During Group and Cuddles and Strokes swim sessions, the aqua aces at Saf-T-Swim equip bipeds with the skills and safety techniques necessary for conquering liquid-filled lands. Group classes sport student/instructor ratios as small as four to one, giving each floater more personalized attention as he or she learns to glide through the water more gracefully than a troupe of manatee ballerinas. Buyers can purchase multiple Groupons to allow families and friends to gain aqueous footing in the same welcoming environment among their peers and other swim scholars.
For more than 25 years, Drama Kids International has nurtured thousands of thespian students and kids simply searching for an engaging activity, instilling children with the ability to speak clearly and confidently. Classes focus on sharpening articulated speech and encouraging creative expression. Children are placed in classes according to their age group: the Lower Primary (ages 5–8) teaches kids how to deliver lines and hone social skills, the Upper Primary (ages 9–11) delves into improvisation and dramatic movement, and the DKI Acting Academy (ages 12–17) preps scene-stealers on how to audition for their dream role. Each class includes a variety of activities for kids to unleash their imagination, which develops their dramatic abilities in a fun, easy-going setting. Drama Kids instructors foster an open, comfortable acting environment. Call ahead to schedule the first class and start your child down the path of becoming one of the more notable Baldwin brothers.
Adults?especially law-enforcement agents? and kids are welcome to take classes at Commack MMA, where instructors teach Brazilian jujitsu as a form of self-defense. The studio's martial-arts classes?which also include wrestling, MMA, and striking?do more than prepare participants to fight, though. They also teach character development, discipline, and respect, they boost students' fitness levels, and they fizzle stress.
Kickboxing is a beautiful thing. It not only gives you a way to take out your aggression on an unsuspecting punching bag, but also trains your muscles to withstand resistance, toning them and building strength through repetition. Kickboxing Fit USA harnesses the techniques of kickboxing to help exercisers get in shape with workouts that relieve stress and boost endurance.
Kickboxing Lawrence Inc challenges muscles and keeps students interested during energetic kickboxing classes. Instructors help students choose a fitness program that will best fit their lifestyle and current fitness level, helping them achieve their maximum potential while learning kickboxing kicks and punches.
New York Sports Clubs, part of Town Sports International's network of fitness loci, opens up a number of equipment-stocked facilities across New York to exercisers. Strength-training gear, such as circuit machines, free weights, and medicine balls, molds muscles into chiseled depictions of physical might. Sessions on cardio machines, ranging from treadmills and ellipticals to upright and recumbent stationary bicycles, inspire burnt calories to pack up and move to cooler climates. Each club offers a schedule of group classes that draws from more than 100 fitness styles, including Pilates, yoga, and boxing, ensuring that no member has to jazzercise without a spotter. Each location rewards exercisers for sweating in its vicinity with special features such as babysitting, saunas, and steam rooms.