Riverview Athletic Club gets hearts pumping inside an expansive facility that includes fitness studios, a cardio theater, and court space for tennis, basketball, and volleyball. A schedule of nearly 40 weekly classes offers such high-energy sessions as Zumba and cycling, as well as muscle-toning Pilates and boot-camp workouts. Parents can drop off tykes in the Kids Zone while they exercise or indulge in a massage to release pent-up stress incurred from being in charge of children.
Strength equipment, cardio machines, and a fully loaded aerobic room occupy most of Westside Fitness's 20,000 square feet of space. That's where fitness classes such as outdoor bootcamp, CardioCombo, Pilates, and HIIT Kick work exercisers into a sweat. While members power through classes, children keep busy under the watchful eyes of the staff at Kids Stay-N-Play. And after a workout or personal training session, clients can treat themselves to a massage or tan.
Since 1985, the Michigan Institute of Real Estate has aided real estate agents, brokers, and builders in fulfilling licensing requirements and enriching knowledge of their field. President Namir K. George and fellow experts illuminate the requisites necessary for career paths such as mortgage-loan officer, home inspector, real-estate salesperson, or appraiser. In addition to classroom sessions, Michigan Institute of Real Estate permits pupils to complete coursework online or through home study, so they can complete academics from the comfort of their home or behind the shirts in their crush's walk-in closet. The agency also supplies students with abundant study tools, including flashcards, training CDs, and DVDs.
As he revealed in an article on MLive, Garry Von Myhr thinks about cell-phone repair so much that he talks about it in his sleep. Von Myhr opened Genius Phone Repair with partners Jordan Notenbaum and Steve Barnes. The startup has blossomed out of parent company Note Tech Industries—a cell-phone repair business that Notenbaum was running out of his basement—into a successful organization with four convenient storefronts.
The entrepreneurs' speedy and affordable services were praised in a feature on WZZM 13 News. They specialize in repairing iPhone, BlackBerry, and Android mobile devices, and they stand behind their work with a 90-day warranty. The crew also purchases broken or functional devices for cash, and can recommend phone accessories such as protective cases or pasta-making attachments.
Inside Expressions of Grace Yoga's studio, wall-spanning windows grant views of the glistening Versluis Lake and its surrounding trees, echoing yogis balancing peacefully in tree pose. The studio's signature method is the Anusara style, which focuses on building strength and flexibility through postures that emphasize proper bodily alignment, broken up by difficulty levels to accommodate practitioners of all abilities.
Seven diligent professionals—enough to also field a baseball team with two catchers playing at once—comprise Expressions' staff of yoga instructors, all bringing to the table their own various certifications and areas of expertise. Collectively, the staffers put to practice a belief in a supportive teaching philosophy, and individually they are also available for private sessions to help students obtain a deeper understanding of their practice.
Moby's Dive Shop employs a staff of certified diving enthusiasts to lead budding aquanauts in one-on-one introductory lessons. Before the lesson from Moby's, intrepid explorers participate in an online training session offered through Scuba Schools International to gain insight into diving fundamentals and to take a break from perpetually studying Kevin Costner as a postapocalyptic aqueous vagabond. After the online session is complete, Moby's adorns its hydrophilic students with the necessary equipment for an introductory dive in the indoor pool or the dive shop's exclusive, onsite scuba lake that boasts good visibility and an abundance of ichthyological life and deluged bottle messages containing coveted Donkey Kong codes.