At South Baylo University Virginia Campus Clinic, student interns working toward a master’s or doctorate degree practice time-tested Eastern medicine techniques under the guidance of a highly trained educator. Within this learning environment, acupuncture and other treatments dispel chronic complaints, alleviating the symptoms associated with everything from back pain and fatigue to migraines and cramps in phantom limbs.
You'll be led in the ways of matching and loving under director Ron "Ald" McDonald, aka Tennis the Menace, aka the Count of Volley Cristo—a US Professional Tennis Association–certified coach and 35-year veteran of successful tennis-knowledge transmission. You'll be grouped with a handful of swingers at your own skill level, allowing you to reap the benefits of group training and assign each other catchy nicknames. Through fun drills and lightly competitive scrimmaging, you'll build on fundamentals and incorporate new flourishes into your victory dance.
At Forum Intensive English Center, learning is more than staring at a book or listening to a teacher's voice—it's an engaging process that requires participation. The school's instructors boost students' fluency in the English language through interactive exercises developed by European linguist Susanna McPhilomy. Active group conversations and role-playing exercises are a few of the techniques used during intensive English courses and test-preparation programs that prepare students for the TOEFL, IELTS, and other exams. Students can also opt for classes designed to help them communicate in a professional setting.
Since opening its doors in 1998, Language Stars has introduced more than 30,000 children to foreign languages with small-group classes and full-immersion activities. Through a selective process, Language Stars recruits ambitious teachers from more than 20 countries who share a common goal of revolutionizing how and when American children learn foreign languages. Parents and Tots Classes are available for children between 1–3 years old, and Kids Only classes are available for children 3–5, 5–8 and 8–10 years old. Absorbent little minds soak up Spanish, Mandarin, French, German, or Arabic with the help of their FunImmersion approach, learning naturally through games, songs, activities and art projects to help kids finally understand their foreign-exchange imaginary friends.
US Tae Kwon Do classes are taught by martial-arts experts and help students achieve peace of mind, personal confidence, better understanding of physical capabilities, self-defense techniques applicable to the real world, and the ability to knock a jar of pickles off the top shelf with a roundhouse kick. With class schedules modeled on the ancient art of busy lifestyles, those with busy lifestyles will be able to easily squeeze in a kicking-and-punching jam session that can breathe new life into a stale exercise regimen. Class offerings and times vary at each location—call ahead to begin your membership and schedule your first foray into one of the world's most practiced martial arts.
At Metropolitan Med Spa, beams from FDA-approved Candela laser systems GentleLASE and the GentleYAG lasers roam over physiques, leaving smooth, youthful skin in their wake. Specialized in non-invasive laser hair removal, the center's technicians can also wield their non-invasive beams during skin resurfacing, which erases minor skin imperfections such as fine lines and tiny extra ears. During all their laser treatments, light penetrates the skin before transforming into highly targeted heat, which causes minimal discomfort thanks to Candela's Dynamic Cooling Device. Visitors can also opt for the non-laser beautifying of the spa's facials, which can firm skin, lighten dark spots, and create a youthful glow.