Personal fitness 2012: Gyms, dance classes and exercise plans
Reboot your personal fitness routine with NYC’s coolest exercise trend—dance-inspired workouts. Plus, tips from hot dancers, classes for nondancers, gyms and more. Edited by Sarah Bruning
Tue Sep 11 2012
Photograph: Krista Schlueter
Personal fitness doesn’t have to be boring: Leave the treadmill behind and tap into dance’s continuing pop-culture surge with fun exercise plans that help build long, lean muscles. Pro dancers give you advice, and we tell you where to find the city’s best dance workouts. For the dance-averse, we've got creative cardio alternatives that provide the same benefits, and for everyone, a roundup of fitness centers so you can decide on the best gym for you.