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Morgan M.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Awarded Superior ratings at NCMTA Piano Competition from NCMTA
  • BA in Music, Piano from University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Music
  • Teaching since 2005
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Morgan M.

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Learn basic stitches to begin on a project within the first lesson. Teach how to read a pattern.

About Morgan

Hi! My name is Morgan and I love teaching Music, Knitting, and Crocheting to all ages and skill levels. In addition to my music education and experience, I am also a Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist (#12725) and Certified Personal Trainer who specializes in Weight Management. Health and Fi

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DavidH1
Morgan has done a great job and has provided helpful feedback for me and let me know of things I need to work on befor the next lesson. she is also very patient, personable and easy with which to work.
BriandaR
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alot of fun

Morgan is excellent. She is very patient and very professional. She has gotten back to me right away when I had some scheduling questions.

Lorena G.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $37
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Fashion Designer from Centro de Ingenieria textil
  • Teaching since 2015
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Lorena G.

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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

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Summer, Luna, and Maja M.
Lorena is absolutely amazing. My girls just had their first lesson with her yesterday and they really enjoyed her class. They already are excited about having their next lesson!
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.
Albertina
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.

Cristopher R.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Humanities: Creative Writing from New York University
  • Awarded Grade 3 3rd Place Overall Points Earned in 2019-20 from EUSPBA
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Cristopher R.

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Learn the opening, mid-game strategy, and end game fundamentals!

About Cristopher

My educational teaching experience began at the age of 13 when I was a black belt helping other children learn martial arts; I shortly began teaching children's classes all by myself. In High School I taught chess as a member of the chess club where I was an undefeated player during my high school

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Lawrence B.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • MS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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Lawrence B.

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I teach beginners, intermediate, and advanced players.

Advance players are those who play in tournaments and have a USCF (United States Chess Federation) rating between 1000-1799.

For advance players I offer a special package which includes a longer session, PGN (Portable Games Notation) of master level games and access to a chess Share drive.

About Lawrence

I have worked independently as a chess teacher for over 14 years. I play in National tournaments and I have an online chess profile. I have worked with two of the largest chess instruction companies in the U.S., Silver Knights and Chess Wizards. My primary focus is with students who play in t

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Rachel L.
Lawrence is fantastic! Patient with me (a beginner!) and he makes it fun. Thanks!!
Dominique K.
Great instructor! Very knowledgeable and patient. He expands on any question you might have so you walk away from the lesson with a true understanding of the exercises.
Andre K.
Great Instructor, very knowledgeable, very positive experience as my chess teacher, extremely patient.
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Jameson T.

1 Review
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Starting at $34
  • Bachelors in Economics with Quantitative Emphasis from Boise State University
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jameson T.

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I have experience teaching beginners and intermediate players for the last 5 years. Incredibly flexible with the schedule and the amount of time is up to you!

About Jameson

I am an active tournament player and director. At the moment, I am a Class A player actively improving. Currently I have experience teaching both beginners and intermediate players. My schedule for the lessons will work around you. The first lesson I will assess your game and see what can be improv

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Grayson
Has a deep understanding of chess and is able to explain things well

Jen T.

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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jen T.

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From learning to cast on and work a knit stitch to understanding techniques like brioche, cables or mosaic, I believe knitting should be fun and enjoyable - not stressful - and is attainable by all!

About Jen

Hi! I’m Jen and I love knitting. I have been knitting on and off since I was a child, daily for about ten years, and designing for over a year. I enjoy working beautifully simple projects and impressively complex projects just the same. I love cables, brioche and other tuck stitches, mosaic and fai

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"Atousa is EXCELLENT! She is incredibly kind, patient, encouraging, and really knows her stuff! I've had one lesson with her and seriously look forward to my others with her in a big way. If one wants to learn chess - I'd highly recommend Atousa. She's really good!!"
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