At Hot Yoga Winnipeg, there's no such thing as a class for advanced students only. The instructors of every hot-yoga session welcome total beginners and returning students alike, guiding them through the same series of 26 poses. Adhering to the 90-minute sequence might sound monotonous, but the mix of Hatha-style stretches continually challenges yogis of all body types and skill levels. As the heat enables them to flex more easily, each stance prepares their relevant muscles to attempt the follow-up position, thereby progressively exercising the entire physique. While working out, sweat helps detoxify the body, leaving visitors feeling refreshed and content.
In addition to hot-yoga classes, the teaching team leads a number of course variants. Meditative music overlays the transitions of Hot Hatha, whereas Hot Core sessions focus on longer holds, building students' abdominal strength without making them wear brick-filled fanny packs. Those who wish to expand their repertoire further can take on the 84 asanas of the Hatha yoga class, which showcases several manoeuvres outside of the standard 26-pose series.
At the five-star, PADI-authorized training facility, certified instructors teach recreational and technical diving skills in classes that range from introductory dive lessons to instructor level accreditation courses. PADI Discover Scuba sessions let sub-aquatic hobbyists dive into the world of underwater inhalation without any previous experience, and open-water certification classes test candidates with course materials, pool trainings, and four open-water dives at West Hawk Lake, mortal enemy of East Falcon Lagoon.
Along with certification courses, Underworld Scuba & Sport trains people in specialties such as cavern diving, wreck diving, and ice diving. When staffers aren't readying the next generation of divers, they lead trips to Grand Cayman and Bonaire or supply customers with brand name diving gear in the shop.
Even after opening his own clinic in 2004, Dr. Manfred Ziesmann continues to split time between three other area offices, practicing a craft he's mastered over the course of more than 25 years in the industry. Working in tandem with a quartet of nurses and laser technicians who harmonize lullabies as they ease patients into surgery, Dr. Ziesmann delicately uplifts hips, tummies, facial tissue, and chests. Thirteen nonsurgical specialties further enhance clients' anatomies, including laser treatments that coax hair to regrow and infrared treatments that tighten skin. The clinic also offers dermal fillers, which smooth facial wrinkles and plump pouts from the inside, leaving results that are far more permanent than those obtained by applying lots of lipstick or kissing a vacuum-cleaner nozzle.
For over a decade, women have toned their physiques, improved their body image, and gained energy with goal-oriented workout programs at Image Fitness for Women. The studio’s team of certified yoga instructors teaches styles ranging from Ashtanga and Hatha flow to hot yoga, which is held in a heated studio to provide deeper stretches and enhance cardio conditioning. Meanwhile, heart-pumping classes range from the simple, Latin-inspired dance routines of Zumba to step and cardio classes. The gym’s array of cardio and weight-training equipment powers independent workouts, which can be blissfully peaceful thanks to onsite child-care services.
Sandi Knox, the co-founder of Body Balance, has devised her own set of workout DVDs and appeared on Breakfast Television to showcase her exercises. Along with co-owner Sheldon Gephter, she oversees a fitness studio that hosts group classes in latin-dance-inspired Zumba, kick-boxing workouts, and yoga. Their eclectic boot-camp workouts consist of cardio, circuit training, resistance training and more, rather than imitating traditional workouts in which everyone holds a squat until they fall asleep. Elsewhere in the facility, Eric Payment, the studio’s on-site massage therapist, kneads away aches from neck ailments and sports injuries on his memory-foam massage table.
Medi Spa Laser Skin Renewal Clinic's three board-certified dermatologists procure advanced aesthetic procedures, techniques and equipment to bolster their clients' bodily beauty. During a pulsed light hair removal treatment, the Palomar Pulsed Light System disables overzealous follicles with a karate chop of concentrated photons. Defuzz chins (a $366 value) or get mini bikini line areas ready for a summer vacation on Mercury's up-and-coming beach resort (a $439.20 value). Treatments for the underarm (a $341.60 value) and upper lip (a $280.60 value) can take roughly ten minutes. Afterwards, clients may feel a sunburn sensation, minor swelling, and a strange feeling that they've been through all of this before.
The dentists at Markham Dental Centre draw from years of experience and advanced training as they care for patients' teeth and gums. Though the office was founded in 1985, it features a number of convenient modern amenities. The reception room boasts wide-screen plasma TVs and a video-game area. In the treatment rooms, retractable, touchscreen TV-computer units keep patients entertained, and digital screens project mouth images that are magnified up to 20 times—enough to show words teetering on the tips of tongues.
Skiers and snowboarders carve down the 100-foot vertical slope off the Stony Mountain Ski Area, leaving a waving path in their wake as they make their descent. One handle tow and one rope tow tote skiers and boarders to the summit, where they can choose to descend down one of six groomed runs kept swathed in powder by Stony Mountain’s snowmakers. Stony Mountain also rents out alpine equipment for those without their own skis, snowboards, or bionic dogsleds.
Every week, certified yoga instructors help guests stretch into fitter versions of themselves, drawing from their certifications in yoga and fitness training. Seasoned yogis at the Curves club lead all classes within its comfortable facilities. As a Curves trainer, Debra Vandekerkhove also holds within her mental hard drive an encyclopedic knowledge of diets, nutrition, and the favourite snacks of 19th-century prime ministers.
Winnipeg Zumba’s instructors motivate students to boogie their way toward better health. Classes torch calories and rehabilitate off-tempo metronomes with easy-to-follow moves set to lively Latin beats that create an atmosphere reminiscent of a dance party.
Dermatologist Dr. Minuk, winner of several Consumer Choice Awards, and his experienced staff vanquish the appearance of aging with noninvasive procedures. Botox treatments take about 10 minutes and smooth out wrinkles via injections containing a natural, purified protein that yields quick results. Crow's feet and other fine lines keep themselves at bay for 3–5 months, and little-to-no downtime means that patients can stop in to service their faces during their lunch hours or between pie-eating contests.
Joss Vision Care's crew of eye gurus ensures ophthalmic well-being with 15 years of experience in eyeglasses services. Mad scientists and Buddy Holly impersonators will delight in Joss Vision Care's selection of frames starting at $75. Seasoned eyeglass wearers who already have a prescription can dive right into trying on frames from brands such as Ray-Ban ($195+), Silhouette ($325+), and Versace ($200+). For those without a prescription, Joss Vision Care can directly bill a third-party insurance provider for the supplemental cost of frames and lenses.
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