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Guner A.

13 Reviews
Torrance, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Persian, Farsi, Turkish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Guner A.

13 Reviews
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I've been teaching Crocheting since I was a teenager. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to crochet all kinds of beautiful stuff. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and 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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Athan S.

22 Reviews
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $175
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Mandarin, Latin
  • MBA from Yale University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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).

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- 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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Michelle Adam Pinkert
We gave a poker lesson with Athan to our son for his 19th birthday. It was the best! Athan was extremely responsive and well prepared asking us in advance what our son wanted to work on. He made it fun while learning many skills. Highly recommend Athan!
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
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Mac M.

2 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, German
  • Master from Business School Germany
  • Teaching since 1995
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Mac M.

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I can't really talk too much about how other teachers work, and also don't want to. But I know I have and always had many happy and successful students. From kids, adults, professionals, hobbyists to people who retired and finally have time to fulfill a life goal.

About Mac

Hello Students, Parents, Grandparents and all the other happy people. :) Just send me a message if you are interested in taking lessons and we go from there and figure out what goals you have and how we can take it from there. I teach kids (my youngest was 4 years old when we started), adults, pr

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Jeff
Marcel is an extremely capable German tutor. He has an extensive understanding of German and will out of his way to help you learn.
Friederike
I take lessons from Marcel for about 5 years now. We started with Accordion and I asked him later if he could teach me German as well. I knew he would teach German. No I am taking 3 hours accordion and mostly 2-3 hours German on the weekends and I am loving it.

I can truly say he is one of the best teachers / tutors out there. He is not only super patient but puts so much heart and passion into the lessons.

I know he is mostly super busy but if you have the chance to take lessons with him, I would say GO FOR IT! :)

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Joshua S.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 4 to 94
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Awarded Third Place, World Championship of Public Speaking - Regionals from Toastmasters International
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Joshua S.

49 Reviews
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I have been playing chess for 35 years. I play generally three times a week and win regularly. I have taught the game to over 100 people in my life. I mentor a number of young people who strongly believe that my chess instruction and the applicable thought logic lessons I inculcate have escalated their job options. I prefer students at the introductory levels to eliminate bad habits.

About Joshua

Mr. S is an accomplished public speaker (Third place in the Regionals for the 2006 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking and over 40 wins in various speech contests). He is also an avid, and successful poker player. By profession, Mr. S is a distinguished corporate, communication a

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Michael Cohen
Very knowledgeable. Gave me some good perspectives that I think will help my game significantly.
Johnny
Josh is a professional, well rounded, effective and engaging teacher who is taking my Chess game to the next level!
Rolita
Command of the Art of Speaking. Exactly what I needed for my new role in management.

Thanks Josh!
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Kyle B.

85 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kyle B.

85 Reviews
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I'm a passionate chess player with an extensive knowledge of chess theory who specializes in teaching beginner/intermediate (up to ~1600 USCF) players of all ages. Lessons will be personalized to focus on student's weaknesses and areas of needed improvement, as well as generalized chess instruction. Chess is a great platform to improve critical thinking skills and one's ability to focus, as well as a great way to have fun. My lessons will help you or your children gain an understanding of the art of chess and improve your confidence and ability to play the game.

About Kyle

I'm a class B (almost class A) player who has been playing chess competitively for the last few years, though I've been playing the game since I was a child. I regularly play in competitive over-the-board tournaments, as well as playing daily online. I am currently in the top 1% of players on Chess

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Castor
Kyle is good teacher that has my son engaged in the game.
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Alicia H.

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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Museum Studies from Tufts University
  • Teaching since 1995
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Alicia H.

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Beginning woodworking for children. I teach young children to build safely with parental supervision. Make geometric designs with string art, a marble maze, a wooden game board, a bird feeder, and more. Kids love to build and use tools and rise to the challenge. See what they can create!

About Alicia

Learning ART at home can be fun, stress free, and exciting. Learn how to create images in photorealism and/or with creative interpretation and expression. I can work with all ages from preschool to life-long-learners in retirement. Find your creative outlet and connect with the vitality of the wo

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Darylondra Thompson
Took Sewing lessons from Annelouise M.
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"Ms. Karen is extremely knowledgeable and thorough. I've learned so much about crocheting in a short amount of time.
Can't wait to take more classes"
Shawn Batts
Took Crocheting lessons from Karen D.
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"Ms. Markay was absolutely wonderful dealing with me and my first time sewing lesson! I made something that I never thought I could make before. I’m so ready for my next lesson!"
Dasia
Took Sewing lessons from MarKay A.
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"Amazing teacher! Takes the time to explain everything , very kind and patient"
Melissa
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Vena was very knowledgeable in all of the areas of sewing I had questions in. She drew on her 15 years' professional experience to give me great pointers for the clothing line I am getting up and running; was patient, and fun! Thank you Vena!"
Carrie Linn
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Very helpful and clear info"
Brandon
Took Poker lessons from Athan S.
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"Renee is a fantastic teacher! She is great at what she does and I’m so thankful she was able to teach me. I have two little kids and just grateful about how understanding she was on some of the projects I’m working on. Im impressed with her background in fashion and so excited to put what I learned into practice!"
Heather
Took Sewing lessons from Renee D.
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"Great 3rd lesson. Extremely pleased with the lessons, super fun!"
Emanuel
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Trivia is patient, kind, and encouraging. After this amazing first lesson I am super-excited to learn more. Thank You!!!"
Eva
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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"She was very patient and informative on how to use a machine for a beginner!"
Reagan
Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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