From open until close, the energetic Zumba instructors at Fit You Studios lead groups through easy-to-follow dance moves in a judgment-free environment. The aerobic maneuvers synch up with Latin rhythms and other international tunes made by chart-topping artists and Grammy Award–winning cardiologists. For those who like to dance like their kids aren't watching, Fit You Studios also offers free childcare during each one-hour session. Sweat-soaked dancers can rehydrate with complimentary alkaline water, which aims to boost metabolism and neutralize acid in the blood stream.
Two lime-green Adirondack chairs flank the front door of Vital Yoga Center, bespeaking the breezy, relaxed ambiance of the spacious one-room studio. A boutique area stocked with bracelets, artwork, and yoga gear opens up to a polished wooden floor, where the the staff of experienced instructors lead students. Though they focus on Vinyasa yoga, they also offer prenatal sessions, basic classes for beginners, and Zumba classes that get feet moving to Latin-music-inspired dance parties.
Jazzercise is 60 minutes of cardio, strength training, and stretching that incorporates moves from hip-hop, yoga, Pilates, jazz dance, kickboxing, and resistance training with handheld weights. Dancing With the Stars multiple-champion Cheryl Burke is a big fan of Jazzercise's improvisational workouts, though luckily you won't need her dance moves to get the most out of your class. If you're prone to first-class jitters, though, you can review the basic moves online before you go. Expect to burn off up to 500 calories with each go-round.
A women's workout studio, Trophy Wife Fitness welcomes not only married women, but any woman seeking the body-changing results that a commitment to fitness can bring. Dedicated instructors motivate groups during classes such as ChickBoxing, which builds lean muscle with shadowboxing moves and kick combinations, or Hot Seat, a chair-based class in which groups learn to execute seductive body rolls, stretches, and other enticing dance moves.