PPA Studios' Director of Education Joseph Giampapa, an accomplished playwright with more than 35 years of industry experience, develops students' acting skills for commercials, television, and film, emphasizing aptitudes necessary for audition success. In the four-hour introductory workshop, Giampapa schools pupils in the basics of blocking and explains critical differences between acting for camera and stage, such as projecting the voice and avoiding entanglement in curtains. Alongside line memorization and recitation, apprentices discover key acting techniques for nonverbal communication and channeling nervousness. After revealing more effective strategies for finding auditions than sending out homing pigeons clad with business cards, Giampapa describes what novices can expect from the audition process and details the qualities and abilities directors seek in actors.
Licensed massage therapist Aric Shapiro makes friends with aching muscles and promotes deep relaxation by incorporating techniques from a wide range of modalities. During his signature massage, Aric spends 60 or 90 minutes convincing clients he will not sign their backs and introducing muscles to the deft strokes he combines from myofascial release, trigger-point therapy, and lymphatic drainage. Aric also culls methods from his black belt in aikido, such as breath work and body alignment, to further alleviate pain and deliver muscles to a stress-free state. By tailoring each massage to fit the specific needs of the client, Aric can design his kneads to palliate the ailments of a wide range of conditions, from shoulder stiffness to dorsal-fin ticklishness.
Each one of Anytime Fitness’s 1,660 coed fitness clubs grant members 24-hour secured access to weight and cardio equipment and sessions of group fitness. The locations in Reno showcase exercise machines from manufacturers such as Precor, with treadmills and ellipticals sporting monitors for watching TV. The fitness emporium's staff of certified trainers lead group fitness classes or personal-training sessions customized to each exerciser’s ability and the moisture capacities of sweatbands. The staff is always friendly, making Anytime an inviting place to train.
Take 2 Performers Studio's industry-experienced instructors sculpt aspiring child, teen, and adult performance artists into models, singers, and actors with the skills and confidence to storm the stage and screen. The voice program chaperones students through pop, classical, or musical-theater singing styles founded on sound breathing, warm-up, and posture habits. By the end of each introductory course, students will be empowered to sing a full song before an audience containing at least one non-Beanie Baby member.
At Crossfit Sierra Nevada, supportive CrossFit–certified trainers help fitness seekers of all levels craft better bodies through constantly varied and functional motions such as lifting, throwing, and jumping. The Mommy Bells classes lead new moms in 60 minutes of fat-blasting boot camp workouts, where participants hoist kettlebells, stretch bands, and wrestle baby mastodons to help whittle away postpregnancy weight. For those new to the CrossFit philosophy, The Midtrack program spans 10 classes that hone 10 areas of overall physical fitness, including cardiovascular and respiratory endurance, flexibility, and how many statues hands can crush in 30 seconds. Constantly shifting workouts-of-the-day challenge students with intense regimens that include everything from pushups and TRX suspension work to dragging huge tires across the gym.
Golf Academy teaching with Titleist Performance Institute K-Vest. This system provides you with a wireless 3D animated imaging capturing 120 frames per second. This provides the golfer with a simple approach to physical positions instead of technical data and confusing instruction. We provide a simple and fun experience.