In 1976, educator, musician, and kinesiologist Robin Wes longed for a children's gym that prioritized personal growth over competition. Unveiled at a time when physical-education classes pushed students to focus almost exclusively on winning, Robin's program was swiftly adopted and is now used in more than 300 Little Gyms worldwide. Robin still pens original music to accompany lessons, which engage whippersnappers aged 4 months to 12 years with gymnastics, dance, karate, and parent and child activities.
Each of The Little Gym's classes introduces simple movements that sharpen motor skills and set brains whirring, allowing kids to progress at their own pace until they can finally build a computer out of macaroni and glitter. Staff members strive to build a base for lifelong social skills and self-assurance with each exercise, including activities rooted purely in fun, such as summer camps or birthday parties, which helped The Little Gym to earn title of #1 Birthday Chain in Parents Magazine.
Worlds Yoga Milpitas's knowledgeable instructors guide students of all skill levels through an array of yoga styles during classes held in two solar-powered studios seven days a week. Guests can follow along with instructors during Vinyasa Flow sessions, which move through poses with balance-challenging transitional movements, or try their lobe at centering the mind during meditative Gentle Flow classes. Power Fusion sessions harness elements of hot yoga and Vinyasa, forging a full-body workout designed to stimulate the mind and sculpt muscles. Hardwood floors and furnishings help to cultivate a peaceful ambiance inside Yoga Spring Studio, which also boasts showers and changing facilities. Pure sunlight reroutes energy from plants' dinner parties to help to light the facility and its vegetarian-friendly refreshment bar, where blossoming yogis can bolster holistic wellness and tongue-muscle-toning regimens with juices and organic teas.
We are a small studio/gym that was established to provide a private setting for our personal training clients. Most "big box" gyms of offer personal training, but the client is usually run through their workout in front of the entire gym. This can be both intimidating & humiliating for some people.
The inspiring trainers at each MetaBody location lead troops of workouteers in results-oriented workouts several times weekly. Sweat sessions utilize a variety of exercises and disciplines to produce full-body results in a supportive environment, ideal for beginners and hard-core core-hardeners alike. During any class, motivational instructors will use the instinctual distrust of routine to their advantage. Begin a day of litigating with a refreshing early-morning boot-camp session, or wind down by burning evidence and pounds with a late-evening yoga class. Muscles are kept guessing with new and challenging moves during each session, so participants never fall into a boring, ineffective routine, such as regular teeth brushing. In addition to the fitness classes, students receive a success guide to help prepare for imminent pound loss, a nutrition guide, and a $100 gift certificate for individual coaching. Because the pass sets a 10-class cap at any given location, roving fitness mavens can further shake up their workout regimens by vetting a series of classes or instructors that work best for them.
At CrossFit Milpitas, a team of fitness experts leads exercisers through beginner-level CrossFit training sessions that focus on high-intensity everyday movements. While gathered inside the 5,000-square-foot facility, fitness students follow instructors through a medley of functional movements inspired by common activities such as squatting, jumping, climbing, and squeezing into oversize birthday cakes. Compound exercises target various muscles, joints, and tendons at once, and varied workout routines optimize efficacy of muscle sculpting and weight loss. Novice participants can check out the schedule for upcoming beginner-level sessions, which coaches recommend taking for about one month before moving into advanced classes or volunteering to help Sisyphus with his daily yard work.
More than 13,000 square feet of fitness splendor greets each prospective corpus contortionist at the India Community Center's welcoming health club. Dozens of modern cardio-equipment machines await the lovable limbs and torsos of hopeful hardbodies, including ellipticals, treadmills, rowing machines, life-sized Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots, and exercise bicycles. Each apparatus features its own personal television and coin-operated hugging device. If the support of fellow flexers is desired for muscular motivation, the center hosts more than 50 group classes per week for exercisers four and up, including yoga, Zumba, group cycling, step aerobics, and Bollywood CardioDance. Before a session in the free-weight area, bodybuilding parents can feel free to drop off kids aged three months to 12 years ($3.50 per session or $15 per month) at the Play Care area for controlled Tonka truck lifting and stationary cycles with training wheels.