Strength @ Uplift Studios

Class: Strength Location: Weho Work-out: Strength Training, HIIT Difficulty: 4 Next day soreness: 4 Duration: 55 min Sweat Level:  Moderately Sweaty Parking: Metered street parking (or free residential on side streets north of Melrose, but read signs!) Amenities: Bathroom, water and swag for sale Requirements for class: sneakers, bring your own towel if you need one I came here last night…

Dance Cardio @ Body by Simone

Class: Dance Cardio Location: Weho Work-out: dance cardio, abs and arms conditioning Difficulty: 3.5 Next day soreness: 1.5 Duration: 60 min Sweat Level:  Sweaty Parking: metered street parking, 1 hr FREE parking @ 901 Hancock Ave. (Corner of Santa Monica Blvd.) Adjacent to Tender Greens $0.75/30 mins thereafter. Open weekdays 7:30am–2:30am Weekends 9:00am–2:30am, AFTER 6:00pm there is a flat fee of $6 Amenities: Mats…

Cardio Barre Fusion @ Modern Barre

Class: Cardio Barre Fusion Location: Chestnut Hill, MA Work-out: Dance cardio and barre Difficulty: 3.5 Next day soreness: 3 Duration: 60 min Sweat Level:  Sweaty Parking: Street parking, small lot behind studio Amenities: Mats provided, grippy socks and water for purchase Requirements for class: Socks (preferably grippy) I can’t seem to get enough of this class! I tried Modern Barre when I was…

Orange 60 @ Orangetheory Fitness

Class: Orange60 Location: Nationwide Work-out: Circuit-training/bootcamp Difficulty: 4 Next day soreness: 3 Duration: 60 min Sweat Level:  Moderately Sweaty Parking: Depends on location Amenities: Water fountain, shower, swag for purchase Requirements for class: Need to get to class 30 min. early if it’s your first class. Though the workout at Orangetheory is decent, I can’t say that the customer experience is pleasant after…

Signature Burn @ Burn 60

Class: Signature Burn Location: Weho Work-out: HIIT Difficulty: Level 4.5 Next day soreness: 4 Duration: 60 min Sweat Level: Sweaty Parking: Free 2 hour lot in Pavilions center Amenities: Towels provided, water fountain, swag for purchase Requirements for class: be prepared to run I finally tried Burn 60 for the first time as part of the LA ClassPass Ambassador event. The class was tough…

Chest, Back & Abs @ Barry’s Bootcamp Weho

Class: Chest, Back and Abs Location: West Hollywood Work-out: Bootcamp Difficulty: Level 4.5 Next day soreness: 4 Duration: 60 min Sweat Level: Sweaty Parking: Free lot Amenities: Towels provided, water fountain, lockers Requirements for class: Change beforehand because there is only one small bathroom, definitely bring water! I’ve been wanting to try Barry’s Bootcamp for so long, and to be honest, I’ve put it…

Kickboxing @ All About Kickboxing

Class: Kickboxing Location: North Hollywood/Burbank Work-out: Kickboxing Difficulty: Level 3 Next day soreness: 3 Duration: 60 min Sweat Level: Sweaty Parking: Street parking/small lot Amenities: Glove and wrap rentals, shower Requirements for class: Bring water, and wraps and gloves if you have them I ventured far outside of my normal hood to take this class with a friend. The gym was no frills (it reminded…

Pop/Hip Hop Choreography @ Moore Dancing

Class: Pop/Hip Hop Choreography Location: Brentwood Work-out: Dance Difficulty: Level 4 Next day soreness: 1 Duration: 60 min Sweat Level:  Moderately Sweaty Parking: Street parking Amenities: Mats provided Requirements for class: Non-marking sneakers This is a fun and fast-paced class taught by the owner Tiffany Moore. According to the Moore Dancing website, this class is a level 3 (the hardest level). I definitely…

Event Roundup Week of 9/28-10/3

This week is full of fun fitness events around LA! Tuesday 9/29 – Barre sock brand Pointe Studio is hosting a free hip hop dance class with Groov3 (one of my faves!) at Beatbox LA at 7PM. A few spots are remaining so if you want in, e-mail Allie ASAP at allie@pointe-studio.com. Tuesday 9/29 – Another…

MultiTAsk @ Tracy Anderson Method

Class: MultiTAsk (not on ClassPass) Location: Studio City Work-out: Hybrid Muscle Conditioning + Dance Cardio Difficulty: Level 4.5 Next day soreness: 3 Duration: 50 min Sweat Level:  Sweaty Parking: Free lot behind studio and metered parking out front Amenities: Water fountain, towel service, smoothies and swag for sale Requirements for class: Sneakers and comfortable clothing I finally got to try out the legendary Tracy Anderson…