Sara Day

Sara D.

San Diego, CA

About Sara D.

Sara teaches: Ages 1 and up
Teaching since: 2007
Last sign in: 3 days ago

Overview

Hi! My name is Miss Sara. I have over 20 years of dance training and 9 years of dance instruction experience. I specialize in youth and adult dance instruction in the styles of: tap, jazz, ballet, contemporary and musical theater for beginner to advanced levels. I also have a background in gymnastics, cheerleading and danceline/pom.

As a student, I studied: ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, hip-hop, musical theater, bellydancing and gymnastics. Hailing from Minnesota, I was a member of my high school dance team and captain of my high school cheerleading squad. As a teenager, I was involved in the Teacher Assistant program at my dance studio, which is where I found my passion for teaching. As an instructor since 2008, I have taught students ages Preschool to Adult in various styles. I have taught for both dance studios and community programs and I have also instructed both recreational and competitive dance classes.

If you are not wanting to commit to a class, pay studio prices or are not sure if a classroom setting is the best for you or your child, please contact me for private dance lessons offered at your home or Online. I want to give you or your child an introduction dance before you/the parent decide to commit to a studio or program!

I have also choreographed for community musicals and weddings. Please contact me if you are tying the knot and want some ideas for a first dance!

YES I offer WEDDING DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY for couples tying the knot. No dance experience required! All lessons currently offered in San Diego County only.

I provide music for our lessons. I am also able to cut/edit music for an additional fee per song if student is wanting to use it for an audition/performance. For lessons that are just for fun, I will supply the student with music (MP3 or CD) of the routine I teach so you can practice and perform it on your own. All choreography is original and age-appropriate. Dance shoes (ballet, tap, jazz) are encouraged, but not required. Let me know if you have questions about where or how to buy them!

"It is a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together". I believe this whole-heartedly about myself as a dance instructor. I enjoy sharing my love for dance with others!

Photos and Videos

Halloween Week with Beginner Ballet 2011

Experience

Recreation Dance Instructor

Jul 2016 - Present
City of El Cajon

Currently Teaching:

Int/Adv Youth/Adult Ballet
Preschool Ballet/Tap Combo
Parent & Me Creative Movement
Int/Adv Youth Tap

Dance Instructor and Cheer Coach

Jul 2016 - Present
Charlene's Dance N Cheer

Currently teaching:

Preschool Cheer/Dance/Tumble
Elementary Beginner/Int Cheer
Preschool & Elementary Hip Hop
Preschool Musical Theater
Elementary Musical Theater
High School Dance Team
Preschool Beginner Tumbling
Elementary Beginner Tumbling
Parent & Me Creative Movement
Preschool Ballet

Dance Instructor/Choreographer

Jan 2014 - Jun 2016
Park Dance Center

Taught the following styles:

Grades K1 Ballet/Tap/Jazz
Middle School/High School Ballet
Middle School/High School Lyrical
Beginner Pointe
Grades 2-3 Competitive Tap
Grades 2-5 Hip Hop
Adult Beginner Tap
Adult Beg/Int/Adv Ballet

Dance Instructor/Choreographer

Aug 2008 - May 2013
Dance Conservatory of Southern MN

Taught the following styles:

Beg/Int/Adv Youth Ballet
Beginner Pointe
Elementary Tap/Jazz
Teen Tap/Jazz
Adult Beginner/Int Tap
Ballet, Jazz and Musical Theater Soloists

Languages Spoken

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Spanish

Limited Proficiency
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