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Ryan D.

(12)
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $22
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Maryville University
  • Awarded 6th at North American Pairs Flight B, 2018 from American Contract Bridge League
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Ryan D.

Vernon Hills, IL

(12)

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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September 30, 2019
Judy
Ryan explains things well.
May 13, 2019
Cristina T.
Excellent, Ryan is very patient and has a lot of intuition.
April 29, 2019
Sallie K.
Ryan’s very patient and gives clear explanations.
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Karen J.

(2)
Wheeling, IL
Starting at $60
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  • BA Social Science, Assoc. Applied Business Principals Data Processing, Ordained Ministerial Counselor from Ohio State University, Cuyahoga Community College, Pathways of Light Spiritual College
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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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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April 28, 2016
Linda P.
Caring and motivational
April 28, 2016
Linda
Excellent
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Thomas H.

(4)
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Salma R.

(17)
Crocheting
Starting at $17
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  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Juan M.

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Chess
Starting at $15
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Computer Information System from Palo Alto College
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I love teaching chess to people who are interested to learn this fascinating game. I have played chess all my life and i am very passionate about it. I can teach little kids as well as to people who wants to improve their chess skills and strategies.

About Juan

I enjoy teaching people who has the desire to learn. I can teach you what you need to know in order to improve and expand your knowledge.

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Lily Q.

(20)
Embroidery
Starting at $30
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • BS in Physics, MBA. & AAS in Fashion Design and Merchandising from Univ. of Ghana, Baruch College, Katharine Gibbs school.
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Embroidery is my favorite subject to teach. It offers the student endless creative possibilities. There are amazing machines that enable you to stretch your imagination beyond just sewing to decorating and personalized branding. You will learn how to hoop and set your machine for the best embroidery experience.

About Lily

I am a fashion designer/instructor and former social worker. I am very patient with students and passionate about sewing. I get excited watching students build skills gradually from basic through advanced level techniques. Also, I am one of the few teachers in the country who teaches the exclu

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October 30, 2019
Anita
Lily is a great instructor. She knows her craft well. She is patient, friendly and has a great smile and laugh that helps makes her student comfortable and at ease thus making learning fun. Lily has the knowledge to help anyone with sewing, embroidery, machine embroidery and more. I highly recommend Lily as an instructor for whatever area you are trying to learn from her huge arsenal of expert techniques.

Lily is helping me to become proficient using my embroidery machine. She immediately taught me a few tricks to getting my machine to do what it is suppose to do without much effort. She has in one lesson given me tons of information and help to get my embroidery hobby started properly. It's awesome to have one on one assistance right in my home so I don't have to take my heavy machine anywhere.

I'm disabled and having a service like this one available is invaluable. I have to keep my mind working and busy, and this helps me tremendously. Thank you LILY and TakeLessons for helping me to fulfill my goals!
September 12, 2019
Perlita
I enjoyed the session very much. The teacher was thorough and organize. The lesson was presented clearly and was easy to understand. I learned a lot in just 2 hours; looking forward to the next class
July 30, 2019
Isabel
We couldn't have imagined a more excellent instructor for our daughter. Lily has such a kind and pleasant demeanor. She is intelligent, patient, and is literally the best teacher that I have seen work with my daughter.

I give Lily my highest recommendation and always look forward to her coming and teaching my daughter. The relationship that they have formed is invaluable, beyond sewing. We are so appreciative and grateful to her.

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"Felicia was extremely knowledgeable and patient. I couldn't be happier with my experience and I look forward to my next lesson!!!"
- Tiffany Gunn
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"My daughter had her first lesson yesterday and it was great! Mya Mya was very patient with her and also let her work at her own speed while learning the machine. She’s 9 and she wanted to go slow, then fast, then slow again. I’m glad I chose to use a one-on-one instructor because I feel like my daughter retained a lot more information than she would have in a group class. At the end of a pretty long lesson my daughter didn’t want to leave and asked to stay longer! We will definitely be going back for more lessons."
- Aeri
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Very good start. We had some technical issues but overcame them fairly quickly. I look forward to future lessons."
- Cristina
Took Billiards lessons from Rob R.
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"What an easy going and patient young man. So far, so good!"
- Barbara
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"I’m getting better thanks to Rosemary"
- Yvonne
Took Sewing lessons from Rosemary O.
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"Mya Mya Seinn is a very pleasant and patient trainer. She teaches at a steady pace and allows you to ask as many questions as you need to feel comfortable before going to the next step. Her studio is a well lit and very nice environment."
- Kim
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Great instructor! I've really progressed quickly. Ryan is easy to understand and communicates really well. I liked him so much I signed up for a second session of lessons!"
- Mikie
Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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"Ms. Renee is very calm and patient with me. I can’t wait to continue more lessons with her"
- Shatoya
Took Sewing lessons from Renee D.
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"Aaron is the perfect combination...he has a mastery of the game and is able to relate it to you on your level. Something you don't find very often. Best of all, my chess has improved dramatically since taking just a few lessons from him. Friends that used to destroy me in chess are now on the receiving end!! Thanks so much Aaron. I'm looking forward to him working with my son, who is turning 6, as well."
- Andi
Took Chess lessons from Aaron C.
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"Josh makes learning fun. I had a really good time learning chess.

I can't wait until next Sunday."
- Tanya
Took Chess lessons from Josh M.
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