Fitness Xpressions founder Anita-Nell shares her NASM-certified instruction in group kettlebell classes and personal-training sessions. Anita-Nell’s personal fitness journey led her to shed 350 pounds and participate in more than 40 marathons. Her training programs blend strength and cardio routines with basic nutrition education, and hold students accountable for achieving their fitness goals. Group kettlebell workshops and personal-training sessions strive to push participants past their normal comfort levels; Saturday run/walk clubs turn exercise into social galas, but without the tuxedos and tension, unless participants deem their tuxes insufficiently sweaty.
Because no two bodies are alike, The Relaxologiists at Mattress Land use their exclusive bedFit diagnostic technology to determine the ideal snooze position for each customer, as well as the ideal mattress. Comfy Sleep surfaces come from premier brands such as Beautyrest, Sealy PosturePedic, Stearns and Foster, and SleepFit. Shoppers can also upgrade to latex mattresses or Custom mattresses made for each sleepier with separate sides, which accommodates the differing body types of spouses and accidentally conjoined mad scientists.
Featured on ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition in 2011, Bouncin Bins sells and rents colorful inflatable bouncers of every ilk, from giant slides to obstacle courses. An online catalogue helps party planners select and rent a range of high-grade vinyl inflatables for their celebrations. In addition to themed bounce houses, it also offers dunk tanks, water slides, and interactive inflatable games, such as boxing rings, bungee runs, and oversized sumo suits for wrestling or forcing people to respect your personal space on the train.
Boasting more than 150 superstores nationwide, Hastings keeps entertainment enthusiasts entertained and enthused with 20,000 square feet of new and used movies, music, games, books, novelty gifts, and more. Adorn coffee tables with an array of readable coasters, including Jon Stewart's Earth ($13.99 used/$18.99 new), or add to video libraries with a vast selection of classic and newly released DVDs, such as The Social Network ($19.38 new). Hastings also hooks up sundry electronics with helpful accessories such as the iPod Touch G3 Defender case ($19.99), which protects portable jukeboxes from spillage and Henry Winkler's elbow. Hastings' rental service for films and video games makes it as easy to try before you buy as the popular online service NetHusbands.
Committed to bringing exciting performances to the Treasure Valley area, Idaho Performing Arts scores a hit with its presentation of Imagine, a popular Beatles tribute band. The members of Imagine have rocked on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, and actually take on the personas of John, Paul, George, Ringo, and Alex, from their Liverpudlian accents to their fab footwear to their conflicted feelings about Yoko. Those who recall the frantic cries of “The mop tops are coming” during the early days of the British invasion will come together over songs including “Hey Jude,” “Help!,” and “Here Comes the Sun.”
After innumerable fruitless shopping trips throughout their lives, the founders of Raffinata finally became fed up with the amount of women’s clothing they believed lacked modesty. They took matters into their own hands when they opened a women’s boutique of their own, dressing its shelves and racks with chic garments from a variety of brands that are known for trendsetting fashions, and most importantly, modesty. The shop’s helpful staff is always on hand to help visitors select a flattering skirt from the daywear section or offer fashion tips on how to artfully layer tops. Raffinata’s collection of refined formal wear readies wearers to attend weddings or chaperone doggy prom, while the girls department outfits young ladies in skirts and dresses.