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Kerri K.
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Learn ballet technique from beginning to advanced levels
I’ve been teaching ballet professionally for 12 years. Certified PBT (progressing ballet technique) instructor. I specialize in holistic training modalities and have a masters degree in psychology with an emphasis on motivational training. I will help you build a solid foundation in ballet technique while helping you achieve your personal goals. Dance is truly a gift and it is my mission to share this beautiful art with anyone who feels called to it. I believe that you possess everything you need to succeed! I offer lessons for all levels, beginning to advanced. No matter what level you are at, I guarantee that you will progress with every lesson. Send me a message to see if we are a good fit
About Kerri K.

Welcome! My name is Kerri, I am a professional dancer, choreographer, and wellness coach. I have 12+ years experience teaching ballet and contemporary dance as well as several years experience teaching yoga, fitness training, flexibility training, and health/wellness coaching. I am a certified PBT (progressing ballet technique) instructor, registered yoga teacher (ryt200), certified clinical aromatherapist, certified nutritional consultant, and behavioral therapist. I graduated from California Southern University with a masters degree in clinical psychology and utilize a positive psychological orientation while working with clients. My personal dance training began at the age of 3. I was born with the passion for dance and I feel that it is my mission in life to share this beautiful art with others. I trained in classical ballet and attended various summer intensive programs with companies such as Joffrey Ballet, Ballet Austin, Ballet Pacifica, and State Street Ballet. I danced as an apprentice with Joffrey Ballet and later went on to work as a free-lance artist with various companies. Some highlights from past performances include dancing Sugarplum Fairy, Snow Queen, and Arabian soloist in the Nutcracker, fairy soloist in Sleeping Beauty, Nikiya in la Bayadere, water soloist in Peter in the Wolf, and demi-soloist roles in Giselle, Coppelia, Les Sylphides, Pas de Quatre, Faust, Swan Lake, and Don Quixote. I performed and toured with various performing arts companies such as Insomniac Events, Sensation, Zen Arts, Quixotic, and Namba Dance Theater. I also co-founded the performing arts company Astral Visions where I collaborated on choreographing and performing contemporary pieces for festivals around Southern California. I also directed and choreographed several full-length ballet performances as the director of Aviano Community Ballet Theater. My current focus is on sharing my expertise with dancers of all levels, beginning through advanced/pre-professional. I not only emphasize strong ballet technique but also focus a great deal on the psychology of motivational training to enhance performance outcomes and personal goals. It is my mission to support my students’ overall growth both as dancers and as individuals. I believe that everyone can dance and that with the proper mindset and education you can succeed in achieving your goals. I also specialize in somatic movement therapy, utilizing movement and breath work to facilitate healing and growth. Although I specialize in dance training, I also coach clients in yoga, breathwork, aromatherapy, nutrition, fitness and flexibility training, and wellness counseling. You absolutely do NOT have to be a dancer to work with me! I have a deep passion for helping people to reach their wellness goals, integrate all aspects of health, and find wholeness in their lives. If my work resonates with you, please contact me to see if we are a good fit.

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Teaches all skill levels

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Teaching since 2008

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Masters of Science in Psychology

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Teaches ages 5+

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Avatar of the tutor
Kerri K.
Teaches Online
Learn ballet technique from beginning to advanced levels
I’ve been teaching ballet professionally for 12 years. Certified PBT (progressing ballet technique) instructor. I specialize in holistic training modalities and have a masters degree in psychology with an emphasis on motivational training. I will help you build a solid foundation in ballet technique while helping you achieve your personal goals. Dance is truly a gift and it is my mission to share this beautiful art with anyone who feels called to it. I believe that you possess everything you need to succeed! I offer lessons for all levels, beginning to advanced. No matter what level you are at, I guarantee that you will progress with every lesson. Send me a message to see if we are a good fit
About Kerri K.

Welcome! My name is Kerri, I am a professional dancer, choreographer, and wellness coach. I have 12+ years experience teaching ballet and contemporary dance as well as several years experience teaching yoga, fitness training, flexibility training, and health/wellness coaching. I am a certified PBT (progressing ballet technique) instructor, registered yoga teacher (ryt200), certified clinical aromatherapist, certified nutritional consultant, and behavioral therapist. I graduated from California Southern University with a masters degree in clinical psychology and utilize a positive psychological orientation while working with clients. My personal dance training began at the age of 3. I was born with the passion for dance and I feel that it is my mission in life to share this beautiful art with others. I trained in classical ballet and attended various summer intensive programs with companies such as Joffrey Ballet, Ballet Austin, Ballet Pacifica, and State Street Ballet. I danced as an apprentice with Joffrey Ballet and later went on to work as a free-lance artist with various companies. Some highlights from past performances include dancing Sugarplum Fairy, Snow Queen, and Arabian soloist in the Nutcracker, fairy soloist in Sleeping Beauty, Nikiya in la Bayadere, water soloist in Peter in the Wolf, and demi-soloist roles in Giselle, Coppelia, Les Sylphides, Pas de Quatre, Faust, Swan Lake, and Don Quixote. I performed and toured with various performing arts companies such as Insomniac Events, Sensation, Zen Arts, Quixotic, and Namba Dance Theater. I also co-founded the performing arts company Astral Visions where I collaborated on choreographing and performing contemporary pieces for festivals around Southern California. I also directed and choreographed several full-length ballet performances as the director of Aviano Community Ballet Theater. My current focus is on sharing my expertise with dancers of all levels, beginning through advanced/pre-professional. I not only emphasize strong ballet technique but also focus a great deal on the psychology of motivational training to enhance performance outcomes and personal goals. It is my mission to support my students’ overall growth both as dancers and as individuals. I believe that everyone can dance and that with the proper mindset and education you can succeed in achieving your goals. I also specialize in somatic movement therapy, utilizing movement and breath work to facilitate healing and growth. Although I specialize in dance training, I also coach clients in yoga, breathwork, aromatherapy, nutrition, fitness and flexibility training, and wellness counseling. You absolutely do NOT have to be a dancer to work with me! I have a deep passion for helping people to reach their wellness goals, integrate all aspects of health, and find wholeness in their lives. If my work resonates with you, please contact me to see if we are a good fit.

Levels taught

Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 2008

Education

Masters of Science in Psychology

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 5+

Speaks

Speaks English, Italian

Speaks

Has background check

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Kerri is so patient and wonderful to work with! My daughter looks forward to her class every week and is always eager to share what she’s learned. We had several bad experiences with previous ballet and fitness coaches in the past, so working with Kerri has been a breath of fresh air! She is incredibly professional and a true master of her craft

Posted Jan 26, 2022
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Miss Kerri is AMAZING!!! In just a few months she helped me to massively improve my flexibility and strength. She is the kindest most genuine coach I have ever had and I’m so grateful to have found her. Not only is she an excellent dance instructor but her expertise in psychology and wellness is next level. Highly recommend.

Posted Jan 25, 2022
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My daughter has been dancing with Miss. Kerri for nearly two years. She has truly flourished in the time she’s trained with her. Miss Kerri has been warm and wonderful! Such a great instructor who takes the time to encourage each student to do their very best. We’ve recently had to switch to virtual classes and Miss Kerri has gone above and beyond for her students. We are very lucky to have her as a teacher!

Posted Apr 14, 2020
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Instructor details
Ballet
Teaches Online
Teaches Online
Work hours
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F
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Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
30 minutes
$45
45 minutes
$60
60 minutes
$75
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30