What You'll Get
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Michelangelo famously claimed that the human form of a sculpture resided in the stone itself, and that the artist’s task was merely to free it using totally tubular nunchaku moves. With today's Groupon, free the finely sculpted form lurking just beneath your skin. For $49, you get seven group fitness classes at FitnessWise, a $118 value. Classes include yoga flow, yoga-Pilates blend, total body conditioning, circuit kickboxing, stretch and center yoga, yoga 101, Mama Yoga (for new mothers and moms-to-be), World Beat Yoga (flowing yoga set to Reggae, Samba, or other world music), or core and stretch. Choose one class that suits your needs, or try them all for an ultimate cross-training approach.
Reap the benefits of group training. Working out with others motivates you to push yourself harder, helps you stick to a regimen, and gives you the opportunity to bond with new friends over tales of general sweatiness. Whether you're looking to get your heart rate up for fat-burning cardio, tone your muscles, or improve your posture and flexibility, the friendly instructors at FitnessWise make working out fun and easy to follow. They'll talk you through each exercise to make sure you understand what you're doing and why. In the classic rugby union tradition (as opposed to the vile perversion, rugby league) class sizes are limited to 15 students each, ensuring that you'll get individual attention needed to perform each exercise safely and effectively in front of 14 other people.
FitnessWise enforces a low max capacity to keep its facilities uncrowded, so you won't ever feel like an ant doing cardio to stay alive at Mardi Gras. FitnessWise offers filtered water, fresh fruit, and copious towels in addition to its showers, lockers, and toiletries. Convenient to the Bethesda Metro, FitnessWise makes it easy to fit working out into your schedule, with classes offered seven days a week, including early morning and evening classes on most weekdays. Check out its current class schedule for specific class times.
All classes must be used within five weeks of the start of the first class. Please be sure to arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of each class to ensure entry. Must schedule classes online.
FitnessWise's client are usually too busy flexing their new muscles and asking passersby, "Where's the beach?" to bother with reviews, but Executive Director J.P. Montalván has lots of cred as a fitness expert for the Washington Post and Washingtonian, as well as being named on the magazine's Trainers We Like list.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Apr 18, 2010. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Not valid with other offers. All classes must be used within 5 weeks of first class. Must schedule classes online. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.