It only takes a few minutes for FMB FlyBoard's certified instructors to teach beginners how to flyboard, using jetpacks that attach to the feet. Flyboarders can soar as high as 30 feet in the air and dive, dolphin-like, through the water. Groups of up to six depart from the Getaway Marina on San Carlos Boulevard in a private flyboard charter.
Conceived by fitness guru Kristen Horler, these fitness classes help expecting and new moms get fit in a supportive environment, combining strength-training exercises, cardiovascular drills, Pilates, yoga, and ab work. Moms-to-be can attend the prenatal program (with a physician's note and recommendation) to prepare for the rare delivery that exceeds the sit-com standard of seven minutes, as well as the rigors of newborn wrangling. Post-birth students are encouraged to bring along their new joy-bundles, thereby facilitating familial bonding and eliminating the need for a babysitter to come by and time their wind-sprints for them. All instructors are highly trained, and the boot camp's structure abides by the guidelines of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Council on Exercise.
Due to her contagious love of yoga, Inga Balciuniene's class space has grown from a room that could only hold four guests into a studio with a massage area and teaching staff. Even so, the certified instructor hasn't stopped reaching out to her community. Her Hatha- and Vinyasa-style lessons cater to any age, body type, and ability, with posture adjustments for students who stretch at different paces. She also entertains children aged 3 and older with lighthearted kids' yoga sessions, which channel creativity to keep youngsters moving instead of convincing them that their mats are lava. Inga also teaches yoga principles to special needs kids and adults, including some with autism. Apart from classes, events such as Yoga and Wine Night?where libations and recipes for healthy eats are passed around?encourage visitors to socialize in the candlelit space.
Inga is far from possessive of the environment she has built, and she readily rents out the studio to other teachers. She currently shares the space with a belly-dance expert and two massage therapists.
Athlete Institute's ACE?certified strength and conditioning specialists prep athletes of all fitness levels for more advanced game play by crafting custom training programs. During sessions for individuals, small groups, or entire teams, trainers pinpoint problematic habits in athletes' technique, such as a tendency to employ the use of a golf cart during footraces. The trainers then chart drills to build strength and greater range of motion, and they introduce corrective exercises to prevent injuries.
Each training regimen features varied routines that are both personalized and progressive, with maneuvers shifting and upgrading continually to challenge muscles. One-hour sessions incorporate indoor workouts as well as helpful video analysis.
After a medical condition stamped out Michael Lindsay?s dreams of becoming an astronaut, he followed his other passion: helping others find total wellness with fitness and nutritional counseling. At All Together Fitness, his crew of fitness experts lead boot-camp classes for men and women of all ages and athletic abilities. Sessions are held outdoors so participants can show off workout moves to area birds.
At Vida Health & Fitness Academy, clients get in shape primarily by lifting and swinging kettlebells. The exercises take place during cross-training workouts that are designed to increase both muscle mass and lung definition. The instructors maintain an upbeat atmosphere to help boost participants' motivation.