When you’ve mastered the art of yoga on solid ground, shake things up a bit. Find balance on a paddleboard in Biscayne Bay. An hour-long class takes sun salutations out of the studio and into the sun.
Matheson Hammock Park, 9610 Old Cutler Road (305-523-9559 or paddleboardmiami.com).
Strap into the silks at this aerial yoga class, and stretch, swing, and flip from three feet off the ground. Caution: You may fall head over heels for this class.
Crunch, 1259 Washington Avenue (305-674-8222 or crunch.com).
Feeling a little stressed? Give it the old one-two punch with award-winning boxers and trainers. Rocky theme songs are a must.
Biscayne Boxing & Fitness, 7200 Biscayne Boulevard (305-754-5130 or biscayneboxing.com).
Your jeans are long and lean. Your thighs, not so much. Stretch muscles to supermodel lengths with SoBe Pilates — and kettlebells, yoga balls, Pilates chairs, and towers.
SoBe Pilates, 950 Arthur Godfrey Road, Miami Beach (305-763-8878 or sobepilates.com).
Swing trapeze, walk the wire, balance on a hoop, and dangle from silk ropes — all while toning your muscles.
South Florida Circus Art School, 15161 Northeast 21st Avenue, North Miami Beach (954-540-1344 or sfcas.com).
Kung fu meets meditation: Budokon balances yin and yang through slow, steady, mindful movements, deep breathing, and serious core work. Think traditional poses mixed with ninja-style moves.
The Standard, 40 Island Avenue, Miami Beach (305-704-3945 or standardhotels.com).
This supra-aerobic cardio method uses twenty-second exertions followed by ten-second recoveries to burn fat and fatigue the body quickly and efficiently.
Equinox, 520 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach (305-673-1172 or equinox.com).
AcroYoga involves balancing on your neighbor in a 75-minute partner class that fuses yoga, Thai massage, and acrobatics.
IronFlower Fitness, 7300 Biscayne Boulevard (305-640-5270 or ironflowerfitnessmiami.com).
The ski prep class, in partnership with Aspen/Snowmass, centers on agility and speed, strength and balance, and core and flexibility training in twenty-minute bunny slope-dominating segments.
The Sports Club/LA, at The Four Seasons Hotel and Tower, 1441 Brickell Avenue (305-381-3993 or thesportsclubla.com).
Paul Toliuszis leads a basically motionless yoga, featuring six to eight poses held from two to five minutes each. Made it through that first stretch? Repeat on the other side.
Green Monkey Midtown, 3301 Northeast 1st Avenue (786-507-5338 or greenmonkey.net).
Tone arms, abs, and legs and build confidence as you propel yourself around the pole. Add a group of girlfriends to make stumbling about in stripper shoes all the more fun.
Pole Fitness Studio, 4018 Aurora Street, Coral Gables (305-801-3951 or polefitnessstudio.net).
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