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Joshua F.

50 Reviews
Fort Lee, NJ
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • BS, BA from Rutgers University
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Joshua F.

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"Why does the sun come up? Or are the stars just pinholes in night's curtains?" Whatever the case, I will make the celestial bodies work for you!

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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Joshua is great my 6 years old seems very interested to continue learning
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Randy
Excellent introduction to harmonica. Taught notes and scales. Basics presented clearly.
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Shanel C.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $100
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
  • Teaching since 2017
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Shanel C.

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Hello! I am a multidisciplinary artist and NYC native looking to share my skills with anyone interested in pursuing art or fashion either personally or professionally. My skills include advanced research, design, sketching, patterning, and construction. I combine these skills with graphic design, photography, illustration, and video editing to provide a visual communicator of concept and artist identity to the viewer. I am very patient and I create a personal and in-depth approach to fashion and art development. In 2017 I received my MFA from the Fashion Design and Society Program at Parsons The New School for Design. After graduating I taught sophomore-level sewing, junior-level design, and senior-level thesis within the Parsons BFA program. I have held two independent fashion exhibitions and have dressed artists such as Tracee Ellis Ross, Issa Rae, Solange Knowles, Ciara, Kelsey Lu, and more. I have been featured in TeenVogue, Paper, Fader, I-D, Document, Complex, Elle, and other ...

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Hello! I am a multidisciplinary artist and NYC native looking to share my skills with anyone interested in pursuing art or fashion either personally or professionally. My skills include advanced research, design, sketching, patterning, and construction. I combine these skills with graphic design, p

Cristopher R.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cristopher R.

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Learn the opening, mid-game strategy, and end game fundamentals!

About Cristopher

My educational teaching experience began at the age of 13 when I was a black belt helping other children learn martial arts; I shortly began teaching children's classes all by myself. In High School I taught chess as a member of the chess club where I was an undefeated player during my high school

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Randy S.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Awarded Dean's List from Illinois State University
  • Bachelors in Fine Arts, sequence Acting from Illinois State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Randy S.

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I have played a lot of on-line Texas Hold-Em. My biggest take was a 12k win. I understand the game from the basics to the more advanced techniques. I have worked for on-line sites, played many live tournaments, table play etc...
THIS IS TEXAS HOLD 'EM ONLY.
This class is directed more at the beginner and the "intermediate" player who feels stuck, unable to move to the upper echelon. This class is a stout review of the solid basics required to win more than you lose. That is, to come out ahead in the long run, instead of walking away at the wrong time, or simply playing bad hands or getting pulled into expensive pots on a draw. If you understand any of this description, this class is for you. If not, I would look elsewhere. This is not a class for advanced players. I am an advanced player and such a pairing would be an attempt at lateral instruction and that dynamic rarely works in my experience.

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, w

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Very knowledgeable and personable. Able to communicate more complex concepts in an easy to understand manner.
Kariem
First off. Just want to say that we had to cancel our first session. However, I really like this guy because he had kept it real and set it straight on the reason why the session was cancel. He was very sick that day and he didn't want to be involved with the session not being at 100%. Respect! I wouldn't have wanted him not being at his best either. Takes alot of guts for a person to confess that. I really appreciated the honesty because that explains how passionate Randy is about the craft.
Second of all, when we did our first session, I had to deal with a rough technical patch of trying g to join in for the session. He had no problem helping me with this technical glitch rather than allowing TakeLessons (who I was unable to reach because of matainace issues), to handle it. He helped 5he TakeLessons team. A plus Randy! Though I had to finally use another device to finally join the session, Randy was still willing to have patience and help me with the tech problem.
Lastly, Randy brought a warm feeling to the session and yet sincere. He made me feel welcomed, which opened me up more during this session. This helped because I am uncomfortable with improv but want to get better. He understood this and gave a real honest approach. Also, he informed me that we were going to get a gist of my performance level and work from there. Furthermore, we were going to ease our way into improvement. This gave me alot more balance than other improv classes. He is even willing to give me a little homework that I can practice in prep for next week.
Randy is very encouraging and I enjoyed our first session. I'm exited for next week!
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Kyle B.

85 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Kyle B.

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I'm a passionate chess player with an extensive knowledge of chess theory who specializes in teaching beginner/intermediate (up to ~1600 USCF) players of all ages. Lessons will be personalized to focus on student's weaknesses and areas of needed improvement, as well as generalized chess instruction. Chess is a great platform to improve critical thinking skills and one's ability to focus, as well as a great way to have fun. My lessons will help you or your children gain an understanding of the art of chess and improve your confidence and ability to play the game.

About Kyle

I'm a class B (almost class A) player who has been playing chess competitively for the last few years, though I've been playing the game since I was a child. I regularly play in competitive over-the-board tournaments, as well as playing daily online. I am currently in the top 1% of players on Chess

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Kyle is an excellent instructor. I'm a beginner and have learned so much. My puzzle rating has gone from 500 to over 1000. I'm looking forward to playing some games and feel confident my game will change dramatically too.
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Queen W.

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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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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.

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"Lily is excellent for first time beginners such as myself. She's very professional, patient, and her step by step instruction makes sewing so easy!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"It was the first lesson. But I think it is going to be great."
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"Erin is so patient, kind, and thoughtful. Highly recommended."
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Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Melissa is very knowledgeable and patient. She has excellent knowledge of yarn & patterns. And, she's really nice and approachable."
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Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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Took Origami lessons from Kat M.
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Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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Took Billiards lessons from James (JP) R.
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