Things To Do In Beech Grove

$115 for a 45-Minute On-Location Party with Snakes or Critters from Snakehead Ed ($250 Value)

Snakehead Ed

On Location

$250 $115

Snakehead Ed introduces kids to snakes and reptiles during hands-on lessons at birthday party

Sailing Cruise for Two, Four, or Six on Geist Reservoir from Dauntless Sailing School (Up to 55% Off)

Dauntless Sailing School

Marina Village

$190 $99

Captain Todd Bracken leads up to 12 passengers on a BYOB leisure cruise that also offers some sailing instruction

Discover SCUBA Lesson for One, Two, or Four From Divers' Supply Indy (Up to 53% Off)

Divers’ Supply Indy

Indianapolis

$40 $20

Over a few few hours, beginners course gives new divers their first taste of SCUBA diving under the eye of a watchful instructor

Fast-Pass Admission to Hanna Haunted Acres (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Hanna Haunted Acres

Indianapolis

$40 $29

Skip the lines at five spooky attractions, including a haunted hayride and a studio-approved recreation of the film Saw

Halloween Creepy Crawl for Two at 317 Events (47% Off)

Halloween Creepy Crawl

Sensu Nightclub

$30 $16

Travel between five bars, redeeming drink tickets, doing a photo hunt, and entering contests, which feature prizes like Snake Pit tickets

Admission for Two or Four to Indianapolis Sport & Fitness Show on October 4–5 (Up to 53% Off)

Indianapolis Sport & Fitness Show

Indiana State Fairgrounds

$20 $10

Annual event with more than 250 exhibitors who they sell fitness gear and supplements, offer health screenings, and showcase fitness trends

45- or 75-Minute Muscle-Car-Driving Experience from Golden Era Motors (Up to 60% Off)

Golden Era Motors

Gateway Classic Cars

$199 $79

Driver and friend cruise in a classic muscle car, such as '69 Chevy Camaro or a '66 Mustang Fastback, without the hassle of owning one

The Power of Success with Tony Robbins and Steve Harvey on Friday, October 17 (Up to 64% Off)

The Power of Success

Bankers Life Field House

$189 $68

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Guests including life coach and self-help author Tony Robbins and comedian and motivator Steve Harvey share insights into achieving success

Original and Fabulous GermanFest Outing with Beverages for 2, 4, or Up to 10 on October 11 (Up to 54% Off)

The Athenaeum Foundation

The Athanaeum

$30 $15

The day-long festival celebrates German culture with food, drinks, and family-friendly events such as wiener-dog races and a 5K

$35 for Registration in the Haunted Dash N Bash, Plus Swag ($57 Value)

RaceMaker Productions

Indiana State Fairgrounds

$57 $35

Runners dodge killer clowns and haunted horsemen during a 5K run with 10 scare stations; post-race party and costume contest follows

Two or Four Unlimited One-Night Passes at The Haunted Angelus House (38% Off)

Haunted Angelus House

Indianapolis

$60 $39

Monsters, demons, and zombies leap forth from the shadows as guests traverse this indoor-outdoor haunt as many times as they please

$18 for Haunted Attractions for Two at Corpse Manor ($30 Value)

Corpse Manor

Lawrence

$30 $18

The terrifying story of Lord Henry Calvert unfolds through the undead invasion of Corpse Manor

$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

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

$25 for Five Yoga Classes at Santosha ($60 Value)

Santosha

Santosha Yoga

$60 $25

The comprehensive mind-body center's certified instructors lead daily yoga, ayurveda, meditation, and bodywork classes

Indoor Glow Mini-Golf and Batting Cages or a Party for Up to Eight at The Bat Cave (Up to 62% Off)

The Bat Cave

Indianapolis

$34 $17

Indoor glow mini-golf course, arcade games, and batting cages for baseball and softball players of all abilities populate bustling space

$26 for a Punch Card for Three Indoor-Climbing Sessions at Climb Time Indy ($60 Value)

Climb Time Indy

Castleton

$60 $26

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8,500 square feet of climbing space with 4,000 holds and routes that change weekly

$19 for Twelve Martial Arts Classes with Uniform at Oriental Martial Arts College (Up to $350 Value)

Oriental Martial Arts College

Multiple Locations

$350 $19

Classes include traditional tae kwon do, the street self-defense of hapkido, kung fu, the sword arts of gumdo, and women's self-defense

Dragster Ride-Along or Drive from Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience (Up to 31% Off). Four Options Available.

Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience

Multiple Locations

$169 $119

Dragster creates g-force as drivers accelerate to speeds of 100+ mph during ride-alongs or self-piloted adventures

10 Yoga Classes for One or Two at Breathe Yoga (Up to 70% Off)

Breathe Yoga

Indianapolis

$100 $33

Learn to breathe through your whole body during yoga classes that emphasize awareness through stretching and meditation

Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Downtown Indianapolis

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

6 or 12 Youth Basketball Academy Training Sessions at Beyond Your Limits (Up to 56% Off)

Beyond Your Limits

Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center

$90 $45

Training sessions help both boys and girls achieve their athletic potential while developing team work, ethical conduct, and perseverance

10 or 20 Group Classes at Barkes Fitness LLC (86% Off)

Barkes Fitness LLC

Meridian Hills

$150 $21

In 45-minute classes, mix up your workout with cardio training, free weights, nutrition coaching, and strength training

Shooting-Range Passes and Optional Gun Rentals or Membership at Family Indoor Shooting Range (Up to 63% Off)

Family Indoor Shooting Range

Raymond Park

$95 $45

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Indoor shooting range with an air filtration system accommodates .22 LR to 44 MAG handgun calibers at six different lanes

Two Personal-Training Sessions Plus Two or Six Small-Group Classes at Fit with Erica (Up to $231 Off)

Fit with Erica

Edgewood

$220 $85

Passionate personal trainer tailors workouts to your goals of losing weight, building muscle, or increasing endurance

9- or 18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart Rental and Hot-Dog Lunch for Two or Four at Thatcher Golf Course (Up to 52% Off)

Thatcher Golf Course

Thatcher Golf Course

$103 $49

Narrow, tree-lined fairways on nine-hole course force players to rely on accuracy rather than distance

Visit for Two or Four to Indiana Historical Society (Up to 46% Off)

Indiana Historical Society

Downtown Indianapolis

$14 $8

State history explored through 3-D re-creations of photos and events with historical actors, interactive experiences, and a conservation lab

One-Hour Pottery Class for Two or Four at Get Dirty Ceramics (Up to 42% Off)

Get Dirty Ceramics

Near Southeast

$30 $18

Instructors allow students to unlock their creativity with a class that deftly switches between handwork, slabwork, and wheelwork

Six Training Sessions from Believe In Yourself Fitness (50% Off)

Believe In Yourself Fitness

Indianapolis

$600 $300

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

Guided Tour of James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home for Four or Six (Up to 46% Off)

James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home

Downtown Indianapolis

$16 $9

Museum celebrating writer, poet, and best-selling author will welcome a new visitor and education center in June

$39 for One Month of Jiu Jitsu Classes at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Indianapolis (51% Off)

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Indianapolis

Far Eastside

$79 $39

Expert instructors lead students ages 12 and older through challenging jiu jitsu classes

10 or 15 Dance and Fitness Classes at Motus Dance Theatre (Up to 67% Off)

Motus Dance Theatre

Fountain Square

$100 $39

Tone your physique and learn fun new dance moves in invigorating classes that incorporate techniques from across disciplines

$49.99 for a 90-Minute In-Home Wine-Tasting Party for Up to Eight from PRP Wine ($265 Value)

PRP Wine

Redeem from Home

$265 $49.99

A wine consultant leads a tasting of eight wines during a 90-minute tasting party for up to eight guests

One or Three Months of Kids' Dance Classes at Starmaker Studio For Performing Arts (Up to 57% Off)

Starmaker Studio For Performing Arts

Decatur Township

$70 $35

Expert instructors lead children through dance classes, focusing on developing coordination and basic ballet moves

3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at Circle City Martial Arts & Fitness (49% Off)

Circle City Martial Arts Fitness

Indianapolis

$75 $38

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

$69 for a Dance-Lesson Package for an Individual or Couple at Le Danse Ballroom Club ($360 Value)

Le Danse Ballroom Club

Indianapolis

$360 $69

Expert instructors lead couples through private dance lessons on choice of one or two dance styles

Beginner Jewelry Beading Class and Beads for Two or Four at Beads Amore (Up to 53% Off)

Beads Amore

Indianapolis

$52 $25

Students make jewelry such as bracelets or earrings while learning the fundamentals of beading

Three Games of Glow in the Dark Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Glowgolf in Indianapolis (Up to 55% Off)

Glowgolf

Circle Centre

$16 $8

Luminescent golf balls, lit-up putters, neon obstacles, and incandescent walls illuminate players negotiating tricky glow-themed landscapes

10 or 20 Bokwa, Zumba, or Yoga Classes at Fitness In Motion (Up to 65% Off)

Fitness In Motion

Southeast Warren

$50 $19

Work out and have fun during Zumba and Bokwa dance-fitness classes that torch calories; Vinyasa yoga boosts flexibility and strength

Two or Five 30-Minute Private Dance Lessons for an Individual or Couple at Fred Astaire Dance Studios (85% Off)

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Multiple Locations

$200 $30

Instructor teaches American, Latin American, and other social dancing styles, adapting the lessons to the individual or couples skill level

$11 for One Game Card for the Interactive Game Room at Latitude 360 ($20 Value)

Latitude 360

Castleton

$20 $11

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Inside a high-tech game room with plasma screens, guests play new and classic video games for credits, which they can then redeem for prizes

Makeup Lesson with Custom-Blend Foundation for One or Two at EyeMAX Makeup Artistry (Up to 69% Off)

EyeMAX Makeup Artistry

Multiple Locations

$89 $29

Makeup artists teach students to highlight their facial features with cosmetics; take-home foundation is custom-blended to match skin tone

Private Golf Lessons for One or Two from Aahh! Golf Lessons! (Up to 58% Off). Three Options Available.

Aahh! Golf Lessons!

Multiple Locations

$110 $55

Lessons teach both the single-plane swing path of Canadian golf legend “Pipeline” Moe Norman and the Vardon grip

Skate Rentals, Pizza, and Drinks for 2 or 4, or Birthday Party for Up to 8 at Roller Cave (Up to 59% Off)

Roller Cave

Far Eastside

$27 $12

Skating rink with bounce houses, dance floor, arcade, and strobe lights, as well as DJ spinning kid-friendly pop, rock, and Disney music

$49.99 for $100 Toward any Firearms Training Classes with Tactical Firearms Training, LLC

Tactical Firearms Training

North High School

$100 $49.99

Students take courses such as NRA Basic Pistol ("ladies-only" available), Personal Protection in the home, and Comprehensive Indiana Gun Law

Four-Hour Moroccan Cooking Class and Wine Tasting for One or Two at Saffron Cafe (Up to 58% Off)

Saffron Cafe Cooking Classes

Downtown Indianapolis

$200 $99

Chef-led class covers the preparation of one appetizer and one entree, plus a tasting of eight Moroccan wines

$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

$300 $20

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

Party w/ Pizza for Up to 10, or Roller-Skating for Two or Four at Skateland Roller Skating Center (Up to68% Off)

Skateland Indianapolis

North High School

$26 $13

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Skaters strap on rental wheels and careen around an indoor rink to the rhythm of Top 40 hits and Disney tunes

$11 for a Player's Card Good for $20 Worth of Arcade Games at the Midway in Woodland Bowl 

Woodland Bowl

Woodland

$20 $11

Players train their reflexes by slamming buttons and scoring points in the arcade

Four Dance Classes from Dance Magic Performing Arts Center (76% Off)

Dance Magic Studios, Inc.

Indianapolis

$45 $11

Dance Magic is offering you a chance to learn tap, ballet, jazz, or hip hop

All-Day Paintball Outing with CO2, Marker, & Mask for Four, Six, or Eight at Indy Acres Paintball (Up to 62% Off)

Indy Acres Paintball

Indianapolis

$128.60 $59

Paint flies across six outdoor fields ranging from woodsball to close-quarter battles, with mask and 155 paintballs included for each person

One Month of Beginners' Salsa Lessons for One or Two from Latin Expressions Dance Company (Up to 61% Off)

Latin Expressions Dance Company

Downtown Indianapolis

$100 $39

During one-hour salsa lessons, students twirl across the 2,150 sq. ft. hardwood floor of Riolo Dance

10 Personal-Training Sessions from Beautifully Designed Health and Wellness (70% Off)

Beautifully Designed Health And Wellness

Redeem from Home

$400 $120

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

One or Two Months of Unlimited Kickboxing Classes at Headbangers Kickboxing Academy (Up to 69% Off)

Headbangers Kickboxing Academy

Lawrence

$95 $39

Blending boxing and martial-arts techniques, instructors teach their pupils self-defense skills during intensive workouts

10 Personal-Training Sessions from Rock Bottom Fitness (50% Off)

Rock Bottom Fitness

Southeast Warren

$650 $325

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

$41 for $75 Groupon — Sacred Dance Institute

Sacred Dance Institute

Eagledale

$75 $41

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

10 or 16 Martial-Arts Classes and Uniform with Option for Test and a Graduation Belt at Go2Karate (94% Off)

Go2Karate Indianapolis

On Location

$324 $20

Students don uniforms for classes in karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga

$125 for $250 Worth of Martial Arts — TKO Taekwondo/Kickboxing

Tko Taekwondo

Nora - Far Northside

$250 $125

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

Wine-Tasting Package for Two or Four with Cheese Plate and Credits at Chateau de Pique Winery (Up to 56% Off)

Chateau de Pique Winery

Multiple Locations

$40 $20

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Sip glasses of wine and snack on cheeses inside tasting rooms of local winery's two satellite locations

One Month of Unlimited CrossFit or CrossFit Light Classes at CrossFit Dash & CrossFit Castlewood (Up to 51% Off)

CrossFit Dash & CrossFit Castlewood

Multiple Locations

$80 $39

High-intensity CrossFit classes change up workouts each day so exercisers don't get bored; CrossFit Light geared toward beginners

10 or 20 Boot-Camp, Boxing, or Kettlebell Fitness Classes from Downtown Boot Camp (Up to 80% Off)

Downtown Boot Camp

Downtown Indianapolis

$300 $59

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Certified instructors harness military and martial-arts training during boot-camp, boxing, or kettlebell classes

Four Private Music Lessons from Ma Petite Étoile Music Academy (40% Off)

Ma Petite Étoile Music Academy

Indianapolis

$120 $72

We provide every child with the opportunity to develop their love for music in a fun and nurturing atmosphere.

One- or Three-Month Membership to the Legacy Fitness Zone at Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center (Up to 52% Off)

Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center

Near Eastside

$20 $13

Exercisers can take group classes, run on cardiovascular equipment, and bulk up with strength machines

Five or Ten 60-Minute Sessions with Jeff Salatin Personal Trainer (Up to 70% Off)

Jeff Salatin Personal Trainer

Castleton

$325 $99

Jeff Salatin helps clients lose fat and build lean muscles by taking into consideration age, gender, and body type

5 or 10 60-Minute Personal Training Sessions at Fitness for Joy (Up to 70% Off)

Fitness for Joy

Indianapolis

$345 $109

A nationally certified personal trainer emphasizes healthy habits while guiding clients through custom workouts during one-on-one sessions

Training Program with Coaching Sessions at IFAST: Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training (Up to 84% Off)

IFAST: Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training

Indianapolis

$550 $89

Strength coach performs an assessment and designs a customized strength-training program

Round of Golf for One or Two with Range Balls and Clubhouse Voucher at Winding River Golf Course (Up to 54% Off)

Winding River Golf Course

Indianapolis

$54 $25

Scenic layout features rolling terrain, tree lined fairways, and protected Audubon nature areas

Five-Course Murder-Mystery Dinner for Two, Four, or Eight at from Occasions Divine (Up to 58% Off)

Occasions Divine

Near Northside

$400 $169

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121-year-old Victorian clubhouse hosts a five-course dinner, spiced up by 1 of 10 devious murder mysteries

One, Three, or Five Personal-Training Sessions at i workout here (Up to 77% Off)

i workout here

Indianapolis

$69 $19.99

Burn calories and build muscle in these custom personal-training sessions

Annual Membership for One, Two, or Four to the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library (Up to 71% Off)

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

Downtown Indianapolis

$30 $12

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Membership to a nonprofit, library/museum memorializing the Slaughterhouse-Five author includes gift-shop discounts

10 or 25 Group-Fitness Classes or 10 Reformer Pilates Classes at Reforming Indy (Up to 70% Off)

Reforming Indy Pilates Studio

Fishers/ Geist

$350 $105

Award-winning Pilates & fitness training studio employs dedicated instructors who lead small group classes for students of all skill levels

10 Tae Kwon Do Classes or One Month of Tae Kwon Do Classes at Korea Taekwondo Academy Northwest (Up to 55% Off)

Korea Taekwondo Academy Northwest

Indianapolis

$40 $19

Students gain strength, discipline, and self-defense skills in tae kwon do classes

One-Hour Swing Analysis or Club Fitting at Riverside Golf Academy (61% Off)

Riverside Golf Academy

Marian - Cold Springs

$150 $59

Using Foresight technology, a certified PGA pro analyzes your swing or fits clubs to your body and technique to up your game

10 Fitness Classes at KAHA Fitness (75% Off)

Kaha Fitness

Indianapolis

$120 $30

Experience the world's most popular group fitness classes like bodypump, bodycombat, insanity, PiYo, Zumba, and more!

Visit for Two, Four, or Up to Eight to NCAA Hall of Champions (Up to 50% Off)

NCAA Hall of Champions

Downtown Indianapolis

$10 $6

Kiosks for all 23 NCAA sports; video clips and interactive sport simulators immerse visitors in the history of college athletics

"An Irish Christmas" at Murat Theatre at Old National Centre on November 9 at 3 p.m. (Up to 44% Off)

"An Irish Christmas"

Murat Theatre at Old National Centre

$44.50 $25

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Festive celebration includes traditional Irish step-dancing, myhtology, and familiar Christmas songs such as "The Little Drummer Boy"

18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four, on a Unlimited Golf Pass for 2014 at Bluff Creek Golf Course (Up to 70% Off)

Bluff Creek Golf Course

White River

$77 $45

Tall heather grasses, multiple water hazards, and a few dramatic elevation changes characterize relatively open, links-style course

$17 for $30 Worth of Paint-Your-Own Pottery at You Are The Potter

You Are The Potter

Greenwood

$30 $17

More than 300 unfinished pottery pieces await painting; staff glazes and fires pieces within 10 days

Private Lessons, Group Lessons, and Practice Parties at Arthur Murray Dance Center (Up to 79% Off). 2 Options Available.

Arthur Murray Dance Center

Multiple Locations

$480 $99

Learn salsa, swing, and the waltz during private and group lessons at nationally recognized dance studio

10 or 20 CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Center Grove (67% Off)

CrossFit Center Grove

White River

$150 $49

Trainers lead students through constantly varied, functional fitness workouts that are designed to get students in shape and build muscle

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There are plenty of chances to grab a lane at Beech Grove Bowl. That's because the alley is open 24/7, letting guests squeeze in a game after dinner, before breakfast, or during an important business meeting they'd rather skip. In addition to organizing league games, setting up bumpers for kids' parties, and re-lacing every bowling shoe, the facility is known for their pizzas and large calzones, among other menu items, such as burgers and fries.

95 N 2nd Ave
Beech Grove,
IN
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Royal Pin?s four bowling centers boast a total of 270 gleaming lanes, but their widely varied facilities offer far more than games of tenpins. At all four locations, cosmic-bowling nights create a psychedelic atmosphere with fog, music, and black lights.

The Woodland location, though, was voted Best Bowling in Indianapolis 2012 by CityVoter and ups the ante with flat screens above the lanes and cushy couches where players recline while waiting their turn to take a ride through the pinsetter. Its adjacent outdoor mini-golf course, Pirates? Cove, sends putters on a salty adventure with 18 Lilliputian fairways populated by streams, waterfalls, and a pirate ship. In addition, the location recently received a makeover, with a new midway, lounge, bar and restaurant. In that same center, there's also the two-story Pirate's Quest laser tag, which combines the excitement of laser tag and swashbuckling.

At the Expo location, the theme relates to another exciting frontier: space. In Laser Storm tag, players battle for rights to moon territories. Besides their alleys, Royal Pin also manages the 5-acre Greatimes Family Fun Park, where kids zip around a go-cart track, bounce through a multilevel playland, or pilot bumper boats equipped with blaster squirt guns and highly sensitive grownup detectors.

5261 Elmwood Avenue
Indianapolis,
IN
US

In 1934, the Great Depression was creating a new brand of starving artist. Studios sat over garages filled with the smell of exhaust, and potbelly stoves kept models from having goose bumps. As a member of the Work Progress Administration, artist William Kaeser helped develop a network to solve problems found when trying to share art with the public. From this network, he and other local artists founded the Indianapolis Art Center, which has grown to a current faculty of 150 artists. The center continues Kaeser’s mission of engaging the community by creating opportunities for artists and teaching creative skills through classes and camps. Studios allow artists to design their own works using watercolor, bronze casting, woodworking, and metalsmithing, which they can submit for judgment in annual student shows and Supreme Court briefs. The Art Center building houses open spaces for studio work and exhibitions, along with a library and classrooms dedicated to different crafts. Renowned architect and Indianapolis-native Michael Graves designed both the facility and the attached ArtsPark. A 12-acre landscape dotted with more than 27 interactive sculptures, ArtsPark captivates visitors with its playful designs. ArtsPark also provides a natural setting for concerts, festivals, and the Broad Ripple Art Fair, which collects artwork from more than 225 North American artists.

820 E 67th St
Indianapolis,
IN
US

On a trip to Chicago from his native Italy, young Mario Tricoci changed his life forever. The fledgling hairdresser stopped in at a prestigious salon, where he impressed the owner with his impeccable display of skill and landed himself a job. The next six decades brought strings of industry awards and the opening of his very own salon, which soon exploded into 26 locations in four states. With his styling prowess proven both to the industry and to the clients he encountered each day, the coiffeur decided to share his gift with others. In 2004, he established Tricoci University to foster a new generation of cosmetologists and spa technicians trained to thrive in the luxury-spa industry.

Throughout the Midwest, Tricoci prot?g?s study a rigorous curriculum in high-end salon and spa surroundings to learn how to create beautiful hairdos, choose skin-flattering cosmetics, and beautify nails and skin. A team of experienced industry professionals readies pupils for the beauty world with in-depth classes, and outside education arrives via video demonstrations and guest-artist lectures on Vidal Sassoon's Wedge-Bob Postulate. More advanced students get a preview of their career to come by beautifying real people during instructor-supervised treatments, which lend the stylist essential experience as the client enjoys a pampering session at a discounted rate.

9725 Crosspoint Commons
Indianapolis,
IN
US

Motus Dance Theatre sends its ensemble pirouetting through the walls of convention and into the city's auditoriums, libraries, and art museums. With performances such as Pairings?a series of six dances inspired by six wine and gourmet food matchups?the nonprofit company translates imaginative contexts into spectacles of movement. Its reputation for novelty stems from a mission to disperse the arts throughout the public sphere without putting tutus on every streetlight. By hiring up-and-coming choreographers, planning site-specific installations, and collaborating with other entertainers, the theatre brings continuously evolving dance presentations to the community.

Motus is by no means exclusive: its classes and workshops welcome participants of all backgrounds to enhance their bodily awareness. Lessons from highly trained instructors cover techniques from yoga poses to burlesque pivots, and focus on finding confidence regardless of age or build.

1101 Hoyt Ave
Indianapolis,
IN
US

Inspired by their training with Swami Rama—the founder of the Himalayan Institute—Carol and Charles Crenshaw motivate students to deepen the connection between their bodies and minds at Inner Peace Yoga Center. At their nonprofit studio, Carol and Charles strive to honor Swami Rama by cultivating a sanctuary for relaxation and self-discovery through meditation and yoga classes. Six levels of yoga classes help beginners and experienced yogis alike to build strength and relieve tension, encouraging them to work at their own pace. During meditation classes, the focus is solely on the mind. Patrons drift into a meditative state to quiet anxiety over the day’s tasks or worries about dinosaurs re-emerging from extinction. A core focus on community drives the center, with community-centered events bringing people together for pasta cookouts, in-depth workshops, and community-service initiatives.

5038 E 56th St
Indianapolis,
IN
US