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1999 BEST Classes, Dance

Boston Center for Adult Education


On the social faux pas scale, making a fool of yourself on the dance floor ranks second only to bad karaoke. And with dance so popular these days, your chances of blowing it publicly are increasing exponentially. What to do?… read more»

1999 BEST Classes, Sailing

Courageous Sailing Center


Whoever said you can’t get something for nothing didn’t know the Courageous Sailing Center. The center teaches mini-mariners to sail for free thanks to finding form the city, adult membership dues, and private donations. Kids start with a half-day “taste”… read more»

1997 BEST Classes, Sailing

Courageous Sailing


One way to minimize your exposure to E. coli is to sail on Boston Harbor instead of the Charles River, and Courageous Sailing is the best way to go for the bucolic-urban experience. Courageous offers easy access to Harbor Islands… read more»

1996 BEST Classes, Sailing Lessons

Community Boating


Let’s face it: Sooner or later someone’s going to invite you to go sailing, and if you don’t know what you’re doing, you’re going to get clocked in the head with the boom. To avoid humiliation and possible injury, sign… read more»

1996 BEST Classes, Skating

Skating Club of Boston


Aspiring Olympians and weekend skaters alike love the Skating Club’s year-round professionally run programs. And unlike facilities geared to hockey players, where gear insulates skaters against the chill, this rink is climate-controlled, so little Nancy Kerrigan wannabes can wear cute… read more»

1995 BEST Classes, Riding Instructor

David Boley at Hamilton Riding Club


In the rarified world of A-circuit equestrian and competition, the choice of an instructor is as personal as the selection of one’s custom-made boots. At the European-style Hamilton Riding Club, master trainer David Boley and his staff fervently pursue show-jumping… read more»

1989 BEST Classes, Squash Teacher

The Boston condo market.

Realtors call a soft market a squash, and, boy, have they learned all about squash this year. read more»

1989 BEST Classes, Aerobics Teacher

Linda Bean at Back Bay Nautilus


Bean is a model and in great shape, so you know her workouts work. read more»

1983 BEST Classes, Sailing Lessons

Boston Sailing Center


We had one complaint from a year ago about the Sailing Center. But after checking it out, we found it didn’t hold any water. read more»

1983 BEST Classes

The Harvard University Extension Program

Upscale adult ed. read more»