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Daily Deals Roundup
Fitness deals, the Mount Vernon Estate, one last chance at a Costa Rica getaway, and more By Jazelle Hunt
Comments () | Published January 4, 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

$30 for a three-course prix-fixe dinner at Asia Nine (a $50 value)

Asia Nine in DC’s Penn Quarter serves Asian-fusion fare with flavors from Vietnam, Japan, China, and Thailand. Today’s deal is for a three-course prix-fixe dinner and one drink: menu items include chicken satay, Chiku Chirarashi-sushi, and fresh mango with sweet sticky rice. This deal gets you 40 percent off a pan-Asian meal.

Groupon

$25 for registration to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training (a $75 value)

Joining the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training allows you to train with a group led by certified coaches while helping raise money for blood-cancer research. Choose a specific summer event as your goal—such as the Marine Corps Half Marathon in May, or the Philadelphia Insurance Triathalon in June—and prepare with weekly Team In Training sessions and nutritional and fitness guidance from the coaches. You must register by February 18; save 67 percent off to push past your limits.

$60 for a three-month online personal-training program with FitOrbit (a $195 value)
FitOrbit is personal training for our Internet-driven world—a client chooses a certified trainer from the online profiles, enters information about his or her fitness goals, likes, dislikes, and health-related habits, the trainer draws up daily food and exercise plans, and the client logs his or her progress. See if this remote method works for you and your goals with this three-month trial for 69 percent off the regular price.

Additional Groupon deals:

$29 for five yoga classes at Yoga District (three DC locations, a $50 value).
$7 for $15 worth of food and drink at Lebanese Taverna Café’s four Maryland locations.
$49 for teeth cleaning, exam, and X-rays at Dr. Bezik Periodontics & Implant Dentistry in Fairfax (a $294 value).

LivingSocial

Up to 53 percent off from the Mount Vernon Estate Museum & Gardens

The Mount Vernon Estate Museum & Gardens (George Washington’s home) is offering two deals if you plan to visit within the next two months. Get one adult admission for $7 (normally $15), one child admission for $3 (normally $7), or pay $20 for $40 worth of food and non-alcoholic drink at the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant. The voucher is also good for 10 percent off at the gift shop. You can’t use this deal February 21, and you can’t use the food-and-drink deal January 17 or 22, or Valentine’s Day.

Tippr

$40 for five children’s yoga classes at Budding Yogis (a $95 value)

Budding Yogis in DC’s Friendship Heights says it’s the only studio in the city dedicated solely to teaching kids the value of yoga. The studio offers classes for toddlers to teens as well as “family yoga” classes in which children can practice with their parents. Enroll your child in any five classes, with choices such as “storytime yoga” for three-to-five-year-olds or “relaxation and yoga” for kids ages 12 and up.

Plum District

$38 for a five-class package from Studio-310 (a $75 value)

Studio-310 in Rockville offers classes that blend dance and fitness for all ages. Choices include cardio ballet, hip-hop dance for children, and total body conditioning. Drop in on any five classes for half the price.

Wow.com

$25 for $75 worth of wine at the Finest Bottle online

The Finest Bottle online wine shop is offering $75 worth of merchandise for a third of the price. Search its virtual cellar by style, varietal, region, winery, or price if you’re in the mood for something specific, or use the voucher toward a sampler case.

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$50 for eight weeks of unlimited classes at Kim’s Karate (a $350 value)

Kim’s Karate in Springfield trains three-year-olds to adults in mixed martial arts, Brazilian jiu jitsu, tae kwon do, and more. Enroll in eight weeks of unlimited classes in any of the styles for 86 percent off the normal price. Plus, if you register for a full-time class during your eight-week trial, Kim’s Karate will waive the registration fee.

TRAVEL DEALS

LivingSocial Escapes

$117 for a two-night weekday stay, or $157 for a two-night weekend stay at Elk Forge Bed and Breakfast Inn and Retreat in Elkton, Maryland (a $235 value)

Elk Forge Bed and Breakfast Inn and Retreat is made for lovers, with suites featuring fireplaces, robes, and a personal whirlpool. The deal includes a complimentary bottle of wine and box of chocolates, continental breakfast, and 20 percent off at the inn’s spa. The property sits in the scenic Brandywine Valley, near the thousand-acre Longwood Gardens, the Winterthur Museum, horseback riding, and the Fair Hill Inn restaurant, known for its wine selection.

MindBodyGreen Travel

$1,240 for five nights or $1,626 for seven nights all-inclusive getaway for two at Pura Vida Spa in Costa Rica. This deal ends at 5:30 today.

To take advantage of this deal, you must arrive to Pura Vida Spa no later than January 15. This all-inclusive deal features three daily meals including vegetarian options, two daily yoga sessions, an hour massage, eco-adventure tours (including the Waterfall Gardens and Poas volcano), a guided hike, and shuttle service to and from San Jose International Airport. There are three levels of accommodations (ranging in price): the Tentalow, a “luxury” tent with all the amenities of a room including the same beds, electricity, and wall-to-wall carpet; Deluxe Vista, with a floor plan similar to that of an apartment or suite; and the Super Delux Tri-Level, which is similar to a three-floor condo. You may choose one king bed or two twins for any of the accommodation levels. 

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