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Tarek O.

17 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tarek O.

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I will teach you how to design and build your own video games using Unity and Unreal Game engine.
The lessons are project based and I will also help you publish your own game on Steam marketplace.

I have been active in the gaming industry for the past 5 years. I own Senet Studio. A game development studio that builds video games for pc and smart phones. I also built 4 of the most popular escape rooms in New York City.

About Tarek

Tech Educator and Parkour Coach. For the past 10 years I gave lessons to groups and individuals in 6 countries for all ages starting from 8 years old. Most recently, I have built and helped design 8 of the most popular high tech escape rooms in New York City. In the past, I have provided IoT

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Dana *.
This was my first Session with Tarek! He is really good at what he is doing! Passionate teacher that won't let you go before he does everything he can to help
Jessa
Tarek is a wonderful, most understanding, instructor. Our daughter really related to him well!
G.
He is an AMAZING coding teacher!

Victor Z.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Victor Z.

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0-15 minutes. Review homework.
16-30 minutes. Learn a new theory (strategy, tactics, endgame, openings, etc).
31-60 minute. Analyze your own games or the ones played by the grand-masters and chess champions and reinforce your knowledge.

About Victor

I am International Chess Master with FIDE ELO 2402. Played more than 100 tournaments and also professionally in the German team championship I did play for Frankfurt for about 7 years. Coaching students on how to play chess for over 20 years.

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Aakriti
Really great teacher.
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I learned a lot of principles in chess that I never learned before from previous chess teachers. Vic is a great teacher and makes the class very interactive.

Melissa G.

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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Melissa G.

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I have always had a passion for Fashion. Born in Miami and raised in Texas, this Fashionista began her sewing journey at the age of twelve receiving lessons and sewing tips from my mother. From there I started making my own clothing and began wearing my fashions to school which led t me sewing and designing clothing for my fellow school mates as well. Word began to travel that there was a young new designer in the community, so my clientele and skill level began to grow. In 2004 I officially incorporated Random Star Couture a custom clothing brand which caters to Men, Women, Children, and Home Decor. As years progressed I became a professional Sewing Instructor for JoAnn Fabrics & Crafts along with teaching private clients. I also branched out into wardrobe styling and costuming. Which gave me even more access in the Fashion industry allowing me the opportunities to have worked with such clients/ companies as Roca Wear (Clothing Brand), Aeropostle, Lil' Wayne (Six Foot Seven Foot- ...

About Melissa

I have a True Love & Passion for Fashion and Sewing! I have been sewing since the age of twelve and have grown my passion into a successful career basically since then. What started out as a Hobby taught by my mother has grown into a lucrative craft and career. If you too have a Love and Passion fo

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Jen T.

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Starting at $40
  • Knitting Instruction from Craft Yarn Council
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jen T.

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From learning to cast on and work a knit stitch to understanding techniques like brioche, cables or mosaic, I believe knitting should be fun and enjoyable - not stressful - and is attainable by all!

About Jen

Hi! I’m Jen and I love knitting. I have been knitting on and off since I was a child, daily for about ten years, and designing for over a year. I enjoy working beautifully simple projects and impressively complex projects just the same. I love cables, brioche and other tuck stitches, mosaic and fai

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Jackie O.

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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Jackie O.

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I have been crocheting for nearly 20 years I find crochet to be fun and relaxing and I love pushing myself to create new things. I would love to teach you a new skill to assist in developing your creativity!
I offer beginner lessons from age 8 to adult. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs of the student.
You will be reading patterns and creating your own designs in no time!

About Jackie

Do you look around and think I would love to make that? Well now you can with a little bit of my help! This is my first experience formally teaching. I have been teaching friends and family for quite some time and now would like to bring this wonderful craft to you! I have been crocheting for

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Bella B.
My daughter is a beginner in crocheting and really enjoyed her classes with Jackie

Jeff R.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music, Musical Theatre from New York University
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Jeff R.

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I've been practicing origami for over 20 years, and now I teach students of all ages and skill levels. I've also been a theatre educator for nearly a decade and I love empowering the inner artist in everyone.

I'll work with you to master the common folds and bases, learn all kinds of models, and show you how to read diagrams so you can keep folding on your own, and even try your own original designs.

From folding paper, you can create beautiful pieces of art in five, twenty-five, or one hundred and five steps, from a simple fish to a three-headed dragon. The art of Origami truly has no bounds. It also improves hand-eye coordination and can feel calming and meditative. After every session, you will come away with amazing paper creations!

About Jeff

Currently offering online lessons. Origami is perfect for being stuck at home, and since all you need is paper, there's no mess to clean up. *Please note that I only use TakeLessons.com to book one-on-one lessons. For other inquires, please send me a direct message. I've been folding origam

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Eryn
Jeff was such an amazing teacher. He came to our home and even brought the special paper with him. Our son who is 7 and his friends (8-9yrs) thoroughly enjoyed learning how to fold origami and it was a creative fun way to spend the afternoon. We hope to do it again soon.

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"My 14 year old son had several lessons with Daniel and enjoyed them very much. Daniel is clearly passionate both about chess and teaching. His lessons are always planned in advance and you can request specific topic to be covered. He is very patient, and allows student time to think through moves and strategies. After the lesson, he gives you a 'homework' puzzle to solve, which was reviewed in the following lesson. Definitely recommend!"
Maria
Took Chess lessons from Daniel L.
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"Amazing teacher! My daughter has had many other coaches, but her rating wasn't improving. After only a couple months under Danial's instruction she was able to improve 100 rating points and learn more than she did in a year with other coaches! He is a very engaging, hardworking teacher and all around a very nice person."
Angela
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Erin was wonderful. She was kind, and patient. I am a
terrible student but she but she ignored that and solved my problem. I am so grateful that the Universe threw her in my path."
Robin
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Sarah is amazing! I love the flow of her hooping lessons and she always throughly explains anything I don’t understand. Plus she makes learning fun! I highly recommend taking hooping lessons from her if you are looking to learn a lot in a fun laid back environment!"
Lily
Took Hula Hoop lessons from Sarah D.
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"the best , my 6yr old daughter , who is very shy & normally will take time to adjust with new but she was very happy with Ms Melissa. The BEST are very small word to describe her."
chris
Took Chess lessons from Melissa M.
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"Eric has been super with my nephew Enzo. He is very knowledgeable, and is really good to work with younger learners. He is also willing to sit with the rest of the family during the lesson so they can benefit from his knowledge as well!!"
Laurie McGuire
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"Angela was great with my son, he really enjoyed his lessons. We will be using her again"
Ian
Took Sewing lessons from Angela C.
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"Kelvin was an incredible teacher! He somehow made the very technical art of origami a bit easier to digest and do on our own from home. He was supportive and cheering us on, and his passion for origami was extremely evident. We can't wait to work with him again. Thanks, Kelvin!"
Erica
Took Origami lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Lisa was great! She is very kind and knowledgeable of the Machine. She made it fun while teaching me how to learn the machine. Thanks"
Luenett McElroy
Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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"Erin is patient and helpful. I enjoyed my first lesson!"
Melissa Trelfa
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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