"We give kids the confidence to protect themselves." These eight words sum up the motto for MartialArtsProgramsforkids.com as well as the mission of their curriculum. At a wealth of locations along the East Coast, youngsters learn confidence, discipline, and respect as they boost skills in a variety of disciplines, including jiu-jitsu and mixed martial arts. The skills learned in these lessons can also help them defend themselves in the face of bullies and family cats that won't share the remote control.
Kickboxing.com represents a conglomeration of schools from all around the world, including locations in America, Japan, Singapore, and the Dominican Republic. They focus on high-quality training from different disciplines of martial arts that range from kenpo karate to capoeira and taekwondo. Each school combines the art of kicking with the basis of Western boxing to create devastating combinations that use every limb.
Anyone who has been through a CrossFit workout knows that it's not for the faint of heart. The instructors push students to the very brink of their abilities, running them through a gauntlet of functional exercises that use ropes, kettlebells, and even full-size tires. It's not something that young kids would seem partial to.
CrossFit Kids Port Chester begs to differ. The revolutionary program takes the best qualities of CrossFit—fun workouts, constantly changing routines—and tailors them to kids aged 3–17. The result is an effective workout that lets kids of all skill levels burn off steam without ripping their homework to shreds. The trainers make every effort to ensure that kids stay engaged and, most importantly, safe; instructors are certified by the American Red Cross in first aid and CPR.
Fit Body Boot Camp's instructors all over the world share a common goal: to help clients hit their fitness and weight-loss goals with regimented training programs. Trainers lead group workouts that combine cardio with resistance exercises, strength training, and light alligator wrestling. They design the workouts to be as time-effective as possible and vary the routines constantly to avoid workout plateaus that can leave clients feeling uninspired. Trainers empower their students with healthy eating guidelines to keep motivation high outside of class.
During one-on-one sessions, certified personal trainers plan out tailored fitness programs, which clients can take with them to Fit Body Boot Camp?s gyms to continue shaping up on their own.
YogaVie owner Dana Yeminy wants each of her students to have a supportive and comfortable space in which to grow their individual yoga practice. Inside her serene studio in Port Chester, Dana and her staff of experienced instructors teach intimate Vinyasa-style yoga classes for all levels, encouraging students to take each class at their own pace, using variations and modifications if necessary. In open level Vinyasa classes, students work to link breath with flowing postures, while foundations of yoga sessions help them deepen their understanding of basic yoga poses and ideals.
Big believers in karma, YogaVie donates ten percent of their profits to local charities.
At CrossFit Port Chester, trainers lead classes that enhance cardio, stamina, strength, speed, and agility. In their gym replete with gymnastics rings, TRX ropes, barbells, and more, they put participants through an intense workout of the day, which consists of full-body, functional exercises that work all muscle groups. To ease newcomers into the method, they first train them on CrossFit’s nine movements with a three-session fundamentals course, ensuring safety while removing any intimidation factors.