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South River Dance Lessons For Adults

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Dancing with Dariusz
4.8
from 143 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 364 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 99 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 135 hires on Thumbtack
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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
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Duygu E.
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Anna was perfect. I hired her for my wedding last night as a surprise to my husband . And one of our friend hired another belly dancer for us as a surprise so we had 2 different belly dancer and Anna danced second. So i was a little nervous cause I thought it might be a little to much and boring. But she made us to forget the first dancer. She was smiling all night long. Visited all tables and took care of everyone individually. I have no idea how she did it but end off the her dance all guests were on the dance floor and having fun. She is very beautiful and talented. Everyone loved her. Definitely recommend her. Thank you Anna

  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
Gaurav S.
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I took Latin Dance lessons with Linda in New York and found her to be a fantastic teacher: very patient, highly knowledgable, and able to explain complex dances in a simple way

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MAP 2 RHYTHM
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 24 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 !

  • 13 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly W.
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Olga was awesome to work with - my husband and I wanted to get some lessons for our first dance at our wedding and we're SO happy we found her. She knew exactly what style to do once she heard our song, and choreographed the whole thing for us from start to finish. Within the first lesson, she knew exactly what she wanted to teach us and have us do. And to top it off, she was so fun to work with! I think she probably had us laughing more times than not throughout our lessons - we highly recommend her!!!!

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

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
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!).

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 ...

  • 10 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Beth K.
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We needed a dance instructor that was able to work with us around our tight schedules & someone who was also affordable. Ellis Roderick met all of our needs and went above and beyond what we ever expected. He choreographed a unique, amazing wedding dance routine for us and taught us “how” to dance like we were on dancing with the stars. He was fun, experienced, encouraging, professional, and awesome! He even invited us to join his adult competition dance team by the end of our lessons. We would definitely recommend anyone who wants to have fun and learn how to dance...go to Ellis!!

  • 14 years in business
Mary C.
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My fiancé and I had two private lessons with Carmen for our first dance. She was fantastic! Neither one of us is an experienced dancer and yet within a couple of sessions, we were able to do a short choreography and ran through the dance several of times to our chosen song. I thought it would not make a big difference to have a private room but turned out, it was! We were very productive. The two lessons went by quickly probably because we were so occupied by learning all the new steps. It was a delightful experience and we will come back for more lessons on social dance!

Smiling Feet!
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires 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.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kumi A.
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I had a short period of lessons from Eno, he was one of the best ballroom dance instructors I ever had. Picked up my weak points quickly and spent so much time to correct and answered all my endless questions till I was fully satisfied; hence, I didn't hesitate to ask anything I wondered and could talk openly, which is very important to build a good dancing relationship. By looking at his way to dance and teach, I thought he had danced almost 10 years but actually it was much less surprisingly. He must be so talented. I wish he were in my town, would highly recommend to all levels of dancers!!

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.

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!!!

  • 4 years in business
About

Dancing is the one thing I do better than most men. It is part of my life and culture that I can do in my sleep. I dance on the two and can demonstrate anytime and anywhere.

About

Learn the fun-damentals of Tap Dancing and Hoofing style, and grow into an improvisational artist, one step at a time. My basics are rooted and derived from Tap Dance masters such as Buster Brown, Chuck Green, Lon Chaney and a few others. They will have you up and running in no time. Help me to perpetuate this indigenous American art form.

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I am a New York based dancer previously trained at Broadway Dance Center. I'm seeking a route in the professional dance industry but my dream has always been to teach others hip-hop and contemporary movement. I'm eager to work with anyone who is willing to learn a few steps, some confidence, and the art of everything dance. I am also TESOL/TESL/TEFL certified to teach ESL students!

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I provide dance choreography and instruction. From music videos and stage direction to flash mobs, I've done it all. My most notable clients are Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Taeyang, and Flo Rida.

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How much do dance lessons cost?

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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