Things To Do In Alexandria

$70 for $140 Worth of Services at Northern Virginia Music Lessons

Northern Virginia Music Lessons

Old Town

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

$140 $70

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$36 for $80 Worth of Painting Classes — Vander Zee School of Painting

Vander Zee School Of Painting

Old Town

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

$80 $36

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One Month of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes for One or Two at FO Fitness LLC (Up to 83% Off)

FO Fitness LLC

Alexandria

Trainers lead students in classes that comprise circuits and interval training to build endurance, flexibility, and agility

$180 $32

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Five or Ten Martial Arts and Fitness Classes at the European Martial Arts Academy (Up to 61% Off)

European Martial Arts Academy

Alexandria

Medieval and modern European-style martial arts training to include sword fighting, physical conditioning, unarmed, and armed combat

$75 $35

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$17 for $30 Groupon — Rise Up Fitness

Rise Up Fitness

Franconia

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

$30 $17

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Four- or Eight-Week Taekwondo After-School Program at Kingdom Warriors Christian Taekwondo (Up to 55% Off)

Kingdom Warriors Christian Taekwondo

Fort Belvoir/Mount Vernon

Kids learn the discipline and skills of taekwondo in after-school program that provides free shuttle service and snacks

$396 $198

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$21 for Four Group Ballroom-Dance Classes at Dance Studio Lioudmila ($52 Value)

Dance Studio Lioudmila

Cameron Park

Instructors help pupils master moves during group classes in genres such as tango, swing, and ballroom

$52 $21

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10 or 20 Yoga Classes at River's Edge Yoga (Up to 68% Off)

River's Edge Yoga

Old Town North

Dancer-turned-yogi guides students through graceful, breath-connected movements to increase strength and flexibility

$130 $33

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$25.99 for Five Yoga, Kickboxing, or Boot-Camp Classes at PIES Fitness Yoga Studio ($65 Value)

PIES Fitness Yoga Studio

Landmark - Van Dorn

Use your five-class pass for any combination of yoga, kickboxing, and boot-camp classes at this holistic fitness studio

$65 $25.99

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$35 for One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at BT Fitness ($109 Value)

BT Fitness

Alexandria

Fitness instructors guide participants through boot-camp-style workouts that tone muscles and burn calories

$109 $35

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$25 for a Haunted Pub Tour for Two from Nightly Spirits ($49.90 Value)

Nightly Spirits (Terror Tours, LLC)

Old Town Tour

Starting at one of Alexandria, VA’s historic pubs, guides draw on hours of research to spin tales of haunting history at several pubs

$49.90 $25

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$60 for $115 Worth of Fantasy Sports — King & King Athletics

King & King Athletics

Alexandria

An adult recreational social sports league based in the DC metropolitan area.

$115 $60

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One or Two Months of Boot-Camp Classes at 4X Fitness (Up to 64% Off)

4X Fitness

Alexandria

Body-weight exercises, calisthenics, and interval training combine in this class held once per week

$60 $25

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Five or 10 Boot Camp Classes at Walter Lewis Fitness Solutions (Up to 85% Off)

Walter Lewis Fitness Solutions

Multiple Locations

Burn fat and build muscle in boot camp classes led by an award-winning trainer

$150 $24

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Handgun, Taser, or Pepper-Spray Training for One or Two at D&D Security Training Academy (Up to 58% Off)

D&D Security Training Academy

Alexandria

NRA-certified instructors often work with local police departments and security guards

$240 $106

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DC Bus Tour for Two, Four, or Six from Georgetown Trolley Tours (Up to 59% Off)

Georgetown Trolley Tours

Alexandria

See the White House, Capitol building, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Arlington Cemetery, WWI Memorial, and Jefferson Memorial

$110 $49

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5, 10, or 20 Mommy and Baby Fitness Classes at Kangatraining (Up to 65% Off)

Kangatraining

Multiple Locations

Variety of mommy and baby fitness classes, including NordicKanga walking classes, stroller classes, and classic KangaTraining

$80 $35

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One, Three, or Five Self Defense Classes at Trouble Defense, LLC (Up to 73% Off)

Trouble Defense, LLC

Hampton Inn & Suites

Martial arts experts teach students how to defuse potentially dangerous situations with hand-to-hand combat training

$65 $16

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Five Dance-Fitness Classes at Zumba With Hilary (At Chris Collins Dance Studio) (65% Off)

Zumba With Hilary

Landmark - Van Dorn

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$40 $14

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Sometimes it takes more than medication to heal. That?s why acupuncturist Linda Wentz founded Holistic Touch Center and its mission to help hasten the healing process by offering services that extend beyond the body to incorporate the needs of the mind and spirit. There, Silvy Franco and Shawn Marie Miller, the center's holistic estheticians, blend years of skin care experience with training in natural health and energy medicine to produce treatments that restore the body while rebalancing the mind and spirit. They read each client's skin like a map, plotting out appropriate treatment courses that are delivered as part of one of the center's rituals, which include components ranging from traditional facials and detoxifying peels to Vitamin C infusions and cold stone massages. In addition to performing these rituals, Silvy and Shawn also help clients adapt these treatments for use in at-home skin care regimens, keeping epidermises glowing and well-adjusted to changes in seasonal weather.

Those interested in acupuncture may enlist in Kirsten Jacob, a trained herbalist who received her Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Han University of Traditional Medicine in Tucson, Az. In addition to specializing in facial-rejuvenation acupuncture treatments, she also possess a background in pediatric respiratory therapy as well as general family treatment. Her specialities include pediatric and family acupuncture, behavioral/learning issues, and stress reduction and internal medicine. Kirsten incorporates classical Chinese botanical therapy into her work, which includes tui na?or Chinese medical/therapeutic massage?cupping, and moxa. When she is not helping her clients attain inner peace through eastern healing techniques, she tends to her kids while indulging in reading, writing, and traveling.

309 S Washington St
Alexandria,
VA
US

You may sweat when in the Hot Seat at Pretty Lady Pole Fit, but you'll be doing anything but sitting still. That's because the Hot Seat workout class combines jazz, hip-hop, and ballet dance moves that students perform behind, in front of, and even on top of a chair. This is just one of several adrenaline-boosting classes that add sultry twists to fitness routines. All the while, the instructors work to instill self esteem and confidence in women of all ages and body types.

At the head of the staff is Arminta Crosby, who exemplifies the venue's balance between strength and beauty. She is a certified personal trainer, a pole-dancer, a model, and even a competitive football player. Arminta and her team of specialists lead classes ranging from beginner's pole-dancing to Zumba and hip-hop aerobics, as well as private in-studio or mobile parties that guide guests through styles such as belly-dance, chair dance, or strip tease.

7700 Richmond Hwy
Alexandria,
VA
US

"Our bodies and minds are closely interconnected. Our state of mind is expressed in physical phenomena, and, conversely, physical phenomena reflect our state of mind," says Dahn Yoga founder Ilchi Lee, "Nothing is impossible. Keep working on it until it's possible. There is no failure, just the gradual process of success." To make this challenging, yet hopeful philosophy accessible to all, Lee combined the Eastern concept of chi energy with his own brain-management system, developing a distinctive program that unlocks inner peace and sweeps up brain clutter caused by the daily stress of always having to find Waldo. Warm-up yoga maneuvers awaken muscles before 30?40 minutes of breathing, stretching, core practice, and meditation?including a signature brain-wave vibration technique that aims to calibrate mental and physical energies. Cool-down exercises ease the body back into quotidian functionality before a 10-minute teatime invites socialization among participants while bolstering pinkie endurance. Dahn Yoga is also taught at independently owned and operated franchises called Body & Brain Yoga.

1630 King St
Alexandria,
VA
US

Its red roof shining from the banks of the Potomac River, historic Mount Vernon bears the torch of gentleman planter and inaugural commander in chief George Washington via the home where he lived for 40 years. It takes about three hours to explore the estate, a visit which begins with a walk through the grounds and a short film before proceeding to a guided tour of the mansion. There, time-travelers visit 1799—the year Washington died—as recreated by preserved original furnishings and detailed reproductions. The home's windows look out on 50 acres of plantation, with 12 original structures, gardens, and a forest trail hemmed with holly and laurel. The museum and education center weaves a rich audio-visual tapestry of the general's life, filled with 23 theaters and galleries and 700 original artifacts that include his famous dentures.

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Alexandria,
VA
US

Part art gallery, part cocoa bar, Artfully Chocolate was established in 2007 when owner Eric Nelson quit his job as an executive in order to pursue his artistic passions. Needing a little something extra to draw attention to his shop and unwilling to sound a tornado siren after every purchase, Eric called on the services of a friend and chocolatier who helped infuse the colorful gallery with a sweet allure.

Today, Artfully Chocolate delights customers with artful masterpieces parading across the walls, and a culinary expertise revealed in sips and bites of decadent drinks and pastries. Travel and Leisure has also named Artfully Chocolate as one of the nation's best places to get hot chocolate. They also host tasting classes, including a wine- and chocolate-pairing class, chocolate-tasting class, and art classes with chocolate and wine.

2003A Mount Vernon Ave
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

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