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Ryan D.

22 Reviews
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 6th at North American Pairs Flight B, 2018 from American Contract Bridge League
  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Maryville University
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Ryan D.

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A passion for bridge with extensive knowledge of the game.

About Ryan

I've been playing and teaching the game of bridge for the past 28 years. I love this game, and I love introducing it to others so they can share in the joy of bridge. I've taught people from age 8 to age 88 and everywhere in between. My goal is to make the lessons fun because this is a game, and

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Bruce C.
Terrific!
genie
Ryan was very knowledgeable and personable. He was able to meet me at my level and play and explain things in a manner that I could understand. I look forward to my next lesson!
Susie K.

Karen J.

2 Reviews
Wheeling, IL
Starting at $60
  • BA Social Science, Assoc. Applied Business Principals Data Processing, Ordained Ministerial Counselor from Ohio State University, Cuyahoga Community College, Pathways of Light Spiritual College
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Karen J.

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Learn to knit basics
Hand Made Washcloths - In this beginners class Karen Jacobson will teach you how to cast on, knit, yarn over and bind off to create a homemade wash cloth. You bring yarn (4 1/2 oz. skein of sugar and cream 100% Cotton yarn) and needles (pair size 7 or 8, short ones are easier to work with) and you leave with the pattern and the know how to begin your own projects. This pattern can be easily converted to make other items, from table runners to scarves.
Hand Made Slippers and Baby Booties - Learn to knit and purl. In this more advanced class Karen Jacobson will review knitting basics (cast on, knit, bind off) and will teach you how to purl and make pom-poms to create a pair of homemade baby booties. You bring yarn (2 oz skein 4 ply worsted weight Cotton yarn) and needles (pair 10 1/2) and you leave with the pattern and the know how to begin making your own slippers. This pattern can be easily converted to make adult size slippers as well.

About Karen

I'm a life coach/counselor who'd love to help you get the most out of your life. Rev. Karen J. is an experienced and professional teacher, instructor, and counselor. An expert in Kabbalah, Karen is able to use ancient wisdom with modern techniques to help you to zero in on your issues in a fun, f

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Linda P.
Caring and motivational
Linda
Excellent
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Renee H.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor degree in Music Therapy , Minor in Pschology from University of Dayton
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Renee H.

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About Renee

Your first lesson with me will be fun and exciting. You will learn how to play a fun simple song and scales and rhythm. I measure your success by how well you practice using the techniques I give you, I also measure progress according to how many times a

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Curry W.
A very patient, humble and
bright instructor, adapts to the needs of her students. I am enjoying my time learning with her and fully recommend‚Ě£

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Jordan S.
Ms. Renee was intentional about meeting my son’s needs. She is very professional and I can tell she will nurture his talent. He is already looking forward to his next practice!
Sharon
Renee is excellent with my elderly brother she helps him so much.

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Michelle N.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michelle N.

9 Reviews
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Knitting lessons are always fun and unique to each student’s needs and wants. Lessons can include things such as learning stitches, going over a pattern that a student wants to make, explaining knitting techniques, working on projects from beginning to end and anywhere in between. I am a flexible teacher that wants to help you reach your goals by working with you to create the best experience possible.

About Michelle

Music has been an integral part of my life. I have 8 years of teaching experience between teaching in public schools as well as privately. I have a Bachelors of Music in Music Education. I learned how to play my first instrument starting 24 years ago and haven't stopped since. Teaching and music ar

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Luke and April S.
Keep in mind that we've only had one lesson so far. But my initial impression is that Michelle is very knowledgeable, very personable and very professional. I would certainly recommend her.
Katie
was awesome i really liked how she made everything fun
Owen
My son is an absolute beginner, and Michelle has been awesome! She has taught him how to maintain his instrument, and now they are well into learning music. Great communication with us parents as well!
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Jackie O.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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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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Dennis U.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks some japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Dennis U.

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I have been playing chess for well over 30 years. I have taught one on one
children and adults for about 10 years. I have great patience when I teach
students never believing that any concept is too difficult to understand or
master. I have a love for the game that I want to instill in others
I have hundreds of chess books and have gotten to know lots of chessplayers
throughout the years. I do my best to have my students gain and UNDERSTANDING of the game rather than just rote memorization.

About Dennis

I have been playing chess for 30 + years and have a USCF expert rating. I have taught chess in afterschool programs and one on one in homes for over 10 years. I feel I have great patience especially with young children as their attention span is usually not that long. I have taught children as

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Liam H.
My son looks forward to his weekly chess lesson with Dennis
Charles C.
very good

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"I was having issues modifying patterns. Vena helped me understand how pattern making works and how to resolve my issues. She is knowledgeable and a natural teacher. What could have been complicated and difficult to learn was easy and straightforward. I highly recommend her as a teacher."
Kathy
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Miss Lily helped me get started sewing and fix my sewing machine. It was a very helpful session and I'm so excited to get started working"
Martha
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"It was my pleasure to have beatrice as a teacher she shared her knowledge,skills and understanding. Mrs. Beatrice was well organized she had material, patterns, all tools needed to get to work. She explained step by step and hands-on at my speed as a new sewing student. I look forward to telling my friends and family my experience i had with beatrice."
Patricia
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"I have taken several lessons from JP. It's a rare and pleasant experience to receive more than you were expecting or paid for. JP is not only a coach but a really good player. He was very patient and helped me get a better understanding of position play. Defense is next."
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Took Billiards lessons from James (JP) R.
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"Gifty was very patient with my 9 year old son. She focuses on quality and helped him to slow down with his sewing. Gifty not only is good at sewing but she is good at teaching. I also appreciated her responsiveness through text and phone."
Michelle
Took Sewing lessons from Gifty U.
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"Great 3rd lesson. Extremely pleased with the lessons, super fun!"
Emanuel
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Amazing, highly recommended Ethan,he was focused , Concerned, patients , listened to every world that I said and he cames out with an excellent example and result and solution. Can't wait to get more lesson with him and see my self in the right track with a great coach player like him.
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Mehrnoosh
Took Poker lessons from Athan S.
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"Larianne is a fantastic teacher. She started teaching me back in 2017, and because of her, I have my Etsy job. I make baby blankets, infinity scarfs and kids Hood Hats. My client loves the result. I had the chance to participate in many of her craft shows, and the experience was terrific. Her passion for crochet became an inspiration to me. Now I love to crochet and do many things for my daughter and me. Right now, I am working on a full-size blanket, and Larianne is helping me getting the pattern right. I wish I can show pictures. Thank you very much, Larianne."
Agnes
Took Crocheting lessons from Larianne T.
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"Great lesson! Will definitely be doing more!"
Tai
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Eric was wonderful. He had lots of patience, which I appreciated. And he was very polite and respectful."
Gwendolyn
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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