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Kelvin L.

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Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
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  • Teaches students 4 to 80
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Kelvin L.

Bolingbrook, IL

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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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October 13, 2019
William
My work schedule has interrupted my lessons for a while now, but Kelvin is a kind hearted instructor who truly believes in developing his students.

I will continue lessons with him as soon as I can.
August 11, 2019
Noah
Very patient with my 4 year old! Kelvin is very skilled beautiful pianist !
July 9, 2019
Anh H.
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Thomas H.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $50
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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 Hodo. 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, t

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May 24, 2019
William C.
Great lesson! He made sure everything was understandable, and easy to remember.
October 17, 2017
Aleah P.
Good teacher
September 29, 2016
Myat L.
I just want to say, "I am very pleased working with Thomas." I never thought that I could master the game of chess especially by being impatient and a slower learner. This is my fourth lesson and I have already played a game of chess. Thank You So Much, Thomas. I can't wait until my next lessons.
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Angela C.

(12)
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
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  • Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Angela C.

Chicago, IL

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I learned to crochet is grade school!

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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August 23, 2019
Rasha
Very lovely and welcoming teacher. She asked my daughter about her goal and worked with her patiently to achieve it. We might come back again next year.
July 31, 2019
Margie DeTour
Angela was patient and very helpful.
Can’t wait to learn more
What a wonderful experience. Thank You!!
June 27, 2019
Dawnielle J.
Angela was a an excellent instructor! She was very engaged with staff as we had zero experience! Angela was able to incorporate mindfulness practices into our knitting session with my management team. I would highly recommend her!

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Athan S.

(13)
Poker
Starting at $150
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  • Speaks Spanish, French, Mandarin, Latin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Athan S.

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Yale MBA and Cornell BA and former professional poker player. I paid my way through undergrad and grad school playing and teaching poker (both online and live).

About Athan

- Yale MBA and Cornell BA - Expert in international business - have built 7 businesses myself, around the world - Former professional poker player - Former Cornell Varsity tennis player - Fluent in Spanish and proficient in French I've been tutoring since I was 8 years old (yes, 8 years old!

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November 5, 2019
Errol Melville
August 15, 2019
Allen
Athan is an excellent teacher. Very enthusiastic about the subject.
I'm looking forward to the rest of the lessons.

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June 25, 2019
Susie E.
Athan was great. Can’t wait for next lesson
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Chef Stevie M.

(10)
Sewing
Starting at $95
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  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
  • A.S. in Culinary Arts from The Restaurant School @ Walnut Hill College
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This beginning sewing course with start with working and setting up your machine. Leaving basic functions, stitches and how to sew straight. The second class will sew a pillow.

About Chef Stevie

Hi! I'm Chef Stevie. I’m a graduate of Walnut Hill College, one of Philadelphia's oldest Culinary arts schools. I loved my classes because every day was a new opportunity to see, touch and learn something new. I've loved cooking for others and teaching the art of cooking is one of my passions.

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October 28, 2019
Evelyn
I loved the teacher, she was amazing and gave great tips. The only thing that wasn’t great was trying to connect online.
October 4, 2019
Debbie
She was wonderful and easy to work with. We had a bit of a problem to get online but she and I stayed calm and got it worked out! She did alot of research on my altitude which I appreciated! The food tasted delicious! I am looking forward to our next lesson!
August 1, 2019
Veronica
Chief Stevie is very knowledgeable and patient. Really enjoy the lesson and learned a lot.
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Tammy H.

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Crocheting
Starting at $25
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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Hello and thank you for looking at my profile. I am left handed so teach left handed people. I taught myself to crochet many years ago. I love making things of all kinds from blankets to baby booties. I am very easy going and take time to teach. Crocheting is a great way to relax so lets make something beautiful.

About Tammy

Hi, I have been crocheting for about 20 years and am self taught. I am left handed so it was hard to find someone to teach me. The first time I picked up the yarn and hook and started, I was hooked. I have made many newborn beanies for the hospitals. I enjoy making afghans and giving them to fami

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"Chery, is a great teacher! I had problems with my round stitch and following patterns. I have been taking classes with her for quite some time now, and my skills for crocheting have improved significantly! The studio is really relaxing & clean!"
- karen
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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"I recently took classes with Beatrice. I'm a beginner at this and very pleased with her knowledge, patience and passion for sewing. She always make sure you understand what your doing before your lesson ends. She's a great teacher and wonderful person. Her passion for it makes me look forward to my next lesson. I would definitely recommend to family and friends."
- Jennifer
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"I must admit, in the beginning I was reluctant on trying our online lessons. However, Siddharth was awesome. We had connectivity problems and he just rolled with it. The lessons online were great and our boys really enjoy learning chess."
- Disha
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Todd goes out of his way to show you all that he knows; he shares his insights and knowledge as well as his enthusiasm for sewing. I walked away inspired and confident."
- Cassandra
Took Sewing lessons from Todd J.
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"Helpful, patient and cheerful. Has all the abilities of a great teacher. Would definitely recommend her to complete beginners of crochet."
- Cristina
Took Crocheting lessons from Monica T.
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"I loved my class with Rhiannon. I was a little unsure about how an embroidery class would truly work online. However, my class was clear, enjoyable and I particularly liked how Rhiannon showed me how each stitch I learned today, can be used to create specific effects. She used her own embroidery projects to illustrate this for me.
I can't wait for my next class!"
- Yvonne
Took Embroidery lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"Betty was friendly, professional, punctual, and has tons of experience and reference! She teaches clearly and makes it a fun experience. Take lessons with Betty and you will be happy you did!"
- Kelly
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Melissa was a fantastic teacher. So pleasant to work with and very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend her."
- Janelle
Took Sewing lessons from Melissa Q.
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"Wow! What a great lesson on sewing! I’m a beginner and Kanesha was so patient with me and I left feeling great! Looking forward to my next lessons!
Thanks Kanesha!"
- Sherri
Took Sewing lessons from Kaneshia A.
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"Full of information"
- Ed
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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