Try something new in 2019

Say Cheese!  Head to American Provisions and get schooled in cheese!  They’ll teach you everything from Limburger to Brie to Danish Bleu and what to serve with it.  You might even become a cheese expert and you can impress all your friends with your cheese knowledge. To learn more,visit here! 

Did you know baking can relieve stress?  It can relieve many symptoms of stress and anxiety not to mention you end up with something delicious to eat.  Flour Bakery offers baking classes teaching you everything from brioche and sticky buns to linzer cookies!  For more information visit here! 

Get crafty!  Learn how to use that sewing machine collecting dust in your basement or knit that sweater you’ve been dreaming about.  The Stitch House(846 Dorchester Ave) is not only a fully stocked yarn shop, but it also offers classes for all the fiber arts including crochet, sewing, and quilting.  The Stitch House staff of expert instructors, are not only talented but they are patient and hands on.   For a full list of classes including Friday night socials visit here!   

Take an indoor adventure!  Try rock climbing!  Rock Spot Climbing is a fun way to get some exercise and try something a little daring!  You can purchase day pass for $16/$25 with gear.  If you decide you love it, you can always get a monthly membership! Whether you’re a beginner or experienced climber, Rock Spot Climbing is THE spot to be!   For more information visit their website! 

Swing time! Does dangling in the air from a silk swing sound like something that might float your boat?  Well, South Boston Yoga offers and Intro to Aerial Yoga workshops throughout the year.  This hour and half class will help you achieve more length and depth with less strenuous effort, while also challenging your core body strength. You’ll “feel the traction and opening of gravity as you hang in or hold onto the swing for support.” All levels welcome, including those brand new to yoga.

Drink up! Micro-brewed craft beer is so last year.  Craft spirits is the new black when it comes to local distilling.  Grand Ten Distilling is located right here in Southie and offers tours and tastings and now has a full bar where they mix up some the best cocktails in town.  For tour information and hours of operation visit here!  Grand Ten is also available for private events!

Kick ass!  Have you ever wished you that if ever you were approached in a dark alley, you could give the creep a flying round house to the chest?  Broadway Jiu Jitsu will have you blocking, kicking and punching your way to your best physical condition, all while building up your self confidence and improving your self discipline!  They offer Brazilian Jiu Jitsu/Judo, Muay Thai and MMA classes for all levels of fitness – they even offer kids clases.   For a full schedule or for more information visit here!