For nearly two decades, USA Karate & Fitness Official Training Center’s experienced martial artists have taught students the foundations of martial arts and self-defense and encouraged them to approach life with positivity. As eager students observe, the certified instructors at each of USA Karate & Fitness Official Training Center's six locations lead them through age-appropriate classes, helping them overcome fear and obstacles through basic martial arts stances and maneuvers. Strength and poise surge within pupils during mixed martial-arts training, helping practitioners harness leverage to administer self-defense blows. Likewise, cardio kickboxing workouts burn calories and impart defense techniques through punching, kicking, and nail-sharpening exercises. Between training sessions, the trainers incorporate martial arts into ninja-themed in-studio birthday parties that invite kids and their friends to celebrate a special day under their guidance.
Passersby that peer inside the windows of CKO Kickboxing won’t see treadmills, ellipticals, or stairclimbers. Instead, they’ll spot rows of heavy bags lurching backward and sideways from the force of participants’ kicks and right hooks. The kickboxing-focused gym doesn’t need excessive equipment or a catalog full of workout programs—the high-intensity fitness regimen of kickboxing is more than enough to shape up CKO members. Students of all levels reap the system’s multifaceted benefits, burning up to 1,200 calories per class, releasing stress, and developing a six-pack more realistically than drawing on their midsections with a marker.
Erin Merwin wants to ensure the benefits of dance are available to all kids—so much so that she's willing to come to their neck of the woods to do so. Through her Dance Moves Mobile Dance Academy, Merwin works with parents to find convenient times to teach youngsters aged 2–12 the basics of ballet, jazz, and other styles, using popular music and a bit of imagination. In classes such as Ballerina Etiquette and Funky Pop, Merwin, a dancer since age 3, draws from experience that includes performing with the Performing Arts Ensemble in Red Bank.
Shore Elite Training's boot camp get participants moving, sweating, and shedding pounds. During sessions, campers perform a battery of pushups, sit-ups, burpees, and other exercises to chisel away fat and reveal lean, toned physiques. Sessions take place at West Side Dance on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday at 5 a.m and 10 a.m., and at Firehouse Station 55 on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at 7 p.m. and on Fridays at 6 p.m.
At Laser & Aesthetic Medical Center, PC, board-certified physician Dr. Kailash C. Singhvi personally administers each aesthetic and wellness procedure to ward off the effects of the aging process. With an arsenal of contemporary lasers at his disposal, he smoothens wrinkles from the face, reduces cellulite from the backs of legs, and destroys tiny Death Stars orbiting in front of the eyes. The youth-inducing beams can also remove hair or stimulate it to grow in areas where thinning has occurred. Injectables such as Botox and Juvéderm combat wrinkles, and Dr. Singhvi's wellness programs address internal maladies by identifying thyroid problems and hormones that may be causing weight gain. For ailments related to injury and sleeping on tables without face holes, Dr. Singhvi administers soothing massage therapy.
Dr. Jodi Kinney and the highly trained staff at Intrinsic Chiropractic Center keep bodies properly aligned with their wide range of corrective services. The path to skeletal wellness starts with a consultation and exam, during which a doctor of chiropractic determines the state of each patient's muscles, joints, and dormant superpowers. A series of spinal scans unveils any kinks that may be in the way of overall well-being through thermographic and electromyographic readings, following up with any necessary x-rays. The massage takes place during a second appointment, after the doctor has had time to review the results of the examination and spinal scan. Armed with the doctor's notes, a talented massage therapist kneads muscles and manipulates joints to relieve tension and pain throughout the body, restoring the mobility needed for underwater slam-dunk competitions. This Groupon also covers the cost of a follow-up appointment to review the results of the exam, should the doctor discover any ailment that could be improved with additional chiropractic care.