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Huntington Beach Dance Instructors

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Crystal Shum
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rachel A.
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We made the decision last minute to hire a choreographer for our first dance. Crystal was able to choreograph a dance we could learn quickly and it was beautiful. Working with her was a ton of fun and her pricing was very reasonable. I would recommend her to anyone needing or wanting dance lessons.

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Elite Entertainment
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bob F.
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They exceeded our expectations. She is an outstanding teacher. We are still receiving dance lessons. Bob & Carolyn Forston

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Michelle Renee Dance
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nick M.
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Michelle has been great, very flexible with our schedules and changing choice of song after the first lesson. She has made it very easy for us as beginners to ease into learning our dance. She makes it fun, simple and gives us the elegant beautiful dance we were looking for on our wedding day.

Dance With Alexis
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Jill S.
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No one has had any dance lessons yet (!), but she communicates a welcomed professionalism. She responds quickly and has a genuine enthusiasm for what she does.

The Connected Dancer
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Erin K.
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It does not get better than these guys. We left our dance lessons till a week before wedding but still had high ambitions ( go figure) and somehow these two pros (not just in dancing but in kindness and communication...and realism) helped us achieve our dream dance in a realistic and effortless way. As a bride to have a professional actually behave professionally and take a burden off your shoulders and not just meet but exceed your high expectations the way they did is something I will forever be grateful for.

  • 7 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Mina G.
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Mark taught my husband and I our first dance for our multicultural wedding. My husband and I had no prior dance training, and are both definitely the "wallflower" type. Thinking of the first dance caused both of us a lot of anxiety. Until Mark came in and changed our whole world and whole perception of how fun dance can be. Mark was always patient, an outstanding teacher, and truly made our first dance special. Our wedding was a multi-day event with numerous ceremonies and traditions from families of two distinct cultures. But dance lessons with Mark were a welcome respite from the hectic planning of the wedding. Mark taught us more than just dancing, he taught my husband and I to establish "connection", teamwork, and trust through dance! Now, my husband and I love to dance and it has become part of our lives, all thanks to Mark. I highly recommend Mark. He is an excellent teacher and you will love every minute of your dance lessons!

Premier Dance Experience
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah R.
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For my first salsa and latin-dance classes I went to weekly classes in a studio in Hollywood. I felt like I didn't get enough attention from the teachers because there were over 15 students in the class. I decided to try private classes so I registered on Thumbtack because a friend recommended it to me for private classes. I got a quote from Tibor and I gave it a try. I was surprised how much I got better in a short amount of time just due the fact of taking private classes. Tibor gave me his undivided attention and taught me the right technique and he helped me to help myself. I learned how to get the right mindset. His professionalism speaks for himself. The only problem was that it was kind of far away from where I live and I wanted to learn Cuban salsa and not L.A. Salsa, which he was not able to teach me since he's a professional L.A. Style Salsa Dancer. All in all I'm really happy and satisfied with his passionate art of teaching. I really felt his love for dance in every lesson.

Would You Like to Dance
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah S.
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Arianna is a great dance instructor. She was very prompt in her communication to me and was able to choreograph a dance with very short notice. I enjoyed my session with her and had a lot of fun learning my dance for my husband on our wedding day. She was very helpful and open to making changes that I needed or wanted. I highly recommend her to anyone in need of dance lessons!

Westminster Arts Academy
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Devri Speaks
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My son has been taking piano lessons here for about two months now and he loves it so much! These people are so enthusiastic about music and sharing it with these little souls.

Dance With Amy
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Alex B.
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We had such a great time learning to dance with Amy! She is so passionate , creative and patient. She gave us the gift of being able to dance together . She choreographed our first dance, taught us how to salsa and cha cha , and provided important rhythmic structure and movement for our father-daughter/ mother -son dance . She did such a great job of breaking down each movement and providing quick adjustments. We always felt like we grew so much from each lesson. I would highly recommend her to anyone with any dance level. She made our first dance so special!!! We can't thank her enough for all of help and coaching . Thank you! Alex & Shayna

We Dance by Charla
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Abel T.
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The job salsa dancing took place at studio 65 in Fresno CA. it took 8 weeks she help me with the Cross body lead and progressed turn,I was impressed with the consistency,above and beyond,, she was all ways on time.the quality of work was assem..I Experience the best, I only dance what she teach me and most girls like how i dance... Charla Wells Smith is a berry good instructor,, I personal recommended...

Eduard Izotov
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 23 years in business
Anna K.
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Eduard has been a master in ballroom dancing for many years. He's been a mentor for numerous professional dancers. Through his etiquette fashion, he teaches the language of dance with a passion and grace by explaining the most details of ballroom dancing. He loves what he does and it shows in his method of teaching. The utmost prime quality is his genuin, person-friendly character that allows a person to experience the world of dance with a level of euphoria. Eduard is professional in character overall which is second nature when it comes to teaching dance. His body language and choice of words makes it an inviting experience. With his high level of emotional intelligence, he understands a student's personality clearly, therefore uses various methods to communicate his teachings. He is attentive to students and values class time to connect with them. His punctuality is perfect. Never late to class and always ready with prepared teaching routines for the class session. I highly recommend Eduard to students at every level of dancing experience!

McCann Dance
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Richard C.
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Having met Elisa a couple of years ago after she moved to San Diego, I began to take supplemental dance lessons with her from time to time. Now, she is my primary partner in ProAm dance competitions. Elisa has found a way to motivate me to continue to improve my performance quality while making the dance experience fun. She has a gift for sensing what teaching methods get through to each student, as we all learn in different ways, without making lessons into rote drudgery. She also can sense when a student is getting overwhelmed my technique and knows when to back away and reinforce what you already know first before moving on to the newest concept. I have seen my ability as a competitive and social dancer improve more quickly with Elisa than with any other dance instructor with whom I have worked over the past six years.

  • 7 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Molly A.
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Working With Sam Allen was the most amazing experience. Sam gave me private Hip Hop dance lessons and was phenomenal. He was encouraging, patient, and pushed me to my highest potential. Sam was accommodating, professional, and made me feel like a super star. He teaches at your pace and to your ability. I learned so much and had so much fun at the same time. I highly recommend Sam to anyone of all ages and levels of experience. There is no better teacher out there.

Come Dance With Me
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jonathan M.
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Adrienne is an amazing dance instructor. Of course, she can teach you the basics, but what sets her apart is her ability to recognize your strengths and weaknesses and works with each. She clearly understands the nuance of dancing, foot work, weight shifts and timing, and how important they are to become the kind of dancer you want to be, should you want to compete professionally or just feel comfortable on any dance floor. She she has the ability to explain clearly and concisely what she wants you to do and how to get there. Just take one dance lesson with her, and you will never want anyone else to teach you. I guarantee it.

  • 14 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Anna A.
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I greatly enjoyed my dance lesson with Darren. I'm a very shy person and have social anxiety, but Darren made me feel very comfortable. I felt like I learned SO MUCH in one hour. He was able to provide critiques while still being nice and encouraging. He was not at all intimidating. I think that's what makes him a great teacher. I had to quit our lessons due to personal reasons but, for sure, once I get things in order I'll be taking more dance lessons from him in the future. Thanks for such a good experience!

Artemi Okunev
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Mohsen A.
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I wanted to surprise my wife with dance classes but didn't want to purchase it without seeing him in action so he agreed to have me come watch him teach one of his students. After seeing him, I was impressed so I purchased one class. Several weeks later, I presented the gift certificate to my wife and we had our first session. We were both impressed so I decided to purchase 20 more classes. The good thing about that was that he agreed to give me a discount if I prepay. in addition he has been patient, friendly and good with texting which I love. He is a good instructor and knows his stuff. We've had 3 lessons so far and going to our 4th one tonight. Give him a try

Arthur Murray Lake Forest
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jenny H.
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I’ve had such a wonderful experience at Arthur Murray! The staff is amazing. They make learning how to dance so easy and fun! I always look forward to coming back for another lesson.

Ally Vega
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Mari P.
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Ally has been my choreographer and movement coach for my shows with Idol Academy and Candy Bomber and her work is exceptional! I highly recommend her services if you need choreography for your performances, and in general training for dance and body movement.

  • 40 years in business
Marjorie E.
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I have been with Phill:s Ballroom Dance Studio for 25 years. This is a great studio if you are thinking of taking lessons. The staff is professional and dedicated to their students. The basic ballroom training is the best you can find. The studio is relaxing and fun. The practice dances give you extra opportunities to get individual instruction. The group classes help you make new friends. I highly recommend this studio.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Hilary M.
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Rosarita was so lovely and so unbelievably helpful. I appreciate her patience with my fiancé -I can’t wait to c our First dance 🎩👰. If U are looking for an amazing dancer that puts U at ease for your wedding or any dance U need to know .....she is your girl!!!!!! Thank U again and I’ll be sending photos⭐️

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How much do dance lessons cost?

Adults who want to learn to dance, whether to prepare for a wedding or to meet new people, often enjoy taking dance lessons from an experienced dance instructor. Instructors may offer classes one-on-one to individual students or couples, or to small groups. The national average cost for a dance instructor ranges from $30 to $50. Some studios offer a discounted introductory lessons or group lessons, as well as package deals that are more affordable than paying for individual lessons. Some dance instructors will travel to the student’s home, which usually costs more, while others hold small-group sessions in their studios. If you choose a small-group class, expect to pay less than for individual dance lessons.

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