Fitness, Living Nov 01, 2018 Here’s Some Of The Best Ways To Workout In Astoria Since we’ve returned from our summer hiatus, the fitness options in Astoria have exploded! Here’s an updated roundup of just some of the places you can get your sweat on (…) Share this Scoop by Laura Caseley total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Since we’ve returned from our summer hiatus, the fitness options in Astoria have exploded! Here’s an updated roundup of just some of the places you can get your sweat on (…) by Laura Caseley Share this Scoop total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Related scoops Reflexion Dance & Fitness Coming to Astoria This Summer! Two Year Anniversary Sale at Simply Fit Astoria We Heart Simply Fit Astoria Classes Yelp photo via CrossFir Queens Since we’ve returned from our summer hiatus, the fitness options in Astoria have exploded! Here’s an updated roundup of just some of the places you can get your sweat on in the neighborhood. Megaformer Lagree offers low impact but high-intensity workouts for people looking for something a little gentler on joints and bones. The workout uses a Megaformer machine and is similar in spirit to Pilates. This workout might be good for those with joint or spinal issues. Yelp photo via Sarah M. Lagree NY 27-11 23rd Ave., Astoria 917.396.4771 Facebook | Instagram Form50 Fitness offers 50-minute Megaformer classes designed to be high-intensity, low-impact, full-body workouts. Like other Megaformer workouts, these classes feature slow, sustained motions for endurance and muscle toning. Yelp photo via Form50 Fitness Form50 Fitness 31-57 31st St., Astoria 347.354.3676 Facebook | Instagram Boutique Orange Theory, which opened recently and is the franchise’s first location in Queens, combines fitness and training with science and technology. Here, 60-minute workouts are split into cardio and strength training segments, and heart monitors track your progress so you can see exactly what your workout is doing for you. Orange Theory Fitness 31-57 31st St., Astoria 718.962.0800 Facebook | Twitter Simply Fit Astoria is three gyms in one: Simply Fit, Simply Cycle, and Simply Training, so there’s something for everyone. Simply Fit offers dance, cardio, barre, and bootcamp classes; Simply Cycle is (naturally) spin classes. Simply Training is dedicated to one-on-one and small group training. Yelp photo via Alice R. Simply Fit Astoria 37-20 Astoria Blvd., Astoria 347.639.0489 Facebook | Instagram Matrix Fitness offers a variety of classes ranging from yoga and Zumba to high intensity workouts. They also have inversion classes, and even have a class called Absolutely Bootylish if you’re looking to add some extra oomph to your booty. Massage therapy is also offered here. Matrix Fitness Club & Personal Training Center 43-60 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria 718.267.8989 Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube Sage Fitness offers a more intense workout with kettlebells, weights, and more. This is more ideal for someone looking for a higher intensity workout, but with more options and something more tailored to their needs and goals. Yelp photo by Sage Fitness Studios Sage Fitness Studio 23-17 31st St., Astoria 718.777.1676 Traditional Gyms Planet Fitness is a straightforward gym with a variety of classes and activities for everyone. It has a few different membership options, with some allowing for access to tanning beds and massage chairs, and there’s also free pizza the first Monday of the month. Yelp photo via Planet Fitness – Queens – Astoria Planet Fitness 30-33 Steinway St., Astoria 718.777.0700 Facebook | Instagram | Twitter Blink Astoria offers a variety of membership plans to their space, which they describe as carefully designed to enhance mood and make you feel good during your workout. The Astoria location features cardio and muscle toning machines, as well as a dedicated stretching area. Yelp photo via Annie L. C. Blink Astoria 32-27 Steinway St., Astoria 718.880.3616 Facebook | Instagram | Twitter Other traditional-style gyms in the area include: Synergy: Facebook | 718. 267.7700 | 23-35 Broadway, Astoria The Rock Health and Fitness: Facebook | Instagram | 718.204.1400 | 22-15 31st St., Astoria NY Sports Club: Facebook | 718.932.1400 | 38-11 30th Ave, Astoria CrossFit If you’re looking for something high-impact and more challenging, you can always go the CrossFit route. These short but intense workouts combine gymnastics, Olympic weight training, and circuit training. Yelp photo via CrossFit Queens CrossFit Queens 25-50 31st St., Astoria 718.340.3603 Facebook | Instagram | Twitter CrossFit Dynamix is another Astoria CrossFit option, and also offers boxing classes and private training. CrossFit Dynamix 36-05 20th Ave., Astoria 718.606.0381 Facebook | Instagram | Twitter There are plenty of other CrossFit options, too: CrossFit Bell: Facebook | Instagram | 718.489.9559 | 36-42 37th St., Long Island City Astoria Barbell Club: Instagram | 718.614.3803 | 36-57 35th St., Astoria Dutch Kills Fitness: Instagram | 347.696.0321 | 37-40 31st St., Long Island City Rock Climbing If you’re looking for something a little different, rock climbing is always fun, and an indoor climbing gym like The Cliffs LIC means you can go year round. Shoes, harnesses, and other climbing equipment is available to rent, and the gym offers both indoor and outdoor climbing classes. The Cliffs LIC 11-11 44th Dr., Long Island City 718.729.7625 Facebook | Instagram | Vimeo Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge also offers climbing walls, climbing classes, and cardio and workout space in their 25,000 square foot facility — formerly a truck garage. There are also showers and saunas for after the workout. Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge 23-10 41st Ave., Long Island City 718.482.7078 Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube Kids If you have little ones who need to burn off some energy, My Gym Children’s Fitness Center might be the right choice for you. The kid-friendly space offers programs, summer camps, and parties, and gets kids moving with a variety of activities. Yelp photo via My Gym Children’s Fitness Center My Gym Children’s Fitness Center 28-22 Astoria Blvd., Astoria 718.354.8615 Facebook | Instagram Gantry Kids & Teens offers camps, after-school programs, and parties for “pre-kids” (that’s ages 3 to 5), kids, pre-teens, and teens. Their focus isn’t just working out, but also building teamwork and leadership skills that kids can use later in life. They also offer private training for sports teams. Gantry Kids & Teens 10-19 46th Road, Long Island City 917.426.4650 Facebook EDIT: Some of you requested info on yoga studios, so here you go! Yoga Agora offers yoga classes for everyone from beginners to seasoned practitioners, with classes designed for different levels, as well as open classes for everybody. There are also candlelit flow classes in the evenings — a great way to unwind — and meditation classes. The studio offers events and workshops, as well. Yelp Photo by Yoga Agora Yoga Agora 33-02 Broadway, Astoria 718.626.0680 Facebook | Instagram The Giving Tree Yoga Studio offers yoga classes for all levels, and new students get a special discount when they sign up. In addition to yoga, The Giving Tree also has spa services like massage, as well as family programs and workshops like the monthly New Moon Women’s Circle, and fundraisers for charitable organizations. Yelp Photo via The Giving Tree Yoga Studio The Giving Tree Yoga Studio 22-56 31st St., Astoria 718.728.0110 Facebook There are plenty of other yoga studios to choose from in Astoria. Here are just a few: Happie House Yoga: Facebook | Instagram | 917.745.0607 | 30-05 35th Street, 2F, Astoria Bikram Yoga Astoria Queens: Facebook | 718.777.9642 | 38-01 23rd Ave., 2nd Floor, Astoria What’s your favorite way to work out in Astoria? Do you have a gym or a class, or do you like to do things on your own? Let us know in the comments! Twitter Facebook Email Print activities for kidsbarrecrossfitFitnessgymsmegaformerrock climbingspin classesworking outzumba Related scoops Reflexion Dance & Fitness Coming to Astoria This Summer! Two Year Anniversary Sale at Simply Fit Astoria We Heart Simply Fit Astoria Classes One Comment Elizabeth Reina November 5th, 2018 Why no yoga studios? I’m a loyal practitioner at Yoga Agora, and yoga is as much a workout and exercise as is a traditional gym. Reply Leave a Reply to Elizabeth Reina Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.