Take the lesson because it would be good for someone else with a trained eye to look at your swing. If the pro is any good he will be able to see immediately what the issue is.   With respect to your interpretation of the laws of ball flight one way to hit an intentional fade or draw is to point your club face in the direction of the intended target, grip the club, align yourself to compensate for the flightpath of the ball and then swing normally. The end result is...