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Private Skating Lessons

PRIVATE SKATING LESSONS

For Private Lessons, we are excited to offer many coaches with various skating backgrounds. You may contact our Skating Instructors directly to inquire about private lessons. Rates are based on a 20 minute lesson. 

Please note, private lesson fees are paid directly to the Skating Instructor and do not include ice time or skate rentals, which should be paid at the front desk. You will schedule lesson times directly with your instructor.  

 

 

ALEX AMBROSE

Alex Ambrose ($30) USFS Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field. USFS and ISI national competitor. 17 years of competitive freestyle and synchronized skating disciplines. Coaches all aspects of skating and choreography with the goal of fostering a welcoming and positive skating atmosphere, encouraging life-long participation in the sport.

BARBARA BLADA

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Barbara Blada ($35) USFS National Synchro Competitor. Over 11 Years coaching experience. 2-Time USFS National Synchro Coach. Coaches all ages and levels of single competitors. Specializes in Jumps & Spins, Moves in the Field, Synchronized Skating, and Off-ice Training. Encourages respectful and positive behavior both on and off the ice.

Tanya Burke

Contact: taneburke1@hotmail.com

Tanya Burke ($35)  USFS gold medalist, with extensive ballet training. Tanya has toured internationally as a skater & dancer. She specializes in choreography & bringing out the skater’s artistic expression both on-ice & off-ice in ballet classes. Tanya enjoys working on Moves in the Field while improving the skater’s line, extension, poise & grace. She holds a BA from UCSB in Psychology & has over 20 years teaching experience.

Tiffany Chin

Contact: atiffanyc@gmail.com

Tiffany Chin ($40)   2022 Inductee into USFS Hall-of-Fame, 2-time World Medalist, Olympic Team Member, US National Champion, 2-time Olympic Coach training Australian National Champion, Kailani Crain; TIffany carries forward a combined legacy from her personal accomplishments and esteemed coaches. With over 20 years of coaching at local, national, international competitions and the Olympics, Tiffany brings her detail-oriented approach to building a strong, all-around skater with a complete set of skills.

BELLA EBERTH

Contact: bella.eberth@gmail.com

Bella Eberth ($35) USFS competitor, collegiate competitor with Boston University, Moves in the Field Gold Medalist, PSA certified coach and National Champion with Theater on Ice of Boston. Coaches all aspects of figure skating, with a focus in Moves in the Field and power skating. Bella's goal is to nurture her skaters’ self-confidence and passion for skating by creating a positive and exciting atmosphere to learn and grow. 

Christa Fassi

Christa Fassi ($50)  Coached four skaters to Olympic gold medals as well as five World Champions & many National, World & European medalists. Accomplished skaters include Peggy Fleming, John Curry, Robin Cousins, Dorothy Hamill, Scott Hamilton, Jill Trenary, Paul Wylie, Nicole Bobek & Carolina Kostner. Christa has her Level 10 ranking from the PSA, and will be lending her energy & expertise to help develop skaters of all levels.

Carole Fortini

Contact: caroley14e@me.com

Carole Fortini ($35)  USFS Gold Medalist. Extensive dance and skating background, and has toured nationally & internationally. Choreographed numerous professional shows including Knott's Berry Farm. Teaches all levels andages of ISI and USFS skaters. Specializes in jumps, spins and Moves in the Field. Teaching for over 30 years and holds a BA from Northeastern University.

Galvani Hopson

Contact: coachghopson@gmail.com

Galvani Hopson ($30) Competed internationally for Team USA and was a National Pairs medalist. Has specialized in skating skills, power skating, and conditioning for both hockey and figure skating for the last 10 years. Teaches a combination of technical knowledge, dynamic and strength exercises, and repetition to eliminate weaknesses and target specific goals for improvement.

PERRY JEWELL

Contact: jewellonice@gmail.com

Perry Jewell ($35) 5 Time U.S. National competitor and USFS Gold Medalist in Figures and Freestyle as well as Silver Medalist in Pairs.  Specializing in jump technique in Freestyle and show performance. Perry is an International Sports Science association certified Personal trainer who works with skaters off ice on their strength and conditioning.

DIMITRA KORRI

Contact: dimitrakorri@gmail.com

Dimitra Korri ($40Dimitra is the 5x National Figure Skating Champion for Greece. She is also the 2021 Skate Helena Bronze Medalist, the 2018 Balkan Games Bronze Medalist and the 2018 EduSport Trophy Silver Medalist.

Bebe Liang

Contact: Bebe.liang20@gmail.com

Bebe Liang ($35International team member since 2001 & World Team member in 2008. 12-time national competitor. Bebe teaches every part of skating from edges to spins to jumps. She also provides choreography for competitive freestyle programs.

Sergey Magerovskiy

Contact: smagerovskiy@gmail.com

Sergey Magerovskiy ($40) US Senior National medalist and International competitor . Over 15 years coaching experience , coached National & International competitors . Specialize in Ice dance , skating skills , movies in the field and choreography . Holds BA in engineering. 

BIANCA MARRO

Contact: bmarro14@gmail.com

Bianca Marro ($35) With 40 years of teaching experience in Southern California, Bianca has successfully coached an array of students to Regional, Nation & NCAA Championships. She teaches beginners through advanced level competitors. Bianca specializes in Jump Technique, Moves in the Field and has choreographed award winning National Showcase Production numbers. 

Heather McLaughlin

Contact: Heathericeskates@outlook.com

Heather McLaughlin  ($40) USFS Gold Medalist. Performer with Ice Theater of New York. Junior National, National & International coach & choreographer. 20 years teaching experience. PSA Master Rated. Specializes in choreography, artistry & Moves in the Field.

Aimee Micu

Contact: Aimr1@aol.com 

Aimee Micu ($35) USFS Double Gold Medalist,  American Open Professional Championships Silver Medalist. A featured performer in ice shows, including Holiday on Ice and Skating with the Stars. MS in Exercise Science.

Eric Millot

Contact: Millotonice@yahoo.com

Eric Millot ($40) 2-time Olympian, European Bronze Medalist, World Competitor & 4-time French National Champion. Eric has experience in coaching regional, sectional & national level competitors & is PSA rated in freestyle. He coaches all levels of USFS & ISI. Eric specializes in the IJS system, & advanced jump & spin technique.

Saori Minami

Contact: redneko313@yahoo.com

Saori Minami ($35) 13 years of competitive experience. Gold Medalist in the Japanese Figure Skating Federation as well as National Competitor, solo & ensemble performer with Disney on Ice. Coaches all levels & ages.

Sasha Murashko

Contact: alexice1031@yahoo.com

Sasha Murashko ($40) 1994 Olympic Games Competitor, 5-Time World Competitor, PSA Master Rated Free Skating Coach.  Masters Degree in Sport Science.  Teaches all levels, specializing in jump and spin technique, power stroking, and off ice conditioning.  Provides fishing pole harness and electric spinner (vestibular training) for jumps.

Michael Sasaki

Contact: privatelessonstspc@gmail.com

Michael Sasaki ($35)  Over 20 years of figure skating experience. National and international competitor and USFS gold medalist. Performed and toured with several ice shows. B.A. in Social Behavioral Science from Soka University of America. Passionate about helping skaters develop a positive mental approach to their training.

Tamara Smulson

Contact: tamarasmulson@gmail.com

Tamara Smulson ($35) Over 15 years coaching experience in USFS and ISI. 5 plus years skating with Disney on Ice and other professional shows. USFS National and sectional synchronized skating team coach. Loves working with all ages and levels in all aspects of figure skating.

Danielle Ugarte

Contact: icesk8er1974@aol.com

Danielle Ugarte ($35) USFS Coach for 15 years. Coaching for all levels of USFS & ISI freestyle skating. Specializes in choreography, spinning & jump technique. Teaches the Mental Keys for competition as well as beginning skaters. Concentrates on the importance of hard work, discipline & enjoyment.

Max Varenyk

Contact: max.varenyk@gmail.com

Maksym (Max) Varenyk ($35) Winner of numerous Ukrainian Championships and Junior Cups. Was awarded Masters of Sports of Ukraine. Performed in Russian Stars On Ice, "Kaleidoscope Ice Spectacular" by Willy Bietak Productions in Hong Kong and ice skating show "Cool Art Hot Ice" on board a cruise ship. 

Harrison Wong

Contact: harrisonwong@me.com

Harrison Wong ($35) Harrison is a 3-time Hong Kong National Champion and has competed for Hong Kong for 6 years, including Four Continents and Junior World. He has completed the Hong Kong Master Test from the Hong Kong Skating Union and is a featured performer for the Sun Valley on Ice Show. Harrison coaches skaters of all ages and level.

GABRIELLA WEISSMANN-FRITTS

ASEC Executive Director of Skating | Southern California

Contact: Gweissmann@toyotasportsperformancecenter.com