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Hope R.

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Starting at $84
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 6 and up
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Hope R.

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Professional Ballerina and over 20 years of experience teaching classical ballet to children to adults.

My approach is to understand your needs and goals so I can develop a lesson plan that’s appropriate for your level and ambitions. I working closely with each of my students, helping them to better understand ballet steps and technique from the inside out. Dancers will build confidence through each lesson by learning how to properly use their body to build an solid foundation, so that the ballet technique becomes effortless enjoyment rather than a never-ending struggle.

About Hope

Hope is a ballet dancer, instructor and choreographer. Born in Taiwan, she studied with Chiou-O Chiang and completed summer intensives with Ballet West, Martha Graham School, and Royal Danish Ballet. She graduated from Taipei National University of the Arts with a Fine Arts degree in Dance and Dance

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Ellen S.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • Teaches students 4 to 65
  • BFA Dance Performance; Minor Psychology from East Carolina University
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Ellen S.

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International touring dance artist with 10 years teaching experience. Whether you are a beginner or intermediate, take ballet from the comfort of your home as we go through the basic steps of the technique. We will work on our alignment, our knowledge of ballet terms, and our shape as we lengthen and strengthen.

About Ellen

Hi! My name is Ellen and I am a professional dance artist based in NYC and currently living in Israel. Since gaining my BFA in Dance Performance from East Carolina University in 2013, I have toured with companies around the world (U.S., Germany, Israel) to perform and teach as a professional contemp

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Rebecca
Ellen has taught Jazz for my 11-year-old daughter, who says, "She pushed me hard and I've become a better dancer."
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Ellen was wonderful to work with! She really made the attendees for our virtual conference comfortable enough to be on camera. Our attendees had a blast and the class was a wonderful way to unwind and have fun after a long day of zoom meetings. I would highly recommend working with Ellen.
Weare Z.
When I purchased a series of lessons for my partner and me, I really didn't know what to expect, beyond the forced focus on steps and postures drilled into me as a boy in cotillion. What we experienced was an accomplished professional, who helped us understand what dancing and moving together really means. Ellen is a giving, forgiving, funny, and intuitive teacher. We opened each lesson with exercises to simply bring ourselves into our bodies. Ellen taught us about beat and provided us choreography to practice, but more she helped us to realize that dancing together and responding to each other's movements and energy allows us to enjoy and even look good on the dance floor. Ellen gave us an awareness as much as a structure. We looked forward to every lesson and will return to her as we evolve. She is a master of what she does and knows and is generous and joyous in sharing.
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Maria F.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maria F.

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Hello Dancers-
I have been in love with Ballet since I was a small child. I was fortunate enough to dance with NYC Ballet and study with many great Ballet Masters. Danced in many ballets- my favorite ballet is Coppelia.
However, my ballet career was cut short due to an unexpected illness-MS.
However, once a ballerina or any form of a dancer You are Always a dancer!!!

So I began teaching ballet for the past 17 years to all levels and all ages. I truly believe in the foundation of Ballet- The discipline, the body alignment and awareness is essential for everything in life.

I teach in various dance studios in the Twin Cities and gyms. I also started teaching “Barre” Class but in my own Balletic Fashion to keep up with the kids-HA!

Because this is what I always say-ask anyone-Everything Starts with Ballet and its FUN to be more flexible than all your friends!!!!!

Hope to dance with you soon-Miss Maria

About Maria

Hello Dancers- I have been dancing since I was a small child-I always wanted to be a ballerina and even though my path has taken some unexpected turns my life has always been centered around dance. I was bless to have study and dance with NYC Ballet. I couldn’t ask for a better training! I

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I took in person classes with Maria for three years at the YMCA in Minneapolis. I was so sad when she was let go from there due to the Covid furloughs. I gained so much flexibility and strength. And she was so much fun as a teacher and played great music!
Morgan W.
Maria is kind and a very skilled instructor.
Ping
Perfect teacher. My son loves working with Miss Maria.
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Aurora D.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $27
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Aurora D.

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I LOVE ballet. I practically live in my pointe shoes. [I remember when I first got them, I wanted to sleep in them the first night, I was so in love.]

I’m so excited to teach you all the basics/foundation/terminology you need!

About Aurora

I want to be here for whatever *your* goals are! Just picking up a hobby? Okie doke. Wanna be a pro? We’ll work on it. I want to be a helper in your journey. I’m happy to push you as far as you want to be pushed, and make you the best you can be - while having an amazing time at the same time!

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This is my first time taking lessons from this site. She is a very flexible and professional Saxophone Instructor I look forward to each lesson.
Nina
Loved Aurora's teaching style and was willing to accommodate my difficult schedule! She is enthusiastic and sweet, perfect for dancers at any level!
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Mayuko S.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Japanese, English, Italian
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Dance from Arts Educational School
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Mayuko S.

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You want to start learning ballet? Want to improve your techniques? Or just want to have a great workout?
I would love to share my passion for ballet and all the knowledge I gained through my career.
I believe ballet is demanding and hard but also it brings joy and beauty in your life.
I make sure that my students are challenged but also having fun in my class.
All ages/Levels welcome and of course lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student.

I started dancing at the age of 7 in Japan. At the age of 17, I attended to Arts Educational school in England and at the age of 18, I moved to New York city to attend Joffrey Ballet school.
At the age of 20, I was accepted to Dance Theatre of Harlem in NY and danced as a professional ballerina for about 6 years. Performed many principal roles and toured all over the US and overseas.
After my dancing career, I have been teaching dancers of different ages and experiences, from pre-ballet to adults and from ...

About Mayuko

Mayuko Shoka was born and raised in Gifu, Japan, where she started ballet training at Ballet studio K&M at age of 7 under Kazuko and Zlatko Mikulic. The main ballet style practiced was the Vaganova. At the age of 17, she moved to England to attend The Arts Educational School. Here she mostly practic

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Susan A.
wonderful teacher
Merab C.
Great, positive person, good instructor. I am excited to work with her.
Chris
I did yoga regularly with Mayuko when she lived in Seattle and it was an incredible experience. She's one of the best teachers I've ever had, just really sweet, fun, and knowledgeable. I knew very little about yoga, and I'm hardly fit or flexible, but I was able to learn so much from her!
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Joy E.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Bachelors from MSU
  • Teaching since 2003
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Joy E.

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My name is Joy and I have been dancing for over 25 years. My soul needs to dance and to be able teach my love for dance. Ballet is my forte, though I've tried just about everything out there. My teaching is very technically precise, however I have a laidback flavor unusual for the ballet world. I currently teach in-person ballet lessons to young girls near where I live, but I would love the opportunity to teach you or your child the art of ballet.

About Joy

My name is Joy, and I have been dancing for over 25 years. I danced in studios all through my childhood, usually 3-5 times a week. I was also a part of my high school dance team. Following high school I opted for a college career, but then life and kids happened! I have 3 sweet little ones. About 5

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Rachel
Joy introduced my daughter to ballet and my daughter loves taking ballet from her. Joy is a wonderful, kind and patient teacher.

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Average Cost of Ballet Lessons in Dumfries, VA

The average cost of 60-minute ballet lessons in Dumfries is $93. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $120 per hour.
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"Really enjoying Sara's lessons! She's very patient and gives great tips. I'm learning a lot!"
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Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Jordan is an excellent instructor! My 10 year old is learning so much! She is patient and kind... but at the same time we see great results! Thank you!"
Gwendolyn
Took Ballet lessons from Jordan W.
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"Thanks Jessica, you are giving me so much confidence! I appreciate your help!"
Gianna
Took Ballet lessons from Jessica A.
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"So friendly and helpful!"
Kate
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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Desiree
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Sara is an excellent ballet teacher! Very patient, warm and friendly, as well as precise and clear in her teaching. She has helped greatly improve my daughter's ballet skills."
Emma
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"My 5 year old daughter has become a stronger dancer with Ms. Kelly as she builds up for her recital. We are truly lucky to find such a dedicated and talented teacher."
Junie
Took Ballet lessons from Kelly G.
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"Miss Stephanie is an incredible ballet teacher. She is a passionate dancer and is kind and caring. My daughter loves taking lessons from Miss Stephanie!"
Holly
Took Ballet lessons from Stephanie M.
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"My daughter enjoys her lessons with miss Jordan- they are a great extension of what she is learning in class and a way to improve in areas she struggles. Thanks Jordan!"
Della
Took Ballet lessons from Jordan W.
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"Great classes! Sarah is a fantastic teacher - patient and gives good timely feedback. She gives very helpful tips."
Frances Chen
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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