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Monthly Archives: January, 2014

GoRecess Studio Spotlight: Pilates Platinum; Los Angeles, CA


- By Caila Ball

Locations: Four studios in Southern California - Brentwood, Venice Beach, Hollywood and Santa Monica

Classes Offered: Platinum Pilates, Platinum Cycle, Platinum 30/30, Platinum Cycle with Weights, and Platinum Barre

Why You Should Check It Out: If traditional reformer Pilates isn’t enough of a cardio challenge for you, Pilates Platinum might be just the studio you’re looking for. The [...]

GoRecess Studio Spotlight: Xtend Barre; West Hollywood, CA


Location: West Hollywood, CA

Classes Offered: Xtend Barre, Xtend Barre camp (90 mins), Showgirl Barre, Yoga, Pilates + Dance

Owner: Samantha Rabon

What makes Xtend Barre such an effective workout? Developed from a dance / Pilates background, the Xtend Barre workout combines the amazing results of dance with the principles of strength and safety in Pilates. The Xtend Barre system sculpts the body proportionally [...]

GoRecess Studio Spotlight: Throwback Fitness; New York, NY


Location: New York, NY (Chelsea)

Co-Founders: Brian Gallagher, Ryan Wilke

Why You Should Check It Out: Looking for a bit more interaction and camaraderie during your workouts? Throwback Fitness is New York City’s first team fitness experience! Throwback is gamifying fitness by harnessing the feelings of accomplishment, confidence, and camaraderie that come from being part of a team, and the excitement felt when working together to [...]

GoRecess Studio Spotlight: Cirque School LA


- By Caila Ball

Location: Hollywood, CA

Owners: Aloysia Gavre, a Cirque du Soleil veteran

Classes Offered: Aerial Fitness & Conditioning, AcroFit/Intro to Handstands and Flexibility & Stretch are open to all levels. 

Intro to Aerial Tricks, Beginner Contortion, Beginner/Intermediate Hoop, Hand Balancing, Aerial Straps, Acrobatic Tricks, Aerial Tricks - Trapeze & Fabric, Aerial Rope, Mixed Level Contortion Tricks, Intermediate Fabric & [...]

GoRecess Studio Spotlight: Sweat Pilates; Culver City, CA


- By Caila Ball

Location: Culver City, CA

Owners: Kenna Ramsey and Mo Daniels

Classes Offered: Sweat Pilates (on Proformer), SP Bounce, CoreStretch, TRX, Zumba, Sweat Xtreme, Bounce Bosu, Sweat Boxing, Hip Hop Yoga, Fight Club Conditioning

Why You Should Check It Out: There’s something for everyone at Sweat Pilates…everyone who wants to sweat, that is! For those seeking a core [...]