The highly trained, dedicated instructors at Laughing Buddha Yoga Studio devote themselves to the physical, mental, and spiritual health of their students. Yogis at all experience levels can bend and stretch their way through the extensive array of classes packed into a busy schedule that boasts Hatha, Vinyasa, and Yin yoga sessions, among other styles. Try a 75-minute Vinyasa class, a quick-paced, flowing class in which breathing is emphasized and poses revolve around the sun salutation, or pop into a slower Hatha session, which cools the body and helps bliss-seekers find balance. Students can wake up sleepy limbs in the energizing Rise and Shine classes, bring along an infant posture partner in the Mom and Baby sessions, or gently sweet-talk joints into a more flexible outlook on life in the Yin classes.
Length, grace, and a healthy body. These are the focuses of barre3 founder Sadie Lincoln. To achieve these results collectively, however, Sadie knew she needed to come up with a completely new routine. Working with yogis, professional dancers, doctors, and athletes, she created the barre3 system. It's a three-step sequence that consists of isometric holds, low-impact movements, and recovery stretching. This combination strengthens cores and aligns postures while sculpting long, lean muscles and burning calories. While upbeat music fills the studio, instructors lead small groups through a heart-racing sequence of yoga-inspired poses and pilates-based exercises. The ballet barre comes into use when striking muscle-building dance poses and stretches.
It's a system that has had proven results, which has spurred the successful growth of barre3 locations throughout the country. Today, fitness enthusiasts can find a barre3 studio in 16 states. An easy-to-follow routine, barre3 can also be performed at home with online workouts. These workouts are designed to fit busy schedules with routines that range from 10?60 minutes. All that's needed for online workouts is a barre3 core ball, weights, an exercise mat, and a sturdy, waist-high surface such as the top of Danny DeVito's head.
The instructors at Harp Health & Fitness work to help their students burn fat and increase muscle strength during each boot-camp class. After an initial assessment, the instructors guide students in proper form during resistance, cardio, and speed and agility training. For best results, the staff members recommend a nutrition plan for each student to follow during boot camp.
NASM-certified personal trainer Chris Pietsch helps keep clients focused on their fitness goals, helping them power through workouts in the gym and stay motivated at home. Besides planning workouts that suit individual fitness levels and preferences, Pietsch also creates custom meal plans to help clients keep their diet on track.