Larkin Clark | May 2, 2010 12:03 pmNominated for the Best Personal Trainers award in SFGate’s 2010 Best of the Bay list, bodyFi is serious about total body fitness. Staffed with an extensively qualified team of trainers, this San Francisco-based fitness collective offers customized personal training, classes, and nutritional counseling that will help you to achieve your goals quickly and effectively. The best part?Read More
Larkin Clark | April 29, 2010 10:02 amA cooperative comprised of top fitness professionals and independent gym owners, Body Mechanix Fitness goes above and beyond to cater to your personal fitness needs. With six fully equipped locations in San Francisco and the East Bay, an attentive staff, and a friendly club atmosphere, it’s the ideal place to hone the body you’ve always hoped for. Body Mechanix’s trainers are full time employees with benefits and a stake in the company’s success.Read More
mattrowe | April 18, 2010 11:54 amFounded by Mary Mock, a certified Pilates instructor and active member of the Pilates Method Alliance, Grasshopper Pilates brings the tenants of Classical East Coast Pilates to the West. Dedicated to its assertion that “In 10 sessions you learn, in 20 lessons you feel, and in 30 lessons you see the difference,” the studio is a welcoming environment for students of all levels and body types, and features a wealth of equipment, too. Students learn in an open, airy space fully equipped with reformers, chairs, tower and pole systems, and have access to a high barrel, ped a pull, cadillacs, and mats for daily use.Read More
mattrowe | April 7, 2010 9:43 amConveniently located on Fillmore Street, Solar Planet has been one of San Francisco’s premiere tanning salons for the past 15 years. Founded by industry pioneers, Solar Planet not only features the most up-to-date tanning equipment available, it also incorporates the owners' 30 years of salon management experience in North and South America.
Don’t have time to catch some real rays?Read More
Larkin Clark | March 28, 2010 5:14 pmFounded and developed by U.S. Navy SEAL Randy Hetrick, the original TRX® Suspension Training® concept was born out of necessity. For years, Hetrick and his teammates searched for the most efficient ways to get in full workouts while away on missions.Read More
mattrowe | February 28, 2010 11:11 amFounded in 2008 by Life Chiropractic College West graduates Dr. Scott Levin and Dr. Jason Miller, PostureWorks provides an accessible way for chiropractic patients to take a proactive role in their treatment. Unlike traditional medical treatments, which are often invasive and concentrate on dulling pain rather than curing it, PostureWorks’ care is focused on diagnosing the root of your postural problems and improving the overall mechanics of your body. That means that you’ll not only sleep better, play better, and increase your productivity at work, you’ll also better your overall health—and that’s good news for everyone.Read More
mattrowe | February 10, 2010 2:07 pmBorn out of the original Bay Area Boot Camp founded in 2003, founder Kristi Dowler and the team at VyAyr have made it their mission to help women lead healthier lives and follow their bliss. Conducted in a natural outdoor setting, workouts not only inspire and energize (Who doesn’t love seeing the sun rise over the Bay?), they also encourage campers to use multiple muscle groups at one time, the way they do in real life. Endless treks on the treadmill are replaced by sprints on the beach, and the bench press is swapped out for handheld weights and resistance work along the shore.Read More
Larkin Clark | January 28, 2010 6:40 amFamous for its hip, classy décor and upbeat environment, this Baylist 2009 Best of Mind and Body nominee boasts not one but two Meccas dedicated to full-body wellness.
At The Yoga Pad, yogis and newbies alike can experience the benefits of power yoga through a dynamic, detoxifying practice aimed at balancing and energizing from the inside, out.
Pilates more of your thing?Read More