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Nicole C.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $50
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  • Speaks French, German, Italian, Latin, Tagalog
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Wish you didn't have to go to the alterations shop every time a button pops off? Looking to up your DIY game? Whether you are making table runners for a wedding, or want to build your own Halloween costume from scratch, with my experience as a costumer and as a performer, I will teach you the basics of sewing so you can give that glue gun a rest!

About Nicole

Nicole is available to teach lessons for students of all levels. Beginning her singing career when she was 7, she most recently sang at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, was a winner of the international CS Competition in musical theatre, and is a Chicago F.A.M.E. finalist for Jazz and popular music. Co

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October 3, 2019
Norah F.
Amazing! My daughter is pumped for next week, Ms. Nicole was great!
October 15, 2018
Rachelle + Dad J.
Nicole is absolutely amazing! Her musical background is reflected in her language expertise and we were able to begin learning German with ease!
September 29, 2018
Paul B.
Nicole surely knows what she's talking about, She's the best
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Kelvin L.

(135)
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
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Kelvin L.

Bolingbrook, IL

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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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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.
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Steve M.

(1)
Skokie, IL
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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Understanding various levels of teaching method
Personalized curriculum for each student
Making lessons fun with different techniques and strategies
Developing discipline and critical thinking skills

About Steve

Provide personalized learning curriculum Assist in developing strategic and critical thinking skills Have fun while learning Learn the importance of patience and discipline

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November 18, 2019
Jane Steinberg
Steven has been a great instructor. He is thorough and professional. I highly recommend him

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Salma R.

(17)
Crocheting
Starting at $17
Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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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 Repole. 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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February 20, 2019
Yasmina P.
I enjoy my class with Ms. Salma Ruqaiyah
February 13, 2019
Yasmina P.
excellent..we look forward to her class every wednesday
February 6, 2019
Yasmina P.
It was so much fun learning with Ms.Salma-- Ruqaiyah
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Natasha A.

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Crocheting
Starting at $59
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2002
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Have you ever taken a lesson and the teacher move on before you fully understood? I have been teaching crochet for over 15 years and I know all the signs of a confused student and I know how to help. I don't just teach you how to crochet the stitches, but I give you ideas of what to make. My students love to make fun, quick, and easier crochet items that they can share with their loved ones.

I have crochet array of crochet stitches. I am great at explaining things so that anyone can understand. I have taught middle math for 6 years, so I know how to keep it simple but entertaining.

You bring the materials (I can help you find if needed) and I bring the help, knowledge, and confidence. By the end of the lesson, you will have a clearer understanding of your project and confidence to finish and share with the world.

I am available to do lesson in-person, in my home, or online. In-person lessons should be 90 minutes long and believe me once you get going you would not want to stop.

About Natasha

Have you ever taken a lesson and the teacher move on before you fully understood? I have been teaching crochet for over 15 years and I know all the signs of a confused student and I know how to help. I don't just teach you how to crochet the stitches, but I give you ideas of what to make. My studen

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Andrew H.

(2)
Chess
Starting at $34
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Advanced
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I am a passionate chess coach available for instruction of all levels. I have been teaching for over 10 years in many schools and training private students. I have helped establish top chess teams recently including NEST+M, PS33, and Success Academy.

Several of my students achieved highest performance awards - top 100 in the country, two of which are now rated as high as 2300. I have taught an advanced class with chess world champion Magnus Carlsen. I make learning and playing chess enjoyable and fun. I have achieved a Candidate Master title with FIDE and USCF ratings of approximately 2100.

I have a business degree in finance from Bentley University and have worked several years on Wall Street. I enjoy all aspects of risk management and how it combines elements along with chess. I love working with children and have a strong track record of making many strong relationships. You will not find a more dedicated coach. My average student gains 200-800 points in strength quickly! Please ...

About Andrew

I am a cool, energetic, and savvy instructor. I've taught thousands of students some which have gone on to become some of the top ranked players over 2000+ and all have gained an appreciation and love for the game. I have even taught a class at a chess camp with World Champion Magnus Carlsen. I

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September 23, 2019
Jaden S.
Today was my sons first time working with Andrew . My son was completely engaged throughout the interaction .
September 13, 2019
Lisa
Andrew is the best! He made the learning fun and my kid definitely loved him.

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"Excellent class. Clam and willing to answer questions. Perfect."
- Tom
Took Sewing lessons from Anne K.
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"I absolutely love Kelly's teaching style. She explains things clearly and allows me to do all the steps myself, while overseeing and giving me tips. She also lets me choose my projects so I'm motivated to work on each project. She is also very accommodating with my schedule and kiddos who are sometimes in the vicinity."
- Abby
Took Sewing lessons from Kelly N.
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"Excellent teacher"
- Sarmi
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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"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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"Terrific as usual"
- Sarah
Took Hula Hoop lessons from Morgan J.
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"She was very helpful and she knew what she was doing love her"
- Theresa
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Hi Everyone! I went to Sabrina to learn some basic hemming and alteration techniques. But she was so great I decided to take a few more lessons to learn some construction techniques, as well and now I feel like I can make some basic clothes for myself. She was so great!"
- Mandy
Took Sewing lessons from Sabrina Jacqui L.
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"Donna was fabulous with my 7 year old granddaughter. Better than I hoped. She was able to wear a simple that they credted together. Lookijng forward to the next class."
- Sylvia
Took Sewing lessons from Donna Z.
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"Great instructor! Sam's a fantastic and fun teacher and our kids love working with him. He's really good at what he does and he's a master player as well!"
- Rodrigo Z.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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