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Christelle H.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts, History from Carleton College
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Christelle H.

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Knitting is a wonderful skill! From the practical -- such as scarves, sweaters, or socks -- to the artistic, learning to knit gives you a hobby that reduces stress, gives the ability to make your own gifts, and even earn a little pocket money! I have been knitting for over 20 years and selling my knitted creations for about 10 years. I can get you started with knitting!

About Christelle

Want to learn to speak, read, or write English? I can help! In the past, I have taught all standard academic subjects, including English, math, science, French, art, music and more and have taught children of all ages. Starting in 2019, I decided to focus on teaching ESL. My ESL students have be

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Jane
As we took a childbirth class from Christelle, you might say we took one of the most important classes in our lives from her! We honestly believe if we had not taken her class we would not have had nearly so positive an experience in natural childbirth, so much credit is due to her. Christelle prepared thoroughly for all our lessons, included interesting activities and personal anecdotes. Most importantly, Christelle made it clear that she cared not only about our grasp of the content but also about us as people. That made all the difference.
Ryan
Christelle is very knowledgeable and personal at the same time. I like how she can draw a lot from her personal experience as well.
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Kim "The Dragon" Y.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kim "The Dragon" Y.

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Advance your skills faster than your skill level can keep up! Whether you're a leisure player looking to make more banks, a league player trying to be more competitive, or an aspiring pro who needs an equally serious coach, I will tailor my teaching style to meet your needs.

About Kim "The Dragon"

Practice doesn't make perfect...perfect practice makes perfect! From stroke mechanics and fundamentals to the diamond system for the trickiest kicks and banks, I want to help you maximize your potential and take your game to the next level!

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Morgan
Had a great first lesson, Kim was able to spot several technique issues and made corrections to help build a more solid foundation.

Lisa T.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lisa T.

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Quilting is my specialty! I have been making quilts for over 20 years and have been teaching quilting for almost as long.

About Lisa

I am a lifelong sewist with experience in Quilting, Embroidery, Mending and many other textile techniques. I have been teaching sewing classes to adults and children for over 20 years at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

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Nicole
Lisa is an excellent instructor! Her love of quilting combined with years in public education as perfectly suit her for this learning platform.
Heidi
Lisa is an amazing presence. She is a great coach, providing instruction and then the independence I needed to try. She has taught me to sew and embroider, and I have used her lessons in other projects. She is kind and supportive. Just what every teacher needs to be!

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Jane H.

12 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jane H.

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I love knitting, enjoying making a huge variety of items using many different techniques. I knit using the English style, having grown up in Cheshire, England, but also knit using the Continental style of knitting too. I have been teaching knitting in groups and on a one to one basis for a few years. My students have ranged in age from 8 years old to 80 years old.
If you need help with a specific project, learning a new technique or just starting out as a beginner knitter, please get in touch.

About Jane

I love hand crafts and was attracted to hand knitted items from an early age. I'm a qualified elementary school teacher, having taught both in London and Boston. I have also worked with high school students and adults in museum education, having a masters in Museum and Gallery Education. I love k

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Robin
Jane is super knowledgeable and was very helpful.
Alma
If you’re a first time knitter like me....you’ll want your Jane for a teacher! Jane is so patient, understanding, kind & encouraging. Love her British accent☺️
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John S.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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.

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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 e

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Dipankar G.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Bengali, Hindi, English
  • Bachelor of Technlogy (Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering) from National Institute of Technology Rourkela
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Dipankar G.

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Learn from an International Chess Coach who has coached more than 80 students from ages 5 to 65! Specializes in teaching beginner and intermediate students.

Each lesson will be personalized to the unique strengths and weaknesses of the individual student. You will go through a structured chess curriculum based on the Soviet chess school which will ensure there are no gaps in your understanding of the game.

Lessons will consist of the following :

->Analysis of the student's recent chess games with detailed feedback on all stages of the game
->In-depth discussion of openings, middlegame tactics and strategy, endgame technique
->Analysis of model games by World Champions and Grandmasters
->Anwering all chess-related questions of the student and filling in any gaps in understanding
->Homework assignments to reinforce the topics covered during a lesson

If you have always wanted to learn chess but never did, or you are an avid chess player but are tired of being stuck in a ...

About Dipankar

Learn from an experienced International Chess Coach (Taught over 80 students ages 5 to 65). If you want to learn chess in a fun, engaging way and want to see improvement in your game, you have come to the right place. I am an Class A Chess player (USCF 1873) and an experienced chess coach. I

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Jordan H.
He was very good with my son who had never played chess before. He can’t wait for next weeks lesson.
Richard Blinkoff
I can't say best instructor ever, since he was the first I ever had. But he was clear and smart and taught me a great deal in our session. I can't wait to take the second lesson.
Brett
Dipankar has been an absolute wonder for my chess improvement; after only one lesson! He has a real talent for finding one's weaknesses in their play simply by quickly analyzing their games which is a huge asset. Secondly, he also takes time to not only give you areas to work on, but also the means and resources to do so. Dipankar was constantly giving me advice as weeks went by and has been coaching me regardless of wether or not I am in a lesson! He is a natural teacher and a stellar guy. I recommend him for anyone looking to improve their chess.

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"Giving another glowing rating! I highly recommend Mya for sewing and for any craft. Very patient, knowledgeable, encouraging. I wish I had know about her years ago! :-)"
Joan
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"This is a first lesson and my daughter loves his lession."
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Had a very good experience with Kyle. Learned a lot in one hour."
Gary Marks
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"I am Declan's Grandmother and I have to say this was an incredible lesson. Declan said it was awesome and I concur. We will definitely be in touch for more learning."
Declan
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"excellent lesson - felicia is a a delight to work with"
angela
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Ms. Cutler was knowledgeable on her upholstery fabrics. I learned basic skills on furniture placement and spacing! I enjoyed Ms. Cutlers class it was very informative!"
Trevor
Took Interior Design lessons from Carmelita Marcia C.
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"Erin was great-had some technical difficulties. She figured it out😎
Answered all my ?’s. It was fun!"
Helen
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"It was a great start. Angela answered my questions and helped me understand what my next steps would be. She was assigned homework 😊,"
Luce
Took Knitting lessons from Angela C.
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"Laura helped me create my own pattern/garment from a tunic I already had. I had never taken an online- class before so I was concerned how effective it would be.
I was very impressed with Laura’s patience and instruction. She walked me through step by step and provided me with additional tips and videos that really helped me throughout the project
I highly recommend Laura. 😀"
Sandi
Took Sewing lessons from Laura P.
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"Karen is very patient and has a great attitude and personality. She is very talented and appears eager to share her knowledge. I really enjoyed the experience. Peas Patricia"
patricia
Took Crocheting lessons from Karen D.
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