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Sarah L.

22 Reviews
San Bruno, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • MFA in Costume Design from UCLA
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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!

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*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!
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Ashwini S.

31 Reviews
Cupertino, CA
Starting at $10
  • Speaks English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
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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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Advikashi C.
Ashwini is a good hindi teacher.. My daughter learns good hindi from her.
Kayla Padilla
Very helpful!
Tania A.
Was good !!

Preston W.

1 Review
Belmont, CA
Starting at $67
  • Awarded CSSSA from California State Governor
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BFA 90% from NCAD
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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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Karen
Great with a 10 yr old! Encouraging and patient. Great personality and a good artist.
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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Athan S.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $150
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Mandarin, Latin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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Athan S.

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Yale MBA and Cornell BA and former professional poker player. I paid my way through undergrad and grad school playing and teaching poker (both online and live).

About Athan

- Yale MBA and Cornell BA - Expert in international business - have built 7 businesses myself, around the world - Former professional poker player - Former Cornell Varsity tennis player - Fluent in Spanish and proficient in French I've been tutoring since I was 8 years old (yes, 8 years old!

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Diego R.
Athan is very knowledgeable in the game of Poker. He has taught me the concepts needed to take my game to the next level. He has guided me in the right direction and I'm looking forward to more lessons with him.
Brandon
Very helpful and clear info
Jim
Athan provided first rate poker instruction for our family members ranging in age from 11-50. He started us on the basics and after a few lessons it became one of our favorite family games. We would play on our own and then review our games with him. He answered all of our questions and gave excellent advice on play. I would recommend him to anyone looking to learn this dynamic game.
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Kim "The Dragon" Y.

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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kim "The Dragon" Y.

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Advance your skills faster than your skill level can keep up! Whether you're a leisure player looking to make more banks, a league player trying to be more competitive, or an aspiring pro who needs an equally serious coach, I will tailor my teaching style to meet your needs.

About Kim "The Dragon"

Practice doesn't make perfect...perfect practice makes perfect! From stroke mechanics and fundamentals to the diamond system for the trickiest kicks and banks, I want to help you maximize your potential and take your game to the next level!

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Andrew A.
Kim is a real professional, very knowledgeable and patient. His approach to teaching the game is excellent...
Morgan
Had a great first lesson, Kim was able to spot several technique issues and made corrections to help build a more solid foundation.
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Daniel L.

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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, Health, and Society from Cornell University
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Daniel L.

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My students and I have at least one in-person meeting per week with the goal of preparing them for rated competitions. During this meeting, I will go over tactical themes with the student, challenge him/her with puzzles, go over and discuss Grandmaster games and opening variations, or play training games.

I will also chat with the student and find out what she been doing, what she has been working on, and ask her what problems she has encountered during her training.

About Daniel

Hi, I'm a chess tutor and competitor! I teach students of all ages and skill levels and have volunteered for the non-profit organizations Chess Challenge in DC and Chess Girls DC. I focus on one-on-one lessons with instruction geared towards preparing my students for competitive play. My rate is $5

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Davi R.
Lots of clues and a passionate teacher.

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"Excellent teacher very patient, I felt really comfortable. Made me just want to get started on the next project."
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Took Crocheting lessons from Angela C.
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"A terrific coach. Athan is patient, upbeat and professional.
Highly recommended and anyone would be lucky to have him as their instructor."
Cindy
Took Poker lessons from Athan S.
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"Amy is a wonderful teacher. She’s very kind and encouraging. She was very patient helping us fix mistakes we made and more importantly taught us how to identify what had gone wrong and how to fix it ourselves. She was always happy to offer advice on projects we wanted to do as well."
Pooja
Took Knitting lessons from Amy N.
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"Eric truly enjoys the game of chess and shares his knowledge and love of the game with his students. He is patient, encouraging and makes learning fun."
Catt
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"What a great way for a mid week pick me up and fresh ideas and new projects. Who needs depression meds when you can sit and knit with Amy!"
Kay
Took Knitting lessons from Amy C.
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"Nice Pace! Was able to teach me how to fold a paper crane on first lesson."
Tina Christian
Took Origami lessons from Aimi F.
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"She was fantastic. We all loved her. Very knowledgeable and an excellent teacher."
Francesca
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"very informative and easy! will be scheduling next week!"
Jameisha
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"very helpful, patient, and was very encouraging to me. I will use her again,"
Florence
Took Crocheting lessons from Guner A.
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"Sonya was very helpful with getting started. I honestly didn't have a super solid plan of what to ask and only had a simple goal in mind, but she was able to work with that no problem. I'm very glad that I chose her as a teacher."
Jonathan
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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