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Jennifer W.

8 Reviews
Bowie, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • BA, chemistry major, French minor from Drew University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jennifer W.

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I am an AFPA certified personal trainer and hula hoop expert. In addition to working as a personal trainer at LaFitness, I have taught Hooping for Fitness and Performance at a local community center. I would love to help a novice or intermediate to improve his or her fundamental hooping skills as well as learn some new exciting tricks.

About Jennifer

Good day. I very much enjoy tutoring students online and in person and have been tutoring students of all ages since 2011 and have provided more than 8,000 lessons. As a former forensic chemist for the Drug Enforcement Administration and a small-group water-testing laboratory supervisor for the US

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Excellent instructor...Jennifer.
Haliah E.
My lesson was very helpful and she was very nice to work with. We worked on an assignment that I was struggling with and now understand how to do it.

Rosemary O.

10 Reviews
Germantown, MD
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students Male: 10 to 18; Female: 7 to 65
  • Curriculum and Teaching from University of Calabar
  • Teaching since 2016
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Rosemary O.

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Make your clothes within 2 weeks of our classes. My goal is to bring out the best in my student and inspire them for greater heights.

About Rosemary

I am a Creative Director and one thing I love to do is to teach sewing lessons. I'm a creative person, flexible and fun loving. I pay attention to details, impacting the lives of my students is part of me. Connect with me today and have fun while you learn.

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Chad G.
Rosemary was amazing. She's an excellent teacher and I really enjoyed my lesson. Looking forward to my next lesson. I highly recommend Rosemary for sewing lessons.
Mercy
was nice, free and fun. she was also friendly.
Pathenia
I am truly enjoying learning how to sew with Rosemary as my teacher. So far, I have seen a blouse and a skirt that I need to add finishing touches on. I am going to sign up for more lessons. I want to perfect the art of sewing.

Karen D.

8 Reviews
Lutherville Timonium, MD
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 18 to 70
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner
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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 and I have been crocheting for the past 58 yrs. 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, Commu

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Denise
Karen has been a delight to work with on my beginner Crochet lessons. She is patient and encouraging. When I get frustrated with my errors, Karen knows how to help me understand ways to correct my mistakes. I enjoy crochet more and more and would like to continue lessons with Karen.
Troy Remick
Karen is a meticulous teacher. She explains lessons in an accessible manner and gives you hands on experience under her direction. She takes time to ensure the student's understanding and proficiency before progressing. She is patient and kind. She was extremely flexible in scheduling our lessons. I learned to crochet and the basics of getting started, how to read patterns, supplies needed and much more. I love that I am now proficient at my new hobby thanks to such a wonderful teacher. Thank you Karen!
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.

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Donna S.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Astrology from Private Instruction
  • Teaching since 1987
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Donna S.

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Astrology for all levels: Horary Astrology (answering questions with a Chart). Prediction Astrology using an Astrological Calendar (good for beginners). Prediction Astrology using Progressions and Return Charts (good for intermediate). Relationship Astrology including Composite Charts and Synastry. Financial Astrology. Astro-Cartography and Relocation Astrology. Medical Astrology. Event Astrology (choosing the right date for a wedding, to buy a house, to change jobs, etc.), Math and chart construction for passing certification exams.

About Donna

Yes, my resume is a bit quirky, not many people go from a career in computer programming to astrology but in essence, what I've done is to take things I'm good at and turn them into a career I'm passionate about. My varied background might make me the right teacher for you. I love teaching and

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Rick
Donna is an expert in her field. I learned so much and look forward to telling all my friends about her.
Five stars.
Ethan
donna gave a very easy to follow and straight forwards lesson, i came in with no editing experience and after about an hour i was well versed in my software and could edit a video alone.
Patricia
Great communicator. I was hesitant about signing up for ‘online’ lessons; however, I was able to walk through the steps guided by a very patient teacher. Donna is fantastic, and I look forward to our next class. I could've easily spent the entire day online with her.
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Dennis U.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks some japanese
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • psychology / bio sciences from ucla
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Dennis U.

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I have been playing chess for well over 30 years. I have taught one on one
children and adults for about 10 years. I have great patience when I teach
students never believing that any concept is too difficult to understand or
master. I have a love for the game that I want to instill in others
I have hundreds of chess books and have gotten to know lots of chessplayers
throughout the years. I do my best to have my students gain and UNDERSTANDING of the game rather than just rote memorization.

About Dennis

I have been playing chess for 30 + years and have a USCF expert rating. I have taught chess in afterschool programs and one on one in homes for over 10 years. I feel I have great patience especially with young children as their attention span is usually not that long. I have taught children as

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Liam H.
My son looks forward to his weekly chess lesson with Dennis
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very good
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Renee D.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 2013
  • AA Fashion Design from FIDM
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Renee D.

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*Learn basic through advanced sewing skills
*Boost individual design style
*Master sewing machine techniques
*Explore your creative spirit

Lessons are personalized with your choice of project and ability
Let me share my passion of sewing with you!

About Renee

I love to sew! and have great joy in teaching the craft. I have been sewing since I was 7 years old, taught by my Grandmother.  A FIDM alumni, I worked in the garment industry designing jr. dresses and as a pattern maker, as well as a costume stylist for 14 years in film‚ television, and commercial

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Debbie P.
Fantastic lesson! Renee is so knowledgeable and I loved my lesson!
Meredith L.
Renee is very knowledgeable and pleasant. I look forward to our next lesson.
Shatoya M.
Ms. Renee is very calm and patient with me. I can’t wait to continue more lessons with her

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"Donna is a wealth of astrology knowledge. I found our sessions together to be informative, fascinating and useful for my overall understanding of astrology as a student. I recommend Donna!"
Lisa
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"Great 3rd lesson. Extremely pleased with the lessons, super fun!"
Emanuel
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Siddarth has been a kind and patient chess teacher- he quickly gets a good idea of what level you are at and what kind of help you need. He is very flexible to your needs and wants and you will always leave each lesson with new knowledge. Highly recommend!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Xclnt, easy to work with. Very fun experience, can't wait until the next lesson."
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Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Sonya is super patient and was willing to re-demonstrate for this very nervous student. Looking forward to future sessions."
Denise
Took Quilting lessons from Sonya M.
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