Where to Get Fit for Fall Near Flats at Bethesda Avenue
Autumn's in full swing, bringing with it shorter days, cooler weather, and the promise of winter on the horizon. That doesn't mean, however, that you need to give up on your fitness routine until spring! In fact, there are many exercise facilities right near Flats at Bethesda Avenue that make exercising during the colder months both convenient and exciting! Here are a few of our favorites:
1) Core Power Yoga
One of 130 studios across the country, CorePower Yoga in Bethesda offers a special kind of yoga that promises to "work every muscle and every emotion to change your body and your life." The majority of workouts are held in heated rooms, which is said to help promote flexibility and increase circulation. Classes may be purchased on a per-class basis or through a package deal, with the no-contract Black Tag Membership offering unlimited classes, retail discounts, and other perks at a flat rate of $155 a month.
6708 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, MD 20815; (301) 951-9642
2) Next Phase Group Ex
"No commitment. Just classes" is the slogan of this exercise studio in downtown Bethesda. Classes at Next Phase span cardio dance and Zumba to barre and TRX, so there's something for people of all interests and athletic abilities. What's more, Next Phase offers affordable child care for clients.
7610 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814; (240) 483-0414
3) Pure Barre
Think ballet dancers aren't athletes? You'll be singing a different tune after a class with Pure Barre. This nationwide exercise craze, which has a studio location just moments from Flats at Bethesda Avenue, relies on low-impact, isometric movements to help strengthen and tone the body from head to toe. Classes are 55 minutes long and are set to upbeat music. New clients can score one month of unlimited classes for $100!
4930 Hampden Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814; (301) 642-2864
A full-service gym with serious amenities (Kiehl's bath and body products, a saltwater pool, free Wi-Fi, plush towels), Equinox caters to the fitness buff with champagne taste. Still, classes here remain challenging, from indoor cycling and Pilates to yoga and personal training sessions.
4905 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814; (301) 652-1078
5) Down Dog Yoga
At Down Dog Yoga (a.k.a. DDP), Baptiste-style power yoga is the focus. Translation: Classes are held in heated rooms and cover a sequence of poses that moves at a fast clip. Classes range from 60 to 75 minutes in length and are held seven days a week. Not sure if Down Dog is for you? The studio offers an introductory package of 30 days of unlimited classes for $49.
4733 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20817; (301) 654-9644