Fit For Change's certified spin instructor and group fitness trainer, Holly, foregoes the rigid stratification of traditional exercise classes. Neophytes and fitness aficionados alike mix and mingle, creating a supportive vibe where beginners can take inspiration from aerobic hot shots. Like a dentist who distracts patients from an impending novocain shot by transforming into a dancing skeleton, holly keeps calorie-burning minds focused on having a good time with her fast-paced, upbeat energy.
Natural Balance Yoga enriches bodies and souls with an eclectic batch of Hatha yoga classes geared toward students of all skill levels. The class schedule's varied offerings include Yoga Gently, a slower-paced beginners' tutorial that shepherds novices through a series of calming stretches in order to soothe joints, relieve tension, and remove hard-to-reach Kick Me signs taped to their backs. Level 1 lessons lead pupils through basic poses, and Vinyasa yoga challenges physiques with intricate breathing patterns and fast-paced sequences designed to improve posture, strength, and dexterity. The studio's experienced instructors begin each 60- to 90-minute session with a relaxation period in order to impart a sense of contemplation and a communal spirit. Natural Balance Yoga limits class sizes to facilitate close, personalized instruction and outfits visitors with complimentary lobster bibs and all other necessary equipment.
At Cheam Leisure Centre, all members of the family can swim, play, and learn within the large facility. Expert instructors lead children as young as preschool age through swim lessons, while safety-conscious adults learn how to ensure the pools are safe environments with lifeguard training. Similarly, guests can build strength by taking a variety of fitness classes, and should they want to turn those experiences into a career, can take instructor training classes.
At each of Oxygen Yoga & Fitness? locations, trained fitness instructors guide students through a seven-day schedule packed with yoga, boot camp, meditation, and TRX suspension training classes. The modern studios come equipped with infrared heated yoga rooms where students strengthen muscles during yoga poses as the specialized light aims to improve their skin tone and erase their cellulite. During TRX suspension training sessions, exercisers are suspended in the air by belts attached to the ceiling and use their own body weight to fight gravity. The classes are designed for all fitness levels and aim to build long, lean muscles and give guests a place to practice their levitation skills. The studio also schedules kids' yoga sessions designed to increase children?s confidence and provide full-body workouts.
The inspiring trainers at MetaBody lead troops of women workouteers in results-getting hour-long workouts several times weekly. The fun classes utilize a variety of exercises and disciplines to produce full-body results in a supportive environment ideal for both beginners and hard-core core-hardeners alike. MetaBody's motivational instructors will use your instinctual distrust of routine to their advantage. They’ll keep your muscles guessing with new and challenging moves during each session, so you’ll never fall into a boring, ineffective routine like regular teeth brushing. Begin a long day of litigating with a refreshing 6:00 a.m. squat session, or end an evening by burning evidence and pounds with a 7:15 p.m. class. In addition to the fitness classes, you will receive a success guide to help prepare for imminent pound-loss, a nutrition guide, and a $100 gift certificate for individual coaching.
Inside a room heated to a balmy 105 degrees Fahrenheit, a certified Bikram yoga instructor leads students through eagle, locust, and rabbit poses. These poses, part of a 26-asana sequence designed by yogi Bikram Choudhury, are intended to increase oxygen and blood flow through every inch of the body. Though the physical benefits of a stronger, more flexible body are undeniable, the good done to the mental and spiritual selves can only be described—a greater sense of peace, increased mental clarity, and the ability to tolerate people who talk about their night dreams. Eager to share its passion for the practice, the staff at Bikram Yoga equips new students with everything they need to succeed. Friendly receptionists hand students towels and mats before pointing them in the direction of clean, sleek changing and shower areas. The studio itself is constantly filled with purifying practitioners, as a deep bench of certified instructors teach both morning and evening classes seven days a week.