Rather than having their students segue from Pilates sessions to the free-weight room, the instructors at Fitness Movement merge the benefits of strength and cardio routines into single group classes. With certifications, marathons, and competitive bike races in their respective backgrounds, they steer guests through workouts that last 60 minutes or less. They acclimate guests to the studio's specialized equipment during their sessions, whether they are mixing Pilates stretches with cardio drills aboard SPX resistance machinery, or demonstrating how to body roll on balls that therapeutically manipulate tissues. They stress safe and slow form over showing off, which is why newcomers are encouraged to bring spandex shorts lined with molasses. They can also augment their classes with nutritional guidance, standing by a holistic approach to full-body health.
A successful exercise regimen involves just as much inspiration as perspiration, according to the certified trainers who helm motivFit. Their fitness and nutrition programs don't just teach participants to count and burn calories; they jump-start lives by pairing goal-focused coaching with group accountability. Designed with both fun and safety in mind, challenging outdoor workouts empower participants to make exercise a part of their daily routine. Aerobics and trail runs torch calories instantly, and weightlifting and resistance training rally the metabolism by building lean muscle mass. Group activities such as relay races build camaraderie, transforming participants into teams that motivate one another. The workouts can be tailored to any fitness level, allowing new exercisers and elite athletes to train side by side. As pounds and inches melt away, confidence grows and self-esteem blooms as boldly as a tulip watered with Buzz Aldrin's joyful tears. Nutrition resources such as recipes and meal plans complement the workouts, helping participants forge healthy lifestyles for the long haul.
At Tarzana Dental Center & Specialties, Dr. Shahin Shamsian keeps patients of all ages comfortable while he gets their mouths sparkling with a full spectrum of services. He stymies decay with preventive measures such as thorough exams, proper brushings, and lessons on the importance of swallowing your candy bars whole. Reconstruction procedures are meted out in the form of fillings, dental implants, and bone grafts. Knowing that many patients—especially kids—can find dental treatments intimidating, he offers safe, effective nitrous oxide, which allows patients to keep their reflexes at ease.
Advanced Dermatology Care of Southern California's medical aesthetician, Teresa Marasco, restores weary visages with renewing treatments that integrate traditional dermatological therapies with natural remedies to leave skin calmed and glowing. After discussing each client's skincare concerns, Teresa begins the 60-minute session by customizing a nontoxic facial peel that blends proven skin-sloughing ingredients such as alpha- and beta-hydroxy acids with vitamins, fruit, and plant extracts for a veritable salad of skin pampering. Then, pores enjoy a deep cleansing accompanied by extractions to rid congested skin of blemishes and other debris for a anti-aging effect. Freshened faces then plant themselves in front of a crimson light for a dose of red-light therapy for about 10 minutes to eliminate dead cells and accelerate the growth of collagen fiber. By the end of Teresa's restorative ministrations, skin boasts lighter pigment, firmer texture, and pores refined enough to take tea with the queen's band of corgi attendants.
What's the use of self-defense if you're not nimble or strong enough to deploy the moves properly? Sifu Gus Gates answers that by incorporating fitness into his Shaolin kung fu training. When he's not teaching kung fu's village style to kids, teens, and adults, he's overseeing group fitness classes designed to improve strength, flexibility, and balance—the three keys to winning a presidential logrolling contest. For more concentrated doses of exercise, his team of personal trainers schedule one-on-one workouts.
Offering Classical Pilates and GYROTONIC® as alternatives to traditional exercise, the modalities we offer are designed to uniformly develop the complete body. Our fully equipped studio houses all the classical equipment and our comprehensively trained instructors, will make your workouts challenging and fun.