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About Sergey V.

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Brooklyn, NY
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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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Heather C. September 24, 2017
· Gymnastics · Online
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!
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kaylee September 9, 2015
· Gymnastics · In home
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
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Sarah Newton July 14, 2015
· Flexibility Training · Online
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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Sergey V.

Brooklyn, NY 11224
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$15 / 30-min

About Karl K.

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New York, NY

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About Karl
Will travel further than listed by special arrangement (call take lessons to inquire) - especially via easy public transit. Professional internationally touring musician for 20+ years, Classical, Broadway, Experimental, Early music. Bachelor of Music; Norwegian State Academy, Master's of Music; Mannes College of Music, Doctor of Musical Arts; Stony Brook University (expected completion Spring 2015). Faculty positions held at Rowan University, NJ, University of Tennessee, TN, University of Akron, OH, International Festival Institute, TX, Siena Summer Music, Siena, Italy
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Denise G. May 6, 2019
· Norwegian · Online
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Azmina M. January 24, 2019
· Bridge · Online
Patient, easy to ask him questions, a good instructor.
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Azmina M. January 20, 2019
· Bridge · Online
I was nervous but once I started learning and he was patient and answered many questions, I felt right at ease.
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Karl K.

New York, NY 10034
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$40 / 30-min

About Rhiannon P.

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Brooklyn, NY
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About Rhiannon
My name is Rhiannon and I am a third generation crafter. Originally I went to school for art history, all the while crafting. Eventually I had enough of studying other people's work and instead wanted to make my own and empower others to do the same.

I consider myself to be the "Swiss Army Knife" of crafters. I have delved into nearly every craft and love passing this knowledge onto my students. For these reasons I have a diverse range of crafts I can teach, including: knitting, crochet, embroidery, hairpin lace, needle felting, and shuttle tatting. In addition to my passion for a variety of crafts, I also love teaching a variety of skill levels, from students beginning their first stitch to someone who wants to redesign a pattern.

With a positive attitude and a willingness to learn I can teach you any of a variety of crafts.
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Kate N. June 10, 2019
· Knitting · In studio
Rhiannon was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Looking forward to the next lessons!
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Danielle February 3, 2019
· Crocheting · In home
I'm enjoying my classes. I've been bringing Rhiannon stitches I want to learn without any notice, and she is always able to help me on the spot to learn them. Her flexibility (both in what I want to learn and in scheduling) makes private classes a pleasant and worthwhile investment. Highly recommend!
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Shari W. December 28, 2018
· Embroidery · Online
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Rhiannon P.

Brooklyn, NY 11221
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$70 / 60-min

About jennie H.

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Flushing, NY
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About jennie
The certified Hoop training I received set me up with the technical & analytical skills necessary to break down the steps for someone who has never hula hooped before & my continued training & exploration helps me to keep even an experienced hooper feeling challenged.

I offer private lessons tailored to meet your goals. Do you want to get fit, tone up and have fun or are you looking to up your game--stringing moves together to create your personal flow? What ever you're looking for I am certain you'll find it inside the hoop!

Hooping offers low-impact cardio, improves core strength, tones muscles and can burn as many calories as a kick boxing class [400-600 per hour].
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Shelley October 22, 2016
· Hula Hoop · In home
I could NEVER hula hoop, even as a kid--and I really thought it was so cool that others could. As an adult-Jennie encouraged me even though I was stuck in the "I can't". Guess what? Now I can! Thank you Jennie! Honestly, I know its great for me physically, but boy is it fun!
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Irina October 22, 2016
· Hula Hoop · In home
At first, I was hesitant to try hula hooping, I mean, come on...the last time I hula hooped, I think I was like 9?? Who knew that it would be just as fun as an adult?? Not me! But it really does make a huge difference if you have an instructor that is passionate, patient, knowledgable and just makes you feel all around comfortable...even when you drop the hoop 5,000 times :p Jennie really knows what she is doing with the hoop and will help you learn.
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Jule October 21, 2016
· Hula Hoop · In home
So glad I found this instructor. If I could give her more than 5 stars I would! Jennie was very clear with all her instruction and gave me an amazing workout while having a blast. I learned so much about hooping from her. Jennie is warm, encouraging, patient and skilled. When I was having difficulty with new moves, she identified my trouble spot and fixed it immediately. Yay! Jennie makes hooping accessible for all levels. So much fun.
Highly recommended!
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jennie H.

Flushing, NY 11355
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$65 / 60-min

About Erin R.

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Jersey City, NJ

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About Erin
I have been working with knitting and crochet since 2004. I am a craft yarn certified knitting and crochet instructor and have been teaching professionally since 2010. This includes locations such as Michaels Arts and Crafts as well as Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School.

As my student, you can expect to learn basic through advanced skills crochet skills, including making a slip knot, single crochet, double crochet, triple crochet, how to make a granny square, crocheting in the round, and how to read patterns. In knitting, you will learn the skills of casting on stitches onto the needle, the garter and stockinette stitch, how to knit in the round using circular or double pointed needles, and how to read patterns.

No matter what your level, my goal is to make you feel confident and experienced enough for you to complete and cre
ate your own projects. Knitting and crochet are my passions and I am excited to help you reach your crafting goals. I look forward to working with you!
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MIRIAM October 11, 2018
· Crocheting · In studio
Erin was very helpful. It was a great experience.
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Michelle June 16, 2018
· Crocheting · Online
Erin was great, helped me build a pattern from something with no information. From beginner to advanced or an intermediate crocheter like me, Erin’s your girl !
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Michelle June 16, 2018
· Crocheting · Online
Erin was extremely helpful trying to reproduce a project with no information to go on...Creative and thoughtful we worked through it with much success. Whether your a beginner or a self taught intermediate like myself, Erin is your go to instructor!
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Erin R.

Jersey City, NJ 07306
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$25 / 30-min
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About DrYamini S.

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New York, NY
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About DrYamini
Teaching is my passion. I am a professor for last nine years. I am professor of Finance. I Believe a teacher’s responsibility is to understand student and make them understand the subject. If a student fails, it’s a failure of a teacher. Every student is unique and they learn in unique way.
I am also involve in research for last 10 years. I have presented piece of my reaserch in prestigious institutions like Harvard university.
I am also dedicated to creative writing and teach calligraphy. I have received many awards for my creative writing at various places.
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Sangeetha P. June 24, 2019
· Calligraphy · Online
Ms.Yamini teaches Calligraphy in a well organized way. She takes time to correct until we master the steps.
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Hale G. October 8, 2018
· Hindi · In home
Yamini is a very educated and good teacher. She makes Hindi easy thanks
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Mamei M. July 2, 2018
· Finance · In home
Dr. Sharma was very helpful in my getting a better understanding of finance. I recommend her.
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DrYamini S.

New York, NY 10019
(3)
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$75 / 30-min

About George D.

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Brooklyn, NY

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About George
I have been playing billiards since I was a teenager. My passion for this game knows no end and I will keep playing until my last breath. In my recent years I have grown to love passing my tips and tricks on to other players and improving the overall climate. I have made it my mission to bring players into the game!
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Gadi June 19, 2019
· Billiards · In studio
Had my first ever billiards lesson and loved it. George is a very effective instructor - he explains well, he corrects your form, he's patient, and he brings the game to life. Looking forward to continuing with George and getting better at the game.
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Gina June 19, 2019
· Billiards · In studio
George was a great teacher. He was patient and very informative. He provided me with many helpful tips. Would highly recommend!
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Robert June 4, 2019
· Billiards · In studio
Like the approach, he had for teaching billiards. Very friendly.
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George D.

Brooklyn, NY 11238
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$100 / 60-min

About Julia S.

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Long Beach, NY
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I am self taught - i learned to sew when i was a small child - thru watching my own mother. I feel fundamentals are very important to new learners and i like to focus on those.
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Julia S.

Long Beach, NY 11561
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$34 / 30-min

About Aimee S.

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Brooklyn, NY

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I teach gospel piano and beginner piano, flute, chess and English/ESL.

Use your ears, use your fingers and all the other gifts God gave you to assist during your local worship service. I come from a long line (4 generations) of church musicians. I trained classically on piano and flute - and can teach the basics for both instruments across genres. I have also been a journalist for The Associated Press (gotta have a day job!). And have done grant writing work for nonprofits. I can help you improve your English writing and speaking skills. And I love to play chess (gotta have a hobby!). But when it comes to Gospel - you need a little theory and a lot of heart and soul to develop your musical ear! Come join me at my storefront church or we can meet up online. After you get the scales and common chord structures down, you'll be ready
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Juan June 17, 2019
· Piano · In home
She is extremely patient and supportive. Aimee is knowledgeable about a very wide range of music and clearly LOVES teaching.
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Morgan June 17, 2019
· Piano · In studio
Aimee is a wonderful teacher! She is quite knowledgeable and experienced. I appreciated how she tailored the lessons not just to my level but my pace and personality!
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Aimee S.

Brooklyn, NY 11221
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$60 / 60-min

About Kelove Z.

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Brooklyn, NY
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About Kelove
I am a communications designer, I graduated with a bachelors from Pratt Institute 2019. I went to the HighSchool of Fashion Industries 2010 - 2014 with a design garment shown on WWD Magazine my senior year. I have always been interested in different art forms, like Drawing, painting, sewing, music, movies and videos, designing logos and posters, clothing. I especially love the process of designing because of where you start and where you end. The future can be quite exciting. Learning shouldn’t be a chore, it should be fun and exciting in creative ways.
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Kelove Z.

Brooklyn, NY 11207
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$42 / 60-min

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