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Jessica A.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Dance from The Boston Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2011
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Jessica A.

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I have been teaching dance professionally for the past ten years and I have had a career in musical theatre for the past fifteen years. I specialize in Tap, Theatre Dance, and Ballet. All ages and all levels are welcome! Each lesson is customized and catered to the students' specific needs. I am full of energy and passion and want my students to learn while also having fun. Let's dance!

About Jessica

I am a professional dancer who has been working in the industry for the past fifteen years. I have worked around the country performing in many different musicals. Some of my favorite theatre credits include Spamalot, Thoroughly Modern Millie, 42nd Street, and The Will Rogers Follies! I graduated

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Grace (Katherine) S.
She’s very attentive and pays close attention to detail. She also offers great feedback and helps you move forward.
Gianna J.
If you are looking to get back into ballet I would highly recommend Jessica. She is truly outstanding and skilled in knowing how to safely strengthen and build back ballet skills. She is patient, listens and works with each individual students needs. I can't say enough about how she is transforming me into a dancer and I am not a young person. If you want to dance, Jessica will not disappoint, she will raise the bar and push you to new heights. I study 3 to 4 days per week and I highly recommend this dance instructor. Zoom works great!
Gianna J.
Thanks Jessica, you are giving me so much confidence! I appreciate your help!
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Jordan W.

74 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Dance from Tessandra Chavez (Emmy winner; Dancing with the Stars)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jordan W.

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I am a teacher of 13 years and I love what I do!

Ballet is a great workout in addition to being the foundation for all technical dance. It's a great place to start and always to come back to. Ballet has many benefits to offer students at every level, which is why even Pro football players take it!

Through ballet lessons with me, you will stabilize find better balance and control, strengthen, tone, and elongate your muscles, have increased flexibility and mobilization, improve your coordination and confidence, and much more.

My ballet lessons cover basics of posture, placement, alignment, and turnout. We begin practicing essentials such as positions, plies, tendus, pirouettes and more. Once the student shows proficiency in these basics, we move into more advanced movement and choreography. There is strong focus on technical precision and skill to ensure students are learning the correct foundation so they get the maximum benefit out of their ballet lessons. ...

About Jordan

***ALL LESSONS AVAILABLE ONLINE!*** Learn to move and improve, gain confidence, get in shape, and have fun doing so! Whether you are a beginner or just looking to refine your existing process and skills, I'm here to help you reach your goals!--It's what I do, and I love it (= I am an educ

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Nicole M.
Awesome teacher and so much fun
Arjun Sood
Our company Alignment Healthcare has been taking advantage of Take Lesson's dance classes for several months now, instructed virtually by Jordan Wentz. We have tried various types (burlesque, wedding dance, hip hop and more) and Jordan has done a terrific job with all of them! Our employees including myself have provided positive feedback all around and look forward to her lessons after the long work days, it has served as a perfect way to have active fun while learning new skills. Definitely recommend as the pace can be suitable and adjusted for different experience levels! We plan to continue with Jordan as our instructor with different courses each time.
Natalie
I thoroughly enjoyed working with Jordan Wentz, not only did she help resurrect my acting dreams from the grave, but she as well, with the proper tools given, helped me get all that much closer to the stage, and for that I am forever thankful.
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Mayuko S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese, 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 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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Ashley M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, English
  • Dance (BFA) from NYU Tisch School of the Arts
  • 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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Mary R.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Pilates Instructor from Balance Body University
  • Awarded Coach and Choreographer from European Cultural organization ESAI EN ROI
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Mary R.

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Online Ballet Teacher

Mary is a professional Ballet Teacher based in New York and specializes in Classical Ballet 🩰 and Total Barre training.

🎓 Merrithew Stott Pilates
Certified Total Barre Instructor

🎓 PBT Ballet 🩰
Certified Teacher

🏫 Higher Professional Dance School

She has over ten years of teaching experience to students of all ages and levels.

Mary is currently accepting new students for weekly 30 or 60 minute sessions.

⛑ BLS/AED Certified by European Resuscitation Council (ERC

About Mary

Mary is a Fitness Expert based in New York, Certified Personal Trainer by National Academy of Sports Medicine (NCCA). Mary is a Pilates 🧘🏼‍♀️ Specialist Certified by Balanced Body University and a Total Barre Instructor Certified by Merrithew Stott. Mary is a professional Dance Teacher and spec

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Liliana F.
She’s really awesome and friendly. My kids definitely were so excited and happy for how she taught them and her enthusiasm to teach new skills. She was right on time to the appointment and Mary takes her role seriously in terms of COVID protection. Looking forward to continuous lessons :)
Sophia A.
I really enjoy the Dance Fitness Sessions we do together and no wonder Mary's talent in music and rhythm synchronization gave an extra point to the whole experience. Even if my day is hard and I do the extra mile to keep up with my sessions I'm always rewarded in the end with great mood and feeling pumped. I highly recommend Mary to keep you fit and enjoy yourself at the same time.
Katy
I m a female senior citizen of 75 yrs old and have suffered from chronic back pain and weak and stiff muscles. when I met Mary I fell in love with her. Her pleasant and warm disposition attracted me immediately. I liked the idea of her online training sessions, so I don’t have to travel to a gym. She is very patient with me and knows how to keep me motivated to continue exercising. She has changed my life and boost my desire to get better.
Mary is very talented with many years of experience in both Pilates and physical training and she is a beautiful ballet teacher as well! I highly recommend her !

Valerie K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, Hebrew, English
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 18; Female: 5 to 70
  • BFA Dance from Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance
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Valerie K.

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Building strength
Developing flexibility
Learning ballet language
Enjoying the process
Achieving the wanted result

About Valerie

I have been teaching private and group classes. I graduated with BFA in Dance. I have experienced working with the different age groups having different dance backgrounds. I am a ballet teacher but I learned other dance styles :contemporary,modern,hip-hop,jazz, folk dances. My goal is to help you

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Average Cost of Ballet Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute ballet lessons in Portland is $89. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $120 per hour.
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$48 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$89 average

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Took Ballet lessons from Jordan W.
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"Ana is an exceptionally gifted ballet teacher. She is the kind of teacher that strives to improve her students level and lift up their spirits. Her passion for ballet is infectious and my daughter is always looking forward to her next ballet lesson! She has made tremendous progress under Ana's guidance. I definitely recommend her!"
Fay
Took Ballet lessons from Ana E.
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"Best instructor ever"
Jana
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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"Awesome first lesson....
Sara is so calm and patient
Looking fwd for future lessons with her"
Sara
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"I can not say enough positive things about Kristen and her teaching! She is one of the best teachers I have had. She understands that adults learn differently than kids. Kristen has a great way of giving feedback that inspires you to grow and learn. I especially enjoy the flexibility she demonstrates in her teaching style. If I am not getting something, the next week she has a different method to teach it and bingo, it has clicked."
Katie O
Took Ballet lessons from Kristen J.
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"Sara is fantastic! Definitely recommend working with her."
Molly
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Great first lesson with Gina!

I love how she works with me and I feel like I can relax into learning because of her personality. I don’t feel pressured or anxious which is really helpful. She’s very attentive and considerate, which I seriously appreciate. I feel like I’m already learning a lot and I look forward to our next lesson!"
Jeanine
Took Ballet lessons from Gina B.
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"She is kind, patient, and really really accommodating. She knows a lot and can structure the lessons for a beginner or someone with more experience. I Highly recommend Sarah as an instructor! :)"
Sierra
Took Ballet lessons from Sarah M.
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"Sofia says, "Miss Sara, I love your classes! They're really fun!""
Karen
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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