Memorial Day weekend has passed, and with it summer in the Hamptons is in full swing! It’s officially bathing suit season, but if your beach bod isn’t quite what you want it to be, the East End has a number of gyms and fitness classes guaranteed to whip you into shape. Here’s what’s new for summer 2015.
((305)) Fitness has brought its party to The Surf Lodge in Montauk. Deemed “rave-meets-workout” this 55-minute cardio experience infuses dance moves, sports drills and high intensity interval training to create a full-body workout. Each class features a live DJ, light show and the opportunity to burn over 800 calories. For more info, visit 305fitness.com.
CityRow is coming to the Montauk Beach House. The low-impact workout alternates intervals of cardio and sculpting on and off of WaterRowers to deliver a triple threat: high-intensity sweat, low-impact burn and total body results. CityRow’s row machines are unique in that they use water to create dynamic resistance, which mimics the sensation of a boat rowing through water. For more info, visit cityrow.com.
East End Mermaid classes, which combine yoga and live music, began this spring at new studio Well Within in East Hampton, and they’ll also be held at Swallow East in Montauk and Lisa’s Lovely Organics in East Hampton. Yoga instructor Jenna Raynell and musician Joe Van Asco play off of each other during the classes, allowing collaborations to happen organically. Follow @EastEndMermaid on Instagram for announcements of pop-up classes! For more info, visit eastendmermaid.com.
Back for a second summer, Elements Fitness Studio, 66 Newtown Lane, Suite 11, East Hampton, has an updated class schedule and a new retail boutique in the redesigned studio. The boutique will feature a selection of lifestyle wear, activewear, bags and accessories personally curated by owner and instructor Andrea Fornarola Hunsberger. For more info, visit elementsfitnessstudio.com.
This June, Flywheel will open its third Hamptons location, a pop-up studio at 33 Hill Street in Southampton in the space formerly occupied by Evolution Fitness. The studio will boast 50-plus bikes and include complimentary amenities like shoes, water and towels. Riders will work up a sweat while biking uphill and down, and using weighted bars to workout your arms. For more info, visit flywheelsports.com.
Gubbins Running Ahead has brought back their popular run club, now held on both Sundays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Runners of all abilities are welcome! Visit the Gubbins Running Ahead Facebook page for additional details.
Jimmy Minardi, personal trainer, cycling coach, yoga teacher and founder of Minardi Training, is a big proponent of exercising outdoors. This summer, his popular beach workout at Main Beach in East Hampton will now be held at 8 a.m. on Tuesday and Saturday mornings, accommodating people who don’t have beach passes. Also, every Monday, Minardi will offer a new triathlon-training workshop. For more info, visit minarditraining.com.
The ever-popular SoulCycle, with locations in Water Mill, Bridgehampton and East Hampton, is spreading even farther east to open in Montauk. SoulCycle’s fourth East End location will open on June 6 and will occupy the former Montauk Movie, 15 South Edgemere Street, Montauk. For more info, visit soul-cycle.com.
Celebrity fitness trainer and Sag Harbor resident Tracy Anderson will open a new exercise studio in East Hampton with business partner and Amagansett resident Gwyneth Paltrow. The 3,000-square-foot space will feature group classes, private training and more. Complementing Anderson’s Water Mill studio, the new location at 30 Park Place has plans to stay open year-round. For more info, visit tracyanderson.com.
Offering yoga, surfset, Pilates and meditation, Well Within opened at 135 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton last fall. Check out surfset for a truly unique East End experience—inspired by surfing, the class is designed to strengthen your core and improve your balance. For more info, visit wellwithinstudio.com.