Exercise is a pleasurable activity for both would-be athletes and recovering pyromaniacs desperate enough to settle for burning calories. Fuel fitness regimens with today’s Groupon: for $29, you get any 10 fitness classes at Changes in Motion (an $80 value).
Changes in Motion's highly trained instructors lead physiques toward wholesome toning through a schedule of group fitness classes that take place six days a week for 45–60 minutes. Guests can sync their breathing up to flowing yoga poses or bolster cores, ease of movement, and balance with Pilates machines in preparation for tightrope-walking over a vat of baked beans. Blending workout techniques to target most muscle groups, 20/20/20 sessions mix cardio, yoga, weights, and Pilates routines. Gams torch calories during spinning classes, and Powerflex sessions engage entire bodies in strengthening reps, goading limbs to heave free weights, stretch out bands, and balance on balls with more grace than a grizzly bear in a tutu. Postworkout, patrons can soothe hardworking muscles in the steam room.
In addition to fitness classes, the upscale fitness emporium also offers a host of spa services. Trained staffers lavish clients with massages, facials, and body wraps, which squeeze out any stubborn lingering fat cells hiding behind the spleen.
Changes in Motion Boutique Fit Spa
From Pilates, yoga, and cycling classes to facials, body wraps, and massages, Changes in Motion’s repertoire of life-affirming services helps clients achieve health and beauty from the inside out. Students can enroll in small-group classes or one-on-one sessions with one of three licensed Pilates instructors—former dancer Effie, Power Pilates expert Emmy, or Pilates veteran Wendy. The trio rounds up Reformer machines, springboards, and a TRX suspension system to help novices and seasoned students alike strengthen and tone their cores. The studio also boasts a full class schedule packed with non-Pilates sessions, such as spinning, cross training, and yoga.
After clients work up a sweat, they can head to the spa for a 60-minute cooldown session with a licensed massage therapist, who customizes deep-tissue, Swedish, and Thai stretch techniques to individual concerns. Across the hall, licensed aestheticians use Éminence, B&G, and WoodSprite organic skincare products during facials and body wraps, hydrating skin and restoring a look of youth. Meanwhile, two noninvasive systems—the TriActive laser and electrical-stimulation machine—blend technologies to boost circulation, smooth cellulite, and tighten skin without the hassle of squeezing into a straitjacket made entirely of band-aids.