Dr. Jeffrey Laubmeier, a Greater Cleveland Top Dentist, along with his dedicated team of tooth-tenders, console mouths with individualized attention and transparency, carefully explaining each procedure ahead and answering any questions. He'll administer a comprehensive examination of your inner jaw (including an oral-cancer screening), take four bite-wing and (if needed) panoramic x-rays of your teeth for the office yearbook, and address any concerns, pains, or existential ennui before de-gunking your charming chompers. If needed, Dr. Laubmeier will conduct a posttreatment consultation to discuss the future of your cuspids. After equipping you with dental knowledge and the latest care information, including not brushing with a timpani mallet, he'll release your smile into the wild, prepared to dazzle everyone it bites on a daily basis.
An avid cyclist, the owner of Spin Bike Shop helms a staff of certified mechanics and professional racers. Together, they keep their shelves stocked with bikes for all seasons and activities: cyclocross races, road riding, triathlons, mountain trails, and moon jumping. Inside, shoppers can peruse cycles from big-name brands such as Specialized, BMC, Ridley, and Santa Cruz. Mechanics perform a slew of services—such as fittings, repairs, demo-bike rides, and rentals. Staff members also teach classes on how to make basic roadside repairs, perform complete tune-ups, or use a bike frame to fend off an agitated mountain lion. When the staffers aren’t wrenching on bikes, they’re hosting events and welcoming cyclists and triathletes to join their teams and clubs.
At Holistic Lakewood, certified natural health professional and master herbalist Rachel Anzalone follows the principles of naturopathy to unlock each body’s innate ability to heal itself. The center’s services focus on nontoxic therapies—including reiki, detoxifying footbaths, and relaxation massages—designed to aid the body in its efforts to self-cleanse and treat problems at their root, instead of merely soothing symptoms. During a one-on-one consultation, Holistic Lakewood’s professionals spend up to 90 minutes tailoring a treatment plan and a natural supplement regimen to each client’s specific needs or deep-seated fear of peas, and they devote time to education, ensuring patients have the knowledge necessary to make lasting lifestyle changes.
Founded on the belief that yoga’s transformative benefits should be shared with anyone interested—regardless of age, gender, or religion—Puma Yoga welcomes students of all experience levels to its non-competitive studio. Calming music reverberates through the intimate studio as students work on everything from relaxing flow to the more intense power yoga classes lead by knowledgeable and welcoming instructors. Private yoga sessions and workshops help developing yogis deepen their understanding of the practice and discover that triangle pose has nothing to do with their high-school band experience. Puma Yoga also offers workshops on topics such as nutrition and holistic health, and also offers a 10-week yoga teacher-training program for aspiring instructors.
As Jaclyn Hoffman discovered, the myriad benefits of yoga—strength, flexibility, peace of mind—apply at any point in your life. After spending her youth honing her mental and physical skills as a dancer, Jaclyn suffered the pangs of adulthood ten years later. Mired by stress and a bad back, she began practicing yoga, which quickly healed her mind, body, and spirit. Now a certified Bikram yoga instructor and the co-owner of Prana Bodhi, Jaclyn guides others toward the same tranquility. Classes take place in a studio heated to 105 degrees, which helps increase blood circulation and sympathy for people who live in Arizona. Jaclyn is also a massage practitioner, offering spa services such as acupuncture and facials at the studio.
At Lakewood Chiropractic Clinic, board-certified chiropractor Scott Van Oosten and his team of technicians relieve ailments of the spine and surrounding tissue with hand-administered adjustments and massage. During the 30-minute exam and adjustment, patients demonstrate their current range of motion as the doctor checks for signs of spinal meandering, stiffness in joints and ligaments, or swollen muscles caused by injury or consumed cans of spinach. Careful manipulations performed by hand ease rogue vertebrae back into proper alignment, alleviating pain from pinched nerves. Chair massages liberate physiques from the grip of taut musculature in 20 minutes, perching clients in comfortable poses as therapists untwist knots and stimulate blood flow to injured areas. Sessions conclude with 20-minute electric stimulation therapies wherein small electrodes launch tingling pulses into the muscle fibers to stimulate the release of natural pain-relieving chemicals and forgotten memories of high-school locker combinations.
With thumb-wrestling season just around the corner, everyone is focused on getting those taut, sexy thumbs all the Hollywood stars have. Today’s Groupon makes sure you don't neglect the rest of your body: for $35, new customers get three 30-minute personal-training sessions (a $113 value) at Fitness Edge. This Groupon can be used at any of the three Fitness Edge locations in Lakewood, Rocky River, and Avon.
There are numerous reasons to try personal-training sessions. Self-motivating is difficult, and it's hard to go solo when getting over halrobaphobia (the fear of exercise equipment and warm metal). Fitness Edge's certified trainers will keep you motivated with one-on-one attention and shouted encouragement. Challenge your body to a duel with constantly changing, multifaceted workouts that push you to your physical peak, and get your heart pumping faster than well water on a sacrificial pyre of chanting Furbies.
Whether you want to shed a few pounds, add toner to your muscle cartridge, or simply study personal trainers in their native habitat, today's deal gives you the means to give your goal a what-for. Call ahead to schedule a session at your preferred location.
Fitness Edge has tons of client testimonials and was a nominee for CityVoter's 2009 Best Gym award. CityVoters give many thumbs up:
- Dedicated staff. Great facility for private instruction. Creative workouts. – Kelly S., CityVoter
- I've been working out at Fitness Edge for over a year now, and I have not tired of all the compliments I get on my weight loss yet! – bridgetw, CityVoter
- The only place that can really make you work out! – nicole s., CityVoter
- I have forever positively changed how I view my body and myself. What I believe makes Fitness Edge different than any other gym or work out facility are the instructors (they are the best), the totally positive environment, and all the encouragement and support you get each time you walk in the door. – Michele Hughes, Testimonial
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