Activities in The Hill

10 Fitness Classes, or One Month of Unlimited Classes at North Broadway (Up to 74% Off)

North Broadway

Tower Grove

Expert instructors lead students in jujitsu and Fight Fit conditioning classes

$100 $29

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Two Tickets to Sherlock Holmes Exhibition and OMNIMAX Theater at Saint Louis Science Center (Up to 40% Off)

Saint Louis Science Center

Saint Louis Science Center

Sherlock Holmes exhibit brings the detective’s world to life as visitors help him solve a crime; includes OMNIMAX tickets and parking

$63 $38

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$29 for Five-Week Boot Camp Session from NowFitness ($75 Value)

NowFitness

Multiple Locations

Certified trainers lead groups through energetic and creative combinations of cardio and strength-training routines in local parks

$75 $29

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes from PowerFit Bootcamp (Up to 80% Off)

PowerFit Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

Trainers motivate exercisers to tackle routines of calisthenics, plyometrics, and resistance training

$99 $29

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10 or 20 Group Fitness Classes or One-Month Gym Membership at BJC WellAware Center (Up to 78% Off)

BJC WellAware Center

Central West End

Center located on the Barnes-Jewish Hospital campus features highly trained, certified fitness pros and top-notch equipment

$80 $19

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10 or 20 Yoga Fusion or Get Fit Fusion Classes at Get Fit St. Louis LLC (Up to 76% Off)

Get Fit St. Louis LLC

Multiple Locations

Beginning and ending with yogic exercise, classes also address strength and cardio training

$100 $29

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10 or 20 Fitness Classes at Santé Fitness & Wellness at the Chase Park Plaza (Up to 70% Off)

Santé Fitness & Wellness at the Chase Park Plaza

Central West End

Fitness classes include boot camp, yoga, cycling, Zumba, TRX, and other cardio and stretching classes

$150 $49

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Even before he founded PowerFit Bootcamp, JR Spear always felt a calling to transform people into fitness machines. A fourth-degree black belt and studied martial artist, Spear spent years training future Marine Corps officers and Iraqi soldiers in self-defense and combat skills. Later, Spear taught his own MMA fitness and cardio-kickboxing classes, along with personal and group training sessions.

At PowerFit Bootcamp, he and his staff of fitness instructors encourage each student to persevere by leading motivational and high-energy classes. At 12 indoor and outdoor locations, students undergo full-body workouts designed to jettison fat and tone muscle. Trainers welcome students of all stripes, giving them a period of time to complete each move, rather than a number of repetitions, encouraging each student to do as much as he or she can without feeling uncomfortable, overexerting, or resorting to time travel. Along the way, coaches track progress and motivate students by noting benchmarks during physical fitness tests on the first Monday and Tuesday of each month.

5500 West Park Avenue
St. Louis,
MO
US

Bryan Guidry and Dave Burke lead students of all levels and ages through a variety of martial-arts classes. They teach students the grappling maneuvers of Brazilian jujitsu, the throwing moves of judo, and the kneeing and elbowing of kickboxing.

2222 South Vandeventer Avenue
St. Louis,
MO
US

Something new is always happening at Saint Louis Science Center, where hundreds of staff members and volunteers ignite visitors? passion for science and technology with educational exhibitions and special events. The center houses a four-story Omnimax Theater, a hands-on life-science lab and atrium, and a variety of constantly changing exhibitions that draw 1.2 million visitors every year. More than 9,000 stars revolve around the 80-foot domed ceiling of the James S. McDonnell Planetarium, whose two levels of exhibits explore the future of space travel, life on the international space station, or Pluto?s bureaucratic search to regain planetary status.

5050 Oakland Ave
Saint Louis,
MO
US

No matter how different their students’ lives may be, Yoga Six’s teachers tease out common threads and knit them into a sense of community. Registered by the Yoga Alliance, they pursue goals such as freedom and intelligence while guiding yogis of all levels toward physical and emotional well-being. Whether leading group classes or private sessions, instructors impart pose modifications and gently adjust body alignment to promote safety and personal growth. Students bend and balance inside a pair of classrooms filled with warm, indirect light and tatami-mat flooring made from recycled, nontoxic materials. Instead of distracting classes with a rousing air-horn concert, the heating system quietly cultivates 102-degree temperatures for hot yoga routines. In addition to making muscles extra pliable, the heat helps bodies to sweat out toxins. Room-temperature classes range from slow and mellow restorative sessions to Y6 Barre workouts, which pair basic yoga poses with ballet-inspired isometrics and interval-training techniques. After class, students can socialize in a cozy lounge, unwind in private showers, or browse a boutique filled with yoga apparel, coconut water, and BPA-free water bottles.

5700 Oakland Avenue
St. Louis,
MO
US

Build A Body founder Christa Stagner wants to make it as easy as possible for her clients to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Sometimes those efforts are subtle, like when she holds boot camp outdoors during warmer months, and maintains small-size, personal-training groups to give everyone as much individual attention as possible. Other times, she downright makes it a piece of (low-fat) cake, leading training sessions over Facetime or Skype, grocery shopping for you, and even preparing healthful meals from whatever's in your kitchen.

5600 Clayton Ave.
Saint Louis,
MO
US

• For $63, new members get a two-month household metro membership plus joining fee (a $252 total value). • For $42, new members get a two-month adult metro membership plus joining fee (a $166 total value). • For $15, current members get $30 toward a class or program.

3150 Sublette Ave
Saint Louis,
MO
US