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I can't even explain how great this made me feel. I suddenly felt like I could actually achieve this bucket list dream of mine.
Kyle, Country Guitar (In-Person)
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An hour lesson just flies by and I’ve learned so much...I’m so excited to return to France and to use all that I’ve learned!
Malia, French (Online)
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I teach because I love bringing more music, harmony and joy into this world!
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Andrea T.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students Male: 20 to 80; Female: 15 to 80
  • Teaching since 1998
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Andrea T.

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I can provide you with an individual coaching session for your health needs or lessons on how to improve your health one step at a time. Subjects include:
How to eat for your age, goals, diagnoses, and genetics.
How to supplement properly: basics and advanced knowledge
How to live vibrantly with chronic pain or conditions
How to lose weight without dieting
How to detox yourself and your home safely
The proper amount of exercise for your body type and needs
Sleep Hygiene
Different ways to relax
How to safely use essential oils
Ways to destress while trying to get healthy using HeartMath and other techniques.

About Andrea

Hi Friends, I am Andrea, a mother, a grandmother, a yoga teacher, a HearthMath Certified Trainer, and Trauma-Certified Clinical Coach, a certified integrative medicine health coach, and a chef. I was a TV news reporter in the 80s. As I covered more environmental disasters, I became concerned about

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Nancy S.
I highly recommend Andrea Trank’s cooking lessons. Andrea helped me customize a plan for our lesson and sent me personalized instructions for what to buy and how to best prepare for the session. The session was easy to follow, and I learned a lot. Afterwards, Andrea sent me a video of our session and recipes we had made. She was a pleasure to work with. It was a great experience and I’ll be back!
Angela T.
Great cooking instructor! Very passionate about healthy cooking and really good with step by step directions. Answered all of my questions while also giving quick on the fly options if something didn't come together just right. All the food was easy to make and very very good. I would recommend her to any who is looking for healthy options that are super versatile.
Maria H.
Andrea is wonderful! She made cooking easy and fun. I'm not great with using healthy ingredients, but Andrea made it a piece of cake (actually a piece of delicious banana bread!). The meals are so tasty and my confidence in eating better makes me excited to make the next meal. I highly recommend working with Andrea!
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Jihye L.

138 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Master of Fine Arts from California Institute of the Arts
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Jihye L.

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Are you interested in learning Korean?? Love Korean dramas and K-pop? Are you planning on visiting Korea? 안녕하세요! I am a CERTIFIED and experienced Korean language teacher.
If you register for my classes you will learn not only speaking, writing, listening skills but also the culture and manners of Korea. Are you ready to learn "Hangeul"?
Now you know who to contact!!

About Jihye

Hello, future students! My name is Jihye and I teach Piano and the Korean language. I grew up in Seoul, Korea and currently living in Los Angeles, California. I graduated from Kyung Hee University and earned a Master's degree at the California Institute of the Arts. I have been teaching piano

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I am so glad I found Jihye! After studying Korean on my own for awhile, I decided to get a one on one teacher. I would recommend Jihye to any one who truly wants to learn. She makes learning fun. She is very patient, and makes it very comfortable to practice conversations. I feel comfortable asking questions and she provides great feedback. I feel challenged but not overwhelmed. And she has incorporated fun learning like talking about Kpop songs and Kdramas into our lessons, which is so cool. She has also been flexible which has made it easier since I work everyday. I want to continue working with Jihye for as long as I can. Thank you Jihye!
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Adam R.

88 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded 1st Chair Tenor 1 from PA State Chorus
  • Music from Westminster Choir College
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Adam R.

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I coach monologues, scenes, and commercials. Hour sessions are available but count as two 30 minute sessions back to back.

About Adam

I love working with students of all ages and levels in person and online. I've worked with professionals on TV, Broadway, MTV as well as students 3 years old to 97 just studying for fun. Adam runs successful teaching studios in New York City, Watchung, New Jersey, and online. *** Lesson Detai

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Kellyanne B.
Great first meeting, looking forward to my next class ..
Dane R.
Very informative, looking forward to the next class
Andrew W.
Wonderful experience. I think that I’ll be able to improve with him by my side :-)
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Nick R.

55 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1985
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Nick R.

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resonator/slide, baritone resonator

About Nick

Nick performs with Paul McCartney, Jon Batiste (Colbert Show), Zeb Bangash, Antonique Smith, Rob Morrow, John Lithgow, The Hot Sardines, grammy nominated producer/composer/Indian percussionist, Deep Singh (tabla player with Sting, Katy Perry, Robert Plant) and grammy nominated producer/trumpet play

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Kara
Nick was a patient and enthusiastic teacher. I was nervous to start music lessons in my late 30s, but he made me feel comfortable and I never felt embarrassed. He taught me the songs I was interested in learning, but snuck in music theory and the basics along the way! Highly recommend
Shannon
Nick has done a great job with our 14 year old son! He has a great laid back style that is appreciated and keeps the lessons fun and engaging. Not only is he learning to play some of his favorite songs, but he is also getting ear training, music reading, picking, chord building, etc. We would highly recommend Nick!
Rachel
I would very highly recommend Nick as a guitar teacher. I've been taking lessons for five weeks and he has already helped me a lot with my technique. He has a great combination of the knowledge of a professional musician and also the patience and guidance of a very experienced teacher.

I also like that he is helping me with ear training. I've had previous experience with reading music, but he is really expanding my horizons with listening to music and trying to figure it out by using basic principles. This is a way to learn that I hadn't experience before in guitar lessons in the past, and I think it's a great way to learn.

I'm looking forward to many more lessons to come. This has really helped me to enjoy playing the guitar again!
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Damien S.

47 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Damien S.

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Learning to play this ancient Irish instrument with other instruments, fiddle, accordion, guitar, penny whistle.

About Damien

I am a working, music composer and educator. I have been teaching and writing/performing professional scores for over 20 years. In regards to teaching, I teach privately and in a classroom atmosphere. My youngest student is 4 and my oldest has been in their 70 ’s. I approach my teaching style in a

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Corinne C.
Great first lesson. Took the time to see where I am with my skills and took it from there. Looking forward to working with him to get better.
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Diane G.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Recognition Award, 1999 and 2000 from The White House
  • Bachelor of Music; Master of Education from Bonston Conservatory and Univeristy of Maryland College Park
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Diane G.

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I have been typing for more then 50 years and currently help some of my piano students with their ability to learn to type and have been very successful. I teach typing online and even though my availibility shows I only teach Sunday onlines, I do teach typing online on other days so I can accommodate you at other times as well so please feel free to contact me about other times.

About Diane

I have a degree and certification in violin and piano from the Boston Conservatory as well as a Master's Degree from the University of Maryland. I have had additional training and certification as a Suzuki teacher from The Suzuki Teacher Training Institute. I am a member of SAGWA-Suzuki Associatio

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Laura Barton
Great sessions - she really breaks it down and makes it possible to improve your typing!

Thank you!
Medea
Diane has a profound love for children, at least my 7 yr old son. She is so sweet makes learning very easy. She even teaches me along with my son at his lesson. We love Ms. Diane!
Akino
Ms Diane is a wonderful violin teacher for my 9 years old
daughter. It has been three years since we started and my daughter always enjoys her lesson. Ms Diane is very patient, positive and a great listener as well.

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Average Cost of Language Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute language lessons is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $15 and $165 per hour.
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Learn Languages Online and Near You

Ever wanted to pick up a new language? Language classes can help you achieve your goals in the most efficient way possible. Online classes make it easy to stay connected with your ideal foreign language teacher, no matter where in the world they are.

Everyone has their own reasons for taking language classes. You may want to connect with friends better, grow your professional opportunities, or explore new works of art. With every lesson, you or your child will expand your worldview and sense of imagination.

There may be some benefits to learning a new language that you aren’t aware of yet. Let’s take a look at the top reasons why working with an in-person or online language tutor is a great option for students of all ages.

Why Learn Languages Online?

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interconnected world, knowing a second language is more important than ever. Whether you’re looking to brush up on your basic skills before traveling abroad or you’d like to be working as a translator someday, private language lessons make it possible. Studying a language is also a great hobby, which has considerable mental benefits.

Learning new words and phrases is a fantastic way to challenge your memory and keep your brain sharp. Adults of all ages can experience a boost in mental acuity when they study with a language tutor, as well as have a great deal of fun! On top of that, you’ll make plenty of new friends on your journey towards fluency.

The benefits of language classes for kids are well known. Children who learn a second language can see higher scores in other subjects such as math, as well as a boost to critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Working with a foreign language teacher can open up your kid’s mind to new cultures and ways of communicating. They’ll even be better equipped to learn a third language in the future!

What Language Lessons Look Like

Everyone’s learning style and linguistic goals are different. So, why stick to one-size-fits-all instructional materials like books and YouTube videos? Working with a private language tutor is the only way to get a personalized lesson plan delivered directly to you in person or online.

Have an important language exam or business trip coming up? You can work with an online language tutor to sharpen your skills from the comfort of your home! Busy kids and parents alike love the convenience and flexibility of online language classes.

Find the Perfect Teacher

You may not have an expert Italian, French, or Japanese tutor in your town, but you can still connect with one online. When you learn languages online, you can easily connect with world-class teachers, no matter where they are. You can get the kinds of insights that only native speakers can provide and get your questions answered in real time.

At TakeLessons, we make it easy to find the perfect language tutor. Simply pick a language and browse our directory of background-checked instructors. You can then check out a teacher’s profile, including their bio and reviews left by students. Feel free to send a message to your prospective teacher to get any questions you may have answered!

No matter which language you choose to learn, the right tutor can make all the difference. You’ll be sure to have a rewarding linguistic journey when you partner with a TakeLessons tutor!

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