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2020 Best Virtual Fitness Class

Come Alive 215

Many Philly fitness classes pivoted during the pandemic; Come Alive 215 thrived. Complete with shadow-boxing and full-body training, this livestream workout series from Rumble trainers Kim Harari and Shannon Brennan is high-impact and fun as hell. They’ve partnered with the likes of Michael Solomonov for a boot-camp-and-brunch Saturday and drag performer VinChelle for rainbow-filled performances to accompany your reps. Read More »


2016 Best Out-of-the-Box Fitness Class

Iron Maiden Futurism at Palo Santo Wellness Boutique

What do you get when you combine bodyweight exercises with the flow of a Vinyasa yoga class and an old-school hip-hop playlist? That would be Iron Maiden Futurism, the sweaty, hour-long brainchild of trainer Abi Galloza — a workout that manages to be just as weird and awesome as its name suggests. Read More »

1707 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 215-952-0360 | Website

2011 Best New Exercise Class

Paddle Pool Class at Main Line Health and Fitness

MLHF members tone backs, shoulders, cores and more with a splashy 60 minutes of dragon- boat-style paddling in a specially designed pool that's a lot warmer than the Schuylkill. Read More »

931 Haverford Road, Bryn Mawr, PA | 610-527-2200 | Website