In a rut with your workout routine? Mix it up with a new class that will put the pep back in your step. From fearless flying yoga and swirling water pole aerobics to cathartic cardio-boxing classes and mom tribe cycle workouts, we’ve found twelve fresh ways to make fitness actually fun. Scroll down to get pumped.

photo: Aquapole


If you enjoy a dip in the pool then catch a wave at this water workout. First, the pole suctions to the bottom of the pool and second, you get to swirl around it. Plus, there are floaties to intensify the workout.

Classes: check schedule
Cost: drop-in class, $10

6845 University Ave.
San Diego, Ca

Floating Yoga

Paddle into a natural workout at the Carlsbad Lagoon. It's good to know you can be a beginner at yoga (or paddleboarding) and still enjoy the class. By mixing the quiet of nature with a simple yoga workout, you'll leave revived.

Classes: sign-up online
Cost: drop-in class, $40; three-classes, $90

4509 Adams St.
Carlsbad, Ca

photo: Title Boxing Club

Title Boxing Club

Yo Adrian! Punch out this hardcore workout in 30-minutes if you're a newbie, or ratchet up the power to a full 75-minute workout fest. A new way to get a new you.

Cost: first class, free; monthly membership, $59 (plus $99 initial fee)

3247 Camino De Los Coches, Ste. 100
Carlsbad, Ca

photo: Hotel Del Coronado

Mermaid Fitness

Everyone wants a chance to don a shimmering mermaid's tail and channel their inner Ariel. Here's your chance–– and you'll also slip into a 45-minute aerobic workout to boot. Even more, the class includes use of mermaid tail, self-parking and towel service.

Classes: spring 2018
Cost: one class, $25; one class local resident, $15

Hotel Del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave.
San Diego, Ca

photo: Dailey Method

Dailey Baby

Work out with your baby (in a front carrier) in this 45-minute barre class. It's designed to get new moms fit and toned with the tots in tow. Nursing, feeding, walking, bouncing and crying are all welcome. Specifically, this class is for babies between six weeks to 12 months.

Classes: check website
Cost: one class, $29; 10 classes, $225

Rancho Bernardo-Poway Neighborhood
The Dailey Method
16777 Bernardo Center Dr.
San Diego, Ca

photo: Trilogy Sanctuary

Aerial Yoga

Head to this rooftop yoga studio and cafe and strike the most adventurous yoga class off your bucket list. It's part acrobatics, part zen, which is sure to inspire a fantastic workout. Plus, there is an awesome view of La Jolla (while you workout). Even more, stay for the yummy vegan food and smoothies.

Classes: varies, check online
Cost: $25 drop-in; $90 for five classes

Trilogy Sanctuary
7650 Girard Ave.
La Jolla, Ca

CoreFit Bootcamps

If a perfect workout includes the outdoors combined with core and circuit training, then this is your class. Especially since they tailor classes for beginners as well as the workout warrior. With four San Diego beach and grass locations, you've got a new routine.

Classes: vary, check website
Cost: drop-in class, $10; five classes, $60

Four locations: Mission Bay Park, North Park, Serra Mesa and Ski Beach


Roll in for an intense 45-minute spin class. Enthusiastic instructors and an inspiring sound system help you break a sweat. Bonus: moms rave about the cool vibe and cold eucalyptus towels. Both locations have nearby juice bars to refuel after class.

Classes: Sign-up online
Cost: first ride, $14; five-rides, $120

La Jolla
7777 Fay Ave., Suite G1
La Jolla, Ca

Liberty Station
2835 Perry Rd
San Diego, Ca

photo: Fit4Mom

Stroller Barre

A barre workout with the stroller? Yep, no babysitter needed. Not to mention, this class combines ballet, Pilates, barre and yoga to work on the spots where you need it most. In fact, they meet up all over San Diego. Plus, it's all moms with half-pints, so go girl.

Classes: various, check website
Cost: first class, free; monthly, $65+ ($25 enrollment fee) 

Various San Diego Locations


If you have fond memories of tap dancing when you were younger, then this class will jazz you up. Moreover, you'll still hear words like shuffle-ball-change and brush stroke. Plus, you'll burn plenty of calories too.

Hours: various, check website
Cost: one class, $15; four classes, $88 (complimentary shoes to borrow)

207 S. El Camino Real, Ste. D
Encinitas, Ca

photo: Elevate Training

Elevate Training

You'll break a sweat on the Megaformer M3 machine in this core-focused fitness class that will tone, increase balance and work over 600 body muscles. Even more, you'll leave inspired and buff.

Classes: Check online
Cost: one class, $35; five classes, $125

Elevate Training
437 Hwy 101, #201
Solana Beach, Ca

Trampoline Time

Instead of chasing your little ninja around the house, why not bounce it out? Both of you will get some together time and be ready for the afternoon nap. Plus, the best part: it's little kids only. Get your bounce on at Sky Zone with your young grasshoppers.

Chula Vista Neighborhood
851 Showroom Pl., #100
Chula Vista, Ca
Hours: Tues., 10 a.m.-noon; Sun., 10 a.m.-noon
Cost: $10 per toddler; $5 for parent

San Marcos Neighborhood
860 Los Vallecitos Blvd.
San Marcos, Ca
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-noon
Cost: $8 per hour toddler, free for parent

What’s your best fitness workout? Tell us about it in the comments below.

-Nikki Walsh


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