Boundless Yoga offers drop-in yoga classes in a variety of styles catering to benders and stretchers of all levels. Learn basic poses in a fundamentals class, or practice extended famous statue impersonations in an advanced class. Yoga for athletes is designed for competitors in training and retired Hall of Fame running backs who want to stay sharp in case the league expands to 78 teams, and mom and baby classes give new mothers a tranquil space for relaxation. With a fully packed class schedule taught by a rotating docket of 16 dedicated, enthusiastic teachers, Boundless Yoga makes it easy to fit mind-centering fitness into any lifestyle. Come in and take part of the final postures at Boundless Yoga's studio before the opening of the new location sometime in 2011; keep up on the move here or with the smoke signal scheduled for January.
From within the intimate confines of its new boutique studio, Fuel Pilates ignites Beltway bodies with a conflagration of core strengthening and breath balancing. Drop in on a quintet of group classes (valued at $18 per class) to discover how the discipline of Pilates can tone up torso muscles and align the spine so that it stops clogging with the nervous system's excess production of maple syrup. Fuel Pilates' classes include an introduction to the exercise, built around the basics of movement and mat work, as well as a more advanced class aimed at polishing up posture, fostering flexibility, eating away muffin tops, and taking an aerobic ax to the two-headed Hydra that is stress and tension. Classes are small enough for instructors to learn every participant's name and, if they're royalty, their self-aggrandizing cognomen.
Located at 1111 14th Street NW and through the alley at 1339 Green Court NW, Balance Gym Thomas Circle is the area's most unique and energetic gym, providing a truly comprehensive approach to fitness. We provides group classes, free weights, cardiovascular machines, machine weights, yoga studio, CrossFit and more!
Mint Club Spa Retreat's expert Pilates instructors lead core-fortifying, muscle-lengthening workouts in a small group atmosphere. Reformer Pilates fuses the foundational characteristics of mat exercises with the resistance benefits of the reformer apparatus, enabling a more dynamic workout and an increased number of potential exercises. In an intimate group atmosphere, exercisers will employ the resistance powers of the reformer's pulleys, springs, and bratty children for a full-body workout that helps to enhance the body’s control over its own movements. Building long, lean muscles and strengthening the core, Pilates also helps to boost the meat suit's posture, balance, flexibility, and coordination. Check online for updated class schedules; reformer classes are new at Mint's Downtown location and classes will be added in late March and early April.
New York Sports Clubs, part of Towns Sports International's network of fitness loci, welcomes exercisers to a number of equipment-stocked facilities to help attain perspiration-soaked fitness goals at a convenient location. Strength-training gear such as circuit machines, free weights, and medicine balls filled with black holes mold muscles into chiseled depictions of physical might. Calories simmer and move to cooler climates after sessions on cardio machines ranging from treadmills and ellipticals to upright and recumbent stationary bicycles. Each club offers a schedule of group classes that draw from more than 100 fitness styles, including Pilates, yoga, and boxing, to keep members from jazzercising without a spotter. Each location thanks exercisers for sweating in its vicinity with special features, such as babysitting, though Passport memberships do not include pool access.