Inside Arcadia Sports, athletes and fitness enthusiasts find what they need to replenish their stock of equipment and apparel. Baseball and softball gloves, bats, bags, and cleats equip players for practice or games, and the store's outdoor batting cages help keep them in prime shape for homerun hitting or window breaking. Slider shorts protect rumps from abrasion during base-sliding, and youth jersey shirts protect skin from moisture with Bio-Dri technology. Exercise enthusiasts can peruse kettlebells, free weights, and cardio machines for tools to help build muscle at home.
The practitioners at Just Breathe Wellness take a holistic approach to wellness, adding aromatherapy to their array of massage options and offering clients self-care tips to help alleviate discomfort. The center?s therapists perform modalities that include hot stone and deep tissue, along with specialized techniques such as Thai yoga, which focuses on aligning the spirit as well as the body. Just Breathe also promotes wellness with personal training programs, as well as corporate classes and workshops.
Amanda Martin had her choice of career tracks?the multitalented entrepreneur excels in acting, dancing, modeling, archery, and gymnastics. To take full advantage of her range of skills, she decided to blend her interests into one business, and Beauty and the Ballroom was born. Here, Amanda taps into her background in samba, tango, waltz, and swing to lead classes that impart dance techniques while boosting the self-confidence and self-expression of students of all ages.
For the beauty side of Beauty and the Ballroom, Amanda cleanses skin with organic facials, melts away inches with body wraps, and enhances eyes with eyelash extensions. She also coaxes out inner beauty during hypnotherapy sessions that tackle everything from stage fright to fear of flying over stages full of people with stage fright.
Though aided by their studio's calming atmosphere, the therapists at Ray's Reflexology use only one method to soothe their clients. Each reflexology session begins with an oral health assessment, after which the client reclines on the massage table as the reflexologist wields the ancient technique. With a series of gentle strokes and natural, organic skin products, therapists apply pressure to reflex points on the feet, hands, and scalp, slowly releasing inner tension and inducing relaxation.
While many people spend their lives building a single career, Kayleigh Mikel has devoted hers to two. As an image consultant, she decided that understanding more about image could help her improve her skills?a decision that led her to enroll in the Paul Mitchell Academy and the International Academy for Aesthetics and Laser. As she studied, Kayleigh discovered that she had a passion for spa and salon services as well, and made it her mission to found a single location to put all of her skills to work.
Today, Kayleigh shares her aesthetic talents at The Factory. Her impressive roster of services runs the gamut from spa treatments such as massage, facials, and microdermabrasion to more traditional salon services such as haircutting and waxing. No matter what the treatment, Kayleigh works with each client to make their dreams a nap-free reality.
The inspiring trainers at each MetaBody location lead troops of workouteers in results-oriented workouts several times weekly. Sweat sessions utilize a variety of exercises and disciplines to produce full-body results in a supportive environment, ideal for beginners and hard-core core-hardeners alike. During any class, motivational instructors will use the instinctual distrust of routine to their advantage. Begin a day of litigating with a refreshing early-morning boot-camp session, or wind down by burning evidence and pounds with a late-evening yoga class. Muscles are kept guessing with new and challenging moves during each session, so participants never fall into a boring, ineffective routine, such as regular teeth brushing. In addition to the fitness classes, students receive a success guide to help prepare for imminent pound loss, a nutrition guide, and a $100 gift certificate for individual coaching. Because the pass sets a 10-class cap at any given location, roving fitness mavens can further shake up their workout regimens by vetting a series of classes or instructors that work best for them.