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Where to Workout in Red Deer: Breeze Yoga

Where To Workout in Red Deer

I’m back with another yoga studio to share this week, Breeze Yoga Red Deer. So many people have been surprised at the selection of places available in this city as I continue to feature more and more places month after month. It just goes to show that there is truly a place for everyone out there.

Breeze Yoga Red Deer

About Breeze Yoga Red Deer

Breeze Yoga has studios in both Red Deer and Sylvan Lake. They are a community based, family-centric studio offering child-minding and family classes. Their space is beautiful, clean and welcoming and the staff goes out of their way to make you feel comfortable. Their space is stocked with tea, plus a ton amenities in the change rooms. They’ve even got your back should you forget your mat, at no cost. There is a small retail area with items for all your yoga needs as well.


When I say this studio is family-centric, I mean it. They offer child minding, family classes, and specialized children’s classes. They also host birthday parties with yoga, crafts, and games for the littles.

Breeze Yoga Red Deer

Breeze Yoga Red Deer

About the Classes

From Hatha to kids yoga, acro to sleepy time aerial, prenatal to yoga for anxiety, there’s something for all walks of life. Classes are accessible to all ages and abilities. Breeze differentiates from other yoga studios offering specialized classes such as aerial yoga (Hatha aerial and sleep time aerial), couples classes, acro, and even a Christian based flow. For moms and babies or kids, there is pre-natal yoga, mom, and baby, mom and tot, family yoga and yoga for different age groups.

Some really cool classes to try are both the Sleepy Time Aerial and Yoga for Emotional Balance as a great way to unwind yourself.

Whatever class you attend, you will usually be treated to warm lavender towels and a neck adjustment/massage with aromatherapy oils. The small touches make for a great experience.

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Cost

Breeze Yoga has a ton of options for you!

2 Weeks Unlimited $40

1 Week Unlimited $30

1 Month Unlimited $115.50

1 Year Unlimited $1550

5 Punch Pass $85

5 Punch Pass Student/Senior $80

Adult Drop-In $20

Student/Senior Drop In $17

30 Minute Lunch Drop In $10

Child Care 10 Pack – $40, second child $25

Child Care 5 Pack – $25, second child $20

Child Care Drop-In $7, second child $5

Joint Membership w/Forum – $198.45/month

Couples Membership – Unlimited Yoga for you and another person 4 years and older! How great does that sound? We think it is pretty great. Come as often as you two would like! And you don’t have to come together either – $210/month

Family Premium Membership – Unlimited Yoga for everyone in your family (2 adults and your children)! One time 60 Minute private yoga session! 15% off all workshops! Special sales for Premium members! We would also like to give our members a free space to store their mat in the studio room. Child care is free for our premium members – $315/month

Premium Monthly Membership – Unlimited yoga and unlimited child care – $147

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What I Loved Most

While I have my home studio already, I really liked that Breeze Yoga offers some different classes. The aerial yoga classes are such a fun change up from regular mat classes but what I really enjoyed was the Yoga for Emotional Balance class. For me, it was much needed and I would probably never take the time to try a regular Restorative or Yoga Nidra class at my regular studio because I’m usually looking for more of a workout.

For More Breeze Yoga

breezeyoga.ca

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Where to Workout in Red Deer

Where to Workout in Red Deer: Ignite Fitness

Where to Workout in Red Deer

Ignite Fitness Red Deer is where I called home for quite a few years until my schedule became too hectic to keep up with an ongoing membership. This is where I fell in love with Olympic lifting, where I worked out throughout pregnancy, what inspired me to dabble in obstacle course racing, where I brought my baby to workout, where I was pushed to the limits and challenged to compete in the Crossfit Open, and where I made many friends. It’s been four years since I’ve been to Ignite, so it was nice to visit the gym again and see what was new and what remained the same.

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About Ignite Fitness Red Deer

Ignite Fitness is not the place where you’ll walk in and feel intimidated by the athletes working out. It is somewhere you can walk in and feel like part of a family. Whether you’re a mama looking to get into shape after baby, the average Joe looking to workout after a long day at the office, or an athlete wanting to strengthen your skills, there is something for every walk of life here.


Ignite offers Crossfit, focusing on functional fitness for all levels and abilities, personal training for specific one-on-one or group training sessions, sports training for teams or individuals looking for extra conditioning and training, and kids training, which gives kids a chance to discover fitness in a fun and safe environment.

The gym itself hasn’t changed much over the years. It’s a basic warehouse, set up with all the equipment you need to get an effective workout. There are shower and change room facilities available as well. This isn’t the gym you come to you if you want to workout somewhere pretty. This is the gym you come to when you want to get sweaty and gritty.

New clients are invited in for a free trial and then a consultation to discuss goals and how Ignite can help them. From there, recommendations can be made on which level of commitment would work best for the client.

Ignite Fitness Red Deer

About the Classes

There are over 20 Crossfit classes a week as well as open gym times where you can come in and work on your skills of fit in your WOD (workout of the day) outside of a regular class. They also offer Crossfit Mamas class daily that allows you to bring your kids along to play while you get your sweat. The evening Crossfit classes are surprisingly quieter than the daytime classes, which comes with the bonus of receiving even more focused attention from the trainers.

A typical class begins with a warm-up, a strength portion to work on Olympic lifts, and then the WOD. WODs can have different formats such as AMRAP (as many rounds as possible) where you complete as many rounds of the prescribed movements within a certain time frame, or Tabatas, when you do as many reps in 20 seconds, then rest for 10 seconds, and repeat 8 times. Our workout when we visited last week consisted of 30 seconds burpees, 30 seconds rest for a full 10 minutes. Gross, right? But man did we feel it the next day!

Hours

Monday-Friday

6:00am-11:00am

2:30pm-7pm

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Cost

Prices Range from $125 – $210 per month.

There are three commitment levels, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months and within those there is a 2 times per week package and an unlimited package.

3 months:
2 times/week – $160
Unlimited  – $210

6 months:
2 times/week – $145
Unlimited $195

12 Months:
2 times/week – $125
Unlimited $175

Ignite Fitness Red Deer

What I Loved Most

I really just love Crossfit in general but I love that this gym, in particular, feels like family. Classes are small enough that you are getting basically personalized training and they are really focused on helping you reach your goals above all else. If you’ve never tried Crossfit or Olympic lifting and are looking for a new challenge, this is your place. Plus, you’ll feel like a total badass slinging all those heavy weights, I promise.

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ignitefit.ca

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Where to Workout in Red Deer

Where to Workout in Red Deer: UFC Gym

Where to Workout in Red Deer: UFC Gym

We promise the UFC gym isn’t as intimidating it sounds. Housed under the same roof as Motion Fitness, UFC Gym offers a wide range of group fitness classes and may cause you to feel like a total badass when you’re done your workout.


About UFC Gym

UFC Gym is designed for people of all ages and athletic abilities to train at the level of world champions, offering group fitness classes, functional fitness classes, martial arts, youth classes as well as personal training. The UFC gym utilizes the latest equipment for strength training, cardio, and functional training and might just be one of the coolest looking gyms we’ve visited. Seriously, the equipment there is all top notch stuff.

The Red Deer location features an Octogan, bags, and mats for martial arts training, Olympic lifting platforms, strength training equipment, free weights, and turf. Turf is a great place for foam rolling and stretching and agility type movements, adding cushion to reduce stress on your body as well as recreating real conditions in the comfort of the gym setting.

There are tons of cubbies to stash your stuff, change rooms and bathroom facilities plus UFC gym merchandise and supplements. This, mixed with all of the amenities at Motion Fitness (included in your UFC Gym membership), you have everything you could want or need.

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About the Classes

It doesn’t matter if you’re into martial arts or not, there’s a class for everyone. Jessica hit up the Daily Ultimate Training class on a Saturday morning and discovered it wasn’t as intimidating as it sounds – it’s a boot camp style class!

The current lineup at the Red Deer gym includes spin, kickboxing, boxing, jujitsu, muay thai, OCR training, Pound and youth classes as well.

UFC Gym Red Deer

Cost

Your no contract, UFC Gym membership gets you 24/7 club access, unlimited group fitness classes, unlimited strength & cardio equipment, unlimited Ultimate/MMA classes, and full access to Motion Fitness.

Single membership – $34.99 bi-weekly

Family membership – $49.99 bi-weekly

Hours

Monday 6:00 AM- 10:00 PM
Tuesday 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Wednesday 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Thursday 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM

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What I Loved Most

Going into UFC Gym I was definitely intimidated, thinking it would be geared more towards hardcore martial arts athletes, but was pleasantly surprised to find our class to consist of all ages and abilities. I absolutely loved working out on the turf and thought the whole facility had a cool look and vibe. I walked in unexcited to be there but walked out with a bit of swagger, thankful I hauled my butt into that workout. I also really loved the turf floor. It made for a nice soft surface to workout on and frankly, just looked cool.

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