After more than 15 years of instruction in a multitude of disciplines, senior teacher Donna Trantham finally discovered Bikram yoga. “This is what I had been looking for in my past exercises. Mentally, physically, and emotionally, I feel like Bikram Yoga has made me a better person, all around.” Each of her instructors are certified in the Bikram program, which entails nine weeks of tutelage under Bikram Choudhury himself, senior teacher Rajashree Choudhury, and Emmy Cleaves. Teachers flow through the tapestry of 26 poses within an intimate space that’s decked out in mirrors and a mural of the Florida coastline, as well as heated to facilitate deep stretches and help determine who amongst them are really wax-mannequin spies in disguise.
Hayes Meats & Gourmet Foods' epicurean grocers, in business since 1957 and winners of a 2012 Business Champion of the Year Award from the Business Resource Council of the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce, cull a wide selection of premium meats and eats from around the world. A selection of deli goods that includes gourmet salads and desserts elates incisors more easily than the wand of the Tooth Fairy. Customers can chomp on toothsome ensandwiched fare such as a Reuben loaded with corned beef, swiss cheese, and sauerkraut, and surround sandwiches with an entourage of zesty coleslaw, fresh-fruit salad, and other sides. For heartier meals, diners can snag new york strip steaks, baby-back ribs, or slabs of prime rib precut into a variety of sizes, weights, and skyscraper prototypes. To fuel family gatherings and holiday-morning food fights, the shop also dispenses a slew of plattered fixings and appetizers.
Jai Michael Barry's massages are as relaxing as the new-age music he loves to create. That's because the founder of Ancient Art Massage & Bodywork, who has recorded three albums and played numerous benefit concerts in his other life as a songwriter, gets the little details right: the massages take place on heated tables and incorporate treatments ranging from ayurvedic aromatherapy to egyptian ear candling. It's also because his repertoire is so broad. Jai can spend a session relieving stress with Swedish techniques, treating head and back pain with craniosacral therapy, or manipulating the body's energy with reiki. He also leads meditation sessions on the night of each full moon.
From juices and milk to organic fruits, veggies, and condiments, Fairbanks Food Market stocks its shelves with a diverse inventory of all-natural goodies and hard-to-find seasonal items. The Market even carries products to keep home gardens healthy, such as soil enhancers and starter plants, which shoppers can use in attempt to grow their own vegetables or a new roommate to help cover rent.
Dr. Dana K. Schoonmaker started working in the field of biomechanics and rehabilitation in 1994 and has owned two personal training studios. Having gradated with a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of Florida in 1998, and from Palmer College of Chiropractic afterwards, she has culminated all her accomplishments into Chiro-Fit Inc.
Working with the likes of professional athletes, screen actors, and stunt personnel, Dr. Schoonmaker incorporates experience and knowledge into corrective measures for healing bodies of all ages, abilities, and conditions. She customizes her patients' sessions based on their reaction to force, with adjustments made and questions answered during the procedure through open communication. Keeping the activities of all clients in mind, Dr. Schoonmaker makes sure her patients are able to maintain their active lifestyles.
Pharmacy Specialists is a "Wellness Center" that includes a PCAB accredited compounding pharmacy along with clinical consultations for hormone balancing, Creation's Body Balance Program, nutrition consultations and drug utilization reviews.