Chrystie Sargent
Concord, CA
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Chrystie Sargent

Chrystie S.

Concord, CA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Basic beginning/ intermediate body positive ballet class! Always wanted to learn? Now is your chance. In this beginning or intermediate ballet class we will work on positions, alignment, stretching, combinations. Everyone can dance ballet!

About Chrystie S.


Meet your dance instructor. I have my bachelors degree from Chapman University in Theatre & Dance. My training includes Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Folk Dance, Dance History, Hip-Hop, Musical Theatre, Improv, and Kinesiology, among other dance-related subjects.

I grew up in a small Illinois town. Lessons were few and far between, so I would copy dancing off of movies and videos in order to perform at local dances, or for other community events. As a youth, I took country line dancing classes. Always drawn to anything involving dance and movement, I auditioned and performed with a Disney Showcase Troupe. By high school, I was choreographing for the Show Choir, as well as, performing in theatrical productions, including the musical “The Wizard of Oz”.

Before graduating with my Bachelor’s degree in Theatre & Dance from Chapman University in Orange, California, I continued my study of various dance styles & techniques such as: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, Ballroom, Dunham Technique, yoga/stretch, Dance Business & History. From 1996-2001 I performed a variety of dancing and singing roles in showcases and events such as “American Celebration” and “The Story of Rock n’ Roll”. While studying at Chapman, I accepted a position as historian, and eventually, vice president of the performing arts society (PASC).

When I wasn’t onstage, I could be found backstage working lights, sound, costuming, or stage management. I searched out other educational opportunities at Cypress College and the Taggart International School where I studied West African dance and Russian Ballet Technique. After performing a liturgical dance performance for my graduation ceremony, I toured the United States and a portion of Canada, researching dance around the world. This eventually led me to Jacmel, Haiti, where I studied cultural and social dances of the local people. After that I took up Bellydance and studied folk dancing in Chicago, Illinois.

Since 2001, I have taught classes for all ages from infants to adults. I have also studied child development and have a special love for bringing an adoration of the arts to the youngest artists in our communities. It is imperative that all my teachings highlight body positivity and the belief that everyone can dance. A life-long learner and dance aficionado, I continue my dance studies in Ballroom, Baroque Dance, and Scottish Country Dance. My influences include Isadora Duncan, Katherine Dunham, Sean Greene & Misty Copeland. I love being a part of the DA Dance Family.

DISCLAIMER: The information provided in these dance lessons is in no way intended as a substitute for receiving medical advice. The purpose of these dance lessons is to provide information and education. The instructor shall have neither liability nor responsibility to any person or entity with respect to any loss, damage or injury caused or alleged to be caused directly or indirectly by the information, suggestions or exercises given and/or performed in these dance lessons. The instructor is not a medicinal authority and is not qualified to diagnose or prescribe any therapy. Please consult your physician.


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29 Reviews
Charlotte, 6.
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My girls loved the lessons. Very positive experience and they are already improving their skills. We are very grateful to have found her! Signing up for more lessons in the future with Ms. Chrystie. Happy kids and happy mom.

Posted Jul 27, 2021
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Posted May 26, 2021
Robert B.
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Sophie. says AWESOME LESSON!!!

Posted Apr 11, 2021
Olivia M.
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Christie is a very dedicated teacher. She goes beyond expectations with her readiness and dedication. She is a great asset to have as a teacher.

Posted Apr 7, 2021
Smitha Mathew
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Christie is fabulous, sincere and truly enjoys teaching.

Posted Dec 27, 2020
Rianshi B.
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She is absolutely fab.

Posted Nov 15, 2020
Rachael H.
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she is the best for my kid and yours i highly recomend

Posted Aug 29, 2020
Gretchen S.
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Very patient and nice. Thank you.

Posted Aug 4, 2020
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I really enjoyed this :D
If you are reading this, Chrystie remember how awesome you are ^_^

Posted Aug 1, 2020
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Kid loved it.

Posted Jul 12, 2020
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Chrystie is an amazing instructor! She is very enthusiastic, encouraging, and worked with my daughter's energy level. She used music appropriate to my daughter, and built up a routine over several weeks so my daughter could learn the parts. She made effective and efficient use of every minute of every lesson and appropriately pushed my daughter to learn, even though it was her first time taking tap lessons. I highly and ecstatically recommend Chrystie really to anyone because I am sure that fun, bubbly, energetic personality, combined with a high skill level, and excellent instructional strategies, can really help any student. Thank you again Christie!

Posted Jun 24, 2020
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great 1st class, i think i will enjoy this a lot.

Posted Jun 20, 2020
Qingyang Zhou
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I have learned how to do a single Pirouette today with Chrystie. She is patient and kind, a good teacher to follow along!

Posted May 24, 2020
Sarah B.
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Chrystie was great! She was very enthusiastic, engaging, and nice mix of elementary information but also introducing my 6yo daughter to some more complicated steps and even a routine based on a fun Disney song!

Posted May 17, 2020
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Nothing to say......................................... One stars speaks for itself.

Posted Apr 1, 2020
Tina R.
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Was great fun thank you

Posted Aug 4, 2019
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My little just started dancing because her big sister dances. She is a shy one but warmed up to Miss Chrystie and loves tapping with her. She plays music that she loves and is helping her learn how to tap dance in a fun way!

Posted Apr 5, 2019
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Chrystie is so amazing! She's honest, fun, and dedicated to the kids!

Posted Apr 5, 2019
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My daughter absolutely loves Ms Chrystie!! She taught ballet for 1 year for us before we moved. We went through 3 recitals with her and my daughter always felt so comfortable with her. My daughter really grew as a dancer and her confidence grew as well.

Posted Apr 5, 2019
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Ms. Chrystie is an amazing teacher. She is amazing with teaching children as well as adults and has a contagious sport and attitude.

Posted Jul 24, 2018
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Christie could get my shy son to do art work and even dance. This was when she was in college. If you have a shy one, she is your instructor. She has the soft touch and patience.

Posted Jul 21, 2018
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Chrystie is an amazing teacher and loves kids! She is open, honest, sweet and a talented teacher who has lots of experience working with adults and children. I highly recommend her!

Posted Jul 21, 2018
Nelia M.

Chrystie is a dedicated , hard working mother. She balances home life, work life and dance teacher life. She is friendly, kind, helpful.

Posted Jul 20, 2018
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Posted Aug 15, 2020
Laura W.
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Posted Mar 20, 2019

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Online Dance Facilitator
Sep 2019 - Present

Dance With Ms. Chrystie/ Take Lessons

Private online dance instruction and live classes including: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern/Contemporary, Folk Fusion, Stretching, Dance Fitness, Floor Barre, Floor Work, Heels/Burlesque, Isolations, Improvisation, and more.

Dance Instructor
Sep 2016 - Present


personalized instruction for each students individual needs. Independent contracted dance instruction and workshop classes for individuals, groups, schools, and studios.

Independent Dance Contractor
Jan 2000 - Present

Various schools

Dance Instructor
Feb 2008 - Apr 2016

Antioch First 5 Center


Jan 2015 - Present


Ballroom Dance
Nov 2017 - Aug 2018

Two Left Feet

Scottish Dance
Nov 2017 - Aug 2018

Berkeley Scottish Country Dance (rscds-sf branch)

Sep 2002 - Nov 2004

Da Island Way

Aug 2001 - Dec 2002

Jasmin Jahal School of Egyptian Bellydance

Dunham Technique/ African-Haitian Dance classes
Jun 1999 - Aug 2001

Cypress College

Jan 1998 - Aug 2001

Maria Taggert International School of Russian Ballet

Aug 1996 - May 2001




Fluent / Native Proficiency


Limited Proficiency


Limited Proficiency


Limited Proficiency


May 2001



May 1999


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