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Hope R.

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Starting at $84
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • 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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Sara P.

79 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ballet Pedagogy from University of Oklahoma
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Sara P.

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With an emphasis on strong foundations and musicality I would love to help anyone become a more well rounded dancer.

Whether you're just starting out or want to polish a few problem areas I'm here to help!

About Sara

Hello! I'm Sara! (Based in NYC) I started dancing at the age of 3. I am well versed in Ballet, Modern and Contemporary Dance. I attended Joffrey San Antonio (2004) and Paul Taylor New York (2010) intensives. Once moving to NYC, I attended the TAKE Dance intensive (2011) and the Lar Lubovitch int

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Sara had great technique with flowy movements. She was personable and kind. Very enjoyable class.
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Maria F.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Ballet from New York City Ballet
  • Teaching since 2000
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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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Kristen P.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Finalist in Frostbite International Film Festival from Frostbite International Film Festival
  • Tap Dance from Cherry Creek Dance
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Kristen P.

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I’m available to teach private lessons for teens and adults interested in learning 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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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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Mayuko S.

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Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Japanese, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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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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Keith G.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Keith G.

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Beginning Ballet is great fundamental disciplines for any new dancer. I help explain very complicated steps and movement with easy to understand demonstrations, music theory, and counting. I also focus on barre, pantomime, dance health, flexibility, stretching, toning, and conditioning. Perfect course for musical theatre artists.

About Keith

Hi, I'm Keith and I am offering electric guitar, and performing arts lessons for beginners. Need to polish your skills for musical theatre? Become a Triple threat -- sing, dance, and act!

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Sophia M.
Excellent music teacher and so patient!
Randee
Could not have found a better voice teacher!
Randee
Keith is a wonderful voice teacher. Very professional. So happy I found him. Could not have food a better teacher.

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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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"Sara is super patient and very prepared! I'm really happy to have taken my first step into ballet under her guidance, looking forward to our next lesson!"
Helena
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Sara was extremely patient with our 8 year old daughter. Sara certainly challenged her. She LOVED the lesson and can’t wait for her second lesson!"
Sophie
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Great first lesson with Gina!

I love how she works with me and I feel like I can relax into learning because of her personality. I don’t feel pressured or anxious which is really helpful. She’s very attentive and considerate, which I seriously appreciate. I feel like I’m already learning a lot and I look forward to our next lesson!"
Jeanine
Took Ballet lessons from Gina B.
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"Sara was amazing, absolutely love her for my daughter aged 10. She is kind, nurturing, focus and great with children. I'm considering using her for myself too."
Amina
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Sara is an great instructor with lots of helpful advice. She is patient but pushes you just enough to keep improving."
Franklin
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Such a sweetie! Definitely knows ballet and knows how to teach it too, with patience, encouragement and smiles!"
Malki
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"She shows how to mold pointe shoes to better fit my feet and show the arch of the foot"
Judy
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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"Superbly great. Creative and fun. Miss Maria is helpful and in ever way an awesome teacher."
Susan
Took Ballet lessons from Maria F.
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