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Preston W.

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Belmont, CA
Starting at $67
  • BFA 90% from NCAD
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded CSSSA from California State Governor
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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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Ashwini S.

31 Reviews
Cupertino, CA
Starting at $10
  • Speaks English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ashwini S.

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About Ashwini

Hindi being a National Language Of India. Most of the parents in the USA are willing to make their children Hindi literate along with communication. I take the privilege to help them to reach their goal. As Hindi is a foreign language, it will certainly help high schoolers to raise their credits.

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Kayla Padilla
Very helpful!
Tania A.
Was good !!
Ganesh
Excellent and engaging. Had fun.
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John S.

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Starting at $84
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John S.

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I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in education from Harvard University. In addition, I have trained as a long distance runner. I was on my high school and college track and cross country team. I continue to run today and train for half-marathons and marathons.

I have taught chess with the US Chess Center in Washington, DC. I have created several after school and in school chess programs in DC, Ohio and Boston. I was a program officer for a small nonprofit that taught chess in hospitals, libraries and schools throughout the Massachusetts area. I have taught chess to both children and adults with a wide range of abilities. I was the Vice President of the Massachusetts Chess Association for 5 years.

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I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in e

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Avalon F.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • BFA from Cazenovia College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Avalon F.

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Hi! My name is Avalon. I have my bachelors degree in fashion design and I’ve been making clothes for almost 10 years but I’ve been passionate about fashion for as long as I can remember. I started teaching kids how to sew one summer and I’ve been in love with it ever since. I have experience in both pattern making and draping and I own my own business where I make custom designs for customers. I am comfortable teaching students at all levels, so feel free to reach out.

About Avalon

Hi! My name is Avalon. I have my bachelors degree in fashion design and I’ve been making clothes for almost 10 years but I’ve been passionate about fashion for as long as I can remember. I started teaching kids how to sew one summer and I’ve been in love with it ever since. I have experience in bot

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Fatima
She was really prepared when I showed up for my lesson. She started up so professionally on paper and very positive and patient with me on my machine!

Thank you!
Samantha
Avalon is really knowledgeable and personable, and taught my daughter so much in an hour!
Elisabet
An overall great experience. Avalon is extremely relatable and explains even the most tedious things extremely well. Can’t wait to take more classes with her! Will definitely be a regular.

Laura P.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks FRENCH, SPANISH
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Laura P.

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Beginners: I will create a project that can be done from start to finish in one class so that you will leave with a handmade item.
Intermediate and Advanced: I can answer questions to your specific projects or teach you varied techniques.

About Laura

I'm a fashion designer with 15 years experience in manufacturing and garment creation, I run my own independent brand from my home office. I love teaching and find that creating your own pieces is very fulfilling, all the women in my family knew how to sew and would always know how to mend somethi

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Christopher N.
I was timid and shy. I could barely speak English and I had no business using a sewing machine let alone sewing together an original piece.
I found Laura on takelessons and decided to give her a try.
4 lessons later, I'm highly confident. Fluent in english, and I can sew together designer pieces that would make anyone's jaw drop.
Laura is my bastion to success, and I highly highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn.
Sandi
Laura helped me create my own pattern/garment from a tunic I already had. I had never taken an online- class before so I was concerned how effective it would be.
I was very impressed with Laura’s patience and instruction. She walked me through step by step and provided me with additional tips and videos that really helped me throughout the project
I highly recommend Laura. 😀
Sylvie
Great instructor!
Laura is patient and knowledgeable.I realy learned alot with her. As an confident beginner,I took a 2 days class.
She took her time to explain me some techniques such as sewing invisible zipper. Highly recommend Laura classes.
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Trivia D.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Degree in Fashion from AIU
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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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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"Absolutely wonderful instructor. Patient and helped me along perfectly. I’m much more confident than I was before we started! Can’t wait for my next class. Thank you Sonya!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Really great teacher who has a great connection to kids"
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Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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"Great first couple of lessons, love it!"
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Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"It was exactly what I was looking for, Anne was very helpful and imformative."
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"Rob has a great eye for technique and is corrective and not critical."
Gary
Took Billiards lessons from Rob R.
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"I enjoy working with Artem as he personalized a learning program to my own pace and the best ability to improve my chess knowledge. Very patient and professional, has a great approach to studying. Each lesson is a great experience! Thank you 🙏"
Alona
Took Chess lessons from Artem L.
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"Great lesson! Very much a lesson about doing and having help along the way. Loved it because I already have a finished project!"
Moriann
Took Sewing lessons from Lily S.
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"I can sincerely attest to Kojo's examplary work and professionalism. He has been my clothes designer for years and great teacher in his field. I can't think of any better tutor and creative arts person who is an eventor in his field."
Petrina
Took Sewing lessons from Kodjo A.
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"So much fun! I'm excited for my next lesson. Rhiannon is a great teacher."
Katy
Took Embroidery lessons from Rhiannon P.
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