At 84 locations throughout the country, CorePower Yoga invites students to creative classes that meld movement, breathing, and music into entrancing routines to energize the body and mind. Signature CorePower Yoga classes lead students through dynamic, Vinyasa-style flows with demonstration and verbal cues, helping pupils of all experience levels tone core muscles and cultivate balance. During construction of all its new studios, CorePower Yoga strives to use recycled content, install eco-friendly and efficient mechanical systems, and ensure that any waste created doesn't end up in landfills or just piled in Mr. Henderson's garage.
CrossFit Woodbury crunches, pumps, and pushes people of all ages and skill levels into stronger, firmer bodies with an ever-changing combination of strengthening and conditioning exercises. The body-transforming journey follows the CrossFit program, intense workouts with a focus on a rotating lineup of weightlifting and body weight-based moves, such as pull-ups, push-ups, power lifts, and pigeon squats.
Inflatable castles and games fill Club Just Jump with fun-fostering facilities that create a party palace for kids during open-play and private parties. Six predesigned party packages await giddy groups with snacks, decor, and other activities. Alternatively, an à la carte menu lets hosts curate their own celebrations by picking balloon bouquets, goody bags, face painting and spin art, and entertainment one at a time. Little hands keeping busy at the Furry Friends Factory stuff their own fuzzy creatures, choosing from 24 creatures that include unicorns and frogs. On Monday nights, parents can bring young antigravity aficionados to Family Fun Night, where guests play games and create crafts.
Offering a fun and relaxed environment, Kiln Kreations puts beauty in the hands of the beholder, leading to a quiet sense of accomplishment rivaling that of a financially successful mime. Over 700 ceramic pieces are available to douse in splashes of vibrant paint colors while a helpful staff of professional muses offers pointers and gets your creative juices unstoppered with stamps, stencils, and idea books. Beads and magnet-sized trinkets starting at $2 help spruce up ceramic concoctions, while larger items such as mugs, plates, and banks range from $20 to $26. Each session includes the cost of unlimited paint colors, tool use, glazing, staff assistance, kiln firing, and confidence-boosting compliments. Your molded masterpiece will then be heated and hardened in a kiln—making it safe for food and dishwashers. You'll be able to pick it up in five to seven days. All paints are water based, non-toxic, and lead free, ensuring that ceramic statuettes don’t transform into city-stomping monsters that need to be disposed of by Power Rangers.
The murmur of trickling water echoes throughout YogaFresh’s earth-toned studio, whose fountains invoke the meditative calm of a cool mountain stream. As the décor no doubt suggests, refreshment is the ultimate goal at this community-focused studio, which won Woodbury magazine’s Best Yoga Class award in 2011. This serene backdrop gives way to the intense, heated poses and breathing exercises of the studio’s dance-like Vinyasa classes, which build the delicate balance of strength and grace required to bench-press a killer whale. Several other classes, including Bikram-style Hot Yoga, unfold in a studio heated to a sweat-inducing 99 degrees—all the better for loosening tight muscles and quarters lodged behind the ears. Ballet and Pilates inform Barre Burn sessions, which combine yoga poses, isometric exercises, and weightlifting to sculpt the limbs and core. Yoga Alliance–certified instructors lead each class, emphasizing form and safety as students stretch and align their bodies. After class, peruse the studio’s boutique, which teems with workout-friendly apparel and eco-friendly yoga mats from brands such as Alo, Manduka, and lululemon athletica.
Nutrition club Epic Energy's mix masters blend 20-ounce smoothies that brim with nutrients and flavors ranging from fruity to decadent. Customers can slurp down the protein-rich Chunky Monkey, which whirls an energy-laden protein base with chocolate, banana, and chunks of brownie bar to form a healthy treat packed with amino acids, the body's Legos. Or patrons can celebrate fruit pairings with a cooling strawberry-banana sip, a rich white-chocolate strawberry, or the mendacious taste of a healthy banana cream pie.