Aqua-Tots Swim School's instructors train swimmers in the art of buoyancy through an array of services, specializing in teaching youngsters aged 6 months?14 years in small groups. The instructors have all completed 32 hours in the company?s Lessons for Life training program and have aced the water-safety instructor exam with flying colors.
Children are placed in one of eight class levels?from level one Tadpoles for kids aged 6?18 months, which acquaints infants with the pool, to level eight Stingrays for more experienced children who want to refine their strokes to one day sting a jellyfish. In each class, no more than four students train under the watchful eye of their instructor in the indoor pool. In addition to the children?s program, the instructors also lead adult swim classes and train patrons for both swim competitions and first aid.
Krav maga. Brazilian jujitsu. Muay thai kickboxing. These three disciplines form the base of the curriculum at National Martial Arts, where instructors teach a hybrid brand of martial arts and help students of all ages develop the focus necessary to achieve their physical goals. Called the art of eight limbs for using the hands, feet, elbows, and knees, muay thai covers a variety of striking techniques that help build all-around strength and endurance. Gracie-style jujitsu incorporates grappling techniques that teach students how to subdue opponents with flowing holds, while Krav maga instills self-defense techniques.
Winner of the 2009 Nickelodeon Parents’ Pick award for Best Martial Arts Class, the trophy-hoarding instructors from Cheatwood’s Family Martial Arts enlighten pupils of all ages in the art of self-defense. With its smorgasbord of classes, the dojo specializes in everything from kids’ karate and anti-bullying to adults’ kickboxing and extreme body makeovers, all without the hassle of spirit possession. Between them, instructors Troy and Chris Cheatwood and Jim Butin have won world championships in kickboxing and continuous sparring. Cheatwood’s furnishes all necessary equipment for each class, and today's deal also includes either a uniform or gloves, tailored to the physical demands and psychic brainwaves of each class. Alongside lessons in throws and submission holds, children’s classes promote self-esteem by instilling young karate choppers with a sense of confidence and self-discipline.
From dips and twirls to first dances and flashy finales, Premier Wedding Dances specializes in prepping couples for reception rug cutting. Their accredited instructors offer a plethora of wedding packages, including the pearl package, a crash course for couples in a time crunch that is guaranteed to teach man and wife a choreographed entrance and finale dip in one session ($55 per lesson). The ruby package spans up to seven sessions and teaches tittering lovebirds a basic wedding waltz, foxtrot, and tango, emphasizing technique, styling, and polish ($52.50 per lesson). The diamond package consists of 20 or more lessons and is designed for couples who want to whip wedding guests into a frenzy of clapping and cheering, as Mr. and Mrs. mesmerize their audience with precise footwork and aerial acrobatics ($40 per lesson). Reservations are required with this Groupon.