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Jane H.

22 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA (Hons) Jewish History from University College London
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Jane H.

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I love knitting, enjoying making a huge variety of items using many different techniques. I knit using the English style, having grown up in Cheshire, England, but also knit using the Continental style of knitting too. I have been teaching knitting in groups and on a one to one basis for a few years. My students have ranged in age from 8 years old to 80 years old.
If you need help with a specific project, learning a new technique or just starting out as a beginner knitter, please get in touch.

About Jane

I love hand crafts and was attracted to hand knitted items from an early age. I'm a qualified elementary school teacher, having taught both in London and Boston. I have also worked with high school students and adults in museum education, having a masters in Museum and Gallery Education. I love k

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April
Fantastic! Easy to work with. Very patient and kind. Thanks, Jane!
Shelley
I think Jane will be able to help me through a gauge related knitting weak area I’ve had for years. I’m excited to get to the next lessons. She’s very knowledgeable and had at her fingertips anything we needed to keep digging for answers and examples. Couldn’t have asked for a better suited match for me.
Deborah O.
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Thomas H.

27 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Thomas H.

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Beginning students can expect to learn piece movement, game rules, point value, notation, opening theory, pawn structure, en passant, check v. Checkmate v. Stalemate, pawn promotion, castling, and more. Intermediate students can expect to quickly refresh on all the above as well as learn techniques like pins, forks, skewers, discovered check, double threat, advanced openings, end game theory, tournament prep, and so much more.

About Thomas

"Good things come to those who know chess." -Thomas H. A bit about myself, I started playing chess at the age of 9 and have been playing ever since. I have been apart of several championship teams, and I have achieved many individual honors as well. I currently play chess professionally, teac

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Had my 1st of three classes with Thomas. Really great at laying the foundations and left me with some skills to work on before the next class!
Nolan K.
My grandson is five and loves chess. Thomas is a fantastic teacher! I’m glad I sat in, as I learned a whole lot. Now I’ll be able to play with Nolan and reinforce the lessons taught us by Thomas. Thomas is absolutely perfect for us. I’m really happy I got the ten lesson package. No regrets.
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Daniel M.

108 Reviews
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  • Speaks Russian, Spanish
  • Language and Literature from Baptist University of the Americas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Daniel M.

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I am an avid chess player. I am a 3rd category chess player. I am part of the Chess Federation in Peru and USA. I can teach little kids as well as to people who want to improve their openings, middle game, and endgame. My Rating is 1500+.

About Daniel

I love teaching, I can teach you at where you at and take you where you need to be. I only need a student with the desire to learn and to practice. I like to help students realize they have the intelligence and ability to solve the problems on their own, they just need the right direction. Nothi

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Abigail
Great experience. Learned a lot of new material. I enjoyed the way he explained concepts that made it easy for me to understand 10/10 recommend.
Michael S.
Daniel makes my kids feel comfortable and they don't feel nervous. They like him as a teacher. They expect each lesson with desire and are very involved in the learning process.
Ivaylo S.

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Salma R.

27 Reviews
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  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Salma R.

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I've been teaching Crocheting for 10 years and my students have gone on to make things as small as bracelets to something as unique as jumping rope. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to make a pencil pouch and as time goes on you'll be able to make your own blankets. I specialize in making gift like ornaments to winter apparel, typically use patterns from books and online, and have the 22 different crochet hooks and yarn available for your lessons. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Salma

Hi, there! My name is Salma. I've been teaching lessons since 2016. I'm a loving and outgoing person and my teaching style is easy, simple, and effective. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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Excellent!
Jamil
Thank you Salma for giving me a great introduction to photography! I am looking forward to trying all the concepts we discussed out via lightroom
Josie
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Mathew M.

26 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mathew M.

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I have been coaching chess for many years. What makes chess lessons unique with me is that I make the chess lessons exciting, fun to learn, I point out mistakes/weaknesses in a very kind way, I give good examples of moves/positions relate to real life, I teach people the psychology of playing chess, and I improve people's game through love and repetition. I teach several opening variations as well as middle-game and end-game tactics. But I focus on what people's weaknesses are and I make those weaknesses their greatest strength.

About Mathew

I have been coaching chess for years. I have been passionately studying the game of chess for 13 years. I am currently a 1987 USCF player (Class A player). My highest rating was 2121 for chess.com blitz rating. But I am committed to go to 2200+ USCF player (National Master player). I have won sever

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John G
I was stuck in a rut and unsure about how to improve my chess game. After a few lesson with Matt I feel a lot better about where I am at, and have been steadily improving over the last few weeks. Matt was able to figuring out why I was stuck, and what I needed to work on to get my chess abilities to the next level. Would highly recommend him for anyone who is looking to improve their game!
Emmit
Matt is a good teacher and a personable guy. Lessons are explained very well. Would highly recommend to anyone looking to advance their game !!!👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
Leo
Mathew is an excellent teacher. He's patient, understanding, and knowledgable.
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Jackie O.

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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jackie O.

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I have been crocheting for nearly 20 years I find crochet to be fun and relaxing and I love pushing myself to create new things. I would love to teach you a new skill to assist in developing your creativity!
I offer beginner lessons from age 8 to adult. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs of the student.
You will be reading patterns and creating your own designs in no time!

About Jackie

Do you look around and think I would love to make that? Well now you can with a little bit of my help! This is my first experience formally teaching. I have been teaching friends and family for quite some time and now would like to bring this wonderful craft to you! I have been crocheting for

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Bella B.
My daughter is a beginner in crocheting and really enjoyed her classes with Jackie

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"This was great. He was extremely through and detailed. I was absorbed by the lesson and never looked at the clock. Looking forward to many future lessons."
Deborah
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Dipankar, is an excellent chess instructor. He currently teaches my 8 yr old daughter, and 12 yr old son. They are two completely different types of students however Dipankar has adapted to their individual personality types and the way that they learn. Dipankar is very knowledgeable and well equipped to teach young players and improve their skills. Dipankar has patience, and more importantly teaches them good habits that will help them far beyond chess. My children enjoy lessons with Dipankar they laugh and learn."
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"Erin was great-had some technical difficulties. She figured it out😎
Answered all my ?’s. It was fun!"
Helen
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"I've really appreciated Sonya's hands-on teaching approach and guidance as I learn this new skill. She's equal parts teacher and coach, creating a comfortable environment to explore and learn. I leave energized after our sessions and look forward to the next one. She's also been very flexible with my schedule, removing the stress of juggling a hectic calendar. She's truly a world-class instructor."
Antwan
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Cindle is a great teacher and is patient and encouraging! My first lesson focused on assessing my ability and she gave me some tips to begin improving. I look forward to getting better!"
Ben
Took Chess lessons from Cindle V.
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"Artem- was very patient, kind, and knowledgeable. My kid loved it. Thank you!"
Jesse
Took Chess lessons from Artem L.
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"Terrific intro to cabinet construction"
Charles
Took Woodworking lessons from Paul B.
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"Amazing teacher! Takes the time to explain everything , very kind and patient"
Melissa
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Siddarth is amazing chess teacher. My daughter learnt a lot in first 2 to 3 classes."
Purushotama
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Sonya is wonderful! Very knowledgeable and very patient with newbies like me. I will definitely be taking more lessons with her in the future."
Ragan
Took Quilting lessons from Sonya M.
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