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Dancing with Dariusz
4.8
from 142 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 361 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 95 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 132 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Max W.
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My fiancée and I took dance lessons with Arati for our wedding. She choreographed a great dance to our song and made learning the steps really easy and fun. We'd highly recommend working with her to learn your first dance!

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the Dancing Designer
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro 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 19 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 21 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!

  • 13 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Derick V.
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JesAnn is a tar combination of great dancer, patient instructor, and articulate teacher. I've had lessons with people who can dance but aren't great teachers - Jes is both! Ye, she will push you, but in a good way and will make sure you have fun along the way. After having worked with her for several years, I can confidently say that it doesn't matter if you have two left feet, or you been dancing for years, she can help you!

Jersey City Ballroom
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Meili Mike C.
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With a month left to our wedding day, we were extremely lucky to able to find Shimkiri, who is professional, friendly and empathetic with our situation. After meeting her on the first day, we knew we were in good hands. We wanted a fun and upbeat dance for our wedding and Shimkiri was able to choreograph an excellent dance routine for us in less than a month. Under her watchful eye, we learned and practiced several times a week at the Hoboken and Manhattan dance studios. She is flexible, always able to squeeze us into her schedule, while we worked full time. She was attentive to our movements, saw what worked and what did not. If we have difficulties with certain dance moves she would go above and beyond to help us nail it. By the end of the wedding night, everyone demanded an encore. We were so pleased with Shimkiri that we continued to take ballroom dancing lessons from her.

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  • 11 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sean L.
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Paulina is an extremely well rounded dancer. She can slow down her body to near impossible speeds and quickly transition into fast paced explosive hip hop combos. She has an adept eye for control and textures in dance which is key to make any dance stand out. She is super friendly and intuitive to quickly assess your needs and problems. Although she is an advanced dancer, she still has a perfect sense of fundamentals which is ideal for a dancer who didn't properly learn their rudiments. Her personal training background allows her to not only to teach dance appropriately, but also helps in letting you know what muscle groups are needed for certain dances. All in all I would recommend Paulina to ANYONE ranging from a beginner to an expert to just someone who wants to learn a certain dance. I've learned more from her in one class that I've learned in a whole week of group dance classes. If you want to start or further your dance skills, Paulina is the one for you!

Elegance in Dance
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 2 hires 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.

Michèle Bowles
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 19 years in business
Janine V.
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I've been taking lessons on and off from Michele since 1996. She really knows how to teach her students so they understand. I really love learning to dance from her!

Ernesto Palma
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Gabrielle G.
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I have taken Latin Ballroom classes with Ernesto, and he is an excellent teacher, able to clearly explain leader and follower skills, and the proper physical technique for executing the most complicated moves (whether in social or competitive styles of dance). He is always calm and fun in his explanations. As a dance artist, he is a thrill to watch, whether in Modern dance pieces, or Ballroom Latin showpieces, with a strong emotional expression of the music and choreography, and a deep connection to his partners that is mesmerizing.

Starry Night Dance Studio
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Monica Z.
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The instructor was patient and clearly explained the rationale for every step. I was very pleased that he took the time to make sure I understood how to dance the basic steps.

Kelsey’s Dancing Lessons
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Phuong L.
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Kelsey is so much fun. She's makes learning very easy. She has awesome energy and loves to keep it simple and professional. Would recommend her to anyone intersected in learning any type of dancing.

Deborah R.
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Even if you cannot dance at all, and you want to learn to tango, this is the place to go. They offer different levels, from beginners to advanced and are always so eager to help you advance. All the instructors are professional, but they make it fun. I always look forward to going, to learning, and to be greeted with such warmth. Carolina, Diego and Juan go out of their way to make you feel comfortable, and part of the tango family. Although it is taking lessons, you go hom feeling that you've had a great night out!

  • 22 years in business
Mary Jo P.
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Christine makes things easy and fun. Your're going to love it!

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
About

Now is the perfect time to start ballroom dancing, and Arthur Murray is the perfect place! We provide lessons in ballroom, Latin, salsa, swing & more. We also specialize in choreographing wedding dances (first dance) for the wedding couple, parent and child dances or routines for the entire wedding party. Our private lessons give you one-on-one attention, and are great for preparing for weddings and other special events, where sometimes choreographed routines are required. Our group classes are planned with the progress of the student in mind. We also offer weekly practice sessions and monthly social evenings, where you can use your dance skills and socialize with other students. Hours are: * Monday-Friday: 1:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. * Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

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We provide private and group lessons in all ballroom and latin dances. We also teach belly dance lessons and wedding dance lessons. Dance socials are every Friday. We will work with your budget. Credit cards are accepted, as well as payment plans. We have friendly experienced teachers, and we are privately owned and operated.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
About

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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I offer private and group dance lessons! I can teach Lindy Hop, boogie-woogie, ballroom (Latin and standard), rock-n-roll, acrobatic and aerials and wedding dance.

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I have working in the dance industry since 2003, I am an expert in Latin dance such as salsa, merengue, Bachata, reggaeton, and hip hop. I also coach cheerleaderst and sumba.

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We offer private lessons, group lessons, wedding packages and practice parties. Call us, and schedule your first free private lesson! No partner is needed!

  • 19 years in business
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Professional, patient instructors that can bring out your inner talent in fun, easy & personalized manner. Be the dance you can be. Learn to dance with style!

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Need a Tango Dance Instructor

Cliffside Park, NJ

  • Tango style
    Argentine, International
  • Lesson type
    Small group
  • Skill level
    Beginning
  • Details
    no

Need a Salsa Dance Instructor

Newark, NJ

  • Salsa style
    I'm not sure / As recommended
  • Lesson type
    Private/Couple
  • Skill level
    No experience
  • Details
    I am a male and prefer a female instructor.

Need Ballroom Dance Lessons

Massapequa Park, NY

  • Dance style
    General / Introduction
  • Lesson type
    Small group
  • Skill level
    No experience
  • $640
    Average price
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