Following the Baron Baptiste method of Vinyasa power yoga, the instructors at Dancing Dogs Yoga lead students through classes that focus on fluid movements and take place in a heated studio. With sessions geared toward everyone from expectant mothers to advanced students, they walk around the room and correct postures so that each client can experience benefits such as detoxification and increased muscle tone. In addition to yoga, the studio is home to licensed massage therapists, who tend to bodies with custom combinations of Swedish, deep-tissue, and Thai yoga modalities.
CombatFitnessHH has reimagined traditional circuit training so it's more applicable to the everyman—and much more fun. During boot-camp-style workouts, a skilled instructor pairs dynamic movements and agility exercises with sledgehammers, tractor tires, and heavy chains, improving clients' strength in every plane of motion. Over time, the body adapts to these workouts, and better performs everyday tasks such as carrying groceries or performing celebratory dances after spiking another log in the fireplace.
Located on Hilton Head, Z4 Fitness Studio is the only Zumba-only fitness studio in the area, offering a variety of Zumba classes taught by certified instructors. Here, clients dance easy-to-follow steps to upbeat latin music while burning calories and toning their cores, arms, and legs. Every class is different, but each class is laid-back and fun—a high-energy workout designed to feel more like a party than an exercise routine.
Breakthrough Fitness Center keeps minds and bodies in tune and toned with a full schedule of active group-fitness classes led by energy-laden instructors. Yoga sessions stretch limbs and soothe stress by emphasizing deep breathing and core balance. Pedal past virtual plains and digital hills in spinning class, a stationary cycling tour that mobilizes the cardiovascular system into its own spandex-clad road-racing team. Pilates is a core-strengthening regimen that aligns and firms the body. All classes are helmed by the motivational prowess of a highly trained teacher, letting students experience the benefits of an animate instructor instead of a treadmill with eyes drawn on it.
CrossFit's supportive staff encourages fitness enthusiasts of all levels to reach their fitness goals utilizing intense, varied group workouts. During the CrossFit BootCamp, participants embark on an exciting, physique-sculpting program, designed to build strength, stamina, and endurance without monotonous routines or cybernetic implants. A certified CrossFit trainer leads the small group sessions, which build on preceding lessons and focus on mobility, flexibility, and technique. Though boot camps tend to be demanding and subject to stressful celebrity appearances, the challenges of CrossFit's energetic curriculum are offset by the camaraderie between participants and trainers. Classes generally meet on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; be sure to call for specific times.
With its sights set on community health, Lava 24 Fitness Club houses a mélange of exercise space and high-quality equipment for all conditioning capacities, as well as experienced trainers who host an array of workout classes. In the energetic atmospheres of the Savannah and Hilton Head Island locations, one-month members can let their muscles nosh on a variety of physique-enhancing offerings, including cardio and circuit equipment, group-training rooms, and weight machines for pro-grunt pinkies. Hilton Head Island members can sculpt their shapes with Cardio Pump courses, which combine compound movement, eclectic cardio exercises, and chiseling core work. Savannah's power yoga class practices progressively intense poses, and students in the cardio kickboxing course build strength and cubicle-kicking skills.