EVOLUTION Pilates and Nutrition sculpts bodies and minds through comprehensive, individualized approaches to pilates, yoga, nutrition counseling, and personal training. Pilates mat classes strengthen your abdomen, back, and hips while improving posture and developing flexibility without bulking up or stressing joints. Easy to follow and fun to flow through, these classes are physician-recommended for exercisers of every age, fitness level, and daytime dramedy preference. Mat movers meet throughout the week for hour-long blocks, typically in the morning and afternoon hours. To view a complete schedule, click here.
While Pilates is corrective, The Bar Method is transformative—much like those cars that transform into miniature weasels. An exercise superbreed combining the benefits of interval training, isometrics, dance principles, and physical therapy into one revolutionary routine, The Bar Method burns fat, sculpts muscles, refines figures, and improves strength and endurance. After a brief warm-up, you’ll tackle the upper body with weights and bar exercises. The workout continues with challenging lower-body positions and floor exercises designed to firm up your abs and glutes. This diverse and challenging workout gives you the long, lean muscles and elegant posture of a ballet dancer without the discomfort and inconvenience of being heckled by ballet hooligans. Because of its focus on stretching and lengthening, The Bar Method helps moms-to-be reduce aches and swollen joints from pregnancy and also provides excellent practice for Gumby impersonators.
Training to the Third Power aims to promote overall health by unifying the mind, body, and soul of each of its students through a variety of exercise classes fusing different disciplines. Knowledgeable and trained instructors lead detoxifying yoga sessions, core-fortifying Pilates classes, a combined Pilates and boxing routiney he, and an acrobatic yoga workout. The studio hosts fitness courses in a heated room for yoga and Pilates, a standard-temperature room for fusion workouts, and a rooftop track for its pelican-racing program.
The coaches of Manhasset Box lead guests of all fitness levels through intense functional-training workouts. In addition to offering up to nine one-hour classes each day, the coaches change up the routine daily. This variety of workouts pushes their students to become well-rounded athletes, able to perform a wide spectrum of activities, such as climbing ropes, lifting heavy tires, and spooning extra-large scoops of ice cream.
Linda Wood-Hoyte’s defined muscles almost glow. Her sleek physique radiates a youthful vigor that comes as the result of 29 years of bodybuilding. At 69 years old, Linda shepherds others through their own body-sculpting transformations, dispensing her know-how on nutrition and personal training in Wolves Den Boot Camp’s brightly colored studio. In addition to Linda, Wolves Den enlists other trainers, including Terrance, who started kickboxing at the age of 17 and is now a five-time US Kickboxing Association Champ in three weight classes. Wolves Den Boot Camp students tone muscles and build endurance and stamina in group settings, in one-on-one sessions, and in sneak-attack nighttime lessons.
The Well Loft's skilled instructors sculpt flexible forms from stiff silhouettes with yoga, Pilates, women’s boxing, and fitness classes. Springboard Pilates incorporates wall-mounted springs into an invigorating workout to build core strength and prepare students for street skirmishes with ne’er-do-well jack-in-the-boxes. Mat-based Pilates sessions stretch and strengthen abs, hips, thighs, and glutes, and yoga classes borrow from multiple yoga modalities to create a satisfying flow of postures such as downward-facing dog, cobra pose, and cobra commander. Women’s Fit Boxing encourages the development of speed and agility with regular feedback and soft partner sparring. Fitness classes vary, often combining cardio and strength training to focus on specific body areas such as the difficult-to-tone larynx.
Six days per week at CrossFit Platoon, knowledgeable coaches lead group CrossFit classes that are energized by music and a room full of motivation. The CrossFit Platoon program fuses cardio, weightlifting, and body-weight movements into a high-intensity one-hour workout that includes a group warm-up as well as a brief review of specific skills and exercises.