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Julia A.

Rego Park, NY

About Julia

With a Bachelors Degree in Physics and Minor in Math, from Hunter College, I have over 6 years of experience tutoring people of all ages in all subjects.
I am patient, professional, courteous, and reliable.
I am located in Queens, NYC and teach from there, as well as lessons online and over Skype.
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Philip K December 3, 2015
Crocheting · Online
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Julia is an excellent instructor! She was very patient as she taught me the basics of crochet. She presents information in a clear and enjoyable manner
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Samantha October 4, 2015
Julia is a great tutor she explained to me in a way I could understand and helped me improve my grades i highly recommend her.
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Ellie M. December 11, 2014
Drawing · Online
Verified Student
Julia has been wonderful to work with! My daughter's progress has been amazing and she is developing a true love of drawing. Julia is professional, attentive and I highly recommend her services!
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Julia A.

Rego Park, NY 11374
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$40 / 30-min
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Karl K.

New York, NY

About Karl

Professional internationally touring musician for 20+ years, Classical, Broadway, Experimental, Early music. Bachelor of Music; Norwegian State Academy, Master's of Music; Mannes College of Music, Doctor of Musical Arts; Stony Brook University (expected completion Spring 2015). Faculty positions held at Rowan University, NJ, University of Tennessee, TN, University of Akron, OH, International Festival Institute, TX, Siena Summer Music, Siena, Italy
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Martha November 6, 2016
Bridge · Online
Verified Student
Karl did an exceptional job explaining the basics in our first lesson. I am looking forward to the others
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Cheryl E. August 12, 2016
Bridge · Online
Verified Student
Great lesson. Karl is patient and an expert. I enjoyed my lesson immensely.
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Mary Jane M. March 18, 2016
Bridge · Online
Verified Student
Karl was clear and easy to understand. We are looking forward to the next lesson.
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Karl K.

New York, NY 10034
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$40 / 30-min
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Michael G.

New Paltz, NY

About Michael

I am passionate about teaching. I am well-informed in my areas of expertise, and truly enjoy imparting knowledge to my students. I have a variety of interests and areas of study and have had a lot of life experience. When dealing with my students I am kind, compassionate, and sensitive and I strive to make each lesson meaningful and fun. I am comfortable working with children, teens, and adults of all ages and backgrounds.
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Dan Underwood March 20, 2016
Poker · Online
Verified Student
Great first class, left it at four stars to give him something to shoot for on next classes. :)
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Eric Kumasaka January 4, 2016
Poker · Online
Verified Student
Michael is patient with my "noob" questions and he seems genuinely happy to teach others. Glad to have him as a teacher!
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Andy Gershenzon November 13, 2015
Poker · Online
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Michael is a great teacher!
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Michael G.

Harrison, NY 10528
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$30 / 30-min
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Preeti N.

Astoria, NY

About Preeti

Hi! My name is Preeti and I have been knitting and teaching others to knit since I was a teenager. I love the creative outlet of knitting and the joy of sharing that skill whether as a teacher or as the organizer of my friends' craft circle. I am a transplant from Chicago now living in New York for the last 6 years, where I just completed graduate studies at NYU.

My teaching style is hands-on and detailed and I can't wait to help you learn this amazing skill! I am available for in-home or online lessons at the basic or intermediate level. You can select from pre-made lesson plans or work w
ith me to build your own lesson or tackle a project you've been wanting to try. You can be a total beginner or looking to learn a new technique, I am here to work with you!

Check out some sample lesson plans in my photos section to give you an idea of what you can expect from taking lessons with me! I look forward to meeting you.

Please note for in-home lessons for minors a parent or other authorized guardian must be at home.
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Neha June 26, 2016
Knitting · Online
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Preeti is an excellent teacher.
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Suman June 14, 2016
Knitting · Online
My 14 year old daughter enjoyed Preeti's class and wants to take more classes from her. She is very patient and friendly.
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Laura April 26, 2016
Knitting · In studio
Preeti is sp patient! She has an upbeat, positive attitude and is a great teacher.
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Preeti N.

Astoria, NY 11103
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Rosanne V.

Armonk, NY

About Rosanne

I am a life-long crocheter, having learned from my grandmother and the Girl Scouts as a child. I am beginning my coursework for certification as a Crochet Master by the Crochet Guild of America this fall. I can work from written instructions as well as charts and often create my own patterns. I have used all types of yarn from the bulkiest roving wool to the finest thread. Currently my focus is on baby clothes, toys and blankets - new generation coming in to my family! One of my primary life pleasures is gifting my creations.
I have enjoyed teaching crochet informally throughout my life to
friends and friends of friends and am always thrilled when the skill takes root in another. I currently belong to a few local crochet / knit circles and attend CGOA conferences as regularly as possible.
If you're up for learning or honing your crochet while sharing knowledge, laughs and a yummy snack, I'm your gal.

NOTE: I am right-handed. It is sometimes difficult for a left-handed person to learn from a right-handed crocheter.
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Jeanne July 11, 2016
Crocheting · In home
Verified Student
Roseanne is an excellent teacher with many years of experience. She is very patient
and kind with a great personality.
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Rosanne V.

Rosanne V.

Armonk, NY 10504
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$20 / 30-min

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