Canasta Lessons

Morgan Skelton (Founder & Master Coach)

Morgan is a passionate Canasta Master card player who became enamored with Canasta and Mahjong.  Her desire for a new venture and playing games in a socially competitive environment resulted in establishing the Manhattan Canasta Club. She is a graduate of the London School of Economics, M.B.A, post-graduate Harvard business school with a  broad background in business and international relations.  

Morgan plays Canasta, Mahjong, Backgammon, and Poker. She is thrilled to be launching this exciting new venture.  Morgan also provides private lessons in all t

What are the benefits of becoming a teacher?

The best part about being a teacher is when I genuinely surprise my players and make  them realize  how  rewarding  this  game  can  be .

Most people play card games for the entertainment value they provide, but they also provide several benefits to our emotional and mental health. Card games like bridge, canasta  and poker keep our minds active, boost concentrating, and offer a social outlet all of which are key factors in a happy and healthy life.

Lessons available

Beginner Lessons, Strategy Coaching, Special Hands

  • Private one-on-one in person $200 (3.5 hours)
  • Online Courses $100 ( per hour)


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