Fitness Classes in Toronto

C$49 for Six Weeks of Indoor Boot-Camp Classes from Urban Core (C$189 Value)

Urban Core

Multiple Locations

C$189 C$49

Held three times a week, the boot camp's incorporates interval training, strength training, and core training to build lean muscle

5 or 10 60-Minute Women's Total Fitness Classes at Move N Improve (Up to 55% Off)

Move N Improve

Scarborough

C$50 C$25

Skilled instructor blends cardio, resistance training, yoga, and breathing exercises to improve strength, endurance, and confidence

$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

5 or 10 Hot Yoga, Fusion, Pilates, or Yoga Classes at Tula Fitness Spa (Up to 55% Off)

Tula Fitness Spa

Multiple Locations

C$95 C$45

Hot-yoga classes in a studio heated up to 37 degrees Celsius, plus Pilates, fusion, and regular yoga

C$35 for One Month of Unlimited Classes at BeHot Yoga (C$165 Value)

BeHot Yoga Toronto

BeHot Yoga Toronto

C$165 C$35

Temperatures reach 105 degrees in bikram hot yoga classes that let students sink deep into sequence of 26 poses

10 Classes or Two Months of Unlimited Classes at Aum Center Yoga (Up to 76% Off)

Aum Center Yoga

Downtown Toronto

C$120 C$29

Yoga, core, Pilates, and fitness classes challenge students to get lean, stay healthy, and stay focused on their life goals

Two, Four, or Six Personal-Training Sessions at Badass Button Training (Up to 77% Off)

Badass Button Training

Toronto

C$180 C$79

Competitive boxer Lita Mae “Badass” Button helps men and women optimize their fitness levels health through custom workouts

One or Two Months of Unlimited Boot-Camp or Mom-and-Baby Classes at Fitness 4 You (Up to 63% Off)

Fitness 4 You

Scarborough City Centre

C$119 C$49

Founder Pat Nettos is a former fitness competitor with more than 10 years of experience in the industry

One Month of Unlimited Bikram Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga Beaches (82% Off)

Bikram Yoga Beaches

The Beaches

C$159 C$29

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Students of all skill levels cycle through 26 postures as temperatures exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit increase flexibility and blood flow

6 or 12 Group Boxing, Strength, and Conditioning Classes from Daniel Nisker Personal Training (Up to 76% Off)

Daniel Nisker Personal Training

Lawrence Heights

C$100 C$25

Certified personal trainer Daniel Nisker whips customers into shape with his boxing and conditioning classes

One or Three Weekend Fitness Workshops or Four Weeks of Boot Camp at Flirty Girl Fitness (Up to 61% Off)

Flirty Girl Fitness

Flirty Girl Fitness

C$50.85 C$25

Sensual movements tone bodies during empowering striptease, pole-dancing, and burlesque classes held in a strictly female environment

Yoga and Pilates Classes at Serendipity Yoga & Pilates (Up to 82% Off). Three Options Available.

Serendipity Yoga & Pilates

Leaside

C$170 C$30

Up to eight students of all skill levels increase flexibility in yoga classes and tone cores in Pilates and Reformer classes

5 or 10 Yoga, Aerial Yoga, and Pilates Classes at Cardio-Go (Up to 84% Off)

Cardio-Go Toronto

Multiple Locations

C$90 C$18

Yoga and Pilates classes help students improve their balance, strengthen muscles, and improve flexibility

C$99 for C$220 Worth of Services at YourFit

YourFit

Silverthorn

C$220 C$99

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

Boot Camp 4 Series or Personal Co-Training at The Motion Room (Up to 95% Off). Three Options Available.

The Motion Room

Runnymede - Bloor West Village

C$250 C$29

Personal trainers oversee tailored workouts and boot-camp classes elevate heart rates with cardio, core, and strength drills

5 or 10 Intro Boxing or Muay Thai Group Classes or One Month of Classes at Paul Brown Boxfit (Up to 85% Off)

Paul Brown Boxfit

Toronto

C$125 C$20

Instructors with a wealth of knowledge break down basic skills for boxing and Muay Thai in an accessible, non-intimidating way

5 or 10 Boot-Camp Sessions at Leveled Fitness (Up to 64% Off)

Leveled Fitness

Thomson Memorial Park

C$125 C$59

Two-hour boot-camp sessions led by experienced instructors help campers get toned and healthy

Fitness and Therapeutic Training Sessions at New Element Training (Up to 76% Off). Five Options Available.

New Element Training Ltd

Downtown Toronto

C$110 C$29

Trainers help guests safely increase their strength and flexibility; work to rehabilitate injuries and back pain with exercises

One, Two, or Three Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Risque Fitness (Up to 81% Off)

Risque Fitness

Greektown

C$150 C$39

Goddess yoga classes teach the basics of the exercise form

Five or Ten Kickboxing Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Twin Dragon (Up to 63% Off)

Twin Dragon

Toronto

C$40 C$20

Students of all skill levels get in shape while learning kickboxing skills at a martial arts club that has trained world champions

10 Classes, a One-Month Membership, or Two or Four Personal-Training Sessions at Raven Wellness (Up to 85% Off)

Raven Wellness

Don Mills

C$150 C$59

You can get a good workout in 45-minute classes or 45–60 minutes with a personal trainer

Four-Week Outdoor Boot Camp with Candlelight Yoga from 24Fit Ryerson

24Fit Ryerson

Toronto

C$159 C$20

Trainers combine intense interval training in boot camp with relaxing candlelight yoga and a personal one-on-one nutrition plan for students

Gym Classes at Novitá Wellness Institute (Up to 65% Off). Three Options Available.

Novita Wellness Institute

Fairbank

C$100 C$39

Classes include spinning, boxing, and hot yoga at a gym with onsite childcare

Month of Fitness Classes or 20 Classes of Yoga, Zumba, or Boot Camp at MMA WORLD ACADEMY (Up to 88% Off)

MMA WORLD ACADEMY

MMA World Academy

C$74.99 C$19

Members build muscle and burn fat with gym access and classes in yoga, bootcamp, and Zumba

10 or 20 Drop-In Fitness-Boxing Classes at Atlas Boxing Club (Up to 81% Off)

Atlas Boxing Club

Toronto

C$120 C$25

Up to 20 people per class warm up, jump rope, pummel heavy bags, toss medicine balls, and wallop speed bags

10 or 20 Drop-In Kickboxing Classes at Twin Dragon North (Up to 83% Off)

Twin Dragon North

Willowdale

C$100 C$25

Build strength and self-confidence while learning kickboxing techniques during drop-in classes

10 or 20 Group Fitness Classes at Fitness Connection (Up to 87% Off)

Fitness Connection

Multiple Locations

C$150 C$24

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Calories melt and muscles ripple during 60-minute classes, which range from sculpting workouts to Zumba dance parties

14 or 30 Days of Weight-Loss-Focused Boot Camps at Toronto Fit Body (Up to 72% Off)

Toronto Fit Body

Yonge and Wellesley

C$97 C$29

Designed to help shed weight fast while improving overall health, boot camps motivate participants to power through intense workouts

One-Month Unlimited Membership or 10-Class Pass at Bikram Yoga Red Tree (Up to 80% Off)

Bikram Yoga Red Tree

New Toronto

C$190.97 C$39

During 90-minute routines, experienced teachers impart 26 beginner-friendly poses in a heated room designed to release stress and toxins

One Month of Outdoor Cross-Training Classes with Optional Meal Plan at Buloflex Fitness & Sport (Up to 74% Off)

Buloflex Fitness & Sport

Multiple Locations

C$215 C$55

Burn calories and gain strength during a month-long cross-training classes held outdoors three times per week; optional meal plan

10 Bikram Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Bikram Yoga Toronto East (Up to 82% Off)

Bikram Yoga Toronto East

West Rouge

C$165 C$39

Each session runs through the same 26 poses, building flexibility and strength as heat facilitates oxygenated blood flow

$25 for $55 Groupon — re:treat movement & training center

Re:treat Movement & Training Center

Roncesvalles Village

$55 $25

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

5 Yoga, Zumba, Group Personal Training or Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes (Up to 81% Off)

FitZonePLUS

Greektown

C$100 C$19

Yoga classes, lower-impact Zumba sessions, and personalized group personal training in a supportive, judgment-free environment

One or Two Months of F2 Camp Functional-Fitness Classes at Fit with Ferguson (Up to 52% Off)

Fit with Ferguson

Toronto

C$60 C$29

Exercisers punch, kick, and lunge their way to fitness during classes that improve strength, endurance, flexibility, and mental toughness

Five or Ten Outdoor Boot Camp Classes at Wolf's Gym (Up to 74% Off)

Wolf's Gym

Toronto

C$200 C$59

Motivating and inspiring outdoor group boot camp classes tone bodies & torch fat with training methods including yoga, plyometrics, and TRX

$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

$300 $20

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

Two or Four Mobile Personal Training Sessions from Rise Fitness (Up to 71% Off)

Rise Fitness

On Location

C$130 C$49

Mobile teams of personal trainers travel to clients to help them burn unwanted fat and build lean, powerful muscle

One or Three Months of Unlimited Boot Camp at Torque Barbell Club (Up to 81% Off)

Torque Barbell Club

Islington - City Centre West

C$115 C$39

Boot-camp classes combine a range of exercises to improve strength, physique, and conditioning

5- or 10-Class Pass at Gyan Yoga (up to 64% Off)

Gyan Yoga

Liberty Village

C$70 C$29

Certified yoga gurus model dynamic poses in classes utilizing natural body weight to strengthen cores and boost flexibility

One Month of Boot Camp Classes with Personal Training Session at My Favourite Trainer (Up to 66% Off)

My Favourite Trainer

Leaside

C$249 C$89

Trainers lead small groups through functional strength-building workouts employing kettle bells, battle ropes and TRX suspension cables

One or Two Months of Boot-Camp Classes at Gordy's BootCamp Toronto (85% Off)

Gordy's BootCamp Toronto

Downtown Toronto

C$200 C$39

Trainer helps people of all fitness levels drop pounds and tone their bodies through boot-camp classes

21-Day Caveman Challenge Boot Camp or Three Personal Training Sessions at Vio Fitness (Up to 81% Off)

Vio Fitness

Parkview Hills

C$150 C$29

Trainer works with visitors during one-on-one sessions to customize ideal workout plans; 21 day boot camp whips participants into shape

One Month of Unlimited Classes at Bikram Yoga Yonge (Up to 79% Off)

Bikram Yoga Yonge

Downtown Toronto

C$165 C$35

Classes incorporate a 26-pose sequence that stretches out the muscles, strengthens the body, and relaxes the mind

C$49 for a One-Month Unlimited Gym Membership at eMbody Fitness (C$145 Value)

eMbody Fitness

Forest Hill

C$145 C$49

Shed pounds and tone up by yourself or in group classes such as the Skinny Jeans Workout and yoga; 24/7 gym has convenient key fob access

5 or 10 Classes or One Month of Unlimited Early Bird or Regular Classes at Mula Yoga (Up to 74% Off)

Mula Yoga

Queen West

C$80 C$35

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Drop-in or monthly yoga classes build flexibility and strength through a dynamic flow of poses

10 Drop-In Passes or Healthy Weight Management Cleanse Package from Toronto Weight Loss Challenge (Up to 68% Off)

Toronto Weight Loss Challenge

Multiple Locations

C$90 C$29

Get into shape with fitness classes or opt for a healthy cleanse that includes a 14-day supply of shakes, aloe, and tea

Five Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Studio Blue Yoga & Fitness (Up to 72% Off)

Studio Blue Yoga & Fitness

Dundas Street West

C$95 C$29

Brand-new studio offers a variety of warm yoga classes for students of all ability levels

5 or 10 Drop-In Yogic Martial Arts Classes at ISKO (Up to 66% Off)

ISKO

Downtown Toronto

C$100 C$39

Instructor with 13 years of experience leads classes that combine martial arts and yoga

15 or Two Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Yoga Heritage (Up to 78% Off)

Yoga Heritage Healing Arts

Downtown Toronto

C$180 C$39

Bend and sweat through Bishnu asanas in heated rooms; restorative Yin Yoga and dynamic Creative Yoga

C$59 for a 10-Class Ballet Fitness Pass at The Extension Room(C$180 Value)

The Extension Room

Toronto

C$180 C$59

Classes help participants get results that help them increase strength and flexibility, along with a strong core

5 or 10 Yoga Class or 4-Week Intro to Yoga Workshop at Beach Yoga Centre (Up to 67% Off)

Beach Yoga Centre

The Beaches

C$69 C$27

Five types of Ashtanga yoga classes for different levels of practitioners; four-week workshop covers the basics

Introductory Muay Thai or Cardio Kickboxing Classes at SXS Fitness (Up to 85% Off). Choose from Three Options.

SXS Fitness

Midtown Toronto

C$125 C$20

Clients get fit as they learn the powerful Art of Eight Limbs—muay thai—which uses kicks and punches, as well as elbows and knees

5 or 10 Boot-Camp Classes with Handwraps and a T-Shirt at Fight Fit Bootcamps (Up to 79% Off) 

Fight Fit Bootcamps

Multiple Locations

C$115 C$39

In addition to traditional boot-camp exercises, such as kettlebell hoists and sprinting, sessions mix muay thai kickboxing with MMA cardio

C$49 for One Month of Unlimited Classes at Moksha Yoga (C$169.95 Value)

Moksha Yoga

Thornhill

C$169.95 C$49

At a sustainably powered yoga studio, students study under passionate instructors as they strengthen their bodies and focus their minds

One Month of Unlimited Boot Camp, Judo, or Functional Training at AK Fitness Studio (Up to 84% Off). Two Options.

AK Fitness Studio

Toronto

C$199 C$39

Get fit with a range of fitness classes, ranging from the discipline of judo to the intervals of functional training and boot camp

Five-Class Pass for Yoga or One Month of Unlimited Hot Yoga at Hot Yoga Wellness (Up to 75% Off)

Hot Yoga Wellness

Multiple Locations

C$80 C$20

Ashtanga, yin, hatha, and hot yoga sessions

C$25 for Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga East York (C$165 Value)

Bikram Yoga East York

Thorncliffe Park

C$165 C$25

Comprised of 26 Hatha postures and two breathing exercises, 90-minute heated yoga classes tone the entire physique

Private Training, Five Boxing Classes, or Month of Unlimited Access at Clancy's Boxing Academy (Up to 75% Off)

Clancy's Boxing Academy

East York

C$150 C$49

Coaches and trainers impart the techniques behind boxing in a stylish, three-story gym with cafe, pro-shop, and showers for members

12 or 24 Group Fitness Classes and Two Personal-Training Sessions (Up to 93% Off)

Athletic Development Canada

Vaughan

C$330 C$23

Inside enormous hangar, exercisers build strength and endurance by pummeling giant tires with sledge hammers and pulling weighted sleds

C$29 for Five Barre Classes at Wicked Barre Studio (C$80 Value)

Wicked Barre Studio

Vaughan

C$80 C$29

Five different styles of barre classes focus on cardio, muscle tone, and other elements of fitness

10 or 20 Rip-Tone Fitness Classes at Pantera Fitness (Up to 68% Off)

Pantera Fitness

Concord

C$150 C$59

Burn fat and tone muscle during energetic fitness classes led by seasoned personal trainer

One Month of Hot-Yoga Classes and TRX, or 12 Kids' Mixed Martial Arts Classes at Real Fitness For Women (Up to 90% Off)

Real Fitness For Women

Vaughan

C$279 C$55

Hot-yoga classes help women achieve deep stretches in their poses; martial-arts classes instill fitness and discipline in kids

Two-Month Gold or Platinum Gym Membership to Real Club Training (Up to 78% Off)

Real Club Training

Vaughan

C$178 C$39

24-hour traditional gym also offers studio classes that include hot yoga, Zumba, and Pilates, as well as child-care

10 or 20 Boxing or Fitness Classes at Supreme Body Tone & Fitness (Up to 76% Off)

Supreme Body Tone & Fitness

Vaughan

C$100 C$25

Reduce stress in boxing or fitness classes

One or Two Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Yoga Loft (Up to 76% Off)

Yoga Loft

Vaughan

C$125 C$30

Yoga students stretch and hold their way to svelter frames, stronger muscles, and increased flexibility

8-Class Fitness and Personal Training Package for One or Two at Pure Motivation Fitness (Up to 97% Off)

Pure Motivation Fitness

Maple

C$443 C$29

Trainers give every client one-on-one attention to motivate them through personal training, small-group training, and nutrition goals

Sport and Fitness Classes at Microlinks Community Centre (Up to 66% Off). Two Options Available.

Microlinks Community Centre

Richmond Hill

C$100 C$39

Expansive community centre hosts all manner of classes, including meditation, volleyball training, and progressive tennis.

On-Ramp and Regular CrossFit Classes at Markham Strength – West Markham CrossFit (Up to 41% Off)

Markham Strength – West Markham CrossFit

Markham

C$99 C$59

Students learn functional exercises such as pullups and squats in introductory On Ramp classes before moving to regular CrossFit sessions

C$39.99 for Eight Weeks of Unlimited Hot Yoga Classes at Bheda Yoga (C$213 Value)

Bheda Yoga

Markham

C$213 C$39.99

Flowing yoga style performed in a heated studio space; classes for students of all skill levels

10 or 20 Boot-Camp, MMA, or TRX Suspension Training Classes with Gym Membership at FitStudios (Up to 93% Off)

FitStudios

FitStudios

C$199 C$20

Boot-camp sessions integrate numerous fitness disciplines to push bodies to their limits

Four or Eight 60-Minute Personal Training Sessions or One Month of Group Training at Lux Fit (Up to 81% Off)

Lux Fit

Markham

C$320 C$69

Claudia draws on her extensive education and competition experience as she helps clients tone up and slim down inside her wellness studio

60-Minute Personal Training Sessions with Cara at Advantage4Athletes Training & Therapy Centre (Up to 76% Off)

Cara at Advantage4Athletes Training & Therapy Centre

Milliken

C$300 C$73

Workout with Cara, a personal trainer who tailors workouts to your goals and fitness level with equipment such as kettle-bells and ropes

10 Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Destiny Wellness Centre (Up to 72% Off)

Destiny Wellness Centre

Multiple Locations

C$105 C$29

Yoga with weights, Deep Stretch combines power poses and posture work, and Yin Yoga encourages meditation

One- or Two-Month Unlimited Membership at Evolution Martial Arts Fitness (Up to 88% Off)

EVOLUTION MARTIAL ARTS FITNESS

Mississauga

C$125 C$19.95

Instructors lead students of all ages in martial arts classes including Brazilian jiu-jitsu and muay thai

One or Five Aerial Hammock Yoga Classes at Cirque Centre (Up to 75% Off)

A2D2 - Cirque Centre

Mississauga

C$60 C$15

In a circus atmosphere, students hang upside down in aerial hammocks, using the fabric as a calming guide through the air

C$40 for One Month of Unlimited Non-Heated Classes at Yoga City (C$99 Value)

Yoga City

Meadowvale

C$99 C$40

Physically challenging and gentle, introspective yoga classes for all skill levels and interests

1, 5, or 10 Personal-Training Sessions at The Personal Training Station (Up to 77% Off)

The Personal Training Station

Erin Mills

C$65 C$15

Fitness trainer with more than 20 years of experience leads 60-minute one-on-one training sessions

Boot Camp or Kickboxing Classes at Fitness Battalion (Up to 85% Off). Five Options Available

Fitness Battalion

Fitness Battalion

C$300 C$49

Boot camp builds on basic interval training technique or challenges couples to work together; kickboxing introduces hand and foot work

10 Group Fitness Classes or One-Month Fitness Membership with Unlimited Classes at HAF Training (Up to 70% Off)

HAF Training

Mississauga

C$150 C$45

Functional-fitness classes challenge bodies during tough workouts

Select Local Merchants

In 2004, Warren Lee was a high-school teacher by day and a muay thai kick-boxing private trainer on the side. But demand for his private lessons grew, and eventually the one-man business blossomed into a full-time combat fitness business. Today, Lee runs Toronto Kickboxing & Muay Thai (TKMT) Academy at three locations, all of which provide friendly atmospheres for students to work up a sweat, shed stress, and learn self-defense. The staff credits its unintimidating and professional attitude with helping to draw an almost even split of male and female students—a rarity in martial-arts gyms.

All three locations feature pristine facilities and include men's and women's changing rooms and individual showers, as well as a boxing ring, grappling mats, thai pads, heavy bags, and an assortment of training equipment. The staff of committed instructors includes Ajahn Amnat Yodkwain, a former professional fighter and muay thai master who has trained in Thailand's combative arts since the age of 7. All of the academy's instructors possess CPR and first-aid certification and participate regularly in professional development. In order to join the team, they must also pass a series of rigorous tests designed to challenge their skills in muay thai, general fitness, and kicking cookie jars off the top shelf.

610 Queen St W
Toronto,
ON
CA

Named after the word tula, which signifies balance, Tula was created to promote guests' inner and outer harmony and well-being. After a Pilates or Hatha- or flow-yoga class—available in a hot or temperate studio—patrons can indulge in spa treatments ranging from herbal body wraps to Ayurvedic facials and massages. Each location evokes a soothing, nature-inspired look, characterized by wood flooring and water fountains. The studios' radiant heating panels, natural cleaning products, and organic spa products also speak to a desire for balance with the earth.

Tula has built a loyal local following for both its yoga classes and spa services. The Tula West location made a list of Best Health magazine writer Kat Tancock's favourite yoga studios. Studio director Isabel Lambert's "meticulous approach" to sugaring was praised by Fashion Magazine in 2010, and the establishment was voted Best Hot Yoga by BlogTo in 2012, along with Toronto's Best Workout Studio by Now.

30 Duncan St
Toronto,
ON
CA

How does an old glass factory become a must-book venue in Toronto Life's annual wedding guide? 99 Sudbury’s owners would say, give it a makeover. They swapped the factory’s noisy machines for elegant furnishings, repurposed three sections of the building, and turned the straggling ghosts into coat checkers. The three sections they repurposed include a baroque lounge area, an art gallery with 17-foot ceilings, and a plush loft space aptly named the Glass Factory.

With the leftover space, they added a health-and-wellness centre and a 30,000-square-foot fitness club that has three weight rooms, two exercise studios, and a spinning loft. It even has a cross-training room with monster-truck tires, fire-truck hoses, kettlebells, punching bags, and TRX-suspension-training gear. The idea behind all of these additions was to create a hip atmosphere where people could socialize and have fun while statistically increasing their ability to lift up their cars when they drop keys under them. The effort helped 99 Sudbury catch the eye of various press outlets, and the Food Network even held its 10th anniversary at the spot.

99 Sudbury Street, Unit 5B
Toronto,
ON
CA

Heat seems to emanate from Fireflow Yoga’s cozy confines. It could be the soft lighting or the warm tones of the hardwood floors, but the studio’s teachers swear it’s the energy flowing through the students in their signature Ashtanga classes. Here, yogis of all levels rehearse poses that summon sweat while they stretch and strengthen muscles throughout their bodies. The instructors, each of whom possesses at least three years of teaching experience, also lead classes for specific populations such as athletes and moms-to-be. The staff keeps its routines up to date by regularly welcoming renowned master yogis to the studio to share their sage knowledge of body-mind alignment and what sound a tree in the forest makes when performing downward dog.

After class, students can peruse the studio’s boutique, which teems with sporty, stretchy fashions created by indie designers. Though most classes are designed for adults, the studio hosts kid-friendly activities such as yoga-themed birthday parties and play sessions filled with animal-inspired poses.

172 Eglinton Ave E
Toronto,
ON
CA

The path to health and happiness is often built from scratch, according to yoga master Bikram Choudhury and the stretchy sages at Bikram Yoga Red Tree. Filled with triathletes, engineers, and social workers, the studio’s teaching staff illustrates yoga’s ability to inspire and transform people from diverse walks of life. Between bright windows and mirror-lined walls, students of all skill levels reflect upon wellness while practicing 26 poses designed to pump oxygen through the blood. Tight muscles loosen as bodies absorb heated air, which seeps into pores during twists, balances, and forward bends. Coupled with deep-breathing exercises, the heat helps to oust toxins and tension through sweat beads and focused exhalations. When fatigue sets in, students draw inspiration from one of Bikram’s loftiest challenges: a knee injury that threatened his ability to walk. With hard work and the support of a caring yoga teacher, he regained his ability to stroll, sprint, and perform the hokey-pokey.

12 Drummond St
Toronto,
ON
CA

At Wynn Fitness Clubs, exercise isn’t about altering how the body looks. It’s about changing clients for the better from the inside out. Here, during group and one-on-one training, fitness experts pair encouraging words with adaptable exercises involving dumbbells, kettlebells, Selectorized weight machines, and functional movements such as pushing and balancing. In addition to bolstering the body, these programs strengthen the will to achieve, propelling exercisers toward goals faster than an espresso-fuelled hockey puck. Calming fitness classes such as yoga and Pilates unite the mind and body with deep stretches, focused core exercises, and measured-breathing techniques. Club members can torch calories with solo sessions on the clubs’ cardio machines or during boot camps, cycling routines, and Zumba dance parties that cultivate friendships while boosting energy and endurance. Post-workout, spa-like locker rooms and couch-lined cafés invite exercisers to relax and recharge.

98 The Esplanade
Toronto,
ON
CA