How do you “define” wellness? Ask Ellen Park, owner of DEFINE Body & Mind in Allendale. “We have a different way of doing things. Our classes offer sustainability in exercise that you cannot get from other programs that incorporate a lot of stress to the body. We support strong bodies while being kind to your joints.”
When Ellen moved to Bergen County, she checked out fitness clubs, but could not find anything that she loved. “Everything felt very singular,” she says. “So, I decided to start my own. I researched many fitness franchises and DEFINE really spoke to me.” Ellen liked the various disciplines of exercise as well as the philosophy of health and well-being for the body and mind.
Hammock - Similar to aerial yoga, but focus on lengthening and stretching the body. The workout helps decompress the spinal cord; great for lower back pain and sciatica sufferers.
Mindball - Utilizing a Yamuna Mindball which is perfect for runners to roll out calves, hamstrings, and hips.
Body - Ballet barre class which combines small and large movements with isometrics.
Bounce - High-intensity interval training on a trampoline combining cardio and weight training.
Cycling - Builds strength and endurance while being joint-friendly.
Many classes are uniquely scheduled back-to-back so that members can attend two complementary sessions the same day.
“DEFINE’s philosophy is to keep everything in balance,” says Ellen. “The connection of body and mind throughout your workout routine is what we are all about.”
49 West Allendale Ave, Allendale 201.783.8008