Activities in Huntington

Two Games of Bowling for Up to Four or Six Including Shoe Rental at Lord Calvert Lanes (Up to 50% Off)

Lord Calvert Lanes

2, Prince Frederick

Groups strap on a pair of slip-resistant heels for two games of bowling on automated lane

$43.80 $22

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Foundation Course or One Month of Unlimited CrossFit for One or Two at Mount Vernon CrossFit (Up to 76% Off)

Mount Vernon CrossFit

Mount Vernon

Exercisers of all levels perform the Workout of the Day, an ever-changing cluster of exercises designed to build broad, functional fitness

$200 $49

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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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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 $19

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Two Weeks of Adult Martial-Arts Classes with Two or Four Private Lessons at Potomac Kempo (Up to 68% Off)

Potomac Kempo

Multiple Locations

Martial Arts helps students improve overall fitness, focus, confidence, energy and self-discipline in Shaolin Kempo Karate classes

$120 $39

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$17 for $30 Groupon — Rise Up Fitness

Rise Up Fitness

Franconia

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

$30 $17

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$60.50 for Eight-Week Beginner Swing-Dance Course at Gottaswing ($110 Value)

Gottaswing

Multiple Locations

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

$110 $60.50

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One Month of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes for One or Two at FO Fitness LLC (Up to 79% Off)

FO Fitness LLC

Alexandria

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

$180 $39

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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 $25

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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

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

$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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$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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5 or 10 Classes at Capital MMA & Elite Fitness (Up to 78% Off)

Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

Multiple Locations

Along with MMA and CrossFit classes, instructors teach Gracie jiu-jitsu, muay thai, yoga, and self-defense

$150 $43

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Five Drop-In Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga at Dahn Yoga & Tai Chi (Up to 71% Off)

Dahn Yoga & Tai Chi

Multiple Locations

Qualified instructors help students bolster flexibility, strength and mind-body unity with breathing and core work followed by teatime

$100 $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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Five or 10 Boot Camp Classes at Walter Lewis Fitness Solutions (Up to 80% Off)

Walter Lewis Fitness Solutions

Multiple Locations

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

$150 $35

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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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10 or 20 CrossFit Classes, or On-Ramp Foundations Program at CrossFit West Springfield (Up to 56% Off)

CrossFit West Springfield

Springfield

Small-group On Ramp classes give each student personalized attention from the trainer; intense CrossFit workouts combine weights and cardio

$125 $59

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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 61% 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 $112

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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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$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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Four-Hour Concealed-Firearm Lecture Class for One or Two (Up to 56% 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 $49

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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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Round-Trip Bus Ride to New York City from Washington, DC or Virginia from BestBus (Up to 57% Off)

BestBus

Multiple Locations

Buses outfitted with free wi-fi and outlets ferry passengers to and from New York's Times Square; trips take about 4.5 hours each way

$90 $39

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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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Four Piano or Singing Lessons at Melody Sons Music Studio (Up to 51% Off)

Melody Sons Music Studio

Penrose Square

Supportive and encouraging teacher for kids and adults in piano and vocal techniques at all skill levels

$120 $59

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

Capitol Combat Sports

Ronald Reagan National Airport

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

$60 $27

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

Rise Sports Club

Columbia Heights South

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

$40 $20

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15 Yoga or Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Get Shaped Fitness (Up to 77% Off)

Get Shaped Fitness

Multiple Locations

Fitness classes include get shaped yoga, Zumba, total body blast, booty core, and more

$150 $34

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Adult Fitness Classes or a Two-Week Kids Martial Arts Trial at Evolve All (Up to 53% Off)

Evolve All

Barcroft

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

$75 $35

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5, 10, or 30 Drop-In Bikram Hot Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga Arlington (Up to 65% Off)

Bikram Yoga Arlington

Ballston

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

$80 $40.99

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Four-Week Belly-Dancing Crash Course for One or Two at Saffron Dance (Up to 57% Off)

Saffron Dance

Multiple Locations

Belly-dance students build core strength, improve posture, and enjoy a low-impact workout in beginner-friendly course

$80 $39

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

Maryland Institute for Dance

Fort Washington

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

$240 $108

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

Forde Fitness

Oxon Hill - Glassmanor

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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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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$52 for $100 Worth of Batting Practice — Koa Sports League

Koa Sports League

Kensington

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

$100 $52

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$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

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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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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Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes for One or Two at Foundation Fitness (81% Off)

Foundation Fitness

Multiple Locations

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

$149 $28

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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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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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A Baby Affair Admission for 2 or 4 in DC on Sept. 28 or Baltimore on Nov. 9 at A Baby Affair (Up to 95% Off)

RGI events & public relations

Multiple Locations

Sample kid- and parent-friendly foods, and wander a convention filed with baby-and-tot-focused exhibitors

$180 $15

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Follow an Art Curator Through D.C.’s Contemporary Galleries

Contemporary Art Gallery Tour

Dupont Circle

Art curator and enthusiast Roxanne Goldberg leads a tour of local contemporary art galleries, discussing their works along the way

$40 $40

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2.5-Hour Guided Segway Tour for One or Two from Bike and Roll (Up to 46% Off). Four Options Available.

Bike and Roll

National Mall

Guides lead a 2.5-hour tour aboard segways, passing sites on and off the National Mall such as the Capitol and the White House

$64 $35

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Tour Art Fair with Curator and Mingle with Acclaimed Artist

Curator-Guided Art Fair Tour

Capitol Skyline Hotel

Curator Kayleigh Bryant-Greenwell shares her insider knowledge during a tour of Emerge Art Fair before guests mingle with artist Evan Hume

$20 $20

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Two-Hour Scotch Tasting and Appetizers for One or Two on Saturday, November 8 (Up to 80% Off)

EventGeekUSA

Downtown - Penn Quarter - Chinatown

Aficionados can spend two hours sampling scotch whiskey from six distilleries, listening to smooth jazz, and snacking on light fare

$149 $39

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"Masters of Illusion" at Warner Theatre on October 16 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 60% Off)

Masters of Illusion

Warner Theatre

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Performers from CW’s Masters of Illusion share mind-boggling sets of magic

$69.50 $27.50

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$30 for Haunted-House Admission for 2 at Gravensteen Haunted Productions ($60 Value). 14 Dates Available.

Gravensteen Haunted Productions

Washington

The cursed former home of murderous matron Helga Mueller plays host to a terrifying haunted attraction

$60 $30

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Presale: Harlem Globetrotters Game at Patriot Center or Verizon Center on March 13 or 14, 2015 (Up to 40% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

Multiple Locations

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$76.55 $46

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Three-Day Halloween Pub Crawl for Two, Four, or Ten from HalloweenEvents.com (Up to 54% Off)

HalloweenEvents.com

Multiple Locations

Gear up for, celebrate, and recover from Halloween, all with the same three-day pub crawl pass to bars like Buffalo Billiards and Dirty Bar

$30 $15

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Autumn Craft Beer Happy Hour Cruises from DC Harbor Cruises (Up to 50% Off)

DC Harbor Cruises

Southwest Waterfront

Up to 225 passengers board a luxury catamaran for a sailing excursion equipped with a full cash bar

$30 $15

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$69 for One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at CorePower Yoga ($195 Value)

CorePower Yoga

Multiple Locations

Dynamic flow of Vinyasa-style poses, breathing exercises, and uplifting music energize bodies and minds in stretch-friendly heated rooms

$195 $69

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Washington Wizards Preseason Game at the Verizon Center on Friday, October 17, at 7 p.m. (Up to 25% Off)

Washington Wizards

Verizon Center

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Washington looks to build on last season’s success behind an elite young point guard and newly acquired veteran all-star

$21.35 $16

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$25 for Mimosa March Entry with Six Mimosas on Saturday, October 18 ($53.74 Value)

Mimosa March

Multiple Locations

From Noon to 8 p.m., sip six special-edition mimosas at various locations throughout Dupont Circle

$53.74 $25

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First-Class Admission to Drink the World International Beer Fest on November 14 or 15 (34% Off). Three Options.

Drink the World International Beer Fest

Washington

For four hours sample beers brewed in international countries from all corners of the world, more time compared to general admission tickets

$59 $39

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One-Hour Fall Foliage Cruise for One, Two, or Four from DC Cruises (Up to 50% Off)

DC Cruises

Georgetown

Potomac River cruise passes parks, monuments, and other sites during the colorful seasonal change on a heated double-decker boat

$28 $16

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Adult Pirate-Ship or Party-Yacht Cruise from Boomerang Pirate Ship (50% Off)

Boomerang Pirate Ship

Georgetown

Cruises aboard a pirate ship or party yacht provide views of the Potomac along with drinks and dancing

$32 $16

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Chant and Drum in a Rhythm Circle Led by a Pro Musician

Hands-On Drumming Circle

All Souls Unitarian Church

Musician and activist Kristen Arant invites you into a group circle to chant and embrace the therapeutic power of West African drumming

$35 $35

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MetroCooking DC: The Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show with Bobby Flay and Guy Fieri (Up to 48% Off)

MetroCooking DC

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

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Pick up tips, food, and kitchenware at festival anchored by celebrity chefs Bobby Flay and Guy Fieri, as well as 250+ exhibitors

$29 $15

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"Forgiving BUT NOT Forgetting" at Anacostia Theatre, December 5–6 (Up to 50% Off)

"Forgiving BUT NOT Forgetting"

Anacostia Theatre

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Family drama touches on the conflicts between a woman, her mother, and her fiance that surface during the holidays

$90.93 $46

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Museum Visits for Two or Four Adults or StoryTime for Two Children at The Kreeger Museum (50% Off)

The Kreeger Museum

Foxhall - Palisades

Set in residential estate, museum houses paintings by Monet, Cézanne & Picasso & hosts youth events with storytelling based on famous works

$20 $12

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Show and Drinks for One, Two, or Four at Twins Jazz (Up to 53% Off)

Twins Jazz

Twins Jazz

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Jazz lounge hosts virtuoso musicians such as vocalist Danielle Wertz & veteran pianist Larry Brown as patrons sip beer, wine & cocktails

$24 $13

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Wax-Museum Visit for One or Two at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. (Up to 45% Off)

Madame Tussauds Washington D.C.

MADAME TUSSAUDS

Stand face-to-face with wax-made cultural figures, sports stars, and all 44 US presidents

$22.79 $13

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International Spy Museum for One, Two, or Four (Up to 46% Off)

International Spy Museum

Downtown - Penn Quarter - Chinatown

Centuries of international espionage history told through multimedia exhibits such as Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villains

$21.95 $12

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

No Obesity Family Fitness, Llc

Washington

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

$50 $18

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Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Dupont Circle

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

$50 $25

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In-Home Wine or Whiskey Tasting for Up to 15 from Custom Wine Tasting (Up to 57% Off)

Custom Wine Tasting

Brentwood - Langdon

Skilled wine and whiskey experts bring their best bottles to customers' homes, providing tastings as well as cheese or chocolate pairings

$699.99 $299

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Five Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Capoeira Fitness DC (Up to 66% Off)

Capoeira Fitness DC

Washington

This Brazilian martial art combines kicks and acrobatics with dance-like moves to help improve strength for students of all levels

$75 $27

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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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Visit for Two or Four to the National Building Museum (Up to 50% Off)

National Building Museum

Logan Circle - Shaw

Colossal 19th-century building's array of exhibits explores the principles of architecture, engineering, and design

$16 $8

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Three Women-Only Fitness Classes from Born To Be Fit (69% Off)

Born To Be Fit

Washington

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$75 $23

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10 or 20 Yoga Classes at Buddha B Yoga (Up to 77% Off)

Buddha B Yoga

U Street - Cardozo

Certified instructors lead students of all fitness levels through Jivamukti, Ashtanga, and Vinyasa-style yoga classes

$148 $35

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Friends Membership With Option for Garden Event at National Fund for the US Botanic Garden (Up to 50% Off)

National Fund for the US Botanic Garden

Washington Mall

Botanic gardens host American plant life, public education programs, and year-round events

$75 $39

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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, the center's holistic esthetician, blends 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. She reads 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 also helps 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 Mt Vernon Memorial Hwy
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

LA Boxing’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, LA Boxing 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