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About Matthew M.

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South River, NJ

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I've been teaching Ballroom dance for the last 6 and half years teaching students of all ages, all levels from beginner to advanced, and all styles including wedding dance preparation. Lessons include one on one private instruction where you will steps, figures and choreography of your desired dance and will be able to ask questions and video as needed. With my students in the past I have always used the make your own curriculum approach: you tell me your goal and what you want and I will make it happen! Dancing should be fun! Positivity and patience is how I approach working with my students so that you can thrive and reach the goals and aspirations you have set out for yourself.

About Matthew
Hello! I am registered Professional Ballroom Dancer with National Dance Council of America. Over my time as an instructor I have competed and taught all the styles of Ballroom dance and competed nationally on the professional level in American Rhythm.

I've been an active instructor for six and half years now and have seen so many students see their individual dance dreams flourish. Starting to take dance lessons can be tough and frustrating so I tailor make my lessons by learning about you and how best you learn. Whether that means explaining to you in physics terms, sports analogies or making sure you have a video to learn from once the lesson has concluded.

Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student, you will be in good hands. Competing and placing at the professional level has made me prepared for those of you at the advanced
level. If you desire to compete or create showcase, we will go over every aspect of choreography for you to achieve your goal. For those who are beginners, I built a Salsa program at my last studio and worked almost exclusively with beginner students and ushered them through their dance journeys wherever they went. I approach every lesson with patience and make sure every student understands each step and figure before moving on.

If you are a couple looking for wedding dance preparation, I can handle that as well. I sit down with my students prior to their lesson to understand what they are looking for so that they can achieve their dream dance. We will go over the venue, the dress, the shoes, the song, the style, the level difficulty wanted and from their the dance will begin it's journey. I have been choreographing wedding dances for many years and have never had a bad review.

My goals as an instructor are simple: help you achieve your desired dreams and have fun in the process. I look forward to meeting you and starting the dance journey with you!
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Matthew M.

South River, NJ 08882
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$84 / 30-min

About Kay

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Las Vegas, NV
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Swing dance is a really fun an easy style of dance to accomplish! It can be danced to essentially every style of music. It is a Ballroom dance in the Rhythm category. With me you will learn swing steps, turns, and stylistic qualities to really make you stand out on the dance floor! Fun for all ages, I teach east and west coast swing.

About Kay
Kay is a DVIDA certified Independent Ballroom Dance Instructor in Las Vegas, NV. Kay has been dancing since about 6 years old and has a background in Hip Hop, Contemporary, Jazz, Ballroom and Latin styles of dance teaching all listed. Kay has performed vocally on 2 National Touring acts, sang alongside Marvin Hamlisch at the 2005 Vocal Jazz Festival and performed on Las Vegas stages such as Vinyl at the Hard Rock, Fremont Street Big stage and Backstage Bar and Billiards. Her teaching style is beginner& competition friendly and she'd love to meet you !
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Ruh. May 8, 2019
· Ballroom Dance · In studio
I started taking lessons with Kay with no idea what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised to find out that I am teachable and all it took was a little patience. She came highly recommended from a friend and I am glad I followed through!
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Crystal February 28, 2019
· Hip Hop Dance · In studio
She is amazing! Takes her time eaching me the moves and really breaks the choero down for me. I would take her again!
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aprille December 17, 2018
· Hip Hop Dance · In studio
Had my first hip hop lesson yesterday and it was fun! I am not a dancer so learning more about my body is my goal here - be more flexible and just have fun!
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About Melissa Rose S.

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Addison, TX
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Learn to dance for your wedding, or just for fun! 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.

About Melissa Rose
Melissa Rose is an independent dance instructor in North Dallas, TX. She teaches wedding choreography and social dancing. Styles include:

Argentine Tango
Ballroom: Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, ChaCha, Swing
Latin/Club: Salsa, Bachata
West Coast Swing
Country Western

Pricing reflects rates for individuals or couples. Additional fees apply for groups of 3 or more.
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Jack March 17, 2019
· Swing Dance · In studio
Great first session! Melissa made us feel at ease and was very nice to work with.
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Lyle W. October 27, 2018
· Dance · In studio
I enjoyed it. Very nice. Very patient.
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Debra March 19, 2018
· Dance · In studio
Excellent instructor
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Melissa Rose S.

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About Laurie B.

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Ashland, OR
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Foundations of connection and lead/follow technique. Footwork and steps. Styling. Emphasis on musicality and creating a beautiful and fun experience with your partner and the music. Charleston, collegiate shag, Lindy hop, east coast swing.

About Laurie
I have 10 years of teaching experience as a private teacher, a classroom music teacher, and a band director. I employ many different styles and methods while teaching, to ensure my students receive a well rounded music education, but also have fun. I love to use backing tracks, and I like to teach technique and important fundamentals through playing pieces of music in the styles my students love, while also introducing them to new styles and new pieces. I love music and what it does for the world, and I pass that love and passion on to my students. I am positive and encouraging, while still providing specific and structured feedback to students. I studied classical clarinet during my Bachelors of Music Education at the University of Illinois, taught as a high school band director, and went on to received a Master's in Music Education with
a jazz emphasis while playing jazz saxophone at Northwestern University. I have spent the last 4 years teaching at a British International School in China, and performing in orchestras, funk bands, and more around Beijing. This has given me the experience and knowledge base to teach students of all ages and backgrounds, as well as to teach many different instruments across a wide range of styles, including: clarinet, flute, saxophone, oboe, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, beginning piano, and rock bands.
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Aaron August 7, 2017
· Clarinet · In studio
Miss Bonner is a very patient and fun teacher, whose methods have boosted me from a beginner to playing college standard pieces by Mozart. She is great at playing clarinet. Classical, Jazzy; any genre you choose and Miss Bonner can teach you well. At the end of the school year, I won an award for being the best member in our school band. I could never have done it without Miss Bonner.
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Jason June 21, 2017
· Music Performance · In studio
Ms. Bonner has been such an inspirational teacher over all the years she has taught me. She has helped me improve my clarinet techniques by pushing me to join various bands and best of all, introduced me to Jazz. Also, she is a really fun teacher, always making her lessons fun and entertaining. Without her, I wouldn't have the enthusiasm I have now for music.
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About Brittni T.

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Villa Park, IL
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I teach ballroom dance lessons, and salsa lessons to all ages and all levels of dance. I teach wedding couples choreography for their first dance.

I like to see progress in the people I teach. I enjoy teaching and enjoy dancing to music.

My services stand out with the knowledge I have built from being a ballroom dancer and gymnast. I understand the body and the muscles very well and I know and understand how to use the body and develop efficiency.

About Brittni
My name is Brittni T. I gave a passion for teaching people how to dance. I work with your schedule, and I relate to you and your learning style. I teach quality lessons for a low rate. I love to see progress in my students.
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Brittni T.

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About Eugene P.

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Lake Mary, FL
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Imagine having the confidence to get out on the dance floor and being able to dance to any music and have a great time? I would love to help you create a strong foundation and develop your dance knowledge and techniques! I have been dancing for more than 20 years and teaching for 10. Whether you are beginner or advanced I’m confident we can create a personalized plan to accomplish all your dance goals. Send me a message, so we can get started right away!

About Eugene
Originally from Belarus, I started dancing when I was 7 years old, training in Latin and Ballroom styles. I competed in both national and international competitions, receiving numerous awards, including placing as a Bronze medalist in the Belorussian National 10 Dance Championship. In 2006 I was accepted to the Belorussian State University of Sports where I joined the Belarussian Ballroom Formation team. We became 5-time national champions and placed 4th at the European and World championships. During my time in university I got a job at the dance studio, where I was teaching ballroom dance to kids and adults.
After getting a degree in Ballroom dance education I was looking to continue my career. I came to America in 2012 and began teaching in Orlando, FL. Me and my wife transitioned to the American Rhythm and American Smooth styles, an
d successfully compete professionally as well as Pro/Am.
I’m excited to meet you and help you achieve all your dance goals!
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Eugene P.

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$84 / 30-min

About Amanda N.

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New York, NY
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Looking for an easy and comfortable way to enjoy dancing? I can help you prepare for an upcoming event such as a wedding or simply teach you how to have fun and feel good on the dance floor!

About Amanda
I have experience working with students of all ages with little to no prior dance experience. I am able to make beginners feel comfortable because I hold my Bachelors Degree in Dance and have over 10 years of dance teaching experience.
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Amanda N.

New York, NY 10018
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$84 / 60-min

About Anna Y.

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Rio Rancho, NM
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I like to make dancing fun and easy. Anyone can dance!
Also if you plan on dancing socially I like to help prepare you for all social dance settings so no matter what you will confidant and prepared!

About Anna
Dancing has always been a passion of mine and I love to share that passion!
I love teaching dance any level and skill.
Are you ready to take the next step?
If you want to dance socially or just for yourself, be better on stage or for any reason, I can help you get to your goals!
If you have any questions please let me know!
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Anna Y.

Online
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$50 / 30-min

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