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Michael J.

Milwaukee, WI
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Kelvin L.

Bolingbrook, IL
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Jennifer P.

Gwynn Oak, MD
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Michael J.

Milwaukee, WI

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Ariana E. March 5, 2016
Guitar · In studio
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Mike is very patient with my daughter. My daughter looks forward to and is excited about going to every lesson so far!!
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Richard March 5, 2016
Drum · In studio
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Lessons with Michael are fun, challenging and rewarding! He motivates me to do better and is flexible with my changing schedule. I look forward to continued lessons with Michael. Thank you all concerned.
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Nathan February 23, 2016
Drum · In studio
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First lesson went well. Michael is very helpful.
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Kelvin L.

Bolingbrook, IL

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Jasmine Powell September 20, 2016
Drawing · In studio
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I have really enjoyed my drawing lessons with Kelvin! He is very detailed in his instruction and ensures that his students learn the essential skills necessary to become good drawers. He is very encouraging and honest in his feedback. I appreciate his transparency when critiquing my work. I need to hear the truth in order to get better. When I draw something that he is astounded by, I will know that I have truly earned his respect. My lessons fly by because we're having such a good time. I'm enjoying the journey.
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Jack E. September 2, 2016
Mandolin · Online
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Kelvin is a talented, caring and effective teacher, able to spot technical, as well as musical, errors online. It has been a pleasure to take lessons from him - and I have progressed well beyond my expectations thanks to his expertise. I highly recommend him.
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Melissa T. August 19, 2016
Violin · Online
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Kelvin did it again! He supported and prepared my son for his orchestra audition. Nicholas was accepted into the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra for the third year in a row. Kelvin has helped him to achieve this goal each time. Thanks Kelvin for being such a great instructor and truly investing in my son.
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Jennifer P.

Gwynn Oak, MD

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Chris September 7, 2016
Meditation · Online
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Very good experience. Sometimes hard to hear. Not necessarily Jennifer's fault. Gotta love technology. Would recommend!
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Annette F. May 8, 2016
Astrology · In home
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Jennifer is great at explaining the chart and how it pertains to me. I am lookong to learning more.
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Ruth L. April 18, 2016
Astrology · Online
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Awesome instructor. Incredibly knowledgeable and very engaging. Has been a pleasure to have her as my astrology instructor!!!

Deborah K.

Tarzana, CA
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Mirzo A.

Brooklyn, NY
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Morgan J.

Loveland, OH
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Deborah K.

Tarzana, CA

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Alex G. August 18, 2016
Adobe Photoshop · In home
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Deborah helped me learn with my Photo program. She did a great job taking me step by step to learn how to replace a background of a photo, just what I wanted to learn plus some other tips.
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mel August 12, 2016
Math · In studio
Deborah is great in all math areas including algebra and geometry. She has a way of explaining that makes everything very understandable.
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ellen August 12, 2016
Knitting · In studio
Deborah really knows a lot about knitting and made it seem very simple. She's terrific
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Mirzo A.

Brooklyn, NY

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Jonas S. February 19, 2016
Chess · Online
Mirzo is a good teacher! His explanations are clear and useful. He taught me a lot of theory and strategy. I'm recommend him as a teacher for kids.
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Zuk February 15, 2016
Chess · Online
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TL;DR: I highly recommend Mirzo to anyone who wants to learn chess, from beginners, to FIDE rated players that wish to improve.

Mirzo is one of a kind. He is a chess professional that can help in all levels.
In our first lesson, he learned my state and we decided what are the best areas to focus on. Mirzo is very constructive, helpful and has great tips. Already after couple of lessons I felt that my chess level improved significantly. During the lessons Mirzo stop from time to time to explain the theory and strategy behind certain moves - which is more valuable than playing hundreds of games. Highly recommended.
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Victor Mints December 14, 2015
Chess · Online
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Mirzo is an excellent chess teacher for children. He was teaching my 12 year old son. During his lessons Mirzo managed to be both a rather demanding teacher who can really make you a good chess player, and at the same time a friendly person making his communication with a 12 year old boy easygoing and entertaining so that the kid does not feel the lesson as a pressure.
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Morgan J.

Loveland, OH

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Hope N. August 13, 2016
Hula Hoop · In studio
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It was really interesting to learn all of the new moves but it was kind of dark, wish there was more lighting

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