With professional experience in jazz, ballet, and modern dance, Jacqueline Valdez could have gone off to audition for Broadway musicals. Instead, she pursued pole dancing. Backed by accolades that include a finals appearance at the Florida Pole Fitness Championship, and as a creator of the ballet-infused Infusion Remax and Vertical Arabesque classes, Jacqueline now shares her passion for pole dancing?as well as Pilates, burlesque, and other forms of dance-based fitness?at her all-women's dance and fitness studio, Elegant Body Pilates with Jacqueline Valdez.
Understanding that dance and fitness are as much about gaining self-esteem as losing weight, Jacqueline maintains small class sizes so that she can give clients personal attention and maintain a safe, supportive atmosphere. In addition to classes and workshops, Jacqueline organizes pole-dancing and burlesque parties designed for all manner of celebrations, from bachelorette parties to Supreme Court swearing-ins.
The Gainesville Rock Gym staff cultivates years of international climbing experience as they shepherd visitors up the sheer faces and overhangs of their spacious gym. The facility's array of classes instruct single or small groups on all aspects of cliff facing, from anchor setting to lead climbing to yodeling SOS distress calls. Instructors help trainees hone teamwork and technique on special retreats or boost range of motion and flexibility during challenging workout sessions. To lift the sport to even greater heights, Gainesville Rock Gym also sponsors the UF Climbing Team, which placed second in the nation two years in a row.
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A fitness center designed exclusively for women, Curves puts members through a circuit of hydraulic resistance machines designed to promote weight loss, protect against osteoporosis, and help to relieve arthritis. An experienced trainer is always nearby to help to manage participants’ machine maneuvering and muscle making. The hydraulic machines use each member's body weight, fitness level, and water bottle's horoscope to create an appropriate level of resistance, decreasing the risk of soreness or injury. Because traditional lift-and-lower motions create bulky muscles, each machine uses push-and-pull motions to create toned, lean muscles perfect for crushing a grapefruit without looking like you can.
During Zephrin Augustine’s more than 10 years as a coach and athlete, he earned an array of nicknames that ranged from St. Augustine to Whomp Whomp. The most appropriate name for Augustine nowadays, however, is CEO. As the founder and head of Next Level Sports & Fitness, he draws on his strong fitness background—which includes a college football career at the University of Florida—to whip bodies into shape, aided by certified personal trainer Dimetress Barnwell. The duo specializes in boot-camp-style workouts, whose ever-changing cocktails of cardio, strength, and plyometric moves banish boredom more effectively than workouts that end with a fun fact about sweat. Held outside when weather permits, their dynamic fitness regimens melt away excess weight and tone physiques, enhancing the abilities of exercise newbies and decorated athletes alike.
Yoga is said to improve flexibility, strength and endurance, as well as increase balance, focus, and energy. Big Ron's Yoga College twists and bends bone abodes to stretchier, more meditative states with its selection of yoga classes and styles. Certified instructors shepherd limb limberers of all experience levels through poses, postures, and complicated three-part yogic harmonies, improving flexibility, honing focus, and increasing energy. pecializes in "100 Degrees In 100 Minutes" classes, or Bikram-styled yoga with new poses added to shake up your chakra, but there's a bevy of classes to choose from. Fold, unfold, and refoldUnfold yourself in a Yin yYoga session, or strike a sweaty pose r with a hot yoga class, which harnesses 100-degree heat to loosen ligaments, flush out cell-sitting toxins, and clear the mind of unnecessary theories of relativity. stay a few degrees cooler in Basic Hatha Yoga. Certified instructors aid your limbs in their journey towards bendiness, so bring a water bottle and prepare to twist and (silently) shout.