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Ryan D.

(12)
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $22
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Maryville University
  • 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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Kelvin L.

(134)
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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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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November 12, 2019
Bruce Callander
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 !
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Karen J.

(2)
Wheeling, IL
Starting at $60
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Teaching Locations:
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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
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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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
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Heather P.

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Sewing
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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I have a passion for sewing and for people. I want my students to truly enjoy the experience of learning how to sew. I grew up creating figure skating dresses as a child, we would design them and even bead them with sequins and glass beads for our competitions. Sewing is an art form that you can let your creativity flow with.

About Heather

I come form a long line of talented seamstresses. My sister and I grew up designing and decorating figure skating dresses for competitions. A lot of my sewing talent comes from growing up around the craft and playing with the sewing machine as a child. My mother would make my sister and myself a

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Jerald J.

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Chess
Starting at $50
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Experienced teacher of 5 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate chess student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing chess in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation to help with memory, problem solving skills, and much more. Let's get started!

About Jerald

I teach chess tostudents of all different ages and experience levels. I have played chess since I was 5 and I still love the game. I currently teach at an elementary and middle school. Feel free to ask any questions and I will be happy to answer them.

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Heather M.

(0)
Crocheting
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner
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Hello! I have been crocheting for several years now. In your first lesson, I will walk students through selecting materials, learning a few basic stitches, and how to read a pattern. In your second lesson, we will begin working on a pattern from a few curated beginners patterns. In a third lesson, I will teach some additional stitches and provide an additional pattern for the student to complete.

My goal in my lessons is to teach students how to be successful in their crochet project, so they will feel prepared to take on more challenging patterns in the future. Crochet is relaxing, fun, and beautiful, and I want to inspire the same feelings when my students attend my lessons.

About Heather

I have been crocheting for about 3 years, and I love to share my passion with others! I have taught several friends and family members but I joined TakeLessons to try to branch out and teach others. in my day job, I am a project coordinator for an IT company, so crochet allows a great creative

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"Anne-Louise has a very intuitive approach to teaching which matched my kinesthetic learning style. She helped me learn how to use my machine and I will work on a project so she can help answer any questions at the next lesson. We were definitely a fit. Thanks."
- Wynndi
Took Sewing lessons from Anne-Louise M.
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"Shannon shares her skills freely with students and makes classes fun."
- Ellen
Took Sewing lessons from Shannon M.
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"Terry is professional and experienced. Pleasant environment."
- Sue
Took Sewing lessons from Terry S.
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"Timpla is smart and funny and really patient. Her focus on doing to learn and repeating the basics was SUPER helpful for me and after one lesson, I feel like I have a much better grasp on my machine and on how to achieve my sewing goals. It was fun and I can't wait for our next lesson!"
- Dallas
Took Sewing lessons from Timpla S.
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"She's very patient and friendly. Very good instuctor."
- Veronica Romero
Took Sewing lessons from Vinita M.
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"Mya is very patient and kind. She knows everything there is to know about sewing and is an excellent teacher! I went to her for advanced techniques and she helped me bring me sewing to the next level!"
- Elizabeth
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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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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"Well prepared, thorough, knowledgeable and patient. Good amount of knowledge and skills to digest in our 30 minute session. Looking forward to our next lesson."
- Sarah
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"Fantastic lessons! Will definitely be signing up for more:)"
- Isabella
Took Chess lessons from Sam 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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