GolfTEC's thirteen locations in the Los Angeles area, all staffed by experienced golfing professionals and computers who’ve sworn allegiance to the Three Laws of golfing robotics. Motion sensors and high-speed cameras monitor your swing and break down your form on a high-definition video display. GolfTEC’s certified teaching professionals point out your flaws, strengths, and coach you on how to permanently improve your game, from tee to green. Sensors chirp with approval when you’ve executed a perfect stroke or cracked an especially witty golfing joke.
Equipment: Muay thai pads, boxing gloves, sparring gear, weapons, Revgear
Students should bring: Workout clothes, towel
Average class length: 30-60 minutes
Number of Staff: 1?5 people
Class location: Mix of indoor and outdoor classes
Good for beginners: Yes
Guests allowed: Yes
Parking: Parking lot
Pro Tip: Have fun
The three founders of Spokes Indoor Cycling have three distinctly different fitness backgrounds. Bridgette Strong has led an active lifestyle her whole life, first as a dancer, then as a black belt in tae kwan do who chases down litterers in her spare time. Debbie Childs, on the other hand, didn’t get into working out until her mid-forties, and has since evolved into an accomplished marathon, half-marathon, and 5K runner. Alternatively, Leigh Moore was an athlete as a youth, but only became serious about her health as an adult after she lost her mother to diabetes-prompted liver disease, and was then diagnosed with type 2 diabetes herself.
Yet, despite their diverse fitness journeys, indoor cycling brought these three entrepreneurs together. At Spokes, the trio has amassed a team of instructors who lead lively sessions complete with mood lighting and music videos. Students can hop on a Keiser m3 bike for straight cycling classes or one of two hybrid classes; Cyclebarre follows 20 minutes of cardio cycling with a 40-minute barre workout, and Cycle & Circuit, splits an 80-minute class between cycling and circuit training.
Starting kids as young as 12 months on the path to strength and confidence, the instructors at Fun & Fit Gymnastics hope to build foundations that will shape their students for the good. The philosophy here centers around finding the best class for each child. In that process, instructors pair kids with others of similar age and ability levels to develop not just athletic skills, but social ones too. The enormous facility also contributes to the curriculum, with a 50-foot spring-suspended tumbling floor, beams, bars, vaults, trampolines and a 5-foot-deep foam-filled pit used for fun and to enhance safety.
In a colorful gym filled with swings, slides, climbing nets, and trampolines, We Rock the Spectrum provides a nurturing and fun environment for children across the autism spectrum. The nonprofit's approach to special education is individualized, outcome-oriented, and inclusive?it isn't segregated or remedial. These principles add up to a safe place for kids to build self-esteem at the same time that they're strengthening muscles, enhancing sensory processing, and having fun.
Hugo Cherre is an expert when it comes to teaching gymnastics to children, for he was once a child gymnast himself. The owner of Hugo's Gymfitness has been practicing the sport his entire life, a devotion that culminated in becoming the National Gymnastics Champion of Peru and a member of the U.S. gymnastics team in the 1984 Olympics. He employs his expertise to help his students reach their goals, whether they want to compete internationally or learn how to cartwheel their way out of a fight.
In addition to gymnastics, Hugo leads programs in cheerleading, dance, martial arts, and even rock climbing. His facilities are well equipped to host such a wide variety of sports, outfitted with foam pits, a tumbling floor, a climbing wall, and a spectator area where parents can watch and cheer.