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Popular Crafts & Hobbies Teachers in Tarzana, CA

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Athan S.

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

About Athan

- 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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Dennis U.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks some japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Dennis U.

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I have been playing chess for well over 30 years. I have taught one on one
children and adults for about 10 years. I have great patience when I teach
students never believing that any concept is too difficult to understand or
master. I have a love for the game that I want to instill in others
I have hundreds of chess books and have gotten to know lots of chessplayers
throughout the years. I do my best to have my students gain and UNDERSTANDING of the game rather than just rote memorization.

About Dennis

I have been playing chess for 30 + years and have a USCF expert rating. I have taught chess in afterschool programs and one on one in homes for over 10 years. I feel I have great patience especially with young children as their attention span is usually not that long. I have taught children as

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Liam H.
My son looks forward to his weekly chess lesson with Dennis
Charles C.
very good
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Mac M.

2 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, German
  • Master from Business School Germany
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Savetha C.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Commonwealth Bronze Medalist from All India chess federation
  • Bachelor of Engineering from Anna University, Chennai
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Savetha C.

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Welcome to Riyaa School of Chess!

About your tutor:
My name is Savetha CH and I'm a professional chess player. Current USCF rating 2129 (USCF ID : 16699312). I've been playing chess since 1997 and I love what I do!

Notable achievements:
In US Women top 100 list. (46th as per Sep 2019)
Commonwealth Bronze medalist (Delhi)
World Youth Team Silver Medalist (Russia)
Best Women Award (Spain)
Best Female Player (Singapore)
Mississippi Open State 3rd
Mississippi Women Chess Champion

I focus on quality teaching on a 1 on 1 basis and making the learning experience the best to improve your chess skills.

About Savetha

Hi! My name is Savetha CH and I'm a professional chess player. Current USCF rating 2129 (USCF ID : 16699312). I've been playing chess since 1997 and I love what I do! Notable achievements: In US Women top 100 list. (46th as per Sep 2019) Commonwealth Bronze medalist (Delhi) World Youth Team S

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Rinah
Excellent teaching. Thank you.
Ranjita
Friendly, professional and highly knowledgeable. Looking forward to continue the classes.
Sara
She's amazinggggg!
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Brandy G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Fashion design and Fiber/textile arts from Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Brandy G.

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Brandy is a graduate from the Maryland Institute College of Art with a BFA in Fiber/Textile Arts and a Fashion Design Concentration. She teaches weaving, fabric dyeing, and needle felting to students of all ages and experiences.
For weaving, students will learn how to build and dress their own loom, the fundamentals of weaving, and creating unique art works.

For fabric dyeing, students will learn how to dye cotton, linen, silk, and wool with synthetic and natural dyes. Different dyeing techniques available to teach are resist dyeing, shibori, pattern making, ice dyeing, and dyeing with natural materials.

About Brandy

My name is Brandy I am an arts and crafts instructor with 10+ years experience teaching students of all ages and backgrounds. I have recently relocated to Garner, NC from NYC and am teaching the following: Sewing and Fashion Design: Hand sewing, Machine sewing, Custom garment making, Patternmaki

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Eric P.
Brandy was very helpful and knowledgeable! Great working with her.
Donna
Brandy was vary knowledgeable kind and patient teacher. Brandy is passionate about her art and sharing it

Melisa M.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 12 and up
  • Bachelors Degree - Clothing Textiles & Fashion from Murray State University
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Melisa M.

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Clear, easy instruction and lots of patience. I love to teach others something new and bring them to a place of refreshing rest as they learn to create new and wonderful things. Adult Beginners and Intermediate levels are welcome. I will teach the basics for beginners - Cast on/off, knit/purl stitches, increasing/decreasing and we will finish with a project. Intermediates usually need help getting started again, finishing a project or help with a pattern, I will also teach you new stitch patterns to have fun with.

About Melisa

I love to teach. I first learned to knit as a 21 yr old that decided to move to Norway. My mother-in-law taught me how over 35 years ago. Knitting is a great way to relax, it is repetitious so it is great for those with anxiety and other problems related to stress or focusing. I have been teach

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Christine
I've going from knowing nothing to really having fun with knitting in 3 lessons. Melisa is obviously a very experienced knitter and instructor, and lovely to work with!
Lynda D.
Very patient and helpful.
Donna Warren
Melisa was super patient with me, as I am a beginner! She praised me when I finally understood and performed the stitches well! I am excited to continue with my lessons with her!

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"The two hour lesson was perfect for me. I needed a refresher course and Sarah reviewed all the areas of concern. At this time I do not have a follow up appointment set. I want to take what was discussed today and apply it to my sewing projects. I would definitely recommend Sarah for any of your sewing needs."
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"Dipankar is an awesome teacher! He is patient, persuasive, and adept at dealing with young kids. He adapts his lessons based on progress and pushes one to do well. I have seen our son take significant strides in a very short amount of time"
Trish
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"When I first started getting lessons from Dipankar, I was rated around 1000 on chess.com. Since then, I've climbed up to 1500! Dipankar has a wonderful way of teaching. He lets you figure things out, and helps you along the way when you get stuck. He's given me great opening recommendations, game analyses (my games and master games), as well as many other resources to continue improving outside the lessons. Dipankar has helped me improve a TON!"
Jared
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Mya was an amazing teacher! She's very patient and kind, and I enjoyed learning with her."
Tiondra
Took Crocheting lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"My son is 8 years old and has been taking classes from Daniel for almost a year. Danial is very professional, and patient. Danial is very good at guiding the student through the thinking/analyzing process step by step by asking questions instead of just telling the student what to do. My son has learnt a lot from him, and always look forward to his next session."
Khatidja
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Coach Siddharth is very patient and helpful. My daughter is a beginner in chess and learnt so many thing in just few classes. She is loving to solve the puzzles given by Coach. Very satisfying to see the learning curve. Thanks to Siddharth."
Akshara
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"I am thankful I found this astrology teacher. She is amazing at showing a beginner student how planets, signs, and houses may interact and influence one another without using an overwhelming amount of words that you can't understand at beginner level. Her way of teaching is almost like a mini-reading where you can gain insight into both how astrology works and how your chart is influencing who you are/why you feel/do things. I highly recommend her for anyone who wants to learn astrology!"
Sarah
Took Astrology lessons from Donna S.
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"James did a wonderful job as my teacher."
Pam
Took Billiards lessons from James (JP) R.
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