In a year defined by a global pandemic, it has never been more important to look after your health. After months of being locked indoors and disconnected from the outside world, our bodies and minds have taken a toll. Movement and meditation can be crucial ways to reconnect and recalibrate during uncertain and stressful times. From East Hampton to Southampton to Montauk and beyond, the Hamptons has all the options to help you do just that. Whether you’re searching for a safe and socially distanced sweat session or a virtual pilates class, there's no shortage of options in your neck of the woods.
We’ve curated a list of some of the best Hamptons fitness centers, gyms and workout classes to help you find the high-end experience that fits your frequency.
This gym has all the essentials to keep you beach ready with cardio and strength training equipment, personal trainers and outdoor equipment for sunny days.
249 Main St., Amagansett, 631.267.8222, bodytechclub.com
A high-end training facility that offers group training, private training, personal training, rowing, TRX, HIIT, yoga, beach bootcamp, Pilates and cycling. BodyRite has introduced a virtual 21-Day Reset program to help users exercise smarter while improving eating habits.
1604 Main Road, Jamesport, 631.276.9407, bodyritetraining.com
Yogaholic’s goal is to give students a solid foundation of how to correctly practice yoga postures for their body type. A free Zoom class schedule is available along with a Facebook livestream. Private family Zoom classes can also be booked. Donations are appreciated.
38 W. Main St., Riverhead, 631.461.7158, yogaholic.net
Known for its award-winning core Fusion Barre method, Exhale provides ballet-inspired workouts in a tranquil, soothing space—bringing balance to your body and mind.
2415 Main St., Bridgehampton, 631.537.2401, exhalespa.com
AKT Superfit celebrities Karlie Kloss and Shakira turn to international fitness expert and dancer Anna Kaiser to sculpt their lean, toned bods. Classes here combine numerous exercise disciplines, including circuit training, HIIT, dance cardio, Pilates and yoga.
3 Railroad Ave., East Hampton, 631.527.5447, theakt.com
Fusing barre and dance techniques, the boutique studio offers classes from Dance Cardio Sculpt to stand-up paddleboarding.
68 Newtown Lane, Ste. 6, East Hampton, 631.604.5445, elementsfitnessstudio.com
ERIKA BLOOM PILATES
A holistic approach to fitness grounded in anatomy and biomechanics. Practices are paired with acupuncture and nutrition counseling services for a personal and detailed fitness experience. Locations in Water Mill and East Hampton (temporarily closed) service the Hamptons, along with virtual sessions.
760 Montauk Hwy #2d, Water Mill, NY 11976, 212.288.3410, erikabloompilates.com
Flywheel enlists its riders in head-to-head competition using in-stadium technology with live race stats and rankings. There’s also FlyBarre, a total-body-sculpting class—the perfect complement to your cycling session.
65 Montauk Highway, Ste. C, East Hampton, 631.329.8622, flywheelsports.com
Gina Bradley put stand-up paddleboarding on the map on the East End when she opened Paddle Diva in 2009—ahead of the national SUP craze. Since then, she and her instructors have taken clients through the inlets and bays of the Hamptons, showing them the beauty of the environment and the fitness power of SUP.
219 Three Mile Harbor Hog Creek Road, East Hampton, 631.329.2999, paddlediva.com
The downstairs at this chic multilevel facility embodies founder Ari Weller’s “Train Smart” philosophy. The upstairs features two additional movement modalities: classical Pilates programs instructed by master instructor Susan Sheehy and the largest Gyrotonic studio on the East End.
15 Lumber Lane, East Hampton, 631.527.5070, philosofit.com
SILICH CORE + STRENGTH
This gym offers an energetic, motivating environment; a variety of small-group classes and personal trainers; and state-of-the-art equipment to get you as fit as an athlete.
79 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 631.767.2709, silichcore.com
GOOD GROUND YOGA
Founded by Forrest Yoga mentor teacher Leslie Pearlman, this studio offers classes based in that practice, designed to free the body of physical and emotional blocks.
107-5 Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, 631.594.5050, goodgroundyoga.com
SAG HARBOR YOGA SHANTI
Honoring the traditions of yoga as well as the needs of modern bodies and minds, this studio boasts its eight classes as the most welcoming, uplifting and safest of their type.
32 Bridge St., Sag Harbor, 631.725.6424, yogashanti.com
NORMA JEAN PILATES
Clubhouse offering group and private lessons year round. Members also have access to a run club, dance club and open kitchen. In addition to Pilates, the space functions as a showroom for unique art pieces.
11 Bridge St., Sag Harbor, 631.235.0303, normajeanpilates.com
SHELTER ISLAND YOGA & FITNESS
The island’s premier fitness destination offers yoga, Pilates, spin, Zumba, TRX, tennis, HIIT, boot camp and much more.
13 Winthrop Road, Shelter Island, 631.749.0160
This studio is the home of the individualized approach to fitness designed by Mary Ann Browning, which employs cardio, strength training and nutrition to reshape your body.
60 Windmill Lane, Southampton, 315.955.6989, browningsfitness.com
Spin class that operates in teams, with competitive scoreboards that depict your progress to promote optimal motivation and endurance. HIIT workouts are offered at all levels.
20 Surfside Ave., Montauk, 631.688.3800, swervefitness.com
FIVE PILLARS YOGA
The classes at this beachy yoga sanctuary promote a balanced lifestyle while cultivating emotional, spiritual and physical harmony.
720 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, 631.500.9200, fivepillarsyoga.com
HAMPTONS YOGA HEALING ARTS
Specializing in jivamukti yoga, ranging from beginner to warrior classes with private sessions available. Jivamukti yoga embraces the connection of the body with the earth. It is through this practice that this art center focuses on enlightenment through compassion.
8 Moniebogue Lane, Westhampton Beach, 631.355.1855, hamptonsyogahealingarts.com
TO THE CORE PILATES OF NY
Offering private Pilates and personal training. Barre, cardio and sculpt classes are available to accommodate all levels of fitness.
29 County Road 31, Westhampton Beach, 516.448.9672, tothecorepilatesny.com
Rent paddleboards and kayaks, with locations in Hampton Bays, East Quogue and Jamesport. Certified instructors guide in paddleboarding instruction and deliver a full-body workout.
32 Lighthouse Road, Hampton Bays; 4 Dune Road, East Quogue; 67 Front St., South Jamesport, 631.377.0162, adventurepaddleboards.com
With three East End locations, this famously hardcore fitness spot pushes your limits through a mix of weight training and cardio that can help you burn 1,000 calories in a single workout. Each day focuses on a different muscle group, so you get a week of perfectly balanced exercises.
10 Montauk Highway, Southampton, 631.353.3833; 352 Montauk Highway, Wainscott, 631.537.2668; 199 Main St., Amagansett, 631.267.3015, barrysbootcamp.com
BYoga brings rock-star yoga teachers together to lead an array of dynamic vinyasa-style classes, themed according to the elements of fire, water and earth. Insider Tip: Don’t miss BFire, the studio’s signature flow class.
83 S. Elmwood Ave., Montauk, 631.483.5077; 35 Main St., East Hampton, 631.483.5200, byoganow.com
EAST END ROW
Experience the feeling of paddling through water, courtesy of high-quality erg machines that offer a low-impact but incredibly effective workout. East End Row opened its third location, in East Hampton, adding to its Southampton and Upper East Side studios.
33 Hill St., Southampton; 460 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, 631.353.3626, eastendrow.com
ERIKA BLOOM PILATES
With only private and duet Pilates sessions, this studio provides unrivaled individualized attention. There’s also an organic beauty boutique featuring clean beauty brands like Tata Harper and Red Flower.
760 Montauk Highway, Ste. 2D, Water Mill; 66 Newtown Lane, Ste. 7, East Hampton, 212.288.3410, erikabloompilates.com
HAMPTONS GYM CORP.
Hamptons Gym Corp. is determined to get you into the best shape of your life and keep you there all summer, with three convenient East End locations and a committed, professional staff.
Various locations, hamptonsgymcorp.com
HAMPTONS HOT YOGA
Energize the mind, body and spirit with all-level classes, vinyasa flows and HIIT classes. All classes are practiced in 95-degree rooms that help to challenge, tone and strengthen.
85 Jobs Lane, Southampton; 2415 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, 631.537.9642, hamptonshotyoga.com
The original cult-favorite spin studio helped transform the East End into a fitness and wellness oasis.
264 Butter Lane, Bridgehampton, 631.537.3630; 68 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 631.324.6600; 760 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, 631.324.6610, soul-cycle.com
Trainer to the stars Tracy Anderson developed a results-driven method that has reshaped the bodies of celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez.
30 Park Place, East Hampton, 631.604.6529; 903 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, 631.617.5621, tracyanderson.com
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