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Emily P.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Emily P.

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I have always greatly appreciated the artistic nature of arranging. Using lines, shapes, textures, and colors, we use our individual style and artistic voice to create something beautiful and unique from plants and flowers. This is the kind of approach I bring to my work: whether it is for a bouquet or vase arrangement, wedding floral proposal, terrarium, or a potted plant, the task is an opportunity to create art.

About Emily

Woodwind instrumentalist Emily performs regularly in a range of styles including classical, jazz, rock, funk, Afrobeat, Third Stream, and musical theater. Emily holds her M.M. in Multiple Woodwind Performance from The Boston Conservatory with concentrations in saxophone, clarinet, and flute perform

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Peter F.
A great first lesson. Hoping it continues.
Lucia F.
Emily is warm, energetic, very professional and talented.
We love her!!
Cassel
My daughter had the most wonderful first lesson I could have hoped for! Thank you for making her education enjoyable.. it already left her wanting to come back !

Kim D.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $100
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Kim D.

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Patient and kind encouragement with this meditative craft is what I offer. We will go at a pace that will give you your best result.

About Kim

I am a hoarder - most notably of yarn and can be seen knitting or crocheting in 90 degree weather. I began my craft journey as a child when i was taught Crochet by the other woman in my fathers life. I learned to knit later - but I would hone both these skills well into adulthood looking for a wa

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Beatrice U.

9 Reviews
Highland Mills, NY
Starting at $30
  • AAS Fashion Design from Parsons School For Design
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Beatrice U.

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I have over 20 years’ experience. I have been working for major fashion brands companies in NYC. I am experienced with working with beginners, intermediate and all levels. I am offering industry level sewing classes and pattern correcting and altering techniques that will cater to your needs. I will be able to teach foundation skills of how to operate a sewing machine, how to use a serger or how to use an industrial sewing machine. I will also teach how to hand sew, follow and understand a pattern and how to finish your work beautifully. I am also going to work with you on your own personal projects.
I teach hands on beginner’s patternmaking and sewing skills that you will need for garment production, arts and crafts and any project that involves sewing. For instance: I can help you make pillows, bags, aprons, stuffed toys and other household items. If you want to make clothing, I will guide you through using a published pattern.
I will work closely with you to make sure you ...

About Beatrice

I have over 20 years’ experience. I have been working for major fashion brands companies in NYC. I am experienced with working with beginners, intermediate and all levels. I am offering industry level sewing classes and pattern correcting and altering techniques that will cater to your needs. I wi

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Caitlin
Beatrice is a super fun and knowledgeable teacher.
I’m excited to continue learning.
Kathleen
Beatrice is a great teacher! She taught me how to thread a sewing machine and how to do a bobin. Next week I have a double lesson. I would recommend her to anyone who wants to learn how to sew.
Esther Nam N.
I loved the class, she was patient and professional.

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Kat M.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $120
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kat M.

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If you have felt like youtube videos don't give you enough guidance in folding Origami, I would be delighted to take you step by step taking things at your pace and level as we explore the craft of Origami together.

I was born in Japan and origami was something that came naturally to me as a child. The love of Origami was passed down to me from my Japanese Grandmother who decorated her room with all of her paper creations.

It's been in my blood and comes as second nature to me however I know how complex some of these folds can be and my goal as a teacher is to help anyone be able to fold anything, while throwing in stories from Japan and Origami trivia!

Please feel free to Ask me questions about my workshop pricing, I tend to have to charge more for these than my private lessons because of the way take lessons lesson packages are structured but if you have a limited budget please let me know in your message and I will do my best to accommodate if possible.

About Kat

Playing Music brings me such joy! I want you share that Joy with you by bringing that to our classes and helping you grow in a fun and encouraging way! I'm a singer songwriter and have worked as a full time musician for the last 16 years. I graduated from Auckland University with Bachelor's of P

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Elena Fortuna
Kat is an amazing teacher! Not only does she have a beautiful voice and attitude towards life, she is so knowledgeable about the art of singing. She always finds creative and supportive ways to ensure that I am comfortable to sing. I am excited for my lesson every week and always learn something new. I have noticed my voice strength improving and feel more confident in general. I cannot say enough wonderful things about Kat. I am forever grateful to have found her.
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Morgan M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA in Music, Piano from University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Music
  • Awarded Superior ratings at NCMTA Piano Competition from NCMTA
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Morgan M.

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Learn about...
- knitting needles, what kind to purchase for your project.
- learn basic knit stitch at first lesson
- knit, purl, slip slip knit, increasing and decreasing after knit and purl are mastered
- learn how to read patterns
- make cool things!

About Morgan

Hi! My name is Morgan and I love teaching Music, Knitting, and Crocheting to all ages and skill levels. In addition to my music education and experience, I am also a Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist (#12725) and Certified Personal Trainer who specializes in Weight Management. Health and Fi

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DavidH1
Morgan has done a great job and has provided helpful feedback for me and let me know of things I need to work on befor the next lesson. she is also very patient, personable and easy with which to work.
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great teacher
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alot of fun

Morgan is excellent. She is very patient and very professional. She has gotten back to me right away when I had some scheduling questions.

Omar J.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Omar J.

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As far as chess goes, anyone can learn how to move a piece, control the board, or utilize move patterns. The thing that separates the average from the adept is the understanding of the multiple levels of "playing". Starting with your mind set, moving on to the game board, and ultimately defeating the opponent sitting across from you...

Defeating your opponent is literally the goal of chess. So, it is important to remember to have fun while being competitive.

I am a Chess Player, and have been since elementary school where I joined the chess club and became addicted to the game. That's when found out my younger brother was cheating when he taught me how to play a few weeks before. Needless to say he cant win against me anymore...OK fine, he gets lucky sometimes...at the end of the day we supported each other and our friends at a bunch of chess tournaments!

Now, at this point in my life, it is time to share some chess knowledge and support someone who is looking for that ...

About Omar

As with anything else I teach It is important to understand the fundamentals and then gain knowledge from those experiences onward. Learning and enjoying anything depends on practice experience as well as separate tactics that cause you to be unique and create an advantage only you have.

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Sairam M.
Omar is an awesome instructor to teach on Method Acting.He understands the student aspiration and train accordingly.he motivates the actor with his excellent advises and provide inspirational thoughts to the actor.I am sure he can make best actors/actresses/artists through his own specific ways of method acting skills.thank you Director:).
Craig
When I first began my search for an acting coach I was stressed out because I knew I needed help but I didn't know how to start. Luckily I found the Director, Omar. The Director began by interviewing me to see what my goals and potential were. He then developed a specific lesson plan designed around what he called "The Fundamentals" and I progressed since then. Now after a few months of the Directors support, I know confidently that I am an Actor. I learned things about human behavior and method acting that I couldn't find in any video or online source. The Director somehow made things simple to understand and I'm glad for it. I am not done with the lessons, but since he has supported me and shared his knowledge, the least I can do is share my experience. Thank you Director!

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"Easy to follow, thorough, patient and making it interesting from the first steps"
Kirstin
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"We have only had one lesson, and my daughter (7) keeps asking when Angela comes back - she loved her lesson. Angela is a very patient teacher."
Katherine
Took Sewing lessons from Angela C.
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"AnneLouise is an excellent instructor. I started to sew on the first day. I am honestly enjoying learning how to sew. I can wait for the next lesson."
Anna
Took Sewing lessons from Annelouise M.
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Michael
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Mr Kyle is patient and nice. He helps me understand different strategies. He makes it fun to play chess too. It is easy to connect on Lichess.org and complete study homework."
Ellie
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"I had a great experience.. Nicole was very patient with me, even through the technical difficulties."
Kischa
Took Crocheting lessons from Nicole S.
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"She was patient and friendly!"
Ambre
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Kyle is an awesome teacher! My 8 year old son learns so much at each and every class!"
Frances Chen
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Erin is an outstanding instructor. She is very, very knowledgeable. I have a pattern and it was poorly written. She was able to untangle it and explain it to me so that I can work on it independently. She is very patient. I would highly recommend her to anyone learning knitting, stuck on a pattern, or want to expand on their knitting skills. She has a lot of knowledge and can explain and impart this knowledge very well. She is a truly great instructor."
Natalie
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"SHe was absolutely the best! Kind and patient and definitely went above an beyond the call of duty!"
Melissa
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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