Career Certifications in Andersonville

$1,999 for a 10-Week Yoga Teacher Training Course at Zen Yoga Garage ($3,000 Value)

Zen Yoga Garage

Bucktown

$3,000 $1,999

10-week yoga teacher training course focuses on Vinyasa yoga, as well as yoga sequencing, anatomy, and philosophy

Beer 101 or Wine 101 Class for One, Two, or Four at Elitte Bartending School (Up to 84% Off)

Elitte Bartending School

Portage Park

$159 $39

Bartending school teaches the history, ingredients, and flavor profiles of beer or wine

4-Hour Mixology Class or 10-Hour Basics Course at A List Startenders (Up to 57% Off)

A List Startenders

Jefferson Park

$159 $69

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Seasoned instructors impart basic mixology skills and bartending techniques using array of spirits, fruits, and herbs in classroom and bar

Two-Hour Couples Massage Class for Two or Four at Hands On Couples Massage (Up to 63% Off)

Hands On Couples Massage

Near North Side

$200 $79

Classes limited to just a few students teach couples massage techniques to use at home

$20 for $40 Worth of CPR and First-Aid Certification Classes — Saving Chicago CPR

Saving Chicago Cpr

Jefferson Park

$40 $20

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

$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

$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

$30 for $250 Worth of Automotive Hail Damage Repair at Hi-Tech Paintless Dent Removal

Hi-Tech Paintless Dent Removal

Des Plaines

$250 $30

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Technicians massage out the dents and dings left by hail without damaging paint or resorting to sanding

Introductory Flight Lesson at Avel Flight School (Up to 93% Off)

Avel Flight School

Schaumburg

$400 $199

Learn to fly under an FAA-certified pilot’s supervision, or fulfill the requirements for a private license in a six- to eight-week course

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Whether they are expanding their business network, learning a complicated new process, or trying to get on a first-name basis with their mailman, many professionals wish they had a stronger memory. With Planet Freedom's online memory workshops, the brain training takes place at the student's leisure. Exercises include efficiency lessons and other memory-boosting practices.

Planet Freedom's memory videos were created by its president, Tom Weber. A professional speaker with more than 12,000 presentations under his belt, Tom has a strong sense of which techniques work and which don't. But teaching to him isn't only about effectiveness—it's about fun. An avid scuba diver, mountaineer, gorilla trekker, and Ironman racer, Tom loves taking risks and expanding his own horizons. He brings a similar sense of adventure to Planet Freedom, which often reflects his unique blend of seriousness and fun.

5315 N. Clark St. #193
Chicago,
IL
US

The people at Network Entertainment Studios spend a lot of time at musical performances, dance recitals, and sporting events. It's not that they're just extraordinarily popular or have huge extended families—they're there making sure that the people who are having their big day can remember it in clear audio and video for decades to come. The company started with one camera, one actor, and one director, and at first the founders came together with the goal of creating web series, and to create an online presence for artists and businesses. They still find time for their own creative work, but they've expanded to serve local businesses with animated promos, musicians with music videos, animated promos, explainer videos, and artists' live performances. From storyboarding to sound effects, the staff provide in-depth guidance at every step of the way to a work of moving art.

1337 W. Foster Ave, Unit 2
Chicago,
IL
US

Give your child a head start by providing them the opportunity to learn a new language. Little Linguists Academy's classes are taught by native speakers in a fun, nurturing and interactive environment. Come try it out. Maybe you will learn too!!!

1915 W Farragut Ave
Chicago,
IL
US

In Italian, sentieri Italiani means "Italian paths"—something with which Daniela Cavallero is very familiar. A native of Italy's Piemonte region, Cavallero imagined a place where she could bestow the rich heritage and language of her homeland upon the citizens of her new home in Chicago. She spun her vision into a reality, summoning a squadron of fluent Italian speakers to lead Sentieri Italian's language and culture classes. During each lesson, these well-versed instructors strive to teach pupils of all experience levels more than just language skills—they also give them a thorough rundown of Italian culture and history.

The team also spreads its wealth of knowledge of all things Italian beyond the classroom. To prep travelers for annual excursions to Italy, staffers devise detailed cultural training to ensure travelers know basic phrases and can quickly catch leaning towers. They also arrange regular cultural and dining events and organize a trove of services, including translations, genealogical studies, and assistance in procuring Italian citizenship.

5430 N Broadway St
Chicago,
IL
US

Sara McIntosh—the master cobbler behind the Chicago School of Shoemaking—draws on more than 35 years of experience in her craft. Among the things that make the school unique is that they teach their own version of the out-stitch shoemaking technique. Preferred by artisans who prize sustainability over industrial methods, that approach adapts easily to smaller shops with very few elves.

Sewing machines and wooden tables await eager hands inside the school. While an exhaust hood keeps the air fresh, students work away at footwear ranging from moccasins and sandals to desert boots. Instructors also teach leather-working techniques that produce stylish jewelry and handbags.

4723 N Winchester Ave
Chicago,
IL
US

After years of research and exercise, Dr. John Spencer Ellis felt he'd hit upon a premium fitness formula for producing athletes. Inviting Kelli Calabrese, a master trainer, to help him develop a curriculum, the two pooled their exercise knowledge—which amounted to 45 years of industry experience and 35 fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle certifications. From this wealth of training and education, they created Intense Mixed Performance Accelerated Cross Training, or IMPACT Fitness Boot Camp.

Their formula requires that each workout begin with a sports-conditioning-style dynamic warm-up, before proceeding into speed, agility, and quickness training, which allows patrons to more effectively chase cars down the highway. They then challenge students with full-body-strength conditioning, which focuses on all the muscles versus only the muscle group you want to train, and a high-intensity session of cardio training. Though the formula always remains the same, the exercises vary from session to session. One day, patrons might heave medicine balls and sprints, the next, they might jump rope and stretch TRX bands.

6216 N Glenwood Ave
Chicago,
IL
US