The main aim at Magnan Martial Arts | Vinyasa Yoga Miami is creating a heightened state of physical and mental self-awareness for each and every pupil that enters the studio. At the core of that goal is the practice of yoga, which seasoned instructor Tania Magnan firmly believes can not only help strengthen the body and improve flexibility, but also overall wellness and state-of-mind. In addition, they focus on teaching members the disciplines of MMA self-defense as well as fitness. Classes focus on breathing exercises, perfecting poses, improving posture, and threatening your LaZBoy with an exceptional chair pose.
If you want to learn Brazilian jiu-jitsu the way the Gracie family wanted it taught, go to Carlson Gracie Miami Jiu Jitsu. There, Michel "Buiu" Porfirio Pereira, who has received certifications from both the American and International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federations, teaches classic Brazilian jiu-jitsu to youngsters and adults. If you're a member of the Gracie family who wants to branch out, the martial arts studio also offers programs such as muay thai kickboxing, capoeira, and self-defense, which teaches students how to neutralize attackers.
At WMB Training Center, instructors help students achieve a mastery of both traditional and modern martial arts. Classes delve into ancient practices such as muay thai and Brazilian jiu jitsu as well as more modern approaches such as submission grappling and mixed martial arts. In the gym, students can roll and grapple on bright blue and red mats, or bolster their strength with a quick free weight workout. All training is led by an impressive staff of fighters including a national champion in Greco-Roman wrestling, MMA pros, judo black belts, and the only man to successfully tickle Chuck Norris.
The instructors at Miami Fitness Kickboxing teach kickboxing and self-defense techniques to children, adults, and senior citizens. The hard-hitting classes work to instill students with a sense of pride and work ethic. The academy also hosts kickboxing classes for ladies to punch, kick, and elbow their way into peak physical shape.
Though cage-fitness and cardio boot-camp classes are a modern invention, at Young Tae Kwon Do Martial Arts Center, these newer disciplines are infused with Korean tae kwon do, an art with nearly two millennia of history. Classes for men, women, and children stress respect and discipline in addition to a focus on physical fitness.