Things To Do In Universal City

Up to 59% Off Aerial Yoga Party or Classes

Studio City

$195 $79

Seasoned instructors guide up to seven students through yoga and Pilates-infused classes performed on soft fabric hammocks

62% Off Guitar Lessons at 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

50% Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

68% Off Personal Training

North Hollywood

$350 $112

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Up to 74% Off Small Group/Semi-Private Fitness Training

Worlds Fitness Gym

$500 $159

Through semiprivate and group training sessions and full-access gym membership, participants burn calories and tone bodies

Up to 86% Off Kenpo Karate-Lesson Package

North Hollywood

$117.50 $19.99

Certified black-belt-level instructors teach a blend of Chinese and Japanese martial arts during group and private lessons

Up to 86% Off Boot Camp at Tore Up

Valley Village

$250 $45

Group boot-camp classes meet three times a week and include a variety of sports and exercises for beginners and advanced athletes

Up to 53% Off Personal-Training Packages

West Hollywood

$170 $85

Trainers emphasize form and safety as they help build a fitness program suited to the unique goals of each client

Up to 58% Off from Rockin Hollywood Tours

Hollywood

$40 $20

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Knowledgeable guides lead guests on two-hour tours that visit over 70 famous Hollywood locations

61% Off a Two-Hour Recording-Studio Session

North Hollywood

$150 $59

A seasoned musical engineer conducts recording sessions in a comfortable studio outfitted with digital equipment

Up to 60% Off Classes at Atomic Pilates

North Hollywood

$64 $26

During small group classes, instructors lead mat exercises that strengthen the core with personalized attention

Up to 73% Off at Vault Crossfit

North Hollywood

$95 $29

Workouts of the Day tone muscles with power lifting, endurance training, and gymnastics

$20 Toward Four Salsa Classes

Valley Village

$40 $20

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Up to 65% Off at Coyne Irish Dance Academy

North Hollywood & Hollywood

$60 $25

School founded by Riverdance star Caterina Coyne offers classes in Irish dance for ages 3 to adult

74% Off at Parkside Crossfit

North Hollywood

$149 $39

CrossFit instructors lead functional-fitness workouts that utilize kettlebells, barbells, and the surrounding streets and park

55% Off Music Lessons

North Hollywood

$80 $36

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Up to 59% Off Burlesque Workshops

International Dance Academy Hollywood

$35 $15

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Students learn the art of tease through basic burlesque moves, character development, and choreography taught by skilled performers

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

50% Off Services

West Hollywood

$200 $100

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Up to 57% Off Malla Body-Bar High-Intensity Fitness Classes

West Hollywood

$110 $49

Students lift their body weight with MALLA equipment during 30-minute, high-intensity workouts inspired by the Indian sport of Mallakhamb

Up to 58% Off Women's Kickboxing Small-Group Training

West Hollywood

$30 $15

Trainer Jenn Glysson leads women's only kickboxing small-group training sessions three times a week

Up to 72% Off at Pink Iron Gym

West Hollywood

$90 $29

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This private boutique gym for women features spa-style dressing rooms and classes for ladies of all ages and abilities

Up to 52% Off Raw Cooking Class with Tasting Menu

West Hollywood

$250 $125

Chef Juliano teaches participants how to create raw, vegan foods in their own kitchens

Up to 58% Off Cupcake Party at Cake and Art

West Hollywood

$760 $319

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Cake artists teach how to decorate cupcakes at acclaimed bakery frequented by celebrities and once featured on Life magazine's cover

45% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Multiple Locations

$149 $82

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Up to 50% Off Cooking Class with Meal at Flavor of India

West Hollywood

$90 $45

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Owner-chef unveils an Indian recipe and cooking techniques during demonstration with occasional participation, and ends with a meal

Eric Hutchinson – Up to 47% Off

House of Blues Sunset Strip

$28.50 $15

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Singer-songwriter behind the hit "Rock and Roll" shares powerful pop hooks and vocals in support of his latest, Pure Fiction

Martial Arts History Museum – Up to 62% Off Visit

Burbank

$20 $9

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Exhibits explore martial arts' role in the history of Asian countries and their influence on American pop culture

Up to 63% Off Fitness Classes or Personal Training

Burbank

$70 $35

Indoor and outdoor boot-camp and facial fitness classes tone bodies and faces; personal-training sessions lend one-on-one attention.

Up to 59% Off Music Lessons for Adults or Toddlers

Burbank

$60 $29

Specialists instruct students of all ability levels in playing the guitaor, drums, bass, piano, or violin, or using their voice

87% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Burbank

$225 $30

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

Up to 80% Off Self-Defense Classes

Burbank

$150 $39

Skilled instructors teach students what they need to know to defend themselves through self-defense and martial arts techniques

Half Off Kids' Dance Classes or Studio Rental

RC Dance Center

$64 $32

Mommy & Me, ballet, tap, hip-hop, and contemporary dance classes; 3,000 sq. ft. dance studio

Up to 67% Off Measuring, Goal Setting, and Nutritional Planning

Burbank

$250 $99

Diet consultants available 24/7 help set weight-loss goals and craft customized diets centered around their allergies, tastes, and schedule

Up to 73% Off Fitness Classes

Burbank

$100 $35

Customized women's program helps clients reach health & fitness goals; Fit Quest offers maximum cardio, core strengthening, & yoga stretches

Up to 55% Off at LA Dance Central

Burbank

$60 $29

Instructors guide students through dance styles such as the Argentine tango, salsa, American-style smooth, and more

Up to 71% Off CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Chryses

Burbank

$100 $49

Instructors teach a series of varied and functional movements that help build students' strength, endurance, flexibility, and coordination

Up to Half Off at Racer's Edge Indoor Karting

Burbank

$92 $46

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Electric Sodi go-karts zip around a 2.5-mile, 16-lap race

Up to 79% Off Personal Training

Toluca Lake

$250 $55

Dedicated personal trainers design custom workouts with slow motion high intensity strength training

Up to 74% Off Kickboxing Packages

Burbank

$105 $30

Kickboxing classes combine boxing and martial arts to help tone and trim physiques, and one-on-one training helps refine style and results

Up to 55% Off at Under the Sea Indoor Playground

Multiple Locations

$55 $27

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Imagination and energy run wild as kids traipse through climbing structures and turbo slides surrounded by colorful ocean-themed murals

55% Off

Burbank

$120 $54

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Up to 53% Off Children's Dance Classes and CD

Burbank

$80 $39

A friendly instructor guides groups of children through the basics of ballet, tap, jazz, and other types of dance

Up to 59% Off Dance Classes

Burbank

$68 $29

Trained professional dancers teach varied styles of movement, including classical ballet, jazz and hip-hop

Up to 84% Off Tango Classes

Multiple Locations

$120 $29

Students learn the sultry moves of Argentine tango in group or private lessons

89% Off Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$349 $39

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

Up to 88% Off Classes at Burbank Athletic Club

Multiple Locations

$120 $19

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High-intensity classes blend spinning, Zumba, Pilates, boxing, & cardio workouts; tranquil, yet challenging yoga sessions sculpt physiques

77% Off a Personal-Training Program

Burbank

$340 $79

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Facilitate weight loss with three semiprivate training sessions and a 10-day nutritional plan customized for busy professionals

Up to 53% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Burbank

$146 $68

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At academy backed by British Horse Society, expert trainers teach pupils to ride English or Western style on well-trained horses

83% Off Wellness Classes at Dahn Yoga

Multiple Locations

$200 $35

One-hour relaxation, energy-awareness, and core-building wellness classes revitalize the mind and body

Up to 50% Off Kids' Classes and Parties at Fun & Fit Gymnastics

Multiple Locations

$141 $70

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Using the personal best philosophy, kids accomplish their gymnastics goals; private parties provide entire facility for birthdays

$20 Off Pilates Class at Align Beverly Hills Pilates

Beverly Hills

$60 $40

Expert instructors lead pupils through one-on-one Pilates and Gyrotonics classes, teaching core-strengthening form in a bright, airy studio

Up to 60% Off One-On-One Women's Yoga Sessions

Multiple Locations

$100 $49

Seasoned instructor leads personalized sessions at scenic public parks, leading women through invigorating, flexibility-boosting yoga poses

Up to 60% Off Beverly Hills Chocolate Tour

Beverly Hills

$50 $25

Two-hour walking tours start at Sprinkles and include seven tastings from merchants such as K Chocolatier, Bouchon Bakery, and Vosges

56% Off Small Group Training

Multiple Locations

$225 $99

Small group training classes help clients work toward fitness goals and are kept to five students to ensure personalized attention

Up to 68% Off Pilates Reformer Classes

Beverly Hills

$135 $59

Skilled teachers blend high-tech equipment, muscular sequencing, and traditional Pilates techniques to improve flexibility and strength

76% Off at Cardio Barre Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills

$160 $39

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Cardio Barre classes combine traditional ballet-barre work with light free weights for total-body sculpting and cardio exercise

69% Off Classes at WundaBar Pilates

Multiple Locations

$145 $45

Certified instructors lead no more than 10 students through intense, high-energy Pilates classes using innovative WundaFormer machines

Up to 62% Off at Judo & Sambo Academy

Glendale

$150 $59

Instructors teach discipline, respect, and self-defense with judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and Russian combat Sambo courses

Up to 85% Off Boot-Camp Workouts

Multiple Locations

$99.50 $19

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Boot-camp workouts incorporate resistance training, calisthenics, and cardio exercises in a supportive, positive environment

50% Off Fitness Training

Glendale

$100 $50

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50% Off Services

Glendale

$40 $20

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Up to 77% Off at Bella Fitness

Glendale

$100 $29

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Local gym helps clients get fit with more than 40 small-group fitness classes such as Barre, Pilates, TRX, and Zumba, offered 7 days a week

55% Off Fitness and Lifestyle Classes

Kenneth Village

$99 $45

Patrons work toward leading a healthier lifestyle through nutrition and cooking, fitness, and golf lessons

Up to 52% Off Wine Tasting at Gennaro's Ristorante

Genneros' Risrtorante

$30 $15

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Sample four local and international wines from the frequently changing tasting menu and get 10% off a take-home bottle

45% Off

Verdugo Woodlands

$100 $55

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76% Off at Crossfit Array

Glendale/Kenneth Village

$200 $49

One-hour classes consist of warm-ups, stretching, and a constantly varied functional-fitness workout that can be scaled to any fitness level

Up to 81% Off Personal Training Sessions

Glendale

$150 $45

NASM-certified trainer Troy Knudson helps clients tone their bodies and improve overall health with custom-tailored exercise routines

Up to 84% Off Boot Camp Classes

Multiple Locations

$175 $29

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12 outdoor locations host early-morning boot camps that eschew screaming and exhausting exercise in favor of motivating people for the day

50% Off Salsa-Dance Classes

Grandview

$120 $60

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65% Off Group Dance Lessons

Glendale

$60 $21

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81% Off Boxing, Kickboxing or TRX Classes

Citrus Grove

$100 $19

Torch calories and rip muscle by pounding heavy bags or battling own body weight on a system of TRX suspension bands

Glendale Dance Center – Up to 66% Off Lessons

Glendale

$75 $29

Instructors educate dancers in Latin, ballroom, or line dances during private or group lessons

Up to 55% Off at Dance Revolution

Lake Balboa

$50 $25

Highly experienced instructors teach students of all abilities salsa dancing techniques in a lively group environment

56% Off Martial Arts

Van Nuys

$50 $22

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59% Off LaBlast Fitness Dance Fitness Classes

Sherman Oaks

$95 $39

Shimmy and shake your way to a lithe dancer's body during dance fitness classes created by Louis van Amstel from Dancing with the Stars

Up to 72% Off Classes at Golden State CrossFit

Sherman Oaks

$87.50 $29

CrossFit workouts challenge clients with agility and endurance exercises that are geared to their ability

Up to 76% Off at Valley CrossFit

Valley Crossfit

$125 $49

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Coaches lead CrossFit workouts in a 15,000 sq. ft. facility with 7 climbing ropes, a pro gymnastics floor, and other challenging equipment

72% Off Pilates Mat Classes

Encino

$125 $35

Creating a supportive, friendly atmosphere, Cristina leads small groups of students through Pilates mat classes in the park

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During a video feature for Warp Factor 2, Vanessa Giorgio summed up the problem that led to her studio's creation: "I couldn't get my spinners to calm down, and I couldn't get my yoga students to hype up." The personal trainer founded Lotus Kitty Yoga and Power Cycling to hybridize the two workouts, thereby creating a rounded fitness regimen for the body and mind.

Inside the studio, her power-cycling instructors contribute vigorous cardio work during their 45-minute classes. They prompt riders to pedal at varying resistances, which mimic outdoor conditions such as hills and fields full of prairie-dog holes, then end each lesson with sit-ups and pushups. Yoga teachers lead posing sequences that change weekly to prevent muscle boredom. They are often designed to address the tightness and stress that accompany power cycling.

Yoga isn't the only thing that Lotus Kitty's instructors combine with power cycling. Classes pair the cycling workouts with the body-sculpting suspension training of TRX, add a muscle-toning triple threat of Barre, Pilates, and light resistance training, and fuse together many others of the studio's five routines. Students can also forgo power cycling altogether and engage in a pure form of TRX, Barre, Pilates, or yoga. In addition to its group curriculum, the studio hosts private training sessions.

11961 Ventura Blvd
Studio City,
CA
US

Led by co-owners with backgrounds in professional dance, the experienced instructors at Pilates Studio City cultivate carved torsos with exercises that target the core. During personalized private sessions, pupils to bend into Pilates poses or the shape of their own initials atop a mat and sliding equipment such as the Reformer, Cadillac, and Wunda chair. Teachers also divide their attention among students of all levels during group classes, which range from Level 1 mat sessions to dynamic Nia workouts. Nia blends elements of dance, martial arts, and the healing arts into a series of 52 movements that rotate from session to session to keep muscles from getting bored.

Fitness blooms at three locations, which together host more than 130 classes each week. The Studio City location surrounds exercisers in rustic wooden walls, in contrast with the floor-to-ceiling mirrors and undulating modern lines of the Porter Ranch studio's décor. Mat classes at The Annex stretch and bend beneath a large photo mural of a forest so that students can draw inspiration from branches' ability to hold themselves indefinitely in plank pose.

5223 Laurel Canyon Blvd
Valley Village,
CA
US

iFLY Hollywood’s state-of-the-art indoor wind tunnel lets acrophobic and aerophobic adrenaline junkies experience the sensations of skydiving under safe conditions. iFLY Hollywood will suit you up with a helmet, goggles, flight suit, earplugs, and a can of gravity repellent, before an instructor teaches you the basic maneuvers and hand signals. Once you've learned a lesson, you'll be unleashed into the vertical tunnel’s artificial wind current for some air time at terminal velocity. The entire process lasts about an hour, including waiver signing (flyers under 18 must have a parent or guardian sign), a 15-minute class, and a flight slot during which your group takes turns flying. In addition to the flight experience, the multimedia package includes a DVD with a recording of your flight.

Indoor skydiving is accessible to a wide, family-friendly age range, meaning that Grandma and Grandpa can celebrate their 60th anniversary with more than the traditional cake shaped like Andy Griffith. iFLY Hollywood’s free observation deck allows for maximum show-offiness, so invite along an audience of hard-to-impress friends, lovers, and butlers to marvel at your simulated plummet through the heavens.

100 Universal Studios Blvd, Bldg 6520
Universal City,
CA
US

Throughout her 15 years as a certified personal trainer, Karyn Graham has earned an unusual nickname: “The Butt Queen.” The moniker references her signature workout, the Karyn Technique, which firms glute muscles without bulking up thighs. Karyn teaches her eponymous classes at RPM Fitness Studio, a boutique workout venue she co-owns with her sister, Cynthia. The duo finesses clients’ physiques with rigorous spinning classes, whose minimal joint impact renders them ideal for injured athletes and knee models. Complementary Pilates classes, conducted on mats or Reformers, streamline physiques by building long, lean muscle. Five-week Slimfit Bootcamps fuse Pilates with cardio-kick, boxing, body-fat analysis, and nutrition counseling.

4444 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood,
CA
US

InYoga Center's owner, Julie Buckner, has a head for business and a heart for yoga. When not working on political campaigns on state and national levels or appearing on CNN to share her opinions, Julie can be found stretching her limbs in the comfort of her spacious, sunny yoga studio. Her team of certified yoga instructors works with students of all ages, abilities, and experience levels, leading both physically rigorous classes and gentle stretch sessions. After class, students carry the peaceful vibes with them into the studio’s spa-like changing facilities, into the boutique stocked with yoga gear and accessories, or into the lobby where fresh water and hot tea close the circle on InYoga’s offerings of self care.

5142 Laurel Canyon Blvd
Valley Village,
CA
US

FrameStore's craftsmen have created more than 250,000 custom frames in the store’s 35-year tenure, designing pieces that now adorn the walls of prestigious institutions such as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Ritz-Carlton, and the Walt Disney Company. Professional designers guide FrameStore’s clients through the 2,200 moulding options that can accent paintings and treasured items while adding style and elegance to rooms. The store’s craftsmen then fashion pieces to patron specifications, outfitting frames with classic or museum-quality glass that blocks UV rays from bleaching out images or censoring pictures of the moon. Every piece goes through a 16-point inspection before it is given to patrons, and the team averages a seven-day turnaround on all of its projects.

12265 Ventura Blvd
Studio City,
CA
US

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