Jane Kesinger of Your Family's 25th Hour has a history that guarantees that she has experienced many of life's hectic day-to-day tasks firsthand: she's a mother of three and grandmother of seven, as well as a former daycare owner and school-district employee. She knows the combination of work, school, extracurricular activities, and social obligations can become overwhelming for even the most organized families. Through her personal-assistant services, she helps clients perform routine errands and one-off tasks alike, scheduling appointments, shopping for groceries, picking up prescriptions, addressing event invitations, and chatting about the weather with that neighbor you can't stand.
A community presence in Kansas City since 1860, the Greater Kansas City YMCA forwards its mission of physical and social enrichment for men, women, and kids of all ages and backgrounds at its 18 locations. Each bustling outpost proffers members an embarrassment of fitness and entertainment riches, with everything from youth camps and after-school programs to group exercise classes, such as cycling, core training, and Pilates. Clubs and social organizations help members meet like-minded friends, and family activities strengthen bonds critically weakened by overzealous games of Monopoly.
Melissa Jackson is a homegrown talent, acquiring her sewing skills from her grandmother and her upholstery knowledge from her parents. Putting to use the lessons she's learned from her family, Melissa helps clients jazz up their homes through simple fixes and more in-depth decorating schemes. Melissa's services include consultations, furniture rearranging, and even holiday decoration to dress homes in the spirit of the season.
Jazzercise is 60 minutes of cardio, strength training, and stretching that incorporates moves from hip-hop, yoga, Pilates, jazz dance, kickboxing, and resistance training with handheld weights. Dancing with the Stars multiple-champion Cheryl Burke is a big fan of Jazzercise's improvisational workouts, though luckily you won't need her dance moves to get the most out of your class. If you're prone to first-class jitters, though, you can review the basic moves online before you go. Expect to burn off up to 500 calories with each go-round.
Tucked inside Bella Sera condominiums lies Morph Training’s studio, where Chris Rhoad sets his trainees up on Vision Fitness cardio machines, Paramount weight machines, and spin bikes for full-body workouts. After their sessions, clients retire to men’s and women’s locker rooms equipped with showers, steam rooms, and saunas.
As the name would suggest, The iGurus specialize in repairs and fixes for Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices. The experienced technicians quickly identify issues stemming from water damage, software malfunctions, or cracked screens in order to repair devices and restore them to like-new status. They also perform color conversions, changing the traditional white and black front or back plates with eye-catching colors and patterns such as red, camouflage, or The Color Formerly Known as Green. Additionally, they offer repairs for most major cell phones, along with services for both Apple and Windows computers.