Could you survive a zombie apocalypse? Zombie Apocalypse’s haunted house dares guests to live out this scenario trapped inside the XSI Factory, where haunted scenes tests their mettle against the unrelenting forces of diseased, flesh-hungry corpses. In this interactive setting—designed by professional set crews and manned by gorily outfitted actors—guests put their survival skills to the test to see if they can get past the hoards of the undead who crave nothing but your brains or the unlimited borrowing privileges for your Encyclopaedia Britannica collection. The set design and zombies' costumes and makeup realistically immerse guests into the terror, and they are also encouraged to dress up and do their best zombie impressions. To avoid the long lines, clients can purchase fast-pass tickets or opt for the VIP package to get mauled within the sinister scenes faster.
In 1911, when he opened Standard Optical, Henry Schubach could not have guessed that his successors would be providing LASIK treatments and contact lenses in 18 clinics. Each office fills with chatter as doctors check prescriptions and work to identify common optical issues, such as glaucoma or weeping when an onion dies. Light skips off ranks of designer frames from Coach, Maui Jim, Guess, Lacoste, and Dior, and transitional lenses darken as newly keen-eyed patrons mosey from the shop. The staff at Standard Optical has also performed more than 15,000 LASIK procedures, and offers a free consultation for those seeking to ditch frames.
The physician-supervised technicians at Dry Creek Laser and Aesthetics knead out muscle stiffness with a classic Swedish massage aided by soothing, heated stones. Healing hands apply long, fluid strokes of varying depth, stimulating circulation to spread oxygen and vital nutrients to every corner of the corpus, helping to naturally cleanse bodily byways of toxins, lactic acid, and clumps of dried leaves. Stress and stiffness are swiftly shooed away with concentrated attention on areas of tension or soreness, providing relief from strains and spasms and restoring joint suppleness. The warm rocks help to melt frigid muscles faster, allowing the technician to access the deepest muscular recesses without applying extra pressure; heated, all-natural massage oil keeps the skin suit soft and human hinges from rusting in the cold.
There are two things that a newcomer notices about CrossFit XSI: how hard the exercises look, and how much fun the exercisers are having. The reason behind both those observations comes from the trainers who lead athletes of all fitness levels through intense, full-body exercises. They structure the workouts around a variety of movements, all of which can be scaled to accommodate all levels, and they encourage a camaraderie among students that keeps people coming back.
Attending CrossFit Lehi’s group Crossfit classes doesn’t mean you don’t get one-on-one attention. In fact, the goal of the certified coaches is to tailor each Workout of the Day to each participant, giving them a challenging workout based on their fitness level and abilities. The coaches also offer classes for women only, and their special classes help kids as young as 5 improve their gross motor skills, including balanced running. The coaches focus on conditioning high school athletes as well.
The success of Bikram Yoga at Brick Canvas is a matter of numbers. Within a 3,000-square-foot studio, 90-minute sessions take place within a room heated to 105 degrees Fahrenheit with 40% humidity. Once students have completed two rounds of 26 poses—which have been boosting endorphins and soothing stress for ages—they retire to a women’s room with nine showers and five private changing rooms or a men’s room with six showers and two private changing rooms.