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Dancing with Dariusz
4.8
from 143 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 363 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 97 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 135 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joe Z.
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I bought a package of 4 dance lessons as a birthday gift for my wife. Neither of us had much dancing experience, so we were looking for someone who is good with beginners. Arati is kind and friendly and very patient and I would highly recommend her for anyone, but particularly, and solely because this is the limit of my personal experience, for beginners. My wife and I were looking for an introduction in different steps, and Arati was able to teach us salsa and the waltz. She also offered to teach cha cha and bachata, and I imagine she knows additional styles as well. Overall a great experience with someone who was knowledgeable and able to put both my wife and I at ease as we tried something new.

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  • 19 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sandra G.
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We hired Anna for our son's first birthday party... She was a pleasure to have as an entertainer for my guests. Everyone enjoyed her amazing dance moves. My guests (little ones & adults) especially loved the dance with the candles on her head. Anna definitely kept the audience entertained. My son was mesmerized by her. We will highly recommend her to our friends and family. : )

  • 13 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Gillian M.
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My husband and I can't recommend Olga enough to anyone looking to take dance lessons. We asked her to choreograph our wedding song. We wanted a slow song to start and then have it pick up to a fast song. She did such an excellent job. Our guests at the wedding loved it. She was fun to work with and very encouraging. She helped us create such a special moment we will never forget!

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MAP 2 RHYTHM
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Klaudia G.
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The best thing about our wedding dance lesson with our teacher Irina was the confidence she gave us. Neither of us are dancers and the difference in our dancing from the start of the lesson to the end was amazing. The style of our first dance was suited to our ability and needs and Irina made us both feel really comfortable. All the guests loved it! Irina is very professional, friendly and patient ! We highly recommend her as a dance teacher !

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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

Brenda Cruz
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Kayo K.
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My daughter has great experiences working Brenda and loves to work with her! Brenda has been in ballet business for many years and has experiences. She can customize and indivisualize the lessons based on the level. My daughter has developed and refined many skills since working with Brenda. We highly recommend Brenda for ballet private lessons!!

  • 16 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jack M.
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We have been dancing at the Academy for the past two months. Our instructor Alex is very knowledgeable about a variety of fdance and shown great patience in teaching us to dance. As we learn we are acquiring confidence and more importantly we enjoy learning and practicing at home.

Ernesto Palma
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Mary Ann M.
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As a 58 year old woman I was amazed at how patient and full of enthusiasm Ernesto was teaching my group of family members to dance Latin dances for my daughter's wedding. He made the lesson so fun and got us all into it. The best of all was watching his moves...omg what a great dancer! Since I love to dance, I would love for him to take me out on the dance floor and lead me around at an event. You could not ask for a better dance instructor (and he is super handsome also!).

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!

Andrianna Kourdi
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle G.
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Andrianna was our dance instructor for salsa lessons and the hustle. She is a very patient person, especially when your husband had two left feet. When we decided to choreograph a dance for our wedding, she easily transitioned us into swing with a bit of hustle in the middle. It's great taking classes with her as she knows when to step in and take the lead, pretty much to quell any arguments. And her choreography was so fun! Resort said it was the best dance they'd seen! She was even there to rehearse with us. I cannot recommend her enough! Amazing ...

  • 14 years in business
Lorinda W.
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My husband and I thank Carmen for our first dance. Jim was never comfortable learning to dance until we met her. She used an excellent method to help him with steps. She was encouraging and patient, and our confidence grew so much. When we watched our videos, we couldn't believe how great we looked. Thank you!

Fernanda Bellydance
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kal N.
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Well I own a restaurant and I hired a lot of belly dancers to dance in my place and Fernanda is simply the best. Hire her, you won’t be disappointed, she is the real deal.

Smiling Feet!
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah S.
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We had an amazing experience working with Adrienne! She was so patient and understanding as she taught us our wedding dance. Although I have two left feet, she somehow transformed me into a dancer, with the confidence to dance in front of over 300 people! Thank you, Adrienne!

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.

Dance Star Academy
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Fran B.
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Dance Star Academy is a fantastic place to learn to dance. The teachers are amazing and caring and knowledgeable. I've had lessons at other dance studios but none that compares. I recommend DSA to anyone that wants to dance.

Dance Teachers Network
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Tonja D.
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    All around an excellent experience!

    Timeless elegant Dance
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 11 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    John S.
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    This dance school is excellent there teachers are top line teachers.What ever dance you hire them to teach you trust me your going to learn it.They stand behind there teaching fully I highly recommend this school.

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

    FA East Side Dance Studio
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 37 years in business
    Sarah G.
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    The instructor is professional and very knowledgeable. I had a blast spinning around the dance floor!

    Jete Dance Studio
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    Hello, My Name is Stephanie Knox and I am the owner and director of Jete Dance Studio. I am a dance instructor and performing artist. I have over 15 years teaching dance from ages 18 months through adults. I teach almost everything, from ballet, point, contemporary, modern, jazz, strengthening and stretching, and salsa. I have also performed professionally. As well as teaching at my business, I teach children and adults privately in the studio or at their home. I can help students with dance showcases, choreography for audition routines, or privates geared on personal goals. I am very flexible to a persons needs and what they are looking to accomplish.

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    Adults who want to learn to dance, whether to prepare for a wedding or to meet new people, often enjoy taking dance lessons from an experienced dance instructor. Instructors may offer classes one-on-one to individual students or couples, or to small groups. The national average cost for a dance instructor ranges from $30 to $50. Some studios offer a discounted introductory lessons or group lessons, as well as package deals that are more affordable than paying for individual lessons. Some dance instructors will travel to the student’s home, which usually costs more, while others hold small-group sessions in their studios. If you choose a small-group class, expect to pay less than for individual dance lessons.

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