At Sunnyvale Hypnosis Center, certified consulting hypnotist David Allen strives to liberate patients from self-limiting thoughts and unhealthy habits by bringing the conscious and subconscious mind back into balance. In specialty weight-loss sessions, David combines his certifications from the National Guild of Hypnotists and the Society of Applied Hypnosis with training from virtual gastric-band creator Sheila Granger to help clients obey their bodies' fullness signals and eat smaller portions. Allen also aims to counteract the negative subconscious influences that damage confidence, make it difficult to quit smoking, or cause a person to unwittingly draw mustaches on the covers of library books, and⎯with a doctor's referral⎯may address medical conditions such as fibromyalgia or chronic pain.
Since 1995, Best in Class Education Center's instructors have aided students of all ages?from pre-K tots to high school seniors?in their academic journeys. They calibrate small-group and private math and English lessons that push each student at an individualized pace, helping struggling students catch up to speed or edifying advanced pupils seeking more of a challenge. The tutors give homework assignments for the kids to work on throughout the week, as well as administer weekly tests to assess their progress.
In addition to boosting success in current classes, the staff helps older students ready themselves for post-secondary schooling with SAT prep classes and college admission workshops, which help applicants decide on the right place, craft an impressive personal statement, and shimmy into their dream school's mascot costume before campus visits.
During his eight years of service in the Marine Corps, Montique Williams led an effort to whip soldiers into shape and to maintain weight standards. The experience made him realize that despite a heavily regimented setting, workouts can affect bodies in different ways. When he helmed his own cross-training program, he applied that lesson to his classes, adjusting drills and motivational strategies to suit each student. Likewise, he tailors his nutrition coaching to different goals and body types, drawing from detailed questionnaires, food journals, and trips to the grocery store to formulate dietary plans.
The NESTA-certified trainer has identified support as the second integral part of an effective exercise regimen. That's why his 45-minute sessions take place in a group environment, where positive encouragement trumps boot-camp-sergeant behavior such as yelling and forcing recruits to take timeouts for not tying their shoes properly.
Huntington Learning Center has been a part of the academic landscape for more than four decades. Through individual academic evaluations, small class sizes, and an accomplishment-focused teaching style, tutors help each student achieve academic success. From reading and mathematics to study skills and test preparation, the programs are perfect for any student in grade school, or any undercover officer hoping to infiltrate a grade school.