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Omar J.

2 Reviews
Schiller Park, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BA- Criminology, Law, and Justice from University of Illinois in Chicago- UIC
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Omar J.

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As far as chess goes, anyone can learn how to move a piece, control the board, or utilize move patterns. The thing that separates the average from the adept is the understanding of the multiple levels of "playing". Starting with your mind set, moving on to the game board, and ultimately defeating the opponent sitting across from you...

Defeating your opponent is literally the goal of chess. So, it is important to remember to have fun while being competitive.

I am a Chess Player, and have been since elementary school where I joined the chess club and became addicted to the game. That's when found out my younger brother was cheating when he taught me how to play a few weeks before. Needless to say he cant win against me anymore...OK fine, he gets lucky sometimes...at the end of the day we supported each other and our friends at a bunch of chess tournaments!

Now, at this point in my life, it is time to share some chess knowledge and support someone who is looking for that ...

About Omar

As with anything else I teach It is important to understand the fundamentals and then gain knowledge from those experiences onward. Learning and enjoying anything depends on practice experience as well as separate tactics that cause you to be unique and create an advantage only you have.

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Sairam M.
Omar is an awesome instructor to teach on Method Acting.He understands the student aspiration and train accordingly.he motivates the actor with his excellent advises and provide inspirational thoughts to the actor.I am sure he can make best actors/actresses/artists through his own specific ways of method acting skills.thank you Director:).
Craig
When I first began my search for an acting coach I was stressed out because I knew I needed help but I didn't know how to start. Luckily I found the Director, Omar. The Director began by interviewing me to see what my goals and potential were. He then developed a specific lesson plan designed around what he called "The Fundamentals" and I progressed since then. Now after a few months of the Directors support, I know confidently that I am an Actor. I learned things about human behavior and method acting that I couldn't find in any video or online source. The Director somehow made things simple to understand and I'm glad for it. I am not done with the lessons, but since he has supported me and shared his knowledge, the least I can do is share my experience. Thank you Director!
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Sarah P.

17 Reviews
Plainfield, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sarah P.

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Crocheting is all about enjoying what you create with your own two hands. So you will learn all the basics and beyond while creating actual items: from scarves to hats to crowns, stuffed animals, decor, whatever interests you!

My grandmother taught me how to do a basic stitch back in high school and I taught myself the rest! Fast forward years later and I have actually opened up my own crochet shop focusing on children's crocheted creations.

About Sarah

Classically trained pianist and singer. When it comes to piano, I have over 20 years of training under my belt. Majority of my experience deals with classical and accompaniment but have also studied jazz and contemporary. In the way of singing, I am a classically trained singer who majored in Op

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Patricia G.
Sarah was energetic, positive, and kind with my daughter, age 11, who was really struggling to get a handle on a song for a play she has been trying to train for. This was her first voice lesson ever. My daughter was drawn in immediately by Sarah’s practical and happy approach and felt more capable and comfortable at the end of the session and is definitely looking forward to the next one. Hard to ask for more than that in a first lesson!
Jason F.
Very friendly atmosphere great teacher.
Maxwell M.
Max is 3 years old boy who doesn't talk yet. He was shy at the beginning but teacher was very positive, supportive during the class. After the class at the car Max wanted to go back. :)

Felicia A.

16 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Felicia A.

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As a sewing instructor, I aim to give beginner and intermediate students the time, attention, and encouragement needed to complete their projects so that they have the best experience possible. My goal is to teach you at your individual pace and level so you are comfortable with your sewing materials and equipment. You will be introduced to the sewing supplies needed at your instructional level such as commercial patterns, sewing kits, sewing machines, and more.

Online students receive a introductory call to discuss project goals and materials needed prior to class.

Look forward to creating with you all!

About Felicia

I learned to sew in Vacation Bible School at my church when I was in 7th grade. I made my first pair of overalls and was on top of the world. That began my love of sewing and all things crafty. Today I love working as a special education teacher. But my first love is teaching beginner and intermed

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Regina
Very patient and helpful. Pleasant attitude.
Regina
Instructor is very patient and explain in details.
Terry S.

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Cheryl V.

28 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Cheryl V.

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Are you excited about learning how to crochet? Are you ready, to create great gifts, crafts, projects, and more, to keep, or give away to someone special? If yes, than come learn with me! I have been crocheting for over 10years. I am very passionate, skillful, and successful in this art of work. I will teach you the basic, beginner to intermideate level concepts and techniques of learning how to crochet.
Each session, we will focus on a skill, following a small craft, for more practice on the skill. We will move at your pace, so, no need to worry!
Remember, crocheting is a relaxing, fun, skill/technique! If you stick with me, have fun, and continue to practice over a period of time, I can guarantee, that you will eventually master the skill, and off to making beautiful crafty projects!

About Cheryl

Are you excited about learning how to crochet? Are you ready to create great gifts, crafts, projects, and more, to keep, or give away to someone special? If yes, than come learn with me! I have been crocheting for over 10years. I am very passionate, skillful, and successful in this art of work. I w

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MARCIA
Cheryl was very patient with me and concise in her instructions. I enjoyed the lesson and am enjoying the homework as well - I can't wait for the next lesson.
Jamie M.
Canceled all of the lessons. I bought everything on the supply list and she didn't give 1 lesson!
Faith HoSang
Cheryl is an excellent teacher. Not only was class informative but fun. She’s a great teacher not only for beginners but for anyone wanting to bush up on their skills.

Susan P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master’s in the Science of Teaching from The New School
  • Teaching since 1994
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Susan P.

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I am fun and entertaining, and I respect every ability level. I have had projects that did not go well and I have figured out how to fix them. I am patient. I know how to meet you at your ability level. I am creative, not only with thread and needle, but also with problem-solving. I have experience with cross stitch, needlepoint, basic hand-sewing, and many embroidery stitches.

About Susan

I was a high school teacher for twenty years, including a few years when I taught basic embroidery and sewing skills to high school students for art credit. I am an excellent teacher, very flexible and accepting, and I know how to make learning fun. I am excellent with a needle and as a teenager, I

Aaron C.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin, English, German
  • Bachelor In Business Administration and Entrepreneurship from Boston University School of Management
  • Teaching since 2008
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Aaron C.

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Whether you are looking to learn a new system, gain masterpoints, or master the basics of this most wonderful game, I am here to accelerate your growth.

My primary system is 2/1, but I also play precision. I know pretty much every convention our there in case want to pick up some new gadgets.

About Aaron

I have played bridge since I was a teenager (20+ years), and have played well over 1 million hands over this time period. I am continually honing my own game via Bridgebase.com (handle = aceman34), arguably the best teaching tool out there. I generally prefer online lessons because I find my stu

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Tanya R.
Game was very nice and not earth shattering. This may take a while in getting to the next level (2500 for gold) as I currently have 1980 at ruby life master. There is a lot to learn.
Sheila
Aaron was pleasant, professional, patient and a real pleasure. Can’t wait for our next lesson.
Linda Berez
Very good lesson.

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"My daughter struggled to stay focused for the whole one hour. It would be better to have video conference option so she can see the teacher."
Youjia
Took Chess lessons from Melissa M.
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"These lessons paid themselves off in spades 🙂. Athan charges a pretty high rate but it’s easily worth it."
Feng
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"Wanted to share my experience. I'm in my late 30's and wanted to improve my chess skills, and i'm so happy I was able to find Sam. The lessons are challenging, but at the same time very fun! I have already improved my USCF rating by 372 points in 3 months!! After having tried 3-4 other chess teachers, Sam's been the absolute best and will stick with him!"
Daniel S.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"He is professional and very knowledgeable! He has a gift for teaching."
Sabrina
Took Billiards lessons from Rob R.
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"Mya was SUPER helpful. I would definitely recommend her and will be taking other lessons in the future"
Kyasia
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Once again, had another fun and educational session with Mya. She is very knowledgeable, patient, offers her expertise and knowledge in a kind and caring manner. I am learning so much and will continue! Thank you!"
Joan
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Very patient and helpful. Pleasant attitude."
Regina
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Both my kids had their first class with Kyle today. He was really Awesome. They loved every minute of the class. They can wait for the next class. Thanks Kyle."
Gerard
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"My son is so excited about chess and increasing his skillset from lessons with Dipankar!"
Kelsey
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Angela and I talked about what I wanted to accomplish with these lessons. We talked about what my current skills are and what I needed to learn sock knitting.
For my first class we started on my socks. I got set up and I went home with my “homework” and a sense of accomplishment. I am on my way to finish my first pair!"
Luce
Took Knitting lessons from Angela C.
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