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Kristen P.

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Starting at $50
  • Tap Dance from Cherry Creek Dance
  • Awarded Finalist in Frostbite International Film Festival from Frostbite International Film Festival
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Kristen P.

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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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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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Lauren C.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Nursing from Oregon Health Sciences University
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lauren C.

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Riverdance! Lord of the Dance!...Have you ever wanted to learn how to Irish dance but couldn't find lessons near you or maybe felt intimidated to dance in front of others while you're learning?...Maybe finding the time in your busy schedule has been challenging?...I can help! : )
I have been teaching for over 25 years and I am both a certified Irish dance instructor (T.C.R.G.) and adjudicator (A.D.C.R.G.). I have created a successful online learning program that incorporates weekly online class sessions with support instructional videos and music that you can access at times that work for you! It is a self-paced online learning system that moves with you, not ahead of you, where you will find encouragement and accountability while setting goals and meeting bench marks as you journey through Irish dance, music, history and culture.
You will start with the basics of what makes Irish dance "look Irish" and you will explore the various rhythms and movements that have captivated ...

About Lauren

Lauren hails from Oregon where she was a Rose Festival Princess and Miss Teen of Oregon. Trained in musical theater before applying her talents to Irish dancing. she has appeared on "Prime Time Country" and "Live at the Grand Ole Opry", danced with the Chieftains, Natalie MacMaster, Gaelic Storm an

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Isabella
Lauren is THE BEST and I am so grateful I found such a gem of a dance teacher. I am a professional dancer in Los Angeles who had only taken a few Irish dance classes before I started working with Lauren online in April. With her help, I have learned SO much in only 4 months, and recently passed the first 6 Irish grade exams. She is so patient, encouraging, fun, and her online learning portal and videos are immensely helpful for learning virtually. I could not recommend her enough!
Elizabeth and John Le
Lauren is terrific. Our daughter absolutely enjoys her classes.
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Emily M.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BFA Musical Theater from University of Cincinnati- College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emily M.

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A professional dancer myself, I strive to bring my experience and expertise into each lesson. We will begin with a physical warm up, followed by floor work and some choreography. Each lesson is crafted specifically with the student's unique goals in mind. I believe the best learning environment is a positive and supportive one, and I strive to truly help my students understand dance technique, while having a good time.

About Emily

Emily M. is a professional actor, singer and dancer and experienced teacher available for online lessons worldwide teaching subjects ranging from voice to yoga and many other fitness and arts classes. Emily has been in the performing arts for over 15 years and teaching for the last 6 years. Exten

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Naveen
Well organized yoga and conditioning lessons. Very patient with new students and strives to bring out the best from them.

Would not hesitate to recommend Emily.
Lisa
Emily's background in musical theater is perfect for teaching our 10-year-old daughter! We signed her up for jazz to help her with choreography. We love that Emily teaches routines with Broadway music. She has also been very responsive by email, and Emily tailored our lessons to best fit our daughter.
Claudia
Emily is a wonderful yoga teacher and I look forward to every class! She is motivating, kind, patient and fun!
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Irmana S.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded Hip Hop Teacher of the Year from Dance School
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Irmana S.

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Teaching exclusively Hip Hop. Classes are a lot of fun. Has dance training in jazz and ballet.

Private classes are great if you want to grow faster as a dancer, or if it is just a simple preference. Or perhaps you need help with the steps or learn club dancing!

Private group classes are available as well. Also group classes open to anyone.

About Irmana

Hip Hop teacher and choreographer with over 20 years of dance experience. Trained in jazz and ballet. Have been teaching hip hop for over 6 years. Teaching Hip Hop private and in studio lessons. Private lesson is great if you want to grow faster as a dancer or if you need help with certain steps

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Tanya K.
I went to my first Dance group class with her and she is amazing! She is so quiet and patient and makes the steps very easy to learn! 🌈🥳
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Daniel K.

40 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award from Lincoln Acadamy
  • BA in Music Composition from Columbia College
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Daniel K.

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About Daniel

Daniel, a former faculty member of Columbia College in Chicago, is a studio and live performance singer and musician based in Chicago. His teaching and performing experience spans three decades, and includes expertise in the studies of voice, guitar, piano, bass, drums, and trumpet, along with music

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Michael
Really great stuff !!
Ashleigh S.
It was only a first lesson but I can already tell I'm going to be taking more lessons with Daniel. He's very knowledgeable, patient, and dedicated. He detailed a specific plan for me to work on that isn't too rigid or boring, I'm looking forward to relearning the flute with him.
Mark
Great 1st lesson! Looking forward to continuing and learning more
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Ghislain G.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Outstanding Young Artists Scholarship from the city of Nice, France from City of Nice, France
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ghislain G.

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Dance teacher at the French Conservatory of Los Angeles in ballet, and MFA student in choreography at the University of California Los Angeles. My experience as professional dancer in Europe, as well as my experience as dance teacher in France and in Los Angeles make me feel ready to help you improve your skills.
Private lesson in ballet and contemporary dance can help you to be prepared for an event, a dance competition, or for an audition.

About Ghislain

My name is Ghislain, I was born and raised in Nice and I lived and Study for ten years in Paris, France. I arrived in the US in September to study as a master student, dance composition at the University of Los Angeles California. I am currently choreographer at Le Rapt Invisible in France. Am cu

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Jinhua G.
Thank you for teaching. It is interesting to learn different language and you helped me explore French and translate the Bible.
Jean
I am taking to improve my conversational French. Ghislain is very knowledgable, personable and patient. An hour goes by quickly discussing topics of current interest. And my vocabulary richly increases.

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"The instructor made it inspite of a major thunderstorm, my child enjoyed the lesson!"
Maansi
Took Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"Jordan is an amazing instructor and really takes the time to teach and explain using her experiences and expertise. Jordan will turn you into the dancer you dream of becoming."
Christopher
Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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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."
Crystal
Took Dance lessons from Lindsay B.
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"Dmitriy is a great teacher and is very skilled professional. He has kind individual approach and attention to details. Wants you to be your best but patient with beginners! Great for newcomers! Definitely recommended!"
Lyoka
Took Dance lessons from Dmitriy R.
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"A truly talented and amazing teacher!

We learned a wedding dance from Kelly and coming from a guy with two left feet, she did an awesome job guiding us through and teaching us cool choreography to make us look good! Kelly is extremely professional and takes her time understanding what you want to accomplish and teaches at a great pace where you learn while continuing to move forward. Each lesson progressed very nicely while we learned in her home studio. It was a very comfortable space and we nailed down exactly what we were aiming to do. We learned three types of dance: ballroom, tap, and a swing/bollywood hybrid. Kelly guided us through each and made sure we were comfortable and happy in the end. She even cut the three songs together for us! I would highly recommend Kelly as she has a warm heart, great attitude, and is a wonderful teacher!"
Parag
Took Dance lessons from Kelly G.
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"I came to Jordan needing help with extreme deadlines. I was auditioning for a musical theater degree with a large number of colleges and while I had a good amount of experience singing and acting, I was practically new to dance. Online, she was able to help me prepare for audition pre-screens, learn dance basics rapidly, and feel less anxiety about dance auditions. As a result, I was able to receive many MT acceptances and get into my dream school. Thank you Jordan for being patient with me and helping me learn at my own pace while moving fast enough to meet my goals. You’re the best!"
Michael
Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Had our first lesson...great instructor"
Zoe
Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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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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"Michael helped my wife and I get ready for our first dance for our wedding. Without him we wouldn't have been able to pull it off. He helped us learn so much in an extremely quick time schedule (about a month before the big day). Everything was easy going and fun. All of us joked a lot which made both my wife and I a lot less nervous. At the same time everything was extremely professional. He always helped us choose the best ways to do all the moves and showed us extra stuff to add if we felt we could do them on the day of. Michael, from the little time we knew him, is kind, sincere, and downright awesome. We can't thank him enough for how much he helped us."
Bia and Steven
Took Dance lessons from Michael W.
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"Dmitriy is a great teacher and highly skilled professional. He has an individual approach for each student, very attentive and kind. He also makes lessons fun and easy. Has attention to details and wants you to be the best. Very patient with newcomers! Great for beginners!"
Lyoka
Took Dance lessons from Dmitriy R.
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