Creative Ideas That Inspire

Show members how mixing up their workouts with hybrid classes and new variations on a theme can help them reach their goals.

By Judy Meyer
Mar 17, 2015

At The Barre Code® in Pittsburgh, members can choose from a variety of classes, including Brawl. This session combines kickboxing with strength training that focuses on the thighs and glutes for an intense lower-body workout.

O Dance in Boulder, Colorado, transports its members to Latin locations with Latin Soul Play. This hourlong dance experience is set to soulful Latin rhythms and teaches footwork and body mechanics for a playful workout.

Body & Soul in Miami thrills its members with VIDEOSYNC, which strives to recreate the feeling of being in a music video. The high-energy, high-intensity class—created by a professional dancer— uses a mix of pop and hip-hop tunes.

Krank Strength, a high-intensity class offered by Krank Cycle Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, offers a full-body workout that uses the TRX® Suspension TrainerTM, sandbags and the Lebert Equalizer™. If students want to push their limits, they can take the 30/30 class that adds half an hour of cycling.

Aspiring cheerleaders and dancers can get the training they need with POM, offered at Fusion Dance Company LLC in Juneau, Alaska. The class focuses on synchronized movements, pom techniques and high-energy routines that concentrate on correct execution of motions.

In Honolulu, Shimmy Fitness is offered by Malia In Hawaii. This fusion belly dancing class uses breathing techniques and choreography to enhance feminine expression. Sessions begin with yoga-inspired stretches and are followed by drills and dance combinations.

The beautiful landscape of the Southwest is the backdrop for Posse Grounds Boot Camp, offered by the Sedona, Arizona, parks and recreation department. This outdoor circuit-style training class takes advantage of Posse Grounds Park and incorporates natural elements such as trees, as well as outdoor equipment like bleachers and playground equipment.

At ENRGi Fitness in Chicago, fitness warriors have something to look forward to at the end of class at Ninja Warrior & Wine. This obstacle course class features ropes, tires and swing equipment, and afterward serves as a social function where participants can hang out and sip a glass of wine.

Boogie Bounce Extreme at BoxFit Gym in Darlington, England, uses mini trampolines as a fun and quick way to tone legs, glutes and abs. Participants bounce to music on rebounders fitted with long handles for extra stability.

sharing the buzz

Have you heard of a creative new class? Drop us a line and share the buzz. Send an email, a letter or a fax detailing the class. We’ll be publishing your ideas in upcoming issues. Email: [email protected] | Mail: 10455 Pacific Center Ct. | San Diego, CA 92121-4339 | Fax: (858) 535-8234

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sharing the buzz

Have you heard of a creative new class? Drop us a line and share the buzz. Send an email, a letter or a fax detailing the class. We’ll be publishing your ideas in upcoming issues. Email: [email protected] | Mail: 10455 Pacific Center Ct. | San Diego, CA 92121-4339 | Fax: (858) 535-8234

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sharing the buzz

Have you heard of a creative new class? Drop us a line and share the buzz. Send an email, a letter or a fax detailing the class. We’ll be publishing your ideas in upcoming issues. Email: [email protected] | Mail: 10455 Pacific Center Ct. | San Diego,

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