Wendy Shumate, or Wild Wendy as she is sometimes known, is a one-woman wrecking crew when in comes to physical fitness. The proprietress of Wild on Fitness leads sinew-sculpting boot-camp classes in the park by day and quiet, peaceful yoga sessions on the beach. Wendy also works mano a mano with clients through customized personal-training sessions and keeps workouts lively with dance-infused Turbo Kick and hip-hop hustle classes.
Joao Amaral is so tough, he teaches cops how to fight. The head coach at the Brazilian Top Team (BTT) studios in both Boca Raton and Boston, Amaral boasts a resumé that includes training law-enforcement departments and winning in tournaments such as the Brazilian national championships. At the Boca Raton facility, Joao and assistant coach Matt Janzer lead group and private classes that include both gi and no-gi Brazilian jiu-jitsu; the former is a grappling technique that aims to give smaller people the leverage to take down a larger assailant, and the latter is more like traditional wrestling. BTT's muay thai classes, featuring a style of boxing often used in cross-training with jiu-jitsu instruction, can be adapted for those interested in competitive fighting or for those simply looking to get fit or learn self-defense.
Renew Day Spa allows clients to recoup from their hectic schedules and real world demands during spa services that soften skin and groom nails while upholding eco-friendly practices. Massage therapists disentangle muscle knots with massage techniques that can include deep kneading, targeted pressure, or heated river stones. Nail technicians groom fingernails and cuticles and coddle feet using an herbal foot wrap infused with a combination of Epsom salt, peppermint, lavender, and jojoba oil that works to alleviate aches. Meanwhile, facials and body treatments cleanse deep into pores to remove dirt and oil and exfoliate the surface to clear away dead skin cells and cryptic messages written in pen.
Getting a facial is great for your skin, but it won’t make long-lasting difference in your complexion if you have a subpar home-care regimen. That’s why Jeanne Whitman of Achieve Beautiful Skin, Inc. goes out of her way to educate her clients about what products to use and what habits to adopt. As a medical aesthetician, she is well-versed in the art of war against acne, wrinkles, and sun spot graffiti. And she takes joy in sharing her knowledge with her customers. As a trained laser specialist, Jeanne can also skillfully zap hair from any area of the human anatomy.
Yoga is said to improve flexibility, strength and endurance, as well as increase balance, focus, and energy. Big Ron's Yoga College twists and bends bone abodes to stretchier, more meditative states with its selection of yoga classes and styles. Certified instructors shepherd limb limberers of all experience levels through poses, postures, and complicated three-part yogic harmonies, improving flexibility, honing focus, and increasing energy. pecializes in "100 Degrees In 100 Minutes" classes, or Bikram-styled yoga with new poses added to shake up your chakra, but there's a bevy of classes to choose from. Fold, unfold, and refoldUnfold yourself in a Yin yYoga session, or strike a sweaty pose r with a hot yoga class, which harnesses 100-degree heat to loosen ligaments, flush out cell-sitting toxins, and clear the mind of unnecessary theories of relativity. stay a few degrees cooler in Basic Hatha Yoga. Certified instructors aid your limbs in their journey towards bendiness, so bring a water bottle and prepare to twist and (silently) shout.
Flipping tires, lugging fire hoses, and lifting weights are an everyday occurrence at IHB CrossFit. Husband-and-wife trainers Melanie and Camden Drake—who are both certified in CrossFit Level 1 and higher—design new workouts every day that present new and exciting challenges to IHB CrossFit’s athletes. The workouts seldom repeat and often include exercises such as running, rowing, weight lifting, and bodyweight exercises such as pushups, pull-ups, and sit-ups.