In 1985, drawing from his own struggles with learning to read, Dr. Ken Gibson set out to change the way we learn. After convening with other experts to discuss challenges children were facing in the classroom, he cocreated a cognitive-skills program that eventually became the foundation of the LearningRx centers.
The clinically proven brain-training method, which is used on adults and children alike, consists of specific targeting, one-on-one coaching, and immediate feedback. Using professional cognitive tests, the centers first identify where strengths and weaknesses lie in their clients? cognitive framework. From there, they are able to tailor mental workouts that help strengthen those areas of the brain and even create new neural pathways. The brain-training method can be beneficial for struggling students, adults wanting to remain competitive in the workplace, and the elderly.
Derek Burns's hard-earned muscles are not only hard to ignore, they also come with a long history. It all started when Derek was 5 years old and first started playing football. He quickly fell in love with sports and started building a skill set that would stay with him his whole life. He later took those athletic abilities overseas during his eight years in the Navy, where physical fitness became an integral part of his everyday. Upon returning to civilian life, he decided to follow through with his passion for fitness and earned his certification as a personal trainer.
For more than 15 years now, Derek has helped people transform their lives through his fitness programs that include personal training and group fitness. He also works with athletes to up their game or avoid being mistaken for the ball with sports performance training.
Using a combination of whitening gel and FDA-approved blue accelerating lights, the DaVinci teeth-whitening system can leave teeth an average of up to eight shades whiter. During office visits, clients apply the signature whitening solution—an organic plant- and mineral-based gel—to chompers. A specially designed LED laser light is used with the food-grade hydrogen-peroxide gel to lift lingering stains. Once the total transformation is complete, patients may walk away with the graffiti of tobacco, wine, coffee, and age erased from the highway overpasses of their smiles. To continue the process, patients can also take home a personal whitening kit that includes 12 gel applications, custom-fitted trays, and remineralizing and desensitizing gel to care for enamel. DaVinci Teeth Whitening also sells gift certificates.
By restricting carbs and amping up protein intake, 7Company Weight Loss & Wellness' signature weight-loss programs naturally suppress appetites. However, they don't squash client's array of choices—while they all follow a similar low-carb outline, the physician-created, FDA-approved programs are all tailored to the client's tastes and goals. The programs even allow for dining out; assorted local restaurants serve diet-friendly 7Company Weight Loss & Wellness entrees. The team also aids weight loss with Electro-Slim treatments, which break up fat deposits with electric pulses, and Pilates.
At Primitive Fitness, visitors won't find a sterile globogym filled with plasma screens and saunas, but a warehouse full of plyometrics boxes and barbells. Certified personal trainers, some with over a decade of professional experience, lead students of all ages, body types, and levels of fitness through strength-building and fat-burning exercises. Students hone coordination and mind-body awareness with self-defense exercises, give their cardiovascular systems vital workouts with sessions of old-school exercise bikes, and build brawn by flipping tires and hoisting freeweights.
The human-movement specialists at Complete Fitness Concepts combine fitness, martial arts, and education to help create functional athletes. At the foundation of their program is jeet kune do, a tactical close-quarter martial art. The team also branches out to specialize in other forms such as kali and MMA. To supplement martial-arts training, instructors lead personal training and sport-specific fitness sessions as well as boot camps that specialize in P90X.