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Guide to Working Out In and Around the Seacoast

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MISSION Portsmouth is the Seacoast’s premier fitness destination. The studio boasts over 6,000 square feet and three studio spaces, allowing for a wide variety of classes including Cycle, Barre, Yoga, TRX, and Strength. Members enjoy concierge-level fitness and luxurious amenities including a smoothie bar, drybar, eco-chic beauty products, and complimentary lockers.

AG Fitness is a group fitness and personal training studio in Stratham and was founded by a mom whose love for amazingly fun fitness classes met the realities of chasing three small kids around. The result? A group fitness studio that is flexible, effective (hello, biceps!) and fun. There are no sign ups (who has time for that?) and no memberships. Just show up for class, sign in and go! It’s fun, effective and accessible so that you can make it work with your busy families. The studio has a reputation for having some of the best trainers and classes around the Seacoast. Two Olympians have trained here alongside the Janes (and a few Joes) who want to stay fit, feel good and have a seriously good time. Join a class, they can’t wait to welcome you to the crew!

The Port’s origin was in 2009 when CrossFit Portsmouth was founded. Over the past seven years, the gym and membership have grown steadily as the method and team produce real results. Into 2017, CrossFit Portsmouth is evolving into The Port. The Port aims to encompass everything that CrossFit Portsmouth is about, and more. As the gym and community moves into its next phase, The Port represents the broad range of health and fitness services that CrossFit Portsmouth has grown into, from Nutrition Consulting to Yoga to Specialty Training classes and programming. The core of the training still revolves around the principles and patterns of CrossFit, as it is one of the most effective approaches available.

CycleFierce is the Seacoast’s first and only stadium-style cycling studio. Our state-of-the-art “cardio sanctuary” studio is equipped with 32 top-of-the-line Schwinn AC Performance Plus bikes, and a sound system you are sure to feel, not just hear. Led by the best and most experienced instructors on the Seacoast, each and every Ride promises to be a true EXPERIENCE, a physical and mental release, and just pure energizing fun. The studio offers Rides throughout the day, including early and late morning, lunchtime, and evening, and on weekends. The studio is available for private, corporate, and fundraising events and is open 365 days/year, including all holidays. The studio includes a retail boutique with branded merchandise, two restrooms/changing rooms, a shower room with amenities, and a filtered water station.

Fitness Together has led the industry for one-on-one personal training since it was established in 1996. The studios offer top-notch, certified personal trainers, private training suites and the latest in fitness equipment. Programming is customized completely to the individual client, geared to achieve your goals in a fun and appropriately challenging way. With their expertise, tools, and years of experience, Fitness Together will help you reach, if not exceed your wellness aspirations!

Integrated Fitness was voted top 3 for personal training in NH by Cityvoter in 2016. Integrated Fitness of Dover offers: top rated personal training; nutrition consulting; variety of small group exercise classes; and a proven Weight Loss Challenge Program. Not a “big box” gym focused on memberships, the facility is dedicated to your fitness goals and helping you attain them in a comfortable, encouraging and focused atmosphere. If you are looking for significant individual attention and substantial results, their certified trainers are here to help! The studio is conveniently located on Dover Point road, next to the Bill Dube Ford and Toyota dealership and just 10 minutes from downtown Portsmouth!

LizFit is an award-winning group fitness business that puts an emphasis on FUN! As a leading studio on the Seacoast for the past 12 years, Liz and her team of extensively trained instructors provide a wide variety of classes including Spinning, Bike & Barre, PIYO, Yoga, Bootcamp, Tabata, and more! The LizFit community is made up of friendly people from all walks of life who are on various levels of their fitness journeys. Due to the high-intensity workouts, welcoming instructors, and affordable prices, LizFit has remained a local favorite and was voted #1 Cycling Studio on the Seacoast this past August.

Pure Barre is a full-body workout that burns fat and builds long, lean muscles! Each 55 minute class lifts your seat and tones your thighs, arms and abs. The Portsmouth studio fosters a strong sense of community, welcoming clients of all sizes and fitness levels to empower one another in achieving their goals — at Pure Barre and beyond. See results in as few as 10 classes with the barre experts. Take advantage of the Pre-Opening Special: 5 Weeks Unlimited for only $99! Must be purchased before opening date. After opening date, the best deal is the New Client Special: One Month Unlimited for $99! Both deals can be purchased in studio or online.

Root Down Yoga provides the Seacoast community with good loving kindness. Root Down is committed to sharing the wisdom of yoga in combination with informed evidence-based Physical Therapy techniques. The studio is a supportive and educational atmosphere. Individuals can anticipate the ability to overcome fear and gain the self-confidence to reinvent their relationship with movement. The studio’s approach to all levels of capability creates a place where functional mobility takes on a beautiful new meaning. Ericka’s classes feature unique sequences that emphasize self-awareness and promote physical and emotional strength, flexibility and balance as a state of mind. She includes modifications that accommodate beginners, injury or disease related restrictions and honor fluctuations in energy level. She also offers individual sessions that help support and aid in healing and transformation. Her approach adapts current clinical neuromuscular techniques to traditional asana practice eliciting an undeniably effective union of Body, Mind and Spirit.

Seacoast Sports Clubs is a full service family of health clubs with five locations on the Seacoast. Each location has a unique personality and feel. Amenities include salt water pools, steam rooms, dry saunas, indoor tennis courts and racquetball, on-site child care, unlimited group fitness classes including Barre, Yoga, Indoor Cycling, Body Pump, Body Combat, Pilates and so much more. The studios offer FREE small group personal training, as well as a variety of paid individual and small group training options. Seacoast Sports Clubs also provide toddler classes, as well as sports conditioning and fitness classes for children of all ages.  

Soulfire Power Yoga is a heated power vinyasa yoga studio with soul. The classes are challenging, empowering, sweaty, uplifting and joyful. Their core values are community, connection, empowered interaction and integrity. The studio believes yoga is for everybody and sees each student in their highest potential. Classes are accessible to all levels. Class times include morning, mid-day and afternoon/evening. The studio also offers Baptiste Power Yoga inspired classes, as well as beginner classes, Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra. They work with athletes, athletic programs, school-based programs and in corporate settings.  These specially designed programs include yoga, mindfulness and meditation. SOULFIRE offers a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training, as well as a variety of workshops and trainings.  

3 Bridges Yoga

3 Bridges Yoga is an accessible, welcoming and non-assuming yoga studio for every level of yoga practice. They are based on principles of vinyasa yoga, linking breath with intentional movement, while also incorporating elements from other yoga traditions. Students can expect a physical practice that can help them lose weight, heal pain, reduce tension and calm the mind. There are classes offered daily for all levels of experience. With studios located in Portsmouth NH, Durham NH and York Maine, students will practice in a comfortable, clean and safe environment.

Coastal Fitness

Coastal Fitness is the Seacoast’s most value packed fitness facility! The convenient and cost-effective childcare is PERFECT for any mom looking to get healthy (or save her sanity!). They are home to tons of top of the line cardio and strength training equipment, and for the Group Fitness enthusiast there are over 60 classes weekly (including Barre, PiYo, Butts & Guts, ZUMBA®, Cyclying, Tabata, Yoga and MUCH more). The studio has Saunas, Tanning, HydroMassage, a Full Juice Bar, STARBUCKS® on-site, Virtual Cycle, Personal Training and Small Group Training (TRX premier facility). 

Empower Yoga Center

Empower yourself. Overlooking historic downtown Portsmouth, Empower Yoga Center is the Seacoast’s choice for athletic yoga! The power vinyasa classes are based on principles of Astanga yoga with open, creative sequencing and attention to safe alignment and body awareness. Build strength of body and mind. Sweat. Improve balance and flexibility. The center will empower you with the tools to achieve a physical, mental, and spiritual state of balance!

Jubilation Fitness

The mission of Jubilation Fitness is to provide fun, challenging and effective workouts to people of all ages. Their philosophy is that you should be fit and healthy, but not bored. The classes are fun, exciting, and a little sexy–not boring! They offer many group fitness classes weekly including Zumba, club cardio, POUND, boot camp and body sculpting.

Newmarket Mills Yoga

Newmarket Mills Yoga is a yoga studio in downtown Newmarket that offers daily yoga classes at various levels, including: Beginners, Basics, Mixed Levels, Gentle/Restorative and Yin. The studio welcomes all yoga practitioners. The teachers are experienced and the community is welcoming and non-judgmental.

Pivotal Massage & Bodywork

Pivotal Massage & Bodywork offers highly skilled, targeted massage sessions that focus on injury prevention and recovery. They promote strength and balance in order to sustain and unleash the power of your body and your musculature. Two Barre Fitness classes are offered each week taught by the owner/founder and Massage Therapist Jocelyn Carey, former owner of BarreLogic. She has been teaching Barre classes and perfecting her craft for over a decade. If you are seeking an educated fitness experience or are in need of muscle maintenance to keep your activity level at its prime, please visit us. Let’s get stronger. Let’s be powerful. Let’s find balance.

SYMMETRY YOGA

SYMMETRY YOGA is based in a unique, spacious studio, located along Route 125 on the Lee/Barrington, NH town line. The studio is over one thousand square feet of cork floor in a warm, inviting, natural pine room, looking up past beams to a25-foot high cathedral ceiling. It occupies the top floor of the Advance Pump & Filter building, and the reaction of most first time visitors is surprise. The studio welcomes all students of any experience level to practice yoga in a fun, friendly, knowledgeable, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Vinyasa style classes are often built around sun salutations, and the teachers blend their background and knowledge to offer their own unique style. Take advantage of the New to Symmetry Introductory Offer: 30 days for $30.

YOGASMITH

YOGASMITH was established in Portsmouth in 2008 (originally Zev Yoga) with the idea of creating a yoga studio that was welcoming and accessible to a wide range of individuals on the Seacoast. The teachers guide each member to create the changes they are looking to make when they walk through the studio doors – and yoga is the tool they use to do that. Whether you want to relax, become more flexible, improve balance, get stronger, gain mental calmness, seek more clarity, develop a sense of confidence, or build a community of like-minded individuals, the teachers develop the environment to help you on your path. Memberships start at $29/month for unlimited classes because YOGASMITH believes yoga should fit into your life in a way that works for you. All of the studios offer 20 classes weekly, plus specialty classes and workshops for those who want to bring their practice to the next level.

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