A good workout regimen provides the courage needed to march back into the office, take the clown nose off, and demand a smaller, funnier car. Fill oversized shoes with self-confidence with today’s Groupon: for $35, you get any five fitness classes at Bodyblast Studio in Eagan (up to a $75 value).
Fitness classes at Bodyblast Studio whip bodies into shape via a variety of spry exercises for any fitness level. The experienced instructors lead fun, vivacious workouts in a group setting. Pole fitness classes are designed to strengthen the core and upper body, utilizing the pole for leverage and stability as bodies swing and slide their way to a healthy sweat ($15 per class). With an array of spirited aerobic classes, exercisers can jump into sessions such as lively Latin-dance-inspired Zumba to experience fun ways to get into shape or to exhaust surplus energy gained from gorging on solar panels ($10–$15 per class). For a more calming exercise, balance a lopsided aura with a Vinyasa-flow yoga class, linking mind and body with conscious breathing as you move through postures stacked in graceful succession ($10 per class). Go online to check out the class schedule, and email Bodyblast 24 hours ahead of time to reserve a pole for any pole fitness class.
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The instructors at Bodyblast Studio wrap fitness, personal growth, and entertainment into tidy one-hour classes centered on pole fitness, Latin-inspired dance moves, or competitive martial arts. Ladies-only pole-fitness classes utilize poles for leverage and stability as bodies swing and slide their way to a healthy sweat in routines designed to strengthen the core and upper body. Exercisers teach imaginary rivals a lesson they won’t soon forget as they pummel the air with swift kicks and punches in tae kwon do classes, and hearts race through the hip-churning steps of Latin-inspired Zumba dance classes. For a more calming exercise, balance a lopsided aura with a Vinyasa flow yoga class that links mind and body with conscious breathing.
A spring-loaded hardwood aerobic floor keeps steps peppy and reduces strain on joints during all-out workouts or dance sessions. Brass poles and glossy kettlebells reflect the colorful lights flashing overhead as hit dance tunes blast through the speakers of a full sound system.