If you reside in or around (or plan to visit) the New York City area, check out these black-owned fitness centers and classes to get you snatched! Summer bodies are definitely made in the winter, so there’s no time like the present to get a jumpstart on a healthier lifestyle. No matter your fitness level, there’s something for everyone — yoga, pilates, boxing, kickboxing and running are just some of the options listed below. The key is to try something different, and surely you’ll find the perfect regimen tailored to your individual needs.
Now let’s get fit!
1. Asali Yoga
WHAT YOU GET: A semi-private boutique yoga studio in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood
WHAT YOU GET: Resistance training, corrective exercise, stretching, yoga, nutrition and holistic ways of healing
WHAT YOU GET: Caribbean-inspired dance workouts
WHAT YOU GET: Equinox group fitness instructor, ReebokONE ambassador and Founder of Vision Fitness
WHAT YOU GET: One of the most elite and efficient Personal Trainers in NYC who will help people at ALL levels of fitness
6. Locale NYC
WHAT YOU GET: A boutique yoga studio, specializing in holistic health
WHAT YOU GET: Boot camp, boxing classes and personal training
WHAT YOU GET: Yoga and juice bar
WHAT YOU GET: Pole exercise classes
WHAT YOU GET: Public classes, no experience necessary
WHAT YOU GET: Boxing
12. Rad Experience
WHAT YOU GET: Fitness parties, online, small group and private training and nutrition counseling
13. Black Girls Run
WHAT YOU GET: Women’s group run
14. Black Men Run
WHAT YOU GET: Men’s group run
New Yorkers, what are some of your favorite black-owned workout spots? Inquiring minds want to know. Sound off in the comments below!