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Preston W.

1 Review
Belmont, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA 90% from NCAD
  • Teaching since 2010
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Preston W.

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Chess is a beautiful game and has been proven to increase a students mathematic and cognitive skills. Critical thinking, strategy, patience, discipline, and prioritization are but only a few of the many virtues gained by learning this ancient game.

I am an Opening expert in chess rated 2000+. I teach the five animals of chess, (Dragon, Hedgehog, Chameleon, Bird and Orangutan). I can improve your opening middle game and ending!

About Preston

I have hundreds of hours teaching experience in many subjects spaning from sports chess and the arts. I have won numerous awards for my ability to communicate the detailed aspects of complicated intricate subject matter. I have been verified to teach all ages and have numerous background checks est

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Chengliang
Preston is a very nice coach. I was a beginner with zero experience before. After five lessons, I gained solid basic skills and feel more comfortable to rally. I feel growing by leaps and bounces.

He is very sharp about identifying the problem and then training accordingly. He is also kind and very patient to guide

maria J.

4 Reviews
Oakland, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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maria J.

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I am a fashion and accessories designer living in Oakland, CA. My company has been in business for 8 years.

I am a trained patternmaker; I graduated from the Louise Salinger Academy of Fashion with an associate degree in pattern making in 1997.

I have worked in the fashion industry since then. Vintage clothing is my obsession and I love to be able to design and sew clothing.
I have taught intensive sewing camps to girls and found it so rewarding.

I would love to share my skills and knowledge to budding fashion designers, crafters, and to those who want to learn how to sew!

About maria

Hello! My name is Maria and I love fashion! I have been in the clothing and fashion industry for 20 years. My knowledge of sewing and construction is vast. I have taught since 2010 and love sharing my skills with students who have an interest in sewing and/or fashion. A little bit about my e

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Sophie
Maria was so helpful! She was able to teach me the basics of my sewing machine even though she had not used that type before. I could tell just by talking to her how knowledgeable and passionate she is about her craft. I plan to definitely have more lessons with her in the future. Thanks again! :)
Courtney
Maria is a fantastic pattern maker and sewing teacher! She was able to make a pattern out of my existing garment without taking it apart and walked me through all the steps of re-creating the item. Not only is she very knowledgable, she is also a great teacher and was able to explain things to me so I could retain them and practice on my own. I was completely new to sewing and she patiently answered all my questions and made sure I was comfortable with the different stitches. She also taught me how to setup and use my new sewing machine! Maria is a very down to earth and easy going person; it was really fun chatting during our lessons. I will definitely be back for more lessons!
Julia
Maria was a very thoughtful and thorough instructor. I would definitely take another class with her!
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Sarah L.

22 Reviews
San Bruno, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Sarah L.

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I have been a professional costume designer since 2003 and have sewn everything from everyday apparel to sci-fi outfits to full-body monster costumes. I can teach you basic skills in a step-by-step curriculum fashion or I can help you create a specific project that you have in mind. Do you want something special for an event or do you want to make something out of some fun fabric you found? I am very flexible and enjoy being creative, so bring me your challenge and I will help you give it life!

About Sarah

*Please note: If you are interested in online classes they will take place over Skype, Zoom, or FaceTime, not TakeLessons Classroom (for technological reasons)* Hello, and thank you for visiting my page! I have been an artist for my whole life and I am passionate about sharing my love of creativit

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Toby
excellent!
Andy B
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Miriam
Sarah is a fantastic teacher: patient, knowledgeable, thoughtful and friendly. I'm looking forward to many more sessions with her!

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Trivia D.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • BA Degree in Fashion from AIU
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded The ugly sweater reward from Radi Thomas
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Trivia D.

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I've graduated from AIU University for Fashion Design and Marketing. I Design most of my on clothes when I can't found what I'm looking for in stores. I love sharing my creations with others. Ive taught students at my home one on one. I've taught at Joan's fabrics for a year. I've had classes as large as 15 students at one time. They where all beginers.

About Trivia

Hello future students! I'm a designer with a BA degree in Fashion. I've taught students at Joan's Fabric. I’ve also taught students in my home. I love Designing my own look! And i know you would too! Im looking foward to having you as my student. Thanks!

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Simone
Thanks again for providing such clear & concise instructions. I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson & am feeling more confident about sewing.
Stacia K.
Very helpful and a joy to work with! I'm very excited about my upcoming classes for this new hobby!
Eva B.
Trivia is patient, kind, and encouraging. After this amazing first lesson I am super-excited to learn more. Thank You!!!
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Filipina L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Tagalog
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Filipina L.

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I find rest in creating wearable arts such as polymer clay charms and wired jewelries. Beautiful and cute things inspire me. It is very therapeutic and rewarding. Whether you want to engage in art therapy, customize tokens for gifts and give-away, earn extra by selling handmade crafts, I can help you learn. :-)

About Filipina

As my name indicates, I am passionate about the Filipino (Tagalog) language. I was conferred a Literary Award in Filipino when I graduated. I am a Language Interpreter by profession, bridging communication between Filipino and English speakers. I have a Masters Degree with an emphasis on Teaching,

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Daria D.

105 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks French, English, German, Russian, Czech
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Daria D.

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I offer intuitive coaching using tarot and oracle cards as well as my knowledge of various healing modalities ranging from reiki through astrology to Buddhism.

About Daria

Hi! My name is Daria. I live in the always sunny and beautiful Los Angeles, California, I am an intuitive life coach as well as a language teacher. In my role as an intuitive life coach, I use my intuition, tarot cards and oracle cards, as well as my knowledge of various healing modalities to prov

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Snehadri
I Just want to thank Daria one more time to take ample time to offer me a tarot reading. As most of us know that, the answer that we seek, we already have the innate ability to get it, for part of us already knows the right answer.
I am grateful to Daria because she talked with me throughout the whole process with such great care and got me to the root of my situation.

It was a positive vibrant and productive session.
I wish her a very happy and healthy spiritual journey! 🙏
Barbora S.
Daria read tarot cards for me the other day as I've asked her a question whether me applying in a new career field was a good idea? I've finished college in 2018 and couldn't find employment for over a year, then I finished a qualification course for teacher assistants and soon after I was given my first stable employment (been freelancing before). Full of optimism but with a grain of doubt I asked the stars/cards/higher power whether me choosing this career was a good move. Daria was able to confirm my own observations plus she added wise words of her own.

The reading doesn't give you a clear yes/no answer but if you've done a fair bit of introspection beforehand, the cards' advice may calm you down or offer you a new perspective you haven't considered before.
Kate K.
Daria gave me an online tarot reading about a month ago, and I came away with an experience that was enlightening and empowering. What I found unique about her approach as a psychic is that she combined her skilled intuition with practical advice that I could actually use to improve my life and find a measure of calm. She begins her sessions either with a specific question her client has in mind (whether it's related to relationships, family, career, aspirations, spiritual life, etc.), and if you do not come to her with a specific question, she is more than willing to do a general reading for you. (In my case, I sought advice related to my anxiety issues and their impact on my relationship with my fiancé, and over the past several weeks, things have really improved! So thank you!) If you are looking for someone who can help you see your circumstances more clearly and put you in touch with a spiritual sensibility, then Daria is someone to go see. She is not one of those charlatan psychics who will charge you excessively and then cloud your mind with bizarre, hazy predictions. She's an open-minded person and a great listener, and she's there to give you the tools to find joy and meaning.

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"Very happy to meet this wonderful chess instructor ! We had online lessons with Mr.Siddharth before the chess tournament and my son took the first prize! He got lots of useful techniques and tips from Mr.Siddharth that helped him to win. His lesson is always very interesting, full of new information and the time flies by !"
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Mya was GREAT! After today's lesson, I'm looking forward to the next one. Mya was patient and hands on."
Marlys
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Sarah is great! Takes time for things I don’t know and has good materials to look over between lessons"
Jeanine
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"Beatrice was fantastic. I’d recommend her to anyone."
Olivia
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"Marta was patient and v understanding!"
Patricia
Took Bridge lessons from Marta B.
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"I really enjoyed very helpful and knowledgeable!"
Shahida
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Great teacher, very informative. It was able to learn a lot and given guidance on what to continue working on.
Thank you Atousa!"
Nick
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"I've had the pleasure to take quite a few lessons with Dan & I do not regret any of them. From the first time we've met at the pool hall he gave me a few simple tips & I saw a dramatic increase in my game. He has worked together amongst the pros & also has many years involved in the world of billiards. Everytime I meet with him I learn something new and bring back home some new techniques to practice which are vital to the game. He has taught me the basic fundamentals & stroke mechanics in which I had struggled with. He provides great feedback & is overall one of the best around with tons of experience. Any time I have questions or concerns I can reach out to him with no problem. Dan always delievers! It is always a pleasure working with Dan, he is very flexible, great on communication, reasonable & has the patience to teach to anyone! If you want to improve your game or have a general interest in pocket billiards / pool Daniel is your guy to reach out to. I am one of his current student's & he has not failed me. Dan always has a great demeanour & is full of knowledge on & off the table. Call or email him now you won't regret it."
Ruben
Took Billiards lessons from Daniel P.
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"Great Lesson! So patient and informative"
Cynfi Shaw
Took Sewing lessons from Anne-Louise M.
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"Aaron has been teaching my 9 year old son chess lessons. After several months with a weekly lesson, my wife and I are very pleased with his progress. At first we had our doubts about whether online classes would work. The truth is that we are very satisfied because the use of technology added interest for my son in learning. Aaron is very patient and makes the lessons enjoyable, with some humor. He has a teaching method that combines strategy and theory with a love for the game. That is the magic of learning and is the key to advance one's knowledge of any discipline. Now we play more and more competitive matches and his progress is very noticeable. We also appreciate Aaron's feedback about how each lesson went and tips to work on during the week to reinforce what was learned."
luis
Took Chess lessons from Aaron C.
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