Jersey Shore Hot Yoga offers classes in 10 different types of yoga plucked from multiple threads of the yoga lineage. Although classes differ in length, selection of poses, and overall approach, each is designed to suit novices and advanced practitioners equally. At the studio, students may take their routine to another level with varying types of hot yoga or stick to more traditional approaches, such as Vinyasa flow.
Run by an experienced duo of dedicated yogaphiles who have trained under instructors around the globe, Soul Power Yoga leads students of all levels through yoga's vivifying poses and breathing. Eight different class types allow students to choose from a compendium of yogic options suited to different experience levels and fitness goals, from simply building poise and stamina to achieving the bendiness required to fit into the smaller, faster go-karts of the future. Students melt stress in the Relax & Renew classes, focusing on tranquil breathing, and the Power Yoga classes offer three levels of core-building intensity and mind-balancing breathing. The weekly schedule offers classes seven days a week, with classes offered throughout the day to accommodate hectic work schedules and social calendars clogged with semiformal barn dances.
When it comes to relaxation, Lisa K. Girandola offers a variety of options for pampering her patrons. She and her staff promote inner calm and relaxed muscles by ushering clients through 14 types of massages and 15 ways of smashing an alarm clock. Cold, clinical technology is nowhere to be found during facial and skin services. Instead, fruit and lavender peels and masks replace lasers and harsh chemicals during the spa's sea facials, herbal facials, and optimum rejuvenation treatments. In addition to beautifying and relaxing physiques, Lisa nurtures spiritual sides by attempting to balance chakras and leading students through three levels of reiki-attunement classes.
Boxing classes at UFC Gym are simply called The Workout—not because they’re the only workout, but because they’re the most famous one. Open to all skill levels, they build the strength, technique, and tenacity necessary to succeed in the ring. Complementary martial-arts courses teach other disciplines, from kickboxing to Brazilian jujitsu to MMA. State-of-the-art weight and cardio equipment rounds out the gym’s offerings, allowing for solo workouts.
Like a delicious stir-fry, Studio Fusion's curriculum is a healthy and often spicy mix of ingredients. An overarching goal to combat boredom guides each session, and supportive instructors monitor their students with personalized guidance, whether they're showcasing a Zumba spin or one of Cardio Kick's rapid-fire jabs. Their classes range from calming mat Pilates and yoga to Cardio Fusion and Zumba Fusion—a Latin-inspired workout intensified by toning exercises and students tying their shoelaces together at the start. The staff also hosts personal-training sessions that continue to prioritize exciting routines, and instructors take their classes on the road for parties and fundraisers.
There’s a common saying in the fitness world: “Abs are made in the kitchen.” In other words, exercise alone won’t produce results. You have to eat healthy, too. At MAX Fitness, certified instructors close the gap between exercise and weight-loss goals during comprehensive 10-week challenges. By combining cardio and strength training with nutritional guidance and motivation, the MAX Fitness team can help participants torch calories, burn fat, and achieve their individual health, fitness, and aesthetic goals.