Charles Dao has gained success as a physical trainer by following the rule that the body and mind need to be trained to work in tandem. He and his team focus on conditioning students, teaching them to efficiently use their bodies and to analyze the science behind each movement during the fun, energetic, and challenging sessions. By syncing the brain with physical training, athletes can learn which muscles to engage for faster sprints and greater flexibility. The iCON Sports Alliance staff also offers a variety of services such as youth sports training, hot yoga, and physical therapy.
Founded by Joe Mortimer in 1963, Select Jewelers has evolved from a door-to-door jewelry business to a thriving duo of elegant jewelry boutiques. Now run by Joe's son, called Joe Jr. by longstanding customers, the jewelry store carries high-quality brands such as Bentelli diamonds—which are sold below market-recommended prices—and Speidel watches. The shop's dexterous tinkerers also do repair work, replacing broken clasps on chains and resetting watches so that they skip over unlucky 13:00
Surflight Theatre began its culture-spreading mission in 1950, with a shaky tent and a season only three weeks long. Although it has grown enormously since then, one constant remains—its steadfast commitment to the Beach Haven community. In addition to its regular artistic programming, Surflight also gives young performers a chance to tread the boards alongside Broadway professionals.
• For $10, you get $20 worth of beads and handcrafted jewelry materials at Just Bead It's retail stores. Supplies bought with this option can also be used as material upgrades for the workshops. • For $15, you get one of five handcrafted jewelry-making workshops, which include basic supplies (up to a $35 value). Workshops are held at Just Bead It's North Beach Haven and Stone Harbor locations. Home to both art supplies and actual artisans, Just Bead It crafts handmade jewelry from its vast inventory of beads, strings, and semiprecious stones. . Although in-store inventory may vary according to recent trends and 16th-century real-estate payments, Just Bead It stocks a diverse collection of beads and materials, including semiprecious stones, multicolored cuts of dichroic glass, and nylon and metal strings and findings.