CLASSES WE OFFER

BODYSHRED JILLIAN MICHAELS BODYSHRED™ is a high intensity and endurance based 30 minute workout. It is a fun, effective, 30-minute, high intensity, metabolic conditioning workout. It’s kinetic, it’s energetic; it provides the ultimate challenge, regardless of level. Utilizing Jillian's 3-2-1 interval approach to whole body circuit training (3 min. of strength, 2 min. of cardio, 1 min. of abs), BODYSHRED™ integrates all of the most progressive exercise science techniques used by world-class athletes into one program. Elite workout methods like HIIT, PHA, plyometrics, super-setting, combo lifting, 3-dimensional movement possibilities, functional bodyweight training and much more.

 

Benefits: This class brings together all the workout methods listed above in one powerful class that offers you the most successful way to get lean and shredded fast. BODYSHRED™ not only burns more calories while you’re training, but can literally ACCELERATE your metabolism long after the workout is finished so you continue burning fat and calories at a higher rate - for up to 72 hours post training

You will shed fat, define muscle, transform the look of your entire physique, and dramatically enhance your overall health and athletic performance. 

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BOOT CAMP classes are a physical training program designed to build strength and fitness through a variety of intense intervals over a 1 hour period of time. Intervals can include but are not limited to dynamic stretching, running, lifting weights, pulling rubber TRX straps, pushups/sit-ups and plyometric activities. Sessions usually finish with yoga-type stretching.

 

Benefits: Boot camp classes help participants lose body fat, increase cardiovascular efficiency, increase strength, and help people get into a routine of regular exercise. . It has long been known that regular aerobic exercise can help to reduce high blood pressure, hypertension and combat stress while improving one’s mental health. Part of this is due to the release of endorphins, which act as a mood elevator. During the boot camp classes a sense of team and camaraderie is formed increasing the sense of accountability and competition.

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CIRCUIT TRAINING is a form of body conditioning
or resistance training using a combination of high-intensity, low intensity and muscle endurance exercises. It targets strength building, cardiovascular and muscular stamina. An exercise "circuit" is the completion of a round of assigned exercises in the program. When the circuit is complete, participants begin the circuit for a second and third round. Circuits are designed for full body conditioning at the specific level of fitness for each participant.

 

Benefits: Circuit training has been shown to be the most time efficient way to enhance cardiovascular fitness and muscle endurance. Studies show that circuit training helps women to achieve their goals and maintain them longer than other forms of exercise or diet. 

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DANCERCIZE This high or low intensity dance-based cardio workout uses fun music and groovy body-shaping moves to bring upon transformation of your body, boost your mood and ignite your energy.  There are always modified movements and lower intensities provided for all fitness levels.

 

Benefits: The dancing will boost your metabolism and blast fat fast. Studies show that dancing can help us, stay flexible, and improve our balance and posture, while we remain flexible. Additionally it has been proven to reduce stress, raise our kinesthetic awareness and brighten our mood. 

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PERSONAL TRAINING is truly an investment in one’s own health and well-being. Each session is different from the next, focused exclusively on your goals and desires. The sessions can include the following components cardio, weight training, balance, core work, TRX, Hiit (High Intensity Internal Training), Plyometrics, functional body weight training and more. The trainer will bring new perspectives and ideas on health, nutrition and fitness.  The trainer is there to hold you accountable and motivate you. Trainers can help you create a routine that is attainable for your lifestyle.  

 

Benefits: Working individually with a trainer allows you to have solid, consistent, non-judgmental support. The trainer is able to give you guidance and correction or proper technique and form to help with injury prevention or rehabilitation. When hiring a personal trainer you have the ability to adjust the training for sports specific training and make your program personalized each session. This will maximize both your workout and your time while you’re building a relationship to corroborate on your health and achieve your desired results.

RUNNING is a form of exercise in which at regular points during the running cycle both feet are off the ground. This is in contrast to walking, where one foot is always in contact with the ground.  Running classes vary between speeds, ranging from jogging to sprinting. Different speeds and distances are appropriate for different individual health and fitness levels. For new runners, it takes time to get into shape. The key is consistency.

 

Benefits: Running helps with weight loss, improved cardiovascular and respiratory health, improved cardiovascular fitness, reduced total blood cholesterol, increase in metabolism, strengthening of bones (and potentially increased bone density). Like all forms of regular exercise running has been shown to strengthen immune system, improve self-esteem and can slow or reverse the effects of aging.

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STEP AEROBICS is a form of aerobic workout distinguished from other types of aerobic exercise by its use of a step, specific to this format.  The height can be tailored to individual needs by inserting or removing risers under the step. 

 

Benefits: Step aerobics helps burn calories and fat. It also helps to reduce stress, promote restful sleep, strengthen muscles and gives the body a more streamline appearance. The number of calories burned depends on the speed of movements, step height, and length of exercise. Exercise sessions can create social connections with others, and as with other  low-impact aerobics is suitable for all ages, and ability.

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TRX TRAINING Workout using the TRX Suspension Trainer. The TRX Suspension Trainer is the original, best-in-class workout system that leverages gravity and your bodyweight to perform hundreds of exercises. You're in control of how much you want to challenge yourself on each exercise - because you can simply adjust your body position to add or decrease resistance. By utilizing your own bodyweight, the TRX Suspension Trainer provides greater performance and functionality than large exercise machines.

 

Benefits: The TRX trainer will deliver a fast, effective total-body workout, help build a rock-solid core, increase muscular endurance, benefits people of all fitness levels (pro athletes to seniors), and can be set-up anywhere (gym, home, hotel or outside)

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WEIGHT TRAINING classes use a weight to oppose the force generated by muscle through concentric or eccentric contraction to develop strength and larger skeletal muscles. Weight training targets specific muscle groups with specific exercises and types of movement. 

 

Benefits: The benefits of weight training include greater muscular strength, improved muscle tone and appearance, increased endurance and enhanced bone density. Weight lifting and resistance training can also lead to a multitude of medical benefits including, reduced blood, increased bone mineral density and improved cardiovascular health.

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YOGA classes are designed with YogaFit philosophy to improve the health, performance, and mental acuity of athletes or individuals interested in improving their level of fitness. Based on the ancient fitness science of hatha yoga, it blends balance, strength, flexibility and power in a fitness format. YogaFit overcomes the mystery of yoga by delivering a practical, user-friendly style, which is accessible, understandable, and doable by individuals at any level of fitness. The YogaFit style reduces the risk of injury and augments recovery for ailments including stress, lower back pain and tension.

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Corporate Wellness Program

Let us be part of your corporate wellness program. With growing focus on employee health, corporate wellness programs are increasingly becoming the order of the day. Research done by American Sports Data shows those individuals who exercise frequently stayed home from work on an average 2.11 days annually compared to 3.06 days for individuals who were sedentary. These statistics alone stress the importance of setting up corporate wellness programs.

 

Employers are now encouraged to create safe work environments, improve employee health and implement strategies that reduce medical costs as well as increase employee morale and on-the-job efficiency.

 

Fitness Analysis and Goals

Keeping your fitness level in mind, think about why you want to start a fitness program. Perhaps your doctor has suggested that you start a fitness program to lose weight. If you're already active, perhaps you want to rev up your fitness program to prepare for a 5K race or get ready for a favorite sport. Having clear goals can help you stay motivated. Allow us to help analyze your fitness and create goals that are specific to you.

 

Nutritional Therapy Support

Get support by scheduling an appointment with Emma Davis Ganger our nutritional therapist at Wild Roots Nutrition. We work closely together to make sure you are meeting your fitness goals.

• Assessment of your current nutrition status using functional testing

  and an in-depth questionnaire

• Food Journal Analysis

• Recommendations and recipes for gradual changes toward the eating

• Education on proper food preparation and kitchen tips to make it

  manageable

• Continued support via phone and email

SALON

Essence now located at Salon Divine

7341 35th Ave NE

Seattle WA 98115

CALL: 206-523-1187​

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HOURS

Our hours vary, please contact us or come by for an appointment.

 

PARKING

There is a small parking on 35th Ave south of 75th between the dentist and the cleaners. There is also street parking on 35th Ave NE.

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Your appointments are very important to us, they are reserved especially for you. We understand that sometimes
schedule adjustments are necessary; therefore, we respectfully request at least 24 hours notice for cancellations.

We have the right to charge the full appointment amount for Cancellations made with less than 24 hours or “no show” clients.

If you are running late please let us know. We will do our best to be flexible and adjust, however to be fair to the other clients, those who arrive 15 minutes or later than their appointment time may have to be rescheduled.

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