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Arlys A.

86 Reviews
Eden Prairie, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded #1 Carnatic Music Instructor from Thumbtack
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Arlys A.

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In a world full of chaos the challenge is to find a practice that helps you calmly balance your physical & emotional being that you can instantly use anywhere. We will explore and personalize tools intended to help you calmly energize yourself using techniques utilized by singers, actors and public speakers to conquer stage fright & audition nerves.

Briefly, my method for teaching meditation practice is simple and straight forward with focus on a very specific breath exercise with the intent to pull all our physical and mental focus to a central point, helping to distract our 'less quiet' self into being a bit more quiet. The sessions are personalized to each individual's needs, meaning you can meditate from the couch, a comfy chair, or the floor in full lotus position. My environment is optimized for visual beauty and comfort in order to provide a welcoming and nurturing space to meditate. Primarily, we investigate removing restrictions to meditation, to help uncover a practice that

About Arlys

FYI: My schedule is correct and up-to-date, please do not ask for times that are not listed. Thank you! Health safety protocols: In-person lessons for vaccinated students, only. All students are required to wear appropriately fitting masks for in-person lessons that must remain over the entire no

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Courtney B.
I had such a wonderful first time experience with Arlys that left me feeling refreshed and excited! Arlys has a way of being her authentic self and making you feel comfortable and confident all at the same time. Right away she had some very insightful things to teach me on singing that I will remember to put into practice. Can't wait to go to my next lesson! Thanks Arlys!
Lucy
Arlys was friendly, encouraging, and offered a lot of great information. My daughter is excited for her next lesson!
Bill
Arlys is great. She's obviously very experienced and a good instructor. I've never taken singing lessons before, so I don't know what to expect, but I felt relaxed and comfortable with her.
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Victor M.

17 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Hungarian
  • Awarded Music Scholarship from Department of Music, Iowa State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Victor M.

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My goal as a teacher is to help you reach your musical goals! My lessons consist of scales, duets, and solo repertoire. Each lesson is different depending on the student I am working with, but the core of my teach is based around these 3 areas.

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My name is Victor and I have been actively teaching cello for the past 7 years. In Ames, IA I had a studio of 8 students, all ranging from different age groups and abilities. I also have experience teaching online lessons, which require a slightly different approach than in person lessons. I recentl

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Zachary
I cannot recommend lessons with Victor more highly! I am a new adult learner, and Victor had all the patience and encouragement in the world for me. He was flexible with my ever-changing work hours, and never showed a hint of frustration or impatience. He is knowledgable, easy to get along with, and a wonderful instructor! Highly, highly recommend!
Felicia
My 9 year old's first cello lesson. She loved it. A great teacher with a lot of patience, insight and tact.
Julia
Victor is a wonderful teacher. He’s very patient and focuses a lot on the important fundamentals. I’m an adult student and he was very encouraging and helpful.
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Raycurt J.

19 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, Geman
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Raycurt J.

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Give me the beat. Basic three piece trap-set to eight piece wih cymbols. Have you the drive to make the Rhythm?
To achieve the motion necessary in the music and set the other instruments on the roll to Rock.
Counting the structure of time in musc. Learn the system .
This all applies to purcussion instrtuments alike. Just different techniques to clockwork timing.
Dance makes a music.

About Raycurt

Thirty years of private lessons for Voice, Violin, Viola, Piano, and Music Theory. Music IS the universal communicator, educator, healer, and conflict mediator. We expose our children to music to ignite their awareness and stimulate natural learning concepts. I share my knowledge to connect to

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Raycurt is not only knowledgeable, he is extremely skilled. He is thorough and maximizes time by providing superb instruction. My son looks forward to attending his classes; and I am a parent who is beyond pleased with Raycurt’s level of expertise.
Ben E.
This was a really unfortunate and wasted experience. Raycurt was wildly unprepared to teach. He brought a broken metronome and almost no sheet music/lesson plan. I had spoken both to the sales rep and Raycurt himself prior to the lesson and he was still fully unprepared.

I also explained my level of experience and was assured Raycurt was qualified to teach at the level I needed, but he came off as less knowledgable than me, which was particularly disappointing.

Worst of all, after multiple hours of speaking on the phone, I couldn't get my money back for this lesson.

I'd strongly recommend not using takelessons at all, they've put a horrible taste in my mouth for their entire service.
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Schroeder S.

15 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelors from University of Minnesota
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Schroeder S.

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I'm very good with young students. Flute is very difficult for smaller, younger ones because of the instruments size. And it's difficult to even get a sound sometimes.

About Schroeder

" There's a difference between playing the notes and making the Music. Wanna know the difference? "I've been a professional musician and teacher for over 35 years. I have a degree from the University of Minnesota and I studied music at the University of St. Thomas when I was in high school. I've per

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Richard B.
My first lesson with Schroeder was a marvelous experience. Amazing enthusiasm he brings to the table. I recommend him to anyone who is beginning or is seeking to move up on the instrument. Can't wait for the next lesson.
Grant
Schroeder has done an excellent job teaching my son to play the saxophone. He makes the lessons fun and connects the learning to applicable examples that make sense to my child.
Brian
I loved my first lesson with Schroeder, he was knowledgeable, energetic and communicated in a great way! Looking very much forward to my next lesson.
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Paul K.

11 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Paul K.

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I have played blues, hard rock, fingerpicking, folk, and jazz music on the guitar since 2006. I have played onstage in rock bands and jazz combos and received years of private instruction. I am a chronic improviser, a composer, a creative musician, and a music theory geek.

My enthusiasm for the guitar is related to its irreplaceable role in genres that are uniquely and beautifully American like blues, bluegrass, and rock 'n' roll.

I can teach you how to play the basics, how to solo, how to write a song, how to play jazz chords, how to play rock riffs, how to groove, how to fingerpick, or whatever you want to learn.

Check out my guitar lesson demo video on my profile to hear me play!

About Paul

I have played piano my whole life, and I also play guitar and trumpet. I love jazz, classical, contemporary, and rock music and many other diverse styles. I am an improviser, composer, and music theory enthusiast, very in touch with the creative side of music. I’m easygoing and patient. I put

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Darren
Paul took the time to get to know me and my interests, which is valuable to me. Plus he's very knowledgable and has an easy going manner
Kj T.
Excellent first lesson. Looking forward to many more.
Edwin B.
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Stephen S.

Excelsior, MN
Starting at $125
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stephen S.

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Real knowledge of the languages (six years of graduate school in Classical languages and literature), with years of experience teaching middle school, high school and university level students.

Lifelong interest in literature and its relationship to life.

A poet and writer myself, I am interested in engaging with students as they really are and making life come alive for them through dialogue about language and literature.

About Stephen

Good conversation makes life worth discovering (and living). I've been fascinated by the power of the Classical and English languages (and Classical and English literature) to open up the life of the mind and conversation for anyone who allows herself or himself to become absorbed by them ever sinc

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"Right from the start, Sunho was very friendly and helped me target and identify area's that I was having trouble with. She explained things thoroughly and I am absolutely positive that I will achieve the level of Korean language proficiency that I have been wanting to get to with her help! Awesome teacher!"
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Took Spanish lessons from Marcela S.
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Took Korean lessons from Jihye L.
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"1 year learning with him. A little bit hard sometimes, but I love it"
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Took Spanish lessons from Ana S.
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"Cynthia is so nice and such a great teacher. She easily transitions between English and Italian to help you learn easier. Highly recommend!"
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Took Italian lessons from Cynthia V.
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"Excellent tutor, teacher, friend! She is honest, patient and nonjudgmental. Her experience is obvious because she takes care to only speak with Spanish that you know and is very attuned to non-verbal cues. Her knowledge of Spanish grammar and cultural nuances is great not just because he speaks perfectly but she can articulate her knowledge well.

She is genuine in character and her goal is to help you learn Spanish at your pace. I have learned a great deal in the 9 months that I've been working with her and can't imagine that I would have gotten here as quickly with any other teacher."
Anthony
Took Spanish lessons from Alexandra A.
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"Kerstin has been a great teacher for my two sons. Kerstin always made an special effort to provide teaching material that was not only age appropriate and appropriate for their level of proficiency, but was also tailored to their particular interests. Her teaching style is methodical, while also casual and interactive, and thus well suited to provide a positive learning experience, particularly for children and adolescents. Both my children have benefited greatly from her teaching and I would recommend her highly."
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Took German lessons from Kerstin R.
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