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I can't even explain how great this made me feel. I suddenly felt like I could actually achieve this bucket list dream of mine.
Kyle, Country Guitar (In-Person)
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An hour lesson just flies by and I’ve learned so much...I’m so excited to return to France and to use all that I’ve learned!
Malia, French (Online)
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I teach because I love bringing more music, harmony and joy into this world!
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I was able to connect my son to a live, interactive Spanish lesson within 24 hours...We're having a blast!
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What works for you? Online lesson or local teacher? Either way, your sports & fitness lessons are live, interactive, and customized for you.
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Julie D.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students Male: 18 to 80; Female: 16 to 80
  • BS/BA from University of LaVerne
  • Teaches Beginner
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Julie D.

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With the current shelter-in-place and stay home directives, now is the best time to learn how to take an online class. Julie will take you through the process and take the fear out of signing up. All you need is an email address, a computer with a camera or a handheld device (iPad, iPhone, Android).

You will learn the mechanics of the sign-up process, what to expect after you sign up, and how to communicate with the instructor in the online classroom.

About Julie

How to Take an Online Class - Julie will teach you the process of signing up for and taking an online class. We will go through every step so you can be successful in today's world of online learning and work. Photography - Be the boss! Take control of your digital camera. Tutoring sessi

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Jennifer B.
My first lesson was yesterday. Julie is very easy to talk to, which is great for someone as introverted as I am. She is thorough in gaining an understanding of what you want to learn and gives several “homework” assignments for you to work on before your next lesson. I’m looking forward to our next session.
Carter
I learned a great deal from working with Julie in a very short amount of time. She's extremely knowledgable and very patient. I look forward to continuing sessions with her in pursuit of achieving my goals.
Maria W.
I was a little sceptical at first how this classroom session was going to go. Julie is exactly what I have hoped for in an instructor, very thorough in teaching in a manner that helps me understand not only about my camera, but, what is expected. I believe that Julie is a good fit for me.

Dr. Simone M.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Certified Health Coach from ACE
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Health Author/Article from Zimmer Radio Group
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Dr. Simone M.

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Whether you are looking to improve your physical, cognitive, or nutritional fitness, either-way, fitness is an ongoing journey. As with any long-term successful plan, you have to account for hurdles, roadblocks, setbacks, and relapses. All of these unless accounted for can hurt your progress and self-esteem.

Mr. Bill Gates- the founder of Microsoft once said, "we all need a coach" and that quote is the most relevant to the field of health and wellness. As your coach, I would help guide you to overcome any unavoidable setbacks. After gaining a good understanding about your personal health and fitness needs, I would see the signs of these oncoming relapses ahead of time whether, that shows up as a sugar binge or not being able to exercise due to bad weather or a busy life, and instead of you having to figure out how to bounce back. I would have already gently and carefully nudged you away from these temporary or permanent setbacks.

Relapses and setbacks cannot be avoided no ...

About Dr. Simone

My name is Dr. Simone. I manage my own Health Coaching practice. I am also a certified Reiki Therapist. I have a doctorate in nutrition (clinical/medical). I am also a certified health coach, weight management specialist, and my training was specialized in working with overweight and obese indi

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Claire
Dr. Suman was flexible while working on her presentation and always met deadlines. She made the experience extremely collaborative while having the education to speak to any ideas I had. Very personable and fun to work with!
Kruse
Dr. Suman is an awesome person!! She is so patient and is so knowledgeable in her field. Her passion for helping people live their healthiest life is undeniable. I loved working with her and I am living a healthier life without having to restrict my eating, counting calories, or following fad diets. Please work with her if you need to make some serious changes to your life.
Jessica
Dr. Suman is one of the most amazing people I have worked with. Her knowledge in the field is unmatched, but, I loved working with her because she is patient, kind, very compassionate, and will do all it takes to help her students. Please work with her if you are looking for someone to help you get off the diet cycle and learn to eat for your health. She does not stand for fads and will help you see results.
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Shannon S.

51 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Vivian Menees Nelson Music Award winner from Vivian Menees Nelson Foundation
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Shannon S.

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Coach and trainer. all distances. competitive to general health. overall health, nutrition, fitness to improve longevity, tone, definition, strength, balance, flexibility. improve quality of life and lifestyle change.
All levels, child through adult; young to elderly; experienced with arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure, fibromyalgia, obesity, and other mobility and health issues.
Certifications: ISSA Personal Trainer, NDETA Group Trainer, CPR-Pro, 1st Aid, Emergency Oxygen.
Affiliations: USATriathlon, LCT, BAM, HRTC.
10 Years competitive triathlon/Duathlon experience.

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical str

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My daughter is really enjoying her time with Ms. Shannon
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Lindsay B.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lindsay B.

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I like using body weight exercises to strengthen and condition the body. We will develop a program depending on your goals and timeline. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Lindsay

In home and in studio classes are a 1 hour minimum. Online lessons are also available at 30 and 45 minute durations please call takelessons to book. Hey there! My name is Lindsay. I truly enjoy teaching everything in the realm of physical activity. I grew up dancing at Mark Spivaks Institute

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Emma
My daughter has only had her first lesson with Lindsay but we were both impressed with her. She is friendly and was able to make the exercises very tailored to her specific needs and goals. We are looking forward to continuing to work with her.
Rojean
Lindsay has been an amazing yoga/ballet instructor for me. I started taking beginners ballet lessons with her in June of 2019 and she was so patient with me. I later on decided to take yoga with her a couple months later and she is just nothing short of awesome! She is very well spoken during yoga and really knows what she’s doing. She always accommodates with my needs and makes sure I’m comfortable with whatever we’re practicing for that day. For example she’ll ask how I’m doing that day and if I say I’m feeling anxious, we’ll do a relaxing and calming session, or we might do something more physical and energetic if I need to get hyper and start my day energized. She has obviously had a lot of experience in this field and it really does show. I’m super glad I chose lindsay to be my instructor and would never consider going with anyone else.
Maureen L.
I love taking my online classes with Lindsay! Having a really busy schedule, I thought at first this was an indulgence to have a class in the comfort of my own home, however I've rethought that since I've started. These are necessary to keeping, not just my physique in shape, but my ballet up to par, as well as my mental state of being calm, focused & happy. Lindsay is very skilled at shifting each class to what is best for me that day. She's skilled & knowledgeable, proficient, professional, friendly, fun & gives me a thorough workout! Thank you Lindsay!
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Austin Y.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Cantonese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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Austin Y.

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Ping Pong is a fast, free, and fun sport that I have come to love over these past 10 years! I have taken a summer classes back in my high school years and also took a semester's worth in my college years. This is a sport you can play until you are 80+ years old.

About Austin

Hello! My name is Austin, and my personal life motto is: doing my best to help others realize and reach their best! I have been teaching a number of topics ranging from music, fitness, to technology, writing, and religious texts for over 7 years. Over these years, I have also worked a myriad of job

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Ryan S.
Thoughtful instructor. Looking forward to future lessons
Phoenix H.
My son enjoyed his first lesson with Austin and we hope there are many more to come!
Casey
Austin is an excellent instructor. He was very patient with me and helped me to work on the areas that I felt needed the most improvement, developing new techniques and skills to take my game to a higher level. I highly recommend!
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Tarek O.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Bachelor of Computer Science from Ahram Canadian University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tarek O.

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I am a parkour coach and a professional stunt-man since 2007.
I offer customized parkour training based on your needs.

About Tarek

Tech Educator and Parkour Coach. For the past 10 years I gave lessons to groups and individuals in Egypt, Germany, France, Netherlands, Ghana and the US 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

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Shakila
Tarek has been teaching electronics classes for my 13 yr old. He is thorough in explaining each step over the  video. Taking classes online needs special skill, especially with Arduino kit.  My son has been looking forward to every class. Showing circuits in the shared screen and explaining and making sure he is wiring things right needs lots of patience. Tarek has been enjoy doing this. Overall my kid has been happy to work with Tarek and will recommend him to anyone. 
Joia K.
Joia
Tarek is teaching our 11 year old son computer programming and building. He is an exceptional teacher and wonderful to be around. He is kind, patient and makes learning fun. He is also flexible and caters to the needs and interests of our son. He’s the best!

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Average Cost of Online Sports & Fitness Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute sports & fitness lessons is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $167 per hour.
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$40 average
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$55 average
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$73 average

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About Online Sports & Fitness Lessons

TakeLessons, the nation's leading private lessons provider, offers the convenience of live, online lessons, allowing you to enjoy learning from the comfort of your home, or anywhere that you have an internet connection. Search through our nationwide network of teachers and review online profiles to find the perfect teacher for you.

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced student, a TakeLessons instructor is here to help you learn or enhance your abilities. Our instructors come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find the perfect match for your interest and skill level. Each instructor's specialties are listed in their profile, along with helpful details like teaching style, background, photos, student feedback, and hourly a

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Our live, online teachers work with students of all ages; teaching kids, teenagers, and adults. We guarantee a customized online experience that will exceed your expectations. In fact, we are so committed to your satisfaction that we offer all new customers a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on your first lesson.

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