Owner and registered yoga teacher Leigh Brennan strives to make her students feel comfortable and welcome on their journeys to healthier lifestyles at A Place To Call Om. Within their open and well-lit studios, they motivate students of all ability levels to push toward well-being via Vinyasa yoga and fitness classes. To set the tone to her classes, Brennan infuses sessions with tunes from her own music library, playing a mix of Top 40 hits and kirtan songs. The classes range in intensity from the vigorous power flow plus, which pairs fast-paced Vinyasa poses with weight training, to gentle flow yoga, a slow-paced series set to soft candlelight and the mewling of contented kittens.
Granville Fitness' certified instructors lead group fitness classes in a variety of styles, motivating students to develop sturdy muscle subdivisions and camaraderie with fellow fit-seekers. The boot-camp classes' routines are derived from the sweat-intensive techniques of military training without requiring participants to shave their heads, and Zumba sets workouts to pulsating beats. For one-on-one attention, personal-training sessions pair clients with certified trainers for intense mentoring in areas such as yoga, cardio, and strength training, and trainer-trainee duos work toward student-set goals such as completing a 5K, losing weight, or alligator wrestling. Membership options vary, including an annual membership or month-to-month plans, gaining access to the facility's training equipment including medicine balls, TRX equipment, body bars, and foam rollers.
True to its name, Flags and Beyond doesn't simply stock the stars and stripes. Its catalog boasts colorful banners for both general decoration and holiday cheer. Seasonal flags ring in autumn with images of kittens lounging in a jack-o'-lantern or honor spring with Easter bunnies and painted eggs. Alternatively, a selection of patriotic flags includes classic American symbols, such as the Liberty Bell and a soaring eagle carrying George Washington in its talons. Flags for everyday display proclaim welcoming phrases, from There's no place like home to You are my sunshine! And for added exterior decor, the store carries creative mailbox covers that delight neighbors and mail carriers alike.