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    Class Review: Slide at Brrrn

    THE DEETS: Brrrn 107 W. 20th Street, New York, NY 10011 Website II Facebook II Instagram Pricing: First Class FREE, $34/class ** Promo Ending 2/14: 2-for-1 special = $34 ** AVAILABLE ON CLASSPASS THE STUDIO: The studio is located in the flatiron district, just a few blocks from the 23rd street Path/Subway stop. When you walk in there is a front desk to check you in, as well as a small retail section. Depending on which class you are taking, you will be given any necessary equipment, as well as a towel (for the Slide class they give you booties to put over your sneakers). They have a women’s locker…

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    Class Review: Bar Method at The Bar Method Hoboken

    THE DEETS: The Bar Method, Hoboken 86 River Street, 2nd Floor, Hoboken, NJ 07030 Website II Facebook II Instagram PRICING: $30/class; $45 3-class trial; $99 1-month unlimited (NEW MEMBERS ONLY) THE STUDIO: The studio is located right next to the Hoboken Path Station. The studio is bright and welcoming right when you walk in. They have a retail section with a variety of brands and styles to choose from. They also offer a locker room with 3 showers, which include all shower products, as well as blow dryers, hair products, and more for you to use! One of my favorite things probably isn’t a big deal to many but they have Keurig machine for…

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    Class Review: #MIXXITUP Total Body at CycleMixx

    THE DEETS: CycleMixx, Jersey City 837 Jersey Avenue , Suite 3, Jersey City, NJ, 07310 Website II Facebook II Instagram PRICING: $25 Drop-in Class; $25 2-for-1 special THE STUDIO: The studio is located at the Cast Iron Lofts. When you walk in you can either use the iPad on the wall to check in or with someone at the front desk. Since I used ClassPass to book, the studio selects a bike for you, but you can always move if you do not like where you are placed. They offer shoe and heart rate monitor rentals, which is $3 if you use ClassPass to take the class. They sync the…

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    Class Review: Classic Ride at Cycle Bar

    THE DEETS: CycleBar, Livingston 277 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston, NJ 07039 Website II Facebook II Instagram NEW RIDER SPECIALS: $10 first ride; $99 5-pack; $109 unlimited 1st month THE STUDIO: This wasn’t my first class at CycleBar but I don’t go often. I normally only go when I am home visiting my mom because she goes pretty much every day. The staff is super welcoming when you walk in, no matter how many times you have been there. There are iPads for you to check yourself in and they have shoes in a cubby waiting for you based on the size you put in your profile. It doesn’t cost extra for…

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    Class Review: All Levels at SLT

    THE DEETS: SLT, Hoboken 333 15th Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 $36 per class; New Client Deals: 2-for-1 $36, 3-pack $90 Website II Facebook II Instagram THE STUDIO: The studio is on the third floor of the building. There is a small retail section that is in the front desk section, as well as a wall of lockers. The room for class is huge and brings in a lot of light. There are bathrooms but no showers. THE CLASS: I have been wanting to try SLT for a long time now. I have always been intimidated by the megaformer, which is why I waited so long to try pilates. Now that…

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    Class Review: Abs, Arms Ass at New York Pilates

    THE DEETS: New York Pilates, West Village 124 W Houston Street, New York, NY 10012 Website II FacebookII Instagram $40 per class; discounted packages offered; ClassPass available THE STUDIO: The studio is absolutely gorgeous. There is a staff member in the retail space to check you into class. They also have the sweetest studio dog named Hazel that hangs around. There are bathrooms but no showers there. Also, the studio has drawers you can put your stuff in. They have two separate class spaces, one downstairs and one upstairs, so they are able to offer a lot of classes.  THE CLASS: This was my first pilates reformer class. I had…

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    Class Review: Real Hot Yoga

    THE DEETS: Real Hot Yoga, Hoboken 1414 Grand Street, 2nd Floor, Hoboken, NJ 07030 Website II Facebook II Instagram $23 per class; New Client Special $35/unlimited classes for 30 days RENTALS AVAILABLE: Mat size non-slip towels – $3, Regular hand towels – $1, Yoga mats – $5 (comes with a non-slip towel to rent) THE STUDIO: The studio is a pretty open space. They have a small section of retail you can shop from. They also have cubbies for you to put your stuff away in. I brought my own mat and non-slip towel, but you can rent both if you do not own them! The yoga room is pretty hot when you…

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    Class Review: Riding High at Work it Out

    THE DEETS: Work it Out, Willow 603 Willow Avenue, Hoboken, NJ 07030 Website II Facebook II Instagram $25 per class; New Client Special $39/one unlimited week THE STUDIO: The studio has a retail section right when you walk in.  It is colorful and makes you want to just shop around. The next room is part beauty area, in addition to the lockers. The studio has partnered with Woosh Beauty and has it set up as your own beauty room to try all of their products! They offer lockers for you to put away all of your stuff and lock it up while you are in class! The studio has two…