Surrounded by roughly 400 square feet of light-filled practice space, students at Long's Yoga Room embrace the empowering spirit of yoga. The studio's instructors strive to accommodate visitors of various skill levels and interests by offering classes in a range of styles, from hot yoga to Yogi Berra. Many of the sessions focus on the Vinyasa style's flowing asana sequences and incorporate breathing exercises. The studio also offers Kundalini yoga lessons, which emphasize the use of sustained postures and mindful breaths as a way to channel the flow of the body's natural energies.
Jamestown is ripe with stunning scenery. Narragansett Bay, the massive Newport Pell Bridge, and other breathtaking sights help distinguish the historic city. Participants in the Jamestown Half Marathon, however, shouldn't pause too long to take in the view, lest they fall behind and lose their chance at winning the race. The event?which outfits all participants in a commemorative T-shirt?makes up one part of the UnitedHealthcare Triple Crown.
Curves caters exclusively to women with a circuit of hydraulic-resistance machines that promote weight loss, protect against osteoporosis, and alleviate arthritis. Thirteen toning and strength-training stations use bodyweight to create resistance matched to each user's fitness level, decreasing the chance of soreness or injury. Because traditional lift-and-lower motions create bulky muscles, each machine uses push-and-pull motions to create toned, lean arms and legs perfect for crushing a grapefruit without looking like you can. An experienced trainer is always nearby to help manage machine maneuvering and muscle making.
Workouts aren't one-size-fits-all, but CrossFit is for everybody. The unique strength and conditioning program can be tailored in intensity for all practitioners, whether they're accomplished athletes looking to increase their performance or newcomers unsure how to spell "kettlebell." Force Newport CrossFit's experienced instructors lead varied workouts six days a week, incorporating equipment such as weights, rowing machines, and medicine balls.
The seasoned trainers at Lion’s Den tone limbs and impart skills during a wide range of fighting and fitness classes. Learn the basics of mixed-martial-arts fighting in the Lion’s Den MMA class, as national grappling champion Rob Klezun and world Brazilian jujitsu champion Danilo Cherman cover timeless techniques, including basic boxing strikes, muay thai kicks, and brief levitation. Boxing Conditioning classes take students through a less fighterly workout regimen, as jabbers tone upper bodies in one-hour sessions that burn up to 1,000 calories. Consult Lion's Den's schedule for a host of noncombat workouts, including yoga, cardio kickboxing, and charades.
For a lot of people, the decision to be active and healthy is rarely for purely physical reasons. It can have a huge impact on wellbeing and self-esteem, which is why trainer Jackie Henderson incorporates her background in psychology and life coaching to support clients through what can be a daunting process. Making the process even easier is a diverse class schedule that appeals to all kinds of students: there's everything from barre and cardio dance to TRX full body and cardio abs.