Gyms in Louisiana

$49 for 10 Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Yoga Vibe ($110 Value)

Yoga Vibe

Highlands/Perkins

Trained instructors strengthen both mind and body as they lead students through Vinyasa flow classes

$110 $49

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5-Week Introduction to Pilates Class from Studio P3 (65% Off)

Studio P3

Shreveport

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$325 $114

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$22 for One Month of Martial-Arts Classes at Tiger-Rock Martial Arts of New Orleans ($60 Value)

Tiger-Rock Martial Arts of New Orleans

Metairie

Martial-arts programs for adult and children include tae kwon do, cardio kickboxing, and grappling

$60 $22

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Cardio Kickboxing Classes at Tiger-Rock Martial Arts International (Up to 69% Off)

Tiger-Rock Martial Arts International

Lafayette

Cardio-kickboxing classes distill the techniques of martial arts into a fun, energetic workout designed to burn calories

$60 $19

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$50 for Four Personal-Training Sessions at The Bar Milton Strength & Conditioning ($156 Value)

The Bar Milton Strength & Conditioning

4

Personal trainers call upon at least 15 years of experience as they customize fitness regimens to meet clients' needs

$156 $50

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$29 for a One-Month Gym Membership and Personal-Trainer Consultation at Anytime Fitness ($68 Value)

Anytime Fitness

Multiple Locations

Personal trainers, boot-camp classes, and an array of cardio and strength equipment toughen physiques inside a 24-hour gym

$68 $29

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$65 for $145 Groupon — Mile High Karate - Bossier City

Mile High Karate - Bossier City

Bossier City

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$145 $65

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Five Fitness Classes at The Genesis Experience (76% Off)

The Genesis Experience

The Centre

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$45 $11

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8 or 16 Krav Maga or Martial Arts Classes at Martial Arts Studio (Up to 85% Off)

Martial Arts Studio

Downtown Houma

Instructors teach students martial arts or krav maga techniques, while also instilling passion for fitness

$160 $25

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Gym Access & a Fitness Assessment with Option for a Group Training Session at Gym Matrix (Up to 73% Off)

Gym Matrix

GYM MATRIX

Ex footballer shares the workouts he did with pro athletes in group training sessions that maximize results for all fitness levels

$99 $27

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$49 for One Month of Unlimited CrossFit at Fortitude Crossfit ($99 Value)

Fortitude Crossfit

Slidell

Certified CrossFit trainers lead high-intensity routines of functional exercises to foster endurance, stamina, and strength

$99 $49

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1-, 3-, or 5-Month Unlimited Membership to Foxy's Fitness Center (Up to 57% Off)

Foxy's Fitness Center

Multiple Locations

Wide range of cardio and strength-training equipment, training programs, and group fitness classes at three locations

$129 $55

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Two Weeks of Gym Membership at Toni B!'s !Avid Center (64% Off)

Toni B!'s !avid Center

Gretna

An exciting two weeks of fun and effective fitness workouts

$50 $18

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Five or Ten Introductory Sessions with Uniform at Just For Kicks Black Belt Academy (Up to 76% Off)

Just for Kicks Black Belt Academy

Meraux

Black belt instructors guide students of all levels through self-defense classes designed to promote self-confidence

$100 $29

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$26 for Six-Week Unlimited Gym Membership to Spectrum Fitness ($260 Value)

Spectrum Fitness

Multiple Locations

24-hour access to weight and cardio equipment, swimming pool, indoor track, basketball court, and personal and group fitness classes

$260 $26

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$30 for a 30-Day Gym Membership with Three Personal Training Sessions at Koko FitClub ($186 Value)

Koko FitClub

Multiple Locations

Programmed key loads automated gym's workout equipment with exercises tailored to individual goals

$186 $30

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$29 for 10 Kickboxing Classes and a Pair of Gloves from My Dojo Kickboxing ($220 Value)

My Dojo Kickboxing

Belle Chasse

One-hour kickboxing classes combine cardio and resistance training; two locations hold sessions five days a week

$220 $29

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One- or Three-Month Gym Membership at Snap Fitness Bogalusa (Up to 70% Off)

Snap Fitness Bogalusa

Bogalusa

24-hour access to a gym chock full of strength and cardio equipment, outfitted with built-in TVs

$89 $27

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5 or 10 Boot-Camp Classes from Get Fit Don't Quit Outdoor Bootcamp (Up to 52% Off)

Get Fit Don't Quit Outdoor Bootcamp

West Bank Bridge Park

Instructor Donrell pushes boot campers through intense workouts held at West Bank Bridge Park

$60 $29

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Tae Kwon Do for One Month or Three Months with Uniform at Stephanie Haydel's Northshore Taekwondo (Up to 77% Off)

Stephanie Haydel's Northshore Taekwondo

Mandeville

Tae kwon do classes teach self-defense and discipline for participants of all ages

$149 $35

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20 Martial Arts Classes at Mike Bonstaff's Academy of Tae Kwon Do (48% Off)

Mike Bonstaff's Academy Of Tae Kwon Do

Destrehan

Tae Kwon Do classes taught by Grandmaster Mike Bonstaff; includes official student uniform

$200 $104

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Three or Six Introductory Aerial-Silks Classes at Yoga& (Up to 57% Off)

Yoga&

Denham Springs

Learn acrobatics on silk fabric hanging from the ceiling; increase flexibility and strengthen muscles

$45 $22

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Two or Four Pole Fitness Classes or a Pole Party for Up to 10 People at Pole Pro in River Ridge (Up to 70% Off)

Pole Pro Fitness

Harahan

60-minute sessions meet once a week and begin with Pilates/yoga warmup before transitioning to basic pole moves and spins

$50 $15

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Five or Seven Personal Training Sessions at Kelly Personal Training (Up to 56% Off)

Kelly Personal Training

Uptown

Through high-tech rehab equipment and a scientific exercise regimen, trainers build strong, healthy bodies with half-hour sessions

$135 $65

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10 or 20 Zumba Fitness Classes at 225 Dance Fitness (Up to 51% Off)

225 Dance Fitness

Highlands/Perkins

Students gain strength, endurance, and muscle tone as they move to international dance-party tunes in high-energy Zumba classes

$50 $25

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4-Week Boot Camp from iSweat (64% Off)

Isweat

Broadmoor, Anderson Island, Shreve Isle

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$70 $25

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$25 for a One-Month Gym Membership with a Key Tag at Fitness Connection ($75 Value)

Fitness Connection

Metairie

Facility features Body Masters, Cybex, and Parrillo equipment, special shock-absorbent aerobic flooring, spinning classes, and tanning

$75 $25

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10 or 20 Quickstrength Kettlebell Classes with Evaluations and an E-Book (Up to 87% Off)

Revolutionary Strength Academy

Scott

Swing kettlebells with guidance from experienced fitness instructors after receiving a functional movement screening and help setting goals

$199 $29

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10 or 20 Kickboxing and Boxing Classes at Next Level Sports Performance & Fitness Center (Up to 81% Off)

Next Level Sports Performance & Fitness Center

Esplanade Mall

Students build strength and endurance in high-impact kickboxing and boxing classes at a gym open seven days a week

$100 $25

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Three or Six Personal-Training Sessions at Survival Fitness (Up to 77% Off)

Survival Fitness

Bossier City

Expert trainers lead guests of all fitness levels through intense one-on-one personal training sessions

$120 $30

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Two or Four Weeks of Unlimited Kickboxing or Boot-Camp Classes at Blacklist Martial Arts & Fitness (Up to 65% Off)

Blacklist Martial Arts & Fitness

Houma

Instructors urge students through classes in muay-Thai style strikes and other moves, or a circuit of cardio and resistance-training

$99 $39

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5 or 10 Introductory Sessions with a Uniform at Live Confident Martial Arts (Up to 78% Off)

Live Confident Martial Arts

Slidell

Experienced instructors introduce new students to martial arts techniques and equip them with a uniform

$110 $29

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

Crossfit Apar

Gonzales

Four sessions of technique training redeemed on a Saturday or Sunday, plus four weeks of group training

$225 $79

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Martial Arts Classes with Uniform for One or Two Kids at Southern Karate Jiu-Jitsu (Up to 84% Off)

Southern Karate Jiu-Jitsu

Covington

Kids martial arts classes help foster discipline, confidence and physical coordination

$273 $58

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10 or 16 Krav Maga or Martial Arts Classes at Inspired Martial Arts (Up to 90% Off)

Inspired Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

Students boost cardio health while strengthening muscles, increasing flexibility and coordination, and learning skills for self defense

$229 $25

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$29 for 20 Yoga Classes at Shanti Yoga Shala ($280 Value)

Shanti Yoga Shala

East Riverside

Certified teachers lead classes through a cycle of yoga movements and postures to promote strength, flexibility, and well-being

$280 $29

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Krav Maga and Personal Training at Baton Rouge Krav Maga (Up to 88% Off). Three Options Available.

Baton Rouge Krav Maga

Baton Rouge

Learn the hand-to-hand combat techniques of krav maga in self-defense-focused classes; personal trainers help clients reach fitness goals

$45 $15

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Six Fitness Boot-Camp Classes, or One Month of Boot-Camp Classes at Lynnette's Impact Fitness (Up to 59% Off)

Lynnette's Impact Fitness

AC Steer Park

Groups train during boot-camp classes, whose exercises vary to burn fat and build muscle; all fitness levels are encouraged to participate

$70 $35

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Zumba and Fitness Classes at NOLA Danze Fuzion (Up to 51% Off)

NOLA Danze Fuzion

Metairie

Group fitness classes featuring Zumba fitness, Pound, HIIT and other cardio and Toning classes

$60 $30

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5, 10, or 20 Zumba Classes at Latinos Fitness Studio (Up to 61% Off)

Latinos Fitness Studio

Kenner

Students groove to upbeat tunes in energizing Zumba classes

$35 $17

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Three Fitness Classes from Athletic Academy Bossier City (65% Off)

Athletic Academy

Bossier City

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$100 $35

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Four or Six Kickboxing Classes with Gloves at Tiger-Rock Martial Arts of Houma (Up to 83% Off)

Tiger-Rock Martial Arts of Houma

Mystic

Dedicated instructors emphasize physical and mental discipline as they lead students in high-impact kickboxing classes

$99 $19.99

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One- or Three-Month Gym Membership with Unlimited Tanning at Anytime Fitness (69% Off)

Anytime Fitness

Slidell West

Array of cardio and strength equipment to tone frames, and tanning equipment bronzes skin; key pass allows 24/7 access

$94 $29

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Four Barre Classes at Body Sculpt Barre Studio (65% Off)

Body Sculpt Barre Studio

Prairieville

Tone, lift, and cinch your physique at any age or fitness level with low-impact, isometric moves and stretching

$72 $25

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$55 for a 3-Month Gym Membership with 24-Hour Access to Facility at Snap Fitness, Mandeville ($119.85 Value)

Snap Fitness

Mandeville

Members enjoy 24-hour access to an armada of cardio equipment, strength-training machines, and free weights inside a clean gym

$119.85 $55

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Kickboxing, Tai Chi, and Kung Fu Classes at Shaolin Institute (Up to 66% Off). Three Options Available.

Shaolin Institute

New Orleans

Skilled instructors guide students of all skill levels through tai chi, kung fu, and kickboxing classes to improve strength and confidence

$129 $50

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Four or Eight Weeks of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Journey Fitness (Up to 67% Off)

Journey Fitness

Baton Rouge

A dedicated instructor helps clients reach their personal fitness goals through high-intensity boot-camp classes

$120 $45

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Four or Eight Fitness Classes of Choice at Peak Physiques (Up to 68% Off)

Peak Physiques

Shreveport

Clients may opt for their choice of fitness classes, such as yoga, Pilates, zumba, boot camp, full-intensity training, or hip-hop

$60 $25

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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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$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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10- or 20-Class Pass with 1 or 2 Private Lessons and Uniform at Kids Love Martial Arts (Up to 91% Off)

Kids Love Martial Arts

Houma

Kids develop focus, confidence, self-discipline, and self-respect while learning self-defense skills that make them bully-proof

$210 $20

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One Month of Group Ex Fitness Classes or a Punch Card for 10 Classes at Pilates Bodies (Up to 63% Off)

Pilates Bodies

Saint John

Group Ex classes limit their capacity to 12 and cover a range of from Pilates Mat to Piloxing, Zumba, Booty Barre, Yoga, and Kettlebell

$80 $30

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Four or Six Weeks of Karate Membership with Uniform at Church's Karate Academy (Up to 70% Off)

Church's Karate Academy

New Orleans

Students develop martial arts skills and learn how to be leaders at community and family-oriented karate academy

$174 $53

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One, Three, or Five Personal Trainer Sessions — Amanda Gonzalez (Up to 73% Off)

Amanda Gonzalez

Highlands/Perkins

Experienced personal trainer and yoga instructor Amanda Gonzalez helps clients achieve and exceed their personal fitness goals

$120 $45

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$36 for $80 Groupon — UNIVERSAL FITNESS & OUTREACH

Universal Fitness & Outreach

Shreveport

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$80 $36

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Five Yoga Classes at Full Bore Yoga (64% Off)

Full Bore Yoga

Metairie

Instructors teach classes such as beginning, mommy-and-me, and rock out yoga, as well as morning meditation.

$50 $18

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Eight Weeks of Unlimited Karate Classes at Mandeville Karate Training Center (55% Off)

Mandeville Karate Training Center

Mandeville

8-week beginners' package with a uniform; instructors work with new students to learn self-defense, focus, fitness, confidence, and more

$238 $107

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$20 for $40 Groupon Toward Personal Training Service — SL Health & Fitness

SL Health And Fitness

On Location

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$40 $20

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10 Personal-Training Sessions from Wells Fitnes Baton Rouge (70% Off)

Wells Fitness Br

Greenwell Springs/Central

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$400 $120

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$25 for $45 Toward Three Classes — Shreveport Hoop Group

Shreveport Hoop Group

Highland, Stoner Hill

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$45 $25

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5 or 10 Pilates Reformer Classes at Pilates with Beth (Up to 57% Off)

Pilates with Beth

Metairie

Exercisers use the Pilates Reformer to boost strength and flexibility and develop long, lean muscles

$115 $55

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5 or 10 Group Fitness Classes at French Riviera Fitness (Up to 55% Off)

French Riviera Fitness

Covington

Instructors motivate and guide groups toward fitness goals during kickboxing, Yogalates, Zumba, and other fitness classes

$50 $25

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$65 for Five Personal Training Sessions at SMX Training ($200 Value)

SMX Training

Uptown New Orleans

Five one-on-one Personal Training Sessions designed specifically for you. Look better, feel better by Training Smarter!

$200 $65

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$198 for $360 Groupon — Empire MMA/Gracie United Port Allen

Empire Mma/gracie United Port Allen

Port Allen

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$360 $198

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Four- or Six-Week Boot-Camp Programs at Evolution Personal Training (Up to 69% Off)

Evolution Personal Training

Broadmoor, Anderson Island, Shreve Isle

Led by a certified personal trainer, boot-camp programs aim to transform bodies with dynamic, high-intensity exercises

$197 $62

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10 or 15 Cardio Self-Defense Classes at Just For Kicks Black Belt Academy (Up to 67% Off)

Just For Kicks Black Belt Academy

4

Black belt instructors guide exercisers through vigorous self-defense classes designed to build cardiovascular endurance

$100 $39

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Two Weeks of Fitness Classes at 2nd To None Fitness (65% Off)

2nd To None Fitness

New Orleans

Enjoy our personal-training small-group classes; tone, burn, and get rid of fat with a 50-minute cardio workout

$200 $70

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at American Fight Club Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Up to 83% Off). Four Options Available.

American Fight Club Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Shenandoah

Instructors draw on competitive experience to teach introductory and all-level combat sessions in body position, leverage, and submission

$170 $29

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6 or 12 Weeks of Personal Training at Body By "O" (Up to 53% Off)

Body By "O"

Near Shreveport Airport

Personal trainer customizes cardio and diet plans for clients to help them achieve their fitness goals

$400 $199

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$34 for $75 for 1 month of UNLIMITED Baby Boot Camp STROLLFIT classes - Northshore of New Orleans

Baby Boot Camp - Northshore Of New Orleans

Multiple Locations

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$75 $34

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at NOLA Aikido (53% Off)

Nola Aikido

New Orleans

Get one month of classes and a chance to get in shape, learn effective self-defense, and make new friends.

$100 $47

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5 or 10 Fitness Recess Group-Training Sessions with One Personal-Training Session at Sandbox Training (72% Off)

Sandbox Training

Highlands/Perkins

Fitness Recess group training increases metabolisms, burns fat, and builds lean muscle; personal training allows for one-on-one attention

$175 $49

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10 CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Ex Nihilo (70% Off)

Crossfit Ex Nihilo

Shreveport

Six fundamental courses that introduce the movements, plus four CrossFit classes

$150 $45

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Six Weeks of Membership and Unlimited Fitness Classes at Bogue Falaya Fitness (65% Off)

Bogue Falaya Fitness

Covington

Located at the heart of historic downtown Covington; full-power gym and daily Group-X classes

$200 $70

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On-Ramp Program with 10 CrossFit Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Metairie CrossFit (Up to 74% Off)

Metairie CrossFit

New Orleans

After completing a beginner's training program, CrossFit students begin challenging functional-fitness workouts

$150 $39

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$45 for Five BarreAmped Classes at Purely e barre + pilates ($92.50 Value)

Purely e barre + pilates

Baton Rouge

Boutique women's fitness studio offers daily Pilates-barre fusion classes that use isolated movements to tone lean muscle and burn calories

$92.50 $45

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$52 for $129 Worth of Martial Arts — Northshore Karate Studios

Northshore Karate Studio

Covington

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$129 $52

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3-Month Gym Membership from Captain Perks Fitness (65% Off)

Captain Perk Personal Training

New Orleans

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$110 $39

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10 or 20 Zumba Classes at 225 Dance (Up to 57% Off)

225 Dance

Highlands/Perkins

High-energy beats thump through Zumba classes as students torch calories with Latin-dance-inspired moves

$50 $25

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In 2001, Carrie Rezabek Dorr's only venue for her Pure Barre workouts—a blend of dance, Pilates, and strengthening stretches—was the basement of an office building. Crowds drawn by Carrie's choreographing expertise and the infectious music of her routines necessitated expansion, however, and eight years later, Pure Barre spread its franchises to what is now more than 160 locations across the country, spurred by mentions in Glamour, Cosmopolitan, and Health magazines.

Pure Barre guides students through precise isometric movements that craft lean, not bulky, muscles. By flowing through scalable maneuvers that balance limbs against a ballet barre, physiques can lift and tighten traditional problem areas such as the thighs, abs, seat, and arms. The total-body workout is accessible to all fitness levels, and can help new mothers to regain their desired shape without leading the daycare's piggyback carpool. High-energy, intimate classes with small amounts of attendees ensure personalized adjustments and tips, allowing each guest to derive the deepest possible burn from the workout's alternating strength and stretch drills. Pure Barre also offers private barre-ties, DVDs, equipment, designer exercise apparel, and more.

3923 Magazine St
New Orleans,
LA
US

The team of professionals at Body Image Solutions?a center devoted to health, beauty, and wellness?works to beautify bodies inside and out with aesthetic laser services and a full-service medical spa.

Elsewhere at Body Image Solutions, its advanced lasers target imperfections lurking just below the skin's surface with treatments such as spider vein therapy and laser hair removal with Candela GentleYAG and Gentlelase PRO devices. Clients who cast their eyes spa-ward might catch a glimpse of professional makeup applications using Jane Iredale products or pouts that are freshly plumped thanks to injectables such as Botox and Juv?derm. In addition to its routine aesthetic enhancements and skin-tightening treatments, Body Image Solutions offers acne treatments and intense pulsed light treatments to remove and brown pigmentation caused by sun damage, all with the help of the advanced Candela GentleLase. Body Image Solutions also offers top-of-the-line pharmaceutical skin care products from brands such as Obagi, Skin Ceuticals, and Latisse. Facials, microdermabrasion, macrodermabrasion (salt-a-peel), chemical peels, and back facials are also available.

8510 Quarters Lake Rd.
Baton Rouge,
LA
US

Camp Gladiator founder Ally Davidson?s childhood obsession with the outdoors and sports led her to pursue a degree in exercise physiology. After her 2008 win on the TV show American Gladiators, Ally decided to share her love of fitness with the world at large. Camp Gladiator reflects Ally's passion for fitness in its mission, which espouses their desire "to positively impact the physical fitness and ultimately the lives of as many people as possible." During Camp Gladiator Total Transformation, participants lose weight and gain energy in a friendly, positive environment. Over four-weeks, trainers focus on accountability, competition, motivation, and fun at multiple locations. Results are tracked during fitness assessments, body composition tests, and a fitness calendar, while nutrition counseling helps to maximize those results. Click here to view before and after images.

Davidson also leads boot camps in 13 U.S. cities, with each hosting multiple training locales. The upbeat staff of certified personal trainers lead patrons of all ages and fitness levels through four-week outdoor boot camps, earning Camp Gladiator a Hot Spot title from Women's Health magazine's Fitness Awards in 2013, Best Boot Camp from Rare magazine in 2010, Best of Big D 2010?2013 from D magazine, and Best Outdoor Boot Camp 2012 from Austin Fit magazine.

10705 Ellerbe Road
Shreveport,
LA
US

A wildly successful alternative to traditional day spas—its more than 300 locations blanket 36 states and half a dozen countries—Planet Beach Contempo Spa is a futuristic relaxation station where state-of-the-art machines administer all the spa and tanning services. These friendly automatons sometimes replace familiar treatments, as in the Luminous facial, a light-based service that delivers blemish-busting results similar to those of a conventional facial. But other equipment maps out new spa territory entirely: the Hydro-Derma Fusion chamber moisturizes the whole body with nutrient-rich steam in order to offset the effects of a dry climate or a rear-end collision with a salt truck. Other machines whiten teeth, spray tan skin, and massage muscles. Planet Beach operates on a gym-style membership system, meaning that members purchase packages or pay flat monthly rates. As members spend more time at the spa, they get to know the helpful assistants who are always on hand to demonstrate how to use the equipment without activating its ability to cry.

1000 S Clearview Pkwy
New Orleans,
LA
US

As an expert in kung fu and tae kwon do, Louis Charron had learned to wield his body as a weapon. After a time, however, he felt that his martial arts repertoire had ceased to expand—how was he supposed to respond on a dime to dangerous situations if his technique couldn't adapt? It wasn't until he began to specialize in krav maga that he experienced a combat system that continuously evolved, honing rapid-fire reactions to real-life scenarios. Louis dedicated himself to mastering the same self-defense maneuvers utilized by the Israeli Defense Forces, and today runs Close Combat and Fitness as lead instructor and the Louisiana State Director for the International Krav Maga Federation.

Inside the training facility, Louis teaches students to build from the body's natural movements and ward off armed and unarmed attackers, demonstrating tactics for offense, defense, and evasion. He maintains that fostering a positive mindset can create the best sense of security, second only to the confidence that comes from wearing brass knuckles on your hands and feet. That sense of security can particularly benefit youngsters, who gain the confidence to ignore bullies and the self-discipline to succeed in their studies. Guests of all fitness levels can benefit from his lessons, which have been featured on WWL-TV and Cox Sports Television Fitness 411 for their growing influence on the martial-arts scene.

4407 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Metairie,
LA
US

More than just a fitness studio, The Vertical Barre and its cadre of certified trainers help clients discover their bodies’ potential by transforming limbs and building strength through fluid motion. Suited for every skill level, the studio’s pole-dancing and pole-fitness classes get students off the ground and into the air, covering everything from basic grips to higher-level inverted spins that target specific physical goals such as flexibility or weight loss. Co-ed and single-sex classes are available, as are self-guided open practice sessions. The Vertical Barre also dusts off its poles for private celebrations such as bachelorette parties and birthdays.

233 Doucet Road
Lafayette,
LA
US