Washingtonian Daily Deals
Up to 84 percent off professional-photography packages from Studio Lafoncette Photography
Studio Lafoncette Photography is offering two package deals: Pay $75 for an hourlong photo shoot with your choice of two eight-by-ten-inch prints, two five-by-seven-inch prints, a CD with two images, or an online gallery with more than 20 images (a $475 value); or pay $55 for an hourlong shoot, one eight-by-ten print, a CD of two images, and an online gallery with more than ten images (a $350 value). This voucher is also good for 25 percent off any future business. Photographer Lesley Robertson Toney will come to any location in the Washington area.
$50 for six drop-in classes at Joy of Motion (a $102 value)
Joy of Motion (Bethesda and two DC locations) is offering a trial of its new MOVE program, which combines dance and fitness for strength building and weight loss. Classes include Afro-Brazilian, Stretch and Align, Zumba, and more; buy this deal and sample any six offerings.
$40 for $100 worth of photo-and-video preservation from ScanDigital online
ScanDigital.com digitizes most older forms of multimedia and images, including VHS tapes, photos, negatives, slides, and eight-millimeter film. The transfer includes color correction and attention to picture quality, and the company can convert your media to an array of current digital formats. Spend $40 for $100 toward services (which is about 200 photos, five videocassettes, or 145 slides).
Additional Groupon deals:
$19 for a full-service oil change at Valvoline Instant Oil Change (four Virginia locations, a $38 value).
$35 for an introductory Scuba lesson at Annapolis Scuba Center (ages ten and up, a $135 value).
$35 for a Swedish massage or $40 for a deep-tissue massage at Renewal Massage in Fredericksburg (a $70 and $85 value, respectively).
$45 for a 16-by-20-inch photo-printed canvas, or gift card for the regular price of this service from Canvas on Demand (a $127 value).
$25 for $50 worth of customizable gifts from Zazzle.com.
$10 for a soft-cover 40-page photobook from A&I Books online (a $30 value).
$20 for $40 worth of TixCertificates from the Helen Hayes Awards
The Helen Hayes Awards is a nonprofit dedicated to Washington theater and the people who bring it to life. Its TixCertificates are vouchers for tickets to any show playing on 50 professional stages in Washington. This deal gives you $40 worth for half the price.
$60 for a winetasting package from Washington Wine Academy (a $125 value)
This Washington Wine Academy deal offers to immerse you in Virginia wine. The package includes an hourlong winetasting class featuring some of the state’s stop producers, a trip to two wineries for another tasting, and a gourmet box lunch. Transportation is included, but the cost of the wineries’ tastings ($5 to $10) isn’t.
$32 for a monthlong trial membership with Great Kids Village play center in Columbia and Silver Spring (a $65 value).
$85 for a 30-minute massage, oil-therapy scalp massage, and reflexology therapy at Blu Water Day Spa in Kensington (a $175 value).
$10 for $20 worth of custom, artisanal cereal from Me & Goji
Me & Goji allows you to create your own healthy cereals using ingredients such as granola, blueberries, and soy nuts. The online store includes gluten-free and personalized gift options and also tallies up the nutritional benefit of your concoctions. This deal lets you sample the product for half off—if you like it, you can join the Cereal Club for $25 a month.
Additional Plum District deals:
$15 for $30 worth of custom clothing for girls at FashionPlaytes.com.
$24 for a sterling-silver due-date necklace for expecting mothers at Go Belly Go online (a $48 value).
$40 for a comedy VIP membership including ten passes at Arlington Cinema ’N’ Drafthouse (an $80 value)
Arlington Cinema ’N’ Drafthouse is a dinner-theater that features comedy on Thursday nights. This deal gets you ten passes for any of the comedy shows, plus access to meet-and-greets with the comedians after their sets. You can use up to four passes in one night.
$20 for $40 worth of baby and toddler gifts at Yuppiebaby online
Yuppiebaby sells clothing, toys, bags, books, personalized gifts, and more for babies and toddlers. Spend $20 for $40 worth of merchandise, shipping not included.
54 percent off a one-, two-, or three-night stay for two at the beachfront Allegria Hotel in Long Beach, New York
The Allegria Hotel is a year-round destination on New York’s Long Beach with access to a boardwalk, golf course, and restaurants, and it’s less than an hour by train from New York City. Stay in an ocean-view room for one night ($169, normally $369), two nights ($338), or three nights ($507). The deal includes $50 toward breakfast.
Up to $1,790 for a six-day yoga-and-surfing retreat at Al Natural Resort in Panama
Sol Yoga is sponsoring this vacation, which takes place from January 23 through 29 at the Al Natural Resort in Bocas, Panama. The retreat includes yoga sessions, surf lessons, and rentals with Sol Yoga, as well as an itinerary of local tours, three daily meals at the resort, and nightlife trips. Pay $1,100 for a shared king bed or single bed in a shared room; $1,475 for a two-bed shared room or couple’s private room; or $1,790 for a single-bed private room. The cost of travel isn’t included in this deal, and travel insurance is mandatory.