Learning in Lansing

$59 for an IT-Cloud-Certification Bundle from IT University Online ($2,695 Value)

IT University Online

Online Deal

$2,695 $59

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

$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

$110 for $275 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — Aloha Mind Math - Okemos, MI

Aloha Mind Math

Okemos

$275 $110

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Lego Robotics Course or Online ACT Prep for One from Sylvan Learning Center (Up to 60% Off)

Sylvan Learning Center

Springfield

$225 $99

Students learn valuable STEM skills by building and programming Lego robots; test-taking skills are evaluated in a ACT-prep course

Two or Four 30- or 60-Minute Guitar Lessons at Master Guitar Teacher (Up to 58% Off)

Master Guitar Teacher

Howell

$70 $35

Equally versed in classical and pop styles, guitarist Ken Puterbaugh teaches students fundamental scales, soloing techniques, and songs

60-Minute Intro Piano Lesson and Two or Four 30-Minute Follow-Up Lessons at Piano Plus, LLC (Up to 61% Off)

Piano Plus, LLC

Bowne

$60 $25

Intro lessons are used to determine the student's goals and skill levels; instructor with more than 30 years of music-teaching experience

$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

One or Three Private 30-Minute Lessons at Tom Twiss Drum Studio (Up to 57% Off)

Tom Twiss Drum Studio

Ann Arbor

$30 $15

Professional drummer with 37 years of experience teaches private drum set, percussion, and timpani lessons for all skill and age levels

$95 for a Skills Assessment and Four Hours of Tutoring at Sylvan Learning Center ($279 Value)

Sylvan Learning Center

Multiple Locations

$279 $95

After thorough skills assessments, expertly trained tutors customize tutoring sessions to each student’s learning needs

Entrepreneurship or Career-Development Class at Smith Entrepreneurial Training (Up to 69% Off)

Smith Entrepreneurial Training

Ameri Center of Novi

$79 $29

Courses created by Eric J. Smith, a business-management and development consultant for Fortune 500 companies who also has finance background

Two or Four Private Piano or Guitar Lessons at Guitar Grand Rapids (Up to 52% Off)

Guitar Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids

$60 $29

Instrumentalists train pupils of all ages during low-key one-on-one lessons tailored to skill level; students can pick a song to learn

$59 for a 40-Hour Michigan Real Estate Licensing Class from Real Estate One Academy ($61)

Real Estate One Academy

Multiple Locations

$120 $59

State-approved 40-hour real-estate class encompasses law, math, terminology, and licensing material to prep students for state exams

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

Dangerous Guitar

Online Deal

$134.55 $18

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

Two 30-Minute Private Music Lessons or Four 60-Minute Group Music Lessons at Axis Music Academy (Up to 81% Off)

Axis Music Academy

Multiple Locations

$80 $15

Private lessons and group jam sessions can teach students everything from guitar chords to drum beats to recording with Final Cut Pro

$19 for a Personal Safety-Awareness Course at Cleland's Outdoor World ($40 Value)

Cleland's Outdoor World

Monclova

$40 $19

(18)

Classes teach students how to prepare to protect themselves in familiar and unknown surroundings using both violent and nonviolent methods

$450 for an Airbrush-Makeup Class at Astute Artistry ($800 Value)

Astute Artistry

Astute Artistry

$800 $450

Makeup artist who worked on the 2006 Oscars teaches pros how to apply airbrush makeup for TV, film, or special occasions such as weddings

Two or Four 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Maestro Music Academy (Up to 51% Off)

Maestro Music Academy

Westland

$50 $25

Professional music educators teach the basics in piano, guitar, violin, voice, and other private lessons

$49 for a Makeup Lesson and Brow Shaping at Glamour Puss Beauty Bar and Boutique ($145 Value)

Glamour Puss Beauty Bar and Boutique

Franklin

$145 $49

A pair of skilled aestheticians brings 50+ years of experience to makeup instruction designed to simplify beauty routines

$99 for a Book-Writing Class with E-book Publishing at Destiny House Publishing, LLC ($399 Value)

Destiny House Publishing, LLC

Southfield Civic Center

$399 $99

Independent self-publishing house imparts the basics of writing a book and publishing it yourself

Tutoring Session from Smart Questions, LLC (40% Off)

Smart Questions, Llc

Southfield

$35 $21

From the merchant: Wireless expert educates, demonstrates, encourages, and answers all questions about your smartphone or tablet.

Four Hours of Private Dance Lessons or Five Salsa or Tango Classes for One or Two at Mistalocks (Up to 55% Off)

Mistalocks

Ferndale

$50 $25

Certified dance teacher helps beginners learn the art of salsa dancing or tango

$17 for $30 Worth of Music Lessons — Music Achievers Conservatory

Music Achievers Conservatory

Sterling Heights

$30 $17

From the merchant: One 30-minute private piano or vocal lesson with a certified instructor at our Sterling Heights or Lake Orion location.

$99 for An On-Demand ITIL Foundation Course at IT Training Zone ($299 Value)

IT Training Zone

Online Deal

$299 $99

While studying at your own pace, learn everything from ITIL terminology to concepts and processes

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

Social Media Academy

Online Deal

$497 $59

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

Composition in the Field Class for One or Two People from Digital Photo Academy (Up to 55% Off)

Digital Photo Academy

Downtown

$99 $49

Professional photographers teach students how to light and frame images of natural sights and landmarks

$39 for Lifetime Access to an Online 18-Module On-Demand Course from iPhotography ($849 Value)

iPhotography

Online Deal

$849 $39

The 18 modules hone students' skills with an array of learning tools, including real-world assignments, video tutorials, and simulations

$149 for One-Week Kids' Art Camp from Nozomi Live Photography Workshops ($200 Value)

Nozomi Live Photography Workshops

Detroit

$200 $149

Children learn to take professional photographs during one-week classes

180-Minute Photography Class and Walking Tour at Dominiquie Spina Photography (45% Off)

Dominique Spina Photography

Redeem from Home

$99 $54

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$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Grosse Ile

$129.95 $49

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

One, Two, or Four Groupons, Each Good for One Online Photography or Adobe Class from Photo Art Studio (Up to 95% Off)

Photo Art Studio

Online Deal

$422.57 $39

During comprehensive 14-hour online courses, pupils master digital-photography techniques and polish image-editing or web-development skills

C$24.99 for a Two-Hour Web Design Class at NotreCafe (C$279 Value)

NotreCafe

Windsor

C$279 C$24.99

Two-hour web design class teaches participants to configure and design a website using WordPress

$10 for $20 Worth of Music Lessons — Fusion Violin Studio

Fusion Violin Studio

Perrysburg

$20 $10

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Ever since he began playing with the family Kodak as a toddler, Mark Chamberlin’s passion for photography has been insatiable. He opened his first studio in 1977, and soon earned numerous awards for his portrait, wedding, and scenic photography. By 1995, he felt ready to move on from the studio business and switched his career focus to adult education. As the director and primary instructor of SmarterPics, which he founded in 2008, Mark teaches all level of student the ins and outs of digital photography.

In classes and private tutoring sessions, Mark instructs students through a combination of verbal instruction and hands-on practice. His classes range in subject, from introductory DSLR-camera courses to flash photography and controlling bright sun, where students learn more productive ways to work with light than attempting to harvest it from within. Subjects in his tutoring sessions also run the gamut from camera basics to digital editing tips, depending on the specific needs of his clients.

511 E Grand River Ave.
Lansing,
Michigan
US

At more than 900 learning centers across the world, Sylvan offers kids a leg up through personalized, one-on-one programs prescribed by an in-depth skills assessment. Students build on past lessons to learn progressively, and sessions may hone in on different disciplines, granting kids the confidence to interpret literature and the rhetorical skills needed to negotiate a later bedtime. The positive mindset of personable, invested instructors helps to inspire kids to greater academic feats, as does a prize program that rewards hard work with CDs and gift cards.

2500 Kerry St
Lansing,
MI
US

At Ladies Fitness, women earn slim physiques and a healthy sweat with personalized workout regimens that can include fitness classes, personal training, and exercise on the center’s equipment. Trained instructors lead more than 30 classes each week, keeping workouts from going stale with fun, diverse sessions such as step aerobics, Zumba, yoga, circuit training, and kickboxing. The gym’s personal trainers push members toward their individual fitness goals, whether it’s to shed pounds, develop muscle mass, or build a machine that will transport them to a time when they were more athletic.

13060 S US Highway 27
Dewitt,
MI
US

As nationally accredited, TIGI creative school, Protégé Academy immerses its student-stylists in the artistry of cutting and coloring hair. Here, they learn both classic techniques and the latest trends while working in a state-of-the-art studio with renowned TIGI products that boost hair volume, shine, and texture. Some students even get a chance to hone their skills during travel abroad programs at the TIGI Academy in London.

Happily for the general public, students apply what they've learned during services that include haircuts, deep conditioning treatments, highlights, and updos. And they aren't just fluent in hair. They also perform waxing services, hot oil pedicures, and makeup applications for nights out on the town or nights spent gazing at pictures of the town.

16800 Chandler Rd. Suite 101
East Lansing,
MI
US

With a stable of tutors ranging from PhD candidates to biology and English professors, SpartanTutors.com offers one-on-one tutoring and standardized-test preparation for students in all stages of their academic careers. For middle schoolers , the team's guidance in fundamentals such as writing papers helps lay a strong foundation for future educational success. Their high-school-age courses build on this foundation and aim to bolster students' scores on the SAT, ACT, and inkblot tests required for university admission. Those already in college benefit from the expertise of head tutor and MCAT/LSAT specialist Anthony Graybosch, who scored in the 98th percentile on his own LSAT and in the 99th percentile on tests including the GMAT, SAT, and ACT.

210 Abbot Road
East Lansing,
MI
US

A division of Michigan State University's College of Music, MSU Community Music School operates under the belief that ?music dramatically enhances the quality of life.? Here, students of all ages and skill levels immerse themselves in this philosophy as they exercise teamwork in group rock-guitar classes, learn the history of the ukulele, or prosper through developmental challenges during music-therapy sessions. The school?s staff of expert instructors also helps students reach their individual musical goals, whether they want to master the jazz trombone or pursue a career as a bedroom alarm clock.

4930 South Hagadorn Road
East Lansing,
MI
US