Activities in Huntington

Intro to Sailing Class for One or Two or a Family of Four at Washington Sailing Marina (Up to 59% Off)

Washington Sailing Marina

Potomac Yard - Potomac Greens

Beginning sailors glide along the Potomac in small, light crafts during introductory sailing lessons

$150 $62

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5 or 10 Classes or 3-Week Women's Self-Defense Course at Capital MMA & Elite Fitness (Up to 80% Off)

Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

Multiple Locations

Along with MMA and CrossFit classes, Royce Gracie black belts teach Brazilian jujitsu, muay thai, yoga, and women’s self-defense

$150 $39

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Five or Ten Martial Arts and Fitness Classes at the European Martial Arts Academy (Up to 61% Off)

European Martial Arts Academy

Alexandria

Medieval and modern European-style martial arts training to include sword fighting, physical conditioning, unarmed, and armed combat

$75 $35

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$70 for $140 Worth of Services at Northern Virginia Music Lessons

Northern Virginia Music Lessons

Old Town

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

$140 $70

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$17 for $30 Groupon — Rise Up Fitness

Rise Up Fitness

Franconia

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$30 $17

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Four- or Eight-Week Taekwondo After-School Program at Kingdom Warriors Christian Taekwondo (Up to 55% Off)

Kingdom Warriors Christian Taekwondo

Fort Belvoir/Mount Vernon

Kids learn the discipline and skills of taekwondo in after-school program that provides free shuttle service and snacks

$396 $198

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Four or Eight Weeks of Martial-Arts Classes at Okinawan Karate Alexandra (Up to 78% Off)

Okinawan Karate Alexandria

Alexandria

Instructor with more than three-decades’ experience teaches confidence and discipline as students focus on studying the art of self defense

$180 $49

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Five High-Energy Dance Fitness Classes for One or Two at Sweatvibes (Up to 58% Off)

Sweatvibes

Multiple Locations

High-energy, high-intensity workout burns calories with help from party music

$25 $12

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One Month of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes for One or Two at FO Fitness LLC (Up to 82% Off)

FO Fitness LLC

Alexandria

Trainers lead students in classes that comprise circuits and interval training to build endurance, flexibility, and agility

$180 $35

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$25 for Four Group Ballroom-Dance Classes at Dance Studio Lioudmila ($52 Value)

Dance Studio Lioudmila

Cameron Park

Instructors help pupils master moves during group classes in genres such as tango, swing, and ballroom

$52 $24

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$49 for Two Private Lessons, Group Classes, and Open-Practice Parties at Arthur Murray Dance Studio ($337 Value)

Arthur Murray

Multiple Locations

Highly trained dance instructors guide students through fancy footwork in private lessons at a professional studio

$337 $49

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10 or 20 Yoga Classes at River's Edge Yoga (Up to 68% Off)

River's Edge Yoga

Old Town North

Dancer-turned-yogi guides students through graceful, breath-connected movements to increase strength and flexibility

$130 $40.99

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$25.99 for Five Yoga, Kickboxing, or Boot-Camp Classes at PIES Fitness Yoga Studio ($65 Value)

PIES Fitness Yoga Studio

Landmark - Van Dorn

Use your five-class pass for any combination of yoga, kickboxing, and boot-camp classes at this holistic fitness studio

$65 $25.99

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One or Two Months Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at CD Fit (Up to 78% Off)

CD Fit

Multiple Locations

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

$90 $29

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$39 for One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at BT Fitness ($109 Value)

BT Fitness

Alexandria

Fitness instructors guide participants through boot-camp-style workouts that tone muscles and burn calories

$109 $39

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$25 for a Haunted Pub Tour for Two from Nightly Spirits ($49.90 Value)

Nightly Spirits (Terror Tours, LLC)

Old Town Tour

Starting at one of Alexandria, VA’s historic pubs, guides draw on hours of research to spin tales of haunting history at several pubs

$49.90 $25

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$60 for $115 Worth of Fantasy Sports — King & King Athletics

King & King Athletics

Alexandria

An adult recreational social sports league based in the DC metropolitan area.

$115 $60

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Five or 10 Boot Camp Classes at Walter Lewis Fitness Solutions (Up to 82% Off)

Walter Lewis Fitness Solutions

Multiple Locations

Burn fat and build muscle in boot camp classes led by an award-winning trainer

$150 $29

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DC Bus Tour for Two, Four, or Six from Georgetown Trolley Tours (Up to 54% Off)

Georgetown Trolley Tours

Alexandria

See the White House, Capitol building, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Arlington Cemetery, WWI Memorial, and Jefferson Memorial

$110 $55

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Eight-Week Beginner Swing-Dance Course for One or Two at Gottaswing (Half Off)

Gottaswing, LLC

Multiple Locations

Swing-dance champions Tom Koerner & Debra Sternberg & staff teach jitterbug, lindy hop & charleston steps during eight-week program

$110 $49

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One, Three, or Five Personal-Training Sessions at Ultimate Results (Up to 51% Off)

Ultimate Results

Multiple Locations

Certified personal trainers work with clients to help them lose weight, build strength, reduce stress, and increase endurance and fitness

$69 $39

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One, Three, or Five Self Defense Classes at Trouble Defense, LLC (Up to 73% Off)

Trouble Defense, LLC

Hampton Inn & Suites

Martial arts experts teach students how to defuse potentially dangerous situations with hand-to-hand combat training

$65 $17

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Five Dance-Fitness Classes at Zumba With Hilary (At Chris Collins Dance Studio) (65% Off)

Zumba With Hilary

Landmark - Van Dorn

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$40 $14

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3, 5, or 10 Personal-Training Sessions and a Consultation at Pinpoint Training Services (Up to 52% Off)

Pinpoint Training Services

Groveton

Following a fitness consultation, a personal trainer helps clients devise individually tailored exercise regimens

$195 $95

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5 or 10 Boot-Camp Classes at Foundation Fitness (Up to 76% Off)

Foundation Fitness

Del Ray

Burn calories and build muscle in motivating boot-camp classes

$125 $39

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Preschool Music Program or Four 30-Minute Private Music or Voice Lessons at CTM Studios (Up to 58% Off)

CTM Studios

Alexandria

During private lessons, expert instructors teach students the fundamentals of singing or instruments; preschoolers learn basics of music

$100 $50

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Tavern Dinner or Medieval Madness Dinner Show at John Strongbow’s Tavern (Up to 50% Off)

John Strongbow’s Tavern

Alexandria

Entrees include braised pork shank, prime rib, and chicken schnitzel in gravy made with local ingredients

$40 $20

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One, Three, or Six Months of Boot-Camp Classes at The Sergeant's Program (Up to 88% Off)

The Sergeant's Program

Multiple Locations

One-hour, military-inspired workouts push members with running, calisthenics, aerobics, and weight training, held five to six days a week

$234 $29

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Unlimited Kayak & Paddleboard Rentals for First-Time Season Pass-Holders at Boating in DC (35% Off). 3 Locations.

Boating in DC

Multiple Locations

On the waters of the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers, first-time season pass-holders disembark for excursions on kayaks and paddleboards

$199 $129

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$29 for 10 Boxing and Martial-Arts Classes Classes at Yamasaki Academy ($200). Five Locations Available.

Yamasaki Academy

Multiple Locations

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

$200 $29

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2 Weeks in the K2 PowerHouse After-School Program for 1, 2, or 3 Kids at K2 Martial Arts Academy (Up to 52% Off)

K2 Martial Arts Academy

West Springfield

Tae Kwon Do classes taught by black-belt instructors help kids improve their focus and discipline while staying strong and flexible

$290 $139

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Six Training Sessions from Samson Elite (45% Off)

Samson Elite

Springfield

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

$570 $314

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Four-Hour Concealed-Firearm Lecture Class for One or Two (Up to 61% Off)

Elite IPA

West Springfield

Each lecture-based course runs for four hours and prepares students to obtain concealed-carry permits in either Virginia or Utah

$100 $43

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One or Two Beginner Horseback-Riding Lessons at Clay Hill Stables (Up to 48% Off)

Clay Hill Stables

Springdale

British Horse Society–certified instructor helms riding school that promotes mastery of technique and understanding of horsemanship

$60 $32

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$125 for a One-Week Introductory Fencing Camp at Virginia Academy of Fencing ($250 Value). Two Options Available.

Virginia Academy of Fencing

North Springfield

Students take a one-week course in sport fencing or historical swordsmanship in a large facility dedicated solely to the sport

$250 $125

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Winery Cellar Tour, Artisan Cheese Board, and Wine Glasses for Two or Four at Grayhaven Winery LLC (Up to 54% Off)

Grayhaven Winery LLC

Gum Spring

Tour the cellar of one of the oldest wineries in Virginia: learn about winemaking, sample artisan cheeses, and take home wine glasses

$46 $23

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Four or Eight 45-Minute Personal-Training or Small-Group Sessions at In Motion Arlington

In Motion Arlington

Ballston - Virginia Square

Trainer with a decade’s experience motivates clients to reach goals with cardio, strength, and core exercises that increase fitness

$320 $79

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One-Hour Group or Private Soccer Lesson for One at Coachup (Up to 57% Off)

Coachup

Arlington

60-minute training sessions help individual soccer players and small groups improve their technique and skills in the sport

$100 $50

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$27 for $60 Worth of Martial Arts — Capitol Combat Sports

Capitol Combat Sports

Ronald Reagan National Airport

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$60 $27

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$69 for Month Membership with Team Training and 4 Small Group Sessions at Synergy Health and Fitness ($269 Value)

Synergy Health and Fitness

Courthouse Arlington

Memberships include gym access, team training with up to 15 others, and small-group sessions with a personalized program design

$269 $69

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5 or 10 Mat or Barre Classes at My Thrive Pilates (Up to 50% Off)

My Thrive Pilates

Arlington

Certified instructors lead exercises that use body weight and props as resistance to create muscle definition without straining joints

$125 $62

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Bike Rental for One or Two or $100 for $200 Toward Purchase of a Bike from EZBikeRides

EZBikeRides

Ashton Heights

Electric bicycles give tourists and locals the chance to zip around the city at speeds up to 20 miles per hour

$79 $29

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$20 for $40 Toward Registration for a Girls Indoor Field Hockey League - Ages 9-18 — Rise Sports Club

Rise Sports Club

Columbia Heights South

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$40 $20

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Adult Fitness Classes or a Two-Week Kids Martial Arts Trial at Evolve All (Up to 59% Off)

Evolve All

Barcroft

Center promotes personal growth during martial arts classes designed for children and fitness classes for adults

$75 $31

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5, 10, or 30 Drop-In Bikram Hot Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga Arlington (Up to 70% Off)

Bikram Yoga Arlington

Ballston

Experienced instructors lead Bikram yoga classes in heated room, promoting wellness and relaxation

$80 $36

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5 or 10 CrossFit Classes at Crossfit Rosslyn (Up to 72% Off)

CrossFit Rosslyn

Rosslyn

Scalable workouts steer clients of all fitness levels through such functional movements as pushing, jumping, and climbing

$115 $39

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Three or Six Fitness and Dog-Obedience Boot-Camp Classes with Initial Consultation at ThankDog! Bootcamp (Up to 58% Off)

ThankDog! Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

Personal trainers and dog trainers work in tandem to eradicate owners' extra pounds and pets' bad behaviors

$155 $69

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5 or 10 Yoga Classes at Suzanne Morgan Yoga (Up to 55% Off)

Suzanne Morgan Yoga

Arlington Community Church

Students of all experience levels can reconnect with the body and calm the mind at all-levels yoga classes

$50 $25

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Two or Four Weeks of Kempo Martial-Arts Classes for One or Two at Urban Kempo (Up to 67% Off)

Urban Kempo

Arlington

Kempo classes teach students to defend themselves with various moves while avoiding tackles to better prepare them for real-world situations

$90 $35

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$108 for $240 Worth of Services at Maryland Institute for Dance

Maryland Institute for Dance

Fort Washington

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$240 $108

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$55 for $100 toward Private, Partner, or Group Personal Training

Forde Fitness

Fort Washington

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

$100 $55

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One 30-Class Yoga & Fitness Pass or Six Months of Unlimited Classes from MetaBody (Up to 94% Off)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

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

$350 $20

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$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$300 $20

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Two Dance Classes from Creative Arts Youth Enrichment Corporation (74% Off)

Creative Arts Youth Enrichment Corporation

Marlow Heights

From the merchant: Kids learn stylish moves; adults learn the moves and shed pounds with dance aerobics; classes every Wednesday at 7 p.m.

$50 $13

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Roller-Skating with Drinks or Birthday Party for Up to 10 at Temple Hills Skating Palace (Up to 47% Off)

Temple Hills Skating Palace

Suitland - Silver Hill

Skating sessions and parties enhanced by slices of pizza, cups of soda, and the support of SkateMate balance bars

$32 $18

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5 or 10 Zumba Classes at Divas and Dolls Fitness (Up to 73% Off)

Divas and Dolls Fitness

Multiple Locations

Zumba classes help clients stay in shape through high-energy workouts set to a soundtrack of Latin tunes

$35 $10

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One or Three Months of Road-Bike or Indoor-Cycling Classes at Elite Physique - Kensington (Up to 71% Off)

Elite Physique - Kensington

Kensington

Classes provide bikes or allow students to bring their own during road-bike and indoor courses that increase endurance and stamina

$175 $55

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Ten or Twenty Yoga Classes at Neighborhood Studios, LLC (Up to 73% Off)

Neighborhood Studios, LLC

Annandale

Students flow through yoga routines in calming classes that incorporate breathing exercises, asanas, and meditation

$100 $35

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Two or Four Weeks of Boot Camp at Metropolitan Boot Camp for Women (Up to 51% Off)

Metropolitan Boot Camp for Women

Annandale

One-hour boot camps get women of all fitness levels buff with weight-training, boxing moves, and military-style exercises

$75 $37

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Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes for One or Two at Foundation Fitness (75% Off)

Foundation Fitness

Multiple Locations

Fitness classes led by experienced trainers forge clients' bodies into lean, strong forms using specially designed workout routines

$149 $38

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One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes for One or Two at Rebel Fit USA (Up to 73% Off)

Rebel Fit USA

Multiple Locations

Indoor group boot-camp sessions feature high-intensity workouts suitable for all fitness levels

$159 $45

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Valentine's-Day Weekend "Crimes of Passion" Event Visit at the Crime Museum (Up to 50% Off)

National Museum of Crime and Punishment

National Museum of Crime & Punishment

Museum sheds its normal duties to treat visitors to a twisted love–themed museum tour, including special interactive events

$150 $75

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Mindfulness Happy Hour

Mindful Meditation Workshop

Washington

Klia Bassing helps students have fun being mindful in their interpersonal relationships by mixing meditation with interactive games

$26

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$8 One Weekday Ticket to The Washington Auto Show, Valid January 26–29 ($12 Value)

The Washington Auto Show

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Over 700 new models from over 42 manufacturers fills a 2-story center during a show featuring auto-industry leaders and celebrities

$12 $8

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$49 for a Standard Bike Tune-up at Bike and Roll ($95 Value)

Bike and Roll DC

H Street - NoMa

Mechanics keep bikes running smoothly with standard tune-up that includes adjustments of brakes, derailleurs, and bearings

$95 $49

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One or Two Admissions to Cupid’s Bar Crawl 2015 on Saturday, February 7 (Up to 50% Off)

Cupid's Bar Crawl 2015

Multiple Locations

Revelers celebrate Valentine’s Day season with party favors, beers, and cocktails at DuPont Circle bars

$20 $12

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Guided Tour for Two or Four of President Lincoln's Cottage (Up to 50% Off)

President Lincoln's Cottage

Washington

Multimedia-rich guided tours through house built in 1842; museum exhibits on Civil War, slavery, and life of President Lincoln

$30 $16

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$9.99 for One-Day Admission for Two to the Washington DC Travel & Adventure Show on March 7 or 8 ($22 Value)

Travel & Adventure Show

Washington Convention Center

Travel gurus and a who’s who of television personalities gather with exhibitors to help attendees travel around the world on a budget

$22 $9.99

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"Ivan Amodei's Intimate Illusions: A Magical & Musical Experience" on February 13 or 14 (Up to 47% Off)

Ivan Amodei

Mayflower Hotel

Live_logo

An award-winning magician dazzles with carefully wrought illusions and witty banter, accompanied by a live cellist

$85 $45

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Go Gallery-Hopping with a Contemporary Art Collector

Gallery Tour with a Contemporary Art Collector

Logan Circle - Shaw

Explore D.C.’s top art galleries with Laura Roulet, who teaches you how to evaluate a collection and become an art-scene insider

$25

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$29 for DC Whiskey Walk Admission for One on Saturday, March 7 ($59.02 Value)

Whiskey Walk

James Hoban's Irish Bar

Get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with a day of Irish whiskey tastings and live bagpipers in DuPont Circle

$59.02 $29

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CrossFit Foundations or Foundations Program & One Month of CrossFit for One or Two at CrossFit Balance(Up to 80% Off)

CrossFit Balance Gym

Multiple Locations

Foundations program teaches newcomers to the nine basic movements used in CrossFit; high-intensity workouts build power, speed, and agility

$250 $49

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Potomac River Boat Tour for Two, Four, or Six with Capitol River Cruises (Up to 60% Off)

Capitol River Cruises

Georgetown

Tour boats stocked with refreshments cruise Potomac waters as narrator points out Roosevelt Island, Curtis-Lee Mansion and other landmarks

$28 $13

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Spy History Walking Tour for One, Two, or Four from American Snapshots (Up to 67% Off)

American Snapshots

Washington Mall

Tour takes guests through history of espionage in Downtown Washington on a Spies & Scandals tour or Georgetown on a Spies & Scoundrels tour

$60 $25

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Butt Lift Bootcamp: 60 Day Butt Transformation Program for One or Two at DC Fitness Trainer (Up to 81% Off)

DC Fitness Trainer

Mount Pleasant

Trainers provide 60 days of nutrition and fitness counseling plus three small-group training sessions to help clients get in shape

$250 $49

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10 Zumba Classes from No Obesity Family Fitness, LLC (64% Off)

No Obesity Family Fitness, Llc

Washington

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$50 $18

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Master Gourmet-Wine Seminar for Two or Four with Tour and Lunch at Little Washington Winery (Up to 59% Off)

Little Washington Winery

Hampton

Winery with top rankings in Virginia Wine Lover uses seminars to share knowledge of wine-related topics

$80 $35

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One Month of Introductory Hot Yoga Classes or Five Hot Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga Capitol Hill (Up to 75% Off)

Bikram Yoga Capitol Hill

H Street - NoMa

In a heated studio, certified instructors guide students through 26 poses and two breathing exercises to stretch and strengthen bodies

$99 $49

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24-Hour Double-Decker Bus Tour or 48-Hour Bus Tour with Attractions from CitySights DC (Up to 30% Off)

CitySights DC

Union Station (Main Lobby)

View DC monuments and landmarks during double-decker bus tour of the city; choose various museums to visit

$48 $35

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Sometimes it takes more than medication to heal. That?s why acupuncturist Linda Wentz founded Holistic Touch Center and its mission to help hasten the healing process by offering services that extend beyond the body to incorporate the needs of the mind and spirit. There, Silvy Franco and Shawn Marie Miller, the center's holistic estheticians, blend years of skin care experience with training in natural health and energy medicine to produce treatments that restore the body while rebalancing the mind and spirit. They read each client's skin like a map, plotting out appropriate treatment courses that are delivered as part of one of the center's rituals, which include components ranging from traditional facials and detoxifying peels to Vitamin C infusions and cold stone massages. In addition to performing these rituals, Silvy and Shawn also help clients adapt these treatments for use in at-home skin care regimens, keeping epidermises glowing and well-adjusted to changes in seasonal weather.

Those interested in acupuncture may enlist in Kirsten Jacob, a trained herbalist who received her Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Han University of Traditional Medicine in Tucson, Az. In addition to specializing in facial-rejuvenation acupuncture treatments, she also possess a background in pediatric respiratory therapy as well as general family treatment. Her specialities include pediatric and family acupuncture, behavioral/learning issues, and stress reduction and internal medicine. Kirsten incorporates classical Chinese botanical therapy into her work, which includes tui na?or Chinese medical/therapeutic massage?cupping, and moxa. When she is not helping her clients attain inner peace through eastern healing techniques, she tends to her kids while indulging in reading, writing, and traveling.

309 S Washington St
Alexandria,
VA
US

You may sweat when in the Hot Seat at Pretty Lady Pole Fit, but you'll be doing anything but sitting still. That's because the Hot Seat workout class combines jazz, hip-hop, and ballet dance moves that students perform behind, in front of, and even on top of a chair. This is just one of several adrenaline-boosting classes that add sultry twists to fitness routines. All the while, the instructors work to instill self esteem and confidence in women of all ages and body types.

At the head of the staff is Arminta Crosby, who exemplifies the venue's balance between strength and beauty. She is a certified personal trainer, a pole-dancer, a model, and even a competitive football player. Arminta and her team of specialists lead classes ranging from beginner's pole-dancing to Zumba and hip-hop aerobics, as well as private in-studio or mobile parties that guide guests through styles such as belly-dance, chair dance, or strip tease.

7700 Richmond Hwy
Alexandria,
VA
US

"Our bodies and minds are closely interconnected. Our state of mind is expressed in physical phenomena, and, conversely, physical phenomena reflect our state of mind," says Dahn Yoga founder Ilchi Lee, "Nothing is impossible. Keep working on it until it's possible. There is no failure, just the gradual process of success." To make this challenging, yet hopeful philosophy accessible to all, Lee combined the Eastern concept of chi energy with his own brain-management system, developing a distinctive program that unlocks inner peace and sweeps up brain clutter caused by the daily stress of always having to find Waldo. Warm-up yoga maneuvers awaken muscles before 30?40 minutes of breathing, stretching, core practice, and meditation?including a signature brain-wave vibration technique that aims to calibrate mental and physical energies. Cool-down exercises ease the body back into quotidian functionality before a 10-minute teatime invites socialization among participants while bolstering pinkie endurance. Dahn Yoga is also taught at independently owned and operated franchises called Body & Brain Yoga.

1630 King St
Alexandria,
VA
US

Its red roof shining from the banks of the Potomac River, historic Mount Vernon bears the torch of gentleman planter and inaugural commander in chief George Washington via the home where he lived for 40 years. It takes about three hours to explore the estate, a visit which begins with a walk through the grounds and a short film before proceeding to a guided tour of the mansion. There, time-travelers visit 1799—the year Washington died—as recreated by preserved original furnishings and detailed reproductions. The home's windows look out on 50 acres of plantation, with 12 original structures, gardens, and a forest trail hemmed with holly and laurel. The museum and education center weaves a rich audio-visual tapestry of the general's life, filled with 23 theaters and galleries and 700 original artifacts that include his famous dentures.

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Alexandria,
VA
US

The Metropolitan School of the Arts - formerly the Metropolitan Fine Arts Center - was founded more than 14 years ago. This multidisciplinary performing-arts organization takes a holistic approach to teaching and encouraging performance-arts skills, creating performance opportunities in dance, music, and theater for a diverse population of students of all ages and abilities. Its students have gone to perform on Broadway, at The Juilliard School, and in highly esteemed companies, such as the Mark Morris Dance Company, The Washington Ballet, and Ford's Theater and Signature Theater. Youth programs include year-round programs in dance, theater, music, music-theater, and acting, as well as a performing-arts program in the summer, all for children as young as 2. Adult classes range from basic to advanced, including ballet, jazz, and tap lessons, plus yoga and ballet-barre fitness workouts.

201 Prince St
Alexandria,
VA
US

UFC Gym?s fight-centric gyms ditch the polished look of wood-floored workout studios for gritty, competitive spaces filled with 150-pound punching bags and intense workouts. Like a baker molding gingerbread men, UFC Gym sculpts six-packs with boxing, kickboxing, and mixed-martial-arts classes. Although instructors and students agree that the gym?s atmosphere may enkindle intimidation in first-time attendees, most experience boosted self-confidence after conquering their first class. Private training sessions further stoke courage with workouts that leave patrons with the exhilaration of having survived 12 rounds in the ring or five minutes in a high-school lunchroom.

528 N Henry St
Alexandria,
VA
US