Gyms in San Rafael

$29 for 10 Yoga Classes at Embrace Yoga ($160 Value)

Embrace Yoga

San Rafael

Teachers guide students through meditative breathing exercises and peaceful poses; minimalist studio keeps mind free of distractions

$160 $29

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One- or Three-Month Gym Membership with Fitness Classes and a Personal-Training Session at Body Kinetics (Up to 77% Off)

Body Kinetics

Multiple Locations

Members work out during open gym hours or classes such as Zumba and Power Sculpt; trainers develop personalized strength and cardio routines

$149 $39

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Beginner CrossFit Program or 10 or 20 CrossFit Classes at West Bay CrossFit (Up to 85% Off)

West Bay CrossFit

San Rafael

CrossFit instructors motivate clients through an ever-changing rotation of high-intensity functional workouts

$200 $49

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$74 for $165 Groupon — Mount Tam Mixed Martial Arts

Mount Tam Mma

San Rafael

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$165 $74

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Martial-Arts and Fitness Classes with Uniform at Goju Karate (Up to 86% Off)

Goju Karate

San Rafael

Students of all fitness levels participate in karate classes that teach basic techniques and test endurance

$100 $19

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10 or 15 Yoga or Boot-Camp Classes at Kentfield Fitness (Up to 74% Off)

Kentfield Fitness

Kentfield

Relax and rejuvenate in yoga classes, or test your physical strength in a high-intensity boot camp

$150 $39

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$49 for Four Group Pilates Apparatus Classes at Marin Pilates at Body Kinetics ($180 Value)

Marin Pilates at Body Kinetics

Body Kinetics San Rafael

Instructors teach small groups of students how to safely perform basic exercises on the Pilates Reformer, Wall Tower, and mat

$180 $49

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Craig Fruchter and Stephanie Schreiber, a husband-and-wife duo, team up with an impassioned troupe of instructors to lead students toward mental and physical health through a lineup of Bikram and power-yoga classes. Their dual locations swirl with balmy temperatures to loosen tight ligaments and help students ease deeper into the tension-relieving stretches. The warm air pricks beads of sweat on shoulders and brows while flushing out toxins and the spleen's discarded Funyun bags. With an eye on preserving the environment, both studios are scrubbed with nontoxic cleaning products each day and feature textured rubber floors and fresh-air ventilation systems. Marin Magazine in 2010 named Red Dragon one of the best yoga studios in Marin, and Pacific Sun named the business the best Marin yoga studio in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

1701 4th St
San Rafael,
CA
US

At the age of 14, Karen Andes was diagnosed with scoliosis. She faced a choice between a life of rigorous exercise or complete spinal fusion. To her, the choice was simple. She dove into fitness as a profession, publishing five books, 20 DVDs, and leading countless classes. While teaching a pole-fitness class, she met fellow instructor Pam Georgeson-Carter, and with the introduction of a little fabric, the duo developed an entirely new form of aerial fitness.

With load-bearing fabric slings affixed to the ceiling, Karen and Pam teach students to liberate themselves of gravity's demands. Participants twist and turn a foot or more above the floor, strengthening their cores, decompressing their spines, and finally unlocking the secret of how a leaf on the wind feels after it gets tangled in a flag.

36 Woodland Ave
San Rafael,
CA
US

At Evolutionary Fitness, NASM- and ISSA-certified personal trainer Gerard Pommier presents a warm and personal gym atmosphere with one-on-one and group training programs that meet your needs. Groups of four or more convene three days per week for a high-intensity interval boot camp class focused on full-body moves and muscle-toning. Beyond group classes, Gerard customizes personal and small-group training workouts, focusing first and foremost on flexibility to help clients avoid injuries and perform better during charades.

50 Lisbon St
San Rafael,
California
US

Tamalpais CrossFit's coaches are not content to teach the same curriculum day in, day out. Instead, the CrossFit specialists mix up their routines on a regular basis, linking innovative sequences of exercises that increase strength and prevent fitness plateaus. Whether leading students through deadlifts, pull-ups, or lunges, the trainers keep students on their muscle-bristled toes. In addition to leading training sessions at various levels, the gym's fitness experts dish nutritional advice for complete body-revamping programs.

555 Francisco Blvd E
San Rafael,
CA
US

Most gyms don't limit their membership enrollment, which is why Meridian's Bodies in Motion does. By managing their member count, the workout areas are less crowded and visitors can step right up to machines without wasting precious calorie-burning minutes waiting in line. The staff can focus on keeping the facility clean and getting acquainted with clients, adding personal touches such as greeting members by name every time they enter and swipe their membership card, which means "hello" in several languages.

At each facility, a team of certified fitness instructors encourages exercise efforts during an array of group classes, including Zumba, spin, yoga, Pilates, kickboxing, and cross-training. The certified personal trainers devise customized workout routines and monitor exercisers' forms as they carve muscles lifting free weights and slim down on cardio and strength-training equipment from Icarian, Hammer Strength, Precor, and FreeMotion. Special features—such as racquetball courts, swimming pools, saunas, indoor basketball courts, boxing rings, childcare, and cuddly kitten pits—vary depending on location.

1001 4th St
San Rafael,
CA
US

Dance Arts Studios' instructors get fleet feet flying with a panoply of dance classes set within a studio that Pacific Sun named the best place for dance lessons in 2007 and 2008. The accommodating schedule of ballroom, Latin, and swing dances lets beginners and more sure-footed students build stepping and twirling skills with social dance classes. The Dance for Fitness course centers around fun, upbeat routines that strengthen cores and improve flexibility, teaching students to stylishly retrieve fallen items with a graceful dip. Although not included in today's Groupon, guest instructors and 2011 U.S. Argentine-tango stage champions Gustavo Hornos and Jesica Salomon help to inspire more seasoned dancers to take their tango to the next level in an intermediate/advanced Argentine-tango class.

704 Mission Ave
San Rafael,
CA
US