Fitness studios have raised the bar (literally) when it comes to getting in shape. Instead of signing up for a standard gym membership, barre studios are enticing Bostonians to get in shape with their energizing classes that provide a total body workout. Here’s a look at the top five haute spots for barre classes in Boston.
1 The Bar Method
Get your ballet body groove on at The Bar Method this spring when they introduce the advanced level Bar Move class. This Back Bay location offers simple classes for beginners to advanced instructions for experts looking for an extra cardio boost.
234 Clarendon, 2nd Floor Boston, MA 02116
2 Xtend Barre
The most recent newcomer to the barre scene, Xtend Barre on Newbury Street is located above Trident Booksellers. They offer a full range of classes (30, if you're counting) where you can de-stress with your friends. Sign up for the signature Xtend Barre class where you will tone and strengthen your muscles or come to the Babies on Board class with your little one.
338 Newbury Street, 2nd Floor Boston, MA 02115
3 C2 Fortress
One of the easiest ways to get into fitness starts with great music and that's just what C2 Fortress provides, along with an incredible workout routine. The BeatBarre classes combine Pilates with dance offering a combination of cardio and strength toning - the perfect combination for a ballerina's body.
844 Summer Street Boston, MA 02127
4 Simply Barre
Designed for beginner through advanced levels, Simply Barre creates a total body workout that is designed to build lean muscle. Raise your own personal bar and head here for the 45-minute lunch express workout to simply add muscle or tone up after the winter. After a few classes, you will leave looking toned and feeling healthier.
118 West Broadway South Boston, MA 02127
5 Pure Barre
Sign up for the classic Pure Barre class or the high paced Platform for an invigorating workout. Each class is designed to sculpt your muscles through interval training exercises. You will burn calories, get yourself on the path to a healthier routine and leave feeling energized.
350 Newbury Street Boston, MA 02115