Things To Do In Columbia

Up to 66% Off CrossFit Classes

Columbia

$145 $59

Coaches track progress as clients of all levels tackle daily-changing workouts packed with functional exercises

Up to 55% Off Private Music Lessons

Columbia

$180 $89

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

Up to 81% Off One Month of Group Fitness Classes

Ellicott City

$180 $35

Training program prepares runners for a 5K, 10K, or half marathon; general membership includes unlimited power yoga and Zumba classes

Up to 53% Off Paddle Boating

Multiple Locations

$20 $9.50

After choosing a ride, paddlers embark on leisurely trips out into the tree-lined waters of Columbia or Gaithersburg

Up to 78% Off Boot-Camp Classes at CD Fit

Columbia

$90 $29

Push beyond fitness plateaus with high-intensity, one-hour boot-camp classes that focus on sculpting the entire body

Up to 61% Off Morning Cardio Kick-Boxing Boot Camp Classes

Hwarang Martial Arts

$70 $29

Kick-start metabolism for the entire day with unlimited morning boot camp classes

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

76% Off Boxing and Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$185 $45

At six locations, intensive boxing and martial-arts classes teach valuable self-defense and fitness skills

Up to 79% Off Krav Maga and Fight-Fitness Classes

Ellicott City

$125 $29

Four or six weeks of unlimited self-defense classes in krav maga, martial arts, or fight fitness

Arthur Murray Dance Studio – 85% Off Lessons

Multiple Locations

$337 $49

Experienced instructors lead partners and solo fleet feet in private and group lessons within a professional studio setting

89% Off Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$349 $39

Expert instructors teach essential martial arts skills, as well as discipline and confidence

Up to 65% Off Fitness Classes at Nia Baltimore

Multiple Locations

$50 $19

Instructors help students of all ages and abilities reach fitness goals with a blend of dance, martial arts, and healing arts.

Up to 71% Off Adult or Kids' MMA Classes

Columbia

$200 $59

Adults and kids can learn how to defend themselves

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Helmed by Dr. Mazursky, Wilde Lake Family Dentistry enlists ClearCorrect braces to straighten top and bottom pearly whites with sets of gradually shifting alignment trays. An initial consultation determines whether the treatment is appropriate for each client before the doctor snaps Kodak x-rays of uneven-mouth terrain. Experienced technicians take impressions of misaligned teeth, using them to craft up to 10 customized alignment trays. At each appointment, patients receive two new alignment trays; each tray should be worn for about six weeks, allowing their strong plastic and Socratic reasoning to guide bite marks into perfect symmetry over a period of up to nine months. During chompers' steady odyssey, patients return every six weeks for checkups.

10451 Twin Rivers Rd
Columbia,
MD
US

Free weights, strength-training machines, and cardio equipment galore help guests at American Fitness Express get into physical shape. Instructors lead classes ranging from yoga to kickboxing to Zumba, and they even offer one-on-one attention during personal-training sessions. Added bonuses at the gym include private showers, WiFi, and childcare during select classes.

3881 10 Oaks Rd
Glenelg,
MD
US

After absorbing core Pilates principles from Stott & Balanced Body, head instructor Fran gathered a crew of yoga, Pilates, and ACE–certified fitness masters to oversee the classes at Coreworks Fitness. Fran and her staff run two levels of mat classes, as well as two levels of reformer classes in a separate studio dedicated to the foundational apparatus. Students may also stretch their abilities on more advanced apparatuses, including the CoreAlign, which heightens the cardiovascular element of Pilates, as well as improves posture and balance. Coreworks Fitness is also an authorized Balanced Body University training center. The studio's academy equips aspiring instructors with pedagogical techniques and even extends its kinesthetic expertise to the performing arts, with body-aligning workshops for Irish dance instructors.

9160 Rumsey Rd
Columbia,
MD
US

When the holiday season rolls around each year, the natural beauty of Symphony Woods shines a little brighter with the electric festivities of Symphony of Lights and the donations it provides to Howard County General Hospital. More than 70 animated and stationary light displays set the scene ablaze with images of candy canes, snowflakes, and toys, and twinkling string lights dress the trees in a blaze of white. Visitors can enjoy the scenery in numerous ways throughout the season, as family and pet walks, drive-through routes, and the 1.4-mile walk/run of Dazzle Dash keep eyes engaged and bodies exercising during the holidays. The lights stay twinkling seven days a week, only closing for New Year’s Eve or when the moon comes looking for who’s stealing her audience.

10475 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia,
MD
US

Though Synergy Pilates & Yoga has the spacious rooms, owner Charmaine Gordon keeps class-sizes small. This gives each participant focused attention from her team of trained instructors. Charmaine is a classically-trained Pilates instructor herself and has spent 20 years helping others stay fit, both at her Pilates and yoga studio, as well as at Synergy Women's Fitness, which she has owned and operated for 22 years with her husband, Rod.

8827 Columbia 100 Pkwy
Columbia,
MD
US

A panel of certified instructors is ready and waiting to instruct students in the ways of balance and coordinated rhythmic motion. Bring a partner to your duo of private lessons, or fly solo and dance with your instructor and a knowing smirk. In either case, you'll leave with a greater understanding of the dance style of your choosing. These lessons are ideal for a range of potential students, from the disgruntled pedestrian looking to never get served again to the fledgling fitness-seeker looking for a fun new way to get shipshape. Stick to a stately waltz, spicy up life with a rumba, or feel vibrant and playful with a few new swing steps for your personal repertoire. Whether you're an experienced dancer hoping to brush up on certain techniques or you have two left feet for feet and two right feet for hands, the lessons at Arthur Murray Dance Studio offer bountiful, dance-based benefits.

9176 Red Branch Rd
Columbia,
MD
US

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