Activities in Santa Barbara Downtown

60-Minute Standup-Paddleboard Lesson for One or Two from Soma Get Fit (Up to 80% Off)

Scott Crawford of Soma Get Fit

Santa Barbara Downtown

Students learn the ins and outs of standup paddleboarding, including how to balance on the board and how to maneuver through the tide

$125 $25

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Dance Classes at World Dance for Humanity (Up to 73% Off)

World Dance for Humanity

Santa Barbara Downtown

Staff members blend cardio and dance during fun classes and disperse 100% of proceeds to local and global charities

$100 $29

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Four or Eight Weeks of Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes at Santa Barbara Jujitsu Kai (Up to 67% Off)

Santa Barbara Jujitsu Kai

Santa Barbara

During jujitsu classes that teach both technique and coordination, students learn self-defense skills while also building confidence

$120 $49

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5 or 10 Barre Fitness Classes at Barre 101 (Up to 60%

Barre 101

Multiple Locations

60-minute barre classes combine cardio with muscle-sculpting moves to tone the entire body while blasting calories

$95 $40

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12 or 18 Sunrisers Bootcamp Classes, or 12 Launch at Lunch Classes from Coley Fitness and Massage (58% Off)

Coley Fitness and Massage

Lower State

Outdoor bootcamp classes held at 6 a.m. for full-body conditioning; lunchtime classes are specifically for women

$165 $69

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$50 for a Family Introduction to Climbing at Santa Barbara Rock Gym ($100 Value)

Santa Barbara Rock Gym

Lower State

Families get to experience indoor climbing with help from a trained instructor

$100 $50

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One Month of Martial Arts Classes with Optional Two Weeks of Fitness Classes at Martial Arts Family Fitness (53% Off)

Martial Arts Family Fitness

Lower State

Martial arts classes infused with karate techniques

$99 $49

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3, 5, or 10 Adult Dance-Fitness Classes at Westside Dance (Up to 55% Off)

Westside Dance

Santa Barbara

Group fitness classes fuse ballet, cardio dance, free weights, and stretching for a rhythmic, well-rounded workout

$30 $15

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One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes Yasa Yoga (77% Off)

Yasa Yoga

Downtown Santa Barbara

Team of yogis guides students through series of poses in a Mission-style mansion once owned by Charlie Chaplin

$170 $39

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Kayaking and Paddle Boarding Rentals, Tours, and Lessons at Santa Barbara Fitness Tours (Up to 47% Off)

SB Fit Tours

Santa Barbara

High-quality equipment rentals let people explore Santa Barbara’s coast at their own pace; lessons and tours provide more guidance

$25 $14

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Visit for Adults and Kids to Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (Up to 47% Off). Three Options Available.

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

Waterfront

Exhibits, historic sailing vessels, and films bring the California Coast and other areas of maritime history to life

$14 $8

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Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History for Two or Four (50% Off)

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Santa Barbara

A 72-ft. blue-whale skeleton stares down at you, and Chumash Indian relics wait for their secrets to be uncovered or hike a nature trail.

$24 $12

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Five Boot-Camp Classes at BDfitlife (55% Off)

Bdfitlife

Eastside

Bootcamp is catered to your group, with only five people in each class! Can do prenatal to strength conditioning, cardio, and stretching.

$500 $225

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5 or 10 Yoga Classes at Mesa Yoga (53% Off)

Mesa Yoga

Santa Barbara

Instructors lead small groups through Vinyasa-based asana sequences during yoga classes held at several times each day

$85 $40

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Highlights of Rodrigo Clark's two-decade Brazilian jiu-jitsu career include training with Master Carlos Gracie, Jr., reaching 3rd-degree black belt status, and medaling at the World Nogi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship seven times. At Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu Academy Santa Barbara, Clark shares his vast knowledge of the Gracie style of self-defense during programs for all ages and skill levels. His and his team's teachings don't just show students how to defend themselves, though. They can also boost self-esteem, burn calories, reduce stress, and improve one's ability to dice vegetables with their bare hand.

1014 State St
Santa Barbara,
CA
US

CorePower Yoga’s instructors guide students through creative yoga classes that meld movement, breathing, and music into entrancing routines to energize the body and mind. Much like a butler with a teleportation pod, they welcome students at studios across the U.S., with locations in more than 10 different states. During the signature CorePower yoga class, teachers lead students through dynamic, Vinyasa-style flows with demonstration and verbal cues, helping pupils to tone core muscles and cultivate balance.

Most classes convene in a 90- to 95-degree room, which intensifies stretches, bolsters coordination, and melts stress. To foster full-body strength and cardiovascular health, some yoga workouts include the use of free weights to pump up heart rates.

1129 State St.
Santa Barbara,
CA
US

For more than three decades, locally owned Spectrum Athletic Clubs have aimed to create a resort-like experience for patrons with upscale perks and personalized care. After workouts, gym-goers can avail themselves of unlimited towel service and change in comfortable locker rooms. Other amenities include saunas, steam rooms, healthy cafes, specialized workout areas, and complimentary Internet access.

In addition, racquetball courts let athletes improve their game independently, and patrons can sweat solo on cardiovascular equipment with individual viewing screens. Group classes, more than 1,200 of which are held daily, include Zumba, Pilates, Body Combat, and CXWorx sessions and enable trainees to draw motivation from each other or from each exercise studio's complimentary tank of moxie. The Spectrum Kids Club gives kids a place to play while adults work out and hosts such events as pool parties and pizza parties throughout the year.

21 W Carrillo St.
Santa Barbara,
CA
US

The instructors at Santa Barbara Festival Ballet have honed their teaching skills just as much as their dancing ones. All of them have been extensively trained in tutoring dance, and they coach their students using the renowned Cecchetti Method?a syllabus that progresses from fundamentals to professional-level techniques. The school welcomes dancers of all ages to learn from their practiced staff.

1019 Chapala Street
Santa Barbara,
CA
US

State Street Ballet's lithe dancers gracefully pirouette to classical masterpieces during performances modernized with special effects and digital technology. The season's first show, Starry Night, celebrates Vincent van Gogh's art in a multimedia performance that juxtaposes art, music, theater, dance, and text from the post-Impressionist's recovered Twitter feeds. Choreographed by celebrated dancesmith William Soleau, the ballet aims to mimic the flow of oil paint across a canvas through dancers’ movement as videos project a backdrop of collaged paintings and letters. The surfaces of the recently renovated Granada Theatre are also draped with art, from Moorish-inspired geometric patterns on the golden walls to decorative niches imbued with Old World grandeur.

1214 State St
Santa Barbara,
CA
US

Family owned and operated since 1923, Metropolitan Theatres unspools blockbuster and art-house independent films at 19 locations in the U.S. and Canada using superior film presentation and digital sound systems. Theatre concession stands dole Coca-Cola products and detonate kernels of popcorn to fill bellies and share with encroaching Godzillas. Snacks in hand, customers sink into seats inside conventional or stadium-style theatres to laugh, gasp, and grimace at star-studded titles, such as The Grey, War Horse, or Hugo. Independent films such as The Artist and The Descendants appease creative tastes.

916 State St
Santa Barbara,
CA
US