Ahh…the beginning of the year…when all the gyms are pack to gills with those of us who have vowed THIS YEAR to keep our resolutions once and for all and get fit. While the herd will thin out soon enough, if you ARE trying to make a change for the better, here’s a list of the Best Alternative Fitness Places in the Worcester Area to get fit instead on an overcrowded gym.
RPM Cycling Studio – Millbury – Worcester County’s first and ONLY indoor cycling studio! This is not your big box gym classes. RPM is primarily spin, but also offers Pilates and Muscle Conditioning to give a full-body workout in a studio setting. Classes are instructed by the area’s top certified instructors. Be it the energy of spin, the challenge of Pilates, or the intensity of muscle conditioning and Piloxing, RPM has what you need to build a balanced, full-body workout. Visit RPMcyclingstudios.com for class schedule and pricing.
BodyMind Balance – Worcester – BodyMind Balance is a unique personal and small group training studio that has provided clients with an alternative to health clubs and gyms for more than 15 years. They offer personally supervised programs of physical fitness for all levels and abilities as well as therapeutic exercise for posture, balance and mobility. BodyMind Balance is the premiere personal fitness studio in Central Massachusetts. Training is available in private, semi-private and small group settings in a non-intimidating environment. For more information, visit bodymindbalanc-ma.com
Auburn Yoga & Pilates Center – Auburn – Auburn Yoga & Pilates Center offers small group fitness classes (yoga, Pilates, spinning, TRX, strength, barre) for clients of all ages and abilities. As an alternative to large, impersonal gyms, AYPC’s experienced and knowledgeable instructors provide individual support and attention to students. AYPC focuses on relationships with its members, customer service that exceeds expectations, and education designed to help you meet healthy lifestyle goals. AYPC has been servicing clients in the community since 2004 and are proud to be a locally owned and operated business. They have also been named Best Fitness Center in Auburn by the Chamber of Commerce for the last five years. For more info, visit aubrunyogaandpilates.com.
CrossFit CenterMass – Worcester – CrossFit CenterMass is the premier strength and conditioning facility for central Massachusetts. CFCM trains all level of athletes whether you are just getting off the couch or you are a professional athlete. All workouts are infinitely scalable to meet individual fitness levels. At CFCM their classes are led by certified CrossFit Coaches who will take the time to design a program that is specific to you. For more information, visit crossfitcentermass.com.
Dance Soul Motion – Grafton – At Dance Soul Motion they believe that just like people, fitness comes in all varieties and variety is the spice of life! Their schedule is designed so members can have a consistent fitness routine that varies between cardiovascular workouts and toning and strengthening sessions. The goal is to gain confidence, strength and feel great doing it. Working out should never feel like work, it should feel like YOU. For class schedules and pricing, visit dancesoulmotion.com.
If a standard gym setting if more your thing, not to worry, there are plenty of options in the Worcester area including major franchises such as Anytime Fitness, Boost Fitness, Gold’s Gym and Planet Fitness.