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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 Dr. D. B.

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Holbrook, NY

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About Dr. D.
Greetings!

I am a dynamic educator with comprehensive knowledge and experience in the education and business fields. I have extensive experience mentoring and helping students develop research, writing, critical and creative thinking skills, as well as to establish goals and determine plans for action in both online and face-to-face formats. I am a strong oral and written communicator, with demonstrated cultural competency skills and Spanish language fluency, ready to help you with study skills, transition to college and university studies, elementary and middle school math, Spanish, ESL/ESOL, TOEFL, TEAS, MAT, reading, and writing, including attention to content, writing mechanics and implementation of APA Style.

I hold a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership and Curriculum & Instruction. I also hold a Bachelor of Scienc
e in Technology and Management and a Master of Business Administration.

Come Back here Often to Book Tutoring, Coaching, and Mentoring Lessons with me and I will guide you towards personal, professional and academic success.

Looking forward to hearing from you...All the best,

Dr. D.
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Michele Wilson September 21, 2019
· Spanish · Online
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Ramona C. May 17, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Dr. D is the best. I looked forward to every class I had with her. She made improving my Spanish so easy, joyful and entertaining. I would recommend her to everyone. I plan on taking her class again.
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Shelbe D. May 12, 2019
· Spanish · Online
I absolutely LOVE Dr. D! She is interactive and after only my first session i am able to remember some Spanish that i have practiced years ago! I will definitely continue my lessons!

Gracias Dr. D!
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Dr. D. B.

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About Arina N.

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Chelsea, MA
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About Arina
Greeting to you all! I am very pleased that you opened my profile and are thinking about choosing me as your tutor or teacher. I am a native Russian speaker, which is a hug plus in learning languages. I have being teaching Russian in Moscow while I was studying there. I helped students to succeed in their final exams not only in Russian but also in Russian History, World History, Math, Literature, Grammar, and exam preparation (such as TOEFL + IELTS + SAT). All of my students so far become experts in what I help them with. I hope to see you in my classes!
До скорой встречи!
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Rejean Fontaine November 15, 2016
· Russian · Online
Very dedicated. All lessons were well prepared
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Rejean Fontaine July 20, 2016
· Russian · Online
Well organized. Goes out of her way to make me understand. Very reliable and dedicated
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Phil Fisher March 23, 2016
· Russian · Online
Arina is fun and rad.
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Arina N.

Online
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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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About Angela S.

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San Francisco, CA
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About Angela
Angela Solis is a violin and viola teacher with more that 12 years of experience. She started her music studies in Spain, where she finished her Bachelor Degree in music in 2004 and where most of her performance and teaching experience was forged between the classical, contemporary and regional styles. Her experience in performance includes playing in several orchestras, ensembles, recording studios and as the lead singer and founder of her band “Costellas”.

Her teaching experience was also broadened when she decided to attend multiple Suzuki and Rolland method workshops in Spain and set off traveling around Asia, where Angela also worked as a Violin and Viola teacher and came in contact with the ABSRM system.

One of her greatest professional achievements was to obtain the Viola teacher position in the state music system in Spain. It
is a hard process that can take years and where one has to prove a high level in performance, teaching skills and instrument related knowledge. Angela got the 6th highest score in the test that year of 2008.

Being an instrument teacher is not easy, and teaching a string instrument is really hard during the first stages. Angela invested lots of time and effort promoting both instruments and motivating the scarce students she first got so they could thrive. Some of them pursue today successful music careers and the number of Viola and violin teachers in the school she started doubled in 3 years.

Nowadays, Angela lives in San Francisco, where she moved around 2 years ago, got married, and have some private students while taking private lessons herself from a teacher of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She is also learning composition and Music production and practices chamber music whenever she has the chance.
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Angela S.

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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 Sara S.

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Greenwich, CT
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About Sara
I’m a Native Speaker with over 10 years experience with tutoring. I’ve taught adults as well as kids all ages, groups and one-on-one lessons. All lessons can be tailored to the student’s needs. My lessons are fun and dynamic, they integrate grammar, conversation and culture. Students learn the language through practical examples of daily life situations, that can be conveniently applied during a trip to Italy! We learn about Italian food recipies, music, and much more.
There’s no learning a language without understanding the culture and viceverse :)
Start Your Italian Journey today!
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Yvonne M. September 20, 2019
· Italian · In studio
Lovely Italian teacher who is engaging and patient and one that makes you feel comfortable as a student who knows very little.
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Sara S.

Online
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$84 / 60-min

About Grace G.

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About Grace
I am Mandarin and Cantonese teacher. I am professional to teach kids and adults. I love talk with people. We can make funny lesson.
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Grace G.

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About Rebecca N.

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About Rebecca
Hola! Me llamo Rebecca y soy tu amiga nueva!

Did you catch that? If not, that's okay! I told you that my name is Rebecca and that I am your new friend. My approach to teaching is somewhat informal; I want you to feel comfortable, at home and at ease about learning a new language - it can be daunting! Don't worry though, I'll help you in your first steps in understanding the grammar, structure and feel of this romantic language. Once you're ready, we can start with light conversations and get you chatting in no time!

My experience learning Spanish in both a typical classroom setting and through immersion helps me give you a variety of tools to study and learn yourself. In addition to the Spanish language, I will share my perspective on Latin American culture with you: the music, food, dance and, of course, the people!

I loved my
time in Colombia and want to share with you all that I learned.
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Rebecca N.

Online
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$34 / 30-min

About Zina T.

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Minneapolis, MN
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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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