When ClassPass hit the scene in 2013, workout routines as we once knew them were shook. Instead of belonging to one exclusive gym or studio, the company revolutionized open membership access to the best fitness classes available. And nearly six years later, the expansive offerings are still growing strong. ClassPass recently released its fitness trends for 2019, with analytics on the most popular workouts across the country pulled by a dedicated team of data scientists — from barre-lovers in Tucson to spin-fanatics in Houston and strength training-squads in NYC.
According to the company, “studio fitness is the best way to work out,” because of the small group sizes matched with specialized training from best-in-class instructors. These classes are, “a perfect place to learn something new, or to perfect the skills you already have,” the site stresses — and we’re counting down the top five movement trends to most popular studios ahead. Scroll on to find out if your go-to fitness fad made the list…And maybe for a little inspiration to try sweating something new in 2019, too. If you haven’t tried it yet, ClassPass is offering a free month trial through the end of January to be used anytime this year. And if you have tried it, drop us some feedback on what classes rank in your top five.
*To determine these rankings, ClassPass uses proprietary algorithms created by their team of data scientists, designed to analyze a variety of information like number of class reservations, user reviews, and class ratings.*
“Pure Barre is a collection of 45-50 minute total body workouts. At the core of our technique we use a thoughtful series of low impact, isometric movements that are designed to produce results. You’ll use the ballet barre and other light equipment as you move through class, focusing on different areas of your body. Your muscles will shake. You’ll get stronger with each class. And ultimately, you’ll rise above who you were yesterday.” — Pure Barre
Photo: Courtesy of Pure Barre.
“If cardio, strength training and Pilates had a baby…it would be SLT. Our mission is to give our clients the full-body results they have always wanted in a smart, efficient and effective workout. We believe in working hard and having fun while doing it.” — SLT
Photo: Courtesy of SLT.
“Sweat offers its students an athletic style of yoga, a thorough sweat, and teachers who park their egos at the door – teachers who have something to share but also recognize that students need to be in their own space without the bombardment of repetitive cues.” — Sweat Yoga
Photo: Courtesy of Sweat Yoga.
“We fused high intensity interval training with performance-tracking metrics for an effective, efficient, intensely fun ride that’s guaranteed to test your limits.” — Flywheel
Photo: Courtesy of Flywheel.
1. Strength Training
“Tone House® is the first-ever extreme, athletic-based group fitness studio aimed at unleashing the inner athlete in everyone. Sessions are team-oriented, competitive, fun, and supportive, guaranteeing optimal fitness results.” — Tone House
Photo: Courtesy of Tone House.
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