Try something new in 2020

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!  They are currently offering a 5 Pack for just $55.  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! 

Try an “ungym”

The Seaport District has a wildly popular workout studio called BURNIN by Ray!  It’s all about the mind, body, spirit connection at BURNIN’ by Ray. The self-described “ungym” uses motorless cardio pieces that provide a low impact high intensity workout! You’ll get the attention of a personal trainer with the energy of a group fitness class to create a workout experience that is as effective as it is fun. BURNIN’ by Ray workouts are tailored to work for all fitness levels, and our video-guided system will keep you from getting lost. Right now you can get 20 days of unlimited classes for just $20! It’s the solution to your resolution!  Learn more here!

Meet Colette

You’ve probably heard about the cannabis shops that have been popping up around the state since 2018. But Bostonian Marie Evans wants to introduce local women to all the cannabidiol (CBD) offerings available to them. Last month, Evans opened curated CBD service Colette—the fruit of a year-long passion project—that caters to women with personalized packages and a wealth of available products. From bath bombs to face masks to tea, packages center around key wellness categories including stress, pain relief, and beauty.  Give ’em a try!

Drink up!

Micro-brewed craft beer is so last year.  Craft spirits are the new black when it comes to local distilling.  Boston Harbor Distillery is located in Dorchester 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!  Boston Harbor Distillery 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!