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23 Of The Coolest Udemy Online Classes On Sale Right Now

It's about time you take a class on that thing you've always wanted to learn, whether it's a new business, hobby, or skill.

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In the mood to learn? Maybe consider taking an online course that'll show you the ropes of a new skill, hobby, or career-path. Udemy is an online learning platform that offers more than 100,000 (!) courses on virtually any topic you might possibly be interested in (seriously: from punctuation mastery to dog CPR).

And right now, tons of classes are up to 90% OFF for BuzzFeed readers when you use the promo code SKILLUPSALE!


Whether you have some long term goals or are just in the mood to learn, this is a great time to look into some online classes. And who knows? Maybe you'll be inspired to learn something completely new and interesting. Here are is just a sampling of what's available.

1. Step up your 'grams with a photography masterclass for beginners through advanced photographers.


Promising review: "Overall it's an amazing course, very in-depth and applicable to the real world. The response time is excellent β€” couldn't have chosen a better course." β€”Mbali Nkosi

Price: $14.99 (originally $199.99)

2. Become a reiki master...and then gain the knowledge you'll need to build your reiki business.


Promising review: "I am a reiki master who has practiced reiki for around 10 years. I had a somewhat suspicious attitude regarding the distance attunement. I hesitated to take this course for a while. Now, I am glad to have taken it because I learned a lot from this distance attunement process. During the distance attunement process, I felt that I received more strong energy than in-person attunement. I am looking forward to expanding my knowledge." β€”John Lee

Price: $17.99 for Reiki (originally $194.99) or $11.99 for build your own Reiki business (originally $49.99)

3. Overcome negative feelings, destructive thought patterns, and bad habits by learning the core concepts of neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) with this effective NLP Practitioner Certification Course.


Promising review: "This is a comprehensive course that expertly guides you from absolutely zero knowledge and understanding of NLP to a thorough solid understanding of all the intricacies of NLP to apply to your own life and clients' lives as well. Kain does a phenomenal job of breaking down concepts that can be difficult to comprehend into bite-sized, easy-to-digest processes that really take the full concept home to your full being. You don't just get the understanding on a knowledge level, but a full integration of the concepts and how to apply them. It's a fabulous course!" β€”Brandy Harrison

Price: $11.99 (originally $199.99)

4. If you've always dreamed of being a travel writer, this course will give you all the tools you need to write the pieces that readers (and editors) will love.


Promising review: "Loved every moment of it! Thank you, Dave! This course is flooding with helpful tips and references. Funny and easy to watch. This course has given me confidence to go out and travel on a broader scale, as I've never traveled too far from home (never left Australia). Now you know where my debut tales will be set. A highly recommended course for budding or well-seasoned travel writers or even people considering this lifestyle." β€”Angela Andrews

Price: $12.99 (originally $89.99)

5. Channel your inner Bob Dylan and learn to play the harmonica in one month with this 30-day challenge class.


Promising review: "Outstanding! I love the two-minute-a-day format. I look forward to 'harmonica time.' The first two-thirds of the course was a breeze, but I'm sure I'll be revisiting the last third many times before I can make it work!" β€”Susan Shay Brugger

Price: $12.99 (originally $74.99)

6. Learn to code by making games in this game development and design class where you'll learn C# using Unity 5.


Promising review: "What an amazing course. It took me from not having a clue how to even put a box into the game world all the way to making a multiplayer 3D game with terrain, character control, animations, physics, and basic AI. I started the course with no knowledge of C# but can comfortably look at most game code and even when I don't understand what something is doing I know how to go find it out. Midway through I even stopped to take part in my first game jam to make a simple 2D prototype." β€”Martyn Stewart

Price: $10.99 (originally $194.99)

7. Discover all the tips and tricks you'll need to someday be the most awesome Airbnb host in your neighborhood.


Promising review: "Wow, I'm surprised to say that this guy's course is comparable to one I took that was charging $997! Love all his insider tips, you can tell he breathes, eats, sleeps Airbnb and is an absolute pro. The photos and listing optimizations tips are KILLER, and will pay for this course many times over with the increased bookings you'll get. So stoked to keep growing my Airbnb empire this year." β€”Sheri N

Price: $15.99 (originally $164.99)

8. Explore ways to fund your retirement using this investment course on buying and selling bitcoin and altcoins on the cryptocurrency exchange.


Promising review: "I'm a total newcomer to cryptocurrency speculation. After viewing about 50% of this course, I can say I never thought that it would contain as much fantastic information as it does. The presenter is very professional and informative. Great so far! I am also a newcomer to this type of speculation and investing. I found this course to be extremely informative and exciting, and the instructor is very engaging." β€”Ken James

Price: $10.99 (originally $194.99)

9. Learn Japanese with this online beginner course.


Promising review: "This has been my primary tool for learning hirigana and katakana. Basic vocabulary, active-recall practice, and writing, along with the pronunciation being slow and steady, with close-ups shows how much thought went into this course. If you follow it really closely and supplement it with other tools, I think you'll find this course really shines. I look forward to the next courses." β€”Sean Blair Fraser

Price: $15.99 (originally $89.99)

10. You'll be drawing simple characters in no time after this Cute Cartoon Characters for Beginners course!


Promising review: "Well organized and useful." β€”Petar Harizanov

Price: $10.99 (originally $99.99)

11. Get in on the sourdough-bread-baking trend with this best-selling, informative course that'll be a loaf of fun.


Promising review: "Very effective class. Everything worked as explained as long you follow instructions and your instincts. While previous baking experience is not required, it will help grasp some concepts, techniques, and applications quicker. Highly recommend it for anyone yearning to bake a respectable loaf of bread that tastes 100% better than 99% of the commercial loaves available out there!" β€”Bassem Hazime

Price: $11.99 (originally $29.99)

12. Thinking about launching a podcast but no clue where to even start? This course is here to the rescue!


Promising review: "An excellent course on how to get started with podcasts. The instructor starts with the basics and tells you how can you start right away creating your own podcasts. Even if better equipment surely helps for recording, the instructor teaches you how to start with equipment you may have already, and to make the most of it. After that he gives tips and recommendations on how to upgrade your equipment. Overall a great course." β€”Rodrigo Diaz

Price: $10.99 (originally $194.99)

13. Learn to color and paint professional characters for animation, games, comics, and manga with this complete coloring and painting course.


Promising review: "An excellent course on color lighting, shadows, and highlights. The instructor is very clear and to the point. The workflow techniques are brilliant and industry-level." β€”Kino Lockhart

Price: $12.99 (originally $194.99)

14. Take your love for pups to the next level and explore how to launch your own dog-walking biz.


Promising review: "I loved this course. I've never done a business marketing course that was this clearly explained. Dom gives actionable advice that will benefit the business of any dog walker, or any pet business for that matter. I'm sure the advice given would apply to dog trainers and pet groomers too." β€”Beth

Price: $10.99 (originally $179.99)

15. And get a handle on the basics of dog CPR and pet first aid so you'll be prepared to help your furry best friend or clients' in an emergency.


Promising review: "The instructor is clearly well versed in pet first aid, has had years of experience with animals, and is confident in her knowledge to teach effectively to others. She not only covers the immediate information one expects from a PFA course (CPR, wound dressing, first-aid kit contents) but goes into depth on items one would not always think about concerning pet safety (visiting dog parks, pet-proofing a home, common items that lead to pet danger) and clears up misconceptions (all car harnesses are equally as good as any other). Thank you!" β€”Amanda Hieb

Price: $12.99 (originally $74.99)

16. Become an adept web developer with this best-selling bootcamp course that covers HTML, CSS, JS, Node, and more.


Promising review: "This course will take you through the basics of web development up to intermediate Javascript. It will make sure a total beginner can grasp the concepts. Colt is very good at teaching code. One of the best. I highly recommend this course to anyone that wants to learn web development but is a total beginner." β€”Juan B

Price: $13.99 (originally $199.99)

17. Learn how to create an edible garden with this vegetable gardening course that'll show you how to grow your produce right in your very own backyard.


Promising review: "Although I'm barely halfway through the class, I'm finding the information invaluable and wished that I had what I'm learning on hand years ago in my garden. The things I've learned about gardening I've picked up through expensive and timely trial and error, but now I'm more confident that I have a more solid understanding to proceed." β€”Dennie C

Price: $10.99 (originally $19.99)

18. Indulge your inner raver and get a handle on how to mix and master EDM (electronic dance music).


Promising review: "I've taken other mixing and mastering courses that were way longer and didn't learn as much as I did with this course. Fuad's teaching style made this course truly enjoyable. I learned so much from it and was finally able to get a few projects I had to be way louder, fatter, and warmer than they used to be. I also enjoyed the track used in the course quite a bit and didn't mind at all listening to it over and over." β€”Ramiro Garza Rios

Price: $11.99 (originally $94.99)

19. Learn how to communicate using American Sign Language, even if you have no prior signing experience.


Promising review: "These videos are easy to follow and I loved hearing the history of the deaf culture in the first two videos! I think that's vital to learning any language. I got a good understanding of why and how things got started with ASL without feeling bored or antsy about moving past it all. Now that we're doing signs, I'm able to easily follow along with the videos to learn the signs and I love that he goes slow enough that if I'm having a hard time with the signs, there's plenty of time for me to figure them out before he moves onto the next." β€”Erika Hellbusch

Price: $12.99 (originally $49.99)

20. You'll have all the tools at your disposal to grow your business after this 12-courses-in-one digital marketing class focusing on SEO, Facebook, YouTube, social media, Google Analytics, and more.


Promising review: "I thoroughly enjoyed this course! Digital marketing is forever evolving but the basics will always remain the same and I love how this course intros you to the basics to all aspects of the digital marketing world." β€”Jen Darmafall

Price: $13.99 (originally $199.99)

21. If you're thinking of taking the plunge and adopting a vegetarian or vegan diet, this class on how to eat plant-based whole foods can help set you up for a successful transition.


Promising review: "What an amazing course! Very thorough and detailed enough to cover all your basics for an easy and smooth transition to whole food plant based diet. The course offers lots of resources, practical tips, short quizzes to refresh your memory on what you've been presented as well as loads of recipe links and further research sources. Highly recommended." β€”Ramona Anna-Maria Grigore

Price: $13.99 (originally $49.99)

22. Learn how to draw realistic portraits step-by-step, with this class that covers basic anatomy of the face.


Promising review: "I always wanted to learn how to draw portraits, and this course is helping me a lot." β€”Maria del mar Hernandez

Price: $10.99 (originally $89.99)

23. And make moves toward your goal of becoming a voice-over actor with this class on recording your voice like a pro and how the industry works.


Promising review: "I took this course so that I could learn how to record my voice for a documentary YouTube series that I am making. Therefore some of this course was not relevant. However, as a novice, the parts that were relevant were an eye-opener. It will save me so much time. Just alerting me to what you can do is important on its own. I will need to redo some of the technical parts when the time comes to use this knowledge, so I am glad I have lifetime access." β€”Tom Caelli

Price: $11.99 (originally $199.99)

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