Saratoga Fitness Spotlight: Get & Stay Healthy in the Spa City
Are you ready to get healthy and fit in the Saratoga Springs area? Do you want to help your kids stay active and have fun too? From fitness studios to children's gyms and more, we've shined a spotlight on some local businesses and services that are designed to help you reach your health and fitness goals.
Work Out at Fitness Studios & Facilities
Saratoga Ninja Lab
Editor's Note (3/2/2021): Saratoga Ninja Lab is now open for classes and open gym sessions. You must pre-register to attend.
How would you like to run, climb, swing, and leap like a ninja here in the Saratoga area? At the Saratoga Ninja Lab, you can unleash your inner ninja at their indoor gym. This family-friendly facility has a number of skilled coaches who can guide you through a variety of obstacles as you increase your strength and stamina. Both kids and adults can enjoy drop-in classes and open gym sessions, and Saratoga Ninja Lab also offers summer/school break day camps.
Saratoga Springs YMCA
Editor's Note (3/2/2021): The Saratoga Springs Branch of the Saratoga Regional YMCA is now open with new regulations in place.
Customize your own personal workout and plan a trip to the Saratoga Springs Branch of the Saratoga Regional YMCA. The Y is a cause-driven organization dedicated to promoting youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. At their Saratoga location, you can take advantage of a wide array of programs, facilities, and equipment.
Some of the highlights include a swimming pool with 8 lanes, a gymnasium, a group exercise room, an indoor track, and a health and wellness center. If you want to exercise with others, then consider becoming a member and signing up for the Y’s sports programs and group fitness classes.
Staccato Barre and Bodyworks
Editor's Note (3/2/2021): Staccato Barre and Bodyworks is open for in-studio classes, and classes are also available on Zoom.
Not a fan of treadmills and other exercise machines but still want to experience a fulfilling workout? Try barre, a full body sculpting session that combines elements of dance conditioning, yoga, and pilates.
In Saratoga Springs, Staccato Barre and Bodyworks is a full-service fitness studio that aims to give their students a vibrant, safe, and effective workout. Their expert instructors take what is pure about barre and teach classes for a wide audience; they’ll even make modifications specific to you. No matter your fitness or skill level, Staccato Barre and Bodyworks has a class that will have you feeling energized and confident in your body.
Editor's Note (3/2/2021): Yoga Mandali is offering in-studio classes, with class sizes limited to 12 students.
Beginner and seasoned yogis are welcome at Yoga Mandali, a nurturing and inviting yoga studio that offers a variety of classes, workshops, and meditations from experienced instructors. Yoga Mandali believes there is a yoga practice that is just right for every body, and there will undoubtedly be one for you.
Classes are offered every day of the week in addition to private sessions and workshops. Mixed level classes are also offered, so everyone can experience yoga together - poses can be easily modified to accommodate beginners, or to be more challenging for the advanced yogis in the class.
Finally, you can actually become a yoga instructor yourself through Yoga Mandali as they are the only studio in the area that is also a "yoga school" certified by the Yoga Alliance.
Namaste Yoga Saratoga
Please note that Namaste Yoga Saratoga no longer has an in-person yoga studio in Saratoga Springs. Instead, they are offering Hatha and Vinyasa classes online. Private single and group classes will be offered at clients' homes and offices as well. Please contact them directly for more info, or follow their Facebook page for updates.
Discover a Children’s Gym & Indoor Playground
Editor's Note (3/2/2021): We Rock the Spectrum - Ballston Spa is closed for traditional visits. However, if you follow their Facebook page, you can stay up to date on limited open play sessions and drop-off programs.
One of the best children’s gyms in the Capital Region is We Rock the Spectrum - Ballston Spa, which is part of a growing franchise of sensory-safe indoor playgrounds.
What that means is the gym features uniquely designed sensory equipment that can benefit kids of all ages and ability levels, including those with sensory processing disorders. Children can climb playground structures, jump on a trampoline, and even ride a zip line!
We Rock the Spectrum is a place where kids can grow together in areas of strength, movement, and social skills in a fun and motivational environment. They offer open play sessions in which kids have access to all of the amazing gym equipment, educational classes, and much more.
Go Beyond the Gym & Take Care of Your Skin
Working out, eating right, and tending to your mind is only part of the picture. Skin care is also a major component of health, and this is where FACES of Saratoga comes in. Using a variety of healing and holistic tools, they are ready to help you achieve glowing, healthy, and beautiful skin.
After a personalized skin analysis, FACES of Saratoga will work to provide a customized treatment that's right for you. Visit them today and take the next step to having healthy skin.