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Preston W.

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Belmont, CA
Starting at $67
  • BFA 90% from NCAD
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.

30 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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Let’s learn to make different types of Paper flowers, various types of fans, bags, greeting cards, many more things

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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Tania A.
Was good !!
Ganesh
Excellent and engaging. Had fun.
Caitlin
Ashwini assumed that I was married upon meeting her, and asked me when I was getting married as soon as she learned I wasn't married. She also asked where I was getting married, even though at the time I wasn't engaged. Even when I made it apparent I wasn't engaged, she continued to refer to my boyfriend as my fiance.

She would send me political things going on in India, even though I have no interest, and it has nothing to do with the lessons I was taking from her. She asked me if my boyfriend was voting, and many personal things that shouldn't be asked of a student learning Hindi.

She often moved my scheduled time around without asking, which meant that I needed to move my schedule around in order to attend her sessions.

As a teacher she was pretty good, but some things disappointed me there too. For instance, I made a sentence in which a jeweler was a woman, and she stated that can't be correct, because there are no woman jewelers. I'm a woman engineer, and it's really sad to see such a sexist thing. Even when I attempted to ask about how you would say something about a woman jeweler, she said it was impossible. Later she said nurses could only be woman.
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Sarah L.

22 Reviews
San Bruno, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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!

About Sarah

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 creativity with others. I earned an MFA in Costume Design from UCLA in 2007 and have been a freelance costume designer, college professor, photographer, illustrator, and j

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Toby
excellent!
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Great instructor
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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Steve M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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Steve M.

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Understanding various levels of teaching method
Personalized curriculum for each student
Making lessons fun with different techniques and strategies
Developing discipline and critical thinking skills

About Steve

Provide personalized learning curriculum Assist in developing strategic and critical thinking skills Have fun while learning Learn the importance of patience and discipline

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Jane Steinberg
Steven has been a great instructor. He is thorough and professional. I highly recommend him

Theodore N.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Theodore N.

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Whether you've never played chess before in your life or simply want to hone your technique, I offer tips, tricks, and personal feedback in an engaging, eye-opening way to help you improve quickly.

Perfect to help you discover and develop a life-long passion for the game of chess.

About Theodore

I'm a college student in Provo who's passionate about a lot of things--chess is a big hobby of mine, but I also produce radio stories, cycle, and cook. Currently studying Statistics at BYU.

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Destiny M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 5 and up; Female: 13 and up
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Destiny M.

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Crocheting looks hard but its actually easy. You have to be patient then it becomes very relaxing, making it easy to understand. My name is Destiny , I am an expect at crochet. I have been crocheting for 9 years now and taught myself how to make several different projects without a youtube video. I am excited to teach my skills to you and show you the ropes on how to crochet. If your new to crocheting that is amazing, let me help guide you making this experience fun and help you be able to grow with this skill. There are so many things you can make out of different types of yarns you would be surprised. Let's get started!

About Destiny

I first learned how to crochet in an after school program in 6th Grade. It was free and I thought it would be something different to learn. I kept on this skill wanting to share it with others. So I decided to teach my friends how crochet they and they became good at it. As I got older, I started t

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"Sonya was great! She took her time, but kept focused on showing me some great sewing techniques and tips. I will definitely be taking another session from her in the near future."
- Cathey
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Good teacher. Knows the game and the lines well and can relate to his students."
- Jon
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"Lily is very kind and knowledgeable. She was able to give constructive advice on projects I was having trouble with. Going to continue with her."
- Ann
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"was nice, free and fun. she was also friendly."
- Mercy
Took Sewing lessons from Rosemary O.
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"Very patient and tok time to explain."
- Judy
Took Crocheting lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Simple and easy for beginners or the more advanced this teacher is good at what she does. I highly recommend her."
- Andrew
Took Sewing lessons from Anne K.
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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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"Randy is excellent. His character transcends the need for a review like this, but the fact is, he made it awesome to fight for my first poker lesson over the past two weeks. We haven’t gotten in the software yet, but his exemplary stewardship and expertise has proven a greater boon to me than the best intentions of my initial efforts."
- Jeremy
Took Poker lessons from Randy S.
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"Dawn was wonderful! She's an excellent teacher: knowledgeable, a clear and concise communicator, and a lovely person. I learned a lot and had a good time."
- Cynthia
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"I tried crocheting before but Lisa was able to help understand concepts and techniques that used to go over my head. 12/10 continuing lessons in the future."
- Kelsi
Took Crocheting lessons from Lisa H.
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