Have you heard of ClassPass?
ClassPass is a monthly service where for $99/month you can visit a number of boutique fitness studios in designated cities. As you may know, boutique studios are very pricey. Most cost between $25-$40 for one class! Now you can see why ClassPass is so awesome because it lets you try a lot of studios for a flat fee. Why didn’t I think of this?!
There is a small catch, you can only attend 10 classes a month and you cannot visit a studio more than three times a month. For most this isn’t a big deal though. They also aren’t in every studio, but they are in most of the big ones!
For a long time, I have avoided fitness studios because I already pay $80 a month for my gym membership that I use every day. To add an additional $100 a month for classes just seems a little extreme when the gym has always been my happy place. But when ClassPass asked me to attend their Chicago Launch Party I was excited to try a new class, a new challenge, and to get outside of my comfort zone.
I chose to attend the Dailey Method for a Barre class. For those of you who know me, you know Barre is far from anything I do. I don’t dance, I don’t plie, and I sure as heck don’t associate myself with ballet. But hey ClassPass was offering me a complimentary class to do something I’ve never done, and I never turn down a challenge. I went on a run in the morning because I didn’t know how good of a workout I was going to get at the class. Little did I know I was going to get my butt kicked. Seriously, my legs were shaking like crazy! Who would think that isometric body weight movements would work so well.
Well, I can tell you that I love Barre! It was indeed a good workout, and that morning run wasn’t necessary. That right there is why ClassPass is awesome! You have the opportunity to try new classes, exercises, and studios that you normally wouldn’t invest in. ClassPass was generous enough to give me one complimentary month. In the next month I will exploring the fitness classes in Chicago, and reporting back to you on successes, failures, and down right crazy workouts!
Stay tuned for a full review on ClassPass after the month is over along with reviews on other studios. For those of you interested in ClassPass check out www.classpass.com and see if they are in a city near you!
Disclaimer: I was given a free month of ClassPass, but all thoughts are my own.