StrumSchool.com offers burgeoning musicians an effective way to learn guitar by way of short, engaging instructional videos. Using a step-by-step format, each 5–10 minute lesson is taught by a guitarist with at least 15 years of full-time teaching experience, ensuring a comprehensive and easy-to-follow way for students to learn to shred on the sleek website accessed from their computer, tablet, or smartphone. Lessons cover everything from guitar anatomy and reading music, to learning basic chords and strumming patterns for genres such as rock, jazz, blues, country, or the Swedish death metal band you secretly love. StrumSchool also maintains a list of easy songs to learn, and provides plenty of know-how when it comes to taking care of your gear, sounding like a guitar pro, and advice on cleaning up minds after they've been blown by the guitar solos you've just learned.
Martial arts at San Francisco's San Francisco Taiko Dojo is a great workout that will leave you feeling Zen.
Whether you want mouth-watering food or great drinks, this studio has the restaurant just for you.
Tots are more than welcome to hang with their parents at this studio.
Designed for all fitness levels, these kickboxing classes will give you a great cardio workout.
Their MMA instructors will leave you breathless and looking like a whole new you.
Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
Designed and developed by vocal coach and singer/songwriter Ruth Gerson, the Singingbelt trains singers and public speakers to support their voices with their diaphragms. The belt provides feedback on the position of the diaphragm, which signals to the wearer any time they cease supporting their breath. The belt can help singers develop power, tone, pitch, and endurance.
Yoga enthusiasts flock to Bird School of Music in San Francisco for all their physical and mental needs.
Check out the restaurant at this studio for a delicious meal.
This studio is kid-friendly, so little ones are welcome to tag along.
Build lean and strong muscles with one of these group kickboxing classes.
Bird School of Music's hot yoga classes provide students with peace of mind, body, and soul (and plenty of sweat).
Brush up on your parallel parking skills — the studio's Polk St location offers nearby street parking.
Before he met singing instructor David Stroud—a onetime coach of American Idol's Adam Lambert—Alexys Paris subjected his naturally mellifluous vocal cords to constant stress, admitting on his website that he would "force notes or yell on pitch." Working in the Institute of Vocal Advancement system, Stroud trains voices to perform in a natural, stable manner. Alexys teaches students how to comfortably transition from the deep-chest register to the high-pitched head register without resorting to voice-straining exertions or discretely switching places with virtuoso body doubles.
At The X Kids Tech Camp, kids take charge of the future. More specifically, they master the cutting-edge robotics technology that will shape the future, honing their creativity and engineering skills in the process. Using tools such as LEGO's robotics-oriented Mindstorm sets, youngsters can build their own toys in hands-on camp sessions. Alternatively, they can learn to program mini land-drones capable of rolling, zigzagging, and jumping more than six inches in the air.