to college at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy where I studied Dance theatre in NYC. I also have a blog where I talk about dance and tips on how to improve. Whether you are looking for a dance class or a one on one consultation or choreography I would love to help with it all.

About Shamarion

Hi I'm Shamarion I have been dancing for 10 plus years. I am trained in Ballet, Moder, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, and musical theatre. I recently graduated from AMDA where I studied Dance Theatre in NYC and auditioned for many shows there. I run a blog called dancertodancer.com where I talk about how to improve as a dancer and all of my tips and tricks I have learned over the years. I have recently finished my first contract with Disney Cruise Line as a performer. I offer regular classes or choreography. I can even teach you original broadway choreo that I have learned from my teachers in NYC.

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I teach Zouk and Locking internationally, certified by world class masters and originators.
Why take a class from me?
*I will care for the result more than your money.
*I've been teaching my entire life, whether it's how to operate machinery to how to dance properly. It's my passion.
*I've had over 1,000 hours of training (mostly private programs, also including teacher training and special workshops).

What do you get when you take a class with me?
*Emphasis on technique that makes you FEEL good, and not only look good.
*Special exercises for technique and conditioning, specifically for that style of dance.
*Creating a training program according to your goals and needs.
*No overload of information that will leave you baffled and confused - you will be able to execute what you learned.

About Tom

I've been dancing professionally for 3 years, specializing in Locking and Zouk.
I teach Zouk and Locking internationally, certified by world class masters and originators.

I've had over 400 hours of training (mostly private programs, also including teacher training and special workshops) in Zouk, mostly in Rio, and I perform and teach regularly with SMDC (Shani Mayer Dance Company) in L.A and out of it.
I've had over 100 hours of training in Locking, including a certification program with Shabba-Doo, of the original Lockers.
Lastly, Over 500 hours of training in Urban styles (hip hop, house, dancehall, popping etc.) in private settings and in groups.

Why take a class from me?
I will care for the result more than your money.
I've been teaching my entire life, whether it's how to operate machinery to how to dance properly. It's m

y passion.

What do you get when you take a class with me?
Emphasis on technique that makes you FEEL good, and not only look good.
Special exercises for technique and conditioning, specifically for Zouk and Locking.
Creating a training program according to your goals and needs.
No overload of information that will leave you baffled and confused - you will be able to execute what you learned.
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May 1, 2019
Israel
I took a lesson with Tom. I really wanted to try him out because of all the great reviews he has, it definitely didn't fall short of my expectations. He was attentive, friendly, not judgelmental and a master of his craft. Thank you for all your tips.
March 27, 2019
Ruth
It came to me again - that feeling that I could do anything. I know that's an exaggeration, but feelings of personal accomplishment lend a lot to taking future risks. Our dance team was under Tom's tutelage for four hours broken into two sessions and I was changed. He had persistence yet patience. He somehow gave everything enough attention, but kept us moving forward to use our time together the most wisely. He adapted to our unique and unusual dynamic and group personality, adopting our language while he taught us his.

My private lesson with him was special too. I remember feeling a bit vulnerable and self conscious in the first few minutes, wondering how we would connect on how to help me. I was put at ease as he listened to my thoughts, partnered with me in a quick exploratory dance, took the reins, and led me through an educational sixty minutes. I liked the way he made the specifics he was conveying accessible through brief relatable personal examples. I've had many people speak to me about frame, but the way he approached it and me was the way that has me doing better (I think!) I found Tom to be incredibly professional, personable, respectful and helpful.
I would certainly benefit from more time in his care.
March 9, 2019
Tony
Tom has a way of teaching that is easily understandable and make sense almost right away all the time. And this is awesome because I have no dance experience. He is just an all-around nice guy that is fun and knows what to say so that the lesson clicks for you he knows how to make you get it.

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Tom L.

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Dance Therapy - Social Dancing - Ballroom

Couples: Ultimately, my heart is in teaching couples to reconnect. I use dancing together to instill respect, value, graciousness and even intimacy. It will strengthen and deepen one's relationship and understanding of one another.

Singles: I also specialize helping others learn the confidence, beauty and exhilaration that so many yearn to feel on the dance floor. Whether you're looking to lose some weight, be a more assertive person, or express yourself..; dance is the perfect tool.

About Mercy

Hello! I've been teaching Ballroom and social dancing for the last 5 years - all ages, couples/singles, etc.
I can teach you basics or improve what you already know and take you further in just a lesson or two.

I really love to teach and find so much fulfillment in helping others find the joy and confidence in dance that SO many have found. It doesn't matter what ability you have, promise!
I've helped students lose weight, gain self-confidence, express themselves, strengthen their relationships, and find happiness and an energy for life again.

Please try it out at least once! It can change everything.

- Social
- Ballroom
- Wedding
- Event/Party
- Vacation

Couples: Whether it's a date night, getting ready for a vacation or your wedding day; I specialize in bringing together the connection and chemistry that make up ea

ch unique couple.
I use dancing together to instill respect, value, graciousness and even intimacy. It will strengthen and deepen one's relationship and understanding of one another.. All while having FUN in each others arms!

Singles: I also specialize helping singles learn the confidence, beauty and exhilaration that so many yearn to feel on the dance floor. Whether you're looking to lose some weight, be a more assertive person, or express yourself.. dance is the perfect tool.
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October 14, 2019
Joe
Mercy is an amazing teacher. Her love of dancing and technical insight into dancing make her a wonderful teacher!

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Mercy H.

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Experienced teacher of 7 years specialized in beginner, intermediate and advanced dance training. Dance lessons with me would be impactful. With the gift of dancing that I exhibits not only with performing but also to inspire others to pursue their dreams is what I hopes my students gain from each lesson. I continue to inspire the youth to go after their dreams no matter what occupation it may be. A quote that I advocate wholeheartedly is “To never get discouraged but encourage others to find something that they are passionate about and go for it”.

About Ebonee

Experienced teacher of 7 years specialized in beginner, intermediate and advanced dance training. After each lesson , I want my students to feel inspired and capable to accomplish their dreams. A quote that I advocate wholeheartedly is “To never get discouraged but encourage others to find something that they are passionate about and go for it”.

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Aparna S.

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Bharata Natyam is one of the classical dances from India. A rich dance with rhythmic foot work, strong and graceful movements and expressions. The class is taught by an expert Bharat Natyam dancer and teacher who comes from the Mysore Palace tradition. The form is taught with care for great detail, expression and wonderful rhythm work. The class is suitable for all age groups including the elderly. Try this art form and you will see how much beauty is there in our bodies and our expressions. This a great form for actors too.

About Aparna

Dr. Aparna Sindhoor, founder and Artistic Director of Navarasa Dance Theater is a teacher, choreographer and a performer. She one of the leading exponents of the Mysore Style Bharatanatyam and a master teacher of yoga, wellness and martial arts kalari ppayattu. She was awarded the NPN creation award, Arts International fellowship, “ShaktiDhama woman the year” and nominated for Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Award and Kerala Film award. She has choreographed movies: Santhosh Sivan’s, Anandabadhram, S M Raju’s Varnam and has worked with Oscar winner Antony Dod Mantel and Cirque du soleil famed Franco Dragone’. She has been touring and creating more than fifteen dance-theater inspired by people’s movement for social justice. She was an artist-in-residence and has performed at Bates Dance Festival, University California at Santa Barbara,

Wellesley college, Asian Art Museum, The CULTCH, Teesri Duniya Theatre, Ragayana and Amol Palekhar’s Theater Festival. Sindhoor started her training in dance with her mother Dr. Srivalli and in music with her father Prof. Balasubramanyam a young age and continued to study for fifteen years with legendary, Dr. Venkatalakshamma (Mysore palace dancer) and with other teachers including Lalitha Srinivasan. She is trained in yoga at Ramana Gyanna Kendra, Mysore, Kalari, music and acting. She is a Gold Medalist in Dance (Mysore University) and a PhD in Dance (Boston University.)
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You'll either really love or dislike WAACKING.
WAACKING is not just flailing arms around.
(although Blogilates arm workout will be recommended for sure)

WAACKING is versatile and can easily blend with contemporary, hip hop, breakdancing.

I will use my 5 top strengths (and admiration for K-Pop dancers) :

Restorative
Empathy
Developer
Connectedness
Ideation

About Heyinn

I am probably one of the bubbliest people you'll ever meet.

I graduated from Georgia Tech with a Bachelors in Materials Science and Engineering. My desire to serve and promote progress shines through the most when there's a learning opportunity for both parties.

Fun fact: my mom is a traditional Korean instrumentalist (plus Korean fan dance)
She influenced me in creativity.

Korean language students can quickly access authentic learning materials. The pronunciation will be enhanced through my own technique called "scatting sound method". The method was developed from my own observation of the language and my love for teaching my friends Korean.

Dance is liberating if you can master a few movements to own for yourself. When I struggled with eating disorder, dance helped me cope with anxiety. Throughout college, I independently studied

a particular dance called waacking and k-pop. As a result, I have accumulated know-hows through experiment.

As a professional engineer, my goal is to help realize what it means to be efficient learner. If it takes a tweak in system, pedagogy, or communication to help you unlock for yourself a Korean tongue or a freestyle dance soul, I am here to hear your story and cooperate.
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September 1, 2019
Caleb W.
She is really incredible!! she is very attentive and she is incredibly knowledgable on the subject matter!! I am incredibly impressed and lucky to have found a great tutor! She knows how to teach the material in a way that's easy to understand and grasp. I think, many students will enjoy her teaching methods.

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Heyinn R.

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Accomplishments
2015-2017
1st Place - W. S. S. Pro-Am Female & Professional Team Bachata
Philadelphia Union League Workshop & Production
Good Day Philadelphia (Phila. Bachata Fest)
Spain, Madrid (Bachata Masters Performer)
Women's Film Festival Award- Santo Domestic Abuse Dance Film
Trinidad Instructor and Performer (Salsa Wednesdays)
2018 Goya Gives Philadelphia Phillies Performer
Moshulu Dance Instructor and Performer

Creative and Performing Arts High School / Dance Latin Dance Instructor / Art In Motion & Estilo Dance
● Choreograph: Birthdays, Weddings, International Congresses, Showcases, Workshops and Bootcamps.

About Marina

I enjoy encouraging self-confidence and staying active through music and movement. Growing up with a passion for salsa has inspired me to share what I have learned. I have taught all ages and have traveled internationally for Latin Dance. I have learned from some of the best salsa dancers in the world and have been able to choreograph for birthdays, weddings, showcases, workshops, and performance teams. Now I look forward to sharing my knowledge with you!

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Maria Corrigan
"Tanya was so incredible and made me really feel comfortable!"
Jose
"He is a great choreographer with a unique dance style that appeals to any individual! I love how he incorporates different styles into his pieces and invi
tes everyone to learn his choreography. He is a great, fun instructor to be around with!"
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Naomi
"Had such a great first class with Sara. I am so excited for more! She is very sweet and enthusiastic!"
Yaning
"Really professional teaching, and very friendly for beginers."
Jay
"Da-Rell did a great job teaching me how to dance in advance of a family wedding. I already had an instructor for ballroom dances, but needed someone to l
oosen me up for the club (rock, pop, hip-hop) dancing which represented a large part of the repertoire of the band's program at the wedding. After 5 hours of lessons I felt confident both using the moves that DaRell had taught me as well as even inventing some of my own along the way. DaRell did a great job on a difficult assignment, outside of the normal repertoire of most dance lessons."
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Richie
"Amazing instructor!! Highly recommended!!"
Alvieth
"Had multiple classes with Kenneth now and I'm very pleased with the results and service. Looking forward to more training!"
Danny
"Highly recommendable."
Suanne
"Jordan is highly skilled and she adapted her techniques to my beginning level. The lesson was informative and fun, and she helped me to re-build a founda
tion from my childhood ballet lessons. It was a wonderful experience and I’m looking forward to learning more from Jordan and progressing."
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