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Nicole S.

7 Reviews
Watertown, MA
Starting at $17
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Child Development & Urban Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts Univeristy
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Nicole S.

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Go at your own pace and have fun are my knitting mottos! I teach continental style knitting and have been teaching beginners to knit for over 5 years. Together we'll experience the excitement that comes when you cast on something new, learn a new stich, or finish a favorite project.

I'm can start with the basics (cast on, knit stitch, purl stitch) or jump straight into helping on a project you have planned (or started and got stuck on? don't worry - it happens to all of us!). There is no limit to the kind or number of projects we can do. I have plenty of project ideas and am always happy to help with your ideas, too.

About Nicole

My grandmother taught me to knit when I was 11 years old, and after taking a few years off I picked up the hobby again in my 20s. Now in my 30s I am an avid knitter - there are always several projects on my needles (I need one I can travel with, one I can do while watching TV, and usually one I'm m

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Cherilyn
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Nada
Nicole is very helpful and offered me great tips! As a beginner I was running into problems with the stitches and she cleared up my errors and questions so quickly and kindly. I will definitely keep Nicole as my knitting teacher. Thank you Nicole!
Liz
It was wonderful. Nicole is patient, knowledgeable and fun to spend time with. I’m looking forward to my next lesson!

Morgan U.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $21
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts: Drawing and Painting from University of North Texas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Morgan U.

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Have you ever looked at a beautiful piece of art and thought "I wish I could do that." You can. All it takes is practice.

I can break things down for you in a way that makes sense to you, show you the easy, reproducible steps to create the beautiful art that you dream of making. I firmly believe that anyone can achieve their artistic goals, no matter how young or old they are.

Let me help you start today!

About Morgan

I love all things artistic, from realistic oil painting to hand embroidery. I have a broad range of interests and proficiency in many painting and drawing mediums. The way I teach is very laid back, and dertermined by what the student needs and wants. We start by sitting down and discussing

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Rowan
I decided to take painting lessons from Morgan because while I have experience in drawing, I was a complete beginner when it comes to painting. Now after just a couple months of biweekly lessons, I feel like I have a good grasp on the fundamentals of oil painting. I've already painted several pieces that I really like. Morgan has been very supportive and knowledgeable the whole way through. I'm very glad I decided to take lessons from her.
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Daniel M.

108 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish
  • Language and Literature from Baptist University of the Americas
  • Teaches students 7 to 60
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Daniel M.

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I am an avid chess player. I am a 3rd category chess player. I am part of the Chess Federation in Peru and USA. I can teach little kids as well as to people who want to improve their openings, middle game, and endgame. My Rating is 1500+.

About Daniel

I love teaching, I can teach you at where you at and take you where you need to be. I only need a student with the desire to learn and to practice. I like to help students realize they have the intelligence and ability to solve the problems on their own, they just need the right direction. Nothi

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Abigail
Great experience. Learned a lot of new material. I enjoyed the way he explained concepts that made it easy for me to understand 10/10 recommend.
Michael S.
Daniel makes my kids feel comfortable and they don't feel nervous. They like him as a teacher. They expect each lesson with desire and are very involved in the learning process.
Ivaylo S.

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Cindle V.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Magnolia Science Academy
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cindle V.

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I am ranked as a top female chess player and have played the game for most of my life. I have played in many national, state, and local tournaments and place well. I have been teaching students of all ages for over 15 years. I make lessons fun and enjoyable but also very understandable. I teach all levels and ages. This is a great game and I believe anyone can benefit from learning the game of chess.

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Hello, my name is Cindle V. and I love teaching music and chess. I have been teaching for 12 years. I have a bachelor's degree in music education and am currently teaching around 30 lessons a week to students ranging in ability from beginner to professional. My experience working with all types of

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Mía
Really like her attention to the studen and her organization
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Good lesson. I enjoyed it.
Darby L.
Awesome teacher for my 9 year old daughter.
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Mike C.

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  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mike C.

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I have been playing games my entire life. I have spent years playing competitive shooters from Halo to CS:GO to Call of Duty and more. I have even gone as far as to attend the Savannah College of Art and Design where I would receive my BFA in Interactive Development and Game Design. After graduating I started work at Epic Games where I worked on Fortnite seasons 12,13,14,15, and 16. Not only do I play games, but I have a fundamental understanding of how they work. I love sharing my passion for video games with the next generation of gamers and I hope that while you learn you have a fun time.

About Mike

Hey! My name is Mike. I am a game designer and avid player of many many games. I have taught classes on how to 3D model in Maya and in Unreal Engine. On top of all that I also have worked at Epic Games where I was able to work on Seasons 12-16 of Fortnite. I have a passion for making and playing ga

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Jasmine L.

13 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, Tagalog
  • Awarded Highest Honors for Master's Capstone Project from UCLA School of Public Affairs
  • Masters of Public Policy from UCLA
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Jasmine L.

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Sessions include instruction, practicing, and honing skills as needed. I have years of tutoring experience and adapt my tutoring style to the student's learning style.

About Jasmine

I love to teach and tutor kids and adults of all ages in many different subjects. I pride myself in customizing my lessons to suit each individual's learning style and goals. I try to keep my lessons fun and relaxed while ensuring that we still work hard and learn.

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Linda Z.
Jasmine is smart, quick and does excellent work!!! I will definitely use her again!!
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isabella P.
She is very patience with my daughter! Great!

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"Felicia teaches very well she is very very explanatory and patient to teach you to your understanding I Am giving her Five stars."
Olabisi
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Rhiannon is knowledgeable, patient and inspiring. She explains complicated stitches well and I was able to easily learn from her. Her style is relaxed and encouraging. I would happily take another class with her again."
Danielle
Took Embroidery lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"Erin is an awesome instructor and explains things well. She has a great personlity."
Linda DeGise- Kotowski
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Siddarth is amazing chess teacher. My daughter learnt a lot in first 2 to 3 classes."
Purushotama
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Dipankar is very knowledgeable, experienced, and dedicated. I received lessons from him for 6 months and in that time I scored 1st place in the unrated category in my first chess tournament and went on to improve my rating by 200 points.
I highly recommend Dipankar for chess lessons!"
Jennifer
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Very professional and knowledgeable!"
Rasmus J.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"She made me feel right at home, talked through every step in the sewing process, gave me pointers without taking over built my confidence while guiding me along the way"
Lisa
Took Sewing lessons from Teresa V.
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"Lily is an exceptional teacher. She is very passionate detailed, organized, and caring. I am a person that needs a lot of detail and ask a lot of questions and Lily was so paitent with me. Before meeting Lily I felt unsure of my abilities to sew, but with Lily's guidance on how she structures her lesson I was able to grasp what I was learning. I definitely will be registering with Lily for more courses she's Awesome!"
Nikita
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"My 14 year old son had several lessons with Daniel and enjoyed them very much. Daniel is clearly passionate both about chess and teaching. His lessons are always planned in advance and you can request specific topic to be covered. He is very patient, and allows student time to think through moves and strategies. After the lesson, he gives you a 'homework' puzzle to solve, which was reviewed in the following lesson. Definitely recommend!"
Maria
Took Chess lessons from Daniel L.
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"I like this instructor because he plays games on chess and he teaches step by step so that it is simple to understand where as some teachers give you a load at 1 time and he doesn't give any homework but to practice what we learned so I think that anyone who wants to learn chess on TakeLessons should take the lessons with Thomas."
Poorva
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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