Don’t let your New Year’s resolution to shape up and get healthy fall to the wayside this time around. We’ve scoured Austin’s fitness scene to find four really fun classes and one wellness getaway that will inspire you to work out.
Velocity Classes at Spark Fitness (Membership is $99 per month) Spark Fitness membership offers a one-stop shop for all levels and a creative range of classes to help make your routine exciting, fun, and effective. Anyone looking to really amp up their routine should sign up for their Velocity classes, which combine plyometrics, speed, agility, and cardiovascular conditioning. 111 Sandra Muraida Way, #100, 512-432-5800
Rail Training Classes at Pure Austin Speed Shop ($125 per month) Rail training is a newcomer to the cross-fit-style workout that’s taking wellness to the next level. The method is founded on the integration of support for both diet and exercise, with guidance from award-winning nutritionists and results-based workouts designed to achieve peak athletic performance. 410 Pressler St., 512-373-8711
Mod Barre 50 Classes at Mod Fitness ($20 per class, $170 for 10 classes) Mod Fitness’ Mod Barre 50 classes promise a compact, total-body workout designed to sculpt a lean physique through a combination of training styles including Pilates, yoga, barre work, strength, resistance, stretch, and cardio. The 50-minute sessions are packed with high-energy music and challenging routines. Another location is opening in Allendale this winter. 2041 S. Lamar, 512-765-5663
RIDE Cycling Classes at Ride Indoor Cycling ($22 per class, $360 for 20 classes) The cycling craze has officially rolled into Austin with these high-energy, 45-minute cycling classes. Ride Indoor Cycling studios feature top-of-the-line Schwinn Performance equipment, passionate instructors, and all the heart-pumping beats you need to maximize enjoyment and results. The brand will expand to another Austin outpost in Westlake this May. 117 Lavaca St., 512-322-5252
A Wellness Getaway With Wanderlust Oahu Festival ($460 for four-day pass) Start the year off by treating yourself to the ultimate Hawaiian getaway designed to feed your mind, body, and soul. Oahu’s four-day Wanderlust Festival is jam-packed with activities in paradise, including yoga with world-class teachers, swimming, sunrise surfing, stand-up paddleboarding, concerts, and gourmet meals. The festival itself runs from February 26 through March 1 but for a taste of the experience at home, check out the calendar at Austin Wanderlust Yoga Downtown (206 E. Fourth St., 512-502-5183). Purchase tickets on oahu.wanderlustfestival.com