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Ashley M.

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

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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 competiti

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Belinda and Daniella
Miss Ashley is quickly and diligently finding the gaps in my 12yr old daughter's Tap/Jazz training! Ashley is intelligent, energetic, observant and is quick to clarify what she means verbally. She can superbly demonstrate in minute details the technique of any movement being discussed. Refreshing. :) Every minute with her is a learning moment. We've seen in 3 lessons that she can fuse genre or she can approach them from the purist's perspective, and she can review choreography and offer guidance in an age appropriate manner. My daughter is already looking much cleaner in her technique than she, herself, thought possible. Hope. You're in excellent hands with Miss Ashley. For the hesitant, she's no doubt worth the rates she quotes for an individual lesson. If you want to get A to B, this is your teacher. Come to her with an agenda, and she'll help you get through it. My child loves her. Good luck and Keep Dancing!
Belinda T.
Miss Ashley is a breath of fresh Dance Education/Instruction air. She's energetic, fun and timely. She gets to the point. My daughter is thoroughly taken with her dance education approach and minute movement dissection and correction. We are coming out of Saudi, where dance is shunned and every camp Dance instructor is a volunteer parent with time on their hands, and into refresher Tap lessons with Miss Ashley. It's like night and day, at the very least. LOL! THANK YOU for your help in filling in her egregious Tap gaps while we are on Covid Evacuation to the US. We look forward to exploring other genre lessons with you in time, where possible. Any student would be in excellent hands with you.
Erin
My 12 year old son thoroughly enjoys dancing with Ms. Ashley! He has taken her Musical Theater, Jumps and Turns, and Tap classes online. She has taken special effort to get to know my son and help him hone in on strengths, diagnose specific issues and improve those weaknesses. I have seen improvements in the quality of his movement and haven’t seen him dance this well before. As an added bonus, he comes away from each lesson knowing more about the history of each different type of dance along with a deeper understanding of the purpose behind each movement. Ms. Ashley has a special ability to make the dance “click” by providing a brain/body pathway connection that has helped my son learn many new things easily and quickly. Her choreography is so much fun and fresh and tailored to perfectly fit my son’s specific goals. Ms. Ashley brings so much energy and knowledge to each lesson! My son couldn’t be happier!
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Mayuko S.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese, Italian
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • 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 practi

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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!
Mi Young
We hired Ms. Mayuko to supplement my daughter’s rhythmic gymnastics training. Ms. Mayuko delivered rigorous ballet lessons in sequence to help build my daughter’s foundation in classical ballet, but to also improve her ability to accomplish a strict code of points for competition in rhythmic gymnastics. With Ms. Mayuko’s program, my daughter achieved her split leaps, extension, and turns in less than 6 months. My daughter was able to get the all-around gold title for her state and region, in large part to Ms. Mayuko’s training. She is strict and her lessons are rigorous, yet her genuine love for working with children is imminent and is what kept my daughter’s motivation for ballet and gym going. I recommend Ms. Mayuko to the highest degree.
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Maria F.

4 Reviews
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  • Ballet from New York City Ballet
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Maria F.

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Hello Dancers-
I have been in love with Ballet since I was a small child. I was fortunate enough to dance with NYC Ballet and study with many great Ballet Masters. Danced in many ballets- my favorite ballet is Coppelia.
However, my ballet career was cut short due to an unexpected illness-MS.
However, once a ballerina or any form of a dancer You are Always a dancer!!!

So I began teaching ballet for the past 17 years to all levels and all ages. I truly believe in the foundation of Ballet- The discipline, the body alignment and awareness is essential for everything in life.

I teach in various dance studios in the Twin Cities and gyms. I also started teaching “Barre” Class but in my own Balletic Fashion to keep up with the kids-HA!

Because this is what I always say-ask anyone-Everything Starts with Ballet and its FUN to be more flexible than all your friends!!!!!

Hope to dance with you soon-Miss Maria

About Maria

Hello Dancers- I have been dancing since I was a small child-I always wanted to be a ballerina and even though my path has taken some unexpected turns my life has always been centered around dance. I was bless to have study and dance with NYC Ballet. I couldn’t ask for a better training! I a

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Morgan W.
Maria is kind and a very skilled instructor.
Ping
Perfect teacher. My son loves working with Miss Maria.
Susan
Superbly great. Creative and fun. Miss Maria is helpful and in ever way an awesome teacher.

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Emily P.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emily P.

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Whether you want to learn the basics of ballet or are hoping to hone your technique, I’d love to work with you! My lessons have a strong focus on musicality and freedom of movement within the art of ballet, and are catered to each student’s individual goals. Let’s discover the joy of plié together!

About Emily

Hi, I’m Emily! I’m a certified yoga teacher and dance educator. I’ve danced professionally all over the country, and it’s this experience that has lead me to yoga. My yogic studies have brought me to a deep level of understanding about the body and it’s connection to the mind. As a yoga teacher, I

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Gavin
Emily is such a great yoga teacher. Her flow is awesome, and I always feel energized, relaxed and more joyful after her classes!! I would keep taking her classes as long as she offers them!
Gavin
Emily is such a wonderful teacher! She brings her joy and passion into every class. Her courses are feel-good, inclusive and challenging! I feel like I move a little smarter after every class with Emily. She can do it all.

Kay B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1998
  • BA of Music concentration in Voice from CSULB
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Kay B.

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I've been teaching ballet for over twenty years. My ballet teacher was a Bolshi alumnai. He and his dad both danced for the Bolshi before they came to America. I teach a combination of Vaganova and my own updated style to keep my students interested in the style. I use classical music and pop to help students gain a love and appreciation for the style.

About Kay

I have been teaching Piano for 20 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

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Sam T.

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  • Teaches students 8 to 88
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Ballet from Indiana University
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Sam T.

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Certified dance teacher and coach facilitating growth and the development of sound technique from principles rooted in the classical foundations. Through discipline, strength, versatility and refinement an enhanced experience and efficiency of movement is an evident outcome. ABT® NTC certified Fellow & Affiliate teacher.

About Sam

I'm a classically trained dancer with a science degree focused in Kinesiology. I've performed and toured throughout Europe, Canada and the US. Company credits include American Repertory Ballet-NJ, Elisa Monte Dance-NYC and The Metropolitan Opera Ballet-NYC. My passion for dance paved the way toward

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Average Cost of Ballet Lessons in Galena, MO

The average cost of 60-minute ballet lessons in Galena is $91. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $134 per hour.
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"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."
Junie
Took Ballet lessons from Kelly G.
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"Theresa was amazing is all I can say. My daughter needed a choreographed ballet program in three days and she pulled it together and made extra time to fit her in so she could perfect it. I should say my daughter has not done ballet since the start of the pandemic. I am so thankful for her."
Paige
Took Ballet lessons from Teresa V.
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"Kristen is an amazing teacher! She has such a wonderful way of inspiring a hard work ethic. She corrects with kindness when needed, and maintains a delightfully positive attitude throughout the lesson. Coming back to ballet in adulthood, as a former professional dancer— I had a lot of anxiety and trepidation about returning. Kristen has been incredibly supportive, understanding, enthusiastic, and compassionate; she guides with joy, intelligence and empathy, in a highly articulate and informative manner. I recommend her to anyone and everyone; take her class, you’ll be thrilled, I promise."
Hayley
Took Ballet lessons from Kristen J.
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"My daughter absolutely loves Ms Chrystie!! She taught ballet for 1 year for us before we moved. We went through 3 recitals with her and my daughter always felt so comfortable with her. My daughter really grew as a dancer and her confidence grew as well."
Melissa
Took Ballet lessons from Chrystie S.
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"Lindsay is very sweet and passionate about helping and teaching. She was very responsive and I had a lot of fun working with her."
Palmer
Took Ballet lessons from Lindsay B.
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"Best instructor ever!"
Jana
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Sara is a great teacher and my daughter learned a lot since she started with Sara. Thank you, Sara."
Natalie
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"She's great. She's calm and professional. My 10 years old son was glad to dance with her. We're looking forward next lesson."
Yuko Gunji
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Amazing instructor. We had 5 lessons so far and my 5 year old loves it. I sat in one class and Sara is patient but firm all at once. She’s great a structuring the class to keep her attention and it looks like fun!"
Alessandra
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Such a sweetie! Definitely knows ballet and knows how to teach it too, with patience, encouragement and smiles!"
Malki
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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