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Catalina O.

9 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BA in Spanish & Film Production from Brooklyn College University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Catalina O.

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As a non-native speaker of English, I struggled to learn the English Language on my own. It was very difficult; however, with hard work and persistence, I managed to learn the language and became proficient at it. Furthermore, my experience in language acquisition led me to tutor students from various non-English speaking countries with difficulties in pronunciation, reading and writing, while pursuing my BA and MA at Brooklyn College University. I rose from my position as Tutor to a Master Tutor/Professor's Assistant. One of the biggest rewards to me is to be able to give back by making other's journey into language acquisition as easy and effective as possible.

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Loving what I do is what makes me an effective and popular Spanish Teacher/Tutor. As a Native Speaker of the target language, I had to learn English. Having had that experience, has helped me to relate to the difficulty involved in language acquisition and to become more compassionate with my stud

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Payton M.
My daughter absolutely loves Ms. Catilina. She is extremely nice, has patience , informative, enthusiastic (great energy) and all and all a well rounded individual. She works at the pace of your child or self, and is there every step of the way. There is a balance with teaching and incorporating a little fun. I couldn’t have picked a better Spanish teacher. I highly recommend.
Crystal T.
I was so happy with my lessons. When I mentioned anything I wanted to learn more on, We did it the very next scheduled lesson. I had been learning on my own but lacked the confidence speaking with people, besides my boyfriend. As the lessons went on, I was building that up and now I am confident and excited to be speaking more Spanish with everyone.
Jennifer N.
I’m really enjoying learning Spanish and feel I’ve already improved even after just 3 lessons! Catalina is encouraging and patient. She is intuitive and goes at my pace.
Jennifer
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Ahmad G.

227 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Awarded Rank #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. from Slash/ Guitar Center
  • Teaches Beginner
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Ahmad G.

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Online lessons through video, Skype or Zoom. Or private 1-on-1 piano lessons at my sanitized private Studio in San Jose. Ranked Best Music Lessons in San Jose Bay Area!

I have toured around the world with bands such as Guns N Roses, Dokken, Michael Angelo Batio, Ratt and Metallica. I have studio experience. Over 20+ experience in teaching, touring and recording. I specialize in rock, metal, blues, acoustic, classical and pop music. I can teach beginners how to start correctly yet learn fast from techniques I developed myself and learned from piano masters. I can also teach advanced techniques, artist development, live and gear consultation.

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Teaches students: Ages 3+
Teaching since: 1992
I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. and M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles and performed ...

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I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. & M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with

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Lynn
Sorry but I'm using my wife's account to post this review...but SERIOUSLY 5 stars!!In just a few short months, Ahmad was able to systematically undo all my self-taught bad habits and incomplete YouTube tutorial learnings of the past and set me on the correct playing/learning path. A path I intend to stay on with Ahmad for a long time. I've "played" guitar for many years (on and off) and it wasn't until my wife gave me a 4-lesson gift certificate with Ahmad almost year ago that I REALLY started to learn the instrument I love. If you are contemplating starting your guitar journey, do not hesitate for a minute longer and contact Ahmad to get started.
He has a way of simplifying the concepts and providing the needed context to eliminate the "intimidation factor" of learning. Combined that with on-going encouragement, a plan customized to you and consistent positive reinforcement, Ahmad is able to maximize your enthusiasm and motivation for learning...I only wish that I would have started years earlier.
I'm having a blast, thanks to Ahmad!
Gregory
Ahmad is an excellent guitar teacher. He's a very experienced and dedicated teacher that will no doubt improve your level of play.

I recently relocated to Bay Area after happily taking guitar lessons in CT (where I went from absolute beginner to campfire strummer). So the bar was set high for finding a new teacher and, like you, I started reading numerous reviews. Every one of Ahmad's reviews were extremely positive from all levels of students. In addition, his experience (30+ years of teaching) and education (Guitar Institute) were top notch.

So I decided to take a lesson with Ahmad and couldn't be happier right now. From the first lesson Ahmad was able to quickly assess where my level of play was and jump right in. Ahmad focused on teaching good habits and guitar fundamentals, all while improving my timing.

He is very organized, and has thousands of handouts right at his fingertips (so no time is wasted writing down your lesson). He is very encouraging as you tackle new material, and also reads you well to know just the amount of new material that will appropriately challenge you. He will also create as many additional handouts as necessary to bring you to that next level.

And in a little over a year, Ahmad has indeed brought my guitar playing to a new level. His exercises made it fun to learn scales and the guitar fretboard, and I'm now able to identify keys and understand the intervals of a chord. So when improvising to a chord progression, this allows me to make the changes (ie playing the most melodic notes to transition from one chord to the next). Ahmad's teaching has also brought my rhythm and timing to a new level. I'm able to play more advanced rhythms with an even tighter timing. I'm quite pleased whenever I go back to an old song and see how much tighter the rhythm is now. I'm also very pleased how quickly I'm able to learn a new song or riff now (where some would have been too advanced for me only a year ago). His lessons will also improve your picking, ability to move up and down the guitar neck, hitting the desired strings and much more.

In addition, Ahmad if very nice and friendly, so it has been a pleasure to take lessons with him. I'm very excited to see where Ahmad takes my guitar playing as I continue lessons with him, and highly recommend him to anyone looking for a guitar teacher.
Ben
I have been meaning to write this review for a while. I have been coming to Ahmad for lessons for about 6 months. I have tried on two occasions to learn guitar from other instructors but quickly became frustrated and gave up. My time with Ahmad has been a completely different experience. He is a fantastic instructor and he focuses on building the fundamentals. Using a foreign language as an analogy, my other instructors started by just teaching me how to pronounce different phrases, without teaching what the individual words meant or how to modify the sentences. Ahmad starts by teaching the vocabulary and how to construct any sentence you want. He is very patient, sends you home with excellent lessons to practice, and once you get to the point where you simply need time to improve technique before you can advance any further, he switches to teaching basic music theory, so that you can continue to learn while you wait for your hands to catch up with your brain.

If you want to spend the least amount of money on guitar lessons, I would encourage you to go learn from some college kid, as you will spend $80 on one or two lessons and then just give up. If you want to actually learn how to play guitar, come see Ahmad.
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Emily M.

20 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Duckett Award for Artistic and Academic Excellence from University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
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Emily M.

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Emily is a professional dancer and fitness and wellness junkie. A yoga and dance instructor Emily believes that mental and physical wellness are directly connected. Her heath coaching is a blend of nutrition info, workouts and mental wellness checks. Emily wants to help you through your own wellness journey so that you feel confident and fabulous.

About Emily

Emily M. is a professional actor, singer and dancer and experienced teacher available for online lessons worldwide teaching subjects ranging from voice to yoga and many other fitness and arts classes. Emily has been in the performing arts for over 15 years and teaching for the last 6 years. Exten

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Naveen
Well organized yoga and conditioning lessons. Very patient with new students and strives to bring out the best from them.

Would not hesitate to recommend Emily.
Lisa
Emily's background in musical theater is perfect for teaching our 10-year-old daughter! We signed her up for jazz to help her with choreography. We love that Emily teaches routines with Broadway music. She has also been very responsive by email, and Emily tailored our lessons to best fit our daughter.
Claudia
Emily is a wonderful yoga teacher and I look forward to every class! She is motivating, kind, patient and fun!
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Athan G.

78 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, German
  • Jazz Performance/Composition from California State University Northridge
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Athan G.

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Having worked on multiple movies, as well as collaborations with Emmy nominated film composers and orchestrators, I can guarantee that I will take your film music scoring to the next level! Using modern music writing techniques, as well as looking back to the film scoring greats that came before, we will develop a personal curriculum to help you reach your film scoring goals.

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Hello potential students! I have been teaching music for over eight years, and love teaching as much as music itself. As someone who started late (began drumming at age 16), and quickly progressed from complete (i.e. terrible) beginner to studying at nationally ranked CSU Northridge's jazz program,

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Megan
ty so much for being my drum teacher. so excited to start slipknot next week!!
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Jordan W.

77 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jordan W.

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***ALL LESSONS AVAILABLE ONLINE!*** Learn to move and improve, gain confidence, get in shape, and have fun doing so! Whether you are a beginner or just looking to refine your existing process and skills, I'm here to help you reach your goals!--It's what I do, and I love it (= I am an educa

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Awesome teacher and so much fun
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Our company Alignment Healthcare has been taking advantage of Take Lesson's dance classes for several months now, instructed virtually by Jordan Wentz. We have tried various types (burlesque, wedding dance, hip hop and more) and Jordan has done a terrific job with all of them! Our employees including myself have provided positive feedback all around and look forward to her lessons after the long work days, it has served as a perfect way to have active fun while learning new skills. Definitely recommend as the pace can be suitable and adjusted for different experience levels! We plan to continue with Jordan as our instructor with different courses each time.
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Shirley R.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA Elementary Education from Carlow University
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Shirley R.

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I am currently in my 2nd year of teaching English as Second Language to Adults. I love to get creative with my lessons to engage my students. I personalize my lessons to fit each of my students strengths & needs.

About Shirley

Hello! This is Shirley. I live in Pennsylvania. I studied Elementary Education at Carlow University. I also have two Master degrees: 1. in Early Childhood Education (from Carlow University) & 2. ESL program Specialist (from Duquesne University). I grew up in a bilingual family. My mom's family is fr

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Linda
Shirley is an outstanding teacher and person! As a former teaching colleague, I observed first-hand her creative and innovative Spanish lessons, as well as her enthusiastic and caring rapport with her students. She made learning Spanish a fun experience that students loved! I would highly recommend Shirley for any teaching position!
Adrienne Bradshaw
Shirley is remarkable! She has a keen ability to hone in on skills that students may struggle with,allowing them to challenge themselves. You can tell that she loves what she does! She wants all of her students to succeed, and does all that she can to make this happen.
Carlene
Shirley is a very experienced and wonderful teacher. She is so good with children and individualizes lessons to meet each student's needs. Shirley is also a fun teacher!

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