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Siddharth G.

Clarksburg, MD
Starting at $30
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati
  • Teaching since 2014
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Siddharth G.

Clarksburg, MD


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I have been teaching chess for 3 years and my students have gone on to tournament level and won competitions. Within the first few lessons, my students have developed a deeper understanding of chess strategies As the progressed further in their lessons they have developed special moves to win the chess games. I take pride in my students' success and love working with them. I do provide tournament chess boards for my students.

About Siddharth

Hi there, my name is Siddharth and I have been teaching chess in public and private schools, including private lessons, over the last three years. I love to see students grow with each lesson and accomplish their goals. Under my tutelage, I have helped students advance from beginner level to tou

October 30, 2019
Antony T.
My son has improved a lot after he started taking chess lessons from Mr. Siddharth. He has learnt a lot of new techniques and is excited to use them in games.
October 26, 2019
Great teacher! My 8 year old is learning the essentials of chess and we are pleased with her progress.
October 19, 2019
Its really, a wonderful experience. Great place to learn. Instructor is so kind & patience in teaching and technically skilled. Waiting to learn more & more.
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Mya Mya Seinn T.

Alexandria, VA
Starting at $20
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Burmese
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Personalized crochet lessons!!!

About Mya Mya Seinn

Hello there! My name is Mya and I am a very patient instructor and understand that students learn at a different pace, after all everyone is an individual! Availability changes every week and please contact me for availability. I received my degree in Geology from Yangon University in Yang

November 26, 2019
Eveline G.
I really enjoyed the first lesson. Thank you Maya. See you next week.
November 22, 2019
Very patient and tok time to explain.
November 20, 2019
I am very happy with Mya as my instructor. She is always kind and patiente. She doesn't mind to repeat if you don't understand and makes the session very joyfull. I am beginer at sewing but thanks to her instruction, now I am able to have more elaborated projects. I think her rate is very accesible and she is very flexible with the schedule of sessions.
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Jennifer P.

Gwynn Oak, MD
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Home Home
Teaching Locations:
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  • B.A. (double major: music and psychology) from Goucher College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jennifer P.

Gwynn Oak, MD


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Want to learn more about "what makes you tick", what your energetic blueprint/makeup is? Or perhaps you know the basics, but you want to learn "to read" charts, or to work with "moving energy" (transits and progressions) more effectively.

Whatever your desire and current level of knowledge, astrology is a wonderful language and method of learning "how you work yourself" deeply, and how to understand/partner with others (and with the universe!) more effectively.

I can teach you about your chart in a more academic sense (I have 20 years of tutoring/teaching experience!)--OR we can integrate astrology with healing, meditative and/or creative practices, to help you integrate your inherent archetypal expression in a deeper, more impactful way.

About Jennifer

I am a professional singer-songwriter and have been teaching lessons fulltime for the last 12 years. I teach students of all ages and levels of experience. My current range of students include: kids with learning/developmental disabilities, teenagers who have starred in school musicals, and perf

November 5, 2019
Arina S.
Jennifer is so kind and knows just how to make her home yours. She’s so informative and super personable!
September 10, 2019
Bri K.
So friendly, flexible, and helpful
April 30, 2019
Leah W.
Jennifer was very attentive and worked very well with my 6 year old!

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Lorena G.

Starting at $37
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Knowing the sewing machine, handle it to sew the clothes with the techniques.

About Lorena

I encourage adults, youth and kids to create fashion, learn to design, create their ideas and develop them from creative training. Generations inherited, since I was a little girl, more than 20 years as a job, long experience doing what I love most... Creating fashion but the best and important it

May 14, 2019
Hawa B.
I loved how she was soo detailed with it. And it wasn’t rushed she took her time to explain everything. If I was ever lost she would guide and I appreciate it.
March 22, 2019
I really enjoy taking lessons with Lorena , she is a good teacher very professional and knows a lot about sewing. I made a skit from scratch and I enjoy every step, I will recommend her as a teacher for anyone how is serious about sewing.
March 20, 2019
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Joshua S.

Starting at $40
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1999
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Joshua S.


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I have been playing chess for 35 years. I play generally three times a week and win regularly. I have taught the game to over 100 people in my life. I mentor a number of young people who strongly believe that my chess instruction and the applicable thought logic lessons I inculcate have escalated their job options. I prefer students at the introductory levels to eliminate bad habits.

About Joshua

Mr. S is an accomplished public speaker (Third place in the Regionals for the 2006 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking and over 40 wins in various speech contests). He is also an avid, and successful poker player. By profession, Mr. S is a distinguished corporate, communication a

October 24, 2019
Joshua is a great teacher and very knowledgeable in Poker. He understands where you are at and will help you to improve your game.
September 15, 2019
Joshua is the most amazing teacher that we have ever met. His teaching style opened my daughter's eyes wide to figure out what the real public speaking stands for.
September 11, 2019
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Ashwini S.

Paper Crafts
Starting at $10
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio

  • Speaks English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
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Let’s learn to make different types of Paper flowers, various types of fans, bags, greeting cards, many more things

About Ashwini

Hindi being a National Language Of India. Most of the parents in the USA are willing to make their children Hindi literate along with communication. I take the privilege to help them to reach their goal. As Hindi is a foreign language, it will certainly help high schoolers to raise their credits.

July 24, 2019
Tania A.
Was good !!
July 13, 2019
Excellent and engaging. Had fun.
July 1, 2019
Ashwini assumed that I was married upon meeting her, and asked me when I was getting married as soon as she learned I wasn't married. She also asked where I was getting married, even though at the time I wasn't engaged. Even when I made it apparent I wasn't engaged, she continued to refer to my boyfriend as my fiance.

She would send me political things going on in India, even though I have no interest, and it has nothing to do with the lessons I was taking from her. She asked me if my boyfriend was voting, and many personal things that shouldn't be asked of a student learning Hindi.

She often moved my scheduled time around without asking, which meant that I needed to move my schedule around in order to attend her sessions.

As a teacher she was pretty good, but some things disappointed me there too. For instance, I made a sentence in which a jeweler was a woman, and she stated that can't be correct, because there are no woman jewelers. I'm a woman engineer, and it's really sad to see such a sexist thing. Even when I attempted to ask about how you would say something about a woman jeweler, she said it was impossible. Later she said nurses could only be woman.

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"Patient, clear, knowledgeable!"
- Rachel Hershberg
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
"Julia is an excellent instructor! She was very patient as she taught me the basics of crochet. She presents information in a clear and enjoyable manner"
- Philip K
Took Crocheting lessons from Julia A.
"Samuel was patient, knowledgeable and provided me with excellent feedback. I learned more than I could have imagined in just one lesson."
Took Crocheting lessons from Samuel B.
"Sid is an excellent chess coach. My two daughters benefitted from his style and experience in chess. Verrrry gentle with kids and that helps create an environment where kids develop a love for the game. Sid is also easy to work with for parents."
- Ketan Ganatra
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Tuesday is very welcoming and took her time understanding what I needed as a student."
- Ify
Took Sewing lessons from Tuesday C.
"Lily is great! She knows so much about sewing and is a very patient teacher."
- Meredith Argyris
Took Sewing lessons from Lily S.
"Shannon has years of experience working with customers and helping them with what they need, whether it be a sewing machine, a special technique, or advice drafting and fitting or altering garments. Her always positive and fun attitude toward solving problems is refreshing and motivating. She also digitizes custom designs for embroidery machines to personalize items as gifts or for sale."
- Celeste
Took Sewing lessons from Shannon M.
"Mya was an awesome teacher! I am/was a complete novice prior to this lesson and, after an hour, she had me confident enough to go out and buy my own machine and start practicing with easy projects. After I get all set up at home and get some practice in, I will most definitely be returning for more lessons! I also love that she sent me home with notes and the practice samples we did so I can remember them later. Great experience - will definitely be back!"
- Nicole
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
"Didn't think this would be something fun to do but, after taking the class my perspective changed and I found some excitement on creating something with yarn. Cheryl is a magnificent teacher and sure knows how to break this skill down so even a guy can do it. Thanks for all your help!!!!!"
- Adrian
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
"Lots of fun and learned so
- Melinda
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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