The towering windows that line the walls of Senix Creek Inn provide breathtaking views of the Senix Marina waterfront?but the scenery isn't the main attraction. The casual restaurant's seafood-centric menu blends global culinary influences: staples such as clam chowder, stuffed fish, and lump crab cakes are served alongside more exotic dishes such as kung-pao-style calamari. Marinated steaks and hearty pastas round out the offerings. To complete the restaurant's seaside aesthetic, the dining room features soft lighting, rustic bare-wood floors, and exposed rafters.
The Emerging Cinemas network presents world-class performing arts, recorded on-scene at internationally recognized theaters and splashes them across the big screen before popcorn-chomping American audiences. Coppélia, choreographed by Patrice Bart, is a comic tale that follows the en pointe follies of a lovesick villager whose fiancée must compete with a life-like dancing automaton to win his affections. Composed by Mozart, The Magic Flute, a two-act opera with both dialogue and singing, tells the story of young prince Tamino and his love interest, Pamina, as they struggle through a series of fantastical trials and stress-induced cupcake binges to realize their union.
At Icon Aviation Group, flying instructors put four kinds of light sport aircraft to good use training future pilots of all ages, young and old, for private pilot's licenses, instrument ratings, commercial flight instructor ratings, and airline transport ratings. Pilots-in-training log hours in the cockpits of a Piper Warrior, Beechcraft Baron B-55, Mooney M20E, and Aeronca 7AC, with access to all the instruments and gauges needed for eventual solo flying. The aviation school couples its in-air instruction with classroom learning back on solid ground, where pupils can safely build confidence under the guidance and command of experienced pilots and work on honing their cabin-announcements voice.
Many of the instructors at Yogaholic found a sense of rebirth through their newfound passion: one experienced peace in the wake of an injury, while another began the practice for physical exercise and found himself melding his body with his mind and soul. Together, the team instills that same peace of mind in students of all ages, helping to kindle confidence and physical strength and quiet minds through meditation. The classes, which range from flowing Vinyasa poses to one-hour intense workouts, take place in a soothing, open studio—far away from the hectic noise and gaudy monogrammed towels of a typical gym.
Bridgette Harwood has been a horseback riding instructor since 1995 and horse trainer since 1998, with a specialty in opening up the lines of non-verbal communication between horse and rider. Bridgette's curriculum teaches riders to master the techniques of seat, balance, control, and fluency, all of which influence the horse to behave in the desired fashion. The overarching goal in Bridgette’s camps and lessons is to show the rider how to benefit from what comes naturally to the horse, whether that means trotting swiftly, jumping athletically, or secretly entering the Kentucky Derby on the last turn.
CrossFit Kryptonite trainer Scott DeTore proves his skill in the gym every day, but it wasn't until 2011 that he proved it on a national stage. He won the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games in the master's division and came in second in 2012. He and his fellow trainers—both competitors in the Reebok CrossFit Games themselves—teach students the art of CrossFit, a functional yet high-intensity fitness program that scales its workouts to participants of all skill levels. Their facility houses all of the equipment necessary for these ever-rotating workouts, which incorporate pull-ups, squats, kettlebells, climbing ropes, and gymnastics rings.