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Gilroy Ballroom Dance Instructors

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Daniel Lee Tran Dancesport
5.0
from 72 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 116 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jeffrey H.
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Working with Dan was one of the best and most positive experiences we have ever had. My wife and I saw the music video for Ed Shereen's Thinking Out Loud and we wanted to do the dance for our wedding. We came to thumbtack to look for an instructor and luckily we came across Dan. At first I was skeptical that an instructor could choreograph a routine we would like and could perform well, so we told him we just wanted to follow the music video. However, Dan let us know we could do something much more elegant than the video and put together an even better routine for us. And it turned out amazing. Lesson by lesson he custom tailored a routine for us that was simply incredible and far exceeded our expectations. He listens to what you like and dislike and will change things around for you while also giving you his good suggestions. We both came into this with no experience in ballroom dancing, me having no dance experience at all. I was definitely extremely nervous that I could pull this wedding dance off at first as I consider myself a pretty bad dancer. But after every lesson I came out feeling more and more confident. Dan is not only a great instructor, but also has a very positive attitude that kept me motivated that I could do this. In the end, the dance turned out unbelievable. My wife and I would both highly recommend him if you are looking for an instructor for any kind of dance and level. We will definitely go back to him in the future. Thank you Dan!

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DinaDance
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Noel G.
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We've been taking weekly ballroom lessons. Dina's been very helpful and patient.

Desiree May Productions
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Andy R.
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Desiree choreographed my first wedding dance. I showed up as a man without any rhythm or even the slightest interest in dancing. I thought the entire process would be one of the worst experiences of my life. Desiree not only had me enjoying dance on day 1, but I've been taking dance lessons for the last 7 months as a result of her inspiration. She managed to teach me two choreographed dances (Tango and Rhumba) in only a handful of lessons. Desiree is an excellent teacher, clearly explains and demonstrates moves, stays positive at all times, and keeps you motivated as a student. Cannot recommend her highly enough. Our guests were shocked and blown away by the choreography, and that was with someone with no prior dance experience. You will not be disappointed!

Dance With Daniel
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Corrina W.
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I have been taking ballroom dancing lessons with Daniel for over 4 years. He is funny, patient, and full of energy. He can teach you how to dance even if you think you have 4 left feet. He will find many different ways and customize to the students' need to explain a step or a pattern. I enjoy the learning process in addition to the results I achieved. A great dance teacher that think and teach out of the box and still keep the box in sight!

Training with Cat
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Julie P.
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Caterina is an outstanding personal trainer. She adapts each training session to my capabilities and goals. She is very encouraging and motivating, which pushes me to surpass my expectations. She incorporates her dance experience to make the workouts fun and challenging. She has adapted exercises to improve my balance and stability. She is a delightful trainer to work with. I look forward to each training session.

Piano and Voice Lessons
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Gina R.
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I took voice and piano lessons with Joann. She was very encouraging. She believed in me and pushed me just enough to achieve my goals. Super thankful I got to work with her.

  • 2 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jo P.
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Larry J. Brooks, jr. has been my ballroom dance teacher for the past three years. A highly professional instructor, Larry is polite, encouraging and thorough. He has kept accurate records of my dance progress, begins and ends lessons punctually and maintains a safe, pleasant ballroom atmosphere. With a gentle nudge, I have been challenged to participate in several showcases partnered with Larry. Overall, my ballroom dance experience has been fun!

Taylor's Dance Lessons
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Samantha T.
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Taylor was an AMAZING dance instructor! We used her for our 1st dance for our wedding and could not have had a better experience. Taylor is an unbelievably skilled and patient instructor. We were complete beginners, yet with Taylor's expertise, ended up with a fantastic dance routine. Taylor's vision is fresh, fun, and unique and you will be left with anything but a typical wedding dance routine. We cannot recommend her enough!

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I teach Ballroom dance for competition, performance or just for social purpose. I teach the following styles of Ballroom Dance: 1. International Style Standard (Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot and Quickstep) 2. American Style Smooth (Waltz, Tango, Viennese and Foxtrot) 3. International Latin (Cha Cha, Rumba, Samba, Jive and Paso Doble) 4. American Style Rhythm (Cha Cha, Rumba, Samba, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Merengue, Bolera) 5. Club Dance (Hustle, Two Step, Salsa and Argentine Tango) 6. Wedding Dance

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I am a fine art painter, muralist and faux finisher. I am also a certified interior designer and art director. I'm really crafty. I do crocheting, knitting, and many other techniques. I am also a dancer. I can teach Zumba and salsa.

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Santa Teresa Academy of Music and Dance was established to bring exceptional music and dance instruction to the city of San Jose. Our beautifully designed facility includes professional floating hardwood dance floors and sound dampened music rooms with windows in every door. Teachers at our school are experts in their instrument or dance style and are experienced in working with students of all levels, especially beginners. We offer dance classes in ballet, jazz, hip-hop, tap, preschool dance and parent and tot. We are also proud to be one of very few studios in the area to teach ballroom classes for children and teens, as well as adults. We offer private music instruction, as well as group classes in piano, guitar, voice, violin and cello. Our music lessons and dance classes are scheduled at a variety of times so that you can book classes at a time that works best for you. We are conveniently located in the Santa Teresa area, close to Blossom Hill, Almaden Valley, Evergreen, Willow Glen, Cambrian, and South San Jose. We look forward to serving all San Jose families, as well as those in the neighboring communities of Morgan Hill, Campbell and Los Gatos. With our commitment to offering quality instruction to students of all ages and levels and our wide range of programs in music and dance, we are sure to offer just what you are looking for.

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We teach class and private lessons in tap, jazz, ballet and hip-hop for weddings and birthday parties. We have been in business for 35 yr.

  • 11 years in business
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Kriyaa is all about "dance". Our expertise is in Bollywood fusion-style dancing, a fun and high-energetic dance routine catering all people in all ethnicities. We encourage kids and adults to explore their passion. Kriyaa has set a record in various stage shows, dance competitions, musical ballets, theatrical shows, and dance dramas. If you are looking for some amazing or striking dance choreography for your events, then you must contact Kriyaa Dance Academy. Come join us, and experience an amazing, fun-filled and high-energy dance lessons and have a memorable stage experience! Fusion is our "mantra", and Bollywood is our "tantra".

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Dance Magic classes focus on ballet and creative movement. Creative movement and improvisation are given to enhance self-expression and the imagination. Children will learn ballet stories and associate the music that accompanies the ballet.

  • 16 years in business
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Learn to dance ballroom, hip-hop, club dancing, Latin, Argentine tango, or salsa. We teach wedding dances, groups, couples or individuals.

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On the dance faculty of Foothill College, I teach all the ballroom and Latin dances plus country line, folk, ballet, etc. My specialty is teaching dance on cruise ships, choreographing dances for wedding couples, and teaching all ages with many styles.

  • 12 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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LDC works with kids ages 3 and up encouraging young dancers in a positive environment to discover their freedom to dance in all styles. We offer full-hour classes in ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, tumbling and lyrical. We even offer a musical theatre class teaching singing, acting and stage movements, and we have a XMAS class which is a fusion of dance and martial arts. LDC also offers many performance opportunities with an elite and competition team for more serious dancers, and we have a big end-of-the-year production in June.

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I am a Bay Area based dance instructor, singer, performer, model, and health nut who is hoping to give you the tools to burn up the floor with some spicy, hot moves! I grew up with the flavor of Latin music and dance surrounding me, and I want to help you find your own personal flare on the dance floor. I will help you build your strength as a dancer, showing you important body isolations and stretching techniques, while also helping you understand the fundamentals to partner-work and personal styling shines needed to social dance. More importantly, I will help you understand the rhythmic structure in Latin music, so you can feel the music as you dance. My clients range from one-on-one private lessons, partner lessons, and group lessons. I teach styles from salsa to bachata, merengue, kizomba, etc.

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We focus on teaching excellent dance technique to develop strong postural control and skilled dancers with strength and flexibility. This form of art, combined with its physicality and beauty, is taking the nation by storm.

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Learn to dance the hula for your wedding or birthday party! We can teach you and your entourage! Thank you for your interest. We are looking forward to hearing from you soon.

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I'm a professional belly dancer available for performances and lessons. My specialties include: * weddings * birthday parties * anniversaries * bridal/baby showers * corporate event * theme parties I also offer group dance classes, private lessons, and workshops.

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