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Kelly N.

(1)
Round Lake, IL
Starting at $34
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Costume Design & Technology (MFA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Kelly has an MFA in Costume Design and Technology. She has been sewing for more than 20 years and takes a project based approach to teaching sewing. Classes are tailored (pun intended!) to your skill level and interests so you'll never get bored! Lessons are offered in your home or online so you can work on your own equipment and with your own tools.

About Kelly

I have been sewing for more than 20 years and take a practical approach to learning sewing. I like to have students start with a project that is going to be achievable. If you've never sewn before we usually start with a pillowcase and then work up to more and more complicated projects, learning ne

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October 20, 2019
Abby
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.
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Ryan D.

(12)
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $22
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Steve M.

(1)
Skokie, IL
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Trivia D.

(3)
Sewing
Starting at $34
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  • Awarded The ugly sweater reward from Radi Thomas
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • BA Degree in Fashion from AIU
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I've graduated from AIU University for Fashion Design and Marketing. I Design most of my on clothes when I can't found what I'm looking for in stores. I love sharing my creations with others. Ive taught students at my home one on one. I've taught at Joan's fabrics for a year. I've had classes as large as 15 students at one time. They where all beginers.

About Trivia

Hello future students! I'm a designer with a BA degree in Fashion. I've taught students at Joan's Fabric. I love Designing my own look. And i know you would too! Im looking foward to having you as my student. Thanks!

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September 13, 2019
Joyce
Trevia, is a good teacher. I have enjoyed our classes
August 23, 2019
Jacquiline Mwandia
My first lesson was amazing. I learnt so much and Trivia is so knowledgeable. I cannot wait for next week.
November 9, 2018
Francine B.
She is an AWESOME teacher! Very professional yet personable. I feel like I’ve learned so much in our first session and I’m looking forward to many more sessions with Mrs. Trivia! She was also very informative!
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Randy S.

(23)
Poker
Starting at $30
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Randy S.

(23)

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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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September 16, 2019
kobe W.
August 15, 2019
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July 2, 2019
Enrique
Randy is a first rate coach. He is knowledgeable, experienced, and with an easy going natural style. Was very adaptable to my level of experience and was patient - no question was too dumb. I highly recommend him without any reservation. I have already booked my next session.
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Siddharth G.

(60)
Chess
Starting at $30
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  • Speaks English, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
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Siddharth G.

(60)

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I have been teaching chess for 3 years and my students have gone on to tournament level and won competitions. Within the first few lessons, my students have developed a deeper understanding of chess strategies As the progressed further in their lessons they have developed special moves to win the chess games. I take pride in my students' success and love working with them. I do provide tournament chess boards for my students.

About Siddharth

Hi there, my name is Siddharth and I have been teaching chess in public and private schools, including private lessons, over the last three years. I love to see students grow with each lesson and accomplish their goals. Under my tutelage, I have helped students advance from beginner level to tou

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October 30, 2019
Antony T.
My son has improved a lot after he started taking chess lessons from Mr. Siddharth. He has learnt a lot of new techniques and is excited to use them in games.
October 26, 2019
Shalika
Great teacher! My 8 year old is learning the essentials of chess and we are pleased with her progress.
October 19, 2019
shobana
Its really, a wonderful experience. Great place to learn. Instructor is so kind & patience in teaching and technically skilled. Waiting to learn more & more.

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"I met Lily Quain recently and was very pleased with her way of teaching. She is patient, very considerate and will share with her students a wealth of information. She will not fail in teaching all she can!"
- Diana Ortiz
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"It has been a pleasure to work with Donna. She is very accommodating and patient with my learning style. I'm glad she is willing to come to my home to teach me."
- Bev
Took Sewing lessons from Donna Z.
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"She’s knowledgeable, patient and friendly. Can’t wait for my next lesson"
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"Very informative lesson. We were able to spend time just playing a round of pool and evaluating where I was at in the process. Then took up more advanced topics and also breaking bad habits. Will be scheduling more lessons soon!"
- Jeff
Took Billiards lessons from Matthew K.
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"Mr.Siddharth is a great coach. My kids love him and the lessons he teaches. They were able to quickly learn the basics and new tricks. He spends lot of time with my kids playing against them and help improve their moves. I strongly recommend Mr.Siddharth for chess coaching."
- Raj
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Sam is a professional and approachable chess instructor. He's extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and prompt. He's able to engage my interests with his passion for the game which makes his lessons fun and enjoyable."
- David
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Had my first lesson, it was fantastic! Sam is very professional and an amazing teacher. I have already recommended him to my friends!"
- jonathan
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Danial was a very patient and informative instructor. His skill level goes way beyond your average coach as if he is almost a gm. On top of this he made chess intriguing and I would definitely recommend him."
- John
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Eddie is extremely professional & knowledgeable.
He was very helpful from basic fundamentals to showing me some drills I can work on. More importantly, it was fun & he is a cool dude."
- Lance
Took Billiards lessons from Edward A.
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"Great teacher very patient and knowledgeable."
- Gerard
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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