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Preston W.

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Belmont, CA
Starting at $67
  • Awarded CSSSA from California State Governor
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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
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Sarah L.

22 Reviews
San Bruno, CA
Starting at $50
  • MFA in Costume Design from UCLA
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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excellent!
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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!

Reid S.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Business Management from Southern University
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Reid S.

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Are you interested in the game of Chess? Do you play, but want to become an expert? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, I’m offering chess lessons. You will learn the basics of the game and we’ll progress to learning effective strategies to help you become a better player. Depending on your skill level, the tutoring will vary. If you’re already a good player, I’ll help you become great. Great way to get introduced to the game of chess in a fun and competitive environment.

About Reid

My name is Reid S. and I’m new to the Sacramento area. My wife works for the Sacramento Districts Attorneys office as a District Attorney hence the reason for us moving here. I was teaching at St. Augustine High School in New Orleans, LA before the move. I’ve been a teacher/football coach since 201

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Dawn Z.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Dawn Z.

8 Reviews
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Ready to move beyond the basic cross stitch? Let me coach you on specialty stitches such as satin, queen, eyelets, Rhodes, French knits and more.
I've been cross stitching since 1983 and teaching it for over 10 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll learn how to organize your material for easier sewing, master basic stitches, and as time goes on you'll be able to tackle complicated stitches and designs. I specialize in counted cross stitch, but also have experience with redwork, drawnwork, Bargello, pulled thread, hardanger, and canvaswork. Typically, I use The Cross Stitcher's Bible by Jane Greenoff but can recommend other helpful resources. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Dawn

High school librarian by day, crafter for life. I'm an award winning embroider, quilter and knitter. I advise a high school sewing club as well as volunteer with Days for Girls and church prayer shawl ministry. Please note, during the summers my schedule is more flexible when school is not in sessi

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Judith
Dawn is very patient with us in our classes and gives very clear instructions to make us become better at it. She also comes up with new fun ideas for us to do for a sewing project. With her help, you can practically make anything
Spirit Y.
Patient, fun, detail and solution oriented. The lessons are for our 15 year old daughter who is completely engaged in each lesson.
Bridget B.
Wonderful person and great teacher!! Very experienced sewer and very good at explaining how to do different sewing methods to my daughter. Highly recommend!
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Ambika D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded Second Place in New Age Fiction from International Book Awards
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
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Ambika D.

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I am an award winning author, expert astrologer, and dynamic international speaker. I specialize in igniting your intuitive magick, getting your creativity flowing, and putting you in touch with your inner wizard! My pockets are filled with multiple degrees in fields of study including: A Masters in Yoga and Meditation, and bachelor’s degrees in Astrology, and Fine Arts. Stuffed inside my backpack are colored pens, a journal, a kindle, a passport full of stamps, and a deck of tarot cards. My passion is guiding individuals to find inner peace, outward success, and a greater level of health and happiness. I have appeared on The Learning Channel, radio, and in periodicals as a relationship and communication expert and look forward to guiding you to reach your highest potential!

About Ambika

Welcome, I am Ambika! I am passionate about giving you the skills required for memorable public speaking, language, and communication. My easy to understand methods improve cognizance in reading, increase your creativity and expression, boost your writing skills, get you organized, and productive!

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Susanna
There's just something about Ambika that makes you feel you have a champion for your success! She has the best intuition and great, solid advice that can be followed. She definitely made a difference in my world and I'm so thankful for it. You won't regret it - sign up for a lesson now!
Rusti
Using astrology and some other indepth skills, Ambika worked with me to eradicate a long-held belief that alleviated my struggles with a relative and an upcoming visit went smoother than I ever imagined possible.
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Marta B.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Teaching since 1977
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Marta B.

32 Reviews
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So you'd like to play the card game bridge? I've been playing since I was 10--and that's a long time! These lessons are intended for beginners or low intermediate players. I will take you from just knowing the name of the game, all the way to how to bid and play. I can do this one on one, or with you and a partner.

Can you learn bridge on line? Take a look at my reviews. 33 happy students, and counting--I'd answer "yes, you can"!

If you already know the game a little, and would like to do some playing--grab a partner and a deck of cards, and let's meet on line to play the grand daddy of all card games. It is an absolutely wonderful time. For these lessons, you'll meet my husband AND me, and we'll play bridge "virtually" with YOU!

Note: If you are a beginner-- I recommend either one 90 min lesson or two 45 min lessons for your first lesson. It will take that long for the first lesson. After that-- depends on your card sense. Most people seem to need 4-5 lessons ...

About Marta

***COVID-19 Announcement: If you need a rate adjustment because of current outbreak, please ASK. I will do what I can*** Hello! I am a science and math teacher who loves to teach. After teaching many years in traditional and non-traditional classrooms, both in the USA and overseas, I began to

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Jane
Marta is an excellent teacher and kept the lesson interesting and fun!
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Pam Parker
Marta was great! She is very knowledgeable and patient.
I am excited and looking forward to learning bridge and she is a good fit for my skill set and personality.

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"My experience was really good. Jessica is a good teacher. Very detail-oriented. Answered all my questions. Gave me great tips and advice. I learned so much in one hour. Thank you, Jessica!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Jessica B.
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"Karl was clear and easy to understand. We are looking forward to the next lesson."
Mary Jane
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"Wonderful class!! Super nice instructor 😍"
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Took Sewing lessons from Vinita M.
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"Mya was an awesome teacher! I am/was a complete novice prior to this lesson and, after an hour, she had me confident enough to go out and buy my own machine and start practicing with easy projects. After I get all set up at home and get some practice in, I will most definitely be returning for more lessons! I also love that she sent me home with notes and the practice samples we did so I can remember them later. Great experience - will definitely be back!"
Nicole
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Dawn is very patient with us in our classes and gives very clear instructions to make us become better at it. She also comes up with new fun ideas for us to do for a sewing project. With her help, you can practically make anything"
Judith
Took Embroidery lessons from Dawn Z.
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"First lesson - learned a lot"
George
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Very good start. We had some technical issues but overcame them fairly quickly. I look forward to future lessons."
Cristina
Took Billiards lessons from Rob R.
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"Amber is very sweet and polite. She also listens and makes sure she understands what my expectation is. Besides my background of sewing, I also have limited English efficiency that I worry a little. Thank you so much for being kind and patient to me Amber. ❤️"
Mai
Took Sewing lessons from Amber P.
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"Mya Mya is helping my daughter alter her prom dress. Obviously, my daughter was anxious about it, but with her calm and relaxed personality, Mya Mya immediately put my daughter at ease and now my she feels happy and empowered about this project.

The sewing studio is beautiful, quiet, clean and welcoming. Perfect for immersing yourself on your sewing adventure. We are truly fortunate to have found Mya Mya."
Monica
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Felicia teaches very well she is very very explanatory and patient to teach you to your understanding I Am giving her Five stars."
Olabisi
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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