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I am Natanya Silverman, a TEFL-certified ESL instructor with over 10 years of experience teaching English to diverse populations of all ages, ability levels, and backgrounds. I am an enthusiastic, goal-oriented, team player who loves using my abilities to differentiate instruction, facilitate growth, and foster a safe, fun, creative space for all people to achieve their English speaking, writing and comprehension goals.

About Natanya


Hi! I'm Natanya Ruth, M.A. Ed.(E-RYT, YACEP, The Clearing Yoga), and I spent most of my life listening to my inner critic and punishing thoughts about my body, my appearance, and where I was in my life. These negative thinking patterns were addictive, and manifested themselves in unhealthy relationship patterns with partners, food and substances.

In 2013, everything changed when I invested in regular Yoga, Meditation, Kundalini Yoga, Breathwork and Nutrition. I could hear my heart's true voice, and was no longer going to hide in a job, relationship or situation that wasn't in alignment with my calling. So, I quit my classroom teaching job, created original theater productions in NYC, traveled the world learning and teaching Yoga in In

dia, Thailand, Bali and beyond, and came back to my home state to open The Clearing Yoga Studio and be with the love of my life. The inner work brought me out into the world, and I'm committed to that authentic, healthy expression every day!

If you're seeking the tools to bring about transformation in your life, or simply want to feel a strong sense of direction with steadfast and loving guidance from someone who lives the inner practices to bring about transformation, I'm now offering personalized Yoga, Meditation and Transformational Coaching Sessions!

I guide Yoga and Meditation practitioners of all ages, genders and ability levels, as well as Wellness Professionals, Yoga Instructors & Soulful Women to experience true Yoga, Meditation, Breathing practices and the resulting SELF LOVE, CONFIDENCE, Focus & Daily Joy that results from investing in these powerful practices! I can't wait to share these life-changing practices with you!

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Natanya S.


Private ESL Teacher

I have studied English at University and got my Master's Degree in Applied Linguistics in 2007. Since then I have been teaching foreign languagies to students from different countries. During my lessons I apply modern approaches and techniques that help you master the foreign language. I prepare many power point presentations myself. They consist of interactive exercices that aim to help you enrich your vocabulary and enhance the comprehension.

About Karina

I am a certified teacher of English, Russian and French languages with 10 years of experience. During my university years, I had been living in the United Kingdom in 2004 and 2006. I have been teaching students from all over the world. During many years of teaching, I made up a lot of seminars, practical lessons, interactive exercises, slideshows with different tasks in order to help students start speaking fluently and promptly understand English and French-speaking people. I have got my Master's degree in Applied Linguistics in 2007 and started my teaching career in the same year. Since then teaching became not just my job but my passion. I am fond of learning and applying new techniques and approaches in teaching foreign languages to students of all ages and different levels. My primary goal is to make my tutorials interesting and effe

ctive in order to develop practical skills in speaking and understanding foreign languages that will last a lifetime. In August 2017 I became a CELTA certified teacher of English/ESL. I welcome new students!!!

September 13, 2018
Swee T.
June 15, 2018
Paula D.
Karina was very informative, instructive, and patient with me as her student, We were only able to work together for a short time, but I definitely would choose to work with her again!;
May 4, 2018
Paula D.
Karina was very informative and knowledgeable about the subject and patient with me as her student. I learned a lot in my first French lesson, and I remembered things I had known before.

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Karina K.


Private ESL Teacher

Welcome y bienvenidos! Mi nombre es Maestra Allyssa! Soy profesora de ingles y español. Tengo una licenciatura de la Universidad Estatal de Dakota del Sur en español y enseñanza. He estado en 19 países y espero que visitare muchos más. He estado enseñando español e inglés durante los últimos 8 años. Me encanta trabajar con estudiantes de todas las edades. 

About Allyssa

I've been speaking Spanish for a little over 14 years. In my lessons I mostly teach conversational Spanish and English. By the end of this course, you will be conversational! You'll be able to understand others, speak, and most importantly you will be understood when you speak.

I look forward to meeting you! No learner is too young/ old to start learning a foreign language. Start your lessons today!


Llevo poco más de 14 años hablando español. En mis clases, principalmente enseño ingles y español conversacional. Si tomas lecciones conmigo, te daré el enfoque simple que la mayoría de los instructores no pueden. Al final de este curso, ¡serás conversador! Podrá comprender a los demás, hablar y, lo que es más impor

tante, lo entenderán cuando hable.

¡Espero conocerte! Ningún alumno es demasiado joven / viejo para comenzar a aprender un idioma extranjero. ¡Comience sus lecciones hoy!

September 28, 2019
Michele K.
Allyssa makes Spanish lessons fun for my child and always gives me a re-cap after each lesson of what they did and how she is progressing. She also gives us tips and a place where she can get more practice.
June 1, 2019
It was a great experience and my child really enjoyed the positive feedback from Allyssa. We are looking forward to many more classes with her.
October 16, 2018
Maddy G.
My daughter had a great first lesson!

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Allyssa S.


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I was born in Vienna, Austria to Nigerian parents. I grew up partly in Nigeria, and Austria. English is one of three languages I speak fluently. Having lived in different parts of the world, I know what it is like to be new somewhere, or unable to communicate effectively due to a language barrier. I currently work for a major United States airline as an international Flight Attendant because I have a passion for helping people, getting to know other places, and learning about different cultures. I am excited to share my knowledge, and help YOU learn English.

About Titilayo

My name is Titilayo, and I am a native German and English speaker. My name is Yoruba and means eternal joy! I have lived in Austria, Nigeria, England, the Netherlands, and now in the US. I am an international flight attendant for a major United States airline, and have had the privilege of travelling around the world meeting people and experiencing different cultures. I would love to share and learn with you!


March 26, 2019
Bintou Kamara
I have known Titilayo for over a year now and she is a phenomenal individual full of life. She is such a great help in many aspects. She is approachable, patient and super generous. As a friend and a student, my German language skills would improve in no time!
Thanks T!

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Private ESL Teacher

I’ve practically been teaching for 5 year. All ages welcome. Lessons are customized to the needs/goals of each student. I can help you build the foundation for English learning, and I can help you with all your English needs. I have tutored kids in Korea and China. I have my TEFL and I am finishing my bachelors degree of science in educational studies. So if you want to learn English, Let's get started!

About Holly

I have been teaching about 3 years I will be graduating next year from Grand Canyon University. I will have my bachelors degree of science in educational studies. I earned my TEFL this year. I love to teach just as much as I love to learn. I am fluent in English and I am at the immediate level in the korean language. I love to travel and I love to learn new cultures and languages.

I absolutely love to teach I taught my twin brothers their ABCs, colors, animals and how to spell their names before they started school. I was also hired by parents of children who were being homeschooled. I would come over and teach them the curriculum.


December 5, 2018
She was super sweet and she answered all the questions I had. I would so pay for lessons. She also helped me with my math homework

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Holly H.


Private ESL Teacher

Learning English as a second language can be scary. I am here to tell you that it is possible, as I took ESL at a very young age. I am fluent in English and Spanish and I can help you transition from one language to another. I can work with you at your own pace and I can customize the lessons to your needs. Let’s get started.

About Amy

I am currently getting a masters in clinical psychology. I have a B.A. in psychology from Hofstra University. I am bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish. While I was an undergrad student I worked at the Language lab at Hofstra, helping other students get an understanding of different languages. I have a love for learning, especially when it comes to languages. I am currently learning French. I am here to teach but also learn from my students and can’t wait to meet you all!


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Private ESL Teacher

Welcome Protege to the English Language!..Learn the basics to advance level English language here and maybe travel the world!
I am a professional comedy writer and poet and I just finished publishing my 23rd book!
While in College my major was Russian Studies nd minored in Liberal Arts. I attended 5 different universities and also worked at the United Nations in New York City.
Recently I held a writing seminar at my local library to learn how to write a book and get published online.

About Donna Dorothy

I like to consider myself as a silly personality. Going through hard times can be a downer but a good smile and laugh is definitely the cure for me and many people I know!..I live to inspire people with a new way of thinking.!.Teaching to me is where it's at!! ...School work can be a drag...I know..but sometimes we get a teacher that changes everything!..Don't lose hope!
I started my college education in Hawaii and then in Vermont , then back to New York. Yes this country is great and so is everyone & everything in it & what it has to offer. ..The best education is definitely one of them.
If you need assistance in algebra we can go over multiplication and division terms..exponents too !..
I am pretty proficient in the Russian language too and can teach Russian speakers English ....vocabulary, grammar, verbs and sentence structure...a

nd Russian speakers the English language too!!..Hope to see you soon and Thank you!!!

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Donna Dorothy B.


Private ESL Teacher

I was a teacher for 7 years. I taught Pre-K to 6th grade. I am interested in helping you learn English. I will help you prepare for doctors appointments, going to a coffee shop, or casual conversation with a friend. I can help with some of the language barriers.

About Katie

Hi, My name is Katie and I am a former elementary teacher. I have taught pre-k, 1st grade, 2nd grade and 6th grade. I have also taught all three of my kids to read before they went to kindergarten. I have stayed home with my children for the past 10 years. I have a fingerprint clearance card and I had a background check this year in order to get my Arizona Substitute License. I love working with children, and I hope I can get the opportunity to tutor your child.


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"Good experience to improve my English....."
"She is fantastic with young children! I highly recommend her!"
"I speak Spanish so when i was learning to write an essay in English, it really was very difficult for me. I look for help, and I found Julissa!!!. She has
very good techniques to teach :). She helped me to learn and understand. I recommend her, she is an excellent and patient teacher."
"Matt is a very patient and good instructor. My mother loves his class a lot."
"He is a very good instructor, he explains the ideas in easiest ways and with a lot of valuable information. highly recommended."
"She really help me thank you"
"She is very nice and I learned a lot."
"I've been taking classes with Joy for almost a year now and I highly recommend her.
Her wide experience with ESL students is very helpful not only to un
derstand grammar structure of your mother language and improve your learning experience, but to give pronunciation advice as well.
When we first met, I was interested in becoming more fluent and reduce my accent. I can definitely say that with all of her pronunciation tips and the vocabulary she exposed me to, I feel more confident when speaking.
On top of that, it is worth mentioning that her material is ENTIRELY based on your needs and exposure to the English language. She will evaluate your objectives and assess your proficiency in order to create/develop your class material.
Plus, she is a very kind and sweet person."

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