Gold's Gym began more than 45 years ago, and today features an impressive array of next-generation fitness gadgets, a results-oriented focus, and squeaky-clean facilities. With today's deal, one of Gold's Gym's staff of certified personal trainers will test each client's strength and flexibility, among other metrics, to help determine and design a personalized fitness regimen. Thus inspired, neophyte iron workers can complement their one-on-one sessions with regular attendance at the gym, where they can hop on a cardio machine, pump up in a controlled manner on strength-training machines, tighten up in the abdominal- and functional-stretching area, or stick with lifting huge, heavy pieces of metal and commercial chest freezers.
The certified instructors at Bodies By Pilates elongate their flexible embrace to the Las Vegas area, inviting seekers of health to firm their cores with the Pilates conditioning method. Therein, a fortifying blend of stretches, resistance machines, and controlled breathing work together to strengthen lung capacity, circulation, coordination, spinal flexion and extension, and build muscle in the back and the abdomen. The reformer, a sturdy wooden frame with a user-friendly system of pulleys, ropes, springs, and a sliding platform, is the cornerstone of Pilates equipment and most bodybuilding lobbyists. The Reformer Trio class will teach you and two classmates a variety of flexing and stretching exercises on the machine. All the while, Bodies By Pilates features a comforting and calm atmosphere, its spacious environment festooned with enormous, luminous windows and the latest equipment from Balanced Body.
Barrie Larvin dedicated his entire career to curating elegant wine experiences. His efforts in building Rio Las Vegas Hotel and Casino’s 130,000-bottle wine selection earned him mentions in Wine Spectator and Food & Wine Magazine. As the current president of VinNobles, Mr. Larvin’s goal is to expose seasoned tasters and aspiring connoisseurs alike to small-production wineries. His team of Master Sommeliers hand-selects and ships bottles to three tiers of members, seeking out exciting cult producers as well as exclusive bottlings that aren’t made available to retailers. Each package arrives at doorsteps with a wealth of background information for each bottle that provides invaluable insight into the winemaking process while also suggesting food pairings.
While the wine memberships help people experience new wines on a monthly basis, VinNobles’ certification courses expose them to a crash course on wine basics. During the online seminars, a master sommelier explains the fundamentals of tasting and assessing wines and also answers questions about getting wine stains out of pet fur.
Tony Cress leads private and two-person training sessions and a variety of group fitness classes to help willing clients adopt a lifestyle of health and fitness. During his 60-minute fit camps, he mixes up exercises that help burn fat and develop flexibility, stability, and strength to keep bodies guessing. Students in his TRX classes use the suspension bands to leverage their body weight for strengthening exercises that widen their range of motion. During fusion classes, they'll incorporate tools such as kettlebells, jump ropes, and medicine balls.
In Tony's training facility, free weights and medicine balls wait to be chosen from their racks, and TRX bands dangle from a ceiling-mounted structure. An assortment of steppers, stationary bikes, and stationary motorcycles makes it easy for clients looking to add variety to cardio workouts.
My Gym Children's Fitness Center, which currently has more than 270 international locations, began more than 30 years ago as a structured place for children to safely play, acquire new skills, and romp off a sugar buzz. All classes are organized according to age level—starting as young as 3 months—and designed to incorporate the latest physiological and psychological research. Tiny Tykes gets babies moving with help from their parents, Mighty Mites teaches toddlers self-reliance and beginning sports skills, and Whiz Kids, a class for kids aged 4 and a half to 6, emphasizes motor skills such as running, jumping, throwing, and kicking. My Gym's energetic instructors are experts at using music, dance, and gymnastics to build youngsters' strength and self-esteem, while stimulating their giggle-plexes. The noncompetitive environment fosters creativity, and hands-on activities boost children's learning retention and fun quotient.
When you look at one of Sarah King's custom paintings, you're actually looking at the conclusion of a long and painstaking artistic process. Sarah crafts each part of her paintings by hand—including the canvas frame and the stretched canvas itself. When she isn't scratching her own artistic itch, Sarah nurtures budding painters at her Best Painting Parties, a creative alternative to a traditional night out. Hosted at various bars, patrons take Sarah's step-by-step instructions to create their own masterpiece to take home. The venues serve up a variety of beers, wine, cocktails, and food while Sarah provides the painting supplies and her artistic expertise.