Empower Yoga's team of dedicated teachers share their passion for the power vinyasa tradition with students of all fitness levels during 28 weekly classes. The studio's robust schedule accommodates inexperienced yogis with 80-degree, hour-long basics classes, where instructors provide detailed demonstrations, pose modifications, and hands-on guidance to help aspiring sticky mat warriors build strength, endurance, and bravery. The studio temperature bumps up to a balmy 90 degrees during all-levels power vinyasa classes that invite seasoned stretchers and beginners with three to five basic classes under their spiritual belt to partake in an intense mind-body workout. As students flow through a series of continuous postures linked together with mindful breath, the body's building internal heat helps expel harmful toxins through sweat while easing muscles into deep stretches, helping to strengthen balance and bullfrog hopping impressions.
One World Martial Arts has a lot of experience behind it. Owner and coach Steven Graves holds the rank of brown belt in judo and purple belt in Brazilian jujitsu, and he's also a state-licensed Juvenile Martial Arts Instructor. Additionally, the studio itself is an official Team Curran jujitsu academy, distinguishing the school as part of a group of elite martial-arts academies affiliated with the MMA program helmed by highly respected champion fighter and coach Jeff "Big Frog" Curran. Classes include jujitsu, muay thai, kickboxing, and yoga, and the school also offers kids' programs.
The certified teachers at TC Dance Club International recognize that people dance for all kinds of reasons; accordingly, they structure different programs to meet the needs of everyone from casual dancers hoping to light up the dance floor at an upcoming party to perfectionists in the pursuit of lifelong grace. Their lessons incorporate a multitude of styles, including tango, merengue, foxtrot, and rain dances. On Friday nights, students can practice what they've learned in dance parties, which are set to premade mixes in a room with dimmed lights and an open bar.
Experienced yoga guru Crystal Rohde guides bodies and minds to limberness with a friendly, encouraging instructional approach. Every Wednesday night, Thursday morning, and Saturday morning, Room No. 10 at the St. Therese School transforms into a yoga studio, welcoming yogis of all ages and abilities with Vinyasa-style techniques. Invigorate uptight torsos with a power Vinyasa yoga class, which combines classic yoga postures and breathing exercises for a challenging, flow-based workout. Yoga for Fighters uses the basic structure and forms of Vinyasa, which include core work and stretches, but with additional shoulder and hip stretches designed specifically for people who practice martial arts such as jujitsu, tae kwon do, and punchy fisticuffs.
Led by certified Baptiste Power Vinyasa yoga teacher, Thai-massage expert, and meditation enthusiast Yelena Storma, Lotus Yoga's experienced instructors guide students toward physical health and mental peace in a practice space warmed to 85–90 degrees. The schedule brims with more than a dozen weekly classes, during which students work to build flexible limbs and cores stronger than body armor made of a dozen duct-taped hula hoops. During one-hour basic classes, teachers demonstrate fundamental poses, offer verbal cues, and give students hands-on adjustments to ensure perfect form. Up to 15 students stretch in the sweltering heat of all-levels sessions, where they stretch and bend in the sultry heat to loosen muscles and help pores release sweat bearing pent-up toxins and romance-novel plots. Students perform deep-breathing exercises and athletic poses during Hour of Power classes, developing proficiency that can boost stamina, balance, and concentration.