Activities in University Park


The Sweet Spot Dallas at The Quixotic World Magical Event Space on March 12 at 7 p.m. (Up to 50%Off)

The Sweet Spot

The Quixotic World Magical Event Space

Poets, burlesque performers, comics, and other artists explore sensuality in a high-energy performance devoted to “pop erotica”

$22.09 $11

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Walker Stalker Con 2015 at Dallas Convention Center on March 14–15 (Up to 53% Off)

Walker Stalker Con 2014

Dallas Convention Center

“The Walking Dead” fan convention packs the weekend with events for zombie fiends and panels with the stars of the show

$48.25 $24

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The Ruby Revue Burlesque Show at House of Blues Dallas on Saturday, March 7 (Up to 49% Off)

Live Nation National

House of Blues Dallas

Pinup models shed layers and elicit whistles during sultry dances, supported by a joke-telling emcee and a quick-handed illusionist

$29.58 $15

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Museum of Biblical Art Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to Half Off)

Museum of Biblical Art

Lane Park

Museum uses biblically influenced works to examine art history across cultures; Thomas Kinkade exhibit features 18 of his original paintings

$24 $12

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Steely Dan with Special Guest Elvis Costello & The Imposters at Gexa Energy Pavilion on July 19 (Up to 31% Off)

Steely Dan with Special Guest Elvis Costello & The Imposters

Gexa Energy Pavilion

Rock legends behind seven platinum albums, including the groundbreaking Aja, go on tour with special guest Elvis Costello & The Imposters

$43.04 $29.50

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Graceland Ninjaz at House of Blues Dallas on Friday, March 13 (Up to 51% Off)

Graceland Ninjaz

House of Blues Dallas

“The King of Party Bands” throws music in a blender with mashups of favorite pop songs alongside supporting acts Poo Live Crew and Cleghorn

$16.33 $8

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St. Patrick's Day Weekend Terror Tour for One, Two, or Four at Slaughter House Haunted House (Up to 71% Off)

Slaughter House Haunted House

Slaughter House Haunted House

Spot evil leprechauns and other terrors during the haunted houses’s sneak preview of the 2015 season on St. Patrick’s Day weekend

$24.46 $9

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$5 for a Movie Ticket at Studio Movie Grill (Up to $10.50 Value)

Studio Movie Grill

Multiple Locations

A wide selection of new releases and cult classics is projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables

$9.50 $5

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Chris Mitchell for Two at City Tavern on Saturday, March 14, at 8 p.m. or 10 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Chris Mitchell

City Tavern

Accomplished saxophonist spreads smooth Latin jazz from albums such as Turquoise

$40 $20

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Wings of Freedom Tour Admission for Two or Four on March 18-22 from The Collings Foundation (Up to 40% Off)

The Collings Foundation- Wings of Freedom Tour

Multiple Locations

Explore planes from throughout America’s military aviation history, including rare World War II aircraft; flight experiences available

$24 $15

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Employee to Entrepreneur Seminar for One or Two from Tearod Robertson (Up to 53% Off)

Tearod Robertson

Hilton Garden Inn Dallas Market Center

During a four-hour seminar, burgeoning entrepreneurs get advice on how to bring their dreams to reality through networking and action plans

$199 $99

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$9 to Visit the DFW Auto Show on March 25–29 (Up to $12 Value)

DFW Auto Show

Downtown Dallas

See the latest cars, trucks, and SUVs from most major auto maker in an expo spread over 650,000 square feet

$12 $9

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Learn About Foraging with a Wilderness Survival Instructor

3-Hour Wild Edibles Foraging Tour

Dallas

Mark Suter explains how to identify and prepare edible plants, using Fair Oaks Park as his training ground

$30

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$75 for One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at CorePower Yoga ($200 Value)

CorePower Yoga

Multiple Locations

Dynamic flow of Vinyasa-style poses combined with breathing exercises, uplifting music and heat energize the body and mind.

$200 $75

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Two Days of Live Music and Art with Optional VIP Perks at DMD Fest on May 16–17 ( 50% Off)

DMD Fest

DMD Fest

Live music fills two stages set in Trinity River Greenbelt Park as guests browse local arts and crafts and food trucks

$50 $25

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Burlesque, Salsa, or Bachata Dance Classes at Calirumba Dance Company (Up to 62% Off)

Calirumba Dance Studio

Calirumba Dance Studio

60-minute dance classes teach students how to salsa and perform burlesque and the bachata

$25 $12

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One, Two, or Three 2015-2016 Golf Passes from Blue Sky Media (Up to 77% Off)

Blue Sky Media

Multiple Locations

Enjoy rounds of golf at up to 35 different courses, including Horseshoe Bay, The Tribute, and Bridlewood golf course

$99 $39

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$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($ 129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

$129.95 $49

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Ballet Burn Fitness Classes at Park Cities Dance (Up to 76% Off). Three Options Available.

Park Cities Dance

Bluffview

Exercisers burn calories, boost heart rates, and tone muscles with class inspired by fundamental ballet movements

$75 $29

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8 or 16 Women's Little Black Dress Strength and Conditioning Classes at CrossFit Love Field (Up to 77% Off)

Crossfit Love Field

Lovefield West

CrossFit instructors design functional workouts around the specific needs and goals of female clients

$75 $18

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$39 for One Month of Bootcamp Classes, Three Per Week at Quad Cities Performance Bootcamp ($125 Value)

Quad Cities Performance Bootcamp

Dallas

Instructors lead students through a high-intensity regimen of full-body workouts designed to improve strength, speed, agility, and more

$125 $39

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Texas Concealed-Handgun License Course for One, Two, or Four at Elite Handgun Academy (Up to 65% Off)

Elite Handgun Academy

North Dallas

Course covers subjects including gun safety and storage, the use of force, dispute resolution, and state laws

$140 $59

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One 60-Minute Ukulele Class or Three 30-Minute Ukulele Classes at UkeLady Music (50% Off)

UkeLady Music

UkeLady Music

Half-hour or hour-long classes educate students of all experience levels on the basic fundamentals and chord progressions for the ukulele

$100 $50

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BYOB Interactive Cooking Class for Two or Four at The Space Dallas (51% Off)

The Space Dallas

Dallas

Teams of 10 turn fresh ingredients into an entree in an Iron Chef–inspired competition, then enjoy the results in a three-course meal

$100 $69

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3, 5, or 10 Personal-Fitness Training at Be Fit For Life (Up to 86% Off)

Be Fit For Life

Lower Greenville

Customized training that improve stamina, tone muscles, and burn calories with cardio, strength, and core exercises

$237 $59

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5 or 10 One-Hour Small-Group Fitness Classes at Muscle On Up to 79% Off

Muscles On

Dallas

Classes work cardio, strength, and core muscles to improve stamina, tone body, and burn calories

$200 $45

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One 30-Class Yoga & Fitness Pass or Six Months of Unlimited Classes from MetaBody (Up to 94% Off)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

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

$350 $20

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$27 for 25 Zumba Classes at ZumbaRocks.org ($200 Value)

ZumbaRocks.org

Multiple Locations

Certified instructor helps guests achieve fitness goals via international dance moves set to high-energy tunes

$200 $27

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Six-Week Boot Camp for One or Two at Gut Buster Boot Camp (87% Off)

Gut Buster Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

25-minute boot-camp workouts target fat and tone muscle

$149 $19

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One- or Two-Month Gym Membership with Personal Training Session at Uptown Energy Fitness (Up to 80% Off)

Uptown Energy Fitness

West Village

Gym where nationally accredited personal trainers help students achieve fitness goals with personalized attention during private sessions

$138 $33

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One Month of Unlimited Classes or Four Personal-Training Sessions at Live Your Life Fitness (Up to 61% Off)

Live Your Life Fitness

Multiple Locations

Workouts incorporate a variety of muscle exercises designed to trim and tone bodies and burn calories

$99 $39

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Two-Hour Unleash Your Inner Bombshell Workshop for One, Two, or Three at The Burlesque Experience (Up to 67% Off)

The Burlesque Experience

The Burlesque Experience

Learn burlesque basics, flirtation techniques, and old-fashioned striptease skills

$60 $25

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$8 for $15 Groupon — FITNZ 360

Fitnz 360

Dallas

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

$15 $8

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Two, Four, or Eight Yoga Hike Classes at Yoga + PlusFit (Up to 63% Off)

Yoga + PlusFit

White Rock

Hike and run along a scenic trail while an instructor peppers your trek with hatha yoga sequences that build strength and flexibility

$30 $15

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$100 for $199 Worth of Martial Arts at Aikikaratedo Inc

Aiki Karate Do

Far North Dallas

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

$199 $100

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10 Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at The Yoga Movement (Up to 76% Off)

The Yoga Movement

Dallas

Fostering a sense of community as well as personal growth, instructors lead students during daily classes in various forms of yoga

$135 $37.50

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$30 for $100 Worth of Boxing Lessons — Dallas Fit Box

Dallas Fit Box

Dallas

From the merchant: Boxing Classes Coached by World Champions, Olympians, and a UFC Fighter.

$100 $30

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$75 for $250 Worth of Personal Training at Ultimate Body Bootcamp

Ultimate Body Bootcamp

Dallas

National Academy of Sports Medicine–certified trainer started at age 16; 30-, 45-, and 60-minute sessions available six days a week

$250 $75

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10 or 20 Yoga Classes or One Month of Classes at City Yoga (Up to 76% Off)

City Yoga**

City Yoga**

Yoga classes include Vinyasa flow, deep stretch, and beginners, which breaks down poses and focuses on breathing and alignment

$135 $39

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1, 2, 5, or 10 Personal Sports Training Sessions from Paramount Performance (Up to 53% Off)

Paramount Performance

Dallas

Personal trainer Brian Weese uses signature training methods to develop skills athletes need to tone muscles and become successful players

$105 $49

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$199 for a Six-Week Holiday-Prep Boot Camp at Elevate Fitness ($240 Value)

Elevate Fitness

Elevate Fitness

Exercisers get ready for the holidays through a challenging boot camp that includes cardio, calisthenics, weights, and sports drills

$240 $119

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One Month of Unlimited CrossFit or Martial Arts Classes at CrossFit Odyssey and Odyssey Martial Arts (53% Off)

CrossFit Odyssey and Odyssey Martial Arts

Odyssey Martial Arts

Martial arts and CrossFit classes strengthen bodies while imbuing mental toughness

$189 $89

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$68 for $135 Groupon — BQuick Jiu Jitsu Dallas East

Bquick Jiu Jitsu

Lowest Greenville

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

$135 $68

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

Jay Training

Jay Training

Fitness expert customizes personal-training sessions to help clients reach goals

$80 $39

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10 or 20 Basic Capoeira Classes at Capoeira Senzala USA (Up to 85% Off)

Capoeira Senzala USA

Capoeira Senzala USA

An expert instructor demonstrates the acrobatic, dance-like moves of capoeira, which are often performed to live music

$200 $39

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One Month of Private or Group Piano Lessons at Mark Ripley Piano By Request (50% Off)

Mark Ripley Piano By Request

Farmers Branch

Instructor with more than 30 years of piano-playing experience teaches students to play in styles including jazz, country, and classical

$150 $75

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One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes or 10 or 20 Classes at Uptown Yoga (Up to 78% Off)

Uptown Yoga

Multiple Locations

Studios emphasize Vinyasa-style yoga in 85-degree rooms and offer other classes, such as core strengthening, suitable for all skill levels

$135 $39

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Three or Six One-Hour Football Training Sessions at Elite Athlete Technique Training (Up to 53% Off)

Elite Athlete Technique Training

Dallas Hillcrest High School - Field

Position-specific training sessions help athletes fine-tune their skills and bodies for performing at wide receiver or defensive back

$105 $52

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$15 for $58 Worth of Dance Lessons — Line Dancing 101

Line Dancing 101

Dallas

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

$58 $15

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One, Two, or Three Months of Boot Camp Classes at The Fit IQ (Up to 68% Off)

The Fit IQ

Multiple Locations

Trainers and nutritionists lead one-hour boot camp classes designed to help clients shed pounds through effective exercise and nutrition

$68 $30

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Dallas Holocaust Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 50% Off)

Dallas Holocaust Museum

Downtown Dallas

As part of a mission to combat indifference, audio guides narrate three pivotal stories from April 19, 1943 amid historic artifacts

$16 $8

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Capoeira Classes for Kids or Adults at Dallas Capoeira (Up to 66% Off)

Dallas Capoeira

Oasis Studio

Instructors teach capoeira, a fusion of Brazilian dance and martial arts with African roots that focuses on fitness and performance

$139 $59

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$39 for One Month of Women's Boot-Camp Classes with a Meal Plan at Doug Rice's Boot Camp 90210 ($276 Value)

Doug Rice's Boot Camp 90210

Multiple Locations

Boot-camp classes available six days a week; personalized meal plan

$276 $39

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10 or 20 Hot-Yoga Classes with a One-Month Gym Membership at Power Flow Hot Yoga (Up to 84% Off)

Power Flow Hot Yoga

PowerPlay Fitness Center

Heated Vinyasa classes boost flexibility and promote detoxification; fitness equipment and classes supply cross-training opportunities

$189 $30

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A Private Music Lesson from The Sound Foundation. (64% Off)

The Sound Foundation

East Dallas

From the merchant: Give the gift of music! (4) Artist Development/ Music Instruction Sessions (Drums,Bass,Guitar) Beginner, Intermediate

$175 $63

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Five or Ten TRX Suspension Training Sessions or a Month of Unlimited Sessions (Up to 51% Off)

Fitness With Insight

Dallas

Expert trainers help students burn calories with TRX suspension exercises that use your own bodyweight to strengthen core muscles

$95 $47

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10 or 20 Yoga Classes at The Yoga Factory (78% Off)

The Yoga Factory

Studio

Studio’s warm ambiance welcomes all yoga practitioners, including families

$135 $30

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$8 for Two Tickets to Texas Discovery Gardens (Up to $16 Value)

Texas Discovery Gardens

Fair Park

Visitors view free-flying tropical butterflies, enjoy a daily butterfly release noontime talk & stroll through 7.5 acres of organic gardens

$16 $8

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Fashionista Yogi (Up to 70% Off)

Fashionista Yogi

North Dallas Near Galleria

Studio offers BUTI—a workout done to music that combines dance, plyometrics, and yoga—and Fashion Flow yoga

$150 $49

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$29 for One Month of Unlimited Baby Boot Camp Classes at Baby Boot Camp ($119 Value)

Baby Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

Moms whip back into shape performing one-hour workouts that incorporate stroller-bound babies

$119 $29

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One Month of MMA, Kickboxing, or All-Access Classes at Octagon MMA (Up to 81% Off)

Octagon MMA

Octagon Fitness

Gain self-discipline during MMA and muay thai as you increase agility and strength; fitness classes also include wrestling and core fitness

$149 $29

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Five Infrared-Sauna Sessions, Six Drop-In Classes, or Both at MoveStudio (Up to 59% Off)

MoveStudio

Dallas

Stretch, relax, and shed some pounds during fitness classes or infrared-sauna sessions

$40 $20

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$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$300 $20

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One-Month Gym Membership with Option for One Personal Training Session at Sweat (Up to 54% Off)

Sweat

Greenway Park / Devonshire

The gym has plenty of modern perks, like anytime virtual classes and group fitness options; personal training helps you set and meet goals

$85 $39

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$39 for Six Weeks of Unlimited Boot Camp at iChoosefit ($180 Value)

iChoosefit

Multiple Locations

Led by experience coaches, campers sweat through six weeks of unlimited classes as they sculpt stronger physiques

$180 $39

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$54 for $120 Groupon — Tailored Training

Tailored Training

Far North Dallas

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

$120 $54

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One, Three, or Five 90-Minute Group Salsa Dance Classes Plus a Dance Party at Studio 22 (Up to 72% Off)

Studio 22

Pepper Square Shopping Center

Instructors at a celebrity-endorsed studio demystify ballroom, swing, salsa & other types of dance for pupils before hosting weekend parties

$32 $9

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$59 for One Month of Unlimited Classes at Chamberlain Studios of Self Defense ($135 Value)

Chamberlain Studios of Self Defense

Multiple Locations

Kids and adults can participate in martial-arts classes that build self-confidence and character while getting in shape

$135 $59

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4-Week Boot Camp from Mercenary Training (55% Off)

Mercenary Training

Far North Dallas

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

$150 $68

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Five Boot-Camp Classes at Fierce N Fit Boot Camp (79% Off)

J'samone's Fitness / Fierce N Fit Boot Camp

Dallas

We help women of all ages and sizes obtain their personal fitness goals through dance fitness and strengthen training

$125 $26

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$75 for a Geppetto's Birthday Party for Up to Eight Kids from Geppetto's Theater & Workshop ($150 Value)

Geppetto's Theater & Workshop

Dallas

Memorable marionette show spotlights the birthday child, plus popcorn and drinks

$150 $75

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Two One-Hour Golf Lessons for One or Two at Olympia Golf Tech (Up to 64% Off)

Olympia Golf Tech

Dallas

Instructors use swing analysis technology and a shot distance monitor to help golfers improve their swing; rental clubs included

$140 $50

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$59 for One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at Mental Giants CrossFit ($165 Value)

Mental Giants CrossFit

Dallas

Classes sculpt physiques by incorporating kettlebells, medicine balls, and body weight during strength-and-conditioning workouts

$165 $59

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$15 for $60 Worth of Fitness Classes at Top Fighter Gym

Top Figther Gym

Dallas

Professional facility offers boxing, kickboxing, and muay thai classes; workouts are one hour long

$60 $15

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Group or Personal Training with Prevail Fitness plus Membership at Trophy Fitness (Up to 77% Off). Three Options Available.

Prevail Fitness

Uptown

Trainers help you build strength and endurance in group or one-on-one classes

$210 $49

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6 or 12 Boot-Camp Classes at A Better U Fitness Gym (Up to 73% Off)

A Better U Fitness Gym

Valley View Mall

During 60-minute Mall Madness or Full-Figure boot camps, trainers challenge groups of up to 15 people with a variety of exercises

$100 $45

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5 or 10 One-Hour Adult Dance Lessons at United Dance Academy (Up to 63% Off)

United Dance Academy

Dallas

Instructors lead adults through international styles such as Brazilian samba, Latin salsa, Bollywood, African dance, and Barre Fitness

$75 $29

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One-Hour Private Introductory Class and One or Five Beginner Classes at RCJ Machado Jiu-Jitsu (Up to 83% Off)

RCJ Machado Jiu-jitsu

Multiple Locations

Instructors teach students of all ages self-defense techniques, such as take-downs and submissions, that also boost strength and flexibility

$60 $10

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$30 for $50 Worth of Scuba Gear and Classes at Dive West

Dive West

Dive West

Take your first scuba dive in a pool, work toward certification, or browse dive gear from brands such as AquaLung, Oceanic, and Suunto 

$50 $30

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On a single day in the middle of World War II, actions in three isolated incidents represent an ethical lesson taught to this day at the Dallas Holocaust Museum. On that day—April 19, 1943—three Belgian men attacked a train destined for Auschwitz, freeing its passengers; the occupants of the Warsaw Ghetto united in revolt; and at the Bermuda Conference, officials from the British and American governments declined to take action against ongoing atrocities in Europe. The Dallas Holocaust Museum’s main exhibit locates a crucial distinction in presenting these three events: the difference between "bystanders" and what the museum calls "Upstanders." The exhibit was created in the hopes that every visitor would become an "Upstander," moved not only to remember a horrific past but also to take action when faced with modern threats to human rights. A self-guided audio tour relates the heroism of those who stood up on that date in 1943 as museum guests explore artifacts, photographs, and a full-size boxcar. Special exhibits that often focus on photography supplement the permanent installation, and testimonies from volunteer survivors and liberators provide a firsthand perspective on the historical tragedy and its lessons. Along with exposing more than 30,000 students and 22,000 walk-in visitors to its messages annually, the museum advocates engagement with the world through educational programs designed for everyone from educators to law-enforcement officials.
211 N Record Street
Dallas,
TX
US
When owner Jen Chitwood entered her first yoga class in 2002, she was amazed by the mental, physical, and emotional exertion she experienced in just a single hour. The positive benefits of yoga, including stress relief and a positive attitude adjustment, spilled into the rest of her life and relationships almost immediately, leading her to eventually realize that yoga was her life’s passion.This realization led her to study and, in time, come to own her own studio. Now, she leads a team of experienced instructors who dedicate their yogic pedagogy to students of any skill level, leading them through Vinyasa-style yoga and guiding them with individualized adjustments. They also hold prenatal yoga classes, private lessons, workshops with national teachers, and teacher trainings for those wanting to dive deeper on the yogic path. Additionally, the studio’s knowledgeable nutritionist works with individuals or groups to help them exercise good decision making and portion control when they’re lounging at home, working at the office, or vacationing at their timeshares in Candy Land. Uptown Yoga is dedicated to creating a positive change in the world at large. Jen Chitwood cofounded One Love Dallas, a local branch of the charity Off the Mat, Into the World, which inspires conscious, sustainable activism and grassroots social change within communities around the world.
2636 Thomas Ave.
Dallas,
TX
US
As people filter into Fair Park for the 26th annual Taste of Dallas, they might feel a bit torn. Aromas from the samples of dozens of area restaurants, such as Afghan Grill and Riscky's Barbeque, beckon curious palates, while the sounds of local and regional musicians draw ears toward the Taste Music stage. At the Artist & Crafter's Exclusive, bystanders watch and even speak suggestions as artisans create for-sale pieces in real time, and the petting zoo in Kid's Taste Town invites families to cuddle various animals or underappreciated teddy bears. Guests can further epicurean interests at the Culinary Marketplace, where tables glint with shiny new cookware and jars of sauces and jellies. After shopping, visitors can glean ideas for their new supplies with cooking demos from 10 area chefs, who hail from renowned eateries such as Screen Door and Lazaranda. Additionally, nearly one-third of the 150,000-square-foot venue will be devoted to the Taste Tavern, where patrons can purchase tastings of more than 100 craft beers and 50+ varietals of wine, or digest demos on cooking with beer and home-brewing seminars.
3600 Grand Avenue
Dallas,
TX
US
TELOS Fitness Center merges the business brilliance of general manager Brent Darden?a member of the health-club industry for more than 30 years?with the corrective-therapy expertise of fitness director Everett Aaberg?founder of the Ortho-Kinetics system. The center's regal interior casts a Greco-Roman vibe over advanced gym equipment, class studios, and spa chambers overseen by licensed massage therapists. Professionalism remains at the heart of the center's hiring philosophy, with all personal trainers required to collect at least two nationally recognized certifications and five active wasp nests before they are hired. As a sign of success, the staff's innovative training methods have garnered awards from such media outlets as the Dallas Business Journal. More than 10 Pilates modalities fit inside a roster of group fitness courses, all of which culminate in a mandatory game of Marco Polo in one of the private jacuzzi tubs. Additional amenities include a childcare area with a Nintendo Wii, an affixed caf? with a full-time chef, and an onsite hair salon.
13701 Dallas Pkwy
Dallas,
TX
US
When Dancing With the Stars' contestants Emmitt Smith, Mark Cuban, Michael Irvin, and Jake Pavelka needed a place to sharpen their rug-cutting capabilities, Cheryl Burke told them to look no further than Studio 22. Studio 22's talented instructors even performed on Dancing With the Stars in October of 2012. Founded by internationally ranked Latin dancing couple Sergey Korshunov and Michelle Hafle, the studio lassos a stable of instructors handpicked from the highest levels of professional competition. Their group classes and private lessons give beginners and seasoned dancers alike the opportunity to polish their performance in styles as diverse as Argentine tango, salsa, ballroom, swing, and country and western. The 6,200-square-foot studio accommodates classes of every size with its rich wooden floors, wall-length mirrors, and plush leather seating with which to rest feet between exercises and build forts whenever the instructor leaves the room. Studio 22 also hosts weekly dance parties that give students a chance to take new partners for a twirl in convivial, BYOB soirées.
14902 Preston Rd
Dallas,
TX
US
Tucked away from life's daily barrage of appointments, meetings, and expectations, Dallas Yoga Center provides a tranquil haven for self-discovery and the mental truces that achieve inner peace. An arched Indian doorway marks the threshold between the outside world and the refuge of the 8,000-sq.-ft. facility, which houses four spacious, naturally lit studios. Inside, instructors lead groups through more than 65 classes per week, which focus on a variety of yoga styles. During the studio's Beginners Yoga classes, aspiring yogis learn the basic motions and breathing techniques that serve as the jumping-off point for their yogic journeys. From there, they can explore the gentle calmness of Yin Yoga, the intense exertion of a hot Ashtanga Yoga class set at 85 degrees, the prop-aided poses of Iyengar Yoga, or the ab-toning workouts of Yoga Core. They can also take part in t'ai chi sessions that leave minds spry and energies recentered. After class, students can propel their practices forward by stocking up on the center's selection of yoga clothes, jewelry, props, accessories, and DVDs. For those seeking even deeper enlightenment, the center also sponsors yoga teacher training, and even arranges retreats to India, where students study ayurveda and yoga straight from the source.
2403 Flora St
Dallas,
TX
US
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