I Am Yoga Wellness Studio started as a vision of a center where people could come to nourish their bodies, minds, and souls. They employ more than 15 certified instructors who teach more than 30 classes a week in disciplines such as yoga, meditation, Pilates, and tai chi. More than just a yoga studio, the wellness center also harbors a therapy space with four rooms that offer massages, facials, a sauna, and other spa services. Balance, the onsite juice and food bar, nourishes bodies with healthy sandwiches, soups, herbal teas, and fresh juices.
Before they discovered TRX training, A List Fitness owners Vince and Lori were itching for a new exercise regimen. Vince's experience with college baseball and other competitive sports gave him the same tenacity as Lori's seven years as a personal trainer, and together, they explored ways to enhance their gym's class curriculum. Once they tried the suspension system for themselves, they added it to the roster immediately.
TRX now shares the spotlight with other one-hour group classes, such as power yoga, team sport training, and outdoor running sessions. Vince and Lori stand by the suspension bands' capacity to tone muscle and hone balance, effects that have made it the preferred workout of acrobat moving companies. During routines, instructors demonstrate modifications for all strength levels to ensure every guest can flex safely and comfortably.
Fit Body Boot Camp's instructors all over the world share a common goal: to help clients hit their fitness and weight-loss goals with regimented training programs. Trainers lead group workouts that combine cardio with resistance exercises, strength training, and light alligator wrestling. They design the workouts to be as time-effective as possible and vary the routines constantly to avoid workout plateaus that can leave clients feeling uninspired. Trainers empower their students with healthy eating guidelines to keep motivation high outside of class.
During one-on-one sessions, certified personal trainers plan out tailored fitness programs, which clients can take with them to Fit Body Boot Camp?s gyms to continue shaping up on their own.
As they enter the training circle at Curves, female guests come face-to-face with the smiles of other women. And just as points on a circle share a common distance from the circle's center, workout participants share the experiences of those nearby, trading stations throughout the 30-minute training session. One minute is spent on a piece of strength-training equipment built for feminine frames and designed to work two opposing muscle groups with a single movement. Exercisers then move on to a recovery station, where they run, jog, or dance to maintain heart rates and keep platforms in place during momentary losses of gravity.
From quick sessions of speed pedaling to simulated uphill climbs, the cardio workouts at Cyclefit Spin Studio recreate intensive bike rides without exercisers ever having to step outdoors. Participants burn up to 500 calories every 30 minutes atop Livestrong spin bikes, which adjust to fit myriad shapes and sizes. Set to upbeat tunes personally selected by each instructor, workouts boost energy, reduce fat, and tone muscles. Separated into beginner and intermediate/advanced sessions, each class is capped at 12 students so teachers can better cater to their pupils? skills and needs.
Unless you count watching a Star Trek episode or waiting in line at the DMV, 45 minutes isn't a lot of time to do much of anything. That isn't the case at Combat Zone Fitness. Each of its short, yet intense 45-minute boot-camp?style classes promises to help fitness-seekers burn lots of calories during workouts designed to build strength and endurance. Just one session could entail a blend of cardio, resistance training, and interval training.