Health & Fitness in Port Angeles


$31.50 for Golf Package with 10 Buckets of Range Balls and a Drop-In Group Lesson ($63 Value)

Highland Pacific Golf

Victoria

Buckets of 45 balls each equip players for practice; drop-in group lessons focus on techniques and development

C$63 C$31.50

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One or Two Acupuncture Treatments Acupuncture TCM Wellness Care Victoria (Up to 58% Off)

Acupuncture TCM Wellness Care Victoria

Multiple Locations

Grand Master acupuncturist and expert in Chinese medicine uses superfine needles to ease maladies from anxiety to overeating

C$90 C$39

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10 or 20 Boot-Camp Sessions from New You Fitness (Up to 74% Off)

New You Fitness

Oaklands

At parks, playgrounds, or the ocean, certified instructors lead boot campers through ever-changing cardio and strength-training exercises

C$125 C$44

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One, Three, or Five 90-Minute Clinical Hypnosis Therapy Sessions at Changes in Mind (Up to 70% Off)

Changes in Mind

Victoria

Hypnotherapists lull clients into a state of deep relaxation to achieve personal goals via subconscious suggestion

C$150 C$52

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Three, Six, or Eight Lipo-Laser Body-Slimming Treatments at Esteem Treatments (Up to 61% Off)

Esteem Treatments

Fernwood

Lipo-laser technology can help melt fat

C$387 C$155

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$35 for Premium Home Teeth-Whitening Kit from White Smile Central ($116.95 Value)

White Smile Central

Downtown

Professional-grade bleaching gel and LED light erase unsightly stains; remineralizing gel strengthens enamel and reduces sensitivity

C$116.95 C$35

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Sight-Test and Eyewear Packages at Perfect Look Optical Ltd. (Up to 85% Off). Three Options Available.

Perfect Look Optical Ltd

Victoria

After a sight test, clients pick prescription lenses and frames, or shoppers can get nonprescription designer sunglasses

C$465 C$69

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One Month of Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga Westshore (71% Off)

Bikram Yoga Westshore Hot Yoga

Victoria

Certified instructors lead 60 & 90-minute yoga classes in a heated, state-of-the-art studio that fosters deeper stretching

C$129 C$37

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4 or 8 Mat Pilates or Yogalates Classes at Inspired Fitness/Train With Kathi (Up to 53% Off)

Inspired Fitness/Train With Kathi

Downtown

Trainer who has lost more than 120 lbs. coaches her students to perform at their best, working their cores during mat Pilates

C$48 C$24

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Three, Six, or Eight Lipo-Laser Treatments at Glamour Medi Spa (Up to 68% Off)

Glamour Medi Spa

Multiple Locations

Technicians use lasers to target and shrink fat cells to help slim down trouble areas

C$375 C$145

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One or Two Blue-LED Teeth-Whitening Treatments at White Smile BC (Up to 59% Off)

White Smile BC

Multiple Locations

Technician brightens smiles by up to eight shades in 20 minutes

C$139.95 C$59

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40- or 60-Minute Teeth Whitening Treatment at LUV Hair Salon (Up to 55% Off)

LUV Hair Salon

Victoria

Dental-grade LED light brightens natural enamel during in-office sessions

C$169 C$79

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$39 for a Month of Kids' Group Kenpo Karate Classes at Victoria Professional Self Defence ($99 Value)

Victoria Professional Self Defence

Harris Green

Kids learn discipline and self-defense through a month of unlimited Kenpo Karate classes plus two private one-on-one classes

C$99 C$39

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Eyewear, Contact Lenses, and Exams at Island Eyecare (Up to 94% Off). Three Options Available.

Island Eyecare

Multiple Locations

Resident optometrists administer exams to pair eyes with appropriate eyeglasses & soft lenses

C$305 C$94

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5 or 10 One-Hour Fitness Training Sessions Active For Life Fitness (Up to 65% Off)

Active For Life Fitness

Victoria

Trainers rely on resistance training to bolster muscle tone, improve posture, strengthen core muscles, and encourage weight-loss

C$225 C$89

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One or Three Community Acupuncture Treatments at Vita Health (Up to 58% Off)

Vita Health

James Bay

Patients relax among others in a group of recliners in a large, quiet, soothing space; patients keep their needles in until they feel done

C$45 C$19

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Behavioral Response or Body Alignment Therapy at Kintegrative (Up to 72% Off)

Kintegrative

Victoria

Kinesiological techniques aim to bring the body into healthy harmony

C$140 C$39

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10 or 20 Kids' Martial Arts Classes with Private Lesson at Kids Love Martial Arts Canada (Up to 92% Off)

Kids Love Martial Arts

Victoria

Kids’ martial arts classes teach kids self-respect and self-discipline, as well as how to focus and set goals

C$236 C$23

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$40 for a 90-Minute Scalp or Regular Acupuncture Treatment at Pinnacle Health ($90 Value)

Pinnacle Health

Fernwood

Acupuncturist inserts thin needles into pressure points to assuage pain & ailments as well improve symptoms of stroke and brain injuries

C$90 C$40

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One Month of Fitness Classes at Ice Personal Training Studio (Up to 86% Off). Two Options Available.

Ice Personal Training Studio

Victoria

Fitness classes run the gamut from yoga and kickboxing to sports-specific-training sessions for athletes

C$320 C$59

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One, Two, or Three Laser Sun Spot or Rosacea Treatments (Up to 76% Off)

Canadian Optic & Laser Center (COL Center)

Victoria

Technicians use laser or intense pulsed light treatments to help fade sun and age spots or reduce redness and rosacea

C$300 C$89

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Three or Six Personal-Training Sessions at Yana Hempler Fitness (Up to 62% Off)

Yana Hempler Fitness

Victoria

Certified personal trainer tailors workout regimens to clients' goals, from losing weight to training for a 10k

C$225 C$89

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$200 Groupon Toward Prescription Glasses with a Free Second Pair from Optiks International

Optiks International

Victoria

Up to 5,000 frame options and custom-fit single vision or progressive lenses sweetened by a two-for-one glasses offer.

C$200 C$29

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30-Day Pass or 10 Yoga, Art, and Nutrition Classes at Templed Mind Studio (Up to 64% Off)

Templed Mind Studio

Victoria

Instructors focus on healthy, holistic living through yoga, qi gong, nutrition, meditation, and creative arts such as painting and sculpting

C$120 C$43

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3 Introductory Lessons and 2-Week Membership for Kid or Adult at Martial Arts Unlimited Victoria (Up to 73% Off)

Martial Arts Unlimited Victoria

Esquimalt

Students improve physiques by soaking up take-downs and striking techniques in the hands of experienced instructors

C$97.50 C$26

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10 or 20 Yoga, Pilates, or Strength Classes or 2,4, or 6 One-on-One at Pure Confidence Fitness (Up to 77% Off)

Pure Confidence Fitness

Sooke

Instructor leads clients through yoga stretches or through Joseph Pilates’s time-honored system for bolstering core strength

C$140 C$39

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Two- or Four-Hour Guided Kayak Tour for One or Two from A Paddle in the Park Kayaking (50% Off)

A Paddle in the Park Kayaking

Sidney

Half-day tour explores intertidal waterways and often encounters seals; novice-level Inner Beauty tour paddles through Tsehum Harbour

C$60 C$30

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One Month of Unlimited Hot Yoga or 10 Classes at Mantra Hot Yoga (58% Off)

Mantra Hot Yoga

Gig Harbor

During 90-minute Bikram yoga sessions, students move through a series of 26 poses in a room heated to 105 degrees

$140 $59

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Golf for One, Two, or Four with Cart Rental and Unlimited Range Balls at Whidbey Golf and Country Club (Up to $ Off)

Whidbey Golf Club

Oak Harbor

Stationed in coastal Washington, 6,476 yd. course wraps fairways around multiple ponds and sand traps at club with onsite driving range

$85 $45

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18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental for Two or Four at Holmes Harbor Golf Course (Up to 49% Off)

Holmes Harbor Golf Course

Freeland

The 18-hole layout checks in at 4,279 yards for a par of 64, meaning most full rounds can be played in just over three hours

$80 $47

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An Acupuncture Treatment at Natureworks Acupuncture (80% Off)

Natureworks Acupuncture

Poulsbo

From the merchant: Making Chinese Medicine Work for You - Individual Natural Medicine: Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, TuiNa Massage, QiGong!

$244 $49

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Chiropractic Package with One or Three Adjustments at Clark Chiropractic (Up to 88% Off)

Clark Chiropractic

Poulsbo

Specialists with more than 30 years of experience meet with patients before performing chiropractic exams, x-rays, massages, and adjustments

$320 $39

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Anti-Aging or Wellness Panel, or $18 for $40 Worth of Medical Lab Testing at Cinch

Cinch

Multiple Locations

Lab tests for customers interested in maintaining their own health and measuring heart lipids, iron, blood sugar, and more

$199 $87

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Eight Weeks of Fitness and Conditioning Classes at Top Team Performance (65% Off)

Top Team Performance Llc

Navy Yard City

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

$300 $105

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$30 for One Month of Unlimited Zumba Classes ($60 value) — Bremerton Fitness

Bremerton Fitness

Enetai

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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Four Weeks of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Boot-Camp Diva (65% Off)

Boot-camp Diva

Bremerton

From the merchant: Fun and challenging evening workouts in a women-only environment

$152 $53

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Six Weeks of Unlimited CrossFit or Kickboxing with Optional Private Sessions at Edmonds CrossFit (Up to 62% Off)

Edmonds CrossFit

Edmonds

Ever-changing CrossFit workouts build strength, flexibility, endurance, and more; intense kickboxing classes teach fundamentals

$225 $99

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Satya Yoga (66% Off)

Satya Yoga

City Of Edmonds

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

$90 $31

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10 or 20 High-Intensity Interval Training Fitness Classes at Immortals Fitness (Up to 76% Off)

Immortals Fitness

Harbour Pointe

Professional instructors run students through a gauntlet of intense exercises designed to burn fat and tone muscles

$100 $29

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One Month of Unlimited Access to Any Class or a 10-Class Yoga Pass at Quality Fitness (Up to 79% Off)

Quality Fitness

Mukilteo

Instructors lead classes that sculpt physiques with TRX bands, Zumba’s dance moves, stationary bikes, Pilates techniques, and more

$103 $40

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Four Weeks of Gymnastics Classes at GYMagine Gymnastics (Up to 44% Off). Three Options Available.

GYMagine Gymnastics

Harbour Pointe

Kids learn age-appropriate gymnastics skills while developing self-confidence and a life-long love of fitness

$55 $31

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$55 for 10 Fitness Classes at Mukilteo Fitness Bar ($120 Value)

Mukilteo Fitness Bar

Mukilteo

Popular fitness classes include booty barre, indo row, SURFSET, and TRX

$120 $55

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Three Acupuncture Treatments & Exam from Bainbridge Island Acupuncture-Atara Noiade, EAMP, DOM, MSci. (80% Off)

Bainbridge Island Acupuncture

Winslow

Haven’t tried acupuncture? You don’t know what you’re missing … come in just to relax and de-stress

$435 $87

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Golf Round for Two with Cart Rental and Two Beers at RMG Club (Up to 57% Off). Six Options Available.

RMG Club

Multiple Locations

Golfers tee off at one of three courses, including McCormick Woods, which was highly rated by Golf Digest and Golf Week

$110 $52

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$59 for a Dental Exam and Cleaning at Port Orchard Dental Artistry & Implant Dentistry ($337 Value)

Port Orchard Dental Artistry & Implant Dentistry

Port Orchard

Patients get their teeth cleaned during an approximately one-hour appointment in a bright and homey dental office

$337 $53

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Mental-Wellness Assessment from Andrea Vincent, LMHC (45% Off)

Private Practice Counseling

Port Orchard

From the merchant: Andrea Vincent, licensed mental health counselor, will perform a 60-minute intake assessment and evaluation

$80 $44

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Six-Week Karate Program for One or Two at UKO Karate (Up to 76% Off)

UKO Karate

Parkwood

3,400 sq. ft. karate school with a 25-year history teaches Shitoryu, a traditional Okinawan style

$210 $59

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60-Minute Massage and Digital Posture Analysis from HealthMatters Upper Cervical Care (50% Off)

Health Matters Upper Cervical Care

Parkwood

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

$185 $93

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$49 for 18-Hole Round of Golf Including Cart for Two at Horseshoe Lake Golf Course (Up to $100 Value)

Horseshoe Lake Golf Course

Port Orchard

18-hole golf course unfurls for 6,120 yards among dense pine forest and a smattering of ball-snatching ponds

$100 $49

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One or Two Acupuncture Sessions at 1st Wellness Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Center (Up to 79% Off)

1st Wellness Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Center

Lynnwood

Licensed acupuncturists use fine, sterile needles to help alleviate ailments including insomnia, infertility, and pain

$85 $22

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60-Minute Hypnotherapy Session from blooming mind hypnotherapy (55% Off)

Blooming Mind Hypnotherapy

Lynnwood

From the merchant: Wishing to improve your mental~emotional~physical health, your daily experience ? Hypnotherapy can make a difference !

$99 $45

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$50 for $300 Worth of Chiropractic Care and Massage Therapy at Hagen Chiropractic Center

Hagen Chiropractic Center

Lynnwood / Edmonds

Chiropractor with 30+ years' experience helms exams, x-rays, and spinal adjustments; on-staff massage therapist

$300 $50

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$67 for $150 Worth of Martial Arts at Lee's Martial Arts

Lee's Martial Arts

Alderwood Manor

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

$150 $67

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One, Two, or Three VelaShape Treatments at Radiant MedSpa (Up to 83% Off)

Radiant Med Spa

Lynnwood

Noninvasive, FDA-cleared device combines infrared heat, radio frequency, and massage to tone skin and contour curves

$1,164 $199

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One or Two Months of Taekwondo Lessons at Master Pierce's Taekwondo (Up to 80% Off)

Master Pierce's Taekwondo

Lynnwood

8th-degree black belt, Grandmaster Pierce, helms a team of seasoned instructors, who teach kids and adults self-defense and self-discipline

$110 $25

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Four Days of Sports Camp at Jet City Rollergirls (70% Off)

Jet City Rollergirls

Multiple Locations

From the merchant: Looking for a new sport, a great community, or to get in shape? You’ll get all 3 while learning to play roller derby.

$50 $15

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20 Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Hot Yoga of Mill Creek (Up to 86% Off)

Hot Yoga of Mill Creek

Martha Lake

Spacious studio hosts daily hot Vinyasa, Hatha, and Yoga Sculpt classes designed to build strength and flexibility while expelling toxins

$220 $29.99

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$39 for Dental Checkup with X-Rays and Cleaning from Advanced Dental Solutions ($346 Value)

Advanced Dental Solutions

Lynnwood

Dentists protect and prolong the life of teeth with thorough exams, checkups, and dental x-rays

$346 $39

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$59 for a Dental Exam, X-Rays, Fluoride, and Cleaning at Lynnwood Dental Center ($337 Value)

Lynnwood Dental Center

Lynnwood

Dentists give each patient comprehensive care, even on preventive visits that help diagnose growing issues and remove plaque

$337 $59

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Dental Exam, Full-Mouth X-Ray, and Cleaning for One Adult or Child at Crosspoint Dental Center (Up to 86% Off)

Crosspoint Dental Center

Lynnwood

Dental hygienists and Dr. Daining—a graduate of the University of Michigan—examine teeth and administer a cleaning to ensure oral health

$345 $49

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Three- or Four-Day Chiropractic Package at Good Care Spine Clinic (87% Off)

Good Care Spine Clinic

Lynnwood

Packages include two x-rays, adjustments, traction therapy. and an option for a one-hour massage

$593 $78

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Tooth Extraction or Mini-Dental Implant at Express Denture Care Off (Up to 60% Off)

Express Denture Care

Lynnwood

Dental professionals remove tooth or restore damaged tooth with a permanent implant

$210 $83

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Women's Self-Defense Classes or Unlimited Classes at Aikido Heiwa - Martial Arts for Peace (Up to 68% Off)

Aikido Heiwa - Martial Arts for Peace

Lynnwood

Instructors teach students of all ages and skill levels graceful take-downs designed for self-defense without unduly injuring opponents

$50 $22

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Four-Hour ElliptiGO Rental for One or Two at Precor Home Fitness (Up to 75% Off)

Precor Home Fitness

Multiple Locations

ElliptiGOs combines an elliptical and a bike to allow guests to run outdoors without the impact on knees during four-hour rentals

$50 $14.99

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One or Two Months of Membership and Martial-Arts Classes at Yoon's Martial Art (Up to 69% Off)

Yoon's Martial Art

Lynnwood

1,500 sq. ft. studio run by a tae kwon do master with more than 30 years of experience

$135 $52

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Weight-Loss Hypnosis Class with CD for One or Two at Slender in Seattle (Up to 90% Off)

Slender in Seattle

Multiple Locations

By tapping into each client’s unconscious, hypnotherapists help instill healthy eating habits and eliminate emotional eating

$145 $17

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Chiropractic Exam Package with One or Three Massages at Ace Corrective Chiropractic (Up to 91% Off)

Ace Corrective Chiropractic

Martha Lake

Dr. Cresanti uses state-of-the-art chiropractic techniques to treat issues such as back pain, neck pain, and headaches

$384 $35

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Three 60-Minute Health-Coaching Sessions from One Source Health Center (55% Off)

One Source Health Center

Lynnwood

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

$150 $68

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$39 for One Month of Unlimited Hot Yoga Classes at Bindi Yoga in Lynnwood ($99 Value)

Bindi Yoga

Downtown Lynnwood

Nearly 40 hot yoga classes scheduled each week challenge students to stretch and sweat their way to better health

$99 $38

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$120 for $400 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Seattle White Tiger Kung Fu

Seattle White Tiger Kung Fu

Aurora Heights

Laushir J. Scott, 10 years martial arts experience, teaches youth and adult classes focused on character development

$400 $120

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One or Three Acupuncture Sessions and Hot Packs with Infrared at North Seattle Health Center (Up to 83% Off)

North Seattle Health Center Group

Lynnwood

Disposable, thin needles are inserted gently into specific points along pathways in order to disperse blockage and balance flow

$100 $23

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Dental Exam, X-Ray, and Cleaning or In-Office Teeth-Whitening at Peak Dental (Up to 51% Off)

Peak Dental

Multiple Locations

Dental team tracks down decay using intra-oral cameras and low-radiation digital x-rays

$100 $49

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10 Fitness Classes, or 20 Classes Plus Pair of Wristwrap Gloves at Xhale Fitness and Wellness Spa (Up to 88% Off)

Xhale Fitness and Wellness Spa

Lynnwood

Participants blend cardio and weight training during TRX, boxing, kettle bell, or Bulgarian bag classes

$225 $29

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$15 for One Community Acupuncture Session at Green Point Acupuncture (Up to $50 Value)

Green Point Acupuncture

Lynnwood

Acupuncture performed in a community setting addresses conditions such as arthritis, depression, and hypertension

$50 $15

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Unlimited Boot Camp at NorthCore Performance Training (Up to 68% Off). Three Options Available.

NorthCore Performance Training

Shoreline

Get a well-rounded full-body workout in inspiring group sessions that focus upon cardio, core, strength, and mobility

$139 $50

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10 or 20 Drop-In Bikram Classes at SweatBox Yoga (Up to 86% Off)

Sweatbox Yoga

Multiple Locations

In heated studio, instructors lead 26 postures and two breathing exercises that stretch and strengthen arms, legs, and core muscles

$135 $29

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Up to 73% Off of Martial-Arts Lessons — Shaolin Center of Seattle

Shaolin Center of Seattle

Shoreline

Instructors impart lessons of inner balance through fitness techniques that aid students in improving strength and overcoming challenges

$180 $48

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One, Three, or Five Formostar Body Wraps at Tropical Tan (Up to 79% Off)

Tropical Tan

Multiple Locations

Formostar body wraps can diminish cellulite and boost metabolism

$95 $29

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Four, Two, or One Acupuncture Treatments with Consultation at Shoreline Community Acupuncture (Up to 79% Off)

Shoreline Community Acupuncture

Shoreline

Acupuncturist uses the ancient art of Chinese medicine to alleviate conditions such as migraines and insomnia

$50 $12

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As golfers line up tricky, round-deciding rolls on the green of the signature 17th hole at Olympic View Golf Club, they might have to block out an unusual sound. Just behind the green, water crashes earthward for more than 60 feet over one of the course’s two waterfalls. The dramatic feature generates a roaring din as well as a beautiful backdrop for players as they near the end of their scenic golfing excursions.

Such tranquil scenes are common on the 6,600-yard course framed by the dense forest of south Vancouver Island and the looming profiles of Olympic Mountains peaks. But the calm can be deceptive, as the Bill Robinson–designed layout aims to challenge. Twelve lakes are interspersed throughout the site, and numerous bunkers intimidate golfers with their depth and walls etched with tally marks. This signature mix of beauty and difficulty earned the club a four-star rating from Golf Digest in 2008, as well as a ranking of 10th Best Public Golf Course in British Columbia by Score Golf in 2011.

The GBC Golf Academy at Olympic View Golf Club aims to prepare golfers mentally and physically for playing the most enjoyable golf of their lives. Located on 14 acres, the academy features nine large grass driving areas with target greens as far as 330 yards. In three short-game areas, players practice putts, pitches, and fake surprise at finding the ball in the cup. The amply appointed grounds complement a teaching philosophy that encourages development of a repeatable swing tailored to the individual’s physical capabilities.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 72 course * Total length of 6,600 yards from the back tees * Course rating of 72.7 from the back tees * Course slope of 133 from the back tees * Four sets of tees per hole

643 Latoria Rd
Victoria,
BC
CA

Bikram Yoga Saanich

"I love the way Bikram Yoga makes me feel happy, energized, and healthy. I didn’t love the heat at first, but now I need to sweat everyday."

—Anastasia Magdalene, Bikram Yoga Saanich Instructor

It only took 26 yoga postures and a heated room to rid Anastasia Magdalene of her chronic back pain. That winning combination—the foundation of Bikram Yoga—has changed the lives of many of Bikram Yoga Saanich's instructors. Abbey Lee found a sense of community, while Owl won relief from anxiety, spinal issues, and other problems. Read more about the instructors, who were each trained personally by Bikram yoga founder Bikram Choudhury.


Their Studio

Bikram Yoga Saanich's studio features rubber flooring made with recycled materials, low-flow shower heads, and no plastic water bottles. The hot studio of Bikram Yoga Saanich makes for a happy planet Earth and a jealous planet Mars. Find out all the ways the studio stays eco-friendly.


Tips for First Time Students

Classes at Bikram Yoga Saanich accommodate all levels, including first-timers. Here are some tips for new students:

  • Drink lots of water on the day of the class, and continue drinking during the session to stay hydrated.
  • Dress in clothes that accommodate stretching and sweating.
  • Take your next class as soon as possible.
  • Read more tips on Bikram Yoga Saanich's website.

1620 Garnet Road
Victoria,
BC
CA

To some, visiting another country is a reprieve from everyday life and an opportunity to learn about another culture. To others, it is a life-changing experience. Jennifer Pritchard?s sojourn in Mysore, India cemented the foundation for what eventually would become The Yoga Shala. During her travels, Jennifer was inspired to return home to create a warm and inviting space for practicing yoga, and is one of a select number of Canadians to receive teaching authorization from the Shri K Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute. At her studio today, which was voted Best of the City in 2010 by readers of Victoria News, she and her team of instructors uphold authentic yoga principles to help students improve their physical and mental well-being.

The Yoga Shala?s curriculum is rooted in the Ashtanga style of yoga, in which practitioners synchronize their breath with postures to build up internal heat, flushing out toxins and convincing the spleen that it?s vacationing in Mexico. The instructors cater classes to beginning and advanced students alike, encouraging them to work at their own pace, detailing easier or more challenging modifications to poses. Advanced-level courses focus on arm balances, deep hip work, back bends, and solidifying core muscles. The Yoga Shala regularly hosts community-building social events, and Acro Yoga and Kirtan Chanting nights are offered twice a month. The studio also offers teacher apprenticeships each season and hosts a yoga tour group retreat with a 200-hour immersion to India each winter.

1322 Broad St.
Victoria,
BC
CA

Needleless acupuncture sounds like a contradiction, but Shelly Wade does it everyday—with lasers. Of course, she's well versed in traditional acupuncture as well. Licensed through the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia, Shelly found her way to acupuncture after a car accident interrupted her competitive dancing career. Impressed by its impact on her recovery, she began studying acupuncture along with other natural therapies, such as biofeedback and reflexology, to pay forward the benefits these therapies afforded her.

Today, as owner of Island Integrative Health Clinic, Shelly does just that by combining those multiple approaches to healing. She also specializes in anti-aging treatments such as facial-rejuvenation acupuncture, giving clients an alternative to Botox and never smiling again by applying a low-level current that combats wrinkles and other signs of aging. Further services her centre offers range from massage therapy to BloodScan, a live-blood analysis that aims to identify pre-symptomatic indicators of degenerative disease. No matter the treatment, she approaches each case with a gentle, welcoming approach, believing that acupuncturists must help their patients feel comfortable so that they remain open to the healing process.

2950 Douglas St
Victoria,
BC
CA

Dr. Anita Narang of Island Eyecare uses a variety of advanced technologies to maintain the ocular health of her patients. Her practice's advanced equipment includes a visual field analyzer and retinal camera that catches signs of ocular disease and can detect whether a significant other has a wandering eye. In addition to performing routine eye exams, she and her staff can administer emergency services to those in need of urgent care. She is also able to perform exams in Punjabi for those not fluent in English.

As Dr. Narang helms the exam rooms, friendly, expertly trained staff members man the clinic’s showroom. The cheery crew is always available to answer questions about your contact lenses or help you select a flattering pair of frames and sunglasses from designer brands such as Versace and BCBG Max Azaria.

1001 Douglas St
Victoria,
BC
CA

Cadence Fitness

At Cadence Fitness, guests can tone their bodies in core workouts, sultry pole-dance spins, and aerial circus arts without leaving the building. However, the women-only studio isn't a training spot for acrobats?its expert staff invites ladies of all backgrounds and body types to their classes. Owner Amie set out to create a safe and compassionate haven where guests can experiment with movement, whether they are spinning six feet from the ground aboard a lyra or stretching into atmospheric yoga's midair splits. Her programs have been featured on Shaw TV's "The Daily" for their accessibility and benefits, which include having enough strength and balance to tightrope walk while tearing phonebooks in half. Amie and her team also host workshops, parties, and teacher-training seminars, inspiring groups to shed their insecurities and twirl toward empowerment.

2455 Millstream Rd
Victoria,
BC
CA