Things To Do In Manchester


Six Beginner On Ramp CrossFit Classes with Four or 14 Drop-In Classes at CrossFit Playground (Up to 73% Off)

CrossFit Playground

CrossFit Playground

Beginner-level CrossFit classes meet six times over the course of two weeks, introducing the basic movements used in drop-in classes

$165 $49

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Four or Eight Karate Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Dragon Karate (Up to 68% Off)

Dragon Karate

Dragon Karate

Kids, teens, and adults are introduced to the sport of karate during classes led by Sensei Cheryl

$60 $26

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Martial Arts Classes for One or Two at The Academy of Martial Arts & Personal Development (Up to 65% Off)

The Academy of Martial Arts & Personal Development

Manchester

Black belt masters lead students of all ages through self-defense techniques of tae kwon do, hapkido, and cardio-kickboxing

$99 $35

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10 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes at America's Best Defense Colchester (55% Off)

America's Best Defense Colchester

Colchester

Jujitsu is a martial art, combat sport, and self-defense system that focuses on grappling and ground fighting

$99 $45

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$69 for $125 Worth of Martial Arts — Unity Karate & Holistic Arts

Unity Karate & Holistic Arts

Manchester

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

$125 $69

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$59.25 for a Day of Indoor Rock Climbing with Gear and Intro Lesson for Two at Stone Age Rock Gym ($118.50 Value)

Stone Age Rock Gym

Manchester

Climbers learn the basics during an instruction course before taking on walls aided by a suite of rented gear

$118.50 $59.25

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Dance-Lesson Package for One or Two Private Lessons for an Individual or Couple at Arthur Murray Dance Studio (87% Off)

Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Multiple Locations

Learn dances such as swing, salsa, and the hustle in one-on-one lessons, then hone skills in a group class and party-style practice session

$145 $19

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Muay Thai or Jiu-Jitsu Classes at Manchester Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Up to 75% Off). Two Options Available.

Manchester Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Manchester

Self-defense-focused jiu-jitsu classes or muay thai kickboxing classes for kids or adults

$100 $25

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$75 for Three On-Ramp Classes and One Month of Unlimited Classes at CrossFit Thin Blue Line ($275 Value)

CrossFit Thin Blue Line

Manchester

Certified instructors draw on military, coaching, and police backgrounds to guide students of all abilities through high-intensity classes

$275 $75

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One Private Piano, Guitar, or Voice Lesson at Music and Arts Teacher Ethan Horowitz (46% Off)

Music And Arts Teacher Ethan Horowitz

Vernon

From the merchant: Practice musical skills during a half-hour piano lesson with Ethan

$24 $13

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Intent on combining the recreational comfort of an outdoors ropes course with the comfort of an indoor facility, the structural engineer behind Soarin' Indoors designed a traditional aerial adventure park that isn't subject to the whims of inclement weather. Two separate courses fill the 12,000-square-foot space, including one built 2.5 feet off the ground and the other towering 12 feet in the air. Each route consists of a series of challenges?including wobbling rope bridges, high wires, trapezes, cargo nets, and zip lines?which can be overcome with a combination of problem-solving skills, balance, and stamina. Although youngsters and newcomers might want to try the lower course first, each route was designed to be accessible for first-time visitors as well as experienced climbers. The danger of falling is minimized by the harnesses guests wear, which are attached to overhead safety lines with two auto-locking carabiners, turning any slips into a fall of inches as opposed to feet. As further proof of their dedication to safety, trained guides will routinely walk the course grounds and offer tips, guidance, and stock investment advice to anyone in need.
422 North Street
Hebron,
CT
US
Since 1884, countless communities have benefitted from the YMCA's activities and programs. The Connecticut River Valley and its Valley-Shore facility are no different. Structurally speaking, the building features a gymnasium, a fitness center, a racquetball court, an outdoor track, and two six-lane swimming pools made from an old highway. Communally speaking, the staff offer an array of youth development programs and more than 40 types of adult fitness classes, including Zumba and boot camp.
204 W Main St
Chester,
CT
US
New England Ski & Scuba's staff touts many years of experience, training, and personal enjoyment in the realm of winter and water sports, making the shop a trustworthy source for gear and general know-how. Inside, visitors navigate through an extensive selection of new and used equipment, apparel, and accessories from the industry's leading brands. To ensure it remains on the cutting-edge of product development, the shop communicates directly with most of those manufacturers through an intricate system of yodeling. The shop also offers repairs, tune-ups, and classes.
60 Windsor Ave
Vernon Rockville,
CT
US
Equipment: Top Ten, Macho, Century, Top Pro Students should bring: Uniform, sparring gear, water bottle, and a towel Average class length: 60 minutes Number of Staff: 1?5 people Class location: Indoors only Established: 1993 Registration required: Yes Good for beginners: Yes Parking: Parking lot
135 South Main Street
Manchester,
CT
US
Muvement is as much a gym as it is a physical-fitness lab. Certified strength and conditioning specialist Michael Houle and Jill Houle, who holds a BS in nutritional science, team up to invest clients with practical workout regimens and an intimate knowledge of how the body works on a physiological level. Before new clients lift their first weight at the studio, a personal trainer consults with them about their exercise and health history and runs physical assessments and lab tests to identify potential obstacles related to the immune, digestive, hormonal, and detoxification systems. Next, Jill draws on her background as a professional nutritionist to recommend a diet suited to the client’s unique metabolism, and explains how the body breaks down calories and nutrients. Even their fitness regimens take a holistic approach. Whether in group or personal-training sessions, functional movements using resistance bands, TRX suspension, and kettlebells incorporate multiple muscle groups and joints into each exercise, building a physique more balanced than two eggs riding a seesaw during the spring equinox.
52 Main St
Manchester,
CT
US
For a decade, Anne and Matthew Falkowski have been transforming rookie stretchers into professional yogis. The lessons at Samadhi Yoga Studio usher guests, regardless of age, flexibility, or experience, into a community whose leaders emphasize the growth of bodily awareness. The 40 yoga classes per week encompass Beginners, Moderate, and Vigorous sessions, which gradually widen students' understanding of postures and breath work. Rather than spending hundreds of hours searching for inner peace in the national phone book, those yearning for further enlightenment can attend a 200- or 500-hour teacher-training program. The nationally certified curriculum has passed more than 150 graduates, steadily expanding the reach of its art to Manchester and beyond. Though yoga is the main focus, Samadhi Yoga Studio rounds out its class roster with other dynamic offerings. Festive Zumba workouts showcase heart-healthy twirls, and specialized workshops combine yoga with other disciplines, such as dance and running.
283 E Center St
Manchester,
CT
US
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