A flurry of jabs, hooks, and uppercuts is always in the forecast at Rhino’s Boxing’s 5,000-square-foot facility, where beginners and pros alike can throw calories against the ropes in classes that impart focus, discipline, and proper techniques. Skilled instructors don weathered gloves and whip sparring students into fighting shape, leading coed cardio workouts wherein adults and kids aged 6 and older can take out their stresses on punching bags stuffed with poorly graded school essays and traffic lights that refuse to turn green. Boxers with dreams of one day hoisting heavyweight belts can step into the USA Boxing legal-size ring with the amateur team or can conduct their own private workouts five days a week. The schedule also hosts open sparring on Tuesday and Friday nights, during which self-disciplined students can use the ring for practice or settle long-standing disputes over who should take out the trash.
Though people come to Brickhouse Cardio Club for the heart-pumping workouts, they stay for the irresistible international rhythms. Zumba tends to have that effect, ensnaring exercisers with its Latin choreography and dance-party vibe. The floors at the Oceanside club pulse with 11 Zumba sessions every week, along with energetic Brickhouse Burn toning and sculpting classes and invigorating yoga sessions. The club also hosts Bokwa sessions, embracing the new workout system that finds students tracing the shapes of numbers and letters during dance-like sessions set to booty-shaking beats. Since its inception, Brickhouse has blossomed into a franchise, expanding into 25 locations with new sites recently opened in the United Kingdom, where it hopes to supplant aerobic chimney sweeping. No matter the location, each club hosts its signature workouts in pared-down studios with the franchise’s familiar electric-blue and neon-green walls surrounding a stage.
Missus Potts specializes in funneling creativity through the fingertips. In an airy purple and turquoise room, families can gather their supplies and unleash their imaginations on a piece of pottery. Tall bookshelves support a selection of plates, mugs, flowerpots, and figurines. Artists grab their favorite piece, find a spot at a table, and let the 70 available paint colors flow, drawing everything from lost Picassos to storybook scenes onto their 3D canvases. When the artwork is complete, a studio worker will fire the clay piece, encasing it in a hardened glaze to ensure the paint lasts as long as it is cherished.
The faculty members at the School of Rock believe that immersion is the best way to learn any new skill, which is why they don’t just teach students how to traverse the notes and rhythms of guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and vocals in isolation. In addition to teaching students the technical skills during one-on-one lessons, the professional music instructors push them to fuse their individual parts into songs during full band practices with fellow beginner rockers. This combination of one-on-one attention and cooperative group learning helps kids of all skill levels hone their craft while overcoming common pitfalls such as stage fright or playing off-tempo. As kids learn to shred riffs, pound out drum solos, and summon Ronnie James Dio by hitting the correct vibrato atop a silver mountain, the classes build their confidence and kick-start a lifetime of loving rock 'n' roll.
CrossFit is a core strengthening and conditioning program. Our program delivers a fitness that is, by design, broad, general, and inclusive. It is designed for universal scalability making it the perfect application for any committed individual regardless of experience. Our clients range from 16 to 73 years old.
The thwack of fists and feet against sparring pads has resounded across the hardwood floors of The Boxing Club's private studio for more than a decade. Cardio and strength-training equipment whirs beside a forest of red and black punching bags, while bright lights spotlight a roped-off arena for pugilistic punch-em-ups. Facing off against the studio's towering mirrors, certified instructors lead more than 250 classes each month—from martial arts and workouts infused with fighting techniques, to more traditional fitness classes, such as boot camps, cross training, and spinning classes that simulate riding 19th-century chain and gear powered horses. After classes, members can get road-ready in the full service locker rooms with free towels, saunas, and private showers.
Peace Love and Yoga offers toasty hot yoga and hot Vinyasa flow sessions with fresh heat cycles as well as a cornucopia of corpus-conditioning nonyoga workouts. Drop-in classes offer a fun, nonjudgmental environment perfect for body benders of all experience levels and varying degrees of separation from Gumby. Room temperature offerings, such as feisty cardio hip-hop, free-spirited hula hooping, and spine-strengthening Pilates sessions, provide toning for the heat intolerant. The candle-lined studio, replete with warm off-white hues set against a darkened ceiling, instills calmness in students, and instructors help build the confidence and new muscles students need to remember the whereabouts of their car keys while in downward dog. The studio also offers complimentary towel and mat rental for first timers.