Personal Development in Old Town North

Up to 59% Off Mixology or Wine Tasting Course

Sugar Rim Bar

Art Whino

$299 $125

Classes teach participants what to look for in a mixed drink, or cover the history of wine-making and tips on storing bottles

45% Off Makeup Classes

Spectrum Beauty Academy

Alexandria

$990 $545

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

Up to 51% Off Piano or Singing Lessons

Melody Sons Music Studio

Penrose Square

$120 $59

Supportive and encouraging teacher for kids and adults in piano and vocal techniques at all skill levels

Master Basic Camera Functions with a Photography Maven

Photography Workshop

Washington Mall

$60 $60

Rachel Lincoln demystifies aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, then shows you how to play with these concepts during a jaunt through the area

Half Off Online SAT Prep Course

The College Review

Online Deal

$399 $199

Experts help high schoolers prepare for their college-entrance exams in an online SAT course

97% Off IT Network Cisco Training Package

IT University Online

Online Deal

$3,295 $99

Bundles contain hands-on exercises, multimedia presentations, and exam simulators to help students prepare for CCNA and CCNP certification

44% Off Language Classes

Sceta

Redeem from Home

$70 $39

Learn basic Japanese to visit Japan or understand animes

40% Off Test-Prep Classes

Five Star Learning

Redeem from Home

$75 $45

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44% Off Music Lessons

Turn 2 Notes

Redeem from Home

$80 $45

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Up to 54% Off College-Essay Consultations

Lucille Education Solutions Consulting

On Location

$105 $55

Students get the expert help they need on their entrance essays, possibly increasing their chances of acceptance to their college of choice

Up to 54% Off Guitar Lessons from Planetary Music

Planetary Music

Redeem from Home

$140 $69

Professional guitar instructors arrive at students' homes to teach them how to play one of the most popular instruments in modern music

Up to Half Off Online Traffic-School Course

BESTtrafficschool.com

Online Deal

$39.95 $19.99

DMV-approved online traffic course may lower insurance rates; satisfies court point or fine-reduction requirements for VA citations

Up to 68% Off One-on-One Tutoring Sessions

In Class Solutions

On Location

$300 $99

Private tutoring via Skype, in the client's home, or at a public location helps K–12 students grasp difficult concepts or prepare for tests

68% Off Online Personal-Training Certification

American Fitness Institute

Online Deal

$299 $95

Online materials allow students to set their own pace over a four-week period before testing to be certified as a personal trainer

Up to 70% Off Online Website Building Class

Express Website Course

Online Deal

$197 $59

Video course teaches students the ins and outs of creating a website and working with the WordPress platform

97% Off Online Database Admin Training

Database Training Academy

Online Deal

$3,595 $99

More than 150 hours of training in all areas of database technology ranging from SQL to Oracle

Up to 78% Off Study Skills Tutoring from Learn 2 Learn

Learn 2 Learn

On Location

$200 $49

Tutors help students of all levels learn to study smarter, not harder, with test-taking strategies such as memory training and note taking

Up to 60% Off a Beginner Photography Workshop

Remember Forever

On Location

$95 $39

Beginner workshops help you learn the ins and outs of your camera's functions and how to take great pictures in specific conditions

44% Off Music Lessons

Love Music Lessons

Redeem from Home

$70 $39

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50% Off Academic-Tutor Services

Eye Level Of Fairoaks, Va

Redeem from Home

$170 $85

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95% Off CompTIA Certification Courses

Career Academy

Online Deal

$1,485 $69

Online courses with video instructions help IT professionals attain certifications in networking and corporate security

50% Off Translation Services

Language Innovations LLC

Farragut Square

$50 $25

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Up to 51% Off Salsa-Dancing Lessons at Saboreate Dance Company

Saboreate Dance Company

Washington

$60 $30

Students learn sensual salsa moves during 60-minute lessons

40% Off Academic-Tutor Services

Simon Studies Educational Services, Llc

U Street - Cardozo

$60 $36

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Up to 61% Off Reading or Math Tutoring

A Plus Success Quality Tutoring

Alexandria

$250 $99

Instructors work with K–12 students twice weekly to improve their reading or math skills

43% Toward 30 minute Individual Piano Lesson

Alla's Piano Studio

Falls Church

$40 $23

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Up to 55% Off Music Lessons

Falls Church Music Conservatory

Jefferson

$122 $55

Adults and children with a variety of skill levels are invited to learn instruments at this classically focused music school

Sylvan Learning Center – 55% Off Summer Day Camp

Sylvan Learning Center

Falls Church

$549 $249

Small groups of students gather for two hours of math or writing each afternoon in five-day camps that end in a thorough skills assessment

50% Off Beauty School

Alice Beauty Llc

Bethesda

$485 $243

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50% Off Defensive-Driving Classes

Dexterity Driving School

Washington

$98 $49

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Up to 54% Off Makeup or Jewelry Class

V GLAM Institute of Art

Falls Church

$125 $60

Head to an accredited beauty, art, and fashion institution to learn the best tricks for applying makeup or how to make your own jewelry

Up to 52% Off DSLR Camera Workshops

DSLR Workshops by Okello Dunkley

North Central

$99 $50.99

Workshops teach students to explore the manual settings of their digital cameras, including aperture, ISO, and white balance

Up to 69% Off Tutoring

Bestbrains

Multiple Locations

$244 $79

Certified teachers instruct students across four subjects, including abacus, math, English, and general knowledge for four weeks

45% Off Academic Classes

Hands On Dental Assistant Training

Rockville

$2,997 $1,648

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41% Off Singing Lessons

The A Cappella School

Rockville

$160 $94

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56% Off Introductory Flight Lesson in Bowie

Freeway Aviation

Freeway Airport

$200 $89

Veteran flight instructors provide ground-based instruction before passing students controls for airborne ascents, turns & descents

52% Off QuickBooks Lesson

ITS Integrated Technical Solutions

ITEC Training

$135 $65

Students learn the basics of QuickBooks, which helps small businesses do everything from invoicing to tracking sales and expenses

45% Off Musical Instrument Course

Manassas Joe's Piano

Bull Run

$120 $66

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Since opening its doors in 1998, Language Stars has introduced more than 30,000 children to foreign languages with small-group classes and full-immersion activities. Through a selective process, Language Stars recruits ambitious teachers from more than 20 countries who share a common goal of revolutionizing how and when American children learn foreign languages. Parents and Tots Classes are available for children between 1–3 years old, and Kids Only classes are available for children 3–5, 5–8 and 8–10 years old. Absorbent little minds soak up Spanish, Mandarin, French, German, or Arabic with the help of their FunImmersion approach, learning naturally through games, songs, activities and art projects to help kids finally understand their foreign-exchange imaginary friends.

318 Montgomery St.
Alexandria,
VA
US

At Forum Intensive English Center, learning is more than staring at a book or listening to a teacher's voice—it's an engaging process that requires participation. The school's instructors boost students' fluency in the English language through interactive exercises developed by European linguist Susanna McPhilomy. Active group conversations and role-playing exercises are a few of the techniques used during intensive English courses and test-preparation programs that prepare students for the TOEFL, IELTS, and other exams. Students can also opt for classes designed to help them communicate in a professional setting.

801 North Pitt Street
Alexandria,
VA
US

The Metropolitan School of the Arts—formerly the Metropolitan Fine Arts Center—was founded more than 14 years ago. This multidisciplinary performing-arts organization takes a holistic approach to teaching and encouraging performance-arts skills, creating performance opportunities in dance, music, and theater for a diverse population of students of all ages and abilities. Its students have gone to perform on Broadway, at The Juilliard School, and in highly esteemed companies, such as the Mark Morris Dance Company, The Washington Ballet, and Ford's Theater and Signature Theater. Youth programs include year-round programs in dance, theater, music, music-theater, and acting, as well as a performing-arts program in the summer, all for children as young as 2. Adult classes range from basic to advanced, including ballet, jazz, and tap lessons, plus yoga and ballet-barre fitness workouts.

201 Prince St
Alexandria,
VA
US

Today's side deal to Fitness on the Run gets you two personal training sessions for $55, up to a $160 value ($100 value for new clients). Many of Fitness on the Run's trainers come from busy careers in politics and government, so they know how difficult it is to make fitness a priority in the midst of a heavy workload and fast-paced career. Your trainer will provide the motivation and support, so all you need to do is pencil in your session. With a variety of specialties and approaches, your trainers will maximize your efficiency, for a workout that boasts better results with a decreased risk of injury from incorrect form or overworking. In an effort to help the procrastination-inclined, this Groupon expires on March 30, 2010.

109 S Alfred St
Alexandria,
VA
US

Libations is an artisanal bar & spirits school serving DC,VA and MD. We promote imagination paired with a mastery for finessing classic bar techniques.We support our local distilleries, and believe in fresh concepts. We offer multi level, and seasonal courses for everyone, from cocktail aficionados to experienced bartenders

1432 Duke Street
Alexandria,
VA
US

You'll be led in the ways of matching and loving under director Ron "Ald" McDonald, aka Tennis the Menace, aka the Count of Volley Cristo—a US Professional Tennis Association–certified coach and 35-year veteran of successful tennis-knowledge transmission. You'll be grouped with a handful of swingers at your own skill level, allowing you to reap the benefits of group training and assign each other catchy nicknames. Through fun drills and lightly competitive scrimmaging, you'll build on fundamentals and incorporate new flourishes into your victory dance.

400 Fontaine St
Alexandria,
VA
US