Valerie

Valerie

5.0 (1)
2 hires on Lessons.com
1 employee
11 years in business

About this pro

I really love working with people. Each student is very unique. And I love to help students on their dance journey to find new things about themselves, their bodies and to enjoy the whole process of learning dance.

Usually, my classes vary from student to student, depending on their goals.

Meeting new people.

Helping to fulfill personal dreams and desires.

Seeing the progress in each of my students.

Breaking the limits.

Achieving goals.

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Credentials

New York, NY 10022
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1 Review

5.0

  • Amanda Beveridge

    Valerie is an amazingly sweet and talented teacher that creates engaging lessons for me that are challenging but so fun. I'm so happy to have found her.



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FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Usually, I love to have a small conversation with a new student to find out his/her needs and goals.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I graduated with BFA in Dance.

I completed Professional Dance Training Program at Peridance, NY.

I keep myself up to date by learning, taking classes and different workshops.


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

The payment varies from student to student, depending on the needs and on the financial situation. 


How did you get started teaching?

While dancing in the dance scho my teachers asked me to assist them with the younger students, which was very exciting. 
My first own experience was creating a dance for the children from the summer camp and from then on I kept teaching and creating new works for dance schools and dance studios.


What types of students have you worked with?

All of my students have different dance training and experience and it doesn't matter, what matters is a desire and the open mind to learn something new.


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I try to stay in the flow of filling my life with the new ideas, works and creations. As for now, I am working on a small piece choreography, that is mostly comes from my life experience and the recent events.

looking forward to share my new work;)

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What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

The most important is to feel comfortable and to find the personal connection to the teacher.

I have answered here some questions, but will be happy to know if you have any questions. Please, feel free to ask!


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

1) Why do you want to take dance class? ( It is fun, Developing new Hobby," I have been dreaming all my life to take a dance class", "I love to Learn new things", "I want to imrove my dance technique"). 

2) What do you want to achieve? (Strength, Flexibility, New skills and knowledge, Dance Trchnique)

3) How much I want it to happen? (I am very excited, I am looking forward to a new experience, I am hesitating, but I am ready to do it, It will change my life)


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