An oasis in downtown Manhattan Beach, Guru?s Gate Yoga fosters an environment of health and wellness through yoga and fitness classes, therapies, and specialty workshops focused on strengthening and stretching the mind, body, and spirit. With classes in a variety of styles including Kundalini, Vinyasa, Restorative, and Prenatal yoga, the staff encourages students to find their own "gurus". Clients can also take advantage of Gurus Gate's beauty services, which include organic spray tan, waxing, and skin care. A retail boutique featuring yoga clothes and accessories as well as great gifts is also on offer.
The instructors at Fuse Fitness For Women know that people are less likely to work out when they view exercise as excruciating work. That's why they fuse resistance training and core-strengthening classes with dance moves, giving each class the upbeat vibe of a party. Patrons can tone muscles and burn calories in classes such as Hula Hoop or Kick & Tone, or opt for a Zum-belly or Hot Zumba class. Students can also seek out nutritional advice from fitness specialists or request one-on-one training.
Within Boogiezone Utopia's electric environs, Elena and Barbara turn up the heat with high-energy Zumba classes. They lead students of all fitness levels in a series of Latin-inspired dance moves designed to help them burn calories and beat workout boredom. The easy-to-follow moves are set to upbeat tunes, which make you feel like you are breaking a sweat at a club or in the aisle of a supermarket.
It's no secret that the UFC boasts some of the best athletes in the world. So it was only natural for the brand to expand into UFC Gym, a network of training centers that includes more than 100 locations across the country. Of course, the class schedule is rooted in mixed martial arts and strength training. Functional fitness is also a huge aspect, with Daily Ultimate Training workouts (DUTs) that keep the body challenged with changing combinations of cardio, anaerobic, and agility exercises.?
With that said, UFC Gyms are not just for those interested in MMA. Its encyclopedic selection of classes includes Barre Interval to U Jam Fitness, Zumba, and Yoga Cycle, with plenty of classes for kids, as well. Personal-training sessions take place with certified UFC Gym coaches, who can both design workouts and give advice about nutrition, supplements, and which library books are heavy enough to build muscle while you read.
Founded in 1996, Seaside Shotokan gives students of all levels the opportunity to learn from the expert yoga and fitness instructors. Within a 1,500-square-foot studio with sprung hardwood floors, these trainers oversee a variety of fitness classes with sessions for power yoga, Zumba dance fitness, and stretching classes for martial artists and out-of-shape Koosh balls.