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Jeff R.

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

5 Reviews
Lutherville Timonium, MD
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Awarded Customer Service from Sunrise Assisted Living Facility
  • Teaches students 18 to 70
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Karen D.

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During this class you will become familiar with the basics of knitting. You will learn how to cast on and bind off. How to make hats and scarfs etc.

About Karen

My name is Karen D. and I have been crocheting for the past 58yrs. and knitting for the past 27 yrs. I am currently a Certified Knitting and Crochet instructor from The Yarn Council of America. I was certified in the year 2000. I have taught in Michael's Arts and Craft store, JoAnn Fabric, Com

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Beth
AWESOME I so enjoy working with Karen! In advance of today’s lesson, we coordinated re work on a summer shawl Project. We both thought a summer shawl addressing those summer air conditioned restaurants was a good project for folks like me that travel a bunch and need take along projects. With Karen’s guidance in mind, I bought gthe yarn. Then Karen showed me 6-9 different shawls she’s made so I could pick target shawl pattern that wasn’t above my ability and appealed to me. I’m now on my way; 3+Rows in and feeling confident of noteworthy progress til next session.
Beth
Encouraging, supportive, first class instructor. I signed up for lessons after I realized the kit I bought was above my knowledge level. It's been an awesome experience. I am more confident in reading instructions and making the (pattern specified) numerous different stitches. F2F lessons is the best; its been an awesome experience. I will take more lessons from Karen - she's just that good; a real gem for "take lessons".
Louise S.
Delightful! Karen was patient, professional and full of ideas. Looking forward to my next session.
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Margaret R.

4 Reviews
Catonsville, MD
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Margaret R.

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Paper is an exciting medium anybody can learn and I love teaching all the ways one can work with it, including origami.

About Margaret

Well Hello! I am an artist and teacher with 15 years experience, trained in many artistic mediums teaching to both children and adults from a wide range of diverse backgrounds or experience levels. Tell me what you want to learn to do, and I will customize your time in my art studio so that

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Barbara G.
I took painting lessons about 10 years ago and haven’t done anything since. I brought a 1/2 finished painting. Maggie was great helping me set up and seeing where I was and what I remembered. Then showed me some techniques to help get me going. I’m looking forward to our next lesson.
Steve K.
Maggie is a talented instructor. Helped me tremendously with oil paint color mixing and matching.
Melissa R
Maggie is an exceptional teacher who has her classroom management skills down to a tee. It’s amazing to watch her command a classroom full of children while remaining sweet and never losing her cool. She was a great mentor and I learned a lot about art education from her!

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Valery F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Valery F.

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Hello everyone! My name is Valery Filippov. I am Russian chess grandmaster. My maximum FIDE rating was 2639. And my current FIDE rating is 2553 I have been teaching chess for 17 years. In 2004 i was in top 50 best players of the world. I entered the Russian team in the chess Olympiad in 1998. My huge playing experience gives me an opportunity to teach

About Valery

Every of my students has individual program. On the first stage my goal is to estimate the skill set of the child. In other words – to understand the level of calculation, how good is the opening repertory, if he has heard about endgame etc. After that we create the plan of work on openings. I say

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Harish K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 50; Female: 6 to 40
  • Bachelor of Computer Application from SMS College
  • Awarded State level 9th place from Karnataka state chess association
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Harish K.

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Teaching since 2010
Trained uscf candidate Master and top u8 player in the world

About Harish

Harish Kumar International Chess Coach. He won Regional Chess Championship for 6th time and Achieved 2004 Rating at Chess.com and Internet Chess Club. Got Arena Grandmaster title from FIDE Classes will be conducted through Skype, Internet Chess club Already Trained 150+ USCF and Fide

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Inga
Harish was a wonderful teacher to my son and taught him many chess strategies.
Dhruv
Harish is patient with my 8 year old son. Giving enough time and explanation. I will recommend him
Aaracv K.
He is flexible and detail oriented
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Ambika D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1984
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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

Hi and welcome, I am Ambika. I am a multi-award winning author, professor, Astrologer, and dynamic international speaker. I specialize in igniting your intuition and getting your creativity flowing! My pockets are filled with multiple degrees and my passion is guiding you to reach your highest po

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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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"Vena is an amazing teacher! She is always in a great mood and makes it easy to ask as many questions as I have. Then she takes the time to make sure that I completely understand what she’s teaching before we move on to the next step. From sewing to pattern making, Vena’s skills and concepts are truly at a professional level leaving me feeling confident in my own skills after each lesson. Vena is awesome!"
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"Maria is a talented designer whose products show quality craftsmanship and thoughtful attention to detail. She is a calm and patient presence when teaching, even amidst a group of chaotic pre-teen girls as my daughters can attest! Maria makes quality choices with her fabrics and materials, making sure they are both beautiful and non-harmful to nature. You will love working with her!"
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- Laurey
Took Crocheting lessons from Guner A.
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"Mya Mya is helping my daughter alter her prom dress. Obviously, my daughter was anxious about it, but with her calm and relaxed personality, Mya Mya immediately put my daughter at ease and now my she feels happy and empowered about this project.

The sewing studio is beautiful, quiet, clean and welcoming. Perfect for immersing yourself on your sewing adventure. We are truly fortunate to have found Mya Mya."
- Monica
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