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Vanessa P.

Culver City, CA
Starting at $20
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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You will learn how to cast on, how to form the knit and purl stitches, how to increase and decrease, how to read a pattern, how to read a yarn label, and about fiber content. First projects will include: a scarf, beanie and shawl.

About Vanessa

Hello! My name is Vanessa and I love to knit and want to share my passion of knitting with others. It’s a great craft to learn with lots of benefits. Some to name a few are as follows: it has the same effect as meditation does, helps with anxiety, stress and depression, helps slow cognitive dec

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Renee D.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $85
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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Renee D.

Los Angeles, CA


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I love to sew and greatly enjoy teaching the craft. I have been sewing since I was 7 years old, when I was taught by my Grandmother. A FIDM Fashion Design graduate, I worked in the garment industry as a pattern maker and junior dress designer. I then went on to work for 14 years in the Motion Picture industry in costume design and stylist work.

I enjoy working with children, guiding them to use their creativity in the process of sewing. Lessons can be tailored to the students needs, from learning how to use the sewing machine to the best way to approach sewing different fabrics and patterns. From fashion to interior design, I am happy to guide you to a finished product.

About Renee

I love to sew! and have great joy in teaching the craft. I have been sewing since I was 7 years old, taught by my Grandmother.  A FIDM alumni, I worked in the garment industry designing jr. dresses and as a pattern maker, as well as a costume stylist for 14 years in film‚ television, and commercial

April 11, 2019
Meredith L.
Renee is very knowledgeable and pleasant. I look forward to our next lesson.
February 13, 2019
Shatoya M.
Ms. Renee is very calm and patient with me. I can’t wait to continue more lessons with her
November 4, 2018
Renee is a fantastic teacher! She is great at what she does and I’m so thankful she was able to teach me. I have two little kids and just grateful about how understanding she was on some of the projects I’m working on. Im impressed with her background in fashion and so excited to put what I learned into practice!
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Vinita M.

Cerritos, CA
Starting at $20
Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Beginning students will begin with basic sewing skills, including how to use a sewing machine.
Students with basic sewing skills improve and learn new skills, including inserting zippers in skirts, pants, and dresses.

About Vinita

Vinita has been giving individual and group sewing lessons since 2007and is currently available to teach sewing students at her home-based sewing studio in Cerritos. She is a certified “Kids Can Sew and Fashion design instructor”. Vinita has helped students learn to make clothes, costumes, access

October 3, 2018
Veronica Romero
She's very patient and friendly. Very good instuctor.
June 21, 2018
She was so patient and mild that made it easy for my daughter to learn. We’ll be back for more classes for sure 😊
May 23, 2018
Wonderful class!! Super nice instructor 😍

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John S.

Starting at $84
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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.

About John

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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Aaron C.

Starting at $60
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin, English, German
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Whether you are looking to learn a new system, gain master points, or master the basics of this most wonderful game, I am here to accelerate your growth.

My primary system is 2/1, but I also play precision and standard american. I also know pretty much every convention out there if you want to pick up some new gadgets.

About Aaron

I have played bridge since I was a teenager (20+ years), and have played well over 1 million hands over this time period. I am continually honing my own game via (handle = aceman34), arguably the best teaching tool out there. I generally prefer online lessons because I find my stu

October 28, 2019
Aaron was pleasant, professional, patient and a real pleasure. Can’t wait for our next lesson.
September 10, 2019
Linda Berez
Very good lesson.
June 24, 2015
luis R.
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.
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Sara K.

Floral Arrangement
Starting at $42
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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Do you want to make a one-of-a-kind flower arrangement? Maybe you are making your own wedding bouquet, or a vase design for someone you love? Putting beautiful, fresh flowers together into a bouquet can be fun! I will show you how to handle flowers, how to build a bouquet from start to finish, how to cut the stems and how to make your creation look full and balanced. If you already have a natural love of flowers, then you can make a wonderful fresh floral arrangement. I can guide you through making something special!

About Sara

I've spent the last 20 years working in many areas of the floral industry- I've been a designer for major hotel parties, a floral shop clerk, a grocery floral department lead, an event designer, a wholesale floral sales rep, and a wedding florist. I've worked on large-scale televised events and tin

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"What an easy going and patient young man. So far, so good!"
- Barbara
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
"I enjoyed taking lessons with Mr.Siddharth. He was a really cool instructor I could talk to and easily forget about time. It's always good to be so engaged with what you are learning that you put all your focus into the subject, and he easily allowed that. I even went over time in my first lesson, we were both so engaged!

I highly recommend Mr.Siddharth as an instructor. I am a relatively advanced player, but I can see how his wisdom can transfer over to beginners and intermediates. I will consider even more lessons in the future. One small caveat was his small bouts of absent-mindedness (moving the wrong piece, forgetting what as the last move), but that never caused so much confusion I didn't know what was going on.

Overall, he doesn't disappoint. Book a lesson with him, and you'll learn something."
- Tristan
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
"Just starting out but Timpla was warm, helpful and patient. Excited for next class."
- Judy bellinger
Took Sewing lessons from Timpla S.
"My first sewing experience was great! I would highly recommend Mya Mya to others. She's very knowledgeable and I will most definitely be going back."
- Kendra
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Cheryl is an excellent teacher. Not only was class informative but fun. She’s a great teacher not only for beginners but for anyone wanting to bush up on their skills."
- Faith HoSang
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
"I am truly enjoying learning how to sew with Rosemary as my teacher. So far, I have seen a blouse and a skirt that I need to add finishing touches on. I am going to sign up for more lessons. I want to perfect the art of sewing."
- Pathenia
Took Sewing lessons from Rosemary O.
"Josh makes learning fun. I had a really good time learning chess.

I can't wait until next Sunday."
- Tanya
Took Chess lessons from Josh M.
"Very interesting person who raised my interest multiple times throughout the lesson. Also taught me the mastery of an important fundamental of billiards that I looked past"
- Eric
Took Billiards lessons from Daniel P.
"Terry is very knowledgeable of sewing. She is a great instructor who is patient and great at explaining the steps necessary to complete the project. I would definitely recommend her and have recommended her to a friend."
- Tiana
Took Sewing lessons from Terry S.
"I can't express how grateful I am to have Felicia as a Sewing Instructor! I've purchased numerous online sewing classes and its not like having an instructor by your side watching and correcting your sewing techniques! Thank you so much!!!"
- Tiffany
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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