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At Yoga Shelter, you won't hear esoteric chants echoing through the halls or meditation music reverberating from rock-shaped speakers. That's because founder Eric Paskel wants to make yoga accessible for all students, whether they're searching for inner peace or a more toned bod. Contemporary and classic music accompanies classes that range from Yoga Rocks, which focuses on sequenced postures, to classes like Xflowsion, a combination of yoga, martial arts, and dance that can be repeated at home or at your boss's wedding reception. There is no hierarchy of classes; each 60- to 75-minute session is open to all skill levels. As Paskel himself puts it on his about page, “What's different about us is that we admit we have issues, we know we have work to do—if you can relate to that, you'll love this place.”
Real Ryder Revolution pedals circles around monotonous workout routines and spin programs with a fleet of 30 RealRyder bicycles stationed at each of its studios. The RealRyder design allows exercise bikes to tilt and bank laterally, adding another dimension to stationary-cycle workouts and engaging the entire physique. Pulsating music energizes visitors as they power through 45- to 60-minute Rydes at their own pace, following instructors’ cues that challenge legs, cores, and comprehension of Simon Says rules. Real Ryder Revolution’s staff emphasizes that anyone can attend the cycling sessions and adjust the intensity of their rides based on their own fitness level. Depending on the location, Real Ryder Revolution also offers group fitness classes on TRX suspension training, boot-camp drills, and boxing techniques.
The nationally certified trainers at Forest Fitness challenge students to set goals and strive to achieve them during one-on-one sessions focused on training for sports and achieving overall wellness. Sessions take place in a 3,500-square-foot facility lined with rows of free weights, exercise balls, and chin-up bars. Through a back-and-forth dialogue not unlike those in scenes from Rocky and Earnest Goes to the UFC Championship, trainers map out programs to address and strengthen specific muscle groups. Or, the experts engineer sports-focused regimens than can improve power and coordination in games such as soccer, basketball, and golf. Exercises that incorporate Bosu-ball work and heavy-rope training additionally prepare clients for police and fire exams by improving mental focus and techniques for unwrinkling uniforms, such as dropping grand pianos on them.
Karma Kids Yoga helps developing children and teens become aware of the mind and body through animated poses and stretching exercises that increase strength, flexibility, and coordination. Young'uns will step into the fun studio space and learn about yoga through animals and nature, resulting in a welcoming atmosphere for children to have fun and learn beneficial lifestyle practices. Plus, if your little-you always has the energy of a professional sports mascot hopped up on performance-enhancing hugs, these classes will teach kids how to focus, relax, and develop self-control. The instructors are not only more flexible than your child's favorite Twizzler flavor, but also much sweeter and more colorful to be around. Check out the weekly schedule of classes, which is itself flexible enough for even the busiest of schedules to stretch out and find a time.
"Torture chambers"—that's what Bikram Yoga's founder Bikram Choudhury calls his yoga studios. It's an apropos name for places set at a blazing 105 degrees that feature students twisting their bodies into 26 yoga postures as Bikram shouts: "Lock the knee!" "Lock the knee!" at someone who isn't quite into the desired position.It might sound unpleasant, but Choudhury believes that if you follow his instructions, which are passed on to each Bikram yoga teacher at the various franchises located around the world, you'll "live a better, healthier and more peaceful life.”The yoga guru, who was born in 1946, has strived to live such a life since he was a little boy in India. At the age of 4, after giving up dreams of being a robot, he started practicing yoga with India's most renowned physical culturalist at the time. At the age of 13, he won the National India Yoga Championship and went undefeated for the next three years before retiring as the undisputed All-India National Yoga Champion.However, when Choudhury was 17, his life took a terrible turn. He severely injured his knee during a weight-lifting accident and was told he would never walk again. Ignoring the doctors, he turned to his old yoga teacher, and within six months, his knee was totally recovered. That's when he realized how effectively yoga could heal the body, and he decided to develop his Bikram method.Bikram is a form of Hatha yoga that is taught in specialized studios throughout the world. The studios are always set at 105 degrees, which helps the body flow through the 26 Bikram postures effectively. The studios can be found everywhere from the United States to South Africa to Antarctica's vast polar bear caves.