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San Rafael Dance Instructors

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Erin Parsley Dance
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Camila L.
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My fiance and I signed up for dance lessons with Erin and we couldn't be happier. I started out with zero background in dance and after only a couple lessons my fiance and I have our first dance choreographed. I'm actually excited to dance at my wedding which is saying a lot. Erin is very friendly and makes you feel comfortable right away. I would highly recommend her!

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Dance With Carolyn
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lisa B.
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If you're looking for Latin or Ballroom dance instruction I highly recommend Jeremy and Carolyn. I've been training with them for 2 years and have only great things to say. They bring amazing technical knowledge and expertise, and wonderful performance skills. They are also personable and fun! And as a successful, professional competitive couple they offer experience you won't find every day. Do it! :-)

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Emily Coles Dance SF
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Julie B.
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She's an experienced teacher--warm, friendly and unintimidating. (Did I mention that she cracks jokes? It takes the edge off, which is a godsend for a nervous beginner like me.) She helped me work out dance moves for my wedding. Now I'm taking personal rumba lessons. I also enjoy Metronome, the dance studio where she teaches, which is in an old, Italian social club in Potrero. I recommend Emily for anyone who wants to take dance lessons, from salsa to ballroom.

Desiree May Productions
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica L.
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I am prepping for a wedding dance and my fiance and I were trying to look up moves on youtube, but it just wasn't working on our own. Before I met Desiree, I was nervous about my dancing skills and have little confidence in my moves. Desiree;s skills as a dance instructor are outstanding. She is flexible and able to accommodate for complicated moves. She broke down her choreography down to my level so that I could feel confident in my abilities! Also the lessons are really fun too! I would highly recommend Desiree anyone that wants dance lessons, she will get the job done.

  • 41 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Asil N.
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Marge is amazing! She knows what she's doing and what you need to focus on once she sees you dancing. She has lots of experience under her belt. She knows more than 15 different dances and loves to dance and have a great time. From just 2 salsa lessons I'm loving it!

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  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Raul L.
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Super fun class,make me want to practice every day,very professional and fun to work with,can wait for next class

Latin Connection Dance
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Karen B.
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Ruth is a great teacher! Very friendly and accommodating. We took a series of wedding tango dance lessons with her.

Sharda Dance Academy
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Henna P.
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We took dance lessons from Alpa for our first dance at our wedding reception. She choreographed the whole thing and even asked us for our input and offered to let us change things based on comfort and preference. She did a great job though and me being the control freak that I am, I'm surprised that I didn't have a single change request! Let me stress that neither one of us are dancers and I was very worried about doing the dance in front of so many of our friends and family. But Alpa was so patient with us and made us feel so comfortable. We feel like we've known her for years yet we just met her a couple weeks ago! We learned the dance in two lessons and we will be back for our final lesson next week just to practice in front of her with my 25 lb lehenga and heels. If you need dance lessons of any kind, she is your girl! Thank you, Alpa! We are so thrilled that you will be a part of our big day in such a big way.

  • 16 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
David M.
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These were my first voice lessons ever. Lessons are fun. Deborah has lots of helpful advice and encouragement.

WJP DANCE
5.0
from 7 reviews
    Cynthia G.
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    Walter is a wonderful dance instructor. When I started learning dance, I was a complete novice. Walter structured my lessons in a sequential fashion that gradually built my skills to what some label "silver" level enjoyment. I especially like the way Walter took MY goals into consideration. I did not wish to compete, but to become a better than average dancer, focused mostly on smooth dance and some light rhythm, so that I might enjoy social dance opportunities. My weekly dance lessons have become the highlight of my week! 💃

    Skimelis Dance academy
    5.0
    from 6 reviews
    • 1 year in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Myda B.
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    Professional and great dance instructors. They provide excellent dance lessons and easy to learn.

    Nikolai Tarasov
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Ruth M.
    Verified review

    Nikolai is my Latin dance teacher and I have been dancing with him since January 2018. In a short amount of time, I have improved my dancing so much that we competed at the San Francisco Open in April 2018 on the Open Silver category earning 1st places in all single dances (chacha, samba, rumba, pasodoble and jive). Nik is an expert dance teacher who has great knowledge and enthusiasm. He is patient and gives just the right level of instruction and correction. I enjoyed every dance lesson with Nik and I highly recommend him.

    Ballroom Dance SF
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Debbie M.
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    Outstanding dance experience. Sarah and Nikolai helped both our girls improve technique and performance. We recommend them highly.

    Timba Heat Dance Company
    4.8
    from 4 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Marisa S.
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    I love Hebert's passion, instinct ability, and charm- a great combination for a positive dance lesson experience. Both my husband and I enjoyed our interaction with Hebert.

    Sam Weber - Tap Dance
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Michelle D.
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    Sam is a great teacher and a master of tap dance. You could probably find teachers for swing dance, Sasa or Samba easily, but not with Tap Dance. Sam is the one. My husband and I decided to do some tap dance for our wedding banquet but we had no experience with tap dancing. We came up with this idea less than a month before the wedding so we weren't really sure whether we would be able to make it. It all changed with Sam's help and instructions. Sam did a great job teaching us from the basics and quickly come up with a choreography that works with the song we'd like to dance to. After 2-3 lessons, we were able to manage the dance - all thanks to Sam's great mastery of tap dancing, careful instructions and patience. Thanks so much Sam - for the patience and wonderful teaching!

    Pole Etak
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Jennifer B.
      Verified review

      Kate was my first teacher and taught me almost everything I know. There is no way I would still be pole dancing if I had not worked with her. She is a gifted teacher and a wonderful person. Highly recommend for all levels

      About

      We hold salsa dance lessons for all levels and dance party events at various venues throughout the San Francisco Bay Area!

      About

      I teach adult Zumba and youth hip-hop. Both classes are offered at RoCo Dance, or I can hold private dance instruction when the studio space is available.

      About

      I am incredibly invested in my work and the dance pieces that I choreograph for my clients, whether it is for their wedding, quinceanera or other social occasions. I am well-versed in all style of ballroom and social dances. I have several years of experience in performing and competing as well as teaching at social events. I take pride in my ability to break down challenging movements into simpler more understandable ones, aiding the learning of the dances more enjoyable. I understand the concept of flow, and make an effort to adapt the lessons based on my client's skill level.

      About

      We specialize in contemporary modern/west african/hip-hop fusion. There is also Zumba and Zimbabwean influences in our choreographies.

      • 16 years in business
      About

      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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