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Jeff R.

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Arlington, VA
Starting at $55
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music, Musical Theatre from New York University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jeff R.

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I've been practicing origami for over 20 years. My love of animals as a kid inspired me to learn origami so I could fold my very own paper zoo. Now, I teach students of all ages and skill levels to fold. I've also been a theatre educator for nearly a decade and I love empowering the inner artist in all of us.

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. In addition to creating pieces of art, origami exercises hand-eye coordination and can feel as calming as meditation. After every session, you will come away with amazing paper creations!

Just by 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.

I'm currently based in Arlington, VA but I often travel for my theatre work and will keep my ...

About Jeff

I'm now in Arlington, VA, and available for in-person teaching in the D.C./Metro area. *Before purchasing lessons, please send me a private message to let me know what you're interested in working on. I only use TakeLessons.com to book private lessons. I've been folding origami for over twe

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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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Jennifer P.

29 Reviews
Gwynn Oak, MD
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2002
  • B.A. (double major: music and psychology) from Goucher College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jennifer P.

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Want to learn more about "what makes you tick", what your energetic blueprint/makeup is? Or perhaps you know the basics, but you want to learn "to read" charts, or to work with "moving energy" (transits and progressions) more effectively.

Whatever your desire and current level of knowledge, astrology is a wonderful language and method of learning "how you work yourself" deeply, and how to understand/partner with others (and with the universe!) more effectively.

I can teach you about your chart in a more academic sense (I have 20 years of tutoring/teaching experience!)--OR we can integrate astrology with healing, meditative and/or creative practices, to help you integrate your inherent archetypal expression in a deeper, more impactful way.

About Jennifer

I am a professional singer-songwriter and have been teaching lessons fulltime for the last 12 years. I teach students of all ages and levels of experience. My current range of students include: kids with learning/developmental disabilities, teenagers who have starred in school musicals, and perf

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Arina S.
Jennifer is so kind and knows just how to make her home yours. She’s so informative and super personable!
Bri K.
So friendly, flexible, and helpful
Leah W.
Jennifer was very attentive and worked very well with my 6 year old!

Kathren L.

Brooklyn, MD
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kathren L.

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I've been sewing my entire life and while I'm new to teaching in a formal setting I've been helping my friends and classmates with sewing since I was in high school. I can teach you basics like how to sew a button and we can work our way up to sewing an outfit.

I can teach you: building (sewing a item of clothing from scratch), altering, tailoring, repairing, embroidery, beading, prop making, hand stitching, machine stitching, how to use a serger, how to read and use patterns, how to plan a project, how to draft a basic pattern, beginner upholstery, and what I call "make it work" sewing tricks for when you don't have fancy equipment or supplies.

If you have a specific project (I'm looking at you, cosplayers and diy Halloween enthusiasts) or if you want to learn a skill that you will use for the rest of your life. I can help.

About Kathren

I'm a grad student at George Washington University who just moved to the DC area from Chicago, and I'm originally from Texas. I'm a maker who specializes in sewing but I dabble in many other media. I learned everything I know by choosing a project and learning what I needed to to complete that pr

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Reid S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 10 to 60
  • Business Management from Southern University
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Reid S.

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Are you interested in the game of Chess? Do you play, but want to become an expert? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, I’m offering chess lessons. You will learn the basics of the game and we’ll progress to learning effective strategies to help you become a better player. Depending on your skill level, the tutoring will vary. If you’re already a good player, I’ll help you become great. Great way to get introduced to the game of chess in a fun and competitive environment.

About Reid

My name is Reid Sanders and I’m new to the Sacramento area. My wife works for the Sacramento Districts Attorneys office as a District Attorney hence the reason for us moving here. I was teaching at St. Augustine High School in New Orleans, LA before the move. I’ve been a teacher/football coach sinc

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Anne K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Awarded 2nd Place for Fashion Design from Denver County Fair, Fashion Pavillion
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anne K.

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I have been sewing for 25 years (Since I was 7). I can teach you anything you want to know from basic beginner sewing to the most advanced techniques. I can also show you how to draft your own patterns (including children's and menswear).

How to use speciality machine feet to make sewing straight much easier.

I have both regular machines and sergers in my studio and can teach you how to sew both non-stretch and stretch fabrics.

About Anne

I am a mom of two littles and work from home making pattern and technical specification packages for fashion designers. I teach sewing, pattern making and fashion design lessons from my home studio in Broomfield. I have been sewing since I was 7 years old and while I sometimes use commercial

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Dennisse V.
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Excellent class. Clam and willing to answer questions. Perfect.
Elliot L.
The first lesson was just what my son and I were looking for! We look forward to more.

Tammy H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tammy H.

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Hello and thank you for looking at my profile. I am left handed so teach left handed people. I taught myself to crochet many years ago. I love making things of all kinds from blankets to baby booties. I am very easy going and take time to teach. Crocheting is a great way to relax so lets make something beautiful.

About Tammy

Hi, I have been crocheting for about 20 years and am self taught. I am left handed so it was hard to find someone to teach me. The first time I picked up the yarn and hook and started, I was hooked. I have made many newborn beanies for the hospitals. I enjoy making afghans and giving them to fami

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"Really enjoyed my lessons with Jessica. She is a very personable and gifted patient instructor. So I never felt intimidated learning how to sew since it was all new to me. Thank you Jessica."
- Dinora
Took Sewing lessons from Jessica B.
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"Sarah is sweet, patient, incredibly knowledgeable and takes extreme pride in her craft - all things I appreciate. I HIGHLY recommend working with her."
- Anjali
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"Such a good teacher. My granddaughter loved it"
- Ava
Took Sewing lessons from Donna Z.
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"I really enjoyed my first lesson with Jane! She is really nice passionate about what she does! Can’t wait the next lesson!"
- Valeria Gilardoni
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"A+ experience. Kaneshia was awesome helping me in the areas with my machine I was weak with. left feeling confident in my abilities with my machine going forward."
- Christopher
Took Sewing lessons from Kaneshia A.
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"Had a great first lesson, Kim was able to spot several technique issues and made corrections to help build a more solid foundation."
- Morgan
Took Billiards lessons from Kim Y.
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"Mya was an awesome teacher! I am/was a complete novice prior to this lesson and, after an hour, she had me confident enough to go out and buy my own machine and start practicing with easy projects. After I get all set up at home and get some practice in, I will most definitely be returning for more lessons! I also love that she sent me home with notes and the practice samples we did so I can remember them later. Great experience - will definitely be back!"
- Nicole
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Erin is very knowledgable about crocheting , smart, and pleasant. I got what I wanted to learn about out of this lesson. Gauge & Learning how to read a pattern."
- Shari Binkney
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Atousa is a great instructor. Definitely recommend her to anyone looking to start playing or improve chess skills."
- Arvin Parsaei
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Excellent chess instructor. Very patient and experienced teaching my children 6 and 7 years of age. Always on time."
- Elisa
Took Chess lessons from Melissa M.
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