Yamashita Karate Studios is a traditional Okinawan karate studio that welcomes students of all ages and ability levels to learn karate under its experienced instructors. At the family style dojo, the instructors bring more than 30 years of experience and focus on respect, self-discipline, and enhanced confidence, allowing students to develop physically, mentally, and emotionally. The studio offers a variety of martial-arts and fitness classes, from karate for kids and adults to weapons training and sparring.
What happens when two equestrians, each of whom owns an equine business, meet and fall in love? If they're Sarah and Rusty Hill, they merge the businesses and name their new venture The Riding Academy. Established in 1986, the Hills' training center teaches both English and Western styles to students of all levels. No prior experience is needed as students learn grooming, riding, and saddling. During interactive lessons, The Riding Academy teaches western, English, and Vaulting.
Signature service: Stand-up paddleboarding
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Average Duration of Services: 1?2 hours
Brands Used: Bru-Surf, Jimmy Styks
Pro Tip: Wear sunscreen and bring water to stay hydrated.
Since its 1965 founding in Venice Beach, California, Gold's Gym has dotted the globe with more than 600 locations where professional athletes and exercise newbies gather under the umbrella of personal strength. Nearly 3.5 million Gold's members chart and aim for their fitness peaks, perspiring beneath the gaze of certified personal trainers or pedaling beside peers at cycling sessions. In a diverse lineup of group classes, patrons strengthen cores with Pilates, finger-paint pictures of ninjas in martial arts, and amp up heart rates. Many Gold's Gym locations stockpile futuristic amenities, such as cardio machines with individual iPod docks and televisions that help keep patrons motivated.