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Claudette B.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Claudette B.

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Whether you are a beginner or looking to improve your skill, learn in a stress free, patient environment.

About Claudette

I have been crocheting, knitting and sewing since I was 8 years old. I studied fashion design at the Fashion Institute of Technology and design knitted, crochet and sewing garment. Over the years I have taught adults and children and currently teach at an after-school program. Previously, I

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Bryan h
Claudette is amazing teacher! She’s super patient and knowledgeable. I’m definitely taking more classes from her :)
Michelle
Great crochet lesson from Claudette. I wanted more info on design and the lesson was tailored around specifics that I needed to help me design new garments and also improve my existing designs. Claudette is very friend and personable and hugely knowledgeable on crochet!
Yvonne
Claudette has a vast wealth of knowledge in crochet, knitting. and garment design and is able to teach at all skill levels, from beginners to advanced. As a fellow teacher, I've learned from her as well.

Shahadoth C.

1 Review
Huntington Station, NY
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Bengali
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Shahadoth C.

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Excelsior performance enhancement with alacrity.

About Shahadoth

I coach people to be more efficient academically and practically, resulting in greater clientele capabilities.

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Hanyuan C.
Excellent tutor! Helped me a lot!

Kareen S.

New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
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Kareen S.

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learn how to sew something you can actually wear or use. learn to make original garments or how to up-cycle used items. I Teach how to sew, make patterns or drape,hand finishes and tailoring for the more advance. Embroidery, appliqué

About Kareen

I spent years working as a designer for major apparel companies, but my passion is in sewing and making a garment from concept to actual garment. i am skilled in all fabrics. If you want to sew like a couturier or just make pillows, i can help you do that.

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Diane S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 1989
  • BA from Augsburg College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Diane S.

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Learn crochet basics including chain stitch, single and double crochet. I can teach you to make a hat, scarf, shawl, simple sweater, etc.

About Diane

***Online lessons only until the pandemic is over*** My journey in music began when I was around 5 years old and first heard the children's choir sing in church. My mother used to tell me that I would beg her to let me sing in the choir but she would always have to tell me I wasn't old enough.

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Alnathan M.
Diane was an excellent instructor and I enjoyed her professionalism and patience with my daughter. unfortunately my daughter became dis- interested due to a need for " a personal touch" that only in home or studio practices could provide.
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Morgan J.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts & Sciences in English from Ohio University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Morgan J.

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Hula hooping is a magical form of movement that is as much fun to learn as it is to watch. It is a great work out and stress relief. I have been studying hoop dance for 6 years and it is by far my favorite thing to do. I love to teach and guide others on their hoop journeys. My students experience immediate results and will build a good platform on which to build their own personal hoop flow.

About Morgan

My name is Morgan. I am a hula hoop dance performer and instructor for Spin Happy Hoop Dance in Cincinnati. I have been hula hooping since 2009 and take pleasure in sharing my art with others! I specialize in teaching both children and adults hula hoop dance. I have a ton of knowledge to share, so

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Wendy B.
Morgan is the BEST🤗. I am wonderfully grateful for such a sweet and kind soul in my world who is incredibly helpful in my journey of being a healthy grandma 🙏
Leslie
Morgan taught me some great tips on exactly the moves I most needed; I really learned a lot!
Laura
My daughter LOVES Morgan and looks forward to her lesson every week!

Danial A.

13 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Danial A.

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Hello everyone, my name is Danial Asaria and I am a professional chess player that has traveled across the world competing in tournaments representing the U.S. After achieving the master title at age 11, I have become a 5-TIME NATIONAL CHAMPION and am currently the NUMBER ONE 18-year-old on the west coast of the United States. In addition, I have played some of the best in the world including world champion Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura. My peak USCF rating is 2390 and my FIDE rating is 2340 awarding me the titles of national master and FIDE master. (top 5% in the world) I founded the Asaria School of Chess and have taught for three years in chess camps across the state with students ranging from 5-85 years old. One of my biggest teaching accomplishments is assisting one of my students to go from #117 in the country to #13 in the country (gained 500 rating points) for their age group in a matter of 5 months! In addition, one of my students went from 1700-2000+ in less than a ...

About Danial

Hello everyone, my name is Danial and after 11 years of chess experience have become a professional chess player that has traveled around the world competing in tournaments representing the U.S. After achieving the master title at age 11, I have become a 5-TIME NATIONAL CHAMPION and am currently th

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Raphael
Very patient and exciting coach! My son is a beginner and only 9 years old but Danial explained everything in such an easy to understand manner that he was so thrilled after the lesson. Definitely one of, if not the, best teacher on the website.
Hannah
The best teacher I have seen on this platform! My kid has had many different chess coaches, but right from the start I could tell Danial was different. He knew how to explain every concept in such an understandable manner and took the time to make sure she truly grasped every idea. In general he is a very kind teacher who cares deeply about his students. Highly Recommend! She improved 500 rating points!
Jordan
At 34 years old I never expected to be taking chess lessons from a young prodigy who is 15 years younger than me. But I am so happy I took the chance. Danial has not only shown me the beauty in the game, but taught me life lessons that I have even used in my professional career. Each lesson really is specified to what I need to work on, and he can answer any single question I ask on the topic. The best teacher I have had in a very long time, and I would recommend him extremely highly. A diamond in the rough.

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"Great first lesson. Ryan is very helpful and patient"
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Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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"Athan is a great instructor. He's patient, methodical, and adaptive. We had him for a group lesson, and he made learning poker super fun and easy to understand for us newbies. Even my husband, who is a seasoned pro, said he got a lot out of it. Highly recommend!"
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Took Poker lessons from Athan S.
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"It was the first lesson. But I think it is going to be great."
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Took Chess lessons from Melissa M.
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"Athan is a fantastic teacher and communicator. To shake things up a bit this summer, I arranged an online poker lesson with Athan for my son. I saw later that Athan's resume is super impressive -- Yale, Cornell, professional poker player, CEO multiple times over. So impressive, actually, that leading up to the lesson I was wondering whether he and my son would even be able to communicate with each other, and whether I was getting my son into something that was way over his head. I sat next to my son the whole time, and saw the whole lesson. Athan came in and knocked the lesson out of the park. He knew his "audience," was totally prepared, and said all the right things at the right times to keep everything clear, interesting and effective. Just as one example, at the beginning Athan asked my son a couple questions about his other interests (e.g. what do you do? do you play sports? like math?) and when Carter told him the answers, Athan memorized them. Then throughout the lesson, Athan kept analogizing the principles he was teaching to those experiences Carter had told him about. Amazing! I was blown away. Athan's not only an apparent master of his poker craft, but he's got real talent when it comes to communication more broadly. It's no wonder he's traveled so far."
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Took Poker lessons from Athan S.
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Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Andrew, simply put, is an excellent chess teacher. He's patient, courteous, humorous, unjudgmental, very professional in his preparation and extremely knowledgeable about the game. I would without hesitation recommend Andrew to my family, friends and anyone looking for a quality chess instructor."
Ron
Took Chess lessons from Andrew H.
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"Betty was friendly, professional, punctual, and has tons of experience and reference! She teaches clearly and makes it a fun experience. Take lessons with Betty and you will be happy you did!"
Kelly
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Learned so much and it was often fun to boot.....when I wasn't thinking too hard!"
Judith
Took Bridge lessons from Marta B.
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"My first lesson with Mya Mya was great. She’s a great teacher and very patient. I am looking forward to my next sewing lesson."
Dawn
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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