Things To Do In Hybla Valley

Up to 56% Off Intro to Sailing Class

Potomac Yard - Potomac Greens

$180 $79

Beginning sailors glide along the Potomac in small, light crafts during introductory sailing lessons

2014 Women's Wellness Fundraiser Concert – Up to 55% Off

Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center at Northern Virginia Communit

$110 $49

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All-star lineup of gospel singers, including Grammy-nominated star James Fortune, share their voices in a fundraiser for women and children

Up to 41% Off at Great Waves Waterpark

Alexandria

$74 $46

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All-access to 20-acre park’s wave and play pools, waterslides, and Paradise Play; optional access to mini-golf course, batting cages

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$50 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Up to 88% Off Boot Camp from The Sergeant's Program

Multiple Locations

$234 $29

One-hour, military-inspired workouts push members with running, calisthenics, aerobics, and weight training, held five to six days a week

Up to 73% Off Self Defense Classes

Hampton Inn & Suites

$65 $19

Martial arts experts teach students how to defuse potentially dangerous situations with hand-to-hand combat training

Up to 68% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$120 $39

Martial Arts helps students improve overall fitness, focus, confidence, energy and self-discipline in Shaolin Kempo Karate classes

Up to 72% Off Fitness Boot-Camp Classes

Multiple Locations

$140 $39

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Boot-camp classes reshape figures with cardio and strength-training drills that draw from several fitness schools and shift daily

51% Off Five-Week Women's Self-Defense Course

Multiple Locations

$119.95 $59

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Expert mixed martial artist equips women with the defensive moves necessary to stop a larger, more aggressive attacker.

50% Off Services

Old Town

$140 $70

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

43% Off

Franconia

$30 $17

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

Up to 55% Off Martial Arts After-School Program

Fort Belvoir/Mount Vernon

$396 $198

Kids learn the discipline and skills of taekwondo in after-school program that provides free shuttle service and snacks

45% Off Eight-Week Swing-Dance Course 

Multiple Locations

$110 $60.50

Swing-dance champions Tom Koerner & Debra Sternberg & staff teach jitterbug, lindy hop & charleston steps during eight-week program

Up to 60% Off Personal-Training Sessions

Alexandria

$340 $170

Following a fitness consultation, a personal trainer helps clients devise individually tailored exercise regimens

Up to 79% Off Boot Camp Classes

Alexandria

$180 $39

Trainers lead students in classes that comprise circuits and interval training to build endurance, flexibility, and agility

52% Off Classes at Dance Studio Lioudmila

Cameron Park

$52 $25

Instructors help pupils master moves during group classes in genres such as tango, swing, and ballroom

Up to 68% Off Classes at River's Edge Yoga

Old Town North

$130 $40.99

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Dancer-turned-yogi guides students through graceful, breath-connected movements to increase strength and flexibility

64% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Alexandria

$109 $39

Fitness instructors guide participants through boot-camp-style workouts that tone muscles and burn calories

Up to 78% Off Boot-Camp Classes at CD Fit

Multiple Locations

$90 $29

Push beyond fitness plateaus with high-intensity, one-hour boot-camp classes that focus on sculpting the entire body

55% Off Services

Fort Washington

$240 $108

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

$55 for $100 toward Private, Partner, or Group Personal Training

Oxon Hill - Glassmanor

$100 $55

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

62% Off Classes at Title Boxing Club

Multiple Locations

$50 $19

Expert instructors lead boxing and kickboxing classes that help students condition and build stamina

Up to 63% Off Swim Club Membership

Springfield

$70 $35

Membership to a private swim club with a lap/diving pool, a wading pool, and picnic areas with gas grills

45% Off Personal Training

Springfield

$570 $314

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

Up to 81% Off Fitness Classes at USA Jiu Jitsu

Springfield

$100 $30

Six days a week, kids and adults learn the ancient art of Brazilian jujitsu, self-defense, kickboxing, or combat fitness

76% Off Boxing and Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$185 $45

At six locations, intensive boxing and martial-arts classes teach valuable self-defense and fitness skills

Up to 48% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Springdale

$60 $32

British Horse Society–certified instructor helms riding school that promotes mastery of technique and understanding of horsemanship

Up to 65% Off Martial Arts and Fitness Classes

West Springfield

$139 $49

Wide spread of martial arts and fitness classes for all skill levels, including krav maga, kickboxing, tae kwon do, thai boxing and yoga

Half Off Introductory Fencing Camp

North Springfield

$250 $125

Students take a one-week course in sport fencing or historical swordsmanship in a large facility dedicated solely to the sport

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

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

Up to 51% Off Women's Boot Camp

Annandale

$75 $37

One-hour boot camps get women of all fitness levels buff with weight-training, boxing moves, and military-style exercises

51% Off Massage at Foundation Fitness

Multiple Locations

$100 $49

The long, fluid strokes of a therapeutic massage ease tension, and relieves chronic pain

Up to 65% Off Martial Arts Party or Camp

Multiple Locations

$360 $125

Birthday party with martial arts lesson and pizza for unlimited guests; summer camp with a t-shirt and daily martial arts lessons

48% Off MetroBarre Classes

Lorton

$75 $39

MetroBarre offerings include classes focusing on stretching or strength, although all workouts help participants build long, lean physiques

45% Off Partying Services

Lorton

$250 $138

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

Up to 67% Off Cross-Training and Muay Thai Classes

Lorton

$50 $19

Pro fighter Master Seum mentors proteges during muay thai classes; trainer Melanie Odria helps keep bodies fit during cross-training classes

42% Off a Boat Cruise from Rivershore Charters

Lorton

$24 $14

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Groups of seafarers float down the Occoquan River past lush greenery for leisurely trips or to reach Tim's Rivershore Restaurant

Up to 74% Off Private Boxing Sessions

Newington

$100 $29

Expert boxer Ron Reaves Jr. teaches boxing and self-defense techniques to students of all skill levels during intensive one-hour sessions

Up to Half Off Visits to Historic Gunston Hall

Mason Neck

$20 $10

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Guided tours through 18th-century Georgian mansion with period furnishings and historical recreated grounds

Up to 73% Off Zumba Classes

Multiple Locations

$35 $10

Zumba classes help clients stay in shape through high-energy workouts set to a soundtrack of Latin tunes

74% Off Membership and Group Training at Synergy Health and Fitness

Courthouse Arlington

$269 $69

Memberships include gym access, team training with up to 15 others, and small-group sessions with a personalized program design

Up to 65% Off Yoga Classes

Multiple Locations

$50 $19

Students of all experience levels can reconnect with the body and calm the mind at all-levels yoga classes

50% Off

Columbia Heights South

$40 $20

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

Up to 77% Off Classes at Get Shaped Fitness

Multiple Locations

$150 $34

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Fitness classes include get shaped yoga, Zumba, total body blast, booty core, and more

Up to 53% Off Fitness and Martial Arts Classes

Barcroft

$75 $35

Center promotes personal growth during martial arts classes designed for children and fitness classes for adults

Up to 65% Off Bikram Hot Yoga

Ballston

$80 $40.99

Experienced instructors lead Bikram yoga classes in heated room, promoting wellness and relaxation

Up to 58% Off Fitness and Dog-Obedience Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$155 $69

Personal trainers and dog trainers work in tandem to eradicate owners' extra pounds and pets' bad behaviors

Harlem Globetrotters – Up to 40% Off Kids' Clinic

Multiple Locations

$110 $66

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Harlem Globetrotters players coach kids ages 6–12 on basketball fundamentals, drills, and off-the-court character development

87% Off at Forever Dancing

Bailey's Crossroads

$299 $39

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Ballroom dance instructors lead lessons in a variety of genres and host private dance parties with refreshments.

43% Toward 30 minute Individual Piano Lesson

Falls Church

$40 $23

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

77% Off Six Weeks of Classes at Enshin Karate

Multiple Locations

$170 $39

Instructors teach Enshin-style karate, an art that focuses on practical self-defense moves such as take-downs, strikes, and finishers

Up to 64% Off at Bikram Yoga Falls Church

Falls Church

$90 $32

In a 105-degree room, certified instructors lead a series of 26 postures and provide personal corrections and motivations

Up to 59% Off Guitar Lessons

Falls Church

$140 $69

Private and group lessons teach students how to feel confident playing the guitar while imparting theory and encouraging experimentation

77% Off at Kaizen Mixed Martial Art

Multiple Locations

$170 $39

Students get fit and learn self-defense skills from a staff of instructors that includes MMA fighters and Olympic wrestlers

Up to 61% Off Flamenco and Spanish Dance Classes

Bailey Crossroads-Metropolitan DC

$75 $35

Skilled instructors teach art forms in Escuela Bolera, Spanish Dance and Flamenco movement to improve coordination and confidence

Up to 63% Off Vinegar Brine Pickling Class

Falls Church

$135 $59

Learn how to make your own bread and butter, spicy, and dill pickles before enjoying a panini or sub with homemade pickles

74% Off 15 Group Dance Classes, 4 Socials and 2 Private Lessons

Falls Church

$270 $70

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

Up to 55% Off Music Lessons

Jefferson

$122 $55

Adults and children with a variety of skill levels are invited to learn instruments at this classically focused music school

Up to 77% Off at Buddha B Yoga

U Street - Cardozo

$148 $35

Certified instructors lead students of all fitness levels through Jivamukti, Ashtanga, and Vinyasa-style yoga classes

Explore 14th Street's Food and History with a Veteran Chef

Washington

$49.99 $49.99

Jeffrey Diaz or one of his guides leads you to historical sites and restaurants, where you meet the staff and sample food and drinks

Up to 51% Off Bike Rental

Union Station

$40 $20

Cyclists zip around and explore the city monuments during full-day rentals

Up to 56% Off Guided Walking History Tour

Washington

$78 $39

In depth historical lessons accompany tours that swing by the Jefferson Monument, FDR Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and Vietnam Memorial

Up to 50%Off National Fund for the US Botanic Garden Membership

Washington Mall

$75 $39

Botanic gardens host American plant life, public education programs, and year-round events

Up to 59% Off Wine at Crush Kitchen and Slate Wine Bar + Bistro

Multiple Locations

$120 $55

Themed evenings invite guests to sample six wines with accompanying cheese and charcuterie

Washington Nationals – Up to Half Off Game

Nationals Park

$20 $10

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Led by a young all-star and one of the NL's most promising pitching staffs, the Nats head into 2014 poised to repeat 2012's NL East title

50% Off Women's Event with Art and Food

Charles E. Smith Center at The George Washington University

$60 $30

Event celebrating women with artists, exhibits, vendors, pop-up shops, live entertainment, and of course food and free unlimited wine

Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. – Up to 45% Off Visit

MADAME TUSSAUDS

$22.79 $13

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Stand face-to-face with wax-made cultural figures, sports stars, and all 44 US presidents

Uncover the Flavors of Northwest India

U Street–Cardozo

$85 $85

Geeta, a chef featured in The New York Times, immerses you in Northwest Indian cooking techniques and their cultural context

Ed Blaze and Friends – $5 for Standup Comedy

Pure Lounge

$10 $5

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Tanzania-born club veteran hosts evenings featuring up-and-coming and established comedians seen on Comedy Central, HBO, and BET

DC Harbor Cruises – Up to 50% Off

Southwest Waterfront

$30 $15

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Up to 225 passengers board a luxury catamaran for a sailing excursion amid the peaceful waters of Washington

Up to 34% Off Major League Ultimate Frisbee Games

Cardinal Stadium - Catholic University of America

$14.50 $10

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In its second season as a competitor in Major League Ultimate, the DC Current square off against teams from across the east coast

Up to 50% Off Tour of President Lincoln's Cottage

Washington

$30 $15

Multimedia-rich guided tours through house built in 1842; museum exhibits on Civil War, slavery, and life of President Lincoln

Up to 51% Off Weekday Kayak Rentals or Tour

Georgetown

$20 $9.75

Beneath the arches of the Key Bridge, kayakers and paddleboarders disembark for excursions onto the Potomac

Up to 50% Off History and Photography Tour

Washington D.C.

$50 $25

Two- to three-hour tours explore historic sites in DC; guides provide historical background and offer composition ideas for photos

Up to 57% Off Wine or Whiskey Tasting

Brentwood - Langdon

$699.99 $299

Skilled wine and whiskey experts bring their best bottles to customers' homes, providing tastings as well as cheese or chocolate pairings

Up to 54% Off Adult Dance Classes

Brookland

$60 $28

Drop-in adult dance classes held five days per week and available in such forms as jazz dance, African dance, and salsa

Up to 57% Off Guitar Lessons

Georgetown

$80 $39

Award-winning guitarist Piotr Pakhomkin leads guitar lessons that were highlighted by CBS as amongst the best in D.C.

Up to 60% Off Chocolate Walking Tour

The Old Stone House

$50 $25

Chocolate tour introduces guests to Georgetown's homemade ice cream, artisan truffles, and pies

Up to 54% Off Private and Semi-Private Guided Tours of DC

Washington

$120 $59

Tour guides chauffeur groups of up to six in SUVs or vans, giving them private or semi-private tours during the day or evening

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2076 Lord Baltimore Dr
Windsor Mill,
MD
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Sometimes it takes more than medication to heal. That’s why acupuncturist Linda Wentz founded Holistic Touch Center and its mission to help hasten the healing process by offering services that extend beyond the body to incorporate the needs of the mind and spirit. There, Silvy Franco, the center's holistic esthetician, blends years of skin care experience with training in natural health and energy medicine to produce treatments that restore the body while rebalancing the mind and spirit. She reads each client's skin like a map, plotting out appropriate treatment courses that are delivered as part of one of the center's rituals, which include components ranging from traditional facials and detoxifying peels to Vitamin C infusions and cold stone massages. In addition to performing these rituals, Silvy also helps clients adapt these treatments for use in at-home skin care regimens, keeping epidermises glowing and well-adjusted to changes in seasonal weather.

Those interested in acupuncture may enlist in Kirsten Jacob, a trained herbalist who received her Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Han University of Traditional Medicine in Tucson, Az. In addition to specializing in facial-rejuvenation acupuncture treatments, she also possess a background in pediatric respiratory therapy as well as general family treatment. Her specialities include pediatric and family acupuncture, behavioral/learning issues, and stress reduction and internal medicine. Kirsten incorporates classical Chinese botanical therapy into her work, which includes tui na–or Chinese medical/therapeutic massage–cupping, and moxa. When she is not helping her clients attain inner peace through eastern healing techniques, she tends to her kids while indulging in reading, writing, and traveling.

309 S Washington St
Alexandria,
VA
US

Hilltop Golf Club’s 9-hole, par 31 course lets clubbers hack their way through 2,268 yards of elevated Virginia countryside. Architect Lindsay Bruce Ervin modeled aspects of the executive course after traditional Scottish links, populating the course with berms, pot bunkers, and thick fescue grass that whisper Gaelic folk songs into the wind. The course climbs from an elevation of 80 feet to 240 feet, with crests giving way to sweeping vistas of the Potomac River and the Maryland shoreline. Five par 3s make each round a worthy investment for clubbers still seeking their first hole-in-one, while four par 4s allow players to unsheathe their drivers. The Club’s practice facilities include two practice greens—one for chipping and one for putting—and a multi-tiered driving range with 68 hitting bays, many of which are covered and heated to protect swingers from inclement weather or pelicans eating sunflowers overhead.

Course at a Glance:

  • 9-hole, par 31 course
  • Length of 2,268 yards from the farthest tees
  • Course rating of 31.0 from the farthest tees
  • Slope rating of 55 from the farthest tees
  • Three tee options
  • Link to scorecard

7900 Telegraph Rd
Alexandria,
VA
US

"Our brain is designed to realize what we wish, without any minor errors," says Dahn Yoga founder Ilchi Lee, "If you want success, it will create success. If you want happiness or health, it will create them. Anything is possible, as long as negative thoughts and emotions don't interfere." To make this challenging, yet hopeful philosophy accessible to all, Lee combined the Eastern concept of chi energy with his own brain-management system, developing a distinctive program that unlocks inner peace and sweeps up brain clutter caused by the daily stress of always having to find Waldo. Warm-up yoga maneuvers awaken muscles before 30–40 minutes of breathing, stretching, core practice, and meditation—including a signature brain-wave vibration technique that aims to calibrate mental and physical energies. Cool-down exercises ease the body back into quotidian functionality before a 10-minute teatime invites socialization among participants while bolstering pinkie endurance. Dahn Yoga is also taught at independently owned and operated franchises called Body & Brain Yoga.

1630 King St
Alexandria,
VA
US

Its red roof shining from the banks of the Potomac River, historic Mount Vernon bears the torch of gentleman planter and inaugural commander in chief George Washington via the home where he lived for 40 years. It takes about three hours to explore the estate, a visit which begins with a walk through the grounds and a short film before proceeding to a guided tour of the mansion. There, time-travelers visit 1799—the year Washington died—as recreated by preserved original furnishings and detailed reproductions. The home's windows look out on 50 acres of plantation, with 12 original structures, gardens, and a forest trail hemmed with holly and laurel. The museum and education center weaves a rich audio-visual tapestry of the general's life, filled with 23 theaters and galleries and 700 original artifacts that include his famous dentures.

3200 Mt Vernon Memorial Hwy
Alexandria,
VA
US

LA Boxing’s fight-centric gyms ditch the polished look of wood-floored workout studios for gritty, competitive spaces filled with 150-pound punching bags and intense workouts. Like a baker molding gingerbread men, LA Boxing sculpts six-packs with boxing, kickboxing, and mixed-martial-arts classes. Although instructors and students agree that the gym’s atmosphere may enkindle intimidation in first-time attendees, most experience boosted self-confidence after conquering their first class. Private training sessions further stoke courage with workouts that leave patrons with the exhilaration of having survived 12 rounds in the ring or five minutes in a high-school lunchroom.

528 N Henry St
Alexandria,
VA
US