Health & Fitness in Missouri

Two or Four 30-Minute Private Pitching, Hitting, or Catching Lessons at Center St. Louis (Up to 63% Off)

Center St. Louis

Affton

Kids can improve their baseball game before the start of next season with private lessons that focus on pitching, hitting, or catching

$100 $39

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$250 for $500 Worth of Personal Training at Czech Us Out

Czech Us Out

Springfield

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$500 $250

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One 30-Class Yoga & Fitness Pass or Six Months of Unlimited Classes from MetaBody (Up to 94% Off)

MetaBody

Multiple Locations

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$350 $20

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$49 for Body Wrap Package at Studio Fit day Spa ($100 value)

Studio Fit Day Spa

Rockbridge

Body wraps burn up to 600 calories with infrared sauna treatments, essential oil applications, and detox teas

$100 $49

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One, Two, or Three Months of Unlimited GloryFit Cardio Kickboxing Classes at Glory MMA & Fitness (Up to 62% Off)

Glory MMA & Fitness

Glory MMA & Fitness

Intense 45-minute classes combine elements of kickboxing, self-defense, and body-weight exercises to help students burn up to 1,000 calories

$60 $29

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Two, Four, or Six Personal-Training Sessions at Edstrom Elite Fitness (Up to 74% Off)

Edstrom Elite Fitness

O'Fallon

Set fitness goals and learn how to best achieve them with up to six sessions with a professional personal trainer

$120 $36

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90-Minute Hypnosis Session from Natural Pathways (50% Off)

Natural Pathways Hypnosis

St. Joseph

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$110 $55

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Five Sessions of Whole-Body-Vibration Therapy with Consult at Perez Family Chiropractic (Up to 81% Off)

Perez Family Chiropractic

Saint Charles

Atop a special platform, clients can increase bone-mineral density, balance, and circulation through sessions of whole-body vibration

$150 $29

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60-Minute Acupuncture Treatment and Consultation from URDAroma Acupuncture Pain Care (50% Off)

Urdaroma Acupuncture Pain Care

Blue Springs

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$80 $40

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Three or Six i-Lipo Treatments at Ageless Beauty & Wellness (Up to 74% Off)

Ageless Beauty & Nutrition Center

St. Peters

Noninvasive laser treatments minimize localized fat deposits without discomfort or downtime

$900 $262

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$49 for $200 Worth of Prescription Eyeglasses or Prescription Sunglasses at SVS Optical Center

SVS Optical Center

Florissant

Frames by Coach, Bebe, Ray-Ban, and Gucci hold lenses with scratch coating and UV protection or polarization

$200 $49

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10 or 15 Classes at Bikram Yoga Chesterfield (Up to 81% Off)

Bikram Yoga Chesterfield

Chesterfield

Certified Bikram-yoga instructors impart 24 beginner-friendly poses and 2 breathing exercises in a room filled with toxin-ousting heat

$140 $29

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Chiropractic Exam, Report and One or Two Adjustments at Align Chiropractic Clinic (Up to 71% Off)

Align Chiropractic Clinic

Jefferson City

Chiropractor tracks down the sources of pain during an exam, explains findings and ameliorates issues noninvasively

$155 $49

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One or Three Months of Gym Membership at Anytime Fitness - Cape Girardeau (Up to 52% Off)

Anytime Fitness - Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau

Build muscle and burn fat at your own pace with 24/7-access to a gym outfitted with top-of-the-line machines and equipment

$60 $29

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$60 for $120 Groupon — The Clear Focus

The Clear Focus

Grover

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$120 $60

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10 Yoga Classes or 30 Days of Unlimited Yoga Classes at D's Yoga Home in University City (Up to 62% Off)

D’s Yoga Home

University City

Certified yoga instructors promote holistic healing through yoga practice

$130 $49

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One Month of Boxing or Kickboxing Classes with Optional Bodywise Boot Camp at The Boxing Gym (Up to 70% Off)

The Boxing Gym

Ballwin

Trainers blend punches and kicks with pushups, jump rope, and weightlifting for a full-body workout

$59 $29

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One Month of Martial-Arts Classes or Kids' Birthday Party at Pride Martial Arts / Karate For Kids (Up to 81% Off)

Pride Martial Arts / Karate For Kids

Multiple Locations

All-ages training center helps students hone self-defense skills, discipline, and fitness through classes in karate and tae kwon do

$125 $28

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Private or Group Lessons at Jin Jung Kwan Hapkido-USA, Inc. (Up to 82% Off)

Jin Jung Kwan Hapkido-USA, Inc.

Wentzville

Lessons are available for students of all skill levels; both options include one uniform

$350 $64

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3-Hour Weight Hypnosis Class for Two or Four (Up to 92% Off)

Living Lite St. Louis

Multiple Locations

Class uses the power of hypnotism to help clients overcome obstacles to weight loss; includes stress management CD

$290 $29

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6- or 10-Week Weight-Loss Package with Counseling and B12 Shots at Medical Weight Loss Centers (Up to 70% Off)

Medical Weight Loss Centers

Medical Weight Loss Centers, LLC

Over the course of 6 or 10 weeks, clients receive counseling, appetite suppressants, and nurse-practitioner visits to help lose weight

$707 $249

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$21 for $60 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Sogo Ryu World Arts/ Capoeira of St.louis

Sogo Ryu World Arts

Hazelwood

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$60 $21

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$23 for $50 Worth of Martial Arts — NTA

Nta

Gladstone

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$50 $23

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One or Three 60-Minute Reiki Sessions with Patty Miller at Main Street Health & Wellness (Up to 62% Off)

Patty Miller at Main Street Health & Wellness

Belton

Practitioner aims to balance the body’s energies to help overcome a variety of physical and emotional ailments

$70 $28

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Two-Week or One-Month Fitness Class Package at ATT Evolution (Up to 86% Off)

ATT Evolution

Rock Hill

Students learn MMA, Muay Thai, Boxing, Wrestling, or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu through fitness classes which run by UFC star Tyron Woodley

$214.50 $29

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Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart, Beer, and Range Balls at Rolling Hills Country Club (Up to 52% Off)

Rolling Hills Country Club

Versailles

Golfers traverse the 18-hole course atop a golf cart strapped with beers, and can work on their swing with buckets of range balls

$102 $49

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes from PowerFit Bootcamp (Up to 80% Off)

PowerFit Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

Trainers motivate exercisers to tackle routines of calisthenics, plyometrics, and resistance training

$99 $29

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$29 for a 60-Minute Private Golf Lesson at Peculiar Golf & Learning Center (Up to $55 Value)

Peculiar Golf & Learning Center

Peculiar

Players of any age work with a golf pro to hone their swing mechanics in private lessons with computerized analysis

$55 $29

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One or Three Months of Fitness Classes with Introductory Course at CrossFit of the Ozarks (Up to 74% Off)

CrossFit of the Ozarks

Union Chapel

Army veteran and CrossFit enthusiast leads groups of all fitness levels through intense, though scalable, full-body functional exercises

$190 $49

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$20 for One Intro Pole Fitness, Chair Moves, Polga, and Double Play Fitness Class at FIMB the Stiletto Gym ($44 Value)

FIMB the Stiletto Gym

Multiple Locations

Flirty fitness classes incorporate classic burlesque props and costumes, poles, and chairs in the quest for total-body fitness

$44 $20

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Cardio or Adult MMA Classes at Fit or Fight (Up to 58% Off)

Fit or Fight

Valley Park

Whether clients are looking to get fit or pick up some self-defense skills, the gym offers an array of classes to harden bodies

$30 $15

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$99 for 10 Low-Level Laser Hair-Restoration Treatments at Hans Wiemann ($750 Value)

Hans Wiemann

Saint Louis

Low-level lasers stimulate circulation and promote new hair growth, potentially creating stronger, thicker hair for both men and women

$750 $99

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Ernie Moore Program (65% Off)

Ernie Moore Program

Ozark

Enthusiastic instructor helps patrons reach their fitness goals in a supportive environment

$125 $44

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One or Two Hypnotherapy Sessions at Living Joy, LLC (Up to 70% Off)

Living Joy, LLC

Saint Louis

Hypnotherapist aids clients in overcoming phobias and bad habits in order to achieve positive personal transformation

$150 $48

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18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart at Ste. Genevieve Golf Club (Up to 51% Off)

Ste. Genevieve Golf Club

Ste. Genevieve

Six tee boxes make the course accessible for golfers of all abilities; course features intersecting streams & open fairways lined with trees

$76 $38

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Two, Four, or Six Non-Surgical Ultrasonic Liposuction Treatments at Art of Image Studio (Up to 78% Off)

Art of Image Studio

Overland

Noninvasive ultrasonic waves target fat cells during procedures designed to contour the body and address the appearance of cellulite

$398 $99

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Two, Four, or Six Personal-Training Sessions at Studio Element Personal Training (Up to 88% Off)

Studio Element Personal Training

Brentwood

Clients work toward their fitness goals during one-on-one sessions that are completely customized to their needs and fitness ability

$128 $18

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One, Three, or Five 60-Minute Hyperbaric Oxygen-Therapy Sessions at The Lauer Center (Up to 53% Off)

The Lauer Center

Waynesville

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can help increase oxygen in the body tissue and stimulate growth of new blood vessels

$80 $39

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$140 for $280 Worth of Services at Team Patterson Muscle, Fitness, & Nutrition

Team Patterson Muscle, Fitness, & Nutrition

Multiple Locations

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$280 $140

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Fitness Classes at The Pilates and Yoga Center of Lake St. Louis (Up to 85% Off). Three Options Available.

The Pilates and Yoga Center of Lake St. Louis

Lake Saint Louis

Monday–Saturday, studio offers Pilates, yoga, and BeyondBarre classes for beginners and all experience levels

$129 $29

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One-Month CrossFit or Sports Performance Package at CrossFit Lemont (Up to 60% Off)

CrossFit Lemont

Lemont

CrossFit workouts encompass weightlifting, cardio drills, and gymnastics; sports performance classes improve athletic abilities

$250 $99

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$43 for an Eye Exam and $200 Toward Glasses at Mercy Eye Care ($285 Value)

Mercy Eye Care

Multiple Locations

Eye exam assesses prescription; single-vision, bifocal, or trifocal lenses fit into designer frames

$285 $49

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$19.99 for a Back Pain Consultation and Back Treatment at Lordex Spine Center ($230 Value)

Lordex Spine Center

Moberly

Veteran chiropractor helps eliminate lower-back and neck pain without surgery

$230 $19.99

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$55 for $109 Worth of Biofeedback Weight Management Scan

Essential Answer Pain Management

Perryville

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$109 $55

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Physical and One or Three Months of Unlimited Gym Access at FIT 24/7 (Up to 58% Off)

Balanced Solutions Healthcare

Saint Clair

Doctors assess fitness levels and design a workout plan for clients to follow at the 24/7 fitness center

$77 $35

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Unlimited CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Cerberus (Up to 56% Off). Three Options Available.

CrossFit Cerberus

Grain Valley

An ever-changing array of functional movements and interval training exercises push students to their limit, improvimg strength and stamina

$100 $49

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$40 for $80 Worth of Services at Woosop's Taekwondo

Woosop's Taekwondo

Fenton

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$80 $40

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Pro Vibe Weight-Loss Treatments at Jamaica Me Hot Tanning Salon (Up to 75% Off)

Jamaica Me Hot Salon

Neosho

Machine uses vibrations to help burn fat cells, tighten frames, and detoxify

$60 $25

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$44 for $145 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Hahn Extreme Fitness & Martial Arts Center

Hahn Extreme Fitness & Martial Arts Center

Festus

From the merchant: Package includes one hour of personal training, martial arts, or fitness training. Intro class, t-shirt, and handwraps.

$145 $44

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6 or 12 Women's Fitness Classes at Foxy Fit Studios (Up to 53% Off)

Foxy Fit Studios

Bridgeton

Skilled instructros lead classes ranging from pole-dancing and yoga to stiletto fitness to improve strength, endurance, and confidence

$55 $27

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Krav Maga Classes with Gloves at Hockman's ATA Martial Arts (Up to 82% Off)

Hockman's ATA Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

In a gym run by decorated martial-arts masters Jeff and Jade Hockman, clients enhance physical fitness and learn combat moves

$250 $45

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Breathe Deep Naturals (45% Off)

Breathe Deep

Kearney

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$89 $49

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3, 5, or 10 StimuLight Workouts at E2 Fitness Studio (Up to 67% Off)

E2 Fitness Studio

Town & Country

During StimuLight workouts, infrared rays bathe exercisers to help accelerate fat burning, increase HGH production, and hasten recovery

$45 $19

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$50 for a Movement Screening to Find Cause of Pain at Integrity Spine and Joint Center ($100 Value)

Integrity Spine and Joint Center

Troy

Dr. Langston scrutinizes the way patients move, and suggests ways to eradicate harmful movements or to continue moving correctly

$100 $50

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18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rental at Thousand Hills Golf Course (Up to 51% Off)

Thousand HIlls Golf Course

Branson

Take in the beauty of surrounding hardwood forests during an 18-hole round of golf complete with a GPS-enabled cart

$118 $59

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18 Holes of Golf with Cart for One or Two at Bolivar Golf Club (50% Off)

Bolivar Golf Club

Bolivar

Golfers traverse 9-hole, par 36 course twice for an 18-hole round

$30 $15

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18 Holes of Golf and Cart Rental for Two or Four at Sullivan Country Club (Up to 55% Off)

Sullivan Country Club

Sullivan

Par 71, 6,174-yard championship course surrounded by breathtaking scenery

$76 $35

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18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart for Two or Four at Sugar Creek Golf Course (Up to 61% Off)

Sugar Creek Golf Course

High Ridge

Manicured fairways and greens stretch more than 6,500 yards for challenging-and-fun play suitable for all levels

$50 $20

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Two, Four, or Six Synergie Cellulite Treatments at Kailonie's Salon Spa & Boutique (Up to 58% Off)

Kailonie's Salon Spa & Boutique

Pleasant Hill

Vacuum massage technology helps to stimulate lymphatic drainage and flush fluid from fat cells, reducing the appearance of cellulite

$230 $115

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Five Fitness Classes or Month of Unlimited Fitness Classes at Body and Soul of Kansas City (Up to 80% Off)

Body and Soul of Kansas City

Brookside

Certified instructors teach range of fitness classes including yoga and Feldenkrais Method (Awareness Through Movement)

$85 $29

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10 or 20 Yoga Classes at Swan River Yoga (Up to 73% Off)

Swan River Yoga

St. Louis

Studio invites yogis of all experience and fitness levels to classes that can focus on fitness, flexibility, or mental wellbeing

$125 $39

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5 or 10 Women's Fitness Classes at Fusion Fitness (Up to 55% Off)

Fusion Fitness

Springfield

Fitness classes such as piloxing blend Pilates, boxing, and dance while burning calories, toning torsos, and increasing endurance.

$50 $25

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One, Three, or Five Kenpo Martial-Arts Classes at Self Defense Studio of Independence (Up to 73% Off)

Self Defense Studio of Independence

Independence

American kenpo is characterized by fast strikes and has practical application in self-defense

$30 $10

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$246 for $447 Worth of Martial Arts — American Um Yang Kwan Five Element Martial Art Association

Um Yang Kwan

Columbia

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$447 $246

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Dental Cleaning with Option of Venus Teeth-Whitening Gels at Dental Expressions (Up to 76% Off)

Dental Expressions

Multiple Locations

Hygienists clear away plaque and tartar, and x-rays help check for potential problems; optional take-home gels brighten teeth

$215 $51

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$26 for $60 Worth of 1 Month Cheerleading Tuition— Cheer St. Louis

Cheer St. Louis

O'Fallon

Children ages 4–18 learn cheerleading and tumbling skills from trained instructors.

$60 $26

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Martial-Arts Package with Uniform and 10 or 15 Classes at Monroe's ATA Martial Arts (Up to 88% Off)

Monroe's ATA Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

Martial-arts packages help students of all ages gain confidence and self-respect with tae kwon do classes

$185 $25

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One, Three, Five, or Eight Ionic Footbaths at Naturo Health Solutions (Up to 78% Off)

Naturo Health Solutions

Saint Charles

30-minute footbath sessions soothe aching feet and draw out toxins throughout the body

$55 $25

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Chiropractic Package with Optional Follow-Up at Midwest Chiropractic and Sports Medicine (Up to 87% Off)

Midwest Chiropractic and Sports Medicine

Blue Springs

Chiropractor uses massage, muscle stimulation, and an adjustment to soothe pains uncovered with x-rays and an exam

$300 $39

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Chiropractic Exam with Option of One or Three Adjustments at Eden Chiropractic and Wellness (Up to 61% Off)

Eden Chiropractic and Wellness

Saint Charles

A chiropractor unearths causes of pain during a consultation and exam, then sets out to alleviate discomfort with adjustments

$70 $35

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$99 for Eight-Week Personal Nutrition and Exercise Coaching Program at Back Experts ($219 Value)

Back Experts

Florissant

Over eight-weeks, doctor crafts healthy eating strategies and exercise plan based on blood-work and weigh-in to maximize healthy weight-loss

$219 $99

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$45 for $100 Worth of Services at TEAM Z MMA FITNESS

TEAM Z MMA FITNESS

Chesterfield

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$100 $45

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14-Day, 21-Day, or Six-Week Boot-Camp for Beginners from St. Louis Fitness Boot Camp (Up to 70% Off)

St. Louis Fitness Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

Unlimited one-hour workouts held six mornings a week, plus a choice of e-book, a T-shirt, and access to meal planning and online support

$99 $39

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$129 for Four Laser Lipo Body-Sculpting Treatments at Advanced Slimming Solutions ($756 Value)

Advanced Slimming Solutions

Liberty

Noninvasive laser light targets localized fat deposits

$756 $129

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12 or 24 Boxing, Kickboxing, or Cage Fitness Classes at Kelly's Championship Martial Arts, Inc. (Up to 60% Off)

Kelly's Championship Martial Arts, Inc.

Fenton

Fitness instructors lead fast-paced boxing, kickboxing, and cage fitness classes that build strength and endurance in an upbeat atmosphere

$25 $12

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$35 for $70 Worth of Services at Pro-Fit Personal Training

Pro-fit Personal Training

Maryland Heights

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$70 $35

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Four Weeks of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at Crossfit North County (65% Off)

Crossfit North County

Hazelwood

Level-one CrossFit trainers teach students the principles of the constantly varied, functional movements

$120 $42

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1, 2, or 3 Groupons, Each Good for an Acupuncture Package at Carella Chiropractic and Acupuncture (84% Off)

Carella Chiropractic

Northland

Acupuncture manipulates bodily energy to treat more than 40 common disorders, hydromassage session treats clients with sprays of warm water

$185 $32

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$33 for One Warm Cocoa Butter Wrap at Main Street Health & Wellness ($70 Value)

Main Street Health & Wellness

Belton

Cocoa butter smoothes the skin during wrap sessions

$70 $33

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Even as a 4-year-old growing up in Honolulu, Vee Osborne was drawn to Hawaiian shamanism and the Huna philosophy, which stresses the balance of the mind, body, and spirit through one?s actions. Her early passion for healing others led her down the path to becoming a hypnotherapist, reiki master, and ordained minister before she funneled her devotion to creating harmony and guiding others toward wellness into Plaza West Massage & Day Spa. Here, clouds of gentle music and the scent of essential oils greet her guests, who slip into robes and sip wine as they unwind. And Vee?s Hawaiian roots remain readily apparent, inspiring the spa?s potted palms, bamboo massages, pi?a-colada scrubs, and wall-sized pictures that bring Pacific beaches to Kansas.

Vee?s healing services go beyond relaxation, though. Her team of massage therapists kneads aching muscles with Swedish, trigger-point, and deep-tissue modalities, deepening their knot-fighting effect with volcanic stones and essential oils. After a body wrap with Dead Sea salts or a glycolic peel, guests can visit the two-tiered sauna or extend their rejuvenation with an energy-balancing reiki session. The spa also delves into treatments that rely on electronic frequencies, such as a tri-phasic resonator, which fights cellulite, or quantum electro-ionization, which aims to diminish blemishes rather than cover them up with white-out. Before heading home, clients can pick up body and facial products from Vee?s eponymous line, such as Island Essence hair products, complete with tropical scents.

1505 Westport Rd
Kansas City,
MO
US

Above all else, Bikram Yoga emphasizes personal growth and development?not competition and comparison. That means newcomers are welcome to attend alongside experienced practitioners. Although the sessions at Bikram Yoga St. Louis may seem like a more physical challenge at first, the goal is for students to recognize and strengthen the connection that exists between the mind, body, and spirit. This progress does bolster physical fitness, but also creates a restorative and relaxing experience.


####What is class like? Every 90-minute session consists of the exact same sequence of [two breathing exercises and 26 standing and seated asanas](http://yogastlouis.com/class-info/bikram-yoga-postures/). These physically demanding postures use deep bends and twists to work muscle groups and organ systems throughout the body, pushing oxygenated blood where it's needed most and building strength and stamina. If you're having trouble with any pose, that's no problem: the instructors can recommend slight modifications. For more advice, [visit the studio's website](http://yogastlouis.com/new-students/faq/).


####Why is the studio so hot? The instructors heat the practice space to sweat-inducing levels for each class, increasing circulation and aiding in the release of toxins. In addition to loosening tight muscles?which allows students to sink deeper into each stretch?this heat also has profound mental benefits. The extra challenge encourages attendees to focus on each posture's alignment and orientation while learning how to accept the heat, concentrate on breathing, and practice a calmer mental state. After class, separate changing rooms with showers are available for those looking to refresh themselves.
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6614 Clayton Road #188
Saint Louis,
MO
US

While teaching jazz dance in the 1960s, Judi Sheppard Missett decided to step away from tradition by offering an experimental class that allowed her students to simply dance without the judgment of mirrors or the constraints of rigid technique. In these sessions, she began infusing popular dance moves with specific fitness workouts to forge a distinctive blend of cardio exercise, strength training, and dance instruction. Little did she know that this “just for fun” class was the prototype for what would become the national fitness sensation known as Jazzercise.

Today, Jazzercise takes its aerobic techniques from a variety of sources that include jazz dance, hip-hop, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, and kickboxing. The class formats, which vary according to different toning goals, are just as diverse as the program's move set. Two-time Dancing with the Stars champion Cheryl Burke is a big fan of the improvisational routines, although her advanced skills aren't needed to get the most out of classes. Instructors cultivate a noncompetitive atmosphere where all exercisers—with the exception of those marked as cursed by jazz-hand palm readers—are welcome regardless of age, build, or fitness background.

2764 S Campbell Ave
Springfield,
MO
US

Under the oppressive heat of the Missouri sun, rafts and their passengers float atop the languid current of Coyote Creek as it traces a 900-foot perimeter around Adventure Oasis Water Park's flooded playscape. The sprawling park offers a respite from the summer swelter with water activities and attractions for guests of all ages, highlighted by three towering slides, including the Sidewinder—a 308-foot raft slide—and the Scorpion, a tube slide that emulates passage through a cosmic wormhole or gigantic piece of penne pasta with a 197-foot plunge. The chutes bottom out in a placid pool, where guests can catch their breath or scale Cactus Climb, a climbing wall that hangs over the water. As grownups relax in a deck dotted with striped parasols, younger guests can run amok at Halfpint Paradise, a smaller playground stationed in a shallow pool.

A 25-yard lap pool with multiple lanes awaits more serious swimmers at Roadrunner Pass, which also boasts a diving board for those looking to perfect their swan-dive form or execute the world's first pool cannonball that actually explodes. In addition to free-range fun, Adventure Oasis's friendly waters host swim lessons and aquatic exercise programs.

2100 Hub Dr
Independence,
MO
US

The course at Perche Creek Golf Club is comprised of 18 par-3 holes that gently introduce beginners to the game while still challenging veterans with ample opportunities for short-game improvement. Nine ponds delineate the holes and loom large as players line up their attacks from the tee, ready to gulp down errant shots. The flat layout allows players to nail down their iron distances, a crucial ingredient for proper course management. On nice evenings, course superintendents turn on the front nine's area lights, making for easier night play without having to give an alien a Walkman in exchange for plutonium golf balls. Perche Creek's driving range gives players a variety of targets to attack from 50 hitting stations and 20 synthetic-grass mats, earning it a spot on Golf Range Magazine's list of the top 100 ranges in the nation. The club also encompasses an 18-hole miniature-golf course, which challenges players with curvy putting corridors flanked by rocks and water hazards.

5500 W Van Horn Tavern Rd
Columbia,
MO
US

When Ruthann Zentner began studying yoga, she soon realized that its focused breathing, emphasis on enhancing flexibility, and core-strengthening poses could help people of any age achieve mental and physical wellness. Throughout her yoga journey, she spent time working with Shakta Khalsa, a renowned children's yoga instructor, which inspired her to educate children through engaging stories and kid-friendly yoga classes as a certified yoga storyteller. Within the teal-green walls and dark wood floors of the studio, kids limber up while having fun during yoga-centered games, working off the stresses of filing lemonade-stand taxes. Adult students learn the basics in beginner-level yoga classes, or strengthen their cores and improve their balance in PiYo, which merges elements of Pilates and yoga into high-intensity routines. For her older students and those unable to do floor work, she partners poses with four-legged props in chair yoga.

Ruthann also trained under Sadie Nardini, an empowerment speaker, yoga and anatomy expert, and Healthy Hedonism lifestyle leader, and received training in Bootybarre, which combines strength, flexibility and cardio. At The Zen Zone she strives to share the latest trends and practices in yoga and Pilates with her students.

413 NW Murray Rd.
Lees Summit,
MO
US