Travis Gil believes fitness comes not only from training the body, but from a great mindset as well. He knows that a physical and mental transformation can be intimidating, so he created Fitness Artist to cater to clients one-on-one with custom programs or in small groups of two to eight. He and his staff of fitness professionals alter their regimens in every session, tailoring the workouts to the clients' levels of fitness and individual goals. The private, spa-like facility has individual workout rooms that are contained by frosted glass for privacy, helpful for busy people who may feel self-conscious about going to the gym during peak times. Group fitness rooms, which hold circuit training classes that utllize battle ropes, pull-ups, kettle bells, and slam balls, are tucked away in the back, as well. Private showers and an on-site massage therapist, plus careful details such as chandeliers and crown moulding, help elevate the studio's atmosphere.
For Eliana Ceballos, Zumba is more than just a fun dance-fitness program set to high-energy Latin beats; it?s a form of therapy. After discovering the upbeat exercise form while in the midst of extreme personal hardships, she found it to be a cathartic stress reliever and a way to temporarily escape the harsh realities of life. The transcendence she experienced inspired her to become a Zumba instructor so that she could pass on the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of Zumba to others. Her sister, Valeria, lost 65 pounds through Zumba and hopes to inspire others to gain the confidence through exercise and weight loss that she did. The sisters have helmed their other studio, Zumba People, for two years. Eliana recently brought the joy of Zumba to the Colleyville area with Fit Fiesta Studio, where she leads classes for all ages?including children and baby boomers?in hopes of making exercise fun while imparting to her students the same peace of mind she has felt during tumultuous periods.
The “RoCM” in RoCM Dance stands for “rhythms of city motion,” and it’s a phrase the leaders of RoCM Dance take to heart. Not content to simply teach in studios, they head outside and throughout the Big Apple to lead classes and choreograph steps for flash mobs. Through their efforts, they hope to make dance accessible and affordable for everyone, regardless of skill level.
Travis Gil believes fitness comes not only from training the body, but from gaining control of the mind as well. He knows that a physical and mental transformation can be intimidating, so he created Fitness Artist to cater to clients one-on-one or in small groups of two or three. He and his staff of fitness professionals alter their regimens in every session, tailoring the workouts to the clients' levels of fitness and individual goals.
The team of trainers and athletes at CrossFit ?VITAS work closely with groups of exercisers, running them through the ever-changing Workout of the Day. The constant rotation of fitness regimens ensures that muscles never get so good at one particular movement that they stop developing. The intense workouts blend cardio and plyometrics to build healthy hearts and layers of lean muscle.
When it opened in 1978, The Court Club held only racquetball, squash, and handball courts. But as the fitness scene evolved, so did its facilities. Today, the club promises more than just on-court competition. It also offers group fitness classes, cardio and weight-training equipment, personal training, and rock climbing.