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Ryan D.

18 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1993
  • Awarded 6th at North American Pairs Flight B, 2018 from American Contract Bridge League
  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Maryville University
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Ryan D.

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A passion for bridge with extensive knowledge of the game.

About Ryan

I've been playing and teaching the game of bridge for the past 26 years. I love this game, and I love introducing it to others so they can share in the joy of bridge. I've taught people from age 8 to age 88 and everywhere in between. My goal is to make the lessons fun because this is a game, and

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Diane F.
Helpful in further understanding bidding.
Tanya R.
The training was very pleasant and I learned a lot about not ending up in the wrong hand.
Gloria
Very knowledgeable and easy, friendly manner. Look forward future lessons.
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Thomas H.

7 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Johnathan said he thought he was a good player before his first class. 😂 He learned a lot and is excited about getting better.
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Taryn H.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Awarded Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts, Slippery Rock - Scholarship Program from Slippery Rock University
  • BFA from The School of the Art Institute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Taryn H.

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Experienced teacher of 20 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced sewing student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be sewing in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of stitches, techniques and understanding patterns for individual garments...and you may also choose to learn how to repurpose the clothes you already have to make them fresh again. Let's get started! (And I recently created a how to make your own mask tutorial.)

About Taryn

Taryn studied fashion design and art therapy at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She worked for Anna Sui and milliner Tracy Watts. Taryn first started teaching sewing to displaced youth at Hollywood Arts 10+ years ago. She taught "R'ashion" (recycle fashion/sewing) at Environmental

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My 17 yr-old daughter had a great time in her first lesson with Taryn! Great teacher!!

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Huyen G.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Vietnamese
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Bachelor degree from Vietnam National University, Hanoi
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Huyen G.

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I learned crocheting since I was a little girl. I can make hats, gloves, scarves, decoration stuffs... I love to share my hobbies with all my students!

About Huyen

I was born in Vietnam and just came to America 2 years ago. Teaching is my passion, both Vietnamese and Crocheting . My students said that I am very patient, enthusiastic and responsible! And the improvement of students is my happiness!

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J. Paul W.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Bachelor or Fine Arts and Masters degree in Art Education from Huntingdon College and University of Montevallo
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students Male: 10 and up; Female: 11 and up
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J. Paul W.

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Will teach hand-building techniques from simple coil, slab and pinch methods to human bust sculpture

About J. Paul

Teaching art has always been my passion and my students respond well to me and my teaching style. Many of my students have gone from not even knowing that they had any real artistic ability to going on to pursue college level art or pursueing artistic careers. I have students from years ago that w

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William B.
Great Lesson! Enjoyed my time immensely. I would recommend Paul without reservation!
William B.
Superb first lesson. Will be taking more!
Byron
Great start. Very informative and fun to learn.

Saran E.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Tamil, Spanish, French, IPA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Saran E.

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• 10+ years of teaching, training, & tutoring experience.
• Tutoring for many undergraduate courses in math/statistics & economics/econometrics, as well as select courses in biology, physics, social sciences, computer science, systems engineering, and other subjects / areas. Select graduate course assistance offered as well.
• Tutoring for GRE/GMAT and SAT/ACT offered with individualized gameplan/schedule.
• Help with high school and middle school curriculum in math, quantitative sciences, social sciences, writing. Help with IB & AP classes and corresponding exams.
• National Merit Scholar & several (10+) AP Tests in High School.
• Will give personal scores upon request.

About Saran

EXPERIENCE [Specifics] • 10+ years of teaching, training, & tutoring experience. • Tutoring for many undergraduate courses in math/statistics & economics/econometrics, as well as select courses in biology, physics, social sciences, computer science, systems engineering, and other subjects /

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Alexis
Great tutor. Helped me with GRE preparation, science courses, and admissions process.
Simon
Great tutor and very knowledgeable - helped me with economics and statistics classes and projects.
Viollette
Very knowledgable and professional. Saran is obviously intelligent and makes for a great instructor.

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"Steller chess teacher!
Sam, is just such a great instructor. He's highly educated and professional and brings a wealth of knowledge to each chess lessons. He really went out of his way to connect with my 10 year old son-He's fantastic with children. Sam, convinced my son to play in tournaments and in the past 6 months, his rating has gone up by 700 USCF points! I could not be happier- Thank you Sam!"
Alejandro
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"My two sons loved their first several lessons! Sam’s very engaging and makes chess fun-will be back from more lessons :) A++++ chess instructor"
Jeff
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"We are happy with Siddharth"
Divya Kestur
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Great start to lessons in brioche!"
MaryBeth
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"I'm having so much fun..with just a few classes I've already made a skirt and a drawstring bag. Thank you so much!"
Missy
Took Sewing lessons from Tracy B.
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"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."
Yvonne
Took Crocheting lessons from Claudette B.
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"Randy has been instrumental in leading me through the basics and providing insights furthering my awareness to the game of Poker."
Victoria
Took Poker lessons from Randy S.
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"I am truly enjoying learning how to sew with Rosemary as my teacher. So far, I have seen a blouse and a skirt that I need to add finishing touches on. I am going to sign up for more lessons. I want to perfect the art of sewing."
Pathenia
Took Sewing lessons from Rosemary O.
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"My daughter had her first lesson yesterday and it was great! Mya Mya was very patient with her and also let her work at her own speed while learning the machine. She’s 9 and she wanted to go slow, then fast, then slow again. I’m glad I chose to use a one-on-one instructor because I feel like my daughter retained a lot more information than she would have in a group class. At the end of a pretty long lesson my daughter didn’t want to leave and asked to stay longer! We will definitely be going back for more lessons."
Aeri
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"I had an awesome learning experience with Karen. She is patient and knowledgeable and I definitely knew how to crochet when I left after just one lesson. She showed me how to make a scarf and showed me how I can take those stitches and make a blanket. She taught me how to read the symbols and patterns and I can crochet!!!"
Amanda
Took Crocheting lessons from Karen D.
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