Classes in Norridge

Flight-Simulator Dogfighting Lesson for Two or Four at Squadron Ops Sim Center (Up to 50% Off)

Squadron Ops Sim Center

Sugar Grove

$150 $79

360-degree flight simulator lets up to four people face off in virtual aerial combat in modern jets or WWII fighters

Four- or Eight-Hour Introductory Firearm-Safety Classes at RC Tactical Training Group (Up to 56% Off)

RC Tactical Training Group

Park Ridge

$150 $69

NRA-certified instructors cover the basics, including gun familiarization, cleaning, and shooting positions; combat-veteran-owned facility

Six Weekly Classes at McNulty School of Irish Dance (Up to 51% Off). 16 Options Available.

McNulty School of Irish Dance

Multiple Locations

$72 $35

Kids and adults learn the techniques of Irish dance at a school that's been teaching the art form since 1971

10 Personal-Training Sessions from Michelle Pazin Personal Training (55% Off)

Michelle Pazin Personal Training

Northfield

$600 $270

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$69 for Four 30 Minute Private Music Lessons $140 — Northfield School of Music

Northfield School Of Music

Northfield

$140 $69

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

$29 for a Four-Week Beginner Yoga Series at North Shore Yoga ($70 Value)

North Shore Yoga

Multiple Locations

$70 $29

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Certified instructors lead newcomers through foundational Vinyasa postures during four-week beginner series

Dance Lessons for an Individual or a Couple at Ballroom Dance Center (Up to 76% Off). Three Options Available.

Ballroom Dance Center

Northfield

$200 $49

Instructors teach various step patterns, techniques, and styles with private and group instruction and fun dance socials

Two or Four 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at North Shore Music Institute (Up to 62% Off)

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

$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

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

10 or 20 Yoga or Strength & Tone Classes at Enhancing Light Beauty and Wellness - Yoga (Up to 64% Off)

Enhancing Light Beauty and Wellness - Yoga

Elm Grove

$130 $49

Yoga students build stamina and flexibility in a variety of classes and increase strength in strength & tone

One or Two Months of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes at LivingFit Chicago (Up to 74% Off)

LivingFit Chicago

Multiple Locations

$189 $59

Participants get fit in challenging, yet fun hour-long boot camp classes that often incorporate props like battle ropes and resistance bands

One or Two Months of Pilates Mat and Barre Classes at Village Pilates Studio (Up to 73% Off)

Village Pilates Studio

Forest Park

$100 $39

Pilates mat and barre classes designed to strengthen abs and elongate muscles for a toned look

5 or 10 Yoga Classes at The Peaceful Place (Up to 51% Off)

The Peaceful Place

Forest Park

$50 $25

Instructors guide students through hatha, vinyasa, and yin yoga poses that help bolster respiratory and circulatory systems

$39 for 10 Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Dahn Yoga (Up to $150 Value). 12 Locations Available.

Dahn Yoga

Multiple Locations

$150 $39

Unique form of yoga strives to streamline life energy and focus the mind with breathing, stretching, core practice, and meditation

Handcraft a Custom Flower Fascinator with a Professional Milliner

BYOB Fashion-Design Class

Oak Park

$50 $50

Milliner and fashion designer Jean Foley teaches you how to make a lovely fabric flower fascinator—materials included—during BYOB classes

One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes for One or Two at The Yoga Centre (Up to 67% Off)

The Yoga Centre

Oak Park

$99 $35

Seasoned instructors guide yoga practitioners of all levels through poses designed to invigorate bodies and calm minds

10 or 20 Fitness Classes at 447 Club Fitness (Up to 73% Off)

447 Club Fitness

Oak Park

$100 $29

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Dance classes, cardio kickboxing, and circuit training stave off weight gain and keep kids and adults fit

Two or Four Hawaiian-Hula Dance Lessons at Halau i Ka Pono (Up to 52% Off)

Halau i Ka Pono

Oak Park

$30 $15

Teacher skilled in hula and healing tutors beginning dancers to move feet and sway hips or trains advanced dancers in ancient style

One Private 30-Minute Drum Lessons with DVD at Chicago's #1 Drum Lessons (60% Off)

Chicago's #1 Drum Lessons

Multiple Locations

$25 $10

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

$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($129.95 Value)

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

$89 for $255 Towards One Month of Group Classes and Four Personal Training Sessions — Ignite Fitness

Ignite Fitness

Elmhurst

$255 $89

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Gym Membership at Hamilton Lakes Athletic Club (Up to 85% Off). Two Options Available.

Hamilton Lakes Athletic Club

Itasca

$150 $35

Instructors can motivate groups through swift, plyometrics-based Cross-Train, Pilates-yoga fusion, cycling, and other exercise classes

$29 for Two 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Terra Sounds ($80 Value)

Terra Sounds

Glenview

$80 $29

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

Intro to Yoga Workshop or a Four-Class Beginner Yoga Series at Reach Yoga (Up to 65% Off)

Reach Yoga

Glencoe

$20 $7

Certified yoga instructors teach beginners during a 1.5-hour Intro to Yoga workshop or a four-class yoga series

$39 for a One-Month New Beginners Class at Sheila Tully Academy of Irish Dance ($85 Value)

Sheila Tully Academy of Irish Dance

Multiple Locations

$85 $39

Expert instructors lead beginners of all ages through the basic steps of Irish dance

Introductory Firearms Course for One or Two at Chicago's Finest Tactics & CCL (Up to 61% Off)

Chicago's Finest Tactics & CCL

Elk Grove Village

$75 $35

Two-hour class covers gun nomenclature, assembly, and shooting fundamentals; instructors also teach members of the Chicago Police Department

BYOB Painting Class for Up to Two or Four at The Painted Party (Up to 53% Off)

The Painted Party

Addison

$90 $45

Students follow step-by-step instructions to create works of art while sipping beverages and noshing on snacks brought from home

10 or 20 Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Akemi Fitness Method (Up to 65% Off)

Akemi Fitness Method

Evanston

$125 $49

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Get in shape with classes that range from a blend of Bollywood dance and aerobic exercises to classes that focus on common trouble-areas

$206 for $375 Groupon — The Fitness Representative Personal Training, LLC

The Fitness Representative

Evanston

$375 $206

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10 Muay Thai Kickboxing or MMA Classes at Chicago Muay Thai Kickboxing Club (79% Off)

Chicago Muay Thai Kickboxing Club

Multiple Locations

$185 $39

Tone bodies with Muay Thai Kickboxing or MMA Classes

$10 for $20 Groupon — MSI wellness center

Angelic Yoga At Msi-healing

Evanston

$20 $10

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$49 for 10 Drop-In Bikram or Yin Yoga Meditation Classes at Bikram Yoga Evanston ($150 Value)

Bikram Yoga Evanston

Evanston

$150 $49

Hot Bikram yoga classes help stretch out and detoxify the body; Yin yoga classes are still performed in a heated room but are less intense

Three-Hour Art Class for One, Two, or Four at Ausrine's Arts Room (Up to 64% Off)

Ausrine's Arts Room

Evanston

$120 $55

Professional artist passes on skills in printmaking, fiber/felting, and leather work during three-hour sessions

One Month of Unlimited Group Fitness Classes at Enhance Fitness Studio (Up to 81% Off). Two Options Available.

Enhance Fitness Studio

Countryside

$200 $39

Varied high-intensity workouts help firm abs and burn fat; learn how to kickbox with personal lessons

Three Personal-Training Sessions and a Dietary Consultation from Fitness Arrival (72% Off)

Fitness Arrival

Countryside

$165 $46

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Four-Week Training Boot Camp for One, Two, or Four from Backyard Beefcake Fitness (Up to 75% Off)

Backyard Beefcake Fitness

Multiple Locations

$299 $99

Four-week program preps runners for rigorous mud runs with progressive series of body-weight exercises, functional movements, and yoga

Five, Ten, or Fifteen One-Hour Boot Camps at Absolution Crossfit (Up to 77% Off)

Absolution Crossfit

La Grange

$100 $35

Crossfit Level 1 certified trainers arrange new combinations of exercises each day, ranging from weight lifting to gymnastics and sprints

Six Training Sessions from Keep The Beat Wellness (65% Off)

Keep The Beat Wellness

Northbrook

$198 $69

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One Month of Boot-Camp Classes with Optional Nutrition Counseling at Keep It Sexy Fitness (Up to 62% Off)

Keep It Sexy Fitness

Northbrook

$150 $59

Boot-camp classes help exercisers burn calories and build muscle, while nutrition counseling shows them how to maintain a healthy diet

Just the Basics Introductory Sewing Class for One or Two at Quilter's Heaven (Up to 53% Off)

Quilter's Heaven

Northbrook

$40 $20

Instructors teach sewing skills and sewing-machine basics including threading, and winding bobbins during two-hour classes

5, 15, or 25 Krav Maga or K.O. Bag Workout Classes at YMA Krav Maga & K.O. Bag Fitness (Up to 84% Off)

YMA Krav Maga & K.O. Bag Fitness

Arlington Heights

$625 $99

Students rehearse real-life situations in krav maga classes; K.O. Bag Workouts challenge students to high-intensity cardio routines

Three-Session Sewing or Quilting Class for One, Two, or Four at Linda Z's Sewing Center (Up to 69% Off)

Linda Z's Sewing Center

Arlington Heights

$220 $75

Expert instructors guide students through basic sewing projects or piecing together a quilt

$39 for 10 Yoga or Pilates Classes from The Yoga Boutique ($135 Value)

The Yoga Boutique

Lakeview

$135 $39

Intimate studio offers yoga and Pilates classes focused on improving clients’ physical and mental health in a noncompetitive atmosphere

Three-Hour BYOB Mosaic Basics Workshop for One or Two at The Chicago Mosaic School (Up to 48% Off)

The Chicago Mosaic School

North Center

$75 $39

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Professionally trained mosaic artists introduce novices to mosaics materials, composition, cutting & laying out tesserae in a fun project

Eight Drop-In Fitness Classes or 3 or 12 Months of Unlimited Classes at Corefitness Chicago (Up to 61% Off)

Corefitness Chicago

Goose Island

$150 $59

One-hour, co-ed and gender-specific classes promote strength and control body fat with fundamental resistance and free-weight strengthening

Five Boot-Camp Classes at FLY Fitness Group (65% Off)

F.l.y Fitness Group

Chicago

$100 $35

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$49 for 20 Bikram Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga River North ($240 Value)

Bikram Yoga River North

Bikram Yoga River North

$240 $49

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In a sprawling studio heated between 105 and 110 degrees, instructors teach students of all experience levels the 26 Bikram yoga poses

10 or 20 Boot-Camp, Yoga, or Run Club Classes or a Full-Season Class Pass at TriFit Boot Camps (Up to 82% Off)

TriFit Boot Camps

Multiple Locations

$120 $39

Exercisers of all fitness levels tighten and tone through yoga and run club programs and outdoor boot-camp classes

Tango-Class Package for One or a Couple at Chicago Tango Club (Up to 86% Off)

Chicago Tango Club

Old Irving Park

$310 $49

Students learn the intricacies of the Argentine tango from an instructor with competitive experience; large, air-conditioned studio

BYOB Jewelry-Making Workshop for One, Two, or Four at Eleven Eleven Jewelry (Up to 52% Off)

Eleven Eleven Jewelry

Chicago

$80 $40

With Murano glass beads and decorative findings, students will create a brass/copper disc pendant or a pair of earrings

$49 for Six Weeks of Unlimited Yoga Classes at 105F - Bikram Yoga Chicago ($180 Value)

105F - Bikram Yoga Chicago

Multiple Locations

$180 $49

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Intense 90-minute Bikram yoga classes take place in a 105º room with 40% humidity; locations in Wicker Park, Lincoln Park, and South Loop

$110 for Piano Lessons ($200 Value) — The Art of Piano Playing

The Art Of Piano Playing Inc.

The Loop

$200 $110

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$149 for Private Hands-On Glassworking Class for Two at Shatter Glass Group ($340 Value)

Shatter Glass Group

Kilbourn Park

$340 $149

Renowned glass blower teaches private classes that caters to beginner students who seek to learn artistic technique

Two Hour BYOB Abstract Painting Class for One or Two at VIP Paints (Up to 51% Off)

VIP Paints

Chicago

$65 $32

With emphasis in creating works of art that explore emotion through personal style, students leave class with their own abstract masterpiece

$49 for a Two-Week Beginners’ CrossFit On-Ramp Program at Bucktown Crossfit ($200 Value)

Chicago Elite Fitness

Chicago

$200 $49

Instructors introduce beginners to CrossFit’s training methodology and correct technique for all of the lifts and exercises

$25 for $45 Worth of Drawing Classes — Scuola Internazionale Di Comics

Scuola Internazionale Di Comics

West Town

$45 $25

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One Month of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes, or 10 or 15 Boot Camp Classes at Kick@55 Fitness (Up to 77% Off)

Kick@55 Fitness

Near North Side

$150 $39

Certified personal trainers aim to make fitness a game; 60-minute high intensity interval training workouts

Five Boot-Camp Classes at CombatZone Fitness Gym and Brazilian Jui Jitsu and MMA Training (65% Off)

Combat Zone

Chicago

$155 $54

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$8 for $15 Worth of Dance Lessons at TextureDance Studio

TextureDance Studio

Chicago

$15 $8

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$79 for One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at Mettle Fitness ($165 Value)

Mettle Fitness

Chicago

$165 $79

Get in shape with a month's worth of intense daily CrossFit workouts

12 Boot-Camp Sessions, One Month of Boot Camp, or Personal-Training Package at Vitality Fitness (Up to 85% Off)

Vitality Fitness

Chicago

$240 $35

Boot camps rely on diverse exercises to increase muscle tone and torch calories; personal training can take place at the gym or in your home

$58 for One-Month Membership and Personal Training Session at David Barton Gym ($343 Value)

David Barton Gym

River North

$343 $58

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In a luxury gym, with amenities from free weights to a Russian bath, members tone up in classes, personal training sessions, or on their own

10 Weeks of Acting Classes for One or Two at Dream of Passion (Up to 70% Off)

Dream of Passion

Chemically Imbalanced Theater

$250 $99

Acting classes help aspiring actors learn important skills, such as scene analysis and the Stanislavski system, and relaxation techniques

BYOB Painting Class for One, Two, or Four at Learning Bar (Up to 63% Off)

Learning Bar

Multiple Locations

$60 $25

Instructors provide all painting materials, including 16"x20" canvas, while guests just bring drinks, snacks, and openness to learn

10 Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Tejas Yoga (Up to 75% Off)

Tejas Yoga

South Loop

$130 $33

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Classes for yogis of all levels, including gentle yoga with its focus on breathwork, and vigorous yoga with more challenging sequences

10 of 20 Triple 20 Workout Classes or 10 High-Intensity Boot Camp Classes at Fit-Results (Up to 75% Off)

Fit-Results

Chicago

$120 $39

Boot-camp classes feature high-intensity interval training; Triple 20 classes combine rowing, cycling, and functional training

One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes for One or Two at Looze It! Fitness (Up to 76% Off)

Looze It! Fitness

Chicago

$100 $29

Drawing heavily on martial arts techniques, instructors help students build muscle and burn calories during intensive boot-camp classes

One Month of Unlimited Yoga (Up to 51% Off)

Meditate Yoga and Meditation Center

North Center

$99 $49

Yoga & meditation classes promote body awareness, balance & consciousness of mind, helping participants achieve a feeling of inner peace

BYOB Painting Class for One, Two, or Four People at LK Art Gallery (Up to 53% Off)

LK Art Gallery

Bridgeport

$80 $39

Painters create their own original works with acrylics on canvas with the help of an instructor

Boot-Camp Classes with Optional Meal Planning or Personal Training Sessions at The Boot Camp Guy (Up to 78% Off)

The Boot Camp Guy

Mount Greenwood

$80 $25

Instructors gear workouts to students' abilities during more than 120 classes, such as boot camps, cycling & cardio-kickboxing

Two-Hour Introductory Tango Lesson with an Invite to a Social Dance for One or Two at Tango Chicago (Up to 55% Off)

Tango Chicago

South Loop

$50 $25

Learn tango moves from seasoned instructor Al Gates; a social dance complements the lesson

Two or Four 30-Minute Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Drum, or Piano Lessons at Guitar Cities (Up to 59% Off)

Guitar Cities

Chicago

$80 $33

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

Five Boot Camp Classes or One Month of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes at Motiv Training Gym (Up to 72% Off)

Motiv Training Gym

Motiv Personal Training

$125 $35

High-intensity boot-camp classes get groups of 6–25 working out with equipment such as kettlebells, weighted balls, and resistance bands

BYOB Leather-Working Class for One, Two, or Four at Vividbraille (Up to 61% Off)

Vividbraille

Bucktown

$129 $59

Participants make a leather card case, phone case, wallet, or key chain and wrist cuff while sipping on beverages they bring

Three, Five, or Seven Private Violin or Viola Lessons at MB Muzik (Up to 58% Off)

MB Muzik

Chicago

$180 $75

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

$22 for a Cooking Class for Ages 2-6 at Pied Piper Parties & Playschool ($35 Value)

Pied Piper Parties & Playschool

Lakeview

$35 $22

Youngsters aged 2-6 cook sweet or savory items, then taste them; class also includes story and playtime

$145 for a 10-Week Acting as a Craft Course at Chicago Actors Studio ($290 Value)

Chicago Actors Studio

Bucktown

$290 $145

Weekly classes for adults tackle a broad range of topics, including monologues, stage fright, Shakespeare, and character development

10, 20, or One Month of Unlimited Yoga and Fitness Classes at Creative Motion Chicago

Creative Motion Chicago

Creative Motion Chicago

$90 $29

Creative fitness classes for all levels, including core Vinyasa, yoga basics, Vinyasa Glow, dance, pilates, and bootcamp

5, 15, or 30 Personal Training Sessions at Thorn Fitness (Up to 67% Off)

Thorn Fitness

Wicker Park

$225 $99

Personal trainer in Wicker Park devises tailored fitness program with weight-training techniques to transform each client's body

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As the director of Rivellino School of Art, Roshel Rivellino draws from a wealth of artistic experience. Armed with two masters degrees?one in fine art and one in teaching?she's explored topics ranging from painting and weaving to art history and conservation. She channels her talents in a cozy studio nestled on the second floor of an old red schoolhouse, minus any dunce caps. While she isn't the only instructor, she oversees and team-teaches every class scheduled, ensuring plenty of one-on-one attention for each student. Together, she and her team train adults and children as young as 4 in the basics of drawing, mosaic, sculpture, textiles, and other arts. In addition, the school holds a monthly international art workshop that explores the artistic tradition of an artist from outside the United States and features snacks and drinks representing his or her culture.

249 Robert Parker Coffin Road
Long Grove,
IL
US

The gym owners at Snap Fitness understand that the motivation to train might strike at any time: early morning, late at night, or immediately after having just barely escaped a bear. That’s why they keep their gyms open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for a convenient and affordable experience close to home. These four Facilities outside of Chicago feature woodway treadmills, strength training equipment, ellipticals, stairmasters, free weights, and power racks. Certain gyms have individual showering rooms and rowing machines. No matter which gym clients choose, certified personal trainers will conduct a one-on-one fitness consultation to get clients familiar with the equipment and started on a workout plan.

944 Il Route 22
Fox River Grove,
IL
US

In a spacious studio with hardwood floors, Sun and Moon Yoga’s certified yoga instructors foster fitter bodies and more relaxed minds by leading classes aimed at every level of practitioner. In beginner-level Vinyasa Flow classes, instructors school posing novices on how to achieve deep relaxation through slow poses and controlled breathing as paper sliding windows filter out all but the most introspective natural light. Heated yoga classes prepare patrons for deep stretching by heating muscles and sinews, while Blissful Backs classes aim to limber up stiff spines and build up core stabilizers.

2026 Oakton St
Park Ridge,
IL
US

My Gym Children's Fitness Center, which currently has more than 200 international locations, began more than 30 years ago as a structured place for children to safely play, acquire new skills, and romp off a sugar buzz. All classes are organized according to age level—starting as young as 6 months—and designed to incorporate the latest physiological and psychological research. Tiny Tykes gets babies moving with help from their parents, Mighty Mites teaches toddlers self-reliance and beginning sports skills, and Champions, a class for kids aged 6–8, emphasizes the importance of using teamwork to master more complex sports skills and achieve group goals such as building a human pyramid to reach the cookie jar. My Gym's energetic instructors are experts at using music, dance, and gymnastics to build youngsters' strength and self-esteem while stimulating their giggle-plexes. The noncompetitive environment fosters creativity and hands-on activities boost children's learning retention and fun quotient.

7625 Lake St.
River Forest,
IL
US

Instructors at North Shore Yoga and therapists at Integrated Healing Center promote holistic well-being with a one-two punch of movement-based classes and salutary bodywork sessions. Owner Sharyn Galindo honed her yogic talents over 10 years of dedicated practice, including occasional sojourns to Mysore, India and Thailand where she studied Ashtanga techniques while accumulating enough frequent-flyer miles to vacation on Jupiter. Under her tutelage, North Shore Yoga instructors emphasize Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga styles, helping students deepen stretches by heating rooms up to 84 degrees for the majority of sessions. To augment a lifestyle of physical wellness, Integrated Health Center's therapists dole out healing bodywork and alternative treatments, including acupuncture and massage sessions that can help address clients' individual needs by incorporating aromatherapy or organic, herb-infused oils.

310 Happ Rd
Northfield,
IL
US

Working from internationally accepted CIDESCO curricula, The New Age Spa Institute pupils learn the fine arts of aesthetics, massage therapy, professional makeup applications. Nail services include design, artificial and gel nails, tips, wraps, fill-ins, shaping, and polishing. Experienced instructors closely supervise senior students in the onsite clinic as they apply noncomodogenic Bioelements products during aesthetic services, which include microdermabrasion, waxing, oil body wraps, and facials. The students hone their makeup, massage, and nail-tech skills in a 3,200-square-foot facility that includes a full spa, a wet room with a Vichy shower, and a scale model of Mount Rushmore that students practice slathering with moisturizing SPF.

1651 Elk Blvd.
Des Plaines,
IL
US

Norridge Scene