Blast into bikini season. April has just begun, but tank tops, swimsuits, and weddings are right around the corner. Work your whole body at one time with fresh air, encouraging coaches, and fun companions to motivate you. AlaVie Fitness — with group workouts in Golden Gate Park, Central Park in San Mateo, at Palo Alto High School, and four other Bay Area locations — engages you and your body through creative cardio drills, body weight exercises, obstacle courses, and much more. With both coed and women-only classes, AlaVie's training methods span a wide variety of disciplines, incorporating leg bands, hurdles, and park perks like benches and stairs, making sure to mix it up often. Says Mary Beth Gonzalez, who co-founded AlaVie seven years ago, "We try to make sure it's a well-rounded, hourlong workout that's calorie burning and body blasting." Beginners can feel comfortable with progressive moves that you can make harder or easier depending on your state of fitness. This buildable, well-rounded approach extends to AlaVie's nutrition counseling as well, so you're not just getting in shape, you're getting a full-circle physical education.