The Body Defined specializes in providing a little extra knowledge and compassion in each personal training, athletic training, energetic healing and yoga session -- maximizing your time and efficiency. Tamara J. Walker, MS, ATC, RYT, has developed an intricate knowledge of the body's ability to move, adapt and heal.
Tamara first began her career as an athletic trainer as an undergraduate student at Whittier College and as a personal trainer at HealthWorks Fitness Centers for Women in Boston. Later, as the Head Athletic Trainer at the California Institute of Technology, Tamara was responsible for the well-being of 18 Men's and Women's NCAA Division III teams.
Tamara blends her educational background and real-life experience to create the best programs for her clients, expertly guiding them towards their goals whether it be health, healing or happiness.
Boulderdash Indoor Rock Climbing in Thousand Oaks has a large air-conditioned climbing area with over 10,000 square feet of climbing surface. The tallest sections are 45 feet and the beginners' area rises to 25 feet. Check it out and go conquer your fear of heights!
Boulderdash is open 7 days a week and you can enroll as a member or pay for a day pass. Located at 880 Hampshire Road, Suite A., Thousand Oaks. Visit www.boulderdashclimbing.com or call 805.557.1300 for more information.
Boulderdash opened a 2nd, 13,000 sq ft location in Chatsworth in summer 2015.
Birthday parties for ages 6 to adult are great at Boulderdash. Staff provides basic instruction and belaying for all participants. Ratio of staff members to climbers is one to five to ensure lots of climb time! After climbing, celebrate in our private party room where we provide tables, chairs and refrigerator/freezer.
Equipment: Climbers are provided with a harness and should wear sneakers. Climbing shoes are available to rent. Spectators are welcome at no additional charge!
MAMBA Sports Academy (formerly called Sports Academy) is a world-class 96,000 sq ft. facility located at 1011 Rancho Conejo Blvd, Thousand Oaks, an all-inclusive sports training campus designed to elevate the performance of athletes of all levels and ages.
The facility facility operates five basketball courts, five volleyball courts, two beach volleyball courts, a turf field, a comprehensive sports medicine practice for medical therapy and rehabilitation, a biomechanics lab, a world-class cognitive training lab, an e-sports training ground, batting cages and pitching mounds, close quarters defense training, Gracie Barra jiu jitsu school, a mondo sprint track, a learning center for academic tutoring and training and a yoga/cycling studio.
Sports Academy hosts competitions, leagues, camps, clinics and offer specialized programs to meet every athlete’s needs.
MAMBA operates three distinct business units - physical training academies, a sports-focused venture lab and the charitable MAMBA Sports Foundation.
For more information, visit mambasportsacademy.com or call 844.518.7246
Gracie Morumbi offers Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instruction for individuals, families and law enforcement in the Ventura and Los Angeles County areas. They offer various types of Martial Arts and fitness programs including kickboxing, kettlebells, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and self defense.
Visit www.GracieMorumbi.com to learn more.
The Tae Ryong School of Taekwondo was founded in 1982 by Grand Master Yong Shin, offering the Korean art of self defense to children and adults. Visit www.trtkd.com for more information.
Locations in the local area:
Camarillo: 2249 Pickwick Drive (805.388.5425).
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Since 2005, Jacob Flame's Tang Soo Do University has provided instruction in Tang Soo Do and the martial arts in the Thousand Oaks area. Tang Soo Do means "the art of the knife hand" or "the way of the Chinese hand." It contains characteristics of Chinese internal methods and Japanese striking styles.
Jacob Flame's Tang Soo Do University has produced champions in life as well as in the martial arts. Headed by Jacob Flame (4th Degree Black Belt) and a staff of expert instructors and managers, the University offers a number of programs for physical fitness and instruction in Tang Soo Do, such as Pre-Karate, Junior Karate, Black Belt Club, Masters Club or Adult Tang Soo Do.
The school is located at Stagecoach Plaza in Newbury Park at 300-F Giant Oak Avenue as well as other locations around the Conejo Valley. Visit www.ThousandOaksKarate.com or call 805.499.CHOP for more information.
Dance 4 Wellness is a ballroom dance instruction company specializing in ballroom, Latin, swing, and nightclub-style dancing, offering group classes and private lessons as well as weekly social dances to help you practice what you learn in a real nightclub setting.
Group classes are held at various locations throughout Ventura County.
Visit www.dance4wellness.net or call 805.991.6113 for more information.