Just as their slogan?"Riah may be Hair spelled backwards, but they are fashion forwards"?says, staff members at Riah Hair & Nail Studio offer a fashion-forward approach when they condition, color, and coif locks with organic Surface products, providing plant-derived beauty boosts without distilling your own conditioner from the sap of houseplants. Along with waxing and makeup services, trendy colors and french tips bedeck gel nails applied by beauty savants who work with each client to craft eclectic, modern looks.
Dennis Coyle didn't wait until after he had earned his applied-sciences degree to embark on his career: he founded DC Landscape Design & Construction in his sophomore year of college. He combined engineering know-how with knowledge gleaned from horticultural classes and years of work in a garden center and never doubted his capability to succeed in the landscaping business—perhaps because he wasn't the first Coyle to start so young. His father, Douglas Coyle, also transitioned straight from school to managing Delaware Valley Landscapers.
With an eye for outdoor aesthetics, Dennis beautifies lawns with an armory of mowers, aerating tools, and organic products. His botanical knowledge and detailed CAD plans help him avoid common landscaping mistakes, such as placing a young tree too close to a house or too far from its wailing mother. This understanding ensures an almost perfect survival rate for his relocated greenery.
It takes copious amounts of energy to transform a child's body into an adult's, so it’s no wonder that such energy sometimes overflows. At Planet Kidz, a fleet of chipper teachers helps kids find constructive outlets for that energy, keeping bodies healthy and minds creatively engaged. The center’s dance and yoga programs tailor training toward developing bodies and students who love to learn in a non-competitive environment. During gymnastics classes, instructors challenge tykes to improve their coordination and flexibility, which help lay the fundamental physical foundation for other popular sports such as soccer or juggling Mom's vases. Self-discipline and self-defense share the spotlight during karate classes, and kids develop social niceties and fine motor skills at arts and crafts sessions.
While kids play and learn, parents can recline on couches, observe classes through a one-way mirror, or down beverages from a complimentary coffee and water bar. Cable TV ensures that adults stay on top of incoming broadcasts, and free WiFi keeps robot nannies from suddenly shutting down.
Inside a sanctuary devoted to growth and balance, the Nirvana Wellness and Yoga Center team helps guide clients toward wellness with yoga classes, massage and acupuncture sessions, and culinary clinics. Hot-yoga classes cleanse students physically and mentally, boosting flexibility and honing focus with the help of sweat-inducing temperatures and restorative movements. During therapeutic-massage sessions, massage therapists address specific health concerns with modalities such as Swedish massage, deep-tissue massage, trigger-point therapy, and myofascial release. Wellness counseling is also available from Nirvana Wellness and Yoga Center's certified health coaches, who tailor diet and exercise plans while taking into consideration how regularly each client needs to carry their pet horse up a set of stairs.
Linda’s testimonials page is growing steadily with a variety of stories about helping dogs. By taking a calm leadership role, Linda urges dogs to stop their unwanted behavior and become the peaceful, nondestructive animals their owners want them to be. The canine expert has studied a number of training approaches and has mastered the methods she thinks achieve the swiftest and most satisfying results, forming a program based on positive reinforcement of good behaviors and calm rejection of bad ones. Beyond in-depth dog-whispering sessions, Linda also specializes in structured walks that ease dogs’ stress with strolls free of marking, sniffing, or suggestive whistles at nearby poodles.
Equipment: Free Weights, Cable Machines, TRX, Kettbells, Indoor Sprint Track
Students should bring: A towel, great attitude, and smile.
Average class length: 60 minutes
Number of Staff: 5?10 people
Class location: Mix of indoor and outdoor classes
Registration required: Yes
Good for beginners: Yes
Guests allowed: Yes
Parking: Parking lot
Pro Tip: There are adult group training sessions that run concurrent to the Parisi Speed School sessions.