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About Marsha K.

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If you feel stuck in some area of your life, it may be that you merely need the right tools to help you get on your way and get moving towards your better tomorrow. I can share tools as a certified life, relationship and finance coach as well as a degree in Psychology. No need to remain unfocused and unclear!

About Marsha
To a Musical 2018! Recital is coming! Practice, Practice, Practice! Congratulations to those who completed the 100 day challenge, WOW! I am currently full except for ONE slot Wed at 4:30, snatch it up quickly!

Goals: Since I am also a Life Coach, we really focus on how to accomplish our hopes and desires. We begin by weekly, then monthly and even a yearly goal.

Each week we also focus on something in my STUDENT PAL - mnemonic. Another is TECHNIQUE. Technique is the ability to have proper position, wrist-lifts and finger curve as well as Theoretic knowledge and application.

I started giving out lickable gold stars, you know, the old-fashioned kind? They are for those students who mark their lesson sheet and come prepared... They really seem to enjoy that, and I adore the nostalgia!

It is a great week when students are nearly
all prepared and ready for their lessons. This makes both Coach and student more effective and the time together more enjoyable.

Perhaps you are reading this with both a little excitement and a little concern. Finding the right person for your or your student can be intimidating. A short introduction follows so that you know a little about me and my philosophy which can assist you make an informed decision. If we are a good fit, lessons and learning progress more joyfully.

I have been teaching music, performing music and enjoying music since I was a tiny three-year old. My first piano lessons were at age seven. I have since taught the students of former students! How fun is that?

Music has blessed my life in countless ways and given me opportunities I'd never dreamed of. Teaching at the Young Artists Conservatory of Music; Singing in Carnegie Hall, Performing across Europe and teaching the best students for over 25 years has been a delight.

I believe strongly that those who spend their time and resources for musical education are some of the brightest and most intelligent people around. Each of my students have their own individual goals and reasons for taking music lessons, which we revisit monthly. I believe that my role is to be a support and tool for them/you to accomplish the goals set, working with music that delights and educates.

You want the best teacher, who offers information, example, practice and performance opportunities and then gets out of the way of the student's own "voice" (whether playing or singing) so that they can be free to create their own style.

*** Lesson Details ***
In our lessons, we work with a predictable schedule of balance. We have weekly exercises to make strong fingers and or voices, and technique and theory practice to hone skills that will improve our performances, whether they are for others or for our own benefit. Each student of piano can learn how to create and write their own music in time, choose their own pieces to work on, and have a say in their classical and performance goals.

We have a program of advancement, so you and your loved ones can visually see your progress and measure your skills, complete with awards and trophies.

What you learn, has everything to do with your commitment. Practice doesn't make perfect, Practice makes permanent. Only perfect practice makes perfect.

Learning the piano ought to be a JOY. I believe in playing the piano, not 'practicing' it. Enjoy what you do, and you'll do it longer and with celebration instead of duty.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Piano - upright; CD player; Music stands; Dozens of music books and lesson materials; flash cards; computer and music writing program; mic and mirror, syllabus.

*** Travel Equipment ***
No travel.

*** Specialties ***
Over the years I have dabbled in most methods, but finally come to use my own syllabus and musicianship. I can easily adapt to your favourite if that is your desire. I specialize in a total music education, not merely in learning notes. It is like looking in a mirror and only seeing eyes and skin. Music has many facets and we discover all of them.
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Lisa D. July 20, 2016
· Singing · In home
I got my monies worth just in the first lesson! I am amazed she can teach me, where several have failed.
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Jessica Reyes March 21, 2016
· Piano · In home
Very encouraging
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Renee A. May 19, 2015
· Piano · In studio
Marsha took the time to get to know my daughter and created personal lessons for her.
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About Joey I.

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If you learn the techniques I use for training, you can expect to FEEL stronger, happier, and healthier. You can also expect to look better and have more confidence in every area of your life. I am a holistic lifestyle coach through the CHEK institute as well as an ELDOA practitioner. The techniques I use are on the leading edge of physical and mental rehabilitation as well as physical and mental performance. As an ELDOA practitioner I take you through spinal stretches that create a postural normalization. These stretches are unlike any that you have ever seen and will make you look and feel better in a much shorter amount of time. Looking and feeling better are two benefits that are just the tip of the iceberg when you perform ELDOA. With Holistic Lifestyle coaching, I teach you how to live a more balanced lifestyle in terms of diet, movement, sleep, and emotions. I have extensive online and in person assessments that will give you much more insight and awareness of your body and ...

About Joey
My name is Joey and my dream is to bring balance to the world and all people through educating people about health, wellness, and music. I have been studying health, wellness, and music for 10 years and have received certifications through the CHEK institute, Dr.Guy Voyer's SOMA training, and Berklee school of music. I have learned AMAZING things that are on the leading edge and have the power to radically transform people's lives, and the state of the world. Will you join me in my endeavor to change the world? If you sign up with me, I will give you many tools to expand your life, your health, and/or your musical ability in the fastest and most enjoyable way possible. I'm looking forward to meeting with you and sharing knowledge, laughter, and good times. I wish you the very best!
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Lillian August 13, 2017
· Drum · In studio
Joey has not only helped my son increase his skills but also his enthusiasm for drums. We look forward to signing up with Joey again.
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Mark February 9, 2017
· Guitar · In studio
Joey did a great job. He's a great guy and an amazing guitarist.
Most importantly, he teaches you the things you want to learn, with music you love.
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Mark December 13, 2016
· Guitar · In studio
Joey did a great job. He was very open to focusing on what I wanted to learn and keeping it fun.
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About Andrew F.

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I help process thoughts and feelings so that the individual may develop self-awareness. My main goal is to co-facilitate a process of reflection and introspection, ultimately allowing growth and inner peace.

Even if one may have a strong desire to make a certain change, there may not be a sense of direction, focus or strong motivation to put it in motion. This is where I come in: To help ensure one gets to making those desired changes or work towards desired pursuits.

I make it an absolute to provide an atmosphere that allows one to comfortably explore within to seek and maintain balance. I then help the individual develop tangible steps to reach realistic goals, with check-ins throughout. One can have the peace of mind that what they share will not be judged or shared with anyone else.

My theory and approach: The recipe of my approach includes Analytical Psychology, Gestalt Therapy theory and person-centered therapy theory. I would be happy to further explain my approach ...

About Andrew
*In order to avoid an awkward schedule, I have limited my availability to a few evenings during the week. However, I am open to working another time that may work best for you.*

I have experience working with people individually and in groups, as an undergrad Psychology intern, a cognitive skills trainer, a counseling student, an adjunct instructor and an academic coach. As an undergrad intern, I worked with elementary school children as a tutor and a mentor. As a counseling student, I have worked with various populations, from grade school students (grades 4-8; making healthier choices) to adults (stress, anxiety, career decisions, bereavement, etc.) to older adults in hospice care. I have facilitated psycho-educational groups with individuals suffering from a mental illness as well. Lastly, I worked with college students at a local u
niversity as an academic coach. In this role, I helped students process concerns and create goals regarding developing time management skills, coping strategies for anxiety, study skills, information processing and motivation. These experiences have helped me gain a continually growing understanding of facilitating the learning process with individuals and with groups.

I teach student development classes (critical thinking, motivation theory, study strategies, time management, stress management, etc.) at a local community college, I teach an upper-level learning and development course (views of learning, motivation, the memory process, memory strategies, critical issues in education, etc.) at a local university, and I work as an academic coach at another local university.

As the information above may suggest, I hold education to such a high, passionate regard. It is what promotes a healthy, well-informed society. As an auto-didactic learner, I believe that everyone has the ability to learn anything one desires. It is a matter of how one approaches it. Therefore, my approach is one that is peculiar to each of the individuals I work with.

I present concepts with the idea that the combination of experience, discourse, and meaning-making is the key to learning. This aside from my teaching tools based on the views of learning. With an aversion towards cookie-cutter approaches, I maintain an open mind to my invariably evolving approach of sharing knowledge and insight with others. This comes with my continual seeking of growth in the art of teaching with consideration of the process of learning. Further, I strive to create a warm, positive atmosphere that allows one to feel comfortable with making mistakes, with making progress and with being themselves. Fundamentally, this is my approach to working with people.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT COACHING: Using my insight gained as a counseling student, I am happy to offer my personal development coaching service. In this role, I help individuals develop their path of change, making sure motivation and focus is well-maintained. I provide a judgment-free and understanding atmosphere for one to reflect and process concerns as well as work towards making personal changes (e.g. self-actualization, career, anxiety management, lifestyle, life changes) from an existential perspective. I believe that such a space should be available for everyone, so I am especially happy to provide it.

My approach to personal development coaching is based on my therapeutic orientation called Gestalt Therapy (GT). The underlying idea of GT is that awareness is the key initiator of change. Awareness allows one to discern where such things as anxiety, unhappiness, ambivalence, etc. stem from. I believe that it is important for every human being to go through such a process so that peace and awareness within brings peace and awareness to the outer world. I am inspired by and influenced by the ideas of Carl Jung (Analytical Psychology- particularly the Psychological Types) and Carl Rogers (Client-Centered Therapy). I help facilitate the process in a genuinely humane, empathic and professional manner. If interested, please, see the details I have provided under Life Coaching. I work with grade school students and adults. I am absolutely loyal to the idea of confidentiality; therefore, I ensure that information of anybody I work with is not at risk of being shared with a third party.

ACADEMIC COACHING/STUDY SKILLS: Using my passion for education and my insight gained in my few years (so far) immersed in the world of education, I help students (grade school and college) develop areas of their academic life needing improvement. As suggested above, I help students develop time management, learning strategies, coping strategies for anxiety, and motivation (i.e. help them to see the value of learning). Though it is a valuable tool, it is presently not a service that is offered at most schools in the area.

WRITING: As a lover of reading and writing, I understand the value of expressing thoughts, feelings and ideas. As a writer, my focus is on creative writing (mostly short stories presently) and essays. Given my undergraduate and postgraduate experiences, I have written many academic papers, in APA format and in MLA format. I edit and revise papers as well as help individuals develop their writing voice, develop their ideas, develop an approach to structuring writing, maintain consistency with writing and provide genuine feedback. Beyond that, my help with writing is limited to the goals of the the individual.

TWO IMPORTANT THINGS: I strive to maintain a positive collaboration with those I work with. I believe this is one of the most important parts of the process. Also, I promote the idea of Soul. To me, Soul is any sincere display of passion. With Soul, we perform in a most genuine and graceful way. I personally believe that whether one is playing the piano, writing a story, living life, singing, giving a speech or anything (necessarily peaceful), one should do it with Soul.

LASTLY, I am open to: Going beyond my travel radius, at an agreed-upon adjusted rate; working with multiple students, at an agreed-upon adjusted rate; meeting at a public place that is convenient, if it is preferred; and meeting at a student's location, depending on the preferred time and the distance.

I mentioned everything that is above so that it may be known and understood. Feel free to send me a message if you have questions about any of the services I provide, my approach or anything!

PEACE BE WITHIN YOU
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Justine J. June 14, 2016
· Piano · In home
Very professional, friendly and informative. Andrew is patient and keeps my daughter interested. Thank you Andrew for making piano lessons for my daughter the best experience ever!
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Katherine Booth January 5, 2016
· Singing · In studio
Andrew is very patient and friendly
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Ryan Ragels December 28, 2015
· Singing · In studio
I have to give Andrew 5 stars for the first lesson. He really cares about meeting goals specific to the person he is teaching. He started out with some basic exorcises that I can do at home and then we talked about how the lessons can be structured in the future for what I think I need to improve. He was very nice and I highly recommend him!
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About Nicketas K.

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Exquisite, elite, end-to-end life transformation coaching in career & dating/relationships. Nearly 10 years of experience, in partnership with Dr. Paul Dobransky M.D. of menspsychology.com & womenshappiness.com

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About Moataz A.

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I have been consulting for startups and coaching people interested in changing their careers for two years. I started consulting and coaching from a branding and advertising perspective but as more and more of my friends asked me for advice I would consult them as if they were a company, telling them how to brand themselves and 'sell' their unique talents to the world. Eventually my unique perspective from the advertising and branding work got better and better till it became my unique selling proposition. I start out by telling my clients to tell me as much as possible about their goals and aspirations and then I tell them to write lists of how to get to these goals, lists of what's preventing all that, and lists of daily things they can implement into habits to make all of it happen. I use productivity tips to help my clients not only accomplish what they want to do, but to make them think in a collective mentality that improves all aspects of their lives. After the initial set of ...

About Moataz
I am a Freelance Graphic Designer living in Stamford, Connecticut. I love learning and teaching, like a lot. I teach languages, Lettering, branding, and the basics of Graphic design as well as the adobe programs that bring it to life.

My promise to you is that I will teach you everything I know in the time I'm given and provide you with all sorts of outside resources to get you on your way to fluency and proficiency.

I'll make sure to do my absolute best to get you speaking a new language from day one, learning a Design program immediately, or teaching you how to letter with the rules they don't teach you in school. And best of all, I'll even show you how to actually make money with all of these.

I have a very unique journey into learning where I experienced many places and got a fresh and different understanding to the many su
bjects that I teach. For example my knowledge of multiple languages and travel to different countries gave me an added knowledge of linguistics that I experienced first hand and confirmed in books, so now I know how languages work, and can relate a concept from one language to another even if the languages seem completely different.

My Design work has been very general so I've done a lot of different things before I specialized in hand lettering, so I've done it all from advertisements on billboards to website design and development, to copywriting, to branding from start to finish for companies big and small.

My love for lettering and Calligraphy emerged when I started getting more Logos for client work and my exploration of type wasn't the best answer most of the time so I would letter everything myself, and the rest is history.

I am really passionate about learning and even more passionate about sharing what I've learned. I am efficient, I know what works for different people since I taught in classrooms and tutored way before I knew about Takelessons, and I'm most proud of being praised as a very genuine person. A very common compliment I get is that I sincerely want my students to do well. And it makes me really happy every time someone says it, and I hope that one day you see that and tell me the same thing.

Feel free to find out more about me and ask me anything you want, and I really look forward to one day teach you something that will get you to achieve your goals! :)

Just so there are no surprises, I raise my prices very slightly every 3 months, next time it will go up is on March 3rd 2017. The reason for this is because I get better and more efficient at teaching as time goes by, so that hour that you get now is much more packed with value than the same hour last year or last month.
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Glenn February 3, 2018
· Arabic · Online
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Brianna J. January 13, 2018
· Arabic · Online
You are the best tutor ever because you are patient! -Brooklynn J.
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Brooklynn J. December 23, 2017
· Arabic · Online
He was very nice and patient! He really encouraged her through the whole session and motivated her to get her pronunciations right.
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I am a full time Wellness Coach and Moving Meditation Teacher. I continue to be coached by some of the leading coaches around the world and have been practicing and studying for the last 50 years. Let me show you what i have learned. I am a Certified Corporate Wellness Coach and Stress Management Coach and have also been trained in Yoga, Bagua, Tai chi, EFT, and several other Modalities.

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Steve began yoga practice at the age of 20 under the guidance of Paramahansa Yogananda and began Taoist practice in 1993 with Master Mantak Chia. Since that time he has continued to learn different energy healing practices from various teachers. His main concentration is in Medical and Spiritual Qigong, Neigong and Longevity Practices; Meditation and is a Certified Corporate Wellness Coach. Practices are suitable for all age groups and all physical conditions. Qigong, Tai Chi and Bagua Practice creates an awareness of and influences dimensions of our being that are not part of traditional exercise programs.

I am a full time teacher of Wellness Practices that are not widely available and follow Taoist Principles. I will customize a Program for you to follow based on your goals and help you get past the changes needed to reach those goa
ls. If Stress Management, Pain Reduction, Safe Strength and Flexibility Fitness Training based on 5000 year old Practices mixed with the latest scientific knowledge and Guided Spiritual Meditation are your interests, I look forward to meeting you.
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Debra November 14, 2017
· Qigong · Online
Steve contacted me before my first lesson to discuss what I expected from the session. I had only scheduled one lesson and wanted to try it out for myself and because I am enrolled in a graduate study program; I needed to try an alternative healing session so I could complete an assignment. I loved that Steve explained the movements and how they affected the internal body, mind, and spirit. He is a wealth of information and I plan on continuing to learn from him.
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Debra November 2, 2017
· Qigong · Online
I haven't even taken the lesson yet, but am struck by his professionalism in reaching out to me by phone to discuss my knowledge and expectations of Qigong. You know the feeling you get when you talk to someone about a subject and you have an inclination about their depth of knowledge of it? No doubt, Steve knows exactly what he is talking about and with his extensive experience and personality, is a teacher that really wants to explain things in a way you really comprehend.
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Hello! I am just like you, trying to win at life! Through college, grad school and my job, I've had the pleasure of mentoring many individuals. In college, I was a teaching assistant for 3 classes, helping students with academic planning, time management, community service and more. During grad school and beyond, I dived deep into finances, meditation, nutrition and well-being. Want to be a better you? Let me show you some of the life hacks I've learned to feel more confident and healthier than ever.

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Hi! I'm a very friendly, flexible, fun and patient teacher with a love for helping students reach their goals. I try my best to bring some fun and games to my lessons to make the material stick better! I have a methodical brain but I'm very open to hearing about how you learn best. I will always adapt my teaching style to better match you. It would be my pleasure to embark on a learning journey with you.
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Rebecca December 3, 2017
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Martin was a former student of mine, and I can honestly say I’ve never met anyone who had such a love and joy of learning and making discoveries. His personality is open and warm, and I imagine anyone lucky enough to study with him would benefit immensely. His enthusiasm is contagious and his energy knows no limits!
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Wook December 1, 2017
· Electronics · In studio
Martin is a great instructor. He truly cares about his students and his friendliness allows students to ask any questions in mind without being afraid of getting wrong or asking an irrelevant question. He is very knowledgeable in his fields of expertise and is a person who can motivate your self-development. He is perhaps the most positive and enthusiastic person I have ever met.
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Evan November 30, 2017
· Electronics · In studio
Martin is an amazing instructor. He is easily approachable and has a great personality. He is always willing to go the extra mile to make sure I feel confident in what I am doing. He is very competent in the subject, and he is very encouraging and positive as well. I highly recommend his lessons!
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About Tamika C.

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Do you want better ways to cope with physical and emotional pain?

I teach private meditation sessions over the phone. Each session is a customized guided meditation experience designed specifically for you and your present needs. Throughout the session you will learn techniques for the release of old harmful thinking patterns and how to become more present.

Our sessions are for those seeking relief from stress, anxiety, depression, obsessive disorders, chronic illness, and autoimmune disorders. These practices will also benefit those feeling stuck and searching for inner healing. Anyone who feels that they could benefit from a one-on-one experience with attention specific to your needs and questions.

About Tamika
Are you tired of letting stress, worry, and fear control you?

Do you want better ways to cope with physical and emotional pain?

I teach private meditation sessions over the phone. Each session is a customized guided meditation experience designed specifically for you and your present needs. Throughout the session, you will learn techniques for the release of old harmful thinking patterns and how to become more present.

Our sessions are for those seeking relief from stress, anxiety, depression, obsessive disorders, chronic illness, and autoimmune disorders. These practices will also benefit those feeling stuck and searching for inner healing. Anyone who feels that they could benefit from a one-on-one experience with attention specific to your needs and questions.

I have an B.A in alternative medicine and have been in this i
ndustry for over 10 years. I am compassionate, empathetic and patient. My life experience is the best I have to offer in that the tools utilized personally saved me.

It's my calling, my life's purpose. I have personally been through a lot in my life and it has really given me an opportunity to experience and connect with people. Without these techniques, I would still be settling for the quiet desperation of simple survival. I must do what I can to help others thrive and overcome stress, depression, and physical and emotional pain.

The type of clients I work with are those who are looking to change their lives in some way but don't really know how to start. I've helped clients reach their goals and sustain a life of empowerment.
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Debbie February 8, 2018
· Meditation · Online
"Tamika is a grat practitioner", she has helped me by overcoming deep depression and adrenal fatique when I was dealing with a very difficult time in my life. She has helped me by using alternative healing modalities while incorporating and educating me on a healthy nutrition plan so that I am the best I can be. Feeling whole in my mind, body, and spirit
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Andrew February 2, 2018
· Meditation · In studio
I decided I wanted to learn to meditate. I looked online and all I could find were guided meditations relying on visualization. I am one of those few who are unable to see pictures (visualize) things in their heads.

Tamika showed me different ways I could meditate that did not rely or focus on visualization. This allowed me to find peace and oneness. I am eternally grateful for all she has done for me.
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Brandi January 25, 2018
· Meditation · Online
I have had several sessions with Tamika. I felt very relaxed and comfortable. (Which in this day and age is woth its orice in gold) I have been treated for anxiety, emotional wellbeing, multiple problems with pain ( headaches, stomach aches, etc.) And spiritual awareness. Everytime I have walked away feeling better, lighter and stronger. The calm I feel after my experiences cannot be measured by any scale
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