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Rebecca S.

Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2019
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Rebecca S.

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I started sewing when I was in middle school and still have a few of my first projects. I enjoy teaching new skills to everyone and love when my students "figure it out."

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Hi there! Thank for taking a look at my profile. I started my teaching career as a math teacher 17 years ago and have recently branched into sewing and violin lessons. As a trained teacher, I am well versed at giving multiple examples and giving the student time to figure out and solve the proble

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Kelvin L.

142 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kelvin L.

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Learn how to grow your own organic vegetable at your backyard. Join my exclusive program that explore all the phases of creating and enjoying an edible garden, from designing, composting and plant care to harvesting and preserving.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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We think that Mr. Kelvin is an amazing teacher that is professional, kind and patient. He shows sincere interest in the student’s development. His instructions are clear and concise. He turns learning to play the violin into an enjoyable experience. Thank you Mr. Kelvin.
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Omar J.

2 Reviews
Schiller Park, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • BA- Criminology, Law, and Justice from University of Illinois in Chicago- UIC
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Omar J.

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As far as chess goes, anyone can learn how to move a piece, control the board, or utilize move patterns. The thing that separates the average from the adept is the understanding of the multiple levels of "playing". Starting with your mind set, moving on to the game board, and ultimately defeating the opponent sitting across from you...

Defeating your opponent is literally the goal of chess. So, it is important to remember to have fun while being competitive.

I am a Chess Player, and have been since elementary school where I joined the chess club and became addicted to the game. That's when found out my younger brother was cheating when he taught me how to play a few weeks before. Needless to say he cant win against me anymore...OK fine, he gets lucky sometimes...at the end of the day we supported each other and our friends at a bunch of chess tournaments!

Now, at this point in my life, it is time to share some chess knowledge and support someone who is looking for that ...

About Omar

As with anything else I teach It is important to understand the fundamentals and then gain knowledge from those experiences onward. Learning and enjoying anything depends on practice experience as well as separate tactics that cause you to be unique and create an advantage only you have.

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Sairam M.
Omar is an awesome instructor to teach on Method Acting.He understands the student aspiration and train accordingly.he motivates the actor with his excellent advises and provide inspirational thoughts to the actor.I am sure he can make best actors/actresses/artists through his own specific ways of method acting skills.thank you Director:).
Craig
When I first began my search for an acting coach I was stressed out because I knew I needed help but I didn't know how to start. Luckily I found the Director, Omar. The Director began by interviewing me to see what my goals and potential were. He then developed a specific lesson plan designed around what he called "The Fundamentals" and I progressed since then. Now after a few months of the Directors support, I know confidently that I am an Actor. I learned things about human behavior and method acting that I couldn't find in any video or online source. The Director somehow made things simple to understand and I'm glad for it. I am not done with the lessons, but since he has supported me and shared his knowledge, the least I can do is share my experience. Thank you Director!

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Daniel L.

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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Candidate Master from United States Chess Federation
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Daniel L.

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My students and I have at least one in-person meeting per week with the goal of preparing them for rated competitions. During this meeting, I will go over tactical themes with the student, challenge him/her with puzzles, go over and discuss Grandmaster games and opening variations, or play training games.

I will also chat with the student and find out what she been doing, what she has been working on, and ask her what problems she has encountered during her training.

About Daniel

Hi, I'm a chess tutor and competitor! I teach students of all ages and skill levels and have volunteered for the non-profit organizations Chess Challenge in DC and Chess Girls DC. I focus on one-on-one lessons with instruction geared towards preparing my students for competitive play. My rate is $5

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Davi R.
Lots of clues and a passionate teacher.
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Lucie T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Columbia University
  • Teaching since 2017
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Lucie T.

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As the daughter of a knit shop owner, I’ve been exposed to knitting my whole life. I’ve been knitting for over 10 years, and my finished projects include sweaters, socks, hats, bags, pillows, and blankets. I teach my students to knit quickly and cleanly. I guarantee that as a result of my instruction, my students will learn to create products that they are proud of!

About Lucie

I am currently finishing my undergraduate studies at Columbia University while working on a master’s degree at the Juilliard School. I have a passion for teaching and take pride in my students achieve their musical goals. My curriculum targets the development of left and right hand technique while

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Mingla C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Thai
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • MA in Environmental Education from Goshen College
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Mingla C.

6 Reviews
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We'll make the best use of those unused magazines, paper rolls, cardboard around your house.

About Mingla

Being encouraging and developing positive attitude towards a particular subject are my teaching secrets.

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Emma
Very informative and patient, willing to go over whatever you need however many times you want.
Saba A.
Great first lesson! Mingla is a patient teacher and gives clear instructions.
Jintanat A.
I am Thai and although I speak Thai to my children (ages 12 yrs and 9 yrs old), they refused to answer in Thai. Mingla has formed a great rapport with them and they have already made excellent progress after just a few lessons. I highly recommend Mingla.

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"If you’re a first time knitter like me....you’ll want your Jane for a teacher! Jane is so patient, understanding, kind & encouraging. Love her British accent☺️"
Alma
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"So patient. She is relaxing and a great teacher. I learned everything I wanted to know!!!"
Laurey
Took Crocheting lessons from Guner A.
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"Patient, clear, knowledgeable!"
Rachel Hershberg
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"It was a wonderful experience and I was able to learn so fast. She is a good coach. Will definitely take more classes with her"
Nyima
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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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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"I tried crocheting before but Lisa was able to help understand concepts and techniques that used to go over my head. 12/10 continuing lessons in the future."
Kelsi
Took Crocheting lessons from Lisa H.
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"Mr.Siddharth is a great instructor. My son wanted to join chess, but I wasn't sure how much online classes can help. After few classes, I could see my son started showing more interest in chess and he was proud of his progress as well. He is looking forward for the class. Thats a very good sign for me. I would highly recommend Mr.Siddharth."
Aneetha
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Mya Mya was fantastic!! She was patient and explained everything very clearly."
Monica
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Absolutely wonderful instructor. Patient and helped me along perfectly. I’m much more confident than I was before we started! Can’t wait for my next class. Thank you Sonya!"
June
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Lily is excellent for first time beginners such as myself. She's very professional, patient, and her step by step instruction makes sewing so easy!"
Sol
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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