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One of the major perks of living in apartments on Mass Ave., Indianapolis is having access to so many unique classes and the opportunity to discover a talent or passion you might never have known. And why should kids have all the fun? Indianapolis is home to some of the most creative and inspiring classes for adults, and so many of them are just a short walk from the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Michigan Street. Take a look!

Ever step into a glass shop and wonder how it’s actually done? Here’s your chance to learn glassblowing from the pros at Glass Arts Indiana, Inc., on Brookside Ave., less than two miles from The Pointe on Mass. Discover the art of shaping molten glass while learning all of the techniques, tools, and safety precautions.

Learn how to mix your favorite drinks and impress your friends by exploring the unique world of spirits and cocktails at Parlor Public House on Ohio Street. It’s just half a mile from The Pointe on Mass, and they promise to have you creating your own signature drinks in no time.

Urban gardening
Learn how to grow your own herbs, vegetables, or flowers in an urban environment at Growing Places Indy. These classes focus on techniques suitable for small spaces, such as container gardening and vertical gardening. It’s about a one-mile stroll to their location at Arsenal Tech High School downtown. Maybe you’re growing more than a couple of potted plants or a countertop herb garden. In that case, you can rent community garden space nearby at the Chatham Arch Community Garden or the Monon16 Community Garden.

Paddleboard Yoga on the Canal
Each week, Pure Soul Paddleboard Yoga draws 10 lucky winners to participate in a free paddleboard yoga class right on the downtown canal. Classes take place Sundays at 4 p.m. through September 3rd. If you’re not a lucky winner, you can register for other Pure Soul classes at various locations around Indianapolis.

Improv Comedy
Develop your improvisation and comedic skills by joining a class at Indy Prov. Learn how to think on your feet, work collaboratively with others, and create hilarious scenes and characters. It’s just a 3-minute walk to Indy Prov’s practice space at 430 Mass Ave., and performances take place at various locations around downtown.

Aerial Arts
Learn aerial silk, hoop, and trapeze techniques, conditioning, and choreography in a safe and supportive environment at Cirque Indy on Fulton Street just half a mile from The Pointe on Mass.

If you’d rather move with your feet firmly on the ground, perhaps DanceWorks Indy is more your style. The first of its kind in Indianapolis, DanceWorks Indy is a dance studio that offers a welcoming and supportive space for all adults, regardless of experience. Best of all, it’s on Ohio Street just half a mile from The Pointe on Mass!

Cooking classes at the Nestle Inn are informal and entertaining, offering instruction from Indy’s top local talent. Group, solo, or private events are available. And because the Nestle Inn is also a B&B just two minutes from The Pointe on Mass, it’s also the perfect place for hosting out of town guests.

Find something you love at The Pointe on Mass in downtown Indianapolis. These luxury downtown apartments at the junction of Massachusetts, Michigan, and New Jersey offer modern, stylish interiors with an unbeatable location near all of the unique entertainment of downtown Indianapolis. Call for a tour today: (317) 978-4268.