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These Russian teachers are highly rated by students in the Ballston Lake area, including Porter Corners, Guilderland, Melrose, Watervliet and Altamont.

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i can speak and read fluently, i can write but not on a professional level

About Sergey

Hello. My name is Sergey. I'm from Brooklyn, New York. I am a NASM certified personal trainer, i have been training and teaching over 10 years. I'm currently a professional powerlifter, but i also do body weight training, bodybuilding, strongman and weightlifting. I also breakdance even though i no longer do it professionally, i still teach it. I also do martial arts, nowadays mostly bag work and nun chucks training. i have a lot of experience and knowledge and have done a lot of different types of trainings over the years and have made a lot of progress, so i know the best way to train you. I don't judge so don't be shy, i'll work with you no matter in what shape you're at or what experience, we all start somewhere. it's all about consistency and dedication!
subjects that i offer: body weight training, weight loss circuit training, circ

uit training, bodybuilding, powerlifting, strength and conditioning, strongman, basic gymnastics (cartwheels, handstands, splits, hand balancing, muscle ups), Stretching sessions, breakdance lessons, gaming training sessions (PS4 only)
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September 24, 2017
Heather C.
Wow Sergey is really great at this! My daughter just turned 5 and is still practicing her headstands against the wall hours later. Sergey's advice to have her 'help' me practice MY stretching is a double win and making her more willing to do her pushups and splits too. We are really looking forward to the next class already. Thank you so much for all the advice and feeback post class too, Sergey!
September 9, 2015
kaylee
my dad said that i could only do gymnastics if there was one in stamford and i guess that there is you sound likea really good teacher and itlooks likeother people like you so im going to tell my dad about you and see if i can do it
July 14, 2015
Sarah Newton
It was a great lesson and Sergey speant way more time with me than what he needed to. He is very knowledgable about exercise and very flexible.

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Helen M.

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I am Russian native speaker. While working at Alliance Française I was tutoring French people in Russian language. I can help students to understand this subject deeper and to concentrate more on speaking practice which is very important in learning language.

About Helen

Hi, there! My name is Helen and I can't wait to meet you!
I've been teaching private lessons since 2009 and have loved helping my students to speak a new language, to successfully pass their exams, and to increase their language confidence.
I went to National University of Donetsk (Ukraine) and earned a Master’s degree in French language and literature in 2010. I'm a patient and easy going person and my teaching methods always depend on student’s age and language needs. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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August 14, 2019
Aaron
only the first lesson but I feel very comfortable with Helen and she's very patient. I hope to have many good lessons with her!
June 10, 2019
Sophia and Niko S.
Helen is patient, kind, knowledgable, and prompt. My kids and I all loved working with her. We highly recommend her!
April 16, 2019
Sixue
She has good teaching skill and personality. I'm a level 0 beginner. With her help, I feel no problem starting learning Russian.

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Helen M.

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I am a native speaker and I will try to do my best to improve your Russian to reach the native speaker level as soon as possible.

About Aliaksandra

Hi, there! My name is Aliaksandra and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and have loved helping my students communicate in the language they want, make new foreign friends, and travel and study abroad. I went to Minsk State Linguistic University (Republic of Belarus) and earned a Master degree in Philological Sciences in 2003. I'm a responsible person always ready to help and my teaching style is students’ needs oriented, cooperative, and activity-approached. My motto is Practice makes perfect. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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September 30, 2019
Gabrielle W.
Aliaksandra has been excellent with our 8 year old daughter. I’m very happy we found her and that she is close enough to come to our house. Our daughter loves her lessons and is learning so much :)
July 10, 2019
Tina
My 8 year daughter is taking one-on-one French lessons with Ms Aliaksandra. She has taken 3 lessons so far and loving it. I was invited to observe her last lesson and I am absolutely impressed with Ms Aliaksandra’s teaching. She speaks only French during the lesson, exposing my daughter to the language. She started with everyday things but is also using them in simple sentences. My daughter loves her lessons and can’t wait for the next one. She practice at home as well so she can make her teacher! We are glad to have found Ms Aliaksandra.
July 10, 2019
Lynn
Excellent! A natural teacher, gifted in her ability to establish rapport and move the learning process enjoyably forward.

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Aliaksandra P.

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Sergey K.

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I can teach you how to speak basic conversational russian

About Sergey

I am multitalented. At a young age I mastered the Art of Photography that was taught to me by my grandpa and Chess. I was born in Belarus and I am a native Russian Speaker.

After substitute teaching then getting my first teacher job in NY I have started to work on my business and been very successful at it. I teach nearly 150,000 students and do free lance photography for pay part time.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Education
B.A in History Major & Political Science Minor at Siena College
Master Degree in Education from College of St Rose

Teaching Certification
NYS certified Social Studies & Special Education Teacher.

Experience
Special Ed Teacher, Tutoring and Substitute teacher

Entrepreneurship
Photography self taught and experienced event photographer. Online tutorials business teacher that teachers others how to st

art your own business and be an entrepreneur.

Specialties
Event Photography, Chess, Tae Kwon Do, eBay, Etsy and Fiverr
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May 9, 2019
Anita
I was getting ready for a trip with my friends to tour all over in Russia this Summer and I found Sergey and he taught me a great deal of what I will need to communicate enough to get a round in Russia...
He is an excellent teacher Thank you Sergey for your great help in teaching me I know this will be a trip to remember thanks to you...
September 30, 2018
Patti C.
Terrible experience. Couldn't connect online, 20 minutes after start time called him and he tried to assist, but ended up doing a "phone lesson" which consisted of a question and answer time where I had to come up with my own questions. To conclude we were told to go out and take some pictures on our own and learn from experimenting on our own taking pictures of all kinds of things. We could then download them, send to him, and he could critique.
Not what I expected. Not necessarily his fault, but Going to ask for refund
May 25, 2018
Janet T.
when I made an appointment, I asked if Sergey was familiar with my camera and they said yes. It seemed new to him. But after talking about my fijifilm x100F, I am returning the camera. So overall I did like Sergey and look forward to my next Hour

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Sergey K.

Schenectady, NY

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I'm from Kyiv, Ukraine and speak Ukrainian and Russian as my native languages. I'm able to help you navigate the language as well as the culture.

About Natasha

Hi, I'm Nataliia and I'm from Ukraine. I live in Manassas, Virginia and would be happy to teach you Ukrainian or Russian.

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Natasha Z.

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Hello, my name is Anna, I’m a native Russian speaking person) I’ve been living in USA for 6 years, and fluently can speak English, that would help our learning process. To be honest with you I don’t hold a degree in Russian and I also might be not the best academically correct teacher, I don’t have an fabulous experience in teaching Russian and I don’t have a super smart teaching methods, but I do have a sense of humor and I know that our time of learning will be super productive and you will forget about time) I had a great experience of teaching how to communicate with Russian person, how to pronounce the words correctly, how to joke with Russians and the most importantly how to curse, just kidding, because I also can teach kids) Moreover, we will learn how to understand Russian abracadabra letters and how to read)
Russian language is beautiful and I feel lucky to be its representative

About Anna

Russian teachers are fun!)

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September 7, 2019
Conrad S.
Excellent instructor!! Great ability to teach!
June 17, 2019
Aliceann W.
We are complete novices for ballroom dancing-- Anna was wonderfully helpful in connecting prior to the lesson and preparing to help us get the most out of the hour that we booked. She is energetic, vivacious and has a highly effective teaching style. she is able to break the dance down with cues and rhythms that are easy to grasp and remember. We will definitely go back to her for another lesson.
May 24, 2019
Victoria
I used to dance back in Russia for a couple years but I forgot everything since then. I’m glad I found Anna who speaks not only my language but also Russian. Just for a couple classes I refreshed my abilities and decided to go further with Anna and this is my favorite thing to do on earth for now.

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Anna L.

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I have a unique method for you. Private lessons with guaranteed results!
You will begin to speak Russian after 7 lessons. Lessons without homework.
We can talk anytime because every student becomes my friend.
I have a lot of experience. I was born and raised in Russia and studied Russian for 11 years.

About Evgenii

I have a unique method for you. Private lessons with guaranteed results!
You will begin to speak Russian after 7 lessons. Lessons without homework.
We can talk anytime. You will learn that Russian is easy.\I have a lot of experience. I was born and raised in Russia and studied Russian for 11 years.

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August 20, 2019
Claire
Спасибо за Ваш Русский.
Я знаю теперь немного больше.
Продолжаем учиться.

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Thank you for your Russian.
I know a little more now.
We continue to study.
August 20, 2019
Omar
Evgenii you’re a good tutor.
Thanks for your experience.
August 20, 2019
David
Thanks Evgenii!
You are a good teacher. Your method is really unique.
Спасибо.

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Evgenii K.

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Symbat K.

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It's common belief that  master any languages it's too difficult and in adulthood it's simply impossible
What if i will tell that you will able to talk in  Russian within 3 months ?
I know Russian it's count like one of the "hardest" language in the world
You started to scare?)
Technically , you're not born with a language .All of us could have ended up with Chinese as first language .
I'm not native Russian speaker.But i have graduated school and college in Russian.So i know all "hardness" of learning new languages special in Russian
Before 20 years old i wasn't interest in learning new languages at all.For me it was  unattainable dream.I just changed my mind and after one year i started to speak in English, Turkish and just
started to learn Arabic .And you can see how my technic working on me ;)

About Symbat

My name is Symbat
I am 21 years old and I'm not native Russian speaker.But i graduated from Russian school and college .So i know all "hardness" of learning new languages especially in Russian
I have started teaching the language for a year in Qatar
I tutor on method of Ilya Frank
Therefore, if you want to speak Russian without boring grammar sign up for lessons!)

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Kathy
"Aksana is an excellent teacher. Her knowledge of the Russian language and culture are very strong. She can answer any question about language. Her lessons
are very helpful for me."
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Vera
"Anastasia has been great helping me learn Russian. While my grandparents are from Russia (USSR actually!) I never managed to learn Russian from them at ho
me. I always wanted to read Russian literature in the original, but did not have enough Russian to do so. With Anastasia's help I am now discovering Pushkin and Tolstoy in the original! After only a few months working with Anastasia I am comfortable enough to read in Russian, watch Russian movies with subtitles, and sing along some very strange Russian pop music :)

I highly recommend Anastasia if you want to learn Russian and start communicating fast."
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Laina
"I enjoyed my lesson and look forward to the next ones. Roman located were I was at in my Russian language by asking question. Then used that knowledge as
the bases and went from there. Roman used shared video so I could see what notes he was typing then emailed those notes to me in addition to other resources. His explanations were simple, cut and dry. Challenging but not overwhelming!"
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Mikhial
"My son loves his lessons with Anna! She was really able to interest him in the subject and I already see a nice progress."
Maryna
"Thank you for teaching me how to express myself in Russian better. My ability to communicate with Russian native speakers improved significantly."
Phillip
"Very helpful for conversational Russian, so far he has promoted strong application of Russian for conversation and has helped me begin to apply and reinfo
rce new words and phrases."
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Tony
"Aleks has been my Russian teacher for several years now, and I highly recommend him. He is patient and perceptive. He never lets me get away with anythi
ng, but he never lets me feel incompetent. He adapts to my strengths and weaknesses, and I always feel he is going with me."
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Linda
"Pleasant, enjoyable, no threat environment! Look forward to the next one!"
Dennis
"continues to be patient and help me to start to understand pronunciation"

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