Ah, that end of the year exercise slump. Holidays and celebrations make it tough to squeeze in a work out, and when you do, you find you’ve grown tired of your same old workout routine (we totally feel you – the elliptical gets old!) But have no fear! The #BlogHer team has you covered with insta-friendly workouts that are ideal for influencers and content creators.
Here’s a list of 10 top notch, kick-ass, kick-your-ass workouts to try in the LA area, perfect for a pre-#BlogHer20 Health conference sweat sesh!
Natural Pilates is one of the best rated pilates studios in Los Angeles, with instructors who offer individualized programming for private and semi-private classes, as well as fully equipped group classes! They’re all about helping their clients achieve their health and fitness goals through positivity – a mission we can totally get behind!
Knockout workouts blend dance, yoga, breath-work, and positive thinking to empower and inspire attendees. They aim to be “a space to foster self-discovery with classes designed to help you feel good about your body, shift your perspective and give you tools to design a life that you love.”
Who doesn’t love a body positive work out experience?
Perfect for any cardio lovers out there, DASH is a HIIT treadmill class for performance-driven athletes of all levels. Their certified coaches have created cutting-edge programming to lead DASH members on a 55-minute journey where you own your pace for challenging sprints, jogs, hills and recoveries to maximize your run. Such a fun way to get the blood pumping – and running is always more fun with a crew!
Velvet Lb provides inspirational open space, the spicy classes, and the well-guided instruction. All you have to do is come in with a good attitude (or at least let them help you leave with one) and give yourself a body to love.
SURFCORE is a super fun and innovative new way to exercise! The ALOHA inspired HIIT program uses a combination of strength and cardio exercises to sculpt your body – no two classes are the same, with a constantly evolving variety of exercises and equipment such as kettlebells, dumbbells, custom balance boards, plyometric boxes, skateboards, and more!! The studio welcomes all fitness levels, and reviews rave that the workouts are amazing and that the gym is full of good vibes.
Their motto? “Transform your body, fuel your soul, LIVE ALOHA!”
Ready? SET AND FLOW
Voted “Best Hot Yoga, Los Angeles” by Vogue, “Best Yoga Studio, Los Angeles” by TimeOut, and “Best Fitness Studio, LA” by the LAist. Set and Flow is the next level of hot yoga and fitness.160+ classes a week and modalities galore! Join the studio for top-notch tutorials for Yoga, Cycling, Pilates, Bootcamps, HIIT Classes, Kettlebells, Boxing, and more.
LIT Method stands for [Low Impact Training]. They deliver a high intensity, low impact workout with NO running, NO jumping, and NO weights! The studio uses resistance bands, custom water rowers, and a beat bumping sound system. Perfect for those among us who are looking to challenge our bodies, but not break them.
With pulsing music and a physically intense flow, Y7 is the perfect yoga workout for people who love yoga but have trouble slowing down. You’ll sweat, you’ll laugh, you’ll move, and you’ll have a blast. Y7 has locations in multiple cities, so check them out to see if you can catch a class before #BlogHer20 Health too!!
Indigo Fitness is a health and wellness studio that prides themselves on “going deep and aiming high.” they go deep and aim high. They have a truly integrated approach to fitness, placing emphasis on strengthening not just the body, but the mind and soul as well! The studio encourages attendees to embrace mindfulness in order to create a clear path to their fitness goals – “you set the target, and we’ll provide the attentive trainers and first-class space to get you there.”
Indigo Fitness also prides themselves on their inclusivity policy: “We welcome all ethnic backgrounds, creeds, races, sizes, and gender identities. They only care that you are here to work hard, have fun, and be open to transformation.”
Whether you’re based in LA or just passing through for #BlogHer20 Health, these fitness classes are supportive of all fitness levels and all exercise preferences. Check ‘em out, and let us know your faves!
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