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Melissa M.

30 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2006
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Melissa M.

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I have experience teaching young students, including children and can create fun and inventive ways of teach beginners the basics of chess.

I've been playing chess since I was about 10 years old and I've taught several other people the basics of playing chess, including small children.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes

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Alexandra
Melissa is patient, explains the concepts very well, she is hands on and makes the lessons very entertaining and dynamic. The way she selects the material for her students she finds the right balance between effective learning, fun and interesting. We are very fortunate to have her as a piano teacher.
Sevval N.
She was so kind and helpful toward my kids for the fist day.
Youjia S.
My daughter struggled to stay focused for the whole one hour. It would be better to have video conference option so she can see the teacher.

Jen T.

Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Knitting Instruction from Craft Yarn Council
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Jen T.

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From learning to cast on and work a knit stitch to understanding techniques like brioche, cables or mosaic, I believe knitting should be fun and enjoyable - not stressful - and is attainable by all!

About Jen

Hi! I’m Jen and I love knitting. I have been knitting on and off since I was a child, daily for about ten years, and designing for over a year. I enjoy working beautifully simple projects and impressively complex projects just the same. I love cables, brioche and other tuck stitches, mosaic and fai

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maria J.

3 Reviews
Oakland, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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maria J.

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I am a fashion and accessories designer living in Oakland, CA. My company has been in business for 8 years.

I am a trained patternmaker; I graduated from the Louise Salinger Academy of Fashion with an associate degree in pattern making in 1997.

I have worked in the fashion industry since then. Vintage clothing is my obsession and I love to be able to design and sew clothing.
I have taught intensive sewing camps to girls and found it so rewarding.

I would love to share my skills and knowledge to budding fashion designers, crafters, and to those who want to learn how to sew!

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Hello! My name is Maria and I love fashion! I have been in the clothing and fashion industry for 20 years. My knowledge of sewing and construction is vast. I have taught since 2010 and love sharing my skills with students who have an interest in sewing and/or fashion. A little bit about my e

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Courtney
Maria is a fantastic pattern maker and sewing teacher! She was able to make a pattern out of my existing garment without taking it apart and walked me through all the steps of re-creating the item. Not only is she very knowledgable, she is also a great teacher and was able to explain things to me so I could retain them and practice on my own. I was completely new to sewing and she patiently answered all my questions and made sure I was comfortable with the different stitches. She also taught me how to setup and use my new sewing machine! Maria is a very down to earth and easy going person; it was really fun chatting during our lessons. I will definitely be back for more lessons!
Julia
Maria was a very thoughtful and thorough instructor. I would definitely take another class with her!
Amy
Maria is a talented designer whose products show quality craftsmanship and thoughtful attention to detail. She is a calm and patient presence when teaching, even amidst a group of chaotic pre-teen girls as my daughters can attest! Maria makes quality choices with her fabrics and materials, making sure they are both beautiful and non-harmful to nature. You will love working with her!

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Angie S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Angie S.

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I love...love...love crocheting. It's so much fun and a relaxing creative time. I have been crocheting since I was 9 years old. I am left-handed. I started out making chains. My mother taught me a few stitches like granny squares and octagons. And then I began teaching myself to read the patterns. I have been reading patterns for over 10 years now. I would love to share my love of this craft with you. Contact me and let's get started!

About Angie

I am 49 years young. I recently owned and operated a a very popular food cart and catering company. So I enjoy cooking sometimes too. I also lost over 100 pounds. I'm a work from home agent. I love to just enjoy life and be creative. I love crocheting/creating memorable and colorful projects. I lov

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Lisa H.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Psychology - Human Services from Touro University Worldwide
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lisa H.

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Hey all, my name is Lisa and I’ve been crocheting since I was 5 years old. I’ve found that crochet has been like therapy for me when I’m highly stressed and I would like to share my knowledge and experience with others who are looking for a new hobby or a form of mental healing. With me as your teacher, you’ll learn everything from the basics of crochet to reading advanced patterns that will have you feeling like an expert crocheter.

About Lisa

I've been crocheting and crafting overall since I was 5 years old. I'm currently a student at Touro University Worldwide and I study Psychology with a concentration in human services. I have a small business on Etsy selling my crocheted items. My goal is to combine my love of crocheting and psychol

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Kelsi
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.
Samia
Lisa was very patient and very thorough! When she saw that I was struggling with my double crochet, we started over and she taught me the proper way to do it. Her instructions were very clear and I was making a decent Granny Square (stitch pattern) after just one lesson.

Haggit S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • Speaks English, Hebrew, French
  • Law from Tel Aviv University Israel
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Haggit S.

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I am an origami artist with 20 years of experience teaching origami to children and adults. If you need help with origami instructions; if you plan a birthday, corporate party, weeding or any party; if you want to learn how to create origami models, I am the person for you. I can teach you how to create origami models such as boxes, flowers, hearts, animals, and all sort of others paper sculptures which you can use to decorate your party, personalize your greeting cards and invitations, or give away as gifts. I will teach you how to fold origami models from all sort of paper including napkins, dollar bills and special origami paper, for any event or a holiday. In a short time you will learn a unique skills which will give you a sense of accomplishment

About Haggit

I am an origami artist with more than 20 years experience teaching origami to children, adults and seniors. I live in NYC. I have been teaching origami in private and public schools such as Solomon Schecher, Bank Street and Spence school.I also teach origami at museums and community centers. In a

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Ron
My name is Ron. Last year my 10 y/o twins took weekly origami lessons from Haggit for a period of 6 months. They are both doing origami diligently since then, and proudly teach origamo to their classmates. Origami became a fun family activity in our house.
In march 2019 they invited their friends to celebrate an Origami birthday party. Haggit taught the guests how to fold several models. The children had a great time. They were all talking about their experience the following day at school. I highly recommend Haggit for teaching and leaading Origami parties

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"I had a great session with Kyle. He helped me better understand decision making in the opening of the game, and talked me through different ways on how to focus on other aspects of the game. Meeting up with him was easy. I enjoyed my lesson, and he seems like an overall cool dude."
- Alex
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"I really enjoyed the first lesson. Thank you Maya. See you next week."
- Eveline
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"So much fun! I'm excited for my next lesson. Rhiannon is a great teacher."
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Took Embroidery lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"Fascinating game explained by a true expert."
- Faith M.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Excellent!"
- Ritwik
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Mr.Siddharth is a great instructor. My son wanted to join chess, but I wasn't sure how much online classes can help. After few classes, I could see my son started showing more interest in chess and he was proud of his progress as well. He is looking forward for the class. Thats a very good sign for me. I would highly recommend Mr.Siddharth."
- Aneetha
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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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!!!"
- Maria
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Atousa has worked with my young son for some time now. I have seen a vast improvement in his chess skills. Equally as important, he has developed a strong ambition to learn and improve. It warms my heart to hear him ask if I want to play a game of chess instead of him asking if he can play video games. Cannot recommend Atousa enough. She is wonderful."
- Eric
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Omer is a great origami teacher. His instructions and teaching techniques are excellent. he is very clear in his instruction. Not only does he teaches well but he also make sure he is understood. i feel i have made a lot of progress by learning from hi,"
- Denise
Took Origami lessons from Omer S.
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