By Alex McCray

(L to R) Caroline Simpson, owner Melissa Lopez, Alex McCray

(L to R) Caroline Simpson, owner Melissa Lopez, Alex McCray

Name of fitness facility

Giving Tree Yoga

Name and length of class

Vinyasa Power Flow – 1 hour

Name of instructor

Courtney Kern

What do attendees need to know before class starts?

Be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes early so that you can put your shoes, keys and other personal items away in a cubby. If you don’t have your own yoga mat, the studio has mats you can borrow.

How would you describe this workout? How does it compare to similar classes you’ve taken?

I’ve taken other power yoga classes before but sometimes they can be way too intense and too challenging. I thought this workout was a great introduction to power yoga and was very friendly to beginners. The class combined strength and stretching wonderfully. I would say people of any fitness level could handle this class.

To learn more about the classes watch our Facebook Live below with owner Melissa Lopez.

Click here to watch our Facebook Live with studio owner Melissa Lopez.

Click here to watch our Facebook Live with studio owner Melissa Lopez.

What muscle groups did this class work the most? Was it a great workout for your abs, butt, arms, etc.?

This was definitely a killer for the core and upper body! We did lots of moves that targeted our abs while we were in downward dog. We also did variations of planks, which engaged my entire upper body (hello, bicep burn and shaky abs).

Did the instructor do anything to make the class extra special?

I loved Courtney! She made the atmosphere of the class super fun! Her style of teaching is so relaxed and playful. She cracked jokes during challenging moves that helped take your mind off the struggle of holding the pose or moving through a flow. I also really loved that her approach emphasized safety.

 What was the most enjoyable part of the workout?

My favorite part of the workout was pushing myself during the more intense core portions and testing my strength. Courtney made it really fun and encouraged us to just try, even if we thought we couldn’t do it.

Class members bring their palms to heart's center.

Class members bring their palms to heart’s center.

Any other feedback you’d like to give about this workout?

The staff and members at this studio are super warm and welcoming! They offer so many different types of classes from gentle yoga to this more strength-focused one so everyone can find something here.

Details: 1295 W. Spring St. SE., #120, Smyrna; YogaStudioSmyrna.com

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Wyndi Kappes

Screen Shot 2019-01-18 at 6.56.34 PMName of fitness facility

onlYoga

Name and length of class

Hip Opening

Name of instructor

Anne Marie Johnsen

What do attendees need to know before class starts?

The studio itself is a bit difficult to find because there isn’t much signage. The vortex is a great landmark and you can call the studio if you get lost! There is street parking and a garage just around the corner. Bring a yoga mat and towel for sweat if needed. They will provide everything else.

How would you describe this workout? How does it compare to similar classes you’ve taken?

I have taken a plethora of yoga classes and this one really stood apart from the beginning. When you walk in the atmosphere is instantly calming and the space warm (the room is heated between 80-85 degrees) and intimate. The practice space is housed in a studio apartment with gorgeous wood flooring and a wall of windows in the front of the room. Wonderful smelling incense and serene lighting surround you.

Unlike large studios that seem to shuffle participants in and out, I loved how all the people in the class seemed to be a part of a community. The class had no more than 20 or so people in it and all attendees seemed to know not only Anne Marie but each other. Anne Marie was a fabulous instructor who clearly knew her stuff and went through the class with grace and ease. Giving more details and instruction when needed and letting the class meditate and focus along with the music otherwise.

What muscle groups did this class work the most? Was it a great workout for your abs, butt, arms, etc.?

This was a full-body workout, but I definitely felt the strength and the stretch in my hips, lower back, legs, and outer thighs.

Did the instructor do anything to make the class extra special?

Anne Marie was amazing at providing instruction, modifications, and encouragement when needed but also letting you focus and meditate during the practice. I really appreciated how well she knew many of the members in the class and how she interacted with each, complimenting them on how far they had come and assisting those who were struggling in this practice.

What was the most enjoyable part of the workout?

The entire workout was great, I loved how this one class served up everything I want to get out of a yoga class. The practice started out as a calm stretch great for meditation and focus but also moved into more difficult combinations that worked up a sweat. I felt like I was getting the best of both worlds with a soothing but calorie burning class.

Any other feedback you’d like to give about this workout?

I would highly recommend you give onlYoga a try! The close-knit community yoga experience and Anne Marie’s soothing teaching might be one of the best-kept secrets in town. Also, I would encourage you to go try out their aerial yoga class. The only studio in Midtown to provide an aerial yoga class, this unique workout is the perfect way to mix it up.

Details: 900 Peachtree St. NE., Ste. 302, Atlanta; onlYoga.com

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By Caroline Simpson

Click here to watch our Facebook Live with club owner Mizelle Sizemore.

Click here to watch our Facebook Live with club owner Mizelle Sizemore.

Name of fitness facility
Club Pilates – Brookhaven

Name and length of class
Suspend 1.5 – 50 minutes

Name of instructor
Mizelle Sizemore

What do attendees need to know before class starts?
Bring sticky socks. If you don’t have a pair, the studio has a wide selection of super cute options up front! Or you could be like me and find an old pair of “The Grinch” socks!

How would you describe this workout? How does it compare to similar classes you’ve taken?
This was the second class I have taken at Club Pilates. The focus is on control and stability. You can really feel yourself increasing your stretches as you go! The equipment and set up of the class really set Club Pilates apart from other studios.

What muscle groups did this class work the most? Was it a great workout for your abs, butt, arms, etc.?
It was a full-body workout, but given that the focus is on control, your core is being engaged the entire time. I am already feeling it and it’s only been a few hours!

Best Self staffer Caroline SImpson rests between exercises

Best Self staffer Caroline Simpson rests between exercises

Did the instructor do anything to make the class extra special?
Mizelle was our fabulous instructor. She was able to keep everyone involved and most importantly, she helped everyone get the correct form so that we could get the most out of each exercise.

What was the most enjoyable part of the workout?
The entire workout was great, I never got bored or felt as though I was out of my league. Personally, my favorite thing about Club Pilates is the studio itself. Every person has their own station with state-of-the-art equipment and plenty of space to do every exercise. You will never feel crowded.

Any other feedback you’d like to give about this workout?
I would recommend this workout to everyone. It will benefit every body type and it also accommodates all levels of fitness. I can’t wait to go back and try another one of the many different classes they offer!

Details: 5001 Peachtree Blvd., #630, Chamblee; ClubPilates.com

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By Caroline Simpson

Best Self staffer Caroline SImpson, instructor and owner Pamela Molinari

Best Self staffer Caroline Simpson, instructor and owner Pamela Molinari

Name of fitness facility

Atlanta Fitness Diva

Name and length of class

Small Group – One hour

Name of instructor

Pamela Molinari

What do attendees need to know before class starts?

The studio is on the second floor. Just bring yourself, water and a ready-to-seize-the-day attitude to class!

How would you describe this workout? How does it compare to similar classes you’ve taken?

Personally, I am a runner and do mostly body-weight exercises. At Atlanta Fitness Diva, all of the exercises targeted specific muscles in your body. I had no idea some of them existed! Unlike other classes I have taken, I felt like I got a full-body workout while enjoying myself the whole time.

Watch our Facebook Live below to see some of the new interesting workouts I was able to tryout!

Learn more about the exercises designed specifically for women's bodies this Facebook Live with Pamela Molinari!

Learn more about the exercises designed specifically for women’s bodies this Facebook Live with Pamela Molinari!

What muscle groups did this class work the most? Was it a great workout for your abs, butt, arms, etc.?

It was a full-body workout but there was definitely an emphasis on the booty! I will 100 percent be feeling it tomorrow and I love that!

Did the instructor do anything to make the class extra special?

Pamela was amazing. It was a small group class but it also felt as though she was my personal trainer. She catered to each the wants and needs of each participant, for example, she altered my workout so that I would get more glute work in.

What was the most enjoyable part of the workout?

Caroline Simpson busy working out!

Caroline Simpson busy working out!

I really enjoyed all of it! It was great to get out of my comfort zone and try something new. If I had to pick something, it would be the instructor/owner Pamela. She truly wants the best for her clients!

Any other feedback you’d like to give about this workout?

Go try out a class! You will not regret it!

Details: 855 Mount Vernon Hwy. NE. Atlanta; AtlantaFitnessDiva.com

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By Halen Adair

(L to R) Instructor Erica Rodriguez, Best Self staffer Halen Adair

(L to R) Instructor Erica Rodriguez, Best Self staffer Halen Adair

Name of fitness facility

SculptHouse Sandy Springs

Name and length of class

CardioSculpt Down – 50 minutes

Name of instructor

Erica Rodriguez

What do attendees need to know before class starts?

Parking in the garage under the studio is free for the first two hours. Sticky socks are required, as well as tennis shoes. If you don’t have sticky socks, SculptHouse sells pairs at the front desk and will give you 50 percent off your first pair. If you’ve never taken a class at SculptHouse before, be sure to arrive early and an instructor will go through a quick tutorial and get you set up!

How would you describe this workout? How does it compare to similar classes you’ve taken?

This class is very concentrated on your core and bottom half. It was a lower-body scorcher with lots of squats, lunges and warrior poses to target your legs and make them shake! This class is a combination of low-impact and high-intensity moves with your strength and endurance being challenged the entire time. None of the equipment is powered by electricity, so you are literally pushing yourself the whole way through. If this sounds like too much for you, a great beginner option would be the 101 Sculpt class, which is held on Saturdays at 11:45 a.m.

The Woodway Curve treadmills and Megaformers.

The Woodway Curve treadmills and Megaformers.

What muscle groups did this class work the most? Was it a great workout for your abs, butt, arms, etc.?

Different classes are designated for different parts of the body but every class requires you to use your core. Mondays and Thursdays are upper-body focused, Tuesdays and Fridays are focused on the lower body, and Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays are 360 classes where you target all of your muscle groups. The class I took today targeted my lower body (hamstrings, quads, glutes, inner and outer thighs) and abs! I could definitely feel the burn.

Did the instructor do anything to make the class extra special?

Erica was really great about checking on my form and making sure I was keeping up with the rest of the class. The dance/pop music was playing super loud, which I LOVED because it helped me drown out all of my other thoughts. Also, the lighting in the class would change to red then blue, which was really cool. This studio has a great ambiance and it helped me to really focus on my workout and listen to Erica’s instruction.

What was the most enjoyable part of the workout?

My favorite part of the workout was using the Woodway Curve treadmill and Megaformer. I love how the first portion of the class is spent using one and then the second half is spent on the other. The Woodway Curve treadmill makes you physically push yourself, which gives you an awesome cardio workout, whereas the Megaformer really helps you hone in on those problem areas and work your core and other targeted muscle groups for that day. This really keeps class fun and not overly repetitive.

Any other feedback you’d like to give about this workout?

SculptHouse is for anyone and everyone. Its workout program will help you reach a variety of goals you may have, no matter how unique they may be. The classes are intimate, which allows the instructors to really help you. They will coach you through each movement to ensure you get the best possible workout for your 50 minutes. I would highly recommend SculptHouse to anyone looking to make a healthy change in 2019. The workouts are challenging, but very customizable for any level. The facility and staff are top-of-the-line and you will get a great workout every time you go!

Details: 6400 Blue Stone Rd., Ste. 130, Sandy Springs; SculptHouse.com

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By Wyndi Kappes

(L to R) Best Self staffer Wyndi Kappes, instructor and co-owner Tammy Mealy

(L to R) Best Self staffer Wyndi Kappes, instructor and co-owner Tammy Mealy

Name of fitness facility

Next Age Fitness

Name and length of class

Personal Training Session – 20 minutes

Name of instructor

Tammy Mealy

What do attendees need to know before class starts?

There is free parking just a few steps from the door so no need to worry about logistics. Just make sure to arrive at your appointment on time or early as sessions last only 20 minutes.

How would you describe this workout? How did you feel before, during, and after the workout? How does it compare to similar classes you’ve taken?

A different take on strength training, I was initially worried about the session as I don’t have a lot of muscle and generally prefer cardio over lifting weights. I was immediately put at ease when I walked in and learned that it would just be Tammy and I. Once we jumped into the workout I was pleasantly surprised on how different this session was compared to traditional strength training. Unlike typical weight lifting where I have to worry about lifting too much and don’t feel like I am accomplishing much (getting fatigued after a few reps of 10 pounds is not inspiring), I loved that using the ARX machines I knew that I could safely push myself and see the progress. As a competitive personality, I loved working to beat my last push. Before I knew it the 20-minute session was up and I felt accomplished and strong having challenged myself the whole way.

Catch a peek of me working through some leg press reps below!

Click here to watch a demonstration of the equipment and learn more about the session.

Click here to watch a demonstration of the equipment and learn more about the session.

What muscle groups did this class work the most? Was it a great workout for your abs, butt, arms, etc.?

This is a total body workout! From leg presses to overhead presses, and rows, the different machines target each muscle of your body in such a short time!

Did the instructor do anything to make the class extra special?

Tammy walked me through getting set up and explained the seemingly intimidating equipment in a way that made it seem easy and approachable. She also was great at pushing me to beat my last rep and even gave me some nutrition advice as well!

What was the most enjoyable part of the workout?

My favorite part of the workout was trying to beat my previous rep. Sometimes getting started when it comes to working out can be frustrating because everything seems impossible and it is hard to see progress. I loved that even in a short 20 minutes I could see myself improving and pushing to get stronger.

Any other feedback you’d like to give about this workout?

The upper body strength training machine.

The upper body strength training machine.

Next Age Fitness provides a fantastic way to strength train in a non-aggressive, encouraging, and quick way! The fact that you don’t have to worry about injuring yourself, coming multiple days a week (most of Tammy’s clients come in just once a week), or figuring out complicated exercises really makes this fitness studio a winner for my busy and gym-shy self.

Details: 1610 Lavista Rd. NE. Ste. 1, Atlanta, GA 30329; NextAgeFitness.com

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By Halen Adair

Best Self staffer Halen Adair, instructor Kathleen Butcher

Best Self staffer Halen Adair, instructor Kathleen Butcher

Name of fitness facility

Concourse Athletic Club

Name and length of class

Lift – 60 minutes

Name of instructor

Kathleen Butcher

What do attendees need to know before class starts?

All members at Concourse get access to free classes. If you are not a member, entry into the club is $25 per person. For this class, all you need to bring is a water bottle and a towel. Arrive to class about five minutes early so you can set up your station prior to the workout.

How would you describe this workout? How does it compare to similar classes you’ve taken?

For this class, we used a mat, stepper with blocks, two sets of dumbbells (light and heavy weight), a small ball, glider disks, and a resistance band. During the workout, we targeted our arms and legs using the resistance bands and dumbbells. We used the small ball to do ab workouts and used the stepper for planks and pushups all while on glider disks to make it more challenging. There is a Lift class at Concourse every day, but the classes are always different so it never gets boring. It’s actually one of my favorite classes.

Resistance band exercises during the class

Resistance band exercises during the class

What muscle groups did this class work the most? Was it a great workout for your abs, butt, arms, etc.?

This workout targets your full body, singling out different muscles during different stages. My back and arms definitely got the most out of the class today.

Did the instructor do anything to make the class extra special?

Kathleen is HILARIOUS. I love her energy and she talks to the class like we are all drinking wine and hanging out. Her workouts are always challenging, but so much fun. She plays the best music and keeps all of us laughing the whole way through. She helps everyone focus on their technique and will urge you to squat lower, go longer, and push harder!

How did you feel before, during, and after the workout?

Before class, I was pretty tired but I go to this class to really tone my muscles. I did a cardio class before this, so I knew I needed to finish strong for the day and target my core muscle groups. During the workout, I was pushing myself and even tried a heavier set of weights than usual. This class really allows you to experiment and try what works best for you and your body with absolutely no judgment. I love all the people in this class, they make it super fun and are always laughing at Kathleen’s sense of humor. Time flies by in this class because everyone has fun. After class, I was exhausted and excited to hit the steam room. I love all the amenities the Concourse offers because it allows you to really give your body all the TLC you need and more after a challenging workout.

What was the most enjoyable part of the workout?

My favorite part of the workout is the weight lifting portions we did as well as the resistance bands. You really get to see all the possibilities a resistance band offers and it’s a really great tool to have both in and out of the gym. I love lifting weights and how strong it makes my arms feel afterward. The music selection is always super upbeat pop music that makes everyone want to dance!

Squats during the workout

Squats during the workout

Any other feedback you’d like to give about this workout?

The Concourse is a workout lovers oasis that provides amazing classes and instructors like the Lift class with Kathleen. I love this class because it’s challenging but Kathleen knows how to always keep it fun and entertaining. She cares deeply about making sure everyone is happy and healthy in and out of the gym. Concourse is my home away from home, and I would absolutely recommend this facility to anyone looking for a new club to join. This club is all about family and you feel it immediately and make friendships that extend outside of the gym.

Details:  8 Concourse Pkwy., Sandy Springs; ConcourseClub.com 

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By Halen Adair

Jeff Toney , Madison James, and Amy Selig

(L to R) Jeff Toney, Madison James, and Amy Selig

Name of fitness facility

Fit9

Name and length of class

Fit9 Full Body – 60 minutes

Name of instructor

Jeff Toney

What do attendees need to know before class starts?

Parking is limited out front but you can park in the parking lot across the street for FREE. Bring a water bottle and tennis shoes. Be sure to also grab one of the small towels available, you’ll need it for all the sweat you’re about to drip!

How would you describe this workout? How does it compare to similar classes you’ve taken?

This class is very fast paced with lots of variations. You do three different circuits, each time a little different from the last. I started on the Woodway Curve which is essentially a hardcore treadmill with a curve in it. You set it to different resistances while you manage your own speed, unlike a traditional treadmill where you set a speed. Then we did workouts using resistance bands while jumping over and through obstacles and afterward would do different sets of bicep workouts. At the end of each circuit, we did boxing and kickboxing and would listen to Jeff for which punches to throw at the bag. I have done many circuit training classes in the past but this one really focuses on working every single muscle group, so your whole body gets the benefits.

Click here to hear more from Jeff and Madison during our Facebook Live

Click here to hear more from Jeff and Madison during our Facebook Live

What muscle groups did this class work the most? Was it a great workout for your abs, butt, arms, etc.?

This is a total-body workout, so every muscle in your body is working during different parts of the class. My arms were sore from the “man makers” they had us doing, but overall my whole body felt the burn.

Did the instructor do anything to make the class extra special?

Jeff, the co-owner and instructor for the class, switched up the circuits to ensure that you’re always doing something new and different. He also helped me out a lot when doing the kickboxing portion by demonstrating each punch.

How did you feel before, during, and after the workout?

Before class, I wasn’t sure what to expect for this workout, but once I was there and going, the music was so upbeat and fun and the energy of the class was awesome. Everyone was pushing themselves to their max and it helped me continue to do the same for myself. There were definitely times during this workout when it was hard to keep going, but there’s just something about Jeff’s class that makes you want to get uncomfortable and push yourself outside of your comfort zone. After the workout, my legs and arms were jello and I went home and took a nice hot bath! The class was challenging and extremely rewarding to complete.

(L to R) Jeff Toney, Madison James, and Halen Adair

(L to R) Jeff Toney, Madison James, and Halen Adair

What was the most enjoyable part of the workout?

My favorite part of the workout was the boxing portion of the circuits. I used to be a member at a boxing gym a few years ago, so it felt great to get the gloves back on. Jeff helped me get right back to it and kept me focused on technique and not so focused on counting the clock. It was a great way to switch things up and keep things fun!

Any other feedback you’d like to give about this workout?

Fit9 is an awesome gym. They have a really cool, industrial vibe with a huge garage door that they opened during our workout. The cold air felt AMAZING. I would 100% recommend giving this place a shot if you are looking to switch it up when it comes to the daily gym grind. This is not your average gym and they will push you harder than most gyms I’ve been to, and it’s all worth it. It’s a new year which means a new you, so give Fit9 a shot if you’re ready to see a positive difference in your overall health!

Details: 3231 Cains Hill Pl NW Suite 235, Atlanta, GA 30305; Fit9Atl.com

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By David Leonard

Owner and instructor Kanesha Britt, Best Self Staffer David Leonard

Owner and instructor Kanesha Britt, Best Self Staffer David Leonard

Name of fitness facility

9Round Fitness Decatur

Name and length of class

30 minutes

Name of instructor

Kanesha Britt

What do attendees need to know before class starts?

There are no class times so you just show up on your own schedule to begin your circuit. A new circuit starts every three minutes so just hop in when the green light goes on! Make sure to bring tennis shoes and a water bottle, you will sweat a lot!

How would you describe this workout? How does it compare to similar classes you’ve taken?

Very intense. It’s almost like a roller coaster. Once that lap bar is in place, it was 30 minutes of nonstop movement. I’ve never boxed in my life and really enjoyed this type of work out.

The different kickboxing stations

The different kickboxing stations

What muscle groups did this class work the most? Was it a great workout for your abs, butt, arms, etc.?

My arms and abs are going to be feeling this, and of course my legs from the kicks I was doing, which were A LOT of fun. I kept telling myself that I could punch and kick harder—and then I did—that was very rewarding!

Did the instructor do anything to make the class extra special?

Kanesha, the owner, changes the workouts every time you go so clients never get bored. You will always be challenged. no matter what the circuit is. Kanesha will demonstrate each station for you to ensure you get the most out of your workout!

How did you feel before, during, and after the workout?

I was frustrated prior to the class. During the class, I was just in it. I was out of my comfort zone, so I just focused on the present. I used my frustration to push me harder, which helped me make the most out of that 30 minutes. Post workout, I felt amazing! I really enjoyed walking out into 30-degree weather to cool off.

Mirror filled with the

Mirror filled with the “Why” attendees stay healthy with 9round.

What was the most enjoyable part of the workout?

My favorite part of the workout was getting to wear boxing gloves and punching all the different bags. As I stated before, I’ve never done this. So now I can check that off the bucket list! I really enjoyed being able to push myself harder and the equipment could easily take the punches!

Any other feedback you’d like to give about this workout?

It is a circuit workout and you don’t need a scheduled class time. All you need to do is jump in where you can and GO! The fact that the class was just 30 minutes was awesome. It was just the workout I needed to get my day off to a great start.
Details: 2899-B N. Decatur Rd., Decatur; 9Round.com

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By Halen Adair

Best Self staffer Halen Adair, co-owner and instructor Amy Selig

Best Self staffer Halen Adair, co-owner and instructor Amy Selig

Name of fitness facility
Stellar Bodies Buckhead

Name and length of class
Full Body Megaformer – 50 minutes

Name of instructor
Amy Selig

What do attendees need to know before class starts?
You will want to arrive about five minutes before class starts to put your things in a cubby, pick up a towel, and find a Megaformer. For classes at Stellar Bodies, you will need to have grip socks. If you don’t have any, they have some super cute ones for sale at the front desk. The studio is located in Buckhead Court, which has a huge parking lot with complimentary parking.

How would you describe this workout? How does it compare to similar classes you’ve taken?
This was my first experience using a Megaformer and let me tell you, it’s hard. This class is probably the most challenging class I’ve done so far. I noticed that the girls who go to it are very fit. They may not have started there fit, but they certainly are now and I know why. The Megaformer has so many different variations of workouts and the ones we did today were all equally challenging. Amy, who is also the co-owner, made sure everyone took their time in each phase of the workout to make sure our bodies were burning and shaking. Luckily, Amy was there to help me correct my form and guide me during class. This type of workout is something that will be very challenging, especially the first couple of times, but after a few classes and becoming more familiar with the machine and the poses, it will become very rewarding and you will see huge results.

What muscle groups did this class work the most? Was it a great workout for your abs, butt, arms, etc.?
The Full Body Megaformer class really does target the whole body. You use small, slow and controlled movements to target different muscle groups. Throughout the entire workout, you test your strength and coordination by using your core.
Did the instructor do anything to make the class extra special?
Amy made sure that I was keeping up with the class the whole way through. She even had another Stellar Body instructor, Taylor, come to the Megaformer next to mine to ensure I had the best example to observe. The class was very challenging but thanks to the help from both Stellar Body instructors, I made it to the end feeling extremely accomplished! The level of the music was very upbeat, which I LOVED and the songs were all great pop hits, which helped me focus less on my body aching and more on vibing with the music!

How did you feel before, during, and after the workout?
Before I started the workout, I had heard from others that this class would be challenging. This made me a little nervous especially because of my lack of experience but I was greeted with open arms and welcomed into class. During the workout, my body was shaking A LOT. You use so much of your core while moving your body weight back and forth on the Megaformer that it really takes a toll on you. We completed many variations throughout the workout to target upper body, lower body and abs. During the workout, I hit areas, especially my obliques, that I didn’t even realize I could hit. Even though it was tough, the workout as a whole is so rewarding and so good for the body.

Click here to watch our Facebook Live with instructor and co-owner Amy Selig.

Click here to watch our Facebook Live with instructor and co-owner Amy Selig.

What was the most enjoyable part of the workout?
My favorite part about the workout was using the Megaformer. Even though it’s difficult, there is a lot to learn about this machine. I know after a few tries the machine will be less intimidating for me to use. Overall, it’s just a great tool to utilize. Even just during this class, I started to get the hang of how it works. I can’t wait to go back and keep broadening my experience.

Any other feedback you’d like to give about this workout?
I know I keep saying this class is tough but that’s because it is. I know for sure though, that you will get into the best shape of your life if you continue with classes at Stellar Bodies. The facility is so wonderful—they have state-of-the-art equipment and the coolest instructors. Plus, they have a HUGE selection of the cutest clothing there. I encourage you to go get your sweat—and shop—on! Your first class is only $10 so reserve a spot at Stellar Bodies NOW!

Details: 3872 Roswell Rd. NE., Ste. A4, Atlanta; StellarBodiesAtl.com

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