BASI Pilates–trained instructors engage the mind and body in Deez Pilatez's classes, which incorporate a wide variety of exercises on Balanced Body equipment and machines. Workouts on mats, Wunda chairs, and trapeze tables provide exciting exertion without the risks involved in bench-pressing a cheetah. Reformer machines work the body without putting unwanted stress on joints, and a variety of low-impact movements make the classes ideal for those recovering from minor injuries. Practicers of Pilates may experience improved circulation and the postural alignment necessary for competitive totem-pole impersonation. Inside the carpeted studio, a variety of machines, fitness balls, and colorful mats line the class area. Sketched Pilates forms hold positions on one side of the studio, and a wall of mirrors on the opposite side allow each student to keep a jealous eye on the perfect poise of their clone.
Ms. Bernadette approaches dancing from both an artistic and a fitness standpoint. As a dancer and ordained minister, she recognizes the spiritual and aesthetic beauty of graceful movements. As a personal trainer, she knows that performing those movements can be a great workout. At her studio, she combines dance classes with fitness classes, including Pilates and yoga, and teaches them with the goal of strengthening limbs and increasing students' flexibility.
The certified personal trainers at Tenley FIIT specialize in high-intensity interval-training programs designed to dramatically transform their clients' physiques. The trainers work with exercisers during personal-training sessions, small-group sessions, and 30-minute FIIT classes, which they offer up to three times per day.
Julie Johnston founded Boot Camp Las Vegas in 2005, when?after unsuccessfully trying to lose 60 pounds through a battery of exercise techniques?she considered enlisting in the military solely for the physical challenge and camaraderie. Upon reconsideration, she decided to reclaim some turf from the lazy birds in nearby parks and stage her own workouts to build the physical and mental toughness she knew she was capable of developing. Today, a team of instructors?all certified personal trainers who have completed 64 days of boot-camp training?preaches Johnston's program to exercisers of all fitness levels. To help monitor and maximize workouts, they stage weigh-ins, take measurements, perform physical-fitness tests, and dish out a nutrition packet to shed light on healthy eating.
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Established in 1980 and nationally accredited by the NECPA, Creative Kids Learning Center fosters the development of children aged 18 months to 12 years while meeting each of the standards set forth by the "10 Signs of a Great Preschool." Inside colorful classrooms or outside on playgrounds, inspiration flows freely as kids participate in a curriculum that features such subjects as initiative, music and movement, and creative representation. The center's hands-on philosophy emphasizes five key components, including professionalism and education, which consistently shine through the words and actions of a staff that is certified in first aid, CPR, and refereeing wrestling matches between imaginary friends. Safety and health are also cornerstones of the business, resulting in toys, equipment, and classrooms being sanitized frequently.
As a mother, Missi Winter faced the typical dilemma of balancing her career with the lives of her two children. As a solution, she started Celebrate Kids as a small business dedicated to the happiness of little ones, and today?more than 25 years later?a staff of more than 20 entertainers host both intimate and large-scale events with a variety of characters and activities, including clowns, face painters, and balloon artists. For parents willing to handle their own diversions, the company also rents out bounce houses and carnival games complete with prizes.