Troy Dance Factory, conveniently located at 291 River Street, Troy, NY 12180 in the heart of downtown Troy, offers one-hour lessons in various styles of tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop, yoga, and barre.
The studio boasts a 1,200 sf wooden dance floor, a waiting room, a retail space (where you can get some cool TDF schwag), a separate changing room, a dedicated bathroom, two walls of mirrors, one wall of double dance barres, climate control, a dedicated entrance, and a great location close to public transportation, a parking garage, cafes, restaurants, boutiques, nightlife, AND did we mention.... it's right on the Hudson!
Tuition costs are as follows (Note, some specialty classes may vary in price):
Nadine Medina has 25 years of experience in tap, jazz, ballet, and hip-hop, and over 15 years of dance teaching and choreography experience. She has instructed dance classes at Studio 184, where she also assisted in planning the annual recital and in costume selection. She's also taught for Rapid City Dance Factory, Arts Center of the Capital Region, Emma Willard School and Albany Prep Charter School, and has choreographed a production of West Side Story. Recently, she completed the 3-day certified and accredited "Pulse Teacher Workshop" in New York City, and participated in classes run by industry icons such as Dave Scott, Wade Robson, Tyce Diorio, Desmond Richardson, Robert Hoffman, and many others. She frequents the Broadway Dance Center in NYC as often as possible in an effort to continue her dance training.
A certified Pilates and Barre instructor, Renee J. Taliana also carries the impressive distinction of being a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT). Whether it is Modern Barre, Slow Flow Vinyasa, Power Yoga, or PiYo (Pilates/Yoga Fusion), Renee brings undeniable energy and strong technique to each class. She is also a Thai Massage Practitioner (offered by appointment only at TDF).