Over the past 63 years, Thoma & Sutton Eye Care has crisscrossed Ohio and Kentucky, planting 20 eyewear outposts across the region. At each optical stronghold, teams of talented opticians examine peepers, determine prescriptions for glasses and contacts, and fit faces with thousands of stylish specs flown in from fashion capitals around the world. Clients can peruse the up-to-date displays, which feature frames from designers such as Coach, Calvin Klein, and Kenneth Cole, before trying on a pair and slipping past a parole office.
MVP Dance Fit is a fitness center that whips bodies into shape during supportive, fitness-based dance classes. Experienced instructors lead students through easy-to-follow dance moves during Latin-inspired Zumba and hip-hop classes. Ladies in the Adult Jazz class, on the other hand, learn a choreographed routine that can be performed in front of an audience during showcases held twice a year, where they'll be joined by other performing students from MVP's burlesque classes too. Meanwhile, moms and their young kids can work out together during special Mommy and Me dance classes, while on Friday nights, the fitness studio welcomes people for social events that pair margaritas with line dancing and wine with aerobics.
Some grandfathers teach their grandkids checkers or how to cut the beetroot for the perfect borscht. Amy’s taught her how to give a proper shoulder massage. Those moments left her with a passion for helping people and sent her on a course that led her to massage and hypnotherapy school. There she developed her repertoire, mastering the different bodywork modalities that she uses to relax clients. Along the way, she began incorporating energy work into her practice, becoming a level-three reiki practitioner and a level-four power plant operator.
Since 1976, the instructors of TAMA Martial Arts Center have taught eight distinct disciplines—kung fu, muay thai kickboxing, and Brazilian jujitsu, to name a few. Some students work to master one discipline and others cross-train, learning a range of self-defense techniques. The classes are geared to specific age groups; kids aged 7–12 build self-esteem and motor skills in children's classes, and adults can enroll in more intensive courses and workshops on topics such as knife-defense techniques.
EveryBody Fitness takes an inclusive approach to exercise, offering programs and personal training crafted to engage all types of clients and every level of body fitness. New clients begin with a thorough movement and fitness assessment along with a personalized program design to gauge what will help them accomplish their goals. Each month, the staff administers assessments to see how they've grown and which direction to take next. Along with enjoying amenities such as complimentary tanning and childcare,
The instructors at Broadwing Martial Arts understand that every person is built differently. That's why they tailor their kickboxing and karate lessons to emphasize clients' strengths and minimize their weaknesses. Each lesson integrates a variety of martial-arts styles, such as muay thai and tae kwon do, allowing students to gravitate toward the form best suited to their body and personality.