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Signature Service: Mary Fullen

Established: 1998

Reservations/Appointments: Required

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Staff Size: 1 person

Parking: Parking lot

Minimum Age Requirement: 12

Pro Tip: Bring a mat or a towel with you.

Inside The Comfort Touch's private treatment room, Mary Fullen touches her palm to a client's forehead. She's not checking for fever; she's channeling the client's healing energy to help them relax. This healing technique, called Reiki, flows from Mary's firm belief that everything a client needs to feel their best is already inside them. She taps into these self-healing properties during massages?which can incorporate aromatherapy oils?and meditation sessions. She also leads tranquil yoga classes next to the studio's garden.

733 West Market Street
Akron,
OH
US

If variety is the spice of life, then Yoga & Fitness Passport is a veritable East Indian Trading Company. The outfit curates some of the highest reviewed fitness studios throughout both Canada and the U.S. From there, they issue passports that give exercisers a chance to jump from yoga to Zumba to pole dancing classes, all at different studios. Rather than having to navigate each gym's scheduling site, guests can find and sign up for sessions through the Yoga & Fitness Passport site. From there, folks just need to show their confirmation on a smart phone or wood etching, and it's off to the races.

220 South Balch Street
Akron,
OH
US

Jazzercise is 60 minutes of cardio, strength training, and stretching that incorporates moves from jazz dance, yoga, Pilates, kickboxing, and resistance training with handheld weights. Dancing with the Stars multiple-champion Cheryl Burke is a big fan of Jazzercise's improvisational workouts, though luckily you won't need her dance moves to get the most out of your class. If you're prone to first-class jitters, though, you can review the basic moves online before you go. Expect to burn off up to 600 calories with each go-round.

1361 West Market Street
Akron,
OH
US

Class location: Indoors only

Established: 1999

Guests allowed: Yes

137 S. Main Street, Ste 100
Akron,
OH
US