Yamashita Karate Studios is a traditional Okinawan karate studio that welcomes students of all ages and ability levels to learn karate under its experienced instructors. At the family style dojo, the instructors bring more than 30 years of experience and focus on respect, self-discipline, and enhanced confidence, allowing students to develop physically, mentally, and emotionally. The studio offers a variety of martial-arts and fitness classes, from karate for kids and adults to weapons training and sparring.
Even after 25 years in the world of martial arts and fitness training, Ray Paulhus remains passionate about healthy living. At Trinity24 Fit Camp, he translates that passion into engaging, energetic boot camps designed to turbocharge heart rates and build lean, toned muscles. Ray designed each workout himself, drawing on his experiences as a 4th-degree black belt to imbue each with time-tested effectiveness. Scalable to any fitness level, all of Ray's workouts target different muscle groups, resulting in an all-over exercise session that leaves clients charged with endorphins.
Trainer and Beachbody coach Ann Alperin is on a mission to help end obesity. After Ann had her three children, she wanted to get back in shape, and did so through diet and exercise. She found a personal passion for healthy living, and decided to help others change their own eating and fitness habits through her job as a licensed vocational nurse at a medical weight-loss clinic. Today, she continues to motivate her clients and gives them the tools for success at Ann Go Lean Fitness, relying on a combination of exercise, easy-to-follow diet guidelines, and personal support.
Boxing classes at UFC Gym are simply called The Workout—not because they’re the only workout, but because they’re the most famous one. Open to all skill levels, they build the strength, technique, and tenacity necessary to succeed in the ring. Complementary martial-arts courses teach other disciplines, from kickboxing to jujitsu to MMA. State-of-the-art weight and cardio equipment rounds out the gym’s offerings, allowing for solo workouts.
Coach John Davis calls upon his experience in the military, police force, and coaching athletes to design boot camps that can challenge any individual. He adjusts the intensity each training session to his participants' experience level, even when coaching elite athletes and Pillow People in the same camp. His sessions at Solid Fit Club also often incorporate kickboxing and other martial arts.
A quick look at Lisa Lorraine Taylor's lengthy resume reveals a life-long dedication to healthy living. The fitness expert has written articles for various publications, has a bachelor's degree in holistic nutrition, and holds more than a dozen certifications, including ACE certification as a personal trainer and a lifestyle and weight-management consultant. At Taylor Made Fitness, Ms. Taylor draws on this expertise as well as a non-intimidating, friendly training style during results-driven private and small group sessions, which are designed to help both experienced and new-to-exercise patrons meet their fitness goals by shaping and strengthening the whole body. Making good on the gym's cleverly quirky name, she can also design custom nutrition programs to further help her clients lose weight both in-studio and outdoors.