Green Locus wants to make living a healthy lifestyle practical and simple. So at their welcoming yoga studio in the Westchase Tower Center, certified instructors teach just three styles of yoga classes—Flow, Gentle, and Strong—simplifying students class choices. Practitioners can come in for a Flow class that focuses on smooth breath and movement transitions, try a relaxing and mindful Gentle session, or work core strength in a Strong class, which offers a challenging yoga workout. Afterwards, guests can browse Green Locus's array of organic products and snacks, from live-cultured beverages to body care products. The studio has also partnered with Tampa Bay Organics to offer organic food pick-up and delivery, all part of their commitment to helping students live a lifestyle of wellness by avoiding shopping carts with one broken wheel.
Xtreme Dance Company of Tampa forms a family out of its network of instructors, many of whom trained together in the past. Regardless of the dance style being taught—and the curriculum covers more than a few, from flamenco to hip-hop—they focus as much on building confidence as honing form. Students of all ages might practice ballet techniques, tap choreography, and acrobatic stunts under their supportive guidance, and they even take on babysitting duties: during Parents' Night Out sessions, they entertain youngsters with lessons and games, allowing adults to have a carefree evening.
For more than 50 years, family-owned Pin Chasers alleys have been adding perks to the bowling basics. Leagues for all skill levels, six-week lesson plans, and the immersive light shows of late-night Cyber bowling entertain families with the fundamentals. It's when the scoring systems—equipped with touchscreen consoles and customizable backgrounds—boot up or the automatic bumpers raise between turns that players might first take notice of their high-tech surroundings. As for service, the inviting staff hand out complimentary bowling shoes and socks, and will assist guests in picking out the right type of ball rather than noisily sandblasting one down to size when it doesn’t fit. The full-service cafes also manage to defy expectations by serving breakfast fare around the clock.
Friendly employees and full bars span each of Pin Chasers' three locations, but other amenities differ. Visitors can aim cues at Veterans' four billiards tables, stretch their thumbs at East Pasco's arcade, or try to count all of Midtown's 50 lanes without first extracting their fingers from their bowling balls.
Today’s side deal lets Tampa art lovers join the ranks of the aesthetic elite at one of the Tampa Bay art scene’s rising stars. For $25, you get an individual gallery membership at the not-for-profit Gallery art in West Tampa, Creative Loafing’s pick for “Best Art Gallery” (a $50 value). This membership includes:
Unlike traditional hair salons that stock scissors and shears, Blowbar Express bedazzles hairdos solely through the artful method of washing and blow-drying. Under the tutelage of a blow dryer, follicles can accomplish a number of hair-defying feats that include curling, straightening, and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Peruse the salon's full list of services to find a blowout style that matches your needs. Today's deal is not valid for the "all done up," "curling iron," or "little girl" hair services.