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About Jennifer P.

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Gwynn Oak, MD

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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 performing adult singer-songwriters. Whatever your background or desire, I can help you to cultivate your unique musical potential, and to strengthen your creative voice.

As a professional vocalist and pianist, I have worked freelance, in a variety of settings, over the years--including solo, in wedding bands, small jazz and rock/pop groups and with big bands. I have been singing with the Mood Swings Big Band for 6+ years. During that time, we have performed at the White House, the Chamber of Commerce and in Kennebunkport, Maine (at the Bush e
state).

I also have an extensive professional and personal background in meditation (10 years), astrology (5 years) and healing (particularly Reiki, 4 years). I am very interested in the intersection between a healing/mindfulness-awareness approach and singing/playing piano.
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Ana S. October 7, 2018
· Astrology · Online
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Amira W. September 21, 2017
· Singing · In studio
Ms. Jennifer was outstanding we can not wait for the next lesson.
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Jesse V. February 9, 2017
· Singing · Online
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Jennifer P.

Jennifer P.

Gwynn Oak, MD 21207
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About Hissael R.

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San Diego, CA
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About Hissael
I have been teaching and tutoring students for 6 years now. I teach math and guitar. The thing I love most about my teaching isn't the end result of a student's passing report card or a student's accomplishment of learning a difficult musical piece. It is the effort that takes place between the student and the tasks, along with guidance. The student's ability to think and approach the tasks, whether it is music, math, or English in a way that fully immerses the student's creativity and understanding is at the foundation of my teaching. I can help your child pass his/her tests, I can help them read music and play their favorite songs, but, I encourage them to overcome the challenges that they face when they are on their own in the classroom and practice room. This is the curriculum I teach.
-Hissael R.
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Ed S. July 30, 2018
· Guitar · In home
Hissael is cool. We enjoyed his instruction and is very flexible.
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Francisco July 28, 2018
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Taking classes with Hissael was a great experience. He was very patient and we improved our level in just 4 classes.
Highly recommended.
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Hissael R.

Hissael R.

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$16 / 30-min

About Orla C.

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Vienna, VA

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About Orla
Hi there! My name is Orla Conway and I can’t wait to sing with you!!
-The biggest difference between my teaching style and any other local voice coach is: my Relaxation First method.
This wholistic, centering, and therapeutic technique uses guided relaxation to insure that students not only learn about proper vocal technique, but actually master it in a way that is natural to their own voice and learning style.
I am dedicated to nurturing the differences in each students voice, and through this customized approach my students learn to understand their bodies and gain total control over their intonation, resonance, and vibrance.
This simply means that the student will be able to sing any style of music they want!
My Relaxtion First methodology is often viewed by my students as deeply therapeutic as I lead them through exerci
ses which steady the breath, relax the muscles, and center the body. We approach singing as a natural form of therapy that helps the singer understand their body fully, and express themselves effortlessly.
Together we will eliminate tension, strain and pain from the singing experience. We will gain comfort, ease and will highlight the beauty in your unique sound (as opposed to attempting to make your voice conform to someone else's style).
I am here to make you sound like the most authentic version of yourself, and to find the deep joy and expression that comes from letting your voice be heard!

-The most important thing to me when working with singers of any age or ability is:
Helping them learn the correct techniques to keep their voices safe and healthy while singing. A Beginner Lesson Plan begins by covering the three main foundations of healthy happy singing:
1.Posture
2.Breathing
3.Placement (head voice, mask voice, chest voice)
After covering these techniques, my students will be able to achieve almost any style and level of singing they desire. It is totally possible to stretch your vocal range, learn a new style, or incorporate movement into your songs if you follow this method!
I also make sure to focus a lot on confidence and stage presence throughout all of our lessons to help students prepare for upcoming auditions, showcases, concerts, and talent shows.

Applying my Relaxation First methodology to these age-old foundations of strong vocal technique make it easy and natural for you to find your voice and transition out of your stage fright so that you can own that stage like you were born to be there, because you were!!
These are not only vocal coaching sessions, but complete performance-ready-workshops.
I am here to make all your singing and vocal performance dreams come true!

-I began my vocal training:
at the age of 12 learning how to sing classical and musical theater music. I eventually went on to learn jazz and rock vocal techniques before going to Berklee College of Music in Boston where I learned how to sing celtic music and alternative contemporary styles. I have my own band which I write all the music for, and we have performed all around Boston and in New York City.
My students have achieved admission into Berklee College of Music in Boston, lead roles in their school plays such as Peter Pan, Into the Woods, and Julius Caesar. They have achieved new levels of confidence and power that have made them the stars of their local open mics, talent shows, and recitals!

Please feel free to message me with any questions.
It’s my job to make this process as seamless and comfortable for you as possible :)
Let’s get singing!
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Kerr & Sophia E. October 10, 2018
· Singing · In home
Great novice singer first lesson. Orla has energy and enthusiam that inspires you to learn.
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Blyleih M. September 13, 2018
· Singing · In home
Super supportive and patient. She tries to keep the lessons fun for a young child and is always enthusiastic. My daughter is happy and learning, and that’s the point.
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Hannah August 23, 2018
· Singing · In studio
I was only able to take five lessons with Orla, but within a short period of time she helped me improve the quality of my chest, mask/mix, and head voice. She teaches with clarity, and she gave me the skills I needed to continue learning after the lesson had ended. If you are new to singing or want to try honing your skills, Orla is a great teacher for you.
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Orla C.

Orla C.

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$45 / 30-min

About Hector P.

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Chicago, IL
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About Hector
Hi! My name is Hector and I am currently working on a bachelor's degree in Neuroscience. I excel at Math and Chemistry, and I enjoy teaching the subjects as well! I'm very outgoing as well as patient and persistent when it comes to tutoring. I have tutoring history with Statistics, Stoichiometry, Algebra, Writing, English Literature, and a little bit of Drawing (a creative side of my abilities, along with Creative Writing). I tutor for both professional and personal growth!

I am easy to reach, and I welcome parents offering additional educational resources with open arms and an open mind! I look forward to your booking!
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Demian March 17, 2018
· Chemistry · Online
Hector is very helpful! In chemistry, he knew his information well and was eager in explaining things followed by checking to make sure we understood the lesson. He takes responsibility in teaching and has a very kind personality. I like to study with him.
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Alex October 17, 2017
· English · In studio
His passion for the betterment of people and his ability to make complex topics so simplistic truly make him a devoted and effective tutor.
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Kelsey October 13, 2017
· Drawing · In studio
I've known Hector for a few years now, and I haven't met anyone as passionate when it comes to his work.
Hector puts forth 110% towards his work and students to ensure quality material. He is patient, and is more than happy to clarify any questions.
Not only does his passion lies within teaching, but he is continulusly striving to learn new things. He loves to analyze complex sciences and the world around him, and as an outcome he formulates fascinating theories. Not only is a great teacher, but a friend who truly inspires those around him.
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Hector P.

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$15 / 60-min

About Dagmara P.

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Reston, VA
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About Dagmara
I help my clients get the courage to live the best of their lives. I meet with them 1:1 and coach them how to manage anxieties and cope with depression. I also work with beginners who are looking to gain more flexibility and increase their fitness levels.
I work with yogic strategies to achieve these for my clients.
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Dagmara P.

Dagmara P.

Reston, VA 20190
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$75 / 30-min
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About Meredith B.

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Jacksonville, FL
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About Meredith
About five years ago I was diagnosed with celiac disease. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which your body attacks the villi, or what look like little fingers, in your small intestine that help you absorb nutrients from your food.
Because of this autoimmune disorder whenever I eat wheat, barley, or rye, or something that has come in contact with these things, my body attacks these villi, and let's just say that the results are less than optimal.

As someone who grew up on a steady diet of pasta, finding out that I could no longer have my favorite food was not easy, but neither was dealing the chronic fatigue, hair loss, skin issues, severe stomach pain, etc. that accompanied my disease. So a lifestyle change had to be made. Through my journey learning to go gluten free, I also learned a lot about nutrition, and am a go to
resource for friends and family whenever they are looking to get or stay healthy. I love food - learning about it, cooking it, shopping for it. I also love helping others discover that healthy food can also be tasty. I hope I can be of help to you.
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Meredith B.

Meredith B.

Online
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$34 / 30-min

About Susan M.

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Falls Church, VA
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About Susan
I am writing to you because I would like you to consider me for health and career coaching services. I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies and a Master of Science in Health Promotion and Health Education. I am also a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). I am a social sciences professional with experience working across nonprofit, local government, state government, and hospital organizations. I enjoy applying evidenced-based approaches to tailor plans for individuals so that they can achieve the healthy life that they want. Throughout all of my career experiences, I have also had the pleasure of providing career coaching services to my friends and family, which includes resume development, job search strategies, and LinkedIn and professional networking tips.
I believe I have the passion and background ne
cessary to not only meet but exceed your health and career coaching expectations. I am eager to understand an individual’s motivations for seeking services and tailor my approach to best meet their needs. I am comfortable and have experience working with diverse audiences, and I have a firm understanding of how to adequately convey my thoughts through oral and written communication.
I want to thank you for taking the time to read this letter. I hope you will see that I am serious about my interest in providing you with health and career coaching services and, in turn, will consider my candidacy.
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Ashley July 26, 2018
· Life Coaching · Online
Susan is an excellent instructor. Her assistance with tailoring my resume helped me land my dream job! Thank you Susan for your attention to detail, patience and warm spirit.
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Ayan July 26, 2018
· Life Coaching · In studio
Susan is an incredible life coach. Susan's patience and expertise helped me reach my career goals. She is definitely a person who will bring positivity and improvements to life.
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Amy July 25, 2018
· Life Coaching · In home
Susan is an absolutely wonderful career coach! She was extremely patient and diligent while helping me to perfect my resume. With her guidance, I was able to secure my very first job within a timely manner. I highly recommend Susan for all of your professional needs!
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Susan M.

Susan M.

Falls Church, VA 22043
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$34 / 30-min

About Niklaus N.

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Country Club Hills, IL
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About Niklaus
What if you could learn from a knowledgeable, charismatic teacher who is DEEPLY Invested in nurturing YOUR growth? Wouldn’t you want to learn from them?

Hello, I’m Niklaus Nasir and I am here to share my experience and expertise with you. I mentor those struggling with self esteem and develop confidence skills. I also enstill disicpline and resilience through my self defense classes.
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Niklaus N.

Niklaus N.

Online
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$49 / 30-min

About Francia G.

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Germantown, MD
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About Francia
I am a passionate and grounded Yoga instructor. I have a true love for cultivating peace, mindfulness and kindness. Yoga is a journey that may lead you to places you never thought you would go. It is a physical and often times intense practice but the rewards are so worth it!

You can expect changes not only in your flexibility and strength but also in your state of mind. Many of my students realize that they begin to develop a sense of overall calmness and relaxation that comes very naturally when you delve into a yogic practice.

I am the mother of 3 amazing children and it shows in my nurturing way of teaching Yoga.

My goal is to help guide the way to a healthier, happier version of each and every one of my students.

I look forward to helping you start on your yogic journey today!
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Francia G.

Francia G.

Germantown, MD 20876
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$50 / 30-min

About Kris S.

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Rockville, MD
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Kris S.

Kris S.

Rockville, MD 20852
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$75 / 30-min

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