Deals in Merritt

5K Run for One or Two from Deborah Riley at We Run This Fitness (Up to 69% Off)

We Run This Fitness - Deborah Riley

Lake Merritt

Run the 5K course around the lake in the park; post-race, enjoy food, drinks, and entertainment

$40 $15

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Laser Nail-Fungus Removal for One or Both Feet at Advanced Foot Clinic in Oakland (72% Off)

Advanced Foot Clinic

Oakland

Lasers destroy fungal infections, allowing clean nails to grow in naturally.

$900 $249

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Lessons at U.S. Shaolin Kung Fu (Up to 73% Off)

U.S. Shaolin Kung Fu

Chinatown

Black-belt instructors train students in traditional Shaolin kung fu, with an emphasis on self-defense and self-discipline

$100 $30

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$49 for a One-Month Gym Membership and One Personal-Training Session at Fitness SF ($219 Value)

Fitness SF

Multiple Locations

Modern exercise equipment, pool, spa, cardio machines, and group classes help gym members get fit at five Bay-area locations

$219 $49

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Group Training Classes with Four Private Training Sessions at The Perfect Sidekick (Up to 74% Off)

The Perfect Sidekick

Oakland

Small groups of eight to ten people build muscle and burn off fat in a safe space

$225 $99

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Three or Six Group Lessons at Tango Nation Inc. (Up to 51% Off)

Tango Nation Inc.

Tango Nation

Leaders and followers learn basic to advanced tango techniques during lessons taught by experienced instructors

$45 $22

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$26 for 10 Drop-In Classes at Monkey Yoga Shala ($150 Value)

Monkey Yoga Shala

Lakeshore

Yoga classes offered morning and evening

$150 $26

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$29 for 10 Classes at Bikram Yoga College of India (Up to $120 Value)

Bikram Yoga College of India

Lakeshore

Bikram Choudhury protégé leads 90-minute yoga classes that explore 26 postures in heated room

$120 $29

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We Run This Fitness seeks to make fitness affordable and accessible to everyone with a diverse array of classes, services, and special events. Staff at the San Jose-based business partner with health clubs across the country to bring clients individualized personal-training programs and group fitness classes, with a dedicated gym location in the works for 2015. They also organize fun seasonal runs such as a Halloween Day 5K, a Mother's Day Run, and more.

568 Bellevue Ave.
Oakland,
CA
US

Holme Grown allows oenophiles to experience four of the region's small-production, organic wineries on a semiprivate tour within a comfortable, biodiesel SUV. The knowledgeable and sharply dressed guides will pick up four to five individuals from nearby bed and breakfasts, hotels, or mannequin factories located in Napa Valley or Sonoma as a complimentary service, or they will travel to surrounding locations for an additional charge. Over the course of the tour, would-be wine experts will visit four small-production wineries—such as White Rock Vineyards, Volker Eisele Family Estate, and Teachworth Cabs—that farm organically, avoid synthetic chemicals, and employ sustainable procedures.

1000 Oak Street
Oakland,
CA
US

UrbanKick's agile trainers push bodies to their full potential with outdoor fitness training, indoor or outdoor one-on-one personal sessions, and 15-week UrbanRun marathon training. On the shores of Oakland's Lake Merritt, small groups of athletes support each other as they cross-train through intensive programs, running through reps of cardio, resistance, and flexibility training without the intimidating flaming hoops used in traditional boot camps. Marathon training in Danville and Walnut Creek divides groups into their proper fitness levels for weekly training runs led by experienced pacers who work to gradually build sprinters' endurance and speed. Trainers welcome exercisers of all fitness levels at all times of year, and supply all gear needed for their instruction.

666 Bellevue Avenue
Oakland,
CA
US

The mobile technicians from Help My Headlights eschew quick-fix methods when they nurture polycarbonate plastic headlights back to crystal-clear health. Unlike older glass lenses, modern versions can oxidize when exposed to UV rays, pollution, rain, and the bottom of the Mariana Trench, so simple wipe-off treatments won’t produce lasting results. Techs start the meticulous process by taping around the headlight to protect the car's paint. They then treat the headlights before wet sanding the lens to excavate the clear plastic from behind the oxidized surface. They conclude the service by buffing, polishing, and covering the translucent lens with protective coatings.

184 13th St.
Oakland,
CA
US

Before Aaron Harris ever rescued a sore back with massage, he dashed to the aid of others as a paramedic. Today, he applies his knowledge of kinesiology and physiology with a backdrop of soothing sounds rather than sirens to help his clients recover from injuries and battle chronic pain. To ensure top-notch treatments, he staffs his office with current students and alumni of the National Holistic Institute who also studied kinesiology, anatomy, and physiology. These trained therapists are skilled in massage modalities such as Swedish, deep tissue, zen shiatsu, and Thai. And when they aren't kneading sinews, they perform holistic techniques such as energy work, aromatherapy, crystal healing, and reiki. They can also leave their office to mend muscles and mobilize joints on-location at events, such as a tin-man convention.

1941 Jackson St
Oakland,
CA
US

If you don’t want strangers coming up to you and complementing you on your haircut, you’d be better off staying away from Gregg’s Grand Salon. The cuts and colors at this salon are sure to bring you extra attention, whether you like it or not! All of the hairstylists at Gregg’s Grand Salon are very friendly and complete professionals. They know how to work with your face shape and the ideas you come in with to make your hair even better than you could imagine. The salon is clean and chic with a great vibe. Even the location is perfect, with a beautiful view of Lake Merritt and several nice shops, boutiques, wine bars, and restaurants within walking distance to make your experience all the more special. You won’t go anywhere else after a trip here.

538 Grand Ave
Oakland,
CA
US

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