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Ryan D.

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Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $22
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 6th at North American Pairs Flight B, 2018 from American Contract Bridge League
  • Teaching since 1993
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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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Thomas H.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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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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Angela C.

(12)
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
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  • Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
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Angela C.

Chicago, IL

(12)

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I have been teaching small group classes of children between the ages of 5 and 13 since 2010. My favorite memory from my earliest class was when my 10 year old student went home and adjusted her mother's sewing machine to sew properly! I have taught classes from very basic sewing machine skills to machine quilting.

About Angela

I learned to crochet in grade school, taught myself to knit and learned to sew from my mother at a very early age. Teaching grade school children/students is my passion. I believe learning to knit and sew can help students learn a level of patience and persistence that will help them in their schoo

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August 23, 2019
Rasha
Very lovely and welcoming teacher. She asked my daughter about her goal and worked with her patiently to achieve it. We might come back again next year.
July 31, 2019
Margie DeTour
Angela was patient and very helpful.
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What a wonderful experience. Thank You!!
June 27, 2019
Dawnielle J.
Angela was a an excellent instructor! She was very engaged with staff as we had zero experience! Angela was able to incorporate mindfulness practices into our knitting session with my management team. I would highly recommend her!

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Jovan M.

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Chess
Starting at $70
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  • Speaks English, Serbian, Russian,
  • Teaches students 5 to 25
  • Teaching since 1997
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lessons I do are fun for children. Chess is very interesting game and it is important how it is being presented.
Beginners will learn chess principals and get right foundation for future studies of the game.
Students will improve in all aspects of the game.
Competitive chess players will learn more about importance of endgames chess tactics and openings that will help them win more games.

About Jovan

I am FIDE and national chess master with FIDE rating 2310. I have been teaching chess in New York City schools and individually for past 20 years . Chess game should be fun for kids if is presented the right way. I will bring to students my expertise and understanding for the game; Many of m

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Nikkal F.

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Beading
Starting at $20
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  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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I specialize in beaded trims.

About Nikkal

Dance & music is my life! My years of education is too long to list here. I have had formal training in Music, many forms of dance, swim and Aerobics certified! Fully insured and background checked through the City of San Jacinto and the park and recreation centers. I Love what I do!

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Marcel M.

(19)
Gardening
Starting at $45
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  • Speaks German, English, High German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Marcel M.

(19)

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I started gardening very early as a young boy. Or lets say I had to start it. My mom had me help her and I was not really a fan. ;)

Today I love it. In Germany I had a little guess house when I was 22 and I started gardening myself and finally loved it. And my mom was proud of me. ;)
I lived in Ventura County for 2 years and started growing vegetables again and it was good to have it back. Now living in LA I don't have a garden right now, but I am sure my next place is gonna have one again.

About Marcel

I work as a tutor and mentor in many of those fields for years. It was and is a side business, but I always enjoyed teaching. I am looking forward to move on with you and / or your kids. Have a great day, Marcel Update 02/10/15: Takelessons is a great way to teach and a fantastic and easy w

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June 11, 2019
Bill S.
I learned a lot from Marcel and liked his vision of how to redo the garden. The original garden was cluttered with overlapping plants and we discussed how to improve it. He pulled out his iPad and made several garden sketches that were helpful. The original garden was cluttered with overlapping plants and we decided to remove several of them and re-"orchestrate" the remaining ones. (We only bought new plants if they were needed to realize the new garden vision.) He is also a very hard worker, helping me (physically) transplant and add plants as required. For example, we transplanted a 100+ (?) pound Sago palm across the front yard. I would never have done that on my own (too heavy for me) but together we did it! Highly recommended. Bill
November 17, 2018
Bill S.
Excellent teacher. We took a 20'x2' section of "dirt" in the back, redid the soil, transplanted a rose in that section, added two other new roses and a bunch of ground cover. Looks great! Recommended.
July 2, 2017
Ems H.
I did not actually take any lessons with him, but his schedule did not reflect what showed as available in Takelessons. He had a very bad attitude and would not actually schedule the lesson after several exchanges.

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"It was a wonderful experience and I was able to learn so fast. She is a good coach. Will definitely take more classes with her"
- Nyima
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"I wanted to make scarf for my cousin's birthday, but I didn't have any training and the crocheting books were intimidating. Bri was patient and knowledgeable with her instructing. Now my cousin has a beautiful scarf."
- Dante
Took Crocheting lessons from Brianna S.
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"Great for intermediate students, we were able to delve straight into making things, though I did not receive much beginner-level instruction. She's very good with me and the lessons are going well."
- Sheryl
Took Crocheting lessons from Guner A.
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"Erin is very patient and knowledgeable. I'm not new to crochet but learned by way of being shown what to do for a project. I am now learning how to read instructions and how to determine where I made my error (s) and how to correct it. I am very pleased with this instructor."
- Lisa
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"I am truly enjoying learning how to sew with Rosemary as my teacher. So far, I have seen a blouse and a skirt that I need to add finishing touches on. I am going to sign up for more lessons. I want to perfect the art of sewing."
- Pathenia
Took Sewing lessons from Rosemary O.
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"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."
- Abby
Took Sewing lessons from Kelly N.
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"Loved Rosemarys class. She is very patient and teaches in detail to make you understand. She also offers her personal tips for sewing as a beginner. I would be returning to her class for sure to continue with my training soon. It’s Rosemary all the way. Thanks for all you do."
- Binta
Took Sewing lessons from Rosemary O.
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"The two hour lesson was perfect for me. I needed a refresher course and Sarah reviewed all the areas of concern. At this time I do not have a follow up appointment set. I want to take what was discussed today and apply it to my sewing projects. I would definitely recommend Sarah for any of your sewing needs."
- Kristi
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"Great Teacher !
Anne-Louise explained everything I wanted to learn. Prior to the class I stated what topics I would like to cover and she did just that. she used examples and drawings to make my understanding much vivid. I look forward to having more classes with her."
- Janai Gumbs
Took Sewing lessons from Anne-Louise M.
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"Melissa is the perfect instructor for my 8 year old daughter. Melissa taught her the basics of a sewing machine and by the end of the lesson she made 2 items and was delighted. She is patient and sweet and my daughter can't wait for her next lesson."
- Holly
Took Sewing lessons from Melissa Q.
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