With 2020 in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to start thinking about how to make movement consistent and enjoyable in 2021! The key to a successful year of movement comes down to understanding and planning. Before jumping into the unknown, find out what some local fitness experts have to say.  Find ways to maximize your efforts,

Pure Barre | 5521 Abercorn St. Ste 500| purebarre.com/location/savannah-ga

Beginner class: Pure Foundations, offered every Thursday 1:45, Saturday & Sunday @ 11:30

We asked Melissa Dotterweich, General Manager and Pure Barre Instructor what she recommended for beginners. Foundations give the new client a taste of what Pure Barre has to offer the body. We ease new clients into an explanation of technique and form. The class is 50 min but the new client is only working out for approximately 30 min. We use the other 20 min to chat with them about what an isometric workout is and how it impacts the body and why it’s good. We recommend new clients only take the foundations class once and then roll into a Classic class after. We suggest all clients take 3 to 4 classes a week, to see results and to connect to technique and form right away.
Pure Foundations is a FREE first class. Potential clients can contact the studio to sign up for a class or register online and sign up that way.

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Fitness on Broughton | 1 East Broughton St.|fitnessonbroughton.com

Lunch Crunch is a 30 minute high intense interval workout that integrates strength training and anaerobic training as well. It’s the perfect workout for someone who has minimal time to get a good sweat in. Lunch Crunch focuses on learning how to control your heart rate and breathing techniques while executing a workout routine. Beginners are welcome and modifications can be made to anyone with an existing injury. Lunch Crunch is held at Fitness on Broughton on Mondays/Wednesdays from 11:15-11:45am and is taught by Head Trainer Madison Hedderly. The class is included in your membership which starts at $29.99/month. If you’re interested in changing your life physically and mentally, give us a call at 912-231-3331 to get your membership set up.

New Yoga Now | 3131A Bull Street|newyoganow.com

New Yoga Now Co-Owner Kendall Beene suggested the following classes for beginners. If you are struggling to know how often you should attend classes, Kendall broke it down and made it very achievable, ” Two times a week and you will notice benefits. Three times a week and you will see these benefits on every level. Five times a week will change your life!” New Yoga Now’s Introductory Special is Three Weeks of Unlimited Yoga for $30, and it can be purchased at this link: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=563365&stype=41&sTG=22&prodId=101155. After that, they have several options depending on how often you will attend, and they can help you find the best plan. A single drop-in class is $18. To take the next step, visit www.newyoganow.com and sign up online, or call (912) 777-5615 to speak with Erin or Kendall on the phone.

Foundational Vinyasa (in-person and live stream): Wednesday 5:45-6:45 pm

Our Foundational Vinyasa is perfect for beginners because it focuses on building the skills necessary to move through faster flow yoga classes. You can expect to move through standing and seated postures, but we pause throughout class to truly break down alignment in poses.

Mindful Vinyasa (in-person and live stream):Wednesday 4:00-5:00 pm, Thursday 6:00-7:00 am, Friday 12:00-1:00 pm, Saturday 11:00-12:00 pm

Mindful Vinyasa/ Mindful Flow are perfect for beginners because they move slowly and mindfully, offering beginners time to find their way into the poses. These classes are designed to gently move the body, increase vitality, and deepen mind-body awareness. Expect a quiet, calming but fluid and sometimes challenging yoga class that will build both strength and flexibility. There is plenty of time in each pose to explore what you are feeling, and to notice how subtle refinements in your alignment can change the pose.

Yin to Restore (in-person and live stream): Sunday 4:30-5:45 pm

Yin to Restore is perfect for beginners because it is a restful, easeful practice with lots of props. This is a practice to help quiet the mind and relieve stress. You can expect to be seated and lying down the whole time, gently guided to relax and restore.

Mindful Flow (*on the river AT PLANT RIVERSIDE DISTRICT! IN-PERSON ONLY!): Friday 9:00-10:00 am, Saturday 9:00-10:00 am, Sunday 9:00-10:00 am