At Dance Alley Studio, certified Zumba instructors Letty Gomez, Vilma "Chayo" Barreda, and Adriana Flores help people dance their way to a fitter body during fun and convenient morning and evening classes. Inside the wood-floored space, the vibrant lime-green and orange walls complement the high-energy, Latin-inspired beats that emanate from chest-high speakers.
The crew also hosts a Zumba Under the Stars event where kids and adults can try out the upbeat workout, sample refreshments from local vendors, and get their faces painted.
Under the guidance of general manager David Romo and jiu-jitsu black belt Jeff Vigil, Gracie Barra El Paso’s aspirant jiu-jitsu martial artists learn more than 100 technique combinations, strengthening mind and body and developing self-defense skills. The facilities boast more than 1,500 square feet of mats and conditioning equipment to assist martial artists of all experience levels.
The professionals at Honors Golf Academy take into account the fact that players gravitate to the greens for different reasons, and so they cater to both the casual swinger and the scratch golfer during private and group lessons. Drawing on more than a decade of experience with teaching golf, the academy’s certified instructor—who has a handicap of zero himself—employs video analysis to break down the elements of students’ swings. Lessons can focus on anything from driving form to putting endgame, and take place in the academy’s enclosed hitting area or out on the fairways, where students tackle a nine-hole course under the guidance of their mentor. Honors Golf Academy also pairs clients with custom Acer and Power Play clubs, ensuring that each new acquisition is the right fit.
More than a mere parlor for hairstyling and massages, 'N Dulge Day Spa & Salon envelops visitors in a world of deep tranquility and relaxation, replete with the intoxicating scents of aromatherapy and soothing soaks in mineral baths. Licensed massage therapists calm muscles with Swedish, hot-stone, and warm oil massages, and nail technicians beautify hands and feet with exfoliating scrubs and coats of Shellac polish. Warm light cascades over guests as they settle in for deep-cleansing facials, or share laughs with friends over wine and cheese during private spa parties.
"My dad told me, 'Mijo, no matter what the sport, the best athletes are always in tremendous shape!'" Ren? Armijo says on his website when describing how he came to concentrate on fitness. The boxer would always remember these words, forever seeking out superior health and fitness practices as he worked toward building his fighting career. At Fighter Physique, Ren? combines his experience in the ring with his passion for fitness, joining a team of fellow fighters and exercise aficionados to lead students toward diamond-chiseled physiques.
At the brightly lit studio, a forest of red punching bags abounds with instructors guiding all skill levels through proper boxing and kickboxing techniques, infusing workouts with high-intensity calisthenics and aerobic exercises. The staff opens all of their classes to kids as well, encouraging youngsters to leave behind sedentary lives of playing video games and reading their mothers' diaries in order to build the foundations of invaluable lifelong fitness skills.
John Gaetano knows what it takes to create an award-winning physique, showing off his skills in the bodies of 2012’s Miss USA winner, a Worlds Gym International Body Transformation winner, and a bevy of other beauty queens from various pageant systems. With 10 years of experience behind him, he helps clients sculpt their silhouettes with both online and in-person training programs. All of his services follow his signature Keep It Simple Strategy, which involves weights, cardio, and the ability to exile cheeseburger cravings to Elba.