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Jennifer P.

33 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. (double major: music and psychology) from Goucher College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jennifer P.

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Want to learn more about "what makes you tick", what your energetic blueprint/makeup is? Or perhaps you know the basics, but you want to learn "to read" charts, or to work with "moving energy" (transits and progressions) more effectively.

Whatever your desire and current level of knowledge, astrology is a wonderful language and method of learning "how you work yourself" deeply, and how to understand/partner with others (and with the universe!) more effectively.

I can teach you about your chart in a more academic sense (I have 20 years of tutoring/teaching experience!)--OR we can integrate astrology with healing, meditative and/or creative practices, to help you integrate your inherent archetypal expression in a deeper, more impactful way.

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I am a professional singer-songwriter and have been teaching lessons fulltime for the last 12 years. I teach students of all ages and levels of experience. My current range of students include: kids with learning/developmental disabilities, teenagers who have starred in school musicals, and perf

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Jennifer did a great job assessing what was needed to take my vocal production to the next level !
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Jennifer W.

7 Reviews
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  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jennifer W.

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I am an AFPA certified personal trainer and hula hoop expert. In addition to working as a personal trainer at LaFitness, I have taught Hooping for Fitness and Performance at a local community center. I would love to help a novice or intermediate to improve his or her fundamental hooping skills as well as learn some new exciting tricks.

About Jennifer

Good day. I very much enjoy tutoring students online and in person and have been tutoring students of all ages since 2011 and have provided more than 8,000 lessons. As a former forensic chemist for the Drug Enforcement Administration and a small-group water-testing laboratory supervisor for the US

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Alfonso W.
Excellent instructor...Jennifer.
Haliah E.
My lesson was very helpful and she was very nice to work with. We worked on an assignment that I was struggling with and now understand how to do it.
Ashley
First lesson was yesterday and my daughter was very impressed.
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Kat M.

17 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2004
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Kat M.

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If you have felt like youtube videos don't give you enough guidance in folding Origami, I would be delighted to take you step by step taking things at your pace and level as we explore the craft of Origami together.

I was born in Japan and origami was something that came naturally to me as a child. The love of Origami was passed down to me from my Japanese Grandmother who decorated her room with all of her paper creations.

It's been in my blood and comes as second nature to me however I know how complex some of these folds can be and my goal as a teacher is to help anyone be able to fold anything, while throwing in stories from Japan and Origami trivia!

About Kat

Playing Music brings me such joy! I want you share that Joy with you by bringing that to our classes and helping you grow in a fun and encouraging way! I'm a singer songwriter and have worked as a full time musician for the last 13 years. I graduated from Auckland University with Bachelor's of P

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Emma D.
It was wonderful!! She was a great teacher! Very kind!
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she is nice and has good advice!

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Mary R.

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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Mary R.

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Through a series of lessons, I will teach you the basics of cutting and assembling the pieced top, sandwiching your layers, machine quilting and binding. Recommend starting with a table runner project over a course of 4 to 5 lessons.

Also available of single lessons to help on a particular stage in your project.

About Mary

Sewing, knitting and making things is my favorite thing to do. And I would like to share that fun with you. Figuring out the best way to start , work on and complete projects is what I do best, and so can you. Beginners and intermediate students welcome.

Morgan M.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
  • International relations and Middle Eastern Studies from University of Arkansas
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Morgan M.

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Greetings!
I have been knitting for nearly a decade now, and along the way what I’ve learned is that people thrive when they are being encouraged. I believe that every person can learn to knit if they are willing to be patient and gentle with themselves. Knitting is simply a relationship between the brain, the hands, and yarn. I do not like to tell people there is a “right or wrong” way to knit. As long as you get the desired results and are able to translate instructions, that’s great! I am an ambidextrous knitter, meaning I knit English and Continental style (left or right handed knitting). I also love teaching knitters of all ages- especially children or older adults who have never tried to knit before.
Positivity, grace, gentleness, and a positive attitude are what I rely on most heavily to teach. I truly believe that every single person can learn to knit in an hour. I have taught lessons to groups of thirty women at a time in Uganada with only two sets of knitting needles, and ...

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Greetings! My name is Morgan and I have been knitting for nearly a decade now. I believe that knitting is a deeply meditative experience and that it can be an emotionally and mentally healing exercise. Also, there are few things more satisfying than casting off a beautiful piece and wearing it

Rob R.

22 Reviews
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  • BS Exceptional Student Education from St. Petersburg College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1993
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Rob R.

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I have played billiards for over 20 years, with success at many levels. I am a certified educator who also enjoys teaching the art of pool. I have helped many players along the way and I am adept at incorporating useful practice techniques to help my students achieve their goals.

About Rob

I am an easy going, knowledgable and creative teacher. I strive to put the students and their personal needs first. I'm very aware that each student/person learns differently and I incorporate various strategies of learning into my lessons. There is a lot of humor and dialogue with my lessons, al

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Was absolutely perfect for my needs. Rob is super friend, has a keen eye for instruction and was able to tailor things to suit my needs. Would highly recommend him for anyone considering lessons. Much appreciated !

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"Very welcoming. Very patient. Answered all of my questions."
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"So patient and experienced! She really helped save a project that another teacher abandoned! Will definitely be seeing you again!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"She is very nice girl and knows how to teach professionally. She tries her best to make sure her students master the chess game. She is really an excellent teacher who knows her stuff very well and teach her students great techniques . Try her you will never regret."
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"Great teacher. Smart, patient, easy going, and really knows the game of chess."
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"Very positive, friendly, and knowledgeable! Taught me how to read patterns a little more easily and helped me start a shawl for a Christmas gift. Thanks for all you help! I highly recommend her!!!"
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Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Easy to talk to. Takes time to listen Thorough. Knows his poker. Has a good lesson plan."
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Took Poker lessons from Eric W.
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"We are happy to see that Sam is also teaching privately now. He's been teaching chess at my son's school since we moved to Fl. And its been fantastic, with Sam's help our school won 3rd place at the Florida States Championships!!!
You rock SAM!!!"
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"Marta was very knowledgeable and patient! Her teaching style fits well with my skill set."
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Took Bridge lessons from Marta B.
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"My daughter had her first lesson yesterday and it was great! Mya Mya was very patient with her and also let her work at her own speed while learning the machine. She’s 9 and she wanted to go slow, then fast, then slow again. I’m glad I chose to use a one-on-one instructor because I feel like my daughter retained a lot more information than she would have in a group class. At the end of a pretty long lesson my daughter didn’t want to leave and asked to stay longer! We will definitely be going back for more lessons."
Aeri
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Sam is a truly fantastic teacher. I am a clinical counselor and very picky with giving praise to anyone in the helping and teaching professions, but Sam, who (among other qualifications), also has a psychology AND teaching background, has a gift of making children feel almost instantly accepted, cherished, and excited. He is patient, warm, strategic but flexible, always adjusting to my daughter's needs in an instant. Sam provides that perfect combination of inciting commitment and a disciplined approach to learning while allowing a child to grow in his or her own pace and have fun while doing it that most children need, and I can whole-heartedly recommend him to anyone."
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Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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