Classes in Darien

Up to 77% Off CrossFit Classes

Darien

$199 $49

The on-ramp course teaches first-time CrossFitters the basics of the workout, which demand commitment, especially in traditional classes

80% Off One Month of Unlimited Kickboxing Classes

Multiple Locations

$239 $49

Channeling the art of muay thai, kickboxing classes train students to last through 60 minutes of intense hand, knee, and foot combat

Up to 88% Off Metabolic Strength-and-Conditioning Sessions

Multiple Locations

$133.50 $19

Cardio exercises and body-weight movements boost metabolism and sculpt the body; nutrition coaching and meal plan increase wellness

$13 for $20 Toward One Boxing Class

Harbor Point

$20 $13

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50% Off Personal Training

Springdale

$500 $250

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88% Off Dance-Lessons Package 

Newfield - Westover - Turn of River

$245 $30

Certified instructors help students to glide through graceful ballroom moves or swivel hips through sensual Latin choreography

Up to 72% Off Dance Lessons

Multiple Locations

$125 $35

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Studio specializes in ballroom, Latin, and weddings, as well as offers private lessons and group classes in contemporary, ballet, and more

Up to 83% Off Classes at Carozza Fitness

West Side - Waterside - South End

$100 $19

CrossFit-inspired workouts engage clients with constantly changing routines that rely on intuitive exercises to slim waistlines

Up to 88% Off Kickboxing Classes at C3 Athletics

West Side - Waterside - South End

$225 $29

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Kickboxing classes sculpt long, lean bodies through heavy-bag work and instruction that blends muay thai and boxing techniques

Up to 72% Off CrossFit at Crossfit S-Town

Chelsea Piers CT

$199 $89

CrossFit classes rely on intensive Workout of the Day exercises, such as power lifting and kettle bells, to pump up muscles

Up to 46% Off BYOB Canvas Painting Class

South Norwalk

$45 $25

Experienced working artists share their passion for painting with beginners in a casual environment

Fred Astaire Dance Studio – Up to 85% Off Lessons

Multiple Locations

$196 $30

Experienced instructors teach individuals or couples how to ballroom dance during private lessons

78% Off Classes at Israeli Krav Maga

Norwalk

$179 $39

Instructors teach the basics of krav maga, an Israeli self-defense discipline; includes access to fitness equipment and conditioning classes

Up to 88% Off One-Month Gym-Membership Package

Norwalk

$378.70 $45

Instructors lead workouts that melt calories, boost energy levels, and sculpt muscles; personal-training sessions focus on individual goals

70% Off at Kong CrossFit

Norwalk

$165 $49

The CrossFit sessions change every day and are designed to provide well-rounded workouts scalable to all exercisers' capabilities

Up to 58% Off Ballet, Yoga & Manners Classes at Fleur de Lis Academy

Wilton

$41.25 $19

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Dancers as young as 2.5 years learn the classic art of ballet and are encouraged to be freely creative; camps teach manners, ballet & yoga

55% Off

Wolfpit

$109 $49

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50% Off Personal Training

Norwalk

$100 $50

Certified personal trainer and contributor to Livestrong.com and Shape magazine; specializes in weight loss, endurance, and strength

Up to 67% Off Private Pilates Sessions

Pound Ridge

$125 $59

Pilates may help increase endurance, muscle strength, flexibility and rebalances the entire body.

Up to 53% Off Private Fitness Training on Beach

Westport

$90 $45

At a local beach, personal trainer Beryl Edelman guides one-on-one workouts supplemented by a nutritional consultation

Up to 60% Off Personal-Training Sessions

Wilton High School Track

$225 $99

Personal trainer Matt Healey devises workouts aimed at his clients' specific goals, and specializes in pre- and postnatal exercise

Up to 67% Off Fitness Classes

Wilton

$100 $49

Fitness classes include a program designed specifically for high-school students, held in a new state-of-the-art facility

50% Off Services

Greenwich

$500 $250

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66% Off Dance Classes at Arthur Murray Grande Ballroom of Greenwich

Greenwich

$290 $99

Students learn the basic moves of dance styles such as tango, foxtrot, rumba, salsa, and swing

49% Off

Greenwich

$45 $23

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79% Off Group Fitness or Spinning Classes

Greenvale

$285 $75

Wide variety of classes such as hip-hop dance, cardio kickboxing, and power yoga

Up to 73% Off Classes at YogaVie

Port Chester

$145 $39

Gain strength and flexibility in intimate Vinyasa-style yoga classes where students are encouraged to go at their own pace

Up to 81% Off Weight-Loss Boot Camp

Port Chester

$97 $29

Experienced trainers lead cardio and strength-training exercises designed to boost caloric burn during and after workouts

Up to 82% Off Classes at Kickboxing.com

Multiple Locations

$148 $29

Pound the stuffing out of high-quality bags at eight locations in various kickboxing regimens

Up to 51% Off Music Lessons or Guitar Setup

Fairfield

$70 $34

Full-service music shop sets up and strings guitars and offers lessons for most instruments, including guitar, trumpet, violin, and drums

Up to 58% Off Personal Training Sessions

Fairfield

$90 $45

A certified personal trainer helps clients reach their fitness goals in a space that boasts 2,000 square feet of equipment

Up to 62% Off Personal Training

Multiple Locations

$199 $89

One-on-one training sessions with a certified professional, supplemented by nutritional consultations and body composition analysis

45% Off

Rye Brook

$144 $79

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69% Off Yoga at The Funky Om

Huntington

$160 $49

Variety of yoga classes held throughout the week for beginners and more experienced students

Up to 83% Off Yoga Classes or Personal Training

Huntington

$170 $29

Personal trainer guides client in fitness regimes; yoga classes impart strength and balance; membership with unlimited classes and discounts

Up to 72% Off at Huntington Yoga & Wellness Studio

Huntington Village

$160 $45

Classes open to students of all levels include Vinyasa, Kundalini, restorative, and Jivamukti

45% Off Personal Training

Huntington

$450 $248

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Up to 82% Off at Fit Body Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$123.50 $25

A cocktail of boot-camp inspired exercises melt fat and transform façades over the course of two or four weeks

Up to 52% Off Private Music Lessons

Huntington

$60 $29

Lessons focus on guitar, piano, violin, or singing; instruments are available to rent for an extra fee

Up to 58% Off Photography Class or Video Transfers

Multiple Locations

$60 $25

Photography classes explore DSLR and point-and-shoot cameras; DVDs preserve beloved VHS tapes

Up to 74% Off Dance and Fitness Classes

Huntington

$109 $29

Professional dancers teach ballroom and Latin moves during group or private classes

67% Off Introductory Flight Package  

Multiple Locations

$299.25 $99

Take charge of an aircraft and learn flying basics with help from a certified instructor and a subscription to Flight Training magazine

Up to 80% Painting Class

West End - West Side

$150 $39

In a small-group setting, students learn basic painting skills, including the use of color, texture, and composition

51% Off Piano or Guitar Lessons

Multiple Locations

$120 $59

Students of all ages learn guitar or piano over the course of four 30-minute lessons

Up to 77% Off Fitness Classes

Greenlawn

$150 $49

Instructors lead students through Vinyasa yoga, Pilates, and Yoga Core or the strength and cardio exercises of conditioning classes

Up to 76% Off Dance and Fitness Classes

Multiple Locations

$125 $35

Master teacher Eddie Zawacki leads classes including Zawacki Workout, Cardio Barre/Sculpt, and Dance Groove

Up to 58% Off Acting Class for One or Two

White Plains

$52 $25

Youth and adult acting classes impart film and commercial fundamentals and give students real on-camera experience

Arthur Murray Dance Studios – 75% Off Lessons

Multiple Locations

$199 $49

Seasoned instructors lead students through private and group lessons culled from renowned dance curriculum’s century of steps

89% Off Boot-Camp Classes at ML Strength

White Plains

$350 $39

Adult-focused training camp classes for all levels improves conditioning, weight-loss, athleticism, and injury prevention

Up to 66% Off Women's Hot Yoga or Barre Classes

Hot Yogoddess

$130 $49

In a studio warmed by infrared heat, students practice yoga poses, fluid Vinyasa sequences, or a mix of yoga and ballet-barre stretches

Up to 65% Off at Love Dance & Fitness Studio

White Plains

$50 $19

Students dance their way to good health and lithe, toned physiques with Zumba or belly dancing; get tough with kickboxing or self-defense

Up to 71% Off Classes at Intelligent Fitness

East Northport

$120 $35

Experienced trainers and instructors lead small-group workouts tailored to clients' fitness goals

Up to 59% Off Yoga Fitness and Meditation

Northport

$80 $35

Yoga Fitness classes combine yoga, core work, Pilates, and other fitness moves to strengthen bodies; Nidra Meditation classes relax clients

Up to 88% Off at Fitness Through Boxing

Elwood

$250 $39

Pro fighters and certified instructors lead classes, helping students up their strength, endurance, and self-defense skills

Up to 82% Off Classes at Bet U Can Dance

Elwood

$242 $49

6,000 sq. ft. of hardwood floor and 13-foot ceilings surround dancers who burn calories and learn the foundations of various dance styles

Up to 87% Off Martial Arts or Kickboxing

East Northport

$310 $39

Dedicated martial arts instructors teach students self-defense techniques while helping them to develop discipline, focus, and other skills

Up to 76% Off at Northport’s MMA Fitness Center

East Northport

$75 $19

Trainers lead cardio-kickboxing, Zumba, and mixed martial-arts classes or coach clients one-on-one in martial arts or general fitness

63% Off Private Guitar Lessons at Hubbels Music School

Mount Kisco

$160 $59

Students work one-on-one with music teachers to learn guitar in an intimate studio setting; school also sells sheet music and method books

50% Off

Mount Kisco

$160 $80

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67% Off a Five-Hour Basic Music-Recording Workshop

Katonah

$600 $199

Two seasoned recording engineers relay their field's basics in a live online class and a three-hour recording session in the studio

Up to 81% Off Classes at Katonah Art Center and TADA @ KAC

Katonah

$150 $29

Huge range of classes for both children and adults includes musical theatre, fine art, pottery and adult fitness in a supportive environment

Up to 73% Off RDX Interval Training Classes

Mount Kisco

$180 $59

Master fitness trainer Vince Liguori leads intense, fat-burning workouts with interval training exercises for all levels

Up to 69% Off Lessons at Westchester Ballroom Dance Studio

Mount Kisco

$110 $39

Experienced instructors tutor students in a variety of styles including ballroom, latin, tango and swing

Up to 53% Off Glass-Art Classes

Mamaroneck

$125 $62

Veteran glass-shaping masters shepherd novices through the intricacies of crafting their own glass creations

Up to 83% Off at Fit Body Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$87 $29

Combination of cardio, resistance training, body-weight core training, and ab exercise melts fat during indoor boot camps

55% Off Personal-Training Sessions

Mamaroneck

$165 $75

Personal trainers craft custom workouts to help clients reach their health, performance, and body-composition goals

Up to 82% Off at Kids Love Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$84 $19.99

Kids learn basic martial arts techniques while gaining values such as discipline, self-confidence, and determination

Up to 60% Off Yoga Classes at Just Be...Yoga

Bayville

$110 $49

Yogis guides students of all levels through group meditations, candlelight sessions or invigorating power yoga

61% Off One Month of Boot-Camp Classes at Right Size Bootcamp

Glen Cove

$125 $49

Trio of trainers help those who want to get in shape, improve their game, or lose weight with one-hour boot camps tailored to fitness level

55% Off Fitness Classes

Glen Head

$100 $45

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Up to 65% Off Classes at Core Fitness Studios

Glen Cove

$140 $49

Certified instructors lead vigorous indoor cycling sessions and TRX resistance workouts

50% Off One Gyrotonic Personal Training Session — Star Bodies

Scarsdale

$90 $45

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Up to 67% Off Mat or Reformer Pilates Classes

Scarsdale

$150 $59

Students build core strength during 50-minute Pilates classes; instructors recommend two to three sessions per week for the best results

Up to 81% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Scarsdale

$120 $24

Certified instructors teach self-defense techniques developed by the Israeli Defense Forces that focus on natural movements and inertia

Up to 87% Off Boxing Classes

Scarsdale

$150 $24.99

Boxing workouts boost speed, strength, and coordination with lightweight training, medicine-ball exercises, and speed-bag and heavy-bag work

Up to 59% Off Children's Dance Classes

Kings Park

$80 $35

Tots take classes in introductory ballet or hip-hop, whereas older children learn styles including jazz, tap, and musical theater

Up to 66% Off at Simplicity Yoga Studio

Kings Park

$130 $49

Expert instructors guide students of all skill levels through yoga classes that range in intensity from gentle stretching to intense cardio

45% Off Adult Boot Camp Classes

Syosset

$185 $102

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Up to 63% Off at Absolute Yoga

Woodbury

$170 $69

Studio offers more than 50 classes each week spanning many yoga styles, such as prenatal, Yin, and Vinyasa

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Years before he would teach hand-to-hand combat to Special Forces candidates or have his studio voted the best of 2011 and 2012 by CT.com, Andrew Scala was stuck in traffic. As he inched down a clogged I-95 on his way back from New York and his job as a sales representative, he made a decision that changed his life. The next day, he quit his job, sold his car, and bought a plane ticket to Japan, where a friend was studying martial arts. He arrived three days later, beginning an eight-year stay in Hokkaido, where he eventually trained daily beneath the great-grandson of a samurai. At one point, he and two of his colleagues were invited to demonstrate their skills in front of more than 300 high-ranking Japanese military officials. Andrew not only mastered styles such as aikido, karate, and iaido, but also immersed himself in Japanese culture and learned to speak fluently, opening the door for the lifelong bond he shares with his teacher. Today, Andrew runs Darien Martial Arts Academy based on a philosophy that values integrity, honor, and self-discipline alongside physical skill. He lavishes his rich depth of knowledge upon students, teaching them the basics of Japanese with each lesson. As they grow curious, he relates the modern practice of martial arts to tales about the "truly intelligent and also fierce" nature of the samurai, erasing misconceptions along the way. "All those things are useful tools for helping children get motivated, not just for martial arts, but to become good students, good musicians, good athletes, good people," Andrew said, noting that as they train their minds with martial arts, the benefits spill into other aspects of life. His students bring in their report cards to show him their successes—and they also know that "if a student is good [at the academy] but he's starting to be disrespectful at home, he comes here and he pays for it here." He trains all ages of students, who typically begin with karate and then train in other styles or master weapons—the long and short staff, sword, and chain. He periodically brings his best students on trips to train at his old dojo in Japan, watching them develop a lifelong love of Japanese culture as they see him integrate easily into his old home. But though he takes martial arts seriously, Andrew makes classes fun and encourages each of his students. He's known for telling jokes and keeping the sessions lighthearted. "You don't have to be mean to be strong," he said. "The strongest guys I know are also the funniest guys I know."

300 Heights Rd
Darien,
CT
US

The supportive staff of personal trainers, boot-camp instructors, and nutrition coaches at Infinity Fitness may be quick to give clients technical tips regarding exercise, but they’re even quicker to give words of encouragement. This kind of engagement helps exercisers get the most out of the gym’s offerings, which include boot-camp workouts as well as private and semiprivate personal-training sessions that track results five different ways. As noted on the website, staff members view clients as “walking billboards” for their programs' effectiveness. In return, the staff asks only that clients work hard and stand for weeks at a time by the highway.

264 Heights Rd
Darien,
CT
US

Raised in England and Ireland respectively, Rebecca Binks and Lisa McMullan founded Rhubarb Kitchen to share their nostalgic love for homestyle British cuisine. Meeting in Rebecca's home kitchen, the duo's cooking demonstrations teach 16–20 students how to create some of Great Britain's most iconic dishes. Options include beer-battered fish ‘n’ chips, raspberry and sherry trifles, and house-made jam with scones. In addition to sampling the cuisine afterward, attendees can also savor a complimentary glass of Pimm’s, sparkling wine, or tea, or ask their hosts for practice pronouncing "color" with an extra "u."

262 Noroton Avenue
Darien,
CT
US

Many consider scuba diving a hobby or fun activity to do on vacation, but for Capt. Saam, it has become a lifestyle. He learned to scuba-dive more than 35 years ago and has gone on to not only establish his namesake scuba school but also obtain a US Coast Guard master license, teach scuba diving in Hawaii, and make regular tropical-dive trips. All of his scuba-diving and maritime experiences have pooled into a vast reservoir of knowledge which he passes on to his scuba-school crew—all of whom are NAUI- and PADI-certified instructors and dive masters. Together they immerse students in aquatic classes––both group and private––modeled after those practiced by police and fire-department scuba teams. They keep group lessons small—no more than seven students per session—to ensure personalized instruction and each student's safety.

Students develop their passion and ability to explore subaquatic terrains while also learning survival skills. They learn procedures to calmly handle accidents during first aid and safety courses, train to become lifeguards, or master the art of prying a friend out of a whale’s baleen. Those looking to clock in more hours exploring the ocean can opt for a local dive charter, which ferries 18-25 scuba divers and snorkelers aboard Capt. Saam's 34-foot Thompson Trawler as it sets sail to a variety of diving locations, from Smith's Reef and Sheffield Island to Gwendolyn Steers Wreck.

Though Capt. Saam's is a scuba school first and foremost, the center also offers equipment rentals and tank fills at its full retail dive shop, tropical-dive trips to the Caribbean, and a ground aviation-training course that teaches students the basics of flight.

863 E Main St
Stamford,
CT
US

At Sportsplex, lines of gleaming strength and conditioning machines stand ready to help exercisers transform their bodies. When clients aren't lifting dumbbells and bars or swimming in a pool that uses the chlorine-free SaltPure system, they can work out with personal trainers or in small-group Group Jamz sessions, or play squash on the on-site courts.

49 Brown House Rd
Stamford,
CT
US

Learn the art of pottery through our ceramic art classes, using the potters wheel and ceramic sculpting, in a professional, spacious and well lit studio centrally located.

543 Newfield Ave
Stamford,
CT
US