Looking good, staying fit and feeling good are veritable hallmarks of South Florida. Some attribute it to the high-glamour effect of Miami whereas others point to the fabulous weather for summer clothing nearly year-round. Whatever the reason, the fitness culture of South Florida is one of the strongest and it only continues to flourish. These are some of the hottest fitness classes to be found in disciplines ranging from Pilates to ballet from the top workout studios

Pilates Reformer
Natasa Boucher Pilates
18288 Collins Ave., Suite 1
Sunny Isles, FL 33160
(754) 281-8254
www.natasaboucherpilates.comThe Pilates Reformer group classes at Natasa Boucher Pilates feature special resistance exercises to gain strength, flexibility, balance and coordination. It’s appropriate for trainees of any skill level and is a completely personalized and tailored experience for everyone involved. These Pilates workouts adhere strictly to the principles of Joseph Pilates using a myriad of movements for long, lean and strong muscles. Pilates Reformer classes are also available for semi-private and private sessions at this lovely studio.

HOT Vinyasa Flow
Green Monkey Yoga
1445 S.E. 17 St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
(954) 533-6782
www.greenmonkey.comThe Fort Lauderdale location of Green Monkey Yoga is the newest addition joining Miami Beach and South Miami studios. Its HOT Vinyasa Flow workout offers trainees yoga workouts in a heated room allowing the muscles to fully relax. Hot vinyasa works great for removing toxins from the body and improving the metabolism. The high-intensity workout moves at a fast pace with music and it’s appropriate for men and women to gain better endurance, strength and flexibility.

AcroYoga
Trio Yoga
2330 N.E. 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33137
(305) 573-1841
www.trioyoga.com

Trio Yoga offers beginner and intermediate AcroYoga classes – a yoga discipline combining yoga, acrobatics and other fitness principles. The beginner’s class helps trainees to gain the skills, comfort and confidence required to be able to base, to fly and to spot. The intermediate course gets more in-depth with the introduction of new movement to gain agility, strength and endurance. Trio Yoga offers a variety of yoga classes as well as special workshops and retreats.

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Ballet Barre Burn
IronFlower Fitness
6840 S.W. 81st Terrace
Miami, FL 33143
(305) 661-4317
www.ironflowerfitness.net/a>Ballet barre workouts have become more and more popular among female trainees because it strengthens all over while keeping the silhouette long and lean. It’s also a great detoxifying workout because it focuses on stretching so many muscle groups of the body. What a fitting workout for IronFlower Fitness, an all-female Miami fitness club with both South Miami and North Miami locations. The fitness center is designed to allow women to feel at ease while also feeling empowered in a venue of all-female members and instructors. The gorgeous gym is even decked out in pink, black and purple with details like suspended chandeliers for an inspiringly feminine effect.

TRX Suspension Training®
OM’ECHAYE
1100 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd.
Hallandale, FL 33009
(954) 456-6945
www.omechaye.comTRX Suspension Training is a total body workout appropriate for participants of any fitness level. This special form of training derived from the Navy SEALs works by using the portable TRX® Suspension Trainer™ to use both gravity and body weight to be able to perform literally hundreds of different types of exercises. Trainees control how hard they want to challenge themselves by utilizing body positions to adjust resistance levels. The benefits are flexibility, strength, balance and core stability. OM’ECHAYE is a fully encompassing health and wellness center offering dozens of fitness classes, acupuncture, physical therapy, dining, spa services and more.

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Chanoa Chen is a Fashion Merchandiser, Freelance Writer and Blogger. Chanoa has contributed stories to top firms including QVC Insider Germany and regularly contributes to CBS Local Miami and Examiner.com. She may be reached via: bokilovellc@gmail.com.