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Vinita M.

10 Reviews
Cerritos, CA
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Vinita M.

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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

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

Mariana I.

2 Reviews
Irvine, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Bulgarian, French, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's degree in French and minor in Russian from University St. Cyril and Methodius
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Mariana I.

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I am an artist, professional cross stitch designer, member of Annapolis Arts Alliance. I have participated in a few exhibits and my works were well appreciated. I can teach you how to create a masterpiece and turn your photos into cross stitch. I guarantee you success!

About Mariana

My name is Mariana and my passion is languages. I have a Bachelor's in French with an emphasis on language teaching. I've been tutoring for years. I can help your child getting better grade at school. I provide lessons on writing, reading, speaking, and grammar. I have worked in France on internati

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Laurie
Mariana was a great tutor. I am an adult with little experience speaking French. I enjoyed our conversations and she made learning the language very enjoyable. I hope to continue.
Rachel G.
Mariana has been an incredible instructor. I came to her as an adult with no previous understanding of French. Her passion for teaching and knowledge of not only the language, but the culture as well, are unparalleled. She immediately made me feel confident by including conversation in our first lesson. I could not have asked for a better introduction to French. I highly recommend Mariana as your first choice for French!

Amber P.

1 Review
San Clemente, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Amber P.

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Now that I've been sewing for 6 years, I constantly wish someone would have taught me as a child. There's nothing like the sense of accomplishment you have from making your own clothes or altering a garment that didn't fit or giving a gift to someone you know no one else has. To be able to give that to someone else is what I dream about. Whatever your motivation for learning how to sew, I'd love to be instrumental in teaching you! All ages and skill levels welcome!

About Amber

Hi! I'd love to be able to help you on your journey of sewing. It's such a magnificent skill to have and there's nothing like the joy of making something yourself. Even if the end result isn't what you imagined or "good", the process from start to finish is one of the most life-giving and rewarding

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Mai A.
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. ❤️

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Artem L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Artem L.

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Combination of approaches of US CHESS SCHOOL AND SCHOLASTIC CENTERS and FORMER SOVIET SCHOOL AND STANDARDS will help you to get broader chess basis understanding and gain advantage over the opponents.

About Artem

I have a great opportunity for sharing my knowledge gained at Soviet chess club along with US Chess and Scholastic Center education boosting myself and my students from the very beginner to advanced players.

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Frank J.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Frank J.

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Hi, I am a Certified Chess Coach with the United States Chess Federation and have been teaching chess for over 15 years.

I have taught students as young as 4 years old and as old as 71.

I enjoy teaching chess and would love to share my structured knowledge with you.

About Frank

I am United States Chess Federation Certified instructor. I have been teaching for fifteen years. I also hold certifications in Chess Tournament Organizing and Directing. My specialty is students interested in competition (plenty more details available). I have also hosted many chess related date

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Oli
I just wanted to say thanks again for the direction and advice. I am motivated to work harder and focus on making my calls structurally sound as the “next step” in becoming a Master chess player. I appreciate all your help and guidance through this process.I recommend Frank coach to make you better players, I can't thank him well enough for all the lessons I got from him, a great coach! Thanks Frank
Andre
Coach Frank has helped my chess game improve 300 points and climbing. He teaches in your learning style. If you want to improve your game and learn principles that are not in books I HIGHLY recommend Coach Frank.

Joey F.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Computer Animation from Colorado Institute of Art
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Joey F.

3 Reviews
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I will teach you how to make video games! I teach the following programs:

Scratch 2.0 - a great program to learn for beginners or children 8 and up! Put together code "blocks" like puzzle pieces to program your game!

Stencyl - For making games without typing code! Similar to Scratch where blocks of code are used, but much more powerful!

Unity - For making 2D and 3D games. We will use a little bit of C# language to code the games!

Game Art - Create game art and animation sprites for your games using Adobe Animate and Adobe Photoshop!

Children or Adults can take any of these programs. I recommend 8+ years for Scratch and 10+ years for Unity. 12+ years to really get into more actual c# coding.

Start your path to becoming a game maker today!

About Joey

Hello Artist-in-Progress, We are all artists-in-progress because, no matter how good we are, we can always get better! I'm Mr. Joey and I love art and I love teaching art! I am a graduate of The Art Institute and an artist and animator that creates art in pencil, charcoal, pastel, watercolor,

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Alexandrea S.
Joey is a great teacher and artist!!!
Moren
Glad he was able to accommodate my beeds
Nikki F.
Great experience

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"Sabrina was a great teacher and was able to explain things to me more clearly than most professors I've had. She knows womenswear like the back of her hand and really helped me improve my sewing and construction."
- Andy
Took Sewing lessons from Sabrina Jacqui L.
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"Extremely personable and a patient instructor for my beginner level. Really enjoyed my lesson and highly recommend!"
- Benita
Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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"She was wonderful, funny and made the lesson very enjoyable !"
- Robin
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Erin is very knowledgable about crocheting , smart, and pleasant. I got what I wanted to learn about out of this lesson. Gauge & Learning how to read a pattern."
- Shari Binkney
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Vinita is a wonderful teacher with a lot of patience. She never rushes you to get through your project and is extremely knowledgeable in her craft. I highly recommend her as a sewing teacher."
- Katrina
Took Sewing lessons from Vinita M.
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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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"Hi Everyone! I went to Sabrina to learn some basic hemming and alteration techniques. But she was so great I decided to take a few more lessons to learn some construction techniques, as well and now I feel like I can make some basic clothes for myself. She was so great!"
- Mandy
Took Sewing lessons from Sabrina Jacqui L.
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"Sam is a professional and approachable chess instructor. He's extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and prompt. He's able to engage my interests with his passion for the game which makes his lessons fun and enjoyable."
- David
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"I had a great lesson. Perfect to get along with and very easy going. Mya Mya has ALOT of patience as well. She makes everything about sewing make sense ! I'd recommend her for anyone who wants to gain more experience sewing no matter what level you are at."
- Amelia
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"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.
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