There isn't such thing as a cookie-cutter workout at Underground Fitness. Instead, the trainers at each location)put together private and semi-private training programs appropriate for all fitness goals, whether they're helping clients improve flexibility, put on muscle, or train for an upcoming chess match. Putting even more distance between it and other gyms, Underground Fitness also offers month-to-month contracts and complimentary nutritional coaching.
Village Health Clubs & Spas are one-stop shops for fitness training, spa services, and amenity-stuffed facilities. One month of access to their four locations allows visitors to use the Village fitness equipment, clean up in the available locker rooms, shoot hoops on basketball courts, swim in lap pools, and much more. The two-week guided fitness program kick-starts fitness routines long stymied by malaise, time constraints, and road-blocking donut holes; with the aid of a helpful Village staff member, you'll get started by figuring out precisely where your goals and interests lie on the muscle map. A nutrition warm-up will educate you in the ways of healthy food choices, and a 60-minute fitness intro with a certified personal trainer will get hearts pumping and tendons quivering. You'll also be introduced to the vast panoply of available cardio equipment and group yoga and Pilates classes. Finally, "adventure time" commences with a workout, hike, bike ride, or round of tennis, the sport most avidly followed by excitable canines.
Ignite Yoga has a class for every type of person?from beginner to expert?and offers more than 50 weekly yoga classes at three different locations. Whether a student is seeking a class that will help him or her lose weight, recover from an injury, or take their practice to the next level, there's one bound to be a fit. Adult classes range from fast-paced heated Vinyasa to Slow Flow and Restorative classes. Other disciplines, such as traditional ashtanga, integrates primary series and standing and finishing postures while moderately paced and musically orientated flow classes focus on long holds, alignment, and deep stretching. Classes cater to all skill levels, regardless of flexibility or fitness level.
Meanwhile, kids' classes take a fun, creative approach that includes music and games along with yoga poses. Here, they learn basic stretching exercises that promote strength, flexibility, coordination and body awareness. They also learn how to focus, relax, and develop self control through breathing and visualization. Such basic exercises can boost concentration and stimulate their imaginations.
Ana Ben boasts military training, certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, degrees in holistic nutrition and naturopathy, and plenty of group fitness teaching experience. But, like many, she didn't begin her life in perfect shape. She struggled for a long time to lose weight and feel healthy, and the experience of overcoming those challenges informs the way she teaches. As the owner and head instructor of Fit by Ana Ben, she offers not only exercise routines, but nutritional and lifestyle advice to help students make permanent changes.