Sports, Fitness & Wellness

How to Stay Fit This Winter

Although “Get fit for winter!” doesn’t ignite the same urgency to exercise as “work on your beach bod,” there’s no need to take a hiatus from keeping in shape for an entire season. Luckily, the East End has got you covered. Though working out outdoors is entirely possible—head to the beach on the most blustery winter day, and you’re guaranteed to see diehard surfers taking advantage of the empty waves—indoor studios are often people’s preference. There are a number of gyms and studios open year-round. Staying home during the cold may be tempting, but there are plenty of reasons to head out there! Set a goal, and get ready to sweat through the winter.

Ananda Yoga

Located in Southampton, Ananda Yoga offers a variety of yoga classes. All levels are accommodated, from kids’ yoga to beginner adults to Vinyasa flow, chair yoga and prenatal. In addition to yoga classes, Ananda offers acupuncture, massage, chiropractic, workshops and counseling. For more information and the complete schedule, visit or call 631-204-1219.

Elements Fitness Studio

Located in East Hampton, Elements Fitness Studio offers their signature high-energy dance and fitness barre classes. Founder and instructor Andrea Fornarola Hunsberger crafts each class, combining elements of her dance background to create a one-of-a-kind fitness experience. Check out the website for specials, including bridal party deals and new client discounts. For more information and an up-to-date schedule, visit or call 631-604-5445.

Hamptons Hot Yoga

Located in Bridgehampton, Hamptons Hot Yoga offers Bikram and Yinyasa yoga seven days a week. Hot yoga is performed in hot and humid conditions—perfect for the chilly winter days ahead; and Bikrim yoga is a specific series of 26 postures performed over 90 minutes. At Hamptons Hot Yoga, Long Island residents can enjoy their first week of classes for just $35. Bring your own mat, towel and water. For more information, visit or call 631-537-9642.


Indoor cycling is your key to fitness at MARVILfit in Hampton Bays. MARVILfit is geared to all fitness levels, and the experienced staff will help participants tailor their workout to their needs and ability level. Classes range from cycling to boot camp style, Pilates and high interval classes. Those who want to work their arms as well can take the MARVILbuild class, which incorporates weights, bands and body weight; or MARVILr+b, which is 30 minutes of ride and 30 minutes of build. For more information, visit or call 631-594-3930.

Maximus Health + Fitness

Located in Riverhead, Maximus Health + Fitness is the East End’s premier workout facility. The gym features all you need to work off those holiday cravings, including a massive cardio section, weight-lifting area and spin room, in addition to a number of studio classes with instruction in Pilates, body sculpt, Zumba and cycling. Busy parents can take advantage of the onsite childcare facility. For more information, visit

Pure Barre Southampton

Pure Barre, a pioneer in the barre fitness scene, is running a new client special: 1 month of unlimited classes for $99. Pure Barre’s classes focus on isometric movements that tone hips, thighs, seat, abdominals and arms. Visit the Southampton location on Windmill Lane, and visit for additional information.

Silich Core + Strength

Get fit and build strength with Linda Silich Core + Strength in East Hampton. The studio offers a number of TRX-style classes. TRX is suspension training bodyweight exercise, which helps to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. Check out TRX body blast, TRX circuit, TRX Core and TRX + yoga. For those who want a totally new experience, try Indo Board Yoga + Core, a 60-minute class that boosts core strength as participants balance atop a 5’ board. For more information, visit

Well Within

Offering yoga, Surfset and Pilates, Well Within Studio on Springs Fireplace Road in East Hampton has brought back its new client intro offer—$50 for one month of unlimited classes. The offer is available to anyone who has never taken a class at the studio before. Visit for additional information and a complete schedule.

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