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Acoustic Way Studios: Four Private Music Lessons from Acoustic Way Studios (50% Off)

Four Private Music Lessons from Acoustic Way Studios (50% Off)

Acoustic Way Studios

Portland

From the merchant: Private lessons are designed for each student. We will set goals and create lessons to achieve them.

$120 $60

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Carter Suzuki Violin & Fiddling: Four or Eight 30-Minute Violin or Fiddle Lessons at Carter Suzuki Violin & Fiddling (Up to 59% Off)

Four or Eight 30-Minute Violin or Fiddle Lessons at Carter Suzuki Violin & Fiddling (Up to 59% Off)

Carter Suzuki Violin & Fiddling

Multiple Locations

2011 National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest winner teaches students to play fiddle or violin employing the Suzuki method

$120 $59

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Creative Roots: $20 for art instruction for adults $40 Groupon — Creative Roots

$20 for art instruction for adults $40 Groupon — Creative Roots

Creative Roots

Northwest District

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

$40 $20

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Every Family Needs Music: $35 for Four Group Lessons for Guitar, Piano, or Voice at Every Family Needs Music ($130 Value)

$35 for Four Group Lessons for Guitar, Piano, or Voice at Every Family Needs Music ($130 Value)

Every Family Needs Music

Brooklyn

In group music lessons, teachers emphasize importance of fun over technical skill, fostering a deep-felt love of song

$130 $35

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Ryan Meagher: Four or Eight One-Hour Guitar Lessons from Ryan Meagher (50% Off)

Four or Eight One-Hour Guitar Lessons from Ryan Meagher (50% Off)

Ryan Meagher

Portland

Jazz guitarist Ryan Meagher uses his experience as a recording musician and composer to guide students in their own musicianship

$240 $120

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North Tabor Guitar Studio: A Private Music Lesson from North Tabor Guitar Studio (55% Off)

A Private Music Lesson from North Tabor Guitar Studio (55% Off)

North Tabor Guitar Studio

North Tabor

Students learn how to play a guitar during four 30-minute guitar lessons with a professional music coach

$110 $49

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Ayin Sparks: Seven-Day Film Course at Ayin Sparks (45% Off)

Seven-Day Film Course at Ayin Sparks (45% Off)

Ayin Sparks

Portland

DIY personal-narrative-documentary film workshop; explore your creativity, free your voice, and discover yourself anew

$400 $220

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Sound and Rhythm Drumming Studio: $29 for an African-Drumming Series at Sound and Rhythm Drumming Studio ($65 Value)

$29 for an African-Drumming Series at Sound and Rhythm Drumming Studio ($65 Value)

Sound and Rhythm Drumming Studio

Buckman

Internationally accomplished instructor teaches students to play the drums during 60-minute African-drumming sessions

$65 $29

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Blueprint Ensemble Arts: Seven-Day Voice Course at Blueprint Ensemble Arts (60% Off)

Seven-Day Voice Course at Blueprint Ensemble Arts (60% Off)

Blueprint Ensemble Arts

Portland

Seven weeks of singing with one of Blueprint Ensemble’s choirs; includes one day per week

$80 $32

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Eduplin Spanish Christian School: Four or 12 Hours of Kids' Spanish Immersion Class at Eduplin Spanish Christian School (Up to  59% Off)

Four or 12 Hours of Kids' Spanish Immersion Class at Eduplin Spanish Christian School (Up to 59% Off)

Eduplin Spanish Christian School

Cedar Hills - Cedar Mill

Social studies, music, dance, exercise, and science for four hours a day in Spanish immersion class that covers language and Latin culture

$200 $89

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Musicwerks Studio: Four-Week Musical Instrument Course at MusicWerks Studio (60% Off)

Four-Week Musical Instrument Course at MusicWerks Studio (60% Off)

Musicwerks Studio

Portland

From the merchant: A four-week course exploring the basics of music in a fun and engaging group setting; choose between guitar and piano

$135 $54

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The Love Institute: One or Two Two-Hour Couples-Massage Classes at The Love Institute (Up to 51% Value)

One or Two Two-Hour Couples-Massage Classes at The Love Institute (Up to 51% Value)

The Love Institute

Hosted in Yoga on Yamhill

Partners learn the essentials of professional back, scalp, & foot massage or the basics of arms, legs, and hand massage as they enjoy treats

$135 $74

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Financial Beginnings: $99 for Two-Day Access to the 2015 Financial Literacy Conference  — Financial Beginnings ($150 Value)

$99 for Two-Day Access to the 2015 Financial Literacy Conference — Financial Beginnings ($150 Value)

Financial Beginnings

Goose Hollow

From the merchant: Increase your knowledge of personal financial topics at the Financial Beginnings’ 2015 Financial Literacy Conference.

$150 $99

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Elena Rose Photography: $73 for Two-Hour Private Photography Lesson for Beginners at Elena Rose Photography ($150 Value)

$73 for Two-Hour Private Photography Lesson for Beginners at Elena Rose Photography ($150 Value)

Elena Rose Photography

NE Portland

A professional instructor covers topics ranging from diopters to apertures in a two-hour, private session

$150 $73

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Smile At The Rain Tutoring: $175 for $350 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — Smile at the Rain Tutoring

$175 for $350 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — Smile at the Rain Tutoring

Smile At The Rain Tutoring

Portland

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

$350 $175

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Best in Class Education Center: Four or Six Math or English Tutoring Sessions for One Child at Best in Class Education Center (Up to 71% Off)

Four or Six Math or English Tutoring Sessions for One Child at Best in Class Education Center (Up to 71% Off)

Best in Class Education Center

Lake Grove

During 60-minute sessions, tutors help students strengthen critical thinking or creative writing skills

$170 $49

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Perhaps Piano the Laura McMillan Studio: 5 or 10 Private Piano Lessons at Perhaps Piano the Laura McMillan Studio (Up to 65% Off)

5 or 10 Private Piano Lessons at Perhaps Piano the Laura McMillan Studio (Up to 65% Off)

Perhaps Piano the Laura McMillan Studio

Oregon City

Students hone their technique and musicality in private piano lessons

$100 $40

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Park Place Music Academy: $40 for $90 Worth of Music Lessons — Park Place Music Academy

$40 for $90 Worth of Music Lessons — Park Place Music Academy

Park Place Music Academy

Park Place

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

$90 $40

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Perfect Harmony: A Private Music Lesson from Perfect Harmony (44% Off)

A Private Music Lesson from Perfect Harmony (44% Off)

Perfect Harmony

Camas

From the merchant: Lessons available: Piano, Voice, Guitar, Ukulele, Bass, Songwriting, Performance Coaching, Music Business Consolation.

$25 $14

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Sylvan Learning Center-Beaveron: $57 for Skills Assessment, Tutoring, and Report-Card Evaluation at Sylvan Learning Center ($350 Value)

$57 for Skills Assessment, Tutoring, and Report-Card Evaluation at Sylvan Learning Center ($350 Value)

Sylvan Learning Center-Beaveron

Central Beaverton

Diagnostic assessment starts a personalized approach designed for kids in grades K–12 in subjects including, math, reading, and writing

$350 $57

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American Music Academies: $49 for One Month of Weekly Piano Lessons at American Music Academies ($129.95 Value)

$49 for One Month of Weekly Piano Lessons at American Music Academies ($129.95 Value)

American Music Academies

Beaverton

Students meet with instructors once each week to learn piano theory and techniques; complimentary e-book included

$129.95 $49

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Monk Music Lessons: Up to 52% Off Piano, flute, or voice lessons at Monk Music Lessons

Up to 52% Off Piano, flute, or voice lessons at Monk Music Lessons

Monk Music Lessons

Cooper Mountain - Aloha North

From the merchant: Experienced instructor offers weekly private voice, piano, and flute lessons.

$100 $49

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Sylvan Learning Center: $104 for Diagnostic Skills Assessment and Four Tutoring Sessions at Sylvan Learning Center ($370 Value)

$104 for Diagnostic Skills Assessment and Four Tutoring Sessions at Sylvan Learning Center ($370 Value)

Sylvan Learning Center

Vancouver

After thorough skills assessment, expertly trained tutors customize tutoring sessions to each student’s learning needs

$370 $104

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Canby Music: Four Guitar, Drum, Ukulele or Bass Lessons for One or Two Students at Canby Music (Up to 52% Off)

Four Guitar, Drum, Ukulele or Bass Lessons for One or Two Students at Canby Music (Up to 52% Off)

Canby Music

Canby

Lessons in playing the guitar, bass, drum, or ukulele meet once per week over the course of a month

$99 $49

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Think Straight Training and Homeschool Support LLC: 3, 6, or 9 Cognitive Skills Sessions at Think Straight Training and Homeschool Support LLC (Up to 53% Off)

3, 6, or 9 Cognitive Skills Sessions at Think Straight Training and Homeschool Support LLC (Up to 53% Off)

Think Straight Training and Homeschool Support LLC

Rose Springs Center

Kids or adults improve cognitive skills, focus, and coordination with a combination of balance, auditory, and vision exercises

$180 $89

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HydroSports Dive and Travel: Discover Scuba or Open-Water Diver-Certification Course for One or Two at HydroSports Dive and Travel (Up to 60% Off)

Discover Scuba or Open-Water Diver-Certification Course for One or Two at HydroSports Dive and Travel (Up to 60% Off)

HydroSports Dive and Travel

Keizer

Staff teaches basic diving and safety skills in controlled pool; pupils train for open-water dives with class that can beget certification

$50 $25

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Gregory Dean Design / Photography: Two-Hour Outdoor Photography Class for One or Two at Gregory Dean Design / Photography (Up to 55% Off)

Two-Hour Outdoor Photography Class for One or Two at Gregory Dean Design / Photography (Up to 55% Off)

Gregory Dean Design / Photography

Salem

Instructors offer practical tips on composition, lighting, and exposure before students snap shots of scenic locations around town

$99 $49

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Sylvan Learning Center: $79 for a Tutoring Package at Sylvan Learning Center ($350 Value)

$79 for a Tutoring Package at Sylvan Learning Center ($350 Value)

Sylvan Learning Center

Sunnyslope

Diagnostic assessment starts a personalized approach designed for kids in grades K–12 in subjects such as math, reading, and writing

$350 $79

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Northwest School Of Music: Four Private Music Lessons from Northwest School of Music (55% Off)

Four Private Music Lessons from Northwest School of Music (55% Off)

Northwest School Of Music

Central Area

From the merchant: One month of private piano, guitar, voice, or violin lessons with professional, qualified instructor.

$169 $76

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  • Sylvan Learning Center
    Understanding that each child learns differently, the staff members of Sylvan Learning Center’s numerous study centers design custom lesson programs. Based on the results of standardized testing, diagnostic tools, and one-on-one interviews, the staff works with students to help them to firmly grasp basic skills such as reading, writing, math, and how to remember facts without tattooing them to their chest. Programs target students in kindergarten through grade 12 and mold to various learning styles, helping kids to feel more comfortable in the classroom. After-school or summer classes can ready high-school students for the rigors of the ACT or the SAT, or they can help students to wow college admissions officers with their superior writing skills, exemplary test scores, and willingness to arm-wrestle the school mascot.
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    14623 SE Mcloughlin Blvd.
    Milwaukie, OR US
  • Kit Taylor
    What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? You'll find I'm one of the most respected Musicians in Oregon. Great personality, vast knowledge of Pop, Rock, Jazz, Soul, Latin, Gospel, and Worship Music. Great with Kids and Adults alike. I recently left a large-scale Director Of Music job to focus on Do you provide any materials? What should your students expect to bring? Bring a great attitude, a couple pieces of music you like (can be anything, not required if you don't have any), and an idea of what you want to learn. If you just want to learn how to play "Charlie Brown", I can teach that. If you want a more regimented What was the inspiration to start or run this business? I love to play Piano, write Music, and Sing. I also love being in charge of my own schedule, and being my own boss. It only made sense to teach Music. :) What do you love most about your job? Seeing the progress of students after just a few lessons, and their thrill at being able to finally play a song and impress Family and Friends. Also seeing Parents' joy at the success of their children is something that never gets old.
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    18398 SE Trolley Ln.
    Milwaukie, OR US
  • American Guitar Academy Portland
    Each of the guitar coaches at American Guitar Academy are certified in the school's signature teaching method. Developed over 25 years, this house-honed instruction technique incorporates scientific research to help fingers learn to shred frets up to eight times faster than alternative methods. During private half-hour lessons, instructors guide budding rock stars aged 4 years and up through the basics of strumming chords and seamlessly stitching together riffs. These comprehensive lessons on classical, electric, or acoustic guitars are offered once a week with a live instructor or online and guarantee that students will be playing their favorite music within six months of training. Students may begin lessons without owning a guitar, but are encouraged to gain access to one quickly for mastering scales and the ability to solo with their teeth.
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    15711 Southeast 90th Avenue
    Clackamas, OR US
  • The Love Lab
    The Love Lab founder and renowned massage-industry expert Meagan Holub has helped some pretty discriminating clientele to relax and unwind. From Forbes CEOs and professional athletes to rock stars and royalty, her therapeutic massages have melted away the stress that is inherent in any A lister's life. According to Holub's blog, gift certificates for one of her massages were given away in VIP gift bags at the 2012 MusiCares event honoring Paul McCartney, so they made their way into the hands of celebrity musicians, such as the Foo Fighters, Katy Perry, and Coldplay. But Holub talks massage with as many down-to-earth, everyday people as she does famous folks, thanks to a compassionate streak she's demonstrated since childhood. As a young girl and teenager, she rescued stray animals, volunteered at Easter Seals camp, became a physical-therapy assistant, and served as an aide for a person with paraplegia. Today her passion for helping others translates into The Love Lab's services, including group massage classes and private massage lessons that teach individuals and couples to execute the same techniques so sought after by Hollywood stars. Holub and her team of certified massage therapists also instruct employees at workplace events, where they demonstrate stress-relief techniques, which come in handy the next time the boss requires mandatory overtime to help her solve the Sunday crossword.
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    1306 NW Hoyt Street
    Portland, OR US
  • Gymboree Play and Music
    facet: Main type: Traditional locale: en_US title: Gymboree Play & Music facet_type_id: 58f5da40-5f37-1032-b9a3-aaf787d4becd html_text: When Joan Barnes founded Gymboree Play & Music in 1976, she envisioned a facility where parents and children could play together in a safe and age-appropriate environment. In the following decades, Gymboree Play & Music spread to more than 30 countries across the globe, helping youngsters from infants to 5 years old develop cognitive, physical, and social skills. The company's instructors lead classes such as Play & Learn, its flagship course, in which parents and kids move through a seven-level program filled with storytelling, play activities, and debates on the merits of sandwich crust. Talented staffers also prep youngsters for school and foster development in areas such as music, art, and sports. Throughout all classes, they make use of custom play equipment designed by acclaimed playground designer and seesaw-tamer Jay Beckwith.
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    17400 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd
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  • Aquila Glass School
    Breaking with the no-nonsense vibe of the shop’s warehouse exterior, Aquila Glass School’s brightly painted loading-dock door hints at the vibrant creativity that waits inside. The full-time working studio simmers with nine kilns as students create their glass into plates, beads, boxes, or Christmas tree ornaments. Students cut their teeth on introductory classes that teach fusing and studio safety, then graduate to more advanced skills such as torch work and marble making. The expansive facility also offers 68 hours of open studio time each week, where graduates of introductory classes return to further their education with more classes or create independent projects with free use of the facilities, tools, and instruction books made entirely of stained glass. For a full schedule of available classes, please click here.
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    1628 North Columbia Blvd
    Portland, OR US