Dr. Matthew Howard's mouth-side manner and wide-ranging dental know-how has earned him a walls-worth of praise and recognition, including the American Association of Endodontists award among others. He and his supporting cast restore dimming grins to vibrant luster with a comprehensive line-up of dental services. They put the kibosh on gum disorders and other maladies with routine exams, escort plaque from teeth with regular cleanings, and eliminate oral distractions with extractions. Certified in Lumineers technology, Dr. Howard can neatly arrange teeth with traditional orthodontics and newfangled Invisalign braces that are clearer than the invisible man swimming in a pristine lake. The staff further augments smiles with cosmetic techniques such as teeth-whitening and implants, and they strive to educate clients on preventative-care to keep oral health in check.
The family gym focuses on building children's strength and discipline, encouraging bone density, growth, balance and coordination through CFC Kids classes for ages 3 to 15. One of the most exhilarating parts of visiting CrossFit Collinsville is the mystery that accompanies each day's workouts. The trainers specializing in creating generalized fitness routines out of exercises adaptable to any skill level or age. Depending on the day, workouts could include flipping tires, performing gymnastics on hanging rings, or running outside. No matter the workouts, the emphasis remains on building strength for any challenge, as well as creating a community of like-minded athletes to offer encouragement for both kids and adults.
At J5 CrossFit, owner Jordan Unfried and a team of dedicated, certified CrossFit coaches motivate students to build strong, healthy bodies through intense exercise regimens based on functional movements. Rather than waste time on a treadmill parked in front of a flat-screen TV, CrossFit athletes tackle a wide range of strength, conditioning, and gymnastic workouts, incorporating moves such as hoisting barbells, leaping onto boxes, and exercising on iron rings.
Fitness and sport. McArther's Tae Kwon Do & Fitness focuses on both with traditional and sport tae kwon do classes. During those classes, students bust boards with fists of fury, master technique, and spar to enhance agility, strength, and balance. As they teach these skills, instructors also infuse students with the values of confidence and discipline. Similar benefits are bestowed during yoga and koryo gumdo—a martial art that employs the graceful use of the long sword.