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Vanessa G. Philadelphia, PA

I began dancing at the age of six and trained throughout the country at some of the best schools including The Rock Center for Dance in Las Vegas and Broadway Dance Center in New York City. Locally I attended the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, where I trained under professors Wayne St. David and Shawn-Lamere Williams of Eleone Dance Theatre.

I started teaching and booked my first professional gig fifteen years ago and have been performing and sharing my experience with my students ever since. As a teacher I am passionate about proper technique and increasing the personal character of my students, but also about making class a fun,positive experience! I truly love what I do!

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me and I cannot wait to work with you !

About Vanessa

Having been trained in Classical Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern, African, Hip Hop Dance and Tumbling for over twenty years, I can assure you that you or your child will learn proper technique and will receive all of the physical benefits my dance, fitness and tumbling lessons have to offer ! Aside from being a lot of fun, learning these modalities increases confidence, encourages discipline and drive and optimizes flexibility, balance and strength ! I have been an instructor for over fifteen years ! Teaching is my most loved passion. Some of my professional achievements include managing the group exercise program for two of Sweat Fitness Corporation’s eight locations in the Philadelphia area, being chosen to warm up over 200 prospective Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders at their ...

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Aasiyah S. February 2, 2015
Gymnastics · In home
Vanessa is an amazing instructor she is really great with children of all ages my daughter started taking private lessons with her a few months ago. She loved it so much that she started telling her friends and before you knew it her cousins and girlfriends started joining the class she is very patient with the girls and her classes are lots of fun I even participated in a few classes myself :)
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Jade W. December 29, 2014
Tumbling · In home
Vanessa's tumbling classes have been a great addition to our school! She does a great job teaching our 2, 3 and 4 year old.
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Shanita C. December 27, 2014
Gymnastics · In home
Vanessa teachers Gymnastics to our Older Toddlers and Preschoolers. The children enjoy the activities and routines she brings to our center bi-weekly. She is very patience and active with our students. We highly recommend Vanessa's services.
Tiffany B. Philadelphia, PA

Detailed instruction in several areas of dance technique. Each session will be structured around the individual students goals, regardless if its just for fun, fitness or to establish a lasting dance education.

Ballet
Jazz
Modern
Hip Hip
African

About Tiffany

Dedicated teaching artist with a passion for the arts and arts education. 1. Your lesson will always be geared toward what YOU want to learn, we will craft a curriculum that created to help you achieve your specific artistic goals. 2. You already possess the skills needed to be a great performer, my job is just to help you unearth them and guide you the in the proper direction towards performance success. 3. If my students annot learn the way I teach, then I will teach the way that they learn. If I say something that isn't clear, or isn't useful to you, I will ALWAYS re-explain, or say it a different way, until it is useful to you and something you know how to use for your benefit.

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Celenia R. June 17, 2014
Ballroom Dance · In studio
Mrs. Tiffany taught our students Ballroom dancing and did an amazing job! Mrs. Tiffany was very understanding, professional, and knowledgeable. We definitely want Mrs. Tiffany back next year!
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Katie K. June 9, 2014
Ballroom Dance · In home
Ms. Tiffany taught the fifth graders at our school to ballroom dance through the "Dancing Classrooms" program. The children loved their lessons and they have a lot to show for them! Ms. Tiffany anticipated their questions before they asked them and was able to work with all of the students. We definitely recommend her to others!
Samantha M. Philadelphia, PA

About Samantha

Hi! My name is Samantha. Dance has been my passion since a young age, at age three was my first dance class and I haven't stopped since. I started teaching as a teenager and love to share my passion with kids. I attended CAPA (Creative And Performing Arts High School of Philadelphia) and then went along to earn a BFA in Modern Dance at the University of the Arts. Though Modern was my concentration I am advanced in all the other dance styles I listed. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals!

Bianca B. Elkins Park, PA

I have been dancing all of my life and teaching and performing since 2005. I have performed for many different audiences. During my career, I have performed in art shows, plays, movies, as a feature in showcases, and as a background dancer for various artists and events.I have experience dancing and choreographing in Modern, Contemporary, Praise Dance, and Hip Hop as well as Krumping and performing as part of a Drill Team. I desire to use my compassion for dance to impart into future students.

About Bianca

A confident, energetic, and physically fit dancer who has developed her skills in dance and has moved on to perform for many different audiences. During her career, she has performed in art shows, plays, movies, as feature in showcases, and as a background dancer for various great artists and events. She has experience dancing and choreographing in Modern, Contemporary, Praise Dance, and Hip Hop. Raven also has experience Krumping and performing as part of a Drill Team. Raven desires to use her learning experiences and compassion for dance to impart into future students and audiences alike.

Belle A. Philadelphia, PA

I am a professional dancer trained in ballet, modern, hip hop, and improvisation. I am a freelance dance artist based in Philadelphia. Please visit my website and LinkedIn for bio, video, projects, and teaching experience.

About Belle

Dancer, Adult Third Culture Kid, ESFP. I thrive on working with people and facilitating vivid and resonant experiences with dance in studios, schools, churches, and the concert stage through education and performance. A note about background check: I have FBI fingerprint, Pennsylvania Child Abuse, and PATCH clearances

Alexis V. Hatfield, PA

I have danced for 20 years and I have taught theatre dance and jazz for 5 years.

About Alexis

Hello! My name is Alexis and I love teaching kids. I have worked at a camp teaching theatre and dance,and I loved every minute of it. I have been dancing for almost 20 years and have participated in theatre for over 10 years. I was a History major in college and specialize in European history, especially Roman history as I studied abroad in Rome. I love going places and learning outside of the class room. My teaching style would be described as strict, but also fun. I cannot wait to meet you!

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