The Girl Spot offers a women-only pole-based approach to fitness that falls outside the humdrum routines of the average gym experience. Combining kinetic fun and an intense workout, pole fitness tempers and tones core muscles, strengthens the cardiovascular system, and provides a female-centric feel-good environment far removed from the trash-talking ellipticals and gossipy barbells that fill most studio spaces.
The consortium of professional instructors at Fred Astaire Dance Studio, which was cofounded by the legendary dancer himself, shepherds students of all ages and skill levels through lessons that span the style spectrum. Low-pressure private sessions allow enthusiastic teachers to fine-tune individual students' techniques and form using their expert eyes. Patrons can learn how to cavort through classic waltz and fox-trot romps or swivel through the modern steps of salsa, swing, or samba. For dancers hoping to hoof it up in a social setting, the group practice parties provide a one-night extravaganza of instruction, demonstrations, and amateur firewalking.
For a mouthwatering collection of American classics, Tavern serves traditional, no-frills fare.
Low-fat eaters will need to take care, however, since the menu does not feature any skimmed-down fare.
Toast your evening out at Tavern with a glass of beer or wine from their lengthy drink list.
Youngsters are more than welcome to join mom and dad at Tavern.
Gather up your friends, coworkers or family members and head to Tavern for a group meal.
Al fresco eating options are also available at Tavern, which presents a lovely patio seating area for warmer months.
Wifi is on the house at Tavern, so you can stay connected on your mobile device.
If you need to get somewhere fast, the restaurant also serves up grub to go.
At Tavern, drivers can settle for safe parking in the lot next door.
For those who travel by bike, Tavern offers bike racks for diners.
Prices are a bit on the higher side, so this might be a good pick for a special night out.
Tavern accepts major credit cards, including Discovery and AMEX.
In playing golf, the approach you take from hole-to-hole can make or break your score. In teaching golf, the approach a teacher takes is just as important. At Golf Smarter, Jerry Chylkowski's approach starts with an assessment. He carefully inspects each student's game for kinks, then doles out small changes that are easy to implement. For more advanced players, Jerry helps make sense of all the different methods and techniques floating around the sport. But for beginners, Jerry helps establish a resistance to bad habits, such as not following through on swings or diving into the nearest bush after a poor tee shot. Either way, improvements typically start to happen immediately, lowering scores and adding enjoyment to the game in the process.
More than a dozen times?that's how often Treehouse Comedy Productions has been voted the "Best Comedy Showcase" by the readers of?Fairfield County Weekly. As the first full-time comedy showcase in Connecticut, Treehouse Comedy Productions has curated stunning selections of world-class standups for more than three decades. The heavy hitters in the Treehouse family tree include Rosie O'Donnell, Jon Stewart, Bill Maher, Chris Rock, Gilbert Gottfried, and Jerry Seinfeld, who once bid farewell to standup at Treehouse gig just before his TV show,?That's So Jerry!, became a hit. With roving locations at area restaurants, casinos, and bars, the arbiters of spit-takes continue to cull the sharpest cut-ups in the country for weekly showcases.
Chris Sansonetti, a fourth-degree black belt in Cheezic tang soo do, has gathered a team of 15 black-belt-level instructors to teach karate. Students start learning the craft as young as age 4 with a Little Ninjas karate class, where they focus not only on fitness and martial arts, but also on character-building lessons such as the word of the month. The more advanced students become, the greater variety of classes available to them. Well-practiced students not only have the opportunity to train, but can also attend sparring sessions or learn traditional weapon skills with swords or bo staffs.