2018 fitness guide: Where to get fit in South Austin

Options for working out in South Austin run the gamut of CrossFit to yoga. Below is a breakdown of some of the different exercises and benefits offered.



Barre studios


Barre classes utilize a ballet bar for small, isometric movements, often set to music, for a full-body workout that targets the thighs, abdominal muscles and arms and burns fat.







Barre3 Austin-Circle C
5700 W. Slaughter Lane, Ste. 330, Austin
512-294-2690
www.barre3.com
Classes offered: cardio-based non-impact barre






Studio Barre
4970 W. Hwy. 290, Ste. 410, Austin
512-709-8839
www.studiobarre.com/austin
Classes offered: barre





Boot camps/Interval


Boot camps focus on circuit training that incorporates weighted exercise. Classes that offer High-Intensity Interval Training, also known as HIIT, string together short bursts of cardio with body weight and weighted exercise






Camp Gladiator
Locations vary
512-494-6966
www.campgladiator.com
Classes offered: boot camp






Outer Peace Fitness
Western Oaks neighborhood, call for location
512-740-5559
outerpeacefitness@gmail.com
Classes offered: boot camp






Orangetheory Fitness
www.orangetheoryfitness.com
Classes offered: interval training

A. Circle C
5700 Slaughter Lane, Ste. 260, Austin
512-858-8008

B. South Austin
9500 S. I-35, Ste. L800, Austin
512-969-6626

C. Sunset Valley
5601 Brodie Lane, Austin
512-807-0404





BOXING AND KICKBOXING


Boxing and kickboxing is physical training that utilizes mixed martial arts-style combat to provide fighters with tools and strategies in the event of an attack.







Impact Strong
3601 W. William Cannon Drive, Ste. 250, Austin
512-444-8699
www.austinfitnessgyms.com
Classes offered: 30-minute kickboxing, HIIT, and kickboxing/HIIT combo “All-Out “





CROSSFIT


CrossFit workouts incorporate varied functional movements performed at high intensity and include aspects of gymnastics, weightlifting, running, rowing and more.







Brodie Park CrossFit
9001 Brodie Lane, Ste. C-9, Austin
512-280-1308
www.brodieparkcrossfit.com
Classes offered: CrossFit, yoga, strength training, Grit, powerlifting, CrossFit Striking; free community-based workouts are offered on Saturdays at 9 a.m.






Built Gym ATX- Home of CrossFit Python
6705 W. Hwy. 290, Ste. C-2, Austin
512-593-1190
www.builtgymatx.com
Classes offered: CrossFit, Built Fit






The Combine | CSC CrossFit
9219 W. Hwy. 290, Austin
512-301-1339
www.csccrossfit.com
Classes offered: coed and women’s-only CrossFit, Young Athletes, Olympic lifting and yoga






CrossFit 737
12707 Nutty Brown Road, Bldg. A, Austin
512-906-9600
www.crossfit737.com
Classes offered: CrossFit, strength and conditioning, Olympic lifting, yoga






CrossFit Austin
8708 S. Congress Ave., Bldg. C, Austin
512-761-6733
www.crossfitaustin.com
Classes offered: CrossFit, private training, strength and conditioning, Olympic weightlifting






CrossFit Oak Hill
5446 W. Hwy. 290, Ste. 305, Austin
512-415-4864
www.crossfitoakhill.com
Classes offered: CrossFit, fit camp, Kilo-what Barbell Club






CrossFit SoChac
11600 Manchaca Road, Ste. 301, Austin
512-851-1626
www.crossfitsochac.com
Classes offered: CrossFit, weightlifting





GENERAL FITNESS


Throughout South Austin there are several general fitness options offering classes ranging from yoga to weightlifting.






Anatomic Fitness
5716 W. Hwy. 290, Austin
262-492-4498
www.southatxfitness.com
Classes offered: various types of training, including individualized, resistance, muscular imbalance, injury prevention, stability, balance, body composition and cardio






Chasen Fitness
5100 W. Hwy. 290., Ste. 150, Austin
512-762-7096
www.chasenfitness.com
Classes offered: general fitness, post-rehab strength training, sport or race training, chronic healing, nutritional counseling






Fit4Mom Sunset Valley
Garrison Park, 6001 Manchaca Road, Austin
www.sunsetvalley.fit4mom.com
Classes offered: Stroller Strides, Body Back classes for moms






Forte Personal Fitness
5100 W. Hwy. 290, Ste. 150, Austin
512-423-8449
www.rustygregory.com
Classes offered: personal fitness training






Green Bird Fitness
9300-C W.  Hwy. 290, Austin
512-699-4011
www.greenbirdfitness.com
Classes offered: barre, kickboxing, Pilates, yoga






Ignite Fitnez
1005 E. St. Elmo Road, Bldg. 10, Austin
512-445-0773
www.ignitefitnez.com
Classes offered: #BunzNGuns—Ladies’ Fitnez, Brazilian jiujitsu, weightlifting, boxing boot camp, Muay Thai, Ignite Fit boot camp, spin, kickboxing and conditioning, high-intensity interval training, Ignite Dance






PositiveVibs Fitness Center
1901 W. William Cannon Drive, Ste. 103, Austin
512-563-0969
www.positive-vibs.com
Classes offered: whole-body vibration training






South Austin Gym
5700 Manchaca Road, Ste. 365, Austin
512-445-2348
www.southaustingym.com
Classes offered: kickstart, boxing, Bang kickboxing, mixed martial arts, Primal 7, SAS Fit, recovery and mobility






Southwest Family YMCA
6219 Oakclaire Drive, Austin
512-891-9622
www.austinymca.org/branches/southwest-family-ymca
Classes offered: cardio workouts, yoga, boot camps, boxing, cycling, martial arts, Pilates, yoga, strength training, water exercise, barre fit, kickboxing, core/abdominals workouts





YOGA AND PILATES


Pilates classes incorporate mats or specialized equipment called “reformers” to target specific muscle groups that are often underutilized and without putting excessive stress on joints. Yoga uses physical postures and poses to build strength and stamina.






Black Swan Yoga Westgate
4534 West Gate Blvd., Austin
512-361-7187
www.blackswanyoga.com
Classes offered: flow and power yoga and Hot Onnit






Gardenhouse Pilates
7704 Whispering Winds Drive, Austin
512-815-6999
www.gardenhousepilates.com
Classes offered: mat and reformer Pilates






Pilates South Austin
9901 Brodie Lane, Ste. 145, Austin
512-280-6683
www.pilatesstudiosouthaustin.com
Classes offered: reformer pilates, Pilates mat, Da Vinci BodyBoard, Gyrokinesis, Burn at the Barre, restorative Yoga






PURE Yoga Texas | South Austin
4301 W. William Cannon Drive, Ste. 108, Austin
888-245-0726
www.pureyogatexas.com/locations/south-austin
Classes offered: hot yoga






Yoga Yoga-Westgate
4477 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. 420, Austin
512-358-1200
www.yogayoga.com
Classes offered: Vinyasa, Ashtanga Mysore, Hatha, Kundalini, gentle, meditation, restorative, prenatal






This list is not comprehensive.


By Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.


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