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Vincent B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2016
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Vincent B.

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Beginning chess students will learn how to properly move the pieces, opening technique, tactics, and basic endgame concepts.

About Vincent

Hello, my name is Vinnie. Founder and owner of Basile's Beats Music Studio. I am a professional trombonist and bassist who studied music at Joliet Junior College and Olivet Nazarene University. During my college years, I wanted a way to spread the wealth of skill and knowledge I was obtaining at

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Chrissy and Luke
Vinny has given lessons to my son for 3 years in the Chicagoland area. He started in 7th grade. My son made the highest level of Wind Ensemble when entering high school as a freshman. I highly recommend Vinny. Vinny works on your child's school music and he also gives a lesson that you need to accomplish. Vinny is a likable person, great with kids, he has this "cool" vibe to him that makes you smile and the kids relate to him very well. I suggest you try him out!
Maria
Vincent was a great instructor, gave my son all the resources he needed at all times, was super flexible with scheduling and very dependable. Highly recommended!!
Raphael
Always on time and ready to teach. Very patient and shares ideas and resources
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Amy D.

1 Review
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Amy D.

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I have been studying Astrology since 1991 and own my own company. I am very active in the astrology community and bring new research into my teaching as I am able. I do my best to help discover your learning style so you can get the best results from our time together. I have a sense of humor and try to bring lightness to our meetings while also continuing to challenge you so you grow and learn at your own rate. I look forward to meeting you to see if we are a good fit. I wish you peace and love.

About Amy

FRENCH -- I received my degree in French and started tutoring about 4-5 years after that in the late 1990s. I love tutoring and teaching. I love getting to know people and most importantly helping them fulfill their goals. I tutored for over 7 years and have worked at Dartmoor School and Sammami

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Dorothy
Loved my first lesson!

Rhiannon P.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Art History, BA from Hollins University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Rhiannon P.

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As with crocheting, I can teach a range of students, from those with the beginning desire to learn to students wishing to hone specific techniques. My favorite techniques include in the round and double pointed needles, because who doesn't want to learn to avoid more sewing?

About Rhiannon

My name is Rhiannon and I am a third generation crafter. Originally I went to school for art history, all the while crafting. Eventually I had enough of studying other people's work and instead wanted to make my own and empower others to do the same. I consider myself to be the "Swiss Army Knif

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Kate N.
Rhiannon was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Looking forward to the next lessons!
Danielle
I'm enjoying my classes. I've been bringing Rhiannon stitches I want to learn without any notice, and she is always able to help me on the spot to learn them. Her flexibility (both in what I want to learn and in scheduling) makes private classes a pleasant and worthwhile investment. Highly recommend!
Shari W.

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Sonya M.

51 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Sonya M.

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I have been quilting for over 20 years. I absolutely love quilting and want to share quilting with all who are interested.
I have taught quilting to several individuals. I teach many styles: Piecing, Applique, Paper Piecing, Finishing the Quilt Sandwich, and Longarm quilting. I am interested in sharing this art with beginners as well as experienced quilters who want to learn a new skill.
Come join the quilting community! Let your inner creativity come out with fabric!

About Sonya

I have been sewing for over 30 years. I absolutely love sewing and want to share sewing with all who are interested. I have taught quilting, sewing clothing, sewing home decorating goods, and more. I am interested in sharing this art with beginners as well as experienced sewers who want to learn a

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Kamyah A.
Amazing. I feel a lot more comfortable with my straight stich, understanding seam allowance, sewing terms, the french seam and more. I feel a lot less intimidated already and more eager. I am excited to evolve with her teachings. Thank you Sonya, see you next week!
Shantelle
Ms Sonya is awesome..........I was hesitant about an online sewing class, but she made it very easy to follow and and extremely helpful. She's such a pleasure to work with.
Melissa Cope
Sonya is remarkable! She has been virtually teaching my 13-year old to sew since January. She is a patient, kind, intuitive, and knowledgeable teacher. She prepares well for every session and even gives "homework" to ensure that my daughter's skills are progressing. My daughter looks forward to her sewing hour every week. We truly appreciate Sonya for planting the seeds that will cultivate a lifelong passion.
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Alicia H.

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  • Museum Studies from Tufts University
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alicia H.

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Beginning woodworking for children. I teach young children to build safely with parental supervision. Make geometric designs with string art, a marble maze, a wooden game board, a bird feeder, and more. Kids love to build and use tools and rise to the challenge. See what they can create!

About Alicia

Learning ART at home can be fun, stress free, and exciting. Learn how to create images in photorealism and/or with creative interpretation and expression. I can work with all ages from preschool to life-long-learners in retirement. Find your creative outlet and connect with the vitality of the wo

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Jim T.

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  • Teaching since 1999
  • Business from University of Utah
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jim T.

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Food and seed shortages. Quarantines. Health concerns. Talk of food truck strikes. Panic in the stores. Food recalls. Take control of feeding yourself and your family with a gardening method that is 100% organic, safe, and produce delicious and healthy food for you and your family. I lived and interned with the inventor of the Square Foot Gardening (Mel Bartholomew) method over 20 years ago when it was located in Eden, Utah. I've been a certified square foot gardening instructor for over 20 years and have taught hundreds of people in the region and state how to do it successfully. I have a 4 season garden in northern Utah where I grow for my family, a few neighbors, and 3 local restaurants. The SFG system is one which there is no heavy digging, no hard work, no weeding, and no thinning. You'll use only 20% of the space compared to a traditional garden, use 90% less water, save 95% of your seeds, while enjoying 100% of the harvest. These gardens are 100% organic. Take control of your ...

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I've been a SFG'er for over 20 years and have been able to grow delicious, organic, safe food for my family, neighbors and local restaurants. I only have 174 sq. feet of garden space, but with a SFG, you get 100% of the yield in only 20% of the space normally used with a single row traditional gard

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"Cindle is a great teacher and is patient and encouraging! My first lesson focused on assessing my ability and she gave me some tips to begin improving. I look forward to getting better!"
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Took Chess lessons from Cindle V.
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"Mr. Siddharth Is a great chess coach. He has been teaching our 6 year old and is very patient and encouraging. He is teaching at a good pace to help our child learn new things and not be overwhelmed. Our child definitely improves his knowledge about the game with every lesson."
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"JP is patient and knowledgeable. We did family lessons and he was able to teach each of us based on our level of understanding so that we all got something out of it. We will use him again!"
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"Karl did an exceptional job explaining the basics in our first lesson. I am looking forward to the others"
Martha
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"Wonderful as usual. Thanks Sonya"
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Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"What a wonderful teavher Michael is! Instructive, kind, and patient with my 8 year old son, Michael is a great choice for kids. I recommend him highly! Thanks Mighael for the great work that you do!"
Charlie
Took Chess lessons from Michael J.
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"Wanted to share my experience. I'm in my late 30's and wanted to improve my chess skills, and i'm so happy I was able to find Sam. The lessons are challenging, but at the same time very fun! I have already improved my USCF rating by 372 points in 3 months!! After having tried 3-4 other chess teachers, Sam's been the absolute best and will stick with him!"
Daniel S.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Rhiannon was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Looking forward to the next lessons!"
Kate
Took Knitting lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"Erin was great-had some technical difficulties. She figured it out😎
Answered all my ?’s. It was fun!"
Helen
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Ryan was good about starting and continuing the lesson based on my questions. He has a very easy style of teaching where I feel comfortable asking about what I don't understand, and his answers are geared to my level of understanding about the game."
Barb
Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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