Classes in Nipomo

Painting Class with Wine for One or Two at Wine and Design Orcutt (Up to 58% Off)

Wine and Design Orcutt

Orcutt

$43 $19

In a laid-back setting, students sip wine and follow the lead of a local artist as they recreate a featured painting; materials included

One or Three Adult Aerial Yoga Classes at Performance Athletics (Up to 52% Off)

Performance Athletics

San Luis Obispo

$20 $10

Aerial yoga classes suspend students from hanging hammocks for stretches, poses, and inversions that defy gravity and tone cores

One or Three Months of Fitness and Yoga Classes at Valley Alternative Healing (Up to 62% Off)

Valley Alternative Healing

Solvang

$77 $29

Classes include Buns & Guns, which combines strength training and cardio, restorative yoga, and EnLighten Up yoga for mind, body, and spirit

One, Three, or Five Aerial Yoga Classes at Better Days Yoga (50% Off)

Better Days Yoga

Goleta

$18 $9

Circus hammock supports beginner & advanced yoga students as they perform traditional postures for flexibility, strength, & alignment

10 or 20 Yoga Classes or Three Months of Yoga Classes at Sino West Performing Arts (Up to 81% Off)

Sino West Performing Arts

Downtown Goleta

$100 $29

Vinyasa-style classes have students flowing between poses in a spacious studio with soft flooring

$79 for a One-Day Beginner Mosaic Workshop at Santa Barbara School of Mosaic Art ($165 Value)

Santa Barbara School of Mosaic Art

Santa Barbara

$165 $79

Groups of 12 or fewer adults learn to use tools, tiles, and grout to create a 9”x9” mosaic.

3, 5, or 10 Adult Dance-Fitness Classes at Westside Dance (Up to 55% Off)

Westside Dance

Santa Barbara

$30 $15

Group fitness classes fuse ballet, cardio dance, free weights, and stretching for a rhythmic, well-rounded workout

Three or Five Gyrotonic Fitness or Active Isolated Stretching Sessions with Karen Burka at Gyrotonic (66% Off)

Karen Burka at Gyrotonic

Santa Barbara

$210 $72

Gyrotonic exercises borrows movements from dance, tai chi, and yoga

One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes Yasa Yoga (88% Off)

Yasa Yoga

Oak Park

$170 $19.99

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Husband-and-wife team of yogis guides students through series of poses in a Mission-style mansion once owned by Charlie Chaplin

Teen Painting Class or BYOB Painting Class for One or Two at The Woods Art Studio & Classes (Up to 56% Off)

The Woods Art Studio & Classes

Santa Barbara

$20 $11

In an eclectic outdoor studio, teens practice their painting skills while adults pair their lessons with a glass of wine

5 or 10 Barre Fitness Classes at Barre 101 (Up to 60%

Barre 101

Multiple Locations

$95 $39

60-minute barre classes combine cardio with muscle-sculpting moves to tone the entire body while blasting calories

Five Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Divinitree Yoga and Art Studio (Up to 79% Off)

Divinitree Yoga and Art Studio

Santa Barbara Downtown

$75 $19

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Physically invigorating and meditation-based yoga styles for students of varying skill levels

12 or 18 Sunrisers Bootcamp Classes, or 12 Launch at Lunch Classes from Coley Fitness and Massage (58% Off)

Coley Fitness and Massage

Lower State

$165 $69

Outdoor bootcamp classes held at 6 a.m. for full-body conditioning; lunchtime classes are specifically for women

Two-Hour Glass-Blowing Class at Santa Barbara Art Glass (60% Off)

Santa Barbara Art Glass

Lower East

$250 $99

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A veteran glass artist leads classes, offering step-by-step instruction that results in a unique piece of self-made artwork

Six Training Sessions from Corps Progression (50% Off)

Corps Progression

On Location

$100 $50

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Dance Classes at World Dance Santa Barbara (Up to 73% Off)

World Dance Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Downtown

$100 $29

Staff members blend cardio and dance during fun classes and disperse 100% of proceeds to local and global charities

5, 10, or 15 Classes at CrossFit Carpinteria (Up to 79% Off)

CrossFit Carpinteria

Carpinteria

$75 $19

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CrossFit classes enhance strength, agility, and speed with constantly varied, functional movements performed at high intensity

Private Training Sessions or Small Group Sessions for Two or Four at U R Ready Fitness (Up to 73% Off)

U R Ready Fitness

Riverlakes ranch community park

$360 $99

Work out one-on-one with trainer Yvonne, or grab a few friends for a small group training session

30 Days of Cardio Kickboxing Classes for One or Two at Next Step Crossfit (Up to 70% Off)

Next Step Crossfit

Bakersfield

$99 $39

Motivating staff includes police officers and certified instructors; multifaceted classes eschew the boredom of typical cardio workouts

$70 for $200 Worth of Personal Training — Daniel Church Personal Training

Daniel Church Personal Training

Bakersfield

$200 $70

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One, Two, or Three Years of Online Guitar or Bass Lessons from Dangerous Guitar (Up to 91% Off)

Dangerous Guitar

Online Deal

$134.55 $18

More than 650 high-definition videos give professional instruction in a wide range of playing styles

$50 for $99 Worth of Personal Fitness Program — Coombs Sport & Fitness

Coombs Sport & Fitness

Rosedale

$99 $50

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10 or 20 Bootcamp Classes at BakersFIT (Up to 63% Off)

BakersFIT

Bakersfield

$150 $59

Trainers run exercisers throught full-body calisthenics to help folks build lean muscle and burn calories

4, 8, or 12 1-on-1 or 2-Person Training Sessions at The Studio (Up to 64% Off)

The Studio

Ventura

$260 $99

Certified personal trainer helps clients of all levels reach individual fitness goals; emphasis on technique, safety, and accountability

$50 for $100 Groupon — Flex Fitness

Flex Fitness

San Buenaventura (Ventura)

$100 $50

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Dance-Lessons Package for an Individual or Couple (Up to 59% Off). Two Options Available.

Arthur Murray Dance Studio

San Buenaventura (Ventura)

$150 $65

Trained and certified dance instructors guide students through styles such as the cha-cha, waltz, or jitterbug in private and group lessons

$63 for $125 Worth of One Month of Group Training Classes — VCF3 Personal and Cross Training Gym

VCF3 Personal & Cross Training Gym

San Buenaventura (Ventura)

$125 $63

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$15 for $30 Worth of Music Lessons — Mountain Dog Musicworks Recording Studio

Mountain Dog Musicworks

Oak View

$30 $15

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Fifteen Boot Camp Classes or One Month of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes at Seaside Outdoor Fitness (Up to 80% Off)

Seaside Outdoor Fitness

San Buenaventura (Ventura)

$195 $39

60-minute outdoor fitness boot camps tone muscles and torch fat with methods including HIIT, power-cardio and resistance training

Family Fitness Classes at Fit Fusion Family Studio LLC (Up to 60% Off). Six Options Available.

Fit Fusion Family Studio

Santa Paula

$49 $20

Two separate-but-neighboring fitness rooms allow diverse instructors to meet the fitness needs of adults and children

Cookbook-Making Software with 5 or 10 Optional Cookbooks from The Great Family Cookbook Project (Up to 83% Off)

The Great Family Cookbook Project

Online Deal

$99.95 $19.99

The software compiles family recipes, photos, and stories and transforms them into full-color cookbooks with custom layouts and covers

One, Three, or Five Personal Training Sessions at Goalcut Fitness And Lifestyle Solutions (Up to 79% Off)

Goalcut Fitness And Lifestyle Solutions

On Location

$80 $25

Multi-certified personal trainers work one-on-one with clients to help develop a routine to maximize strength, conditioning, and performance

One Month of CrossFit Classes with Optional Three-Week Beginner's Classes at CrossFit Gravis (Up to 82% Off)

CrossFit Gravis

Oxnard

$320 $59

Dedicated Level 1–certified instructors emphasize variety and intensity with vigorous functional fitness workouts and Olympic weightlifting

Threes Months of Unlimited CrossFit Classes, or 10 or 20 Classes at Strong and Steady CrossFit (Up to 83% Off)

Strong and Steady CrossFit

Oxnard

$387 $64

Seasoned trainers challenge exercisers in intense, varied CrossFit classes

Wine Class or Dinner at Giessinger Winery (Up to 72% Off). Six Options Available.

Giessinger Winery

Multiple Locations

$130 $65

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Best Tasting Room in Santa Barbara by the U.S. Commerce Association in 2013 offers wine and winemaking classes and a five-course dinner

10 or 20 Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Camarillo Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness (Up to 77% Off)

Camarillo Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness

Camarillo

$160 $45

Cardio-kickboxing classes include total-body workouts that can improve strength, coordination, and flexibility

$47 for a One-Month Membership with Six Intro Fundamentals Classes at CrossFit Camarillo ($120 Value)

CrossFit Camarillo

Camarillo

$120 $47

Become healthier and stronger during 30-minute workouts that integrate functional strength training and high-intensity cardio

6-Week Outdoor Boot Camp from Fit Training (79% Off)

Fit Training

Camarillo

$200 $42

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Three Personal-Training Sessions and a Dietary Consultation from Red Rocks Health & Human Performance (65% Off)

Red Rocks Health & Human Performance

Camarillo

$210 $74

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Six Training Sessions from Ronnie Jenkins 805 Pro Performance (65% Off)

805 Pro Proformance Llc

Camarillo

$300 $105

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10 or 15 CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Code 4 (Up to 88% Off)

Crossfit Code 4

Camarillo

$200 $30

Instructors abide by national guidelines as they teach functional exercises and strongman techniques while students hydrate with Kagen water

Select Local Merchants

Custom Workouts might feel a bit smaller than your average chain gym—that's part of its appeal. The private setting allows gym-goers to work out on top-notch equipment without feeling intimated or overwhelmed. Staying true to its commitment to the individual, the gym also offers personal training with a reasonable price tag. But those who crave the motivation of peers can opt for group classes such as Zumba and spinning.

2125 S Broadway
Santa Maria,
CA
US

Though Ardy Conway and her staff of certified trainers at Ardy's Pilates Studio work primarily with three apparatus—the Reformer, the Cadillac, and the chair—they are well equipped to weave more than 500 Pilates exercises into their custom workouts. Ardy draws on more than 20 years of experience as she and her team tailor private and semiprivate sessions to individual goals, such as relieving joint pain or improving at golf. The instructors also host group Reformer classes, which max out at six students to keep classes personal and allow competitive sextuplets to remain at the same fitness level.

580 Cypress St
Pismo Beach,
CA
US

In 1973, when Ramona Clayton was 19, she moved to Germany where she earned a PhD in molecular biology and worked with sterile medicines. But she also began making pottery—a hobby that would become her profession when she moved back to the United States in 2004. Rather than going through the licensing hassle necessary to work as a microbiologist in the States, she opened terramonary stoneware & porcelain, where, in addition to making stoneware and porcelain pieces to sell, she teaches others her craft. The studio's name—and Ramona's reason for returning to California—comes from her husband, Terry. Starting out as high-school sweethearts, they lost touch not long after graduation. After 22 years apart, Terry found her on the Internet, called her, and asked if she remembered him. She did. "He signed his love letters with 'Terramonary,' which is just an anagram of 'Terry' and 'Ramona'," she recalls. To Terry's delight, she thought it would be a catchy name for the business and even used her science know-how to break down the parts of the word into Latin and alchemic roots that symbolize the four elements. Ramona fires her long-lasting pieces in the kiln outside her studio, which sits on a concrete porch where she and her students also glaze their pieces. Inside, the wheels and workstations are in a separate area from her showroom, which brims with decorative pieces as well as plates, cups, and serving pieces that are safe for ovens, microwaves, dishwashers, and time machines. "My goal in life is to make pretty things useful—or useful things pretty," she says. "If it's too delicate or it's just decorative, people are afraid of it."

285 Bell Street
Los Alamos,
CA
US

Led by local artists, classes at Wine and Design Orcutt promote a strong sense of community and accessibility. The artwork for each class is chosen from a collection of more than 2,500 original paintings, all created by Wine and Design studio artists. After receiving a warm welcome and a paint brush, visitors sit in front of a blank canvas and follow step-by-step instructions from the session's artist, who paints along with them. At the end of the class, visitors marvel at their finished composition, which can add a bright, cheerful tone to walls in living rooms, bedrooms, and meat lockers. Sessions are available for both children and adults.

3420 Orcutt Rd Ste. 105
Orcutt,
CA
US

Success as a child actor depends almost as much on parents' managerial knowhow as it does on a kid's acting skills. During three-day weekend excursions at The Acting Camp?held at the more than 300-acre El Capitan Canyon?aspiring performers and their guardians develop their respective roles in each youngster's career. Under the tutelage of John D'Aquino ? a veteran of hits like Seinfeld and Hannah Montana ? kids refine techniques such as auditioning on camera and improvising.

These sessions culminate in prepared scenes that groups of campers perform for casting directors, agents, and managers from networks like Nickelodeon and the CW. Beforehand, these insiders as well as parents of working child actors meet with parents to discuss the business end of the entertainment industry, where money and Beanie Babies exchange hands at a rapid rate. Amid all these career-focused activities, The Acting Camp leaves plenty of time for families to relax and bond with fellow attendees.

11560 Calle Real
Goleta,
CA
US

Since its inception, Parisi Speed School has trained more than 150 NFL players and 5,000 scholarship-holding college athletes in its youth programs. Parisi consistently churns out all-stars with its Jump Start program, which trains youngsters at the time when their motor skills are most malleable. Outfitted with a 25-yard artificial-turf field, a four-lane track surface, and a weight room, the center hones agility, endurance, and coordination in future athletes aged 7–18. Using the center’s signature speed and strength training methods, supportive staffers not only infuse muscle memory with a suite of opponent-lambasting skills, they also teach them how to avoid injuries without hiring a stunt double to take tackles.

5800 Cathedral Oaks Rd
Goleta,
CA
US