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About Michelle G.

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North Hollywood, CA
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As a native spanish speaker, and a lover of languages, I am always happy to unlock the code to a language and culture for my students. I have a minor in Spanish from the University of Miami and always make sure to tailor my lessons to my students' needs.

About Michelle
VOCAL COACH
Rehabilitating and strengthening voices are two of my top specialties, and each lesson will have specific exercises tailored to helping you transform your voice into the highest and best version of your instrument. I work with singers signed to labels as well as the indie artist just starting to find his/her voice, style, and signature sound. My coaching approach incorporates some of the newest technologies that have shown extraordinary results in breaking down the inner blocks of each artist. It is a tremendously joyful and fulfilling experience to watch as my students really let their instrument shine brightly, boldly, and with an aboslutely stunning groundedness as they discover how powerful they truly are.

MUSICIAN/SONGWRITER/PERFORMER

Poised, energized, and armed with unforgettable performance ability, Michelle G
. is a firework in the artistic arena. Her training began at the young age of 3 with the violin, and a few years later received classes for piano and voice. Excelling in all three, Michelle developed a very passionate and dramatic personality that eventually led her to more dramatic genres such as opera and stage acting. Her aptitude to understand human emotions and relationships gives her a wide spectrum to play in as an actress. There is an organic flow to her interpretations both as an actress and musician that leads the audience to feel her emotional current. Her honest characterizations introduce deeper perspectives on what seems like the ordinary roles and storylines. Amongst the many other leads that she has played, her participation in roles like “Susanna” in The Marriage of Figaro, or “Donna Elvira” in Don Giovanni embody much vibrancy and integrity.
Through the development of her voice as a singer and actress, she has crossed over into other media such as voice over commercial work and vocals for pop/main stream music productions. She has recently participated as a vocalist and violinist in the albums of artists such as international jazz pop artist David Longoria, Latin pop singer Erick Bolivar, Grammy-nominated percussionist Souhail Kaspar, and American Idol’s Seysha. Over the last few years she has unraveled her musical skills as a songwriter/composer/arranger and has even had some small victories acquiring music placements on TV shows (NCIS, short film “Sumtin’ Like Dat”, The Dictator) for herself and some of her colleagues. Her singing can also be heard on the hit tv show "Jane The Virgin", "Castle" and "Shameless" amongst others.

Education
Michelle completed her Associates of Arts for Music/Music Education at the age of 18, and got later graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Miami with a Bachelor's of Arts for Musical Theater and Music Business, as well as from Florida International University with a Master's of Music in Vocal Performance.

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I tailor my lessons to my student's needs, style, abilities, and goals. Learning is truly a fun and passionate adventure for me, and my enthusiasm has consistently been a contagious quality :) I love to challenge myself & my students to discover how immense their true potential is, and I create a safe and fun environment to explore such facets.

My curriculum is combination of solid tradition (Suzuki method for piano & violin, and Bel Canto technique for singing) interwoven with pop-culture, and modern influences. Within the first 3-6 months, my students will know the basic building blocks of music - which includes scales, arpeggios, triads, intervals, technique, and performance repertoire; and for my singers this will include proper breath technique, tone placement, support, very often increased vocal range (both high and low), and will feel significantly stronger vocally and more confident getting up to sing.

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Full size Keyboard, mics, pro tools, Violin (electric, acoustic, and Chinese Ehru)

*** Specialties ***
Specialties include:
- Audition technique and prep
- Vocal Technique
- Violin Pedagogy
- Acting Audition Technique
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antonio P. March 25, 2018
· Violin · Online
It's been a great experience to have lessons online. Although it lasted 45 minutes, I have seen that these types of lessons are very useful and practical. Thank you for providing these lessons!
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Janai H. February 19, 2018
· Spanish · Online
Michelle is so patient and kind. She gives me help with my accent and the way I pronounce the words so that I sound more like a native speaker. I love her. She is so much fun. I'd recommend her to anybody.
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Janai H. January 29, 2018
· Spanish · Online
Michelle is awesome!!! She is so sweet and a very good and encouraging instructor. She inspires me to be a better teacher. She helped me with where I was weak and gave me homework. I will definitely be working with her for EVERYTHING that I want to learn.
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About Millie O.

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Tampa, FL
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I can help you with conversational Spanish for either business or pleasure, or I can help your child with his / her grammar and Spanish homework.

I modify the classes according to students needs. I have many years of experience teaching this beautiful language.

Contact me...you won't be disappointed!! :)

About Millie
Hola,

I'm a Spanish professor and tutor. I received my Masters degree in Spanish/Education in 1999. I have been teaching Spanish at some local universities: USF, HCC and FSC for quite some time (20 yrs). I have also taught Middle School and High School.

I am an author of a Spanish grammar book for beginner students which it also includes 5 CD's. This book has been used in Continuing Education classes at USF and HCC. I also use it in my tutoring.

I love to teach Spanish and see that my students learn this beautiful language. Students say that I am very patient and explain Spanish concepts very clear - easy to understand.

I'll be happy to help you either in person or online.

Thank you,
Millie

Ps: I'm not teaching elementary or middle school kids at this time.
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Amanda C. May 8, 2019
· Spanish · In studio
Excellent instructor -- very patient, knowledgeable, and encouraging.
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Lora D. August 14, 2018
· Spanish · Online
Millie gives a variety of learning experiences and keeps the pace very engaging!
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Logan July 20, 2018
· Spanish · Online
Very patient.
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Millie O.

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About Kimberly P.

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Clermont, FL
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My number one goal as your tutor will be to provide constant encouragement. I believe that learning takes bravery and courage, and I want to help you overcome obstacles to reach your goals.
I love making Spanish learning a lot of FUN! We practice the basics that will be most useful for you so everything is very relevant and not straight from a textbook. If you learn best through songs and music, we will use that. If you love to read, we use bilingual books. If you want to learn basic conversation, we focus on the words that will help you communicate best.

About Kimberly
Ever since I studied Spanish in High School, I have been in love with the beauty of the language. I love the thrill of communicating with someone from a different culture.
My students love to learn Spanish with me because we have a lot of fun! I encourage movement, singing, dancing, reading and playing games. My goal is to help my students see the benefit of working towards an invaluable skill. Speaking Spanish opens up a whole new world of food, culture, traveling and amazing relationships.
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Cheryl D. December 13, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
Kimberly is innovative and fun. She really gets my exact learning style and makes our lessons fun. !
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Cheryl D. July 31, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
Love her ! Highly recommend
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Cheryl D. July 3, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
I absolutely adored my lesson with Kimberly.
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Kimberly P.

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About Ana G.

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I have been a Spanish instructor teaching at the post-secondary level for seven years, where I have taught first and second-year Spanish as well as composition classes, and classes for Spanish heritage Speakers. As a Spanish instructor, I have had the opportunity to work with a diversity of students, from different backgrounds. As a Spanish instructor, one of the most important goals in class is to help students learn the language properly. Furthermore, one of my objectives is to motivate students fulfill their potential and imbued them an interest for the Spanish language as well as the Hispanic culture. It is also of my interest that my students get involved and enjoy non-academic activities where they can have the opportunity to practice the target language as well as the culture.

About Ana
My name is Ana (Profesora Ana). I am originally from México. I graduated in 2010 with an A.A. in Spanish for Heritage Speakers and an Integrative Studies of Women and Gender Certificate. In 2012 I earned a B.A. in Spanish. I finished my M.A. in fall 2014. Also, I am an active member of Sigma Delta Pi. I have been a Spanish instructor teaching at the post-secondary level for seven years, where I have taught first and second-year Spanish as well as composition classes.
As a Spanish instructor, I have had the opportunity to work with a diversity of students, from different backgrounds. As a Spanish instructor, one of the most important goals in class is to help students learn the language properly. Furthermore, one of my objectives is to motivate students fulfill their potential and imbued them an interest for the Spanish language as well
as the Hispanic culture. It is also of my interest that my students get involved and enjoy non-academic activities where they can have the opportunity to practice the target language as well as the culture. As regards my interests, I love listening to music, attend concerts, and cooking.
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Barbara C. May 10, 2019
· Spanish · In studio
Ana and her lesson were very helpful for me. It helped create a solid foundation so I can continue learning Spanish.
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Annete S. May 2, 2019
· Spanish · Online
As we get into more vocabulary and future tense the lessons are even more enjoyable. Ana is creative and well organized so a lot of learning takes place in her lesson.
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Annete S. April 25, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Ana is precise in correcting my homework and checking in about my comprehension. She is an excellent teacher - always well prepared and responsive to my needs.
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About Adriana C.

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Harlingen, TX
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Want to speak Spanish with a loved one? Need to learn Spanish for a job, for traveling purposes or just for fun? I can teach you this beautiful language! I've been speaking Spanish since I can remember and can show you how to speak this language all while having a bit of fun! I'd love to meet your acquaintance and get learning!

About Adriana
Hi! I speak Spanish fluently and love to teach. Spanish is my first language which is why I'm confident I can help you speak it too! I've been teaching kids, teenagers and adults for over a decade now. I enjoy teaching others new things and have plenty of patience to see my students accomplish their goals. I can adapt to each student according to their needs. In class, I like to keep things simple but I also enjoy getting a little creative with my teaching. Whether it is that you'd like to learn Spanish to order tacos at a taco stand, to speak to a loved one, for travel or a job. I can teach you all you need to know. See you in my next class!
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James N. August 20, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Adriana created the lesson to my specific needs.
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Armando R. July 9, 2019
· Spanish · Online
I absolutely love my Spanish classes with Adriana. She is very patient and learning Spanish as if I was in Kindergarten so as to make it fun and entertaining. I have a lot of learning to do and Adriana makes it that much entertaining so times flies during class. I can't wait to start speaking fluently!
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Darius F. June 12, 2019
· Spanish · Online
I really enjoyed my lesson! Adriana is a very knowledgeable and patient teacher.
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About Ndiya E.

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I have been speaking Spanish fluently for 4 years now, and I am at a level where I can tutor to speak at a basic level and to understand the context of conversation.

About Ndiya
I am an aspiring polyglot (a person who speaks several languages) and my dream is to help others reach that goal as well! Being a native English speaker and a fluent conversation level Spanish speaker, I love meeting new people and improving their language skills as well! I work with any teaching style, and if there is something you prefer, I can quickly adapt to best fit your learning needs!

My goal is to get you to a conversational level of speaking English, an English/neutral accent, and a full comprehension of English speakers. Forget about homework, drills, boring vocab and grammar - we'll have fun! And in my eyes, that's the best way to learn. :)
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Jimmy August 5, 2019
· ESL · Online
Ndiya is AMAZING. My nephew Jimmy was really happy after his first lesson and is excited about the next. Class is definitely not boring. Ndiya is a great listener, she praises and gives encouragement and also point out areas of improvement.
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Edwige .. August 5, 2019
· ESL · Online
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Ashley July 7, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Ndiya was very sweet and made me feel really comfortable. She is very encouraging and willing to take it slow with me.
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About Loren P.

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Euless, TX

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One thing I love about teaching is bringing the arts into the process of learning. We may sing in the language and even paint to help learn. I've taught younger than Kindergarten all the way to adults, so feel comfortable that you'll grow in your conversational skills, as well as, beginner vocabulary. Let me highlight that I'm passionate about "phonetics," which is the study and classification of speech sounds. In other words, you are going to learn how to sound like a native speaker when you take my class.

About Loren
I'm an artist, musician, and language aficionada. I have a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Georgia, graduating with honors as a Magna Cum Laude in Spanish and French Linguistics. I am fluent in both languages. One thing I love about teaching is bringing the arts into the process of learning. We may sing in the language and even paint to help learn. I've taught younger than Kindergarten all the way to adults, so feel comfortable that you'll grow in your conversational skills, as well as, beginner vocabulary. Let me highlight that I'm passionate about "phonetics," which is the study and classification of speech sounds. In other words, you are going to learn how to sound like a native speaker when you take my class.

Why do I like to bring art and music into the learning journey? Let me tell you one of the biggest secrets I've dis
covered. Art and music can allow you to make a joyful memory, which takes the fleeting moment into the longterm part of your brain, causing you to remember more and put it into what you call "muscle memory" all because you're happy!

Speaking of the arts, I play guitar, ukulele, charango, piano, and I sing! I've been a musician since 2000, and I've successfully turned a hobby into something my husband and I have been doing full time for several years. For beginners, something that works best is taking a song that you LOVE and turning it into your anthem on the instrument of your choice. So pick your song and message me!

Last but not least, I'm a painter. Painting is my favorite part of any day. About my childhood, I can candidly say I had the best stepmom. She would let me take her enormous canvases, oil paints, and brushes and just let me at it. Of course at first they were all of my hand prints and rainbows, but she got me curious, and eventually we started going to museums. I've seen Vangogh, Monet, Divinci, Picasso, and many more as they toured through our city. I began to study their techniques and grow my gift. My "Mama Sue" gifted me a hunger for creativity and excellence, and I can't thank her enough. Painting with me, you will grow in your technique, skill, and confidence, and pick up a little artist history along the way.

I'm looking forward to meeting you and helping you accomplish your dreams!
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Philip August 17, 2019
· Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Loren is a absolute joy! You will feel so empowered to learn guitar for her even after the first lesson. Plus, she uses many other methods to teach guitar that it feels like you’re having fun and learning at the same time.
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Rebecca July 9, 2019
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
Amazing! Loren is a wonderful instructor- I can’t believe how much I learned during my very first lesson. She was knowledgeable, patient, thorough and such a kind person. I can’t wait for my next lesson!!
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Jennifer June 30, 2019
· Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Loren is awesome! She is so knowledgeable, encouraging and kind. I have learned so much in just a short time and I always look forward to my lessons. A+++
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Loren P.

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About Nathan S.

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I learned my Spanish by complete immersion in Mexico by living with the locals and through personal study. I will help you find the best way to learn for you and personalize your lessons with activities and easy homework that will create quick and real improvement!

About Nathan
Hola! I'm Nate and I'm ready to help you with your Spanish. Whatever your skill level or whatever your purpose to learn I"m here to help. Our lessons will be focused and fun. I'll make sure you are progressing and improving as I will work personally to help you succeed. I have been studying Spanish for years, I lived 2 years complete immersion in Mexico and have spent 1.5 years working in Spanish customer service. I know the tips and tricks to help you find your learning style and to help you learn faster and feel more confident about your Spanish. I look forward to working with you!
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Nathan S.

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About Anna M.

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Hyde Park, NY
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Creative Movement and the Spanish Language: This multidisciplinary program was developed to enable participants to learn, interpret, and understand the Spanish language through dance. The goal of these classes is for the students to be able to build a basic Spanish vocabulary for use in travel and daily life. This program fosters learning conversational skills in a new way. My aim is that each participant will develop a love for the Spanish culture and an eagerness to learn more about this beautiful language, which is the second-most spoken language in the United States, while learning latin dance styles such as salsa, merengue, bachata, and more.

About Anna
Anna is a dance improviser, choreographer, and instructor. She graduated from Empire State College in June 2001 with a BA in Dance in Education. In November 2008, she received a certificate to teach yoga from Svyasa Swami Vivekananda Yoga University in Bangalore, India. In 2006, she was awarded a dissemination award from the Dutchess County Arts Council in Poughkeepsie, New York. Anna has been teaching, performing, and choreographing for over 15 years. She has developed two programs throughout this time period. One is teaching the Spanish language through movement, and the other is fusion dance, which centers on the incorporation of African, Classical Indian, Flamenco, Modern and Latin dance styles. She has traveled for her work to Bangalore, Pune, Lucknow, and Bombay in India. Additionally, she has taught for The National Ballet of Zimba
bwe in Africa, in England, and in the greater Boston Area. She is currently working in the Mid-Hudson Valley.

Her choreographed solos, such as “Fusion,” “Flamenco Fusion,” and “Veiled” (a metaphor for the plight of women in Afghanistan) have been performed in New York City, the Mid-Hudson Valley, Boston, and India. She has had interviews about her work for The Poughkeepsie Journal, La Voz/ Radio Kingston NY, in addition to podcast interviews about her life in Chile and being bilingual. She has collaborated with artists such as Gigi Oppenheimer in choreographing duets entitled “The Wisdom Tree,” and “Inner Fire.” She has choreographed for the D’amby Project, SolesBare Dance Collective, and The National Ballet of Zimbabwe. She has danced with Kelly Donovan and Karen Brey. Currently, Anna directs her dance company, Fusion Dance, which is located in NY. She teaches, choreographs, and performs throughout the greater New York Area.
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White Lotus Ballet July 2, 2019
· Dance · In home
Anna is a unique, amazing, and outstanding teacher! She brings infectiously inspiring energy to each lesson, as she expands the base, skill, and style of movement range. I highly recommend her!
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About Darcy R.

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¡Hola! My name is Darcy -- I have my Master's degree in Spanish Translation & Interpreting and have tutored Spanish at every level for almost 10 years. I have lived abroad in Southern Spain several times (tapas are my favorite!) and I speak as if I were a native Spanish speaker. My key to helping you succeed is that I learned Spanish as a second language, and therefore know the tricks to helping you succeed! My online lessons are extremely interactive, affordable, and flexible in terms of availability. I look forward to working with you and helping you achieve your Spanish goals!

About Darcy
¡Hola! My name is Darcy -- I have my Master's degree in Spanish Translation & Interpreting and have tutored Spanish at every level for almost 10 years. I have lived abroad in Southern Spain several times (tapas are my favorite!) and I speak as if I were a native Spanish speaker. My key to helping you succeed is that I learned Spanish as a second language, and therefore know the tricks to helping you succeed! My online lessons are extremely interactive, affordable, and flexible in terms of availability. I look forward to working with you and helping you achieve your Spanish goals!
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Ken July 18, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Best tutor every, I have two teenage students and Darcy has been working with them for the fast four years. She is very knowledgeable, patient and kind.
Has always been very accommodating with the schedule. Not often I give a perfect score but with Darcy it's well deserved.
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Erin July 17, 2019
· Spanish · In home
The tutor I worked with was very efficient, flexible, and helpful overall. She has impeccable knowledge of the Spanish language on a collegiate level, and was instrumental in helping me through the most challenging assignments during my senior year of college as a Spanish major.
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