Pilates is great if you want to strengthen your core your stomach and back. With its focus on posture and perfect alignment, it can be a boon for people who need great form in other sports, such as golf and swimming. It was developed as a rehabilitation regimen, so its also a good choice when recovering from an injury.
Thrive Physical Therapy + Pilates
2302 N. Bogus Basin Road, Boise
IM=X Pilates Studio
5620 W. State St., Boise
233 W. State St., Suite C, Eagle
Breathing Room Pilates
816 W. Bannock St., Boise
A Body in Balance
230 W. Mallard Drive, Boise. Private sessions only; abodyinbalance.net
Reforming Every Body
1516 S. Vista Ave., Boise
Range in Motion Studio
760 Warm Springs Ave., Boise. Also offers yoga and other specialties; www.rangeinmotion.com
Pala is a fast-moving game that challenges hand-eye coordination and gets those fast-twitch muscles moving. Not interested in pala? Try racquetball for a similar workout. To learn more about playing pala or to sign up for a league, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yoga is incredibly popular for a reason its centering, calming and a great workout. Treasure Valley studios offer styles ranging from restorative yoga, a gentle practice that employs props, to Bikram, which is done in a heated room.
Aerial yoga: Ophidia Studio
2615 W. Kootenai St., Boise, offers aerial yoga and PiYo classes in addition to other classes such as pole dance, belly dancing and hooping.
1317 W. Jefferson St., Boise. Also offers Pilates. www.museyoga.com
The Yoga Room
1121 N. Cole Road, Boise
Hollywood Market Yoga
1319 N. 8th St., Boise
Bikram Yoga Boise
3243 S. Federal Way, Suite B, Boise
Yoga for Wellness
1175 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Suite 102, Boise
Sage Yoga and Wellness
242 N. 8th St., Suite 200, Boise
River Time Yoga
599 Americana Blvd., Boise
Park Centered Yoga
575 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise
Sumits Hot Yoga
2122 Broadway Ave., Boise
6734 Glenwood St., Boise
6360 N. Saguaro Hills Ave., Meridian
1214 N. Galleria Drive, Nampa
Yoga for Life
3065 N. Cole Road, Boise. Also offers Pilates; www.yforl.com
Yoga Tree of Boise
1674 W. Hill Road, Boise
Boise Yoga Center
3113 Rose Hill, Boise
450 W. State St., Suite 250, Eagle
11521 W. Fairview Ave., No. 103, Boise
753 S. Walnut St., Boise
3055 E. Fairview Ave., Suite 210, Meridian
Eagle Yoga House
11 N. Fisher Park Way, Suite 109, Eagle
605 E. State St., Eagle
430 W. Iowa Ave., Suite B, Nampa
Many other private gyms offer yoga classes. Check the private-gym listings on page 25 for contact information.
Fast, fun and challenging, hockey is something that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Idaho IceWorld and the Boise Parks and Recreation Department offer hockey for all ages. No experience? No worries. There are skating classes, too. Visit www.idahoiceworld.com/activities/hockey for class and league descriptions and schedules.
Spinning isnt just for people who like to road cycle or mountain bike. Its also a tough cardio workout thats great cross-training for runners, swimmers or hikers.
Breakaway Cycling Studio
3015 W. McMillan Road, Suite 103, Meridian
Go Epic Indoor Cycling
2483 E. Fairview Ave., Suite 112, Meridian
Many other private gyms offer spinning classes. Check our listing below for contact information.
Want to try it all? The Treasure Valleys private gyms offer everything from spin classes to yoga to Pilates to CrossFit to kickboxing to kettleball fitness. If you want to do it, you can find it at one of these establishments. Visit their websites to find out more.
511 Americana Blvd., Boise
1746 W. State St., Boise
6573 Overland Road, Boise
6582 S. Federal Way, Boise
350 S. Eagle Road, Eagle
80 E. Ustick Road, Meridian
11221 W. Hercules Drive, Suite 105, Star
1573 N. Linder Road, Kuna
2926 E. Greenhurst Road, Nampa
355 Caldwell Blvd., Nampa
2621 S. 10th Ave., Suite 102, Caldwell
2600 American Legion Blvd., Suite 110, Mountain Home
7316 W. Fairview, Boise
801 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise
1455 Country Terrace Court, Meridian
Body Renew Fitness
2273 S. Vista Ave., Boise
3389 N. Five Mile Road, Boise
750 S. Progress Ave., Meridian
2270 W. Everest Lane, Meridian
36 N. Seneca Springs Way, Star
Boise Fitness Factory
701 W. Fulton St., Boise
528 S. Americana Blvd., Boise
3361 N. Cole Road, Boise
Idaho Athletic Club
2999 N. Lakeharbor Lane, Boise
1435 S. Maple Grove, Boise
1450 E. Fairview Ave., Meridian
2340 S. Eagle Road, Meridian
5251 E. Exchange Way, Nampa
4623 Enterprise Way, Caldwell
875 Plaza Dr., Eagle
Idaho Fitness Factory
11600 W. Fairview Ave., Boise
3344 W. State St., Boise
1535 W. Franklin Road, Meridian
Johnnys Fit Club
2337 S. Apple St., Boise
Mind Body Fitness
1259 E. Winding Creek, Suite 110, Eagle
Nampa Fit Studio
359 Caldwell Blvd., Nampa
5010 W. Overland Road, Boise
6843 Strawberry Glenn Road, Boise
Total Woman Fitness
1710 W. Cherry Lane, Meridian
PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENTS
Local parks and recreation departments offer tons of fitness classes throughout the winter for both kids and adults.
Boise Parks and Recreation
Everything from Pilates to yoga to figure skating. Class schedule available at parks.cityofboise.org/activities,-classes-and-sports.
Meridian Parks and Recreation
Youll find a range of classes and activities, from basketball to Oriental dance. Class schedule available at www.meridiancity.org/parks_rec.aspx?id=2704.
Nampa Recreation Center
Nampas Rec Center has racquetball facilities, a pool and a host of classes. Class schedule available at www.nampaparksandrecreation.org/RecCenter/Index.aspx.
YMCA AND BOISE STATE
Treasure Valley YMCA
The Y offers a huge variety of classes at its facilities, such as TRX, BodyPump, spinning, yoga, water aerobics and more. The Y has four locations throughout the Treasure Valley: in Downtown Boise, 1050 W. State St.; the West Y Aquatics Center at 5959 N. Discovery Place, Boise; the Homecourt Branch, 936 Taylor Ave., Meridian; and the Caldwell Branch at 3720 Indiana Ave., Caldwell. www.ymcatvidaho.org.
Boise State University Recreation Center
Facilities include an aquatics complex and a large climbing wall, as well as dozens of classes, basketball and racquetball courts. Rec.boisestate.edu
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