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Melissa R.

Holyoke, MA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Melissa R.

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I want you to enjoy crocheting! Let's smile, make jokes, and learn a new hobby together! After your initial lesson you will have a grasp on basic stitches. From there, I will help you develop your crochet skills so you can venture out and begin creating for yourself or for gifts! Nothing beats a hand-made gift!

After each lesson, I will give you a small assignment to work on that will help you develop. I will let you lead the pace. Crocheting is fun and should never be stressful!

About Melissa

I have been crocheting since I was 12 years old. Throughout the years I crocheted blankets, granny squares, Character hats, beanies, scarves, amigurumi, baby clothes, and so much more. Crocheting has been an outlet where I de-stress and unleash my creativity! I always have a can-do mind! If I can i

Victor Z.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Victor Z.

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0-15 minutes. Review homework.
16-30 minutes. Learn a new theory (strategy, tactics, endgame, openings, etc).
31-60 minute. Analyze your own games or the ones played by the grand-masters and chess champions and reinforce your knowledge.

About Victor

I am International Chess Master with FIDE ELO 2402. Played more than 100 tournaments and also professionally in the German team championship I did play for Frankfurt for about 7 years. Coaching students on how to play chess for over 20 years.

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Aakriti
Really great teacher.
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I learned a lot of principles in chess that I never learned before from previous chess teachers. Vic is a great teacher and makes the class very interactive.
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Tarek O.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Computer Science from Ahram Canadian University
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Tarek O.

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I will teach you how to design and build your own video games using Unity and Unreal Game engine.
The lessons are project based and I will also help you publish your own game on Steam marketplace.

I have been active in the gaming industry for the past 5 years. I own Senet Studio. A game development studio that builds video games for pc and smart phones. I also built 4 of the most popular escape rooms in New York City.

About Tarek

Tech Educator and Parkour Coach. For the past 10 years I gave lessons to groups and individuals in 6 countries for all ages starting from 8 years old. Most recently, I have built and helped design 8 of the most popular high tech escape rooms in New York City. In the past, I have provided IoT

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Gregg
I've been working with Tarek over the course of 5 WordPress lessons and I've learned a ton! Our website, 7000wows.com, is looking great. Most importantly, Tarek embodies all of the traits of a wonderful teacher: he is patient, knowledgeable and he adapts each lesson to my skill level. Plus, he has a great sense of humor!
Dana *.
This was my first Session with Tarek! He is really good at what he is doing! Passionate teacher that won't let you go before he does everything he can to help
Jessa
Tarek is a wonderful, most understanding, instructor. Our daughter really related to him well!

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Randy S.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Bachelors in Fine Arts, sequence Acting from Illinois State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Randy S.

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I have played a lot of on-line Texas Hold-Em. My biggest take was a 12k win. I understand the game from the basics to the more advanced techniques. I have worked for on-line sites, played many live tournaments, table play etc...
THIS IS TEXAS HOLD 'EM ONLY.
This class is directed more at the beginner and the "intermediate" player who feels stuck, unable to move to the upper echelon. This class is a stout review of the solid basics required to win more than you lose. That is, to come out ahead in the long run, instead of walking away at the wrong time, or simply playing bad hands or getting pulled into expensive pots on a draw. If you understand any of this description, this class is for you. If not, I would look elsewhere. This is not a class for advanced players. I am an advanced player and such a pairing would be an attempt at lateral instruction and that dynamic rarely works in my experience.

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, w

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Charles
Very knowledgeable and personable. Able to communicate more complex concepts in an easy to understand manner.
Kariem
First off. Just want to say that we had to cancel our first session. However, I really like this guy because he had kept it real and set it straight on the reason why the session was cancel. He was very sick that day and he didn't want to be involved with the session not being at 100%. Respect! I wouldn't have wanted him not being at his best either. Takes alot of guts for a person to confess that. I really appreciated the honesty because that explains how passionate Randy is about the craft.
Second of all, when we did our first session, I had to deal with a rough technical patch of trying g to join in for the session. He had no problem helping me with this technical glitch rather than allowing TakeLessons (who I was unable to reach because of matainace issues), to handle it. He helped 5he TakeLessons team. A plus Randy! Though I had to finally use another device to finally join the session, Randy was still willing to have patience and help me with the tech problem.
Lastly, Randy brought a warm feeling to the session and yet sincere. He made me feel welcomed, which opened me up more during this session. This helped because I am uncomfortable with improv but want to get better. He understood this and gave a real honest approach. Also, he informed me that we were going to get a gist of my performance level and work from there. Furthermore, we were going to ease our way into improvement. This gave me alot more balance than other improv classes. He is even willing to give me a little homework that I can practice in prep for next week.
Randy is very encouraging and I enjoyed our first session. I'm exited for next week!
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Jeff R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Music, Musical Theatre from New York University
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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.

Richard G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications from Rowan University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Richard G.

6 Reviews
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Starting in September 2018, will be offering courses in Epic's Unreal Engine UE4 - please check back for a breakdown of topics and training offerings. Thank you!

About Richard

I can't wait to work with you! I am passionate about the subjects I teach, and find nothing can compare to seeing a student "get it", so they may too enjoy the passion that comes from learning and doing something they love. Everything I teach I've learned most completely by doing as a Profession

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Doug B.
Very knowledgeable, I hope I can retain what he has taught me !!
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Teresa B.
Richard is so patient and knowledgeable. I am very happy with our lessons. Because of my background with classical guitar he wondered if the fact that he doesn't read music and I am renewing my mind back into it would not be a good teaching set-up. Not at all. I now have an electric guitar and the five years spent playing classical, now fifteen years ago, did not give me a good foundation for understanding music theory unfortunately. I have a genre I had already picked out fingerstyle electric and now with some thinking my way through the basics I did have I still need to learn just basic strumming etc. I understand what he is referring to in music so we still speak in the same key. Also and lastly my daughter has a severe seizure/dementia disorder that is very unpredictable and our caregiver's mom just passed away so there will be times when I just can't do a week/day. He has been very understanding. I am smiling from my soul because music is my healing path for difficult stuff I couldn't pay any doctor/therapist to even call me back for. Thank you so much for your assistance. Sincerely Teresa

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Nejo
Took Astrology lessons from Donna S.
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"Melisa is the perfect teacher! I am a total beginner and she is easy to understand and patient. I am learning faster than I ever thought I would!!!! Thank you Melisa:)))"
Deborah
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa 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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"Very patient and exciting coach! My son is a beginner and only 9 years old but Danial explained everything in such an easy to understand manner that he was so thrilled after the lesson. Definitely one of, if not the, best teacher on the website."
Raphael
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"My first chess lesson and Kyle was kind, patient, thorough and passionate about chess. I am excited for my next class."
Arnav
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Ryan was good about starting and continuing the lesson based on my questions. He has a very easy style of teaching where I feel comfortable asking about what I don't understand, and his answers are geared to my level of understanding about the game."
Barb
Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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"Angela was a an excellent instructor! She was very engaged with staff as we had zero experience! Angela was able to incorporate mindfulness practices into our knitting session with my management team. I would highly recommend her!

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Dawnielle
Took Knitting lessons from Angela C.
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"I have been taking lessons from Dipankar for five weeks. My game has already shown improvement. When I started my rating was 1050, now I am at 1250. That is a significant improvement. His lessons are engaging and he provides a lot of feedback. I recently won a difficult game using the tactics and pointers he provided in a recent lesson. I was elated. I recognized the advancement in my game. This coupled with Dipankar's tutelage continues to encourage me to strive for my goal of attaining a 2300 rating. I look forward to see what else I can achieve under his guidance."
Aaron
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Eric is an excellent chess teacher. He is very patient and knowledgable. My son is always looking forward to meet him for class. I will highly recommend him to teach young kids."
Jing
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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I am learning how to sew home decor items and upholstery"
Susan
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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