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Popular Crafts & Hobbies Teachers in Southwick, MA

Melissa R.

Holyoke, MA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Electronic Media from Holyoke Community College
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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

Stephen M.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.Mus. from McGill University
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Stephen M.

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Although a professional musician, Stephen is a passionate chess player with experience working with beginner to intermediate players. My teaching generally revolves around introducing students to instructive and beautiful games of the past, increasing tactical understanding as well as openings and endgames. Prior to the lesson, I like to review the student's recent games to assess which aspects of their game to work on first.

About Stephen

Cellist Stephen performs a wide range of repertoire, from the music of the seventeenth century to contemporary works to American folk music. He began his professional musical career at the age of seven, singing in the Choir of Men and Boys of St. Paul’s K Street in Washington, DC. Stephen has a par

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Ryan C.
Meeting Stephen has been one of the most pivotal moments in my musical life. Stephen is an intelligent, sensitive, and individual musician that has changed the way I view music. I would highly recommend Stephen any day!
Talia
Mr. Moran is a very patient and nurturing teacher. I learn so much every week!
Cathy
I've been working with Stephen to transcribe trad fiddle tunes for cello. He's very patient and helpful!

Ryan D.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Maryville University
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ryan D.

21 Reviews
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A passion for bridge with extensive knowledge of the game.

About Ryan

I've been playing and teaching the game of bridge for the past 28 years. I love this game, and I love introducing it to others so they can share in the joy of bridge. I've taught people from age 8 to age 88 and everywhere in between. My goal is to make the lessons fun because this is a game, and

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genie
Ryan was very knowledgeable and personable. He was able to meet me at my level and play and explain things in a manner that I could understand. I look forward to my next lesson!
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Preston W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded CSSSA from California State Governor
  • BFA 90% from NCAD
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Preston W.

2 Reviews
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Chess is a beautiful game and has been proven to increase a students mathematic and cognitive skills. Critical thinking, strategy, patience, discipline, and prioritization are but only a few of the many virtues gained by learning this ancient game.

I am an Opening expert in chess rated 2000+. I teach the five animals of chess, (Dragon, Hedgehog, Chameleon, Bird and Orangutan). I can improve your opening middle game and ending!

About Preston

I have hundreds of hours teaching experience in many subjects spaning from sports chess and the arts. I have won numerous awards for my ability to communicate the detailed aspects of complicated intricate subject matter. I have been verified to teach all ages and have numerous background checks est

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Karen
Great with a 10 yr old! Encouraging and patient. Great personality and a good artist.
Chengliang
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

Sarah L.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • MFA in Costume Design from UCLA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Sarah L.

22 Reviews
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I have been a professional costume designer since 2003 and have sewn everything from everyday apparel to sci-fi outfits to full-body monster costumes. I can teach you basic skills in a step-by-step curriculum fashion or I can help you create a specific project that you have in mind. Do you want something special for an event or do you want to make something out of some fun fabric you found? I am very flexible and enjoy being creative, so bring me your challenge and I will help you give it life!

About Sarah

*Please note: If you are interested in online classes they will take place over Skype, Zoom, or FaceTime, not TakeLessons Classroom (for technological reasons)* Hello, and thank you for visiting my page! I have been an artist for my whole life and I am passionate about sharing my love of creativit

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Toby
excellent!
Andy B
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Miriam
Sarah is a fantastic teacher: patient, knowledgeable, thoughtful and friendly. I'm looking forward to many more sessions with her!
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Vincent B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Vincent B.

5 Reviews
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Beginning chess students will learn how to properly move the pieces, opening technique, tactics, and basic endgame concepts.

About Vincent

Hello, my name is Vinnie. Founder and owner of Basile's Beats Music Studio. I am a professional trombonist and bassist who studied music at Joliet Junior College and Olivet Nazarene University. During my college years, I wanted a way to spread the wealth of skill and knowledge I was obtaining at

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Chrissy and Luke
Vinny has given lessons to my son for 3 years in the Chicagoland area. He started in 7th grade. My son made the highest level of Wind Ensemble when entering high school as a freshman. I highly recommend Vinny. Vinny works on your child's school music and he also gives a lesson that you need to accomplish. Vinny is a likable person, great with kids, he has this "cool" vibe to him that makes you smile and the kids relate to him very well. I suggest you try him out!
Maria
Vincent was a great instructor, gave my son all the resources he needed at all times, was super flexible with scheduling and very dependable. Highly recommended!!
Raphael
Always on time and ready to teach. Very patient and shares ideas and resources

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"Angela was amazing! My son was knitting after his first lesson. She is very patient and kept him on task. Hes already looking forward to next weeks lesson."
Louis
Took Knitting lessons from Angela C.
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"My daughter and I had a fabulous time with Melisa. My daughter took classes over the summer. Melisa is so kind, patient and accommodating. My daughter learned a skill she will have with her forever. I highly recommend Melisa's knitting classes. They are fun and affordable!"
Abril
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Very patient and VERY knowledgeable; looking forward to my next lesson."
Charlotte
Took Embroidery lessons from Lily Q.
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"Florin is a great instructor. I asked my son (age 12) if he used any of Florin's advice/teachings in his latest chess tournament, and he said, "Yes! I used EVERYTHING he taught me." :)"
David
Took Chess lessons from Florin F.
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"Great first experience. Ryan kept it interesting and is a committed teacher. Fantastic beginning!"
Devaki
Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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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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"Siddharth is a very good chess teacher. My son learned learned a lot in 2 sessions and really enjoyed it."
Chandu
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Great lesson! He made sure everything was understandable, and easy to remember."
William
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"l'm excited l am learning to sew with Sonya She is such a great teacher. Thanks Sonya for your patience."
Carol
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Dipankar is very professional and kids like attending his classes."
Smitha
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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