Personal Development in Newport

Four-Hour Photography Lesson and Tour for One or Two at Extra Eyes Photo Tours (Up to 57% Off) 

Extra Eyes Photo Tours

Multiple Locations

$129 $59

After a group lesson covering photography basics, students tour the park to practice under the guidance of the instructor

$50 for $100 Groupon — PandaManda Education

Pandamanda

Tribeca

$100 $50

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Makeup Lesson and Application for One or Two at Polished Social Image Consultants (74% Off)

Polished Social Image Consultants

New York

$300 $79

Image consultant Samantha von Sperling helps clients put their best face forward with a one-hour makeup consult, lesson, and application

Outdoor Photography Class or a Photography-Based Day Trip from Discover Outdoors (Up to 58% Off)

Discover Outdoors

Multiple Locations

$69 $29

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Students take to the outdoors to snap photos of wildlife on a nature hike or a landmark such as the Statue of Liberty or Central Park

$59 for a Two-Hour Friday Night Spin Session DJ Class at Dubspot ($125 Value)

Dubspot

West Village

$125 $59

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Create a mix using your own full DJ setup with help from instructors with extensive professional credits

Tutoring for Grades 2–6, High-School or College Math, or GED/TASC at Infinite Beacon Light Inc (Up to 52% Off)

Infinite Beacon Light Inc

Multiple Locations

$135 $65

Tutoring classes are capped at five students for individualized attention

Market-Trading Course for One or Two at Star Alliance Capital Partners (Up to 91% Off)

Star Alliance Capital Partners

New York

$395 $49

Learn lingo, etiquette, and strategies from two stock traders, who apply their instruction in real-time with a demo trading account

Two-Hour, Eight-Hour, One-Day, or Four-Day Live Equities-Trading Course from Equity Trading Capital (Up to 81% Off)

Equity Trading Capital

Financial District

$199 $39

Instructors share day-trading advice and strategies; one-day seminar led by New York Times–featured traders Mayer Offerman and David Green

High School and College Level Math Tutoring (Up to 50% Off)

Math Academy

Manhattan

$75 $39

Experienced and knowledgable tutors with degrees in their expertise provide one-on-one math tutoring for high school or college levels

$125 for Security-Guard Training at Sfinity ($250 Value)

Sfinity

Financial District

$250 $125

The package includes 8 hours of training, 16 hours of on-the-job training, and fire guard training

$55 for $100 Groupon — Ryan Cantwell Music Coaching & Recording

Ryan Cantwell Music Coaching & Recording

New York

$100 $55

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Six-Week Vocal Workshop for One or Two at Vocal Workout Singing School (Up to 60% Off)

Vocal Workout Singing School

SoHo

$545 $250

Vocal Workout employs holistic approach to teach students ages 15 and up how to sing in genres such as R&B, soul, gospel, and pop

One or Three Photography Workshops from PhotoManhattan (Up to 62% Off)

PhotoManhattan

Flatiron District

$75 $29

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Professional photographers instruct beginner and advanced shutterbugs in two-hour photography workshops around NYC

$99 for a Two-Day Bartending Certification PE and a Flair Course at Allstar Bartenders Training ($345 Value)

Allstar Bartenders Training

Multiple Locations

$345 $99

Bartending courses held in mock cocktail lounge educate students in art and science of bottle flips and mixed-drink preparation

$248 for $450 Worth of Music Lessons — Freddy Charles Music

Freddy Charles Music

New York

$450 $248

Three 45-minute guitar or drum lessons with recording artist Freddy Charles

"How to Fly For Free" Courses from Travel Masters Academy (Up to 66% Off). Three Options Available.

Travel Masters Academy

New York

$100 $39

Courses help travelers earn numerous frequent flyer miles without leaving the ground, & redeem them for nearly free flights around the world

Two-Day or Six-Week Storytelling Workshop at The Story Studio (50% Off)

The Story Studio

Flatiron District

$150 $75

Learn how to refine a story and tell it to a class in two days; six-class workshop dives into story structuring and body language

4, 8, or 12 Private Mandarin Classes for Ages 3–18 at Talent Prep (Up to 65% Off)

Talent Prep

New York

$236 $89

Students aged 3–18 gain Mandarin Chinese language skills through one-on-one instruction

180-Minute Digital Photography Workshop at Photolosophy (46% Off)

Photolosophy

Chelsea

$160 $86

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$69 for a Fashion Styling Course for Up to 10 from Ogo New York ($150 Value)

Ogo New York

New York

$150 $69

Stylist showcases fashion trends, provides wardrobe consultation and styling, and divulges fashion-industry tips; guests try on clothing

Three or Six Mommy & Me Classes in Yoga, Music, or Baking at Preschool of the Arts (Up to 57% Off)

Preschool of the Arts

East Village

$90 $39

Moms and kids bond over 6-week courses in yoga, baking, or music

5 or 10 Movement-Therapy Classes at The Feldenkrais Institute (Up to 72% Off)

The Feldenkrais Institute

Chelsea

$125 $35

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1-hour daily exercise classes modify the nervous system’s movement habits, which improves posture, eases pain, & boosts muscles’ efficiency

Mixology, Beer, or Wine Class or Bartender Bootcamp at American Bartenders School (Up to 79% Off)

American Bartenders School

Chelsea

$89.99 $19

Learn the nuances of various types of liquor, wine, or beer plus drink-making techniques from established bartenders at accredited school

$38 for $80 Worth of Singing Lessons — Manhattan Opera Studio

Manhattan Opera Studio

New York

$80 $38

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One or Three 60-Minute Voice Lessons at Collaborative Teaching Artists (Up to 59% Off)

Collaborative Teaching Artists

New York

$80 $39

Professionally-experienced teacher works with a student to refine singing techniques that can be applied to all styles, from jazz to opera

Ballroom Sampler Group Classes with Optional Private Lessons at Studio Q'dance (Up to 67% Off)

Studio Q'dance

Multiple Locations

$80 $35

Four-class sampler includes: foxtrot and west coast swing; waltz and tango; rumba and cha cha cha; and salsa and review

Intro to Public Presenting and Speaking Course and One-on-One Session at AT Motion (Up to 61% Off)

AT Motion

New York

$125 $49

Public presenting course teaches confidence in public-speaking ability through posture and body language using the Alexander Technique

$149 for a New York Real Estate Salesperson Licensing Course from Ivy Real Estate Education ($425 Value)

Ivy Real Estate Education

Garment District

$425 $149

75-hour licensing course informs students interested in buying or selling real estate with a professional instructor & flexible curriculum

One-Hour Voice Lesson at Krowne Vocal School (50% Off)

Krowne Vocal School

New York City

$50 $25

We offer effective lessons for pop, rock, and soul singing; unfold your true potential in an extremely supportive environment

$69 for One-Day Script-Writing Class at Gotham Writers' Workshop ($150 Value)

Gotham Writers' Workshop

Garment District

$150 $69

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One-day intensive classes immerse students in lectures, discussions & exercises about script-writing & screenwriting genres

Introductory Forex Course, Analysis and Strategies Course, or Both from Tudor City Capital LLC (Up to 81% Off)

Tudor City Capital LLC

Koreatown

$299 $75

Courses in foreign-currency trading teach the basics or how to analyze and strategize at a higher level

Online or In-Person Real-Estate Licensing Course at Real Estate Training Center (Up to 77% Off)

Real Estate Training Center

Multiple Locations

$465 $109

School offers online or in-person seminars & e-books that prepare aspiring real-estate agents for success in sales for the past 25 years

Online or In-Person Real-Estate Licensing Course at New York Real Estate Institute (Up to 75% Off)

New York Real Estate Institute

Multiple Locations

$395 $139

School offers online or in-person seminars & textbooks that prepare aspiring real-estate agents for success in sales for the past 25 years

Homebuyer's Workshop or Real Estate Salesperson Licensing Course at Real Estate Education Center (Up to 77% Off)

Real Estate Education Center

Multiple Locations

$130 $45

Prelicensure course teaches students the business of real estate; Homebuyer's Workshop offers a simple breakdown of the home-buying process

One or Three 30-Minute Piano, Guitar, or Voice Lessons at Just Rock Enterprises (Up to 54% Off)

Just Rock Enterprises

Theater District - Times Square

$40 $20

Lessons introduce students to techniques for playing the piano or guitar, or help develop singing skills

One 30-Minute or One or Two 60-Minute Voice Lessons at Adam Roebuck Studios (Up to 59% Off)

Adam Roebuck Studios

Clinton

$50 $25

Train your voice to make beautiful music with singing lessons from a producer with clients on Broadway

Beginner's Spanish-Language Course or Spanish-Language Conversation Class at Berges Institute LLC (Up to 69% Off)

Berges Institute LLC

New York

$259 $79

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Beginners learn Spanish in a regular or intensive class structure, whereas intermediate and advanced students improve their speaking skills

Four or Six Group SAT Prep Sessions with an Initial assessment at Hudson Learning Center (Up to 51% Off)

Hudson Learning Center

The Horizon Heights Building

$200 $99

After assessing students' skills, tutors give personalized SAT help with writing skills, time management, and test-taking strategies

$99 for an IT Database Admin Online Training Bundle from Database Training Academy ($3,595 Value)

Database Training Academy

Online Deal

$3,595 $99

More than 150 hours of training in all areas of database technology ranging from SQL to Oracle

$200 for $400 Worth of Music Lessons — Violin lessons

Violin Lessons

On Location

$400 $200

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$99 for a Project Management Certification Bundle from IT University Online ($795 Value)

IT University Online

Online Deal

$795 $99

Nationally recognized PMP certification trains projects managers on running projects from pre-planning to completion

$450 for $1,000 Toward eBook and Audio Production for Authors

Liora Farkovitz

On Location

$1,000 $450

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$69 for CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+ IT Certification Training Bundle from Career Academy ($1,485 Value)

Career Academy

Online Deal

$1,485 $69

Online courses with video instructions help IT professionals attain certifications in networking and corporate security

$55 for $100 Worth of Services at NYC Stay Connected

Nyc Stay Connected

On Location

$100 $55

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One, Three, or Seven Half-Hour Virtual Music Lessons from Peace of Mind Music Lessons (Up to 61% Off)

Peace of Mind Music Lessons

Redeem from Home

$20 $10

Communicating via Skype, instructors work with students during music classes that focus on subjects such as vocals, guitar, and theory

One, Three, or Five Hour-Long In-Home Personal Tutoring Sessions from A TO Z COACHING CENTER (Up to 54% Off)

A To Z Coaching Center

Redeem from Home

$50 $25

Skilled tutors aid students in subjects ranging from math and science to writing and test prep

$29 for 12-Month Access to Office- and Accounting-Software Training Library from Total Training ($219.99 Value)

Total Training

Online Deal

$219.99 $29

Students learn the ins and outs of Microsoft Office including Excel, accounting software such as QuickBooks, Windows 8, and Acrobat Pro

$19 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Center Stage Guitar Academy ($108 Value)

Center Stage Guitar Academy

Online Deal

$108 $19

Bryan Billhimer leads lessons organized by skill level, covering technique and song learning in high-quality videos shot from many angles

$29 for Three Months of 3D Guitar Lessons Online from iPerform 3D Online Guitar Lessons ($168.85 Value)

iPerform3D Online Guitar Lessons

Online Deal

$168.85 $29

Online lessons use 3D tech with video, tabs and backing tracks to let users follow along from any angle and create customizable lesson plans

$29 for a 20-Hour Online Bartending Course from Express Bartender ($79.97 Value)

Express Bartender

Online Deal

$79.97 $29

Through 12 digital lessons, students learn to mix 125 different cocktails and receive post-course job assistance

$202 for $450 Worth of Test-Prep Classes — PrepSlam LLC

Prepslam Llc

Redeem from Home

$450 $202

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$59 for an Online Website Building Class from Express Website Course ($197 Value)

Express Website Course

Online Deal

$197 $59

Video course teaches students the ins and outs of creating a website and working with the WordPress platform

$199 for an Online SAT Prep Course from The College Review ($399 Value)

The College Review

Online Deal

$399 $199

Experts help high schoolers prepare for their college-entrance exams in an online SAT course

$40 for $80 Worth of One Hour of Academic-Tutor Services — New York City Tutoring

New York City Tutoring

Redeem from Home

$80 $40

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$60 for $120 Worth of Salsa-Dance Classes — Private Salsa Lessons with Melissa Rosado

Melissa Rosado Latin Dance

On Location

$120 $60

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90-Minute In-Home Makeup Lesson for One, Three, or Five from Belle Makeup NYC (Up to 61% Off)

Belle Makeup NYC

Redeem from Home

$189 $99

The makeup artist arrives at homes to teach groups of up to five to expertly wield makeup brushes and cosmetics

$138 for a 6-Week Absolute Beginner Language Class from GLOBAL LANGUAGE SCHOOL (45% Off)

Global Language School Llc

Redeem from Home

$250 $138

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$68 for $150 toward 3 One-Hour Public Speaking Sessions — Creative Consultancy for the Artist, LLC

Creative Consultancy For The Artist

Redeem from Home

$150 $68

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One or Two Weeks of Reading Tutoring from Reading in Preschool (Half Off)

Reading In Preschool

Redeem from Home

$100 $50

Two 30-minute sessions per week get students from 3 - 7 reading at an early age

$25 for a Lifetime SAT, ACT, PSAT, GRE or GMAT Prep Package from Allen Prep ($149 Value)

Allen Prep - SAT, ACT Test Prep

Online Deal

$149 $25

Prepare for upcoming standardized tests with thousands of questions authored by perfect SAT, ACT, PSAT, GRE or GMAT scorers

$413 for $750 Worth of Academic Classes — TestBankPrep

Test Bank Prep

Redeem from Home

$750 $413

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$330 for $600 Worth of Computer-Skills Classes — CHROME INSTITUTE

Chrome Institute

Union City

$600 $330

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$95 for a Skills Assessment and Tutoring Sessions at Sylvan Learning ($711 Value)

Sylvan Learning Center

Multiple Locations

$711 $95

Thorough diagnostic assessments determine personalized tutoring approach for kids in grades K–12 in subjects such as math, reading & writing

One or Two Career Tech Education Courses from Jobconnectus Training Institute (Up to 83% Off)

Jobconnectus Training Institute

Midtown South Central

$648 $149

Students prepare for careers with courses in social media science, A/V communication, health sciences, finance, and business

$20 for $40 Groupon — iBridge Language LLC

Ibridge Language Llc

New York

$40 $20

This one-hour basic Mandarin class will teach you Chinese commonly used in social settings.

One or Two Months of Unlimited Group Singing Lessons at Vocal Boot Camp (Up to 55% Off)

Vocal Boot Camp

Shetler Studios

$199 $98

Vocal coach builds confident singing through endurance, ear-training, breath, and projection exercises seven days a week

$38 for $75 Worth of Singing Lessons — Music Lessons with Tavonna

Music Lessons With Tavonna

Theater District - Times Square

$75 $38

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Eight-Week Online or In-Person GMAT Test-Prep Course from Manhattan Review (Up to 70% Off)

Manhattan Review

Midtown South Central

$990 $299

Acclaimed, eight-week classes are interactive and cover all aspects of the GMAT while employing practice tests

One or Two Photography Classes, or One Private Image-Review Session at Sundays In New York (Up to 63% Off)

Sundays In NY

Multiple Locations

$100 $45

Experienced documentary photographer helps students learn the art of seeing through the lens and provides valuable feedback on images

One, Two, or Four One-Hour Public-Speaking Lessons at Present Like a Pro (Up to 65% Off)

Present Like a Pro

Shelter Studios

$100 $39

Students face their fears and overcome their bad public-speaking habits by learning to speak in front of an audience with confidence

$9.99 for an Online Common Core Benchmark Assessment Evaluation and 30-minute Follow-up Consultation from Mentored ($99 Value)

mentored

Multiple Locations

$99 $9.99

Education experts evaluate students against Common Core benchmarks

Two or Four 30-Minute Private Guitar, Piano, Bass, or Ukulele Lessons at Guitar Cities New York (Up to 56% Off)

Guitar Cities

Midtown Center

$90 $42

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Dexterous instrumentalists train aspiring players of all ages during low-key one-on-one lessons tailored to skill level or song choice

Four or Six Musical Spanish Classes at Mi Manzana (Up to 67% Off)

Mi Manzana

New York

$280 $99

Native Spanish speakers guide kids through experiential language-immersion classes that incorporate music, art, and movement

60- or 90-Minute Private Makeup Lesson or 60-Minute Lesson for Two at Shara Makeup Studio (Up to 63% Off)

Makeup By Shara

Dominique Salon

$125 $55

Makeup artists with 10 years of experience guide students through makeup selection and step-by-step application

Online or In-Class Personal-Training Certification from American Fitness Institute (Up to 71% Off)

American Fitness Institute

Upper East Side

$299 $95

Online materials allow students to set their own pace of study over a four-week period before testing to be certified as a personal trainer

Three or Six Half-Hour Music Lessons at Williamsburg School of Music (Up to 52% Off)

Williamsburg School of Music

Williamsburg

$120 $59

Expert instructors lead students of all levels through lessons on the piano, guitar, drums, or voice

One or Three Private 60-Minute Piano Lessons from David Sklar Studios (Up to 68% Off)

David Sklar Studios

Upper West Side

$120 $39

Experienced musician David Sklar teaches students of all ages to play piano using a mixture of technique, music theory, and ear training

$120 for $240 Groupon — Brooklyn Guitar Lessons with Bryan Wade

Brooklyn Guitar Lessons With Bryan Wade

New York

$240 $120

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Five-Week Music Class at Kids' MusicRound @ Small World Connect (Up to 51% Off). Two Locations Available.

Kids Music Round @ Small World Connect

Multiple Locations

$158 $79

Little ones explore the world of music with their guardians during finger plays, sing-alongs, and rhythm-instrument-play time

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At the ASA-certified True North Sailing School, students learn to safely navigate vessels through wind and water during 21-hour basic sailing courses. The program blends classroom time with training on the water, and along the way, students learn to steer, name the different parts of the boat, and measure the wind's direction. Other, complementary classes teach sailors about more advanced sailing skills and spring fashion's new lifejackets. And for those looking for a sailing adventure, the school leads group excursions to tropical locales like the Caribbean, where the water temperature is always 75 degrees.

500 Washington Blvd.
Jersey City,
NJ
US

During rub*ology 101's 90-minute workshops, partners learn to knead and knuckle friends', roommates', or sweethearts' pains away under the guidance of licensed massage therapists. Students stay fully clothed in each class, which focuses on a specific body area and combines with the others to span the entire physique and form one giant, stress-fighting robot. In the Rubbing Shoulders / Head of the Class workshop, guides drag hands across knotted shoulders and necks to eliminate pains. Got Your Back illustrates how to allay aches by soothing the upper, middle, and lower back, and the Out on a Limb session arms friends with the ability to scare off arm, leg, and extremity aches by shaking tree branches at them. Scour the frequently asked questions for additional information and check the calendar for class availability.

79 Hudson Street
Hoboken,
NJ
US

Village Pourhouse's beer selection is so diverse that the pub issues some customers a passport, stamping it each time they try a beer culled from 16 countries. They boast more than 100 brews that range from locally brewed ales to Japanese ginger beer, and even make beer the starring liquid in cocktails infused with fig vodka and pear cider.

Though beer takes the spotlight here, their pub eats play a worthy second fiddle. The menu fills bellies with pub classics, such as burgers, wraps, and hot wings. More eclectic dishes include lamb burgers and chicken tenders coated with pretzel breading. Bringing it all together, each dish is listed with its ideal beer pairing based on its astrological sign.

205 1st St
Hoboken,
NJ
US

It’s tough to get tree frogs, toucans, and monkeys to sit still in a studio. That's why the leaders of the Academy of Photo Arts take photography trips to Costa Rica, where they can find exotic wildlife in its natural habitat before capturing it on film. The photography academy’s travel courses can also whisk students off to Venice’s picturesque canals, or to Las Vegas to capture shots of the Grand Canyon or the landfill where all copies of Vegas Vacation are buried.

The school hosts Toronto-based courses as well, where keen-eyed photographers lead interactive workshops on wildlife photography and landscape photography. The in-studio courses, meanwhile, focus on techniques that help artists create flattering lighting setups, perform seamless Photoshop edits, and unscrew lens caps rather than smashing them to pieces in frustration. The Academy also provides photo- and video-booth rental that allows photo-takers to capture as many photos and video as they want in both color or black-and-white.

1 Hudson Pl.
Hoboken,
New Jersey
US

As memory cards replaced film reels, many photographers—both professional and amateur—felt befuddled by the new technology. That's where Digital Photo Academy stepped in. Since 2007, the business has facilitated workshops that explore all aspects of digital imagery, from operating cameras and uploading digital files to editing images and airbrushing realistic mustaches. Seasoned professionals lead the courses, helping understudies hone their use of light, framing, and timing. Students furnish their own cameras, and can tote along any ancillary equipment such as tripods, laptops, and flashes that relate to the course at hand.

1 Hudson Place
Hoboken,
NJ
US

USFCA Master and fencing Olympian Steve Kaplan was inducted into the New York University Athletics Hall of Fame for his feats as the captain of the 1971 national-championship team and his six-year stint as NYU's head coach, during which time he produced five national champions. Since founding Cobra Fencing in 2002, Kaplan and his team of dedicated duelists have taught kids, adults, and vengeance-seeking buccaneers the way of the sword. Whether fencing for fitness, pleasure, or competition, students proceed at their own pace through the intimate classes, starting with footwork essentials before learning the finer points—pun intended—of the sport's three unique blades.

629 Grove St
Jersey City,
NJ
US