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Omar J.

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Schiller Park, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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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!

Kelly N.

1 Review
Round Lake, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Costume Design & Technology (MFA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Kelly N.

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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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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.

Karen J.

2 Reviews
Wheeling, IL
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Karen J.

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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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Reese K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded King of Bridge from ACBL
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Reese K.

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I am the coach and captain of the Yale Bridge Team. I am the 2018 King of Bridge for my efforts to promote bridge and excellent tournament play. I have worked directly with Audrey Grant on her online bridge column and teaching techniques––I taught as an expert panelist at her national bridge retreat.
I bring a fun attitude and encourage cardplay rather than lecture-style teaching. I enjoy hand recaps and analyzing individual decision-making.

About Reese

Hello, my name is Reese, and I'm a sophomore at Yale College. I am the founder, president, and teacher of the Yale competitive bridge team. I've enjoyed teaching college students, but I also have helped people ranging in age from 7-97. Audrey Grant, Jade Barrett, Robert Todd, and other world-class

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Tyra F.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master of Music Education from University of Maryland - College Park
  • Teaching since 2015
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Tyra F.

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From Kids and Adult Beginner to Intermediate level!

Come in with no knowledge or just needing to fine tune your skills.
Learn basic crochet terminology, how to read patterns, the essentials needed in every crochet kit and different techniques that make a crocheter successful.

Having trouble with a pattern? Those tutorial videos not helping?

I can offer in-person guidance for you as you work through stitches or patterns that are challenging and offer tips and tricks as you go!

About Tyra

Located in the DMV area. I have been knitting and crocheting for 12 years and have made a wide range of products from hair bows to sweaters. I am the owner and creator of my own shop where my motto is "customized yarnwork inspired by you!" I am patient and willing to teach all levels of stude

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Clarita Z.
Tyra is so patient and kind. She is teaching me a great deal. I’m signing up for more lessons.
Deanna
Tyra is a great instructor and very patient. I haven't touched a crochet hook and years and had a lot of bad habits that need correcting. Looking forward to my next lesson!

Artem L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor degree in Environmental Protection from NAU
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Artem L.

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I'm excited o share my knowledge based on a combination of approaches of US CHESS SCHOOL AND SCHOLASTIC CENTERS and SOVIET SCHOOL AND STANDARDS incorporated with Eastern philosophy principles and original ideas that will help you to get a broader chess basis understanding and not only gain an advantage over the opponents but to get better control and understanding of decision-making processes and life flow principles.

About Artem

I have a great opportunity to share my knowledge gained at the Soviet chess club along with US Chess and Scholastic Center education boosting my students from the very beginner to advanced players.

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Alona
I enjoy working with Artem as he personalized a learning program to my own pace and the best ability to improve my chess knowledge. Very patient and professional, has a great approach to studying. Each lesson is a great experience! Thank you 🙏

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"Very friendly, nice guidance. Today was the first class, wish a great learning sessions ahead."
Rajarshi
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Our son, Sean, really enjoyed his first lesson with Aaron."
Sean
Took Chess lessons from Aaron C.
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"This is my 2nd review now for Atousa - which alone says all good about her. I've had 5 lessons with her, and Atousa is AMAZING! She has just about the PERFECT COMBINATION of Method and Expertise. Patience - yep, she has that. Encouraging - yep, check that box too. She is not a time stickler; she will go up and beyond to help you learn your stuff! The ONLY challenge I ever have is with the technology with SKYPE - and that is decidedly NOT on Atousa. If there is a quality on desires, seeks in Tutor/Teacher - I dare say Atousa possesses it and manifests it in ABUNDANCE! I can't Recommend Atousa enough. If you want to get good at Chess - Atousa is a BRILLIANT mind and EXCEPTIONAL teacher! You won't be sorry! :) :) :)"
Jason
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"My experience was really good. Jessica is a good teacher. Very detail-oriented. Answered all my questions. Gave me great tips and advice. I learned so much in one hour. Thank you, Jessica!"
Luz M
Took Sewing lessons from Jessica B.
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"I am very happy with Mya as my instructor. She is always kind and patiente. She doesn't mind to repeat if you don't understand and makes the session very joyfull. I am beginer at sewing but thanks to her instruction, now I am able to have more elaborated projects. I think her rate is very accesible and she is very flexible with the schedule of sessions."
Catalina
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Ryan is a fantastic instructor! Very knowledgeable and flexible for your level and interest. I highly recommend him!"
Mary
Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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"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."
larnell
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Kathy instills both confidence and skill as she helps you navigate through patterns line by line! She is so knowledgeable about fiber selection, pattern choices and the finished project. I have grown as a knitter by leaps and bounds under her instruction - all this with a warm encouraging style! Enjoy your class"
Betsy
Took Knitting lessons from Kathy N.
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"Sarah was always an excellent instructor and I highly recommend her for any teaching job."
Amanda
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"He's a great teacher who really knows what he's talking about! Now we are moving to poker sites, (Betonline), and playing for real as are next lessons!"
David
Took Poker lessons from Randy S.
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