In dire need of a good workout? Join the club. Due to ever-changing protocols, gyms and studios may have limited space or be closed due to COVID, but no worries – you can still get that regimen started because many offer livestream classes, small/private sessions, and
more. Virtual classes are becoming a big hit due to the convenience they offer – you can participate right from the comfort of home – so stuff those excuses in your duffle bag! If you are heading out,
be sure to register first and mask up. Provided below are 10 great places around the East Bay to help you keep that resolution. If we missed your favorite, please email Elyse@ProvidenceOnline.com and be sure to check with your PCP before starting a new routine.
What it is: Offers one-on-one virtual training, small group classes, and nutrition services.
Good to know: Private studio suites and staggered appointments are among their COVID-19 safety protocols.
What is it: Looking for high-intensity interval training? Find it here, along with personal training, sports conditioning, strength training, and weight loss programs.
Good to know: A variety of circuit classes are their specialty, but there’s also yoga including a weekly all-female class.
What is it: Three besties founded this yoga studio. Currently all virtual with new classes daily along with a library of 80+ workouts.
Good to know: Prides itself on no terms, no cancellation fees, and “amazing playlists!”
What is it: This groovy community based studio offers classes for all levels of yogis, from beginner to advanced. Virtual classes available.
Good to know: Register for classes online or via nys.punchpass.com
What is it: Find $5 virtual lunchtime sessions and a menu of classes held both virtually or in their sunny studio.
Good to know: Safety protocols include reduced class sizes and studio floors marked to keep mats 10 feet apart.
What is it: Indoor cycling made possible with a long list of safety protocols, or cycle along remotely via Vimeo.
Good to know: Book bikes using their own app on iPhone, Android, or via their website.
What is it: This Pilates studio with daily livestream and private classes has been featured on Goop!
Good to know: The studio spaces currently accommodate five clients at a time with social distancing guidelines.
What is it: Interested in doing Pilates with a reformer? Try this piece of exercise equipment that resembles a bed frame with a rolling platform right here.
Good to know: Use the MindBody account to reserve a spot or sign up for the waitlist if a class is full.
What is it: Explore a range of equipment and techniques at this studio, including Redcoard, a suspension system commonly used in Norway for physical therapy and training for elite athletes.
Good to know: Currently offering small classes in the studio.
What is it: Cycling classes are held both indoors and out, featuring their signature 45-minute WAVE ride. COVID measures include HEPA filters, eight-foot plexiglass walls, UV air purifiers, and hospital-grade sanitizer.
Good to know: Book a bike using the WAVE Cycle iOS app or via their website.