The physical therapist and registered yoga instructor teaches Vinyasa- and Hatha-style yoga classes at Janya Yoga. During restorative yoga classes, she adapts poses to help individuals with physical limitations receive a beneficial workout. She also works with students one-on-one during private sessions tailored to meet their goals such as utilizing meditation, improving breathing practices, and overall flexibility and strength.
Since its inception in 2000, TKO Kickboxers has helped its clients break past personal fitness goals with a blend of high-energy exercises and martial-arts techniques designed to burn fat and tone muscle. Students skip rope, sprint, tackle pushups, and punch and kick their way to the peak of physical fitness, cheered on by experienced, knowledgeable coaches.
At Kickboxing Selden, it only takes 45 or 60 minutes to start writing a new chapter. That is, one where fitness is a priority. Students punch and kick their way to stronger, leaner frames in bootcamp classes held once or twice every day. On Friday and Saturday mornings, the studio also offers Body Sculpt classes.
Kickboxing Fitclub maintains a comprehensive list of kickboxing schools throughout the region, pointing people to the destination nearest them for cardio workouts. The 40-minute Cardio Fitness and Dynamic Tension classes help tone muscles and strengthen the heart.
The instructors at LI Fitness Zone get hearts pumping with Zumba, martial arts, yoga, and kids' exercise classes. Focused more on fun than on competition or who can drink the biggest protein shake, these sessions encourage healthy living through active routines.
The more than a dozen brick-and-mortar locations that make up Ultimate Champions Taekwondo Association share not only a style of combat, but a teaching philosophy as well. Tracing the lineage of their combative art back to Grandmaster Sang K. Oh, the instructors adhere to his teachings, exemplified by the quote, "The person who can defeat others with flashy techniques but is without love toward his fellow man will in the end defeat himself." Students use the physical empowerment of mastering jumps, kicks, and weapons to arm themselves with discipline, confidence, concentration, self-respect, and courtesy for others.
Outside of the classroom, the organization reaches out to the tri-state community with ample demonstrations of some of their most exciting techniques. Practitioners soar skyward in flying kicks or fill the air with the whirring blows of nunchakus, bos, and kamas. Fists slam through boards, balloons, and bricks to demonstrate the striking power of tae kwon do and the structural flaws in the Three Little Pigs' panic room.