Due to COVID-19 All Classes are limited to no more than 10 students at the same time. We are reserving an hour in-between classes for cleaning and disinfecting the facility. Please bring workout shoes with you, DO NOT wear outside shoes into studio. You can also bring footies or go without shoes for yoga
Monday 01/18/2021 - Friday 01/22/2021
Our trainers take your fitness goals seriously. We understand that making lifestyle changes can be challenging, and our goal is to help you overcome hurdles and reach your goals. We analyze your body type, BMI, and metabolism, to create your individualized fitness plan, we have programs for nutrition and mental health to connect the body, mind and spirit.
With years of success and experience, we are capable of analyzing your body and creating a fitness plan that will help you reach your goals. Most plans include healthy eating, exercise and capacity to ensure the best results for our clients. We will work with you to keep you on track and motivated to reach your goals through a well designed program of dance therapy
We understand that adapting new fitness habits is difficult and often times fails. Our goal is to change your view on fitness, so that it becomes apart of who you are and your lifestyle. We strongly believe that if you practice healthy habits, you will be able to obtain a healthy lifestyle.
A Psychotherapist, A Fitness Instructor, and a highly decorated Soldier (Master Sergeant) (Nurse) US Army.
While serving in the military she was recognized in three leadership schools as the top physical fitness student of the cycle, is one of a very few females to wear the air assault badge (a very strenuous/ physical course and also the Combat Medic Badge, awarded while supporting the 1st Infantry Division and prison camps during the Saudi war of 1991. Leona made a career in mastering physical fitness, these stepping stones led to the love for movement and how it aids in a healthy lifestyle.
Her Psychotherapeutic skills have aided cancer patients in recovery when told that there were no recovery methods available, working toward healing the community has always been a staple in Leona's life.
As stated by Leona " My goals are to promote healing and growth while removing negative cognitions and images that have caused psychological damage, this being done by the creation of a network of self-help groups focused on healing, wellness, and empowerment with my focus being Dance Therapy, Movement and Nutrition.
Nutrition is the cornerstone in the field of fitness. When discussing strengthening families it begins with learning to care for self 1st, nutrition then movement. Dance therapy and nutrition both offer a connection between parents and youth improving relationships and strengthening families, and this tremendously aids to promote the needed recovery from trauma and reducing truancy.
Masters Degree - Psychology, Certified: Marriage & Family Therapist, Dance and Movement Therapy, Sand play Therapy, Play Therapy, Group Exercise Instructor, Yoga, Turbo Kick, Piyo, and Cize live.
Life Member: Black Psychologist Association. Life Member: Retired Enlisted Association.
ZUMBA - A fit ness party with a contagious blend of Latin and international rhythms that provides a fun and effective workout to a global community.
CHICAGO STYLE STEPPIN' - It's not just a dance, it's the music, the moves, the clothes, the mood. Steppin' is an art form that stirs the soul...it's a rhythm as unique as the dance itself with smooth steps and even smoother turns.
TURBO KICK - An interval based, full body workout that begins with a sports-specific warm-up. High paced intervals follow with kickboxing-specific strength/endurance training sequences and easy-to-follow combinations. Class ends with a mind/body-like (think Tai-Chi) cool-down.
PIYO - Piyo combines the muscle sculpting, core firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility benefits of yoga. It's a true fat burning low-impact program, and you'll get incredibly defined.
AFRICAN DANCE - A fun and exciting aerobic workout that includes African dance moves inspired by various cultures.
MIXXEDFIT - MixxedF it is a people-inspired dance fitness program that is a mix of explosive dancing and boot camp toning. Everything about our dance fitness program can be describerd as explosive - all of our movements are always big, exaggerated, full-out and our very best!
YOGA - Yoga combines physical exercises, mental meditation, and breathing techniques together to create the mind, body, and spirit connection. We offer Flow, Meditative, and Senior Yoga.
Emotional Emancipation Circles - We offer emotional help groups in which Black people everywhere can heal and move beyond surviving to flourishing. Where we can enjoy life in all its fullness, mind, body, and spirit.
We offer specific workshops that will cover multiple topics from nutrition, women's health, financial wellness to movie talk backs.
Our air massage chair is designed to relieve tension and evoke relaxation. Choose between 10, 20, or 30 minute increments.
Friday 10 July 20. Chicago Steppin will be cancelled due to training
So much fun....can't wait till I get the moves down... Thank you again for a fantastic dance party
Class was on FIRE very intense, so much positivity, the energy was definitely in the room, love this group of ladies
Always a party!!!
You guys ROCK!
Special Discounts on memberships and passes, all day, everyday
Normal Operating Hours:
Mon: 10:00 -4:00
Tues: 10:00 - 4:30
Wed: 10:00 - 4:00
Thurs: 10:00 - 4:00
Fri : 1000 - 6:30
POC: Leona M. Abdullah-Ward
DUE TO COVID-19 In-Balance will be open on 8 June with only 2 classes per day, no more than 10 classes per week.
Please come dressed comfortably and prepared to take off shoes upon entrance into the studio with workout shoes in hand..
We have towels for your convenience.
We do not have a weight loss program because our regiment of fitness and dance therapy programs promote weight loss as well as strength, flexibility, and mental clarity
$5.00 each additional family member
$5.00 each additional family member
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