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Melissa Q.

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Sayreville, NJ
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Melissa Q.

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My sewing curriculum is designed so that first time learners will feel motivated to keep on sewing. The first three projects are usually completed within the first 3-4 lessons. After learning how to operate the student's machine, together we will make a draw string bag, a skirt (for a doll, for a student or someone else) and a stuffed animal. These first three projects lay an important foundation; students learn basic and useful skills they will use over and over again as they begin to choose their own projects that we work on together.

I believe that if the student- whether a child or an adult- enjoys sewing and sees what they are capable of from the start, they will be more eager to learn more and take on new challenges.

Currently developing sewing worksheets for children.

About Melissa

Hi there! I'm Melissa, and I am a fashion design and sewing teacher in Sayreville, NJ. I have been teaching children and adults how to sew since 2014. I've been sewing since I was a child, and I've been teaching since 2007. I am mostly self-taught, and that, coupled with my youth, gives me a un

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Mike
Very professional, great teaching on machine , learned the basics to go on my own . Highly recommended.
Rose C.
It was good I feel so happy I know now how to use my machine and looking forward. To my next class .
Madison
My daughter had her first lesson and is off to a great start with Melissa
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Mingla C.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Thai
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mingla C.

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We'll make the best use of those unused magazines, paper rolls, cardboard around your house.

About Mingla

Being encouraging and developing positive attitude towards a particular subject are my teaching secrets.

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Emma
Very informative and patient, willing to go over whatever you need however many times you want.
Saba A.
Great first lesson! Mingla is a patient teacher and gives clear instructions.
Jintanat A.
I am Thai and although I speak Thai to my children (ages 12 yrs and 9 yrs old), they refused to answer in Thai. Mingla has formed a great rapport with them and they have already made excellent progress after just a few lessons. I highly recommend Mingla.

Danial A.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 5 Time National Chess Champion from United States Chess Federation
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Danial A.

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Hello everyone, my name is Danial Asaria and I am a professional chess player that has traveled across the world competing in tournaments representing the U.S. After achieving the master title at age 11, I have become a 5-TIME NATIONAL CHAMPION and am currently the NUMBER ONE 18-year-old on the west coast of the United States. In addition, I have played some of the best in the world including world champion Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura. My peak USCF rating is 2390 and my FIDE rating is 2340 awarding me the titles of national master and FIDE master. (top 5% in the world) I founded the Asaria School of Chess and have taught for three years in chess camps across the state with students ranging from 5-85 years old. One of my biggest teaching accomplishments is assisting one of my students to go from #117 in the country to #13 in the country (gained 500 rating points) for their age group in a matter of 5 months! In addition, one of my students went from 1700-2000+ in less than a ...

About Danial

Hello everyone, my name is Danial Asaria and after 10 years of chess experience have become a professional chess player that has traveled around the world competing in tournaments representing the U.S. After achieving the master title at age 11, I have become a 5-TIME NATIONAL CHAMPION and am curre

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Raphael
Very patient and exciting coach! My son is a beginner and only 9 years old but Danial explained everything in such an easy to understand manner that he was so thrilled after the lesson. Definitely one of, if not the, best teacher on the website.
Hannah
The best teacher I have seen on this platform! My kid has had many different chess coaches, but right from the start I could tell Danial was different. He knew how to explain every concept in such an understandable manner and took the time to make sure she truly grasped every idea. In general he is a very kind teacher who cares deeply about his students. Highly Recommend! She improved 500 rating points!
Jordan
At 34 years old I never expected to be taking chess lessons from a young prodigy who is 15 years younger than me. But I am so happy I took the chance. Danial has not only shown me the beauty in the game, but taught me life lessons that I have even used in my professional career. Each lesson really is specified to what I need to work on, and he can answer any single question I ask on the topic. The best teacher I have had in a very long time, and I would recommend him extremely highly. A diamond in the rough.

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Jami S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Bachelors of Music in Music Therapy from Elizabethtown College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Jami S.

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About Jami

Hello! I'm Jami. I've been teaching guitar and voice lessons for over 15 years. I love teaching music lessons because I like to share my love of singing and playing the guitar. I also love seeing my students progress in their instrument! I may have a bit of a different approach than your aver

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Mary
Jani is very fun to work with and is an easy teacher. You will love knitting with her!

Artem L.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Artem L.

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I'm excited o share my knowledge based on a combination of approaches of US CHESS SCHOOL AND SCHOLASTIC CENTERS and SOVIET SCHOOL AND STANDARDS incorporated with Eastern philosophy principles and original ideas that will help you to get a broader chess basis understanding and not only gain an advantage over the opponents but to get better control and understanding of decision-making processes and life flow principles.

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I have a great opportunity to share my knowledge gained at the Soviet chess club along with US Chess and Scholastic Center education boosting my students from the very beginner to advanced players.

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Alona
I enjoy working with Artem as he personalized a learning program to my own pace and the best ability to improve my chess knowledge. Very patient and professional, has a great approach to studying. Each lesson is a great experience! Thank you 🙏
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John S.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John S.

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I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in education from Harvard University. In addition, I have trained as a long distance runner. I was on my high school and college track and cross country team. I continue to run today and train for half-marathons and marathons.

I have taught chess with the US Chess Center in Washington, DC. I have created several after school and in school chess programs in DC, Ohio and Boston. I was a program officer for a small nonprofit that taught chess in hospitals, libraries and schools throughout the Massachusetts area. I have taught chess to both children and adults with a wide range of abilities. I was the Vice President of the Massachusetts Chess Association for 5 years.

About John

I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in e

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"Coach Siddharth was my daughter’s chess coach this past spring. He coached the beginner students and was extremely patient and kind while the students got up to speed with the rest of the group. He is very knowledgeable and his passion for the game can be seen through demonstration of various strategies he teaches. This was my daughter’s first experience with chess club. She learned so much and had her first check mate!"
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Had a great first lesson, Kim was able to spot several technique issues and made corrections to help build a more solid foundation."
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"Lily is wonderful. She is patient, knowledgable, professional, and knows how to use technology better than most people I know. She is always giving me tips to use that any manual doesn't mention. She has a way of making everyone feel comfortable around her - like my husband. Virtual learning does work well if the right person is running the show and giving the lessons. Lily is that person for me!"
Anita
Took Embroidery lessons from Lily Q.
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"Kathy instills both confidence and skill as she helps you navigate through patterns line by line! She is so knowledgeable about fiber selection, pattern choices and the finished project. I have grown as a knitter by leaps and bounds under her instruction - all this with a warm encouraging style! Enjoy your class"
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Took Knitting lessons from Kathy N.
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"I like this instructor because he plays games on chess and he teaches step by step so that it is simple to understand where as some teachers give you a load at 1 time and he doesn't give any homework but to practice what we learned so I think that anyone who wants to learn chess on TakeLessons should take the lessons with Thomas."
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Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Preston is a very nice coach. I was a beginner with zero experience before. After five lessons, I gained solid basic skills and feel more comfortable to rally. I feel growing by leaps and bounces.

He is very sharp about identifying the problem and then training accordingly. He is also kind and very patient to guide"
Chengliang
Took Chess lessons from Preston W.
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