Personal Development in Carmichael

$69 for an American Heart Association First-Aid, CPR, and AED Class ($140 Value)

Safety Training Seminars

Multiple Locations

$140 $69

Five-hour American Heart Association class teaches CPR, defibrillator use & basic first-aid techniques; certification is valid for two years

$248 for $450 Worth of Services at Pause Photography

Pause Photography

Foresthill-Back Country

$450 $248

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$59 for Four Weekly 30-Minute Music Lessons at Rock Inc. ($125 Value)

Rock Inc.

Citrus Heights

$125 $59

Students of all levels develop their musical skills in guitar, bass, piano, or voice lessons

Four or Eight 30-Minute Music Lessons at Bach to Rock - Folsom (Up to 54% Off)

Bach to Rock - Folsom

Folsom

$168 $79

Fun classes teach kids and adults to sing or play guitar, drums, keyboard, or other instruments

$99 for an Introductory Discovery Flight Lesson at Golden State Flight Training ($199.99 Value)

Golden State Flight Training

Golden State Flight School

$199.99 $99

Learn flight basics and take the plane's controls in an introductory lesson with licensed pilot

$159 for 40-Hour Bartending Certification Course at ABC Bartending School ($535 Value)

ABC Bartending School

Multiple Locations

$535 $159

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Instructors guide burgeoning bartenders within a real bar, preparing them to mix, stir, and shake drinks for fun or professionally

$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

$49 for $98 Worth of Music Lessons — Sac Valley Guitar

Sac Valley Guitar

Sacramento

$98 $49

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$50 for $100 Groupon — AfterSchool Academy

Afterschool Academy

Arden - Arcade

$100 $50

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$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

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

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

$33 for $60 Toward Photography and Portraits

Fine Clicks Photography

On Location

$60 $33

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$13 for $29 Groupon Toward Online Driver's Ed — Natomas Driving School

Natomas Driving School

North Sacramento

$29 $13

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$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- or Two-Hour Introductory Flight Lesson with Briefing at JetEXE Aviation (48% Off)

JetEXE Aviation

Southwestern Sacramento

$250 $129

During introductory flights, budding pilots learn basic flying skills and maneuvering in a Remos GX with state-of-the-art technology

Eight-Course Online Photography Course from Capturing True Emotion ($250 Value) 

Capturing True Emotion

Online Deal

$250 $49

Through online videos and coursework, a professional photographer imparts how to have complete control of a digital camera

$39 for One Month of Music and Movement Classes or Creative Art Classes at Growing Brilliant ($80 Value)

Growing Brilliant

Rocklin

$80 $39

Parents guide children through fun sessions of dancing and singing or art and storytelling to encourage brain development and literacy

Academic Assessment with Two or Four Tutoring Sessions from Club Z! Tutoring Services (Up to 73% Off)

Club Z! Tutoring Services

Stonelake Landing

$179 $59

After an academic assessment determines areas that need work, tutors create a custom program based on the child's actual school curriculum

$73 for $125 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — A+ Learning Cetner

A+ Learning Cetner

Elk Grove

$125 $73

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Four or Six Tutoring Sessions in Math or English at Best in Class Education Center (Up to 77% Off)

Best in Class Education Center

Elk Grove

$210 $49

During 60-minute sessions, tutors help students strengthen critical thinking or creative writing skills

a Tutoring Session from Davis Learning Center (50% Off)

Davis Learning Center

Davis

$259 $130

Includes a comprehensive academic assessment and four hours of instruction with a qualified teacher in any subject

$52 for $90 Worth of CPR and First-Aid Certification Classes at Public Awareness Safety Services

Public Awareness Safety Services

Jackson

$90 $52

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$50 for Four Piano Lessons from Studio 3 Piano ($100 Value)

Studio 3 Piano

Lodi

$100 $50

Piano teacher with over 15 years experience helps students of all ages learn and master the piano

Photography or Photoshop Class at Wild Destinations Photography (51% Off). Three Options Available.

Wild Destinations Photography

Grass valley

$140 $69

Each class is three hours and teaches the fundamentals of photography or Photoshop

One, Two, or Three Years of Online Guitar or Bass Lessons from Dangerous Guitar (Up to 91% Off)

Dangerous Guitar

Online Deal

$134.55 $18

More than 650 high-definition videos give professional instruction in a wide range of playing styles

On-Location Photo-Shoot Package or a Photography for a Small to Medium Wedding from R. Delp Photography (Up to 82% Off)

R. Delp Photography

On Location

$325 $59

Choose 2 locations for onsite shoots for up to 5 subjects; capture joyful wedding memories with 6 hours of coverage, plus a print credit

One, Three, or Seven Half-Hour Virtual Music Lessons from Peace of Mind Music Lessons (Up to 61% Off)

Peace of Mind Music Lessons

Redeem from Home

$20 $10

Communicating via Skype, instructors work with students during music classes that focus on subjects such as vocals, guitar, and theory

$99 for Two Subject Assessments with Registration Fee at Sylvan Learning ($285 Value)

Sylvan Learning

Manteca

$285 $99

After thorough skills assessments in a choice of two subjects, learning professionals devise a custom study plan

Four or Six Guitar, Beginner Piano, or Voice at Jones Guitar and Vocal Instruction (Up to 64% Off)

Jones Guitar and Vocal Instruction

Concord

$130 $50

Seasoned instructor Ranjani Jones teaches basic theory, sight-reading, and technique for guitar, beginner piano, and voice

Photography Fundamentals and/or Night Photography Workshop from Eric Gould Photography (Up to 57% Off)

Eric Gould Photography

Multiple Locations

$150 $69

Hands-on workshop introduces camera controls and artistic methods; evening classes work with sunsets, silhouettes, and dusk-lit images

$70 for $140 Worth of Singing Lessons — The Studio of Meghan Michelle McGovern

The Studio Of Meghan Michelle Mcgovern

Alamo

$140 $70

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$74 for $165 Worth of Services at College Nannies + Tutors

College Nannies & Tutors

Blackhawk

$165 $74

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$59 for Six-week Online Course in Positive Psychology - The Path to Happier Course ($147 Value)

Guide To Self, Inc.

Danville

$147 $59

Six-week video course by positive psych expert, Dr. John Schinnerer, covering how to create more success and happiness.

One or Two Months of 30- or 60-Minute Private Lessons and Other Perks at Bradley School of Music (Up to 52% Off)

Bradley School of Music

Lafayette

$162.50 $79

Students of all ages learn to play the guitar, piano, drums, or other instruments in a supportive environment with an on-staff psychologist

$25 for $55 Worth of One tutoring session — Science Tutor 4 Me

Science Tutor 4 Me

San ramon

$55 $25

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$15 for an Online Driver's Ed Course with DMV Certificate of Completion ($69.95 Value)

igottadrive.com

Online Deal

$69.95 $15

State-certified online course serves as replacement for in-class learning and teaches fundamentals of safe driving

Four or Eight Lessons for String Instruments, Guitar, Flute, or Piano at New World Music Academy (Up to 53% Off)

New World Music Academy

Pleasanton

$170 $85

Professional performers teach students to play guitar, flute, or string instruments; piano classes take place in a group setting

Two or Four 30-Minute or 60-Minute Private Violin Lessons at Vernon Music Studio (Up to 55% Off)

Vernon Music Studio

Richmond

$120 $55

A violinist who customizes lessons to students' needs, helping them to learn violin quickly and thoroughly

$30 for $60 Groupon — Russian Program "Krugozor"

Russian Program “krugozor”

South Berkeley

$60 $30

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$48 for $80 Worth of CPR and First-Aid Certification Classes — Rescue Ready

Rescue Ready

Santa Rosa

$80 $48

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

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

$29 for a 20-Hour Online Bartending Course from Express Bartender ($79.97 Value)

Express Bartender

Online Deal

$79.97 $29

Through 12 digital lessons, students learn to mix 125 different cocktails and receive post-course job assistance

$9.95 for an Online California Traffic-School Course from Traffic School 2 U ($19.95 Value)

Traffic School 2 U

Online Deal

$19.95 $9.95

Eight-hour online course lets students get traffic violations off their records if passed

$249 Sonoma Valley Helicopter Tour and Food and Wine Pairing for Up to 3 from Helico Sonoma ($465 Value)

Helico Sonoma

Santa Rosa

$465 $249

During helicopter flights, passengers soak in the view; post-flight, guests enjoy a wine and food pairing at Williamson Wines Healdsburg

Three Private Music Lessons from Tony Bragano (45% Off)

Tony Bragano

Santa Rosa

$99 $54

Three private music lessons in saxophone, piano, or guitar from professional musician Tony Bragano

Two or Four Salsa Classes at Rueda Con Ritmo (Up to 62% Off)

Rueda Con Ritmo

In The Groove

$26 $10

Hour-long classes feature four different levels of Cuban-style salsa dancing

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An official American Heart Association CPR training center, Safety Training Seminars has provided first-aid education in life-saving courses since 1989. Although the center’s American Heart Association instructors possess extensive life-saving skills, they still know how to present their material for the general public. Despite the urgent nature of the techniques they teach, they manage to create a low-stress and casual environment. Catering to those with busy schedules, classes are scheduled year-round across the Bay Area, with many times and locations available.

10744 Gold Center Dr.
Rancho Cordova,
CA
US

The mixologists at ABC Bartending School utilize years of bartending experience to divulge saloon secrets in certification-based and recreational bartending classes. In the mixology course, expert instructors impart drink recipes and refine beer and wine palates while students shake up cocktails and take cover from projectile champagne corks. Certification classes prepare students for bartending careers as they mix classic and popular drinks while learning about alcohol laws, responsible liquor service, and stocking and inventory. Instructors demonstrate free pouring techniques, allowing students to fill faraway glasses or safely drizzle beverages into the mouths of piranhas. ABC’s job-placement program puts graduates to work in restaurants, nightclubs, sports bars, hotels, country clubs, and cruise-ship bars.

11366 Amalgam Way
Rancho Cordova,
CA
US

For more than 10 years, massage-therapists-in-training have learned therapeutic modalities and a caring touch from seasoned teacher and Fair Oaks Massage Institute director Madonna Polley. Polley—who has more than 40 years of experience in the massage-therapy world—works alongside more than 10 instructors. They teach students in small groups and incorporate plenty of hands-on training, unlike the people who teach psychics how to read minds. Then the pupils—who must complete more than 250 hours of training to be certified—bring their knowledge to the treatment room as they practice Swedish and deep-tissue techniques on real spa clients. They focus each massage session on the spa-goer's needs and help reduce stress, relieve pains, and strengthen the immune system.

Polley brings decades of experience to the institute, from instating a massage program at Mt. Hood Community College in 1979 to founding the Fair Oaks Chiropractic & Wellness Center with her husband in 1980. But she also ensures she and her team keep their skills current through participation in continuing-education courses.

Fair Oaks Massage Institute also offers public classes and workshops that teach techniques such as reiki and cranial-sacral therapy, as well as specialty modality certifications, which include learning how to massage without wearing boxing gloves.

9833 Fair Oaks Blvd, Ste C-1
Fair Oaks,
CA
US

The teachers at A New Beginning Preschool give kids ages 2 to 6 an educational roadmap, one where the routes are always changing. The educators at this non-traditional learning center don't believe one single lesson plan can accommodate all children, and not just because favorite crayon color is a hereditary trait. Instead, they individualize their curriculum, drawing from five areas: physical, emotional, social, creative, and language. These come into play during learning sessions and childcare sessions. Under supervision, children explore large learning spaces and engage in activities designed to hone motor and mental abilities.

8540 Madison Ave
Fair Oaks,
CA
US

Bryan College Massage Clinic employs a team of nationally certified therapists to forge a new generation of bodywork experts through intimate one-on-one instruction. As teachers proudly look on, students can promote healing with hot-stone therapy or alleviate lower-layer aches with Thai acupressure and deep-tissue techniques. To maximize relaxation, clients may also request a full-body salt scrub, a restorative mud wrap, or soak their feet in a warm tub of adorable puppies.

2317 Gold Meadow Way
Rancho Cordova,
CA
US

Established: 2008

Staff Size: 2?10 people

Average Duration of Services: 1?2 hours

Pro Tip: Come with a positive attitude and a willingness to work hard

7840 Madison Ave
Fair Oaks,
CA
US