Things To Do In Walnut Creek

$85 for Registration for NFL Flag Football League for One Child at East Bay Youth Sports ($170 Value)

East Bay Youth Sports

Multiple Locations

$170 $85

5-on-5 coed flag-football league is intended to be fun and noncompetitive while building teamwork and developing skills

$39 for One Month of Unlimited Yoga and Fitness Classes at YogaWorks ($149 Value)

YogaWorks

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

Yoga Alliance–trained instructors lead exercisers of all abilities through yoga classes that include Iyengar, Ashtanga, and Vinyasa Flow

$15 for One-Month Gym Membership with Unlimited Classes at Curves ($153 Value)

Curves

Multiple Locations

$153 $15

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Curves workouts from Jillian Michaels are designed for women of all ages and help kick start weight loss in 30 minutes a day

1, 3 or 4 Adult or 1, 3 or 5 Kid's Private Horseback-Riding Lessons at Castle Rock Arabians (Up to 54% Off)

Castle Rock Arabians

Walnut Creek

$80 $39

CHA-certified instructors impart essential riding skills to students mounted on ponies or horses at a ranch in the Mount Diablo foothills

Two-Hour Learn to Knit Class for One or Two, or $30 or $60 Credit Toward Any Class at Fashion-knit (Up to 57% Off)

Fashion-knit

Downtown Walnut Creek

$35 $15

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Various stitches, purling, and basic to advanced knitting techniques are covered during fast-paced classes

Reserve Wine Tastings for Two or Four at Scott Harvey Wines Tasting Room (Half Off)

Scott Harvey Wines Tasting Room

Sutter Creek

$42 $21

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Sip on reserve wines crafted by master winemaker Scott Harvey before taking home a bottle of zinfandel, barbera, or syrah

5 or 10 Irish Dance Classes at Dillon Magh Adhair Academy of Irish Dance (Up to 58% Off)

Dillon Magh Adhair Academy of Irish Dance

Walnut Creek

$100 $45

Instructors teach students the art of Irish dance at a school that's registered with An Coimisiun le Rinci Gaelacha, Dublin, Ireland

Eight Children's Martial-Arts Classes or Three Months of Classes at Martial Arts America (Up to 84% Off)

Martial Arts America

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

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Kids' program builds confidence and self-defense skills through tae kwon do strikes, jujitsu rolls, and eskrima stick exercises

Two or Five Private GOLFit Sessions with a TPI Physical Assessment at NorCal Golf Academy (Up to 60% Off)

NorCal Golf Academy

Downtown Walnut Creek

$190 $79

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TPI-certified professional instructors evaluate golf fitness and develop personalized workouts

$6 for $10 Worth of Capoeira — Omulu Capoeira Group

Omulu Capoeira Group

Downtown Walnut Creek

$10 $6

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5, 10, or 20 Adult or Teen Krav Maga Classes at Krav Maga Official Training Centers (Up to 90% Off)

Krav Maga Official Training Centers

Multiple Locations

$150 $15

Beginner and advanced krav maga classes offer full-body workouts to teenagers and adults while teaching them methods of self-defense

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

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

$300 $20

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

"Murder at the Tropicabana" at Zio Fraedo's (Up to 54% Off)

"Murder at the Tropicabana"

Zio Fraedo's

$127.06 $59

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Audiences help Lucy, Ricky, Fred, and Ethel unravel a farcical crime while dining from an Italian buffet

Nine-Hole, Par-3 Course for Two or Four or 18-Hole Putting Course at Grayson Woods Golf Course (Up to 67% Off)

Grayson Woods Golf Course

Pleasant Hill

$6 $2

With Mount Diablo as a backdrop, golf complex offers an 18-hole putting course and 9-hole, par-3 course characterized by large greens

$30 for $60 Worth of Horseback-Riding Lessons at Horsin' Around

Horsin' Around

Pleasant Grove

$60 $30

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Passes that Provide Discounts on Local Activities for One or Two from Adventures Pass (Up to 97% Off)

Adventures Pass

Multiple Locations

$1,500 $59

Passes give holders discounts on activities such as fly fishing, clay shooting, paragliding, horseback riding, wakeboarding, and paintball

10 or 20 Dance and Fitness Classes at Studio 925 Dance & Fitness (Up to 63% Off)

Studio 925 Dance & Fitness

Pleasant Hill

$80 $35

Students of all levels move to upbeat tunes in energizing dance and fitness classes

American Food and Microbrews for Two or Four at Magoo’s Grill (Up to 55% Off)

Magoo's Grill

Pleasant Hill

$32 $17

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Neighborhood grill has slung classic burgers, fish tacos, and microbrews for 25 years in dining room with DirecTV or on outdoor patio

$5 Buys You a Coupon for $10 Off One Class Or 10% Off 3 Classes When You Book In Advance at All in a Jar

All in a Jar

Lafayette

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for canning class

$50 for Four Children's Motor-Skills Classes at Pediatric Motor Playground ($157 Value)

Pediatric Motor Playground

Multiple Locations

$157 $50

Educational-fitness instructors develop motor skills, social skills, and handwriting with activities designed by occupational therapists

One Month of Belly Dancing with One or Two Classes Per Week at Shimmy Dreams Belly Dance Studio (Up to 54% Off)

Shimmy Dreams Belly Dance Studio

Lafayette

$54 $27

Expert belly-dance instructor leads group in basic moves during calorie-burning classes; advanced classes available for experienced students

One or Two Months of 30- or 60-Minute Private Lessons and Other Perks at Bradley School of Music (Up to 52% Off)

Bradley School of Music

Lafayette

$162.50 $79

Students of all ages learn to play the guitar, piano, drums, or other instruments in a supportive environment with an on-staff psychologist

Two or Four Private Dance Lessons for One or Two People or Four Group Lessons at Escuela de Tango (Up to 78% Off)

Escuela de Tango

Multiple Locations

$440 $99

During a private dance lesson or fun group lessons, an experienced instructor teaches the basic technique and musicality of the tango

5 or 10 Open Jump Sessions at Pump It Up (Up to 60% Off)

Pump It Up

Concord

$45 $19

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Kids jump and play on inflatable attractions such as slides and obstacle courses

$15 for Admission for Two to a Bay Area Wedding Fair ($30 Value)

Bay Area Wedding Fairs

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

Bridal shows bring together couples and wedding professionals for networking and big-day planning and shopping

Improv Workshop with Optional Footage from MMTB- Movie Making Throughout the Bay! Inc. (Up to 51% Off)

MMTB- Movie Making Throughout the Bay! Inc.

MMTB Production Office

$70 $35

Workshop teaches participants improv techniques, confidence building, and reel-building skills with on-camera opportunities

Month of Youth or Adult Martial Arts at Delta Martial Arts & Athletics (Up to 73% Off). Three Options Available.

DELTA Martial Arts & Athletics

Concord

$99 $39

Kids learn basics of karate, focusing on athletics, discipline, and respect; wing tsun and escrima classes teach Chinese and Filipino arts

One or Two Hookahs with Fruit Bowls at Wicked Mirage Hookah Lounge (Up to 42% Off)

Wicked Mirage Hookah Lounge

Multiple Locations

$25 $15

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Hookah bowls come in fruit flavors such as raspberry, melon, and mango

Four or Six Guitar, Beginner Piano, or Voice at Jones Guitar and Vocal Instruction (Up to 64% Off)

Jones Guitar and Vocal Instruction

Concord

$130 $50

Seasoned instructor Ranjani Jones teaches basic theory, sight-reading, and technique for guitar, beginner piano, and voice

One or Two Months of Unlimited Kickboxing or Boot Camp Classes at Max Combat Fitness (Up to 63% Off)

Max Combat Fitness

Central Contra Costa

$119 $49

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Learn the in-the-ring combat techniques of muay thai or condition like a fighter in 45-minute boot camps

Chocolate-Making Class for One or Two at Rachel Dunn Chocolates (55% Off)

Rachel Dunn Chocolates

Concord

$55 $25

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Renowned chocolatier with 30 years of experience personally leads chocolate-making workshops that incorporate seasonal ingredients

4 Children's 30-Minute Swim Lesson with 1 Drop-In Family Swim Pass or 1-Month Family Swim Pass (Up to 53% Off)

AquaTech Swim School

Multiple Locations

$85 $40

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Group children's lessons teach stroke techniques and water safety in a self-paced instruction

Gym Membership and Personal Training for One or Two at The Big C Athletic Club (Up to 79% Off)

The Big C Athletic Club

Concord

$200 $45

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The gym hosts Pilates, yoga, Zumba, and other fitness classes; sports courts and a temperature-controlled pool offer something for everyone

$29 for 4 Adult or Teen Parkour Classes with 1 Month of Open-Gym at Apex Movement NorCal ($145 Value)

APEX Movement NorCal

Concord

$145 $29

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Parkour and free-running gym houses a modular set of obstacles including jungle gyms, moveable bars, walls of many heights, and a foam pit

Two-, Four-, or Six-Week Boot Camp at Dream Body Boot Camp (Up to 84% Off)

Dream Body Boot Camp

Concord

$123.50 $29

Trained instructors challenge students with 60 minutes of cardio and strength-training moves

10 or 20 Cycle or Pilates Mat Classes at Star Pilates (Up to 65% Off)

Star Pilates

Moraga

$162.50 $59

Get fit in Pilates classes that teach mat techniques or cycling sessions infused with group motivation

One, Three, or Five One-Hour Private Horseback-Riding Lessons at Earthquake Arabians (Up to 63% Off)

Earthquake Arabians

Tassajara

$80 $39

Certified trainers lead private horseback-riding lessons at a facility featuring an indoor arena and lush gardens

Trap Shooting Lesson for One, Two, or Four at Martinez Gun Club (Up to 70% Off)

Martinez Gun Club

Central Contra Costa

$159 $79

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One-hour lessons taught by an NRA-certified shotgun instructor and three-time national champion

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 10% Off Six Bottles of Reserve Wine at Viano Winery

Viano Winery

Vine Hill

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 10% off six bottles of wine from the reserve selection.

Membership with Yoga Classes at Type A Yoga (Up to 59% Off). Three Options Available

Type A Yoga

Type A Yoga

$50 $25

Membership with yoga classes such as Hatha, vinyasa flow, prenatal yoga, and wind-down yoga

One Month of Tae Kwon Do Classes for One or Two Kids at Fitness Innovations & Tae Kwon Do (Up to 88% Off)

Fitness Innovations & Tae Kwon Do

Martinez

$215 $29

Owner has been teaching martial arts for more than 35 years; instructors focus on instilling self-confidence, discipline, and respect

$10 for 108 Batting-Cage Pitches at San Ramon Sports ($20 Value)

San Ramon Sports

San Ramon

$20 $10

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Batting cages lob softballs or hurl baseballs at 35–80 mph

One or Four Drawing or Painting Classes, or Three-Hour Studio Rental at A.S. Art Studio & Gallery (Up to 54% Off)

A.S. Art Studio & Gallery

San Ramon

$35 $17

Passionate artists demystify drawing, still-life painting, expressionism & portraiture; groups of six paint or draw during studio sessions

$29 for One Month of Unlimited Bikram Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga East Bay ($150 Value)

Bikram Yoga East Bay

San Ramon

$150 $29

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Twist, bend, and sweat in these hot yoga classes

8 or 12 Crossfit Classes at Crossfit Drive in San Ramon (Up to 76% Off)

Crossfit Drive

San Ramon

$160 $39

Fitness guru Travis Sleighter tailors high-intensity workouts to suit students of all fitness levels

One Month of Self-Defense Classes for Students Aged 13 and Younger or 14 and Older at Trucombat (Up to 71% Off)

Trucombat

San Ramon

$100 $30

Expert instructors teach kids and adults self-defense techniques that incorporate elements of fighting styles such as Kung Fu and MMA

One or Two Months of Martial-Arts Classes for Kids or Adults at TriValley ATA Martial Arts (Up to 76% Off)

TriValley ATA Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$125 $39

Both kids and adults develop discipline and self-confidence as they learn martial arts

6 or 12 Boot-Camp Classes at 30 Day-Bootcamp (Up to 87% Off)

30 Day-Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$130 $19

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Instructors lead women-only and coed boot camps focused on fitness and self-defense

$25 for 10 Drop-In Yoga Classes at Umang's Wellness Haven ($186 Value)

Umang's Wellness Haven

San Ramon

$186 $25

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ERYT-certified instructor Umang Goel leads a seven-day schedule of yoga classes to help students stretch and strengthen muscles

Kurtis Blow at Berkeley Black Repertory Group Theater on Saturday, September 13 (Up to 41% Off)

Kurtis Blow

Berkeley Black Repertory Group Theater

$100 $59

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Rap pioneer behind "The Breaks" delivers hits with support from Suga-T and General X; VIPs enjoy red carpet entry and a meet and greet

2014 BANFF Mountain Film Festival Radical Reels Tour at California Theatre on September 25 (Up to 40% Off)

2014 BANFF Mountain Film Festival "Radical Reels Tour"

California Theatre

$40 $24

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Short-film festival celebrates extreme athletes from around the world

One Visit for 1 Adult and 2 Kids or Unlimited Visits for 3 People at Habitot Children's Museum (Up to 51% Off)

Habitot Children's Museum

Downtown Berkeley

$28 $14

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Habitot builds infants’ and young kids' creative-thinking and problem-solving skills through exhibits, art studio, and educational programs

Yoga Hike for One or Up to 15 People from Hiking Yoga (Up to Half Off)

Hiking Yoga

Multiple Locations

$20 $9.99

Outdoor hiking and yoga combine for 90 minutes of cardio and strength work in a natural setting, and groups can take private hikes

Opening Night of Berkeley Symphony Orchestra at Zellerbach Hall on October 2 at 7 p.m. (Up to 53% Off)

Opening Night of Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

Zellerbach Hall

$15 $7

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Elgar's Enigma Variations, a world premiere Oscar Bettison, and a performance of Sibelius's Violin Concerto by soloist Jennifer Koh

10 or 15 Yoga-Pilates Classes or Month of Unlimited Classes at Innerstellar Pilates & Yoga (Up to 78% Off)

Innerstellar Pilates & Yoga

South Berkeley

$130 $35

Pilates mat classes are offered for students of all levels, along with Forrest, Stellarflow Vinyasa, and Restorative yoga

Introductory or Advanced Glass-Blowing Class at Revere Glass School (Up to 57% Off). Five Options Available.

Revere Glass School

Northwest Berkeley

$220 $99

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Demonstrations and practice help students craft basic solid glassworks, more advanced blown-glass bottles, or multicomponent goblets

$45 for Three Pilates Classes at YogaKula ($90 Value)

YogaKula

North Berkeley

$90 $45

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Studio that incorporates a spa offers Pilates Reformer classes with poses for beginners and those in need of a challenge

One-Month Gym Membership with Optional Three Personal-Training Sessions at Anytime Fitness (Up to 65% Off)

Anytime Fitness

Anytime Fitness

$64 $25

Get in shape at the 24/7 gym, with a trio of optional personal training sessions to help clients safely jumpstart fitness routines

Health Consultation with 8 or 16 Oxygen Therapy Sessions at Breathe Health Center and Services (Up to 76% Off)

Breathe Health Center and Services

Berkeley

$415 $105

Regular sessions of oxygen therapy infuse bodies with this vital element, helping to sustain life and heal

$19 for 30 Days of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Groove Yoga ($150 Value)

Groove Yoga

Berkeley

$150 $19

Instructors lead over 40 heated and non-heated yoga classes each week, open to all experience and ability levels

Two-Hour Mexican-Mask-Making Session for One or Two at Diego Marcial Rios Art and Design Works (Up to 44% Off)

Diego Marcial Rios Art and Design Works

The Ashkenaz

$45 $28

Using traditional mask-making techniques and tools, participants create their own Mexican mask during a two-hour class

10 or 20 Yoga Classes at Vara Healing Arts (Up to 71% Off)

Vara Healing Arts

Albany

$105 $39.50

Eight different yoga classes focus on calming the mind and strengthening the body through various styles of movement

$16.50 for Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two at Albany Bowl (Up to $30 Value)

Albany Bowl

Albany

$30 $16.50

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36 gleaming lanes invite duos to bowl strikes then strike poses in rented shoes

Introductory Glass-Making Class for One or Two at Bullseye Glass Co. (Up to 53% Off)

Bullseye Glass Co

Bullseye Glass Resource Center Bay Area

$100 $49

World-renowned glassmaker hosts beginning kilnforming classes where pupils craft plates, coasters, sculptures, or jewelry

Three Personal-Training Sessions and a Dietary Consultation from Jameson Cassidy Personal Training (65% Off)

Jameson Cassidy Personal Training

Emeryville

$240 $84

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

One or Three Pottery Classes at Play With Clay (50% Off)

Play With Clay

Emeryville

$30 $15

Pottery classes teach students of all ages and skill levels how to turn lumps of shapeless clay into exquisite decorative stoneware

Three Personal-Training Sessions and a Dietary Consultation from famous physique (65% Off)

Famous Physique

Emeryville

$300 $105

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Badminton Session for Two or Four with Racket Rentals at Eastbay Badminton Association (Up to 58% Off)

Eastbay Badminton Association

Emeryville

$46 $22

Players serve and volley shuttlecocks on professional Robbins Flooring Systems courts with 11 millimeters of padding

Six Training Sessions from Akoteu Fitness (45% Off)

Akoteu Fitness

Emeryville

$600 $330

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

$599 for a Two-Hour Yacht Charter for Up to Six with America Cup Charters (Up to $1,008 Value)

America Cup Charters

Multiple Locations

$1,008 $599

Chartered ride aboard one of three luxurious yachts, including a 38-foot ocean-class catamaran

The Dinner Detective at Waterfront Hotel (Up to 43% Off)

The Dinner Detective

Waterfront Hotel

$203.20 $116

Guests attempt to solve a mystery while dining on a four-course meal

Admission to the Oakland Zoo for One Child or Adult (Up to 32% Off)

Oakland Zoo

Oakland

$11.75 $8

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Historic zoo houses more than 660 animals such as giraffes, lions, elephants, baboons, alligators, and Malayan sun bears

$99 for Flight Lesson with Ground Training and 35-Minute Flight from Oakland Flyers ($230 Value)

Oakland Flyers

Oakland

$230 $99

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Flight lesson includes ground and flight instruction from a professional pilot and a 35-minute flying session

Devour Food & Beer Fest for Two or Four on Saturday, September 27 (50% Off)

Devour Food & Beer Fest

Oakport Lot

$200 $100

Sample cuisine from more than 30 food booths alongside sips of wine and craft beer on Saturday, September 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Bottles of Wine at Dashe Cellars (Up to 39% Off)

Dashe Cellars

Jack London Square District

$90 $59

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At the winery and tasting room founded by an enologist couple, taste the specialty zinfandel, grenache, and other fine wines

Admission to LaserMania for Two, Four, or Six at Chabot Space & Science Center (Up to 54% Off)

Chabot Space & Science Center

Oakland

$28 $14

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Enjoy a fusion of art and science with a 360-degree laser-light show set to the music of The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, or U2

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 25% Off For New Students at Zahava Sherez Studio & School

Zahava Sherez Studio & School

East Peralta

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 25% off for new students

$5 Buys You a Coupon for $30 Off Membership For New Members at Rocha Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Rocha Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Multiple Locations

$30 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $30 off membership for new members

$25 for 10 Classes at Bikram Yoga College of India (Up to $100 Value)

Bikram Yoga College of India

Grand Lake

$100 $25

Bikram Choudhury protégé leads 90-minute yoga classes that explore 26 postures in heated room

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All Zumba instructors claim to create a party-like atmosphere, but Raquel Call delivers on the promise by taking her routines all the way into the club. During evening classes at Vice Ultra Lounge, the lights dim and the beats resonate as though Raquel and her students are kicking off nights on the town. Special events incorporate themes and costumes, such as retro leggings for an ‘80s bash or sweatpants designed by Betsy Ross for Independence Day. Raquel also pays homage to her Brazilian roots with Carnival celebrations and Brazilian Nights, where she showcases her background in samba while dancing to live South American music.

Amid all the gyrating, it's easy for her pupils to forget that they're burning calories. However, Raquel's testimonials and weight-loss stories speak to the benefits of her classes. Her expertise enables her to host master classes with established guest instructors, and earned her Diablo magazine's Best of the East Bay award for Best Zumba Class in 2012. By helming additional classes in yoga, samba, and Zumba Toning, she helps her guests pursue their fitness goals with a combination of poise and pizzazz.

1251 Arroyo Way
Walnut Creek,
CA
US

Sedusa Studios' women-only studios sport expansive dance spaces with a dozen 20-foot dance poles and a troupe of highly experienced instructors. Step lively in a 60-minute muscle-toning Introductory Sensual Dance and Pole Dance class, which demonstrates basic moves, positions, and firefighter lingo to spark dancer/pole camaraderie. The Video Vixen Dance Workout class helps students build strength by teaching choreography inspired by the moves in current music videos. Booty-pop like the stars during the one-hour class while whittling thighs, abs, and glutes down into a seductively statuesque form. Additionally, The Pussycat Workout Dance class aims to shape up clients with previous pole experience, as they tone and learn new moves.

Both classes, guided by experienced female teachers, combine fitness and flirty dancing in a comfortable, nonjudgmental atmosphere, lending ladies the knowledge and know-how to tempt a partner, enjoy a night at the club, or spice up an upcoming PowerPoint presentation. Check the schedule for class times; more may be added based on demand.

1255 S Main St
Walnut Creek,
CA
US

Guided by a mission of embracing every student's quest for personal growth, the team at YogaWorks offers programs for all ages and walks of life. Harnessing a minimum of 500 hours of Yoga Alliance training, expert instructors build lean muscles with traditional Ashtanga, Iyengar, and Vinyasa flow classes enhanced by inspiring music, ambient candlelight, meditation, and props. Their fitness classes further the body-shaping results of yoga, strengthening core muscles with Pilates, increasing endurance and lean muscles with TRX classes, and building stamina with resistance-based SculptWorks.

Instructors also host exotic yoga retreats, which marry the excitement of travel to far-away locales with the benefits of yoga to bestow students with the confident grace required to approach a foreign yoga mat without startling it. Those in search of further training can access online videos by subscribing to myyogaworks.com, which offers a free, 14-day trial for new users. Students can search for videos by workout duration, skill level, and the targeted area of the body.

1131 Locust Street
Walnut Creek,
CA
US

Arthur Murray Dance Studio has been a leading name in franchise dance since 1912, when the entrepreneur began selling mail-order dance lessons. Expanding his reach, he enlisted teachers to spread his signature dance lessons on first-class steamships and skyrocketed to fame in the '30s after introducing the public to such dances as the Lambeth Walk and the Big Apple. By the 1950s, Arthur and his wife, Kathryn, were hosting their own highly popular TV show on ABC, the Arthur Murray Dance Party, which ran for 12 years. Today, Arthur Murray's team prepares students for rug cutting at special events and weekend nightclub jaunts. Clients who arrive to lessons partnerless will be paired up with other classmates as the instructors assess their current skill level and make recommendations on the most appropriate program. Throughout lessons, instructors teach the foundations of two to four dances from a long list of styles that range from Latin to country-western, helping students to learn basic step patterns, timing, and the ability to lead or follow.

1536 Newell Ave
Walnut Creek,
CA
US

On the winding dirt trails that snake through Mount Diablo?s nearly untouched terrain, the sound of cars disappears, and riders can imagine they have been transported back to the 18th century. Nestled in the mountain?s foothills, a 20-stall horse ranch and equestrian center teaches fledgling equestrians the art of trotting down those trails. Arabians expert Nancy Dupont has spent more than four decades presiding over Castle Rock Arabians, where instructors boast accreditation with the Certified Horsemanship Association and many of them have claimed championship titles.

The center?s lessons welcome children as young as 2 to join a Tiny Riders program, whereas older pupils who have conquered the basics can learn advanced techniques, such as jumping through bank-vault walls. In addition to hosting classes and trail rides for students, the center organizes camps and hosts parties for birthday celebrants or pegasi celebrating the sprouting of their wings.

1350 Castle Rock Rd
Walnut Creek,
CA
US

The fitness instructors, personal trainers, and nutritionists at ClubSport wield the foundations of total-body wellness: detailed knowledge and cutting-edge equipment. Group classes such as cardio kickboxing, cycling, and circuit training showcase routines for all fitness levels, seven days a week. Personal-training sessions, meanwhile, bring help exercisers develop their own fitness plans and face down the imaginary knight that guards every piece of weight-training equipment.

ClubSport also transforms bodies outside the fitness studio and weight room. A self-described resort-style aquatic center features several lap and exercise pools where swimmers can fine-tune their breaststrokes and favorite shark calls. At an on-site spa, massage therapists ease muscle tension with modalities ranging from hot stone and prenatal to trigger point and reflexology.

3737 Valley Vista Rd
Walnut Creek,
CA
US

Walnut Creek Scene