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Entries in VIDA Fitness (2)


Learn how club design can be a difference maker, at convention educational session

There are many thoughts and considerations when a fitness club decides it is time to make aesthetic changes. And it is more than paint color on the walls, finishes in the bathroom, or the size of a mirror in the weight room. 

But that isn’t to say they aren’t all equal. In some ways, every last detail could be the difference between a membership and a family going to the gym across town. 

Bruce Carter, an industry veteran of 40 years and president of Optimal Design Systems in Weston, Fla., will go in depth on the subject during his IHRSA 32nd Annual International Convention & Trade Show educational session. The Wave of the Future: Trends in Club Design, is Thursday, March 21, at 1:30 p.m. 

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VIDA Fitness is a capital idea for a facility

If you live or work in Washington, D.C., and you are looking for a hip, modern club that has it all, then you are in luck. 

VIDA Fitness, which opened in 2006 and has six locations in Northwest part of the city, is the place to not only shape your body but also you mind and spirit. 

VIDA has all the latest equipment and features the latest classes and trends. But that is just the tip of the iceberg. It has a salon, rooftop pool, spas, endless pools, tanning beds, Swedish saunas, reflection areas, and more. Throw in eight different types of yoga classes, barre, TRX and customized VIDA classes, and it would be difficult to not find something to your liking.

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