WAPAKONETA — Situated amid different retailers within the Grandview Plaza Buying Middle, Religion Cisco says her new enterprise, Overcomer Boxing Studio, situated at 815 Defiance St. in Wapakoneta, had its mushy opening in Could 25 however it’s simply beginning to get into full swing.
Cisco, 21, was raised in Botkins and is a 2019 graduate of Botkins Excessive Faculty. She commuted to Edison State Neighborhood Faculty and earned her Bodily Remedy Assistant (PTA) license in 2021.
Her household initially had some reservations about her younger age when beginning her first enterprise. Cisco nonetheless continued expressing her curiosity for a few 12 months and a half till she lastly received them over.
“It was simply actually on my coronary heart and I actually felt the necessity to open this studio,” Cisco stated.
She determined to find her boxing studio in Wapakoneta on account of her familiarity with the city and the fun she had skilled as a consumer on this group.
“I’ve all the time gone to Wapak for grocery procuring or going out to eat. It’s handy and I’ve all the time preferred the group, so one thing simply felt proper about finding my enterprise there,” stated Cisco. “I used to be all the time retaining a watch out for buildings for lease to get location for the studio.”
She is trying ahead to becoming a member of the Chamber of Commerce later this month or subsequent month to carry a proper opening occasion.
As a feminine boxing studio proprietor, Cisco is fast to level out that the main focus is on cardio and that every one of her boxing expertise and the courses she affords are “non-contact” with different members.
“I began shadows boxing once I was a freshman or sophomore in highschool, and was trying on YouTube for several types of at-home exercises once I stumbled throughout health and cardio boxing. I began shadow boxing, which is form of like punching the air. I began primarily for the bodily advantages however then I observed how nice I used to be feeling mentally after the exercises. It boosted my confidence and vanity. My psychological well being actually improved. From there I acquired a heavy bag and began utilizing that, educating myself and developing with my very own punch combos.”
Given the advantages Cisco personally skilled with non-contact boxing motivated her to share them with others by her enterprise.
Cisco stated she has spoken at space faculties to encourage college students to take up cardio/health boxing to enhance the well being and well-being of space youth. For instance she spoke to college students within the Spencerville Faculty District throughout Could’s Psychological Well being Week and extra not too long ago spoke at Apollo Profession Middle in Lima. Cisco stated she has additionally reached out to high school counselors at space faculties not too long ago to see if non-contact boxing could be match for any of their college students. The boxing workout routines within the class will help youth to alleviate stress and launch offended feelings in a constructive method.
“Heavy Hit” courses are open to anybody aged 10 and older. There’s additionally a senior class known as “Golden Oldies” can be provided and is much less cardio-intensive. The “Golden Oldies” class is 60-minutes lengthy. The primary 15-minutes focuses on enhancing steadiness, adopted by 15-minutes of cardio boxing or boxing utilizing a heavy bag.
A spread of sophistication days and instances can be found, beginning at 5 a.m. by 7 p.m. on weekdays in addition to Saturdays and Sundays. The particular class instances will be discovered on her web site.
Photographs and upcoming occasions for Overcomer Boxing Studio can be discovered on Instagram and Fb.