Washington, D.C. Fitness Deals
20 active deals for Fitness/Active
Chesapeake Sailing School
Full-Day Intro to Sailing Lesson
Learn to raise and lower the sails and work with shifting winds aboard a Tanzer 22, with help from enthusiastic instructors with plenty of experience transforming total beginners into seasoned sailors:
• $129 ($260 value) for an Intro to Sailing lesson for one
• $249 ($520 value) for an Intro to Sailing lesson for two
• Full-day lesson includes a half-hour lunch break
Chesapeake Sailing School's Website
Sahara Dance at 918 F Street
Belly Dancing + Bellini
Certain Colombian songstresses have shown the beauty of a swiveling hip to the world. To get your own middle in motion, sashay over to LivingSocial's 918 F Street with this offer: $29 for admission to a introduction to belly dancing class with pro instructor Rachel Kay Brookmire, including one bellini and a short show.
Owner of Sahara Dance -- voted Best Dance Class in 2010, 2011, and 2013 by Washington City Paper -- Rachel has more than ten years of belly dancing experience under her colorful hip scarves and has taught thousands to shimmy. After a discussion on the ancient history of this Middle Eastern art form, you'll tie on your own vibrant scarf and twist and tone your torso with hip shimmies, isolations, belly undulations, and traveling steps. Women of all shapes, ages, and sizes can enjoy this expressive and elegant dance -- no previous experience necessary. After you master the moves, you'll sip a bellini and enjoy a short performance from Sahara Dance community members. You and your hips know: when there's a beat, your body will move.
Washington Sports Clubs
30-Day Passport Membership
Give your workouts new meaning with this deal from Washington Sports Clubs, offering you several area locations to get serious about getting in shape:
• $24 ($49 value) for a 30-day Passport Membership
• Access to state-of-the-art facilities with swimming pools, saunas & racquet sports
• Enjoy high-tech cardio, strength, and weight-training equipment
Classes to Keep You Motivated
At WSC, you'll enjoy complimentary amenities and toiletries, a great staff, and convenient hours. Try the new UXF Training Zone featuring innovative exercise stations, or group classes like Spinning, Zumba, and Pilates -- and don't miss out on new signature classes, Power Pilates Tower and Vbarre.
Washington Sports Clubs' Website
Capitol Hill Martial Arts & Crossf...
Self Defense Class
It can be a rough-and-tumble world out there, so get your guard up with this offer from LivingSocial's 918 F Street: Kick $25 for an introduction to self defense class. You'll receive attentive guidance from Rita Floyd, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion fighter and owner of Capitol Hill Martial Arts & Crossfit Academy, and D'Angelo Kinard, a strength and conditioning coach to pro and amateur athletes with over a decade of martial arts experience. These two entertaining trainers will lead you through a number of fight-and-flight maneuvers rooted in jiu-jitsu, wrestling, judo, and muay Thai. Prepare to defend against common chokeholds, grabs, bear hugs, and other physical attacks.
Entry to Harlem Globetrotters Summer Skills Clinic...
Designed to not only give kids the chance to learn basketball skills from Harlem Globetrotters, but to give them a chance to enjoy a live show, too, these skill clinics are the perfect mix of fundamentals and fun:
• $55 ($99 value) for a Harlem Globetrotters Summer Skills Clinic for ages 6-12 and two Harlem Globetrotter ticket vouchers for a 2014 game
• Held at 9 a.m. and 12:30 and 3:30 p.m., July 18-20 in Annapolis
• Held at 9 a.m. and 12:30 and 3:30 p.m., July 15-17 in Falls Church
Why Your Kids Will Love It
These clinics began only last year but they've already nearly doubled the number of cities they'll be visiting this summer due to popular demand. Thanks to small group sizes and the enthusiasm of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, these two-hour sessions keep kids of all skill and experience levels engaged. Students will be directed through drills, taught basic skills, and given high-fives along the way for motivation. Afterward, redeem your two tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters in action on the date of your choice in 2014.
Whitewater Rafting: LivingSocial O...
Extreme Whitewater Weekend Getaway
Keep pace with the season -- and get a real rush while you're at it -- with this fast-moving offer: a two-night weekend whitewater rafting and camping trip in the West Virginia wilderness.
On select weekends in June, July, and August, you can join our expert LivingSocial staff and experienced river guides at River Expeditions in Oak Hill, West Virginia, for a truly raucous adventure that lasts from Friday night to Sunday morning. You'll have a choice of six different lodging options, each including a whitewater rafting ticket for each member of the group:
- Bring your own tent for your private tent site ($109)
- Bring your own sleeping bag and stay in a friend's tent ($109)
- One spot in a shared rustic cabin for six. Fill out this survey for housing requests ($149)
- Rent your own tent-on-platform for two ($299)
- Two-night deluxe cabin lodging for eight ($1, 499)
- VIP luxury cabins with provided bedding for ten people ($1,999)
River Tubing: LivingSocial Original
BYOB River Tubing + BBQing + Transportation...
Washington, D.C. Citywide
Log off your computer and join a real-life social network with this refreshing offer for a day of BYOB tubing down the Potomac River at Harpers Ferry, followed by a BYOB catered mountain barbecue with games and round-trip transportation.
Choose from a selection of dates in June and meet your guides for the day at LivingSocial's headquarters at 918 F Street. Once you arrive at Harpers Ferry Adventure Center, you'll take to the river for a 90-minute trip that you'll be able to take as many times as you can fit into the day. You'll also have the option to rent kayaks, jump on a 90-minute canopy tour through the mountain, or take a leisure Polaris ride, all of which you can pay for on site. After all the activity, you'll get to chill out at an awesome barbecue on the private mountain, complete with lawn games before re-boarding the bus back to DC.
Yoga Boat Cruise: LivingSocial Ori...
Yoga Boat Cruise + Vita Coco
The standard seafaring uniform in Annapolis may be white pants, a navy jacket, and a midshipman's cap, but we think yoga pants are just as appropriate... especially when it comes to this offer. Pay $49 ($100 value) for a two-hour morning cruise around gorgeous Annapolis Harbor with an on-board yoga class and coconut water provided by Vita Coco.
Head to Watermark Cruises on theAnnapolis waterfront on select dates in June and July, where you'll check in with our LivingSocial staff. Then, you'll board the Harbor Queen -- an open-window double-decker vessel, and partake in an hour-long yoga class taught by an instructor from Prana Yoga Studio. After the session, you'll cool down with a healthy and hydrating coconut water courtesy of Vita Coco, as you head back to port.
DC Gurly Show at 918 F Street
Boudoir Burlesque & Bubbly
If you're at the point where you're ready for fishnet stockings and feather boas to be more than just remnants of last night's debauchery, you're in luck, ladies: Burlesque is enjoying a renaissance. Loosen up your inhibitions, your clothes, and your girls'-night-out routine with today's extravagant experience at LivingSocial's 918 F Street. Pay $39 for an evening of sexy boudoir burlesque and bubbly, courtesy of Velvet Kensington and Private Tails, both of the DC Gurly Show. Or, pay $49 and have peace of mind that you can reschedule your class anytime by purchasing the Reschedule Protection option.
Upon arrival, you'll be welcomed by the crew -- a fixture on the DC burlesque scene -- and treated to a brief history of burlesque before easing into a light warm-up to get those hips working. With your body ready to go, you'll hit the dance floor to learn the finer points of boudoir strip, including chair work, as you learn choreography for a seductive dance you can do for your partner at home. You'll also get a demo of some especially provocative dance moves, and a half-bottle of champagne to sip between spins. With some serious moves under your belt, you'll perform the dance group-style -- and toast to your newly learned burlesque skills for the boudoir.
The Sergeant's Program
Boot Camp Classes and a Fitness Kit
Washington, D.C. Citywide
Get serious about fitness when you enroll in the oldest civilian boot camp program in the country. Inspired by the toughness of military boot camp, but always infused with fun, these classes are offered at 23 different locations throughout DC/MD/NoVA:
• $40 ($234 value) for one month of unlimited boot camp classes
• $297 ($510 value) for three months of unlimited boot camp classes
• $594 ($1,080 value) for six months of unlimited boot camp classes
• $1,188 ($1,859 value) for 13 months (Sarge's Dozen) of unlimited boot camp classes
Push Yourself Like Never Before
These one-hour outdoor classes feature a simple but intense program of running, calisthenics, aerobics, and weight training designed to produce effective and lasting results. The one-month package includes initiation fee, T-shirt, and a starter kit with a sport bag, reflective bands, and a water bottle. The three month package is the same, but comes with two T-shirts. Six-month and 13-month subscribers get the same gear, plus a "crying towel," and a fitness assessment that helps identify your physical fitness and cardiovascular levels. 13-month subscribers only will also get an exercise mat. Classes are offered five days a week at all locations around the region with an additional Saturday class at select locations.
The Sergeant's Program's Website
The Buddha B Yoga Center
14 Yoga Classes
Conveniently located across the street from the U Street Metro station, Buddha B Yoga Center is a picture of serenity -- bright colors, wood floors, and a generous stream of natural light create an oasis-like atmosphere in which to achieve the tranquility (or trim body) you seek:
• $14 ($168 value) for 14 yoga classes
• 15 different types of classes
• Try the slower-paced hatha or beginners' vinyasa
• Or, opt for the vigorous strength-building of intermediate vinyasa yoga or the fast-paced Ashtanga
Month of Unlimited Classes with 1 Private Lesson...
Arlington / Alexandria
A mixture of kung fu and karate, the art of kempo emphasizes practical self defense. This 5,000-year-old martial art can help practitioners build confidence while learning how to handle unexpected situations:
• $20 ($225 value) for a month of unlimited classes and a 30-minute private lesson
• These classes for ages 4 and up also include a T-shirt
• Studio located a few blocks from Clarendon Metro
Urban Kempo's Website
More Than Cheer
Five Cheer Classes
With classes suitable for ages 3 to 18, grouped by both age and ability level, this school can help your child learn to cheer, tumble, dance, or work on spectacular stunts:
• $50 ($105 value) for five classes
• Learn a little bit of everything in Tumble and Cheer, or focus on specific skills
• Also offers a performance team for more advanced students
More than Cheer's Website
Now and Then Dance Studios
Dance Lesson Package
Come with or without a partner, and get ready to twirl, dip, and learn to light up the dance floor at this local favorite with more than 33 years of teaching experience for adults of all ages:
• $45 ($90 value) for a private dance lesson, 2 group lessons & 2 practice parties
• Try your hand at ballroom, tango, swing, salsa, waltz & many more varieties
• Studios in Rockville, Silver Spring, and Fairfax
Now and Then Dance Studios' Website
One Week of Sports Camp
Howard County, MD
For the past ten years, these pros have been helping kids hone their sports skills in fun indoor facilities around Howard County:
• $110 ($220 value) for one week of full-day multi-sport camp
• $60 ($120 value) for one week of half-day multi-sport camp
• $125 ($250 value) for one week of full-day soccer camp
• $75 ($150 value) for one week of half-day soccer camp
Play in the Shade
Camp sessions are held at one of the multi-sport SoccerDome complexes in Landover, Harmans, or Jessup, which are equipped with bathrooms, picnic tables, concession stands, and water fountains. Facilities are shaded from the heat of the sun and feature a realistic playing environment with grass-like turf and no walls. Full-day camps run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and half-day camps run from 9 a.m. to noon or noon to 4 p.m. and are offered from June through August.
Yoga at a Vineyard: LivingSocial O...
Vinyasa in the Vineyard
After a long week on the grind, you enjoy stretching out on the couch with a glass of vino. Take your relaxation up a notch with this offer: Pay $29 for a one-hour yoga class among the vines of the stunning Barrel Oak Winery.
Bring your yoga mat (or a large towel) and meet your LivingSocial guides at Barrel Oak Winery on select dates in May and June. Once you arrive, you'll be led through an hour-long session of Vinyasa yoga with expert instructors from Quiet Mind Yoga. Enjoy the relaxing benefits of working through a series of poses, then you'll be treated to a spread of light healthy bites, take advantage of exclusive discounts on wine tastings and bottles before departing the day.
Month of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes with T-Shirt...
Staying in shape can feel like an uphill battle, so you need a champion's mentality to meet the challenge. At Warriorfit, you'll punch, kick, stretch, and sweat away excess pounds:
• $20 ($115 value) for a month of unlimited boot camp classes with a T-shirt
• Morning, evening, and weekend classes to choose from
• Locations in Gaithersburg and Laurel
Learn from Highly Trained Martial Artists
Combining traditional military-style fitness regimens with martial arts drills, these unique hour-long classes will put your excess baggage under siege. The black-belt trainers provide the individualized encouragement you need thanks to small class sizes of 15 to 20 students.
Bikram Yoga Annapolis, Crofton, an...
Month of Unlimited Bikram Yoga
With one of the owners of this spot holding five mid-Atlantic regional yoga championships and numerous other awards, you can rest assured that you're learning from some of the best:
• $29 ($155 value) for a month of unlimited Bikram yoga
• $19 ($100 value) for five Bikram yoga classes
• The room is heated to 105 degrees to help relax muscles and cleanse the body
Bikram Yoga Annapolis, Crofton, and Severna Park Website
Ten Combat Conditioning Classes
Howard County, MD
A scaled-down fitness center where instructors pride themselves on taking an interest in the progress of each student, this spot offers the supportive environment you need to get after your fitness goals:
• $20 ($175 value) for ten combat conditioning classes
• Designed to simulate the rigorous workout of a professional fighter
• Blends intense cardio with strength and conditioning drills
• Offered Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 5:15 a.m. to 6:15 a.m.
Maximum Fitness' Website
Fitness by Brian
One or Six Months of Boot Camp Classes...
The ever-changing outdoor workouts by Fitness by Brian are designed to work every muscle in your body, using your own body weight for resistance so you can work out anywhere without equipment:
• $39 ($159 value) for a month of boot camp classes
• $199 ($799 value) for six months of boot camp classes
• Workouts use intense calisthenics like jumping jacks, crunches, and push ups
Fitness by Brian's Website