Learning in Boulder

5 or 10 Classes, or 10 Salsa Classes at Colorado New Style Dance Studio (Up to 51% Off)

Colorado New Style Dance Studio

Multiple Locations

$70 $35

Internationally-trained instructors teach hip-hop, Argentinian tango, Flamenco, Zumba, Salsa, Bachata, and more for both kids and adults

6 Spanish Classes or 12 French or Italian Classes at Spanish Easy & Fun Language School (Up to 53% Off)

Spanish Easy & Fun Language School

Multiple Locations

$160 $78

Small group classes cover the fundamentals of Spanish, Italian, or French

Basic or Experienced Motorcycle-Rider Course at Full Throttle Riding Academy (Up to 50% Off)

Full Throttle Riding Academy

Northglenn

$250 $125

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Basic course equips motorcyclists with necessary state requirements; experienced course helps riders continue to gain skills

Digital Photography 101 Workshop, Admit One or Two at The Visual School of Photography (Up to 58% Off)

The Visual School of Photography

Multiple Locations

$129 $59

Seasoned shutterbug Bart Levy teaches students the basics of how to handle DSLR cameras in lively three-hour sessions

$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($ 129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

Scuba-Diving Class or PADI Certification Program at Underwater Phantaseas in Lakewood (Up to 54% Off)

Underwater Phantaseas

Union Square

$164 $80

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Seasoned instructors acquaint students with scuba basics or help them reach full certification in heated pools and local waterways.

$165 for a Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic-Rider Course ($335 Value)

Bluecreek Motorcycle Training Co.

Regis University

$335 $165

Basic riding course teaches beginners how to safely ride a motorcycle both in the classroom and on the riding range

4-Hour Intro to Photography Workshop at Illuminate Workshops (45% Off)

Illuminate Photography Workshops

Denver

$199 $109

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

Two or Four One-Hour Drum Lessons at Drum Lessons by Nick Soave (63% Off)

Drum Lessons by Nick Soave

Denver

$80 $30

An avid drummer since age five, Nick Soave teaches aspiring percussionists of all ages skills such as polyrhythms and playing with a band

$199 for a Literacy Screening for a Child at Littleton Literacy & Learning ($400 Value)

Littleton Literacy & Learning

Greenwood Village

$400 $199

Child is tested for literacy skills, after which parents consult with an expert, who issues report of findings and offers recommendations

$99 for a Project Management Certification Bundle from IT University Online ($795 Value)

IT University Online

Online Deal

$795 $99

Nationally recognized PMP certification trains projects managers on running projects from pre-planning to completion

$39 for Lifetime Access to Online Reading Tutoring for Up to Three Children at Red Apple Reading (Up to $169 Value)

Red Apple Reading

Online Deal

$169 $39

Children improve their reading and writing skills with an online series of educational games and videos aimed at 4- to 8-year-olds

Four or Eight Weekly Group Guitar Lessons at Strum and Sip (Up to 71% Off)

Strum and Sip

Multiple Locations

$120 $39

Laid-back beginner's lessons teach basic chords and strumming techniques; Rockstar sessions cover a new song each week

$32 for $60 Worth of Computer-Skills Classes — Tech Tutors & Support

Tech Tutors & Support

Redeem from Home

$60 $32

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

$99 for a Business-Certification-Course Package from Management and Strategy Institute ($449.90 Value)

Management and Strategy Institute

Online Deal

$449.90 $99

Online certification courses for leadership and project management help professionals prove to employees they have valued skills

$50 for $100 Groupon — Sunlight Music Academy

Sunlight Music Academy

City Park West

$100 $50

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$25 for a Mac Hard-Drive Diagnostic, Cleaning, and Optimization Service at The MacSpa ($60 Value)

The MacSpa

LoDo

$60 $25

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Tech experts specialize in Apple products; comfortable spa-like atmosphere with exposed brick walls and local artwork

$84 for $200 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — Castle Rock Tutoring

Castle Rock Tutoring

Redeem from Home

$200 $84

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

$79 for a Cognitive Skills Assessment at LearningRx ($249 Value)

LearningRx

Multiple Locations

$249 $79

Comprehensive evaluation and testing to determine potential areas for cognitive improvement in students or adults of any age

$45 for $75 Worth of Driving Classes — Strategic Driving School

Strategic Driving School

Redeem from Home

$75 $45

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

$99 for an IT Database Admin Online Training Bundle from Database Training Academy ($3,595 Value)

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

$69 for CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+ IT Certification Training Bundle from Career Academy ($1,485 Value)

Career Academy

Online Deal

$1,485 $69

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

One Multimedia Class or One or Two Multimedia Classes with a Membership at Open Media Foundation (Up to 80% Off)

Open Media Foundation

Lincoln Park

$150 $30

Three- to six-hour classes cover video production, editing, and animation and graphics

$40 for Four Recreational Piano Classes ($80 value) — Pianoforte, Inc.

Pianoforte, Inc.

Englewood

$80 $40

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

Open-Water PADI Certification Course or Confined-Water Scuba Course at Abyss Scuba & Travel (Up to 55% Off)

Abyss Scuba & Travel

Englewood

$275 $125

Expert divers lead confined-water courses or open-water courses to prepare students for PADI certification

$108 for 4 hours of ACT prep at College Success Tutoring ($240 value)

College Success Tutoring

Littleton

$240 $108

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Educational Childcare at The Peak Center of Excellence (50% Off). Three Options Available.

The Peak Center of Excellence

Littleton

$350 $175

Business with more than 20 years of experience in early-childhood education and child care

Brain-Training Assessment with Option for Two Training Sessions at LearningRx (Up to 73% Off)

LearningRx

Fort Collins

$199 $59

Brain training is a series of mental workouts that help strengthen neural pathways and even create new paths, which can help students excel

Drum Lessons by Stuart Pray (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Stuart Pray

The Drum Shack

$40 $20

Award-winning drummer Stuart Pray helps students develop accurate meter and good playing habits on a drum kit

Month of Conversation Group Classes or Regular Group Classes at Palmer College of Languages (Up to 51% Off)

Palmer College of Languages

Colorado Springs

$99 $49

Learn a new language, such as French, Spanish, or German, in a group class held once or twice a week

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The pool at Ocean First Divers is warmed to 88 degrees to wrap students in a watery safety blanket as they venture out of their element. As a classroom for swimming and scuba-diving lessons, the pool boasts a gradient bottom that deepens in slow increments from 4 to 12 feet. Though Ocean First Divers now trains scores of students in swimming and scuba each year, the dive center was originally founded to advocate for the ocean’s unique ecosystems. The organization was so successful in its mission that it has claimed PADI’s Environmental Achievement Award every year since the prize’s inception. Now, the dive center's creative conservation efforts include group trips to Key Largo, Fiji, Indonesia, Mexico, and the Galápagos Islands, where students get a firsthand look at why these one-of-a-kind ecosystems are worth protecting, and, alternatively, the detrimental environmental effects of litter left by Charles Darwin.

3015 Bluff St
Boulder,
CO
US

Longtime award-winning guitarist Lee Johnson brings plenty of experience to his instruction at Boulder Guitar Studio, having played guitar for 30-plus years, having performed nationally for more than two decades, and having taught for more than 15 years. He instructs students during custom lessons on the basic techniques of the guitar, taking into consideration what they want to learn—he suggests they bring in a playlist of songs they would like to be able to play to learn the techniques, fundamentals, and theories at play in those songs.

3873 Bosque Ct
Boulder,
CO
US

An active Denver photographer since 1985, Bart Levy imparts hard-won wisdom to aspiring photographers in upbeat, three- or four-hour workshops. In these workshops, the seasoned shutterbug demystifies DSLR cameras, teaching pupils how to harness ISO speeds, manual settings, and flash settings to produce crisp, memorable images of lens caps. Students also learn how to compose visually striking snapshots and Levy will also demonstrate the differences in digital file formats, so acolytes can upload and share pictures without setting their web browsers on fire.

5660 Sioux Drive
Boulder,
CO
US

During peak hours, Skype's globe-spanning communication powers connect millions of users to one another on computers, smartphones, TVs, and landlines. The Skype Premium subscription bears all the ingredients of the free software—unlimited international Skype-to-Skype calls, face-to-face video chatting, instant messaging, and low-cost calls to non-users—and adds a dash of video conferencing for as many as 10 people at once.

1852 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder,
CO
US

Wash your Windows with today's side deal: for $10, Boulder PC will perform a full remote tune-up of your Windows PC (a $25 value). All you'll have to do is be in front of your computer to accept their connection invitation and allow a secure, 128-bit encrypted connection to be established. Then Boulder PC's computer specialists will optimize the performance of Windows (98, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, or Windows 7). A broadband (cable or DSL) connection is required.

1801 13th St
Boulder,
CO
US

uBreakiFix CEO Justin Wetherill spoke with Groupon about the importance of protecting your smartphone and the challenges of fixing a phone that has been dropped into a deep fryer.

On the worst thing you can do after cracking your smartphone?s glass screen

?Don?t just put it into your pocket and continue to use it,? Wetherill says. The broken glass can actually cause serious damage to the phone?s inner components and turn a relatively simple fix into a costly repair job.

On the repair process

"Look, this is something we do every day," Wetherill says. "You are not the first person to break a phone.? Collectively, uBreakiFix's highly trained technicians repair more than 20,000 devices a month, drawing from a library of high-quality parts that are tested twice before they ever get used in a repair service. Free diagnostics are a staple at all uBreakiFix locations, so customers understand the problem before any work is done.

On growing his business

uBreakiFix began as a business based out of Wetherill?s living room, and it now boasts more than 60 locations nationwide. ?We are proof that the American dream is alive,? he says.

On unusual repair jobs

Wetherill remembers one fast-food employee who dropped her phone into a restaurant?s deep fryer. ?It smelled pretty bad,? he said; however, the repairs were successful. Another customer lost his phone in a cement mixer. After some serious effort, the technicians were able to safely recover all of the important data, but the phone died a few hours later. As Wetherill pointed out, ?it did go through a cement mixer.? Some miracles just aren?t meant to be.

On the importance of a one-day turnaround time

Repairs at uBreakiFix?s store locations can often take as little as an hour, according to Wetherill. This is a critical part of the shops' focus?something Wetherill personally understands. If forced to choose between spending the weekend without his smartphone or his left arm, he jokes that he would pick the arm. ?Of course, this is assuming that there wouldn?t be any pain,? he laughs.

1136 Spruce St
Boulder,
CO
US