Let’s Get Physical: At Home Edition

With so many studios offering virtual classes, sticking to that New Year’s resolution has never been easier

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In dire need of a good workout? Join the club. Due to ever-changing protocols, gyms and studios may have limited space or be closed due to COVID, but no worries – you can still get that regimen started because many offer livestream classes, small/private sessions, and more. Virtual classes are becoming a big hit due to the convenience they offer – you can participate right from the comfort of home – so stuff those excuses in your duffle bag! If you are heading out, be sure to register first and mask up. Provided below are some great places to help you keep that resolution. If we missed your favorite, please email Elyse@ProvidenceOnline.com and be sure to check with your PCP before starting a new routine.

 

All That Matters

What is it: This February ‘20 Rhody Gem features four yoga studios, a meditation studio, retail store, and services including acupuncture, massage, chiropractic, and reflexology.

Good to know: Currently offering a safe space at the studio, or opt for online classes. Pre-register via their website or by using the All That Matters app.

 

Barre Coast

What is it: Along with barre, class options include boxing, yoga, and TRX – the equipment-based suspension training developed by a former US Navy SEAL. Love to shop? There’s a boutique filled with workout wear.

Good to Know: Visit their website for virtual membership offers and details.

 

BENEFITNESS Pilates Studio & Training Center

What is it: The only STOTT PILATES® (musculo-skeletal program that focuses on strength and stability) training and certification location in RI and nearby MA.

Good to know: The center offers many options like personal training and TRX. Find both live and on-demand sessions on the
MBO app.

 

Elevate

What is it: This indoor cycling and barre studio includes beginner, intermediate, and advanced classes.

Good to know: Life coaching sessions are offered, and there’s an in-store apparel shop.

 

High Street Yoga

What is it: This studio lists classes that range from vinyasa yoga to meditation, all designed to help patrons reach their fitness goals and get in tune with their inner self.

Good to know: All small group classes are taught virtually. Sign up/reserve a spot in advance on their website; WellnessLiving username and password can be used.

 

Integrative Wellness RI

What is it: Offering self-healing through sessions in meditation, flexibility, and more, all integrating holistic practices.

Good to know: Virtual classes are available along with healing
sessions, workshops, and training courses.

 

Island Heron Yoga

What is it: Set up a comfy spot to learn a variety of yoga styles to practice at home via livestream classes.

Good to know: The studio is currently closed, but classes live-stream daily. Also peruse their website for a library of pre-recorded classes.

 

Luxe Fitness

What is it: Full-service facility with 120+ pieces of equipment by brands like Life Fitness, Life Strength, Hammer Strength, Cybex, and Iron Grip. Classes include spinning, Pilates, yoga, muscle sculpt, Zumba, core training, Ab Attack, and more.

Good to know: The gym is open but it’s always best to refer to their Facebook page for updates and hours.

 

Ocean State Community Wellness

What is it: A wellness center with a full gym, training, and group fitness courses available.

Good to know: Hours change
seasonally so be sure to check ahead. Also find cool branded gear
for purchase.

 

Perfectly Fit RI

What is it: Newly renovated expansive gym with a host of cardiovascular and strength training equipment – and juice bar!

Good to know: Offering appointment-only personal training and small group workouts. Raw Bob’s Organic Juicery is available onsite.

 

Rhode Warrior Gym

What is it: Embrace your inner Rocky at this 2,400-square-foot facility with a boxing room complete with ring and bags. There’s also a fitness room with free weights, kettlebells, rowing machines, squat racks, weighted balls, fitness bands, yoga mats, and many other conditioning tools.

Good to know: Open at press time but always good to check online first during this time.

 

RI Yoga Center

What is it: Warm up at this studio specializing in heated power vinyasa, and yoga tone, exclusive to the studio. Non-heated options are available, too.

Good to know: Classes are updated online an hour before the class. Refer to their social media sites for postings on new classes and protocols.

 

River Bend Athletic Club

What is it: A health and fitness club with 50+ classes offered each week; choose from yoga, boxing, racquetball, and much more.

Good to know: Spaces are reserved by phone and by members up to 24 hours in advance. Facial coverings are required when in the facility.

 

YMCA

What is it: Yup, the good ol’ Y. There are locations statewide, each offering different programs.

Good to know: Masks are required to be worn within the facility and guests must abide by the social distancing policy by keeping a distance of six feet from others.

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