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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.
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
My friend and I have a strong passion for dance and wanted to exceed our level of dance and express it wherever we go. We had our first dance lesson with Miss Tonisha and was impressed in how much we learned in such a short period of time; we learned a mix of hip hop, Latin and modern dance. We loved her passion and enthusiasm in empowering women and making them come alive and strive through dance. She was so much fun to be around and personable, and her professionalism was impeccable. ~ Andrea
Being able to do something well is one thing, being able to transmit that knowledge to someone else takes a whole different set of skills. Almyra does them both very well. She is a beautiful, graceful, salsa dancer and she has the knowledge, patience, and pedagogy to teach it to others. Love her classes, she always makes them FUN. Highly recommend Almyra. If you want to learn some beautiful, graceful, FUN Salsa moves and learn in a positive highly encouraging environment, take Almyra.
Such a positive and energetic personality. Always a pleasure dancing in her classes. She cares very much about her students and always tries to give them more than just a few dance steps.
Miss Al Boogie has been an extremely reliable and devoted sub for all of the dance classes she has covered for me through the years. Most recently at Broadway Dance Center, Miss Al Boogie has received excellent feedback from all that have taken her class. She is punctual and extremely thorough in her teaching techniques. She is energetic, enthusiastic and encouraging to her students. Miss Al Boogie creates a classroom environment where students feel comfortable to try new movement and truly develop their dance. Miss Al Boogie is not only an incredible dancer, but a truly gifted teacher. I consider myself very lucky to have her sub my classes at Broadway Dance Center whenever I'm out of town!
I didn't know what to expect when I signed up for Miki's adult hip hop class- and I was pleasantly surprised! So much fun from the beginning, including a warm up, learning new moves every week and working on a choreography piece! Miki is patient with beginners and also knows how to make the class challenging for more advanced students. A great teacher and you don't realize how much of a work out you are getting as it is simply fun to move Hip Hop style! Highly recommend her classes.
Learned hip hop with Monika. She's great at breaking down seemingly complicated moves into basic parts. You can also film the moves to practice at home!
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!
My boyfriend and I took a private hip hop lesson with Amanda and she was great! I was apprehensive about hiring someone that I have never met in person but Amanda exceeded my expectations. She was very accommodating and patient when teaching us. We had a blast and look forward to hiring Amanda for our next lesson!
Innovative and cool company. It's not like any other personal training service. Very professional. Service is great.
I was looking to learn some hip hop dancing techniques, but couldn't travel too far from home. Fortunately, Kara Edwards was right around the corner and consistently kept in contact with me via Thumbtack until I arrived for my first lesson. Kara is an excellent instructor! She is exceptionally kind and taught at a pace I was comfortable with. I learned essential hip hop techniques in the first few minutes that would improve my moves. After completing the first portion to a dance routine, we concluded our first session and Kara gave some great recommendations. I enjoyed my session very much and plan to continue dancing with Kara. Thanks to Thumbtack I am on my way to dancing into a happier me.
My fiancé and I were looking to hire a dance instructor to help us put together a cool, hip-hop type of first dance for our wedding. We seriously could NOT have found someone better than Alex. Hands down. Not only is Alex an incredible dancer himself, but he has an ability to put you at ease and make the experience of learning a new dance incredible fun. My fiancé and I definitely had different ideas of how we wanted the dance to look (I wanted the dance to have hip-hop moves, and he wanted more of a laid back look). Alex had a way of putting EXACTLY what both of us wanted together, so that we were both extremely satisfied with the look of it! Also, neither of us are INCREDIBLE dancers (we try =)) but Alex has such amazing patience with us. He teaches moves that look professional and makes difficult moves easy to master. He also listens to what we want and always offers tips and advice, but makes certain to have the look of the dance fit what we are looking for. (We can sometimes be sticklers, but Alex has no problem rolling with it). And maybe most importantly, Alex is SUCH a people person. He's easy to talk to, work with, and communicate with--which is always important. He's completely on the ball and really goes above and beyond with making sure we feel good and comfortable with the lessons and with the way the dance looks. I could truly go on and on. I've taken dance classes and performed before, and worked with at least 7 different instructors, and I wouldn't have chosen anyone else to help us choreograph our wedding dance. I honestly feel so lucky we found him. If you're looking to have a fun time learning an awesome dance and work with an instructor who can completely pick up on your needs and craft and customize things according to what works for you--Alex is your guy! If you're thinking about hiring Alex...don't hesitate, absolutely do it. You will NOT be disappointed. He's truly the best. THANK YOU ALEX!!!!!!!!!!
My name is latasha king. I am lathon's friend we been friends for almost 3 years, and lathon is a very great hip hop dancer. He taught me dance lessons for 6 months as a beginner And now im a no longer a beginner. Also lathon taught me rhythm and different hip hop moves such as choreography,poplocking,flexing,waving,and much more and my email is latashaking8123@gmail.
I teach Hip-Hop/StreetJazz/Dancehall choreography, grooves, and fundamental based Hip-Hop. If you or a group of friends wish to perform at a special event, want to get into shape, wish to improve your dance skills or learn how to dance, or just want to dance for fun; I teach private classes and group classes. I always make it an easy going and fun environment!
I teach hip-hop and commercial dance/street jazz. I have instructed at dance schools and after school programs and such. I have tough from the age of six to 15. I am energetic and positive every time I dance, because dance is supposed to be freeing and fun.
We offer the BLADE dance technique and hip-hop dance open class. The 3-hour class includes meditative exercise, flexibility training, medium and high-impact cardio dance warm-up that covers the foundational elements of hip-hop dance (popping, boogaloo, locking, rocking, breaking, and social dance), and 3 pieces of choreography Day and Time: Every Friday year round, from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Location: The Joyce Theater Dance Arts New York (DANY) Studios Registration: Please arrive 15 minutes early to complete the application. Attire: Loose, comfortable clothing that allows for maximum mobility and sneakers that provide shock absorption. We also provide private instruction, intensives, repertory performances, and more.
Private lessons in Hip Hop, and Street jazz Dance in NYC! Have you always wanted to learn to dance? Do you want to start, but either don't have a studio to go to, or just want to learn in a less intimidating and more personal environment? Or are your children constantly jumping around your living room like maniacs with too much energy? Do they love watching "America's Best Dance Crew" and "So You Think You Can Dance?"? Now, you can take lessons with a working professional dancer who has danced around the world for thousands of people, who has performed with artists such as Mariah Carey, Chris Brown, Carly Rae Jepson, Mary J Blige, and who has taught throughout the country and the world for thousands of students ages 7 to 70! Call if you are interested in scheduling a 1 hour private lesson specifically catered to your interests in learning dance. I specialize in children and adults of all skill levels and experience. Please contact me for questions, resume, and headshot, and to book your first private lesson! Rates for groups of 2 or more are available as well! Learn with your friends! Wedding season is coming up! have a special wedding dance choreographed for you and your partner to perform at your reception! show off your hip hop moves to your family members! Testimonials: "Brian's professionalism and talent are awe-inspiring. He really knows how to teach dance incredibly well, and make it fun".- Frank Petrilli NewYork, NY. "how to you help an inactive 10 year old move with skill and grace, and have fun?? Brian is able to encourage all age groups to move away from electronics and lego, how so? by teaching hip hop dance! Since working with Brian my son's coordination has improved so much and he is now moving much better on the basketball court and even the football field! and he has way more confidence then before!"- Beth contact for more details and pricing.
I teach a wide variety of hip-hop dances. You can request a song, or I have several to choose from, at different levels. Some artists I like to choreograph are Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Drake etc.
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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!
Telly is a professional instructor who offers private dance lessons for all ages and levels. Choreography services are also available.