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Betty E.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $105
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Betty E.

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I teach all levels including kids 7 and up.

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Basic Sewing

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Cindy W.
Betty is amazing..extremely qualified and excellent instructor!
Darlene
Betty was fantastic. She was very knowledgable and a great teacher. I would highly recommend Betty for all ages and levels.
Lorri
Wonderful and attentive to my needs an progress. I’m not really good MissBerry is so patent, I would STRONGLY recommend Betty to any new student.
Thank you,Lorri
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Danial A.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Awarded 5 Time National Chess Champion from United States Chess Federation
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Business Administration from University of Southern California
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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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Alicia H.

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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Museum Studies from Tufts University
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Alicia H.

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Beginning woodworking for children. I teach young children to build safely with parental supervision. Make geometric designs with string art, a marble maze, a wooden game board, a bird feeder, and more. Kids love to build and use tools and rise to the challenge. See what they can create!

About Alicia

Learning ART at home can be fun, stress free, and exciting. Learn how to create images in photorealism and/or with creative interpretation and expression. I can work with all ages from preschool to life-long-learners in retirement. Find your creative outlet and connect with the vitality of the wo

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Joseph B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Ukranian, Russian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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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 ...

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~ 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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Queen W.

2 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Queen W.

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I am an enthusiastic teacher, but my passion has always been jewelry- I have always loved jewelry,and I own a small business selling handcrafted pieces. I would like to show you various techniques that I use when I make my own products.

I can teach you about metal stamping, chainmaille, beading, semi-precious stones and crystals. If you are looking to learn about different techniques to use when making your own jewelry, then look no further! I am here to teach!

About Queen

I have been designing jewelry and serving women who feel a need to look and feel their best. My jewelry-making career was born out of humble beginnings. I have always loved jewelry. When circumstances led me back to my family home in New Jersey, my admiration for jewelry led me to the wholesale

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Christina
Queen is a great instructor! She's super helpful, and we've had some great conversations! I'll be sure to sign up for more lessons with her!
Bridgette
Queen did a great job of showing me her jewelry making techniques. She made me feel comfortable and confident that I too can make beautiful jewelry.

Florin F.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Romanian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Florin F.

7 Reviews
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Experienced International Master ready to help teach how to advance to the next level.

About Florin

I am an International Master and 2015 co-champion of the State of Illinois. I have been coaching full time since 2011 and helping players increase their rating and get more wins! If you have any questions at all send me a message and I will try to get back to you as soon as possible. Also if

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Thomas
First lesson and already I have so much helpful direction from Florin. His coaching is exactly what I’ve been looking for. He’s also personable, friendly, and easy to talk to. Looking forward to continuing my lessons with him.
David J.
Florin is a great instructor. I asked my son (age 12) if he used any of Florin's advice/teachings in his latest chess tournament, and he said, "Yes! I used EVERYTHING he taught me." :)
Alex
We had great conversation in general and insights in chess. Florin is very engaging and great individual. Overjoyed to have met him. Alex

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"Sonya is remarkable! She has been virtually teaching my 13-year old to sew since January. She is a patient, kind, intuitive, and knowledgeable teacher. She prepares well for every session and even gives "homework" to ensure that my daughter's skills are progressing. My daughter looks forward to her sewing hour every week. We truly appreciate Sonya for planting the seeds that will cultivate a lifelong passion."
Melissa Cope
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Trivia was great! I just finished my first sewing class and learned a lot. She is down to earth, friendly, patient, and just has a great attitude overall. I am very eager to start creating all the projects I want to do and can’t wait for the next appointment!"
April
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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"We have been doing chess and it's been great. Both our kids are playing in tournaments and their rating has increased a lot since they starting working with Samuel. Over all its been a great experience for my kids and they really love working with Samuel. We can only give our best recommendations."
Shaun
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Melisa was extremely patient and very nice. She was able to teach me the knitting technique I just couldn't get even after watching youtube videos. Positive experience."
Laura
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Taught me how to finish off a tote bag I was having trouble with. Lily knows her stuff. I would encourage any potential sewing students to take lessons with her!!"
Rikki
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Karl did an exceptional job explaining the basics in our first lesson. I am looking forward to the others"
Martha
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"Vena is very patient and knowledgeable and answers all the questions I have for her. We have very varied lessons and they are all very informative. I'm excited to continue my classes with her."
Stephanie
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Dipankar, is an excellent chess instructor. He currently teaches my 8 yr old daughter, and 12 yr old son. They are two completely different types of students however Dipankar has adapted to their individual personality types and the way that they learn. Dipankar is very knowledgeable and well equipped to teach young players and improve their skills. Dipankar has patience, and more importantly teaches them good habits that will help them far beyond chess. My children enjoy lessons with Dipankar they laugh and learn."
DeVon H
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"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."
Marcelo
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"It was wonderful. Nicole is patient, knowledgeable and fun to spend time with. I’m looking forward to my next lesson!"
Liz
Took Knitting lessons from Nicole S.
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