Classes in Harvey

55% Off Personal Training

Reconstructured Fitness

Homewood

$600 $270

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

Up to 56% Off Weekly Private Music Lessons

American Music Institute

Multiple Locations

$120 $60

Weekly one-on-one music lessons for voice or instruments including saxophone, violin, piano, guitar, trumpet, clarinet, and oboe

50% Off at Lavin-Cassidy School of Irish Dance

Lavin-Cassidy School of Irish Dance

Multiple Locations

$56 $28

Kids learn the basics of Irish step dance from world champion teachers, who have taught Midwest regional, national and all Ireland champions

50% Off Personal Trainer

Physical Edge Personal Training

Alsip

$60 $30

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62% Off Personal-Training Sessions with Hydromassage

Priority Fitness Personal Training Center

Munster

$119 $45

Personal trainer tailors workouts to meet clients' individual goals; hydromassage targets tired muscles with heated jets of water

Up to 63% Off Kids' Ballet Classes

Dance Images

Tinley Park

$50 $21

One-hour lessons cover the essentials of ballet

Up to 56% Off at VH Personal Training

VH Personal Training

Tinley Park

$30 $15

Personal trainer Voltaire Hawkins uses sports-training methodology to help everybody—from aspiring athletes to older adults—get in shape

65% Off Firearms Training

Shadow 300

Evergreen Park

$275 $95

Instructors who were trained by law-enforcement officers teach NRA-certified classes

Up to 68% Off Fitness Classes

BE Fit Tri Wellness

Beverly

$60 $20

Choose from an array of classes including women's-only boot camp, men's yoga, and Groove Theory, which combines dance and exercise

Up to 63% Off at Pure Indoor Cycling Studio

PURE Indoor Cycling Studio

Evergreen Park

$130 $49

State-of-the-art indoor bicycles provide exercisers with an invigorating workout while motivating music plays in the background

70% Off Unlimited Yoga Classes

The Hart Wellness Center

Flossmoor

$84 $25

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Half Off Private Guitar Lessons from Eric Mantel 

Eric Mantel

Matteson

$45 $22.50

A guitar instructor for more than three decades, Eric Mantel teaches students myriad techniques with inspiration from guitar greats

Up to 50% Off Performing Arts Camp

FieldCrest School of Performing Arts

Park Forest

$540 $269

Summer camp teaches young stars creative writing, improv, dance, and music

Up to 62% Off Boot Camp or Personal Training

Level 10 Nutrition & Fitness

Dyer

$25 $10

Personal trainers work one-on-one with clients to help define and work on their goals; boot-camp sessions create varied workouts

Up to 64% Off at Premiere Dance Studio

Premiere Dance Studio

Premiere Dance Studio

$35 $14.99

Expert instructors lead students of all levels through social dances such as tango, waltz, and swing

Up to 52% Off Classes at Origins Dance Academy

Origins Dance Academy

Multiple Locations

$60 $29

Kids aged 3–18 learn dance fundamentals during jazz, ballet, hip-hop, lyrical, tap, acrobatic, and turns & leaps classes

Up to 71% Off Hot Yoga Classes

Hot Yoga Highland

Highland

$102 $30

In room heated to 105 degrees, instructor guides students of all levels through yoga poses to improve flexibility, strength, and confidence

Up to 58% Off Cooking Classes

Just a Dash Catering

Highland

$65 $35

Small cooking classes teach hands-on skills in a convivial, intimate environment

Up to 74% Off Womens Boot Camp at Mission Body Possible

Mission Body Possible

Multiple Locations

$150 $49

Female instructor motivates and encourages women through outdoor body-weight and cardio sweat sessions

Up to 80% Off at Fit 2 Ripped Fitness

Fit 2 Ripped Fitness

Swallow Cliff Woods

$100 $25

Passionate instructors lead patrons in high-intensity boot-camp regimens in the outdoors

57% Off at Title Boxing Club

TITLE Boxing Club

Palos Park

$35 $15

Instructors whip bodies into shape with unlimited boxing and kickboxing workouts, such as Power Hour sessions that burn up to 1,000 calories

67% Off Private Music Lessons from Parker Music

Parker Music

House-Calls and Studio Lessons

$60 $20

Seasoned instructor, Ben Parker, provides house-call or studio lessons for guitar, bass, ukulele, and music theory

Up to 74% Off at Dahn Yoga

Dahn Yoga

Multiple Locations

$150 $39

Unique form of yoga strives to streamline life energy and focus the mind with breathing, stretching, core practice, and meditation

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

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 67% Off 30-Minute Guitar Lessons

Evolution Music

Orland Park

$20 $10

A skilled guitarist helps students of all experience levels master chords, solos, and other techniques

80% Off Children’s Dance Classes 

Southwest School of Dance

Orland Hills

$25 $5

Instructors lead classes in ballet, poms, tap, and more for kids aged 2.5 and up

Up to 53% Off Intro Sessions at HOTSide CrossFit

HOTSide CrossFit

Orland Park

$100 $49

Certified instructors introduce classes to the functional movements of CrossFit, preparing them for the intensity of the full program

Up to 61% Off at Maximum Body Fitness

Maximum Body Fitness

Orland Park

$125 $49

Certified trainers lead high-intensity boot-camp, boxing, kettlebell, Pilates, Tabata, cycling, and barre fitness classes

Up to 63% Off CrossFit

Crossfit Rua

Frankfort

$48 $20

Instructors aid others in burning calories with a system of intense functional exercises designed to prep for all physical activities

61% Off 10 Yoga and Pilates Classes

Mindful Movements Health & Fitness Studio

Mokena

$100 $39

Inviting studio’s Pilates classes tone cores, yoga classes quiet minds, and total-body-toning classes build full-body strength and endurance

71% Off Women’s Kickboxing Classes

Randori Jiu-Jitsu

Randori Jiu-Jitsu

$99 $29

Women learn muay Thai moves and other techniques during kickboxing classes that integrate self-defense tactics into intense workouts

Make Beef Bourguignon at a BYOB French Cooking Class

BYOB Parisian Cooking Class

Edgewater

$60 $60

Sip champagne and BYO wine as you learn to cook beef bourguignon and other French delicacies before a three-course feast

50% Off Kids' Cooking Camp

Pied Piper Parties & Playschool

Lakeview

$60 $30

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Kids participate in art projects, cooking, and interactive imagination games in a safe, supervised facility during three-hour cooking camps

75% Off at Sun and Moon Beach Yoga

Sun and Moon Beach Yoga

Lincoln Park

$120 $30

Instructors lead students of all levels through Vinyasa-style classes and breathing techniques on scenic shores of North Avenue Beach

Up to 54% Off Hula Hooping

Cindy Huston

Ganesha Yoga and Adventures in Fitness

$90 $45

Learn basic hula hooping techniques, such as hooping at the waist and above the head, and then put them together into a complete routine

Fitness Formula Clubs – 54% Off Yoga and Zumba

Fitness Formula Clubs

Navy Pier

$30 $15

Soak up the sun during lengthening yoga classes and dance-based Zumba classes at FFC on Navy Pier

80% Off at Windy City Adventure Boot Camp

Windy City Adventure Boot Camp

Lincoln Park

$300 $59

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Certified trainer and regular fitness contributor to NBC Chicago news leads women in supportive routines against backdrop of Lake Michigan

Up to 53% Off Sausage-Making Class

Westminster Hot Dog

Chicago

$105 $55

In two-hour classes, small groups create four different kinds of sausages before leaving with 3 pounds of links

Up to 75% Off Beach Yoga Sessions

Encompass Yoga

Montrose Beach

$110 $35

Yoga sessions on Montrose Beach help tone limbs and torsos, increase flexibility, and relax practitioners

Create a Thread Painting with an Embroidery Artist

Embroidery Painting Class

Chicago

$75 $75

Katie Netti teaches students to recreate a photograph using a blend of long and short stitches and colorful thread

Up to 75% Off from NorthSide Adventure Boot Camp

NorthSide Adventure Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$199 $59

Women's-only boot-camp classes cover Pilates, kickboxing, and core conditioning during one-hour outdoor sessions

71% Off 10 Yoga or Pilates Classes

The Yoga Boutique

Lakeview

$135 $39

Intimate studio offers yoga and Pilates classes focused on improving clients’ physical and mental health in a noncompetitive atmosphere

Up to 61% Off Classes at Corefitness Chicago

Corefitness Chicago

Goose Island

$150 $59

One-hour, co-ed and gender-specific classes promote strength and control body fat with fundamental resistance and free-weight strengthening

65% Off Boot-Camp Classes

F.l.y Fitness Group

Chicago

$100 $35

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80% Off Bikram Yoga Classes

Bikram Yoga River North

Bikram Yoga River North

$240 $49

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In a sprawling studio heated between 105 and 110 degrees, instructors teach students of all experience levels the 26 Bikram yoga poses

Up to 68% Off Fitness Classes

Personal Training by Dee

Chicago

$75 $29

60-minute classes such as boot-camps and bikini-body workouts led by a certifiedtrainer who tailors each exercise for all fitness levels

Up to 82% Off Classes at TriFit Boot Camps

TriFit Boot Camps

Multiple Locations

$120 $39

Exercisers of all fitness levels tighten and tone through yoga and run club programs and outdoor boot-camp classes

Up to 86% Off Tango-Class Packages

Chicago Tango Club

Old Irving Park

$310 $49

Students learn the intricacies of the Argentine tango from an instructor with competitive experience; large, air-conditioned studio

Up to 52% Off BYOB Jewelry-Making Workshop

Eleven Eleven Jewelry

Chicago

$80 $40

With Murano glass beads and decorative findings, students will create a brass/copper disc pendant or a pair of earrings

73% Off at 105F - Bikram Yoga Chicago

105F - Bikram Yoga Chicago

Multiple Locations

$180 $49

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Intense 90-minute Bikram yoga classes take place in a 105º room with 40% humidity; locations in Wicker Park, Lincoln Park, and South Loop

45% Off Piano Lessons

The Art Of Piano Playing Inc.

The Loop

$200 $110

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

Up to 50% Off BYOB Flower-Arranging Class

Allure Floral Design

Northwest Side

$95 $49

Learn how to make floral arrangements under the guidance of a professional while sipping your own beverages

56% Off Private Glass-Working Class for Two

Shatter Glass Group

Kilbourn Park

$340 $149

Renowned glass blower teaches private classes that caters to beginner students who seek to learn artistic technique

Up to 51% Off BYOB Abstract Painting Class

VIP Paints

Chicago

$65 $32

With emphasis in creating works of art that explore emotion through personal style, students leave class with their own abstract masterpiece

76% Off Fitness Classes at Bucktown Crossfit

Chicago Elite Fitness

Chicago

$200 $49

Instructors introduce beginners to CrossFit’s training methodology and correct technique for all of the lifts and exercises

44% Off Drawing Classes

Scuola Internazionale Di Comics

West Town

$45 $25

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Up to 77% Off Boot Camp Classes

Kick@55 Fitness

Near North Side

$150 $39

Certified personal trainers aim to make fitness a game; 60-minute high intensity interval training workouts

65% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Combat Zone

Chicago

$155 $54

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47% Off Dance Lessons

TextureDance Studio

Chicago

$15 $8

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

52% Off CrossFit at Mettle Fitness

Mettle Fitness

Chicago

$165 $79

Get in shape with a month's worth of intense daily CrossFit workouts

Up to 85% Off Boot Camp at Vitality Fitness

Vitality Fitness

Chicago

$240 $35

Boot camps rely on diverse exercises to increase muscle tone and torch calories; personal training can take place at the gym or in your home

83% Off at David Barton Gym

David Barton Gym

River North

$343 $58

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In a luxury gym, with amenities from free weights to a Russian bath, members tone up in classes, personal training sessions, or on their own

Up to 70% Off Acting Classes

Dream of Passion

Chemically Imbalanced Theater

$250 $99

Acting classes help aspiring actors learn important skills, such as scene analysis and the Stanislavski system, and relaxation techniques

Up to 85% Off High-Intensity Group Fitness and Yoga Classes

Wilson Fitness Studios

Near West Side

$100 $15

High-intensity FIT Method classes challenge strength and cardiovascular fitness and Fitness After Baby classes help new mothers get fit

Up to 63% Off BYOB Painting Class

Learning Bar

Multiple Locations

$60 $25

Instructors provide all painting materials, including 16"x20" canvas, while guests just bring drinks, snacks, and openness to learn

Up to 70% Off at Tejas Yoga

Tejas Yoga

South Loop

$130 $39

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Classes for yogis of all levels, including gentle yoga with its focus on breathwork, and vigorous yoga with more challenging sequences

Up to 75% Off Fitness Classes or Boot Camp

Fit-Results

Chicago

$120 $39

Boot-camp classes feature high-intensity interval training; Triple 20 classes combine rowing, cycling, and functional training

Up to 76% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Looze It! Fitness

Chicago

$100 $29

Drawing heavily on martial arts techniques, instructors help students build muscle and burn calories during intensive boot-camp classes

51% Off at Meditate Yoga and Meditation Center

Meditate Yoga and Meditation Center

North Center

$99 $49

Yoga & meditation classes promote body awareness, balance & consciousness of mind, helping participants achieve a feeling of inner peace

Yoga and Fitness Classes

Pure Wellness

DePaul

$200 $89

Varied classes of 10 or fewer students incorporate yoga, Pilates, ballet, HIIT, Tabata, and other forms of fitness

Up to 53% Off BYOB Painting Class at LK Art Gallery

LK Art Gallery

Bridgeport

$80 $39

Painters create their own original works with acrylics on canvas with the help of an instructor

Up to 74% Off Boot-Camp and Fitness Classes

The Boot Camp Guy

Mount Greenwood

$80 $29.99

Instructors gear workouts to students' abilities during more than 120 classes, such as boot camps, cycling & cardio-kickboxing

Up to 55% Off Dance Lessons at Tango Chicago

Tango Chicago

South Loop

$50 $25

Learn tango moves from seasoned instructor Al Gates; a social dance complements the lesson

Up to 59% Off Music Lessons at Guitar Cities

Guitar Cities

Chicago

$80 $33

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Guitar, bass, ukulele, drum, and piano lessons from professional recording artists and touring musicians in Chicago’s Loop

Up to 72% Off Boot Camp Classes at Motiv Training Gym

Motiv Training Gym

Motiv Personal Training

$125 $35

High-intensity boot-camp classes get groups of 6–25 working out with equipment such as kettlebells, weighted balls, and resistance bands

Up to 61% Off BYOB Leather-Working Class

Vividbraille

Bucktown

$129 $59

Participants make a leather card case, phone case, wallet, or key chain and wrist cuff while sipping on beverages they bring

54% Off at Sheila Tully Academy of Irish Dance

Sheila Tully Academy of Irish Dance

Multiple Locations

$85 $39

Expert instructors lead beginners of all ages through the basic steps of Irish dance

Up to 58% Off Private Violin or Viola Lessons

MB Muzik

Chicago

$180 $75

A violinist since age seven, Marija Bubanj teaches violin and viola students basic scales, fingerings, and bowing techniques

Half Off Course at Chicago Actors Studio

Chicago Actors Studio

Bucktown

$290 $145

Weekly classes for adults tackle a broad range of topics, including monologues, stage fright, Shakespeare, and character development

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As patio umbrellas shield a row of tables from the summer sun, rows of thick, green trees—or perhaps thousands of patio umbrellas—outline the horizon, looming past the undulating fairways and greens of Coyote Run Golf Course. Here at Wiley's Grill, golfers can rest their weary legs after a hot afternoon on the links or even during the winter, warming up on cups of turkey chili and craft beer next to the indoor fireplace. While enjoying an Angus burger or plate of tangy glazed salmon, patrons can watch TVs broadcasting Chicago sports before honing their skills on the indoor golf simulator.

800 Governors Hwy
Flossmoor,
IL
US

In 2009, Linda and Greg Racino were reaping the benefits of more than two fast-paced decades in the tech industry. Something was missing, though—creativity. So in February of that year the couple left behind the cold digital world for a brightly colored studio warmed by a blazing kiln. Lining their shelves with finished and unfinished clay and glass pieces, the Racinos today deal solely in creation. They guide customers through pottery painting and glass fusing—from picking out a blank bisque piece to arranging a unique design of glass pieces. Guests can also check out the calendar of events to learn about upcoming discounts and special projects, or to find out what day it is.

1748 Ridge Road
Homewood,
Illinois
US

Established in 1973, today’s Club has grown into a full-service facility with amenities & programs that rival any commercial health club. As such it has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Tennis Welcome Centers in the U.S. & as the Chicago Southland’s Best Health & Sports Facility since 1996.

2920 183rd St
Homewood,
IL
US

We are an indoor climbing gym that specializes in teaching new climbers, and helping experienced climbers reach new levels. We have many different types of terrain from slabs to overhangs to roofs, and set routes for all abilities from beginner to expert.

18120 Harwood Ave
Homewood,
IL
US

Under the watchful eye of a licensed professional, John Amico School of Hair Design's trained cosmetology pupils prove their hair-snipping, shaping, and taming skills with a wide variety of salon services. With the Amino Amplex treatment (a $150–$250 value depending on thickness and length), one of the school's student-stylists de-frizzes damaged hair with a formaldehyde-free formula, straightening and shining locks with an elixir concocted from amino acids and a vial of Rapunzel's tears. The father-and-son-owned cosmetology school teaches its disciples to complete the process in between three and four hours, upon which clients will sport a straighter, more relaxed style for up to three months.

50 Years Of Wonderful Education Has Graduated Som
Oak Forest,
IL
US

Red Lobster, Wicker Park’s Mirai Sushi, and Lincoln Park punk bar Delilah’s are three seemingly disparate venues. However, they have something in common—all three have hired graduates of American Professional Bartending Schools of Illinois to mix their drinks and man their bars. The schools have been landing graduates at notable Chicago establishments for more than 60 years, but their connection with alums doesn’t end with their first gig. Graduates receive lifetime, personalized job-placement assistance and can call the school’s career hotline 24 hours a day to find out about job openings or trade meatloaf recipes.

The schools' focus on employment also shows in their bartending classes, which are modeled after on-the-job training and led by teachers with an average of more than 20 years of industry experience. Taught at bars complete with realistic faux liquor, the sessions cover topics from mixology to presentation and etiquette.

445 Burnham Ave
Calumet City,
IL
US

Harvey Scene