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Margo K.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Choreographer, Dance Teacher - Dance from Moscow State College of Arts
  • Teaching since 2008
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Margo K.

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I have been teaching dance for over 12 years. My students have won many competitions and some of them even passed tough exams to enter Dance Academy programs, colleges and universities. I am very passionate about teaching dance and finding the right "key" to every student. I believe that all of us are different in the way we process new information, the way we learn, memorize, get motivated, and progress. I believe in order to get maximum result in such complex craft as dance there has to be a balance between having fun and having discipline. Each class has a set structure, short-term goals, and long-term goals, and of course, we do have fun. I love my profession, I love teaching and figuring out how to achieve the greatest result with that particular student by applying aspects of sports psychology on top of standard methods, and I love seeing my students fall in love with the craft and achieve great results.

About Margo

I am a professional dancer, choreographer, actress and director. Born and raised in Moscow, Russia I started dancing at 4 years old. I graduated from Moscow State College of Arts in 2008 as a choreographer. In the United States, I studied different dance styles (hip-hop, house, tap, vogue, jazz-fun

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Kate
I didn't expect that I'll start to dance hip hop so quick. I've been dancing ballet since I was 3, now I'm 14. I never had any hip hop training. Transition to hip hop was very challenging in the beginning but within a month of training with Margo I started dancing hip hop very well, better than most of my friends who've done it for a long time! Thank you Margo!!!
Penny
Margo is a wonderful teacher! She corrected my technique in no time, helped me figure out why I just couldn't do certain things (pirouettes). I love working with her, learning from her, she is very patient with me and always finds the right words to motivate me. I am very pleased

Kay B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • BA of Music concentration in Voice from CSULB
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Kay B.

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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 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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Jenny J.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Jenny J.

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Latin genres such as Salsa, Bachta, Cha-cha, Merengue. Also provide wedding choreography for Father-Daughter dance, or first couple's dances.

About Jenny

Music Jenny comes from a very musical family and started piano when she was five years old. She grew up constantly listening to her father practicing his guitar and brother practicing violin. Since then, her accomplishments include an Honorable Mention at the Korea Times Youth Music Competition. S

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AC C.
Working with Jenny has been a great experience.

She has a wealth of knowledge in music. She was raised around music so it comes as second nature to her. Her experience definitely shows from theory to technique, structure to general perspective.

Jen's wide-ranging experience allows her to accommodate different learning styles. Even when I was unsure of which methods were most suitable for me, she was able to determine an appropriate approach. Each lesson is tailored around your preference while still maintaining steady progress towards your goals.

She's flexible, patient, communicative, and fun to work with. Her versatility has made learning piano so much easier and more exciting for me than before. I'm always looking forward to each session. I've also been able to learn about other aspects of music, as she isn't limited to piano; she's knowledgeable of other instruments and teaches dance as well.

One of my favorite things about Jen is that, even though she's easy to work with, she ensures that I've truly grasped one concept before moving to the next. It's also always great to see her play (:

Highly recommended
Matthew
Jenny is on time always. The first lesson, she had the books ready and was very professional. I am very happy with her teaching abilities.
Melvin H.
Jenny is wonderful. She is patient and understanding, and adjusts to the student's needs. I recommend her for anyone.

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Melissa Rose S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Anthropology from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Melissa Rose S.

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*REDUCED RATE until April 7*
Regular rate $95/hr, reduced to $75
Currently offering online lessons only

Learn to dance for your wedding, social dancing, or just for a fun way to stay active! I teach several styles of Latin and Ballroom dance.

My lessons focus on connecting with your partner and being in tune with his or her movements. A proper connection makes it easy to quickly learn new steps, and to move together as naturally as possible.

For online/video lessons: You might think a partner dance would be hard to learn online; to learn to lead or follow well, it's important to have tactile feedback in order to feel the relationship between your movement and the results from your partner, and vice versa.

However, with attention to body mechanics and a focus on alignment and movement technique, you can still learn a lot online. Especially if the thought of group classes is intimidating for you, starting with online lessons can help you learn some basics at your own ...

About Melissa Rose

Melissa Rose is an independent dance instructor in San Francisco, CA and the surrounding Bay Areas. She teaches wedding choreography and social dancing. Melissa is currently only offering online lessons, in-person lessons are discontinued until further notice. Styles include: Argentine T

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Emily & William K.
Melissa has filled all our expectations and more! She is a great virtual teacher and it feels like she is actually there teaching you. She has been helping us with our first dance off wedding and we just completed our 5th lesson: we already have a lift, diol, multiple turns, and feel comfortable with this dance!
John T.
Melissa is an awesome teacher, very patient, skilled and insightful. I would highly recommend selecting her if you have the chance!
Allyse ..
Malissa was extremely knowledgeable and made tango easy to understand and do! My husband and I can’t wait for our next class!
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Elianae S.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 to 70
  • Dance Performance - BA from The Ohio State University
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Elianae S.

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I am a lifelong dancer with a BA and MA in Dance and Movement! I teach adults, which makes me unique! I teach Egyptian style Bellydance, adult Ballet, and Yoga and Barre. I am an award-winning dancer, and I specialize in lessons and performances for special events.

Past events have included corporate retreats or classes, lessons at your home or event space or my studio for a women's night out, party, wedding, or special event, or lessons where you need person attention with a choreography! I have over 30 years dance experience, and would love to teach you or help you plan a fun dance or yoga event!

About Elianae

Welcome! Thanks for checking out my dance lessons! I am passionate about movement, so passionate that I pursue it as a career and as an Academic! I believe everyone has potential, and that trying something new and learning is a lifelong process. My name is Elianae, and I specialize in Raqs Sharqi

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Ashley M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Dance (BFA) from NYU Tisch School of the Arts
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Ashley M.

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Trained at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Ashley has danced for Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey, Ne-Yo, Shakira, Shangela, the Walt Disney company. She has performed in Broadway musicals like "Newsies", "An American in Paris", "West Side Story", "White Christmas", "Mamma Mia" and many more. Along with teaching private lessons for over 15 years, she regularly teaches at Broadway Dance Center, Peridance Capezio Center, and at dance conventions all over the USA.

Most of all, Ashley loves getting to know her students and their goals, and tailors her training programs to the needs of each individual student. She specializes in Ballet/Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theater, Contemporary, Modern, Hip Hop, Improvisation, Acrobatics, Jumps &Turns and dance competition prep! All levels, from absolute beginners, to professional levels welcome. Guaranteed improvement, and guaranteed fun!

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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Average Cost of Dance Lessons in Central Square, NY

The average cost of 60-minute dance lessons in Central Square 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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"Really a great teacher. Alot of fun and was extremely patient."
Adrian
Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"A truly talented and amazing teacher!

We learned a wedding dance from Kelly and coming from a guy with two left feet, she did an awesome job guiding us through and teaching us cool choreography to make us look good! Kelly is extremely professional and takes her time understanding what you want to accomplish and teaches at a great pace where you learn while continuing to move forward. Each lesson progressed very nicely while we learned in her home studio. It was a very comfortable space and we nailed down exactly what we were aiming to do. We learned three types of dance: ballroom, tap, and a swing/bollywood hybrid. Kelly guided us through each and made sure we were comfortable and happy in the end. She even cut the three songs together for us! I would highly recommend Kelly as she has a warm heart, great attitude, and is a wonderful teacher!"
Parag
Took Dance lessons from Kelly G.
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"Gina is a fantastic teacher. She has an eclectic taste in music which I love. She breaks down steps easily and is very encouraging. She also has many creative and expressive ideas like dancing to lines of poetry to get the body moving. Thank you Gina for the great lessons I will certainly be continuing!"
Tina
Took Dance lessons from Gina B.
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"Jenny to the Rescue!

My daughter's wedding was weeks away, and I had never been able to dance a step. For that important occasion, however, I wanted to be able to at least survive a little waltz. My daughter and I selected a short piece, connected with Jenny, and she took it from there. In three lessons, she taught us the basics, provided some great pointers, a little choreography, and even taught us a few impressive moves to throw into the mix. The results exceeded everyone's expectations, and brought not only resounding applause at the reception, but also sentimental tears to many eyes. With Jenny's help, I came further in dancing than ever before in such short time in any subject.

An extremely patient, caring, and capable instructor, Jenny always listens carefully to your questions and ideas. Then, it's fascinating to watch her pause a moment, process the issue, and come back with a solution that's exactly right. Without her, a great moment and memory for my daughter and me might never have happened."
John
Took Dance lessons from Jenny J.
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"My English is not perfect but she knows how can she get what you mean :) 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. I am so glad to chose her. I am so thankful her to make me fell better."
Talia
Took Dance lessons from Arlys A.
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"Crystal is awesome! She has such high energy and is really passionate about what she does. Love working with her!"
Elizabeth
Took Dance lessons from Crystal J.
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"Had such a great first class with Sara. I am so excited for more! She is very sweet and enthusiastic!"
Naomi
Took Dance lessons from Sara P.
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"A wonderful instructor for my 10 year old daughter. Compassionate and instructive. My daughter is learning how to improve her dance techniques with Jordan! Thank you!"
Tabitha
Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Gina was amazing and created the perfect atmosphere for us to get comfortable dancing and learning!
Highly recommend working with her!"
Silke
Took Dance lessons from Gina B.
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"Lindsey is awesome, the best instructor I've worked with thus far, truly a pleasure. I am already seeing processing after 3 months of lessons and would not change a thing! I would highly recommend her to everyone who has a passion to learn dance."
Crystal
Took Dance lessons from Lindsay B.
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