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Alise L.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 16 and up
  • Master of Crochet Diploma from school of self-study
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Alise L.

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I have been crocheting for more than 30 years. I have taught small classes in the past, and learned much about how to successfully bring this wonderful artform into other people's lives.

My strengths in crocheting are in making clothing (bottom up sweaters, bottom up socks, scarves, mittens, hats, dishrags, potholders, and afghans. I love to design some of these myself or modify patterns I have to better suit me. I also am good at filet crochet and I used to make more doilies than I do now.

In addition to teaching you individual crochet stitches or stitch patterns, I can teach you all the foundational skills. These would be: the vocabulary of crochet, how to read yarn labels, how to choose crochet hooks you like to use, how to read written and graphic patterns, and anything else that will make you a wise shopper and informed crocheter.

Whether you are a beginner or more advanced, let's crochet together! I have good beginner projects for you to do, or we can tackle specific areas ...

About Alise

I picked up my first crochet hook when I was in about 6th grade. I had some written instructions for how to do it, and probably got as far as doing some chains. In High School, my interest re-emerged when I took a class called Creative Living, in which I formally learned to crochet (among other won

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Barbara A.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Barbara A.

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Self-taught knitter with experience and patience. Ability to teach beginner through advanced, with various tools - double pointed, circular or single-pointed needles, from dishcloths to socks to afghans and sweaters. Tutoring includes information on yarn and knitting tool selection. Also state certified to teach high school students and possess natural teaching style.

About Barbara

Hi! I'm a mom and former high school teacher. I enjoy cooking, crocheting, knitting, and reading. It can be relaxing to create by yourself, as well as rewarding to make something for yourself or a loved one to enjoy. Whether you want to learn for fun or have the hopes of making money from your crea

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Sarita
I had a difficult pattern and Barbara walked me thru it.
Michelle
Miss Barbara provides online knitting instruction for my 9 year old granddaughter. Her patience and encouragement has helped my granddaughter appreciate knitting. She looks forward to her weekly lesson.
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Joseph B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Ukranian, Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Ranlet Award First Prize Winner from Rochester Philharmonic Women's Legue
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Joseph B.

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Sharing the words and wisdom of Irving Crane...

I have played billiards and devised inventions as well as new games over the many years. My mentor in the game and the art of pocket billiards was Irving Crane. Teaching the finer principles of the game and the psychology of performance at the billiard table is a legacy I would like to pass on in my life. So, here I am.

If you would like to learn how not to stress out over the last ball, how to breath properly, align your shot, aim, follow through and visualize the entirety of the shot- that is a good foundation. How to plan and treat the game as a chess board, think through many shots in advance and choose the right path as it changes... these are good building blocks. if you would like your blood pressure to go down while your opponent's goes up, its a good topper.

Most importantly, billiards is a game of the mind first and foremost. We play against ourselves before we play the opponent. Knowing your own process of ...

About Joseph

~ Teaching beginners to professional students and coaching professionals for over 30 years. All levels and ages are welcome! ~ Hello my friends! I am an internationally respected concert pianist and composer who comes from a family of renowned musicians. I earned my degrees from the Jull

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Jeff
Joseph has a wealth of knowledge about speaking, listening, vocals, etc.

He created a welcoming environment in our online lessons that made it easy to be vulnerable and get right to working on new skills.

I highly recommend for others looking to better understand their voice and communication style, and learn to hone them.
Catherine K.
Joseph put us at ease immediately. Our first lesson included valuable information on how to warm up our voices, increase our range and protect our voices. We look forward to our next lesson.
Donna
I have been studying piano with Joseph for nearly five years. In that time, I’ve learned more about the piano and musical interpretation than I ever thought possible.

Joseph’s technical ‘short cuts’ are amazing! He illustrates ways for your hands and your mind to work that are tailor made for you. Learning from him is so fun it seems almost effortless.

The way Joseph teaches allows you to develop at your own pace. The atmosphere is always relaxed yet everything moves along quickly.

At the open classes I attend, his other students are progressing very rapidly too. After each class, we share our impressions. The mood is elated because it feels like we stepped back in time and into history.

Joseph often quotes inspired wisdom of his historic teachers in our lessons. He is a great inspiration on his own with great musical insights.

I’m playing Beethoven and Chopin works I never thought I could approach at this stage of study, with great depth of understanding. I now play with greater passion and skill, get compliments from everyone I play for, and no longer worry about playing in public.

I look forward to each and every lesson with Joseph. His encouragement and support makes learning so rewarding! Anyone who finds this musical treasure is a lucky person and I cannot recommend him highly enough.

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Claudette B.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Claudette B.

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Whether you are a beginner or looking to improve your skill, learn in a stress free, patient environment.

About Claudette

I have been crocheting, knitting and sewing since I was 8 years old. I studied fashion design at the Fashion Institute of Technology and design knitted, crochet and sewing garment. Over the years I have taught adults and children and currently teach at an after-school program. I am an ambi

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Jennifer
I am a beginner and taking a long time to master the basics and Claudette has been nothing but patient and encouraging though I imagine she's gritting her teeth at how slow I am. :-) Her love for this art shines through and creates fantastic energy during the lessons.
Lauren
Very knowledgeable and helpful. Understands the difficulties and concerns someone new to crochet has, and is very encouraging and patient.
Bryan h
Claudette is amazing teacher! She’s super patient and knowledgeable. I’m definitely taking more classes from her :)
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Joshua F.

50 Reviews
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  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • BS, BA from Rutgers University
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Joshua F.

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Whatever games you like, I can explain the rules to you and teach you to play them well.

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on m

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Randy
Excellent introduction to harmonica. Taught notes and scales. Basics presented clearly.
Karthik V.
Very good instructor. Patient yet strict. My kids are making good progress.
Christa L.
Great teacher for my 6 yr. old son!
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Danial A.

24 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 5 Time National Chess Champion from United States Chess Federation
  • Teaching since 2015
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Danial A.

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At age 11 I achieved the title of Master, and since then have become an International Master (with 1 Grandmaster norm), 5-time National Champion and am currently the #1 18-year-old on the west coast of the United States. Without chess instruction from the most patient, inspiring, and hardworking chess coaches none of this would have been possible.

I began to play chess at 7 years old and after my coach ended our first class by saying, "Every champion was once a beginner" my youthful imagination ran wild and I was hooked. My early development in chess proved to be nontraditional where my structured classes provided by my school were supplemented by the aggressive, unconventional playing styles I learned from spending my weekends sneaking games in with hustlers at my local chess park. Yet learning these vastly different approaches to the game allowed me to become a more complete player, and after 6 weeks of practice, I could beat every kid in my class and almost defeated my coach. ...

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At age 11 I achieved the title of Master, and since then have become an International Master (with 1 Grandmaster norm), 5-time National Champion, North American Junior Champion, and am currently the #1 19-year-old on the west coast of the United States. Without chess instruction from the most pati

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Marie
Danial is a good instructor for very beginner too. He was so patient with teaching and good at making kid focus on his lesson.Although my son doesn’t speak English much, he could lead and satisfy my son with no problem.
Marcelo
Danial is a great instructor. He's able to understand your level and really guide your through the steps to improve your game. I am enjoying the classes and can't recommend Danial enough.
Salima Mussaji
Danial has been and continues to be an inspiration to my son. He encourages students to think for themselves and apply what they already know to challenge them even further. I am grateful that Danial is part of my son's life.

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"When I first started getting lessons from Dipankar, I was rated around 1000 on chess.com. Since then, I've climbed up to 1500! Dipankar has a wonderful way of teaching. He lets you figure things out, and helps you along the way when you get stuck. He's given me great opening recommendations, game analyses (my games and master games), as well as many other resources to continue improving outside the lessons. Dipankar has helped me improve a TON!"
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Took Knitting lessons from Nicole S.
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Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"She made me feel right at home, talked through every step in the sewing process, gave me pointers without taking over built my confidence while guiding me along the way"
Lisa
Took Sewing lessons from Teresa V.
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"Amazing teacher! Got me up from 1000 to 1400 in 1 month. Used a principles based approach."
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Took Chess lessons from Preston W.
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"I engaged Matt's service and knowledge to improve my game. I wanted to be able to compete and hold my own against players in the 1600 to 1900 range. Matt instilled in me that you have to have a mental toughness and you have to concentrate on every move if you want to play at a higher level. My game has stepped up. Recently I played a 2300 rated player...and though I lost a tough game, my opponent complimented me saying " you are good but you made a mid-game that cost you." I think with Matt's help I will avoid these mistakes in the future and my game will get even better."
Ron
Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"Erin is very patient and knowledgeable. I'm not new to crochet but learned by way of being shown what to do for a project. I am now learning how to read instructions and how to determine where I made my error (s) and how to correct it. I am very pleased with this instructor."
Lisa
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Sarah is a kind and knowledgeable hoop instructor. I couldn’t hoop on my waist at all when I started taking lessons with her and now I am able to keep the hoop going indefinitely. And while working to improve my waist hooping I learned a variety of off-body tricks and combinations. Sarah is great at tailoring lessons to any skill level and focusing on your individual goals and limitations. She is also really friendly, approachable, and open to feedback. I would definitely recommend!"
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Took Hula Hoop lessons from Sarah D.
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"Our daughter just started her first chess lesson with Kyle. He was friendly, patient and encouraging. Looking forward to learning more about the game this summer!"
Angie
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"What can I say Sonya is very good at making me understand what l am doing. Thanks Sonya for another wonderful lesson."
Carol
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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