Classes in Columbia

Up to 54% Off Pottery Classes or Camp

Shandon

$60 $30

Students of all ages learn basics of throwing clay pieces on the wheel

Half Off Gym Membership

Multiple Locations

$100 $50

Strength and cardio equipment fill a gym open 24/7; personal-training sessions guide clients toward better fitness

Up to 85% Off Combat-Fitness Classes

Northeast Arcadia Lakes

$150 $29

Certified instructors draw on years of fight experience to lead students of all levels through boxing or conditioning classes

Half Off Private Session at Gyrotonic Columbia

Forest Acres

$70 $35

Gyrotonic is an exercise-machine-based routine that uses fluid circular motions to increase core strength, stamina, and flexibility

50% Off Lessons at Freeway Music

Multiple Locations

$90 $45

The studio's 20-plus instructors can cover any area of music, from reading notation and improvising to studying styles such as jazz or blues

Up to 54% Off Group Fitness Classes

Columbia

$50 $25

Group fitness classes led by experienced trainers maintain a positive atmosphere and dynamic workouts

Up to 65% Off CrossFit at Warrior Fitness

Multiple Locations

$100 $35

CrossFit workouts employ varied, functional movements performed at high intensities

Half Off Music Lessons or Producing Session

Druid Hills

$135 $67

Learn to play and read music during lessons for guitar or keyboard, or get your demo off the ground with a music-producing session

Up to 59% Off Acting Classes

Southeastern Columbia

$70 $30

Kids and adults learn to act for film and television, even learning the basics of auditioning and cold reading

Up to 56% Off Fitness Bootcamp Sessions

Downtown Columbia

$50 $25

Former Army Ranger Ronnie Stewart leads early morning, 45-minute bootcamp sessions that focus on full-body exercises

Up to 90% Off from PowerFit Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

$99 $15

Trainers motivate exercisers to tackle routines of calisthenics, plyometrics, and resistance training

Up to 60% Off Ballet Classes

Southeastern Columbia

$60 $30

Dance classes teach young kids how to move to music and instill proper technique in adults

Up to 57% Off Piano Lessons

West Columbia

$20 $10

Piano instructor Dawson Hill teaches students to play classical music, jazz songs, blues, and other genres, or to improvise their own tunes

Up to 55% Off at Southern Sky Yoga

Pontiac

$120 $54

Instructors lead 60- to 90-minute classes for students of all skill levels, from beginners to those desiring the most difficult poses

Up to 61% Off Fitness, Dance, or Pilates Classes

Camden

$100 $39

Pilates, Zumba, and shag classes introduce vivacity to workouts with energetic moves and music

Up to 70% Off Boot Camp or Personal Training

Northwest Columbia

$120 $59

Expert trainers challenge students with full-body functional training during small-group boot camps or private personal-training sessions

55% Off Services

Lexington

$150 $68

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Up to 59% Off Beer-Making Class at Keg Cowboy

Columbia

$40 $19.99

A master brewer imparts his wisdom to students as they assist in producing a 5-gallon batch of beer

Up to 59% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Aiken

$40 $19

ASFA-certified personal trainer Tom Clements incorporates yoga, plyometric, and strength-training exercises into boot camps

58% Off Gym Access and Personal Training

Aiken

$188 $79

Receive access to strength-training and cardio equipment, a saltwater pool, locker rooms, and four personal-training sessions

69% Off at CrossFit Aiken

Aiken

$80 $25

CrossFit trainers teach safe workout form in an introductory session; regular classes incorporate weightlifting, cardio, and gymnastics

Up to 51% Off from Colin Hocking Photography

Multiple Locations

$195 $95

Colin Hocking - LRPS leads shutterbugs on seven-hour exploration of parks with Joy Shuck NC–certified environmental educator

76% Off One-Month Full-Access Gym Membership

Multiple Locations

$99 $29

Well-stocked gym with name-brand gear, childcare house, personal-training sessions, and group classes such as BodyPump, Zumba, and spin

Up to missing id b007f64e-6c9e-11e2-9cec-00259060b644 Off Zumba Fitness Classes

Multiple Locations

$35 $18.75

Instructors demonstrate easy-to-follow dance steps during 60-minute dance-fitness classes, which sync cardio moves with catchy music

55% Off Yoga

Flat Rock

$100 $45

In a unique studio located on tranquil grounds, students can practice yoga styles to attain health and well-being

Up to 82% Off Pilates Classes at Body Synergy

Flat Rock

$195 $49

Build core strength while improving balance, posture, and flexibility during group or private sessions

61% Off Women's Fit Camp

Multiple Locations

$200 $79

All-female outdoor bootcamp gives participants a jump-start on New Year's resolutions in a supportive environment

Up to 53% Off Dance Fitness Classes

Martinez

$80 $39

Dance fitness studio offers music-infused classes such as Zumba, belly dance, and hip-hop or adult-only sexy fitness such as pole dancing

Up to 63% Off Cardio-Kickboxing Classes

Martinez

$99 $39

Students shrink jean sizes and tone muscle with aerobic heavy-bag workouts

Up to 61% Off Classes at Dancing Dogs Power Yoga

Martinez

$119 $49

Specializing in the practice of Baptiste Power Vinyasa yoga, the studio offers a full power yoga schedule with classes 7 days per week

Up to 61% Off Gym Membership to Live Fit Augusta

Martinez

$175 $70

Trainers help clients learn how to best utilize the gym's supply of ellipticals, weight machines, and treadmills to reach their goals

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

Up to 62% Off Kids' or Prenatal Classes at Om Yoga

Fort Mill

$130 $49

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Kids and teens strengthen as they stretch; prenatal classes are specially designed to prepare soon-to-be-moms

Up to 65% Off Boot Camp at CORE

Walter Y. Elisha Park

$64 $29

NASM- and ACE-certified trainer leads intense but accessible workouts to help clients shed pounds, build muscle, and strengthen hearts

50% Off

Van Wyck

$100 $50

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55% Toward 10 Hot Yoga Classes

Tega Cay

$120 $54

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

Up to 54% Off Hand-Building Pottery Class

Fort Mill

$35 $18

Folks build everything from dessert plates to flying pigs in classes for pros and newbies alike

51% Off Nutrition Consulting

Charlotte

$100 $49

Learn healthful eating habits during consultation that includes a seven-day food journal

88% Off at CrossFit Augusta

Evans

$250 $29

Functional movements from CrossFit’s rotating workout of the day propel intense classes helmed by seasoned coaches

55% Off Dance Lessons

Monroe

$40 $18

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

Up to 60% Off at CrossFit MNC

Monroe

$99 $45

Athletes of all levels push themselves to the limit with routines of weightlifting, gymnastics, and cardio exercises that change constantly

Up to 91% Off Gym Membership

Indian Trail

$316 $29

24/7 access to free weights, fitness machines, and cardio equipment; membership package kicks off with fitness assessment

Up to 62% Off at CrossFit Indian Trail

Indian Trail

$130 $49

Instructors help exercisers of all ability levels build functional strength at an inclusive, community-oriented gym

Up to 77% Off Month of Boot Camp at Body by Buck

Stallings

$150 $39

Indoor boot-camp classes blend interval and CrossFit-style training, including exercises with kettlebells, dumbbells, and jump ropes

Up to 59% Off Kickboxing Classes

Matthews

$69 $29

Clients burn up to 500 calories during 30-minute kickboxing workouts divided into 3-minute intervals

Up to 78% Off Dance Classes

Matthews

$91.25 $25

Instructors teach students to master styles including the waltz, fox trot, and mambo in private and group lessons

Up to 60% Off Private and Group Dance Lessons

Multiple Locations

$249 $99

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Experienced dance instructors lead private ballroom-, Latin-, and swing-dance classes as well as social group lessons

Up to 76% Off Women's Fitness Classes

Matthews

$100 $29

Circuit-training style classes isolate every major muscle group, including the core, and include Tabata, strength training, and cardio

44% Off

Matthews

$50 $28

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Up to 82% Off Boot Camp and Yoga in Matthews

Matthews

$125 $25

Shape magazine–lauded personal trainer and Air Force staff sergeant whip bodies into shape using athletic and military training

61% Off Unlimited Training at CrossFit Strength

Matthews

$125 $49

Award-winning CrossFit coaches guide students through intense 60-minute sessions of dead lifting, squats, pull-ups, and shoulder presses

Up to 73% Off Fitness and Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$100 $30

Adults’ and kids’ classes teach subjects such as MMA, ground grappling, kick boxing and strength and conditioning

64% Off at Scott Shields Martial Arts Academy

Matthews

$80 $29

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Punch, kick, and jab your way through 45-minute kickboxing classes

Up to 51% Off Yoga Boot Camp at Yoga A Gogo

Spartanburg

$50 $25

Yoga boot-camp classes challenge students of all fitness levels with power-flow postures that focus on building core strength

75% Off CrossFit

Summerville

$125 $31

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Up to 57% Off Boot Camp or Personal Training

Summerville

$80 $39

Students can work out as a group in boot-camp classes, or meet one-on-one with a personal trainer for in-depth coaching

Up to 60% Off Private Music Lessons for the Piano, Guitar, or Bass

Mint Hill

$50 $20

Seasoned musician with 13+ years of music teaching experience helps students learn or further master the piano, guitar, or bass

Up to 84% Off Classes at CrossFit 704

Charlotte

$150 $29

CrossFit Classes use functional movements to help clients build muscle and get in shape

47% Off BYOB Painting Class at Cajun Canvas

Charlotte

$70 $38

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Students bring their favorite wine to enjoy as they paint along with step-by-step instruction provided by a professional artist

Up to 53% Off Boot Camp or Personal Training

Montclaire South

$75 $35

Cardio, strength training, and nutrition are topics of interest during boot camps or personal-training sessions

Up to 80% Off Fitness Studio

Charlotte

$100 $24.99

Choreographers marry street-style dance with cardio workouts as students tone bodies and melt fat

Up to 62% Off at Yoga Shala Charlotte

Dilworth

$130 $49

Instructors lead Vinyasa-style yoga classes; moves can be modified to accommodate students of all ability levels

Up to 60% Off Ceramics Class at Timmy Hord Studio

Pawtuckett

$130 $59

Create a decorative clay bowl or mug by hand or on a pottery wheel during a one-on-one BYOB class

Up to 92% Off at Healing Strength Personal Training

Charlotte

$435 $39

Experienced personal trainers lead 4-week women's fitness bootcamps or offer a trio of personal training sessions

45% Off

Montclaire South

$75 $41

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53% Off Personal Training at A Better You Fitness

Ballantyne West

$255 $120

A one-hour assessment uses various tests and measurements to inform three personalized workout sessions

Up to 83% Off at Ballantyne Ballroom

Ballantyne East

$140 $29

Experienced instructors lead dancers through private, personalized lessons and group lessons

Up to 50% Off Painting Class

Multiple Locations

$35 $19

Classes open to all levels feature painting accompanied by instruction and drink specials at one of eight locations

58% Off Boxing and Kickboxing Workouts

Charlotte

$45.50 $19

Clients blast calories and sculpt their cores with one-hour boxing and kickboxing workouts, which include work both on and off the bag

Up to 73% Off Audition-Techniques Workshop

Charlotte

$150 $50

Practiced acting coaches help performers aged 4+ make a strong first impression during auditions with a range of techniques

Up to 86% Off Boot Camp or Semiprivate Training

Ballantyne West

$200 $29

Tone muscles during a 45-minute circuit of sprints, plyometrics, and strength-training drills, or opt for 30-minute training sessions

Up to 67% Off Semi-Private Circuit-Training

Charlotte

$90 $39

Instructors guide small groups through high-intensity circuit-training workouts; cardio exercise and strength training

Up to 71% Off Functional Fitness Classes

Plaza Midwood

$120 $39

Classes combine functional movements, high-intensity exercise and strength training to build powerful, lean bodies

Up to 67% Off Vegetarian or Vegan Cooking Class

Dilworth

$79 $39

Gourmet chef Beverly McLaughlin, whose food is sold at Whole Foods, teaches participants how to create a vegetarian or vegan meal

Up to 63% Off Fitness Classes at Ultimate Gym

NoDa

$130 $49

Students study under black belts and certified fitness instructors during boxing, kettlebell, aerial silks, and martial arts classes

83% Off Women's Fitness Classes

Trophy Wife Fitness

$60 $10

Groups build lean muscle and burn calories during classes such as ChickBoxing and Hot Seat chair-dancing

Up to 57% Off Yoga Classes 

Plaza Midwood

$110 $46.99

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Instructors take students through a series of poses and breathing exercises that strengthen cores and improve flexibility and balance

Up to 66% Off Yoga or Zumba

Ballantyne

$200 $69

Highly trained instructors lead stress-reducing yoga classes and high-energy Zumba dance routines

Up to 86% Off Dance Fitness Classes

Charlotte

$180 $29

Groups tone muscles and burn calories while learning dance moves

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Owner Elise Matthews started K.O.R.E. Wellness when she was 25, hoping to use her background as a semipro goalie to help people to live fitter, pain-free lives. With the belief that impersonal machines can never match the overall core-strengthening benefits of resistance exercises, she trains clients to become aware of how their bodies move. She draws on a litany of certifications, a master's degree in exercise physiology from USC, and recognition from Dragon Door as a level 2 Russian-kettlebell instructor, or the second in a series of nesting Russian-kettlebell instructors.

Each week, the sporty scientist leads many of the more than 30 classes held at her facility. She takes a break from wringing sweat from her clients to provide postural assessments and nutritional counseling, enlisting the help of massage therapist Micheal Burkett and yoga instructor Jenny Prather to ply their relaxing and healing trades at the gym.


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1311 Rosewood Dr
Columbia,
SC
US

Mankind was never meant to breathe underwater, but the instructors at Columbia Scuba defy such limitations, helping students of all sorts—from small children to disabled adults—explore the forbidden depths. As young as 8, kids can start training with PADI Bubblemaker classes, using equipment suited to their smaller size, and swimmers of all ages can join Discover Scuba sessions to learn the basics of diving in the safety of a pool. For students looking to become certified divers, open-water diving and specialty diving courses test practical skills in unique environments, such as submerged shipwrecks filled with sunken coupons, whereas trips to the Florida springs or Cozumel convey the majestic experience of communing up close with marine wildlife.

2701 Alpine Rd
Columbia,
SC
US

In Brickhouse Gym’s 12,000-square-foot exercise emporium, clients can sweat solo on cardio equipment, hoist barbells in strength-training areas, or hone muscles in more than 30 group fitness sessions each week. Specialized practice domains, focusing on disciplines such as circuit training, agility, and free weights, help muscle masons zero in on particular skills, and a spinning room stocked with stationary bicycles amuses hamsters bored with predictable habitat wheels. Exercisers can also get in touch with nature by working out on a turf floor or can let playful breezes wick away their sweat in the open-air room. Alternatively, spirited instructors help students cultivate flexibility, increase endurance, or prepare for cage matches with stubborn garden weeds with a variety of fitness classes in disciplines such as yoga and mixed martial arts.

519 Huger St
Columbia,
SC
US

At Snap Fitness’ 24-hour gym, guests come and go armed with their access keys and are able to work out at their convenience. Around the gym, rows of cardio machines and stacks of free weights stand by as personal trainers show guests the most efficient ways to pump iron and bench-press their old refrigerators.

843 Polo Rd
Columbia,
SC
US

The Harbison Community Association provides a venue for community members to work out and form bonds with their neighbors. The center maintains an indoor heated pool, a jacuzzi, and a baby pool. Members can build strength in the weight room and challenge their friends to a game on the racquetball court.

106 Hillpine Rd
Columbia,
SC
US

Wella Professionals School pampers heads with eye-catching coifs administered by student stylists who work under the supervision of licensed instructors. In the impressively large and open space, guests can choose their preferred treatment from the style menu, such as an invigorating shampoo and blow-dry for an instant makeover ideal for job interviews or before interviewing potential dates in a bleakly lit warehouse ($10). Student scissor wizards snip unruly locks into sleekly styled cranial carpets, and a licensed instructor calmly offers professional advice ($10). For a revamped color scheme or to mask the aftermath of late-night leopard-spot hair tattoos, guests can choose to douse tresses in a single process color ($25–$35) or sprinkle light-catching strands among already luminous follicles with partial high or low lights ($25).

105 Sparkleberry Crossing Rd
Columbia,
SC
US