Shift by Dana Perri

At a Glance:

Website: http://www.shiftbydp.com
Address: 14374 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Length: 55 minutes
Price: first class free, 1 class/$20, 10 classes/$180, month unlimited/$300
Sweat scale: medium+
Energy level: high

I consider myself an LA fitness connoisseur so when I was taking a class at Strong Body Pilates I was shocked to hear about a studio where all classes are done on a spring floor. Count me IN. Better yet, first class is free. Obviously, I signed up immediately. Continue reading

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Box & Tone at Pulse Fitness Studio

At a Glance:

Website: http://www.pulsefitnessstudio.com/
Address: 14396 Ventura Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Length: 60 minutes
Price: 1 class/$20, 10 classes/$180, month unlimited/$280
Sweat scale: medium
Energy level: high

I hate looking awkward during a workout and boxing never fails to give me an uneasy feeling. At the Nike event a couple weeks ago (one of the best nights of my life, seriously), I was put into the class run by Prevail. Two days later, I dabbled in some uppercuts with my Fitspot trainer, James. I was feeling more confident about my technique so I signed up for Box & Tone. Continue reading

Blazing 50 Spin at Blazing Saddles

At a Glance:

Website: blazingsaddles-la.com
Address: 13535 Ventura Blvd, Unit D, Los Angeles, CA, 91423
Class length: 50 min
Price: first class free, 1 class/$20, 10 classes/$150, month unlimited/$150
Sweat Scale: high
Energy level: high

Ever since my coworker saw Kendra Wilkinson (she’s 90% sure it was her) leaving Blazing Saddles, I knew I had to check it out, and hopefully spot a celeb myself. When I logged onto ClassPass and saw that the studio had finally been added I booked a bike right away! Continue reading

Group Reformer at Pilate-ology

At a Glance:

Website: http://pilate-ology.com
Address: 13630 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA
Class length: 60 min
Price: first class $10, 1 class/$25, 10 classes/$200, first month unlimited/$140
Sweat Scale: low
Energy level: low

I walk by this place daily and always notice the “first class $10” sign but haven’t really had an intention to try it. However, when I accidentally signed up for Pilates Plus at 5:45 AM instead of PM, not realizing until I was asked to rate the class and swearing that ClassPass messed it up, I needed to find a plan B. Thankfully, there were still 2 spots left and I booked at Pilate-ology immediately. Continue reading