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Jennifer P.

29 Reviews
Gwynn Oak, MD
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. (double major: music and psychology) from Goucher College
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Jennifer P.

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Want to learn more about "what makes you tick", what your energetic blueprint/makeup is? Or perhaps you know the basics, but you want to learn "to read" charts, or to work with "moving energy" (transits and progressions) more effectively.

Whatever your desire and current level of knowledge, astrology is a wonderful language and method of learning "how you work yourself" deeply, and how to understand/partner with others (and with the universe!) more effectively.

I can teach you about your chart in a more academic sense (I have 20 years of tutoring/teaching experience!)--OR we can integrate astrology with healing, meditative and/or creative practices, to help you integrate your inherent archetypal expression in a deeper, more impactful way.

About Jennifer

I am a professional singer-songwriter and have been teaching lessons fulltime for the last 12 years. I teach students of all ages and levels of experience. My current range of students include: kids with learning/developmental disabilities, teenagers who have starred in school musicals, and perf

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Arina S.
Jennifer is so kind and knows just how to make her home yours. She’s so informative and super personable!
Bri K.
So friendly, flexible, and helpful
Leah W.
Jennifer was very attentive and worked very well with my 6 year old!

Jeff R.

1 Review
Arlington, VA
Starting at $55
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jeff R.

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I've been practicing origami for over 20 years. My love of animals as a kid inspired me to learn origami so I could fold my very own paper zoo. Now, I teach students of all ages and skill levels to fold. I've also been a theatre educator for nearly a decade and I love empowering the inner artist in all of us.

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. In addition to creating pieces of art, origami exercises hand-eye coordination and can feel as calming as meditation. After every session, you will come away with amazing paper creations!

Just by 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.

I'm currently based in Arlington, VA but I often travel for my theatre work and will keep my ...

About Jeff

I'm now in Arlington, VA, and available for in-person teaching in the D.C./Metro area. *Before purchasing lessons, please send me a private message to let me know what you're interested in working on. I only use TakeLessons.com to book private lessons. I've been folding origami for over twe

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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.
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Mya Mya Seinn T.

52 Reviews
Alexandria, VA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Burmese
  • Master of Arts in Geology from The City College of New York, CUNY
  • Teaching since 1998
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Mya Mya Seinn T.

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Personalized crochet lessons!!!

About Mya Mya Seinn

Hello there! My name is Mya and I am a very patient instructor and understand that students learn at a different pace, after all everyone is an individual! Availability changes every week and please contact me for availability. I received my degree in Geology from Yangon University in Yang

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Christine
Mya Mya is an excellent teacher. I know a teacher when I work with one because I'm a teacher myself. She is thorough and takes no shortcuts. She can read and duplicate patterns to a 't'. I am so proud of the tote bag that I made; everone tells me that I bought it because it looks so well done.
Joan S.
Giving another glowing rating! I highly recommend Mya for sewing and for any craft. Very patient, knowledgeable, encouraging. I wish I had know about her years ago! :-)
Joan S.
Once again, had another fun and educational session with Mya. She is very knowledgeable, patient, offers her expertise and knowledge in a kind and caring manner. I am learning so much and will continue! Thank you!

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Sergey K.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, Russian
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sergey K.

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I love playing Chess and can teach you how to play as well

About Sergey

I am multitalented. At a young age I mastered the Art of Photography that was taught to me by my grandpa and Chess. I was born in Belarus and I am a native Russian Speaker. After substitute teaching then getting my first teacher job in NY I have started to work on my business and been very succ

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Anita
I was getting ready for a trip with my friends to tour all over in Russia this Summer and I found Sergey and he taught me a great deal of what I will need to communicate enough to get a round in Russia...
He is an excellent teacher Thank you Sergey for your great help in teaching me I know this will be a trip to remember thanks to you...
Patti C.
Terrible experience. Couldn't connect online, 20 minutes after start time called him and he tried to assist, but ended up doing a "phone lesson" which consisted of a question and answer time where I had to come up with my own questions. To conclude we were told to go out and take some pictures on our own and learn from experimenting on our own taking pictures of all kinds of things. We could then download them, send to him, and he could critique.
Not what I expected. Not necessarily his fault, but Going to ask for refund
Janet T.
when I made an appointment, I asked if Sergey was familiar with my camera and they said yes. It seemed new to him. But after talking about my fijifilm x100F, I am returning the camera. So overall I did like Sergey and look forward to my next Hour

Kimberly M.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner
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Kimberly M.

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I am obsessed with crochet and would love to help grow your passion! On my down time you will most likely find me making beanies, pumpkins, scarves and Doiles. I teach crochet fundamentals and crochet basics.

About Kimberly

I am a fall loving crochet gal! I started crocheting a year ago and have become obsessed. I started posting things I made on social media and things have blown up for me since then. I have consistent orders from friends and have taught several friends how to crochet beanies for charity. I would lov

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Aimee S.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • B.S. Political Science/Urban Affairs from Barnard College
  • Teaching since 1991
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Aimee S.

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I love to play chess and to teach beginners of all ages This game exercises the analytical and spatial awareness parts of your brain in ways that will strengthen your overall brain function.

About Aimee

I teach gospel piano and beginner piano, flute, chess and English/ESL. I can also assist with editing resumes and documents and writing grants (government and private foundations). Use your ears, use your fingers and all the other gifts God gave you to assist during your local worship service.

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Taahir J.
She's awesome! Extremely patient and can teach exactly what you want to know.
Juan
She is extremely patient and supportive. Aimee is knowledgeable about a very wide range of music and clearly LOVES teaching.
Morgan
Aimee is a wonderful teacher! She is quite knowledgeable and experienced. I appreciated how she tailored the lessons not just to my level but my pace and personality!

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"I normally don’t leave reviews, but after gone trough a few mediocre chess teachers, we are so happy we found Sam and I wanted to take a minute to say that Sam is an phenomenal chess teacher, our children( girl and boy, 6 & 9 ) Love his lessons and have grown so much in terms of chess skill level. Sam is very professional, super patient and uses exceptional effective teaching methods. He’s the best chess teacher we have found in south Florida, after years of changing teachers! Thank you Sam!"
- Dr. Cedeno
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Karl did an exceptional job explaining the basics in our first lesson. I am looking forward to the others"
- Martha
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"Had a very good experience with Kyle. Learned a lot in one hour."
- Gary Marks
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"She has a good attitude and had presentations Ready at the beginning of class to not waste any time which I really appreciated"
- Sophia
Took Sewing lessons from Lily S.
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"Learned a tremendous amount as a beginner just watching Eddie’s videos. Looking forward to having lessons in person. Well done sir!"
- Todd
Took Billiards lessons from Edward A.
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"Mya Mya Seinn is a very pleasant and patient trainer. She teaches at a steady pace and allows you to ask as many questions as you need to feel comfortable before going to the next step. Her studio is a well lit and very nice environment."
- Kim
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Great first lesson for my 8 year old! Siddhartha is energetic and patient!"
- Emma
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Eric truly enjoys the game of chess and shares his knowledge and love of the game with his students. He is patient, encouraging and makes learning fun."
- Catt
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"Donna is patient, kind, and delivers clear instructions that anyone can follow! She has a great eye for detail, color, and movement in her work. She makes suggestions when she sees a way to help make the process easier and more seamless (pun intended). I've known Donna for a number of years, and she has always been helpful and positive. Take a class or two! You'll love it."
- Rae
Took Sewing lessons from Donna Z.
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"Rhiannon is a really great instructor. She's patient and knowledgeable. I took a slip stitch knitting class with her and it was a lot of fun. I highly recommend Rhiannon for any crafting classes she's offering; you'll learn a lot!"
- Kate
Took Knitting lessons from Rhiannon P.
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