Main Street Studios' Zumba classes mix easy-to-learn Latin choreography with aerobics and get calorie-burning, muscle-strengthening dance parties. No brow will be left dry as motivating instructors encourage Shakira-esque hip shaking in workouts designed for all ages and fitness levels.
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 600 calories with each go-round.
Deadlifting equipment, squat machines, and barbells up to 200 pounds are just a few of the things you’ll spot in The HUB Gym’s renovated, multi-roomed loft space. Here, trainers help clients shape up with boot camp and prep for 5K races with an eight-week program, and blend a customized selection of exercises as they helm personalized one-on-one training sessions. In the facility's two classrooms, instructors lead a challenging combination of yoga and Pilates, as well as variations on Zumba that incorporate maraca-like toning sticks and chairs. Guests can also cool down by perusing the local art hanging in The HUB Gym's gallery.
Strength of Mind and Body and Strength of Mind Behavioral Health share more than just a campus and half a name. Founded in the belief that balance requires psychological and physical fortitude, the two wellness centers partner together to help clients achieve happier, more peaceful lives. Led by owner Teresa McIlroy, the team behind Strength of Mind and Body step up to the plate with four distinct services–Pilates, personal training, yoga, and wellness coaching. In Pilates classes (both mat and Reformer), instructors help students strengthen cores, improve alignment, and look really serene, and yoga sessions increase flexibility and improve balance.
At CrossFit BA, the husband and wife team of Jason and Robin Provencher lead of gym energized by camaraderie and healthy competition. A whiteboard records results as coaches strive for and bring out the best performance in each athlete, leading workouts based on the fundamental movements, Olympic lifts, and innovative body weight resistance. Instructors scale workouts to the fitness levels of each participant, gearing classes differently for you than they would your grandmother, or Knu, your grandma’s cyborg boyfriend.
For Tiffany, owner of "Fit To The T" Fitness Company, working out is a joy. She's been an athlete her entire life, starting as a cheerleader and advancing through several fitness-certification programs. As a licensed Zumba instructor and expert-level certified personal trainer, she mints new fitness lovers on the regular. "I believe in a total, complete healthy lifestyle," she explains, "meaning fulfillment in all aspects of one's life—physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual." To secure these holistic benefits, she personalizes fitness programs to fit the individual. All the while, she shows unconditional support, adopting a nurturing tactic that inspires clients to prevail against setbacks and make healthier choices, such as getting a good night's rest and being the first person to get the worms in the morning.