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Lia C.

3 Reviews
Saugerties, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA In Visual Arts from SUNY New Paltz
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Lia C.

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I am a professional hula hooper with over 5 years of experience training and performing at a wide variety of events, festivals, parties and shows.
I have trained and taught hooping workshops throughout the East Coast at many weekend retreat camps for performers and hoopers - studying with teachers from all over the world.
I am also a professional fire performer using a variety of props, including fire hula hoop.

About Lia

Hi, I am a 33 year old painter and mixed media sculptor. I have a BA in Visual Arts from SUNY New Paltz where I graduated from in 2009. I have worked as a professional artist assistant to many different artists and craftsmen as well as have worked as a freelance artist and art teacher for 8+ yea

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Richard
Lia was an AMAZING meditation teacher! She was calm, patient and very 'Zen' for our entire lesson, which really helped me to relax and calm down myself. Her instructions were easy to follow and I was able to achieve a deep level of relaxation normally absent from my meditations! Using the skills and techniques I learned from Lia, I now have a much easier time getting into 'the zone' every time I sit down to meditate :) thanks Lia!
Jonathan Goldstein
Really enjoyed my meditation lessons! I highly recommend.
Noreen H.
I enjoyed my lesson with Lia very much. I am very happy with the artwork I was able to produce at the lesson. I would highly recommend Lia to any new student.
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Lisa B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1979
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Lisa B.

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Lisa is a nationally recognized knitting, crochet and jewelry teacher and designer. I have been teaching for over 25 years, and am a Craft Yarn Council Certified Teacher. My students describe me as "enthusiastic, patient, knowledgeable, and positively engaging!"

I have built a community of compassionate crafters with a focus on promoting the healing benefits of creative activities. I also write and designs patterns and tutorials, and host Creative Adventure Trips. I have taught at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio, where I was also the Director of Education Initiatives, Vogue Knitting Live, Rhinebeck NY State Sheep and Wool Festival, and local yarn stores around the country.

About Lisa

I am a nationallyy recognized knitting, crochet and jewelry teacher and designer, and am certified by the Craft yarn Council. I founded LMB Designs to build a community of compassionate crafters with a focus on promoting the healing benefits of creative activities. I also write and design patterns

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Sheryll
I took the jewelry making class and really enjoyed how the instructor was very clear about everything: especially patient if I didn't understand something. She has a great personality --- well suited for teaching people of all ages and levels --- and I will definitely take more classes with her!
Suzanne
Wonderful private class, Lisa is patient, CLEAR, and so helpful. Am signing up for more of her classes.
Rose
I Love Knitting & Crochet. Lisa has been an inspiration & encouraged me over the years to try making things I would never have thought possible.
If I get stuck on any pattern she not only helps me figure it out & get restarted again but also helps me document a way I can refer back to & understand. She is patient & a great communicator.
I always look forward to attending her classes.

Howard B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 8 to 75
  • Teaches Advanced
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Howard B.

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Have been active in chess for over 50 years and have taught senior citizens, young children. Study and play daily and coordinate my lessons with with interactive media, testing and deep dive in the basics. Rated at or around 1750-1800 and enjoy 3-5 minute blitz games.

About Howard

Have 40 years of chess playing with tournament and blitz activity. Average rating 1700--1800 and able to provide fundamental theory and tactics for beginners and intermediate players. Great fun and work with video, print and graphics to assist in teaching.

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Chris C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Chris C.

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My teaching style is progressive and tailored to the individual student. Each lesson builds on what was learned before. We go over games that the student has played, especially losses to higher rated players. For beginning players and juniors I teach the fundamentals and build from there. Suggested books are Comprehensive Chess Course, for beginners, and Chess The Easy Way by Reuben Fine, for more advanced players.

About Chris

I'm a patient and experienced chess teacher with 8 years of experience teaching children and adults. My teaching approach is practical and fun. We look at the chess games that you've played, and I teach the fundamentals of chess strategy and tactics based on these games. I have more than twenty

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Scott
Chris is an excellent teacher and he's really helped me improve my game. In one lesson he showed me an opening that I used to win against a strong player. We go over games that I've played and he always has helpful suggestions. I highly recommend Chris as a chess teacher.
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Thomas H.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Thomas H.

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Beginning students can expect to learn piece movement, game rules, point value, notation, opening theory, pawn structure, en passant, check v. Checkmate v. Stalemate, pawn promotion, castling, and more. Intermediate students can expect to quickly refresh on all the above as well as learn techniques like pins, forks, skewers, discovered check, double threat, advanced openings, end game theory, tournament prep, and so much more.

About Thomas

"Good things come to those who know chess." -Thomas H. A bit about myself, I started playing chess at the age of 9 and have been playing ever since. I have been apart of several championship teams, and I have achieved many individual honors as well. I currently play chess professionally, teac

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Anitha
Thomas is a wonderful teacher I have been with so far! He explains concepts so well that is easy to understand and am learning concepts faster. Am very much eagerly awaiting for my upcoming classes with him.
Allen N.
Three lessons in and things are going great so far. His explanations have been clear and easy to understand. Even if we are looking at a more complicated position, he's been able to break it down in a way that makes sense.
Josiah, J.
My Black sons learning chess from a Black instructor was amazingly indescribable. Thomas gets an A+ from us!
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Alec F.

5 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Alec F.

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I am currently 21 years old and have had chess be a part of my life ever since my great grandfather had taught me how to play. I started my teaching career as a helper for my old teacher when I was 12 years old. I started doing 1 on 1 lessons and small group lessons starting when I was 15 years old and did it all through out high school. In college I volunteered at the local library and would teach chess lessons for free. I have experience working with students from ages 5-13 and still keep in contact with a few of my past students. I have a straight forward style and will not only teach your child chess but also discipline, curiosity, and thoughtfulness. I look forward to connecting and working with you.

About Alec

My name is Alec F. and I am currently an honors student at Marquette University. I study Finance and History at school, but have many outside interests. I believe that a good fundamental education has been important in my development. I am an active member of my community and put in my best effort

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Valeria B.
Alec was very thorough with the lessons from the start and he seemed to have a set plan for how to progress next. He did not only teach the elements of chess but also trained in particular techniques and with "puzzles" for additional practice.
Galina Roytshteyn
Alec is a phenomenal teacher and mentor. Well thought out lessons . Develops strong connection with students.
Galina Roytshteyn
Alec tailor's each lesson to reinforce what was already tought and builds on it. Lessons are organized and well thought out, challenging and fun. Most importantly, effective.

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"I had a very positive first experience with sewing lessons and am very excited to continue learning from Dawn. She’s extremely knowledgeable and very friendly!"
Lauren
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"I re-upped more lessons with Mya! Always encouraging, friendly, patient and very knowledgeable. Anyone will only want to continue whatever craft she is teaching! Looking forward to learning more from Mya! :-)"
Joan
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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Rasmus J.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"As a high rated 1500+ player, Danial was able to teach many new things about my openings and how I ca imrpove. Great coach!"
Dean
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"I really enjoyed my first lesson with Jane! She is really nice passionate about what she does! Can’t wait the next lesson!"
Valeria Gilardoni
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"Our 11-yr. old grandson was very happy with the things Kyle was able to show him. He felt he learned multiple strategies and he is very excited to use them!"
Sharon
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Dawn is a great teacher. She's taught me how the sewing machine works. Knowing how to use a machine is better than being 'stuck' sewing by hand [never took home-ec!] As I said, she's great!"
Sheila
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Jane was wonderful. She’s very knowledgeable and I appreciate her direct teaching style. She intuited what would be difficult for a beginner and helped course-correct accordingly."
Jandi
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"Felicia teaches very well she is very very explanatory and patient to teach you to your understanding I Am giving her Five stars."
Olabisi
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Vena was very knowledgeable in all of the areas of sewing I had questions in. She drew on her 15 years' professional experience to give me great pointers for the clothing line I am getting up and running; was patient, and fun! Thank you Vena!"
Carrie Linn
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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