Health & Fitness in South Houston

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The body disciplinarians at Grupo Cafu Capoeira instruct both beginning and experienced pupils in the traditional Brazilian martial art of capoeira, and its svelte mixed-martial-arts arm, Jaguar MMA, instructs in a hybrid styling of various martial-arts methods. Capoeira fuses music, dance, acrobatics, and combat in a fluid mélange that, like holidays with the in-laws, deftly mixes fun with reflexive defense moves. The practice helps to develop strength, grace, and physical confidence, in sessions that last 45 minutes to an hour. Capoeira is complemented by a swift gear change to mixed martial arts, a full-contact fighting system emphasizing adaptability and quick reaction to threats. Martial artists spend five to 10 minutes kindling cool muscle sticks, then 25 to 30 minutes absorbing methods and moves. Sessions in each discipline take place five days a week, mostly in evening; see the separate capoeira schedule and mixed martial arts schedule for full listings.

512 Wisconsin Street
South Houston,
TX
US

DiagnosticsForU's technicians cut the middleman out of standard bloodwork and urine screenings. Instead of requiring a time-consuming trip to the doctor's office, they welcome patients directly to their lab, where they perform general health screening, check for heart-related issues, or even test for STDs. They generally deliver results in 48 hours or less, and freely share the outcome of tests with your regular physician.

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Reservations/Appointments: Recommended
Most popular service: Routine Blood Work

5119 Fairmont
Pasadena,
TX
US

A full-service healthcare and wellness practice formerly known as InterFit, RediClinic pairs licensed nurse practitioners and physician assistants with patients seeking services ranging from physicals and vaccinations to cosmetic consultations and diabetes testing. Typically found inside retail stores, RediClinics don't require any appointments, making walk-in service as seamless as the plot of most Newhart fan fiction. In addition to preventive services, RediClinic has also expanded its services into the realms of proactive health, promoting wellness with weight-loss counseling and programs to help patients stop smoking.

6210 Fairmont Pkwy
Pasadena,
TX
US

Combining the personal touch of an optometrist-owned practice with the affordable pricing offered at optical superstores, Today's Vision helps keep customers' eyesight crystal clear. Pooling their resources under the Today's Vision aegis, the independent operators that own each location are able to offer personalized care while taking advantage of large-scale discounts on lenses, LASIK eye surgeries, and novelty eye charts that are printed all fuzzy-like. Those looking for fetching frames can browse through extensive selections from such purveyors as Oakley, De Rigo, and Liz Claiborne.

1100 Pasadena Blvd
Pasadena,
TX
US

Kuk Sool Pasadena teaches "Traditional Martial Arts" in a 21st century manner. With students of all ages, and from every walk of life, our mixed culture is sure to make you feel at home.

1001 Fairmont Pkwy
Pasadena,
TX
US

Today's deal gets you four Tae Kwon Do classes for kids or adults plus a uniform from MASTERS Tae Kwon Do Academy for $39, a $120 value. Learn the ancient defensive art of Tae Kwon Do, or give the gift of lessons to your kids or a favorite niece or nephew. Build strength, endurance, and flexibility via kicking, shouting, and tying colored belts. Studying a martial art builds coordination and balance while cultivating mental focus and relaxation. Kids gain confidence, develop concentration, and learn courtesy and self-discipline while getting in shape. Everyone needs to blow off steam, and what better way than by executing a perfect tollyo cha gee (roundhouse kick) to your sa bum nim (honorable instructor)? Follow @Groupon_Says on Twitter.

3432 Spencer Hwy
Pasadena,
TX
US