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David's awesome! very knowledgable , friendly and a truly inspiring teacher. Unfortunately, I don't have time to commit to voice lessons right now, but once I do I most certainly will call David!
As I was a bit skeptical to meet Craig as I had been to another public speaking coach and did not feel I improved the way I wanted to - I was more than excited how he taught me to prepare, deliver and get results far beyond my expectations. He is extraordinarily knowledgeable about public speaking as he speaks all over the world himself and transferred his skillset to me in a patient, empathetic and motivating way that made me feel fearless and confident. As someone who gives presentations to clients & colleagues and is a bit timid, I just finished giving my 2nd Speech; the reaction from the audience has been remarkable. As Craig says, you only give a "WOW" speech. I actually feel more confident in my personal life having the "swagger' Craig said I would get once I understood the nuances and subsequently the ability to execute those skills to my listeners (whether 100 or 1). Thank you Craig - you have literally changed my life. To those who might be considering a public speaking coach, I would just say that Craig is a "WOW" Coach.
Before I, the student, began working with Jeremy, I was having little to no improvement in consecutive SAT exams. I was having so much trouble trying to figure out the proper way to study, in how I could improve myself and jump into the 1500s which was my goal. However, I was leveling out at about the high 1300s, with a loss on what to do. Kaplan Test Prep did not help much, as they provided often passive learning strategies, and failed to really help the student with effective, real-working strategies. Jeremy Fine knows the ins and the outs of not only the SAT but the ACT as well. His vast knowledge about the exams, combined with his professionalism in them and in colleges globally (college prep as well), made him the perfect tutor that ultimately improved my test score by more than 100 points in the span of 5 weeks! The strategies that he gave me, and the vigor that he gave every motivating speech with, really helped me learn how to tackle every single question. I would recommend Jeremy to anybody who really wants to improve with a passion. Obviously, Jeremy is not a miracle maker, who can automatically increase a score by hundreds without the student doing any work. I worked very hard, and Jeremy takes that very seriously. But coming from a kid who finds standardized testing almost impossible, he really seemed like a magician to me.
Roy created a public speaking class for the corporate training department back at the previous place that I worked. He would assign simple topics such as “What’s your favorite activity? What do you do to de-stress?” each week and we would just talk about them in a conference room. Each week Roy would give tips and comments on our performance and also have us practice various skills such as stage movement, hand gestures, pauses, and eye movement. When I presented my first of these mini-speeches in front of everybody, I was super nervous, such that I was staring at the floor a lot of the time and my speech came out very monotonous. At the end of the six-week training, I was able to deliver a very natural and fluent speech with confidence and a smile, as well as utilize my hand gestures to convey emotion and grab the audience's attention. Overall, the six-week training was highly beneficial and I would recommend anyone who wants to improve their public-speaking skills to take a session with Roy, especially those who suffer with Glossophobia.
Dr. Washington is my professor and not only does she teach her classes well, but she provides great motivation speeches to her students. She makes me want to strive to get better grades and just be a better person. She makes you not want to give up on yourself, and honestly some things that she speaks on actually hits home for me and what I go through in life! Overall, she is a great person and I'm glad I had the opportunity to meet her!
Our daughter worked with James directly for several months prior to taking the June ACT and as a result of the lessons including one-on-one sessions and follow-up work, her score jumped 10 points! I highly recommend James and his team!!!!
I took English lessons with Maura for 6 months. During the classes, we put the emphasis on conversation. We talked about a large number of topics : Politics, Society, day to day life... It gave me much more confidence in my relations with English speakers and, coming from a European country, it also helped me to understand better the American culture. Maura is open, friendly, she makes you feel at ease and she enjoys teaching ESL.
Anna is a valuable yoga instructor. Thank you Anna for wonderful private yoga lessons it is always exiting for me and makes me peaceful and much happier too. Thank you again .(-:
One of the best tutors my daughter ever had. She struggled with the sat for a year until we found him. He made lessons around her needs and that helped her do well. She was able to get into the college she wanted.
My 4-year-old daughter has been taking piano lessons with Dillon for several months. He is devoted to making sure that my daughter is engaged in her lessons and learns both technique and theory. Even before working with us, Dillon recommended the right type of keyboard and piano workbook to purchase. He is very patient and dedicates a great amount of effort to instructing our daughter (and two of her 4-year-old friends). He is firm and keeps her focused (but not too firm that he intimidates her). Finally this week, my daughter went to her room and practiced by herself and is now able to play "Old MacDonald". Yay for Dillon!
Tomas is great to work with. I have been seeing him for speaking lessons. He is extremely perceptive -- getting to root of why I speak/gesture/act as I do, as opposed to simply relying on cookie-cutter suggestions. He will challenge you to go outside of your comfort zone, with positive results. He is very in-tune with his clients, has a good attitude, and is responsive to messages.
Justin is a true pro. Very valuable coaching in preparation for a business presentation I was giving. He asked good questions to understand the context of the situation and tailored his coaching to that specific opportunity. Great insights on the importance of the physical/mental connection needed to help make a successful speech. Always on time. I highly recommend Justin to any interested in improving their public speaking skills.
Robert teaches Italian lessons. I am a terrible student frequently confusing my High School French with what Robert patiently teaches me. He is good humored, well prepared and pushes me along just enough. I am never frustrated but always encouraged. Robert always is smiling and I never feel silly with my pronunciation. Robert really is a great teacher. I wish I had met him years ago before my first trip to Italy. I look forward to my lessons all week. Bravo Robert!!!!
Mr. Connor has been working with my children the last two years. He is an amazing teacher who is very patient and kind to my children. He is teaching them Chinese, singing, drum and guitar. Unlike other teacher we had in the past, Mr. Connor incorporate games and songs into all his lessons which makes language learning much more interest. My children adores Mr. Connor and looking forward to work with him every time.
Daniel's tutoring experience and knowledge of the material was key to our daughters acceptance to Bergen County Technical HS. Daniel always arrived on time for each lesson and always came prepared. We were also happy that he gave homework assignments to work on for the next lesson. Our overall experience was great. We will definitely contact Daniel again.
Clemencia is great. She is friendly and easy to talk to. She is working with me to create a lesson plan that works for my needs.
I first reached out to Spencer to prep me for a job interview. This involved updating my cover letter and preparing/rehearsing my interview questions and answers. With Spencer’s tutoring, I felt much more confident and ready for the interview. While going through the final stages of the interview process, the hiring company tasked me to prepare a custom presentation. Spencer’s thoughtful questions, creativity and attentiveness helped me nail this final task and I landed the job! I still work with Spencer on any speeches and business presentations I have to give. He takes the time to understand my point of view on the subject in order to help craft the right material and tone. Throughout each project, Spencer is always helping me improve my articulation and vocabulary. This has made a tremendous difference in both my professional and personal life! Overall, Spencer is an excellent teacher and public speaker.
I took Italian lessons with Francesco for a few months and I have to say that he's a really good teacher. He has a very efficient method, I noticed a fast improvement in my skills. Also I had a good time during the lessons cause Francesco is nice and fun!
Dan is an absolutely fantastic tutor. He's a super knowledgeable, smart, easy-to-work-with tutor who really helped my daughter improve substantially on the ACT. I've used other tutors in the past for academic support for her and she always complained about having to go to lessons, but never so with Dan - she actually looked forward to seeing him each week. I was very impressed and would highly recommend him to anyone! Major thumbs up, both for his skills with students and his ability to achieve top scores on high-stakes tests like the ACT.
The few lessons I had with Humberto were great! He was great at understanding my goals, gauging where I was with my comfort level, and finding an appropriate pace for me. He made the classes enjoyable and helpful all around, adding some music given my own interest in it.
Rabbi Jaffe is an excellent tutor. He arrives on time for each lesson and is very reliable. During the lesson, he breaks down the material so that it's understandable. He is very patient and understanding.