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Kathryn K.

34 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $110
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches High School, College
  • Awarded Critics Circle Award Kathryn K from San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award
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Kathryn K.

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Well, times have definitely changed and we are going to meet the demands of the times.
If you’re tired of the same old strategy to deal with battling your fear of speaking and you've become successful in spite of it, I can help.
If you need information about your camera set up, sound, set, wardrobe... zoom... everything that goes into making this new world efficient and effective, I’ll show you how.
It’s going to be ok.
As a method acting coach, I’m going to give you the tools actors use to manage performance anxiety. You will finally be able to have some peace while you do your work. You’ll be able to speak to groups large or small, on camera and off.
I’ll collaborate with you to practice these skills and you'll feel safe and have fun in the process. For real... fun!
I have been working with executives for years and have coached countless people to communicate effectively.
I look forward to meeting you!
*Sessions often run over by 10 minutes at no extra charge. I am available

About Kathryn

Kathryn K I am happy to offer committed actors, music performers and executives private sessions to strengthen your performance and ignite your work. For actors I specialize in acting for film, television and theatre as a Method Acting Coach. I am a member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA. We will address

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Deborah D.
Kathryn has helped me build my skills and confidence in presenting and recording myself on video for corporate and sales facing content. No detail too small or not discussed... in a good way... from lighting, to microphone placement, to clothing, to make-up, to how to mentally prepare before hand, to the content and the delivery. This is the beginning of what I hope to be a long term journey to continuously hone my skills. She is down to earth, real, genuine, kind and funny. Money very well invested.
Jamie M.
Loved working with Kathryn this first lesson. She gave me some tools that I can use right away. She is delightful and fun to work with!
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Lars R.

11 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Master of Arts in Music from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lars R.

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Robert Johnson, Jimi Hendrix, how the blues may be played in a jazz context and in different modes (dominant vs. minor). 12-, 16-, 8-, and 10-bar forms will be covered.

About Lars

I began to teach guitar at 16 years of age. I have taught seven- to 60-year-old students in a wide variety of styles. I studied jazz guitar primarily with Randy Vincent, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's greatest guitar players, and continue to broaden my horizons under the guidance of Matthew Gra

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Abhi D.
Lars is an awesome instructor. Very knowledgeable and also very articulate with his instructions. I highly recommend him. I am an absolute beginner and yet he was able to share so much in the very first lesson itself! He also makes learning fun.
Subhabrata D.
very good!
Subhabrata D.
Very focused lesson
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Marc D.

9 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Marc D.

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Scales, technique, tunes, improvisation techniques,finger picking,flat picking

About Marc

I've been playing music since I was 14 years old. I studied classical guitar at State University in Buffalo, NY. and also studied guitar at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. I love just about every style of music. I mostly play Celtic, Bluegrass, American traditional, jazz, and classical. I al

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Jana Harrington
I appreciate Marc’s knowledge, professionalism, and teaching methods. I also appreciate his practice of social distancing and mask wearing. He was thorough, good-humored, and patient during my lesson.
Roger H.
He is very good with me. I'm not a very good student. I have bad habits and I'm overly sensitive to criticism, yet he has not made me feel bad at all about my playing if you want to call it that. I also have a short attention span and can't read music fluently. But his patience is much appreciated, and each week get a little better at it all. I recommend him to those trying their best to sound a little better.
Avery B.
It was really good information and I had a lot of fun.
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Nicole D.

2 Reviews
Napa, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks American Sign language, English, French
  • Diploma from Benicia High School
  • Teaching since 2017
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Nicole D.

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Many students find learning a language hard or boring. Sign language is a very expressive and beautiful language. Some teachers are boring but I get creative and make learning fun for people that want to lean ASL

About Nicole

To my future students welcome!! I can't wait to get to know you! My name is Nicole, ASL is my favorite language because it's very expressive. I am hard of hearing and have a speech impediment which makes sign language easier for me to use. Fun fact #1 I was inspired to learn ASL from my deaf cous

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rosanna mairena
Just did the free intro class with you and really enjoyed it! You were patient and repeated things slowly when we needed it. My son's review: "I loved it and I learned a lot!"
My almost 10yr old son took it with me as he's been wanting to learn sign language to help him communicate. He's ADHD and gets frustrated super fast and likes to communicate non verbally when he's mad so we've been looking to learning "officially". We learned today the colors of the rainbow along with his favorite color gold, numbers and letters. We hope to take a paid class soon when we have discretionary funds :)
adrienne Joan Burton
Well done, Nicole. You truly care about us students.
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B. Silvia Z.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Music (Violin Performance) from Boston Conservatory at Berklee
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B. Silvia Z.

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Chinese is my primary language. I am willing to help people learning it. I am happy to communicate and share my experience. My students are from 4 years old to adults. I really like to be a friend with you!

About B. Silvia

Hi, nice to meet you here. I am a master's student from Boston Conservatory at Berklee. I study the violin for 18 years. I have 4 years of violin teaching experience which students from 5 years old to adults. I always could make knowledge easier to understand for everyone. I like communicating and s

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Emelise
Silvia is an amazing teacher, she's kind and patient.
Yuwen
Brilliant teacher! Enjoying each lesson with the teach. Learning a lot of stuff and improvement a lot !
Vic. H
Baoqi is a great teacher! She is very patient to give me suggestions when I had any problems. She taught me since I started. Her methods are always easy to understand. I believe you will like her!
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Landon Y.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Middle School, High School, College
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Landon Y.

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Students can expect to learn about how the United States government functions and have fun while doing it! I can help you with writing papers, preparing for exams, etc.

About Landon

Hi, my name is Landon. I was born and raised in Texas, but I am currently living in Medellín, Colombia, where I am working on perfecting my Spanish. I graduated with honors from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX with a bachelor's degree in political science. I attended law school fo

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"Sonya is super patient and was willing to re-demonstrate for this very nervous student. Looking forward to future sessions."
Denise
Took Quilting lessons from Sonya M.
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"I have the pleasure of working with Lily. My sewing skills have grown exponentially! She is so patient and flexible. I’ve been able to make more professional looking garments with the skills that I have learned from Lily."
Julia
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"I am so glad that I took the course with Lily! She had raving reviews and after taking her course I definitely agree! She was easy to understand and very thorough! Would highly recommend!"
Pamela
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Karl did a great intro lesson."
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Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"Randy is a first rate coach. He is knowledgeable, experienced, and with an easy going natural style. Was very adaptable to my level of experience and was patient - no question was too dumb. I highly recommend him without any reservation. I have already booked my next session."
Enrique
Took Poker lessons from Randy S.
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"Dipankar has been an absolute wonder for my chess improvement; after only one lesson! He has a real talent for finding one's weaknesses in their play simply by quickly analyzing their games which is a huge asset. Secondly, he also takes time to not only give you areas to work on, but also the means and resources to do so. Dipankar was constantly giving me advice as weeks went by and has been coaching me regardless of wether or not I am in a lesson! He is a natural teacher and a stellar guy. I recommend him for anyone looking to improve their chess."
Brett
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"I started taking lessons with Dipankar in November. At that point my rating was 1200-1300 on Chess.com. I have improved my rating to be around 1500.

Dipankar teaches in a way that makes you think about different positions and different strategies as if they were occurring in a game. He doesn't just give you the solution, he makes you talk him through your logic, and then points out any flaws / improvements that there may be. Ultimately, in a dynamic way, he has been able to improve my game.

I came to realize that the main reasons I was losing games was either an early tactical mistake, or a blunder mid game. Dipankar showed me how to think through each move, and some common problems to avoid.

I look forward to continuing lessons with Dipankar, and continuing to grow my game / rating."
Matt
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"great teacher and fun class"
Lindsay
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"She is just amazing. Very patient with my 12 years old daughter. Highly recommend!"
Anna
Took Knitting lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Lisa has been teaching me machine sewing to up production in my small business. Very nice to work with, cat is very cute, and I'm always excited to see her Thursday nights:)"
Braelyn Hendrickson
Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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