Gyms in Myers Park

One or Three Personal-Training Sessions at BioChange Fitness & Performance (Up to 53% Off)

BioChange Fitness & Performance

Dilworth

Personal trainer draws on his own experiences with weight loss to push clients toward their fitness goals via cardio and strength training

$60 $29

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$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$350 $20

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$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$300 $20

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5, 10, or One Month of Unlimited Semi-Private Circuit-Training Classes at Timmerman Fitness (Up to 67% Off)

Timmerman Fitness

Charlotte

Instructors guide small groups through high-intensity circuit-training workouts; cardio exercise and strength training

$90 $39

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5 or 10 Yoga, Fitness and Dance Classes at Advanced Therapeutics: Pain Relief and Wellness Center (Up to 77% Off)

Advanced Therapeutics: Pain Relief and Wellness Center

Dilworth

Yoga, aerial yoga, bootcamp, dance fitness and flexibility classes get students in shape while they have fun

$75 $19

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10 or 15 Yoga and Fitness Classes at Advanced Therapeutics (Up to 78% Off)

Advanced Therapeutics

Dilworth

Fitness classes such as athletic conditioning and circuit training plus yoga classes such as yoga basics, Power Vinyasa, and Soul Flow

$150 $39

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5 or 10 Zumba Fitness Classes from Queen City DanceOut (Up to 55% Off)

Queen City DanceOut

Multiple Locations

Instructors demonstrate easy-to-follow dance steps during 60-minute dance-fitness classes, which sync cardio moves with catchy music

$35 $18.75

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Martial-Arts Class Packages at Kim School of Tae Kwon Do (Up to 74% Off). Three Options Available.

Kim School of Tae Kwon Do

Coliseum Drive

Learn effective self-defense techniques in classes that include a uniform and membership to the school

$275 $89

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One, Three, or Six Months of Martial Arts Classes with Uniform at Lotus Martial Arts Academy (Up to 76% Off)

Lotus Martial Arts Academy

Coliseum Drive

Ages 6 & up master mixed martial arts blending the strikes of Muay Thai & kempo karate, sweeps & throws of judo, and wristlocks of Aikido

$155 $49

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10 Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Okra Yoga Tea Massage (Up to 57% Off) 

Okra Yoga Tea Massage

Plaza Midwood

Instructors take students through a series of poses and breathing exercises that strengthen cores and improve flexibility and balance

$110 $46.99

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10 or 20 Fitness Classes at Studio 51 Fifty (71% Off)

Studio 51 Fifty

Plaza-Midwood

Workouts tone bodies and build muscles through functional kettlebell exercises that mimic everyday movements

$150 $43

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10 CrossFit Classes for One or Two at CrossFit Surgo (Up to 71% Off)

CrossFit Surgo

Plaza Midwood

Classes combine functional movements, high-intensity exercise and strength training to build powerful, lean bodies

$120 $39

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Three Women-Only Fitness Classes from Camp Booty Rock (63% Off)

Camp Booty Rock

Charlotte

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$30 $11

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10 or 20 Martial Arts and Fitness Classes or 1 Month of Unlimited Classes at Dojo Body Mind (Up to 83% Off)

Dojo Body Mind

Commonwealth

Martial arts instruction and strength-and-conditioning training at a studio helmed by a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

$110 $23

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Group Fitness Classes at Noxcuses Fitness - Charlotte (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Noxcuses Fitness - Charlotte

Carole Hoefner Recreation Center

Body builder David Roberts leads groups through total body conditioning workouts and exercises that build core strength

$50 $25

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Five Boot-Camp Classes or One Month of Unlimited Boot Camp at Heroic Fitness (Up to 85% Off)

Heroic Fitness

Noda

Trainers scale workout to suit fitness levels during boot camps that include resistance training, cardio, weightlifting, and more

$125 $19

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$25 for 20 Classes at Arrichion Hot Yoga ($230 Value)

Arrichion Hot Yoga

Charlotte

Instructors lead groups through hatha poses, flow sequences, and circuit-training drills during specialized hot-yoga classes for all levels

$230 $25

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3 Weeks of Boot Camp Classes from Triple a fitness (70% Off)

Triple A Fitness

Olde Providence North

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$180 $54

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8 or 16 Fitness and Martial-Arts Classes at Hayastan-IMB Mixed Martial Arts (Up to 73% Off)

Hayastan-IMB Mixed Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

Adults’ and kids’ classes teach subjects such as MMA, ground grappling, kick boxing and strength and conditioning

$100 $30

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5 or 10 Pole-Fitness Classes or 30 Days of Unlimited Classes at Pole Dance Charlotte (Up to 70% Off)

Pole Dance Charlotte

Uptown

Instructors lead pole-dancing routines infused with high-intensity cardio exercises on warehouse floors in a private studio

$75 $25

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$10 for 10 Women's Fitness Classes at Trophy Wife Fitness ($60 Value)

Trophy Wife Fitness

Trophy Wife Fitness

Groups build lean muscle and burn calories during classes such as ChickBoxing and Hot Seat chair-dancing

$60 $10

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Boxing or Kickboxing Classes at East Coast Fighter (59% Off)

East Coast Fighter

Charlotte

Get a full-body workout with this 45-minute high-intensity cardio kickboxing class

$49 $20

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Four Zumba Classes at Vibe With Candice (70% Off)

Vibe! With Candice

Charlotte

New studio! Dance and sweat to hip hop, reggae, latin, and soca!

$20 $6

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6-Week Outdoor Boot Camp from Uptown Adventure Boot Camp (65% Off)

Uptown Adventure Bootcamp For Women

Villa Heights

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$300 $105

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$41 for $75 Groupon — No Excuses Personal Training

No Excuses Personal Training

Montclaire South

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$75 $41

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Month of Boot Camp for One or Two at A Strong You (81% Off)

A Strong You

Multiple Locations

Fitness boot camps energize clients with an array of exercises that boost cardio and general wellness as they tone bodies

$200 $39

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One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp Sessions at Body Upgrade Fitness Boot Camp (Up to 83% Off)

Body Upgrade Fitness Boot Camp

Zenith Gymnastics

Kick-start the day with early-morning indoor boot camps designed to rev up metabolism and tone muscles

$169 $29

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One Month of Unlimited Fitness or Martial-Arts Classes at FTF Fitness and Self Defense (Up to 75% Off)

FTF Fitness and Self Defense

Southeast Charlotte

Students learn moves in krav maga, jujitsu, & kickboxing classes or torch calories with heavy bags and interval workouts in fitness classes

$75 $19

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$13 for $30 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons at Urban Revolution Martial Arts

Urban Revolution Martial Arts

Charlotte

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$30 $13

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10 or 16 Karate Classes, One-Week Camp, or One-Month After-School Program at ATA Karate Inc.(Up to 93% Off)

ATA Karate Inc.

Multiple Locations

Classes, camps, and after-school programs teach self-confidence and self-defense to toddlers through adults

$324 $29

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4 Week Women's Bootcamp for One or Two or 3 Training Sessions at Healing Strength Personal Training (Up to 92% Off)

Healing Strength Personal Training

Charlotte

Experienced personal trainers lead 4-week women's fitness bootcamps or offer a trio of personal training sessions

$435 $39

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Powerfit Bootcamp NC (Up to 84% Off)

Powerfit Bootcamp NC

Multiple Locations

Instructor-led boot camps get students moving and sweating during full-body workouts designed to help them lose weight or stay in shape

$120 $29

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2 Weeks of Unlimited Boxing & Kickboxing Workouts with Hand Wraps at TITLE Boxing Club (Up to 58% Value)

TITLE Boxing Club

Charlotte

Clients blast calories and sculpt their cores with one-hour boxing and kickboxing workouts, which include work both on and off the bag

$45.50 $19

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$19 for Two Weeks of Boxing and Kickboxing Classes with Hand Wraps at TITLE Boxing Club ($56 Value)

TITLE Boxing Club

Charlotte

Clients blast calories and sculpt their cores with one-hour boxing and kickboxing workouts, which include work both on and off the bag

$56 $19

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10 or 20 Women's Fitness Classes at A Better Body Fitness (Up to 76% Off)

A Better Body Fitness

Matthews

Circuit-training style classes isolate every major muscle group, including the core, and include Tabata, strength training, and cardio

$100 $29

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$39 for Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes and a Uniform from TrySelfDefense.com ($349 Value)

Try Self Defense.com

Multiple Locations

Expert instructors teach essential martial arts skills, as well as discipline and confidence

$349 $39

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Small Group Fitness-Training Packages at Get In Shape For Women (Up to 72% Off). Two Options Available.

Get in Shape For Women - Charlotte

Ballantyne East

Personal-training programs help you reach your fitness goals with nutritional counseling, small-group workouts, and cardio training

$248 $79

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$28 for $50 Groupon — Carl Roberts Fitness

Carl Roberts Fitness

Matthews

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$50 $28

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Two, Four and Six 30-Minute Personal-Training Sessions at WB Fitness (Up to 58% Off)

WB Fitness

Matthews

Nationally certified personal trainer helps clients get into shape through tailored workouts and positive reinforcement

$75 $35

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One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp and Yoga Classes for One or Two at Gunn's Fitness (Up to 82% Off)

Gunn's Fitness

Matthews

Shape magazine–lauded personal trainer and Air Force staff sergeant whip bodies into shape using athletic and military training

$125 $25

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Three, Six, or Nine Weeks of Tae Kwon Do Classes with Uniform at Gold Medal Taekwondo Academy (Up to 71% Off)

Gold Medal Taekwondo Academy

Multiple Locations

Family-oriented school hones students' fitness, self-confidence, and mental sharpness through tae kwon do taught by a grand master

$99 $35

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Private Lesson and One, Two, or Three Months of Classes with Uniform at Family Martial Arts (Up to 88% Off)

Family Martial Arts

Matthews

In private and group settings, instructors teach physical conditioning, strength, and flexibility, and Krav Maga or other defense techniques

$290 $50

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5 CrossFit Foundations Classes or 10 CrossFit Classes at Crossfit High Threat (Up to 63% Off )

Crossfit High Threat

Matthews

CrossFit workouts challenge and sculpt muscles with intense functional movements; foundations classes help beginners learn proper techniques

$100 $39

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Eight Weeks of Unlimited Aerobics Classes at Jazzercise Charlotte Blakeney Fitness Center (70% Off)

Jazzercise Charlotte Blakeney Fitness Center

Providence Crossing

Certified instructors help students of all abilities shape up with a blend of dance aerobics, strength training, yoga, and Pilates

$210 $63

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10 or 20 Kids' Zumba Classes at Weill Fitness Inc. (Up to 64% Off)

Weill Fitness Inc.

Charlotte

Kids groove to upbeat tunes, burning calories and building stamina, in energizing Zumba classes

$110 $45

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Three-Month Membership and Two Personal-Training Sessions for One, Two, or Family at Club Fitness ($99 Value)

Club Fitness

Multiple Locations

Well-stocked gym with name-brand gear, childcare house, personal-training sessions, and group classes such as BodyPump, Zumba, and spin

$99 $29

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One or Three Full-Access Membership with Two Personal-Training Sessions to World Gym (Up to 63% Off)

World Gym

Charlotte

15,000 sq. ft. gym with new equiptment gives exercisers a place to find their perfect workout in classes, on machines, or with weights

$155 $59

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Unlimited Group Fitness Classes or Semiprivate Training Sessions at Everlasting Changes (Up to 87% Off)

Everlasting Changes

Ballantyne West

Tone muscles during a circuit of sprints, plyometrics, and strength-training drills, or opt for 30-minute training sessions

$105 $14

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One Month of Full-Access Martial-Arts Classes or Three-Week Intro Program at Apex Martial Arts (Up to 60%% Off)

APEX Martial Arts

Charlotte

Beginners can boost their core competency with a specialized intro program; full access allows students to take part in weekly classes

$124 $49

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at CrossFit Northlake (70% Off)

Crossfit Northlake

Wedgewood

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$150 $45

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$67 for $149 Worth of Martial Arts — PRO Martial Arts Northlake

Pro Martial Arts

Wedgewood

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$149 $67

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$18 for $30 Worth of Martial Arts — Premier Martial Arts Mint Hill

Premier Martial Arts Mint Hill

Mint Hill

Two private introductory martial arts lessons with a uniform included

$30 $18

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One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes for One or Two People at Body by Buck (Up to 77% Off)

Body by Buck

Stallings

Indoor boot-camp classes blend interval and CrossFit-style training, including exercises with kettlebells, dumbbells, and jump ropes

$150 $39

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10 Wing Chun Kali Self-Defense Classes for One or Two at Sparks Martial Arts, Inc (Up to 96% Off)

Sparks Martial Arts, Inc

Stallings

Wing Chun, invented by a nun in the Shoalin Monastery and popularized by Bruce Lee, gives people practical tools for defending themselves

$360 $20

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15 Kickboxing or Cross-Training Classes at Sparks Martial Arts, Inc (96% Off)

Sparks Martial Arts, Inc

Stallings

Engage in cardio kickboxing classes or strengthening and conditioning cross-training classes

$270 $10

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One- or Two-Month Unlimited Membership for One or Two at CrossFit Wreckage (Up to 66% Off)

CrossFit Wreckage

Charlotte

CrossFit coaches lead total-body workouts that span athletic disciplines such as plyometrics, Olympic weightlifting, and kettlebell training

$135 $49

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10 or 20 One-Hour CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Stallings (Up to 60% Off)

CrossFit Stallings

Matthews

Students dead lift, climb ropes, and perform squats, push-ups, presses to handstands, and other ever-changing exercises

$125 $55

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6-Week Outdoor Boot Camp from Busy Bee's Bodies (65% Off)

Busy Bee's Bodies

Charlotte

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$120 $42

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6 or 12 Yoga Classes of One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Vital Yoga Center (Up to 48% Off)

Vital Yoga Center

SE Charlotte Area

Yogis lead students through the peaceful poses of harmony yoga or the rigorous stretches of Vinyasa

$72 $39

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$49 for a Nutrition-Consulting Program at Be Fit Consulting ($100 Value)

Be Fit Consulting

Charlotte

Learn healthful eating habits during consultation that includes a seven-day food journal

$100 $49

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One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp or Pilates Sessions for One or Two at Faith Fitness Studio (Up to 83% Off)

Faith Fitness Studio

Fort Mill

Trainers tailor sessions to help clients achieve goals including weight loss, strength building, cardiovascular conditioning, or athletics

$129 $25

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Five CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Axon (65% Off)

Crossfit Axon

Charlotte

This voucher is for Foundations classes. Foundations is four classes to learn the basic Crossfit movements.

$100 $35

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3, 6, or 12 Cardio or Core Sessions at With Pure Heart Center For The Healing Arts (Up to 58% Off)

With Pure Heart Center For The Healing Arts

Indian Trail

Cardio and core sessions target specific areas to improve, each followed by a soothing 20-minute session of limbering Thai stretching

$195 $89

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Three Kickboxing Classes with Gloves at CKO Charlotte (Up to 75% Off)

CKO Charlotte

Prosperity Church Road

Fitness-oriented kickboxing classes pit your muscles and cardiovascular system against real CKO heavy bags during calorie-burning workouts

$80 $19.99

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$50 for $100 Groupon — Healthy Girls Rock

Healthy Girls Rock

Van Wyck

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$100 $50

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$23 for $75 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Charlotte Shaolin Kung Fu Academy

Charlotte Shaolin Kung Fu Academy

Charlotte

Learn the basics of the Shaolin Kung Fu system during a high-intensity workout class

$75 $23

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One Month of Unlimited CrossFit for One or Two at CrossFit Indian Trail (Up to 62% Off)

CrossFit Indian Trail

Indian Trail

Instructors help exercisers of all ability levels build functional strength at an inclusive, community-oriented gym

$130 $49

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30 Days of Unlimited Fitness Classes from MBS (Mind Body & Soul) Fitness (64% Off)

Mbs Fitness

Indian Trail

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$50 $18

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Four Yoga Classes for Kids or Teens, or Eight Prenatal Yoga Classes at Om Yoga (Up to 62% Off)

Om Yoga

Fort Mill

Kids and teens strengthen as they stretch; prenatal classes are specially designed to prepare soon-to-be-moms

$130 $49

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Intro Hot Yoga Class for 2, or 5 or 10 Drop-In Hot Yoga Classes at Balance Yoga and Massage (Up to 54% Off)

Balance Yoga and Massage

Tega Cay

26 poses and 2 breathing exercises calm the mind and strengthen the body while a heated studio prevents injuries and aids detoxification

$30 $15

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10 Open-Play Visits or 10 Friday-Night Drop-Off Hours at Kidz Play Here (Half Off)

Kidz Play Here

Concord Mills

Children's activity center hosts parent-supervised open-play sessions and Friday-night drop-offs

$90 $45

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5 or 10 Classes at Simply Yoga of Belmont (68% Off)

Simply Yoga of Belmont

Belmont

Deep- and power-flow classes in a hot room; restorative and gentle yoga classes use props to accommodate all levels

$60 $19

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5, 10, or 20 Yoga Classes at Yoga Om (Up to 62% Off)

Yoga Om

Huntersville

Seasoned instructors guide students through classes that feature styles such as hatha, vinyasa, sattva, and ashtanga yoga

$75 $37.50

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Two- or Four-Month Membership Package at Snap Fitness (Up to 91% Off)

Snap Fitness

Indian Trail

24/7 access to free weights, fitness machines, and cardio equipment; membership package kicks off with fitness assessment

$316 $29

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3 or 5 Pole Fitness Classes at PoleFit Carolinas (Up to 69% Off)

PoleFit Carolinas

Huntersville

Instructors teach pole fitness dance skills to build strength and tone, exotic dancing for your sexy side, and fitness classes for cardio

$65 $20

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Four Weeks of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at SureFire CrossFit (65% Off)

Surefire Crossfit

Huntersville

Brand-new 24/7 CrossFit gym; includes a full Globo-Gym at your disposal

$125 $44

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Six Weeks of Unlimited Boxing or Kickboxing Classes at PRO Martial Arts Cross Creek (60% Off)

Pro Martial Arts Cross Creek

Indian Land

The high-energy workout that can burn more than 700 calories per hour

$125 $50

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Five Group or Private Fitness Sessions, or Month of Group Sessions at In Motion Fitness, Inc. (Up to 81% Off)

In Motion Fitness, Inc.

Multiple Locations

Fitness-focused center blends cross-training with physical therapy during group classes and one-on-one training

$100 $19

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$63 for $139 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Golden Eagle TaeKwonDo School

Golden Eagle Taekwondo

Huntersville

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$139 $63

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In association with Myers Park Presbyterian Church, Myers Park Wellness Center invites people of all ages and backgrounds into its facility to work out their minds, bodies, and spirits. Exercisers looking to shed a few pounds or simply stay in shape can lift weights, shoot hoops on the basketball court, or sweat side-by-side with their peers during fitness classes that include Pilates, yoga, and spinning. Sessions with a personal trainer guide visitors toward their fitness goals, and massage therapy soothes their muscles after intense workouts. The wellness center also hosts plenty of activities for youngsters, including basketball clinics, golf lessons, and extreme-sports camps.

1073 Providence Rd
Charlotte,
NC
US

Founded in 1913 by a team of 15 prominent physicians and business leaders in New York, the American Cancer Society (ACS) aimed to raise awareness about cancer and find ways to treat it. During that time the society created the iconic Sword of Hope—a caduceus entwined with serpents—and started a movement that would transform cancer from a death sentence into a survivable disease.

Today, the American Cancer Society funds research, raises awareness, and sponsors support programs through 12 chartered divisions and more than 900 local offices across the country. In the past several decades, ACS has funded significant research leading to a cure for cancer, and supported more than 46 researchers who have gone on to win the Nobel Prize. ACS’s programs include the Reach to Recover program, which matches survivors with someone suffering from cancer to help share experience and create hope, and the Road to Recovery program, which provides free rides to and from treatments.

1901 Brunswick Ave
Charlotte,
NC
US

Shannon "The Cannon" Hudson is an International Kickboxing Federation world champion, a fifth-degree black belt in Japanese shotokan karate, and a survivor of more than 70 bouts in the ring—yet, one of his most influential titles is "father." With two kids clinging around his waist like a squirmy fanny pack, Shannon started brainstorming a way to channel his boxing and kickboxing training into a quick, effective workout that even those who are busy or out of shape could tackle. The result was 9Round, a 30-minute routine of aerobic, anaerobic, and resistance moves divided into a circuit of nine stations. The ever-changing series of workouts maximizes morale and results while minimizing boredom.

His trainers launch the workouts every three minutes, motivating exercisers through each station—which might include jumping rope or pummeling speed bags. Online nutritional counseling supplements the workouts, teaching patrons how to construct and eat healthy meals instead of falling back on old habits, such as snacking on cheese sculptures.

1412 East Blvd
Charlotte,
NC
US

While teaching jazz dance in the 1960s, Judi Sheppard Missett decided to step away from tradition by offering an experimental class that allowed her students to simply dance without the judgment of mirrors or the constraints of rigid technique. In these sessions, she began infusing popular dance moves with specific fitness workouts to forge a distinctive blend of cardio exercise, strength training, and dance instruction. Little did she know that this ?just for fun? class was the prototype for what would become the national fitness sensation known as Jazzercise.

Today, Jazzercise takes its aerobic techniques from a variety of sources that include jazz dance, hip-hop, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, and kickboxing. The class formats, which vary according to different toning goals, are just as diverse as the program's move set. Instructors cultivate a noncompetitive atmosphere where all exercisers?with the exception of those marked as cursed by jazz-hand palm readers?are welcome regardless of age, build, or fitness background.

1600 E Woodlawn Rd
Charlotte,
NC
US

The inspiring trainers at each MetaBody location lead troops of workouteers in results-oriented workouts several times weekly. Sweat sessions utilize a variety of exercises and disciplines to produce full-body results in a supportive environment, ideal for beginners and hard-core core-hardeners alike. During any class, motivational instructors will use the instinctual distrust of routine to their advantage. Begin a day of litigating with a refreshing early-morning boot-camp session, or wind down by burning evidence and pounds with a late-evening yoga class. Muscles are kept guessing with new and challenging moves during each session, so participants never fall into a boring, ineffective routine, such as regular teeth brushing. In addition to the fitness classes, students receive a success guide to help prepare for imminent pound loss, a nutrition guide, and a $100 gift certificate for individual coaching. Because the pass sets a 10-class cap at any given location, roving fitness mavens can further shake up their workout regimens by vetting a series of classes or instructors that work best for them.

1600 E Woodlawn Rd., Ste. 300
Charlotte,
NC
US

While teaching jazz dance in the 1960s, Judi Sheppard Missett decided to step away from tradition by offering an experimental class that allowed her students to simply dance without the judgment of mirrors or the constraints of rigid technique. In these sessions, she began infusing popular dance moves with specific fitness workouts to forge a distinctive blend of cardio exercise, strength training, and dance instruction. Little did she know that this “just for fun” class was the prototype for what would become the national fitness sensation known as Jazzercise.

Today, Jazzercise takes its aerobic techniques from a variety of sources that include jazz dance, hip-hop, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, and kickboxing. The class formats, which vary according to different toning goals, are just as diverse as the program's move set. Two-time Dancing with the Stars champion Cheryl Burke is a big fan of the improvisational routines, although her advanced skills aren't needed to get the most out of classes. Instructors cultivate a noncompetitive atmosphere where all exercisers—with the exception of those marked as cursed by jazz-hand palm readers—are welcome regardless of age, build, or fitness background.

1600 E Woodlawn Rd, Ste 300
Charlotte,
NC
US