Learning in Frankford

Half Off Three-Hour Photography Workshops

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center

Northern Liberties - Fishtown

$60 $30

Nonprofit organization hosts three-hour workshops that demystify digital techniques, composition, and portraiture

Up to 80% Off DJ Classes

Rock It Entertainment

Cherry Hill

$60 $29

Using Pioneer equipment, learn tips and tricks to get parties started

Up to 56% Off Beginner Salsa Classes

Art In Motion Dance Academy

Art In Motion Dance Academy

$80 $35

Instructors lead students through the foundational moves of salsa

Up to 55% Off at Liberty Bellows Accordion Shop

Liberty Bellows

Queen Village - Pennsport

$400 $179

Experienced accordion players teach students of all abilities to play their chosen style of accordion music

Up to 70% Off Online Website Building Class

Express Website Course

Online Deal

$197 $59

Video course teaches students the ins and outs of creating a website and working with the WordPress platform

97% Off IT Network Cisco Training Package

IT University Online

Online Deal

$3,295 $99

Bundles contain hands-on exercises, multimedia presentations, and exam simulators to help students prepare for CCNA and CCNP certification

95% Off CompTIA Certification Courses

Career Academy

Online Deal

$1,485 $69

Online courses with video instructions help IT professionals attain certifications in networking and corporate security

45% Off Music Lessons

Ace School Of Music

On Location

$65 $36

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71% Off Online SQL Training Course from Webucator

Webucator

Online Deal

$99.90 $29

Students new to writing SQL queries can learn how to do so with this online course

83% Off Standardized Test Prep

Allen Prep

Online Deal

$149 $25

Prepare for upcoming standardized tests with thousands of questions authored by perfect SAT, ACT, PSAT, GRE or GMAT scorers

Up to 60% Off Introductory Photography Class

Remember Forever

On Location

$95 $39

Photography classes for beginners cover different topics, such as photographing wildlife or shooting family portraits.

59% Off Photography Classes

Candiland Designs Fotography

On Location

$350 $144

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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

81% Off One Year of Photography Training

Rhode Island Photography Workshops

Online Deal

$200 $39

Year of access to online materials and in-depth eight-week course provide practical instruction on using digital SLR cameras

Up to 51% Off Spanish-Language Sessions

Spanish by Native

Philadelphia

$400 $200

Small-group classes teach students Spanish phrases and vocabulary while immersing them in Spanish conversation

Up to 55% Off at Aquatech Scuba

Aquatech Scuba

Maple Shade

$622 $279

Classes and courses prepare divers for underwater exploration with actual diving experiences

50% Off Two-Hour Girls' Etiquette Class

TLC Charm Etiquette & Modeling

The Fairmount Water Works

$120 $60

Young ladies, ages 7–15, learn social etiquette skills, public speaking, and personal grooming, helping them become more confident

50% Off DJ / AV Course

More Than Music Dj Institute Llc

Bensalem

$100 $50

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Up to 54% Off Kids' Music Lessons

Chestnut Hill Music Academy

Chestnut Hill

$63 $29

One-on-one music lessons are customized to each student's talents and cover a variety of instruments, including woodwinds, piano, and voice

Up to 56% Off Private Photo Lesson

Owen Biddle Photography School

Lansdowne

$100 $49

Experienced photography teacher leads private lessons where camera enthusiasts of any skill level can increase their competency

44% Off Music Lessons

Glenolden Piano Lessons

Glenolden

$90 $50

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Up to 62% Off Music Lessons

Resonance School of Music

Washington

$120 $59

A range of classes, varying in concentration from music theory to piano and voice, welcome students of all ages and experience levels

Up to 70% Off SAT-Prep Program

KnowledgePoints

Multiple Locations

$440 $149

Prep program readies students for the SAT with tutoring and a diagnostic test to pinpoint strengths and weaknesses

Up to 58% Off at Educational Information & Resource Center

Educational Information & Resource Center

Richwood

$400 $199

Instructors teach adults valuable life skills in time management and applying and landing a job

Up to 82% Off Digital-Photography Workshops

Cain Images Photographic Studio

Yardley

$125 $25

Professional photojournalist teaches students about depth of field, composition, and image manipulation using their own digital cameras

55% Off Music Lessons

The Lohse Studio Of Music

Towamencin

$40 $18

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45% Off Musical Instrument Course

Skippack School Of Music

Skippack

$245 $135

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67% Off Learning Assessment at LearningRx - Marlboro

LearningRx - Marlboro

On Location

$299 $99

Test of general cognitive ability measures the verbal ability, thinking power, and mental efficiency of subjects of all ages

45% Off Computer-Skills Classes

Daniel's Computer Tutoring

Redeem from Home

$100 $55

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Up to 77% Off Wedding Photography

JMendez Photography

On Location

$2,500 $649

Skilled fashion photographer turns his creative eye toward weddings, providing up to 10 hours of day-of coverage as well as prints

Half Off Math and Linguistic Program

Minds Ahead Academy

On Location

$391 $195

English tutoring exercises improve linguistics, speed, and accuracy and utilize Mind Math and BrainOBrain techniques.

Up to 93% Off Online Social Media Courses

Social Media Academy

Online Deal

$497 $59

Social media strategists impart the skills needed to succeed in Internet marketing, with online courses in Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter

90% Off Beauty-School Online Course

EwB Beauty School Online

Online Deal

$299 $29.99

Online course prepares soon-to-be beauty pros by guiding them through a collection of critical business- and beauty-related curricula

50% Off Business Skills Workshop

Diva-Preneurs

Robbinsville

$199 $99

Participants hone business skills during a workshop taught by a public speaking professor and a social media marketing specialist

51% Off Music Lessons

The Music Centre

Whitfield Building

$120 $59

Center staffed by specialists in the piano, violin, cello, saxophone, trumpet, clarinet, drums, voice, and more; Grammy-nominated musicians

Up to 52% Off Private In-Studio Bass or Guitar Lessons

Learning Allegro

Glenmoore

$110 $55

Professional musicians share their knowledge of bass and guitar-playing techniques with students of all ages

80% Off at The Tutoring Center

The Tutoring Center

Hillsborough

$300 $59

Seasoned tutors help kids develop stronger reading, writing, math, test-taking, and study skills and improve their concentration

Up to 50% Off Tutoring at Eye Level Learning Center

Eye Level Learning Center

Multiple Locations

$150 $75

New Jersey–certified teachers enrich students' math and language-arts skills following the state's Core Curriculum Content Standards

Up to 51% Off Electrical Exam Refresher Course

Advance Electrical Training

Allentown

$275 $135

Electrician provides expert NEC code training to prep for electrical exams such PSI, ICC, ProV, and Prometric to obtain electrician licenses

51% Off Learning-Efficiency Evaluation

Essential Learning Institute

Catasauqua

$495 $245

In-house evaluations aim to pinpoint the educational strengths and weaknesses of kids with learning difficulties; reports detail findings

Up to 67% Off Reading and Math Classes

Kumon Math and Reading Center of Spotswood

Spotswood

$180 $59

A friendly instructor guides children through their homework, helping them to develop at-home study skills; all materials included

Up to 62% Off Kids' Summer Course or Camp

Eldridge Overton Educational Programs

Multiple Locations

$300 $129

Instructors target individual attention to each student in small classes with hands-on projects and coursework

53% Off Music Lessons at Music University

Music University - Other Instructors

Freehold

$105 $49

Teachers with instruction from such schools as Juilliard and Boston Conservatory hold lessons in practice rooms with professional equipment

Up to 64% Off Photography Workshop

Jeff Tureaud Photography

Freehold

$125 $49

An ace shutterbug teaches skills to beginners, such as how to shoot in manual mode, and to semiprofessionals on how to shoot at a wedding

59% Off Dental-Assistant Class

New Jersey School of Dental Assisting

Lacey

$120 $49

Students interested in exploring a career in dentistry learn what dental assistants do in an intro class; credit toward a 10-week course

Up to 57% Off Photography Lesson and Tour 

Extra Eyes Photo Tours

Multiple Locations

$129 $59

After a group lesson covering photography basics, students tour the park to practice under the guidance of the instructor

Sylvan Learning - Up to 71% Off Tutoring and SAT/ACT Prep

Sylvan Learning Centers

Denville

$289 $89

After thorough skills assessments, expertly trained tutors customize tutoring sessions to each student's learning needs

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At Ape Tek Computers, technicians don't just tidy up hard drives, design websites, and build computers as a career—tending to electronics is their passion. Most of the skilled computer whizzes own plenty of digital devices of their own, giving them a personal insight into smartphones, laptops, and desktops of all makes and models. The specialists can restore smooth-running functionality to a PC after a nasty virus attack, or restore iPhone and iPad screens cracked from accidental falls or rounds of Pin the Mouse on the Gadget.

6263 Bustleton Avenue
Philadelphia,
PA
US

Jean Madeline Aveda Institute beautifies hair and bodies with a wide array of pampering services while preparing tomorrow's stylists to forge the fashion frontier. Wielding an arsenal of contemporary knowledge and organic Aveda products, these well-educated cosmetologists-in-training can sculpt over-tussled manes into timeless coiffeurs ($16) or snip a couple inches off to avoid sweeping stray candy wrappers across the floor with every step ($12). An aromatherapy wrap can relax away inner city stressors by massaging in a choice of scented oils ($35). Those whose facial planes have dulled with the sandpapering of time will enjoy the customized facial, where a torso massage is combined with a mix of products to treat specific skin types until countenances are as radiant as a cherub in a spotlight ($33). Jean Madeline Aveda Institute also offers waxing services to lay bare lips ($8), brows ($11), underarms ($20), dorsal fins, and more.

7248 Frankford Ave
Philadelphia,
PA
US

Many people think of acting as a mystical gift, but Bernard Glincosky knows better. Like any skill, acting requires practice, and that’s where The Philadelphia Acting Studio comes in. At the studio, aspiring thespians bulk up their skills through a variety of classes taught by seasoned actors, producers, and directors. Himself a Hollywood veteran, Glincosky employs a stable of experienced instructors including acting teachers who have worked with the likes of Tom Cruise, Denzel Washington, Ron Pearlman, and Martin Scorcese. Classes are offered throughout the week, covering scene work, audition tactics, and how to cry on command when the maitre d' can’t find an empty table.

2329 S 3rd St.
Philadelphia,
PA
US

The instructors at Eilandarts help guests of all ages explore their artistic talents and express themselves through painting, music, and writing. The center helps cultivate creativity from a young age, with classes designed to teach toddlers the fundamentals of visual art and music. Lessons for elementary-school-aged kids broaden in scope, including archeology classes that delve into fossils, artifacts, and hieroglyphics. Stars-and-space classes cover phases of the moon, gravity, and which constellations are found on the American flag. Half-day summer courses for teenagers explore specific artists and experiment with different artistic styles and concepts, whether realistic or abstract. Eilandarts' adult curriculum spans from bookbinding and creative writing workshops to watercolor painting and fashion classes with tips on how to piece together stylish outfits. Private music lessons are available for guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, and voice.

21 South Centre Street
Merchantville,
NJ
US

Bartending is quickly becoming America's favorite profession, as reported by Sports Illustrated. For $150, today's Groupon gets you schooled in the extraordinary art of martini slinging and perfect pouring with 12 hours of mixology courses at Bucks County School of Bartending, a $325 value. Follow @Groupon_Says on Twitter.

1080 N Delaware Ave
Philadelphia,
PA
US

The nonprofit Philadelphia Photo Arts Center is dedicated to exhibiting contemporary photography, offering a wide range of engaging opportunities for anyone interested in photography and the arts through educational programs, events, and exhibitions. A team of fine-art photographers, curators, and other arts professionals initiates the snapshot curious in affordable five-week classes and workshops that are suitable for photogs of all abilities. The teen program nurtures artistic impulses during afterschool hours, handing students loaner supplies and foraying into the city during field trips.

1400 N American St
Philadelphia,
PA
US