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Ryan D.

(12)
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $22
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  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Maryville University
  • Teaching since 1993
  • 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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Randy S.

(23)
Mount Prospect, IL
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Bachelors in Fine Arts, sequence Acting from Illinois State University
  • Teaching since 2012
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Randy S.

Mount Prospect, IL

(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. THIS IS TEXAS HOLD 'EM ONLY.

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
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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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Felicia A.

(15)
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Fashion Merchandising and Design from Chicago State University
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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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August 25, 2019
Mandel
Very welcoming. Very patient. Answered all of my questions.
August 18, 2019
Kenya
Knowledgeable and patient teacher
August 7, 2018
larnell
Felicia is an great teacher. Her training room has everything you need and more. When I first started class, she greeted me with a smile that made me feel comfortable. Her knowledge and experience of sewing is remarkable. Great teacher and great class, if you dont take her class, you are missing out on a true talent.

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Shameen D.

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Crocheting
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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I will teach using visual aides such as videos and diagrams. If we meet up I will provide yarn and needle for you to practice with if you do not have your own. The first completed project will be donated. If you have trouble following we will find the right method that suits your learning style.

About Shameen

I have completed many different wearable projects using different techniques, such as hats, scarves, vests, blankets. I am now designing crochet jewelry, and accessories to match. I do not claim to be a professional trainer but I am willing to help others learn. I will share some of my previous w

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J. Paul W.

(8)
Ceramics
Starting at $32
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 10 and up; Female: 11 and up
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J. Paul W.

(8)

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Will teach hand-building techniques from simple coil, slab and pinch methods to human bust sculpture

About J. Paul

Teaching art has always been my passion and my students respond well to me and my teaching style. Many of my students have gone from not even knowing that they had any real artistic ability to going on to pursue college level art or pursueing artistic careers. I have students from years ago that w

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June 13, 2019
Byron
Great start. Very informative and fun to learn.
July 8, 2018
Madison
I had his art class when I first moved to Vincent. Such an amazing teacher! Knows so much about Art and watching him draw you can see it’s his passion!
March 21, 2018
Daniel James
Sure, I'd be happy to! you were and still are one of the best teachers I had. you encouraged my creative side and nurtured my ability to see a image and transfer it on to paper. I felt like you understood me and would come along side me and help me. I only have good things to say about you Mr.Williamson. you are a good man. a good friend. and a great teacher. thank you for all you thaught me sir. I will forever be in your debt.
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Dr. Suman

(20)
Astrology
Starting at $20
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2002
  • Certified Health Coach from ACE
  • Awarded Best Health Author/Article from Zimmer Radio Group
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I am a certified tarot reader. If tarot cards intimidate you or you are just wanting to learn how to use the energies to help you grow spiritually on a daily basis, allow me to show you how these cards can have a tremendous positive impact on your daily life. Tarot cards get a bad rap from those who consider them to be some form of occult or other such practices. Truth is, these cards can be used for meditation, self growth, and guidance on a daily basis. These cards DO NOT have negative connotations or energies. They are merely a tool to help us better ourselves and gain insight into our own psyche. I can help you learn and/or get a reading if you may not be feeling ready to become a student of tarot just yet! Feel free to connect with me and we can discuss options such as a one card or three card reading or a lesson plan to help you read for yourself and others.

About Dr. Suman

My name is Dr. Suman (pronounced Simone). I have my own Health Coaching practice at Medicinal Nutrition DR, LLC I have a doctorate in nutrition (clinical/medical). I am also a certified health coach, weight management specialist, and my training was specialized in working with overweight and ob

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August 12, 2019
Claire
Dr. Suman was flexible while working on her presentation and always met deadlines. She made the experience extremely collaborative while having the education to speak to any ideas I had. Very personable and fun to work with!
August 2, 2019
Kruse
Dr. Suman is an awesome person!! She is so patient and is so knowledgeable in her field. Her passion for helping people live their healthiest life is undeniable. I loved working with her and I am living a healthier life without having to restrict my eating, counting calories, or following fad diets. Please work with her if you need to make some serious changes to your life.
July 16, 2019
Jessica
Dr. Suman is one of the most amazing people I have worked with. Her knowledge in the field is unmatched, but, I loved working with her because she is patient, kind, very compassionate, and will do all it takes to help her students. Please work with her if you are looking for someone to help you get off the diet cycle and learn to eat for your health. She does not stand for fads and will help you see results.

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- Faith M.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Great first lesson. Ryan is very helpful and patient"
- Mikie
Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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"Julia is an excellent instructor! She was very patient as she taught me the basics of crochet. She presents information in a clear and enjoyable manner"
- Philip K
Took Crocheting lessons from Julia A.
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"Alexandra was professional and kind. She very patiently helped me through some technical problems with the camera on my laptop. She immediately recognized the problems I was having on my crocheting project and got me on the right track. She’s friendly and put me at ease right away. A very pleasant and informative session."
- Shellie
Took Crocheting lessons from Alexandra A.
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"Rhiannon is such a great teacher! She is super patient and helpful, and really knows how to motivate her students. Her work is very inspiring and makes me want to really improve my crochet lace skills. She taught me how to use crochet to make lace motifs, and now I feel comfortable doing it all on my own."
- Marie
Took Crocheting lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"This crochet studio and teacher is soooo nice! I have been to three other locations, the teachers there didn't seem to be capable of what they were doing, and there studio set up made me feel as if I was about to get robbed. This classroom made me feel comfortable with a homely like setting. looking forward to taking more classes. Her teaching technique is great!"
- Dexas
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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"Showed me how to properly hold the cue, aiming techniques to help me improve my shot. We ran drills to make the movements solid and consistent. Chris is a great guy and he is a really great billiard coach."
- Jesse
Took Billiards lessons from Christopher C.
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"I enjoyed taking lessons with Mr.Siddharth. He was a really cool instructor I could talk to and easily forget about time. It's always good to be so engaged with what you are learning that you put all your focus into the subject, and he easily allowed that. I even went over time in my first lesson, we were both so engaged!

I highly recommend Mr.Siddharth as an instructor. I am a relatively advanced player, but I can see how his wisdom can transfer over to beginners and intermediates. I will consider even more lessons in the future. One small caveat was his small bouts of absent-mindedness (moving the wrong piece, forgetting what as the last move), but that never caused so much confusion I didn't know what was going on.

Overall, he doesn't disappoint. Book a lesson with him, and you'll learn something."
- Tristan
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"I've used Athan for several lessons now and he's become a friend. Happy to write this review for him (though I secretly don't want other players to get the same coaching :)). I can't recommend him enough as he's saved me tons of money and has made me much more. Athan is so smart and analytical. I already knew how to play before we started but I wasn't winning much if at all, in my home games and in casinos both in cash games and in tournaments. Athan came with a completely custom lesson plan and helped break apart how to think about the game in general, how to play players, the math, specific leaks/weak spots, and different situations. Just try one lesson and I think you'll see the same."
- Edward
Took Poker lessons from Athan S.
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"Mya was an awesome teacher! I am/was a complete novice prior to this lesson and, after an hour, she had me confident enough to go out and buy my own machine and start practicing with easy projects. After I get all set up at home and get some practice in, I will most definitely be returning for more lessons! I also love that she sent me home with notes and the practice samples we did so I can remember them later. Great experience - will definitely be back!"
- Nicole
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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