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Kelvin L.

154 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
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Kelvin L.

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"If you love the look of Origami but were worried that it seems complicated to make, then this course is for you
Origami should be enjoyable! With the help of these lessons, you’ll see that it’s easy to create complex and elegant Origami models! Each lesson is between 30 and 45 minutes and gets you from the flat piece of paper to the completed model!
You get a great sense of satisfaction from being able to pick up a simple piece of paper and making it into a piece of art!

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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Kelvin is a wonderful instructor! He is very patient, personable, and seems very passionate about what he does. I highly recommend Kelvin!
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Angela C.

16 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
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Angela C.

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I have been teaching small group classes of children between the ages of 5 and 13 since 2010. My favorite memory from my earliest class was when my 10 year old student went home and adjusted her mother's sewing machine to sew properly! I have taught classes from very basic sewing machine skills to machine quilting.

About Angela

I learned to crochet in grade school, taught myself to knit and learned to sew from my mother at a very early age. Teaching grade school children/students is my passion. I believe learning to knit and sew can help students learn a level of patience and persistence that will help them in their schoo

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Louis
Angela was amazing! My son was knitting after his first lesson. She is very patient and kept him on task. Hes already looking forward to next weeks lesson.
Rachael
Excellent teacher very attentive and understanding
Krista N.
Angela is a very knowledgeable instructor! She helped me come up with different ways to construct garments for my unique business and sped up my surging and sewing skills in just 5 lessons. She’s very patient and excellent at explaining things in depth and easy for a beginner to understand. I would definitely recommend Angela!

Quinn D.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Quinn D.

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I'm an avid gamer teaching video games, board games, and lawn games in Wicker Park, the surrounding areas, and online.

I also host online game nights and lawn game nights

About Quinn

Quinn has been teaching private lessons since 2014 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at his studio, and online. Quinn has helped students learn to play their favorite songs and the fundamentals of guitar playing.

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Salma R.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Salma R.

24 Reviews
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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 for 5 years. 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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Salma
Impressed with first lesson! Looking forward to more :-)
Meghan
Salma was wonderful! Looking forward to my next lesson.
Ann
I'm not completely new to crocheting but I ran into a pattern that didn't seem to be working up correctly. Salma worked through the beginning with me so we could compare outcomes and talk through next steps. That gave me the confidence to go on, and I'm now half way done with a warm shawl that will keep the winter chill away on days when I have to go into the office.
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Anna Y.

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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Anna Y.

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Crocheting is one of my passions, I do that as soon as I have a break and I love teaching too. I'm very patient and attentive. You will improve with me and love to progress and see your creations look better and better!

Check out my insta to see my creations: anna_yyyyyyyy

About Anna

Hello, I'm Anna from France. I have been a software developer for 9 years now and I love what I do, especially sharing the knowledge with other people. I'd be glad to give some coding lessons to anyone willing to learn and to answer the most precisely possible any of your interrogations.

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Randy S.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Bachelors in Fine Arts, sequence Acting from Illinois State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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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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"She is great !!! Very informative and shows you they way. She is well worth hiring."
Arlene
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Great start to lessons in brioche!"
MaryBeth
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Kyle is an amazing instructor! In one session he went over six or seven studies and allowed me to try and work out complicated winning ideas in different positions, and then showed me the correct ones and more importantly, the ideas that a chess player should take away from them. I can genuinely say that even in that one session, I feel like Kyle helped me substantially improve as a chess player."
Zach
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Whether you are a beginner or not.Lily is the best teacher. Patient and knowledgeable. I sew and I'm still learning😁😁😁😁"
Theresa
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Erin is a great teacher. She was patient and had a very good camera that allowed me to see exactly what was happening as we crocheted. I am so happy to have found her!"
Merryn
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Kelvin was an incredible teacher! He somehow made the very technical art of origami a bit easier to digest and do on our own from home. He was supportive and cheering us on, and his passion for origami was extremely evident. We can't wait to work with him again. Thanks, Kelvin!"
Erica
Took Origami lessons from Kelvin L.
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"friendly. detailed. supportive and patient. It was our first session and I honestly feel like I learned the confusion I had about a sleeve. I am booking again next week 😊"
Darylondra Thompson
Took Sewing lessons from Anne-Louise M.
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"Excellent teacher with a lot of experience and knowlege of knitting. Demonstrates and explains concepts in a way that makes it easy to understand."
Elizabeth Shestakova
Took Knitting lessons from Maureen G.
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"Very good experience."
Nora
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Erin is practical and friendly"
Erin
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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