Core Fitness & Spa tones and tightens patrons with a full slate of core-centric classes in the fields of Pilates, yoga, and TRX suspension training. In Pilates classes, a friendly, trained instructor leads students through conditioning exercises designed to strengthen and stabilize their body's centres while building long, lean muscles, releasing pent-up tension, and establishing proper muscle use. Hatha flow yoga, meanwhile, combines poses, breath control, and relaxation as a means of bringing bodies, minds, and the scales of justice into balance. First inspired by U.S. Navy SEALs conditioning, TRX suspension training uses a versatile set of straps dangling from the ceiling to perform hundreds of leveraged body-weight exercises, which sculpt sinews simply and effectively. Core Fitness & Spa offers morning and evening classes as well as a once-every-17-years option for cicadas. Consult the schedule for times and dates.
Living up to its name, Jumbo Video stocks a virtual Alexandrian library of movies, talkies, and at least one novelty-size videocassette. Cinephiles and the cine-curious can plan out video viewing parties by browsing the enormous catalogue of films online, organized by genre, or searchable by director, actor, or gaffer from Jumbo Video's homepage. More spontaneous collectors can plunge into the in-store title tidal wave. Some of the current seven-day offerings include such campy yuk-ups as Dinner for Schmucks and Oscar-nominated The Social Network, the fictionalized account of one Harvard student's eccentric plan to entrap the entire student body in a campus-wide butterfly net.
First Choice's trained stylists administer fashion-conscious haircuts and supplemental services for family members of any age. Professional tendril tamers sculpt a custom head shape to complement your own intriguing persona while providing tips to maintain the day-to-day style on the go, at home, and in the gypsum mine. Drop by on a dime for a wash, cut, and style (adults $15.95, kids $11.25), as no appointment is necessary. Primo primp masters opt for specialized styling ($11.50), colouring ($44), and highlights ($58). First Choice stocks a comprehensive spread of quality, professional products to maintain the most charming of coiffures.
Polished wooden floors absorb glittering sunrays that carry the sparkle of nearby St. John’s Harbour's waters as the beams break through a wall of windows framing the salon. Patrons with heads dappled in highlight foils or in the midst of a chic new haircut gape in awe at the stunning views, but Icons’ well-trained staff doesn’t skip a beat as they continue with their artful coiffing duties at their respective styling stations. The team’s focus and attention to detail is bolstered with ongoing training throughout the year, which keeps them abreast of current styling, colouring, and fashion trends. As a Kérastase and Shu Uemura salon, Icons’ crew maintains hair's health and stylish shape via a smattering of beautifying treatments executed with salon-calibre products from brands such as Goldwell and L’Oréal Professionnel. While specializing in the grooming of guests' topmost exteriors, Icons’ staff also revamps physiques with spa services such as facials to purify complexions or waxing services that prepare bodies for aerodynamic dives into office-appropriate unitards.
Salon 56 aestheticians cleanse, wax, and massage the winter grime off seasonally tarnished bodies and send them back out ready for spring. The one-hour facial is customized for each client's skin type, starting with a rich cleanser that purges pores of wintry debris and hibernating varmints. A gentle exfoliator then freshens the skin, followed by a serene massage and a treatment masque. The facial concludes with a moisturizing day and eye cream that quenches thirsty cells and calls them cab if they have one too many. Waxing services uproot hairs from specific spots such as the chin ($11) and underarm ($22), or combine services to maximize follicle eviction in minimal time, including eyebrow and lip ($22) or full leg plus Brazilian ($87). New clients also receive a welcome package that includes three coupons for future visits: a complimentary eyebrow waxing when purchasing to other aesthetic services, $10 off next visit, and 20 per cent off any retail package. One coupon may be used per future visit and may not be used in conjunction with today's Groupon or standard superhero discount.
Torbay caters to families and customers of all ages with a variety of body-tending services. Shimmy seekers retire to a separate room to utilize one of the salon's CrazySlim vibration machines. After removing shoes, guests step onto the device's base plate and choose hand and back positioning on side handlebars and padded rests. Each 10-minute mixing session vibrates bodies vertically through the rotations of an oscillating plate, enabling recipients to experiment with midsession exercises and positions including push-ups, squats, and stop, drop, and rolls. Services best suit clients looking to reduce chronic pain and cellulite, facilitate digestion, improve muscle flexibility and balance, and experience life as a Tickle Me Elmo.