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K-I-N Stables' equestrian lessons teach apprentice trotters to understand and respect horses' individual personalities and learning styles, helping to strengthen the human-horse bond. In four lessons across four consecutive weeks, nascent jockeys will learn basic safety procedures and simple commands for their horses, such as "sit," "stay," and "roll over." Half-hour classes for ages 5–12 ensure that young equestrians aren't overwhelmed and longer classes for ages 12 and up allow instruction to go in-depth, covering such advanced topics as hoof manicures.

13124 Carter Rd
Athens,
AL
US

UpDog Yoga Centers’ master instructors lead students of all skill levels through yoga, tai chi, and kung fu workouts. The studio’s robust, six-day schedule of classes includes Yoga 101, where instructors acquaint beginners with the foundational postures and secret yogi handshakes that prepare them for more challenging classes. Seasoned yogis gather for hot Vinyasa sessions, where intense heat helps bodies wring out toxins while students flow through a series of strengthening poses. During Yin yoga, students target connective tissues, ligaments, and tendons by holding deep stretches for up to five minutes at a time, or until the tyrannosaurus rex decides the classroom of yogis are nothing but unappetizing trees. Instructors in traditional tai chi classes help center spirits by demonstrating a peaceful practice of flowing movements; students in kung fu work to master precise moves for cardiovascular and self-defense benefits.

111 North Jefferson Street
Athens,
AL
US

H&H Home and Truck Accessory Centers decks out trucks with attractive parts for both maintenance and flair, while luxuriating homes in leisure-inducing add-ons. Brand-name truck products include sun subduing window visors (from $49.99) as well as bed mats for pick-ups (from $79.99). Make a modest auto out of an underdressed Chevy or Ford with a protective tonneau cover (from $299.99). A selection of truck toolboxes from brands like Weather Guard and United Welding Supply grants tool slingers extra space to stuff favorite construction components. Inside the home, games of billiards improve after guests replace fire pokers and bent-wire hangers with name-brand cue sticks and racks (from $19.99).

2910 Point Mallard Pkwy SE
Decatur,
AL
US