Classes in Pittsburgh

60-Minute BYOB Pottery or Jewelry-Making Class for One or Two at Little House Big Art (Up to 63% Off)

Little House Big Art

Pittsburgh

Aspiring artisans learn the basics of crafting pottery or jewelry and sip beverages brought from home

$50 $21

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10 or 20 Fitness Classes at The Body Bar Experience (Up to 53% Off)

The Body Bar Experience

McCandless

Fitness classes such as Barre Toning, Dance Cardio, Yoga, PIlates, and Boot Camp

$100 $49

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Group Fitness Classes or Personal Training at Umberger Performance (Up to 67% Off). Three Options Available.

Umberger Performance

Collier

Boot camps in an expansive facility equipped with kettlebells, TRX straps, and tires; personal training is customized to individual goals

$149 $49

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Eight Prenatal Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at The Yoga Whole (Up to 61% Off)

The Whole Way Doula Services

Mount Lebanon

This in-home yoga and doula studio offers classes for yogis of all experience levels, plus prenatal classes to help prepare women for labor

$90 $45

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Four Weeks of Membership and Unlimited Fitness Classes at Arche Wellness (74% Off)

Arche Wellness Foundation

Pittsburgh

From the merchant: Certified group fitness instructors lead various popular formats of classes to guide students to healthy living.

$35 $9

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$19 for Five Adult Ballroom, Salsa, Swing, or Latin Dance Classes at Pittsburgh Dance Center ($50 Value)

Pittsburgh Dance Center

Bloomfield

Instructors lead ballroom, salsa, swing, and Latin dance classes within renovated historical theater

$50 $19

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$50 for $100 Toward In Home Training and Meal Plan at Fit4life Services

Hardwork Sports and Performance Training

Southside Flats

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

$100 $50

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10 Yoga Classes, or One or Two Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Hot Dog Yoga, LLC (Up to 72% Off)

Hot Dog Yoga, LLC

Pittsburgh

Hatha, Power Flow, and Vinyasa classes held in a heated yoga studio

$100 $35

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Ballroom Dancing Lessons from Ray Sevacko at Absolute Ballroom & Dance Center of Pittsburgh (Up to 76% Off)

Ray Sevacko at Absolute Ballroom & Dance Center of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

Professional instructor teaches American Smooth and international styles such as waltz, tango, and foxtrot during private sessions

$170 $48

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Four or Eight Personal-Training Sessions from World of Lindsey Fitness Trainer Terrell Lindsey (Up to 66% Off)

World of Lindsay fitness

AmeriFit

Terrell Lindsey helps clients carve rock-hard bodies with personalized fitness regimes

$160 $64

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$11 for $24 Groupon — Carnegie Mellon Ballroom Dance Club

Carnegie Mellon University Ballroom Dance Club

Squirrel Hill North

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

$24 $11

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Introductory or Advanced Tea Class with Tea Sampler at Margaret's Fine Imports (Up to 52% Off)

Margaret's Fine Imports

Squirrel Hill

Experts discuss the origins, types, steeping practices, and health and dietary benefits of teas during class with samples and refreshments

$25 $12

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$19 for BYOB Canvas Painting Class at Kiln-N-Time ($35 Value)

Kiln-N-Time

Lower Lawrenceville

A skilled painter leads a hands-on class, walking students through the artistic process until completion

$35 $19

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Six-Week Boot Camp or 10 or 20 Fitness Classes at Greater Pittsburgh Wellness (Up to 72% Off)

Greater Pittsburgh Wellness

Fox Chapel

Boot camp can be tailored to challenge clients of any fitness level; group classes include spin, Pilates, Zumba, and Kettlebell Combo

$162 $60

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$30 for $60 Groupon — Kaylyn Sciarretti Yoga

Kaylyn Sciarretti Yoga

Bethel Park

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

$60 $30

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5 or 10 Drop-In Fitness Classes at Holiday Health & Racquet Club (Up to 58% Off)

Holiday Health & Racquet Club

Plum

Fitness classes include kettle ball boot camp, kickboxing, early morning light aerobics classes to wake students up, and classes for seniors

$60 $25

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60-Minute Jewelry Making Class for One or 90-Minute Jewelry Making Class for Two at Beads 2 Art (Up to 55% Off)

Beads 2 Art

Beads 2 Art

Jewelry expert teaches participants to make their own bracelets or earrings during class that includes complimentary water, coffee, and tea

$50 $25

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Eight-Week Blizzard Body Weight-Loss Challenge or One Month of Fitness Classes at FASTER (Up to 72% Off)

FASTER

Pittsburgh

Weight-loss program includes nutritional guidance, accountability, and unlimited classes tailored to meet each client’s needs

$349 $99

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10- or 20-Class Pass for One at Yoga Digs (Up to 66% Off)

Yoga Digs

Southside Pittsburgh

A non-judgmental space hosts a variety of yoga styles for all fitness levels, from building block classes to more intense power flow classes

$90 $35

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Dominique Ponko sits at the head of the class, leading yogis through muscle-lengthening postures with the steady flow of her deep, rhythmic inhales and exhales. It’s been a long journey for Dominique. She first sought out yoga at the age of 26 to help her cope with life-threatening seizures and a slow-growing brain tumor. Yoga comforted her through three difficult years, welcoming her into a space for healing spiritually before she was able to find the proper medicine to help her heal physically. Though still a little shaky, Dominique has triumphed and opened four yoga studios—voted Best of the ‘Burgh in 2010—to inspire her students to ease their ailments, build strength, and find inner peace.

During her studio's heated Vinyasa-flow classes, an enthusiastic and supportive instructor guides students through a series of strengthening postures that work to increase flexibility and build muscles. Warm, balmy air courses through the studio, pricking beads of sweat on brows to help detox bodies and loosen stiff muscles into deep, soothing stretches.

5433 Walnut St
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

The YMCA Adventure Warrior Race gives kids and adults a chance to prove themselves against ropes courses, mud, water obstacles, and other unexpected mental and physical challenges—all while supporting a good cause. Amid the breathtaking views and tranquil waters of Lake Tris, runners maneuver around trees and carry heavy objects up the sometimes snow-covered Laurel Highlands mountains, climbing up to 1,000 feet as they go. Warriors aged 16 and older make a 4-mile circuit, whereas younger participants run age-appropriate distances of a half mile or a full mile. Trophies and the respect of all the woodland creatures are awarded to the top male and female runners, top male and female teams, and top co-ed team. According to the Daily American, funds raised from the race provide camp scholarships that allow kids to attend residential and day programs at the 263-acre YMCA Camp T. Frank Soles.

7140 Bennett Street
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

Rebecca Rankin and Lisa Lau came out of college prepared to be an architect and an engineer, respectively. Today, they own Bikram Yoga Squirrel Hill. Their goals haven't changed much, though—Rebecca specializes in the architecture of the human body, and Lisa studies its engineering, teaching students how to bend and breathe during each 90-minute class.

These classes are held in a studio heated to around 105 degrees. But newcomers to the practice needn't worry—as the space's website says, "The heat is not there to make it tough, it is there to help." As participants move through the 26 asanas, or postures, of Bikram yoga, the heat loosens up their muscles and encourages a detoxifying sweat, allowing for deeper stretches and a smoother post-workout slip-and-slide ride. Rebecca, Lisa, and their fellow instructors limit their class sizes to better personalize their guidance, and welcome guests of all skill levels to attend any session.

1701 Murray Ave
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

A functional-training studio staffed by experienced CrossFit coaches and former college athletes, Integrated Fitness Training transforms exercisers of all levels into fit, focused athletes. Barbells, gymnastics rings, and rowing machines welcome students to a 3,000-square-foot training floor, where they cultivate the type of strength and coordination they need to meet their fitness goals or slow-dance with a manatee. A variety of group fitness classes matches exercisers with boot camps, scalable CrossFit classes, and cardio-heavy kettlebell workouts. Like a pair of sharpied-on eyebrows, CrossFit workouts increase intensity, incorporating gymnastics-inspired moves such as burpees, muscle-ups, and handstand pushups.

2825 South Park Road
Bethel Park,
PA
US

Colors & Bottles' founder Jessica Burley and her band of talented local artists are dedicated to supporting local emerging talent and businesses through art instruction held at nearby venues. Their resident artists travel to local eateries and art galleries, where they teach students of all skill levels to fashion dimensional masterpieces through step-by-step instruction. They also kindle creativity during private parties held at the location of your choice, asking only that the destination be outfitted with enough tables, chairs, and paint-by-numbers templates of the Sistine Chapel ceiling for all invitees. Colors & Bottles has received a nod for their engagingly creative events on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and within the pages of the Columbus Dispatch.

2773 Tunnel Boulevard
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

In 2009, the Duquesne Dukes men's basketball team put their own spin on the annual March Madness. Defying the odds, the team made an unprecedented run to the Atlantic 10 conference championship game and followed that with its first berth in the NIT since 1994. The resulting whirlwind brought plenty of media attention to a university that otherwise prefers to stay off the beaten path. Sprawled across a serene 43-acre hilltop campus, Duquesne University hosts 16 Division I athletic teams in sports such as soccer, track and field, and women's volleyball, and since the school's inception, the Dukes' colors of red and blue have remained the same, unlike a chameleon that constantly changes its favorite movie.

600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh,
PA
US