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Shonda W.

New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Advanced
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Shonda W.

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Critical thinking- strategy and confidence are key to being great in the game of chess- as well as in life. My unique training techniques build life skills that will be used on and off the chess board.

About Shonda

Summary ● Highly qualified educator and activist with experience teaching K-12; public and charter, including five years teaching with National Heritage Academies schools and three years at Reelworks Teen film-making. ● Extensive grant-writing and fundraising experience with strong management ab

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Avalon F.

3 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $25
  • BFA from Cazenovia College
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Avalon F.

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Hi! My name is Avalon. I have my bachelors degree in fashion design and I’ve been making clothes for almost 10 years but I’ve been passionate about fashion for as long as I can remember. I started teaching kids how to sew one summer and I’ve been in love with it ever since. I have experience in both pattern making and draping and I own my own business where I make custom designs for customers. I am comfortable teaching students at all levels, so feel free to reach out.

About Avalon

Hi! My name is Avalon. I have my bachelors degree in fashion design and I’ve been making clothes for almost 10 years but I’ve been passionate about fashion for as long as I can remember. I started teaching kids how to sew one summer and I’ve been in love with it ever since. I have experience in bot

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Elisabet
An overall great experience. Avalon is extremely relatable and explains even the most tedious things extremely well. Can’t wait to take more classes with her! Will definitely be a regular.
Joshua
Omg I so love the way she teaches. I was in need of learning how to sew from someone else but she did not help me the way she should’ve. So I found out about Avalons Sewing class and I loved it. Highly recommend you all to take a class or two with this wonderful human being
Laya
Avalon is a great teacher, my daughter didn't have any experience in sewing. She helped her make a simple skirt, avalon was very patient with her. I highly recommend avalon.

Andy P.

Bronxville, NY
Starting at $100
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1993
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Andy P.

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• Beginning to Intermediate Levels
• Convenient Home Appointments in Westchester and Fairfield Counties
• One-on-One Friendly, Patient, Teaching Method
• Emphasis on foundations and analytical thinking skills
• Elementary to High School Age Students
• Reasonable Hourly Rates for 1 or 2 hour sessions
• After school and weekend times available

I am a Life-time USCF Member with 40 years seasoned tournament play.

About Andy

If you're looking to learn fundamentals of playing chess in a relaxed and easy-going setting, then I'm the teacher for you!

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Eli K.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Eli K.

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As soon as you get to understand chess well, you'll begin to see it's beauty and depth. Each game is an adventure. I love chess, and that is my perspective of the old and romantic game of kings and queens. I also enjoy teaching it that way, as it makes the game fun to learn and play.

About Eli

Chess can be confusing and difficult sometimes, but really all you need is someone who loves chess to help you love it, and see it for its beauty. We'll play a few games together, so I see where what level you're at, then take you from there. From a beginners level, up to advanced, showing you the

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Colton Y.
Eli is super knowledgeable with Chess, knows great ways to teach my child in an encouraging and challenging manners.
Nieves
Polite and very good teacher. Was very patient and had great knowledge of the game.
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Isabela M.

100 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Romanian, French, Italian, Spanish, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • MBA International Business from Florida Metropolitan University
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Isabela M.

100 Reviews
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My mom taught me origami when I was little; during the communism we did not have much to play with but our imagination was growing wild. So, just like in the kitchen when few ingredients can make good food, the same crafts can be done with whatever is handy around the house.

Note: My favorite project is the carton doll that has a dozen colorful dresses in her wardrobe.

About Isabela

Before reading about me, I'd like to share up front the honor that my newest student, R., has brought to me by choosing to learn Romanian. Nothing special so far except that he is 100 years old!!!! Yes, you read that correctly: a century old. He is the outmost inspiring person in my life by teachin

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Catherine
My father truly enjoys his conversations about the Romanian language and culture. Thank you, Isabela. You’re the best!
Susan T.
I am finishing my first set of lessons with Isabela. I can tell a big difference in how I am able to hear the language. Already, words pop into my head in French. I am pleased with how much I have learned already!
Susan
I have taken 7 lessons with Isabela. I can tell that my confidence is increasing and I am remembering more and more in French. I like how she includes written, verbal, and auditory (like YouTube) in our lessions.
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Chef Stevie M.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $95
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner
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Chef Stevie M.

10 Reviews
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This beginning sewing course starts with working and setting up your machine. Learning basic functions, stitches and how to sew straight. We will start sewing a pillow and I'll instruct you how to use an invisible stitch to close.

About Chef Stevie

Hi! I'm Chef Stevie. I’m a graduate of Walnut Hill College, one of Philadelphia's oldest Culinary arts schools. I loved my classes because every day was a new opportunity to see, touch and learn something new. Teaching the art of cooking is one of my passions. Food brings people together and I

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Evelyn
I loved the teacher, she was amazing and gave great tips. The only thing that wasn’t great was trying to connect online.
Debbie
She was wonderful and easy to work with. We had a bit of a problem to get online but she and I stayed calm and got it worked out! She did alot of research on my altitude which I appreciated! The food tasted delicious! I am looking forward to our next lesson!
Veronica
Chief Stevie is very knowledgeable and patient. Really enjoy the lesson and learned a lot.

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"Fantastic first lesson! I’m enjoying it."
Montel
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"I highly recommend George as a tutor. He is very patient and encouraging.
Time we spent was very productive and I feel more confident with the cue ball."
Julia
Took Billiards lessons from George D.
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"Felicia is absolutely amazing. My daughter has learned so much in the short time that she has been taking classes. She loves every minute of it and makes sure she is at every class.

If you are looking to take sewing classes you definitely want her as your instructor."
Latanya
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Felicia is an great teacher. Her training room has everything you need and more. When I first started class, she greeted me with a smile that made me feel comfortable. Her knowledge and experience of sewing is remarkable. Great teacher and great class, if you dont take her class, you are missing out on a true talent."
larnell
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Dan is fantastic. He identified key areas in which I needed improvement and suggested drills to directly address those issues. From the very first lesson, it was clear that Dan possesses a deep love of billiards and has carefully considered the best ways to impart his knowledge to others. The overall quality of my game (and my enjoyment derived while playing it) has risen dramatically as a direct result of working with him."
David
Took Billiards lessons from Daniel P.
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"Danial is a very strong chess player who has a lot of knowledge on the game! Fun lesson and I learned a lo!"
Michael
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Beatrice is very nice, patient and makes me feel comfortable. She is very knowledgeable and willing to go slow to make sure I get it right. I'm very happy with Beatrice!"
Karon
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"I had a great session with Kyle. He helped me better understand decision making in the opening of the game, and talked me through different ways on how to focus on other aspects of the game. Meeting up with him was easy. I enjoyed my lesson, and he seems like an overall cool dude."
Alex
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"very reliable and knowledgeable. highly recommended!!"
kym
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Chery, is a great teacher! I had problems with my round stitch and following patterns. I have been taking classes with her for quite some time now, and my skills for crocheting have improved significantly! The studio is really relaxing & clean!"
karen
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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