Executive Park Physical Therapy buzzes with movement as patients bounce on trampolines, jog on treadmills, and pedal recumbent bikes. Designed by a staff of four licensed physical therapists, these therapeutic routines help patients to heal from injuries and relieve the pain of chronic conditions. Massage therapists decompress spinal disks and wrap limbs in kinesio tape to retrain the neuromuscular system following sprains and strains from playing Red Rover with the Rockettes. A colorful assortment of free weights helps patients to strengthen weak muscles, and high-tech tools such as cold lasers and thermal ultrasound machines spirit away pain and inflammation. To open the lines of communication, multilingual staffers assist patients in English or Spanish, unlike some specialty physical-therapy offices that communicate strictly in haikus written in Klingon.
At CrossFit Valkyrie, coaches guide exercisers through functional-fitness workouts that help clients better perform everyday tasks. Their program melds exercise with proper nutrition and commitment, which together can spur individuals of all fitness levels to get in the best shape of their lives.
The exercise part of the equation involves an ever-changing roster of movements, which staves off boredom and keeps muscles from spasming just to entertain themselves. Each Workout of the Day relies on everything from weightlifting and kettlebell movements to gymnastics and cardio exercises to tone muscles and whittle waistlines.
Cesar Bravo—a gymnast who holds certifications from CrossFit, the International Sports Sciences Association, and the USA Gymnastics National Safety association—opened Bravo CrossFit in 2009 with a few sandbags and a single rusty barbell. His gym has evolved leaps and bounds since then; it recently moved to a new, 3,000-square-foot facility, in which Cesar still teaches every class. He helps clients from all walks of life get in shape, including students, business executives, athletes, and stay-at-home parents. He leads these clients through functional exercises that eschew the muscle-isolating machines and movements of traditional gyms. The daily-changing routines harness kettlebells and calisthenics as well as training skills from Olympic weightlifting and gymnastics. He further helps his clients overhaul unhealthy lifestyle habits with nutritional training, and posts healthy, flavorful recipes online for dishes such as slow-cooked coconut-ginger pork and bacon-wrapped chicken to ensure that taste buds don’t get bored and wander into a pint of ice cream.
The Yoga House's team of six certified yoga instructors strive to do more than just help their students achieve stronger, leaner bodies. Beyond the bodily health they work toward helping their clients cultivate, the staff emphasizes that the physical aspect of yoga is only one of the practice's benefits, and infuse their classes with meditation techniques to strengthen mindsets as well as muscles. Their studio further inspires this psyche-soothing notion, enveloping guests in dove gray tones, sparkling hardwood floors, and soft lighting, helping even the most distracted downward dogs center themselves during flowing Vinyasa sequences or while playing dead in savasana—easily the best way to earn a treat from a yoga partner.
We are a Public Tennis Facility located directly on the Hudson River. We offer group tennis programs, Junior Tennis and Seasonal Court Time. We are now also offering group fitness classes including Zumba, Yoga, Kickboxing, Boot Camp and Cardio Dance.