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An hour lesson just flies by and I’ve learned so much...I’m so excited to return to France and to use all that I’ve learned!
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Anthony I.

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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Anthony I.

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My courses are:

★Public Speaking Leadership★
★COMPLETE ENGLISH IMMERSION★
★Functional Fitness★

My 17 years and 17,000 hours of experience, along with a Bachelor of Education (Cum Laude, High Honors), an Advanced Certificate in TESOL & IELTS Certification offer 40 brain-based teaching methods. Based on the latest red-hot research on how the brain really learns, these practical learning strategies, you keep students interested and awake, accelerating their learning. I had both public and homeschooling.

These are fun, hands-on, get out of your seat practice sessions from practical methodologies, not just theory. Students get valuable feedback to hone their new skills.

With my thorough preparation, students have passed Test/Exam Prep courses and have secured admission to top universities of their choice.

In my free time, I do long distance beach running, swimming, language learning, public speaking, volunteering, travel, and CrossFit!

I have trained my professional ...

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MAKE REAL PROGRESS! My 17 years of experience, along with a Bachelor of Education (Cum Laude, High Honors) & an Advanced Certificate in TESOL offers 40 unique methods that empower students to learn faster than ever before! My 40 brain-based teaching methods are from the latest red-hot research on

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Sukumar S.
Awesome, very helpful session today!
Valentina
Anthony is fantastic, really professional, nice and friendly. He really will surprise you in how fast your English will improve.
Kelvin Ho
Anthony is the best English teacher I have ever met. I have learned English from him for three years. The content of learning ranges from preparing public speeches to writing a dissertation. He knows how to communicate with students and teach in a lively and exciting way. I have benefited a lot from learning from him.
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Jeff B.

9 Reviews
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  • Math Major / music minor from Moorpark College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Jeff B.

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Utilizo la aplicación Zoom para lecciones de inglés interactivas en vivo desde la comodidad de su hogar.

Durante cinco años en Suiza, enseñé inglés como segundo idioma a todos los niveles y todas las edades en la Escuela Internacional de Idiomas Inlingua en la ciudad bilingüe de Biel / Bienne.

Esto incluyó lecciones tanto grupales como individuales, desde principiantes hasta estudiantes avanzados que estudian para los exámenes TEFL, TOEFL y Proficiency.

Después de eso, pasé tres años en España como director de la misma franquicia de idiomas en Santa Cruz de Tenerife, donde mis deberes incluían preparar a los estudiantes para los exámenes, programas para jóvenes de la escuela de verano, lecciones privadas y grupales, coordinar la programación y trabajar con principiantes a través de los intermedios hasta los más avanzados.

El método Inlingua se basa en la inmersión total donde todos los diálogos y ejercicios se llevan a cabo únicamente en el idioma de destino. Como tal, he enseñado

About Jeff

People study subjects for a great number of reasons, consequently I customize my lessons to each individual student's needs and wants. We learn different ways. Some of us are more visual, some more tactile, some more intuitive, some more cerebral, etc. Understanding this allows me to adapt to eac

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Scott
I've played guitar off and on since my teens, but was self-taught. I had the basic skills to play along with most songs, but no understanding of how to build a song or a melody. In the year I've spent with Jeff, he opened my eyes to music theory in a way that is instantly applicable. I am much more comfortable improvising around a chord progression. I can see the patterns in songs and how and when to utilize different scales and modes.

Jeff's book with Schell Barkley, Fingering Mastery - scales and modes for the guitar fretboard, demystifies these topics with images and patterns that are different from any other theory book I've seen. His backing tracks provide the foundation to apply these patterns, and his demonstrations during lessons bring them together using examples from standards and popular songs.

Last thing - Jeff has an incredibly strong understanding of world music and music history, much of which is earned through decades of playing live music around the world. I find this adds a lot to the experience of a lesson with him.

I recommend Jeff without reservation.
Randa
The music theory that he taught me makes it easy to play along with any song!
Jeff B.
A patient and caring teacher, sensitive to the student's needs. He taught what I wanted to know by teaching me what I needed.
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Ilona M.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Polish
  • Master of Arts ESOL from Florida Atlantic University
  • Awarded Piano Teacher from National Piano Guild
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Ilona M.

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I teach vocabulary, sentence structure, and pronunciation. I teach conversation and use everyday examples.

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am ex

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Maria
Made an appointment for 4pm. Ordered all the books she requested. Showed up for my appointment 10minutes before 4 and she did not answer me. I called her and message her and nothing. at 4:15 she finally called saying she would be 5minutes late. I told her I wasn't going to wait and I'd be going home. She said she was still going to charge me, even tho she was 20minutes late to out 4pm appointment. I called customer service and got it solved but her punctuality and her way of treating clients is horrible. How dare she still try to charge me even tho she never showed up? If the first appointment she didn't show, I can't imagine what the others would of been like. Wasted my gas and time.
Samantha Jagroop
Ilona is very rude does not care what comes out of her mouth, very insulting and putting down people. She insulted me to my face and behind my back to my daughter. Not professional at all. She does not know what she is doing in writing, auditioning, lighting, photography. She did not follow the instructions given from my daughter's Hollywood Agents that was submitting my daughter for a role. She argued about doing it her way. She has bugs all in her car, it infested and they were as well on her. I had to sterilize everything when she left. I asked her several times to leave and she would not. I called the Agency on the spot and they had left for the day but I left them voicemails and immediately whiles she was at my home, wrote them an email. I did not want to argue with her infront of my daughter. When she was leaving she hit a sign in my development and did not care. My neighbors witnessed all of this. I called Take Lessons right away Monday morning and I was told my Michael in Support along with two other of his colleagues that I would receive a refund. I don't do things like this, but this was unethical and Take Lessons did not keep their word to me. They told me that they got her side of the story and pretty much they were keeping the money. Highly unethical. I was in shock because they are okay with how this lady was yelling at my daughter and I and the unsanitary way she entered my home when her car and herself is infested with bugs. I took pics and gave it to Take Lesson and they don't care, they just want their money. My daughter's agents were highly disappointed and encouraged me to use You Tube or free workshops as well as paid if they are not too much. Any Agency that is serious about you will not advise to go spend money. I am so sorry I have to write this review because I don't like to cripple people's reputation or company. But if they would of told me from the beginning that I will not get refunded then that was their word, but it is not what happened. Most horrible experience.
Adriana L.
I am finally learning how to play the violin and read music. Ilona is a great teacher, very patient and friendly.
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Kelvin L.

161 Reviews
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  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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Kelvin L.

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Though archery is often perceived as a stationary sport, competitive archers actually require a significant amount of strength, endurance and focus to perform well. If you aren't familiar with the demands of the sport then you may be surprised to learn that there are several health benefits to participating in archery. In addition to physical benefits, archery can improve your mental health as well.
You will learn Upper Body Strength,Balance,Coordination,Mental Focus, Considerations and much more....
All classes will be provided at local private archery club.
Affiliations: USA Archery

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects o

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Arthur
My son, who is Autistic has been taken lessons for a few years. I will say that Mr. Lin has been an outstanding teacher to him and has always encouraged him to do the best he can. Joseph with Mr. Lin's help even scored high on the ILMEA's. My son is graduating and this big move to college is keeping him focused and Joseph has asked to pause lessons. We are hoping he goes back sometime. Music has done wonders for him. It has helped with discipline, schedule and working in a group. Mr. Kelvin has helped him with all of this and more and we are very happy we found such a caring and responsive teacher to our son. We highly recommend this teacher for lessons.
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Shannon S.

82 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1989
  • BA-Performance from Univ of MO-KC, Winona State Univ
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Shannon S.

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Specializing in beginner to intermediate; youth to adult; road, light trail, triathlon. overall health and fitness.
Certifications: ISSA Personal Trainer, NDETA Group Trainer, CPR-Pro, 1st Aid, Emergency Oxygen.
Affiliations: USATriathlon, LCT, BAM, HRTC.
10 Years competitive triathlon/Duathlon/Running experience.

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical stri

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Ana
Shannon’s lessons with my son are going great! He’s so excited to learn. I’m so happy that he’s happy about learning to play the piano.
Niparpon ..
Very attentive to focus on areas that I need improvement and suggested exercises for me to practice.
Johnathan
Shannon has worked with me for years, as my nutrition/fitness/strength trainer and my private music instructor! I love her! She is so patient, kind and knowledgeable. She cares and only wants to help me be better at everything I do! And she is always there to help even between sessions. She's all in!
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Rodrigo R.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Music Faculty Scholarship from El Camino College, Torrance CA
  • Teaching since 1986
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Rodrigo R.

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Vihuela, Guitar, Guitarrón.

About Rodrigo

With an associates degree from El Camino, and lots of musical studies in Mexico, I have been fortunate to tour through the States and through my country. My lessons include real working tips for the real life, keeping it fun as the material is created for your specific needs. I am a multi-instrument

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Akane T.
I liked how he was open minded! Which is hard to find. He was very respectful.
Adrian
Rodrigo was flexible with my crazy schedule and was always willing to go the extra mile. I have really developed a true love now for the accordion thanks to him.
Connor Bulakites
Rodrigo is very knowledgeable and helpful—he helped make many concepts clear to me in only a few lessons. I am excited to practice and continue to improve my playing!

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