Hot Pilates Cardio Dance @ Hot Pilates

Class: Hot Pilates Cardio Dance Location: WeHo Work-out: Dance Cardio, Pilates Difficulty: 4 Next day soreness: 3.5 Duration: 60 min Sweat Level:  Drenched Parking: Free lot at Sunset Plaza Amenities: Shower, towels and mats provided, water and swag for purchase Requirements for class: grippy socks and lots of water Hi All! First I apologize for the stall in reviews lately. Life has been…

Platform @ Pure Barre

Class: Platform Location: Brentwood Work-out: Barre Difficulty: 3.5 (mainly because the moves were unfamiliar) Next day soreness: 3.5 Duration: 60 min Sweat Level:A little dewy Parking: Private lot, 90 minutes free with validation Amenities: Water fountain, swag and water for purchase Requirements for class: socks, a small towel I was so excited to try Platform now that it’s on ClassPass, but man was…

FUBAR @ Sirens and Titans

Class: FUBAR (stands for “F-ed up beyond all recognition”) Location: Westwood Work-out: Versa climber Difficulty: 4.5 Next day soreness: 4 Duration: 30 min Sweat Level:  Sweaty Parking: Street parking Amenities: Lockers, towels, filtered water Requirements for class: sneakers With a class titled FUBAR, you pretty much know you’re signing yourself up for a tough workout. But luckily, it’s only 30 minutes of pain and then…

Dancefit @ Platefit

Class: Dancefit Location: Weho Work-out: Dance cardio/toning on a powerplate Difficulty: 2.5 Next day soreness: 2 Duration: 30 min Sweat Level:A little dewy Parking: Street parking Amenities: Filtered water, towels Requirements for class:  grippy socks or barefoot This was my first power plate class ever and I wasn’t sure what to expect, but this was a quick and easy class…

Iron Signature Boxing @ Iron Boxing Brentwood

Class: Iron Signature Boxing Bw Location: Brentwood Work-out: Circuit Training Boxing Difficulty: 4 Next day soreness: 4 Duration: 60 min Sweat Level:  Sweaty Parking: Street parking (they will have validation in the building lot for a few dollars, but that hasn’t happened yet as of 3/18/16) Amenities: Lockers, showers, filtered water, towels, gloves and wraps Requirements for class: sneakers This is…

Full Body @ Barry’s Bootcamp Hollywood

Class: Full Body w/ Astrid Swan Location: Hollywood Work-out: Bootcamp/circuit training Difficulty: 5 Next day soreness: 4 Duration: 60 min Sweat Level:   Sweaty Parking: 90 minutes validated lot Amenities: Lockers, showers, swag for purchase, Fuel Bar (smoothie bar) Requirements for class: sneakers I finally dragged myself over to the new Barry’s in Hollywood this morning and it did not disappoint. The new space is…

Supraformer Class @ Lagree Fitness Studio

Class: Supraformer Location: Weho Work-out: Reformer Pilates Difficulty: 5 Next day soreness: 4 Duration: 25 min Sweat Level:  Moderately Sweaty Parking: Metered street parking Amenities: Bathroom, water fountain Requirements for class: pilates socks (though I’ve seen a few people do barefoot) I had heard about Lagree Fitness prior to taking the class, so I was mentally prepared for the Supraformer. I was…

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…

Adult Jazz @ On the Edge Dance Studio

Class: Adult Jazz Location: Culver City/Palms Work-out: Dance technique Difficulty: 3.5 for dancers, 4.5 for non-dancers Next day soreness: 3 Duration: 75 min Sweat Level:  Moderately Sweaty Parking: Small lot (parking can be tight so you might need to circle around a few times, apparently there’s a lot behind the plaza as well, but ask the lot attendant) Amenities: Bathroom/changing room, bring your…

Normatec @ Great Earth Sports Performance

Class: Normatec Location: Brentwood Work-out: Leg recovery – compression massage therapy Difficulty: 1 Next day soreness: 0 Duration: 20 min Sweat Level: No sweat Parking: Validated lot Amenities: N/A Requirements for class: socks and comfortable clothing (no dresses/skirts) This place looks like the inside of a spaceship and when I come here, I definitely feel like I am stepping into “the future.” This place focuses…