Finally, you'll have a viable alternative to wooing potential romantic partners with a sousaphone serenade. For $137, today's side deal gets you five private, in-studio guitar lessons at Boston School of Guitar in Brookline (a $275 value for adults), including use of a guitar during your lessons. You may also choose to take home a rental guitar for additional practice (limited availability). Boston School of Guitar's private lessons are available seven days a week and typically last 45 minutes (30 for kids). All you'll need to bring to your lessons is a pick, some functional fingers, and maybe an iPod full of the music you'd like to learn.
The staff members at Sylvan Learning's numerous centers understand that each child learns differently. Therefore, they don’t try to implement a uniform tutoring system; instead, they design custom lesson programs based on the results of a skills assessment using diagnostic tools and one-on-one interviews.
Tutors work with students from pre-kindergarten through grade 12, illuminating topics ranging from basic reading and writing to remembering complex algebraic formulas without having them tattooed on your chest. Many of Sylvan’s instructors work in local schools, so they are intimately familiar with common curricula and understand how to gear lessons toward optimal results. Camps and after-school and summer classes can ready high-schoolers for the rigors of the ACT or the SAT, or they can help students to wow college-admissions officers with their superior essay-writing skills.
The staff at Good Vibrations aren't salespeople—they're SESAs, or Sex Educator-Sales Associates. The title was invented by the store to reflect not only the rigorous training that the employees go through, but also the open and empowering attitude that they project. They encourage questions about the stock of adult toys and romantic accouterments, and dispense safe, respectful advice on enhancing erotic play. For the SESAs, knowledge is a stepping stone to pleasure. They've even employed the same sexologist and historian—Dr. Carol Queen—for more than 20 years to host a regular "Ask the Doctors" class and tours at the Polk Street store's Antique Vibrator Museum.
Above all, the staff keeps a bright and welcoming shop—a characteristic that automatically distinguished Good Vibrations from its counterparts when it opened in 1977, an era when most adult shops were dimly lit and guarded by demons. The goal is that folks feel comfortable perusing the wide range of massagers for individuals and couples, many from premium brands such as Jimmyjane and LELO. To further ease guests' minds, each phthalate-free product is thoroughly vetted for quality. Extending the positive, forward-thinking ethos beyond the shop's walls, the company has committed to environmentally friendly wares with its Ecorotic collection—a group of natural lubricants and rechargeable toys—as well as eco-friendly packaging.
Accepting Ages: 2 months old to 14 years old. DAY, AFTERSCHOOL, WEEKEND & OVERNIGHT care available!
We make learning and play FUN! The curriculum at our facility strategically implements activities that help our preschoolers augment and develop motor, concentration, socialization, and communication skills.
Celebrating 30 years and 60,000 students, The Boston Language Institute empowers tongues to confidently articulate a new vocabulary with intensive classes in a dozen languages. Studious groups of 4–12 gather to learn the verbal melodies of one of the Institute's instructors, most of whom possess native mastery, years of speaking abroad, or a computerized brain preloaded with the language that they're teaching. Students can learn how to translate road signs along the autobahn with German lessons or pass on plots from Brazilian soap operas with Portuguese instruction. Classes are scheduled during the daytime and in the evening on weekdays and Saturdays to help students find a consistent time to drop in.