Personal Development in Poway

Two or Four 30-Minute Guitar, Ukelele, or Bass Lessons with Diogo Andrade (Up to 51% Off)

Guitar Player

La Mesa

$40 $20

A classical guitarist since he was 12, Diogo Andrade teaches students the fundamentals of playing guitar, ukulele, or bass

Bartending Courses from Professional Bartenders School (Up to 75% Off). Four Options Available.

Professional Bartenders School

Multiple Locations

$195 $69

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Work with real glassware, bottles, and soda guns while learning to mix cocktails; an online course allows at-home certification

$15 for $30 Groupon — A Plus Driving School

A Plus Driving School

Lemon Grove

$30 $15

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$20 for $40 Worth of Salsa-Dance Classes — Brandon and Tasha

Brandon And Tasha

Encinitas

$40 $20

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$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

$199 for Flight-Lesson Package for 1 Student and 2 Passengers from Learn To Fly San Diego ($592 Value)

Learn To Fly San Diego

Kearny Mesa

$592 $199

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Introductory flight lesson with necessities for beginner pilots

4 or 8 Educational Classes (K-8) or SAT Prep Program with Materials at Brainy Learning Center (Up to 76% Off)

Brainy Learning Center

Brainy Learning Center

$230 $59

Educational experts help kids get ahead in school with tutoring sessions and SAT prep programs

Two-Week Bartending Certification Courses at School of Spirits Bartending College (Up to 51% Off). Four Options.

School of Spirits Bartending College

San Diego

$199 $98

Professional bartenders instruct 10–30 students in mixology, free pouring, and making garnishes during two-week certification courses

Piano Lessons from Music Pillars (Up to 62% Off). Three Options Available.

Music Pillars

San Diego

$45 $19

Professional pianist blends Classical and Suzuki methods to teach students in their choice of genre, from Bach to pop

Three-Hour Photography Workshop for One or Two from The Workshoppe (Up to 53% Off)

The Workshoppe

Balboa Park

$79 $39

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Small groups roam Balboa Park in walking snapshot workshops led by working photographers

$60 for Six Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced Classes at The International Spanish Institute ($125 Value)

The International Spanish Institute

Mission Valley East

$125 $60

Instructors Nora and Anna guide students through Spanish fundamentals, from basic phrases to more advanced conversational skills

Photography 101 Class for One or Two at Local Photo Classes (Up to 50% Off).

Local Photo Classes

San Diego

$40 $20

Team of five instructors offers 16 photography classes for students of all skill levels

$99 for a Complete CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ IT-Certification Bundle from IT University Online ($2,695 Value)

IT University Online

Online Deal

$2,695 $99

Expert lectures, multimedia aids, and exam simulators aid in three courses, strengthening resumés and enhancing marketability

$523 for $950 Worth of Academic Classes — Memory Prep

Memory Prep

San Diego

$950 $523

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$75 for $150 Groupon — MACSD

Multi Access Connect

Kearny Mesa

$150 $75

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Four or Six 30-Minute Private Sessions at US Music Lessons (Up to 55% Off)

US Music Lessons

Rancho Bernardo

$140 $65

Experienced music instructors help students begin or continue their exploration of drums, piano, guitar, bass, and voice

$220 for $400 Worth of Photography Classes — John Cocozza Photography

John Cocozza Photography

On Location

$400 $220

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$10.99 for an Online Traffic-School Course from BESTtrafficschool.com ($21.95 Value)

BESTtrafficschool.com

Online Deal

$21.95 $10.99

DMV approved online traffic course for traffic citation dismissal; written by DMV-licensed instructors, masks driving-record citations

Five or 10 90-Minute Group Spanish Classes at Saber Spanish Language Cultural Center (Up to 56% Off)

Saber Spanish Language Cultural Center

Kearny Mesa

$100 $49

Skilled instructors aid students of all levels in Spanish vocabulary and grammar, as well as oral and written communication skills

$49 for Three Months of Access to Live Webinars on Communication Skills and Leadership from Dale Carnegie ($1,089 Value)

Dale Carnegie

Online Deal

$1,089 $49

Over 3 months, participants enlist in online courses that cover such topics as personal effectiveness, leadership, and communication skills

In-Person or Online Certification at Life Coach Training Institute (Up to 75% Off)

Life Coach Training Institute

San Diego

$495 $189

Learn what you need to know and become certified to be a life coach

Eight-Course Online Photography Course from Capturing True Emotion ($250 Value) 

Capturing True Emotion

Online Deal

$250 $49

Through online videos and coursework, a professional photographer imparts how to have complete control of a digital camera

$18 for $30 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — Tutorial World

Tutorial World

Redeem from Home

$30 $18

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$99 for an IT Database Admin Online Training Bundle from Database Training Academy ($3,595 Value)

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

$69 for CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+ IT Certification Training Bundle from Career Academy ($1,485 Value)

Career Academy

Online Deal

$1,485 $69

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

Online or In-Class California Real-Estate License-Certification Course from Adhi Schools (Up to 51% Off)

Adhi Schools

Carmel Valley

$507 $249

Instructors help students earn real-estate licenses through self-study online or in-person courses with included textbooks

$74 for One-Hour Beach Flying Lesson from San Diego Beach Flights ($149 Value)

San Diego Beach Flights

Otay Mesa

$149 $74

Flight lesson over the beach from veteran pilot with 30 years of experience as an FAA-certified flight mechanic

$140 for a Four-Day PADI Open-Water Scuba-Certification Course from Pacific Beach Sports ($350 Value)

Pacific Beach Sports

Pacific Beach

$350 $140

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Combination of classroom, pool, and lake or ocean training prepares beginning divers to apply for PADI open-water certification

$984 for Four Flight Lessons from Fly with Mark ($1,918.80 Value)

Fly With Mark

San Diego

$1,918.80 $984

Students climb into a four-seater plane with a pilot who has been flying for two decades and teaching for three

$15 for an Online Driver's Ed Course with DMV Certificate of Completion ($69.95 Value)

igottadrive.com

Online Deal

$69.95 $15

State-certified online course serves as replacement for in-class learning and teaches fundamentals of safe driving

$149 for a Four-Week Kids’ Introduction to Robotics Class with Beginner Kit at Robolink ($300 Value)

Robolink

Sorrento Valley

$300 $149

Using a beginner kit, students learn robotics fundamentals as they build bots that can trace lines or play games

$81 for $150 Worth of Digital-Media Classes — Media Arts Center San Diego

Media Arts Center San Diego

San Diego

$150 $81

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$59.99 for a Two-Hour Couples Massage Class at The Love Lab ($135 Value)

The Love Lab

Hosted inside Yoga One

$135 $59.99

Partners learn the fundamentals of professional back, neck, and foot massages as they munch on gourmet refreshments

Four 60-Minute Group Piano Lessons or Four 30-Minute Private Lessons at T.K. Musik Akademy (Up to 59% Off)

T.K. Musik Akademy

San Diego

$70 $29

Thai Khuong, who has had formal training from world-class jazz pianist Kamau Kenyatta, teaches aspiring pianists

$35 for $70 Worth of Music Lessons — Hollywood Music 2

Hollywood Music

National City

$70 $35

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$29 for $65 Groupon — AmeriForex

Ameriforex

Carlsbad

$65 $29

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Three-Hour Personal-Makeup Workshop for One or Two at CAMMUA Makeup Academy (Up to 60% Off)

CAMMUA Makeup Academy

Carlsbad

$200 $88

Group classes hone skills such as foundation and concealer application and tailoring eye looks to bone structures

$99 for a 6-Week Group Spanish Course from Hope Spanish Institute (45% Off)

Hope Spanish Institute Llc

Carlsbad

$180 $99

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$199 for a Two-Hour Flight-Lesson Package at Skyline Flight Training ($621 Value)

Skyline Flight Training

Carlsbad

$621 $199

Steer an aircraft high above the city while an FAA-certified instructor looks on and lends his flying wisdom

$16 for $35 Worth of Music Lessons — Music Coach Mike

Music Coach Mike

Oceanside

$35 $16

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$25 for a Seven-Hour SAT Skills Seminar at Achieve SAT Test Prep ($99 Value)

Achieve SAT Test Prep

Temecula

$99 $25

Seven-hour seminar is geared toward students just about to take the SAT; designed to review the most heavily tested types of questions

$95 for a Skills Assessment and Four Tutoring Sessions at Sylvan Learning ($370 Value)

Sylvan Learning

Multiple Locations

$370 $95

Personal, detailed help with math, writing, or reading during tutoring sessions.

4 or 10 Group Salsa Classes from Espie Hernandez Dance (Up to 56% Off)

Espie Hernandez Dance

Temecula

$35 $17

Certified dance instructor with 14-plus years of professional dance experience teaches students sultry salsa moves

Scuba Tour for One or Two or Scuba Certification Course for One or Six at Extreme Adventures LLC (Up to 89% Off)

Extreme Adventures LLC

Murrieta

$175 $89

Explore the ocean during guided scuba tour, or become certified to scuba dive via class sessions and guided dives

Online Driver's Ed Course or 6 Hours of Behind-the-Wheel Training from Guaranteed Driving School (Up to 37% Off)

Guaranteed Driving School

San Clemente, Orange County

$350 $249

An online course let you work toward your learner's permit at home and behind-the-wheel instruction hones your road skills

$12 for an Online Course from Zaki Traffic School ($20 Value)

Zaki Traffic School

Online

$20 $12

School helps students return to the road after a court-ordered driving hiatus

One Month of 30-Minute Piano Lessons at Music Ed 4 U, Inc. (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Music Ed 4 U, Inc.

Ladera Ranch

$120 $60

Using a step-by-step program, a piano teacher with 40+ years of experience teaches the instrument to students of all ages

Four or Eight Guitar Lessons at Pat Hurley Music School (Up to 60% Off)

Pat Hurley Music School

Laguna Niguel

$130 $59

Music instructor with more than 35 years of experience teaches students to play the guitar at their own pace

$8 for $15 Groupon — Accredited Driving School

Accredited Driving School

San Jacinto

$15 $8

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Two or Four 30-Minute Piano Lessons from Jenise Piano Studio (Up to 54% Off)

Jenise Piano Studio

Aliso Viejo

$60 $29

Students of all ages and experience levels learn to play the piano

One, Two, or Three 2-Hour Reading and Writing Tutoring Sessions at JMLearning365 (Up to 51% Off)

JMLearning365

Aliso Viejo

$80 $39

Instructor Jeff Lake draws on his teaching experience to help students build reading, writing, and test-taking skills

Outdoor Book Club for One or Two from Reading Solutions (Up to 50% Off)

Reading Solutions

Laguna Hills

$10 $5

Book club on Laguna Beach teaches kids, parents, and teachers reading strategies, comprehension, and critical thinking

$149 for 12-Week Real Estate License Course at Nationwide Real Estate Schools

Nationwide Real Estate Schools

Multiple Locations

$309 $149

Class time and materials help students get their real-estate-salesperson license with practice exams and study material

Four-Hour Weekend Digital-Photography Workshop for One or Two from My Artist Loft (Up to 57% Off)

My Artist Loft

Laguna Beach

$149 $69

Photo expert Mary Gulino imparts digital-photography basics throughout four-hour outdoor or indoor workshops

Four-Week Show Choir, Music-Reading, or Sight-Singing Class at Glee Music Academy (Up to 80% Off)

Glee Music Academy

Lake Forest Spectrum Pointe

$49 $10

Show choir classes teach rhythm, harmonies, and other basics, while music-reading and sight-singing classes demystify music notation

$189 for a Scuba-Certification Course at Sea Stallion Scuba Outfitters ($495 Value)

Sea Stallion Scuba Outfitters

Irvine Industrial Complex-East

$495 $189

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Certified instructors prep students for open-water dives with classroom and pool sessions during SSI dive-certification courses

Two or Four 30-Minute Classical Piano Lessons at Joyce Piano (Up to 71% Off)

Joyce Piano

Lake Forest

$60 $19

Instructor with 15 years of experience leads private lessons in classical piano playing six days a week

One Month of Private 30-, 45-, or 60-Minute Music Lessons at The Modern Music Studio (Up to 66% Off)

The Modern Music Studio

Beaumont

$100 $49

Experienced instructors help students expand their musical repertoire with techniques and practical skills

Five Group Language Classes or Three or Five Private Language Lessons at Spectrum Languages (Up to 55% Off)

Spectrum Languages

Irvine Business Complex

$75 $35

Group classes typically host up to eight students, and during private lessons, students work on fluency in German, Chinese, Arabic, and more

One or Two Basic Digital-Photography Classes at iWink Studios (Up to 75% Off)

iWink Studios

Newport Beach

$159 $45

Taught in one day, two three-hour courses cover photography basics such as camera settings and shooting moving objects

One or Two 40-Minute Piano Lessons at EZPiano (50% Off)

EZPiano

Irvine Business Complex

$80 $40

Experienced instructors blend aspects of teaching methods such as Suzuki and Kodály to meet the needs of each individual

Four Private Music Lessons from Irvine Music Academy (51% Off)

Irvine Music Academy

Irvine

$175 $86

30-minute piano, guitar, and violin lessons available; instructors specialize in teaching children ages 5 and up

Academic Tutoring Sessions or SAT and ACT Test Prep from TutorNerds LLC (50% Off). Three Options Available.

TutorNerds LLC

Irvine

$280 $139

Tutors travel to a location of your choosing to help teach students course material and improve their time-management and study skills

$59 for $125 Worth of Music Lessons — Music and Voice Institute

Music And Voice Institute

Banning

$125 $59

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$18 for $40 at I Am You - Self Discovery Center

Speaking Circles

Newport Beach

$40 $18

Mastering the art of public speaking, starting with learning to breathe while an audience is present. We practice in small groups.

3, 5, or 10 Men's Haircuts at Toni&Guy Academy (Up to 58% Off)

TONI&GUY Academy

Multiple Locations

$54 $25

Under the supervision of an instructor, student hairstylists create face-flattering looks

$149 for a One-Day Wealth-Management Workshop at CAS Creative Options ($399 Value)

CAS Creative Options

Costa Mesa

$399 $149

Attendees can bring their queries to a postworkshop open Q&A session with professional traders

$1,500 for a Permanent Makeup Class and Certification at Permanent Cosmetic Make UP by Leila ($3,000 Value)

Permanent Cosmetic Make UP by Leila

Corona

$3,000 $1,500

Students learn permanent makeup application, color blending, and eyebrow shaping, leaving the course with a new machine and materials

One, Two, or Three Private Dance Lessons for Individual or Couple at Arthur Murray Dance Center (Up to 53% Off)

Arthur Murray Dance Center

Riverside

$40 $19

Seasoned instructors lead students through private culled from renowned dance curriculum’s century of steps

Eight Two-Hour GED Prep or ESL Classes at American English Institute (Half Off)

American English Institute

Riverside

$200 $100

ESL program covers speaking, grammar, and writing for nonnative English speakers; prep course readies students to take the GED exam

$20 for $40 Toward four one-hour group Salsa-Dance Classes — BellaMar Studio of the Arts

Bellamar Studio Of The Arts

Magnolia Center

$40 $20

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$345 for a Driver's Education Course at 2nd Wind Traffic School ($425 Value)

2nd Wind Traffic School

Santa Ana

$425 $345

30-hour driving course includes group classroom instruction and one-on-one training behind the wheel

Three or Five Private In-Home Piano, Vocal, or Guitar Lessons from The Music Abode (Up to 56% Off)

The Music Abode

Redeem from Home

$75 $35

Experienced instructors cater private music lessons to each student's needs, such as sight-reading or rehearsing complex pieces

$15 for an Online Driving Training Course from Safety 1st Driving School ($30 Value)

Safety 1st Driving School

Online Deal

$30 $15

The 30-hour course includes games and videos designed to help students pass their written DMV tests

$79 for an Online Oracle Database Administration Course from e-Careers ($840 Value)

e-Careers

Online Deal

$840 $79

Online course covers skills needed to install and maintain Oracle databases; earn an Oracle-certified professional certificate at the end

Two or Four 30-Minute In-Home Private Guitar Lessons with a RockStarter Materials Kit from University of Rock (51% Off)

University of Rock

Redeem from Home

$120 $59

Trained instructors tailor in-home guitar lessons so students build knowledge and improve their skills; RockStarter kit with music book

$33 for $65 Worth of Music Lessons — Absolutely The Best Entertainment

Absolutely The Best Entertainment

Redeem from Home

$65 $33

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One or Three Groupons, Each Good for One Massage at American Institute of Massage Therapy (AIMT) (50% Off)

American Institute of Massage Therapy (AIMT)

Santa Ana

$30 $15

Clients can choose from Swedish, deep-tissue, sports, general relaxation, or integrated therapeutic massage; 30% off massage courses

$98 for $228 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — Mathnasium The Math Learning Center

Mathnasium Of Rsm

Redeem from Home

$228 $98

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Bonnie Stromer, a registered art therapist, opened Xpressive Arts Center to make art programs available for everyone in the community, animating her belief that the arts are an important form of self-expression and communication. Inside the historic stone building, instructors lead an array of classes in printmaking, beadwork, and painting to stoke the flames of each individual?s artistic expressivity. During the popular BYOB painting sessions, groups of painters bond and learn new techniques over wine, beer, or basically any kind of matter that starts with the letter b.

12257 Old Pomerado Rd
Poway,
CA
US

Jeff Martin's rise to CrossFit acclaim began in the small front room of the phone company he owned with his wife, Mikki. There, he began to teach martial-arts classes in kickboxing, Kenpo karate, and krav maga under the company name Brand X, building a foundation of self-defense skills as his class sizes steadily increased. Jeff's devotion to CrossFit was born simultaneously with Brand X's move to a larger location. Both he and his wife earned their training certifications and established their gym as one of the first official CrossFit affiliates. He then went on to spearhead the CrossFit Kids program, a venture that led to his title as Director of Youth Training for CrossFit Headquarters and the recent surge in toddler NBA recruits.

Today, the classes at CrossFit Brand X encompass every facet of Jeff's journey through the fitness industry. Elite coaches, Kenpo black belts, and certified krav-maga instructors lead sessions for all age groups that aim for functional strength and endurance, helping patrons to feel more powerful and able in their day-to-day activities such as lifting heavy boxes and scaling flights of stairs. The 30-minute CrossFit workouts cull techniques from weightlifting, gymnastics, and cardio drills, challenging muscles with movements that correspond to real-life tasks for all-around health.

432 Maple St, Ste 1
Ramona,
CA
US

Before yoga was a household activity and people meditated to guard their minds from computers' thought-control beams, Yoga Center of California was already teaching students a rigidly traditional yet relaxed approach to yoga. Within the center—established more than four decades ago—instructors who have all trained for at least five years under internationally renowned guru Ramakrishna Ananda demonstrate time-honored poses and emphasize meditation techniques from each yogic style to help students find the technique that suits them best. These professors of flexibility also guard pupils against strain as they find each group's comfort zone, showing them how to relax a pose and modify positions to match skill levels. In each class, such as Hatha, Chinese, or prenatal yoga, two instructors introduce the philosophy of yoga while training participants in asanas and meditation. Yoga Center of California also teaches children in specialized classes.

240 W Mission Ave Ste C
Escondido,
California
US

At five years old, Kenny Mathews started learning piano right around the time he started learning to read. After touring with a rock n' roll band and teaching for two decades, he's not only musically literate—he's downright multi-lingual. His expertise encompasses trumpet, flute, saxophone, guitar, and ukelele—but his specialty is encouragement. Regardless of the instrument, he helps his students feel comfortable whether they're playing alone or performing for an audience of jittery grisly bears. He supplements his private lessons with recital prep, and remains a source of patient support for his pupils throughout their learning process.

1840 Villa Del Dios Glen
Escondido,
CA
US

Tutoring Club specializes in custom individualized tutoring sessions to enhance all levels of math, science, and language arts, college prep, and study skills for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The skill assessment diagnoses each student's challenges and assesses his or her current knowledge before charting a brave new path toward wisdom. Over the course of the tutoring sessions, instructors focus and build on students' existing strengths to shore up knowledge and intellectual resourcefulness, closing academic gaps faster than front doors on vacuum salesmen.

3410 Del Lago Blvd
Escondido,
CA
US

Sponsored by the San Diego Army Advisory Council, the Community Salute to Heroes 5K Crossfit Race celebrates and benefits American do-gooders including first responders and military families. The race begins at Grossmont High School, with heats taking off from the starting line at 15-minute intervals. As runners navigate the 5K course, Army representatives will greet them at the end of each kilometer with optional CrossFit exercises. Because the CrossFit stations are optional and most people can’t read military time, runners will not be timed.

As the runners make their way toward the finish line, the festivities continue around them. The mayor of El Cajon will oversee proceedings as the master of ceremonies, and a two-star general will be on hand to swear in more than 100 future soldiers. Spectators can take in musical performances by the Heroes throughout the day, or send little ones to the Kiddy Corner for bounce-house sessions and other activities.

1100 Murray Dr
El Cajon,
CA
US