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.
At Jackson Laser Aesthetic Medical Center, Dr. John Young and Dr. Shelli Kogan, both certified physicians, administer a range of cosmetic treatments designed to keep bodies looking youthful. Noninvasive slenderizing treatments such as VelaShape work to slim physiques, and Botox, Juvederm Ultra Plus XC, Restylane, and Perlane injections address unwanted wrinkles. Massage services help relax, and hydra facials and microdermabrasions smooth visages. Laser hair-removal treatments and laser nail-fungus treatments are also available, along with eyebrow waxing, permanent eyebrow, and eyeliner and lip tattooing services. The center's procedures benefit from the expertise of its staff, who together boast great training, years of experience and enough heads to collectively think better than one.
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.