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4 Strength Training Studios in Washington, DC for Beginners

Joy of Motion Dance Center -


Barre, Strength Training, Dance

Joy of Motion is a non-profit charitable organization, engaging 60 faculty members and teaching artists, providing more than 300 weekly classes, and drawing nearly 9,000 unique… read more

1333 H St NE, Washington, DC, 20002

Northeast Washington

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  • Tease - Adv. Beg.

    “A good sweat. Super fun and the instructor is great! ”

  • Ballet - Beg.

    “Stephen was super sweet, but he taught the class at a WAY higher level than the other instructor Ive had. It was hard to…” read more

  • Ballet - Adv. Beg.

    “Elana is a phenomenal teacher! Her teaching style and specific corrections facilitate growth in dancers at any level.”

  • Hip Hop - Adv. Beg.

    “Tina was a great instructor. Full of energy and created an encouraging, fun environment. ”

  • Jazz - Int.

    “Every week I leave this class feeling challenged, inspired and so full of life. ”

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b. Fit


Yoga, Barre, Pilates barre blends strength training, Pilates and ballet-barre work in a high-energy, core-strengthening workout that isolates muscle groups, using precise, targeted reps. The… read more

1339 14th St NW, Suite #3, Washington, DC, 20005

Logan Circle

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  • barre

    “It was a small class so I felt like I was getting a lot of personal attention to correct my form, which meant I felt the…” read more

  • barre burner

    “Rachel is a really great teacher- motivating and pushes you to give it your all. Liked the music and space. ”

  • basics

    “Charmaine is the best!”

  • barre before brunch

    “Charmaine is an excellent teacher! Really pushes you to do your best! ”

Balanced Athlete Fitness Studios


Yoga, Cycling, Pilates

Balanced Athlete is a training studio offering a new approach to fitness using functional movement principles, combined with mindfulness and intensity for optimal results. We… read more

5538 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20015

Bethesda / Chevy Chase

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  • Foundations+Plus

    “This was a good low impact class. Not too challenging but I still broke a sweat. And it was a good way to get back into working…” read more

  • HIIT - Vertical

    “Not for beginners - as the instructor was very upfront to warn us! ”

  • Cycle REVolutions

    “Shannon is nothing short of amazing. ”

  • HIIT - Burn Express

    “Very good instructor who is patient, skilled and also kicks your butt!”

  • Pilates Mat

    “The instructor was super nice and had a very soothing manner. This class was not very challenging, though, and was less than…” read more

Jordin's Paradise


Yoga, Pilates, Strength Training

They offer a variety of unique and fun classes that will entertain and help you lose weight in no time. You will have so much fun, you won't realize how much you are working out… read more

1215 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20036

Dupont Circle

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  • Doonya: The Bollywood Workout

    “Alka was 9 months pregnant and still delivered a kickass class. I havent been to Doonya in a really long time but I was able…” read more

  • Zumba

    “Awesome instructor! ”

  • Like a Stripper Pole Class

    “This is a great class but the poles are too close together so it can be challenging to do everything properly. ”

  • Sensual Belly dance

    “Class was good, we had a substitute teacher. Small space, a lot of foundations and drills which is good for beginner but…” read more

  • Twerkshop

    “Great music, but the instructor didnt do very much instructing and the moves were very basic. The floor of this studio is…” read more

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Think Big Lifts Think athletic movement Not an "everyday fitness" class Must have a solid aerobic base Be open to learning new things

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Get trained in strength, mobility, power and endurance by incorporating kettlebells and yoga, or learning and mastering the proper biomechanics of the functional lifts.

1802 Adams Mill Rd NW, Washington, DC, 20009

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