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    Social Anxiety Class

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    You don't have to let social anxiety stop you from feeling happy and comfortable in the world anymore. In a safe, supportive environment, you will learn skills and techniques to manage and overcome the fear and tension that holds you back. Your expert instructor will help you to function with natural shyness, become more assertive, engage in conversation, and manage confrontation effectively. You'll even get to practice employment interview skills. This class is the first step towards a more confident, more comfortable life.
    Social Anxiety Class

    131 W 72nd St, New York

    • Manage your anxiety in your professional and personal life
    • Assert yourself more confidently and assertively with the help of a professional
    • Practice essential skills for important job interviews
    • Learn to comfortably engage in conversations
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    70 positive reviews
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    Candlelight Yin & Meditation

    A flickering flame. A relaxing yoga stretch. A deep, guided meditation. Just another day at Yoga Agora. Fortunately, a day at Yoga Agora is a very good day, indeed. During this refreshing experience, you'll have the opportunity to unwind from worldly stresses under the influence of a tranquil, candlelit ambiance and a practiced yoga instructor. You'll begin your session with gentle asana motions that will help loosen your muscles and focus your mind. Once prepared, you'll enjoy a 20-30 minute guided meditation practice. Meditation has long been known to give rise to many tangible benefits -- mental, emotional, and physical. Increased focus and clarity, a positive outlook, and improved circulation are just a few of these benefits. See? Good day.
    Candlelight Yin & Meditation

    33-02 Broadway, Astoria

    • Treat yourself to a deeply relaxing meditative experience in a soothing yoga studio
    • Prepare your body and mind for meditation with slow-flowing yoga stretches
    • Get in touch with your true self during a lengthy guided meditation
    • Enjoy a refreshing practice that yields numerous mental, emotional, and physical benefits
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    Write-In: Writing Workshop

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    Do you wish there was a place you could go to find writing inspiration and get practice? Where you could hang out with other writers without needing to make a long-term commitment or spend a lot of money? This write-in is exactly that place! You will receive an interesting and thought provoking writing prompt from an expert instructor and, after writing for a while, read aloud your work and receive feedback from other talented writers. Take a break to socialize, then go through the process again to better your work before partaking in drinks, snacks, and mingling. There is no pressure, no critiquing, no angst -- just freewheeling creativity. This workshop will get your juices flowing no matter what type of writing you favor.
    Write-In: Writing Workshop

    555 8th Ave, New York

    • Find inspiration and practice your skills at this social writing workshop
    • Receive a thought provoking writing prompt from an expert instructor
    • Read your work aloud if you so choose to receive feedback from other developing writers
    • Enjoy time to socialize with other writers over complimentary snacks and drinks
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    1 positive reviews
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    Guided Meditation

    Do you ever wonder what it would feel like to silence that annoying voice in your head that won't let you get a moment's peace? Learn to turn off the noise and tune into your inner calm with the power of meditation. Your guided practice will take you into the tranquil environment of the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, an escape from the otherwise bustling borough of Staten Island. Here, you'll learn from a respected and experienced instructor who will take you along on a spiritual journey. No experience? Let that worry go as all levels of experience are invited.
    Guided Meditation

    338 Lighthouse Ave, Staten Island

    • Experience the power of meditation in an environment that evokes serenity
    • Learn from an experienced and respected instructor
    • Find your inner Zen while learning a new, long-term skill
    • No experience necessary
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    Stick Shift Driving Lesson

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    At the risk of sounding like one of those heinously-corny-meets-aggressively-arrogant car commercials, allow yourself to be introduced to what is so freaking cool about driving stick shift. For starters, it offers better control and superior gas efficiency. It also prolongs brake life, and of course, you look pretty awesome while doing it. (It's really big in Europe so... enough said.) This class is designed for drivers of automatic cars looking to learn something brand new, as well as those looking to improve on a shifting skill set they may already have. Drive forth and prosper. Note: Requires a valid drivers license. Pick up is available from Sheepshead Bay subway station (the B or Q lines) or the Bay Parkway subway station (the D line).
    Stick Shift Driving Lesson

    Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn

    • Learn the basics of driving a manual transmission and how to avoid stalling out
    • Guaranteed to be road ready after taking this class
    • No experience necessary
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    13 positive reviews
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    Chapter 3: Cafe Belim

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    Cafe Belim was the place to go. It was a frequent gathering spot for artists, musicians and students. Despite its success, the doors to such a paradise came to a close as the owner disappeared without a word. Detective Grant sent your team to investigate the cafe as there were reports of unexplained illnesses. Quarantined in the room due to the bio-hazard risk, you will have an hour to uncover what could have caused the cafe to close in addition to escaping the room. During this escape room adventure, you'll find yourself trapped in a once popular cafe. There you will find evidence regarding the mysterious disappearance of its owner, and unravel the mystery of the attack that left you quarantined within the coffee shop. While you have only sixty minutes to get the job done before your face melts off, you'll have help thanks to the small team trapped with you. Together, you'll need to exercise your collective observational and critical thinking skills to safely escape.
    Chapter 3: Cafe Belim

    365 7th ave, New York

    • Participate in a thrilling interactive game in which you must escape from a coffee house under a biological attack
    • Work within the 60-minute time limit to solve the mystery that will let you survive the attack
    • Put your critical thinking skills and teamwork abilities to the ultimate test as you piece together clues
    • Enjoy an exciting and challenging game filled with anticipation and twists
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    17 positive reviews
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    Chess Lesson

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    Chess is considered a game of strategy and logical reasoning. The more you play, the stronger your mind will become. Besides being a lot of fun, there are many studies that show chess can improve your memory, increase problem solving skills and strengthen your thinking. This lesson is designed to do all of that! It is for the player of any experience level, whether you are an absolute beginner or an expert looking to pick up an edge in the next tournament. You will learn the appropriate skills necessary to take your game to the next level. After the lesson, showcase what you just learned at the Village Chess Club, as every lesson includes one hour of FREE play at the Club. Have fun and strengthen your mind - play chess!
    Chess Lesson

    82 West 3rd Street, New York

    • All levels welcome
    • Learn strategy and build problem solving skills
    • Lesson includes one free hour of play at the Village Chess Club
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    3 positive reviews
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    Learn to Ride a Bike (Weekday)

    A bicycle can be an amazingly convenient mode of transportation in a traffic-jam packed city like New York. Learn how to properly and safely ride a bike in an urban environment during this fun cycling class! Cover all the basics of bike riding, including balance, confidence, and technique, while removing any inhibitions or mental fear you may have. Be educated on which bike is appropriate for you according to your lifestyle, how to properly use your gears and brakes, precise steering techniques, and how to find your riding rhythm. Leave with the confidence necessary to take advantage of your bike as a useful mode of transportation as well as a fun recreational hobby!
    Learn to Ride a Bike (Weekday)

    Union St & Prospect Park W, Brooklyn

    • Learn how to properly and safely ride a bike in an urban environment during this fun cycling class
    • Cover all the basics of bike riding, including balance, confidence, and technique
    • Be educated on how to properly use your gears and brakes as well as steering procedures
    • Take full advantage of cycling as a useful mode of transportation and as a fun recreational hobby
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    Learn to Ride a Bike (Weekend)

    A bicycle can be an amazingly convenient mode of transportation in a traffic-jam packed city like New York. Learn how to properly and safely ride a bike in an urban environment during this fun cycling class! Cover all the basics of bike riding, including balance, confidence, and technique, while removing any inhibitions or mental fear you may have. Be educated on which bike is appropriate for you according to your lifestyle, how to properly use your gears and brakes, precise steering techniques, and how to find your riding rhythm. Leave with the confidence necessary to take advantage of your bike as a useful mode of transportation as well as a fun recreational hobby!
    Learn to Ride a Bike (Weekend)

    Union St & Prospect Park W, Brooklyn

    • Learn how to properly and safely ride a bike in an urban environment during this fun cycling class
    • Cover all the basics of bike riding, including balance, confidence, and technique
    • Be educated on how to properly use your gears and brakes as well as steering procedures
    • Take full advantage of cycling as a useful mode of transportation and as a fun recreational hobby
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