Great Lakes Yoga now offering aerial yoga
SAGINAW, MI – Great Lakes Yoga invites area yogis to “fly with GLY.”The Saginaw County yoga studio is now offering aerial yoga. Studio owner Jenn Wilk teaches the aerial yoga classes, which started in early July. She said aerial yoga adds one more prop – a sling – and another dimension to one’s yoga practice. “(Aerial yoga) offers a dimension that we can’t get on our mat,” she said. In addition, aerial yoga offers “inversion therapy: going upside down without any pressure” and its benefits, Wilk said.mlive.com
Fitness Friday: Rowing and yoga-based stretching
Row House is located in Beverly Hills. It features rowing-based fitness classes that combine low impact rowing intervals with resistance based floor exercises for a full body cardio and strength workout for all fitness levels. Check out the video to see the action. For more information on classes go here: https://www.therowhouse.com/More: Fitness Friday segments
NOW studios gives visitors opportunity to ask questions, explore, experience change and play
Owned by Petals and Bubbles Sandcastle, the studios are a springboard for change and to dismantle unproductive mindsets. That space allowed community members to pay their own price and use the space for anything, from music festivals to moth storytelling. Community members can choose from three price points or pick their own price. NOW studios is a safe space to explore, express and process, and spaces like the downtown Ann Arbor studio seem to work. Community members can tune into NOW programming via live streaming and social media platforms.
Jump back into group fitness with these Metro Detroit favorites
It’s time to dust off the gym shoes and fill up those water bottles, but make sure to keep updated on COVID and Michigan’s restrictions on group fitness and gyms! And, be sure to click here for more suggestions on how you can help shop and support local businesses! Take a look at these Vote 4 The Best fitness studio recommendations, voted on by you! Pilates:Yoga:Zumba:To see more winners in tons of categories of local businesses, check out the Vote 4 The Best guide here. AdOur Sponsor — We’d like to thank Wallside Windows for their longtime sponsorship of Vote 4 the Best and their support of southeast Michigan’s local businesses.
Hot yoga 101: Everything to know, bring, prepare yourself for -- before your first class
Regardless of whether you’re trying to tone your muscles, shed a few pounds before bathing suit season, get stronger or healthier overall or increase your flexibility, most doctors and health experts would likely agree: yoga is truly an incredible workout.
Ann Arbor Rec & Ed offers new winter fitness, enrichment classes online
Ann Arbor Public Schools Community Education & Recreation (Rec & Ed) can help with that. During its winter term, Rec & Ed is offering a range of virtual fitness and enrichment classes so that community members can remain active and social while at home. It is a key ingredient to ensuring a person’s longevity,” said Rec & Ed fitness and yoga program supervisor Terry McNeely in a release. Adult fitness classes include weight training, cardio drumming, zumba, dance yoga and pilates. Community members can register online at the Rec & Ed website, or by calling 734-994-2300 ext.
Ann Arbor Rec & Ed introduces mini-term classes
Ann Arbor’s Recreation & Education is now offering shorter, mini-term fitness, yoga and early childhood classes online. Community members can sign up for weight training, cardio dance and pilates, Zumba, cardio drumming and belly dance classes. Therapeutic yoga, chair yoga, yoga flow and Iyengar Yoga classes will also be offered in the mini-term format. Mini-term classes only meet for two to four weeks, a significantly shorter weekly time commitment than Rec & Ed’s other classes. Here’s the mini-term schedule so far:MondaysTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySundayFind more information or register, visit the Rec & Ed website.
Small Biz Saturday: Mota Thai Yoga offers ‘yoga pods,' hybrid classes in downtown Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – When entering Mota Thai Yoga on Huron Street, community members will see “yoga pods,” red lights and neon fluorescent tape. Mota Thai Yoga studio in Ann Arbor, Michigan offers a combination of in-person and online yoga classes. Mota Thai Yoga also offers live music during its classes, which Mota said has gotten the studio a lot of attention. "Yoga is still here.”Currently, all online Mota Thai Yoga classes are considered “donation classes,” so attendees pay an amount of their choosing between $0-20 dollars. Mota Thai Yoga is at 416 W. Huron Street in Suite 22.
Small Biz Saturday: FitPoint in Ann Arbor takes one-on-one training online
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Owned by former professional tennis player Dominika Wozniak, Ann Arbor training studio FitPoint has taken fitness training online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through working with individuals and small classes, Wozniak said that the gym is able to adjust training and conditioning to individual client needs. With the closure of gyms and training spaces on March 16 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, FitPoint moved online to make sure its clients kept moving. They are offered at various times during the day for FitPoint clients and those interested in dropping-in. However, the training studio offers its virtual classes every day of the week at various times during the day.