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Daily Deals Roundup
Social sports (and drinks), tutoring packages, dog grooming, and much more By Jazelle Hunt
Comments () | Published January 11, 2011

Every day we find the best deals from around the area and gather them here. Check back tomorrow for more discounts on products, food, and fun.

Washingtonian Daily Deals
50 percent off league registration from United Social Sports

Relive your pre-“real adult” days and join a league of your peers for some friendly social-sport competition. United Social Sports is offering half off registration to its mini-golf, bocce, cornhole, and skeeball leagues. The season (which begins next week on January 18 and runs eight weeks) features nightly giveaways, the end-of-the-season party, special drink discounts, team T-shirts and more. Grab up to six friends and pay $126 to form a team in the cornhole league (a $252 value); up to eight friends can pay $180 for mini-golf league registration (a $360 value); up to ten friends can pay $180 for bocce league registration (a $420 value); and up to 12 friends can pay $210 for skeeball league registration (a $420 value). The games are played Tuesday and Thursday nights at bars in DC’s Shaw neighborhood, Bethesda, Rosslyn, and Reston.

Groupon
$59 for one-month gym membership at the Energy Fitness Club (a $353 value)

The Energy Fitness Club in Arlington offers two floors of equipment, a 30-foot rock-climbing wall, a range of classes, and personal training. This deal saves you 83 percent on a month of unlimited access plus your choice of a one-hour personal training session or one-hour Pilates reformer class.

Additional Groupon deals:
$10 for four regular-size smoothies from Robek’s Fruit Smoothies and Healthy Eats (area locations, a $24 value).
$10 for $20 worth of food and drink at Adega Wine Cellars and Cafe in Silver Spring.

LivingSocial

Up to 50 percent off Michelle’s Beauty and Day Spa

Michelle’s Beauty and Day Spa in Alexandria is offering a choice of two package deals. Pay $85 for a 60-minute Swedish massage and 55-minute facial (a $170 value) or pay $50 for a waxing package for your full face, underarms, and bikini zone (a $100 value).

Up to 59 percent off a choice of tutoring packages from Tutoring Club of McLean

Tutoring Club of McLean offers one-on-one services to help students from grade school through high school catch up, become self-sufficient, and gain an edge on their academic goals. With today’s deal, parents can pay $150 for a diagnostic reading, math, or writing assessment; registration; and four hours of tutoring (a $370 value) or $650 for the SAT/ACT prep package—20 hours of tutoring and three official practice tests (a $1,300 value).

Tippr
$150 for three facial treatments from Aphrodite Advanced Esthetic & Skin Care Clinic (a $360 value)

Aphrodite Skin Care Clinic in McLean is offering two of its signature treatments for half off: Pay $150 for three microdermabrasion facials or three glycolic peels. Both treatments aim to minimize facial problems, such as uneven pigmentation and fine lines, for a more youthful and refreshed appearance.

Plum District

$75 for two hours of handyman service from Maid in DC (a $150 value)

If you have neither the time nor the skills to make neglected home repairs, Diamond Handyman Service can help. The repair service, under the Maid in DC umbrella, can work on any size project in any home in the Washington area. Buy this deal for two hours’ worth of work and schedule the repair time that works best for you.

Wow.com

$70 for an in-home consultation and training session from BodyWorks Fitness Consulting (a $155 value)

Shy about working out in public or joining a class? The professionals at BodyWorks Fitness Consulting can come to your home to train you in private. Pay less than half price for an in-home fitness/nutrition evaluation and training session with your choice of exercise method (boxing, kickboxing, Zumba, yoga, or Pilates). BodyWorks serves clients in DC, Alexandria, and Prince George’s, Montgomery, Arlington, Fairfax, and Loudoun counties.

Certifikid

$250 for a cooking-themed Tiny Chef birthday party (a $380 value)

Tiny Chef, based in Falls Church, invites kids ages 4 through 14 into the kitchen to have fun while learning new skills and cultivating a love of cooking. This deal is for a birthday party with 11 guests ages four through eight (additional guests can be added for $30 each). A Tiny Chef birthday party lasts 90 minutes in your home (or you can rent a community space) and includes setup and cleanup; chef’s hat and placemat decorating; an entrée, dessert, and beverages; and of course, eating the finished products. Party favors (aprons and goody bags) can be added for an additional fee. This deal is 34 percent off.

Deals for Deeds

$19 for 12 cupcakes from Hello Cupcake (a $33 value)

Hello Cupcake in DC’s Dupont Circle serves made-from-scratch cupcakes in a variety of flavors, such as tiramisu and Peanut Butter Blossom. The shop also caters and can create custom flavors—buy a dozen of these sweet treats for 42 percent off. A portion of the proceeds from this deal goes toward a month of meals for one client of the DC nonprofit Food & Friends (which costs $750).

HomeRun

$9 for a self-serve dog wash at the Healthy Dog Store (a $18 value)

Your home bathtub or driveway just doesn’t compare to the Healthy Dog Store’s self-service dog wash station. The Capitol Hill store features a raised stainless-steel tub, deodorizing shampoo, a high-velocity dryer, towels, Q-tips, combs, brushes, nail trimmers, and most important, an apron for you. Help yourself for at least half off; the more people buy, the lower the deal price gets for everyone.

TRAVEL DEALS

LivingSocial Escapes

$329 for two nights for two in a deluxe guest room at the Historic Rosemont Manor in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley (a $700 value)

This romantic getaway from the Historic Rosemont Manor includes a picnic lunch, a vineyard tour, and access to the innkeeper’s reception. The luxurious manor was former senator Harry Byrd Sr.’s home and hosted only Presidents for two centuries before opening to the public. Pay $329 for a stay in the deluxe guest room or $379 for a luxury suite. This deal can’t be applied to stays during October or on February 12 and 13. Other restrictions apply, so check the fine print.

MindBodyGreen Travel

$1,570 for an eight-day/seven-night Kaia Yoga retreat at Blue Spirit in Costa Rica (a $1,950 value)

Blue Spirit in Costa Rica is a sustainable yoga resort, and this retreat runs February 26 through March 5. It includes three meals a day; beach, pool, library, and wi-fi access; early-morning yoga classes; and evening activities and events. You can pay $1,570 for a double-occupancy Hermitage Room with two twin beds, a private bathroom, solar-heated water, and partial mountain and beach views; $1,750 for a single-occupancy Hermitage Room with one queen-size bed; $1,520 for a double-occupancy Eco Cottage, away from the main building, with solar-powered everything and a private bathhouse; or $1,760 for a single-occupancy Eco Cottage. Notify Kaia Yoga if you’re sharing a double-occupancy with someone else who has purchased a ticket.

 

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