Guests to The Lanes at CinéBistro find themselves hitting head pins in an upscale bowling area that boasts nine modern lanes and ample high-definition TVs tuned to the latest feats of extra-alley athleticism. Guests can rally together for one hour of pin-pyramid ruination after lacing up competitive kicks, which provide a comfortable, slicker alternative to street shoes or those made from ceramic dishes. A large popcorn with free refills ensures kingpins and queenpins have enough tasty puffed maize to snack on between rolls, and The Lanes at CinéBistro's gaming area perpetuates sporting revelry after the 10th frame with bouts of darts, billiards, and shuffleboard.
From its four locations around Hampton Roads, Cinema Cafe combines old-fashioned American cuisine with first- and second-run films. The multisensory experience has garnered the movie houses a total of 11 gold medals in the Virginia-Pilot's Best of Hampton Roads 2012 awards. Thanks to a roaming wait staff, diners can place their orders mid-film and enjoy them right in the theater, a practice that discourages pizza scalpers from stalking customers in the lobby.
The Mariners' Museum puts nautical adventure on display with a treasure chest of oceanic artifacts. With either deal, you'll get unlimited admission to the museum. Tickle your grey matter with its outstanding exhibition: artifacts from the USS Monitor, an ironclad ship that battled bravely and sunk during the Civil War’s Battle of Hampton Roads. Or, see exquisite sea-inspired art and thousands of meticulously crafted ship models, which were occasionally used in the Keebler Elves' royal navy. Visitors can also stroll through The Mariners’ Museum Park, which is one of the largest privately-owned and -maintained public parks in the country. Members also receive the following benefits:
Soft waterfall lighting floods Zenya Yoga & Massage Studio's space, a holistic repository of all things relaxing. Light music skirts the earth-toned walls as a fleet of yogis guides students of all skill levels through a variety of yoga classes, including gentle flow, anusara and prenatal, using hands-on guidance to provide slight postural adjustments, easing beginners into complex poses, and ramping up the challenge for seasoned practitioners. Amber bamboo flooring meanders through the center, undergirding private rooms that house pampering body-therapy sessions that range from honey facials and body polishes to deep-tissue and Thai massage.
Realizing that every minute spent primping takes away from their clients' free time, the staff of Body & Sol Tanning Boutique streamlines their services so clients can get in, get bronzed, and get out. Clients can simply walk in to the chain location closest to home, after which they consult with the Smart Tan-certified staff over which tanning method is most suitable for their skin. After deciding on intensity and length of sessions, clients hop into one of the five tiers of UV bed. The salon also offers UV-free options such as the automated Mystic HD booth, which is loaded with four different shades of tanning pigment, all of which seep into skin through the use of heated rays. Clients can choose to deepen tans with a range of Devoted Creations tanning accelerators, or simply heighten a tan's contrast with surgically implanted angel wings or the salon's BleachBright teeth-whitening kits.
Curves houses a circuit of hydraulic resistance machines designed to work with women's bodies to promote weight loss, protect against osteoporosis, and deal with arthritis. Ten 30-minute workouts incorporate strength training on the machines as well as saucy cardio moves set to the motivational music of Curves' Latin-infused Zumba routine. The first three classes will be one-on-one with a personal trainer, who leads each exerciser from station to station, teaching correct form and posture, as well as how to serenade the machines with the Transformers theme song. Additionally, the nutrition consultation parlays techniques for losing pounds, beginning with a fitness assessment that includes body-fat analysis and a conversation regarding fitness goals. The entire package creates a well-rounded workout regimen that allows women to shed pounds like a dog sheds the small backyard shed it recently grew out of. Groupon users who opt to continue their fitness journey with a full Curves membership can take advantage of a waived enrollment fee.
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