Personal Development in Bethesda

$243 for $485 Groupon — AliceBeauty LLC

Alice Beauty Llc

Bethesda

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

$485 $243

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Master Basic Camera Functions with a Photography Maven

Photography Workshop

Smithsonian Castle

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

$60 $60

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$49 for $98 Worth of Defensive-Driving Classes — Dexterity Driving School

Dexterity Driving School

Washington

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

$98 $49

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Lifeguard or CPR/AED Training for One or Two from National Lifesaving & Aquatics (Up to 57% Off). Six Options.

National Lifesaving & Aquatics

Van Ness - Forest Hills

Learn life-saving techniques such as CPR, AED operation, first aid, and aquatic rescue

$279 $139

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$45 for $75 Worth of Test-Prep Classes — Five Star Learning

Five Star Learning

Redeem from Home

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

$75 $45

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$45 for $80 Worth of Music Lessons — Turn 2 Notes

Turn 2 Notes

Redeem from Home

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

$80 $45

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$99 for a Complete Cisco Certification IT Network Training Bundle from IT University Online ($3,295 Value)

IT University Online

Online Deal

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

$3,295 $99

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$39 for $70 Worth of Language Classes — SCETA

Sceta

Redeem from Home

Learn basic Japanese to visit Japan or understand animes

$70 $39

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$199 for an Online SAT Prep Course from The College Review ($399 Value)

The College Review

Online Deal

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

$399 $199

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$19.99 for an Online Traffic-School Course from BESTtrafficschool.com ($39.95 Value)

BESTtrafficschool.com

Online Deal

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

$39.95 $19.99

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$95 for Online Personal-Training Certification from American Fitness Institute ($299 Value)

American Fitness Institute

Online Deal

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

$299 $95

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Four 60-Minute One-on-One Online or In-Person Tutoring Sessions from In Class Solutions (Up to 68% Off)

In Class Solutions

On Location

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

$300 $99

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$25 for $50 Toward Translation Services — Language Innovations, LLC

Language Innovations LLC

Farragut Square

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

$50 $25

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Two or Four 60-Minute Guitar Lessons from Planetary Music (Up to 54% Off)

Planetary Music

Redeem from Home

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

$140 $69

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$39 for 1-Hour Music Lesson $70 — Love Music Lessons

Love Music Lessons

Redeem from Home

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

$70 $39

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Three-Hour Beginner Photography Workshop for One or Two from Remember Forever (Up to 60% Off)

Remember Forever

On Location

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

$95 $39

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$59 for an Online Website Building Class from Express Website Course ($197 Value)

Express Website Course

Online Deal

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

$197 $59

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$85 for $170 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — Eye Level of FairOaks, VA

Eye Level Of Fairoaks, Va

Redeem from Home

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

$170 $85

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Two Private Music Lessons from Études (44% Off)

Études

Georgetown

With two introductory piano lessons, your child can begin developing a lifelong love of music!

$90 $50

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$36 for $60 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — Simon Studies Educational Services, LLC

Simon Studies Educational Services, Llc

U Street - Cardozo

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

$60 $36

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Four or Eight Salsa-Dancing Lessons at Saboreate Dance Company (Up to 51% Off)

Saboreate Dance Company

Washington

Students learn sensual salsa moves during 60-minute lessons

$60 $30

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Four Piano or Singing Lessons at Melody Sons Music Studio (Up to 51% Off)

Melody Sons Music Studio

Penrose Square

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

$120 $59

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$94 for $160 Worth of Singing Lessons — The A Cappella School

The A Cappella School

Rockville

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

$160 $94

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$1,648 for $2,997 Worth of Academic Classes — Hands On Dental Assistant Training

Hands On Dental Assistant Training

Rockville

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

$2,997 $1,648

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$22 for an Express Makeup Application with Strip Eyelashes at V GLAM Institute of Art ($45 Value)

V GLAM Institute of Art

Falls Church

Makeup artist perfects complexions for a special day or night out on the town

$45 $22

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$23 for $40 Toward 30 minute Individual Piano Lesson — Alla's Piano Studio

Alla's Piano Studio

Falls Church

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$40 $23

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Two or Four Music Lessons at Falls Church Music Conservatory (Up to 55% Off)

Falls Church Music Conservatory

Jefferson

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

$122 $55

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Eight-Week Course for One or Two at Coco Libre (Up to 51% Off)

Coco Libre

Hyattsville

Eight-week classes offer introductions to such diverse topics as Spanish, African dance, and meditation

$80 $39

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One, Three, or Six 60-Minute One-on-One Cognitive Fitness Programs at LearningRx (Up to 72% Off)

LearningRx

Multiple Locations

Students and individuals of all ages receive supportive, personalized help intended to improve general cognitive function

$120 $49

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$545 for $990 Worth of Makeup Classes — Spectrum Beauty Academy

Spectrum Beauty Academy

Alexandria

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

$990 $545

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Exterior Detailing for Small, Mid-Size, Full-Size, or Truck-Size Vehicles at We Care Autobody (Up to 79% Off)

We Care Autobody

Alexandria

ASE-certified techs perform a full exterior detailing service for small, mid-size, and large vehicles

$280 $59

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One Month of Reading or Math In-Center Tutoring at A Plus Success Quality Tutoring (Up to 61% Off)

A Plus Success Quality Tutoring

Alexandria

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

$250 $99

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Mixology or Wine Tasting 101 Course for One or Two from Sugar Rim Bar (Up to 59% Off)

Sugar Rim Bar

Art Whino

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

$299 $125

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Four Weeks of Tutoring for One or Two Students at Bestbrains (Up to 69% Off)

Bestbrains

Multiple Locations

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

$244 $79

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Four or Eight 60-Minute Tutoring Sessions at Victory Tutoring (Up to 54% Off)

Victory Tutoring

Laurel

Professional tutors help students improve test scores in areas such as physics, social studies, and reading comprehension

$140 $69

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$48 for $80 Worth of Driving Classes — Washington Career and Technical Education Center

Washington Career And Technical Education Center

Hallmark Business Park

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

$80 $48

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Two or Four 1-Hour Acoustic Guitar Lessons at NoVa Guitar Lessons (Up to 53% Off)

NoVa Guitar Lessons

Countryside

Learn how to play the acoustic guitar—or refine skills you already have—at your own pace with instruction from an experienced guitar player

$100 $49

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Four Private Music Lessons from Sky Music Instruction LLC (41% Off)

Sky Music Instruction

Centreville

Offering comprehensive guitar and voice instruction; lessons include technique, theory, and ear training

$120 $71

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$66 for $144 Worth of Music Lessons — The Maryland Music Academy

Maryland Music Academy

Columbia

Four 30-minute private lessons on any instrument. Our expert teachers work one-on-one with students. Anyone over the age of four is welcome.

$144 $66

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4, 8, or 12 Private Music Lesson Packages for Kids and Teens at Let There Be Rock School (Up to 55% Off)

Let There Be Rock School

Columbia

Private music lessons taught by rock musicians; four tickets to a student show; student and adult lounge access; unlimited studio time

$180 $89

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$44 for $100 Worth of Test-Prep Classes — Fundamental Education

Fundamental Education

Ellicott City

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

$100 $44

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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.

6931 Arlington Road
Bethesda,
MD
US

The Mindfulness Center presents people with classes and therapies that take a holistic approach to well-being, complementing—and sometimes eliminating peoples’ need for—more traditional health-care options. These empowering treatment modalities encourage the body’s natural healing processes, using everything from yoga and tai chi movements to reiki therapy and acupuncture. Collectively, the center’s extensive and highly trained staff members can help correct energetic balances while relieving the physical aches and pains caused by daily stress or nightly dreams about Olympic powerlifting.

4963 Elm St.
Bethesda,
MD
US

Getting in shape after giving birth can be difficult; taking care of the baby takes a lot of time and leaves bodies weary and sapped of energy. Stroller Strides understands these common struggles and has designed exercise regimens with new mothers in mind. All you need to get started is you, your baby or someone else's baby, and a stroller. Classes, which are taught by specially trained instructors, take place outdoors most of the year and consist of a warm-up, a buggy-bandying power walk, and interval stations where participants do a variety of body-toning exercises. Musically enhanced indoor classes are also available if you'd rather spare your body and baby from winter's clammy clutches. Instructors provide everyone with any additional equipment and, in the event of a fussy-baby episode, will show you exercises you can do with your baby.

7101 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda,
MD
US

When you ride a bike or jump rope, knowledge of the science behind the actions won't help you perform them as well as practice will. Test prep is more than content review, it puts fundamental test-taking strategies and skills into practice so that you can best utilize all that stuff you worked so hard to learn. Your 90-day LSAT prep course includes six full-length practice tests, 30 online workshops, and more than 800 real LSAT questions with explanations. The three-month-long GMAT course includes eight lessons to raise your score, 300 simulated GMAT questions with explanations, and five full-length computer adaptive tests.

4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest
Washington,
DC
US

Dust off your Dadaist translations of Dan Brown's epic The Faerie Queene and get some feedback on your hard work with today's Groupon. For $30, you get $75 toward creative writing workshops at The Writer's Center in Bethesda. The Writer's Center offers up to 300 workshops in a variety of genres each year, including fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, playwriting, songwriting (or "rap-smithing"), literary translation, and writing for public relations and marketing. Get up to two Groupons to put toward the same or multiple classes, or inspire a friend to pursue her children's Jacobian drama when you gift a Groupon.

4508 Walsh St
Chevy Chase,
MD
US

Capstone Tutor's employees are truly a hand-selected group. Before tutors are sent out on the job, they must pass a rigorous qualification process, from degree confirmation and background checks to personal- and professional-reference interviews. And that’s just the base testing. After achieving the Capstone seal of approval, tutors are then paired with a student whose academic needs match their expertise, unlike other tutoring companies that pair students and tutors based on their hair color. Through this intense process Capstone is able to ensure that students receive instruction from a professional with a proven track record.

10411 Motor City Dr. Suite 750
Bethesda,
MD
US