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Local gyms for fitness fanatics, wannabes, and weekend warriors



Whether you want to fit into that bathing suit, do better at sports, or recover from an injury, there’s a workout that’s right for you. Check out these local spots.

Buddhi Mat Yoga
66 Danbury Rd., 203-403-2399
buddhimatyoga.com
Buddhi Mat appeals to athletes and those not strictly into yoga. Buddhi Power Yoga, its signature class, is a dynamic and challenging yoga. It builds a strong body and a flexible mind. Practiced in a humid room at 90 degrees. $20 drop-in, 10 classes for $180. Monthly unlimited: $200.

Club 24
901 Ethan Allen Hwy., 203-431-7610
club24gyms.com
Clean, stylish, up-to-date facilities are filled with brand-name cardio and strength equipment. Personal attention and exclusive H.Y.P.E. fitness training motivate members to reach their goals. Prices start at $49 for enrollment with
a $9.99 monthly fee. Open seven days a week.

CrossFit
626 Danbury Rd., 203-431-5889
crossfitridgefield.com
This core-strength and conditioning program is built around Olympic-style weight lifting, tire flipping, sledgehammer swings, box jumps, wall ball shots, rope climbing, kettle-bell swinging, and other exercises. Twice weekly workouts, $95; unlimited monthly workouts, $195. Closed Sunday.

Elevation Spinning & Personal Training
4 Old Mill Rd., Georgetown
203-544-9503 
elevationspin.com
This studio specializes in one-on-one personal training, indoor/outdoor cycle, run, and event training, nutritional counseling, and spin classes. Certified Fitness Professional and owner Michelle Maturo leads an all-female staff of personal trainers and instructors. Pricing ranges from $20 drop-in fee to 20 private sessions for $1,300. Open seven days a week.

The Fitness Studio
109 Danbury Rd., 203-431-0006
fitnessstudio.com
This studio caters especially to women. Certified instructors lead cycling classes on RealRyder bikes. It also offers Zumba, yoga, Rebound, Pilates, and personal weight training are offered. Drop-in classes start at $18; four-week pass, $150, all-inclusive, $1,300 yearly. Child care available. Open seven days a week.

The Gym
66 Grove St., 203-431-7796
thegym.com
State-of-the-art equipment for cardio, strength, and stretching includes a wide variety of treadmills, cycles, rowers, stairs, Icarian, Cybex, TRX, and Pilates equipment. Child care, luxury locker rooms, sauna, and member lounge with WiFi and terminals. Annual membership is $69 per month. Complimentary trial available. Open seven days a week.

Herzog Body Tech, LLC
383 Main St., 203-240-4020
herzogbodytech.com
Founded in 1983, Herzog Body Tech uses a series of specialized conditioning systems created by owner Greg Herzog. One-on-one training targets the mind, body, and soul to direct energy towards a positive and healthy lifestyle. By appointment only.

JoyRide
62 Danbury Rd., 203-403-6874
joyrideridgefield.com
Using the latest generation of bicycles with Schwinn AC Performance Plus, this indoor-cycling studio combines interval training with Pilates to improve fitness, posture, and mental acuity. Certified JoyRide instructors focus on fluidity and body mechanics. Student pricing available in the summer Prices start at $24 for one class; unlimited, $1,885 yearly. Open seven days a week.

Koko FitClub
88 Danbury Rd., 203-894-5055
kokofitclub.com
This national chain tailors a time-saving, self-driven, 45-minute strength and cardio workout to any individual—from seniors to mountain climbers. Individual progress is tracked on each member’s Data Dashboard. Guidance in fitness and nutrition offered. Monthly fee, $99. Open seven days a week, 5 a.m. to midnight.

Parks & Recreation Center
195 Danbury Rd, 203-431-2755
ridgefieldparksandrec.org
Fitness for the whole family is available with a state-of-the-art Wellness Center featuring spin, TRX, cardio, Pilates, yoga, muscle-building, personal training, whirlpool, sauna, steam room, and lap pool. Child care available. Flexible pricing starts at $10 for drop-in swim. Resident family membership starts at $20 per month to an all-inclusive, non-resident, adult membership at $1,284 per year. Open seven days a week.

Pilates Barre
28 Prospect St., 203-438-2222
pilatesbarrecore.com
This interdisciplinary training combines the 500 controlled exercises of Pilates with the Lotte Berk method, a ballet-barre technique designed in the 1940s. Students achieve a long, lean physique without bulking up. Classes are held for men, women, and teens, seven days a week and include reformer, tower, chair, and yoga. Prices start at $20/$25 for a teen/adult drop-in Pilates-barre fusion class and go up to $1,600 for a package of 20 private classes.

Pilates Greenhouse
88 Danbury Rd., Ridgefield
203-431-8900
thepilatesgreenhouse.com
Whether you want to stay fit and healthy or address chronic pain, all levels of Pilates practitioners will find their comfort zone here. Prices begin at $15/$25 for teen/adult drop-in mat class and go up to $850 for 10 private lessons.

PTP
105 Danbury Rd., 203-431-4787
ptpridgefield.com
Personal Training Professionals develops customized, one-on-one programs for weight loss, injury rehab, disease prevention, cardiovascular health, muscle gain, event training, and sports performance. Flexible payment plans, including train-with-a-buddy to offset costs. Open seven days a week.

Results: Personal Training
17 Governor St., 203-438-8771
resultsptridgefield.com
Results provides physical fitness programs in a comfortable facility furnished with state-of-the-art equipment. They allow for solo workouts and also offer personal training that is used under the guidance of certified fitness experts.

Ridgefield Bikram Yoga
609 Main St., 203-431-9642
bikramyogaridgefield.com
Bikram is a sequence of 26 postures and two breathing exercises suitable for all ages and levels of ability. This sequence is practiced in a heated room to warm the muscles, prevent injury, allow for a deeper workout and flush the body of toxins. $20 drop-in, 10 classes for $180.

Snap Fitness
1 Ethan Allen Hwy., 203-544-0047
snapfitness.com
Fitness On Demand allows members to follow an exercise video of their choice, at any time, including kickboxing, Latin dance, cycling, and more. Personal trainers assist with strength training, cardio equipment, and free weights. Accessible 24/7. Staff available Monday to Saturday.

Udo Fit
61 Ethan Allen Hwy., 203-244-4003
udofit.net
Personal trainer Armin Udo Weissenberger takes a holistic, positive approach to personal training. With a BS in exercise science and 20 years’ experience, Weissenberger, a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, offers body sculpting, fat loss, strength training, aerobic conditioning, increased flexibility, and improved health. Housed in a one-room buillding near the Little Pub. One-hour session, $100; ten sessions, $950. 

The Yoga Shala
49 Ethan Allen Hwy., 203-544-8811
theyogashalact.com
The Yoga Shala is a traditional yoga studio. It is a community of practitioners dedicated to teaching Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, which is a special practice and one that has changed and enriched the lives of practitioners around the world. Run by a onetime gymnastics Olympian since 2003.  $20 drop-in, 10 classes: $160

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