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Up to 70% Off Photography Classes

SnapShotSandy

Multiple Locations

$150 $49

Students learn about digital-camera settings and basic photography techniques while snapping shots at a salmon hatchery or Snoqualmie Valley

$20 Buys You a Coupon for 20% Off 5-Day Summer Camps at School of Rock

School of Rock

Bellevue

$20 $20

For $20, receive a coupon for 20% off 5-day summer camps.

Up to 69% Off at iStar Reading Club

iStar Reading Club

Multiple Locations

$300 $99

Subscriptions help children improve reading skills with interactive activities; performance data is monitored for more customized coaching

50% Off Academic-Tutor Services

Fat Envelope Essays

Seattle

$950 $475

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

Up to 52% Off Elementary- or High-School Tutoring

Apple Tree Achievement

Seattle

$135 $67

Tutors with master's degrees create customized plans around grade-school or more advanced high-school reading and writing content

41% Off Music Lessons

Pettijohn Piano Studio

Seattle

$198 $117

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

Up to 52% Off Makeup Classes

Love Love Darling

Seattle

$70 $35

Makeup artists teach concealing, blending, and beauty enhancement techniques in a 30-minute hands-on makeup class

57% Off Private Music Lessons

Seattle Drum School

Multiple Locations

$140 $59.99

30-minute private music lessons once a week in drums, guitar, saxophone, and more; a staff of 40-plus instructors available

Up to 61% Off Lessons at Rian's Piano Studio

Rian's Piano Studio

Seattle

$115 $49

Instead of requiring students to read music before they learn to play, Simply Music lessons let them play a variety of music right away

Half Off English Classes

Speak Method

Seattle

$150 $75

60-minute English language classes focus on pronouncing common sounds and speaking with natural stresses

48% Off Music Lessons

Mccullough Private Studios

On Location

$25 $13

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48% Off 30 Minute Music Lessons

Taninecz Music Studio

On Location

$25 $13

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Up to 56% Off Lash Extension Course

Pistol Lash

On Location

$1,600 $699

Seven-hour course teaches students how to add fluttery, luxurious lash extensions like a professional

Up to 61% Off Hand-Drum Classes

Fremont Drum Shop

Ballard

$75 $29

Students learn basic hand-drumming techniques and tap out a variety of West African and Afro-Caribbean rhythms

80% Off Online Web Development Course

Udemy

Online Deal

$199 $39.99

More than 220 online videos walk students through learning how to build websites using XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript

96% Off CompTIA IT-Certification Bundle

IT University Online

Online Deal

$2,695 $99

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

50% Off In-Home Computer Training

Loyal Leo

Redeem from Home

$100 $50

Computer specialist patiently walks clients through technology such as Skype, Facebook, Twitter, photo editing, maps, and wireless printing

98% Off IT-Cloud-Certification Bundle

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

Up to 95% Off Online Microsoft Excel Training

Excel With Business

$250 $25

Standard or advanced courses help users tap into Microsoft Excel’s business-boosting potential via online exercises, videos, and testing

56% Off Photography Classes

Hildebrand Photography

On Location

$70 $31

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71% Off One-Year Online Yoga and Meditation Course

Yoga Meditation Course

Online Deal

$99 $29

Learn yoga and meditation at home to unwind and refocus your energies

48% Off Music Lessons

Beth Pardes

Redeem from Home

$120 $62

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Up to 82% Off Online Options-Trading Program

Trading Trainer

Online Deal

$97 $19

Four- to seven-week web-based options-trading program helps first-timers dip their toes in the world of Wall Street

41% Off Music Lessons

In Tune Music Lessons

Redeem from Home

$100 $59

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Up to 58% Off Scuba-Diving Classes

Scuba Shoppe

North Auburn

$69 $29

Those who complete their certification can hang on to an underwater scooter, which propels them through the water as they spot fish

52% Off One-Month Membership for Recreational Band Sessions

NW Rockstar League

Sumner

$125 $60

Essentially a rec league for musicians, NW Rockstar League provides access to fellow musicians, coaching, and a space to jam out.

Up to 79% Off Music Lessons

Pro Music Academy

Redeem from Home or In-Studio

$160 $49

Professional musicians from famed rock, country, Christian, and pop groups teach how to sing, write a song, or master instruments

50% Off Academic Course

Eye Level Learning Center

University Place

$130 $65

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48% Off Music Lessons

Sound Lessons

Fircrest

$150 $78

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Up to 51% Off Private Music Lessons

The Music Box School of Music

Victoria

C$96 C$49

Private music lessons provide one-on-one instruction for piano or voice

97% Off Online Database Admin Training

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

Up to 50% Off BC Real Estate Exam Test Prep Course

Real Estate Prep

Online Deal

C$899 C$449

Live and interactive webinars led by experienced industry professionals help students prepare for BC real estate exams

93% Off TESOL-Certification Course

TESOLS.com

Online Deal

C$944 C$69

Online course grants internationally recognized certification to teach English as a secondary language

50% Off 30-Minute Music Lessons

Live Wire Music

Victoria

C$50 C$25

Diane, a musician since age 8, draws on years of experience and a teaching degree to help students learn piano and other musical instruments

Up to 79% Off Photo Workshops

Clock Tower Images

James Bay Community Centre

C$80 C$19

Scavenger hunts and workshops help students develop their digital-photography skills

Select Local Merchants

An approved FAA part 141 flight school with an option for part 61 training, AcuWings bestows certifications and ratings for fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters upon trainees who have passed their gauntlet of training curricula. The outfit operates its fleet out of Renton Municipal Airport, a full service airport with an operational control tower that allows aspiring aviators to practice radio communication. The school's instruction comprises hours logged both in the cockpit as well as in ground school, where students study aviation topics such as flight theory, chart navigation, and aircraft systems, in a one-on-one setting with the instructor. Potential pilots interested in an initial taste of flight before signing up for a full-blown certification regimen can take advantage of the introductory flight. Flyers share control of the aircraft with the instructor for approximately an hour and log their time spent aloft in a logbook.

760 W Perimeter Rd
Renton,
WA
US

The staff members at Sylvan Learning's numerous study facilities understand that each child learns differently. Therefore, they don't try to implement a uniform tutoring system; instead, they design custom lesson programs based on the results of standardized testing, diagnostic tools, and one-on-one interviews.

Tutors work with students from kindergarten through grade 12, illuminating topics ranging from basic reading and writing to remembering complex algebraic formulas without having them tattooed on your chest. Many of Sylvan's instructors work in local schools, so they are intimately familiar with common curricula and understand how to gear lessons toward optimal results.

12660 164th Ave. SE
Renton,
WA
US

In addition to teaching amateurs the ways of the camera, the photographers at Hudson's Photo Workshops have been coaching professional photographers for over 25 years. They create portraits on location or at the Tukwila studio, which is replete with low lighting, plush couches, and neutral-toned walls. The final images look wholesome and classic, ideal for a large custom wall display in your home. In addition to capturing portraits, the photographers outfit clients with prints and digital slideshows that facilitate online sharing. Classes elucidate photography techniques, including the rule of thirds and how to capture a 20-story human pyramid without a wide-angle lens.

16627 Benson Rd S
Renton,
WA
US

Lee's Martial Arts' physically fit instructors sculpt students of all dance and fitness levels into pleasing shapes with a schedule of fun, energetic, Latin-infused workouts. Ten Zumba classes employ alternating dance rhythms motivated by high-energy international beats to rid the body of unwanted weight and evict delinquent burritos from waistlines. Pupils of all skill levels can burn up to 800 flammable calories per session, toning the upper and lower body as well as the abs and core, while increasing the heart rate and upping oxygen intake. The group sessions hold up to 40 people, aiming to build an energetic and encouraging community, while offering plenty of opportunity to snag locks of hair for a friendship journal.

405 S 3rd St
Renton,
WA
US

Since 1995, Best in Class Education Center's instructors have aided students of all ages—from pre-K tots to high school seniors—in their academic journeys. They calibrate small-group and private math and English lessons that push each student at an individualized pace, helping struggling students catch up to speed or edifying advanced pupils seeking more of a challenge. The tutors give homework assignments for the kids to work on throughout the week, as well as administer weekly tests to assess their progress.

In addition to boosting success in current classes, the staff helps older students ready themselves for post-secondary schooling with SAT prep classes and college admission workshops, which help applicants decide on the right place, craft an impressive personal statement, and shimmy into their dream school's mascot costume before campus visits.

4820 Northeast 4th Street
Renton,
WA
US

Before Sandy Horvath retired from his career as a sales manager, he spent his spare time chronicling the lives of his loved ones and documenting his own travels throughout the world. Over time, his love for his craft blossomed into a thirst to become an admired photographer, so Sandy started submitting his action-packed sports photos to newspapers and magazines. With the publication of his work came professional status and a desire to share his knowledge with others. His first opportunity arose in 2009 when the Si View Metropolitan Park District asked him to teach a class. Soon after, the Issaquah Parks District clamored for Sandy's expertise; he now has over 1600 Club SnapShot students and more joining every day.

Today, Sandy teaches students of all ages and skill levels how to transform snapshots into high-quality pictures with lenses, settings, and exposures during his basic, advanced, and creative classes. He loves helping novice shutterbugs abandon automatic settings—the training wheels of photography—and create memorable images with nothing but manual settings and high-tech freeze rays. Sandy also transforms his own work into high-dynamic-range photo art and gallery-wrapped canvases. Students may do the same to decorate their homes, give as gifts, or hang inside windows to hide nature's flaws.

125 W Sunset Way
Issaquah,
WA
US