Beads of a Feather's experienced instructors guide students' hands and eyes through the shop's shifting treasure trove of potential body ornamentations. Each Basic Beading class includes three hours of comprehensive, hands-on education covering techniques such as stringing and crimping. All fledgling embellishers walk away with neck and ear adornments along with the basic wire-wrapping skills necessary for future projects and near-future attempts at reinventing the clothes hanger. To aid in such artistic endeavors, Groupon guests can apply their 15% in-store discount toward the shop's exhaustive selection of tools and accessories from brands such as Vintaj, Beadsmith, and Swarovski.
Taking up three studios inside the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Berks Ballet Theatre Conservatory of Dance teaches ballet, tap, jazz, and modern dance to students aged 3 and older. Each rung up the conservatory ladder features more responsibility for students and more technique-based training from owner Nathan Bland and his staff. Once students reach Ballet 3 or higher, they can try out for performances at the Berks Ballet Theatre, a pre-professional theater that has been orchestrating performances, such as its annual Nutcracker performance, since 1976.
Down Under Sports and Fitness founders and personal training duo Samantha and Stephen, who hail from Australia and the United States, respectively, use their diverse backgrounds to help push exercisers toward their fitness goals. The other members of their training team also boast their own specific specialties, be it strength training or improving posture.