This jamming jump-rope group hosts sizzling summer camps for kids, weekend workshops for rope warriors, and open jump evenings for adults. (Say that ten times fast.)
Northwest Double Dutch (206-992-8663 or nwdoubledutch.com).
Sculpt a lean, firm physique with the help of isometrics, interval training, and dance conditioning. New members get a month of unlimited classes for just $99.
The Bar Method, 124 Westlake Avenue North (206-467-5249); Redmond Town Center, 7551 166th Avenue Northeast, suite d240, Redmond (425-556-5163 or seattle-eastside.barmethod.com).
A blend of yoga, martial arts, and dance, classes fill up as quickly as you can slip off your shoes. Get in touch with your limbs and find inner grace moving to the beat of your own drum.
Dance Underground, 340 15th Avenue East (206-328-1500 or dance-underground.com).
Be a triple threat this summer with Mary Meyer Life Fitness beginner-friendly clinics. The courses sharpen skills at open-water swimming, running, and biking in hours flat.
Mary Meyer Life Fitness (206-282-3959 or marymeyerlifefitness.com).
Fusing ballet, Pilates, and weights in a 55-minute session, the workouts are designed to challenge all fitness levels. Tutus, tights, and pointe shoes not necessary.
Pure Barre Seattle, 5001 25th Avenue Northeast, suite 102 (206-935-7873); Pure Barre Bellevue, 909 112th Avenue Northeast, suite 107 (425-462-7474 or purebarre.com).
In coaching pavement pounders — both seasoned and newbie — owner Beth Baker organizes group runs, teaches proper technique, and makes running a blast. Get acquainted at a Free Friday run on Alki.
Running Evolution (206-291-7513 or runningevolution.com).
Think it’ll take more than a measly gym membership to get you in shape? Call on Seattle Health Coaches to customize your healthful living strategy (meal plans, cooking lessons, training sessions).
For more information, go to seattlehealthcoaches.com.
Soma Training’s half-marathon programs, running clubs, and support groups make it a cinch to stay motivated. Private and semiprivate sessions help with other fitness goals, like weight loss and strength training.
Soma Training (206-227-2309 or somatraining.com).
Strength train and tighten that big bottom under the big top. The School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts in Georgetown tones with tumbling, flying, and walking a tightwire. Each class is sure to bring a grin.
School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts, 674 South Orcas Street (206-652-4433 or sancaseattle.org).
Certified personal trainers bust your buns in the comfort of your home with programs that range from strength and toning to private yoga to group workouts.
Sassy Fit at Excellence Health and Fitness (206-795-6226 or getsassyfit.com).
Perfect your sun salutation atop a paddleboard in Shilshole waters during this two-hour class. A brief preboarding shoreside lesson serves beginners well.
Surf Ballard, 6300 Seaview Avenue Northwest (206-387-9054 or surfballard.com).
The knowledgeable, friendly staff and airy, ecofriendly vibe make this small, woman-friendly studio way better than a smelly chain gym.
Vera Fitness, 6845 Oswego Place Northeast (206-453-4632 or verafitness.com).
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