GoRecess Studio Spotlight: Swerve Studio; Los Angeles, CA


- By Caila Ball

Home to signature classes Yoga Booty Ballet®, Triple A, World Beat Workout and Rock & Roll Pilates, among many other group classes, Swerve Studio is a place for people of all athletic abilities to sweat, tone and have a great time. With over 80 classes each week that range from meditation to Zumba, there is no shortage of variety at Swerve.

A longtime institution in the West Hollywood area, Swerve has built a tight-knit community of students and instructors.

“There’s no attitude, there’s no competition: it’s not that gym environment,” says Jesse Sospirato, instructor and creator of Swerve’s Rock & Roll Pilates.

Founders: Gillian Clark & Teigh McDonough Gilson

Location: West Hollywood, CA

Classes Offered: Zumba, Rock & Roll Pilates, Power Flow Yoga, Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Zykoff LifeCare Meditation, Yoga Booty Ballet, Pilates Ropes, Deep Meditation, 6 Pack Abs, Booty Kickin' Sculpt, KB’s Cardio Dance, SeXy Fit, RaqShimmy, I’m with the Band, Stretch and Restore, Booty & Belly Burn, World Beat Workout, Simply Sexy Sweat & Stretch, Triple A, Lokananda Yoga, Straight Up Dance, Lean Sculpt, Circuit Training, Hot Latin Jamm, Booty Ballet Barre

In addition to group classes, Swerve offers private training and “Gym Club” open gym memberships. A full boutique of athletic clothing and energy snacks is also available in the reception area.

Why You Should Check It Out: Swerve offers such an extensive variety of classes, that students can pick their favorites that target where they want to work - and how. Looking to increase flexibility and muscle strength? Try Power Flow Yoga. More likely to keep up your cardio when you crank up the tunes and dance? Check out a Zumba, Yoga Booty Ballet or World Beat Workout. Want to workout a little bit of everything, but get bored easily? Switch it up throughout the class with Circuit Training, or a circuit training-based Rock & Roll Pilates Class. Create a Swerve fitness cocktail just for you with a mix of your favorite classes!

Know Before You Go: Swerve is located on the second level of the complex. New students should arrive 10 minutes prior to the first class to check in at the front desk and to fill out paperwork. The front desk is in a separate suite next to the studio; always sign in at the front desk prior to class.

Limited parking is available in the shared complex lot; street parking is available on Sweetzer Avenue and Blackburn Avenue; metered parking is available on 3rd Street (check parking enforcement signs for restrictions on all streets).

Ready to try it for yourself? Check out Swerve's schedule here.

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