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Arete Dance Center

Arete Dance Center

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We offer artistic, thorough dance instruction for adults who aim for excellence. From our beginning ballroom dance lessons to our adult ballet classes we create strong movement skills and nurture the creative element in each person we work with. 
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Private Coaching With A Smile

Private Coaching With A Smile

5.0 2 Reviews
http://www.kimsaunders.net/ my teaching methods always include humor and a sense of adventure. I want to help build confidence and help students achieve the best  that they can be.
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Kalaawishkar Dance School

Kalaawishkar Dance School

5.0 2 Reviews
Kalaawishkar Indian classical dance school focuses not only on teaching dance to the students but also on the personality development of the dancer. This institute has an harmonious blend of Yoga and dance! 
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DinaDance

DinaDance

5.0 1 Review
I've been teaching dance and dance-based fitness classes since 2002. I competed in ballroom championships, performed and choreographed dance routines in many styles and produced dance shows. I am a AFAA certified group exercise instructor. I am an engineer and had a lot of success working with people iin high-tech. I know how engineers think :-) My versitile background allows me to teach standard dance/fitness classes as well as tailor custom mixes. ... View Profile
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Modern Dance Lessons

Modern Dance Lessons

Sara Lavalley has been dancing for 8 years. She started learning by mimicking MTV music videos before her mother enrolled her in hip hop classes. Sara transferred to San Jose State University from Moorpark College. There, she choreographed for three of the student concerts, received her Associates in dance, and was awarded a scholarship from the program. She is now at SJSU on University Dance Theatre. After receiving her Bachelor’s in the Fine Arts, Sara hopes to join a modern dance company or become a dance professor at a university. ... View Profile
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The Music Place

The Music Place

Bright eyed 3-year-olds stare expectantly as a big circle is drawn on the whiteboard in front of them. With a burst of energy, their teacher, Janice Morris, adds a squiggly line and two dots. "This is a smiley face", she exclaims. Janice Morris, founder and director of The Music Place, Fine Arts for Children! has developed an innovative teaching method that enables children as young as 2 to begin music theory while having fun. Blue eyes twinkling, "Miss Janice", as the children know her, dips her finger into pretend paint, makes a comical squeaking sound, and the "smiley face" suddenly becomes a "dirty face" and then a quarter note. Charmed ... View Profile
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DANCE IDENTITY

DANCE IDENTITY

Dance Identity was founded in March of 2009 to teach dance in a professional environment with a structured curriculum. Currently the DI curriculum consists of styles such as Bollywood, Jazz, Hip Hop, Salsa, and Contemporary Dance. Dance Identity offers both, dance and fitness programs. Our classes follow a systematic structure and curriculum in addition to being high on energy and fun. We also offer personal training programs that are tailor made to suit your personal needs of fitness, dance, timings and privacy. ... View Profile
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Bayer Ballet Academy

Bayer Ballet Academy

The Bayer Ballet Academy (BBA) was founded by Inna Bayer in 2005 to instruct young students in the famous Vaganova method of classical ballet on the Peninsula of the SF Bay Area. 
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Firebird Dance Studio

Firebird Dance Studio

We offer classes for ages 2 to adult. Our program combines world dance with contemporary, lyrical, ballroom, and Latin dance elements. We're an award-winning Bay Area dance school and performing company. We have been sharing our passion for dance with students and audiences since 1991 — 25 happy years!
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Jensen Performing Arts

Jensen Performing Arts

35+ years of teaching in the Milpitas Area.  One of the bay Area's premier dance schools.  Great family atmosphere. Teach dancers of all ages. Member of Dance Masters of America.  Offering classes in Tap-Ballet-Jazz-Acro-Hip Hop-Ballroom. Children and Adults. Our dance season begins in September and concludes in July with our annual recital at the Santa Clara Convention Center Theatre. Make JPA your family entertainment center. We offer a large variety of classes for all ages from 2.5 years and up. Our drop-in program is very popular with adults and offers ballet, Zumba, hiphop, ballroom and more.  ... View Profile
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Ballare Dance Centre

Ballare Dance Centre

Ballare Dance Centre offers classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip- Hop, and Creative Dance for children ages 3 years old and up. Our goal at Ballare Dance Centre is to place you child in the style of dance or movement class they wish to take in an age appropriate and level appropriate atmosphere. Each dancer should be comfortable in the dance environment they are in so they can have the best possible dance experience. We LOVE to dance and want to share that with each and every dancer! ... View Profile
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The Dance Of Peace

The Dance Of Peace

I specialize in working with people of all ages. I believe that dance the natural expression of the heart. Learning to dance in a way that is joyful, skillful and fulfilling increases brain function and contributes to the overall quality of life.
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Harmony Dance Center

Harmony Dance Center

We offer dance classes for students age 2 to adults in a positive and family-oriented atmosphere. Our professionally trained instructors offer excellent training in an encouraging and supportive environment. We have a program for all type of dancers, who want to either take recreational dance classes or take it to the competitive level. Our customers are very important to us. We want them to feel like Harmony Dance Center is their home. ... View Profile
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Wellness By All Means

Wellness By All Means

We have beautiful facilities in Fremont, Santa Clara and Pleasanton which can be used for teaching authentic and healing yoga with great understanding of it works for body and mind. We provide holistic health coaching and online meditation classes to support our students manifest their personal goal as happily as possible. Please visit our website: WellnessByAllMeans.com
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Peninsula Dance Oasis

Peninsula Dance Oasis

I am patient and teach with clarity, step by step. I instill in my students a passion for social dancing! Unlike others, I do not hold back teaching them as much as they could digest. I have developed an unique way of teaching so students will retain much more. Many students commented that they felt afer taking a ton of lessons, they forgot most of them, thus wasting their money and time. I have found a way to solve that, proven by my weekly group class of 70 some students.  Also, I do not scold them if they keep making the same mistakes. I help my students improve week after week, month after month. They easily see progress. I am also a ... View Profile
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Mindful Dance Lessons

Mindful Dance Lessons

I began dance classes at the age of 3 at Mission Dance studio, and continued classes soon after at Yoko's Dance and Performing Arts Academy and at UC Irvine. I have trained in a variety of dance styles, and have the longest experience in ballet and jazz dance with 20+ years of experience.  At Yoko's Dance, I competed in regional and national competitions for ballet, jazz, rap, and lyrical, with groups, duets, and solo routines, frequently winning top awards in group routines. I earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology at UC Irvine in 2010, and took ballet and jazz classes in the dance department there.  Since then, I have taken dance ... View Profile
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Mark Ballas Dance And Performing Arts - Pleasanton, CA

Mark Ballas Dance And Performing Arts - Pleasanton, CA

Mark Ballas Dance Pleasanton is a premiere dance studio in beautiful sunny Pleasanton, California. We offer private and group lessons that cater to all types and levels of dancers. Our studio has carefully made programs for both competitive and social dancers alike! We also offer competitive pricing and new student discounts for those interested in trying our services. We offer a wealth of expertise in all of the popular partner dances including West Coast Swing and Ballroom. My own personal experience as a dancer includes over 9 years of social and competitive ballroom dance experience and 3 years of dance instruction at Premier Ballroom Stu ... View Profile
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Ayana Dance School LLC

Ayana Dance School LLC

When I was very young and had no experience in dance, I danced because it was so good to dance. I felt the same way when I danced professionally after graduating from ballet school. I still love to do it. I teach because it feels good to be dancing with that many people - my students. I teach my students to connect with their inner dancer, be yourself, try your best self, express yourself, be original. Also, I remember that ballet is not easy, and try to break down each move in great details.  https://www.linkedin.com/in/mariannakombou/ https://www.ayanadanceschool.com/ ... View Profile
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Teaira's Expressive Dance Lessons

Teaira's Expressive Dance Lessons

Hi everyone! My name is Teaira and I am glad you're interested in dance! I love to dance and I have been dancing since I was 5 years old. I have performed and competed in multiple national cheer and dance competitions in different states around the country. In college, I joined a university contemporary/hip hop dance team and branched off and created my own dance organization on campus that specialized in Hip Hop, Contemporary, African and Jazz dancing/choreography. After college, I moved to Connecticut and taught hip hop dancing, cheer and step to 6th grade students at a charter school. I enjoy dancing and I am a firm believer that dance i ... View Profile
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Mike Gaughan Dance Lessons

Mike Gaughan Dance Lessons

I worked as a professional full time ballroom dance instructor full time at a large chain and learned the structure of learning and teaching all dances in group and private lessons. waltz, vienese waltz, argentine and american tango, lindy hop, foxtrot, chacha, mambo, rumba, bolero I come from a strong social dance background: salsa, bachata, west coast swing, blues/fusion. zouk I play guitar and bass, was drawn to blues music at first. as an athlete I am a brazilian jiu jitsu blue belt formerly sponsored by on the mat fight shop while I was a competitive fighter, cross trained in muay thai as well as lived in thailand, boxing, wrestling, ju ... View Profile
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Vision Dance Center

Vision Dance Center

Open since April 2007, Vision Dance Center has continued to grow and become a wonderful place for children and adults to attend classes. We are celebrating 10 years of business. WE offer small class sizes and proffesional training starting at ages 3-18. We also offer Zumba classes for teens and adults. 
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The Dance Affair

The Dance Affair

We have been offering classes to students in the bay area for over 30 years. We value your dance experience and take pride in the classes we offer.  Our studio is very family friendly and we welcome new students at any time. Our teachers are qulified insturctors and many still perform and have been teaching for over 20 years.  We excel in our summer dance camps! We also offer Ballet exam classes through the Cecchetti Council of America. Our Cecchetti qualified instructors have studied and passed certified teacher exams to help our students excel. ... View Profile
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Tyler-Ryan Dance Lessons

Tyler-Ryan Dance Lessons

I have 18 years of experience teaching ballroom dance. I am one of the only professionals in the Bay Area that is Nationally certified by the Dance Vision International Dance Association and have been since 2001. I have had many experiences including working with ballet companies, on stage, and for television. I have taught all levels of dancer from beginning to very high level. Many of my students have won national titles and awards for their dancing as a result of our work together with me as a mentor and coach. I have also had a career in business management for 5 years, so I'm not just creative, but I am also a trustworthy business man!&n ... View Profile
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Tatiana's Belly Dance Group

Tatiana's Belly Dance Group

 Tatiana is an award - winning belly dancer based in Bay Area, she is a champion at Professional And Folk Categories at MBC 2016, and champion at folk category at BDUC 2017. She is not only successful teacher with 15 years of experience, but also the director and producer of Queen Competition, International Belly Dance Convention, based in SF/Bay Area. Her teachers were Russian and Ukrainian stars of belly dance. The only way to grow as a dancer and develop your skills is to learn from others!!! That's why Tatiana attends belly dance festivals all around the world and gains deeper knowledge of Middle Eastern Dance. Website http ... View Profile
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Ballroom Dance

Ballroom Dance

To be the best teacher you have to understand your student. I've taught for years International and American and have danced even longer -- the one thing I can tell you is that anyone can do it. I'll teach at your pace, but I'll always push you to be better. Most people come to learn how to dance socially, sometimes they just want a wedding dance and some may want to compete; there's no right or wrong. Any age any size any experience - I'll make sure you can dance to every song you'll hear while looking good and having fun at the same time. ... View Profile
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Mizuho Sato Flamenco

Mizuho Sato Flamenco

Mizuho Sato, born in Japan and started classical ballet at 3. Started flamenco at 18 and won a award at 20 in Japan. After some years of study in Spain, moved to LA and has been performing and teaching throughout California. Featured in LA flamenco documentary "Kumpania", did motion capture for "Puss in Boots" by Dreamworks, and appeared in the videography in Madonna's 2016 tour. She teaches in LA and SF upon scheduling and request for monthly workshops and private lessons. Check her on web at www.mizuhosatoflamenco.com. ... View Profile
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Farima Dance

Farima Dance

Farima Berenji – MA Founder and Artistic Director, Worldwide Simorgh Dance Collective International Performing Artist – Dance Ethnologist Instructor – Choreographer Anthropologist – Archaeologist Member of the International Dance Council CID Farima Berenji is an Iranian-American scholar and dance ethnologist, an award winning internationally acclaimed dance artist, a choreographer, instructor, and an archaeologist specializing in ancient, sacred, classical, and folkloric dances of Persia, Ionia, and the Silk Road. She is a third generation artist—her devotion to the world of arts inspired by both her mother and ... View Profile
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LBJ Dance

LBJ Dance

I incorporate humor to my teaching on certain situations to make my students feel at ease while learning. the gaol is to make dancing fun! I also focus on techniques first like Balance, timing, posture, footwork, etc. 
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NKD Arts

NKD Arts

NKD Arts is a performing arts company specializing in the field of Bollywood dance and entertainment. We boast of an extremely talented troupe of dancers, instructors and other artists, including singers, musicians, photographers, videographers, EmCees and more, who have more than a decade of exprience serving the bay area. We perform at as well as produce our own events in and around the bay area. Our signature flashmobs are a rage and our monthly Bollywood nights are a craze amongst one and all. For more information, visit us online or call us using the following information: Facebook.com/NKDArts YouTube.com/NKDArts NKDArts.com (408)634-994 ... View Profile
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Mona Khan Company

Mona Khan Company

Who can't help loving Bollywood music? We certainly do! We believe "Bollywood" is not just one specific style of dance, but a collage of many dance styles set to chart-topping Bollywood songs. Traditionally, Bollywood dance has been associated with the 'hip-shaking', 'light-bulb twisting' types of moves. We bring you Bollywood dance at a new level with true elements of Modern, Jazz, Hip-hop, Salsa and Lyrical dance. In addition, we incorporate the deep roots of traditional folk and classical South Asian dance forms such as Bharatnatyam, Raas/Garba, Bhangra (it's not that we use each of these styles in every single choreographed piece - that w ... View Profile
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How much do dance classes cost?

Whether you need to brush up your dance skills or start from scratch, adult dance lessons will cost you about $50 an hour and higher, depending on the skill of the instructor and type of dance classes.

The average cost of kids' dance classes is anywhere between $40 to $160 per month depending on the instructor's accreditations, the length of the class and how many classes your child takes. Keep in mind some studios also charge a registration fee.


What is a good age to start dance classes?

The best age to start dance classes is three. While most formal dance classes won't accept kids younger than 4 years old, you should be able to find a class just for toddlers that focuses on creative movement, or pre-dance, which means letting toddlers have fun moving to a beat with their friends.

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