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Ayana F.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $100
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ayana F.

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My dance classes are unique because its less technical and more into feeling the movement. How do you feel when you do the movement? I take my time teaching you the steps. You will leave my class feeling confident and exciting in your new journey.

About Ayana

I my name is Ayana. I have a BA in DANCE. I've been teaching dance for over 20 years. My specialty is HIP-HOP, AFRO DANCE, DANCEHALL, MODERN and DANCE THERAPY!!! I am very empathic and compassionate, I enjoy helping my customers feel better about themselves. There is nothing better than seeing my c

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Jacqueline Cohen
I just recently took a dancehall dance class on Zoom with Ayana. It was so much fun!!! I have a background in dance and a real club head but I have not danced in so long . My body was so stiff but the movement and the choreography got me loose . it was a great work out
and learned some really cool moves.. I recommend Ayana for your dance teacher for all dance student levels.
Johnny
Friendly, patient instructor who carefully goes over dance moves step by step.
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Emily M.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • BFA Musical Theater from University of Cincinnati- College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Duckett Award for Artistic and Academic Excellence from University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
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Emily M.

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A professional dancer myself, I strive to bring my experience and expertise into each lesson. We will begin with a physical warm up, followed by floor work and some choreography. Each lesson is crafted specifically with the student's unique goals in mind. I believe the best learning environment is a positive and supportive one, and I strive to truly help my students understand dance technique, while having a good time.

About Emily

Emily M. is a professional actor, singer and dancer and experienced teacher available for online lessons worldwide teaching subjects ranging from voice to yoga and many other fitness and arts classes. Emily has been in the performing arts for over 15 years and teaching for the last 6 years. Exten

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Naveen
Well organized yoga and conditioning lessons. Very patient with new students and strives to bring out the best from them.

Would not hesitate to recommend Emily.
Lisa
Emily's background in musical theater is perfect for teaching our 10-year-old daughter! We signed her up for jazz to help her with choreography. We love that Emily teaches routines with Broadway music. She has also been very responsive by email, and Emily tailored our lessons to best fit our daughter.
Claudia
Emily is a wonderful yoga teacher and I look forward to every class! She is motivating, kind, patient and fun!
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Kristen J.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Tap Dance from Cherry Creek Dance
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Kristen J.

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I’m available to teach private lessons for teens and adults interested in learning to do tap or 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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Margo K.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students Male: 10 to 35; Female: 10 to 50
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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-funk

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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
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MissG M.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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MissG M.

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Students can expect to reach all of their goals and much more! Classes are always tailored to the individual receiving instruction. I go at your pace and I challenge you as much as you need to be challenged in order to promote the fastest growth possible.

You can learn: How to social dance, how to dance on beat, different steps that will help you keep up on the dance floor, how to listen to music, how to create your own movement patterns, and much more.

About MissG

***CURRENTLY LOCATED IN CHICAGO*** 60 AND 90 MINUTE DANCE OR YOGA CLASSES ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST 5 LESSONS. PLEASE BOOK EITHER 30 OR 45 MINUTE LESSONS FOR YOUR FIRST PACKAGE OF CLASSES. Aside from dance, MissG is certified to teach Vinyasa Yoga and specializes in children's yoga and y

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She gave my daughters some great tips and pointers to help build her confidence before her drill tryouts.
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Irmana S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Hip Hop Teacher of the Year from Dance School
  • Teaching since 2015
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Irmana S.

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Teaching exclusively Hip Hop. Classes are a lot of fun. Has dance training in jazz and ballet.

Private classes are great if you want to grow faster as a dancer, or if it is just a simple preference. Or perhaps you need help with the steps or learn club dancing!

Private group classes are available as well. Also group classes open to anyone.

About Irmana

Hip Hop teacher and choreographer with over 20 years of dance experience. Trained in jazz and ballet. Have been teaching hip hop for over 5 years.

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Average Cost of Dance Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute dance lessons in Portland is $90. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $140 per hour.
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$69 average
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"Jared was super friendly and very approachable. In addition to being an excellent dancer himself, he is also a very patient and detailed teacher. I especially appreciate the way he breaks down movements for you to understand the mechanics behind it !i would totally recommend him !"
Revathi
Took Dance lessons from Jared H.
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"Melissa is an awesome teacher, very patient, skilled and insightful. I would highly recommend selecting her if you have the chance!"
John
Took Dance lessons from Melissa Rose S.
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"Excellent person and good teacher"
danila
Took Dance lessons from Deirdre T.
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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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Lisa
Took Dance lessons from Chrystie S.
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"Bianca did an excellent job!"
Layla
Took Dance lessons from Bianca T.
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"I came to Jordan needing help with extreme deadlines. I was auditioning for a musical theater degree with a large number of colleges and while I had a good amount of experience singing and acting, I was practically new to dance. Online, she was able to help me prepare for audition pre-screens, learn dance basics rapidly, and feel less anxiety about dance auditions. As a result, I was able to receive many MT acceptances and get into my dream school. Thank you Jordan for being patient with me and helping me learn at my own pace while moving fast enough to meet my goals. You’re the best!"
Michael
Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Tanya was so incredible and made me really feel comfortable!"
Maria Corrigan
Took Dance lessons from Tanya A.
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"Jordan is a great instructor. My daughter has enjoyed her private lessons."
Sophia
Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Working with Kelly has been a lot of fun. She listens well and tailors her instructions very well. When I have needed additional review she is very patient and supportive. She is a positive person which is a good thing when you are trying to learn new things. I recommend her highly."
Ed
Took Dance lessons from Kelly G.
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