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Gary S.

Portland, OR

About Gary

I enjoy teaching private music lessons, and my students excel. My studio is near Mall 205 with a Yamaha keyboard, lots of music, and a waiting room.

Nowadays in 2015, I am the tenor section leader for the Portland Symphonic Choir, the music director for The Rose City Timberlines Men’s Barbershop Chorus, and the music director and pianist St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church.
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Gary S.

Gary S.

Portland, OR 97266
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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April M.

Portland, OR

About April

I am completely dedicated to helping my students find their body's full potential. I love exploring ways to work with each person's anatomy and make a technique, a movement, really work for the individual.

I graduated Suma Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance from Marygrove College in Detroit and also hold the certification of Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher 200 Hour Training. I'm very focused on alignment and anatomy, and helping my students to really understand their bodies and how to use them for maximum performance and healthful longevity.
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Carol F. September 4, 2014
Yoga · In studio
April really knows her stuff. I have seen her dance, and do yoga before. It wasn't till I took one of her classes that I knew she truly loved what she was doing. She is a great teacher. Before her class I have never taken a yoga class, now I take one once a week at a local studio. She is a great influence on everyone she teaches, and is very good with beginners, as well as all levels. I loved her flow class, and if I had fast enough internet I would pay for Skype lessons from her.
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Matthew A. August 30, 2014
Yoga · In home
April provides the proper guidance to achieve what you want to achieve in a comfortable environment. I tend to do yoga by myself which is great, but when there's a new moving isomer that I want to learn, having someone there who knows what they're doing is key.
The over all feeling of comfort and non-judgement is what I read from when April is teaching and this provides a great experience.
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Laurie A. August 30, 2014
Yoga · In studio
April is a great yoga teacher! She has the patience for a beginner, but I've seen her make even most advanced students sweat. Her classes are always different and I can count on them to be challenging knowing that I'll leave feeling relaxed and completely blissful each and every time. April's soothing and calming voice guides me back into reality and I love her playlists. I would definitely recommend her.
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April M.

Portland, OR 97202
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starting at
$18 / 30-min
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Stephen D.

Portland, OR

About Stephen

A brief biography:

Goal - To be influential on the global scale through the medium of stage performance. “All the world’s a stage.” ‘Stage performance’ pertains not only to my chosen occupation, but also encompasses my everyday performance as an active participant of society. Collaboration and forming relations with people is most integral to my work as an artist and individual; Collaboration amongst people is the most effective way to evoke change. Learned through experience working with multiple singers, musicians, dancers and choreographers from across the globe, relationships among indi
viduals is by far the single most important factor in creating a successful business, and the most important factor impacting and shaping daily life; when artists (individuals) come together they have incredible impact by producing vocally physical bodies of work presentable to the world at large. As a performing artist, work and life merge into one, and the passion with which I pursue my work is how I experience life; the two are inseparable. Discovering how to be the best at my occupation implies discovering how to be the best person I can be, and how to fully experience the life I love.
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Stephen D.

Portland, OR 97213
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$30 / 30-min
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Paige I.

Portland, OR

Dancing since the age of two, Paige has a contagious passion for the art of dance. Paige specializes in teaching all forms of dance including Ballroom. She has been teaching dance to all ages and abilities since 2004. Incorporating genre specific techniques, flexibility, and conditioning, Paige can help you learn to dance if you have never danced before, accelerate you to the next level if you are already a dancer, develop more confidence in any situation, and help you reach your goals.

About Paige

Paige specializes in teaching all forms of dance, and is professionally licensed in cosmetology, currently operating her own salon.
She has been teaching dance to all ages and abilities since 2004. Incorporating genre specific techniques, flexibility, and conditioning, Paige can help you learn to dance if you have never danced before, accelerate you to the next level if you are already a dancer, develop more confidence in any situation, and help you reach your goals.
With 7 years of experience in the beauty industry, working with Redken, Matrixx, Aveda, and Smashbox, Paige can teach you how
to re-create the most popular and beautiful makeup looks, and the most difficult hairstyles so that you can feel confident and beautiful every day.
Paige is available for lessons at your home, her private studios, or online.
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Jesse S. May 18, 2015
Dance · In studio
Verified Student
Although I do enjoy dancing, I'm primarily taking lessons to push myself to be less shy. Paige was amazing at making me feel welcome and gave an awesome lesson! I'm certainly going to continue taking lessons from her.
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Emma Q. May 17, 2015
Tap Dance · In studio
Verified Student
My daughter felt comfortable right away with Paige. She had such a good experience, she asked if she could starting going to lessons twice a week.
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Paige I.

Portland, OR 97223
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$25 / 30-min
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Sefana W.

Portland, OR

Dance is SUCH a wonderful way to move the body. It truly connects you to your body and spirit. It teaches grace and mind/body coordination. Dance is a HUGE passion of mine. I studied numerous styles of dance for 8+ years.

About Sefana

Hello! Thanks for dropping by my profile. I am a nurturing and fun loving kind of person who absolutely loves to teach others what I have learned. I am a mother of a wild little 7yr old boy. In my free time I love to hike, camp and swim in the river!

Wellness credentials include...
200 hr Forrest Yoga Teacher Training (Santa Monica, CA)
Licensed Massage Therapist for last 7 years
Certified Wellness & Nutrition Coach (Studied at Institute for Integrative Nutrition - world's Largest Nutrition School)
I have survived several traumatic experiences and found peace and happiness in my life


Arts Credentials include...
Studied Theatre Arts at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Studied Dance Privately for 8 years (Ballet, Modern, Belly dance, Poi, Dancing for fitness)
I write Poetry and have performed many times at spoken word/open mics
I have performed in musicals and plays throughout my childhood and adult years

I would love to help you in your desired area of interest!
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Sefana W.

Sefana W.

Portland, OR 97225
starting at
$45 / 30-min

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