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Raycurt J.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, Geman
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1990
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Raycurt J.

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Basic of centering the body for performance of various music cultues.
There's a dance for every motif of music or a gesture of emotion.

About Raycurt

Thirty years of private lessons for Voice, Violin, Viola, Piano, and Music Theory. Music IS the universal communicator, educator, healer, and conflict mediator. We expose our children to music to ignite their awareness and stimulate natural learning concepts. I share my knowledge to connect to

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Raycurt is not only knowledgeable, he is extremely skilled. He is thorough and maximizes time by providing superb instruction. My son looks forward to attending his classes; and I am a parent who is beyond pleased with Raycurt’s level of expertise.
Ben E.
This was a really unfortunate and wasted experience. Raycurt was wildly unprepared to teach. He brought a broken metronome and almost no sheet music/lesson plan. I had spoken both to the sales rep and Raycurt himself prior to the lesson and he was still fully unprepared.

I also explained my level of experience and was assured Raycurt was qualified to teach at the level I needed, but he came off as less knowledgable than me, which was particularly disappointing.

Worst of all, after multiple hours of speaking on the phone, I couldn't get my money back for this lesson.

I'd strongly recommend not using takelessons at all, they've put a horrible taste in my mouth for their entire service.
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Sacha S.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Italian, French
  • Dance from Superior academy Rosella Hightower in France
  • Teaching since 2015
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Sacha S.

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In my class the focus will be to tailor the movement to your specific needs whilst sharing with you all my knowledge to help you grow and achieve your goals.
We will work on your technique as well as your artistry.
A beautiful dancer doesn't only have a strong technique but the ability to embody a character and convey a story through movements.
All my classes are open to all levels, if you are a beginner dancer we will take the time to go in details through every moves, if you are more advanced I will challenge your technique and artistry but most importantly we will have fun sharing our common passion for dance.
I teach all my classes at my home dance studio with high speed internet and with a professional mic for you to be able to hear me clearly over the music.

About Sacha

Hello dancers. I am overly excited to be part of your journey through dance. I started myself when I was 5 years old in France and I had the opportunity to travel the world thanks to my passion. I have performed for Cirque du Soleil, The Voice, Disney, Victoria's secret fashion show, Ricky M

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Faith C.
My daughter had an amazing first lesson, after just one session, she learned so much. She is very comfortable with Sacha and super excited for upcoming classes!!
Gwendolyn Ruiz
Sacha is an amazing teacher! She helped my daughter to learn how to connect her emotions to convey a story through her dance movements, something my daughter was lacking at first but after a couple of sessions with Sacha, my daughter became a better at it. Although my daughter has great technique, it’s important to tell a story through your movements and Sacha helped her with that. My daughter has already been to 2 different dance competitions and has won first in her category and overall. Her other teachers, friends and family were amazed when my daughter danced on stage and they noticed the change in her when she performed. She had so many compliments. I will definitely recommend Sacha and will definitely be using her again for my daughter. Thank you Sacha!
Tyler & Faith
Sacha was AMAZING! My fiancé (now husband) got us dance lessons with Sacha for Christmas, our wedding was just a couple months away and we wanted to work on our dance moves. Sacha was phenomenal and made us the perfect first dance for our big day. My husband does not know how to clap and sing, but Sacha was so good at breaking things down and explaining it, we were very blessed. We certainly felt out of her league as she is a beautiful and talented dancer, but she never made us feel that way. She was patient and cared a lot for our success! What a wonderful experience, we 10/10 recommend Sacha for any of your dance needs (and any level).
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Meg G.

1 Review
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Meg G.

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I love working with movers from all levels and backgrounds (beginners welcome)! Have been a modern/contemporary dancer for 23 years, and specialize in a mind-body wellness approach. As a Certified Life Coach, I take great care with my dancer's mental wellbeing and connection to the body. Not just in HOW you move, but in creating a safe space and judgement free zone. I offer "calming movement" techniques, empowered choreography, and have an approachable, fun and friendly teaching style.

Most of all I want you to be comfortable in Your body and find the joy in moving. My background is in Limon technique, breath focused awareness and even a little twerking thrown in to shake things up. I went to a performing arts high school and took classes in jazz, West African, hip hop, ballet and yoga. Alignment and enjoyment are both necessary keys to success! I have a keen editing eye, and am happy to help with Performance Coaching if you're working on a piece and want some feedback.

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About Meg

I love helping people feel safe, at ease and in love with moving their bodies. I started dancing at 11, and trained with a pre-professional modern dance company in Atlanta, and danced in NYC in the summers. I learned early on I was more interested in a hybrid dance model that engaged my body, mind a

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Saron
Meg is an exceptional dance instructor! She has helped me learn out how to move in a way where I feel alive, fully self-expressed and beautiful. A+++
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Margo K.

2 Reviews
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  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students Male: 10 to 35; Female: 10 to 50
  • Choreographer, Dance Teacher - Dance from Moscow State College of Arts
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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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Kristen J.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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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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Joy J.
Alexandra
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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Gina B.

14 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Gina B.

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How to move around like a hungry for space dancer. My teachers used to tell me to Eat Up Space. We will learn how to make our own dances. Vocabulary and Improv, Dynamic, Structure and Form. Finding what it means to write a story or poem with your body's movement, the space it is inhabiting and of course, idea.

About Gina

New Post as of Sunday March 22nd, New York City!!! I am available online nonstop to accommodate all time zones. We are all in this together. I am happy to bring my rates down to help you in this time. Just ask and let me know what is good for you. Be strong, be creative, be beautiful and ca

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Cristina R.
Gina is so knowledgeable in so many areas of dance- technique, expressiveness, somatics, book recommendations, energy work. She is a rare gem of a teacher. Someone who goes way beyond a typical dance class. She has so much experience to draw from. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽
Belinda and Daniella
Very good first lesson. It was a sound, thorough evaluation, along with a positive, encouraging exchange of ideas and detailed technique work between my child and Ms Gina. Ms Gina gets down to work quickly and kindly. Her depth of knowledge is impressive and refreshing. Amazing lady! Thank you!
Tina R.
Gina is a fantastic teacher. She has an eclectic taste in music which I love. She breaks down steps easily and is very encouraging. She also has many creative and expressive ideas like dancing to lines of poetry to get the body moving. Thank you Gina for the great lessons I will certainly be continuing!

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Average Cost of Dance Lessons in Alexandria, VA

The average cost of 60-minute dance lessons in Alexandria is $91. 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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"Lindsay is Awesome and very patient with me,I'm a beginner and she made me feel comfortable in what I was doing. I can't wait for our next class,I highly recommend her."
Crystal
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If you are reading this, Chrystie remember how awesome you are ^_^"
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Took Dance lessons from Chrystie S.
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"Lindsey is awesome, the best instructor I've worked with thus far, truly a pleasure. I am already seeing processing after 3 months of lessons and would not change a thing! I would highly recommend her to everyone who has a passion to learn dance."
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Took Dance lessons from Lindsay B.
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"She gave my daughters some great tips and pointers to help build her confidence before her drill tryouts."
Adalie
Took Dance lessons from MissG M.
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"Excellent person and good teacher"
danila
Took Dance lessons from Deirdre T.
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"I enjoyed it. Very nice. Very patient."
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Took Dance lessons from Melissa Rose S.
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"Tanya was terrific
She arrived on time with no glitches and was able to get music playing and class started promptly.
She worked with my 16 year old daughter Olivia who had a great time, and they made plans for what they will be focusing on in the future. Tanya is a gifted dancer, but even better, she is a great teacher too. !"
Olivia,
Took Dance lessons from Tanya A.
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"Only one lesson - very clear instructions."
Michele
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"Gina is so knowledgeable in so many areas of dance- technique, expressiveness, somatics, book recommendations, energy work. She is a rare gem of a teacher. Someone who goes way beyond a typical dance class. She has so much experience to draw from. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽"
Cristina
Took Dance lessons from Gina B.
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"Jenny to the Rescue!

My daughter's wedding was weeks away, and I had never been able to dance a step. For that important occasion, however, I wanted to be able to at least survive a little waltz. My daughter and I selected a short piece, connected with Jenny, and she took it from there. In three lessons, she taught us the basics, provided some great pointers, a little choreography, and even taught us a few impressive moves to throw into the mix. The results exceeded everyone's expectations, and brought not only resounding applause at the reception, but also sentimental tears to many eyes. With Jenny's help, I came further in dancing than ever before in such short time in any subject.

An extremely patient, caring, and capable instructor, Jenny always listens carefully to your questions and ideas. Then, it's fascinating to watch her pause a moment, process the issue, and come back with a solution that's exactly right. Without her, a great moment and memory for my daughter and me might never have happened."
John
Took Dance lessons from Jenny J.
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