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Santa Rosa Beginner Salsa Instructors

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Erin Parsley Dance
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ali M.
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Erin is amazing! I wanted to up my dancing game, and I searched the internet to find someone to help me do that. After reaching out to Erin through Thumbtack, she responded back very quickly and answered all of my questions well. Halfway into the first session, I knew I made an excellent choice for Erin to be my dance instructor. She’s friendly, has a great sense of humor, is articulate, is fun... and this gal seriously knows how to dance and how to teach it. I felt immmediately comfortable with Erin, which is super important when you’re learning how to do some new moves! I happily purchased a package of 6 classes with her - and now after finishing 4 of them, I’m sure I’ll continue with more lessons with her after that. Learning to dance with Erin is an excellent choice. Highly recommended!

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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.

Latin Connection Dance
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Eric D.
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Ruth was very helpful and professional. I would recommend her if you wish to take salsa lessons.

  • 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.

  • 8 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Dimitar S.
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Joseph taught me and my fiancee to dance salsa. In six lessons I went from a beginner who doesn't know a single to turn, to being able to dance a whole song chaining a series of moves. He was providing very actionable and specific feedback which helped me improve my technique and timing. I'd be happy to work again with him in the future. Thanks!

Break Right Fitness
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Todd C.
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Isaac was a great experience. He’s a patient instructor. I’m a beginner and I learned so much from my first class. Looking forward to many more classes with Isaac.

Yoga for Women over Fifty
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Amadeo M.
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Had two outstanding classes with Mary. She spent some time listening to me and what I wanted and needed. As we went through the lesson, she made some very helpful corrections that made me feel more comfortable in the poses. She seems to know a great deal about kinesiology and that really helped. She has a kind and gentle manner. I also liked that each lesson had a theme based on what I had said to her: the first was "resting" and the second was "opening". The private lesson was was very personalized and perfect for me as I am rather shy.

Dance with Diana
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Matt H.
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Diana has been absolutely fantastic helping teach my wife and I salsa. I leave every class feeling more confident, and she makes the entire lesson very fun!

Timba Heat Dance Company
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Crystal C.
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Hebert Aguilar Director of Timba Heat Dance Company is an amazing dance instructor and choreographer! His energy, enthusiasm, creativity, and passion for dancing is very evident and contagious in his form of teaching. Whether you are a novice or a seasoned dancer, Hebert will challenge you and take your dancing skills to the next level while keeping the training extremely fun and highly addictive. Prior to taking private lessons and group classes from Hebert, I had no previous dance background but I can truly say that in a short amount of time he has helped me to become a more confident and well rounded dancer and performer. I am very thankful and grateful to have the pleasure of training under an extremely talented, patient and humble instructor. Whether your goal is to learn as a beginner, enhance your dancing skills, or perform in front of an audience, I would highly recommend Hebert Aguilar. Trust me you will not be disappointed. Check out his videos and performances on Facebook (Timba Heat) and Instagram (@Timbaheat).

Ava Apple
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly W.
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Ava is a great dance teacher! I have been taking both group and private salsa classes with her in mission. She is very clear and good at paying invidious attention to everyone and calling out exactly what you need. Thank you Ava for the awesome few months, and thank you thumbtack for such great teacher!!

Dance With Melissa
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Christi R.
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My fiancé and I had a great experience with Melissa! We went to her for lessons for our First Dance at our wedding. She was very patient with us. Melissa came up with a dance that was fun and fit our style and personalities. The wedding is next weekend and we are ready to hit the dance floor thanks to Melissa!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Christopher U.
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I had lessons with two previous teachers on separate occasions. Anna was the best, Hand Down!

Salsa Marin
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Alison K.
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The private dance lessons are fantastic! I feel great about the skills I've acquired as a result of these lessons...they have been a wonderful gift to myself!

KathyReyesDance.Fitness
5.0
from 2 reviews
    David T.
    Verified review

    I have taken several private lessons from Ms. Reyes and attend her weekly Bachata and Salsa classes. She is very detailed oriented and breaks down body movement and styling in ways that i can understand. She has been EXTREMELY patient with me and has made me an overall better dancer. She constantly pushes me to go out social dancing to perfect my craft of dancing and is never afraid to correct me so that i can do things right. If you are a beginner dancer or are trying to take your dancing to the next level i would highly recommend her.

    La Vida Dance and Fitness
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    Aubrey T.
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    Allison was so patient and professional! I am a beginner salsa student, but she made me feel really comfortable. She also has fun and infectious good energy that was wonderful to be around. Highly recommended!

    About

    We offer salsa, rueda (Cuban-style salsa for groups) and footloose innovations for private parties, events, classes, and performances. Come; Join the fun and be prepared to: * have a blast with a group of friends * improve your lead and follow skills * increase your vocabulary of moves * improvise to clave and musical nuances * gain agility, coordination and grace * exercise, get in shape and have fun doing it * develop style, personal flair and rhythmic savvy * improve your Spanish (calls are in Spanish) * challenge your known world of movement * explore many regional flavors of expression * find your "guaguanco" or Latin motion

    About

    We offer salsa dance lessons for private groups or events, including two experienced dance instructors, dance demo and music for the lessons. It's perfect for parties, events and celebrations. Other dances include merengue, bachata, tango and cha cha. We can provide a private studio, club venue or travel to your location. All ages and levels are welcome.

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    Learn to dance from professional dance teacher Zoe. She provides hip-hop, modern and jazz dance lessons for kids, teens and adults. On top of these, she also offers wedding dance lessons and choreography services.

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    I'm more than passionate about what I do, I'm constantly improving myself and love being able to revamp what I know, and what I teach to my clients to help them reach their goals and be successful.

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    Learn bachata or salsa dancing techniques from this pro. Aside from offering private dance lessons, she helps with choreography as well.

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