Spread across 17,500 square feet of training space and a 5,000 square foot indoor turf field, CrossFit Bellevue's huge equipment cache ensures that members have the ability to challenge themselves within a safe and supportive environment. But just what kind of equipment are we talking about? Try two indoor sprint tracks, 21 regulation-size lifting platforms, ropes, rings, bars, and medicine balls. Yet with all those options, safety remains the key priority for the coaches?including former members of the armed services and competitive athletes?who monitor each student's technique to help minimize injury risk and maximize effectiveness.
These CrossFit workouts emphasize the importance of functional exercises that mirror the kinds of movements people use in everyday life, such as running, jumping, climbing, lifting, and throwing. With the help of kettlebells, free weights, sandbags, and other objects, trainers can teach people of all fitness levels how to scale the load and intensity of each exercise. It's that extra level of care and individualized attention that helps keep members feeling confident and motivated as they work toward their fitness goals.
The staff at Dynamic Chiropractic Clinic believe that, because it's the body's communication center, the spine’s condition can affect the health of the entire body. During treatment sessions, chiropractors correct the alignment of vertebrae with up-to-date techniques—such as motion palpitation, which detects dysfunctional joints, and active release, which treats overused muscles with motion techniques—that are gentler than past methods and more effective than propping patients up with puppet strings. Other corrective techniques, such as exercises and massage therapy, retrain the muscles to support correct alignment. The clinic specializes in rehabilitating clients with injuries from accidents and other traumas, though they can help patients of all ages and backgrounds maintain good spinal health.
The Yoga Element instructors share their passion for the hot yoga practice with their community, leading students of all ages and abilities down a path of mental and physical wellness. In the studio space complemented by Chihuly artwork in the lobby and floor-to-ceiling windows offering a view of downtown Bellevue, the instructors inspire students with carefully designed routine and pepper the sessions with personal touches and individual attention.
The studio's perspiration-inducing 105-degree heat and 40% humidity are intended to enhance the practice, helping even the stiffest muscles melt deeply into stretches as they move through the series of standing and seated poses. This heat also pervades the power vinyasa classes, which flow through poses quickly to get a cardio workout while toning physiques.
Access Wellness Center beautifies patients with an arsenal of noninvasive medical procedures, cosmetic treatments, and holistic healing. Staffers firm up sagging stomachs with Cellu M6 Lipomassage treatments and perform noninvasive face-lifts to invigorate drooping cheeks without the use of surgery or a troupe of standup comedians. They also assuage aches with endermotherapy treatments and bring chakras into balance with holistic-healing methods that incorporate energy awareness and meditation.
Describing his dental work as a mission to "motivate, educate, and promote good oral health that can last a lifetime," Dr. Bill Wong and Dr. Peter Wong help to keep mouths pristine with general and cosmetic services. Using Zoom! whitening treatments, Invisalign tooth-straighteners, and an onsite ceramic tooth-fabricating machine, the dental duo can impose order on even the most jumbled of toothscapes. They also perform preventive measures, such as routine exams and x-rays, to ensure dental problems don't manifest themselves as cavities or tooth graffiti.
Gregg's Cycle has been bike-riders' resource since 1932. Now owned by its third generation of Greggs, the shop occupies multiple locations, and has occupied a well-worn page in cyclists' address books for decades. From car mount to cog, customers appreciate the store's extensive array of gear, apparel, and bicycles. Those troubleshooting or maintaining their rides, meanwhile, find skilled technique in the hands of Gregg's repair technicians. At the flagship location, cyclists can even rent bikes, which is helpful for those whose landlords don't want to hear the handlebars bark all night.