At Sylvan Learning Center’s award-winning network of more than 900 locations, state-certified and Sylvan-trained teachers steer pupils with a personalized tutoring approach through such fraught study areas as reading, math, and SAT prep. Staffers first run through a series of tests, diagnostic tools, and personal interviews to discern students’ strengths and uncover their blind spots, such as the persisting belief that racecar is spelled the same backwards and upside-down. Each month, Sylvan confers with parents and provides a comprehensive look into their student's progress. In ensuing tutoring sessions, one-on-one teachers bolster focus and encourage risks conducive to learning, vanquishing budding scholars’ confusion with personalized learning plans.
Global Propane brings more than 40 years of experience to the fine art of keeping grills and other propane appliances stocked with top-quality flammables. Prep for this year's sunny afternoons by giving propane tanks a generous gulp, ideal for fueling family barbecues and flamethrowers during summertime blockbuster alien invasions. Friendly staff members at Global Propane make sure that each tank is filled to the brim, providing enough grill-bound fire to sear a season's worth of brats to perfection.
Sun Resorts Tanning Salon gilds limbs with a fleet of UV tanning beds and private VersaSpa and Mystic tanning booths. To deliver even and radiant hues, the salon ensures that its beds’ lights are more closely clustered than a bunch of grapes driving a clown car and that the beds’ canopies aren’t overly arched. Patented spray-tan formulas imbue limbs with radiance without UV rays, and the salon’s Australian Gold tanning products help patrons become a beautiful shade of copper much like a crystal vase full of pennies.
Unique Expressions' master caster bakes paintable ceramics from 7,000 molds on site while Cheryl guides burgeoning artists and casual colorists as they introduce hues to fanciful statuettes. Adults can bring their favorite beverages to class as they listen to music and take brushes to dachshunds and angels. Cheryl, a professional artist, then fires each piece in the kiln, ensuring that newly painted garden gnomes emerge uncracked and ready to guard tomato patches from ceramic rabbits.
Jazzercise is 60 minutes of cardio, strength training, and stretching that incorporates moves from hip-hop, yoga, Pilates, jazz dance, kickboxing, and resistance training with handheld weights. Dancing with the Stars multiple-champion Cheryl Burke is a big fan of Jazzercise's improvisational workouts, though luckily you won't need her dance moves to get the most out of your class. If you're prone to first-class jitters, though, you can review the basic moves online before you go. Expect to burn off up to 500 calories with each go-round.