Classes in Mark Twain

Four- to Six-Week Classes in Clay, Fiber, Graphics, Woodturning, or Metals (Up to 55% Off)

Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design

Grand Center

$168 $75

Artistic instructors teach students how to work with digital images, clay, fiber, wood, and metals

10 or 20 Group Fitness Classes or One-Month Gym Membership at BJC WellAware Center (Up to 78% Off)

BJC WellAware Center

Central West End

$80 $19

Center located on the Barnes-Jewish Hospital campus features highly trained, certified fitness pros and top-notch equipment

2 Months of Unlimited Boot Camp Sessions from Hilltop Fitness Studio, LLC (50% Off)

Hilltop Fitness Studio

St. Louis

$500 $250

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes from PowerFit Bootcamp (Up to 80% Off)

PowerFit Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

$99 $29

Trainers motivate exercisers to tackle routines of calisthenics, plyometrics, and resistance training

12 CrossFit Classes or 1 or 2 Months of Unlimited Classes at Heavy Metal CrossFit @ The Lab Gym (Up to 86% Off)

Heavy Metal CrossFit @ The Lab Gym

St. Louis

$275 $39

CrossFit classes combine an ever-changing rotation of high-intensity functional movements to keep clients in shape

2-Hour Simulated Space Mission for Two or Four at Challenger Learning Center in Ferguson (Up to 52% Off)

Challenger Learning Center

St. Louis

$30 $15

Visitors play the role of astronauts, scientists, and engineers through a two-hour simulated space mission to the Moon, Mars, or a comet

Three Personal-Training Sessions and a Dietary Consultation from Start Right LLC (65% Off)

Start Right, Llc

Redeem from Home

$250 $88

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10 or 20 Bikram Yoga Classes at Bikram Hot Yoga Midwest (Up to 67% Off)

Bikram Hot Yoga Midwest

Saint Louis

$140 $49

Instructors guide students through 26 poses and 2 breathing exercises in a heated studio; benefits include increased strength and well-being

Five Yoga Classes from Mind & Body Kula (64% Off)

Mind & Body Kula

Tower Grove South

$70 $25

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4, 6, or 10 Modern Dance or Broadway Jazz Dance Classes at Flex Fitness Studio (Up to 71% Off)

Flex Fitness Studio

Tower Grove South

$48 $20

Modern dance lessons stress the idea of expression through movement; tunes from Broadway musicals soundtrack jazz dance classes

Unlimited Yoga for Three or Six Weeks at Bikram Yoga St. Louis (Up to 81% Off)

Bikram Yoga St. Louis

Clayton

$127.50 $29

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Beginners are welcome at this friendly yoga studio, which turns the heat up to increase circulation and loosen the muscles

$39 for Four Weeks of Unlimited Boxing Classes at Sweat ($80 Value)

Sweat

Clayton

$80 $39

Trainers lead more than 10 boxing classes that help athletes get in shape and improve skills such as speed, agility, and coordination

10 Yoga Classes or 30 Days of Unlimited Yoga Classes at D's Yoga Home in University City (Up to 62% Off)

D's Yoga Home

University City

$130 $49

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Certified yoga instructors promote holistic healing through yoga practice

10 or 20 Yoga Fusion or Get Fit Fusion Classes at Get Fit St. Louis LLC (Up to 76% Off)

Get Fit St. Louis LLC

Multiple Locations

$100 $29

Beginning and ending with yogic exercise, classes also address strength and cardio training

$49 for One Month of Unlimited Classes at YogaSource ($135 Value)

YogaSource

Richmond Heights

$135 $49

Eleven different yoga classes accommodate students of varying levels and help them develop strength, flexibility, and endurance

$49 for 10 Yoga Classes at Breath of Life Health & Wellness Center (Up to $120 Value)

Breath of Life Health & Wellness Center

Richmond Heights

$120 $49

Experienced yoga instructors guide yogis of all skill levels through classes that range from gentle Hatha yoga to high-energy Vinyasa flow

$85 for $275 Worth of Personal Fitness Program — Sports Medicine and Training Center

Sports Medicine & Training Center

St. Louis

$275 $85

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$24 for $48 Groupon — Mayer-Torno School of Irish Dance

Mayer-torno School Of Irish Dance

Brentwood

$48 $24

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Six Strength-Training Classes or One Month of Strength-Training Classes at Faster Fitness (Up to 85% Off)

Faster Fitness

Brentwood

$120 $29

Both options include a nutritional consultation

10 or 20 Drop-In Group Personal-Training Sessions at Complete Fitness Results (Up to 87% Off)

Complete Fitness Results

Brentwood

$270 $39

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Group personal-training sessions improve fitness and dietary habits

One or Two Months of Unlimited Fitness Classes at No Excuses, Personal Training and Bootcamps (Up to 76% Off)

No Excuses, Personal Training and Bootcamps

Florissant

$125 $35

Burn fat and build muscle in these high-energy aerobic and boot-camp workouts

On-Ramp or CrossFit Classes or Five Personal Training Sessions at Steel Plate Crossfit (Up to 73% Off)

Steel Plate Crossfit

St. Louis

$110 $30

Trainers tailor exercise routines to client goals; CrossFit features functional exercises that beginners can learn in On-Ramp courses

Two Weeks of Boxing and Kickboxing Classes for One or Two Individuals at Title Boxing Club (84% Off)

Title Boxing Club

Multiple Locations

$129 $21

Trainers teach how to land jabs, hooks, and roundhouse kicks using pads and heavy bags, helping students burn up to 1,000 calories per class

10 Drop-In Boot-Camp Sessions or One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp Sessions at STL Torched Fitness (Up to 80% Off)

STL Torched Fitness

Webster Groves

$150 $31

Studio's owner uses his 13 years of experience in the fitness industry to lead clients through boot-camp-style workouts

Two- or Three-Hour BYOB Painting Class for Two at Pinot's Palette (Up to 50% Off)

Pinot's Palette

Webster Groves

$70 $35

Students follow instructor's lead as they recreate a painting in two- or three-hour painting classes

5 or 10 Pilates Equipment Classes at The Pilates and Yoga Center of St. Louis (Up to 65% Off)

The Pilates and Yoga Center of St. Louis

Ladue

$150 $65

Instructors guide up to eight students through core-strengthening stretches and resistance work aboard the Reformer machine

Ten Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at West-East Natural Healing (Up to 56% Off)

West-East Natural Healing

Warson Woods

$120 $55

Range of yoga disciplines including vinyasa flow, gentle yoga, and kundalini help to relax minds and strengthen bodies

Two Beginning Knitting Classes for One or Two at Kirkwood Knittery (Up to 57% Off)

Kirkwood Knittery

St. Louis

$45 $20

Students learn to work with knit and purl stitches during beginning knitting classes in two sessions over two weeks

One, Three, or Six 60-Minute Personal-Training Sessions at GraceFitness (Up to 67% Off)

GraceFitness

Saint Louis

$50 $20

Trainer with more than 16 years of experience helps clients meet their fitness goals, whether that's to lose weight or build muscle mass

6 or 12 Women's Fitness Classes at Foxy Fit Studios (Up to 53% Off)

Foxy Fit Studios

Bridgeton

$55 $27

Skilled instructros lead classes ranging from pole-dancing and yoga to stiletto fitness to improve strength, endurance, and confidence

20 CrossFit Group Workout Classes from CrossFit Unearth (65% Off)

Crossfit Unearth

St. Louis

$140 $49

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Two Beginner Needlepoint Classes or $20 for $40 Worth of Supplies at The Needlepoint Clubhouse

The Needlepoint Clubhouse

Saint Louis

$50 $20

Experienced instructors teach needlepoint students the ins and outs of creating beautiful, intricate designs and embellishments

One, Three, or Six 30-Minute Stretch-Therapy Sessions at Achieve Wellness (Up to 53% Off)

Achieve Wellness

Mehlville

$34 $17

A personal trainer guides patients' muscles into controlled stretches designed to relieve aches and pains

10 or 20 CrossFit Classes, or One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at J5 CrossFit (Up to 85% Off)

J5 CrossFit

Collinsville

$150 $23

Certified CrossFit coaches lead intense, ever-changing functional-fitness workouts in an 11,000 sq. ft. facility open seven days a week

10 or 20 Yoga Classes at Yoga in Columbia (Up to 68% Off)

Yoga In Columbia

Yoga in Columbia

$120 $40

Gain strength and flexibility in these Vinyasa-style yoga classes in a spacious studio

Four or Eight Weeks of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Assault Fitness LLC (Up to 81% Off)

Assault Fitness LLC

Chesterfield

$300 $59

Students build strength and stamina in challenging, varied 60-minute boot-camp classes

12 or 24 Boxing, Kickboxing, or Cage Fitness Classes at Kelly's Championship Martial Arts, Inc. (Up to 60% Off)

Kelly's Championship Martial Arts, Inc.

Fenton

$25 $12

Fitness instructors lead fast-paced boxing, kickboxing, and cage fitness classes that build strength and endurance in an upbeat atmosphere

BYOB Mosaic Class for Two or $15 for $30 Worth of Art Classes at My Handyworks

My Handyworks

Saint Charles

$60 $29

Build your own mosaic, creating everything from a lighthouse to mountain ranges

Hip-Hop, Ballet, Tap, and Jazz Dance Classes at J5 Center of Contemporary Arts (Up to 67%). 5 Options Available.

J5 Center of Contemporary Arts

Saint Charles

$68 $29

Preschoolers aged 3–5 work out & learn to dance with hip-hop moves; kids 6 & up develop focus & discipline during ballet, tap & jazz classes

16 Live Insanity Boot-Camp Classes or Month of Smart Group Training Boot Camp at SwaggHer Fitness (Up to 63% Off)

SwaggHER Fitness

Belleville

$160 $60

Experienced instructors lead popular, high-intensity Insanity classes or help clients achieve goals through a resistance-training program

One or Two Month Gold Membership Packages for Up to Six People at The Proving Ground (Up to 76% Off)

The Proving Ground

Fenton

$320 $99

Enjoy full access to the gym with up to six family members; personal training session included with each option

14-Day, 21-Day, or Six-Week Boot-Camp for Beginners rom St. Louis Fitness Boot Camp (Up to 76% Off)

St. Louis Fitness Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$99 $31

Unlimited one-hour workouts held six mornings a week, plus a choice of e-book, a T-shirt, and access to meal planning and online support

Two Weeks of Unlimited Kickboxing Classes for One or Two at Body Fit Kickboxing (85% Off)

Body Fit Kickboxing

Edwardsville

$65 $10

Kickboxing classes welcome students of all levels to shape up quickly with series of kicks, punches, and drill work.

21-Day Sexy Slim Down Weight-Loss Boot Camp at Fast Fitness Boot Camp (80% Off)

Fast Fitness Boot Camp

Edwardsville

$147 $29

Personal trainer coaches boot-campers through custom workouts while providing exercise tips, nutrition advice, and motivation

Three or One 50-Minute Personal Training Sessions at Your Wellness Element (Up to 62% Off)

Your Wellness Element

Dummy Address

$210 $80

Personal trainers help instill healthy habits and fat-burning fitness regimens

Five or Ten Group Dance Classes at Just Dancing (Up to 51% Off)

Just Dancing

Manchester

$50 $25

Experienced instructors help students of all ages and skill levels to learn the foxtrot, waltz, rumba, cha cha, salsa and swing dance

One or Two Months of Unlimited Cardio or Adult MMA Classes at Fit or Fight (Up to 58% Off)

Fit or Fight

Valley Park

$30 $15

Whether clients are looking to get fit or pick up some self-defense skills, the gym offers an array of classes to harden bodies

5, 10, or 20 Group Classes at ZFit Studio(Up to 50% Off)

ZFit Studio

Fenton

$35 $17.50

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Instructors lead energetic Zumba, yoga, and R.I.P.P.E.D. sessions, as well as high-intensity workouts focused on toning abs and glutes

Two-Week CrossFit Prep Course or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Riverbend CrossFit (Up to 76% Off)

Riverbend CrossFit

Edwardsville

$120 $31

Instructors create revolving daily workouts that enhance strength, power, and agility while using everything from barbells to push sleds

5 or 10 Reformer Pilates Classes at Pilates + Yoga Studio (Up to 59% Off)

Pilates + Yoga Studio

Chesterfield

$183 $75

Studio specializing in mindful movement offers reformer Pilates classes, which focus on underused muscles with Pilates exercises on machines

Four Weeks of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Oliver Health and Fitness Bootcamp (79% Off)

Oliver Health and Fitness Bootcamp

O'Fallon

$197 $41

Morning boot-camp workouts held indoors in a newly remodeled dance studio

$11 for $20 Groupon — All You Studio & Party Place

All You! Studio & Party Place

Troy

$20 $11

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$59 for Wine Tasting, Professional Dance Show, and Private Lesson for 2 at Dance Pizazz ($159 Value)

Dance Pizazz

Saint Peters

$159 $59

Enjoy variety of wines as pro dancers tango, salsa, cha-cha, and swing; couples then take the floor for private 30-minute lesson

Six Drop-In Group Classes or One Private Lesson at Just Dancing West (Up to 60% Off)

Just Dancing West

Saint Charles

$60 $30

Customers can enjoy learning ballroom, swing, and Latin dancing

Guitar Lessons with Optional String Change or Guitar Rental at Dave's Guitar Instruction (Up to 61% Off)

Dave's Guitar Instruction

Saint Charles

$157.50 $65

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Learn simple tunes by the end of the first lesson, then interactively play on a stage with a recorded band to quickly pick up guitar skills

One or Three Months of Weekly One-Hour Dance Classes at The Art Of Dance And Classical Ballet (Up to 64% Off)

The Art Of Dance And Classical Ballet

O'Fallon

$54 $20

Family-owned business with a 54-year history offers classes such as tumbling, tap, jazz, hip-hop, and ballet for students of all ages

Yoga or Pilates Classes or Private Lessons at Pilates & Yoga for Life (Up to 77% Off). Three Options Available.

Pilates & Yoga for Life

O'Fallon

$150 $39

During yoga classes, students hold a series of flowing poses that enhance flexibility; Pilates classes build core strength

One or Two Months of Guitar Lessons at Guitar Pedal Shoppe LLC (55% Off)

Guitar Pedal Shoppe LLC

O'Fallon

$165 $75

Brick-and-mortar guitar shop that specializes in accessories also offers weekly lessons for students in all styles and genres

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Jazzercise is 60 minutes of cardio, strength training, and stretching that incorporates moves from hip-hop, yoga, Pilates, jazz dance, kickboxing, and resistance training with handheld weights. Dancing with the Stars' two-time champion Cheryl Burke is a big fan of Jazzercise's improvisational workouts, though luckily you won't need her dance moves to get the most out of your class. If you're prone to first-class jitters, though, you can review the basic moves online before you go. Expect to burn off up to 600 calories with each go-round.

8720 Jennings Station Road
St. Louis,
MO
US

• For $63, new members get a two-month household metro membership plus joining fee (a $252 total value). • For $42, new members get a two-month adult metro membership plus joining fee (a $166 total value). • For $15, current members get $30 toward a class or program.

5555 Page Blvd
Saint Louis,
MO
US

The Vino Gallery—located in a renovated police substation in the Central West End—houses an impressive selection of small-production and artisan wines, beers, and other libations amid an ever-evolving collection of local art. The staff guides visitors to the tasting bar or the outdoor patio, allowing guests to sample selections and avoid pouring wines they don’t like into a roommate’s humidifier. Rachael Buehrer, wine enthusiast and educator, and coowner Alex Head, promote informed wine consumption with complimentary tastings after 5 p.m., Monday–Friday, and all day on Saturday. One-hour wine classes lend imbibers further wine expertise, and the wine-of-the-month club helps customers branch out from go-to varietals.

4701 McPherson Ave
Saint Louis,
MO
US

The trainers at The Boxing Gym help clients use their natural assets to get into shape: namely, two fists and a little bit of stress to take out on a punching bag. They splice their boxing and kickboxing lessons with calisthenics, push-ups, and jump roping, keeping the workout fast and varied, and always returning to combative techniques. Beyond the realm of fitness, they also help prepare fighters for the ring with MMA training in the form of submission-grappling lessons and full-speed, pad-assisted kickboxing.

4166 Olive St
Saint Louis,
MO
US

At Santé Fitness & Wellness at the Chase Park Plaza, 18,000 square feet of space, an outdoor swimming pool, and an expansive schedule of fitness classes skim the surface of its lavish facility. Guests can take advantage of WiFi, personal TVs, upscale fitness machines, and protein shakes and beverages; personal trainers can plan private Pilates sessions and individual health coaching.

212 North Kingshighway Boulevard
St. Louis,
MO
US

Fire. Hammers. A pottery wheel. Some of humanity?s most elemental and primitive tools, yet into the 21st century they remain. And Craft Alliance Program Director Susan Donahue Yates attests that they?re some of the coolest. With each season?s catalog of classes, some of the most popular, according to Yates, let students play with fire, hammer metal into jewelry, or shape a lump of clay into something as fundamentally beautiful as a baby seal mimicking the Mona Lisa?s wry smirk.

At Craft Alliance, the focus is art in all its forms. Whether the tool is the raw flame fusing cut copper or a Mac loaded with Photoshop image-editing software, the intention to inspire and to create remains the same. Its two locations schedule seasonal terms with four- to six-week classes, as well as intensive workshops and children?s classes. Guiding each student along his or her adventure, skilled faculty instruct from experience. Most are working artists who exhibit their work and who have reaped their experience from the trenches of the art world.

Craft Alliance is not just empowering people with knowledge; they are also helping people make mugs, bowls, wooden spinning tops, rings, rugs, and digital photo albums. Many of these things are practical and serve a functional purpose. But many do not?they?re just beautiful things, like vestigial tails. A good number of these pieces are created by hand and are meant to remind us, as Yates remarked, that everyone can do something different from their everyday, workaday lives by adding beauty to a world that truly needs it.

The student and faculty artists backbone the Craft Alliance community, which in 2014 celebrates its 50th anniversary. The Grand Center location represents a regeneration of an arts district already pillared by the Fabulous Fox Theatre, Powell Symphony Hall, and St. Louis University.

501 N Grand Blvd
Saint Louis,
MO
US