Things To Do In Alamo

76% Off One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes

Wellness Haven Yoga

Walnut Creek

$160 $39

Experienced instructors guide students through invigorating yoga styles ranging from beginner slow flow yoga to all-level yoga

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

Up to 74% Off Classes at YogaWorks

YogaWorks

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

Yoga Alliance–trained instructors lead exercisers of all abilities through yoga classes that include Iyengar, Ashtanga, and Vinyasa Flow

87% Off Curves Gym Membership & Classes

Curves

Multiple Locations

$153 $19.97

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Curves workouts from Jillian Michaels are designed for women of all ages and help kick start weight loss in 30 minutes a day

Up to 54% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Castle Rock Arabians

Walnut Creek

$80 $39

CHA-certified instructors impart essential riding skills to students mounted on ponies or horses at a ranch in the Mount Diablo foothills

Up to 57% Off a Knitting Class at Fashion-knit

Fashion-knit

Downtown Walnut Creek

$35 $15

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Various stitches, purling, and basic to advanced knitting techniques are covered during fast-paced classes

Half Off Wine Tastings at Scott Harvey Wines Tasting Room

Scott Harvey Wines Tasting Room

Sutter Creek

$42 $21

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Sip on reserve wines crafted by master winemaker Scott Harvey before taking home a bottle of zinfandel, barbera, or syrah

Up to 58% Off Irish Dance Classes

Dillon Magh Adhair Academy of Irish Dance

Walnut Creek

$100 $45

Instructors teach students the art of Irish dance at a school that's registered with An Coimisiun le Rinci Gaelacha, Dublin, Ireland

Up to 84% Off at Martial Arts America

Martial Arts America

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

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Kids' program builds confidence and self-defense skills through tae kwon do strikes, jujitsu rolls, and eskrima stick exercises

40% Off Capoeira

Omulu Capoeira Group

Downtown Walnut Creek

$10 $6

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 87% Off Krav Maga Classes

Krav Maga Official Training Centers

Multiple Locations

$150 $19

Beginner and advanced krav maga classes offer full-body workouts to teenagers and adults while teaching them methods of self-defense

50% Off One-Week Youth Baseball Camp

Bronco Baseball Academy

Walnut Creek

$300 $149

Drills, games, and one-on-one coaching help players build fundamental skills; a certified athletic trainer ensures safe training

Up to 54% Off Belly-Dancing Classes

Shimmy Dreams Belly Dance Studio

Lafayette

$54 $27

Expert belly-dance instructor leads group in basic moves during calorie-burning classes; advanced classes available for experienced students

Up to 78% Off Dance Lessons

Escuela de Tango

Multiple Locations

$440 $99

During a private dance lesson or fun group lessons, an experienced instructor teaches the basic technique and musicality of the tango

Up to 65% Off Spin and Mat Classes at Star Pilates

Star Pilates

Moraga

$162.50 $59

Get fit in Pilates classes that teach mat techniques or cycling sessions infused with group motivation

$10 for Batting-Cage Practice at San Ramon Sports

San Ramon Sports

San Ramon

$20 $10

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Batting cages lob softballs or hurl baseballs at 35–80 mph

Up to 54% Off Art Class or Studio Rental

A.S. Art Studio & Gallery

San Ramon

$35 $17

Passionate artists demystify drawing, still-life painting, expressionism & portraiture; groups of six paint or draw during studio sessions

81% Off Bikram Yoga Classes

Bikram Yoga East Bay

San Ramon

$150 $29

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Twist, bend, and sweat in these hot yoga classes

Up to 76% Off Crossfit Classes in San Ramon

Crossfit Drive

San Ramon

$160 $39

Fitness guru Travis Sleighter tailors high-intensity workouts to suit students of all fitness levels

Up to 71% Off Self-Defense Classes at Trucombat

Trucombat

San Ramon

$100 $30

Expert instructors teach kids and adults self-defense techniques that incorporate elements of fighting styles such as Kung Fu and MMA

Up to 76% Off Martial Arts for Kids or Adults

TriValley ATA Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$125 $39

Both kids and adults develop discipline and self-confidence as they learn martial arts

Up to 87% Off at 30 Day-Bootcamp

30 Day-Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$130 $19

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Instructors lead women-only and coed boot camps focused on fitness and self-defense

87% Off Yoga at Umang's Wellness Haven

Umang's Wellness Haven

San Ramon

$186 $25

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ERYT-certified instructor Umang Goel leads a seven-day schedule of yoga classes to help students stretch and strengthen muscles

50% Off Basketball Lessons

Tri Valley Sports Academy

San Ramon

$300 $150

Three-hour classes split between scrimmages and skill development cover ball-handling, shooting, defense, and teamwork

"Murder on the Rebound"

"R&B Revue"

Zio Fraedo's

$127.06 $59

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Guests dine on a buffet with prime rib while unraveling a comical murder mystery, then receive an autographed cast photo

Up to 50% Off Golf

Grayson Woods Golf Course

Pleasant Hill

$6 $3

With Mount Diablo as a backdrop, golf complex offers an 18-hole putting course and 9-hole, par-3 course characterized by large greens

Half Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Horsin' Around

Pleasant Grove

$60 $30

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 97% Off Adventures Passes

Adventures Pass

Multiple Locations

$1,500 $59

Passes give holders discounts on activities such as fly fishing, clay shooting, paragliding, horseback riding, wakeboarding, and paintball

Up to 55% Off American Food at Magoo's Grill

Magoo's Grill

Pleasant Hill

$32 $17

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Neighborhood grill has slung classic burgers, fish tacos, and microbrews for 25 years in dining room with DirecTV or on outdoor patio

Wake Island Watersports – 45% Off Mud Run

Wake Island Watersports

Sacramento

$159.47 $88

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Registration for a 5K run filled with muddy obstacles, plus entry to a beach party and wakeboarding passes

Up to 63% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Earthquake Arabians

Tassajara

$80 $39

Certified trainers lead private horseback-riding lessons at a facility featuring an indoor arena and lush gardens

Up to 91% Off Classes at Yoga Sol

Yoga Sol

Concord

$140 $25

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Yoga classes in various styles including Vinyasa, yin, power, restorative, and hot yoga

Up to 51% Off an Improv Workshop and Actor's Intensive

MMTB- Movie Making Throughout the Bay! Inc.

MMTB Production Office

$70 $35

Workshop teaches participants improv techniques, confidence building, and reel-building skills with on-camera opportunities

Up to 73% Off Youth and Adult Martial Arts

DELTA Martial Arts & Athletics

Concord

$99 $39

Kids learn basics of karate, focusing on athletics, discipline, and respect; wing tsun and escrima classes teach Chinese and Filipino arts

Up to 42% Off at Wicked Mirage Hookah Lounge

Wicked Mirage Hookah Lounge

Multiple Locations

$25 $15

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Hookah bowls come in fruit flavors such as raspberry, melon, and mango

Up to 64% Off Guitar or Voice Lessons

Jones Guitar and Vocal Instruction

Concord

$130 $50

Seasoned instructor Ranjani Jones teaches basic theory, sight-reading, and technique for guitar, beginner piano, and voice

Up to 63% Off Kickboxing or Boot Camp

Max Combat Fitness

Central Contra Costa

$119 $49

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Learn the in-the-ring combat techniques of muay thai or condition like a fighter in 45-minute boot camps

55% Off Chocolate-Making Class

Rachel Dunn Chocolates

Concord

$55 $25

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Renowned chocolatier with 30 years of experience personally leads chocolate-making workshops that incorporate seasonal ingredients

Up to 53% Off Children's Swim Lessons

AquaTech Swim School

Multiple Locations

$85 $40

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Group children's lessons teach stroke techniques and water safety in a self-paced instruction

Up to 80% Off Adult or Teen Parkour Classes

APEX Movement NorCal

Concord

$145 $29

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Parkour and free-running gym houses a modular set of obstacles including jungle gyms, moveable bars, walls of many heights, and a foam pit

69% Off Five-Week Women's Only Fitness Program

Kaia Fit North Concord

Concord

$157 $49

Core-fitness sessions for women provide full-body workouts through cross training, power yoga, pilates, and cardiovascular activity

50% Off Wedding Fair for Two

Bay Area Wedding Fairs

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

Bridal shows bring together couples and wedding professionals for networking and big-day planning

Up to 57% Off at Kimura CrossFit

Kimura CrossFit

San Leandro

$150 $69

Coaches challenge and motivate CrossFit students to overcome fitness plateaus and achieve their goals in scalable classes

Up to 83% Off Membership to Body Mechanix

Body Mechanix

Multiple Locations

$340 $59

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Unlimited one-month membership grants access to gym equipment and group classes; expert personal trainers offer one-one-one motivation

55% Off Fitness Classes

Elite Fitness Bay Area

Sheffield Village

$199 $90

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 53% Off Wine Tasting at Heller Estate Organic Vineyards

Heller Estate Organic Vineyards

Carmel Valley Village

$20 $11

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Sample award-winning wines aged in French oak barrels and made from grapes grown in the vineyards that make the property so picturesque

$11 for a Wine Tasting for Two at Joyce Vineyards

Joyce Vineyards

Carmel Valley

$20 $11

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Sample 7 wines, including the Black Mountain chardonnay with notes of pear, quince and pineapple, or the bold Pedregal cabernet sauvignon

Up to 66% Off Bowling

Earl Anthony's Dublin Bowl

Dublin

$70 $24

Bowlers compete on one of 40 championship lanes equipped with automatic scoring

Up to 49% Off Lessons at American Swim Academy

American Swim Academy

Multiple Locations

$72 $39

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Certified instructors impart swim basics in classes kept to a small student-to-teacher ratio for optimum safety and learning

Up to 43% Off Dinner and Variety Show

Bay Area Dinner Show

Multiple Locations

$100 $60

Magician Dan Chan leads a cast of comedians and illusionists during a dinner and variety show

Up to 88% Off Smartraining Package at Koko FitClub

Koko FitClub

Multiple Locations

$190 $29

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Automated exercise stations steer clients through 30-minute workouts that match body type, target fitness goals, and adapt with progress

Up to 85% Off at Fit Body Boot Camp

Fit Body Boot Camp

Dublin

$185 $39

Trainers lead groups through cardio and strength-training exercises designed to boost caloric burn during and after workouts

Up to 62% Off at Barefoot Yoga Studio 

Barefoot Yoga Studio

Lower Bal

$90 $39

Classes offered seven days a week include 90-minute Vinyasa Flow or Power Flow, which is performed in a heated room

Up to 70% Off Trap Shooting Lessons

Martinez Gun Club

Central Contra Costa

$159 $79

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One-hour lessons taught by an NRA-certified shotgun instructor and three-time national champion

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 10% Off Six Bottles of Reserve Wine

Viano Winery

Vine Hill

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 10% off six bottles of wine from the reserve selection.

Up to 88% Off Kids' Tae Kwon Do Classes

Fitness Innovations & Tae Kwon Do

Martinez

$215 $29

Owner has been teaching martial arts for more than 35 years; instructors focus on instilling self-confidence, discipline, and respect

Up to 59% Off at Leela Yoga

Leela Yoga

Alameda

$70 $29

Yoga classes in styles such as hatha align, vinyasa flow, and ashtanga, plus special sessions for seniors and expectant mothers

Up to 50% Off Sailing Lessons at Nautic Sailing School

Nautic Sailing School

Alameda

$198 $99

3.5-hour sailing lessons for two or four people on top-of-the-line sailboats, including instructions on safety and operations

Up to 82% Off Yoga and Fitness Classes at Body Techniques

Body Techniques

Alameda

$120 $39

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Certified and experienced teachers lead boot-camp, Zumba, yoga, and reiki/meditation classes

Up to 50% Off Halau Makana

Halau Makana

Alameda

$20 $10

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 71% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Luke Training Conditioning

Alameda

$100 $29

Intense boot-camp classes keep exercisers engaged by mixing it up with team games and a sense of humor

Master the Art of Making Tapas with a Spanish Chef

BYOB Cooking Class

Alameda

$65 $65

Depending on the season, Patricia Gonzalez will teach you to make tortilla española, Spanish salads, cold tomato soup, and other dishes

Up to 74% Off Cardio Kickboxing & Boot Camp

Dance Co.

Upper B Street

$90 $29

High-intensity cardio kickboxing and boot-camp classes offer varied exercises to help work up a sweat, tone muscles, and lose weight

Half Off Flight Packages from Hayward Flight

Hayward Flight

Hayward

$99 $49.50

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Ground training helps students fully enjoy a flight simulator or understand the controls of a flying plane

Up to 81% Off Classes at A&R Martial Arts Training Center

A&R Martial Arts Training Center

North Hayward

$120 $25

Certified martial arts trainer imbues students of all levels with self-defense fundamentals

Up to 81% Off Muay Thai Classes

KO1 Fitness Academy

Downtown Hayward

$100 $29

Students engage their core muscles while learning standup striking moves

BANFF Mountain Film Festival Radical Reels Tour – Up to 40% Off

2014 BANFF Mountain Film Festival "Radical Reels Tour"

California Theatre

$40 $24

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Short-film festival celebrates extreme athletes from around the world

Up to Half Off at Hiking Yoga

Hiking Yoga

Multiple Locations

$20 $9.99

Outdoor hiking and yoga combine for 90 minutes of cardio and strength work in a natural setting, and groups can take private hikes

Up to 78% Off Yoga and Pilates

Innerstellar Pilates & Yoga

South Berkeley

$130 $35

Pilates mat classes are offered for students of all levels, along with Forrest, Stellarflow Vinyasa, and Restorative yoga

Up to 57% Off Glass-Blowing Class

Revere Glass School

Northwest Berkeley

$220 $99

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Demonstrations and practice help students craft basic solid glassworks, more advanced blown-glass bottles, or multicomponent goblets

50% Off Classes at YogaKula

YogaKula

North Berkeley

$90 $45

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Studio that incorporates a spa offers Pilates Reformer classes with poses for beginners and those in need of a challenge

Up to 65% Off Gym Membership and Personal Training

Anytime Fitness

Anytime Fitness

$64 $25

Get in shape at the 24/7 gym, with a trio of optional personal training sessions to help clients safely jumpstart fitness routines

Up to 76% Off Health Consultation and Oxygen Therapy

Breathe Health Center and Services

Berkeley

$415 $105

Regular sessions of oxygen therapy infuse bodies with this vital element, helping to sustain life and heal

Groove Yoga – 87% Off Classes

Groove Yoga

Berkeley

$150 $19

Instructors lead over 40 heated and non-heated yoga classes each week, open to all experience and ability levels

Up to 44% Off Mexican-Mask-Making Session

Diego Marcial Rios Art and Design Works

The Ashkenaz

$45 $28

Using traditional mask-making techniques and tools, participants create their own Mexican mask during a two-hour class

Belmont Stakes Wine Festival—42% Off Admission

2014 Belmont Stakes Wine Festival

Berkeley Marina

$86.51 $50

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Light food and wines from a host of vintners accompany full slate of live horse racing held on the same day as the Belmont Stakes

Yanni — Up to 43% Off Concert

Yanni

Oracle Arena

$61.85 $35

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Globally famous composer and pianist performs classic favorites and new album tracks backed by a full orchestra

Up to 76% Off Fitness Classes at Flying Yoga

Flying Yoga

Multiple Locations

$130 $35

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Instructors at this award-winning studio lead dynamic classes with supportive modifications to accommodate students of all levels

57% Off Flight Lesson from Oakland Flyers

Oakland Flyers

Oakland

$230 $99

Flight lesson includes ground and flight instruction from a professional pilot and a 35-minute flying session

Select Local Merchants

Linger at one of The New Ristorante Forli's tables long enough, and owners Gabriele Davanzante or Russ Belleci might sidle up to the table to tell a joke or spontaneously burst into an Old Italian song. Flourishes like these imbue The New Ristorante Forli with the aura of a traditional Italian trattoria. In addition to a pair of jovial Italian hosts, The New Ristorante Forli cements its status as a cultural bastion by plating classic dishes such as osso bucco and braised lamb shank. Tuscan chianti and California pinot grigio punctuate the restaurant’s extensive wine list. Additionally, dining companions can cast aside games of napkin peek-a-boo and dance to live music on Friday and Saturday nights.

3160 Danville Blvd
Alamo,
CA
US

While most 21-year-olds are content to just sit in a bar and drink beer, Mike Johannsen was a bit more active about his newly legal status. As soon as he came of age, he started brewing in his dorm room at CalPoly San Luis Obispo. Over the years, he has explored almost every angle of the business, from equipment maintenance to cellaring, packaging, and quality assurance. In 2013, he founded Schubros Brewery alongside Ian Schuster, a London Business School grad and craft beer aficionado.

In the short time that Schubros has been operational, they have already done a lot to distinguish themselves from other breweries. For starters, all their brews are organic: varietals include Diablo Sunrise, a chocolate-orange imperial stout, and 680 IPA, a mahogany ale with notes of caramel and toffee. Schubros also gives 1% of their profits to various local organizations. Customers can go online to vote on where the money should go each quarter; options include environmental groups, school districts, and fire departments.

3227 Danville Boulevard
Alamo,
CA
US

Fariba Sasson isn't just a painter. She's also a floral designer, a jewelry maker, and a clay sculptor. For the multidisciplinary artist and owner of Clay Bundles, mixing media is what it's all about. This approach helps her and other artists discover designs they might not otherwise have created, such as clay art adhered to an acrylic painting or a 3D bust of one's landlord springing from a glass window. She and her instructors teach this approach during hands-on classes that include mosaics, canvas paintings, and clay projects inside picture frames. They also host parties and family art nights where participants can unearth their artistic skills in a supportive environment.

220 Alamo Plaza
Alamo,
CA
US

Like a lot of moms, Janna Tang was tired. Seven years after giving birth, she was still staring longingly at the skinny clothes in her closet and chalking her extra 20 pounds up to baby weight. Gym memberships and diets had failed to motivate her over the years, but then a friend told her about Zumba. Although Janna had no technical dance training, she quickly fell in love with the upbeat workouts that set simple choreography to latin rhythms to help tone muscle and burn calories. Today, a fitter, happier Janna has turned that love into being an instructor.

1401 Danville Blvd
Alamo,
CA
US

As the father of a 2-year old, Tim Alley found himself running around to playdates scattered throughout the Bay Area, scooting to toddler-friendly lessons in art, gymnastics, and dance. While he loved the programming, he wished that he and his daughter weren't confined to such a tight schedule. So, he turned to his brother-in-law, Tom Limbert, head teacher at a local preschool, and they began to work on their own children's studio at Studio Grow—a supplementary preschool atmosphere with a focus on unstructured learning where children can play throughout the day. True to its name, Studio Grow now welcomes tots at three area studios. Though programs and amenities vary by location, kids might frolic through a color-splashed dance room, construct crafty masterpieces from watercolors, play-doh, and crayons in an art room, or plunge into ball pits. At all three locations, kids can tinker in a room filled with puzzles, toy trucks, dress-up clothes, and lego building sets. in a slide-filled run room. Instructors stay on hand throughout each romp, ready to lead Berkeley guests through sing-alongs or immerse Concord’s small listeners in story time. Teachers may also balloon a giant primary-colored parachute over the playroom for kids to scurry under and use to shield themselves from sudden broccoli storms. Though staffers emphasize unstructured play, they also lead summer camps for children up to aged 6 with guided romps through the studio; as well as Friday-night babysitting sessions, where kids of all ages can play sans parents until 10 p.m.

3612 Blackhawk Plaza Cir
Danville,
CA
US

Jill Dailey McIntosh has always been intrigued by the human body and how it moves—so much so that she graduated in 1991 with a kinesiology degree and soon thereafter decided to open her own Pilates teaching studio. But it wasn't until years later that this curiosity would manifest itself in a single question: "How can one aggressively transform the shape of their body while still maintaining proper alignment of the spine?" Eventually Jill began to examine her diverse fitness background, pulling low-impact movements from ballet, Pilates, and even orthopedic-exercise routines to create the basis for her fitness style, The Dailey Method.

Now, more than a decade later, Dailey's fitness routine has ballooned into studios sprawled across more than 10 states and gained praise from Self, Allure, FitPregnancy, and InStyle magazines. Regardless of the location, instructors remain true to Jill's mission of offering a diverse series of exercises that focus on toning and lengthening the body while lengthening the spine and building strong core muscles.

406 Hartz Ave
Danville,
CA
US

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