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Bowie Dance Instructors

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Gonzalo (Gonzo)
5.0
from 83 reviews
  • 40 years in business
  • 150 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Galia H.
Verified review

Personable, patient, adaptable, talented, encouraging, energetic, and knowledgable are only some of the words that describe Gonzalo. At our first meeting he made me feel so comfortable it felt like I had known him for a long time. I have always wanted to take private dance lessons but I was always discouraged thinking it would be too expensive and hard to come by. That wasn't the case at all. Gonzalo responded to my request the same day and was able to work with my budget. He is always right on time and is very friendly with my family too. If you see Latin dance lessons in your near future, don't hesitate to call on Gonzalo. There is no way you'll be disappointed.

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Dance With Panache
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Leah M.
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I have just started my lessons with Uttara and I'm VERY pleased and excited to begin, first impressions are most important/lasting and I'm over the moon!

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All About Dancing
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kelsey B.
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My husband and I are so glad we hired Kat to help us choreograph a surprise first dance routine for our wedding. Neither of us have any dance experience to speak of, and she was very patient with us while we stumbled through what I'm sure are very basic steps. She was able to gauge our abilities and our learning strengths very well, and above all, she was really honest about what we were doing well and what we needed to fix. Our guests were SO surprised to see what we had created with Kat - and we have so much fun with the process, from our first lesson to the final "performance." Would highly recommend Kat to anyone, even those with limited to no experience!

Clifton DanceSport
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
David M.
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Raymond is one of the very best ballroom dancers in Maryland. My dance partner and I have been taking both private and group lessons from him, in 19 different types of dance, for almost 20 years. I study dance extensively, and find that he is able to answer my questions and point out where and what we need to do to improve. David Moore

OurFirstWeddingDance.com
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Mike M.
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Salsa Lessons. I was nervous because I thought I couldn't dance, but I'm getting it. Everything went great and I would recommend to anyone looking for any kind of dancing lessons.

Judicita Condezo - Ritmo DMV
3.7
from 11 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Christina D.
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The brilliance of Judicita as a wedding choreographer and dance teacher is best conveyed by my husband, Andrew: I am a man who is terrified of dancing. In six weeks, Judicita took my dancing from "baby giraffe immediately after birth" to, as our wedding guests commented, "surprisingly not terrible" and "actually kind of really impressive." I did not want to jump out of a window at any point in the teaching process. Judicita was professional, empathetic, and effective both as a teacher and a choreographer. I am extremely happy with the services she provided and would recommend her in a heartbeat. I proposed to a woman of Puerto Rican/Peruvian background. She lives to dance. I was informed, lovingly and with zero wiggle room, that our first dance at the wedding would involve me doing salsa. Growing up, the blackest nightmares I ever had involved me trying and failing to dancing in front of all of my friends and family. So, choking down the terror, my then-fiancée and I contracted with Judicita to teach us (i.e. me) a choreographed 3-4 minute salsa dance. Judicita is--and I cannot stress this enough--extremely good a teaching. She has all of the normal, fundamental dance instructor skills: she's a talented dancer herself, she's very good at motion analysis and mechanics, and she's able to define and adjust choreography on the fly. But where she truly excels is her raw ability to teach. Rather than the familiar and irritating "Do this. No, like this. Point your toe more. No, like THIS. Watch me AGAIN" style of fussy instruction you get at many salsa rooms, Judicita is genuinely and patiently focused on teaching you to move. "That was great!" says Judicita with what feels like genuine excitement. "If you hold your chin a little higher the spin will be tighter, but you've really got the basic motion down!". She continually explained the "why" behind the motions, and let us learn at our own pace without getting hung up on perfection. We learned exactly what we needed for our dance. More importantly, I didn't feel like I was going to throw up from stress during lessons. I could list out many other positives: her quick and precise decisions on choreography--always listening closely to what we liked and didn't like; her flexibility in dealing with our schedule; her constant positivity and professionalism. In the end, we successfully pulled of an amazing first dance that was exactly what my bride wanted. Was I actually a born dancer? An unpolished diamond in the rough whose amazing skills were simply waiting to be discovered? A modern-day Patrick Swayze, if you will? This is what I'll keep telling myself. But the truth is, the only reason I walked out onto the floor excited, confident, and prepared, instead of nauseous and terrified, is because Judicita guided me there every step of the way. She should be teaching movie stars and professional competition dancers, instead of awkward dudes hoping to impress their partners. But thank God she does.

Mhairi Dances
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Lori J.
Verified review

Mary Krause was wonderful!!! She conducted a Zumba session recently at our Health Fair and everyone had a great time--still getting compliments. I will definitely recommend--she had all ages (kids, teens, adults) doing Zumba. The lesson was performed so that everyone could participate. Thanks so much.

  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jane W.
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The staff are friendly, professional, and exceptional dance instructors. I feel as though I am visiting family whenever I go to the studio. Keep up the good work and DANCE FREDERICK!!!!

Venyci Dance
5.0
from 1 review
  • 18 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Michael B.
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Great attitude and positive energy. Keeps sessions exciting!

BlacKatz Jam Productions
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Miriam R.
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I wanted to learn to dance in order to be more social and mingle. I choose BlacKatz Jam because i heard what an EXCELLENT instructor Chyna is. And she certainly is!! She's engaged and excited about teaching, knows ALL the moves, and had me dancing in real dance shoes from the very beginning. Now i go dancing at least once a week!!! Learning to dance with Chyna was the best training i could have imagined. I've now moved on from salsa to ballroom and can't wait to add that to my outings! If you really want to learn the moves, understand the music and be comfortable in your shoes, give BlacKatz a try. She really is wonderful!! Miriam Rudder

Dance Dynamix
5.0
from 1 review
  • 17 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Luanne B.
Verified review

"I have made tremendous strides in a very short period of time and I am proud of my progress. I have quit smoking and drinking cold turkey. I released deep feelings of joy and sadness. I have had a consistent and reliable confidant that I can trust, gotten more organized in my business regimen and made strides in my relationship with my husband. I did it all and Deborah humbly supported me through the process. She surprised me and mailed me a gratitude journal which can be incorporated as a family tradition. She also took the time to research and send me additional holistic resources which can serve as helpful and inspiring tools for myself and others."she goes over and beyond and I am grateful for our relationship and look forward to building our relationship in the future

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We offer joy and excellence through the arts. We are a not-for-profit arts education organization. We teach dance and music to children in schools and community centers throughout the District of Columbia Metropolitan area.

About

I teach children and teens hip-hop dance. I choreograph for recitals, privates such as beauty pageants, talent shows, etc.

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We offer ballroom, Latin, swing, and tango dance classes. We're a full-service dance studio serving Northern Virginia, Washington, DC, and Maryland. At Dance Bethesda, we offer social dance parties, social dance classes, and private lessons, where you can work out your steps, as well as find others just like you who desire to dance, and enjoy doing it. If you're getting married, our wedding dance experts will make your first dance a dream come true. Dance Bethesda offers great classes for you to learn in a confident and fun manner, with no pressure, and just a lot of encouragement.

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

The Ferocity Dance Company was founded in 2012 and focuses on Bachata Fusion pieces: mixing ballroom as well as other dance styles with Bachata to create a distinct viewpoint and style. The Ferocity Dance Company houses three other franchise bachata dance teams, and has also grown to have a competitive group that performs Bachata pieces to compete in National and International competitions. The mission statement of the Company is: Fierce Is For Everyone. It is our hope that through constant support for the dance community, friendly behavior on and off the dance floor, and a distinct respect for all dance styles, that we can create a safe environment for all to learn and enjoy dancing. Whomever wants to be family, can be. Most of the students that attend Ferocity are currently performers or striving performers. Students can be seen anywhere from once a week to seven times a week - it depends on how many teams and workshops they attend! We pride ourselves on offering teams that have different bachata styles so that our dancers learn new things, new styles, and new perspective!

  • New on Thumbtack
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I provide individualized instruction. I teach ballet, easy/relaxing stretching, jazz, and musical theater dance. I will work with adults or children and just for any reason and if you need to relax, improve your strength and flexibility, choreography for college auditions, unique wedding "first dances", etc.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I am a dance teacher specializing in West African, ballet, and modern dance. Dance is my passion, and I am an enthusiastic teacher.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I graduated in dance, arts, drama, classical ballet, folk dance and many others. I am teaching great dance skills to children and adults. Learn and have fun!

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I am a skillfully trained dancer of all genres (ballet, tap, jazz, modern, African, liturgical (praise) and hip-hop). I take pride and joy in teaching the youth, ages 3-17, and adults. I teach both private lessons and group sessions, while never forgetting to incorporate fun with my students!

  • New on Thumbtack
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I have over a decade of experience with dance in the forms of preforming, teaching, and choreography to ages as young as 2 years old to as old as 50 years old. The opportunity to teach individuals something I love is rewarding to me. My philosophy is everyone can dance, you just need the right teacher! I am well versed in several types of dance styles to include: Tap Jazz Ballet Contemporary Interpretive Liturgical Hip Hop Poms

  • New on Thumbtack
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I will be able to travel, or customers are welcome in my home. I will be able to teach Bollywood and South Indian dance forms to children and adults in the beginner's level. Choreography for a particular song can also be done.

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Need a Hip Hop Choreographer for a Couple

Washington, DC

  • Hip-hop style
    Other (Choreograph wedding couple dance to Usher's Scream )
  • Lesson type
    Private/Couple
  • Skill level
    Beginning
  • Details
    My fiance and I are looking to do a couple's dance to Usher's song Scream and would like help coordinating the moves.
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