What is “Real Yoga”, Anyway?

When I started yoga it was all static (unmoving poses that you held for a certain amount of time). And to say differently was to be accused of not doing “real yoga.” Which is a bit funny, because at its roots “yoga” had very little asana (postures), and was more a...

Bounce Your Way to Better Health

At Body Alive, we believe that your workout should be fun, empowering, and make you feel ALIVE, and Bounce is no exception. Think of the joy you felt jumping on a trampoline as a kid, mixed with a high-energy playlist and beat-based choreography- sounds pretty fun,...

What Should I Bring to a Body Alive Class?

If you’re new to BA (or group fitness in general) it can be a little intimidating to come to a new class type! If you’re anything like us, you like to be prepared. So we’ve created a shortlist for you of what you should expect and bring for every BA class!    Hot...

How Yoga Impacted My Running Journey (And My Life)

If you’re like me (or many of the people I’ve met in the fitness world), your path to group fitness wasn’t a straight one. I didn’t always participate in group fitness—in fact, the idea used to intimidate me:  I don’t know anything about yoga. What will everyone think...

The Benefits of Barre Alive

If you are a barre enthusiast, you probably have noticed the benefits of barre (and felt the burn!) of this low-impact, beat-based class.  Body Alive Barre instructor, Emily Farrell says, “Body Alive barre can’t be beat! It’s the first class I ever took at Body Alive,...