Personal Development in Chicopee

$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

$39.99 for a Membership and 8-Week Online Course from Rhode Island Photography Workshops ($200 Value)

Rhode Island Photography Workshops

Online Deal

$200 $39.99

Year of access to online materials and in-depth eight-week course provide practical instruction on using digital SLR cameras

$99 for a Complete CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ IT-Certification Bundle from IT University Online ($2,695 Value)

IT University Online

Online Deal

$2,695 $99

Expert lectures, multimedia aids, and exam simulators aid in three courses, strengthening resumés and enhancing marketability

$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

$29.99 for an Online Home-IT Course from Excel With Business ($299 Value)

EwB Home IT Course

Online Deal

$299 $29.99

Lord over your home's computer and Internet with a course designed by the technology expert who wrote the first ...For Dummies book

One Week of Standard Kids' Classes for One or Four at Kids Corner (50% Off)

Kids Corner

Baypath College

$350 $175

Instructors help kids excel in math, reading, science, music, writing, and dance in engaging and fun classes

6 Group Sign-Language Classes, 4 Private Lessons, or 1 Painting and Signing Class at SIGNING Basics (Up to 55% Off)

SIGNING Basics

Greenwood Center

$37 $20

Instructors teach students sign-language basics in social painting classes or group sign language lessons with other students

$65 for Four 30-Minute Music Lessons at Tom Kopyto Music Lesson Studios (Up to $160 Value)

Tom Kopyto Music

East Longmeadow

$140 $65

Lessons in guitar, bass guitar, drums, piano, or voice focus on theory, technique, and performance to help students develop a new skill

Two or Four One-Hour Music Lessons, or Two One-Hour Studio Sessions at LMI Studio (Up to 51% Off)

LMI Studio

East Longmeadow

$90 $45

Guitar, piano, bass, drums, and vocal lessons for students of all skill levels; studio sessions offer a professional recording experience

1, 3, or 12 Months of Photoshop, Game Design, and 3D Animation Courses at School of Interactive Design (Up to 92% Off)

School of Interactive Design

Online Deal

$1,188 $99

In-depth online courses taught by industry experts teach graphic design, 3D animation, and game design

$19 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Center Stage Guitar Academy ($108 Value)

Center Stage Guitar Academy

Online Deal

$108 $19

Bryan Billhimer leads lessons organized by skill level, covering technique and song learning in high-quality videos shot from many angles

Two 90-Minute or Four 60-Minute Tutoring Sessions from Tutor Doctor of the Pioneer Valley (Up to 67% Off)

Tutor Doctor of the Pioneer Valley

Redeem from Home

$195 $65

Tutors provide help in core subjects such as calculus and english

$79 for an Online Oracle Database Administration Course from e-Careers ($840 Value)

e-Careers

Online Deal

$840 $79

Online course covers skills needed to install and maintain Oracle databases; earn an Oracle-certified professional certificate at the end

$159 for Introductory Flight Lesson at Connecticut Flight Academy ($400 Value)

Connecticut Flight Academy

South Meadows

$400 $159

(10)

During introductory flight lessons, certified flight instructors split the time between ground school and in-air flight time

$50 for Two ACT or SAT Practice Tests and Two Test Reviews at Ivy Bound Test Prep ($150 Value)

Ivy Bound Test Prep

Newington

$150 $50

Practice tests and review sessions prime college applicants for success on SAT or ACT

Neuro-Linguistic Programming Session with Health, Addiction, or Emotional Consult at NLP Berkshires (50% Off)

NLP Berkshires

Sheffield

$200 $100

Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) sessions are used to unlock pathways in the mind in order to promote overall wellness

$35 for $70 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — RLB Tutoring

Rlb Tutor

On Location

$70 $35

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

Four Private Tutoring Sessions or Six-Week SAT Prep Course at Knee-High Academy/EPIC Test Prep (Up to 51% Off)

Knee-High Academy/EPIC Test Prep

Wallingford

$180 $89

One-hour tutoring sessions for kids from preschool through 12th grade cover any subject; SAT class includes covered materials

One-Hour Introductory Helicopter Flight Lesson for One or Two at Don's Flying Service Inc (50% Off)

Don's Flying Service Inc

Marlborough

$250 $125

FAA-certified instructors cover ground school basics, and then give students hands-on experience during a flight

$60 for $133 Worth of Services at Mathnasium of Newtown

Mathnasium Of Newtown

Newtown

$133 $60

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

$119 for a Flight-Instruction Package with a One-Hour Flight from Oxford Flight Training ($265 Value)

Oxford Flight Training

Oxford

$265 $119

The flight-instruction package includes pilot handbooks, a logbook, and an hour of flight

$400 for $800 Groupon — Writer's Workshop for Kids

Writer's Workshop For Kids

Framingham

$800 $400

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

Half-Hour Scenic Flight for Two or Two-Hour Intro Flight Experience for One from Noble AirVentures LLC (Up to 62% Off)

Noble AirVentures LLC

Stow

$285 $139

Scenic trips fly over Boston, Worcester, or Wachusett Mountain; after ground instruction, novice pilots take control of a Cessna 172

Two Tutoring Sessions from Total Learning Group,LLC (45% Off)

Total Learning Group

Guilford Center

$150 $83

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

$48 for $95 Groupon — Act First CPR

Act First Cpr

Franklin Town

$95 $48

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

$95 for ACT, SAT, SSAT, or ISEE Prep at Weston Wayland Success Learning Center ($220 Value)

Weston Wayland Success Learning Center

Multiple Locations

$220 $95

Teachers help students understand general-knowledge questions in preparation for the ACT, SAT, SSAT, or ISEE (a school entrance exam)

Five-Hour Introductory Wine Class for One or Two from Rhode Island Bartending School (Up to 58% Off)

Rhode Island Bartending School

Johnston

$150 $69

In a fun environment, the wine pairing includes an hors d'oeuvre and chocolate; classes are available on one Sunday every other month

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Since taking her first tango class in 2005, Veronika Kruta has immersed herself in the world of argentine tango. She's traveled the country to attend tango festivals, where she learned traditional and modern techniques under the tutelage of famous dancers. Her travels inspired her to found Vktango in 2008, where she teaches a wide range of tango styles. Through Vktango, she shares all the lessons she’s learned, helping each student find their own style to the beat of traditional tango songs, alternative modern tunes, or perfectly timed jackhammering from nearby construction crews. She also draws on her expertise as a DJ spinning tango-ready rhythms for such events as the Boston Tango Festival.

92 Race St.
Holyoke,
Massachusetts
US

A member of the New England Collegiate Baseball League since 2008, the Blue Sox incubates top college players while they stay fresh and limber between seasons in the NCAA. Partially funded by Major League Baseball, the league consists of 10 teams across six New England states, all competing in a summer of hardball that begins in June and concludes with the playoffs in August, just before players trade in baseballs for rubber-band balls and return to school. Originally founded in 1997 as the Concord Quarry Dogs, the Blue Sox wield homefield advantage at Mackenzie Stadium, a venue that can seat more than 4,000 fans or 30 anti-T-shirt missile silos.

500 Beech St
Holyoke,
MA
US

Brian Leaf has spent countless hours parsing through Family Guy, Twilight, The 40-Year Old Virgin, and myriad other pop-culture phenomena—not for his own amusement, but to pick out SAT and ACT vocabulary words lurking in the scripts, which he's compiled in six books. A seasoned test-prep instructor, Leaf has helped thousands of students surmount standardized tests through his books and workshops, which dole out insider advice for taking the entire tests as well as specific subjects such as math, reading, and dodgeball. Students leave each session with a collection of McGraw-Hill guidebooks, tips on stress management and avoiding common avoidable mistakes, and strategies for each subject.

269 Main St
Northampton,
MA
US

Most Popular Service: Online technical training

Reservations/Appointments: Not offered

Established: 2011

Staff Size: 2?10 people

Pro Tip: Use the discussion boards to get feedback on your coursework from the instructor and other students.

Q&A with Mark Lassoff, Founder and President

Do you or your staff have any special certifications or degrees?

LearnToProgram instructors are experts in their field, with years of experience teaching web, mobile, and game development to students of all levels. Over 100,000 people have learned programming from founder Mark Lassoff.

When and how did you first develop a passion for your work?

I've been programming since the age of 11 when I purchased my first computer, a Commodore 64. I was making my own games and had one published in a national computer magazine at the age of 12. By the age of 14 I was teaching others to program and in teaching technology, found a life long passion.

What aspect of your job, or the services you offer, most often surprises people?

People are surprised by how easy it is to learn most aspects of software development. Once the domain of mathematicians, contemporary programming is easy to learn and allows you to get results quickly. We've had students as young as 7 and as old as 77 and all have been successful at learning programming and software development through our courses.

27 Hartford Tpke
Vernon Rockville,
CT
US

When Maggie Carchrie voyaged to Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, she hardly expected to discover a passion that would win her the U.S. Mòd Women's Championship in Gaelic Singing two years later. She was immediately enchanted by the traditional music of the region, planning her future travels around the areas of Cape Breton and Scotland and diving headfirst into the Celtic culture. With a college degree in music therapy and a resume that boasts subsequent studies at the Ceòlas Music School, she built a foundation for a life filled with award-winning Celtic performance and education. She lays claim to two albums, books several East Coast showcases throughout the year, and furthers the reach of Celtic stylings through the concerts and CDs of Mermaid Productions. Maggie draws from all of these experiences to act as director of the Callanish School of Celtic Arts. There, she instructs students of all ages in music, dance, and lyrical language, managing a non-competitive venue for guests to experiment with age-old harmonies and master a brogue without having to install a second tongue. From the high-stepping choreography of Scottish Highland Dance to the signature keening of the bagpipe, she outlines several levels of melodic techniques, all of which are steeped in rich history.

192 Hartford Road
Manchester,
CT
US

The owners of Big Z Cleaners, Twin City Dry Cleaners, & Squeeky's Cleaners & Laundromat wash and dry-clean garments with environmentally friendly practices and a keen eye for detail honed over a span of 40 years. After dry-cleaning silk blouses, suits, or dress shirts stained with business-related marinara sauce, specialists press collars and cuffs and preserve their shapes with a customizable dose of starch. The team also carefully executes wash, dry, and fold services that conclude with exemplary folding and placement on hangers.

901 Wethersfield Ave
Hartford,
CT
US