The Connected Dancer
M. B.Jan 11, 2018Verified
Katie and Shawn are fantastic! I contacted them with an odd request to help me put together a bikini competition posing routine. Katie was very open to doing research to learn exactly what I needed to do and she brought her partner Shawn to the lesson. We held the lesson at my private gym and I appreciated that they were willing to travel to me. The lesson went flawlessly and within the hour, I had confidence in my routine and felt that I knew exactly what to do. Katie and Shawn are very easy to work with and make the lesson very comfortable. I definitely recommend them!Nov 20, 2016Verified
About this pro
Years in business5
Times hired on Thumbtack33
LocationAltadena, CA 91001
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- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?We teach primarily private lessons, and all the pricing is available on our website. You can buy individual lessons at $95/lesson, or larger packages for slightly reduced rates. We accept cash, checks, or credit cards.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?Usually both of us (Shawn & Katie) will teach the first several lessons as a team. It's useful to get the perspective of both a leader and a follower at the beginning, and if you're coming in as a couple, we can give both of you some professional feedback at the same time. We'll ask you about what you want to get out of your dancing many, many times, because as you learn more and develop your dance experience, that answer often changes. Mostly, we'll make sure you have a great time and head home feeling like a dancer (and with some homework to practice before we see you next!).
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?Both Shawn and Katie are extensively certified through several major dance organizations (Arthur Murray, Fred Astaire, ISTD) and are registered with the NDCA (the National Dance Council of America). They have both studied under top champions and have trained with some of the best dancers in the world.