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Ryan D.

18 Reviews
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $22
  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Maryville University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded 6th at North American Pairs Flight B, 2018 from American Contract Bridge League
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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 26 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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Diane F.
Helpful in further understanding bidding.
Tanya R.
The training was very pleasant and I learned a lot about not ending up in the wrong hand.
Gloria
Very knowledgeable and easy, friendly manner. Look forward future lessons.

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
  • Teaching since 1995
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Karen J.

2 Reviews
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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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Caring and motivational
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Adeline H.

2 Reviews
Palatine, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • B.A. in Apparel Design from Dominican University
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Adeline H.

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Sewing with me will not only teach you the basics but will help you delve into your creativity! Also, as someone with stress, I find sewing can help relieve some of it, and I can show you how to apply mindfulness techniques to make the most of your experience with sewing.

About Adeline

Hi! I grew up loving art, and then became interested in fashion and sewing during my teen years. After interning with a local Chicago designer I decided to go to university for apparel design. After graduating I had several jobs, one as a seamstress and most recently one at an embroidery shop where

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Angie C.
Adeline is a wonderful instructor! She is very patient and makes me feel at ease. I feel like I'm successfully learning and working toward my goal.
Beth A.
Adeline was punctual, friendly, and knowledgable. She communicated well and related to my 12 year old grandson. He enjoyed his kesson.

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Loudel W.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Filipino
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in Home Economics from Philippine Normal University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Loudel W.

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I'm a Home Economics teacher with 30 years crochet experience. I have skills and strong foundation in handicrafts and specialize in fundamentals of crochet. I typically use inspirational ideas around me and modify them according to my students' needs. I structure my lessons in a way the students will learn what they want to learn without feeling bored.

I'm available for eager students of all ages and experience levels. I would love to work with you and help you learn to master the basics of this needlework. I will also help you build a crochet portfolio that you can use any time as a quick reference guide (and inspiration as well) so you can comfortably make your very own DIY crochet projects!

About Loudel

Mabuhay! My name is Lou. I'm a teacher from the Philippines and now living in the US. I teach Tagalog to people who wants to understand and speak the language better. Tagalog is the basis of Filipino, the standardized national language of the Philippines. While still living in the Philippine

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Austin R.
Loudel is awesome!! She is so helpful and creates a safe environment that allows you to not be afraid to mess up and correct it. 10/5 rating! Maraming Maraming Salamat po!
Parker S.
My son has truly enjoyed his Tagalog classes with Ms. Lou. He now enjoys watching The Filipino Channel with his grandparents. Such precious moments!
Sean
She's amazing. If you're serious about learning the language and not just memorizing words and phrases to impress people when you visit The Philippines, Loudel is the instructor you're looking for. She teaches the language as if she were teaching a formal class, starting with the basics of the alphabet and the history of the language, and slowly incorporating more advanced concepts and grammar. There is also a huge stress on proper pronunciation. Helpful assignments/homework are provided to reinforce concepts, and she tests both writing and speaking ability at certain intervals as well.

Loudel is a VERY professional and effective teacher. Because of these lessons, I can honestly say that I can not only speak/write/read/understand Tagalog, but I understand how the language works, which makes learning additional content much easier.

I strongly encourage anyone serious about learning Tagalog to choose Loudel as their teacher. She'll make it happen.

P.S. Also, she's really fun to learn from. Loves to joke and insert bits of linguistic and cultural trivia from time to time. Great sense of humor and very friendly!
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Florin F.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Romanian, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Florin F.

6 Reviews
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Experienced International Master ready to help teach how to advance to the next level.

About Florin

I am an International Master and 2015 co-champion of the State of Illinois. I have been coaching full time since 2011 and helping players increase their rating and get more wins! If you have any questions at all send me a message and I will try to get back to you as soon as possible. Also if

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David J.
Florin is a great instructor. I asked my son (age 12) if he used any of Florin's advice/teachings in his latest chess tournament, and he said, "Yes! I used EVERYTHING he taught me." :)
Alex
We had great conversation in general and insights in chess. Florin is very engaging and great individual. Overjoyed to have met him. Alex
Kevin
What a great instructor! After six months of lessons I can say, without a doubt, Florin is the best instructor anyone could hope for. Florin is very knowledgeable and helped me improve my game more than I could ever imagine. He is patient and takes the time to explain difficult concepts. It is not everyday you get the opportunity to receive lessons from an International Master.
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Mingla C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Thai
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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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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"Just completed my first lesson so excited for the second class. Sonya is a wonderful teacher"
Annie
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Sabrina was the most incredibly knowledgeable, patient and helpful teacher. I had just a rudimentary understanding of sewing but with a few short lessons she helped me so much to do so many things. Her knowledge of everything to do with sewing and fashion is just astonishing and her work is impeccable. I would highly recommend her to anyone who wants to learn more about sewing or construction."
Karen
Took Sewing lessons from Sabrina Jacqui L.
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"She is a great teacher. She communicates very well and has a great personality. She makes you feel comfortable and makes learning interesting. Great experience!"
Calinda
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Nice Pace! Was able to teach me how to fold a paper crane on first lesson."
Tina Christian
Took Origami lessons from Aimi F.
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"A very helpful session!"
Michael
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"Just had my first lesson with Cheryl. She is so nice to work with, and she was so patient with me!! I would highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn to crochet. I have signed up for more lessons with her, and I can't wait! Thanks, Cheryl, for an enjoyable lesson!"
Becky
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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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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"Dawn was wonderful! She's an excellent teacher: knowledgeable, a clear and concise communicator, and a lovely person. I learned a lot and had a good time."
Cynthia
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Erin is awesome. Very helpful and sweet."
Misty
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"My first chess lesson with Atousa was WONDERFUL! Besides being a chess Grandmaster with a thorough grasp on the entire game, she was also personable, engaging, encouraging, and willing to work with me (although I am not a very good player yet). I thoroughly enjoyed working with her, and am looking forward to future lessons and becoming a better player."
Larry
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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