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About John M.

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Houston, TX
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Despite what TakeLessons says about my location, I can come to you even if you don't live on the East side.

About John
I have an associates degree in music and I have been teaching lessons for 10 years now. I also have experience as a substitute teacher. As a substitute, I have taught all grades, all subjects, and I have helped out many kinds of students each with their own way of learning.

Besides teaching, I love learning too. Anytime I have a question I immediately start seeking out the answer. Learning never stops!

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Ever wondered how musicians write music? Why do they make the choices they make? Why do those choices work? Why does music work the way that it does? I can answer all these questions and much more.

With me as your guide, I will unlock your musical superpowers and make you capable of things you didn't know were possible. I have many different methods for teaching not only technique, but how to listen, and ho
w to think creatively so that you can unlock your full potential.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I can provide my guitar, picks, and tuner and that's really all you will need as well.

I'll occasionally bring my laptop with me to use some music software to assist in my lessons.

I'll always have pens and paper so I can make notes or diagrams if needed. I highly recommend that my students have a spiral notebook so I can more easily cater to them.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in many musical genres including rock, ska, punk, progressive, jazz, folk, and more. Music theory is a big part of what I do as it's the universal language of music. If you learn enough theory, you can learn ANY instrument.
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Carolynn M. July 12, 2019
· Guitar · In home
Great teacher. He definitely knows music.
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RJ January 11, 2019
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
John is incredibly smart about theory and understanding the guitar having worked out his own individual way of learning that he is happy to share his trade secrets.
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Melinda A. May 18, 2016
· Guitar · In home
My son was new guitar player, he has now had several lessons with John. We have seen his skills grown exponentially. John really connects with him and keeps him engaged. He has taught him soo much in such a short span of time. John is a fantastic teacher!
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John M.

Houston, TX 77002
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About Jillian V.

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Oakland Gardens, NY

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Whether you are looking for instruction in reading, writing, analysis, comprehension, or something else, I have experience teaching all levels of students in the aforementioned areas. Being able to self-express verbally and through the written word are skills that must be developed for academic success at the high school and collegiate level. It is never too early or too late to begin developing a comprehensive understanding of the English language.

About Jillian
I have a Master's degree in Music Therapy, am a nationally board certified music therapist (MT-BC); performer and vocal instructor (Bachelor's in Classical Voice); certified yoga instructor and meditation guide (200+); certified and attuned Reiki master; professional writer and editor.

...I find joy in a lot of places! And often I find these areas of study inform and augment each other.

Music therapy has afforded me a great deal of experience working with children, teens, and adults with special needs including, autism spectrum disorder, Down's syndrome, cerebral palsy, emotional disturbances and developmental delays as well as teens and adults with psychosocial issues, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, grief, ADHD, personality disorders, and more.

I incorporate my experience as a therapist into the educative se
tting.

As a voice teacher, I want to help my students settle comfortably into their own musicality by showing them the building blocks of a solid technique, drawing particularly from the things that helped me grow as a vocalist. I want my students to feel strong in their body, comfortable and relaxed in their breath, and confident in their performance.

I am a professional vocalist in NYC. I perform liturgical and classical music, as well as musical theater repertoire. I participate in professional operas, choral groups and other concert series, as well as professional theater work. Performing gives me a sense of bliss and completeness that is indescribable.

As a certified yoga instructor, I teach in many locations throughout NYC. I was trained at Yoga Haven in Scarsdale, New York with Betsy Kase, and earned a 200-hour certificate in Asana, Pranayama, and Meditation. I went on to complete advanced trainings and now specialize in restorative yoga, prenatal yoga, yin yoga and therapeutics. I offer private yoga instruction and meditation at my home studio, and on occasion in my clients’ homes. My studio comes fully equipped with all yoga props, aromatherapy, and music. Hands-on-assists and personalized sequencing to deepen your experience.

It is a joy to offer Reiki to curious, open clients in need of energy healing. Reiki is a noninvasive energy healing technique totally separate of any religious affiliation and available to anyone. It is a difficult to describe the relaxing, soothing, and deep-healing effects of Reiki to someone who has never experienced.

Please feel free to inquire about any of my services!

*Note: If you don't see a time slot that is suitable to your needs but would like to try a session with me, feel free to register for the Flex Plan, and we will work out week-to-week times!!**

**Note: If you are interested in music therapy, please email me with a bit about yourself (or your loved one) and your personal goals, as well as the qualities you hope to find in your therapist.
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Mia August 21, 2019
· Singing · Online
Jillian is an wonderful teacher. Kind, patient and warm. This is my daughters first time and she encouraged her throughout the lesson. Excellent teacher!
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Erica L. June 6, 2019
· Broadway Singing · In studio
Jillian is an amazing teacher. She knows how to get the best of out of you both with technique and emotion. I am a professional singer and I am very lucky to have worked with Jillian.. She has given e so much in terms of her knowledge, Experience, artistic interpretation and love! She is simply the best and HIGHLY recommend her as a vocal coach.
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Ethan June 5, 2019
· Singing · Online
Jillian is great! I like how she has personalized the lesson and I’ve seen my son learn a lot in a little bit of time.
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About Marcelle H.

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Houston, TX
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For a writing lesson, for example, I first talk to the student and review a writing sample or assignment to assess what skills need to be targeted. Then I address each skill in its logical order. For example, the student first needs to understand the purpose of the assignment and its specific requirements. The next stage might require how to approach and analyze a text and then how to organize, revise, and edit the writing. Throughout this process, I check for the student's understanding.

About Marcelle
In addition to having an MA in English and a JD in law, I have had over 30 years of English teaching experience, mostly at the college level. I've taught a variety of courses and tutored students in a variety of skills, including ESL; composition and grammar; analytical writing and critical thinking; American, British, and world literature; business writing and communications; introductory courses to the American legal system, and legal writing. At present, I'm teaching ESL to international professionals and other adults to help them improve their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. I also help ESL students prepare for the TOEFL and IELTS exams. Throughout my career, I've helped both native and non-native speakers of English improve their language and critical thinking skills. In tutoring, I take a very customized approac
h and use a variety of tested methods and effective materials to address each student's needs.
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Stanley February 5, 2019
· Essay Writing · In home
Marcelle is an expert at English language. I have been taking English writing lessons from her. She is a very good English expert, very focused and has been very sharp in identifying my weak points. She gave me a different strategy on how to overcome my weakness, and I am surprised with the result. I would recommend anyone who wants to improve their English. She is also a very good human being.
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Hamda July 22, 2017
· English · In home
I like the way how she organized the classes. Marcelle knows which part of my English language needs to improve. She is very flexible in the timing of the classes. I strongly recommended her for whoever wants to improve and refresh their English language. Honestly, she's the best.
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Marcelle H.

Houston, TX 77007
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$55 / 30-min

About Joy L.

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Houston, TX
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Students can expect help with the English language skills they most need to strengthen to communicate better with native English speakers. For some it is listening comprehension; for others it may be finding the right words. Many need help with email correspondence for their job. Whatever the level and whatever your goals, we can improve your performance and confidence in using English.

About Joy
I have a bachelor’s in English and a master’s in linguistics. I taught English as Second Language in college and university for 30 years and have continued teaching one on one with private students, which is by far my favorite way of teaching!
I have always loved language and, from childhood, have had a fascination with other cultures, so my career in English as Second Language has been a great way to combine those two interests.
I spend a lot of time planning a curriculum and lessons for each student, based on that student’s level and goals and addressing that student’s unique language needs in his/her life.
I never charge for the first meeting because that is a time for me to learn about you, your English, your needs and goals.
Among my passions are growing fruits and vegetables, folk dancing and cooking, but working with my student
s is one of my greatest joys, and I derive great personal satisfaction from it.
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Sheyra Hernandez October 8, 2019
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Joy is an extraordinary English teacher who is seeking excellence through all aspects of the language. The quality of her work is very professional and knowledgeable.
It is a pleasure to work with her!
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mira September 25, 2019
· ESL · In home
Joy is by far the world's greatest ESL teacher.

She was my first ESL teacher when I was in college. She had extensive experience with foreign students and knew how to apply her professional teaching skills to individual students to maximize each students' potential abilities by repeatedly correcting mistakes in detail.
She handed out her own material every week and her material is by far the essence of English for ESL students. Once I went through her materials with her for about a year, my English has improved incredibly.
She is open mind and patient so do not rush students to get anxiety. She is my lifetime companion and the best teacher.
I am confident to recommend her. Do not miss the chance of a lifetime to meet the greatest English teacher.
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Hwang February 19, 2019
· English · In home
I loved her way of teaching, talking and treating as not only a English teacher but as a friend . When I felt frustration learning English or faced some difficulties of living in the U.S., she always tried to help and assist me heartfully. She even accompanied me to see a doctor when I got medical problem. I was really moved.

she is a intellectual and nice person.
I am so sure anyone reading this review if you are with her learning English, definitely your English will be way better. She is simply a BEST!!!
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Joy L.

Houston, TX 77025
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About corey K.

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Houston, TX
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English lessons with me will be fun, humorous, and something to remember. Lets work together to accomplish your goals. I want to make you great!

About corey
Hows it going? This is really exciting, My name is Corey. This is a neat opportunity for me to help someone learn English and to help me accomplish some of my goals. I would like to work with anyone that is willing to work with me. Together we can accomplish what you have set out to do. My friends will say that I am a fun person that enjoys to laugh and make others laugh. Just reach out to me. We can work together to take your English to the next level.
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corey K.

Houston, TX 77071
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$17 / 30-min
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About Porsche M.

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Haymarket, VA
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Experienced teacher of five years with a current teaching license in the state of Virginia. All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Let's get started!

About Porsche
Hi! My name is Porsche and I have been teaching private lessons since 2014 and am currently available to teach lessons at your home, local library, and online.

I am a licensed teacher in the states of Hawaii and Virginia for students with a disability (learning, intellectual, and emotional). I have taught for five years and previously tutored full time in both Hawaii and Virginia. I received my education from the University of Hawaii (American History) and Chaminade University of Honolulu(K-12 Mild to Moderate Disability).

As an expert in special education and history field, I look forward to helping new students achieve their goals.
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Porsche M.

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$38 / 30-min

About Tia Polina D.

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Hello Friends!
I'm excited to invite you to take my American English Conversational Classes!
My lessons are private (one-on-one) and I teach all levels and ages.
I am from NYC. I have B.A. and certificates and more than 10 years of teaching experience.
I also offer professional writing and translation services (I'm fluent in 4 languages).
All my classes are conversational, and I also teach grammar, pronunciation, reading, writing...I prepare my students for interviews, tests, traveling, dating, relocation and more...
All my classes are tons of fun, and you will never be bored!
I have many happy students all over the world!
All you need is Skype and your passion to learn :)
And my classes are super affordable, because I believe that learning a new awesome language should be fun, fun, fun!
Send me a message, and let's talk and start our fun journey together!
Are you ready? :)

About Tia Polina
Hello guys!
My name is Tia P. I'm from New York. I'm a professional language teacher, published writer and translator, an award-winning musician, life coach, touring motivational speaker and a certified yoga and meditation instructor. I love what I do! :)
I have B.A. and certificates.
I teach for more than 10 years and I have many happy students all over the world!
I'm fluent in 4 languages and a pro translator.
I teach English, Russian, Music (singing, songwriting, piano), Yoga and Meditation.
I write for several magazines and teach online. I give motivational seminars and tour with music shows.
I published books, articles and released several music albums.
I help my students achieve all they dream about!
I teach all levels and ages.
I'm looking forward to working with you!
Let's have fun :)
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Kate September 25, 2019
· Yoga · Online
I love my yoga and meditation lessons with Tia. I take lessons every other day and meditate every morning. It gives me so much positive energy and motivation!
Tia is a great teacher!
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Alex September 25, 2019
· Life Coaching · Online
I met Tia during one of her seminars. I started taking life coaching classes with her immediately. I had many issues: my health was falling apart, I was getting depressed, my relationships with people didn't work well, and I really hated my job. So, slowly we started working on all these areas. I won't get into details, but she is not just a motivational teacher, she is searching for answers. She is taking every client so closely to her heart. I'm glad I decided to work on myself. It is a process, but I get so much more focused. I know what I want. And I am confident I can achieve what I want. This is so new to me. I learn to accept myself, love my past and be open to my future. I don't blame myself for my mistakes. I know - now I know better. She is a kind person. She doesn't judge you. No matter what you've done. She is teaching you to see how your past affects your future. She connects the dots. And works hard with you to open your future. Tia is also a yoga and meditation coach and two months ago I started taking her yoga sessions as well. She teaches you how to breath correctly, how to eat right, now to meditate and do yoga postures. I'm on the right track. And I recommend this teacher. Certainly.
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Mike September 25, 2019
· Singing · Online
I take singing, songwriting and piano lessons with Tia for a few years already! I started - i didn't know much about music, but i had big dreams! Now I have my band, I write, record. I even had a small tour in NY and NJ! I love singing, performing - this is my best therapy and I love helping people with my music. My pitch and rhythm are good now and I had problems before. My songwriting skills improve too. Tia believes that everyone is talented. And she helps you rediscover yourself and unlock your full potential.
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Tia Polina D.

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About Andrea Z.

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I am a Human Resources Professional with a passion for client interaction.

About Andrea
I am a Human Resources Professional with a passion for helping others. I am fluent in both English and Spanish and I would love the possibility to assist others on their journey.
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Andrea Z.

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About Kelly T.

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Hi there I'm Kelly, My first language is English and is love to shear it with you. I can help with spelling, vocabulary, gramma, parts of speech etc. Im lookong foward to teaching you all.

About Kelly
I'm very patient and will help u ace that test or reach your goals
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Kelly T.

Online
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$34 / 30-min

About Malexah M.

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Houston, TX
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Learn English fast.

About Malexah
I have 13 years of experience teaching dance and fitness, from toddlers to adults.

I teach a variety of dance and fitness classes.
I also teach English and Spanish classes to kids and adults.
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Malexah M.

Houston, TX 77042
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$50 / 30-min

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