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About Jonathan "JC" C.

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Minneapolis, MN
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About Jonathan "JC"
Hello! Bonjour!
I believe the best way to teach is to make it simple and fun! I am patient and dedicated to your success.
-------- QUALITY FIRST --------
Everybody wants the best. I believe quality is the most important. I also believe each person is unique, therefore each student should have tailored lessons.
-------- HAPPY TEACHING --------
Teaching should be a positive and fun experience. I believe in a personalized and genuine approach. In my experience the benefits are enormous: we save a lot of time, energy, and since it is way more suited to the student, we are more efficient = happy! Hopefully Wisdom will come out of this process. All we need is a little support to all grow together.

-------- PHOTOGRAPHY --------
Photography has been my full-time job since 2003. I am a 34-year-old French-American man living and working
in Minneapolis Minnesota. I have +16 years of expertise as a professional photographer. Recent clients include Porsche Minneapolis, Taste of the NFL, Medal of Honor Convention Twin Cities, and Women's Leadership Trust Forum. I will be your teacher today.

-------- WHY THE MOVE TO THE USA? --------
I am a husband and step-father who moved to Minnesota in 2015 to live with the wife Sophia and 2 kids: Blake and Samara, 16 and 14. They all are musicians or artists.

-------- MY FRENCH HERITAGE --------
From 1995 to 2002 I primarily I studied French literature, English literature, and German, and even Russian for 3 years when I was in high school in France.

I was born in France so the language is my mother's tongue. My parents are Monique and Alain, typical French names. I have an older brother (Frédéric) and a younger sister (Johanna) who lives in Québec, Canada now. I do not practice German and Russian at the moment but I am a specialist of French language. If you want to test my French here I am!

-------- LE TEST FRANÇAIS: BIEN, OU QUOI ? --------
Comme on dit en français: "quand on me cherche on me trouve !" Le français, on l'appelle aussi la langue de Molière par opposition à l'anglais qui est la langue de Shakespeare.
Le français c'est facile car il suffit de pratiquer souvent avec un bon prof' qui sait ce qu'il fait. Et voilà les amis c'est comme ça qu'on doit bien faire les choses en bonne et due forme ! Y'a pas d'secret vous pigez le truc on quoi? Si tu es d'accord dis-moi oui oui hoche de la tête mon ami ! Alors, tranquille le chat? T'inquiète biquette ? Ça roule ma poule ?

-------- MY PASSION FOR SOCIAL WORK --------
In 2015, before I moved to the USA, I was the President of nonprofit organization Association Sunyoga France, French branch of the main NPO from India called UNIVERSAL PEACE CENTRE, for scientific and spiritual research, agriculture, clothing, taking care of orphans and elderly people, with a health center and an education center.

Our 7 humanitarian programs focus on creating a Self-Dependent and Sustainable Global Family Home University. As we speak, we have people from +14 countries working together towards that goal.

I know the organization well since I have been working with them since 2012 in France, India, Serbia, and now in the USA!
I am now working on creating the American branch of the association. It is called Universal Peace Centre • SUNYOGA AMERICA.

-------- GLORIOUS CONCLUSION ABOUT TEACHING --------
Teaching is a big responsibility. Parents and teachers, it is our duty to teach the best. Let's do our best together. Thank you for your trust and friendship.

Wishing us all best success, peaceful, blissful, healthy, and enlightened life.
Merci! Gratitude.

Jonathan C.
🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟Voted Top 5 MN Photographer by CBS News Minnesota
🇺🇸-🇫🇷 French-American
🌏Internationally published and awarded
🐣Photography Workshops Teacher/ Coach for ↪beginners ↪advanced ↪pros💯
🙌President of nonprofit organization Universal Peace Centre • Sunyoga America
👔Board Member of the Minnesota Medal of Honor Memorial
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Christina January 27, 2019
· Meditation · In studio
Jonathan is a very skilled teacher that takes you expertly through SunYoga meditation. His guidance and humor has allowed my spirituality to grow boundlessly.
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Kelly M. January 17, 2019
· Adobe Photoshop · In home
Jonathan was awesome! He was very helpful and did a great job working through all of the questions that I had. I will definitely be signing up for more lessons!

Plus it was great to learn how to add my cats in all photos! A new Photobombing level of greatness!!
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Leila A. January 7, 2019
· Adobe Photoshop · Online
Trying to learn adobe on my own almost to push me to become alcoholic ! Since I started to take classes with Jonathan Finally starting to understand the process.
Jonathan is patient, very knowledgeable and happy person. He transform adobe in a fun activity and that is a miracle!Bravo
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Jonathan "JC" C.

Minneapolis, MN 55423
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About Kesley C.

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San Diego, CA

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About Kesley
I focus mainly in tutoring and managing group study sessions for English learners, whether they are international students or native speakers. I have spent the past five years teaching English, ESL and Creative Writing in various countries. I have a certificate in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) and TKT (Teacher Knowledge Test: Young Learners), and am currently working towards acquiring a CBEST (California Basic Educational Skills Test) certification as well.

I like to teach in a fun and comfortable environment. My teaching philosophy is that learning should be exciting, not boring. It is much easier for students to learn a subject if they enjoy studying it. I am a very patient and understanding individual, so no matter the student's level, I always find a way to work the subject matter around their needs.

I look forwa
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Sienna October 8, 2019
· English · Online
My daughter first lesson was great, Lesley was very attentive and supportive. I believe that this will be a great experience!
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Jenny R. September 1, 2019
· Reading · In home
Kesley is absolutely amazing! She is so patient and creative. My daughter struggled so much with reading. Now she is a confident reader and is near the top of her class in both reading and math. Additionally, my daughter struggled with some behavior problems. Kesley was firm but kind and helped her behave not only during tutoring session, but also in school.

We are also foster parents with kids of all ages coming and going all the time. Kesley has worked with almost all of them and helped them get caught up in school. If there was something higher than 5 stars, I would give it to Kesley. You could not find a better tutor.
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Ada G. June 27, 2018
· ESL · Online
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Kesley C.

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About Abby V.

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Saint Paul, MN

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About Abby
IMPORTANT NOTICES: AS much as I have enjoyed my Minnesota students, PLEASE NOTE that I am moving away from Mn. winters to the Phoenix Az. area at the end of September 2019 when I will be taking students ONLINE ONLY UNTIL November 2019, then my home studio will reopen.

** Because my private lessons are sporadically scheduled between other teaching, all lessons for age 12 and over are a minimum of one hour.

Due to my maternal grandfather's career as a Chicago vaudeville orchestra leader, from early childhood, the performing arts have been in my blood. Starting to study classical flute at age 12, then playing in the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras and taking professional jazz/classical flute workshops/master classes, I've been teaching and playing all styles of flute music professionally since my 20's.

Vocal study began at age
15 with some great artists/educators in SF, Seattle, and Europe, including Bobby McFerrin, Mark Murphy, Broadway singer Adrian West, David Tigner- SF Opera, Davida Kagan-Seattle Opera, and Roland Wyatt- Manhattan Transfer coach /NY Academy of Dramatic Arts. Through many years of teaching experience, I've developed a very successful, uniquely simple 8 part method to help cross cultural individuals/groups of all ages , styles, and levels, sing optimally from their hearts. The necessary basic vocal techniques can be taught effectively in 4 to 8 lessons (depending on one's previous experience), though integrating the technique into your own style can take longer and usually continues throughout one's lifetime.

With a BA in Theater Arts from San Francisco State University, and over 50 years directing, acting, and musical experience, including the last 15 years also working successfully as an ESL educator, I have gained the confidence to help almost any student achieve their educational and/or professional goals.
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Alida December 6, 2017
· Singing · In home
Good teaching philosophy, experienced, patient and kind.
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Jason November 8, 2017
· Singing · In studio
Excellent teacher on the subject
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Elizabeth D. July 15, 2017
· Singing · Online
Wonderfully encouraging and knowledgeable.
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Abby V.

Saint Paul, MN 55124
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$30 / 30-min

About Natalie J.

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Minneapolis, MN

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About Natalie
Hey there music students! My current students and I are having our Spring Recital on Monday, June 3. My students are super excited and super ready!

Wouldn't you love to be a part of this! Sign up for lessons on any instrument that I teach and join us for fun! We'd love to have you be a part of our group!

I am an enthusiastic and experienced educator of music and academics. I am currently an area public school instrumental music teacher. I have 15 years of experience teaching privately. I currently play flute in a local professional band organization, and when I complete my Masters program, I will be adding an orchestral experience back into my agenda.

During my college years, I won "Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities" for my performance on violin and flute, and my academics. I attended a Juilliard summer mus
ic program in NY State, and studied my senior year with A. Casey from Case Western, Cleveland, OH

While a younger student, I spent each summer at the International Music Camp on the border between the US and Canada, studying with teachers from around the globe and playing with international students as well. Through this experience, I learned to value professionalism and enjoyment of music.

My mode of study and performance is very classical, and well-founded in solid repertoire of the genre.

I am planning a Spring/Summer recital for all of my students, and I would love you to join us!
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Olga March 25, 2019
· Violin · In home
My daughter Anna, LOVES when its violin practice.
Natalie is the best violin teacher ever. I rate her 5 stars!♡
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Della March 19, 2019
· Violin · In home
Natalie is a wonderful instructor who really cares about her students. My daughter very much enjoyed being taught by her, and felt listened to and understood.
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Courtnie March 19, 2019
· · In home
Our 10 year old daughter loves taking weekly violin and piano lessons from Natalie. Natalie is very patient and encouraging with all of the lessons. We have seen much progress with our daughters violin and piano performance, and she is having a lot of fun learning!
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Natalie J.

Minneapolis, MN 55434
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$30 / 30-min

About Linda L.

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Elk River, MN
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About Linda
I have an extensive background helping people achieve their goals. It is so rewarding to watch a student grow and know that I was able to help them. I teach ESL locally and work with students from around the world. My main focus is conversation and I look forward to meeting you!
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Linda L.

Elk River, MN 55330
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$25 / 30-min
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About MARCELO A.

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Lewisville, TX

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About MARCELO
*Music*
I'm a piano and guitar appreciator since childhood and music amplifies our horizon and vision of life. Now, in the same way that someone gave me my first musical instructions, I am doing the same, giving lessons to beginners.

*Computer Skills*
I've been working with excel, ms access, linux for almost 30 years (Ms project 15YRS), I basically started when I was 16 while I was assisting my dad who was an state auditor and had to do a lot with accounting data.

Since the good usage of information values gold, I have been using these IT tools intensively throughout my whole professional career and they definitely provided me a good growth.

So, now I'm sharing part of the lessons learned during these years, teaching these important computer skills: Excel, Ms Access, Linux, Ms Project.

Looking forward to meeting you.
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MARCELO A.

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$50 / 60-min

About Sandra M.

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About Sandra
Hi im Ms. Macias i have being teaching the language for the past 10 yrs and currently. I am looking forward in helping you acquire the language anything that I can assist you with Im open and available to help you. This is my passion and would love to make a difference and teach you what I enjoy doing. Hope I can be a great help and make it easier for each one of you. Thank you.
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Sandra M.

Online
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$17 / 30-min

About Nicole G.

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About Nicole
Learning anything new can be a challenge, but its in uncomfortable places that we grow the most! I'm eager to make this fun and presented in a way where you will retain what is taught. I'm excited to get start in your journey of growth.
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Nicole G.

Online
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$27 / 30-min

About Cihan G.

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Minneapolis, MN
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About Cihan
LGBTI+ activist, Volleybal player, Language lover, Digital Marketing Specialist, Dog lover.

I am very talkative and good listener person and i believe the best way for learning a foreign language is the communication.
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Cihan G.

Minneapolis, MN 55403
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$20 / 30-min

About Zina T.

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Minneapolis, MN
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About Zina
I have been teaching French since I moved to Minneapolis from Lyon, france. First through a Language Center -as part of school curriculum or in after-school programs, in private classes, groups and family classes- and now as a Freelance teacher. I enjoy sharing the language and culture that go along with learning French. My approach is fun and effective. I teach every age and every level.
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Zina T.

Minneapolis, MN 55407
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$34 / 30-min

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