After their own transformative journeys, Lindsay Malejko and Mayuri Gonzalez decided they wanted to help others strengthen the mind-body connection through yoga and meditation. At Prasanthi Studio, Mayuri teaches children's yoga, adult yoga, dance yoga, and meditation, while Lindsay leads adult yoga and dietary wellness programs. Working to help each client develop healthy habits, the women educate visitors on everything from sun salutations to vegan dinners to giving dying plants CPR. The full schedule offers a wide variety of classes, including soothing candlelight yoga, beginner's Vinyasa yoga, meditation, and core-toning Pilates.
The instructors at Premier Martial Arts are not only passionate about teaching martial arts and fitness, they're also graduates of a rigorous training process. Premier Martial Arts requires all of its teachers to not only complete their own basic training, but to receive 40 hours of continuing martial-arts and instructor-education classes yearly. This ensures that all classes are of the highest quality, whether they be krav maga, kickboxing, or jujitsu. They also extend their learning to students of all ages, starting with classes for kids aged 5–12 and continuing through adults.
Inside Westchester County Fitness Professionals, certified personal trainers get to work crafting exercise plans tailored to each client's fitness needs. The 2,200-square-foot gym is outfitted with everything exercisers need to get the job done, including a wide array of high-tech cardio and strength-training equipment. Twenty exercise machines fill the floor space, along with monkey bars, tug-of-war ropes, and gymnastics rings. Sport-specific training is also available for those looking to amp up their athletic game. Besides personal training, the staff also leads calorie-busting, fat-burning boot-camp classes with guaranteed results.
RITE stands for Resistant Interval Training Exercise⎯a fitness regimen based on the teachings of professional dancer Lotte Berk that is designed to tone and stretch muscles by fusing resistance exercises, yoga, and ballet-barre workouts. Students of all ages and abilities can build more powerful cores and limbs as well as boost stamina and reduce the stress on their joints. As pupils progress through standing techniques, floor workouts, and yoga poses, they can work at their own pace even while merging into a hive mind with their fellow classmates.
At CrossFit POP, a crew of certified coaches leads exercisers through functional workouts that help clients develop a broad base of fitness. The team fosters a fun but challenging atmosphere that encourages participants to sweat and push themselves to better health through an ever-changing roster of movements. The Workout of the Day?the core of CrossFit?might draw from Olympic weightlifting, gymnastics, or competitive hugging on any given day, all designed to sculpt physiques and improve health, regardless of age.
Dr. Loveleen Sood—a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and certified Botox practitioner—teams up with master aesthetician Linda Montgomery to vivify faces at Simply Beautiful Medical Spa. Dr. Sood is well versed in an array of revitalizing treatments, including Botox, laser hair removal, and injectable dermal-fillers, which help restore youthful smoothness with long-lasting results. And at the facial bar, her counterpart Linda delivers immediate aesthetic upgrades, whipping up nutrient-rich cocktails made from botanical extracts, which she gingerly slathers across faces like therapeutic meringue pies.