Learning in Lyons

80% Off Student Tutoring

Sylvan Learning

Multiple Locations

$395 $79

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

60% Off at Chicago's #1 Drum Lessons

Chicago's #1 Drum Lessons

Multiple Locations

$25 $10

Instructors teach timing, original beats, stick control, tricks, and advanced techniques

Up to 64% Off at Light Vision Group

Light Vision Group

Multiple Locations

$45 $19

Instructors help students sharpen their time-management skills for career success

51% Off Music Lessons

Northfield School Of Music

Northfield

$140 $69

Students can choose from drums, guitar, voice, violin, or piano lessons

Up to 62% Off at North Shore Music Institute

North Shore Music Institute

Northfield

$70 $29

Lessons for students aged 6–adult teach techniques for the guitar, ukulele, strings, piano, percussion, or voice in a wide variety of genres

67% Off Private Music Lessons from Parker Music

Parker Music

House-Calls and Studio Lessons

$60 $20

Seasoned instructor, Ben Parker, provides house-call or studio lessons for guitar, bass, ukulele, and music theory

62% Off Guitar Lessons at American Guitar Academy

American Guitar Academy

Elmhurst

$129.95 $49

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

Up to 61% Off English or Math Tutoring

EyeLevel Elmhurst,IL

Elmhurst

$250 $99

Students improve problem-solving skills and master mathematical concepts, or strengthen language skills such as reading and writing

Up to 80% Off Tutoring Sessions from Best Brains

Best Brains Chicago

Multiple Locations

$244 $59

Certified teachers tutor students in English, math, general knowledge, and the abacus

45% Off Piano Lessons

The Art Of Piano Playing Inc.

The Loop

$200 $110

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45% Off BYOB Facial-Scrub Class

Magalie Naturals

Bucktown

$55 $30

Fun, social classes are BYOB and teach students how to make their own luxurious, natural almond-and-tangerine facial scrub

53% Off Voice Lessons at Heart of Singing

Heart of Singing

Lincoln Square

$80 $38

Instructors impart healthy vocal technique to students in half-hour voice lessons tailored to individual goals

Up to 59% Off Music Lessons at Guitar Cities

Guitar Cities

Chicago

$80 $33

(10)

Guitar, bass, ukulele, drum, and piano lessons from professional recording artists and touring musicians in Chicago’s Loop

Up to 58% Off Private Violin or Viola Lessons

MB Muzik

Chicago

$180 $75

A violinist since age seven, Marija Bubanj teaches violin and viola students basic scales, fingerings, and bowing techniques

Up to 56% Off Multimedia Art Lessons

Rogala Studio

Little Village

$450 $219

Visual artist renowned for large-scale interactive media works leads hands-on lessons in video theater, photography, and sound recording

30% Off Academic-Tutor Services

Tjc Tutoring Services, LLC

Redeem from Home

$50 $35

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

Up to 54% Off Private Music Lessons

Guitar Chicago

The Loop

$70 $33

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

Up to 77% Off Workshop from Chicago Photography Academy

Chicago Photography Academy

Lakeview

$195 $49

(32)

All-day fundamentals workshop demystifies the settings of your DSLR camera as professionals dole out tips on composition and camera shake

50% Off Academic-Tutor Services

Seam360

Chicago

$50 $25

Small groups of students complete educational activities in a fun, engaging "Power Hour" format

Up to 53% Off a Screenwriting Workshop

Artist Acting Acadmey

Central Chicago

$75 $37

Aspiring screenwriters receive pointers on crafting a script for television or film

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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

43% Off Private Music Lessons

Thompson Voice Studio

Old Irving Park

$60 $34

During two 30-minute voice lessons, students learn the basics of singing

Up to 52% Off Bagpipe or Drum Lessons

Chicago Academy of Piping and Drumming

Irish American Heritage Center

$145 $69

In groups of up to five, students hone playing and practice technique and learn about the culture of drums or Scottish bagpipes

Up to 60% Off Tutoring from The Mighty Pen

The Mighty Pen

On Location

$100 $49

Tutor specializes in organizational skills, strategies in test prep, writing and editing papers, research projects, AP/honors, and more

Up to 53% Off BYOB Creative Writing Class at Both Sides Art

Both Sides Art

Chicago

$40 $20

(15)

BYOB creative writing classes provide a supportive environment and positive feedback for writers of all experience levels

95% Off CompTIA Certification Courses

Career Academy

Online Deal

$1,485 $69

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

83% Off Online Guitar Lessons

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

Up to 65% Off Academic Tutoring

Young Explorers Enrichment Services, Inc.

Redeem from Home

$200 $79

Instructors work with children and their teachers to create a customized series of lessons for each child

70% Off Online Website Building Class

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

Up to 54% Off Private Guitar, Piano, or Vocal Lessons

The Ultimate School of Guitar

Berger Park Cultural Center

$72 $33

Basic to advanced lessons in guitar, piano, and vocals taught by talented instructors with educational and practical experience

Up to 80% Off Music-Production Workshops

The Talent Pros

Pilsen

$75 $29

Workshops cover the basics of the recording industry with insight from an experienced staff that includes a Grammy-winning producer

52% Off Music Lessons

Paul Cherewick: Guitar Teacher

Chicago

$50 $24

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

50% Off Digital Media Arts Summer Camps

Tribeca Flashpoint Academy

The Loop

$800 $399

High-school students can explore audio, video, and design skills in all-day camps that allow them the chance to work with professional gear

50% Off a Kids' Science Exploration Camp

WOW Camps

St. John Lutheran Church

$300 $149

Across five consecutive Mondays, kids spend the day exploring science with hands-on projects and activities

Up to 53% Off Tumbling Classes

Illinois Allstars

Addison

$100 $50

Experienced cheerleading coaches and choreographers teach kids the fundamentals of tumbling

62% Off English or Math Tutoring

Eye Level

Orland Park

$550 $210

After an initial assessment, students attend two classes per consecutive week to receive English or math tutoring tailored to them

Up to 67% Off 30-Minute Guitar Lessons

Evolution Music

Orland Park

$20 $10

A skilled guitarist helps students of all experience levels master chords, solos, and other techniques

53% Off Music Lessons

Devine Music Studio

Glen Ellyn

$60 $28

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

Up to 50% Off Yoga for Kids at Mosaic Tutor

Mosaic Therapy

Vernon

$20 $10

Yoga for kids classes help children understand the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of yoga and exercise

50% Off a Project-Management Course

I'll Show U Technologies

Oak Forest

$8,000 $4,000

Working adults enroll in live-instructor courses to earn certification in Cisco and project management, opening up advancement opportunities

50% Off Metaphysical Courses

Elevated Delights

Burlington Northern Industrial Park

$80 $40

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

Up to 75% Off Tutoring

iLearn Academy

Glenview

$209 $59

Professional tutors lead students one-on-one through English, Math, Science and ESL classes, or help small groups ace the ACT

64% Off Private Music Lessons at Terra Sounds

Terra Sounds

Glenview

$80 $29

Students can practice instruments including guitar, piano, drums, violin, or voice or study techniques such as songwriting or improvisation

51% Off Private Music Lessons at Roselle School Of Music

Roselle School Of Music

Roselle

$150 $74

Music school established in 1959 offers aspiring musicians lessons in numerous instruments, like guitar, piano, bass, drums, brass, and more

Up to 56% Off Weekly Private Music Lessons

American Music Institute

Multiple Locations

$120 $60

Weekly one-on-one music lessons for voice or instruments including saxophone, violin, piano, guitar, trumpet, clarinet, and oboe

50% Off Tutoring Sessions

Mccree Tutoring Services

South Holland

$70 $35

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 Intro to Crime Scene Processing

Balanced Exposure

Schaumburg

$100 $39

Students try crime-scene processing methods that real forensic experts use, such as developing latent fingerprints with brushes and powder

Up to 60% Off a Scuba Course at Berry Dive Center

Berry Dive Center

Northbrook/Glenview

$75 $30

Scuba instructors lead students in diving techniques during weekend lessons inside classrooms, pools, and open water

Half Off Private Guitar Lessons from Eric Mantel 

Eric Mantel

Matteson

$45 $22.50

A guitar instructor for more than three decades, Eric Mantel teaches students myriad techniques with inspiration from guitar greats

Select Local Merchants

The Riverside Theater Guild's cast of performers aged 8 to adult playfully recreates the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale in its production of Princess and The Pea. Audience members of all ages will hum along with Princess Mabel of Mudville as she sings, dances, and develops an unnerving obsession with legumes en route to the Kingdom of Snob Hill, where her prince awaits. Along with sparking smiles throughout the community, the Guild aims to instill storytelling skills in youngsters by casting local stars-in-training and holding theater camps during the summer.

160 Ridgewood Rd
Riverside,
IL
US

In the late 1970s career educators Eileen and Raymond Huntington opened the first Huntington Learning Center in Oradell, New Jersey. Their goal was to take an individualized approach to education, adjusting instructional tactics according to each student's set of needs. Their success in helping K–12 students prepare for exams and improve grades and study skills quickly spawned franchises across New York and New Jersey.

Today, the certified Huntington tutoring staff utilizes testing and rubrics for assessing each child's skills, academic needs and potential for growth. The teachers even note the student's behavior in different testing and academic situations to craft a methodology sensitive to each child's learning style. Teachers also adhere to the company's code of ethics that stresses professionalism and confidentiality and encourages pupils to improve their grades honestly through dedicated study rather than shortcuts.

333 N La Grange Rd.
La Grange Park,
IL
US

A student of Native American, Peruvian, and Siberian shaman traditions, Rhonda Day-Kooy spreads her passion for medicinal plants through the green products, classes, and events offered at Blue Feather. Some of Day-Kooy's customers come to the botanical boutique for aromatherapy certification, and others stop in to purchase eco-friendly skincare products by Babo Botanicals and whimsically flammable wares from Flying Wish Paper. In the Healing Hut, Rhonda and her therapists lead spiritual therapies, including guided meditation, chakra balancing, and foot-based reflexology treatments.

19 W Harris Ave
La Grange,
IL
US

Musicians step into Music Box Records’ spacious studio to record, rehearse, and market their work. Part recording studio, part rehearsal space, and part indie label, the studio welcomes music-makers not only with professional recording tools and clean, airy facilities, but also with a team of experienced producers and promotional gurus. The crew cares deeply about music, and even runs an outreach program called Music Lab that invites high school students into the studio to learn industry secrets, such as how to build a following and how to smash an air guitar without ruining it completely.

7433 Roosevelt Road
Forest Park,
IL
US

Understanding that each child learns differently, the staff members of Sylvan Learning’s numerous study centers design custom lesson programs. Based on the results of standardized testing, diagnostic tools, and one-on-one interviews, the staff works with students to help them firmly grasp basic skills such as reading, writing, math, and how to remember facts without tattooing them to their chests. Programs target students in kindergarten through grade 12 and mold to various learning styles, helping kids feel more comfortable in the classroom. Afterschool or summer classes can ready high-school students for the rigors of the ACT or the SAT, or they can help students wow college-admissions officers with their superior writing skills, exemplary test scores, and willingness to arm-wrestle the school mascot.

7217 Madison St.
Forest Park,
IL
US

Sometimes all it takes is a conversation to spur someone into action. Dr. Wanda J. Evans-Brewer has those conversations with her clients. She talks through their ambitions and fears to help her clients overcome writers block or fatigue to complete academic or general life endeavors.

611 South 3rd Avenue
Maywood,
IL
US