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9 Classes That Will Make You A Better Person

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    Photos: Courtesy of the French Pastry School, City Winery, Joffrey Academy of Dance, and Ride Chicago.

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    If back-to-school season has you feeling left out, then you're in luck. Chicago is teeming with classes for adults that are anything but boring. Have you always fantasized about driving a motorcycle around town? Or, dancing like Natalie Portman in Black Swan? How about making your own French pastries from scratch? Then there's definitely a class on our list that you'll want to join!

    Aside from having a lot more fun than you did in high school trig, you might even make some new friends (or a love connection!). And, who knows? The skills you acquire could take your career in a fresh direction. Ahead, nine classes we're sure you won't want to ditch.

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