Learning in South Hyde Park

$29.99 for an Online Home-IT Course from Excel With Business ($299 Value)

EwB Home IT Course

Online Deal

Lord over your home's computer and Internet with a course designed by the technology expert who wrote the first ...For Dummies book

$299 $29.99

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$59 for Napoleon Hill Mastery Course from Nightingale Conant ($357 Value)

Nightingale Conant

Online Deal

Self-improvement course teaches the secrets to success through 15 downloadable MP3 audio lessons and online manuals

$357 $59

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$99 for a Complete CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ IT-Certification Bundle from IT University Online ($2,695 Value)

IT University Online

Online Deal

Expert lectures, multimedia aids, and exam simulators aid in three courses, strengthening resumés and enhancing marketability

$2,695 $99

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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

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

$1,485 $69

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$59 for a One-Year Subscription to Skills-Assessment-Test Database from Brainbench with Certifications ($199 Value)

Brainbench

Online Deal

More than 600 tests, which are used by employers to assess job applicants, cover skills from C++ to French proficiency to typing

$199 $59

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

Database Training Academy

Online Deal

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

$3,595 $99

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$49.99 for an Online 150-Hour Master TEFL or TESOL Course from Global Language Training ($520 Value)

Global Language Training Kansas City

Online Deal

Online course equips students with the tools to guide non-English speakers toward fluency; certificate upon satisfactory course completion

$520 $49.99

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$175 for $350 Worth of Photography Classes — Lauren Houston Photography

Lauren Houston Photography

On Location

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

$350 $175

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$29 for One-Year Access to Online Yoga and Meditation Courses from Yoga Meditation Course ($99 value)

Yoga Meditation Course

On Location

Learn yoga and meditation at home to unwind and refocus your energies

$99 $29

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Certification for One, Two, or Three Online Courses from Social Media Academy (Up to 93% Off)

Social Media Academy

Online Deal

Social media strategists impart the skills needed to succeed in Internet marketing, with online courses in Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter

$497 $59

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$60 for Four 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Village Music Academy ($120 Value)

Village Music Academy

formerly the Toon Shop

Local musical experts with backgrounds in jazz, classical, rock, & country lead students through 30-minute sessions on choice of instruments

$120 $60

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One Month of Tumbling, Cheer, or Gymnastics Classes at All American Cheer & Stunt/MPG Gymnastics (50% Off)

All American Cheer & Stunt/MPG Gymnastics

Kansas City

Tumbling classes teach kids cartwheels and somersaults, while cheer and gymnastics classes focus on more advanced moves like tucks

$60 $30

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$36 for a Two-Hour Fire Starter Photography Workshop at Kevin Ashley Photography ($89 Value)

Kevin Ashley Photography

Overland Park

Basic photography skills taught by experienced wedding and lifestyle photographer Kevin Keith

$89 $36

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$59 for a Photo 101 Class with Photo Shoot at Freeland Photography ($450 Value)

Freeland Photography

Downtown Lee's Summit

Classes educate students on fundamentals of camera functions from f-stop to shutter speeds; pupils exercise new skills during photo shoots

$450 $59

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One, Two, or Three Years of Online Guitar or Bass Lessons from Dangerous Guitar (Up to 91% Off)

Dangerous Guitar

Online Deal

More than 650 high-definition videos give professional instruction in a wide range of playing styles

$134.55 $18

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Sand castles may crumble, ice sculptures may melt, and beloved child actors will inevitably get old and weird looking, but artwork is forever. Learn how to immortalize your creativity in a less transient form with today's Groupon. For $45, you'll get $150 worth of summertime art instruction at Kansas City Art Institute. The Groupon is good for either the storied, tree-lined main campus or KCAI's Northland Campus for Special Programs in Riverside. Subscribers may purchase up to two Groupons for their own use, or more as gifts. Prices and supply lists vary per class, but most tuition averages $100 to $299 per course.

4415 Warwick Blvd
Kansas City,
MO
US

Communiversity developed out of the freethinking student movements in Berkeley, California in the '60s, when All Student Association President Steve Eimer campaigned on a platform of providing accessible education to the entire community. UMKC Communiversity carries on an honorable tradition of shared experience and ideas, offering nearly 1,000 nonacademic, noncredit, pandisciplinary classes each year, suggested and taught by volunteer experts. Courses on parenting, arts and crafts, martial arts, cooking, and social development are all represented on the everchanging course roster, which reverses traditional dynamics by making leaders of students and demanding that essays be written on the sides of pencils. Now helmed by program director and official jazz guitarist Rick Mareske, Communiversity is a part of the UMKC Office of Student Involvement, and remains ever committed to, in the words of Mark Twain, not letting school get in the way of education.

5100 Rockhill Rd
Kansas City,
MO
US

Today's Groupon may be used across multiple visits but, due to the international kiln shortage, is not valid toward for ceramics classes.

4127 Mill Street
Kansas City,
MO
US

Wonk Entertainment's audio alchemists turn raw musical talent into refined, professional-grade tracks in their cutting-edge studio. Wonk Entertainment will spend up to five hours with anywhere from one performer to as many as will fit into the studio, making sure no barbershop quartet, David Hasselhoff cover band, or glee club is left out. Every tone and solo will be captured and cut by state of the art equipment, including a Neve V3 console, Pro Tools HD, and three Darth Vader voice changers. Projects can range anywhere in complexity from a garage band's demo reel to a love-song recording or a business's new, relentlessly catchy commercial jingle.

3727 Broadway Street
Kansas City,
MO
US

First Chair Fiddlers' founder, Rachel Gaither, leads a team of professional musicians and songwriters who teach students of all ages how to make beautiful music using pianos, guitars, violins, and the sound of their own voice. The team's collective r?sum? includes gigs playing in Celtic folk bands, opera performances across the country, and stints on New York City's singer-songwriter circuit. Under the team's guidance, kids and adults alike study the finer points of singing and playing various instruments, and later show off their newfound talents during summertime open-mic concerts, recitals, and impromptu 3 a.m. performances on their neighbors' front lawns. The teachers at First Chair Fiddlers also offer aspiring musicians advice on topics such as crafting a moving song or keeping a band together through lineup changes.

4801 Roanoke Parkway
Kansas City,
MO
US

Boasting 31 years of experience in libation education, the International School of Professional Bartending breeds well-versed mixologists thanks to its experienced staff and true-to-life bar classroom. The path to potent professionalism begins with this four-hour introductory lesson, which covers the tending basics, including use of bar tools, measuring by eye, and practicing and perfecting free pours.

2001 Baltimore Ave
Kansas City,
MO
US