The confectionists at Louie's Bakery craft every cookie, cannoli, and cake from scratch, letting patrons consume them at home or inside their airy eatery. In the shop, cheesecakes and other baked delights are shielded by glass display cases to protect them from impulsive taste buds that hope to kidnap them. The shop also produces customized wedding and specialty cakes, which add a personal touch to one-of-a-kind life milestones.
With experience as a commercial photographer and digital-imaging specialist, Judy Reinford photographs kids, seniors, families, and pets. Judy accommodates clients by holding shoots at a preferred outdoor locale, allowing subjects to swap outfits in between posturing and grinning, and providing trained animal handlers to ensure posing pets act obediently. Proofs are reviewed in a one-on-one meeting with Judy, and customers decide which digitally enhanced shots might best befit Judy’s selection of variously sized prints, mounted prints, digital images on CD, and canvas wraps. Judy can also create custom holiday cards for clientele celebrating the winter holidays or other special occasions.
Human performers can take advantage of the center's indoor track, three pools, an array of exercise equipment, and a full schedule of fitness classes. Rows of Life Fitness machines magnify gravity's weighty influence over the entire pyramid of muscle groups, and more than 80 pieces of cardio equipment remind members that hearts are muscles, too. Lonely lifters can convene in a calendar of collectively powered classes, including yoga, aerobics, cycling, and mat Pilates. The aerobic Sweat! class tones the whole body with a combination of bosu, step, and weights, and Vinyasa yoga bends bodies from rigid breadsticks into limber pretzels. Heat-seeking muscles land their sights on the club's sauna, jacuzzi, or 90-degree therapy pool. Tai Chi and Reformer Pilates classes are not included.
Like building a home, losing weight involves the interlocking of several pieces. The weight-loss architects at Physicians Weight Control build healthy physiques upon four pillars. Diet plans personalized to the client’s lifestyle control intake of nutrients and fat, fueling the clinic's aerobic-exercise plans. The last two pillars—appetite suppressants and vitamin supplements—combine to keep energy levels up and re-create the rush of swallowing a candy bar whole once the client starts eating smaller meals.
The Run Diva, longtime running coach Alicia VanDerSluis, wants to get people off the couch. She believes that anyone can transform their sedentary lifestyle into an active one, and she aims to turn her trainees into enthusiastic, active joggers. In programs that can last as long as 12 weeks, the Army veteran takes a multifaceted approach to training new runners, offering tips and techniques and suggesting running gear. As runners improve, she offers them new challenges, encouraging them all the way. Before they know it, athletes will able to run for a full 30 minutes or even take part in a 5K race.
The licensed knot detanglers at Kneading Hands silence muscle spasms and heal ailing joints with skillful strokes and soothing pressure. Online scheduling allows potential clients to select their preferred appointment without having to navigate perplexing rotary phones. The 60-minute session begins with a trained massage therapist earnestly listening to your individual aches and pains to craft a personalized tension-releasing solution. Deep-tissue massage focuses on repairing debilitated muscles and connective tissue hiding beneath the surface to relieve stress and tension, while increasing flexibility and circulation. Professional draping techniques during every muscle-smoothing session offer maximum comfort while aesthetically tying decorative body themes.