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Dom Minasi
5.0
from 51 reviews
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
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Anthony L.
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Dom is an outstanding musician and an outstanding teacher. He has been a professional musician his whole life and he is generous in sharing his knowledge as a teacher. He was able to assess my skill level at our first meeting and has developed the lessons to meet my specific needs. I highly recommend Dom as a teacher.

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  • 45 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
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Peter K.
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I've always sung and I took lessons with top rated voice 'teachers', but they really weren't teachers; they were really coaches and stylists. Rae de la Cretaz is a true pedagogue. She is a teacher of rare abilities...a vocal genie if you're lucky enough to find her. Unlike, coaches, she will custom build your voice from the ground up. I thought I knew the basics, but I soon discovered after uttering one note in front of her, that I knew nothing. Here I had been focused on style, placement, phrasing...only to discover that I really had never even mastered how to really breathe, and that so much of singing is breath work. How so much of great singing is 'getting out of the way' of your natural voice. (Easier said than done). I also never realized how mentally challenging it is to learn to sing correctly. So, here's the deal. If you have a voice, you need to treasure it, and make sure you use it properly so it stays healthy all through your life. Rae will give you that. When you sing, she has her eyes closed, and can tell you exactly what you did in your body that hampered that perfect note. She knows where you were holding tension in your body, and she'll be right every time. Unlike many people who call themselves teachers, she doesn't just let you sing all the way through. She will stop you over and over and correct you until you're producing the right sound. She's tough, precise, and amazingly perceptive. You need to surrender your ego at the door, know that she is committed to your being the best you can be, and allow her to do her magic. Soon, you will be able to identify what you're doing wrong, and fix it yourself. But you must surrender to her teaching technique and have patience and faith. For that, you will be rewarded with a healthy rich voice that responds to your mind like a Porsche grips the road on a hairpin turn. If all you want to do is be told how great you are and sing songs through your whole session, Rae isn't for you. If you're passionate about being the best singer you can be, and you want vocal mastery, and you're eager to learn a powerful technique, then Rae is for you. Her teaching is universal, and you will be amazed how quickly you improve regardless of your repertoire. Classical, pop, rock, Broadway....it doesn't matter. Her methods are genre agnostic....Watch your range increase, watch how your notes float out of you as if they have a life of their own, watch how your resonance comes alive, learn to feel when it's right instead of listening for it. You will identify yourself as a 'singer' with confidence in the consistency, reliability, and health of your voice. Call her. She's also a very nice person, and easy to talk to. She's won't lavish you with gratuitous praise, but she gets very excited when you get something right. And you'll know it. One caveat: it took me two or three lessons to learn how gifted a teacher she is. That's because it took me a few lessons to surrender my ego at the door.

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SergeFX
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
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Josette G.
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Serge is an extremely skilled top notch coach and amazing instructor that genuinely cares about his students. His training sessions are very challenging and rewarding. My strength and endurance levels have greatly improved in such a short time since training with Serge. He has patience and will take the time to go over moves as many times as you need, in a supportive and encouraging way. You will sweat, train hard and learn a lot from each lesson. My training sessions were by far the BEST that I've ever experienced. What marks a phenomenal instructor is his ability to teach in a particular way that impacts every aspect of a students life, and that is what Serge has done for me and I'm truly thankful. Overall, I would highly recommend Serge to all without any hesitation. Josette-

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Gloria Alveal
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
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Rebecca C.
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Gloria has been such a great tutor. She has truly been a blessing! Gloria created lessons based on my needs, tailoring each class around what I wanted out of the class. She's patient, encouraging and pleasant to learn from. We formed a nice bond and I always look forward to our lessons. I began with no Spanish skills and in just a few months I feel like an intermediate. All I have is rave reviews and highly recommend her as a Spanish tutor!!

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  • 9 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
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Ainsley B.
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Spanish Lessons
4.8
from 43 reviews
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
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Raymond B.
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Senor Avalos is a first rate teacher. He makes it interesting and fun. I have had four lessons so far, am about to book another six, and will keep going from there.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
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Oana P.
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I love my classes with Pamela. She is a great teacher. She is very visual in her explanations and work with me until I get it and get it right. I feel I am improving a lot. Pamela is a wonderful person and easy to work with. The lessons are always fun. Also, she is very accomodaing with my schedule changes, which I appreciate a lot.

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The Vocal Lab NYC
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
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Courtney F.
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Annie is a total godsend for anyone with a semblance of self-consciousness or hesitation about letting their true selves shine. Her approach to technique involves a lot of relaxation and emphasis on letting your natural voice shine, which is huge for anyone (speaking from experience) who's pre-programmed to have a certain "poise" to their vocal technique. Annie is amazingly approachable and easy to get along with, and she's become a cherished mentor after only a handful of official lessons. Highly recommended and hugely influential if you happen to have past vocal training and are looking for a more liberated, natural way to perform!

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Take Note Lessons
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
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Jaimie N.
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Quick response and understood my goals in lessons.

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Francis Hon Music
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
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Ziwei C.
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Francis is very professional. His piano lessons are very tailored and engaging. I would highly recommend.

Jimi Durso
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Brandon M.
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Jimi is an amazing teacher. His versatility and depth of knowledge, not only of guitar, but of music theory make his style of instruction completely tailored to the interests of student. Jimi is a musician in his heart and his passion for music is tempered only by his intense humanity. There are no drills, there's no yelling. There's only an immersion in music and true scaffolding of skills. Additionally, you'll find yourself laughing and learning all the same in a way that breeds a true life long love of playing. My lessons with Jimi added a dimension to my life in knowing and understanding music that is truly like a 6th sense. He enablers me to shear the world in ways I never would have otherwise. Anyone would be well served to take lessons with him--or just to talk about music with him.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
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Rikke L.
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I always leave Anettes lessons feeling uplifted and inspired to go home and practice. Her teaching is thorough and encouraging and I feel she has a super sense for where I'm at and what I need to do to get better.

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Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
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Daniel D.
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Josh is clearly very skilled with a guitar and has taught many students before. He will tailor the lessons towards what you would most want to learn, and in that sense he is very flexible. He is extremely friendly and punctual. Even in my first lesson he was able to help my technical ability improve dramatically, and I'm much more confident of being able to pick up new songs quickly. I look forward every week to the lessons.

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Kino Lee Music
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
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PS L.
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Kino is really patient with me, and her space is really clean, bright and large, highly recommend her for piano lessons.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
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Dianne A.
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These young men are a class A act! They are the epitome of professionalism! They have an amazing, amazing sound that continues to blow guests away every time that I utilize their services at an event! They are definitely my band of choice! Kudos, Soulful Sounds!👍

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Marlene McCarthy
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
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Robert A.
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Marlene is such a fun and inspiring teacher! I always look forward to our lessons together. Marlene is expecially knowledgeable in building healthy piano technique which has been very helpful for me.

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Piano Lessons
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
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Carolyn P.
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I'm really learning a lot with Viky. She has the fundamentals down and is able to teach them. I'm really enjoying the lessons

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Drew Wesely
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
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Jad M.
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Very much enjoy working with Drew. He's done an amazing job of planning lessons around my interests/level. He's very professional and patient to boot.

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Nicky Phillips
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
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Kitty K.
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Amazing vocal teacher! Nicky is a great vocal teacher who is kind and patient. She has been working with my 11 year daughter for about 3 years. Nicky makes the extra effort to use age appropriate songs and part of the lesson includes music theory. Win win! My daughter can’t commit to the practice time necessary with an instrument, so we went with vocal lessons with Nicky. With singing she can practice any time and anywhere. Nicky has been able to bring out some beautiful notes, making this mom very proud. Can’t beat the price - she comes to our home and is a very accommodating with our crazy schedule. Again she is an AMAZING vocal teacher!!

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  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
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Maddie P.
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She made me feel super at ease from the very start. Always showed up to lessons with a plan A and a plan B, so that I could be the one to decide how I wanted to tailor my lessons. Loved that! I improved so much from her lessons, not only in actual skills but in confidence as well. Such a genuine person with so much talent to share!!

Bilingual Interaction, LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Debra C.
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Working with Humberto has been fantastic. He will structure lessons to what you want from the experience. For me we are working on strong foundational knowledge of Spanish so that I can converse causally and in a business environment. I am quite enjoying the sessions.

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What is CPR training?

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (better known as CPR) is a lifesaving manual technique that pumps oxygenated blood back into the body’s organs if someone’s heart or breathing has stopped. A variety of CPR training is available to community members, employees and healthcare providers. CPR training may last two to five hours or more, depending on the content and the target audience. During the training, students will learn how to recognize and respond to an emergency situation. There are different CPR techniques for adults and children, but with both you will learn how to determine whether the person is conscious before administering chest compression. During the training you’ll learn chest compression techniques for adults and different techniques for children between the ages of 1 and 8. Students learn how to properly administer chest compressions, when the technique is appropriate and when it is not, and how long you must perform rescue measures. Students also learn what an automatic external defibrillator (AED) is and how to use it if necessary to shock a patient before administering CPR chest compressions.

How do I become CPR and first aid certified?

You can earn CPR training and receive first aid certification in a number of ways. Choose an online course to learn the materials remotely and then find a testing location to complete the certification process with an in-person demonstration of your knowledge and skills. Encourage your workplace to host a first aid and CPR training so employees can learn what to do in case of a workplace emergency and how to respond with lifesaving techniques. You may also be able to take a CPR or first aid class in your community. A basic CPR training may run four to five hours. After receiving CPR training, you’ll know how to respond if an adult or a child goes into cardiac arrest or stops breathing. You’ll learn how to use chest compressions to keep blood pumping to a person’s organs, which can keep them alive until an emergency responder can arrive. First aid and CPR training can also include education about how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED).

What does a Spanish tutor do?

The goal of a Spanish tutor is to help students improve their Spanish reading, writing, comprehension, and conversation skills. The tutor’s approaches may vary, depending on whether the instruction is individual or a group class. Many Spanish tutors practice immersion — meaning they will speak only Spanish with their pupils. For students with little to no Spanish experience, the Spanish tutor may use a mix of Spanish and English to accustom their students to speaking the language.

A Spanish tutor can offer a wide range of services to their students. For students currently enrolled in a Spanish class through their middle school or high school, a Spanish tutor can help them with homework and language practice, as well as expanding their understanding of their current school curriculum. For adults, Spanish tutors will have different approaches based on that student’s need. Academics and those seeking high-level professional development for their career will often have more intensive and targeted lessons, drills, and interactive speaking tests. For adults who wish to learn conversational Spanish for fun or for travel, lessons may revolve around learning commonly used phrases and practicing speaking in relaxed settings.

What is first aid training?

With first aid training, you may be able to help save a life. First aid training can teach people who are not medical professionals how to help a sick or injured person in crisis before an ambulance arrives on the scene. Most commonly, first aid training helps teach you how to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use automated external defibrillators (AEDs).

First aid training can teach you how to respond in a variety of emergency situations, including:

  • Asthma attack
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Burns
  • Choking
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • External bleeding
  • Heart attack
  • Poisoning
  • Neck, head or back injury
  • Stroke
  • Seizure

First aid training classes may be offered by professionals who are affiliated with the Red Cross, which offers online, in-person, and blended training classes. First aid classes are also often offered through local recreation centers, city services, schools, hospitals and private companies.  

What do you learn in a first aid course?

First aid training gives you a variety of lifesaving skills for responding to many different emergency situations. In a first aid course you’ll learn about how to examine someone who’s been hurt, how to use a defibrillator, how to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and how to control bleeding and trauma. Some courses include pediatric first aid as well as adult first aid; helping a choking infant, for example, is different from helping a choking adult. Although you can take CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) courses separately, most first aid training includes both.

In a first aid course you’ll also learn how to respond to:

  • Wounds, including punctures, cuts and hemorrhages
  • Heart attacks, chest pain and respiratory arrest
  • Bone fractures, sprains and torn muscles
  • First-, second- and third-degree burns
  • Poisoning
  • Choking
  • Bites and stings
  • Hypothermia or frostbite
  • Shock and seizures
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