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Dennis U.

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

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

About Guner

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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Lily Q.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • 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.
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Lily Q.

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Embroidery is my favorite subject to teach. It offers the student endless creative possibilities. There are amazing machines that enable you to stretch your imagination beyond just sewing to decorating and personalized branding. You will learn how to hoop and set your machine for the best embroidery experience.

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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Mia R.
Loved my first lesson !
Erin
Lily is very knowledgeable and a great instructor. As a beginner, I appreciated the way she explained sewing terms and applications for the skills she was teaching. I also appreciated her well versed understanding of machines. She was able to model skills using a machine similar to the one I was working with and troubleshoot as needed. This was a great help to me. I highly recommend Lily!
Benjamin
for my first lesson i couldn't have asked for a better instructor very knowledgeable

Jeff R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeff R.

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I've been practicing origami for over 20 years, and now I teach students of all ages and skill levels. I've also been a theatre educator for nearly a decade and I love empowering the inner artist in everyone.

I'll work with you to master the common folds and bases, learn all kinds of models, and show you how to read diagrams so you can keep folding on your own, and even try your own original designs.

From folding paper, you can create beautiful pieces of art in five, twenty-five, or one hundred and five steps, from a simple fish to a three-headed dragon. The art of Origami truly has no bounds. It also improves hand-eye coordination and can feel calming and meditative. After every session, you will come away with amazing paper creations!

About Jeff

Currently offering online lessons. Origami is perfect for being stuck at home, and since all you need is paper, there's no mess to clean up. *Please note that I only use TakeLessons.com to book one-on-one lessons. For other inquires, please send me a direct message. I've been folding origam

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Eryn
Jeff was such an amazing teacher. He came to our home and even brought the special paper with him. Our son who is 7 and his friends (8-9yrs) thoroughly enjoyed learning how to fold origami and it was a creative fun way to spend the afternoon. We hope to do it again soon.

Shell B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2003
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Shell B.

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Want to create items including categories of home decor, accessories, baby items and more? Interested in learning to make items you can sell or gift for others? I will help you build a solid foundation of crochet and technique while tailoring to your personal tastes and goals. Part of my lesson plan involves me teaching you the basics of making an item via crochet that you eventually complete. Shoot me a message to see if we're a good match!

About Shell

I love to crochet, especially whenever watching television at home, I need to feel like I"m being creative and productive at all times, and crochet is my outlet. I've taught family and friends over the years and more recently doing this now. Some of the crochet items I've made over the past d

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Mindy
Shell is a great teacher. She tailored lessons towards my goals with crochet, guided me through the stitches, and increased my confidence. I am so glad I worked with her! Crochet is an art and to learn it right, book lessons with an expert. Shell will help you!
Jamie M.
Lesson was great!

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"I think Vena is wonderful. She is patient, warm, supportive and knowledgeable. She can help you complete specific projects (make a dress or a stuffed animal), help you become a better sewer or teach you the art of pattern making. Also, I should mention, she work professionally in the fashion industry and give lots of great insight into how garments are designed. Love Her!"
Marc
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Had my first lesson today and Vena showed me many tips on how to lay out the pattern properly on the fabric and reviewed what the pattern symbols mean. I learned things I never knew and, as we went along, she gave me the reasons why things are done a certain way which is good so it'll make sense and I won't be as likely to forget them. I'm very happy and can't wait for Lesson 2."
Nina
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Sonya was very patient and also very clear. I learned a lot."
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Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Goes at the student’s pace, and allows them to take their time... Is very patient with them, and is willing to explore their own strategies, so that the student can see their own mistakes. This makes for a more constructive lesson, with the student being able to improve their skills in a tailored like lesson. Siddharth also attempts to understand how the student is thinking, to see it from their perspective."
Bhawna
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Dawn is an amazing instructor. She goes above and beyond to teach you at your level. She is very patient and kind. She has a delightful personality. After only 4 lessons my quilting skills have improved immensely. I plan on continuing my lessons indefinitely with her."
Cheryl
Took Quilting lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Barbara was very patient and answered all the questions I had about beginning to crochet! I would definitely recommend her!"
Elyse A Diaz
Took Crocheting lessons from Barbara A.
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"Bonnie is very nice and made me feel comfortable on my first lesson with her. So glad I came across these private lessons online!"
Christine
Took Knitting lessons from Bonnie N.
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"It was awesome! Donna is amazing! I have learned so much for her expertise! I will definitely recommend her!"
Nejo
Took Astrology lessons from Donna S.
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"Xclnt, easy to work with. Very fun experience, can't wait until the next lesson."
Derrick
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Just the beginning for a beginner (me) in Poker, and Randy hit the right points to start!"
victoria
Took Poker lessons from Randy S.
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