Helmed by Sarge, a certified trainer, U.S. Army veteran, and cofounder of Da Vinci BodyBoard Fitness Europe, Naples Fitness Boot Camp's motivating all-levels workouts propel clients toward fitness goals. Like a snowman's fingerprints, no two sessions are identical, but all include one hour of physical challenges such as obstacle courses, short-distance runs, yoga poses, and jump-rope drills. Strength training with kettlebells and sandbags tones the entire body and builds muscle mass to burn calories efficiently. The schedule varies by season and typically includes men's, women's, and coed workouts. Classes will take place outside, rain or shine, except during hurricanes, floods, and falling-piano storms.
Featured several times by local news sources, Beyond Motion offers motivating muscle-magnifying group classes and other fat-eradicating services. Like doing a series of stretches across a tight rope, the mat Pilates classes increase flexibility and agility while connecting your mind and body. Swivel, stretch, and sweat in the Nia technique class, a cardio-dance fusion combining 52 movements from martial arts, dance, and yoga, or perform a series of poses and postures in one of the yoga classes. The highly trained and motivated staff teaches small classes in the bright studio, lined with a wall-length mirror and large windows letting in a flood of natural light. See the schedule for class dates
During coach Celia Fellows's boot-camp classes at Outdoor Fitness, benches and trees are transformed into fitness equipment as clients work to improve their strength, balance, and posture. Early-morning sessions bring a higher level of intensity, whereas afternoon classes are more relaxed but still challenging. Classes may include everything from cardio workouts to exercises with resistance bands.
Dr. Javier Lugo targets dermal imperfections, such as acne, rosacea, and wrinkles, with an arsenal of medical and aesthetic services. After getting to know his clients’ goals and each and every pore during an initial consultation, he devises an individualized treatment plan to suit their needs. His remedies include topical ointments and creams along with laser therapies and anti-aging injections that don’t require any time-consuming Fountain of Youth rituals. Lasers also zap unwanted hair from legs and other body parts, and sclerotherapy injections banish spider veins from calves and thighs.
Jazzercise is 60 minutes of cardio, strength training, and stretching that incorporates moves from hip-hop, yoga, Pilates, jazz dance, kickboxing, and resistance training with handheld weights. Multiple Dancing with the Stars champion Cheryl Burke is a big fan of Jazzercise's improvisational workouts, although her dance moves aren't needed to get the most out of the classes. Those prone to first-class jitters can review the basic moves online first. Students can expect to burn off up to 600 calories with each go-round.
Serving double-duty as both an attorney and physician, Dr. Michelle Brown leads Alternative Natural Healthcare and endows clients with indulgent and beneficial skincare services. After diligently evaluating skin, one of Dr. Brown's lithe-handed aestheticians gently covers faces with a velvety chocolate mask comprising a variety of organic ingredients. As the sweet concoction sinks into pores, the tech gently massages scalps and hands, allowing ample time for the cacao’s natural anti-oxidants to purify skin while cocoa and shea butter fats moisturize and reduce redness. After the pampering treatment, clients emerge with visibly refreshed faces that broadcast messages of hope to all pedestrians and passerby gulls.