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NYC's Coolest Classes — Beginners Tell All!

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    You know what they say about all work and no play. It's tough, it's draining, and after a while, your brain (and your body) start to crave a break from the daily grind. But, instead of making excuses for your busy schedule, we have a solution: Go back to school. Yes, we're being serious. Forget tests and syllabi, because we found three awesome and accessible NYC classes that are the coolest ways to work with your hands, get in shape sans boring boot camps, or learn a rad skill to impress your friends yourself.

    Naturally, we wouldn't just lead you blind. We sent in three discerning judges (a.k.a. total newbies) to test-drive the outside-the-box classes — teaching silversmithing, aerial dance, and DJing — and find out what's fun, what's addictive, and what's really going on inside NYC's most unique classrooms. We don't recommend forwarding this email to your boss — y'know, just in case you end up deciding to switch jobs.

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