Classes in Ohio

Painting Class for One, Two, or Four at Artists Uncork’d (Up to 54% Off)

Artist Uncork'd

Multiple Locations

Guests gather in a welcoming spaces as teachers give step-by-step instructions on how to recreate the night’s themed painting

$35 $17

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Two Weeks of On-Ramp Classes and One, Two, or Three Months of CrossFit at Comanche CrossFit (Up to 79% Off)

Comanche CrossFit

Mount Lookout

Learn proper lifting techniques to ensure safe, efficient movement before enjoying full access to the gym’s ever-changing classes

$210 $49

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Three, Six, or Nine Yoga Classes at Zen in the District – Yoga (Up to 61% Off)

Zen in the District Yoga

Downtown Toledo

Certified yoga instructors lead classes for all skill levels that incorporate multiple styles, meditation, and breath work

$30 $15

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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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$35 for $70 Groupon — Elite Force Personal Fitness

Elite Force Personal Fitness

Huber Heights

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

$70 $35

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One Private Pilates Lesson and Two or Five Group Lessons at Building Balanced Bodies with Anita (Up to 61% Off)

Building Balanced Bodies with Anita

Canton

Pilates lessons target core muscles with dynamic stretches and mat exercises

$60 $25

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5 or 10 Group Fitness Classes at Eos Whole Fitness (Up to 54% Off)

Eos Whole Fitness

The Calvin Center for the Arts

Chair yoga helps those who can't get on and off the mat easily; Zumba torches calories or keeps kids active; hot yoga releases toxins

$35 $17

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5 or 10 Dance Classes at Make It Happen Studios LLC (Up to 55% Off)

Make It Happen Studios LLC

Sheffield Lake

Adults and kids boost balance and coordination while burning calories during classes designed for beginners

$50 $25

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5 or 10 Group Training Sessions from Jason Reid at Springfield Health & Fitness Center (Up to 80% Off)

Jason Reid at Springfield Health & Fitness Center

Springfield

Trainer Jason Reid pushes clients toward their fitness goals in a supportive group environment

$300 $85

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$30 for $55 Toward Personal Training at The Personal Trainers

The Personal Trainers

Washington

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

$55 $30

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$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$300 $20

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$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$300 $20

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Two-Part Pottery Class for One or Two at Wheel Works Art Studio (Up to 59% Off)

Wheel Works Art Studio

Chagrin Falls

Internationally-renowned potter teaches students to shape clay on the wheel and how to use pottery tools

$120 $55

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$20 for Six 50-Minute TRX or Spinning Classes at Gunz Fitness ($60 Value)

Gunz Fitness

Liberty

Spinning and TRX classes, which increase cardiovascular fitness and strength training by using your own body weight as resistance

$60 $20

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10 or 20 Boot-Camp Sessions at Dynamic Performance (Up to 75% Off)

Dynamic Performance

Multiple Locations

Trainers lead boot camps through an ever-changing cycle of exercises

$120 $32

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One-Month On-Ramp Program or One- or Two-Month Membership at CrossFit 440 (Up to 61% Off)

CrossFit 440

Mentor

On-Ramp program introduces newcomers to CrossFit fundamentals; membership includes unlimited access to classes

$100 $45

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One or Two Private Dance Lessons, One Group Class, and One Practice Party at Alpha Dance Studio (Up to 62% Off)

Alpha Dance Studio

Highland Heights

Private lessons are tailored to individual needs while partners rotate around in group classes; a practice party lets you show off new moves

$122 $59

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Holiday Learn-to-Knit Class with Needles and Scarf for One or Two at Busy Beaver Arts & Crafts (Up to 46% Off)

Busy Beaver Arts & Crafts

Beavercreek

Artisans help students knit beautiful holiday-themed cowl during each two-hour class

$39 $22

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CrossFit OnRamp Course with 15 CrossFit Classes or One Month of Classes at CrossFit Strongville (Up to 90% Off)

CrossFit Strongville

Strongsville

High-intensity CrossFit workouts incorporate running, weightlifting, and gymnastics, and can be scaled to exercisers of all fitness levels

$375 $39

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10 or 25 AMP Fitness Classes at Explosion Fitness Solutions (Up to 64% Off)

Explosion Fitness Solutions

Multiple Locations

Intense AMP classes combine interval training, functional movements, and cardio and core exercises to burn fat and trim inches

$90 $36

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10 or 20 Yoga and Fitness Classes at PAI Yoga & Fitness (Up to 56% Off)

PAI Yoga & Fitness

Multiple Locations

Students flow through rigorous poses with yoga, sweat calories in spin, build strength in TRX suspension classes or lean muscle in barre

$125 $55

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$23 for a Two-Person CrossFit Introductory Course at CrossFit InnerFire ($50 Value)

CrossFit InnerFire

New Location

Trainers help clients new to CrossFit ramp up to the workout's notoriously challenging mix of functional fitness exercises

$50 $23

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Four Weeks of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at CrossFit 740 (65% Off)

Crossfit 740 Llc

Lancaster

Instructors introduce beginners to CrossFit in a fun, friendly, and supportive atmosphere

$120 $42

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10 or 20 Boxing-Fitness Boot-Camp Classes at Old Skool Fight Sports & Fitness Academy (Up to 78% Off)

Old Skool Fight Sports & Fitness Academy

Grandview Heights

Boot camps whip exercisers into shape using the same exercises that prep boxers for a fight such as jump roping, punching, and ab work

$129 $29

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$35 for a 7-Week Shape-Up Fitness Package from Shape 4 Life ($199 Value)

Shape 4 Life

Spectrum Commerce Center

14 classes in small-group settings help exercisers lose weight, in combination with a nutrition plan

$199 $35

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Fitness Classes at Fit Bodies (Up to 65% Off)

Fit Bodies

Reynoldsburg

Yoga, Zumba, Pilates, and conditioning classes at a facility run by a trainer who went through her own weight-loss experience

$75 $35

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5 or 10 Zumba or Yoga Classes at Fred Astaire Dance Studio (Up to 50% Off)

Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Forest Glen Estates

Zumba dance classes torch calories with easy-to-follow moves and a party atmosphere; yoga sessions enhance muscle tone and flexibility

$40 $20

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Five On-Ramp CrossFit Classes or One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at Rampant CrossFit (Up to 82% Off)

Rampant CrossFit

Stow

Workouts that change each day keep fitness routines from getting stale

$150 $27

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$41 for One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes with On-Ramp Program at Delaware Fit Factory ($195 Value)

Delaware Fit Factory

Delaware

Instructors show new students how to perform the lifts and exercises of CrossFit before gradually ramping up the intensity

$195 $41

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Fitness Classes at Bulldog Jakz (Up to 72% Off)

Bulldog Jakz

Brunswick

Functional-fitness CrossFit classes, whose workouts change daily, and Flex Band medicine-ball workouts, which focus on resistance training

$135 $40

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$15 for a 90-Minute Cooking Class for Kids or Teens at Young Chefs Academy of Gahanna ($30 Value)

Young Chefs Academy of Gahanna

Gahanna

During 90-minute classes, instructors teach kids or teens recipes and basic techniques, and open their minds to new foods

$30 $15

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10 or 20 Yoga Classes, or 30 or 60 Days of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Krysia Energy Yoga (Up to 73% Off)

Krysia Energy Yoga

Westlake

Certified instructors lead classes such as power yoga, deep stretching, and a basics class taught by candlelight in a private studio

$120 $35

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5 or 10 Group Irish-Dance Lessons at Cannon Irish Dance (Up to 65% Off)

Cannon Irish Dance

North Olmsted

Lessons focus on proper Irish-dance technique, coordination, poise, movement, and rhythm

$65 $24

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Ten Classes or One or Six Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes at The Yoga Loft Dayton (Up to 66% Off)

The Yoga Loft Dayton

Fairborn

A team of six teachers lead 12 differnt kinds of yoga series, from heated power yoga to meditative yin yoga

$85 $40

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6 or 12 Yoga Classes at Anahata Yoga Center (Half Off)

Anahata Yoga Center

Mason

The 75-minute classes range from traditional Vinyasa flow to aerial Bat yoga, during which students hang upside-down from hammocks

$140 $70

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One- or Two-Month Unlimited Fitness Membership, or 10 Classes at Studio 82 (Up to 80% Off)

Studio 82

North Royalton

Certified instructors lead cardio and strength-training classes on the hardwood floor of a private studio

$60 $12

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5 or 12 Hip-Hop Hustle, TurboKick, or PiYo Classes at Blue Sky Exercise (Up to 64% Off)

Blue Sky Exercise

Power Shack

TurboKick, hip-hop hustle, and PiYo classes sculpt and tone arms, legs and torsos through up-tempo series of dance-inspired movements

$40 $15

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10 Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at CrossFit Medina (Up to 82% Off)

CrossFit Medina

Lafayette

CrossFit fuses strength training, cardio, plyometrics, and gymnastics-inspired moves to create intense, varying workouts

$80 $35

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$69 for an All-Inclusive Concealed-Carry Course Package at Ohio Concealed Carry Institute ($150 Value)

Ohio Concealed Carry Institute

Multiple Locations

All-inclusive package includes lunch and dinner, range fees, targets, safety gear, rental handgun, ammunition, handbooks, and instruction

$150 $69

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Four or Eight 30- or 60-Minute Private Music Lessons, or Guitar Restringing at Sound City Music (Up to 56% Off)

Sound City Music

Troy

Students improve their musical skills under the tutelage of experienced instructors; guitar restringing gets instruments back in top shape

$176 $79

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10 or 20 Youth or Adult Fitness Classes at Team 2 Sweat by The Pack LLC (Up to 83% Off)

Team 2 Sweat by The Pack LLC

Trotwood

Instructors harness 16 exercise stations and cardio, boxing, and self-defense workouts to help students aged 10 and older get in shape

$120 $21

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10 or 20 Boot-Camp Classes at BodybyJuana (Up to 82% Off)

BodybyJuana

Polaris

Up to 30 participants, with at least one trainer per 10 students, work through boot-camp classes six days a week

$150 $45

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Three or Five Latin or Ballroom Dance Classes at WHYM Dance (50% Off)

WHYM Dance

Solon

Group Latin and ballroom dance classes give students a way to pursue a healthier lifestyle while also meeting new friends

$30 $15

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10 or 20 Yoga Sessions at Zen Gardens Massage (Up to 71% Off)

Zen Gardens Massage

South Euclid

Yoga classes are divided into three ability levels to accommodate all students, with options that include power yoga and Vinyasa flow

$100 $35

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Two Dance Lessons and Two Group Practice Parties for One or Two at Fred Astaire Dance Studio (Up to 86% Off)

Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Willoughby

Instructors lead private, personalized lessons in students' choice of dance and oversee lively group practice parties on Friday nights

$208 $29

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Four or Eight Irish Dance Classes at MacConmara Academy of Irish Dance (Up to 64% Off)

MacConmara Academy of Irish Dance

Multiple Locations

Award-winning Irish dancers offer classes for all skill levels in soft- and hard-shoe styles, including reel, jig, and slip jig

$40 $17

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10 or 20 CrossFit Classes, or One Month of Unlimited Classes, at Advanced Performance Crossfit (Up to 84% Off)

Advanced Performance Fitness & CrossFit

Wadsworth

CrossFit program builds stamina and endurance with foundational movements such as deadlifts, shoulder presses, and overhead squats

$150 $29

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Three, Six, or Nine Classes at Hot Yoga With Joe (Up to 67% Off)

Hot Yoga With Joe

Perrysburg

Owned by instructor with more than 10 years of yoga experience, studio bolsters stamina and strength amid 95- to 100-degree temperatures.

$45 $18

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Four or Eight Boxercise or Zumba Classes at International Boxing Club (50% Off)

International Boxing Club

Oregon

Work up a sweat during nonviolent Boxercise classes, or learn easy-to-follow Latin dance steps during Zumba

$20 $10

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Concealed-Carry Course for One or Two at Olmsted Risk Solutions (Up to 68% Off)

Olmsted Risk Solutions

Lucasville

All-day course teaches concealed-carry techniques and tactics and qualifies pupils to apply for a concealed-carry permit

$200 $69

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15 Classes from Fit for Hope (65% Off)

Fit For Hope

Rocky River

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

$210 $74

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5 or 10 Small-Group Personal-Training Sessions from Jodi O'Neil Fitness (Up to 56% Off)

Jodi O'Neil Fitness

Miamisburg

Burn calories and tone muscle with a small group of people while a personal trainer offers plenty of one-on-one instruction

$100 $49

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$59 for 11 Barre Fitness Classes at Happy Life Fitness ($120 Value)

Happy Life Fitness

Lebanon

Barre fitness classes are led by instructors who ensures clients maintain correct positioning for a safe, effective workout

$120 $59

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8 or 12 Group Training Boot-Camp Classes at Cleveland Fitness Revolution (Up to 80% Off)

Cleveland Fitness Revolution

Multiple Locations

Certified personal trainers whip clients of all fitness levels into shape with intense interval training and circuit strength training

$159 $32

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10 or 20 Classes at The Bhakti Yoga Studio (Up to 66% Off)

The Bhakti Yoga Studio

Mayfield Heights

200-hour-certified yoga instructor leads beginning and intermediate Hatha and Vinyasa classes

$100 $39

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$44 for $125 Worth of CrossFit — A-County Crossfit

A-county Crossfit

Geneva

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

$125 $44

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Two or Four 30-Minute Guitar or Ukulele Lessons at Songdog Music (Up to 57% Off)

Songdog Music

Berea

Experienced instructors teach techniques and skills based around the kinds of music students want to play and enjoy listening to

$50 $22

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Four Weeks of Introductory Martial-Arts Classes or Three Cage-Fitness Classes at All American Karate (50% Off)

All American Karate

Lambertville

Intro martial-arts classes include uniform; cage-fitness classes instill self-confidence and help tone bodies with a T-Shirt included

$100 $50

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One or Three Months of ReVOLT Functional Training Classes at Revolt Fitness (58% Off)

Revolt Fitness

Twinsburg

Circuit training keeps exercisers on their toes by combining cardio, strength training, and conditioning routines

$120 $51

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$62 for a Hotshop, Fusing, or Flameshop Class at Neusole Glassworks ($125 Value)

Neusole Glassworks

Neusole Glassworks

Students craft projects such as jewelry, ornaments, bowls, or wineglass charms during approximately two-hour classes

$125 $62

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Yoga, Barre, and Pilates Classes at Evolve Fitness Club (Up to 63% Off)

Evolve Fitness Club

Pickerington

Classes include yoga, BODYPUMP, barre, Pilates, self defense, KRAV MAGA, boxing bootcamp, and more

$90 $35

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Five Fitness Classes at Fresh Body Rock Fitness (75% Off)

Fresh Body Rock Fitness

Tallmadge

Choose from five group classes: Kickboxing Plus (KBP), JOLT class, Lunch Time/Crunch Time, and Pilates

$40 $10

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Four or Eight Belly-Dancing Classes at The Yoga Place (Up to 57% Off)

The Yoga Place

Jackson

Classes combine ancient movements with modern influences such as jazz, hip-hop, and flamenco for engaging session of dance and cardio

$50 $22

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Yoga-Therapy Package, Four Private Yoga Lessons, or 90-Minute Reiki Session at Yoga Remedy (Up to 59% Off)

Yoga Remedy

Springboro

Expert yoga instructor and Reiki healer aims to help guests find balance and relieve pain through Reiki sessions or yoga therapy

$220 $93

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Concealed-Carry Training and Certification Class for One or Two at NW Ohio Pistol Training (Up to 61% Off)

NW Ohio Pistol Training

Wauseon

An NRA-certified instructor covers basic pistol shooting and safety; students receive CCW certificate after a successful range session

$140 $60

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One or Two Months of Unlimited CrossFit Foundations Classes at Crooked River CrossFit (Up to 86% Off)

Crooked River Crossfit

Mayfield

Introductory classes to CrossFit's constantly varied, high-intensity workouts

$200 $47

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$33 for Four 30-Minute Guitar Lessons at Lifetime Guitar Lessons ($80 Value)

Lifetime Guitar Lessons

Multiple Locations

Guitar instructor with more than four decades of experience teaches students of all ability levels

$80 $33

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Three or Six Flute or Piano Lessons at Price Music Studio (Up to 54% Off)

Price Music Studio

Vandalia

Students learn to play the flute or piano during private lessons

$70 $35

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$25 for 10 Fit Over Fifty Boot-Camp Classes at Team Edge Performance and Fitness in New Albany ($100 Value)

Team Edge Performance and Fitness

New Albany

No-frills gym's boot-camp classes sculpt the core and physique, with slight modifications for exercisers aged 50+

$100 $25

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5 or 10 Group Dance Lessons and Entry to a Friday-Night Ballroom Dance Party (Up to 55% Off)

The Ballroom Company

Maumee

Professional dance instructors lead ballroom-dancing lessons; the studio also hosts workshops and weekly dance parties

$50 $25

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Month of Unlimited Workouts or Six Fundamentals CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Energy (Up to 87% Off)

CrossFit Energy

Bath

Half-hour Express classes fit even demanding schedules and CrossFit newbies learn the dynamic workout routine during Fundamentals sessions

$202.50 $29

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Four or Eight Weekly 30-Minute Guitar, Electric Bass, or Beginner Piano Lessons at Stylie Studio (Up to 62% Off)

Stylie Studio

Old Worthington

Seasoned performer and composer Matt Steidle teaches students the ins and outs of guitar, electric bass, or piano at weekly lessons

$72 $29

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Two Argentine Tango Lesson or Four Father-Daughter Wedding Dance Classes at The Dance (Up to 83% Off)

The Dance

Multiple Locations

Learn lavish dance moves in Argentine tango, or get help choreographing a unique father-daughter dance

$92 $29

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One Month of Unlimited Dance Classes for One or Two at Simply Dancing Dance Studio (Up to 64% Off)

Simply Dancing Dance Studio

Circleville

Private dance lessons in ballroom styles such as samba, foxtrot, and Viennese waltz; no partner required

$40 $16

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One Private Reformer Session or Four Foundation Sessions, or Both at Reform Your Core Pilates (Up to 54% Off)

Reform Your Core Pilates

Multiple Locations

Jessica Heizman and Dove Wong use the reformer machine to promote proper alignment during exercises that stretch, tone, and improve balance

$50 $25

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One or Three Months of CrossFit Classes at Blue Ash Strength & Conditioning (Up to 76% Off)

Blue Ash Strength & Conditioning

Crossfit Blue Ash

Expert trainers lead students of all fitness levels through intense cross-training workouts

$179 $45

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10 CrossFit Classes or One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Copley (Up to 85% Off)

CrossFit Copley

Fairlawn/Copley/Akron

CrossFit coaches lead groups through intense, varied CrossFit workouts, giving clients the encouragement needed to reach their fitness goals

$200 $29.99

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5 or 10 Mat or Ball Pilates Classes at Pendleton Pilates (Up to 69% Off)

Pendleton Pilates

Multiple Locations

Instructors at four locations lead 55-minute Pilates classes to strengthen cores

$65 $21

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Four or Six 30- or 60-Minute Personal-Training Sessions at AMP Fitness (Up to 70% Off)

AMP Fitness

Beachwood

Personal trainers customize 30- or 60-minute workouts to meet individual fitness goals

$140 $48

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The ample hands-on experience that Aveda Institute's students receive in cosmetology, hair styling, and skincare is only one part of their extensive training. Even as these burgeoning professionals master more advanced techniques, their instructors work to impart a sense of social and environmental responsibility. These are the tenets of founder and environmentalist Horst M. Rechelbacher, whose vision of living in sync with nature led to Aveda's botanically based products for hair and skin.

At the institute, students cull knowledge from industry experts through extensive practical training under the supervision of mentors. Stylists learn how to cut hair and soothe stress with complimentary mini facials, makeup touchups, and horn sharpening. Future aestheticians restore balance to faces and bodies with relaxing skincare treatments.

To connect with both the local and global community, students also apply their efforts toward charity events such as Earth Month. This campaign helps raise funds for the Sierra Club, who in turn uses the donations to help protect sources of clean water worldwide. The Institute is also hosting an upcoming fashion benefit show on April 23, with procedes going to the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Columbus.

1618 Neil Avenue
Columbus,
OH
US

History pulses through Lemko Hall, a turreted brick building in Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood. Over the past century, it has served as a saloon, a ballroom, and a movie set where stars Robert De Niro and Christopher Walken filmed a scene for The Deer Hunter in 1978. Nowadays, one of the space's tenants, Studio 11, channels an even older legacy: the yoga tradition of ancient India.

The studio's seasoned teachers impart moving meditations that have been passed down from generation to generation via careful instruction and epic games of telephone. Classical Hatha poses help yogis of all levels cultivate strength and flexibility as they learn to center their minds and control their breath. Students steep their minds in yoga's meditative qualities during flowing, breath-focused Vinyasa routines or explore the practice’s athletic side during Ashtanga sessions teeming with dynamic poses and vigorous thumb-wrestling bouts. Those seeking a more private yoga experience can engage in a Thai massage, in which a trained practitioner guides the body through assisted poses and stretches.

Yoga-inspired Pilates sessions revolve around centuries-old isometrics that promote balance and help chisel the core. Students seeking a full immersion in yogic history can enroll in studio-sponsored trips to India, which pair yoga classes with sunset meditations and spiritual discourses.

2337 W 11th St
Cleveland,
OH
US

In the heart of Cincinnati’s business district, work ends and play begins. Here, at The Yoga Bar, bodies and minds bask in a vibe that’s both festive and calming, like a piñata brimming with ocean waves. Helmed by Rachel Roberts—an instructor who has trained in India, Bali, and Europe—this studio explores international yoga traditions such as Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and Yin. Teeming with bends, balances, and other physical challenges, classes fill students with energy rather than draining it away. Healthful beverages such as kombucha and coconut water flow from a mahogany bar, hydrating drinkers as they take on ancient yoga poses and modern, Pilates-inspired movements. On Friday nights, classes blossom into yoga socials where live music, tarot-card readings, and fashion trunk shows punctuate deep-breathing exercises. In addition to shepherding students toward metaphysical wellness during group and private sessions, Rachel leads yoga retreats in exotic settings such as Bali’s beaches and the moon’s bowling alleys. Between classes and retreats, Rachel makes mantra-inspired jewelry and serves as a community ambassador for Lululemon Athletica.

825 Main St, 2nd Fl
Cincinnati,
OH
US

Behind a real bar, the instructors at Cleveland Bartending School mix cocktails with finesse and expertise, running through barroom staples and trendy cocktails as students look on in bewildered anticipation. After the lectures and demonstrations, the metaphorical table turns, and students man the bar to practice the skills necessary to serve drinks professionally. This is the regular scene during the school's 40-hour mixology program, a professional-caliber class series that covers everything potential mixologists will need to know to sling drinks in the wild.

The courses break down the ingredients of as many as 125 specialty drinks and cocktails?including manhattans and martinis?as well as beer and wine information, customer-service techniques, and responsible alcohol service. The school also adheres to the Anheuser-Busch Beertender and Guinness Perfect Pour training programs. Upon completion of the 40-hour training program, students can take advantage of Cleveland Bartending School's local and nationwide job-placement assistance, which has landed students employment at venues such as Ritz Carlton hotels and resorts, McCormick & Schmick's, and Embassy Suites.

1817 Adams St.
Toledo,
OH
US

Amid the uncertainty and complex nature of the aviation industry in the early 2000s, Denise and Mike decided to buck opposition and follow their dreams. The husband-and-wife team kept their dream relatively simple: move to northeast Ohio, secure season tickets for the Indians and Browns, and open up the world of flight to others. They soon took Mike's 35 years experience as an entrepreneur and Denise's time as a commercial pilot and turned it into American Winds Flight Academy. Today, their flight academy preps prospective pilots with FAA-approved ground courses and hands-on instruction in their fleet of Piper and Cessna airplanes and accommodating pterodactyls. The duo's 15-plus flight-training courses and fast-track program include everything from advanced flight-simulator instruction to commercial-pilot certification. Dedicated to assisting veterans on their path to become commercial pilots, American Winds Flight Academy is one of 12 FAA-licensed (Part 141) flight schools in the state of Ohio.

1600 Triplett Blvd
Akron,
OH
US

Professional Latin dancer and certified Zumba instructor Tabra Tacuri embraces the link between dance and fitness: her dance career with longtime partner Anthony—an award-winning dancer certified by the National Dance Council of America and Arthur Murray—has helped her maintain an enviable shape. Together, they lead others in slimming down while strutting their stuff on the dance floor with a combination of ballroom dance and dance fitness classes at Fit 4 Life Ohio. The pair leads group and private dance lessons in ballroom, Latin dance, and Argentine tango and works with betrothed couples to perfect their first dance for their big night. Shifting the focus to fitness, Tabra once again calls upon her Latin-dance training to help dancers of all levels shimmy their way to narrower waistlines during her high-energy Zumba and Zumba toning classes.

She further motivates clients to reach their fitness goals with in-home personal training and nutrition coaching. In her e-fitness program, she leads personal training and group fitness classes via webcam and Skype, allowing clients to get in shape at home or on a crowded commuter train. The e-training sessions also include personal assessments and interviews to ensure that clients stay on track.

7677 Yankee Street
Centerville,
OH
US