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Atousa P.

18 Reviews
Encino, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Atousa P.

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Learn Chess from a Woman Chess Grand Master!

She's been teaching chess from beginner to advanced level for more than 10 years.
She's been playing chess professionally Since 1996.

About Atousa

Becoming the world youth champion at 12 and chess Grand Master at 20, would have never been possible without receiving the best chess lessons from my trainers and coaches. Everyone needs guidance in chess, I’m here to share my knowledge with you. Despite being a professional chess player since I

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Maureen
Fabulous!
Matthew
Had a great first lesson. Can't wait for the next two!
Paul touchette
Great experience
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Eli K.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Arabic
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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.

Tuesday C.

6 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Fashion Design & Merchandising from American College for the Applied Arts
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Tuesday C.

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I teach each student at their own level and help them turn their dreams into reality.

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Sewing & Fashion Designer to the Stars Tutor

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Layla L.
Tuesday is a wonderful teacher and very patient with children and beginners. She is also very creative and gives you lots of idea about what to design and sew! !
Dakota G.
Tuesday was fabulous! My daughter had a great first lesson. She made a pair of pajama bottoms. She can’t wait until next weeks lesson.
Carly
Amazing experience. Tuesday really is the best teacher.

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Morgan M.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • International relations and Middle Eastern Studies from University of Arkansas
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Morgan M.

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Greetings!
I have been knitting for nearly a decade now, and along the way what I’ve learned is that people thrive when they are being encouraged. I believe that every person can learn to knit if they are willing to be patient and gentle with themselves. Knitting is simply a relationship between the brain, the hands, and yarn. I do not like to tell people there is a “right or wrong” way to knit. As long as you get the desired results and are able to translate instructions, that’s great! I am an ambidextrous knitter, meaning I knit English and Continental style (left or right handed knitting). I also love teaching knitters of all ages- especially children or older adults who have never tried to knit before.
Positivity, grace, gentleness, and a positive attitude are what I rely on most heavily to teach. I truly believe that every single person can learn to knit in an hour. I have taught lessons to groups of thirty women at a time in Uganada with only two sets of knitting needles, and ...

About Morgan

Greetings! My name is Morgan and I have been knitting for nearly a decade now. I believe that knitting is a deeply meditative experience and that it can be an emotionally and mentally healing exercise. Also, there are few things more satisfying than casting off a beautiful piece and wearing it

Taryn H.

6 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA from The School of the Art Institute
  • Awarded Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts, Slippery Rock - Scholarship Program from Slippery Rock University
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Taryn H.

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Experienced teacher of 20 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced sewing student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be sewing in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of stitches, techniques and understanding patterns for individual garments...and you may also choose to learn how to repurpose the clothes you already have to make them fresh again. Let's get started! (And I recently created a how to make your own mask tutorial.)

About Taryn

Taryn studied fashion design and art therapy at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She worked for Anna Sui and milliner Tracy Watts. Taryn first started teaching sewing to displaced youth at Hollywood Arts 10+ years ago. She taught "R'ashion" (recycle fashion/sewing) at Environmental

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Zoe
My 17 yr-old daughter had a great time in her first lesson with Taryn! Great teacher!!
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Marta B.

32 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1977
  • B. S.; Environmental Sciences from Cornell University
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Marta B.

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So you'd like to play the card game bridge? I've been playing since I was 10--and that's a long time! These lessons are intended for beginners or low intermediate players. I will take you from just knowing the name of the game, all the way to how to bid and play. I can do this one on one, or with you and a partner.

Can you learn bridge on line? Take a look at my reviews. 33 happy students, and counting--I'd answer "yes, you can"!

If you already know the game a little, and would like to do some playing--grab a partner and a deck of cards, and let's meet on line to play the grand daddy of all card games. It is an absolutely wonderful time. For these lessons, you'll meet my husband AND me, and we'll play bridge "virtually" with YOU!

Note: If you are a beginner-- I recommend either one 90 min lesson or two 45 min lessons for your first lesson. It will take that long for the first lesson. After that-- depends on your card sense. Most people seem to need 4-5 lessons ...

About Marta

***COVID-19 Announcement: If you need a rate adjustment because of current outbreak, please ASK. I will do what I can*** Hello! I am a science and math teacher who loves to teach. After teaching many years in traditional and non-traditional classrooms, both in the USA and overseas, I began to

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Linda F.
very patient and thorough.
Jane
Marta is an excellent teacher and kept the lesson interesting and fun!
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"My first lesson with Cheryl and I can already tell I will be doing MANY more. She is so easy to talk to and just has an over all great personality. She is a great teacher and really knows how to give constructive criticism and let you know when you need to correct something without making you feel like you are doing something wrong, she has a really good way of saying things and an immense amount of patience!"
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Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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"I'm enjoying my classes. I've been bringing Rhiannon stitches I want to learn without any notice, and she is always able to help me on the spot to learn them. Her flexibility (both in what I want to learn and in scheduling) makes private classes a pleasant and worthwhile investment. Highly recommend!"
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"Karl was just great. Soft spoken yet very clear about the culture and mechanics of the game.
I have a much better understanding of both."
Patsy
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"John came to the lesson excited, prepared and did a wonderful job of explaining tactics while involving me interactively in the lesson."
Nathan
Took Chess lessons from John H.
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"Amazing chess lesson for my two kids, they loved it! Sam is a great guy."
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Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"I was having issues modifying patterns. Vena helped me understand how pattern making works and how to resolve my issues. She is knowledgeable and a natural teacher. What could have been complicated and difficult to learn was easy and straightforward. I highly recommend her as a teacher."
Kathy
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Had a great first lesson, Kim was able to spot several technique issues and made corrections to help build a more solid foundation."
Morgan
Took Billiards lessons from Kim "The Dragon" Y.
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"Larianne is so so sweet and knowledgable about crochet. She gave me so many wonderful tips and advice that I didn't know as a self taught crocheter. Thanks Larianne, I can't wait for our next lesson!"
Laura
Took Crocheting lessons from Larianne T.
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"Great 3rd lesson. Extremely pleased with the lessons, super fun!"
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Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Great lesson! He made sure everything was understandable, and easy to remember."
William
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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