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David L.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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David L.

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Native speaker. Born in L.A. Raised in Seattle. Strong intuitive sensibilities within English, use of metalanguage not as practiced.

About David

Many years of drum instruction with students who have learned best with alternative learner-centered approaches including: extreme patience, slow to fast repetition of patterns and exercises, focused breathing, as well as sight-reading, rhythm and ear training. Students with: Asperger's, Autism, Dy

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Martin V.
very professional-knowledgable on time and easy to work with -excellent' couldn't have been better
Phillip Gardner
Day 1 of drumming lessons! David answered all my questions led the conversation and helped ease my need to be perfect! I am excited to practice the skills we worked on and excited to see where the next lessons go!! Thanks David for a great 1st experience!
mike
DAVID IS AN OUTSTANDING TEACHER IN EVERY RESPECT. HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH SEEMS EXCELLENT, AND HIS INTEREST IN THIS LANGUAGE IS CLEARLY VERY STRONG. THIS ALLOWS CLOSE ANALYSIS OF SPANISH, AND STANDS AS A SIGNIFICANT BENEFIT TO THE DIDACTIC PROCESS. IN TURN THIS PROMOTES A SPIRIT OF LEARNING IN CLASS WHICH IS INFORMATIVE AND GOOD FUN. FINALLY HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH/ENGLISH COGNATES AND INDO-EUROPEAN ROOTS IS UNUSUALLY BROAD, WHICH MAKES LEARNING SPANISH WITH HIM EASY AND ENTERTAINING. I BELIEVE DAVID HAS A TRUE VOCATION FOR TEACHING, AND I HOPE I CAN GO ON WITH LESSONS WITH HIM FOR SOME TIME TO COME.
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Victoria J.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Most Beautiful from LaCoste Sidewalk Arts Festival
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Victoria J.

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Ten plus years as a commercial photographer as well as the Owner/Operator of my own Photo Company. Since 2011 I have been helping my students to sell their work and explore the world around them.
Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to use your DSLR or SLR in manual and as time goes on you will be making photographs with ease.
In addition to technical skill guidance, don't be surprised if some History of Photography graces our lesson.

I enjoy documentary, studio, portraiture, still-life, sport and many others (more traditional wet processes).
Working with students of all ages and experience levels brings me great joy and I can't wait to start creating photographs with you!

*All classes will be accompanied with a straight forward PDF filled with easy to follow instructions from that day's lesson*
***Please allow 24 hours from the end of the lesson to receive the PDF via email or link***

About Victoria

Victoria takes a holistic approach to teaching with a smile. On top of that, she will use any excuse to share some Photographic or Art History. Her Spouse and Victoria enjoy discussing History at great lengths in their spare time. Come take a lesson with Victoria, she is eager to assist you in a cre

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Brendan G. Wilson
Victoria is a great teacher!! I wanted to learn about exporting large format images in the workflow process and she guided me through several sticky technical points with clear understanding and simple steps.
It can be daunting but her easy-going, patient lesson guidance was what I needed to get through the process!
Thanks Victoria!!
Kenneth G.
The class was great I learned a lot about my camera and how to use it to take better pictures
Beth Lamb
Thank you for your patience!
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Lisa M.

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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lisa M.

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I teach with compassion, patience and joy. For the beginner, we’ll cover strumming, playing chords and noted and learn new songs. The intermediate student will work on technique and enhance knowledge, strengthen ability and play, play, play.!

About Lisa

I earned my BA in Music at the University of Virginia and Masters at UMET in Puerto Rico. I began playing music in the 5th grade. With support and encouragement from my teachers and parents, I joined the school orchestra, enjoyed violin, piano and guitar lessons, and competed on Regional and State

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Steven R.

10 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Steven R.

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My name is Steve and I offer Private Online Dance Lessons. I specialize in teaching beginners and I enjoy watching my students progress quickly and meet their goals. If you have always wanted to learn a specific type of dance but never knew where to start then I think my services would be a perfect fit for you. I teach both singles and couples and I look forward to getting you dancing ASAP!!

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About Steven

My name is Steve and I offer Private Online Dance Lessons. I specialize in teaching beginners and I enjoy watching my students progress quickly and meet their goals. If you have always wanted to learn a specific type of dance but never knew where to start then I think my services would be a perfect

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Mary
Steven is great! He’s friendly, upbeat, encouraging and a fantastic teacher! Can’t wait for my next lesson!
Kari and Dillon B.
So fun!! So helpful!! We are already planning to book next week :D
my P.
Steven is the best! He's a great (and really fun) teacher. Our beginner swing-dance lessons were excellent -- highly recommended.
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Sean S.

31 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sean S.

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The guitar is the most popular instrument to learn, and it can be used to play practically any kind of music in any style.

We all have a vast wellspring of creative energy within us, and my goal as a music teacher is to help you discover your gifts and make beautiful and deeply satisfying music. For this reason, my approach to teaching music is customized to the needs, tastes, and strengths of each student. You'll be able to choose material from popular and familiar music in whatever style attracts you.

You'll learn some basic exercises to develop core skills, gradually increasing technical challenges as your skills grow. Most importantly, you'll use scientifically-based learning techniques to train your brain and build "muscle memory." Soon you'll find yourself moving smoothly between chords without missing a beat, playing by ear, or writing your own songs. And woven into the practical lessons, you'll also learn basic elements of music theory.
While the ability to reading music

About Sean

COVID-19 Update: I'm starting to resume in-person lessons for students who have received full COVID vaccinations, using proper safeguards of masks and social distancing. Please check with me for details. I will continue teaching lessons online, using the TakeLessons app or through your web browser

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Teri
Great first lesson looking forward to the next.
Amber
Chuck K.
I've just done my first session w/Sean. I'm signing on for a while as he seems very approachable, knowledgeable, and flexible. He also has a varied background w/singing/songwriting/guitar playing which will work for my new approach. He also works in several complimentary areas of music & likes Rumi & J. Mitchell as much as I do!
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Colin S.

101 Reviews
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  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Colin S.

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I have been helping others learn math for four years now, and I enjoy watching it click for others just as much as I enjoyed it when math first began to make sense to me. From experience, I know that mathematics can be very easy, or seemingly impossible to learn depending on how the information and concepts are presented. I first gauge how my students like to learn and determine any weak areas that need strengthening, and then I guide them towards a firm understanding of the concepts.

About Colin

Hello there! My name is Colin, and I have seven years of experience tutoring math and science. I am a PhD student in the UC Berkeley-UC San Francisco joint bioengineering program. My strong background in STEM qualifies me to tutor math and science up through lower-division college courses. Aside fro

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I am taking a doctoral statistics class where the assignments are all theory and understanding of research versus specific math equations. Colin is great at helping me understand the material. I appreciate his tutoring skills. I will be using him again when I take my intermediate statistics and research class.

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"Nicole is very helpful and offered me great tips! As a beginner I was running into problems with the stitches and she cleared up my errors and questions so quickly and kindly. I will definitely keep Nicole as my knitting teacher. Thank you Nicole!"
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