Classes in Washington

Gold's Gym – Up to 85% Off Membership

Gold's Gym

South Hill

$190 $29

Advanced cardio and strength-training equipment fortifies physiques at famous gym; hydromassage beds coddle fully clothed muscles

Up to 56% Off Kids' Movie-Acting Camp

Popcorn Media, LLC

Bellevue

$200 $89

A Hollywood production crew guides kids in the creation of their own movie, from screen acting to lights, then stages a red-carpet premiere

$10 Buys You a Coupon for 25% Off a Summer Camp – Kirkland Arts Center

Kirkland Arts Center

Norkirk

$10 $10

For $10, receive a coupon for 25% off a summer camp for kids ages 5–16

Up to 42% Off Paint Your Pet Class

Mind Unwind

North Admiral

$30 $18

Instructors provide supplies and guidance while adults reproduce their favorite picture of their beloved pets on an 11"x14" canvas

Up to 47% Off Adults Hat-Painting Class

Mind Unwind

North Admiral

$30 $17

Instructors provide supplies and guidance while adults paint their own trucker-style hat

Learn to Bake from the Owner of Honest Biscuits

Hands-On Baking Workshop

Pike Place Market

$60 $60

Art Stone has baked biscuits his entire life, and he shares his best recipes and techniques during a hands-on workshop at Pike Place Market

Design and Print Your Own Letterpress Poster

Poster-Printing Class

Central Business District

$50 $50

Sara McNally shows you how to set wood type and printer’s blocks on an iron hand press so that you can design your own bespoke poster

Rainier Glass Studio – Up to 63% Off Glass Blowing

Rainier Glass Studio

Industrial District

$49.95 $19

Over a 2,000-degree furnace, assist a glass blower in creating hanging ornaments, translucent flowers, or spinner bowls

$6 for a Zumba Class at Belltown Dance Studio

Belltown Dance Studio

Seattle

$12 $6

Students follow simple steps set to energizing Latin music during Zumba workouts

50% Off Glass-Blowing Workshop

Seattle Glassblowing Studio & Gallery

Belltown

$150 $75

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Professional glass blowers help students craft unique handblown glass art pieces during daily classes

Up to 51% Off Glass-Blowing Class for One or Two

Redmond School of Glass

Southeast Redmond

$60 $35

Professional artists guide students through each step of crafting a glass float or ornament, starting with blowing molten glass

Up to 54% Off Make-Your-Own Mug Class

Clay Connection

East Central

$60 $30

Instructors lead students step-by-step through the creation of their own ceramic mug

Up to 50% Off Beading Supplies at Fusion Beads

Fusion Beads

Fremont

$30 $15

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Local beading shop specializing in Swarovski Crystals, gemstones, pearls, glass beads, components, tools, books, and more

39% Off Summer Camp at Spectrum Academy

Spectrum Academy

Summer camp

$140 $85

In the afternoon class, running from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., kids participate in activities that boost brain development and socialization

51% Off Cooking Class from ChefShop

ChefShop

West Queen Anne

$75 $37

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Chefs teach students how to create flavorful tapas and Italian pastas and colorful salads and entrees from farmers' market produce

Up to 88% Off Latin Dance at Sueños de Salsa

Sueños de Salsa

Fremont

$118 $29

Experienced instructor helps students of all levels shimmy through basic to advanced salsa and bachata moves and partnering skills

Up to 55% Off Partner Dance Program

Dedicated Dance

University District

$257 $116

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

50% Off Flame-Working Class at The Boro School

The Boro School

International District

$150 $75

At studio owned by master glass artist Nathan "Nate Dizzle" Aweida, students spin solid glass in a torch flame to produce marbles

Up to 53% Off Metalworking Classes

All Metal Arts

Multiple Locations

$90 $45

Metalworking classes include hands-on exercises demonstrating welding basics; CNC plasma cutting classes teach the basics of the technology

Select Local Merchants

Lined with Swarovski Elements crystal pendants, gemstones, Japanese seed beads, sterling-silver findings, and handmade glass beads, Fusion Beads seems to glimmer. For the experienced beader, it's a treasure trove of all the materials necessary to create stunning pieces, and the knowledgeable staff help beginners sift through the stock to find everything they need to start a necklace or bracelet. The team also hosts several classes each week, covering everything from the techniques of basic beading to the more advanced metalsmithing, precious-metal clay manipulation, and bead weaving. Because the shop only hires dedicated beaders, each employee has firsthand knowledge to help shoppers with their projects, whether they want to create the perfect gift for a loved one or make the perfect earrings for their look-alike bobble head.

3830 Stone Way N
Seattle,
WA
US

The sound specialists at Bellevue American Music help outfit local bands and aspiring rock stars with musical equipment from brands such as Fender, Korg, Yamaha, Roland, and Bogner in the bright, open showroom. Learning to play the intro song to Hogan's Heroes from sheet music is much easier with an On Stage XCG4 guitar stand ($13.49) and artillery of D'Addario EXL120 strings ($5.99). Hone vocal skills outside of showers with an On Stage mic stand ($29.99), or squelch creative differences with the raucous roar of the Peavey Vypyr 15 amp ($99.99). Those eager to accessorize the recent growth of their folk-indie beard may nab a Lee Oskar harmonica ($38.99) and settle into their tax accountant's stoop for an impromptu show.

14340 NE 20th St
Bellevue,
WA
US

Seven of Hearts photography is here for your every event, occasion and milestone. We are an in home and site photography business.

5217 68th Drive Northeast
Marysville,
WA
US

Natural light plus relaxed subjects equals natural-looking, stunning pictures. That's the equation Heather works with during on-location photo sessions for families, couples, and kids. Shooting outdoors opens up a huge array of photo settings, including grassy fields, glassy lakes, and myriad architectural backgrounds. Because of Heather's relaxed approach, her pictures also capture people at their most natural, allowing tangible emotion and personality to come through each image.

1621 112th Avenue Southeast
Lake Stevens,
WA
US

In addition to teaching amateurs the ways of the camera, the photographers at Hudson's Photo Workshops have been coaching professional photographers for over 25 years. They create portraits on location or at the Tukwila studio, which is replete with low lighting, plush couches, and neutral-toned walls. The final images look wholesome and classic, ideal for a large custom wall display in your home. In addition to capturing portraits, the photographers outfit clients with prints and digital slideshows that facilitate online sharing. Classes elucidate photography techniques, including the rule of thirds and how to capture a 20-story human pyramid without a wide-angle lens.

641 Strander Blvd
Tukwila,
WA
US

Out of the Blue Aviation's experienced instructors take wannabe pilots skyward, handing over the reins in an exhilarating 50- to 60-minute flying adventure. The experience begins with a one-hour customized lesson, where instructors brief pupils on flight plans and safety precautions before buckling up in one of Out of the Blue's five modern aircraft. The aerial apprentice then commandeers the sky boat northeast to nearby picturesque Mount Baker, or west toward the San Juan Islands, perhaps spotting a whale—or a flotilla of seaweed shaped like a whale—before circling back to the Arlington airport.

18306 59th Dr NE
Arlington,
WA
US

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