3700 S. Hualapai Way, Suite 104
Las Vegas, NV 89147
The Ultimate Training Center is a microcosm of fitness studios and classes including CrossFit, barre, TRX and spinning. Packages are purchased online and can be redeemed at the Ultimate Training Center, Summerlin CrossFit or Barre Las Vegas. Specials include a seven-day unlimited class pass for $25 or an introductory class package for $99. One-time class passes are $20 each or you can buy series punch cards starting at $95.
The Spa at Green Valley Ranch
Green Valley Ranch Resort
2300 Paseo Verde Parkway
Henderson, NV 89052
The Spa at Green Valley Ranch is a luxurious spa retreat that also offers group exercise classes at a great rate. The spa fitness center offers several types including yoga, pilates and water aerobics. Single-session classes are $10 or you can purchase a 10-class package for $80. Visit the spa website for class schedules and be sure to call (702) 617-7570 to reserve your spot.
Namaste Yoga Studio Las Vegas
7240 W. Azure Drive, Suite 115
Las Vegas, Nevada 89130
Namaste Yoga Studio offers a variety yoga disciplines including ashtanga, vinyasa flow, moksha and kundallini. The studio also offers piloxing (a combination of pilates and boxing) and zumba classes. Yoga is $12 a class or $40 for a monthly pass. Zumba classes are a bargain at $5 for a 60-minute class. To see class schedules, visit the website and be sure to subscribe to the blog for updates and special events.
1450 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway
Henderson, NV 89012
Jazzercise is back! The dance-based fitness class made a big splash in the 70s and is making a resurgence. The 60-minute class combines aerobics, strength training with weights and muscle toning, all choreographed to music. A low-impact version of the class is also available. Classes are offered at eight locations around the valley. Cost is $15 per class. Monthly unlimited memberships are also available.
CrossFit Max Effort
121 E. Sunset Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119
CrossFit is an intense strength and conditioning program created in 2000 by Greg Glassman. The timed workout program is used by firefighters, police and the military. CrossFitters generally belong to a special CrossFit gym and pay membership fees that can be three to four times the monthly rate of a regular gym. CrossFit Max Effort has a free introductory session for the CrossFit newbie. The one-on-one session teaches you about the program and prepares you for the fast pace of a group class. Introductory sessions are by appointment only. CrossFit Max Effort also offers special rates for visitors.
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