From one-on-one personal training to company-wide exercise outings, Traverse Trainer tailors workouts to meet every client’s needs. Outdoor group sessions, which meet three times per week, combine circuit training with plyometrics and core work, resulting 45 minutes of calorie-torching hard work. Personal training, meanwhile, not only involves completely customized routines but can also take place anywhere the client wants, including the office, the home, or the neighbor’s doghouse. And travelers who are in Greensboro for business or pleasure don't have to slack on their exercise regimen with outdoor workouts that take detours to area sights.
At Free Spirits Yoga, owner Audrey Stephens and her staff help students get in touch with their minds, bodies, and souls. Stephens, an RYT 500-certified teacher, teaches the studio's meditative Road to Self yoga classes, which range from introductory Level 1 classes to more intensive three-hour workshops. The rest of the instructors schedule more traditional yoga classes. Those who want to immerse themselves even deeper in yoga should sign up for the 200-hour teacher's training program.
Named the Best Personal Trainer by Yes! Weekly, Blaze Thompson of Blaze Fitness knows that exercise isn't the only key to a healthy lifestyle. He and his trainers incorporate nutritional counseling into their individual- and group-fitness programs. Small-group classes and boot camps challenge participants year-round. Clients often can be found running suicides in an indoor gymnasium, jumping over logs on an outdoor trail run, and doing pushups in the parking lot at Proehlific Park.
Certified trainer Jamell McLean and his partner in health, Maria Mendez, believe that wellness starts at the cellular level. Together, they provide nutritional counseling, education, and fitness classes to clients ready to change the way their body looks and feels. With motivation, correct nutrition, and hard work, Jamell and Maria help clients reach tangible weight-loss and fitness goals, providing fun weight-loss challenges and group exercise sessions at their fitness center.
The trainers at North Carolina Krav Maga help students of every age and fitness level develop the skills and confidence necessary to fend off attacks. Krav maga classes emphasize direct, intuitive strikes and insincere compliments to neutralize assailants?even if they're armed. Women burn calories while picking up self-defense skills in cardio kickboxing classes, and kids hone their discipline and boost their self-esteem during safe, encouraging kids' karate classes.
Owner and head trainer Greg Gonzalez draws on a wealth of fitness experience and NASM certifications as he helps clients develop proper weightlifting form and shake unhealthy eating habits. His personal training sessions can be geared to clients ranging from athletes to seniors, and he works not only to plan engaging workouts but also to help clients stick to nutrition plans.