Good ideas often come from a simple formula, such as the PB&J sandwich, the BLT, or the BLT&J. At Fusion Fitness & Yoga, the body-nourishing combination is simply a blend of yoga and Pilates principles. Designed by fitness professional Debbie Wolff, Fusion's signature group workouts integrate breath control, focus, fluid motions, and core-strengthening exercises along with various other fitness techniques. During group sessions, she and her team of instructors strive to foster an environment of warmth by encouraging guests to smile through their workouts. The team works to provide personal attention to each student, offering adjustments to moves to accommodate varying fitness levels.
Fusion's instructors also lead several other fitness classes, including boot camp, spinning, and Zumba—a dance-centered workout that is more enjoyable than doing the hand jive on a treadmill.
Inside Koko FitClub's tranquil workout studio, orange-and-white cardio and weight machines wait quietly for a guest's unique Koko key to bring them to life. The key, packed with information about guests' exercise history and goals loads up a fully custom 30-minute workout for each visit. Exercises are carefully broken down in easy-to-follow instructions, adapting as guests progress and spouting pep talks when energy wanes.
Designed by experienced trainers, the programs are designed to build muscle and torch fat in all areas of the body. To watch success unfold, guests can chart their progress from a store of information accumulated during each session, which also allows guests to map their performance at home.
Acceptance and empowerment take center stage at Sabeena Yoga, where experienced yogi and studio owner Shelli August helps others unite a healthy mind, body and spirit. August encourages her students to follow Swami Vishnu-devananda?s five points of yoga: proper exercise, proper breathing, proper relaxation, proper diet, and positive thinking and meditation. During hatha and raja yoga classes, she and her team of yogis help students of all ages and abilities boost flexibility, strength, and balance. They also hold meditation sessions and Kirtan meetings, which incorporate singing and chanting, and reiki sessions, which promotes spiritual healing, stress reduction, and relaxation.
A decorative waterfall's tranquil babbling harmonizes to the music that lilts through Yoga 4 Life?s studio. Led by a certified instructor, students of all experience levels breathe through asanas or postures meant to strengthen muscles during a roster of classes, including the special Yin class that focuses on deep muscle stretches designed to alleviate stress or injuries.
Lubov is a nutritional specialist certified in personal training and kettlebell instruction. Gary's a paramedic and firefighter. Together they combined experiences to build the wellness program they dubbed Xtreme Body Upgrade. It's a system that focuses on cardio and strength training to burn up to 1,000 calories a session. To get the job done, they use a wide variety of equipment, including kettlebells, dumbells, heavy bags, and resistance bands. Body-weight resistance exercises are a big part of the method, too. The trainers perform exercises indoors and outdoors to prevent the feeling of being cooped up and restricted in a gym-only routine. They also divide classes into varying fitness levels, making the system available to anyone interested in reshaping their body.
Studio 4 Fitness’s personal trainers each boast at least a decade of fitness-training experience. They put their wealth of knowledge to use in prescribing exercises designed to generate the results a client is most interested in, whether that’s building general muscle mass or finally beating his or her boss in the cage-fighting portion of the quarterly review at the office. They hold their one-on-one sessions within the studio’s amply equipped workout rooms, where tractor tires flip past weight-lifting machines and resistance bands stretch the length of the room. In addition to fitness consultations, they offer chiropractic and massage services to help keep bones and muscles aligned and healthy as clients bulk up or lose weight.