Things To Do In Sterling

Up to 46% Off Scuba Lessons

Sterling

$69 $39

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Students learn the basics of breathing underwater in a two-hour class led by PADI professionals

Up to 53% Off Guitar Lessons

Countryside

$100 $49

Learn how to play the acoustic guitar—or refine skills you already have—at your own pace with instruction from an experienced guitar player

Up to 72% Off Fitness Boot-Camp Classes

Multiple Locations

$140 $39

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Boot-camp classes reshape figures with cardio and strength-training drills that draw from several fitness schools and shift daily

51% Off Five-Week Women's Self-Defense Course

Multiple Locations

$119.95 $59

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Expert mixed martial artist equips women with the defensive moves necessary to stop a larger, more aggressive attacker.

83% Off Martial Arts Classes

Dulles Town Center

$175 $29

Martial arts classes include Brazilian jujitsu, muay thai, judo, and women's self-defense; MMA classes are invite-only

76% Off One Month of Unlimited Classes at Raj Yoga

Sterling

$125 $30

Kundalini yoga emphasizes sensory awareness and intuition during meditative sessions that include poses and chanting

Up to 66% Off Kickboxing Classes

Multiple Locations

$100 $39

Get fit while building your self-defense skills during high-energy kickboxing classes

Up to 75% Off Martial Arts Classes

Sterling Park/Ashburn

$150 $39

Expert instructors lead classes that teach discipline and self-confidence while keeping students fit

Up to 51% Off NRA Basic Pistol-Shooting Course

Multiple Locations

$320 $159

NRA-certified instructors teach proper stance and grip and safety rules; live-fire range time for practicing with revolvers and pistols

Up to 94% Off Martial-Arts Classes 

Sugarland Run Shopping

$500 $29

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Eighth-degree black belt Brazilian jiu-jitsu master Pedro Sauer and his instructors teach striking, grappling, and self-defense

85% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$230 $35

Martial-arts programs for everyone from toddlers to adults at a school led by Master Adam Sterner, a fifth-degree black belt in tae kwon do

45% Off Eight-Week Swing-Dance Course 

Multiple Locations

$110 $60.50

Swing-dance champions Tom Koerner & Debra Sternberg & staff teach jitterbug, lindy hop & charleston steps during eight-week program

50% Off

Herndon

$110 $55

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Up to 82% Off Kung-Fu or Tai-Chi Classes

Herndon

$215 $39

Study the traditional Chinese combat forms of jow-ga kung fu, shaolin mizong quan, and yang tai-Chi

Up to 77% Off Kung Fu Classes

Herndon

$165 $39

Shaolin monks teach adults and children ages 5 and up the ancient techniques for health, fitness, and self-defense during 55-minute classes

Up to 77% Off Yoga Classes at The Ayurvedic Path

Herndon

$125 $29

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Certified yoga teachers encourage relaxation and healing with Hatha yoga classes held inside a sunny studio overlooking the forest

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

Up to 69% Off at Ashburn Martial Arts Center

Ashburn

$150 $49

Adults and kids aged 8 or older master the principles of ancient martial arts such as jujitsu, karate, and muay thai kickboxing

44% Off Services

Beaumeade

$72 $40

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87% Off Martial-Arts Classes at Martial Arts World

Multiple Locations

$225 $30

Instructors teach self-defense during karate and tae kwon do classes for ages 5 or older

77% Off Six Weeks of Classes at Enshin Karate

Multiple Locations

$170 $39

Instructors teach Enshin-style karate, an art that focuses on practical self-defense moves such as take-downs, strikes, and finishers

Up to 81% Off Classes at Lee's Dynamic TaeKwonDo

Beaumeade

$180 $49

Master Won Keun Lee teaches self-discipline and confidence through traditional Korean self-defense techniques

Half Off at CrossFit Impavidus

Ashburn Technology Park

$200 $100

After an introductory class to familiarize yourself with the fundamentals of CrossFit, challenge yourself with the Workout of the Day

Up to 75% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Ashburn/Leesburg

$59 $19

Classes for all ages help impart self-defense skills while also teaching focus, concentration, determination, and respect

Up to 62% Off Private Golf Lessons in Ashburn

Brambleton Golf Course

$50 $19

PGA professional employs careful swing analysis and provides personalized practice strategies

77% Off at Kaizen Mixed Martial Art

Multiple Locations

$170 $39

Students get fit and learn self-defense skills from a staff of instructors that includes MMA fighters and Olympic wrestlers

Up to 91% Off Membership to Gracie Combat Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Beaumeade

$255 $24

Students get fit while mastering MMA jiu-jitsu techniques; membership includes access to all classes and a private lesson with a black belt

Up to 56% Off Children's Dance or Yoga Classes

University Center

$100 $49

Classes combine yoga, dance, music and play to strengthen growing muscles, balance, focus, and self-awareness

Up to 61% Off Fitness Classes at Kore Krav Maga

Ashburn Technology Park

$90 $39.99

School focused on effective krav maga self-defense techniques teaches clients to defend themselves while they get into shape

Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes from TrySelfDefense.com

Multiple Locations

$349 $39

Expert instructors teach essential martial arts skills, as well as discipline and confidence

Half Off Capoeira

Ashburn

$160 $80

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Up to 82% Off Paintball at Multiple Locations

Multiple Locations

$100 $19

Equipped with rental paintball guns and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

50% Off Martial Arts

Brambleton Landbay

$20 $10

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Up to 63% Off at Bikram Yoga Reston

Reston

$85 $39

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105-degree studio hosts 50 Bikram yoga sessions every week, taught by certified instructors; students should bring water, a mat and 2 towels

Up to 65% Off Martial Arts Party or Camp

Multiple Locations

$360 $125

Birthday party with martial arts lesson and pizza for unlimited guests; summer camp with a t-shirt and daily martial arts lessons

Up to 81% Off at Pev's Paintball Park

Aldie

$311.40 $59

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Groups of three battle on 48-acre paintball pitch as referees look on; kids enjoy paintball designed for little hands and softer splatter

55% Off Services

Chantilly

$87 $39

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48% Off Martial Arts

Chantilly

$90 $47

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

Up to 76% Off Naked Boot Camp

Chantilly

$200 $49

Hour-long classes blend resistance training with aerobic exercises and calisthenics for fit, toned bods

80% Off Spa and Fitness Package

Chantilly

$230 $45

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One-month membership with unlimited group classes at a women-only gym; locker room with towel service and a dry sauna

Up to 87% Off Mixed-Martial-Arts Classes

Chantilly

$150 $39

Muay thai kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes for all ages and ability levels; instructors foster fun and friendly environment

Up to 73% Off Group Classes at Primitive Fitness

Chantilly

$180 $59

Exercisers torch calories and tone bodies with basic—or primitive—tools such as barbells and ropes during group fitness classes

50% Off

Chantilly

$120 $60

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Up to 75% Off Kung Fu Classes

Chantilly

$200 $59

During one-hour classes, students of all ages and skill levels learn kung fu techniques while upping their fitness and self-defense skills

Up to 81% Off at IMP Fitness

Chantilly

$305 $59

Boot-camp classes blend cardio, flexibility, and strength drills; personal-training sessions come with a month of gym membership

Up to Off 75% Krav Maga and Fitness Classes

Chantilly

$150 $49

Krav maga blends offensive and defensive strikes and grappling with stress drills to prepare the mind for real-world panic

Up to 83% Off Lessons at Dance King Studios

Leesburg

$220 $49

Students learn salsa, Argentine tango, or swing during private and group lessons, then unleash their skills at practice sessions

69% Off at Catoctin CrossFit

Purcellville

$324 $99

Exercisers gain strength in high-intensity in CrossFit workouts which incorporate functional-fitness moves and are different each day

Up to 72% Off Classes at ATA Elite Martial Arts

Leesburg

$52 $19

Choose from three martial arts–based disciplines, each of which aims to improve self-confidence and overall physical fitness

Harlem Globetrotters – Up to 40% Off Kids' Clinic

Multiple Locations

$110 $66

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Harlem Globetrotters players coach kids ages 6–12 on basketball fundamentals, drills, and off-the-court character development

Up to 70% Off Yoga at A-I Fitness

Imprint Yoga

$150 $45

Variety of yoga classes and Pilates classes improve strength and flexibility and calm minds

Up to 53% Off Kids' Music Lessons 

Multiple Locations

$48 $24

Students aged 5–15 learn to sing or play guitar, piano, or other instruments from instructors with at least 10 years of experience

Up to 50% Off CrossFit Rubicon

McLean

$20 $10

CrossFit instructors create challenging sessions by varying workouts & offering nutritional tips to help students reach their fitness goals

Up to 75% Off at Kaizen Karate

Multiple Locations

$150 $39

Experienced, black-belt instructors teach the fundamentals of karate in beginner classes

Up to 74% Off Pilates Mat Classes

Vienna

$85 $25

Classes teach students the historical order and flow of Joseph Pilates mat work

72% Off at CrossFit North Vienna 

Vienna

$240 $59

Students learn the basic CrossFit moves in introductory classes; one-month packages then let more experienced students dive right in

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$50 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

50% Off at The Winery at Bull Run

Sully

$44 $22

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Winery visit near historic Bull Run includes souvenir glasses, snacks, and $12 in credit at the gift shop for each customer

66% Off Boot-Camp Classes at Victory Fit Camp

Fitness Aspects

$80 $27

Two-hour boot camps take place indoors or on outdoor obstacle courses; workouts influenced by the training techniques of the US Marine Corps

55% Off

Centreville

$159 $72

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Up to 70% Off Boot Camp and Personal Training

Centreville

$99 $39

Certified trainer leads small groups through engaging boot-camp classes, customizing personal-training sessions based on clients’ goals

Up to 88% Off Boot Camp from The Sergeant's Program

Multiple Locations

$234 $29

One-hour, military-inspired workouts push members with running, calisthenics, aerobics, and weight training, held five to six days a week

Up to 68% Off Classes at Village Yoga

Multiple Locations

$90 $29

Classes range from vinyasa flow to high-intensity Zumba and power vinyasa flow yoga

Up to 62% Off Power Yoga

Merrifield

$50 $19

Exercisers of any age or fitness level are welcome at Power Yoga classes, which focus on flexibility, strength, and wellness

Half Off at Fencing Sports Academy

Fairfax

$24 $12

Students parry, lunge, and riposte in fencing classes that cater to everyone from beginners to Olympic-level competitors

Up to 67% Off Run Strong Classes

Fairfax

$100 $39

Instructors lead running classes to help runners perform their best during competitions, or to simply complement daily jogs

Up to 68% Off Shooting Class

Fair Oaks

$200 $69

Certified instructors teach shooting fundamentals of handguns and carbine rifles during a live-fire shoot on the range

50% Off

Fairfax

$185 $93

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Up to 41% Off Ice Skating in Fairfax

Fairfax

$17 $10

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Long-running ice arena offers public skating, lessons, and leagues, as well as a pro shop and onsite café

Up to 52% Off Personal-Training Program

Heka Life Studio

$210 $105

Personal trainers help clients meet their wellness goals with 30- to 45-minute training sessions designed for their individual abilities

57% Off at Now & Then Dance Studios

Multiple Locations

$105 $45

Expert instructors teach students 1 of 21 dance styles during private and group classes; students put lessons to action during dance parties

75% Off Kickboxing or Fitness Classes

Fairfax

$160 $39.99

Adult fitness classes help keep athletes in shape, and Cardio Kickfit classes use martial arts to create an intense workout

53% Off from Valley Mill Kayak School

Darnestown

$100 $49

Certified guides lead kayakers down the Potomac River and paddleboarders around Valley Mill Camp Lake in recreational tours or group lessons

Up to 70% Off Taekwondo or Boot Camp Classes

Germantown

$125 $39

Traditional taekwondo classes instill discipline and promote skill development for students of all levels

Up to 91% Off Court-Tennis Package

McLean

$375 $49

Club allows members to discover the pleasures and challenges of court tennis, the quirky ancestor of such games as squash and lawn tennis

Up to 65% Off at Hot Yoga Bikram Tysons

Tysons West

$135 $49

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Students of all abilities are led by certified yogis through 26 poses in 105-degree heat, allowing for deeper stretches and detoxification

Up to 63% Off Classes at The Source Yoga

McLean

$100 $39

Classes include Vinyasa Flow, Athletiflex Teen Yoga, Yin Restorative, Good Morning Yoga!, Yoga Fundamentals, Power Flow or Heated Yoga

Up to 50% Off Antique Show Admission

Madeira School/McLean VA

$20 $11

Shop this collection of vintage and antique items including accessories and home decor

Up to 61% Off Kids' Dance Classes

Fairfax Station

$125 $49

Children aged 3–12 learn basics of tap, ballet, hip-hop, or jazz in 55-minute classes

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Helmed by owner Ursula Cox, the staff at Inner Power Yoga guides yoga disciples through the poses of Vinyasa yoga, drawing on training that earned them Northern Virginia Magazine’s award for Best Yoga Studio 2012. Perched on bamboo floors in a studio with natural light and high ceilings, students stretch, bend, and twist as the 85- to 90-degree temperature assists in purging their bodies of toxins and chronic goosebumps. Ursula and the gang teach students of all skill levels, focusing on helping them link movement and breath. The instructors also hold private sessions for students who need more practice, and training sessions for students who aspire to master the ways of the yogi during teacher training.

46090 Lake Center Plaza, Suite 205
Sterling,
VA
US

Extreme Laser Tag sets the stage for space-age combat with its labyrinth of smoky corridors, ramps, and neon-lit walls. Equipped with Nexus Generation laser-tag technology, the arena can host up to 60 vested combatants as they split into teams and vie for points by scoring chest shots on their opponents.

Large plasma monitors outside the arena display the hectic battles in real time, with beam-by-beam battle stats showing who is the scoring leader and who has been melted into plasmic goo. The facility frequently accommodates birthday parties, large corporate gatherings, and fundraiser groups; everyday customers and private partiers often join in battlefield alliances, exacting laser-powered revenge on bosses and double-crossing imaginary friends.

421 South Sterling Boulevard
Sterling,
VA
US

With an interest in fine art and a dream of owning his own business, Rick Turner felt like he didn’t quite belong at his job with the federal government. So, in 1973, Rick left his office gig behind and took a risk by opening his own shop. Settling into a quaint historic building, Rick enlisted his sister Lorraine to work in the shop. When the two started feeding large frame mouldings through a back window, they realized they needed a bigger space.

Today, at Turner Framing locations in Sterling and Seneca Square, the certified picture framers preserve children's artwork, needlepoint pieces, photographs, diplomas, and hole-in-one golf balls with museum-quality materials similar to those used in protecting King Tut's vacation photos.

1319 Shepard Dr
Sterling,
VA
US

Tell a friend about today's deal and face off in a rousing match of beam-blasting at either Panther Family Laser Tag or Ultrazone Laser Tag, two of the largest laser-tag arenas in the DC area. Today’s deal gets you a 3-game pass for just $10, a $19.95 value. You and your opponents will serve and volley laser bolts across a darkened, fog-filled court in a tense match to see who is master of the laser.Follow @Groupon_Says on Twitter.

23520 Overland Dr
Sterling,
VA
US

The chefs of Cookology parlay the essentials of planning, budgeting, and cooking quick and healthy meals. With new classes added each month, students can pick an evening from the schedule of Quick & Healthy Week Night Meals classes and stroll into the kitchen for a two-hour course that begins with practical tips on how to plan a meal, how to find the best ingredients on a budget, how to bake dessert from scratch, and how to tell a radish from a battery. Chefs then walk students through the cooking of a full menu from scratch, ranging from a braised chicken with caramelized onions and peppers to fresh-spinach-and-arugula salad, with a sweet finale of macerated berries with chocolate crème. During the culinary clinic, technical skills, such as knife-handling, salad-preparation, and oven-braising methods receive due attention, supplying students with the know-how necessary to feed families, impress friends, and avoid guilty looks from the delivery man.

21100 Dulles Town Cir
Sterling,
VA
US

Interspersed with rolling hills, meandering woods, and rippling water obstacles, each of these featured courses provides a challenging round for golfers of any skill level. Designed by renowned course architect and Jack Nicklaus-protégé David Heatwole, 1757's par 70 layout rewards crafty shots made on deceptively subtle greens and around towering brick barriers camouflaged to match the surrounding foliage. 1757's practice facility drills drivers with more than 100 hitting stations of grass and synthetic SportTurf tees, as well as a full short-game training area complete with facsimile fairways, bunkers, and greens. The Virginia Oaks course, considered one of Virginia's most difficult, was designed in 1995 by putting-placement legend P.B. Dye, challenging players with a narrow 18 holes rounded out by artfully placed obstacles. Home to a Nike Golf Learning Center, Reston National provides an accessible environment for players to learn and perfect their strokes away from the incessant creaking of rickety mini-golf windmills.

45120 Waxpool Rd
Sterling,
VA
US

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