Though it gets its name from its pole-fitness classes, Polestars is hardly a one-trick pony. True, many guests might be attracted to the way the pole-dance sessions, taught with an artistic and athletic approach, build strength, flexibility, and sensuality through fun and inhibition-shattering routines. But they're just as likely to visit for the bounty of other unorthodox fitness classes. In Fly Gym, for instance, students support themselves on ceiling-mounted fabric slings or with their own powers of levitation as they perform yoga poses, strength exercises, and even traditional pole-dance moves high above the ground. Kangoo Jumps sessions fit students with specially designed bouncing boots for a low-impact, gravity-defying workout, and Hoopnotica helps participants hone body awareness and rhythm savvy with the simple aid of a hula hoop. Whatever class they choose, guests can rest their minds knowing they're attending an environmentally friendly fitness studio: the lights are energy efficient, the dance floor is made of sustainably grown bamboo, and the cleaning products are nontoxic and biodegradable.
An authorized Ace Hardware dealer, Harbor Hardgoods Company equips households and handypersons with a durable selection of tools, paints, and domiciliary goods. Peruse vibrant paint styles from Pratt & Lambert and Ralph Lauren, then apply rich layers of Ralph Lauren interior latex ($12.99/quart) on walls, trim, and doors around your home. Detergent dish soap from Cucina ($10.99) eschews harsh chemicals for all-natural cleaning agents, and purifying hand washes ($21.99) come with nose-piquing scents, blending ginger with sicilian lemon and coriander with olive.
At Laser Therapy Spa, technicians and aestheticians enroll in ongoing education classes to make sure their services stay on the cutting edge. The dual-focus spa encompasses two main branches. One centers around laser treatments performed with Harmony XL or Accent XL lasers, which can be calibrated to minimize unwanted hair or skin blemishes or to tighten lax skin on the face or body. The other side of the center focuses on traditional spa services, including massages and facials administered with Obagi and SkinMedica products. The spa even has a hyberbaric oxygen chamber, which clients can hop into during immune-boosting oxygen-therapy treatments or during a game of hide-and-seek with the office staff.
How do you pick just one couch, dining table, or bedroom set from Modern Miami Furniture's show room? With one of the largest selections in the industry, it's always going to be hard to choose your favorite. The store specializes in modern, contemporary, or transitional furniture, with many pieces showcasing a nod to European or Eastern cultures, resulting in a modern array of furniture that's sure to provide comfort and conversation starters in equal measure.
Duffy Electric Boat rents 10-person, battery-powered vessels for excursions on the St. Lucie River. Guests can relax in comfort, lounging on wrap-around seating beneath a canopy tarp that shields heads from the sun. The boat is as easy to steer as a golf cart and amateur captains can navigate to a variety of nearby attractions.
Fun Rentals leases motorized excitement with four-hour scooter and ScootCoupe rentals, encouraging joy riders to explore beach and street alike in an expedient fuel-efficient cruiser. Like a domesticated velociraptor, the two-seater scooter is small, speedy, easy to park, and lasts all day on one dollar of gas. With a ScootCoupe rental, driver and passenger can sit side-by-side in the stylish three-wheeler as they jet about town at up to 40 miles per hour. The coupes are iPod–ready, allowing tech-toting motorists to roll to the sounds of classic rock or an audio-book biography of Millard Fillmore.