Things To Do In Irving

Up to 44% Off Irish Folk Concert

Carpenter Hall at Irving Arts Center

$21.50 $12

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Young multi-instrumentalists and dancers share original and classic Celtic-style songs

Up to 53% Off Orchestra Concerts

Irving Arts Center

$18 $9

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Five Sunday afternoons at the symphony include great music inspired by Shakespeare, a Mozart opera gala, and a celebration of Latino music.

70% Off Jay Johnson’s Boot Camp Fitness

Multiple Locations

$195 $59

Elite athletes lead fitness obstacle courses and games during high-intensity boot-camp workouts favored by professional cheerleaders

60% Off Robotics Camp at Robots-4-U

Multiple Locations

$399.95 $159

Instructors teach the fundamentals of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics with challenging robot kits

89% Off Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$349 $39

Expert instructors teach essential martial arts skills, as well as discipline and confidence

Up to 88% Off Six-Week Gut Buster Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$149 $19

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Six-week program of structured cardio resistance-training workouts increases metabolism and muscle mass and burns fat

Up to 74% Off Fitness Programs

Multiple Locations

$100 $39

Youth training helps athletes succeed on the field; bootcamps run three times per week and include progress tracking and a T-shirt

55% Off 1 month of crossfit

Las Colinas

$132 $59

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

Up to 57% Off at Martial Arts Fitness and Fat Loss

Grande Center

$50 $25

Burn fat and tone muscle while learning martial arts techniques; trainer tailors weight-loss regiment for 21-day weight-loss program

57% Off Dance Lessons from SalsaDallas.com

Multiple Locations

$113 $49

Salsa-dance lessons held in various locations

Up to 75% Off Fitness Classes at Fit4040

Valley Ranch

$180 $49

Personal trainer with 15 years of experience leads classes such as power Pilates, Booty Camp, and PiYo, which incorporates yoga into Pilates

Up to 61% Off at First Steps Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$95 $39

Former All-American track champion trains clients to reach and exceed their fitness goals with fast-paced boot camps

Up to 78% Off at Bollywood Arts Performing Center

Multiple Locations

$125 $29

Bollywood workshop incorporates traditional and contemporary Bollywood dance into a fun and engaging three-hour lesson

Grand Prairie AirHogs—48% Off Baseball Game

QuikTrip Park

$58 $30

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The AirHogs enter the 2014 season as defending South Division champions, hosting rivals in a stadium with a swimming pool and a playground

Up to 60% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Grand Prairie

$125 $55

Sensei draws on more than 25 years of experience to instill self-defense skills based in disciplines such as judo, Jiu Jitsu, and kickboxing

50% Off at H.O.T. Fitness Group Training

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

H.O.T. fitness classes focus on strength training, plyometrics, and cardio led by a certified personal trainer in a fast-paced environment

Up to 49% Off Shooting-Range Outings

Multiple Locations

$98.48 $50

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Patrons try out rented rifles, revolvers, and semi-automatics; firearm rentals come with lane rentals, ammo, and targets

Up to 80% Off at Diana's School of Yoga

Grand Prairie

$125 $29

Variety of yoga and fitness classes—from hot yoga to Pilates—held within a brightly lit studio

Up to 74% Off Zumba or Boot-Camp Classes at I.T.Fitness

Grand Prairie

$50 $20

Dance, sweat, and burn off calories away during challenging fitness classes led by a former NFL player

Up to 80% Off Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes

Grand Prairie

$219 $49

Constantly changing workouts incorporate customizable exercises that allow students of all levels to lose weight and build lean muscles

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

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

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$36 $17

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Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Up to 68% Off Ice Skating or Skate School

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

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Regulation-size rinks at ice centers endorsed by the Dallas Stars host eight-week learn-to-skate school or public-skate admission available

Up to 85% Off Martial-Arts Membership

Multiple Locations

$189 $29

The martial-arts schools' owners trained under the founder of the Youn Wha Ryu martial-arts style; a uniform is included with membership

Up to 52% Off Flight Simulation

DFW Airport

$399 $199

A jet simulator emits realistic sounds and images as pilots practice basic virtual maneuvers such as takeoffs, approaches, and landings

Up to 91% Off Boot Camp and Diet Plan

Multiple Locations

$238 $35

Personal trainer Raven Aultman leads groups through four weeks of intense cardio and resistance training combined with a 21-day diet plan

56% Off Golf Lessons at DFW Golf

Cooper's Golf Park

$90 $40

Golf instructor Clinton Rokusek imparts techniques to help golfers improve all facets of the game in one-hour lessons

Repticon – 50% Off

Knights of Columbus Center

$30 $15

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Reptile, amphibian, and arachnid breeders and experts showcase creatures' behavior and biology through exhibits and demonstrations

Up to 51% Off Beastie Boys or Mötley Crüe Tribute

House of Blues Dallas

$13.25 $7

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Beastie Boys tribute unfurls a night of hip-hop; Mötley Crüe tribute seen on ASX TV's "The World's Greatest Tribute Bands"

The Dan Band – Up to 49% Off Concert

House of Blues Dallas

$27.58 $14

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All-male band that has appeared in films such as "Old School" belts out covers of women-sung songs such as "Total Eclipse of the Heart"

Marvel at an Intimate Magic Show Inside a Magician's Studio

Exposition Park

$20 $20

Edward Ruiz takes you on a tour of his personal studio before treating you to a masterful show of mind-bending illusions

Practice the Circus Arts with Professional Performers

Dallas

$30 $30

Russ Sharek and the Circus Freaks teach students basic conditioning, improvisation, slapstick, and juggling

Up to 60% Off Wine Class from Great Tastes

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

Groups gain knowledge to aid future wine purchases, learning the history of wines such as chardonnay, malbec, and cabernet sauvignon

50% Off Women's Self-Defense Training

Holiday Inn Express

$299 $149

Eight-hour seminar teaches women how to defend themselves beyond martial arts teachings and empower themselves to outwit their attacker

The Dinner Detective – Up to 42% Off

Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown

$169.90 $99

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Guests dig into appetizers and a 3-course meal while trying to solve an interactive murder mystery, where actors blend in among the diners

Up to 44% Off Shakespeare Party or Show

Multiple Locations

$20 $12

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Celebrate the Bard's 450th birthday with a lavish party or outdoor stagings of Much Ado About Nothing and Molière's Tartuffe

Up to Half Off at Hiking Yoga

Reverchon Rec Center

$20 $9.99

Outdoor hiking and yoga combine for 90 minutes of cardio and strength work in a natural setting, and groups can take private hikes

62% Off Guitar Lessons at American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

88% Off Classes at Zumba Rocks!

Multiple Locations

$200 $25

Certified instructor helps guests achieve fitness goals via international dance moves set to high-energy tunes

87% Off from My Dojo Kickboxing

Multiple Locations

$220 $29

One-hour kickboxing classes combine cardio and resistance training; two locations hold sessions five days a week

Up to 69% Off Boot-Camp or Fitness Classes at Camp DaveFiT

Multiple Locations

$135 $59

Exercisers of all fitness levels sweat their way through ever-changing workouts that engages the core and build strength and flexibility

69% Off Martial Arts Classes

University Park

$125 $39

Martial arts classes strengthen bodies while imbuing mental toughness

76% Off Baby Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$119 $29

Moms whip back into shape performing one-hour workouts that incorporate stroller-bound babies

Up to 76% Off Women's Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$199 $59

All-inclusive approach includes personalized exercise and nutritional guidance; focus on both measurable results and long-term goals

Up to 85% Off at Fit Body Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$185 $39

Trainers lead groups through cardio and strength-training exercises designed to boost caloric burn during and after workouts

Up to 67% Off Burlesque Workshop

Dallas

$60 $25

Learn burlesque basics, flirtation techniques, and old-fashioned striptease skills

47% Off

Dallas

$15 $8

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

Half Off at Frontiers of Flight Museum for 2 or 4

Northwest Dallas

$16 $8

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Collection of aeronautic artifacts houses the Apollo 7 command module, Hindenburg salvage, and more than 30 vintage aircraft

Up to 84% Off Fitness or Yoga Classes

Dallas

$313 $49

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Students of all levels explore the tools of yoga incorporated with tai chi; learn ballet and martial arts in other high-intensity classes

50% Off Personal Training

Highlands North

$80 $40

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

49% Off Dance Lessons

Dallas

$85 $43

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

55% Off Personal Training

Dallas

$250 $112

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

Up to 63% Off Classes from Fusion 40 Fitness

Cole Park

$75 $29

For 40 minutes, trainers lead exercisers of all levels in workouts focused on weight loss, endurance, and overall physical and mental health

50% Off Martial Arts

Far North Dallas

$199 $100

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

Up to 76% Off at The Yoga Movement

Dallas

$135 $37.50

Fostering a sense of community as well as personal growth, instructors lead students during daily classes in various forms of yoga

71% Off at Doug Rice's Boot Camp 90210

Multiple Locations

$276 $79

Women-only boot camps incorporate cardio, agility, and strength-training exercises; wellness gets an extra boost with a customized meal plan

Up to 61% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Multiple Locations

$99 $49

Camps incorporate sprints, calisthenics, and strength-training; routines and diet advice designed by a U.S. Army diver and celebrity trainer

Up to 53% Off Personalized Training

Dallas

$105 $49

Personal trainer Brian Weese uses signature training methods to develop skills athletes need to tone muscles and become successful players

Half Off Piano Lessons at Metroplex Piano

Dallas

$39.95 $19.99

Students learn piano basics during fun, stress-free group sessions; piano ownership is not required

Half Off Holiday-Prep Boot Camp at Elevate Fitness

University Park

$240 $119

Exercisers get ready for the holidays through a challenging boot camp that includes cardio, calisthenics, weights, and sports drills

Up to 55% Off Group Latin-Dance Lessons at Calirumba Dance Company

Farmers Branch

$25 $12

Group dance classes teach students the fundamental steps of salsa and the bachata

Up to 81% Off Boot Camp Classes

Reverchon Park

$100 $20

Instructors lead hour-long strength-training and cardio sessions that focus on creating a fun, encouraging atmosphere

50% Off

Lowest Greenville

$135 $68

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

65% Off Personal Fitness Program

Dallas

$65 $23

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

Half Off Golf Lessons at Olympia Golf Tech

Dallas

$100 $50

Instructors use swing analysis technology and a shot distance monitor to help golfers improve their swing; rental clubs included

Up to 85% Off Capoeira Classes

Dallas

$200 $39

An expert instructor demonstrates the acrobatic, dance-like moves of capoeira, which are often performed to live music

Half Off Piano Lessons

Farmers Branch

$150 $75

Instructor with more than 30 years of piano-playing experience teaches students to play in styles including jazz, country, and classical

Up to 79% Off at Health Swag Fitness Camp

Multiple Locations

$50 $19

Workouts incorporate a variety of muscle exercises designed to trim and tone bodies and burn calories

Up to 90% Off Yoga Classes

Farmers Branch

$400 $39

Clients improve balance and flexibility while building muscle through a series of poses and breathing exercises

Up to 75% Off Women's Body-Shaping Program

Beauty by Barbell

$120 $35

Women-only program focuses fitness efforts on dead-lifting, squats, and other strength-building exercises

Up to 68% Off Boot Camp Classes at The Fit IQ

Multiple Locations

$68 $30

Trainers and nutritionists lead one-hour boot camp classes designed to help clients shed pounds through effective exercise and nutrition

Up to 81% Off MMA and Fitness Classes

Oak Lawn

$149 $29

Gain self-discipline during MMA and muay thai as you increase agility and core strength; other fitness classes include yoga and wrestling

Dallas Holocaust Museum

Downtown Dallas

$16 $8

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As part of a mission to combat indifference, audio guides narrate three pivotal stories from April 19, 1943 amid historic artifacts

Up to 66% Off Capoeira Classes

Oasis Studio

$139 $59

Instructors teach capoeira, a fusion of Brazilian dance and martial arts with African roots that focuses on fitness and performance

Up to 51% off TRX Suspension Training

Dallas

$95 $47

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Expert trainers help students burn calories with TRX suspension exercises that use your own bodyweight to strengthen core muscles

Up to 56% Off Classes at Westside CrossFit

Dallas

$170 $79

Supportive classmates motivate one another as trainers lead them through a series of ever-changing exercises that work the entire body

Up to 70% Off BUTI Yoga Classes

North Dallas Near Galleria

$150 $49

Studio offers BUTI—a workout done to music that combines dance, plyometrics, and yoga—and Fashion Flow yoga

50% Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Downtown Dallas

$50 $26

A two-hour walking tour covers the creepy history of Dallas's most haunted areas with conspiracy theories and ghost stories at Dealey Plaza

92% Off at TELOS Fitness Center

North Dallas

$695 $59

Advanced gym equipment, fitness classes, and spa; personal training consultations suss out health problems to forge tailored wellness plans

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Cindy Gibson hears a lot of ecstatic exclamations from first-time jumpers—including gratuitous use of the words "awesome" and "amazing"—but one of the most memorable remarks she ever heard came from a woman celebrating her 81st birthday. After landing, Cindy asked her why she waited so long to try skydiving. The woman replied that her husband never let her. Then she cracked a sly smile and said, "But now he's dead."

Cindy certainly understands the lifelong desire to skydive. "I don't remember a time when I didn’t want to jump out of airplanes," she says. But growing up, she figured you had to be paratrooper to do it. Then as a waitress in college, she overheard some customers talking about going skydiving, and she convinced them to take her along. The more she went, the more ways she found to improve the experience. With this newfound love and knowledge of the skydiving business, she sought out a parcel of land and a passionate team and founded Texas Skydiving Center.

Today, she and her team of instructors lead tandem jumps, static-line jumps, and solo free falls thousands of feet above their picturesque facility. Beyond using equipment and instructional methods that are compliant with the United States Parachute Association's standards, the instructors' claim their chief difference lies in the individual attention they give each client. Groups are kept small so that all are on a first-name basis, and the instructors ask each person what they hope to do in the air. A bunch of flips? Maybe a zen-like float? On the way down, they can even record the jumps with several filming options. An eco-friendly dropzone then awaits skydivers, where chattering guinea fowl snatch up insects, colorful songbirds flit through wildflowers, and a llama and alpaca knit their own wool into a commemorative scarf for each successful skydiver.

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Authentic Belly Dancing Entertainment & Academy's staff of professional dancers pop up around Dallas, shimmering across the stages of restaurants, dazzling guests at private parties, and stealing the stony hearts of competition judges. During their weekend performances and special events, solitary dancers, partners, trios, and troupes perform traditional and Egyptian belly dance movements. They spice up routines with swords, candles, and fire while astounding audiences by manipulating their stomach muscles to pour shots or stop errant cannon balls.

Back at their headquarters on the hardwood studio floors of Dana's Dance Academy, the professional swirlers impart their art to aspiring dancers in beginner and advanced belly-dancing classes throughout the week. A social and enjoyable form of aerobic exercise—unlike sleep dancing, which is essentially solitary—the classes also aim to boost students' confidence, grace, and poise.

Academy students can take their skills to the public stage by performing at Harem Nites at Stratnos Greek Tavern, where, on the first Thursday of every month, professionals and first-timers alike dance together in front of a live audience of spectators, friends, and family.

414 North O'Connor Road
Irving,
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Male and female competitors climb over rope walls, splash through mud pits, sneak under barbwire, and climb over oversized tires in a goodwill 5K and 10K race. Runners of all skill levels gather at the start dressed however they like, sprinting through the course shirtless or even in mesh smoking jackets. During the 10 a.m. wave, racers are encouraged to don their favorite patriotic garb. Everyone competes at their own pace, and all participants receive a Medal of Honor to hang round their neck upon completion.

Past events have attracted up to 2,100 racers, all of whom are treated to a post-race, beer-filled celebration with live music from local bands. Photographers document the entire event, capturing a portfolio of epic action shots and barbaric yawps. Water stations are peppered throughout the course, and a gear check allows racers to safely stow belongings with a watchful staff member.

2221 Texas 356
Irving,
TX
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Players attempt to control shots down narrow, zigzagging fairways and carefully sidestep water hazards on 9 of 18 holes as they traverse the challenging layout of Twin Wells Golf Club. The 18-hole course guides play across several branches of a winding river and alongside an elongated lake on the par-5 13th hole, which hugs the edge of the fairway for most of the hole's length. From the time golfers tee off on the 1st hole until they hole out on the 18th, the Dallas skyline stands visible in the distance, stealing the spotlight from amphibious golf carts practicing belly flops.

Course at a Glance:

  • 18-hole, par-72 course
  • Total length of 6,636 yards from the back tees
  • Course rating of 70.9 from the back tees
  • Course slope of 117 from the back tees
  • Three sets of tees per hole

2000 E Shady Grove Rd
Irving,
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Jump to: Reviews | The Sunstone and the Dwarf Stones

Sometimes our dreams are within reach, but more often, those dreams are on the highest of high shelves, beside the BB gun and the cupcakes. Reach that shelf with today's Groupon to stretch your muscles and muscle your stretches into a stretch of intense muscular moves. For $38, you'll get 10 consecutive days of unlimited yoga plus a four-class package to get you even more yoga action at one of two Austin Sunstone Yoga locations, a value of up to $82. This is the perfect opportunity to test out Sunstone Yoga without signing a contract with a quill filled with indelible maple syrup ink.

Nicole Shaw and Brandon Hartsell opened the studio in an effort to create a consistent, reliable stretching space for students of all skill sets as well as a yoga program that combines hot yoga with regular yoga in a delicious yoga stew. Instructors are required to complete more than 500 hours of yoga schooling—including training in anatomy, philosophy, ethics, lifestyle, and technique—before getting the green light to lead lessons wearing a cape and holding a yoga whip.

Beginner-friendly health and vitality is a 90-minute course that will help you perfect 34 postures in a climate-controlled studio. At the beginning of the year, try a class in the Intro Series, meant to remove your yoga fear by helping those who are intimidated understand the practice. Yoga veterans can challenge themselves to the stamina and strength class, which helps hone movement and breath, and move at a more vigorous pace. View a list of all courses here, with specifics regarding temperature, humidity, duration, skill level, and ghost likelihood. Redeem your voucher at either the Triangle or North Hills Center location (see locations by scrolling down to the bottom of this page).

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Testimonials praise Sunstone Yoga for aiding in weight loss and pain removal:

  • After about 6 months he told me my posture was better, the sway in my back had diminished and that my overall health had improved. – Charles Opheim
  • I like to practice yoga at the end of the day because it helps me to integrate, accept and release. Yoga is about strength, balance, focus, self control and clarity. – Ed Rankin
  • Not only has yoga shaped my appearance, it has been instrumental in shaping my heart and soul. – Rachel Davidson

975 West John W Carpenter Freeway
Irving,
TX
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The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas, a cause-driven organization dedicated to promoting healthy living, youth development, and social responsibility, helps active families forge fit physiques and attain balanced lifestyles with wellness classes, nutrition programs, and trained staff within a positive community atmosphere. The Y offers hundreds of group exercise classes to induce heart-pumping fitness through yoga poses, Pilates, and Zumba dance moves, and 10 outdoor pools and eight indoor pools at select locations allow for low-impact workouts, casual lap swimming, family swimming, and intense Marco Polo matches. Personalized PFP teaches personal-training exercises to those averse to group fitness routines, MEND fights childhood obesity through lessons in nutrition and exercise for children and their families, and YMCA Diabetes Prevention help those at risk maintain healthy lifestyles and reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Parents can workout in peace with complimentary drop-in childcare at several branches, and family programs get relatives sweating together through a range of fun, pressure-free activities, alleviating the awkwardness of father-daughter dance lessons or mother-son paintball tourneys. Additional fees may apply for certain YMCA programs.

1621 W Walnut Hill Ln
Irving,
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