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Get your sweat on at gyms around Winston-Salem

From lifting weights, indoor rock climbing, personal training, dance fitness, boxing classes, and martial arts programs — we’ve rounded up 15+ gyms and fitness offerings around the Twin City.


Synergy offers three ways to work out — and endless ways to test yourself.

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Exercising doesn’t look the same for everyone — what’s fun and muscle-building for one person may be a slog for someone else.

Fortunately, Winston-Salem is home to many opportunities for exercise, whether you enjoy lifting weights, dancing to hip-hop tunes for a little cardio action, or boxing for a full-body workout. Use this guide as a resource for all-things fitness in the Twin City.

Pro tip: Not sure which to try first? Try out multiple gyms with a free trial on ClassPass.

For those looking for flexibility + variety

Synergy, 905 Broad St., Ste. 113 | The studio offers spin, HIIT, yoga, and hybrid classes that vary in length of time and intensity. Try this: Experience all the class types over two weeks for a $30 unlimited pass.

Aware Hot Yoga, 139 W. 9th St. | The studio heats up for 60- or 90-minute Pilates and yoga classes. Try this: Try the two-week introduction class for $29.


You’d never guess this room is more than 100°.

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Breathing Room, 918 Bridge St. | Explore a wide range of self-care techniques including music therapy, Reiki, aromatherapy, hypnosis, and more.

For those who enjoy working out alongside others

Top Tier Fitness, 610 N. Liberty St. | Members enjoy access to a cold plunge + sauna after strength training workouts.Try this: Check out a preview of test workouts to familiarize yourself with the classes offered.

690 Women’s Fitness, 690 Jonestown Rd. | Choose from more than 30 classes weekly in the womens only facility — you can also schedule an acupuncture appointment at the location. Pro tip: membership is not required + space is available for rental.

Person in pink tshirt lifting weights above head.

Breaking a sweat is easy.

Photo by Top Tier Fitness

For those who want one-on-one training

Fit-4-Life Personal Training, 111 Chestnut St. | Plans are designed to help clients incorporate fitness into everyday life. Try this: A Legs, Bums, and Tums class is held every Monday + Wednesday at 7 p.m. — prepayment is required.

Unique Fitness Studio, 1005 Burke St. | Trainers will analyze your body type, Body Mass Index (BMI), and metabolism to create an individualized plan. Try this: Get motivated at Group Camp on Saturdays at 7 a.m — class is $15.

People bending on yoga mats.

Small groups can also allow for individualized coaching.

Lotus Yoga Academy, 525 Vine St., Ste. 215 | Private, group, and virtual offerings are available. Try this: New clients can enjoy two weeks of unlimited classes for $22.

Sage Strength + Conditioning, 3576 Yadkinville Rd. | Whether you want semi-personal training or one-on-one, the gym coaches will push you beyond your limits and create a tailored plan based on your needs.

Showtime Physique, 1166 Burke St. | The wellness and fitness center focuses on individual coaching and specializes in training cancer patients and older adults.

For those who want to punch up their fitness routine

The Workhouse Fitness, 532 N. Main St. | Classes max out with 16 participants and are designed to target specific parts of your body. Try this: Squad classes are completed in pairs so you can push your teammate.

Camel City CrossFit, 104 Progress Ct., Ste. 60 | Located off Indiana Avenue, the programs are designed to develop core strength and conditioning. Whether you just want to attend classes, competitions, or outside-of-the-box activities, this gym has it all.

Black painted building with "Washington Park Crossfit" in white letters. Sidewalk and magazine rack are also visible.

Come for the workout, stay for the community.

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CrossFit Amplitude, 3905 Country Club Rd. | Try your hand at Crossfit and learn functional fitness movements + cardio fusion classes to help burn fat. Drop-ins are welcome.

Washington Park CrossFit, 2020 Hollyrood St. | Sign up for a one-week free trial and try individualized coaching and small class sizes.

For those eager to try to something new

Master’s Fitness, 214 N. Broad St. | Training specializes in guided kettlebell exercises. Try this: The gym also has an indoor pickleball court and an instructor to teach technique + strategy.

First Hand Climbing Gym, 1024 N. Chestnut St. | Add some fun to your routine — learn to climb alongside other enthusiasts, practice yoga, and meet new friends during classes. There are no ropes or harnesses, so be sure to use your whole body strength for the climb.

Paz Studios, 633 Trade St. | Classes are posture-based and are designed for a range of practitioners. Try this: The Exhale Flow class links movement and breath work with music to get you ready for the day.

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Find your zen on Trade Street.

Eight Points Muay Thai, 1015 W. Northwest Blvd. | Learn the art of Muay Thai which originated from Thailand — whether your goal is to get in shape, build self confidence, or become the next Muay Thai world champion.

Wildlight Wellness Collective, 612 N. Trade St. | The studio offers barre, yoga, meditation, high intensity interval training (HIIT), and other body + energy work. Try this: The studio offers two free community yoga classes and one free community meditation class weekly — registration is required.

For those who want to dance it out

Pole Body and Arts, 4928 Martin View Ln. | The space offers various levels of pole dancing classes in an inclusive environment.

Forever A Dancer Dance Academy, 4421 N. Cherry St., Ste. 20 | The academy teaches a combination of ballet, Jazz, modern, Afrobeat, and Hip Hop dance for all ages.

Academy of Dance Arts, 1425 W. 1st St. Ste. C | More than a place for dancers ages 3-18, the studio offers drop-in adult ballet classes during weekday evenings.

Gear up

Don’t forget to set your movement adventure up for success with tried-and-true gym favorites.

Owala FreeSip water bottle | Stay hydrated at the gym with a beloved stainless steel bottle — you can get it as large as 40 oz. for max hydration.

Baleaf women’s fleece-lined leggings | Make facing workouts on chilly mornings easier with fleece-lined leggings — plus, choose how many pockets you want on them.

Silicone ear tips for AirPods | Earbuds will slip out at the gym no more thanks to simple silicone ear tips that keep AirPods in place.

Aesthetic Built scuba oversized half-zip hoodie | A roomy, soft sweatshirt with thumbholes and a kangaroo pocket.

Aesthetic Built perfect muscle scallop tee | This men’s tee was made to accentuate biceps, chest, and shoulders.

HOKA Women’s Clifton 9 Sneaker | Set your cardio workouts up for success with a sneaker designed to increase foot comfort and absorb the shock of high-impact exercise.

Heathyoga non-slip body alignment yoga mat | Beginners and advanced yoga students alike will love the alignment lines on this mat to take your form to the next level.

CRZ Butterluxe high-waisted leggings | These buttery-soft leggings feature gentle compression and are considered a Lululemon alternative by reviewers.

Bala Bangles | Ready to up the ante of any workout? Use Bala Bangles on wrists or ankles for added resistance.

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