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Monthly Archives: November, 2012

GoRecess City Spotlight: Los Angeles, CA


Home to beautiful beaches, amazing weather, celebrities...and HOT BODIES! An innovator in the fitness scene, LA is home to some of the most unique and effective workouts in the world and the fitness class options to choose from are aplenty.  Here are just a few to check out to get a body like your favorite star.

Master the art of self defense at Gracie Jiu-Jitsu


GoRecess Studio Spotlight: Harmony Studios; West Hollywood, CA


About the Owner: Karen Schwalbe Jones has built Harmony Studios from the ground up, whilst earning a reputation for results that have helped to establish her and her staff as go-to gurus ​within L.A.’s celebrity and professional athlete circles​​–and all those seeking a slim and supremely strong figure with overall improvement in their health and quality of life.

With UCLA degrees in Kinesiology &amp [...]

GoRecess Studio Spotlight: Cross Train LA; Los Angeles, CA


Location: Hollywood, CA

Types of Classes Offered: Pilates, Power Yoga, High Intensity Training, Kettlebell, TRX


What inspired you to open Cross Train LA and how do you feel it is unique from other studios? We opened Cross Train LA because we saw a need in the fitness community for what we are offering. It all began when we realized [...]

GoRecess Studio Spotlight: Elevation Fitness; Los Angeles, CA


About the Owner: Dr. John Liddy has been in the health and fitness industry for over 20 years and has been an innovator in injury prevention, and rehabilitation from injury. Early on the use of exercise and core stabilization has been an integral part of all treatment plans. Over time the area of service dedicated to fitness grew, and in 2008 he formed Elevation Fitness which [...]

GoRecess Playground Pro: Kumbi Butler, Heartbeat House; Los Angeles, CA



Studio: Owner & Instructor at Heartbeat House

City: Los Angeles, CA

Background: Kumbi is from Boulder, Colorado and has always been a health and fitness fanatic. Her background is in teaching dance as well as personal training and she has trained in chiropractic offices as well as large gyms. She studied and underwent a teacher training program in Hatha Power Yoga under Steven Earth of Earth's Power Yoga [...]