Class-y Dates

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Valentine Food & Wine Pairing Class at Miette Culinary Studio, 109 MacDougal St., Ste. 2, nr. Bleecker St.; 212-460-9322
Learn the complexities of wine while enjoying a dinner of crab cake with fresh herb sauce and shrimp risotto. The sommelier will walk you through the tasting, which is followed by a dessert of warm chocolate cake with homemade vanilla ice cream.
When: Feb. 14–15, 6:30 p.m.–9 p.m.
Cost: $140
Register online.

We Love Wine and Chocolate: Valentine’s Day Weekend atClovis Point Winery, 1935 Main Rd., Jamesport, NY, 11947; 631-722-4222
Head out to this beautiful Long Island winery for a pre-release taste of three of their 2007 reds accompanied by an assortment of chocolates. The owners will be on hand to offer background and answer questions while you two booze.
When: Feb. 12–13, 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Cost: $20 for the flight, $15 for Wine Club members
No registration necessary.

Valentine’s Partner Yoga atYogaWorks, 459 Broadway, nr. Grand St.; 212-965-0801
This class, taught by certified AcroYoga teachers and real-life couple Chris Loebsack and Mary Aranas, teaches deep relaxation techniques—useful for when things get tense in your relationship. Flow through partner stretches and then take turns giving calming Thai massage. The class finishes with a Savasana relaxation and guided meditation. No yoga experience required.
When: Feb. 13, 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Cost:$70 per couple by Feb. 1, $80 per couple after Feb. 1
Register online.

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AntiGravity Yoga: Valentine’s Workshop for Couples at OM Factory, 265 W. 37th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-616-8662
Get creative with anti-gravity partner yoga. Learn therapeutic touch and have a blast balancing two people in one stretchy AntiGravity yoga hammock—or trying to. Designed to nurture trust, OM Factory claims this class will help couples bond through breathing, gaze, and meditation. Sounds intimate!
When: Feb. 13, 5 p.m.–7 p.m.
Cost: $85 per couple
Register online.

New York City Tour Intro Flight Course atHeritage Flight Academy, Long Island MacArthur Airport, 2075 Smithtown Ave., Ronkonkoma, NY, 11779; 631-471-3550
Take the pilot’s seat for an exhilarating flying lesson as you enjoy views of Long Island and the Hudson. Your date can offer words of encouragement from the back seat, and the views from there are just as spectacular.
When: By appointment
Cost: $295
Call to register.

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Breakfast: The Morning After atBrooklyn Kitchen Labs, 100 Frost St., nr. Leonard St., Williamsburg; 718-349-5033
Impress your Valentine with a transcendent breakfast on February 15. Millicent Souris will teach how to cook eggs (even with a hangover), make pancakes, toast, hollandaise sauce, and even the perfect cup of coffee.
When: Feb. 12, 1 p.m.
Cost: $50
Register online.

The Luv Lab atBrooklyn Kitchen Labs
This season’s Brooklyn Kitchen pop-up shop is the Luv Lab, showcasing skills and tools that will elevate your standard romantic tryst. The folks from Vine Wine will be there to help refine your palate, and W&T Seafood teaches about aphrodisiacal oysters and how to shuck them. Classes are free, but all foods and drinks are available for purchase.
When: Feb. 12, 2 p.m.–6 p.m.
Cost: Free!
Register online.

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Maraschino Cherry Honey Extraction atBrooklyn Kitchen Labs
Remember when all that Red Hook honey came out red because the bees were feeding at the local maraschino cherry factory? Crazy! Beekeepers will be bringing the romantically hued honeycombs and a centrifuge for extraction so couples can learn the art of honey-making while marveling at this urban phenomenon.
When: Feb. 12, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Cost: Free!
Register online.

Valentine’s Date Class atBrooklyn Kitchen Labs
Chefs Katherine Randazzo and Rienne Martinez will teach you how to prepare classic aphrodisiacs like oysters with blood orange and basil mignonette. Once you know how to make it, you two get to enjoy a six course dinner with wine pairings (at a private table, of course).
When: Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $200 per couple
Register online.

Cheap Date Night: Positions That Please atBabeland, 94 Rivington St., nr. Ludlow St.; 212-375-1701
Spice up your Valentine’s date night at the launch party for Babeland’s new book Moregasm: Babeland’s Guide to Mind-Blowing Sex. The sexperts will be offering advice, answering questions, and providing—ahem—demonstrations. Clothed demonstrations.
When: Feb. 10, 8 p.m.
Cost: Free!
Call to register.

V-Day Sexy Sunday: Sex and Chocolate atBabeland
Learn how to incorporate melted chocolate into your sexy time in a non-“this is burning my skin!” type of way. Complimentary mimosas and brunch goodies sweeten the deal.
When: Feb. 13, 12:30 p.m.
Cost: Free!
Call to register.

Inspiring Desire With Massage atBabeland Brooklyn, 462 Bergen St., nr. Flatbush Ave., Park Slope; 718-638-3820
Get sensual with your significant other while learning sensual massage techniques—a great way to de-stress and bond.
When: Feb. 10, 7 p.m.
Cost: Free!
Call to register.

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