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Ridgewood Dance Instructors

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  • 13 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro 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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Soul Salsa
4.9
from 91 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Swathi T.
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We highly recommend Arati if you're thinking of dance lessons. We are working with Arati for our First Dance. Arati is such a sweetheart, and has a bubbly personality that can make anyone smile. She's been extremely patient, and great to work with for first-timers like us. Even my fiancé, who was lukewarm about taking lessons, really enjoyed the classes!

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Dance Paradise
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Ann H.
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Jose Is a great instructor and person. After only a few lessons I have learned a lot especially that I do not have two left feet. With Jose's encouragement and patience I am looking forward to learning a lot more.

Top Pro
  • 19 years in business
  • 65 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. : )

Dancing with Dariusz
4.8
from 138 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 353 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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MAP 2 RHYTHM
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 17 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!

Pro DANZ Group
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Brian S.
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My fiancé and I wanted some tips and tricks for our first dance at our upcoming wedding. Our lesson was very helpful!!

Saanwee Performing Arts
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 48 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.

  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Chineta P.
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Olga is a great instructor, down-to-earth, funny, willing to spend time developing your inner dancer!! Each lesson will incorporate technique and routine steps. You will leave confident and ready to perform!!

  • 13 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Tyler J.
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My Dance lessons with Jes were some of the best I've ever had. She got me off my feet and showed me what West Coast Swing was all about. She was always, always professional, on time, and for a great price too. I now think of her as a good friend and I'm always excited when she comes to Texas.

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

  • 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!

the Dancing Designer
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 20 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

  • 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.

  • 11 years in business
  • 7 hires 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!

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