In 2001, Dr. Robert Samit had a vision, which was a pretty appropriate phenomenon, considering that he's an optometrist. He saw in the future a network of eye doctors, united under the banner of a single company that provides quality vision care—plus a huge selection of value-priced and designer eyewear frames.
Together with company president Sue Healey Downes, they have expanded to the Charlotte area, each with a licensed Doctor of Optometry on hand. They equip this army of eye examiners with the latest technology. When a doctor determines that a corrective lens is called for, he or she prescribes them and MyEyeDr.'s team of eyecare consultants helps patients choose from a huge array of frames from such brands as Gucci, Coach, Oakley, and Ray Ban RX.
US Tae Kwon Do classes are taught by martial-arts experts and help students achieve peace of mind, personal confidence, better understanding of physical capabilities, self-defense techniques applicable to the real world, and the ability to knock a jar of pickles off the top shelf with a roundhouse kick. With class schedules modeled on the ancient art of busy lifestyles, those with busy lifestyles will be able to easily squeeze in a kicking-and-punching jam session that can breathe new life into a stale exercise regimen. Class offerings and times vary at each location—call ahead to begin your membership and schedule your first foray into one of the world's most practiced martial arts.
At Quantico Scuba, fledgling divers learn to view the water as a second home through comprehensive instruction and diving-themed social events. Quantico’s PADI-certified instructors teach new and experienced divers in a series of certification classes, ranging in level from basic open-water certification to master diver. Certified students can proceed to specialty courses such as Deep Diver, Wreck Diver, and Coral Reef Conservationist. Quantico Scuba also oversees a dive club, where divers can connect with other divers over weekend trips, overseas holidays, and summers spent caddying on a mermaid's golf course. Divers make use of new and used equipment from Quantico’s onsite dive shop, featuring top brands such as Scubapro and Seasoft.
The certified reiki practitioner at Balance Through Reiki relies on the power of touch to rebalance the body’s energy and help clients overcome a range of ailments. As a survivor of cancer, she plies her healing trade several times a week to help facilitate healing on a physical, emotional and spiritual level.
No matter where they are in the country, clients of Heartland Dental Care Affiliates are bound to find a dentist just as skilled as the one at home. That’s because more than 400 offices in 19 states are affiliated with the dental network, whose administrative support, guiding principles, and focus on continuing education ensure that their dentists will be talented wherever they work. The company also strives for community improvement—they’ve contributed more than $250,000 to such charities as the American Red Cross, The Oral Cancer Foundation, and the Smiles for Life campaign.
• For $69, you get a teeth cleaning, examination with x-rays, and smile consultation (a $320 value). • For $179, you get an in-office Zoom! teeth whitening (a $500 value). The on-site orthodontic specialists and other dental dynamos at Sasan Ahmadiyar, DDS & Associates champion sparkling teeth with advanced preventative and cosmetic oral care. During the examination, a technician appraises mouth stones by highlighting cavities and other fixable flaws, using x-rays to reveal concealed damage. Then, a thorough cleaning decimates plaque and clingy spinach, untarnishing grills for a smile brighter than a light bulb solving a Rubik's cube in 12 seconds. As they admire their work, dental professions will also provide customers with a smile consultation to discuss cosmetic options for improving grins and increasing the chances of being stunt doubles during action-packed toothbrush commercials.