Saskatoon & Regina’s Best Drop-in Fitness Classes
The New Year brings new goals and routines, and exercise is usually included on the list of many resolutions. To make fitness more fun and sustainable, try finding a new class or type of workout that you truly enjoy. Saskatoon and Regina both have a wide array of boutique fitness and exercise studios, so you’re sure to find something you enjoy doing. This New Year, try out a few unique drop-in classes to see what the cities have to offer!
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Ryde YXE Cycle Studio: Indoor cycling is a great way to improve your cardio, and with indoor cycling studio Ryde you’ll get the best of both worlds with an excellent workout and their inspiring community environment. Check out their Ryde for Change classes every Friday evening where 100 per cent of the proceeds are donated to a different charity within Saskatoon’s community. It’s cycling with a cause!
F45 Training: F45’s philosophy is all about functional training geared toward everyday movement and activities. Their classes involve circuit and HIIT style workouts to get your heart rate up and get you moving. The team training aspect also provides community and support, with class sizes of 30 and under.
Club Mynx: Club Mynx does aerial, pole and barre classes all ranging in difficulty level. Some of their classes require signing up for a full session, while others allow drop-ins. Drop-in to one of their barre classes, core classes or intro to pole classes. A drop-in for one of these classes is a great way to test the waters and see if you enjoy the workout, and then you can sign up for a full series.
Pura Vida Yoga Loft: Pura Vida (formerly Hot Yoga on 20th) offers classes and workshops for all levels, including gentle restorative yoga, meditation, vinyasa flow and Hot 26, which is based on a series of 26 postures performed in a specific order to help cleanse the body and warm the muscles. Whether you’re looking to improve flexibility or gain strength, yoga is a great way to get started.
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FLY Fitness & Aerial Arts: For a totally unique workout, check out FLY for their classes in aerial arts, including hoops, silks and sling. They also do pole classes and a liquid motion class, which is a method and movement class. Certain classes are drop-in, while others involve signing up for a session, so be sure to check their schedule ahead of time. Try dropping into the Level 1 FLY adult classes and challenge yourself to try something new.
The Core Connection Pilates: Core Connection offers small group classes and private lessons, which are a great option if you want to learn something new or receive one-on-one coaching with a customized program for your goals and needs. For classes, they offer barre classes and Pilates classes that incorporate mat work and/or equipment with varying levels of difficulty.
Yoga Mala: Regina’s Yoga Mala offers tons of different options for yoga classes, with varying styles and levels of difficulty. Try gentle Hatha flow for a more restful and restorative class, Hatha flow for medium intensity, and ashtanga or ashtanga flow for a challenging, creative class that is sure to work up your heart rate.
Level 10 Fitness: Level 10 is a comprehensive fitness and exercise community that offers group, private and team training, all ranging from beginner to advanced levels. They also have a team of exercise specialists, physiotherapists, massage therapists, coaches and registered dieticians to help clients achieve overall health and wellness.
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Local Barre Fitness: With central locations in both cities, Local Barre is a great option for trying out a new class and improving your fitness level. Try Bottoms Up for a class that focuses on sculpting and toning your backside, Top Up for a core, arms and back toning class, and Barre then Chill, where you’ll do 40 minutes of an intense barre workout followed by a 20 minute cool down and stretch.
Orangetheory Fitness: Orangetheory’s workouts are designed by science to promote energy, strength and greater results through a combination of cardio and strength training. Before your first class, they recommend arriving 30 minutes early so that you can meet with a fitness coach to chat about personalized goals.