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Ellen S.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • BFA Dance Performance; Minor Psychology from East Carolina University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ellen S.

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International touring dance artist with 10 years teaching experience. Whether you are a beginner or intermediate, take ballet from the comfort of your home as we go through the basic steps of the technique. We will work on our alignment, our knowledge of ballet terms, and our shape as we lengthen and strengthen.

About Ellen

Hi! My name is Ellen and I am a professional dance artist based in NYC and currently living in Israel. Since gaining my BFA in Dance Performance from East Carolina University in 2013, I have toured with companies around the world (U.S., Germany, Israel) to perform and teach as a professional contemp

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Wendy M.
ellen was so patient with me and my health issues and is so willing to continue to help me achieve my once in a life time goal. she is fabulous
Niraj V.
Ellen is a phenomenal teacher. Her understanding and approach to eliminate the common blockers people feel when trying to dance or learning to dance, is outstanding. Highly recommended
Rebecca
Ellen has taught Jazz for my 11-year-old daughter, who says, "She pushed me hard and I've become a better dancer."
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Ashley M.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Helen Hayes Award Nominee from The Helen Hayes Awards
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Ashley M.

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Private Ballet Teacher

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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William D.
Ashley hit the nail on the head. Thanks Ashley for setting me straight and giving me several variations. Music and dance are intertwined.
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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Aurora D.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $27
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music Production & Engineering from Berklee College of Music
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Aurora D.

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I LOVE ballet. I practically live in my pointe shoes. [I remember when I first got them, I wanted to sleep in them the first night, I was so in love.]

I’m so excited to teach you all the basics/foundation/terminology you need!

About Aurora

I want to be here for whatever *your* goals are! Just picking up a hobby? Okie doke. Wanna be a pro? We’ll work on it. I want to be a helper in your journey. I’m happy to push you as far as you want to be pushed, and make you the best you can be - while having an amazing time at the same time!

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This is my first time taking lessons from this site. She is a very flexible and professional Saxophone Instructor I look forward to each lesson.
Nina
Loved Aurora's teaching style and was willing to accommodate my difficult schedule! She is enthusiastic and sweet, perfect for dancers at any level!
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Mayuko S.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks Japanese, English, Italian
  • Dance from Arts Educational School
  • Teaching since 2017
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Mayuko S.

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You want to start learning ballet? Want to improve your techniques? Or just want to have a great workout?
I would love to share my passion for ballet and all the knowledge I gained through my career.
I believe ballet is demanding and hard but also it brings joy and beauty in your life.
I make sure that my students are challenged but also having fun in my class.
All ages/Levels welcome and of course lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student.

I started dancing at the age of 7 in Japan. At the age of 17, I attended to Arts Educational school in England and at the age of 18, I moved to New York city to attend Joffrey Ballet school.
At the age of 20, I was accepted to Dance Theatre of Harlem in NY and danced as a professional ballerina for about 6 years. Performed many principal roles and toured all over the US and overseas.
After my dancing career, I have been teaching dancers of different ages and experiences, from pre-ballet to adults and from ...

About Mayuko

Mayuko Shoka was born and raised in Gifu, Japan, where she started ballet training at Ballet studio K&M at age of 7 under Kazuko and Zlatko Mikulic. The main ballet style practiced was the Vaganova. At the age of 17, she moved to England to attend The Arts Educational School. Here she mostly practic

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Susan A.
wonderful teacher
Merab C.
Great, positive person, good instructor. I am excited to work with her.
Chris
I did yoga regularly with Mayuko when she lived in Seattle and it was an incredible experience. She's one of the best teachers I've ever had, just really sweet, fun, and knowledgeable. I knew very little about yoga, and I'm hardly fit or flexible, but I was able to learn so much from her!
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Kristen J.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Tap Dance from Cherry Creek Dance
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kristen J.

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I’m available to teach private lessons for teens and adults interested in learning ballet for the first time, or who want to improve their skills. My strengths are patience, enthusiasm, and an unusual way of approaching dance. I’m not famous or particularly interested in becoming famous, so if that’s your goal, I’m not the right teacher for you. I strongly believe everyone can dance, and should. All bodies can learn to dance and enjoy themselves. Dance should be joyful, about self-expression, and a way of learning about your body and your spirit. Finally, I believe it’s never too late to start learning something new, and your bucket list should not wait until you retire.

About Kristen

I started dance later in life -- tap at 19 and ballet at 31 -- because I was so tall and awkward as a child. It never occurred to me that people my size could be dancers. I fell in love with dance as an escape from a stressful job teaching high school history. I saw such changes in myself the more I

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More than incredible first experience, no question I will return and invest more time with her. She is extremely warm, personable and really knows her stuff. So happy to have found her!
Miranda
Kristen is a human that makes her students feel immediately at ease. She is kind, quirky, and hilarious, but more importantly, she is patient and meets students where they are to ultimately fulfill their potential and their goals. I first started taking tap classes from Kristen a few years ago as a nervous adult (25 yo) seeking a bare bones beginner tap class. Since then, having incorporated exercises, games, and routines to awesome music, I have come leaps and bounds, built up my courage and confidence, and am proud to officially feel part of the tap community. If you’re looking for an excellent teacher, regardless of experience level, look no further!
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Ken S.

1 Review
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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Average Cost of Ballet Lessons in Dorchester, MA

The average cost of 60-minute ballet lessons in Dorchester 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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"Aurora is a super wonderful teacher! So much energy and joy - she's great with kids and adults too :)"
John
Took Ballet lessons from Aurora D.
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"Jessica is a class act! She has had excellent training in ballet, tap, and theatre dance. She has a true passion for passing her vast knowledge on to the next generation. Jessica comes to her classes prepared and with a plan! She has an incredible work ethic and she instills that discipline in her students. Her combinations are clear (she gives counts!), musical, and challenging - but in a fun way! She always encourages her students to reach past what they think they might be capable of - (“you can do it!”) - all while cheering them on and celebrating each and every personal victory. Jessica wants her students to succeed. Jessica has a great sense of humor and an infectious laugh! You will have fun dancing with her! If you are looking for an outstanding dance teacher - you should definitely train with Jessica!"
Matthew
Took Ballet lessons from Jessica A.
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"We absolutely loved Aurora's patience and encouraging words throughout the lesson. She is a wonderful teacher!"
Kendri
Took Ballet lessons from Aurora D.
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"Loving these online ballet lessons. Julia is super enthusiastic and easy to follow"
Tina
Took Ballet lessons from Julia C.
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"Julia is a great teacher. She asked questions throughout the lesson to make sure it was targeted to my daughter’s needs. She was very nice and also provided helpful feedback for improvement."
Sarah
Took Ballet lessons from Julia C.
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"Perfect teacher. My son loves working with Miss Maria."
Ping
Took Ballet lessons from Maria F.
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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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"My daughter loves Stephanie! She’s outstanding!"
Merliah
Took Ballet lessons from Stephanie M.
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"Thanks Jessica, you are giving me so much confidence! I appreciate your help!"
Gianna
Took Ballet lessons from Jessica A.
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"Emily was a great instructor. She is very personal, makes you feel comfortable, and has great knowledge of the subject. The class is flexible enough so that we can do different types of dance. Will definitely keep taking classes with her."
Adriana
Took Ballet lessons from Emily M.
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