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Melissa R.

Holyoke, MA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Melissa R.

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I want you to enjoy crocheting! Let's smile, make jokes, and learn a new hobby together! After your initial lesson you will have a grasp on basic stitches. From there, I will help you develop your crochet skills so you can venture out and begin creating for yourself or for gifts! Nothing beats a hand-made gift!

After each lesson, I will give you a small assignment to work on that will help you develop. I will let you lead the pace. Crocheting is fun and should never be stressful!

About Melissa

I have been crocheting since I was 12 years old. Throughout the years I crocheted blankets, granny squares, Character hats, beanies, scarves, amigurumi, baby clothes, and so much more. Crocheting has been an outlet where I de-stress and unleash my creativity! I always have a can-do mind! If I can i

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Brandy G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Brandy G.

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Brandy is a graduate from the Maryland Institute College of Art with a BFA in Fiber/Textile Arts and a Fashion Design Concentration. She teaches weaving, fabric dyeing, and needle felting to students of all ages and experiences.
For weaving, students will learn how to build and dress their own loom, the fundamentals of weaving, and creating unique art works.

For fabric dyeing, students will learn how to dye cotton, linen, silk, and wool with synthetic and natural dyes. Different dyeing techniques available to teach are resist dyeing, shibori, pattern making, ice dyeing, and dyeing with natural materials.

About Brandy

My name is Brandy Godsil I am an arts and crafts instructor with 10+ years experience teaching students of all ages and backgrounds. I have recently relocated to Garner, NC from NYC and am teaching the following: Sewing and Fashion Design: Hand sewing, Machine sewing, Custom garment making, Patt

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Ambika D.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $120
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Awarded Second Place in New Age Fiction from International Book Awards
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Ambika D.

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I am an award winning author, expert astrologer, and dynamic international speaker. I specialize in igniting your intuitive magick, getting your creativity flowing, and putting you in touch with your inner wizard! My pockets are filled with multiple degrees in fields of study including: A Masters in Yoga and Meditation, and bachelor’s degrees in Astrology, and Fine Arts. Stuffed inside my backpack are colored pens, a journal, a kindle, a passport full of stamps, and a deck of tarot cards. My passion is guiding individuals to find inner peace, outward success, and a greater level of health and happiness. I have appeared on The Learning Channel, radio, and in periodicals as a relationship and communication expert and look forward to guiding you to reach your highest potential!

About Ambika

Welcome, I am Ambika! I am passionate about giving you the skills required for memorable public speaking, language, and communication. My easy to understand methods improve cognizance in reading, increase your creativity and expression, boost your writing skills, get you organized, and productive!

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Marjorie
Ambika it’s a great teacher, amazing personality and explains very well.
Definitely a teacher who knows how to explain difficult subjects like astrology.
Susanna
There's just something about Ambika that makes you feel you have a champion for your success! She has the best intuition and great, solid advice that can be followed. She definitely made a difference in my world and I'm so thankful for it. You won't regret it - sign up for a lesson now!
Rusti
Using astrology and some other indepth skills, Ambika worked with me to eradicate a long-held belief that alleviated my struggles with a relative and an upcoming visit went smoother than I ever imagined possible.

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Daniel L.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, Health, and Society from Cornell University
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Daniel L.

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My students and I have at least one meeting per week with the goal of preparing them for rated competitions. During this meeting, I will go over tactical themes with the student, challenge him/her with puzzles, go over and discuss Grandmaster games and opening variations, or play training games.

I will also chat with the student and find out what she been doing, what she has been working on, and ask her what problems she has encountered during her training.

About Daniel

Hi, I'm a chess tutor and competitor! I teach students of all ages and skill levels and have volunteered for the non-profit organizations Chess Challenge in DC and Chess Girls DC. I focus on one-on-one lessons with instruction geared towards preparing my students for competitive play. My rate is $5

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Davi R.
Lots of clues and a passionate teacher.

Omar J.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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!

Jeff R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jeff R.

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I've been practicing origami for over 20 years, and now I teach students of all ages and skill levels. I've also been a theatre educator for nearly a decade and I love empowering the inner artist in everyone.

I'll work with you to master the common folds and bases, learn all kinds of models, and show you how to read diagrams so you can keep folding on your own, and even try your own original designs.

From folding paper, you can create beautiful pieces of art in five, twenty-five, or one hundred and five steps, from a simple fish to a three-headed dragon. The art of Origami truly has no bounds. It also improves hand-eye coordination and can feel calming and meditative. After every session, you will come away with amazing paper creations!

About Jeff

Currently offering online lessons! Perfect for being stuck at home all day, and all you need is paper so there's no mess to clean up. *Please note that I only use TakeLessons.com to book one-on-one lessons. For other inquires, please send me a direct message. I've been folding origami for o

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Eryn
Jeff was such an amazing teacher. He came to our home and even brought the special paper with him. Our son who is 7 and his friends (8-9yrs) thoroughly enjoyed learning how to fold origami and it was a creative fun way to spend the afternoon. We hope to do it again soon.

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"My lesson with Vena was amazing! So glad I found her. Very knowledgeable in all aspects of technical design! I learned so much in just one hour! I will definitely be back! Thanks Vena!!"
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"I must admit, in the beginning I was reluctant on trying our online lessons. However, Siddharth was awesome. We had connectivity problems and he just rolled with it. The lessons online were great and our boys really enjoy learning chess."
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"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 🙏"
Alona
Took Chess lessons from Artem L.
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"I realize I should have started taking lessons earlier! I started playing chess as an adult, and after one lesson I feel I now know what to start focusing on. Atousa is extremely professional and a very nice and patient instructor that works with a structured approach to find out where your weaknesses and strengths lie. I strongly recommend Atousa as an instructor."
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Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Nicole is kind and patient, willing to keep working until you understand ❤️"
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Took Knitting lessons from Nicole S.
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