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Dancing with Dariusz
4.8
from 133 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 342 hires on Thumbtack
Sonia C.
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I've been around a few NYC dance studios (BDC, Alvin Aileys, etc.) and private instructors so I feel confident in the following assessment of Dariusz. So far I've attended a few private salsa and hip hop dance lessons with Dariusz since this spring and found his style both enjoyable in terms of keeping the mood and feeling positive, while still providing solid technical and engaging feedback that would improve my dancing and general performance. Dariusz rises to the top as someone who puts more than the average amount of thought and preparation not only into his material, but how he delivers his message. His methods, presentation and information are all rock solid. His awareness of technical terminology, basic dynamics, combined with a desire for excellence means he creates lessons that are just challenging enough to help you create a solid foundation and to have fun in the meantime. Dariusz is one of the most well-trained, reliable, and most experienced salsa & hip hop instructors in the NYC Area. I recommend seeing him whether you are an absolute beginner, like me, or a competitive professional. Keep up the good work Dariusz! Best, SC.

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Soul Salsa
4.9
from 90 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
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Rebecca P.
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My wife and I decided to take up dance lessons with Arati for our first dance together at our reception, and we were so glad we did. She was so easy to work with, professional, and made our classes fun and memorable. I would highly recommend her for any of your dance and choreography needs. -Kevin

Saanwee Performing Arts
4.7
from 30 reviews
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Lindsey G.
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Priti was kind enough to come to our home and give us dance lessons for our Wedding.

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Dance Paradise
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Karen D.
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Jose Solano is an amazing ballroom dancer & dance instructor. Both his talent & passion for dance shine through in his effervescent personality ~~ one cannot help but be swept away in the spirit & joy of the dance! Jose excels in technique & styling, and he is a kind, patient and understanding mentor ~~ you will discover aspects of yourself you never knew! So much fun!!

the Dancing Designer
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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I recently decided to take dance lessons for the first time. I was a bit nervous, as I'm a terrible dancer, however,  I wanted to at least try it once. My first lesson with Tonisha turned out to be so much fun, and I felt very comfortable! Tonisha has an amazing talent and is knowledgeable about dance, assesses your level quicky, and begins to teach you how to move so that you see improvement with your first lesson! The first night, she choreographed a dance routine that I was able to learn that night!  She has given me inspiration and confidence that I can actually do this! I would recommend  Tonisha to anyone who is trying for the first time or who is experienced, but wants to take it to the next level! ~ D

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MAP 2 RHYTHM
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Brianne M.
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Irina is an amazing instructor who was able to work well with a group! She was very communicative and flexible in our planning stages and brought lots of fun to our salsa class. I would absolutely recommend Irina (MAP 2 Rhythm) for your dance instruction needs. I know I will be reaching out to Irina in the future!

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Sofia V.
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George is fantastic! A very kind and communicative person. Great professional! Thanks a lot for dancing lesson! We enjoyed a lot!

Get Dance
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Sara F.
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I had taken several beginner dance classes at studios, but always had a hard time keeping up and understanding the movement. Unfortunately, I never got much out of these classes, and always left discouraged. The first class I took with Monika was completely different. She is able to break down every movement and move at the individual pace and comfort level of each student. Her teaching method is extremely comprehensive, encouraging, and above all fun! I am thrilled with the progress I’ve seen in just a couple of months, mostly with the comfort I now feel in my own movement. When I leave her class, I am excited to return for the next one.

Elegance in Dance
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Julezz D.
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We came to this school to learn salsa we signed up for one of there programs and the experience we have gotten has been amazing.We now can dance not only salsa but four other dances as well.

Mind Your Body
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Suzanne F.
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Hi, My son who is 8 years old recently started classes at Mind Your Body. He has never taken any formal instruction before. Since he was a tot he always had a desire to dance whenever he heard music either in the car, at social events or in our home. Since taking these lessons it gave him an opportunity to be creative, enthusiastic and confident expressing himself which is not incorporated in the other sports he currently participates in.. What I enjoy about this facility is that the instructors tailor the music and type of dance to my son's interests. They are dedicated professionals and we are very pleased to be at Mind Your Body! Best, Suzy

Brenda Cruz
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah M.
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We worked with Brenda for a brief period to prepare my 10 year old daughter before a round of ballet auditions. My daughter had taken a few months break from dance, and Brenda was wonderful in helping her with specific areas she needed to focus on, to regain her confidence, and to look forward to getting back into the world of dance! My daughter felt very comfortable with her from the start and we were impressed with her responsiveness and professionalism, especially taking into account the need we had for a quick turnaround time. From our brief experience with Brenda, I would recommend her!

Maximo Almanzar Robles
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica B.
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I can't say enough good things about max dance lessons.Max is very warm, welcoming, friendly and also an incredible dance teacher. He teaches you step by step so you dont feel overwhelmed and get to the steps very well. I have seen many dance teachers but none compare to max. I will deff br continuing my lessons. Well worth it

Stepping Out Studios
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Rose P.
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We are very happy with the lessons we are taking for our upcoming wedding. The people that run the studio are professional and Bibi our dance instructor is incredible! I highly recommend Stepping out Studios!!!

Got2Lindy Dance Studios
3.5
from 3 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Lindsay L.
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They were wonderful working with us and it's obvious they are passionate and know what they are talking about. We had tried a commercial danced studio and had an awful experience being overcharged and feeling like we were being sold more than being taught to dance. While we aren't destined to be pro dancers, we will feel comfortable dancing to our first dance song for our wedding :)

Smiling Feet!
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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She is awesome! I hired her to make me presentable (dance wise) for my daughters wedding. Focused on the father daughter dance and swing. Extremly skilled,professional, patient and great personality.

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About

I am a ballroom, social, fitness and dance instructor and choreographer. I do wedding dances, school functions or just for fun.

  • 7 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I teach beginners to advance students. Students are able to go out showcase their dance moves in the dancing school.

About

I teach private and group dance lessons in ballroom, Latin and hip-hop dance. I am a choreographer and dance instructor, former dance competitor and performer.

  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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I am a ballroom and Latin dance teacher. I have been competing in ballroom and Latin dance throughout the US for more than 12 years. World-renowned Blackpool finalists -- Giampiero Giannico, Paul Richardson, Andrew Phillip, and Olga Rodianova -- and dance superstars, Igor Litvinov and Gary and Rita Gekhman (their Robot Showdance was featured in "Dancing with the Stars") are among the many great teachers I have had. I am also a writer of dance and fitness articles as a columnist for an Internet magazine.

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We offer private lessons and group classes in all dance disciplines and wedding dances. We have been at same location for 30 years.

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Need Dance Instructor

North Bergen, NJ

  • Interested in the following instruction
    For myself and a friend (2 people)
  • Student age
    18-55
  • Reason for classes
    Preparing for a wedding or event
  • Level of experience
    No experience
  • Session frequency
    As recommended by professional
  • Lesson length
    60 minutes
  • Day preference(s)
    Sunday
  • Time preference(s)
    Late afternoon (3-6pm)
  • Dance styles
    need your recommendation
  • Details
    time and schedule should be flaxable each week
  • $25
    Average price
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