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Nicole S.

8 Reviews
Watertown, MA
Starting at $17
  • Child Development & Urban Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts Univeristy
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
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Nicole S.

8 Reviews
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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
amazing helper
Cherilyn
love her
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!

Huyen G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Vietnamese
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Huyen G.

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I learned crocheting since I was a little girl. I can make hats, gloves, scarves, decoration stuffs... I love to share my hobbies with all my students!

About Huyen

Teaching is my passion, I love seeing my students progress! Originally born and raised in Vietnam, I traveled to America on a student Visa and have now been living here for 4 years. My students say that I am patient, enthusiastic, and kind. But I am not afraid to push them forward when things get c

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Isiah W.
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Very caring! Hyuen Will work with you to fit your needs of learning. In addition, she also teaches Northern and Southern Vietnamese which is perfect if you looking for instruction in either side of the countries language,
Moises J.
I cannot rate Mrs. Huyenny highly enough! - she has made learning 'VIETNAMESE" fun! It is a totally different experience from learning Vietnamese on some Purchased downloaded program - Huyen uses a variety of different tools and methods in her tutoring, ones that help memorise verbs, grammar and vocabulary, and have given me some really useful hints and tips, so that learning "VIETNAMESE" is easy and fun.I now feel more confident in speaking to natives. Highly recommended.

Morgan J.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts & Sciences in English from Ohio University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Morgan J.

6 Reviews
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Hula hooping is a magical form of movement that is as much fun to learn as it is to watch. It is a great work out and stress relief. I have been studying hoop dance for 6 years and it is by far my favorite thing to do. I love to teach and guide others on their hoop journeys. My students experience immediate results and will build a good platform on which to build their own personal hoop flow.

About Morgan

Hello! My name is Morgan Leigh. I am a hula hoop dance performer and instructor for Spin Happy Hoop Dance in Cincinnati. I have been hula hooping since 2009 and take pleasure in sharing my art with others! I specialize in teaching both children and adults hula hoop dance. I mostly teach single and

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Vince F.
Morgan was informative, pleasant and easy to understand. I learned a lot.
Wendy B.
Morgan is the BEST🤗. I am wonderfully grateful for such a sweet and kind soul in my world who is incredibly helpful in my journey of being a healthy grandma 🙏
Leslie
Morgan taught me some great tips on exactly the moves I most needed; I really learned a lot!

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Ryan D.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded 6th at North American Pairs Flight B, 2018 from American Contract Bridge League
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ryan D.

22 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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Bruce C.
Terrific!
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.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Awarded CSSSA from California State Governor
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • BFA 90% from NCAD
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Preston W.

3 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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Saurav
Amazing teacher! Got me up from 1000 to 1400 in 1 month. Used a principles based approach.
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

Sue-Ting C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sue-Ting C.

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Do you have a knitting project sitting around from way back when? Have you always wanted to learn? I'd love to help you get started or finish up that project by reviewing basic stitches or learning new ones.

About Sue-Ting

I love working with students of all level to help you grow your passion for fiber arts! I can provide: Needles/hooks to borrow Yarn Pattern ideas Students should have (eventually): Yarn Needles Stitch maekers Darning needle *** Specialties *** Knit and Crochet Garments, blankets, shawls

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"Great and patient teacher. My daughter felt very comfortable during the lesson"
Emma
Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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"Atousa is fantastic!!! What an incredible
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is thoughtful and understanding. I look forward for another lesson. She is 5 STAR. You are lucky to have her on your team. I will finish my lessons with her and hope to start again with her again in the spring..when my session ends with you. Thank you for too. Terrific on line classes you offer. Will recommend your on line classes for sure!!"
Jocelyn
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Sarah is great! Takes time for things I don’t know and has good materials to look over between lessons"
Jeanine
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"When things click between instructor and student learning becomes a lot easier. I went into my first lesson with an open mind, and I was not disappointed. What JP explained to me had as much to do with his choice of words as it did with the credibility of his statements. We covered a lot of basics which I already knew, but how he explained them was in terms that I hadn't thought about. This prompted me to slow down and put more effort/concentration into each shot."
Mike
Took Billiards lessons from James (JP) R.
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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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"My grandson is five and loves chess. Thomas is a fantastic teacher! I’m glad I sat in, as I learned a whole lot. Now I’ll be able to play with Nolan and reinforce the lessons taught us by Thomas. Thomas is absolutely perfect for us. I’m really happy I got the ten lesson package. No regrets."
Nolan
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Very knowledgeable and patient teacher."
Neil
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"I enjoyed the session very much. The teacher was thorough and organize. The lesson was presented clearly and was easy to understand. I learned a lot in just 2 hours; looking forward to the next class"
Perlita
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Fantastic lessons! Will definitely be signing up for more:)"
Isabella
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Morgan is the BEST🤗. I am wonderfully grateful for such a sweet and kind soul in my world who is incredibly helpful in my journey of being a healthy grandma 🙏"
Wendy
Took Hula Hoop lessons from Morgan J.
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