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John S.

Somerville, MA
Starting at $84
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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John S.

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I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in education from Harvard University. In addition, I have trained as a long distance runner. I was on my high school and college track and cross country team. I continue to run today and train for half-marathons and marathons.

I have taught chess with the US Chess Center in Washington, DC. I have created several after school and in school chess programs in DC, Ohio and Boston. I was a program officer for a small nonprofit that taught chess in hospitals, libraries and schools throughout the Massachusetts area. I have taught chess to both children and adults with a wide range of abilities. I was the Vice President of the Massachusetts Chess Association for 5 years.

About John

I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in e

Larianne T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Larianne T.

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I have been crocheting since I was 5, so I have over 20 years of experience. I love to crochet, and I can teach you how to make some of my most popular designs. I can also help with social media management for your crochet business, along with giving tips & tricks to make sales on Etsy and in person at craft shows.

About Larianne

Hi! I'm Larianne! I'm a wedding & portraits photographer and crochet addict :) Both my love for crochet and photographer started when I was a child. Now I am a wife and mother of two, and I have a photography business and a crochet business. I would love to help you get started, or help you get eve

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Laura W.
Larianne is so so sweet and knowledgable about crochet. She gave me so many wonderful tips and advice that I didn't know as a self taught crocheter. Thanks Larianne, I can't wait for our next lesson!

Jessica B.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Italian, German, French
  • Bachelor of Music: Vocal Performance from West Texas A&M University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Jessica B.

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I started sewing at age 8 (thanks mom!)

I have a degree in technical theatre with an emphasis in costume design and technology. I design costumes for community theatres, opera companies and drag queens.

I helped teach sewing and costuming during my degrees. I believe in starting beginners with familiarizing themselves with their machines and how to read patterns.

I would love to share my years of experience designing, sewing and crafting with you!

About Jessica

Music and the arts have been a large part of my life since I was a child. I have performed in numerous operas, musicals and plays. Favorite roles include the Witch in Into the Woods, Agathe in Der Freischutz, the Countess in Marriage of Figaro, and Fastrada in Pippin. I have a degrees in Op

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Dennis M.
Jessica is super knowledgeable about fixing your technique without missing a beat! I feel so much more confident in my singing and will continue talking lessons! She’s amazing!
Janet R.
She is the best teacher
Luz M S.
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!

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Jean E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 to 75
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Jean E.

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Hello!
When you see items do you say " I can make that!" ? Well let me show you how!
I have over 40 years of experience in dressmaking and alterations. I can teach you how to make items from scratch or modernize thrift store finds. I can teach beginners as well as advanced skilled students. I also have experience with students from the age of 8 to almost 50. Let's get together and make your dreams reality.

About Jean

Hello! I have been sewing for over 40 years. I have had my own sewing business for over 20 years. The most rewarding position I have held was in the costume shop for the theater of our local college. I have also worked in a bridal shop. I love creating/altering garments for hard to fit customers. I

Tracy B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Pattern Making from Fashion Institute of South Florida
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tracy B.

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I teach embroidery, hand sewing and machine sewing to students of all ages. Beginning students can learn hand sewing stitches that are used in conjunction with machine sewing to finish items.

Embroidery is like painting with a needle and floss. Students can learn basic embroidery stitches to use on pre-printed kits or to create their own drawings.

About Tracy

Due to Covid 19, all classes are now being taught online. If you are local and need a sewing machine, I have a machine that you can borrow. I am also making beginner's kits with several projects that can be picked up or mailed. I teach beginning, intermediate and advanced sewing. I have been

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Lina
Very helpful. Clear explanations. And went above and beyond to make sure I understood. Thanks
Autumn B.
Tracy was awesome. I learned a lot. She answered all of my questions and gave great advice. I recommend!
Missy K.
I'm having so much fun..with just a few classes I've already made a skirt and a drawstring bag. Thank you so much!

Rob R.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BS Exceptional Student Education from St. Petersburg College
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Rob R.

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I have played billiards for over 20 years, with success at many levels. I am a certified educator who also enjoys teaching the art of pool. I have helped many players along the way and I am adept at incorporating useful practice techniques to help my students achieve their goals.

About Rob

I am an easy going, knowledgable and creative teacher. I strive to put the students and their personal needs first. I'm very aware that each student/person learns differently and I incorporate various strategies of learning into my lessons. There is a lot of humor and dialogue with my lessons, al

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Celia
Rob is very pleasant and a good coach. I’m motivated to meet my goal.
Alex R.
Rob was really good with my son in taking the time to show him new tips and working on basics. We both learned a lot and his approach was excellent. I would definitely recommends Rob for anyone who wants to get better at pool.
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"I have been taking lessons with Dipankar for the last 2 months and it has been a great experience!. Dipankar really is a tremendous teacher, who quickly identifies my weaknesses as a player, which allows me me work towards eliminating those weaknesses.

My weakness is that I have the tendency to rush, or to assume that a move is the correct one, when it's not! Dipankar's system has taught me to stop assuming, to look for further moves and to choose the correct move more often than before.

My Chess rating has gone up and I am a much stronger player today thanks to Dipankar! I strongly recommend him to any Player that wants to improve."
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"Rhiannon was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Looking forward to the next lessons!"
Kate
Took Knitting lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"Marta and I played a few hands and discussed several points in Bridge of bidding and play of the hand. She was flexible in choosing our first topic. I found the set up somewhat confusing at first and didn't have time to jot down several points Marta suggested. All in all, it was a good experience and well worth the time and effort. I look forward to next week's lesson."
Karlene
Took Bridge lessons from Marta B.
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"The teacher young , but my son likes him. More accessible. He feel he can understand better . When the first lesson finish. My son very exciting!
The teacher know how can let student love chess!"
Derrick
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Ryan was very helpful. He communicated in a very clear and concise fashion. Looking forward to next week’s session."
Lori
Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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"I'm enjoying my classes. I've been bringing Rhiannon stitches I want to learn without any notice, and she is always able to help me on the spot to learn them. Her flexibility (both in what I want to learn and in scheduling) makes private classes a pleasant and worthwhile investment. Highly recommend!"
Danielle
Took Crocheting lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"Erin provided clear instruction and even prepared in advance in order to help me work through a couple of stitches I was stumped on in a pattern I had been working on. Thank you!!"
Anne
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Sonya is so kind, caring, and helpful! I have been looking for someone to help me with creating a pattern and she was helpful in helping me succeed! She is very knowledgeable and has many great tips to help beginner students with sewing. I am looking forward to taking more lessons with her!"
Kati
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Xclnt, easy to work with. Very fun experience, can't wait until the next lesson."
Derrick
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Preston is a very nice coach. I was a beginner with zero experience before. After five lessons, I gained solid basic skills and feel more comfortable to rally. I feel growing by leaps and bounces.

He is very sharp about identifying the problem and then training accordingly. He is also kind and very patient to guide"
Chengliang
Took Chess lessons from Preston W.
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