Students are raving about their Sports & Fitness instructors on TakeLessons.
Check out some of these recent reviews.
Review by PW
"Amazing tennis coach for children!! Art is patient and friendly, and he has systematic coaching plan."
Saint Louis, MO teacher:
Review by mike
"I am so pleased i came in with virtually no Table Tennis experience besides a few weeks in high school PE, and I am now rallying with coach Morris through
out the entire lesson. interestingly enough I am also noticing my volleyball skills improving! I think what's happened is that I'm training my brain to stay focused on the ball and not take my eyes off it as i hit it. My game has improved much faster than I expected, and I attribute that to coach Morris not only correcting my technique, but helping learn how to self-correct. this guy knows his stuff and if you listen to him you will improve rapidly as well. Anyway I feel like I get my money's worth and genuinely enjoy taking lessons with coach Morris. he is always prepared and ready to play. he is full of useful advice and drills to work your week spots.if you really want to learn the game and improve, then Morris is your man."
Los Angeles, CA teacher:
Review by Teel
"Stephen was extremely prepared for the lesson, had a wide range of skills to draw from and excellent communication skills- explaining clearly what I was t
o do and showed me in detail how to achieve the result he was talking about. I felt extremely confident after the lesson that I could use the skills he taught me without hesitation. On top of that, he had a pleasant and even (appropriately) jovial manner that kept me from being intimidated by the material. I plan to study more with him and would highly recommend anyone interested in serious study contact him."
New York, NY teacher:
Review by Patricia
"When I began to train with Patty I was a vending machine addict. Patty helped me kick my habit! I would buy 4 pops a day @ $1.25. This added up to $100 a
month. I would also buy other vending machine items, totaling up to an additional $40.00 a month. My work junk food vending machine habit ran me $140.00 a month...which pays for over half of what I spend in training with Patty! When people tell me I must be rich to have a trainer, I tell them "I just stopped eating and drinking crap and it pays for my sessions"...people don't realize how much they spend on junk food....hope this helps someone else! Tammy F"
Akron, OH teacher:
Review by Jamie
"After a painful work injury I could barely move. Liz helped me work it out through new stretching and movement techniques. With her help I feel like I'm n
ow at 110%!"
Los Angeles, CA teacher:
Review by Colleen
"Sifu Tom has taught my son for over 8 years. He is an excellent teacher who brings out the best in his students--from young children through adults. In ad
dition to teaching the skills of Kung Fu, he focuses on respect and integrity, as he develops discipline and confidence in his students--skills that carry over into all areas of life. The atmosphere in the Pleasantville school is like an extended family get-together, where everyone is welcome. I am very thankful that my son has had an opportunity to learn and grow at CMAEC."
Now accepting students in Golden, Co. and surrounding areas!!!
In addition to teaching music, I have also worked as a special education assistant and wrestling/track coach at Lake Zurich Middle Sch
ool South and an assistant Kung Fu/Tai Chi instructor at Green Mountain Arts in Logan Square, Chicago, Illinois. Jazz piano, Voice, and Composition are my main areas of expertise. However, I have also been recording, and playing guitar almost my entire life. I fully believe in music education not only for entertainment and personal enjoyment, but for many other means. Beyond its capacity for being used as entertainment, music aids in learning, helps develop advanced motor skills, increases memory function, and many other purposes for a well rounded education. It is my goal to help educate the next generation in traditional music practices as well as incorporate new techniques that are relevant to our current day and age.
*** Lesson Details *** Lesson plans vary from person to person. I always make it a point to get to know the student's existing musical knowledge, goals, and background before I create a personalized lesson plan. All important concepts are covered as they are needed so students can understand theoretical concepts based upon actual application and usage. In short, I teach in a way that students can "dig in" right away and play, create, improvise, sing and/or compose freely and naturally. I always encourage students or parents to contact me with their goals, previous musical training, etc., and discuss what they really want out of lessons so they can get the most out of taking me on as an instructor.
*** Studio Equipment *** Acoustic and Electric piano, Digital Recording Studio, Extensive library and teaching resources
*** Specialties *** *Teachers marked as a Student Has taught a minimum of 25 lessons and has received the highest feedback rating from students.Jazz Piano, Composition, Choral
Noah F. July 6, 2016
In home Verified Student
Daniel is very talented & did a good job giving my 2 grandsons their first singing lessons as a duet.
We intend to schedule more lessons
Gianna W. November 3, 2015
In studio Verified Student
Daniel was very knowledgeable, very patient with my 9 year old and taught at her pace. The environment was clean and quiet and conducive for learning. We both thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Would recommend to anyone!
ANDREA KOSHABA June 4, 2015
Classical Voice ·
In studio Verified Student
I was very happy that he pretty well pin pointed my problem with my voice and I was happy with the practice assigned.
My name is Joey and my dream is to bring balance to the world and all people through educating people about health, wellness, and music. I have been studying health, wellness, and music for 10 years a
nd have received certifications through the CHEK institute, Dr.Guy Voyer's SOMA training, and Berklee school of music. I have learned AMAZING things that are on the leading edge and have the power to radically transform people's lives, and the state of the world. Will you join me in my endeavor to change the world? If you sign up with me, I will give you many tools to expand your life, your health, and/or your musical ability in the fastest and most enjoyable way possible. I'm looking forward to meeting with you and sharing knowledge, laughter, and good times. I wish you the very best!
Sharon February 23, 2016
My 11-year old son absolutely loves taking guitar lessons with Joey. He says he's smart and fun, and he really looks forward to each lesson. Thanks, Joey!
Allison February 23, 2016
In home Verified Student
Joey is patient and kind and really knowledgable about music. He has helped me learn to play the drums and have a fun time doing it. He's very encouraging! I am well on my way to playing the drums!
Becky February 23, 2016
Life Coaching ·
Wow. All I can say is that I am completely amazed. The first session gave me so much valuable information about myself. I took my assessments online and was so amazed. You get to see an in depth look at your overall health with the assessments. The online assessments tell you more than any other personal trainer, health coach, or even doctor will tell you. Valuable information.
Teresa Anne V., originally from Boulder, Colorado, has taken her career from coast to coast, and abroad. She began her stage career as a classical ballerina, training and performing with such notable
companies as The Joffrey Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet. A graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy (Dance) and University of Utah (BFA- Theatre), Teresa has gone on to craft a dense and eclectic resume on both coasts and internationally as an Actress and as a Dancer/Choreographer (classical & contemporary works, Argentine Tango, musical theatre). Teresa’s film credits include screen time with academy award winning actor, Sean Penn in “The Assassination of Richard Nixon,” leading roles in independent film gems such as “Life at Bay”, “The Hideout”, and “Seven Fallen Objects.”, and stars in nationally running commercials for Dyson Vacuums and Animal Planet. Her vast theatre credit highlights include “Tango Fever”(TeatroLaTea, NYC), “Buried Child” (Aaron Davis Hall, NYC); ”Objectivity”(FischHouseThtr, SF), ”Scheme of Things”(El Portal Thtr, LosAngeles), ”Light in the Shadow”(The Complex, Los Angeles). Prior to returning to New York in the Spring of 2012, Teresa dedicated her dance career to a tango dance partnership in Warsaw where she performed, toured, taught, and also stepped in as a dance consultant to the 2011 winners of the Polish edition of "Dancing With The Stars." After her time abroad,Teresa taught/choreographed/performed full time in NYC until 2015. She is now based in her homestate of Colorado. Frequently she is a guest judge for Dance Competitions across the country. In addition, Teresa has launched a series of specialized dance programs (“Slippers to Heels: Ballet Technique & Tango Stylization”), Choreographic and Acting intensives, and specialized workshops for professional/pre-professional dancers. She is a proud member of the Actors Equity Association.
Gail April 2, 2016
As an older person who never had ballet lesson, this could have been a very intimidating experience but Teresa was very patient and thoughtful about her instruction. She really wanted to be certain I understood the terms, technique and overall format of ballet. A great experience! I look forward to my next lesson!
Lisa April 1, 2016
She made me feel right at home, talked through every step in the sewing process, gave me pointers without taking over built my confidence while guiding me along the way
MacKenzie March 31, 2016
Online Verified Student
Teresa did an amazing job! She quickly figured out how best to work together even over Skype! Amazing!!!
I have an extensive professional background of 20+ years in healthcare administration. I have a bachelors degree in engineering from Colorado a School of Mines and a Masters in Business from CU Denv
er. While having no formal music education, I was coached by my mother, Marilyn Knox, an experienced performer and music educator. I have performed with large groups like the Colorado Symphony Chorus and the Turtle Creek Chorale to small groups including Voices of Light, Canto Spiritus, Awen Rising, and Bel-Canto. I have been a featured vocal soloist with the John Philip Sousa Band of Colorado where he played clarinet as well as the Mile High Freedom Swing band as a featured vocal soloist and on keyboards. I have sung with Opera Fort Collins, the Estes Park Oratorio Society as a featured soloist, the Littleton Chorale, the Cherry Creek Chorale, the Colorado Chorale, and Kantorei. I have performed piano on a number of occasions for parties and weddings. I can coach any to perform.