While the Northwoods offers an abundance of outdoor exercise options, we all love a good fitness class to get our hearts pumping. From yoga to cycling to kickboxing, there are a variety of classes to be found in northern Wisconsin. Look no further for your new favorite way to get moving, here is the fitness scoop for the area. Use #NortherlyCollective as you explore the fitness scene.
With uplifting music and bright lights, the encouraging teachers at Studio 715 lead you through challenging climbs and heart racing descents in their strategically choreographed spinning classes. Expert instructors guide you through proper form and resistant selection to optimize your ride, so if you've never been on a cycling bike, no worries! They provide all necessary equipment and instruction...we guarantee you will have a great time no matter your athletic ability.
*A favorite for Northerly curators, Becca + Elizabeth!
Yoga is available across the Northwoods! Some of our favorite summer classes include Yoga in Carrow Park in Mercer, Vinyasa Flow in Boulder Junction, Wake up Vinyasa Flow in Presque Isle, and Vinyasa Flow at North Lakeland School. You can also take to the water and challenge your balance in a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) yoga class at Coontail in Manitowish Waters. Studio 715 in Minocqua offers weekly yoga classes and Minocqua Brewing Company hosts Hoppy Hour Yoga on Saturday mornings.
it's ZUMBA time!
Get your hips shaking and an incredibly fun workout with Zumba. Latin dance inspired fitness classes will have you smiling while you sweat. Amp Fitness in Minocqua and Boulder Junction Community Center both offer Zumba classes in the summer.
Drop into Sixel's Circuit Fit for a quick 30-minute, high intensity interval training circuit workout. With different stations like punching bags, ropes, and kettlebells that regularly change, and an on-site personal trainer, this work out style fits everyone from young to old. Drop in for a 30 minute workout at any time during business hours.
KICKBOXING & STRENGTH TRAINING
With classes like Kickboxing, Butts and Guts, and Trim and Tone, The Leadership Academy in Minocqua will have you feeling strong and powerful this summer. Offering women only classes, as well as martial arts for kids + adults.
Vitae Pilates uses the Pilates Reformer to sculpt and tone your body. With private and two person classes (your first class must be private), Vitae Pilates in Arbor Vitae is a great place to start your fitness journey.
KAYAK FOR FITNESS
Kayaking isn’t just great for relaxing and seeing the scenery; takes what you love to do and make it an exercise oriented activity. Meet on Mondays at 6:00am at Hawk’s Nest Canoe Outfitters in Manitowish Waters.
Work on strength and balance in a pool at Marshfield Clinic Woodruff Center. Independent pool use also available during specific hours.