Things To Do In Alamo

68% Off Motor-Skills Classes for Kids

Multiple Locations

$157 $50

Educational-fitness instructors develop motor skills, social skills, and handwriting with activities designed by occupational therapists

47% Off Intro Reformer Pilates Classes

Danville

$150 $79

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Patented reformer equipment builds lean muscles and improves cardiovascular health

Up to 69% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Danville

$175 $59

Boot-camp classes tone muscle with interval training, exercise circuits, and other drills

Up to 85% Off at Alamo Zumba Fitness

The Danville Grange

$110 $19

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Dance-fitness routines burn calories and strengthen muscle during classes set to upbeat music

94% Off 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

72% Off Weight-Loss Program

Downtown Walnut Creek

$349 $99

Registered dietician employs an online platform with diet tracking and monthly blogs; includes metabolic testing

Up to 54% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

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

Half Off Wine Tastings at 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

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

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

Up to 67% Off Golf Instruction

Downtown Walnut Creek

$150 $49

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LPGA and PGA professionals employ wealth of technological analysis to evaluate swings and develop personalized goals

40% Off Capoeira

Downtown Walnut Creek

$10 $6

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$120 Off a Five-Day Kids' Science Camp

Multiple Locations

$369 $249

During five-day summer sessions, kids build robots, design moon buggies, create 3-D cartoons, or extract their own DNA

Up to 70% Off Personal-Training Sessions

Lafayette

$150 $49

Torch calories and sculpt muscles under the guidance of a professional trainer who tailors workouts to each client

Up to 75% Off Dance Lessons

Multiple Locations

$400 $99

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

Up to 54% Off Belly-Dancing Classes

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 Women’s Boot-Camp Classes

Lafayette

$90 $25

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Certified trainers lead fun outdoor boot camps for women that combine cardio, strength training, and nutritional counseling

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

Moraga

$130 $49

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

50% Off 10-Week Basketball Session

San Ramon

$199 $99

Practices and Sunday league games teach boys and girls the fundamentals of basketball while they develop skills with a team

Up to 76% Off Martial Arts for Kids or Adults

San Ramon

$125 $39

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

53% Off Children's Martial-Arts Classes

San Ramon

$79.99 $37.49

Instructor with more than 15 years of experience emphasizes back-to-school safety with focus- and confidence-building lessons

81% Off Bikram Yoga Classes

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

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

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

55% Off Cross-Training and Yoga Classes

San Ramon

$100 $45

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81% Off Classes at The Yoga Fusion

San Ramon

$150 $29

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Experienced instructors impart strength-building poses and mind-calming breathing techniques during yoga classes

Up to 87% Off at 30 Day-Bootcamp

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

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 Kids' Contact Flag Football Registration

Multiple Locations

$195 $97

9-on-9 contact flag football leagues are broken down by age and location, and run from late February to May

Up to 51% Off R&B Revue Dinner Theater

Zio Fraedo's

$119.50 $59

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Guests dine on a buffet with prime rib while enjoying a musical cabaret performance of R&B hits, then receive an autographed cast photo

Up to 50% Off Golf

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

Pleasant Grove

$60 $30

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Up to 51% Off Cable Wakeboarding at Wake Island

Sacramento

$49 $24

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Overhead motorized cables pull wakeboarders across a 9-acre lake on a 2-tower cable system or larger 5-tower cable system; lessons available

Up to 63% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

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

Concord

$140 $25

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

50% Off Wedding Fair for Two

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

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

Up to 87% Off at Dream Body Boot Camp

Concord

$157 $25

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Trained instructors challenge students with 60 minutes of cardio and strength-training moves

Up to 64% Off Guitar or Voice Lessons

Concord

$130 $50

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

55% Off Chocolate-Making Class

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

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 Half Off Membership and Training at The Big C Athletic Club

Concord

$200 $45

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The gym hosts Pilates, yoga, Zumba, and other fitness classes; sports courts and a temperature-controlled pool offer something for everyone

Up to 80% Off Adult or Teen Parkour Classes

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

70% Off at Square One Yoga San Leandro

Estudillo Estates - Glen

$130 $39

Collective of certified instructors flows through relaxing, invigorating poses with intimate groups of students in a community-driven studio

Up to 83% Off Membership to 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

Half Off Fitness Dance Classes

Upper Bal

$50 $25

Fitness dance classes provide fun calorie-burning workouts while learning the latest jazz steps; routines change every two weeks

55% Off Fitness Classes

Sheffield Village

$199 $90

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AL B. Sure – Up to 52% Off R&B Concert

The Historic Bal Theatre

$66.74 $32

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Pioneer of new jack swing shares smooth R&B jams including "Nite and Day"

55% Off Women's Boot-Camp Classes

Castro Valley Community Center

$143 $64

Instructors lead indoor boot-camp classes, using safe, effective workouts inspired by real-life movement

$11 for a Wine Tasting for Two at 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 43% Off Dinner and Variety 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

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

45% Off

Dublin

$65 $36

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Up to 85% Off at 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 Half Off Lessons at American Swim Academy

Multiple Locations

$72 $36

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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 62% Off at 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

54% Off Services

Martinez

$50 $23

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Up to 54% Off at #bouncefarm

Martinez

$50 $25

Children cavort about an indoor playground chock full of slides, obstacle courses, bounce areas, and arcade games

Up to 59% Off Membership with Yoga Classes at Type A Yoga

Type A Yoga

$50 $25

Membership with yoga classes such as Hatha, vinyasa flow, prenatal yoga, and wind-down yoga

Up to 88% Off Kids' Tae Kwon Do Classes

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 68% Off Martial-Arts and Boxing Classes

Martinez

$80 $29

Instructors train students in basics of boxing, muay thai, karate, MMA, and Brazilian jujitsu on padded mats and in the ring

$30 to Attend the Apollo 11 Anniversary featuring Buzz Aldrin

Alameda

$30 $30

WWII aircraft carrier celebrates the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11 with a science festival where Buzz Aldrin himself is the guest of honor

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$40 $17

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Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Up to 59% Off at 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

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

Alameda

$120 $39

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

45% Off

Alameda

$400 $220

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Up to 50% Off Halau Makana

Alameda

$20 $10

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Up to 74% Off Cardio Kickboxing & Boot Camp

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

$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 Half Off Intro Flight Lesson at California Airways

Hayward

$298 $159

Flight instructors offer 30 minutes of ground lessons, 30 minutes in the simulator, and nearly 40 minutes actually piloting a plane

Up to 81% Off Classes at 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 80% Off at Hot Box Yoga

Downtown Hayward

$120 $29

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Instructors lead sessions in Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, and Hot Yoga classes in a 2,200 sq ft. studio

Up to 81% Off Muay Thai Classes

Downtown Hayward

$100 $29

Students engage their core muscles while learning standup striking moves

Up to 64% Off Samba Dance Classes

Multiple Locations

$60 $22

Samba dancers Cindy and Blanca teach students how to shake their hips and sync their steps to infectious samba music

Up to 85% Off at Bay Area Fight Academy

Hayward

$120 $25

Mixed-martial-arts classes for either adults or children include strength training, kickboxing, and kettlebell workouts

Up to Half Off at 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

50% Off Six-Hour Bay Sailing Trip for Two

Berkeley Marina

$300 $149

Captain navigates yacht to popular sights and destinations across the Bay Area

50% Off Classes at 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

61% Off Pole and Aerial Fitness Classes

South Berkeley

$200 $79

Talented instructors teach students of all ability levels strengthening vertical tricks on the pole and the art of aerial contortion

Select Local Merchants

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
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At Fremont Laser MedSpa, Dr. James Kojian is as one of the first doctors in the Bay area to utilize this new laser treatment, and Fremont Laser Med Spa has treated more than 10,000 clients of every skin type, including over 1,000 patients for face-fat reduction. He oversees a team of laser technicians, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and physicians' assistants as they administer FDA-approved beautification services that keep skin looking youthful. Dr. Kojian draws on his experience in the fields of anti-aging and longevity as well as aesthetics, calibrating his arsenal of lasers to target everything from wrinkles and rosacea to unwanted hair and rebel spacecraft. Fat-liquifying lasers safely circumvent the skin to liquefy fat cells, aiming to let the body flush them away for a potential loss of inches.

3464 Blackhawk Plaza Cir
Danville,
CA
US

San Ramon Valley Fitness hosts a wide variety of sassy classes, so cardio achievers can burn fat and feel sexier through a sassy set of dynamic exercises. Founded by personal trainer and nutritionist Cori Ann Lentz, San Ramon Valley Fitness offers a full schedule of aerobic and body-sculpting exercises that are much more exciting than running on the treadmill or playing hacky sack with a cannonball.

1901 Camino Ramon
Danville,
CA
US

"I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand." This simple motto on Spectrum of Science Foundation's website encapsulates the way the foundation's teachers help children learn to love science. Instead of being subjected to dry lectures and tiring moonwalks, students develop solar-powered craft, build geodesic domes, and raise their own carnivorous plants, thereby discovering for themselves how awe-inspiring science can be. After-school science labs, class visits, and summer camps use these fun-filled techniques to explore the hard sciences, including physics, chemistry, biology, aeronautics, and marine science. To ensure every student has a chance to learn about their world, Spectrum of Science Foundation also offers scholarships.

635 Old Orchard Dr
Danville,
CA
US

Harnessing a minimum of 500 hours of Yoga Alliance training, YogaWorks's expert instructors build lean muscles with traditional Ashtanga, Iyengar, and Vinyasa flows enhanced by inspiring music, ambient candlelight, meditation, and props. Their fitness classes further the body-shaping results of yoga, strengthening core muscles with Pilates, increasing endurance and lean muscles with TRX classes, and building stamina with resistance-based SculptWorks. Instructors also host exotic yoga retreats, which marry the excitement of travel to far-away locales with the benefits of yoga to bestow students with the confident grace required to approach a foreign yoga mat without startling it.

Those in search of further training can access online videos by subscribing to myyogaworks.com, which offers a free, 14-day trial for new users. Students can search for videos by workout duration, skill level, and the targeted area of the body.

1131 Locust St
Walnut Creek,
CA
US

The fitness instructors, personal trainers, and nutritionists at ClubSport wield the foundations of total-body wellness: detailed knowledge and cutting-edge equipment. Group classes such as cardio kickboxing, cycling, and circuit training showcase routines for all fitness levels, seven days a week. Personal-training sessions, meanwhile, bring help exercisers develop their own fitness plans and face down the imaginary knight that guards every piece of weight-training equipment.

ClubSport also transforms bodies outside the fitness studio and weight room. A self-described resort-style aquatic center features several lap and exercise pools where swimmers can fine-tune their breaststrokes and favorite shark calls. At an on-site spa, massage therapists ease muscle tension with modalities ranging from hot stone and prenatal to trigger point and reflexology.

3737 Valley Vista Rd
Walnut Creek,
CA
US