The brains behind the School of Interactive Design teach their craft through its medium—computers. Their award-winning experts from the film and game industries create in-depth online training videos that walk students through mastering computer animation, Photoshop, and game design. Starting with the basics, each course takes pupils all the way to the expert level. Using software such as Photoshop, Ilustrator, Maya, ZBrush, and Unity 3D. students will learn how to make 3D animations, make video games and apps for mobile devices, and design websites and advertisements. The courses contain hours of video that can be accessed at any time, empowering members to to learn at their own pace.
Kydoo Kids Club & Cafe emphasizes the doo in their name, setting children loose into a world where they can do all of the activities they love. Inside the color-splashed facility, dedicated play areas house a variety of fun, multi-sensory experiences. In the central play area, explorers jump, climb, and slide through play structures, and in the invention station, young Thomas Edisons use Legos and blocks to build towers or a new Mars Rover. Sometimes, these areas host classes, too, such as in art, singing, science, cooking, and dance. Parents can join the fun, or kick back in the cafe with fresh-brewed cups of coffee and gourmet bites.
Although many language schools use the technique of total immersion by having teachers speak exclusively to students in the target tongue, that immersion often disintegrates outside of the classroom. But not at Ceves Spanish School. The educational hub is located in the middle of Miami, a city known for its Latin American cultural heritage. Following any Spanish-language class, students can practice their listening and speaking skills throughout the community at its endless restaurants, nightclubs, and beaches.
With its home base in Bogotá, Colombia, the staff at United Languages and Media Group has made its way to Miami. Its international presence reinforces its mission of helping students advance their careers and enrich their lives by undertaking the study of a new language. To facilitate this process, they offer Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, and English classes both online and in their classrooms.
When it comes to getting fit, it’s no longer about the big, anonymous box gym. These days, the latest fitness craze is one-on-one training, where the goal is to maximize the workouts and help participants achieve their fitness goals faster. Peak Physique & Performance provides exactly that in their personal training space and in their group training studio – just don’t expect to come and lounge around. There are no chairs inside Peak Physique, just two stools and a lot of gear to train with. The small, certified staff use various cardio and strength training machines, free weights, resistance tubes and medicine balls to craft body parts to their maximum potential. Other than that, there’s a small changing room and showers, and a bunch of dedicated fitness folks inside, sweating and working hard.