Gyms in Chicago

Four Children's Dance Classes at Dance to Evolve (51% Off). Six Options Available.

Dance to Evolve

Multiple Locations

Enthusiastic instructors teach children the foundations of movement and basic ballet, tumbling, tap, or jazz dance steps

$72 $35

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One 30-Class Yoga & Fitness Pass or Six Months of Unlimited Classes from MetaBody (Up to 94% Off)

MetaBody

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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Eight Drop-In Fitness Classes or 3 or 12 Months of Unlimited Classes at Corefitness Chicago (Up to 61% Off)

Corefitness Chicago

Goose Island

One-hour, co-ed and gender-specific classes promote strength and control body fat with fundamental resistance and free-weight strengthening

$150 $59

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$44 for 20 Bikram Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga River North ($240 Value)

Bikram Yoga River North

Bikram Yoga River North

In a sprawling studio heated between 105 and 110 degrees, instructors teach students of all experience levels the 26 Bikram yoga poses

$240 $44

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5 or 10 Classes for Adults or Kids with a Uniform at Hyun's Hapkido and Tae Kwon Do Schools (Up to 74% Off)

Hyun's Hapkido and Tae Kwon Do Schools

Avondale

Adults or kids don uniforms and join peers in Hapkido or Tae Kwon Do martial arts classes at a school that's served Chicago since 1971

$240 $67

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$29 for 10 Bikram Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Bikram Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga River North ($150 Value)

Bikram Yoga River North

Bikram Yoga River North

In a sprawling studio heated between 105 and 110 degrees, instructors teach students of all experience levels the 26 Bikram yoga poses

$150 $29

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1 Pole-Dancing Class for Two, 10 Classes for One, or a Party Package at Pole Kinect Studio (Up to 54% Off)

Pole Kinect Studio

Pilsen

Students choose from classes such as Pole 101, Video Vixen, and Sexy Chair

$50 $25

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One Month of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes, or 10 or 15 Boot Camp Classes at Kick@55 Fitness (Up to 77% Off)

Kick@55 Fitness

Near North Side

Certified personal trainers aim to make fitness a game; 60-minute high intensity interval training workouts

$150 $39

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Five Boot-Camp Classes at CombatZone Fitness Gym and Brazilian Jui Jitsu and MMA Training (65% Off)

Combat Zone

Chicago

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

$155 $54

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8 or 16 Wing Tsun Self-Defense Classes at Wing Tsun Kwoon (Up to 69% Off)

Wing Tsun Kwoon

Near North Side

Chinese martial art focuses on using simple, practical, and effective movements at close range to defend against a stronger attack.

$160 $59.99

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One Month of Boot-Camp Classes for Kids or Adults at My Bootcamp Coach (Up to 71% Off)

My Bootcamp Coach

Multiple Locations

Boot-camp classes foster a team-oriented atmosphere while torching calories and building muscle

$99 $29

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One or Two Months of Unlimited MMA, Boxing, and Kickboxing Classes at Chicago Combat MMA (Up to 67% Off)

Chicago Combat MMA

Cragin

Get fit and learn new fighting techniques during MMA, boxing, and kickboxing classes

$75 $29.99

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$79 for One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at Mettle Fitness ($165 Value)

Mettle Fitness

Chicago

Get in shape with a month's worth of intense daily CrossFit workouts

$165 $79

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12 Boot-Camp Sessions, One Month of Boot Camp, or Personal-Training Package at Vitality Fitness (Up to 85% Off)

Vitality Fitness

Chicago

Boot camps rely on diverse exercises to increase muscle tone and torch calories; personal training can take place at the gym or in your home

$240 $35

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5 or 10 Pole Dancing Classes at Stiletto Dance Studios (Up to 61% Off)

Stiletto Dance Studios

Chicago

Classes boost fitness with flirtatious dance routines

$100 $45

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10 of 20 Triple 20 Workout Classes or 10 High-Intensity Boot Camp Classes at Fit-Results (Up to 75% Off)

Fit-Results

Chicago

Boot-camp classes feature high-intensity interval training; Triple 20 classes combine rowing, cycling, and functional training

$120 $39

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes at The Warrior Institute of Chicago (Up to 78% Off)

The Warrior Institute of Chicago

Chicago

Classes help children develop basic coordination skills and learn self-confidence, and help adults tone their bodies and learn self-control

$179 $39

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Boot-Camp Classes with Optional Meal Planning or Personal Training Sessions at The Boot Camp Guy (Up to 72% Off)

The Boot Camp Guy

Mount Greenwood

Instructors gear workouts to students' abilities during more than 120 classes, such as boot camps, cycling & cardio-kickboxing

$80 $32

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$54 for $120 Wroth of Services at Stagen's Martial Arts

Stagen's Martial Arts

Belmont Central

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

$120 $54

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After attending boot camps for a while, Maizah's motivation fizzled and she dropped the course. But refusing to accept defeat? even if it weren't his own?The Boot Camp Guy's cofounder, Chris Brown, gave her a call and made a case. He showed her some before-and-after shots of people she'd met at the sessions before she left?and was astounded by their transformations.

"That could have been me," she kept thinking. So she headed back to class determined that this time, it would be. Months later, she'd gone from a size 16/18 down to a size 12 with extra energy to boot.

As a former Marine with 14 years of professional fitness experience and a passion for helping people reach their goals, Chris knows that boot camp isn't about the stereotypical screaming drill sergeants depicted on TV. Instead, he and his trainers employ a realistic, no-scales and no-diets philosophy and focus on supplying their students with the motivation they need. They identify each student's fitness level within moments and calibrate their workouts accordingly, pitching the signature boot-camp classes at beginner, intermediate, and expert levels. This approach seeks to get students to their own desired level of "skinny", whether that's a size two, size 14, or any other goal. The trainers further outfit their boot-camp base model with nine different tracks?with one designed to shed weight?and total-body sessions up the ante with weights, resistance bands, and mat exercises to strengthen entire physiques rather than honing in on left pinkies. They also encourage students to eat the food they enjoy, and to be mindful of which nutrients their body needs to address deficiencies and restore balance.

The fitness menu unfurls a feast of other group classes. Cycle circuits combine intensive spinning with ab work on the turf and toning dumbbell drills. Cardio-kickboxing classes blend aerobics, boxing, and martial arts. All told, they offer more than 100 classes each month from their well-stocked studio, which the staff stocks with free weights, strength-training machines, exercise balls, and resistance bands, as well as a recently added indoor obstacle course.

3037 West 111th Street
Chicago,
IL
US

Beginners and seasoned yogis alike are welcome at 105F - Bikram Yoga Chicago. Here, instructors lead classes that are designed to lure students to their limits, providing a demanding physical challenge for all skill and fitness levels. Each of the three studio locations contains a practice room that is heated to 105 degrees with 40%?45% humidity, creating a sweat-inducing, tropical setting that aids practicers by loosening their muscles as they sink into each stretch.

The 90-minute classes all follow the same sequence: two breathing exercises and 26 standing and seated asanas, which use deep twists and bends to methodically work organ systems and muscle groups throughout the entire body. Instructors slowly guide students into poses and ensure that they can perform each asana at a level that safely challenges their limits. Continued practice can help yogis hone their strength and endurance while also learning to maintain a greater sense of focus and mind-body awareness, even in the face of physical distractions like another student's Sudoku puzzle back tattoo.


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Yes, Yoga Is a Sport
And Gianna Purcell is the reigning champion. Follow her journey to the top from her very first class at 105F in Chicago.


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47 W Polk St
Chicago,
IL
US

You could film a training montage for pretty much any type of sports movie at Lakeshore Sport & Fitness. Built on 3.5 acres in Lincoln Park and spanning 185,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor sport and fitness space over four levels, the sprawling fitness center encompasses two swimming pools, a quarter-mile indoor running track, courts for basketball and squash, and four fully-equipped locker rooms. Avid tennis players of all levels and ages can take advantage of the eight indoor and three outdoor tennis courts with private instruction from U.S. and Euro tour pros, or try their alternate swing with recreational and competitive paddle tennis programs.

To complement these areas, fitness instructors lead cardio classes such as cycling, kickboxing, and Zumba, and core-strength classes, including yoga and Pilates reformer classes. Those looking for an advanced group fitness workout can check out Marcelo Ehrhardt's Athlete Zone class, which includes plyometrics, strength, cardio, and flexibility training. The fitness center also hosts workouts in the pool, where kids learn to swim and competitive swimmers learn to avoid dissolving into foam. Passes grant access to the facility's advanced fitness tools, such as the body composition analyzer Inbody 520 and the function movement screen (FMS), used by pro sports teams to identify the body's movement imbalances and asymmetries.

Lakeshore Sport & Fitness gives exercisers ample reasons to stick around after their workouts end. During the summer, the rooftop boasts outdoor yoga classes and the restaurant Harvest, which offers seasonal dishes, craft beers, and cocktails. All year, the 1320 Market serves healthy smoothies and meals, while the onsite spa rewards muscles for their hard work with acupuncture and several types of massage. The club's childcare services and child classes and camps let parents enjoy these extended stays as well.

211 North Stetson Avenue
Chicago,
IL
US

Exhale Spa seeks to transform its clientele inside and out. The founding team of fitness professionals and aestheticians sought to create an environment where they could empower visitors with pampering spa treatments, invigorating fitness classes, and lifestyle education, helping clients attain a sense of control and holistic balance. Now with 19 locations across 11 cities, Exhale Spa and its signature services have earned mentions in numerous national publications, including People magazine, the New York Times, and O, The Oprah Magazine.

Exhale's signature Core Fusion classes incorporate dance-inspired stretches, yoga poses, and Pilates exercises into total-body workouts that build long, lean limbs and sturdy abdominal muscles over time. For an even more varied workout, the instructors introduce boot-camp techniques, cardio exercises, or multiplication tables to select sessions. Yoga classes present a similar amount of breadth and variety, drawing inspiration from a number of introspective and physically oriented styles. To help hasten physical transformations, nutrition and wellness coaches teach attendees about the impacts of diet. These sessions build an awareness of healthy eating habits through custom meal plans and by teaching clients how to identify the edible parts of a fruit basket.

Many of the center's traditional spa services seek to inspire confidence. Facials pamper and refine skin using everything from green tea and fruit extracts to microcurrent technology, and mani-pedis revitalize digits before glazing nails with a vibrant new coat of color. Bodywork treatments look beyond physical relaxation and focus on holistic concerns. Massage therapists can use Eastern or Western modalities to soothe overstressed musculature, and acupuncture treatments and reiki sessions jump-start natural healing processes by encouraging the free flow of inner energies.

945 N State St
Chicago,
IL
US

Beginners and seasoned yogis alike are welcome at 105F - Bikram Yoga Chicago. Here, instructors lead classes that are designed to lure students to their limits, providing a demanding physical challenge for all skill and fitness levels. Each of the three studio locations contains a practice room that is heated to 105 degrees with 40%?45% humidity, creating a sweat-inducing, tropical setting that aids practicers by loosening their muscles as they sink into each stretch.

The 90-minute classes all follow the same sequence: two breathing exercises and 26 standing and seated asanas, which use deep twists and bends to methodically work organ systems and muscle groups throughout the entire body. Instructors slowly guide students into poses and ensure that they can perform each asana at a level that safely challenges their limits. Continued practice can help yogis hone their strength and endurance while also learning to maintain a greater sense of focus and mind-body awareness, even in the face of physical distractions like another student's Sudoku puzzle back tattoo.


Groupon Guide to Chicago

Yes, Yoga Is a Sport
And Gianna Purcell is the reigning champion. Follow her journey to the top from her very first class at 105F in Chicago.

1344 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago,
IL
US

Praised for their calorie-blasting abilities by Time Out Chicago and BurnThis, TruHarmony's heated yoga classes help students hone strength, flexibility, and endurance. In beginners' yoga, instructors lead newbies through flow sequences, teaching pupils how to link fundamental yoga poses with careful, balance-challenging movements and deep-breathing exercises; pose modifications help beginning yogis or those with especially inflexible spandex. For those who prefer working out at more neutral temperatures, TruHarmony offers an unheated class each week.

For a more intense workout, students can head over to yoga sculpt and boot-camp sweat sessions, which incorporate strength-training, circuit-training, and plyometric exercises into traditional yoga moves to build the endurance and strength needed to wrangle sticky-mat kites into the air. Mornings can begin in the Sunrise Flow class, and yogis can try something new in the Barre/Flow Fusion classes. A new "Kid's Corner" offers childcare during select class times for practicing parents.

900 N Franklin St
Chicago,
IL
US

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