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About Jillian V.

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I have a Master's degree in Music Therapy, am a nationally board certified music therapist (MT-BC); performer and vocal instructor (Bachelor's in Classical Voice); certified yoga instructor and meditation guide (200+); certified and attuned Reiki master; professional writer and editor.

...I find joy in a lot of places! And often I find these areas of study inform and augment each other.

Music therapy has afforded me a great deal of experience working with children, teens, and adults with special needs including, autism spectrum disorder, Down's syndrome, cerebral palsy, emotional disturbances and developmental delays as well as teens and adults with psychosocial issues, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, grief, ADHD, personality disorders, and more.

I incorporate my experience as a therapist into the educative se
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As a voice teacher, I want to help my students settle comfortably into their own musicality by showing them the building blocks of a solid technique, drawing particularly from the things that helped me grow as a vocalist. I want my students to feel strong in their body, comfortable and relaxed in their breath, and confident in their performance.

I am a professional vocalist in NYC. I perform liturgical and classical music, as well as musical theater repertoire. I participate in professional operas, choral groups and other concert series, as well as professional theater work. Performing gives me a sense of bliss and completeness that is indescribable.

As a certified yoga instructor, I teach in many locations throughout NYC. I was trained at Yoga Haven in Scarsdale, New York with Betsy Kase, and earned a 200-hour certificate in Asana, Pranayama, and Meditation. I went on to complete advanced trainings and now specialize in restorative yoga, prenatal yoga, yin yoga and therapeutics. I offer private yoga instruction and meditation at my home studio, and on occasion in my clients’ homes. My studio comes fully equipped with all yoga props, aromatherapy, and music. Hands-on-assists and personalized sequencing to deepen your experience.

It is a joy to offer Reiki to curious, open clients in need of energy healing. Reiki is a noninvasive energy healing technique totally separate of any religious affiliation and available to anyone. It is a difficult to describe the relaxing, soothing, and deep-healing effects of Reiki to someone who has never experienced.

Please feel free to inquire about any of my services!

*Note: If you don't see a time slot that is suitable to your needs but would like to try a session with me, feel free to register for the Flex Plan, and we will work out week-to-week times!!**

**Note: If you are interested in music therapy, please email me with a bit about yourself (or your loved one) and your personal goals, as well as the qualities you hope to find in your therapist.
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Maggie M. March 1, 2019
· Yoga · Online
My daughter had a wonderful time with her first lesson! She can't wait for more!
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Mina H. January 28, 2019
· Yoga · Online
If you have ever taken a yoga class in studio or by watching tv, you know that it’s hard to tell exactly what you need to be doing for the poses. Jillian is very knowledgeable about yoga so that you learn the correct way and the most effective way. She’s very organized and create lesson plans fitting for your needs. I like to challenge myself and learn, and Jillian’s lesson plans have helped me accomplish my goals. Every lesson I have been learning something new, and feel like I’ve had a great workout. She also can help you use yoga for healing the body. I recommend Jillian for anyone who wants to get the best quality instruction for yoga. And she’s super nice.
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Christopher December 26, 2018
· Meditation · Online
Felt more relaxed during the session than I’ve felt in a long time.
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Jillian V.

Oakland Gardens, NY 11364
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About Bridget H.

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Brooklyn, NY

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I have been a professional voice, music theory and piano teacher for the last ten years, and have loved every minute of it. I am originally from Canada, and went to the University of Windsor to study vocal performance. I was given an opportunity to the study principals of classical singing and musical theater. From there, I began to work as a featured classical soloist and choral singer throughout Canada. I came to New York to continue my studies, and earned a Master of Music degree in Classical Voice from the Manhattan School of Music.

I believe that singing lessons should be a lot of fun. With good technique, my students and I can team up to accomplish anything from singing classical songs and even some opera arias to popular songs and musical theater. It is my goal to help you discover your own personal voice, and build confidence
in your individual gifts. My students have gone on to study voice in college and university, perform in musical theater, sing in rock bands, children and adult choirs and even win a competition or two. I love hearing my students perform, and feel that an opportunity to sing in front of others builds confidence and ability. I take pride in arranging recitals for my students who would like this opportunity.

*** Lesson Details ***
My lessons with always begin with warm ups and technique. We'll also focus on an important principal topic, such as breath and support, vowel placement or expression. We'll use some exercises that I have already, or perhaps a new one just for your needs (once I get to know your voice) to help you achieve our goals. We'll then work on 1-2 songs. You'll probably have picked one, and I may have picked one. The concept that we worked on in our technique session will be applied directly to the songs you are working on. You can learn so many different things in each song, we may practice your songs, using a different goal in several different lessons.
All of my students get a chance to perform in occasional "vocal class" settings, where you can sing your favorite songs for one another, in a fun, laid back environment. All students are welcome to participate in an annual recital for their family and friends too! Piano lessons are designed to suit your needs. We can work on the basics for classical playing, read chords, jazz improv and more.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have my own music studio set up in my apartment. On teaching days, my living room can be a comfortable waiting room for parents/guardians. You are all most welcome to relax, have a cup of tea or coffee and listen to our lessons. I do ask that you do not sit inside the studio (at least not after the first lesson) as this can be distracting for your child. My studio is equipped with a music stand, upright piano, work sheets for theory, pencils and crayons. I also have a full Broadway and classical music library that students can borrow from, CD/DVD's that can be borrowed, and a New Grove Reference set.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I bring some music, until we assess the student's needs, then they may buy some books, while I provide the rest. I bring theory worksheets, stickers, pencils etc. If a student would like to sing/play a particular song (Broadway/pop etc) I may have it in my music library.If I do not, the student will need to purchase the music they would like to sing. The student would need a keyboard/piano in their home should I travel. I have a piano in my home.

*** Specialties ***
Classical singing, Musical Theater, Jazz, music for young children, pop singing, audition preparation, beginning music for adults.
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Sharon N. October 19, 2016
· Singing · In home
Bridget is very upbeat and cheerful. She makes you feel very comfortable and makes the lessons helpful and enjoyable.
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SabrinaC April 18, 2011
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I have take several lessons with Bridget and find her to be beyond superb! Her teaching style is clear, comprehensive and has already begun to make its impact on my singing. She is encouraging and provides good constructive feedback that benefits her students. I am so happy that we connected and I hope this is the beginning of a long learning relationship.
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Bridget is excellent! I'm learning a tremendous amount from her. Bridget has a very pleasant and patient manner as a teacher. She gets right to issue needing attention. I leave each lesson with very practical exercises to work on before seeing her again.
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Bridget H.

Brooklyn, NY 11232
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$45 / 30-min

About Dave M.

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Woodside, NY

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Hi, my name is Dave, and I've been teaching guitar & bass for almost 15 years. Working as a professional musician, I've made the time to teach students of all ages. Teaching has been my passion alongside performing since I first picked up an instrument, and I look forward to meeting and working with you all soon!
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Adam January 14, 2019
· Piano · In home
My kids loved Dave and can’t wait for him to come back!
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Van October 29, 2018
· Guitar · In home
As highly as Dave's previous reviews spoke of him, he still managed to exceed any expectations I had. He was calm, reassuring, and it was immediately apparent just how comfortable he is teaching small children. Dave managed to hold the attention of my 5 year old for the entire lesson, and left my son excited about learning and confident that he can do it! I feel very fortunate to have found such a great teacher for my child.
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Kevin J. May 6, 2018
· Piano · In home
Very nice professional. The kids really felt comfortable with him and they said it was easy to learn with him. The kids are looking forward to our next sessions
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Dave M.

Woodside, NY 11377
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About Kimberly S.

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Astoria, NY

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About Kimberly
I am a trained actress in my late 20's. I have experience coaching many professional working actors. I have worked on audition sides for TV (Law & Order, Narcos, Disney, SMILF, etc), independent films, big budget studio films, web series, off broadway plays, off off broadway plays, monologues, and anything in between with my students!

I am currently the creator, writer, lead actress & executive producer of my own comedic web series (to air mid-2018).

I have been trained by exceptional teachers in the following: Linklater (voice), Williamson (movement), film/tv & theater, script analysis, theater & film history, cold reading, monologue, stand-up comedy, etc. I have also been mentored by the legendary standup comedian Rick Crom.

I can also work with the actor, writer or comedian on the business aspect of their career: how can I
get the best headshot?, what things should I be doing everyday to reach my acting goals (some may not even be acting/writing/comedy!)?, how do I get in front of this specific casting director/producer/etc?, what events/workshops should I be attending? We can go over all that plus how to deal with nerves, get through personal blocks, fear-related patterns, and other things that may be holding you back from being the best artist you can be!

I believe training is so important so congrats on taking the first step towards a successful, exciting career! I can't wait to share my passions with you!

I have a self tape set-up with a backdrop, professional lighting & tripod. I am happy to be your reader & coach as we film your audition, scene or stand up set. We can use this as a tool to improve or film a self tape audition. We can also chose your best take together.
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Krishnaj G. September 18, 2018
· Creative Writing · Online
SHE WAS AMAZING!!!
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Krishnaj G. March 13, 2018
· Creative Writing · Online
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Bani G. March 6, 2018
· Writing · Online
She was so good
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Kimberly S.

Astoria, NY 11102
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$35 / 30-min

About Strummer H.

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Brooklyn, NY
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About Strummer
I've taught writing in higher ed since 2016. Prior to that, I worked with students on a one-on-one basis. I'm currently available to teach lessons at your home, you local coffee shop or library, or any place that works for you!

I've worked with students who write across a broad range of styles and genres. I've helped students get op-eds published in magazines; get into writing MFA programs by editing their writing samples; and get published in literary magazines.

I'm the recipient of merit-based fellowships from the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop, where I received my Poetry M.F.A. in 2017. I hold a B.A. in English from N.Y.U.'s Gallatin School of Individualized Study.

My poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Fence, Salt Hill, and Epiphany, where I was winner of the Emerging Writers Award judged by Pulitzer Prize winn
er Vijay Seshadri. My non-fiction has appeared in New York magazine.

Students can expect generous, thorough feedback that both supports their artistic vision and encourages them to experiment. My lessons are centered around practical--and effective--tools to improve your writing. Whether you're starting from scratch and looking for writing prompts or you want feedback on your manuscript for a graduate school application, I will tailor our lessons to meets specific needs.

I look forward to working with you!
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Aubrie March 6, 2019
· Writing · Online
I had virtually no experience with creative writing before working with Strummer. I was interested in seeing if it was possible for me to put together a somewhat interesting memoir.

Strummer was the perfect instructor for an absolute beginner. I was definitely nervous to show someone my writing, but Strummer was encouraging and enthusiastic, and her lessons were outlined in a way that made me feel like I was learning a craft, (as opposed to just winging it and seeing what she said).

Six months later I have a nice 150 pages that I’m feeling really good about. Strummer and I continue to work together and I highly recommend studying with her.
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Ashleigh March 3, 2019
· Writing · In studio
Strummer helped me edit and assemble my writing sample for my MFA applications. I found Strummer's guidance thorough, professional, and extremely useful. After several lessons, my portfolio was much stronger than when we initially met, and Strummer helped me think about my writing in a new way. She is truly a world-class editor. I'm happy to report that I was accepted into several of the schools to which I applied. Thank you Strummer!!!
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Olivia March 3, 2019
· Writing · Online
Strummer is a fantastic teacher. I had very little writing experience and she provided me with writing exercises that were really fun and helped me learn the fundamentals of storytelling. Although I'm most interested in writing short stories, Strummer offered me several poetry exercises which she said would help my prose writing--and she was right! I highly recommend working with Strummer. She ignited a passion for writing in me that will continue to grow.
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Strummer H.

Brooklyn, NY 11222
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About Ra R.

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New York, NY
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My name is Ra. I am a dancer, poet, and educator. I specialize in teaching conversational Spanish, Latin Dance, and Spoken Word Poetry. I am a native Spanish speaker. Originally from Puerto Rico, I grew up between PR and New York City. I graduated from The New School University and lived abroad several years teaching language in Bilingual Schools. I began my dance studies back home in Puerto Rico with traditional Boricua roots music like Bomba y Plena. I now work for several dance companies/organizations, perform spoken word poetry, and teach dance/poetry/spanish to children and adults. As a Teaching Artist I aim to help my students become more comfortable whether it's with learning Spanish or learning to dance Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, or Flamenco.

I believe learning new things opens up a whole new world to us. My goal is f
or you to learn and feel comfortable!

*If you are booking me for Spanish Lessons please note that I focus mostly on conversational Spanish*
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Luke January 4, 2019
· Dance · In home
Ra is great!
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Jessica December 6, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
Ra is patient, friendly, and approachable. I definitely recommend her if you want to practice your Spanish speaking skills!
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sheena November 26, 2018
· Spanish · In home
ra is a great instructor—very down to earth, funny and approachable. i really appreciated her ability to understand my learning style and goals, and tailor her offerings to meet them. if you are looking to gain more confidence in speaking spanish, i suggest you take classes with ra. many teachers out there may try to help you learn to speak perfectly, but ra focuses on helping you learn to be understood, and i find this much more useful. i’ll be taking more classes with ra, for sure. thank you!
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Ra R.

New York, NY 10019
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$30.50 / 30-min

About Thomas G.

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Freeport, NY
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I am a 34 yr old teacher, teaching for 13 years. I graduated from New York Institute of Technology with a Bachelors of Science in Technology as well as a Masters in Educational Technology and Leadership from Adelphi University.

Robotics students can expect to improve their knowledge and skills day to day. Every mind has a unique way of learning; I teach students to think outside the box, use imagination and creativity to achieve their goals.

I teach robotics students of all different ages and experience levels. I have been teaching and competing in robotics for 13 years. I will teach students to not only design, build, test and program robots but to push the envelope and not be afraid to try something they think is impossible or too hard.

I can mentor competition teams as well as coach for an additional cost. I will not build robots
for competition for teams to use. I will show them how to do it themselves and guide them to success every step of the way.

Robotics, technology, maker spaces, custom fabrication are all passions of mine. To be able to create from nothing and achieve everything is an amazing feeling that I hope everyone could have.
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Nicole March 5, 2019
· Robotics · In home
Mr. G is awesome! I had so much fun building the Lego snake robot. I can’t wait till my next lesson!
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Thomas G.

Freeport, NY 11520
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About Andrew P.

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West Orange, NJ
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I was born and raised in Ghana, a quite small country in West Africa. I lived in Ghana until May 2107 when i moved to the United States. i attend Orange high School and currently a senior. growing up in Ghana , I was fortunate to attend a very prestigious private boarding school Mfantsipim School. This private all boys school professed a strong educational and ethical philosophy that has remained with me till today. It is this foundation that has allowed me develop the skills to teach other children. I am looking to secure a position as a tutor to impart my knowledge in Math onto others whilst making some money. With my experience as a student and a tutor for two years I know that I will be a great tutor to children.
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Andrew P.

West Orange, NJ 07052
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$17 / 30-min

About Akosua N.

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New York, NY
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My name is Akosua. I am a first time mom to my beautiful daughter, Madison. I am married to my best friend amd business partner Trevor. I love to write creatively and I love helping other people write creatively even more. I am a self-published author. I am working on my second memoir as well as a TV Show. One of my favorite poets is Lucille Clifton and she says "poetry [writing] is a matter of life, not just a matter of language.
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Akosua N.

New York, NY 10030
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$67 / 30-min

About Jaylah B.

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Bloomfield, NJ
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I am currently a student at Bloomfield College and will be graduating in May 2022 with a BS in Pre Med. I believe that my academic background, dedication, and flexibility make me eligible to adjust and work in different environments. While a student at Newark Tech High School, I had the opportunity to learn a number of valuable skills such as sound engineering, music theory, music appreciation, and some video production that will contribute my work ethic and meet dead lines without a problem. For the past four years I've teach music theory and piano to students ranging from ages five to 31. There's a joy in being able to help other expand their knowledge and learn a new skill. All of my students have always enjoyed class and look forward to our lessons where we laugh, learn, and enjoying playing piano!
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Jaylah B.

Bloomfield, NJ 07003
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$50 / 30-min

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