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Equipment: Yoga mats, barre, balls, towels, yoga straps

Average class length: 60 minutes

Number of Staff: 11?25 people

Class location: Indoors only

Established: 2013

Registration required: Yes

Good for beginners: Yes

Guests allowed: Yes

Parking: Metered street parking

Pro Tip: We don't require registering for a class, but that is the only way to guarantee a spot.

Q&A with the Manager

Exercise is challenging, and people frequently give up on their fitness routines. How do you keep clients motivated?

Throughout the class our instructors will encourage the clients to re-set the pose if they feel themselves falling out of it. Form is very important in our classes.

What is a typical session of your program or class like for a student?

We start with a warm-up, go into arm work, then thigh and seat work, floor work, under the barre work, abs, and stretching.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?

We do not have full-time desk staff, so our studio is only open 15 minutes before and after each class. We lock the doors 5 minutes into the class to ensure our clients get an uninterrupted workout. This means we cannot allow you into class if you show up more than a few minutes late.

308 Broad Street
Chattanooga,
TN
US

The multiple YMCA locations in metropolitan Chattanooga serve more than 37,000 members a year and fulfill the mission of uniting guests regardless of gender, age, faith, background, abilities, or income. Founded in London in 1844, the YMCA spread to its Chattanooga home in 1871 and continues to operate with help from local community volunteers as stalwart as I Love Lucy syndicators. Each location caters to the needs of children, teens, seniors, and families with afterschool programs and fitness-based activities. Cardio machines pump hearts, racquetball courts host fun competitions, and pools allow goggles to fulfill their original purpose: snapping the face with their elastic band to make a diver jump off the blocks faster. A sauna and steam room heat clients up after they cool down in the pools, and parents can drop their young children off at the nursery before participating in group fitness classes.

4138 Hixson Pike
Chattanooga,
TN
US

The consortium of professional instructors at Fred Astaire Dance Studios, which was cofounded by the legendary toe tapper himself, shepherds students of all ages and skill levels through lessons that span the style spectrum. Low-pressure private sessions allow enthusiastic teachers to fine-tune individual students' techniques and form, using their expert eyes and mechanical dancing shoes preprogrammed to do the Charleston. Patrons can learn how to cavort through classic waltz and fox-trot romps or swivel through the modern steps of salsa, swing, or samba. For dancers hoping to hoof it up in a social setting, the group practice parties provide a one-night extravaganza of instruction, demonstrations, and amateur firewalking.

6435 Lee Highway
Chattanooga,
TN
US

It's hard to get out rock climbing regularly. Basketball courts don't fit in the average home. The facilities at The Rush Fitness let everyone get in an exciting workout, though, with climbing walls, pools, athletic courts, and more. At 23 locations in Knoxville, Chattanooga, Dalton, Asheville, Greensboro, Winston Salem, High Point and Greenville, skilled trainers preside over those amenities. They also lead more than 500 group exercise classes, which might touch on everything from yoga to Zumba. Those classes, as well as the requisite array of free weights and cardio equipment, have helped the chain win a range of "best gym" awards.

6933 Lee Hwy
Chattanooga,
TN
US

The certified personal trainers at EPOC Fitness care about one thing: measureable results for all of their clients. Believing that no fitness regimen works for everyone, the trainers at EPOC work to make sure each gym-goer does cardio and strength training appropriate to his or her fitness needs, and the staff offers nutritional counseling and modifications to workouts to make sure clients continue to meet their goals. Members can burn fat and build calories in this intimate gym with a personal trainer, or work up a sweat in one of the small-group boot-camp sessions offered Monday through Friday.

5744 Brainerd Road
Chattanooga,
TN
US

Toes Yoga's experienced instructors help students of all skill levels expand their range of motion and develop a newfound sense of inner strength with a wide variety of classes. Pupils gather in a warm, welcoming studio space to soothe aches during sessions of Yoga for Chronic Pain, bond with their kids during Family Yoga, or boost their heart rate during athletic flow classes.

3228 Brainerd Road
Chattanooga,
TN
US