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Ashwini S.

31 Reviews
Cupertino, CA
Starting at $10
  • Speaks English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi
  • Teaching since 2006
  • 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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Kayla Padilla
Very helpful!
Tania A.
Was good !!
Ganesh
Excellent and engaging. Had fun.

Preston W.

1 Review
Belmont, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BFA 90% from NCAD
  • Awarded CSSSA from California State Governor
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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

Christelle H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French
  • Bachelor of Arts, History from Carleton College
  • Teaches Beginner
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Christelle H.

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Knitting is a wonderful skill! From the practical -- such as scarves, sweaters, or socks -- to the artistic, learning to knit gives you a hobby that reduces stress, gives the ability to make your own gifts, and even earn a little pocket money! I have been knitting for over 20 years and selling my knitted creations for about 10 years. I can get you started with knitting!

About Christelle

Want to learn to speak, read, or write English? I can help! In the past, I have taught all standard academic subjects, including English, math, science, French, art, music and more and have taught children of all ages. Starting in 2019, I decided to focus on teaching ESL. My ESL students have be

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Jane
As we took a childbirth class from Christelle, you might say we took one of the most important classes in our lives from her! We honestly believe if we had not taken her class we would not have had nearly so positive an experience in natural childbirth, so much credit is due to her. Christelle prepared thoroughly for all our lessons, included interesting activities and personal anecdotes. Most importantly, Christelle made it clear that she cared not only about our grasp of the content but also about us as people. That made all the difference.
Ryan
Christelle is very knowledgeable and personal at the same time. I like how she can draw a lot from her personal experience as well.

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Tarcisio H.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese (Brazilian)
  • Teaches students 14 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tarcisio H.

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You know there's a jewelry artist inside of you. As a kid, you made daisy chain necklaces using handpicked flowers. In middle school, you made friendship bracelets -- neon, of course -- for all of your friends. Jewelry making was super easy back then! A little imagination, a couple of knots, and …voila! As an adult, you still find yourself longing to create your own wearable gems, but you need help navigating the world of tools, supplies and techniques.

In this class, I'll take you from amateur to artist. You'll learn the basics, build and organize the perfect starter kit, experiment with common repair techniques, and, by the end of the class, leave sporting your very own statement necklace. Bye bye expensive boutique jewelry, hello DIY! My philosophy about teaching is that everybody can learn, it is only the way how we learn is different for different people. Another very important thing - I strive to be creative, respectful and approachable.

About Tarcisio

I am a native speaker, I will be able to teach my students pronunciation , grammar, and conversation. Whether you just want a few lessons to help with conversation for an upcoming trip or you would like to work towards fluency, I'm here to help! I am currently a jewelry & craft maker in Pompano Be

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Orlando catena
Mrs. T is just amazing. Thank you so much for teaches me Brazilian Portuguese. Now I'm already and confidence to go to Brazil.
Rich P
I appreciate Tarcisio very much. I'm a beginner at Portuguese, and I find Tarcisio to be knowledgable and patient. I learn best from people who are kind, so I feel fortunate to be working with this teacher.
Patricia
I throughly enjoyed this class! My husband has bought me so many things in order to make everything in jewelry...right now someone wants me to make them a Buhhda love bracelet..I need a pattern..ugh! But I'm sure I can do it! Thank you for being a very informative teacher & creator
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Cheryl V.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Bachelor's Early Childhood Education from Ashworth College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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Cheryl V.

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Are you excited about learning how to crochet? Are you ready, to create great gifts, crafts, projects, and more, to keep, or give away to someone special? If yes, than come learn with me! I have been crocheting for over 10years. I am very passionate, skillful, and successful in this art of work. I will teach you the basic, beginner to intermideate level concepts and techniques of learning how to crochet.
Each session, we will focus on a skill, following a small craft, for more practice on the skill. We will move at your pace, so, no need to worry!
Remember, crocheting is a relaxing, fun, skill/technique! If you stick with me, have fun, and continue to practice over a period of time, I can guarantee, that you will eventually master the skill, and off to making beautiful crafty projects!

About Cheryl

Are you excited about learning how to crochet? Are you ready to create great gifts, crafts, projects, and more, to keep, or give away to someone special? If yes, than come learn with me! I have been crocheting for over 10years. I am very passionate, skillful, and successful in this art of work. I w

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MARCIA
Cheryl was very patient with me and concise in her instructions. I enjoyed the lesson and am enjoying the homework as well - I can't wait for the next lesson.
Jamie M.
Canceled all of the lessons. I bought everything on the supply list and she didn't give 1 lesson!
Faith HoSang
Cheryl is an excellent teacher. Not only was class informative but fun. She’s a great teacher not only for beginners but for anyone wanting to bush up on their skills.

John H.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John H.

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Discover and enjoy a 1,400 year old classic! Whether you're still trying to figure out "how the horsey moves" or wading into tournaments on the regular, I can help you key in on your mistakes, develop a practice regimen, and improve your results at the board.

As a 2000-rated Expert Chess Player and a Chess Teacher for NYC Public Schools, I have the ability to teach to any age level. We'll discuss the great men and women of chess history, tactics, tournament preparation, openings, middlegame plans, and endgames that will help ensure your victory. Come check me out!

About John

Here goes... I am a chess teacher, tutor, singer, and Shakespearean actor in NYC! I guess you could say I wear a lot of hats. I graduated with honors in 2009 from New York University with a BFA in Drama. I've been professionally teaching since 2012, but I have always loved sharing the game of ches

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Bert
Welcoming and patient. Socratic teaching method. Intellectually challenging yet kind and supportive.
Emanuel
John is an excellent instructor. A complete beginner, after working with him I’ve turned a casual curiosity into a real hobby. I leave each session excited having learned something valuable and difficult to obtain otherwise (from books or online videos.) I highly recommend John.
Jon
John is energetic and knowledgeable!

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"I engaged Matt's service and knowledge to improve my game. I wanted to be able to compete and hold my own against players in the 1600 to 1900 range. Matt instilled in me that you have to have a mental toughness and you have to concentrate on every move if you want to play at a higher level. My game has stepped up. Recently I played a 2300 rated player...and though I lost a tough game, my opponent complimented me saying " you are good but you made a mid-game that cost you." I think with Matt's help I will avoid these mistakes in the future and my game will get even better."
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Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"I have had several quilting lessons with Donna and have truly enjoyed our lessons. She is patient, kind, friendly and supportive. She is creative and clearly passionate about the art of quilting. I highly recommend her if you are looking to learn how to sew and/or quilt."
Diane
Took Quilting lessons from Donna Z.
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"Mr.Siddarth is a wonderful chess coach. My son enjoys his class a lot."
Reddy
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Really enjoyed my first lesson, it was fun and learned some good things. Excited for the next lesson!"
Mac
Took Chess lessons from John H.
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"Awesome instructor. Incredibly knowledgeable and very engaging. Has been a pleasure to have her as my astrology instructor!!!"
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Took Astrology lessons from Jennifer P.
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"Rhiannon is super nice, knowledgeable, and patient. It's hard to say much from the first lesson but I look forward to more!"
Laura
Took Embroidery lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"Dipankar has been an absolute wonder for my chess improvement; after only one lesson! He has a real talent for finding one's weaknesses in their play simply by quickly analyzing their games which is a huge asset. Secondly, he also takes time to not only give you areas to work on, but also the means and resources to do so. Dipankar was constantly giving me advice as weeks went by and has been coaching me regardless of wether or not I am in a lesson! He is a natural teacher and a stellar guy. I recommend him for anyone looking to improve their chess."
Brett
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"If you’re a first time knitter like me....you’ll want your Jane for a teacher! Jane is so patient, understanding, kind & encouraging. Love her British accent☺️"
Alma
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"I was nervous but once I started learning and he was patient and answered many questions, I felt right at ease."
Azmina
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"Melissa is the perfect instructor for my 8 year old daughter. Melissa taught her the basics of a sewing machine and by the end of the lesson she made 2 items and was delighted. She is patient and sweet and my daughter can't wait for her next lesson."
Holly
Took Sewing lessons from Melissa Q.
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