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Eli K.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Winner of the City of Sydney Chess Championship from NSWCF
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Eli K.

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As soon as you get to understand chess well, you'll begin to see it's beauty and depth. Each game is an adventure. I love chess, and that is my perspective of the old and romantic game of kings and queens. I also enjoy teaching it that way, as it makes the game fun to learn and play.

About Eli

Chess can be confusing and difficult sometimes, but really all you need is someone who loves chess to help you love it, and see it for its beauty. We'll play a few games together, so I see where what level you're at, then take you from there. From a beginners level, up to advanced, showing you the

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Colton Y.
Eli is super knowledgeable with Chess, knows great ways to teach my child in an encouraging and challenging manners.
Nieves
Polite and very good teacher. Was very patient and had great knowledge of the game.

Kay B.

Cypress, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1998
  • BA of Music concentration in Voice from CSULB
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Kay B.

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I have been crocheting since I was seven years old. I have made hundreds of projects. I specialize in baby apparel but I also make specialty items such as: purses, scarves, beanies, headbands, and blankets. There isn't much I cannot make with a pattern by my side.

About Kay

I have been teaching Piano for 20 years now. I have taught students from age 2 1/2 - Adult. I was self-taught when I was a kid and begun taking formal lessons as a very young adult in my early twenties. I graduated from CSULB with my BA in Music with a concentration on Voice. As a Music major, you

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Guner A.

13 Reviews
Torrance, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Persian, Farsi, Turkish, English
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Persian Literature from Ankara University
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Guner A.

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I love knitting and teaching how to knit to all ages and all types of learners..

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I can't wait to meet you!

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Rachel
She is the best. A++++++
Tahsin
superb !!! highly recommended !!!
Rodrigo C.
She couldn’t be any more patient. Would definitely recommend.

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Haggit S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, Hebrew, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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Haggit S.

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I am an origami artist and origami teacher with more than 20 years experience of teaching origami to children, adults and seniors. I live in NYC. I have been teaching origami in private and public schools as well as community centers, museums and senior centers. I work well with special needs children and adults. I use paper and materials you can find in your own home, like printing paper, napkins, dollar bills or business cards. Origami is not just another art or craft form. It is a way of acquiring multitude of skills, in a fun way . Origami engages students in learning basic math concepts like shape, size and number. In the process they learn patience and concentration sequencing and problem solving. Most importantly, people of all ages gain self esteem as they succeed in finishing a model and take pride of their work. They also find that the models they fold can serve them for practical purposes; All kind of boxes to store crayons, staples, A dish to put candies, a hand ...

About Haggit

As an origami teacher and an artist who lives in NYC. I have been teaching origami in prestigious private schools in NYC (Among them Bank street school, Spence school and Hunter college) For many years I have taught origami at the 92stY and at the Museum of Natural History.I have been attending

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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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Lily Q.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Framed plaque from Department of Homeless Services, Catherine Street Shelter, NY, NY
  • BS in Physics, MBA. & AAS in Fashion Design and Merchandising from Univ. of Ghana, Baruch College, Katharine Gibbs school.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lily Q.

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Beginner-You will learn basic skills of hand and machine stitching, seams, darts, pleats, zippers, pouch, tote bag and build many more samples into a scrapbook.

Intermediate- Fabric dimension and behavior, cutting skills, bias binding, various necklines and making a skirt or blouse. Learn to make garment with commercial pattern.

Advanced-Make dress, skirt, pants or blouse with lining.

Note: Although students learn at different rates, the above results are expected, if taking lessons 2hours a week, for 5weeks for all levels.

About Lily

I am a fashion designer/instructor and former social worker. I am very patient with students and passionate about sewing. I get excited watching students build skills gradually from basic through advanced level techniques. Also, I am one of the few teachers in the country who teaches the exclu

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Victoria Serrano
I signed up for Lily's beginners course-I literally didn't know a thing about sewing. By the end of the 1st lesson, I know how to thread the machine and sew a bunch of different stitches. Excited for the remaining lessons!
Rose T.
Lily is great! My mother really enjoyed her company and is looking forward to her next session. Thank you Lily!
Anita
Lily is a great instructor. She knows her craft well. She is patient, friendly and has a great smile and laugh that helps makes her student comfortable and at ease thus making learning fun. Lily has the knowledge to help anyone with sewing, embroidery, machine embroidery and more. I highly recommend Lily as an instructor for whatever area you are trying to learn from her huge arsenal of expert techniques.

Lily is helping me to become proficient using my embroidery machine. She immediately taught me a few tricks to getting my machine to do what it is suppose to do without much effort. She has in one lesson given me tons of information and help to get my embroidery hobby started properly. It's awesome to have one on one assistance right in my home so I don't have to take my heavy machine anywhere.

I'm disabled and having a service like this one available is invaluable. I have to keep my mind working and busy, and this helps me tremendously. Thank you LILY and TakeLessons for helping me to fulfill my goals!

McKenna M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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McKenna M.

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I was a chess tutor for Elementary and Middle School aged kids for 3 years. I helped them learn how to play, get better at playing, and also facilitated events for my students to compete in chess. I have played Chess since I was 4 and before I stopped competing, I had a ranking of around 1600. I was also the President of my school's 30 member Chess Club when I was in high school. I think Chess is incredibly fun and beneficial to a young mind. I hope I can teach you what I know!

About McKenna

I am a 20 year old business student and musician for life. My lessons are 100% about the love of music. I have played piano for 12 years and have been trained as a vocalist for 6 years. I have worked with kids since I was 11, starting as a babysitter then moving to being a Chess tutor and independ

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Bart Molloy
McKenna has a great style where she continually challenges me to push my thinking but also keeps the lesson fun and shares the way she would think about a given situation. This was my third or fourth lesson with her, she clearly comes in with a game plan to make me incrementally better each week, and always concludes the lesson with some things for me to think about for next time or when I'm playing with my friends. She clearly has a brillant chess mind but more importantly for me is a great teacher.
Stefan S.
McKenna was patient with my 6-year-old.
MC
I wanna say that you’re a very talented piano teacher and also your voice is out of this world. Thank you for all the lesson you’re amazing.

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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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"Donna is not just a teacher, but also a quilt designer. She shared one of her own original applique designs with me. It turned out beautifully, and was so much fun to learn."
Jean
Took Quilting lessons from Donna Z.
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"Danial was a very patient and informative instructor. His skill level goes way beyond your average coach as if he is almost a gm. On top of this he made chess intriguing and I would definitely recommend him."
John
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Well prepared, thorough, knowledgeable and patient. Good amount of knowledge and skills to digest in our 30 minute session. Looking forward to our next lesson."
Sarah
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"Had my first lesson with George. Very professional and friendly. He gave me a few tips and advises that definitely improved me skill. If you're looking for some lessons, George is your guy!"
Vadim
Took Billiards lessons from George D.
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"She is a great Teacher!!"
Nikita
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Learned so much and it was often fun to boot.....when I wasn't thinking too hard!"
Judith
Took Bridge lessons from Marta B.
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"Ok...First I have to say, I am so pleased to have signed up for classes with Mya. Choosing to take sewing classes with Mya is hands down one of the best decisions I made and will continue to make. She is intelligent, very knowledgeable in her craft (or rather crafts), friendly, considerate, patient, and a great conversationalist. I hands down recommend taking a class or classes with her."
Mika
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Lily is a great instructor. She knows her craft well. She is patient, friendly and has a great smile and laugh that helps makes her student comfortable and at ease thus making learning fun. Lily has the knowledge to help anyone with sewing, embroidery, machine embroidery and more. I highly recommend Lily as an instructor for whatever area you are trying to learn from her huge arsenal of expert techniques.

Lily is helping me to become proficient using my embroidery machine. She immediately taught me a few tricks to getting my machine to do what it is suppose to do without much effort. She has in one lesson given me tons of information and help to get my embroidery hobby started properly. It's awesome to have one on one assistance right in my home so I don't have to take my heavy machine anywhere.

I'm disabled and having a service like this one available is invaluable. I have to keep my mind working and busy, and this helps me tremendously. Thank you LILY and TakeLessons for helping me to fulfill my goals!"
Anita
Took Embroidery lessons from Lily Q.
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