Personal Development in Elysian Park

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

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

$38 for $85 Toward one hour guitar lesson (with extra 15 minute "how to practice" coaching session)

Zotzinmusic

Atwater Village

$85 $38

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$15.99 for an Online Driver's Education Course with 11 Interactive Lessons from OK Driving School ($49.99 Value)

OK Driving School

Online Deal

$49.99 $15.99

11 online lessons prep students for their DMV driving tests with interactive exercises and practice quizzes

$45 for $99 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services at Aloha Mind Math Reading Writing Burbank

Aloha Mind Math Reading Writing Burbank

Redeem from Home

$99 $45

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$99 for a Complete Cisco Certification IT Network Training Bundle from IT University Online ($3,295 Value)

IT University Online

Online Deal

$3,295 $99

Bundles contain hands-on exercises, multimedia presentations, and exam simulators to help students prepare for CCNA and CCNP certification

$9.95 for an Online Traffic School at PonyTrafficSchool.com ($19.95 Value)

PonyTrafficSchool.com

Online Deal

$19.95 $9.95

Fun, interactive online traffic school course helps students ace traffic exams and earn their drivers' license

$88 for $160 Worth of CPR and First-Aid Certification Classes — CPRXPERTS

Cprxperts

On Location

$160 $88

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$12 for an Online Traffic-School Course from BESTtrafficschool.com ($21.95 Value)

BESTtrafficschool.com

Online Deal

$21.95 $12

DMV approved online traffic course for traffic citation dismissal; written by DMV-licensed instructors, masks driving-record citations

$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

One or Three Private Photo-Editing Lessons at Moshe Levis (Up to 53% Off)

Moshe Levis

Redeem from Home

$70 $35

Introductory-level lessons designed for budding graphic designers or photographers

$80 for $195 Worth of CPR and First-Aid Certification Classes — Educatevirtual

Educatevirtual

Redeem from Home

$195 $80

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$59.99 for 12 Months of Unlimited Social-Media Classes from SocialMediaOnlineClasses.com ($ 684 Value)  

Social Media Online Classes .com

Online Deal

$684 $59.99

One year of access to the complete archive of Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, Twitter, and SEO classes

$21 for $38 Worth of Music Lessons — Rock Stars Of Tomorrow

Rock Stars Of Tomorrow

Redeem from Home

$38 $21

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$30 for $60 Toward One Hour Guitar Lesson — Janet Robin Guitar Lessons

Janet Robin Guitar Lessons

Redeem from Home

$60 $30

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Three or Five One-Hour At-Home Kids' Music Lessons from Seth Jeremy Productions (Up to 58% Off)

Seth Jeremy Productions

Redeem from Home

$210 $89

In the comfort of home, kids study a choice of piano, guitar, clarinet, saxophone, music production, composition, theory, or voice

$69 for $125 Toward 45-Minute Outdoor Photo Shoot — Stephanie Cullen Photography

Stephanie Cullen Photography

On Location

$125 $69

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Two or Five 30-Minute Private Guitar Lessons from Los Angeles Guitar Instruction (Up to 63% Off)

Los Angeles Guitar Instruction

On Location

$120 $45

Guitarist with 17 years of experience and two albums teaches students of all ages and skill levels

Voice-Over Acting Lessons at VoiceLA Workshops (Up to 51% Off)

VoiceLA Workshops

On Location

$200 $99

Small groups of students gather in a real recording studio to learn the techniques and technical requirements of voice-over acting

Two, Four, or Six 30-Minute Private Voice, Dance, or Theater Lessons at Shining Light Studios (Up to 56% Off)

Shining Light Studios

Redeem from Home

$80 $39

Professionals develop clients' talent in one-on-one voice, dance, or theater sessions

$15 for an Online Driver's Ed Course with DMV Certificate of Completion ($69.95 Value)

igottadrive.com

Online Deal

$69.95 $15

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State-certified online course serves as replacement for in-class learning and teaches fundamentals of safe driving

One or Three One-Hour In-Home Guitar Lessons from Craig's Guitar Lessons (Up to 56% Off)

Craig's Guitar Lessons

Redeem from Home

$60 $29

Guitarist of 25+ years tailors lessons to each student's interests, such as learning lead-guitar techniques or their favorite songs

Three or Five Hours of Guitar Lessons at Sly Mark Music (Up to 78% Off)

Sly Mark Music

On Location

$150 $45

Guitarist teaches students of all ages and abilities tricks that professional guitarists use, customizing lessons to each student

Two 30- or 60-Minute Onsite Music or Voice Lessons at Right Start Music (Up to 65% Off)

Right Start Music

On Location

$80 $29

Instructors who specialize in teaching beginners travel to teach onsite lessons in voice, piano, guitar, bass, drums, or flute

$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 Five 60-Minute Language-Arts or Spanish Tutoring Sessions at Ann Cleary Tutoring (Up to 50% Off)

Ann Cleary Tutoring

On Location

$60 $34

Experienced, bilingual, CELTA-certified teacher offers tutoring sessions in both Spanish and Language Arts

$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

One, Three, or Six 30-Minute Piano Lessons at Piano Studies LA (Up to 55% Off)

Piano Studies LA

Hollywood

$40 $20

Each lesson covers both technical and musical aspects of piano-playing, focusing on the student's choice of classical or popular songs

120-Minute Photography Class at Interactive Education Concepts - Photography (55% Off)

Gary Alexander Photography

Los Angeles

$99 $45

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$270 for $600 Worth of After-School Programs for K-8 — Major Plus Academy

Major Plus Academy

Mid-Wilshire

$600 $270

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30- or 60-Minute Headshot Photo-Shoot Package with Prints at Flix Photography (67% Off)

Flix Photography

Hollywood

$150 $49

Photographer applies a highly polished and stylized approach to crafting crisp headshots for professionals and performers

$55 for $100 Groupon — The Eversole Studio

The Eversole Studio

Verdugo Woodlands

$100 $55

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$149 for 12-Week Real Estate License Course at Nationwide Real Estate Schools

Nationwide Real Estate Schools

Multiple Locations

$309 $149

Class time and materials help students get their real-estate-salesperson license with practice exams and study material

$90 for $200 Worth of Makeup Classes — Tina Mit Artistry

Tina Mit Artistry

Hollywood Hills

$200 $90

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Five Group Salsa Dance Classes from Salsa Intocable Dance Company (50% Off)

Salsa Intocable Dance Company

Los Angeles

$50 $25

Fun, friendly, easy-to-learn instruction with professional instructor; no prior dance experience or partner needed

Smoky-Eye-Makeup Workshop or a Comprehensive Makeup Course at Los Angeles Make-Up School (Up to 73% Off)

Los Angeles Make-Up School

Hollywood

$539 $149

Smoky-eye workshops come with a Too Faced eye-shadow palette; comprehensive classes cover smoky-eye and cat-eye looks along with airbrushing

$27 for $60 Worth of Singing Lessons — The School Of Music & Theater Arts

The School Of Music & Theater Arts

Glendale

$60 $27

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$20 for $50 Worth of Music Lessons — Daniel Amalm Guitar Tuition

Daniel Amalm

Los Angeles

$50 $20

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Six Group Salsa Classes or One Private Lesson for One or Two at L.A. Salsa Lessons (Up to 57% Off)

L.A. Salsa Lessons

Old Town Pasadena

$84 $39

Rodney—aka Ramon de la Cruz—demonstrates an Afro-Cuban style of salsa dance

$75 for $150 Worth of Makeup Classes — Tower 40 Salon

Tower 40 Salon

Mid-Wilshire

$150 $75

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$90 for $200 Worth of Bar-tending Classes at Earn Money Bartending

Earn Money Bartending

Mid-Wilshire

$200 $90

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Four or Eight Guitar Lessons (Up to 65% Off)

Guitar Lessons with Angelo

Alhambra

$100 $45

Learn how to play the guitar with an instructor whose been teaching blues, rock, pop, finger-style, and swing jazz for nine years

Four or Eight 30-Minute Guitar Lessons at Vez Guitar Academy (Up to 68% Off)

Vez Guitar Academy

Alhambra

$100 $35

Instructor with more than three decades of experience tailors half-hour guitar lessons to students' preferences

10 or 20 Hours of Group French Lessons at La Petite Ecole Française (Up to 55% Off)

La Petite Ecole Française

Pasadena

$265 $119

Native French speakers helm classes of up to 12 students, teaching grammar fundamentals in a fun, supportive environment

$20 for $35 Worth of Music Lessons — Bellamusic

Bellamusic

Bell

$35 $20

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$149 for $298 Groupon — LA Voice & Music

La Voice & Music

Crenshaw

$298 $149

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Four, Six, or Eight 30-Minute Music Lessons at Allen School of Music (Up to 56% Off)

Allen School of Music

West Central

$100 $49

30-minute private music lessons in piano, voice, guitar, bass, brass, and songwriting

Two-Hour Makeup Application Workshop and Glass of Champagne for One or Two at Makeup Mandy (Up to 77% Off)

Makeup Mandy

West Hollywood

$209 $49

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Makeup brushes and blending will vex you no more after a professional makeup artists shows you how to get skin glowing and eyes popping

$90 for $200 Groupon — My Portuguese LA

My Portuguese La

Beverly Hills

$200 $90

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One-Day Makeup Workshop with Celebrity Makeup Artist for One or Two from Elite Fashion Academy (Up to 82% Off)

Elite Fashion Academy

Mid-Wilshire

$550 $99

Celebrity makeup artist teaches participants blending, corrective makeup, contouring, and evening and everyday looks

Two or Four Voice Lessons from Chayil Entertainment (Up to 75% Off)

Chayil Entertainment

Studio City

$250 $79

Boost singing and speaking skills with lessons that address breath control, muscle strength, and tongue strengthening

Two, Four, or Six 45-Minute Private Voice Lessons at JW Music Studios (Up to 67% Off)

JW Music Studios

Burbank

$120 $49

Veteran musicians help budding singers increase their vocal range, master proper breathing techniques, and expand their musical repertoire

Two or Four Music Lessons or a Toddler Rock Course for One or Two at Neighborhood Rock School (Up to 59% Off)

Neighborhood Rock School

Burbank

$60 $29

Specialists instruct students of all ability levels in playing the guitaor, drums, bass, piano, or violin, or using their voice

90-Minute Programming Class, or One- or Two-Month Kids' Programming Course at UCode (Up to 58% Off)

UCode

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

Lessons cover a variety of fun projects using programming languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Ruby

$199 for 40 Hours of Bartending Classes at ABC Bartending School ($495 Value)

ABC Bartending School

Multiple Locations

$495 $199

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Instructors guide burgeoning bartenders within a real bar, preparing them to mix, stir, and shake drinks for fun or professionally

Five-day Robolympics Camp with Kit at Hotchpotch Club (Up to 58% Off)

Hotchpotch Club

Multiple Locations

$698 $295

Children build robots and engage in arts and crafts, games, and sports

$38 for $75 Toward piano, violin, voice, music production, or acting lessons

Renacer Entertainment Music Lessons & Performance Coaching

North Hollywood

$75 $38

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$36 for $80 Worth of Music Lessons — Music Lessons & Performance Coaching

Music Lessons & Performance Coaching

North Hollywood

$80 $36

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Initial Assessment with Four or Eight Group Tutoring Sessions at A Better Tomorrow Education (51% Off)

A Better Tomorrow Education

Pico Rivera

$100 $49

English and math programs designed for students in grades K–12; comprehensive lessons designed to bring out each child's true potential

Pet Grooming Course at OnlineGroomingSchool.com (55% Off)

Onlinegroomingschool

Sunland

$499 $225

Become a certified pet groomer and learn how to groom your own pets while pursuing a new career

$695 for PADI Open-Water Scuba Diver Certification at Eco Dive Center ($695 Value)

Eco Dive Center

Culver City

$695 $289

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Two-weekend express certification class includes study materials, pool sessions, and checkout dives at Redondo Beach; rental gear included

Up to 33% Off Dance Lesson — The Tango Room Dance Center

The Tango Room Dance Center

Sherman Oaks

$15 $10

Classes designed for singles or partners teach the basic steps of argentine tango, a style based heavily in improvisation

Disaster-Preparedness Plan with Optional Earthquake Scenario Event at Armorbearer International (Up to 67% Off)

Armorbearer International

CTTC

$295.99 $99

Indoor, replica urban environment with obstacles to instill earthquake preparedness in participants

Two or Four 30-Minute Voice Lessons at KD Vocals (51% Off)

KD Vocals

KD Vocals

$80 $39

Vocal coach with 10 years of experience works with students to improve singing skills

One, Two, or Three Educational Therapy Sessions with Initial Consultation from The Learning Gym (Up to 73% Off)

The Learning Gym

West Los Angeles

$350 $99

Educational therapy helps kids refine their organization and time-management skills, prepare for tests, and cope with learning disabilities

$23 for $45 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — Michael's fine art classes

Michael's Fine Art Classes

Arcadia

$45 $23

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Learning-Disability Assessment at NeuroDevelopmental Learning Institute (Up to 80% Off). Three Options Available.

NeuroDevelopmental Learning Institute

Playa Del Rey

$500 $150

Students can consult with reading, writing, and neurodevelopment specialists to receive in-depth assessments

Three-Hour Personal-Makeup Workshop for One or Two at CAMMUA (Up to 60% Off)

CAMMUA

Whittier City

$200 $88

Learn skills such as foundation application and tailoring eye looks to your bone structure for everyday wear or special occasions

$129 for a Hands-On Discovery Flight for Two at South Coast Aeronautics ($258 Value)

South Coast Aeronautics

Marina Del Rey

$258 $129

After a 30-minute basic lesson on the ground, an instructor supervises while students take the controls of an actual aircraft

$20 for $40 Worth of Computer-Skills Classes — Level Exa LLC

Level Exa Llc

Pico

$40 $20

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3, 5, or 10 Men's Haircuts at Toni&Guy Academy (Up to 58% Off)

TONI&GUY Academy

Multiple Locations

$54 $25

Under the supervision of an instructor, student hairstylists create face-flattering looks

Beginner Photography Classes and Photo Walks at Isla Studio (Up to 70% Off). Four Options Available.

Isla Studio

Downtown Santa Monica

$149 $59

Professional photographers wean students off automatic settings, demystifying exposure, aperture, and ISO for more breathtaking shots

5 or 10 Salsa Dance Classes at Dance Revolution (Up to 55% Off)

Dance Revolution

Lake Balboa

$50 $25

Highly experienced instructors teach students of all abilities salsa dancing techniques in a lively group environment

Three or Five Hours of Vocal or Acting Coaching at Aurora Music from Patrick Stalinski (Up to 60% Off)

Aurora Music

Los Angeles

$225 $99

Trained tenor vocalist helps students strengthen their singing voices or hone their acting chops

$135 for a Private 45-Minute Beginners Helicopter Lesson from Rotor Aviation ($280 Value)

Rotor Aviation

Long Beach Municipal Airport

$280 $135

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Experienced instructors teach beginner pilots the ropes during private lessons in a professional environment

Four or Eight Piano or Keyboard Lessons at The Piano Studio (Up to 59% Off)

The Piano Studio

Pacific Palisades

$179 $79

The Simply Music program of piano instruction helps new pianists build repertoire and skill sets in classical, blues, and contemporary

$54 for $120 Worth of Music Lessons — Ronnie Ciago Drum Lessons

Ronnie Ciago Drum Lessons

Long Beach

$120 $54

From the merchant: Beginners to advanced drummers will learn technique, grooves, and reading; they will play all styles by Ronnie Ciago.

$100 for a 40-Minute Discovery Flight in a Remos GX Aircraft at Fly Light Sport CA ($209 Value)

Fly Light Sport CA

Multiple Locations

$209 $100

Soar above the California coast in a Remos GX—one of the most advanced light aircraft in the skies today

$95 for a Skills Assessment and Four Tutoring Sessions at Sylvan Learning (a $370 Value)

Sylvan Learning

Multiple Locations

$370 $95

Personal, detailed help with math, writing, or reading during tutoring sessions.

$399 for a Scuba Certification and Channel Island Boat Dive at Aquanautics Dive ($849 Value)

Aquanautics Dive

Sylmar

$849 $399

Students dive into a heated pool and open-water ocean as they pursue a scuba certification

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Photos with a "cinematic fashion feel"—that's how Jennifer Emery of PBJ Candids Photography describes her style. With a background in acting, she certainly has a grasp of the dramatic. Whether shooting headshots, weddings, or portraits, she uses that approach to infuse images with excitement. During her 20 years as a photographer, her unique style has landed her work in renowned publications such as Martha Stewart Weddings and Pasadena Magazine.

A highly adaptable photographer, she can customize her style to suit virtually any photographic opportunity. That includes live events, corporate photography, and creative pin-up girl or boudoir sessions. With her cinematic touch, she also creates art prints, photo jewelry, and photo coasters. As a photographer with a boundless passion for the art, she also leads workshops, teaching others how to operate digital cameras, compose images, and return the souls accidentally captured on film.

1880 Academy Dr.
Los Angeles,
California
US

Inside the whimsical and colorful little cottage that is The Classroom, magical things are happening. Old objects transform into beautiful items made new during salvaged jewelry classes; plants find a new home in terrarium-making sessions; and plain fabric is reconfigured into tasteful tote bags. The center's various classes?including a monthly-gathering craft club?encourage members of the community to join together and share inspiration, ideas, and their thoughts on whether or not glue tastes kind of good.

1296 W Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles,
CA
US

At Craftdate, a group of environmentally conscious artists and designers helps visitors create unique pick-me-ups—all in a personalized but ecologically minded manner. Under the guidance of the Craftdate ladies, visitors decorate T-shirts and cards with one-of-a-kind designs during silkscreen classes, and they transform old lotions and perfumes into handmade soaps during soap-making workshops. The Craftdate curriculum includes a smattering of other options, including paper-marbling courses, planting parties, and monoprint-card classes that are free for kids aged 8 and under.

2558 North San Fernando Road
Los Angeles,
CA
US

The educated, collaborative team of instructors at 8-Limbs hold laid-back fashion-design seminars each month. A sewing school with a strong focus on building fashion, the 8-Limbs team hopes to provide inspiration to every student they get the chance to meet. The space is now also available for students to rent by the hour to work on projects in a creative workshop atmosphere. As Silverlake buzzes outside, the team infuses the funky workshop with their own artistic energy, equipping novice designers with the skills necessary to fashion their own threads, home goods, or any number of projects. Hands-on classes maintain modest sizes, ensuring budding designers receive personal attention. Each student mans a sewing machine, available to rent for $5?or his or her own trusted apparatus?and learns the gamut of garment creation, from sewing machine basics to the intricacies of alterations and clothing construction. 8-Limbs also offers new and used sewing machines for sale, a variety of the sewing supplies including fabric and tools, and a friendly and knowledgable staff.

1104 Mohawk St
Los Angeles,
CA
US

Ribet Academy college preparatory instructs students from preschool through 12th grade. We offer students an engaging curriculum, superior instruction and numerous opportunities to practice and apply learned concepts. At Ribet students are given the challenge and the chance to excel.

2911 N San Fernando Rd
Los Angeles,
CA
US

Each of the guitar coaches at American Guitar Academy are certified in the school’s signature teaching method. Developed over 25 years, this house-honed instruction technique incorporates scientific research to help fingers learn to shred frets up to eight times faster than alternative methods. During private half-hour lessons, instructors guide budding rock stars aged 4 years and up through the basics of strumming chords and seamlessly stitching together riffs. These comprehensive lessons on classical, electric, or acoustic guitars are offered once a week with a live instructor or online and guarantee that students will be playing their favorite music within six months of training. Students may begin lessons without owning a guitar, but are encouraged to gain access to one quickly for mastering scales and the ability to solo with their teeth.

1913 Clinton St.
Los Angeles,
California
US