Learning in Vincent

Four, Six, or Eight 30-Minute Music Lessons at Allen School of Music (Up to 56% Off)

Allen School of Music

West Central

$100 $49

30-minute private music lessons in piano, voice, guitar, bass, brass, and songwriting

Six Group Salsa Classes or One Private Lesson for One or Two at L.A. Salsa Lessons (Up to 57% Off)

L.A. Salsa Lessons

Old Town Pasadena

$84 $39

Rodney—aka Ramon de la Cruz—demonstrates an Afro-Cuban style of salsa dance

10 or 20 Hours of Group French Lessons at La Petite Ecole Française (Up to 55% Off)

La Petite Ecole Française

Pasadena

$265 $119

Native French speakers helm classes of up to 12 students, teaching grammar fundamentals in a fun, supportive environment

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

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

Two or Four Music Lessons or a Toddler Rock Course for One or Two at Neighborhood Rock School (Up to 59% Off)

Neighborhood Rock School

Burbank

$60 $29

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

Two, Four, or Six 45-Minute Private Voice Lessons at JW Music Studios (Up to 67% Off)

JW Music Studios

Burbank

$120 $49

Veteran musicians help budding singers increase their vocal range, master proper breathing techniques, and expand their musical repertoire

$22 for $50 Worth of Music Lessons — Music Studio of Maegan Wais

Music Studio Of Maegan Wais

Newhall

$50 $22

One hour of learning to play piano and read music in a positive and encouraging environment

$23 for $45 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — Michael's fine art classes

Michael's Fine Art Classes

Arcadia

$45 $23

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$27 for $60 Worth of Singing Lessons — The School Of Music & Theater Arts

The School Of Music & Theater Arts

Glendale

$60 $27

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$55 for $100 Groupon — The Eversole Studio

The Eversole Studio

Verdugo Woodlands

$100 $55

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Four or Eight 30-Minute Guitar Lessons at Vez Guitar Academy (Up to 68% Off)

Vez Guitar Academy

Alhambra

$100 $35

Instructor with more than three decades of experience tailors half-hour guitar lessons to students' preferences

Four or Eight Guitar Lessons (Up to 65% Off)

Guitar Lessons with Angelo

Alhambra

$100 $45

Learn how to play the guitar with an instructor whose been teaching blues, rock, pop, finger-style, and swing jazz for nine years

Newbie Photo Boot Camp Part 1, Newbie Photo Boot Camp Part 2, or Both at So Cal Pixels (Up to 56% Off)

So Cal Pixels

Azusa Pacific University

$99 $49

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Photography class part 1 teaches manual DSLR settings, lighting, posing, composition; part 2 teaches efficiency and postproduction of images

Two or Four Voice Lessons from Chayil Entertainment (Up to 75% Off)

Chayil Entertainment

Studio City

$250 $79

Boost singing and speaking skills with lessons that address breath control, muscle strength, and tongue strengthening

$95 for a Skills Assessment and Four Tutoring Sessions at Sylvan Learning ($370 Value)

Sylvan Learning

Multiple Locations

$370 $95

Personal, detailed help with math, writing, or reading during tutoring sessions.

30- or 60-Minute Headshot Photo-Shoot Package with Prints at Flix Photography (67% Off)

Flix Photography

Hollywood

$150 $49

Photographer applies a highly polished and stylized approach to crafting crisp headshots for professionals and performers

Two or Four 30-Minute Voice Lessons at KD Vocals (51% Off)

KD Vocals

KD Vocals

$80 $39

Vocal coach with 10 years of experience works with students to improve singing skills

$36 for $80 Worth of Music Lessons — Music Lessons & Performance Coaching

Music Lessons & Performance Coaching

North Hollywood

$80 $36

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5 or 10 Salsa Dance Classes at Dance Revolution (Up to 55% Off)

Dance Revolution

Lake Balboa

$50 $25

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

Up to 33% Off Dance Lesson — The Tango Room Dance Center

The Tango Room Dance Center

Sherman Oaks

$15 $10

Classes designed for singles or partners teach the basic steps of argentine tango, a style based heavily in improvisation

Two-Hour Makeup Application Workshop and Glass of Champagne for One or Two at Makeup Mandy (Up to 77% Off)

Makeup Mandy

West Hollywood

$209 $49

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Makeup brushes and blending will vex you no more after a professional makeup artists shows you how to get skin glowing and eyes popping

$9 for a 60-Minute Private Driving Lesson and Pre-Licensing Course from Priceless Traffic School (50% Off)

Vip Traffic School / Priceless Traffic School

Van Nuys

$18 $9

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One, Three, or Six 30-Minute Piano Lessons at Piano Studies LA (Up to 55% Off)

Piano Studies LA

Hollywood

$40 $20

Each lesson covers both technical and musical aspects of piano-playing, focusing on the student's choice of classical or popular songs

Web-Programming in ASP.net/C# Course, or Computer-Applications Course at Vcampus Global Education (50% Off)

Vcampus Global Education

Los Angeles

$300 $150

Students get certificates in web programming or learn how to use Windows 8 and and Microsoft Office

$270 for $600 Worth of After-School Programs for K-8 — Major Plus Academy

Major Plus Academy

Mid-Wilshire

$600 $270

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$38 for $85 Toward one hour guitar lesson (with extra 15 minute "how to practice" coaching session)

Zotzinmusic

Atwater Village

$85 $38

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$75 for $150 Worth of Makeup Classes — Tower 40 Salon

Tower 40 Salon

Mid-Wilshire

$150 $75

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Three or Five Hours of Vocal or Acting Coaching at Aurora Music from Patrick Stalinski (Up to 60% Off)

Aurora Music

Los Angeles

$225 $99

Trained tenor vocalist helps students strengthen their singing voices or hone their acting chops

Smoky-Eye-Makeup Workshop or a Comprehensive Makeup Course at Los Angeles Make-Up School (Up to 73% Off)

Los Angeles Make-Up School

Hollywood

$539 $149

Smoky-eye workshops come with a Too Faced eye-shadow palette; comprehensive classes cover smoky-eye and cat-eye looks along with airbrushing

$75 for $150 Groupon — Studio Arts

Studio Arts

Los Angeles

$150 $75

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120-Minute Photography Class at Interactive Education Concepts - Photography (55% Off)

Gary Alexander Photography

Los Angeles

$99 $45

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$45 for $99 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services at Aloha Mind Math Reading Writing Burbank

Aloha Mind Math Reading Writing Burbank

Redeem from Home

$99 $45

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One, Two, or Three Educational Therapy Sessions with Initial Consultation from The Learning Gym (Up to 73% Off)

The Learning Gym

West Los Angeles

$350 $99

Educational therapy helps kids refine their organization and time-management skills, prepare for tests, and cope with learning disabilities

$15.99 for an Online Driver's Education Course with 11 Interactive Lessons from OK Driving School ($49.99 Value)

OK Driving School

Online Deal

$49.99 $15.99

11 online lessons prep students for their DMV driving tests with interactive exercises and practice quizzes

$38 for $75 Toward piano, violin, voice, music production, or acting lessons

Renacer Entertainment Music Lessons & Performance Coaching

North Hollywood

$75 $38

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$149 for $298 Groupon — LA Voice & Music

La Voice & Music

Crenshaw

$298 $149

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One or Three Private Photo-Editing Lessons at Moshe Levis (Up to 53% Off)

Moshe Levis

Redeem from Home

$70 $35

Introductory-level lessons designed for budding graphic designers or photographers

$12 for an Online Traffic-School Course from BESTtrafficschool.com ($21.95 Value)

BESTtrafficschool.com

Online Deal

$21.95 $12

DMV approved online traffic course for traffic citation dismissal; written by DMV-licensed instructors, masks driving-record citations

$9.95 for an Online Traffic School at PonyTrafficSchool.com ($19.95 Value)

PonyTrafficSchool.com

Online Deal

$19.95 $9.95

Fun, interactive online traffic school course helps students ace traffic exams and earn their drivers' license

$99 for a Complete Cisco Certification IT Network Training Bundle from IT University Online ($3,295 Value)

IT University Online

Online Deal

$3,295 $99

Bundles contain hands-on exercises, multimedia presentations, and exam simulators to help students prepare for CCNA and CCNP certification

$15 for an Online Driver's Ed Course with DMV Certificate of Completion ($69.95 Value)

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Online Deal

$69.95 $15

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State-certified online course serves as replacement for in-class learning and teaches fundamentals of safe driving

One or Three One-Hour In-Home Guitar Lessons from Craig's Guitar Lessons (Up to 56% Off)

Craig's Guitar Lessons

Redeem from Home

$60 $29

Guitarist of 25+ years tailors lessons to each student's interests, such as learning lead-guitar techniques or their favorite songs

Three or Five Hours of Guitar Lessons at Sly Mark Music (Up to 78% Off)

Sly Mark Music

On Location

$150 $45

Guitarist teaches students of all ages and abilities tricks that professional guitarists use, customizing lessons to each student

$149 for 12-Week Real Estate License Course at Nationwide Real Estate Schools

Nationwide Real Estate Schools

Multiple Locations

$309 $149

Class time and materials help students get their real-estate-salesperson license with practice exams and study material

Learning-Disability Assessment at NeuroDevelopmental Learning Institute (Up to 80% Off). Three Options Available.

NeuroDevelopmental Learning Institute

Playa Del Rey

$500 $150

Students can consult with reading, writing, and neurodevelopment specialists to receive in-depth assessments

Two, Four, or Six 30-Minute Private Voice, Dance, or Theater Lessons at Shining Light Studios (Up to 56% Off)

Shining Light Studios

Redeem from Home

$80 $39

Professionals develop clients' talent in one-on-one voice, dance, or theater sessions

$69 for $125 Toward 45-Minute Outdoor Photo Shoot — Stephanie Cullen Photography

Stephanie Cullen Photography

On Location

$125 $69

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Two or Five 30-Minute Private Guitar Lessons from Los Angeles Guitar Instruction (Up to 63% Off)

Los Angeles Guitar Instruction

On Location

$120 $45

Guitarist with 17 years of experience and two albums teaches students of all ages and skill levels

Five Group Salsa Dance Classes from Salsa Intocable Dance Company (50% Off)

Salsa Intocable Dance Company

Los Angeles

$50 $25

Fun, friendly, easy-to-learn instruction with professional instructor; no prior dance experience or partner needed

Voice-Over Acting Lessons at VoiceLA Workshops (Up to 51% Off)

VoiceLA Workshops

On Location

$200 $99

Small groups of students gather in a real recording studio to learn the techniques and technical requirements of voice-over acting

$59.99 for 12 Months of Unlimited Social-Media Classes from SocialMediaOnlineClasses.com ($ 684 Value)  

Social Media Online Classes .com

Online Deal

$684 $59.99

One year of access to the complete archive of Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, Twitter, and SEO classes

$21 for $38 Worth of Music Lessons — Rock Stars Of Tomorrow

Rock Stars Of Tomorrow

Redeem from Home

$38 $21

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$20 for $50 Worth of Music Lessons — Daniel Amalm Guitar Tuition

Daniel Amalm

Los Angeles

$50 $20

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$30 for $60 Toward One Hour Guitar Lesson — Janet Robin Guitar Lessons

Janet Robin Guitar Lessons

Redeem from Home

$60 $30

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Three or Five One-Hour At-Home Kids' Music Lessons from Seth Jeremy Productions (Up to 58% Off)

Seth Jeremy Productions

Redeem from Home

$210 $89

In the comfort of home, kids study a choice of piano, guitar, clarinet, saxophone, music production, composition, theory, or voice

$59 for an Online Website Building Class from Express Website Course ($197 Value)

Express Website Course

Online Deal

$197 $59

Video course teaches students the ins and outs of creating a website and working with the WordPress platform

One or Five 60-Minute Language-Arts or Spanish Tutoring Sessions at Ann Cleary Tutoring (Up to 50% Off)

Ann Cleary Tutoring

On Location

$60 $34

Experienced, bilingual, CELTA-certified teacher offers tutoring sessions in both Spanish and Language Arts

$99 for an IT Database Admin Online Training Bundle from Database Training Academy ($3,595 Value)

Database Training Academy

Online Deal

$3,595 $99

More than 150 hours of training in all areas of database technology ranging from SQL to Oracle

Two 30- or 60-Minute Onsite Music or Voice Lessons at Right Start Music (Up to 65% Off)

Right Start Music

On Location

$80 $29

Instructors who specialize in teaching beginners travel to teach onsite lessons in voice, piano, guitar, bass, drums, or flute

$90 for $200 Worth of Makeup Classes — Tina Mit Artistry

Tina Mit Artistry

Hollywood Hills

$200 $90

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Five-day Robolympics Camp with Kit at Hotchpotch Club (Up to 58% Off)

Hotchpotch Club

Multiple Locations

$698 $295

Children build robots and engage in arts and crafts, games, and sports

One-Day Makeup Workshop with Celebrity Makeup Artist for One or Two from Elite Fashion Academy (Up to 82% Off)

Elite Fashion Academy

Mid-Wilshire

$550 $99

Celebrity makeup artist teaches participants blending, corrective makeup, contouring, and evening and everyday looks

$90 for $200 Groupon — My Portuguese LA

My Portuguese La

Beverly Hills

$200 $90

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90-Minute Programming Class, or One- or Two-Month Kids' Programming Course at UCode (Up to 58% Off)

UCode

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

Lessons cover a variety of fun projects using programming languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Ruby

Initial Assessment with Four or Eight Group Tutoring Sessions at A Better Tomorrow Education (51% Off)

A Better Tomorrow Education

Pico Rivera

$100 $49

English and math programs designed for students in grades K–12; comprehensive lessons designed to bring out each child's true potential

$20 for $35 Worth of Music Lessons — Bellamusic

Bellamusic

Bell

$35 $20

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Three-Hour Personal-Makeup Workshop for One or Two at CAMMUA (Up to 60% Off)

CAMMUA

Whittier City

$200 $88

Learn skills such as foundation application and tailoring eye looks to your bone structure for everyday wear or special occasions

Two or Four 45-Minute Music Lessons at Anthem Music Lessons (Up to 58% Off)

Anthem Music Lessons

Northridge

$90 $39

Make a joyful noise with music lessons on instruments such as the guitar, piano, and violin under the tutelage of professional musicians

$25 for $50 Worth of Music Lessons at Playful Piano Lessons

Playful Piano Lessons

Woodland Hills

$50 $25

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Two-Hour Recording Engineer or DJ Clinic at The Sound Bakery (Up to 61% Off )

The Sound Bakery

Winnetka

$100 $49

The recording studio customizes clinics for wannabe recording engineers and DJs

$695 for PADI Open-Water Scuba Diver Certification at Eco Dive Center ($695 Value)

Eco Dive Center

Culver City

$695 $289

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Two-weekend express certification class includes study materials, pool sessions, and checkout dives at Redondo Beach; rental gear included

$69.99 for a Three to Four Hour Editorial Portraiture Photography Workshop from Je M'appelle Artistry ($350 Value)

Je M'appelle Artistry

Je M'appelle Artistry

$350 $69.99

Models pose in downtown arts district so students can practice portrait photography

One or Two Months of Group Piano Classes at Piano4Everyone (Up to 71% Off)

Piano4Everyone

Multiple Locations

$129 $39

Small groups of students meet for interactive piano lessons taught by seasoned instructors

Four Weeks of Private Music Lessons or Four-Month Clarinet Rental at Musician's Depot (Up to 63% Off)

Musician's Depot

Multiple Locations

$104 $39

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Practiced instructors teach adults and kids how to play a wide range of instruments; clarinet rentals last four months

Two 30- or 60-Minute Private Music Lessons at Academy of Music (Up to 53% Off)

Academy of Music

Multiple Locations

$60 $30

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University-trained and professional musicians teach students instruments, vocal training, and songwriting in family-friendly environment

Two or Four 30- or 60-Minute Private Music Lessons at Mitch's Music School (Up to 59% Off)

Mitch's Music School

Upland

$55 $30

Drum, guitar, piano, voice, or woodwinds lessons for students of all ability levels and ages

Three-Hour Personal-Makeup Workshop for One or Two at CAMMUA (Up to 60% Off)

CAMMUA

Upland

$200 $88

Learn skills such as foundation application and tailoring eye looks to your bone structure for everyday wear or special occasions

Performing-Arts Classes or Private Piano or Voice Lessons at Ovation School for the Performing Arts (Up to 57% Off)

Ovation School for the Performing Arts

Upland

$150 $69

Veteran performers teach kids and teens acting, singing, and dancing in twice-weekly classes; private music lessons focus on voice or piano

Beginner Photography Classes and Photo Walks at Isla Studio (Up to 70% Off). Four Options Available.

Isla Studio

Downtown Santa Monica

$149 $59

Professional photographers wean students off automatic settings, demystifying exposure, aperture, and ISO for more breathtaking shots

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A gallery of masterpieces showcases stunningly virtuosic renderings—which are especially impressive considering they were created by kids. While fostering a friendly, cheerful atmosphere, instructors teach classical art skills to classes of up to 12 students at a time. During weekly classes, the skilled instructors demonstrate how to realistically illustrate animals, figures, and still-life scenes using traditional media. "Creativity follows mastery" is the KidsArt philosophy, so they designed the sort of program they imagine the old masters would have approved. Planting graphite sticks and paintbrushes in pupils' hands, instructors teach color mixing, show students how to break an image into its component parts, and instill necessary behaviors such as focus and patience. Programs include individualized drawing and painting lessons and special-topic workshops, such as clay sculpture, figure drawing, and Anime/cartooning.

2908 1/2 Foothill Blvd
La Crescenta,
CA
US

It's not often that a kindergartener chooses Beethoven's 6th Symphony as the object of his earliest obsession. But that was what the parents of Brian Beshore found while dealing with the youngster. He bombarded his parents with the symphony until they finally agreed to let him take music lessons. And students at Foothills Music Academy are lucky they did. Brian is one of the academy's music teachers. His early fascination with Beethoven spurred a lifetime of learning—today he plays and teaches the viola, violin, guitar, banjo, mandolin, piano, and cello (plus, he composes).

Each of the music teachers brings a unique background—and set of instruments—to private or group music lessons for kids. Kids can opt for the traditional grade-school instruments, such as violin or piano, or try something new such as the mandolin, bass guitar, or harmonica.

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Tujunga,
CA
US

In 1976, Joan Barnes—a Californian mom frustrated with the lack of spaces where she could take her kids for safe and age-appropriate play time—took matters into her own hands and founded Gymboree Play & Music. In the decades since Gymboree’s founding, Joan’s vision of a safe place where youngsters could build confidence and creativity has come to fruition and spread to 30 countries around the globe. Staffed by attentive and expertly trained instructors, each Gymboree outpost adheres to a curriculum of activities designed by experts to foster the development of children’s’ cognitive, physical, and social skills through structured play and close readings of Goodnight Moon. The staffers also conduct entertaining classes that cover subjects ranging from music to sports, imparting valuable lessons of imagination and physical activity to developing minds. To further set apart her business, Barnes employed nationally renowned playground designer Jay Beck to design the proprietary play equipment at her centers.

4469 Chevy Chase Dr
La Canada Flintridge,
CA
US

The meaning of art may be subjective, but Mission: Renaissance believes that the basic, technical skills needed to create art are learnable, regardless of a student’s age or experience. The instructors at the studio, which was originally founded in 1975, illuminate the Gluck Method, which focuses on the classic rendering techniques that the great masters used on their first computers. The classes can accommodate students as young as 5, and they explore a number of different mediums—including charcoal, watercolors, and oils—while giving attendees the experience they need to appreciate art, as well as create it. Spread across 19 studio locations in southern California, attendance is capped at around six students per instructor, which allows them to offer artists more personalized feedback and more fitting nicknames.

508 Foothill Blvd
La Canada Flintridge,
CA
US

The Sylvester family had bartending in its blood. Whether it was Uncle Mickey holding court with 40 years' worth of regulars or Tony Sr. mixing one of his signature Skip and Go Nakeds, they exemplified the easy grace and no-nonsense craftsmanship found in a true barman's barman. That dedication to well-poured drinks carried over to Tony Jr., who has spent the last 35 years training mixologists nationwide through the curriculum of his ABC Bartending Schools. Taught behind fully functional bars, his courses educate students in topics ranging from drink recipes and equipment setup to flair moves and alcohol awareness. His schools also emphasize employment; after graduation, students can take advantage of a nationwide job placement service to land gigs in Miami nightclubs, Las Vegas casinos, or the bar cars of Chicago's El trains.

2235 N Lake Ave.
Altadena,
CA
US

Most gyms don't limit their membership enrollment, which is why Meridian's Bodies in Motion does. By managing their member count, the workout areas are less crowded and visitors can step right up to machines without wasting precious calorie-burning minutes waiting in line. The staff can focus on keeping the facility clean and getting acquainted with clients, adding personal touches such as greeting members by name every time they enter and swipe their membership card, which means "hello" in several languages.

At each facility, a team of certified fitness instructors encourages exercise efforts during an array of group classes, including Zumba, spin, yoga, Pilates, kickboxing, and cross-training. The certified personal trainers devise customized workout routines and monitor exercisers' forms as they carve muscles lifting free weights and slim down on cardio and strength-training equipment from Icarian, Hammer Strength, Precor, and FreeMotion. Special features—such as racquetball courts, swimming pools, saunas, indoor basketball courts, boxing rings, childcare, and cuddly kitten pits—vary depending on location.

10155 Reseda Blvd.
Los Angeles,
CA
US