Beginner Class at Physique 57

At a Glance:

Website: http://physique57.com
Address: 320 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Length: 60 minutes
Price: one class/$31, 10 classes/$270, month unlimited/$275
Sweat scale: low
Energy level: low

This studio played hard to get for a while. The longer they stayed off of ClassPass, the more eager I became to try it. I thought about shelling out the money for a single class, but when push came to shove, I waited it out. Finally, my prayers were answered! As much as I wanted to check it out, it wasn’t until this weekend that I finally made the drive to Beverly Hills for a class.

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Speedplay LA

At a Glance:

Website: http://speedplayla.com
Address: 8500 Wilshire Blvd, Penthouse, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Length: 60 minutes
Price: first class free, 1 class/$30, 10 classes/$250, month unlimited/$300
Sweat: high
Energy level: high

Sometimes I’m in need of a class that’s going to challenge me and make me sweat profusely. While barre and Pilates classes aren’t hard to come by in this city, finding a killer bootcamp can be challenging. With the first location in DTLA having opened in May and the Beverly Hills studio on July 8th, Los Angeles has just been blessed with a brand new killer class.

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25 Minute Burn (x2) at Oak Fitness Club

At a Glance:

Website: http://www.oakfitnessclub.com/
Address: 9346 Civic Center Drive Suite 145, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Length: 25 minutes (can be partnered back to back)
Price: single 25 min class/$20, 25 min 10 pack/$150, single 55 min class/$30, 55 min 10 pack/$250
Sweat: medium
Energy level: medium

Location, Location, Location. If you look on the ClassPass map, until recently, there’s been a pretty big gap in between West LA and West Hollywood. Slowly but surely, Beverly Hills studios have been opening their doors for CPers! Oak Fitness Club is one of those new additions to the roster. I googled the night before to check it out and was pleasantly surprised to see the club was located inside of the UTA plaza (tenants include such companies as the United Talent Agency and Playboy). I was a little worried if I would fit in or stand out, realizing that I was headed into a more business professional setting. I decided to stand out with my purple pants and neon pink Nike trainers because, why not? Continue reading

Pilates Reformer at EDEN by Eden Sassoon Pilates

At a Glance:

Website: http://www.edensassoonpilates.com
Address: 109 N La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Length: 55 minutes
Price: first class/$17, 1 class/$27, 10 classes/$240, month unlimited/$199
Sweat scale: low
Energy level: low

In case you were wondering, yes, the name Sassoon does ring a bell with you probably because you’ve heard of the hair mogul Vidal Sassoon. Well, Eden Sassoon is the daughter of Vidal and created this Pilates workout out of her love for fitness. I’ve been hearing murmurs of its difficulty and wanted to give it a shot.

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