Hybrid Fitness Classes Appealing to Those Who Love Multitasking

The newest trend in New York City for working out? Well, it’s based on multitasking and it’s being adopted in many different places in the US! They’re called hybrid classes, and according to an article from wellandgood.com, it’s defined as, “Where two completely different workouts are combined into one (usually) 55-minute session.”

Since people who live in NYC are always on the go — this workout is PERFECT for people who want to get more bang for their buck. Combining multiple exercises in one seems like the perfect way to get the most out of your workout!

Whether you’re cycling and doing Pilates or meditating with a high-intensity workout, the options are yours! You can experiment and find which ones are the best for you and your body. We found some of the most perfect examples of these hybrid fitness classes from wellandgood.com, so hopefully, you can find one just like it in your area!

  1. Sweat it out!

One yoga studio named ShaktiBarre encourages people to sweat. Their “namesake” class (one of their most popular) includes a combination of yoga and barre, leaving you refreshed mentally and physically all in one workout!

  1. Namaste and run!

The Mile High Run Club (MHRC) has a new class called Namaste Sweating Class, and it combines their well-known treadmill workouts with meditation!

  1. Box and do yoga?

A woman named Olivia Young loved boxing before her yoga session, so she created the perfect mix of the two! Her studio is called Box + Flow, and she specialized in 50-minute classes containing boxing and yoga.

  1. Pilates while you cycle?

Another hybrid fitness class involves cycling on Pilates chairs! The class is split half and half with each workout and its popularity is increasing. It’s called Pedal Fusion at ChaiseFitness, and leaves everybody wanting to come back!

  1. Mind, body, and spirit

Holly Rilinger, the Bravo star, started a class called “Lifted” at Bandier’s Studio B. This class is meant to enhance your mind, body, and spirit all in one workout.

The article from wellandgood.com explains it as starting with meditation and then transforming into a high-intensity workout with bodyweight and dumbbells!

  1. Mash-Up!

One studio has different combinations of barre, Pilates, and TRX workouts! Either do a Pilates/barre workout or a Pilates/barre/TRX…the choices are endless!

Erica D'Arcangelo is an Internet Marketing Expert and co-owner of Fresh, Healthy & Fit where she is a regular contributor. Erica has been active in the health and fitness industry through spinning, yoga, HITT training and much more over the last decade. She's a fitness enthusiast and has also helped others with healthy living through her own blog.