Mahjongg teachers

A comprehensive list of mahj teachers can be found at:  
To add your name to the list contacts

If you do not see a teacher in your area, you can post a message at
Click on the mahjongg tiles and leave a message on the find-a-player board.
Another resource is your local YMCA or JCC (Jewish Community center)
If you still cannot find anyone, e-mail me at and I will do some research.
All teachers are presumed to teach National Mah Jongg League rules.   
If you experience any problems with anyone on this list, please contact me.

Donna Huisinga  Phoenix - small group lessons  
Daron Barness  Scottsdale - individual and group lessons  602-619-1136

Carol Cohn
San Diego/Mission Valley area, California  619.708.7760
Johni Levene
Los Angeles and Santa Monica, California 
Sara Linden
San Francisco Bay Area - sara@mahjclub.com415.810.8434
Toby Salk
Catherine Freemire - Mah Jongg Joy
Berkley -925-939-3904 
I offer friendly American mahjongg classes and gatherings in Walnut Creek, CA and other Bay Area locations.

Canada - Ontario
Marge Lindsay  Windsor area - Beginner Lessons Free  519-966-1166
Rosalie Bezaire - Windsor area - 


Stefanie - Specializing in never-evers and brush-up groups.  Donate a beginning learning session to non-profit organizations:  Gilda's Club, synagogues and churches, etc.

Dolly Worn  - Sebastian, Florida.  Sebastian Florida senior center.  $1 donation. 772-388-1913 

Marjorie Tomaso  - 28 Colonial Hills Drive, St. Louis, MO 63141 -  314-304-1261

New Jersey

Donna Gross  - Randolph, New Jersey.  Teaches at adult school in Chatham.  Individuals and groups.

Christine Blackford  - Monmouth and Ocean County, New Jersey.  Private Mah Jongg for Beginners & Intermediate, private/group instruction, minimum 3 players.  Available to teach individuals, families or groups at libraries, colleges, communities, recreational and senior centers, etc.,

New York
Linda Fisher  Queens and Manhattan - two-hour class, three person minimum.  Can teach in your home or mine or public venue such as a cafe or library.  Follow up classes and assistance in finding a game.

Alex Pollack  
Queens and Long Island - group classes  516-816-5084 -

Barbara Dellon and Susan Ryhanen   Northern Westchester Co. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Email:    Website:
Beginning and intermediate classes in the spring and fall through Lakeland Central School District's Continuing Education Program.  We also will consider private and small group lessons.

Renee Gatta  Nassau County, NY - individual and group.

Barbara Berger -  Upper NY State (Syracuse) -  summer months. or 

Sandi  Frank  -  Mah Jongg for Beginners at Westchester Community College, Valhalla Campus.  Sundays 1:00-3:00 March 11, 2012 through April 29, 2012. (Skip 4/1 and 4/8).  Call the College at 914-606-6830 to register.  

June Rapowitz, Rochester, NY -

Ling Maris, Manhattan, Nassau, Suffolk, some NJ and Conn.  516-625-0029 or 516-782-6621

Stef Buckley,  Westchester, N.Y.  Specializing in never-evers and brush-up groups.  Donates a beginning learning session to non-profit organizations; Gilda's Club, synagogues and churches, etc.

Shelby Rhyne,
Columbus, Ohio
Alice Sadaka, 
Columbus, Ohio

South Carolina
Greenville Area - October - June  - Barbara Berger - or 

Marlene Stern  - - Dallas area

Shirley Hanick  - 

Marilyn Calabrese  - Gcalabr337@aol.com804-323-0704 - Richmond area