As a new member at Mastery Martial Arts, the first step is a one-on-one introductory lesson with one of the instructors. After that, students are fitted with a uniform?and gloves for kickboxing. They learn not just techniques for self-defense, but also core lessons about respect, discipline, and the power of a positive attitude. Classes are available for kids, teens, adults, and the whole family.
At SpinWorksRI.com's facility, exercisers pedal at one's own pace during spin classes that build both endurance and strength. For beginners, the studio offers personalized introductory classes, and for non-spinners, it provides other fitness favorites such as Pilates, TRX suspension training and Total body Fitness.
At Fitness Together, getting fit involves getting focused and fired up to achieve. Here, certified personal trainers guide clients of all skill levels through motivating boot-camps and exercise programs designed to meet goals loftier than a giraffe’s basketball hoop. To help their charges torch calories and tone muscles as efficiently as possible, the trainers incorporate evidence-based training methods, such as intervals, tempos, and fartlek, into each fitness regimen. Filled with cardio challenges and resistance training, workouts are tailored to individual needs and paired with nutrition tips that help the body build lean muscle. In-studio sessions take place in a private, spa-like studio, flush with energizing red walls and functional training tools such as medicine balls, kettlebells, and gymnastics rings.
With a three-time Louisville Slugger Region 21 coach of the year and a scout for the Florida Marlins on its seven-man roster, the staff at Upper Deck Baseball Academy commands years of competitive diamond expertise. The team puts its 8,900-square-foot facility to work assisting budding baseball and softball stars with improvement of their physical, mechanical, and mental capabilities through creative, focused drills. Two Iron Mike pitching machines and two Jugs pitching machines hurl heat down the indoor batting cages, allowing players to work on bat speed and hitting to the opposite field without the awkward eye contact that comes with facing a real pitcher. Players can also have their chops recorded with video swing analysis, allowing for real-time feedback on swing mechanics.
The arrival of fall brings cause for celebration at Adam's Farm. Hayrides tour the grounds, while a free corn maze sends visitors through twists and turns. Away from this labyrinth, row upon row of orange pumpkins wait to transform into spooky jack-o'-lanterns or their stunt doubles. At the petting zoo, goats and donkeys welcome gentle pats and nibble food from visitors’ hands.
Adam's Farm also stocks a small store with fresh produce and flowers, and staff members pour glasses of fresh cider. And as fall turns to winter, the farm supplies festive wreaths and trees to decorate homes.
Asahi Asian Restaurant & Bar?s menu highlights popular Asian teriyaki, tempura, and fried rice dishes. Nine chef?s specialties include fennel-crusted duck dipped in a plum sauce and Chilean sea bass flavored with a miso orange emulsion. The eatery?s illuminated sushi bar spotlights the sushi chefs as they use lobster salad, torched salmon, and mango to create flavorful sushi rolls.