3.7 min readBy Published On: January 2nd, 2022Categories: Best Year Ever: Guide to 20210 Comments

It’s 2022 and things are continuing to look a lot different with the pandemic and all.  Gyms and fitness studios have reopened in the City of the Boston at a reduced capacity including these local spots! Keep in mind when reading descriptions below, these spots are only offering limited in-person classes plus virtual classes and personal training for now. Many of these fitness studios are offering New Year/New Student specials too!

My Stryde

My Stryde offers  running, strength, HIIT, recovery and combo classes to get you fitter, faster and stronger!  Located on at the corner of Summer and East Second Street, this new fitness studio is now open and offers virtual classes and you can reserve the studio for private workouts.  Follow them on Instagram for updates.

Regan’s Motivated Gym

A local gym favorite, Regan’s has been proving itself as a butt-busting favorite since 2007.  Located right on West Broadway, Regan’s prides itself on providing education on becoming both physically and mentally fit. The neighborhood gym offers more than 20 classes per week, including Spin, Strength and Conditioning, and Yoga.  If you’re looking for an extra boost to blast through that fitness plateau, Regan’s also offers bootcamps three days per week for both members and non-members.  Other exercise equipment and free weights are also available for those gym-goers who are just getting started with their new year’s fitness regiment.  For more information visit here! 

Sweat Fixx

Sweat Fixx is a boutique fitness studio specializing in low impact, high-intensity full body rowing and sculpting workouts.  Located in the same building as Gold’s Gym at 323 Dot Ave, Sweat Fixx offers a variety of classes for all levels! You can learn more here!

The Handle Bar

Get ready to pedal your way to lean and mean – think 600 calories in 45 minutes .  The Handle Bar, Southie’s first ever indoor cycling studio is one of the most popular workouts around.  Located in the Macallen Building, The Handle Bar houses 30 bikes, a reception area, cubbies for riders, and two restrooms.    This high energy, fat-burning workout is a great addition to your fitness routine and is the perfect cure for workout boredom – it’s a party on a bike with a top of the line sound system, mood lighting and motivating instructors. The Handle Bar is located at 141 Dorchester Ave.  For more information visit their website! Virtual classes only!

Lifted Fitness

Take a class at Lifted and you are guaranteed to leave sweaty, sore, and smiling. With attentive trainers, a welcoming environment, and top-of-the-line equipment, Lifted’s classes will whip you into shape in no time. Email [email protected] for a free intro session! Virtual classes only.

Backyard Bos

BACKYAHD BOS was created by three local trainers in Boston with the intention of making fitness fun and healthy again! The studio is located at Ray Flynn Marine Industrial Park (AKA Black Falcon Cruise Terminal) and classes range from strength and conditioning to circuit training plus yoga and pilates. For first time clients – it’s 2 classes for just $30. You can learn more here! 

Peter Welch’s Gym

Peter Welch’s features Fighter Conditioning and Fighter Strength, these workouts will keep you in tip top shape.  You can learn more here. 

East Side Yoga + Fitness

Featuring an array of workouts both in-studio and online including Vinyasa, Yoga Sculpt, Power Flow + more, East Side Yoga + Fitness is conveniently located at 584 East Broadway.

Workout with Trillfit

TRILLFIT® is an award-winning boutique fitness studio with classes ranging from Cardio Dance to Sculpt. The offer many outdoor classes in addition to plenty of online classes too! You can learn more here! 

Playground Yoga is Open

Southie’s newest yoga studio – Playground Yoga – is now open on E Street and offering in-person and virtual classes!  You can learn more here!

Sunrise Strong Workout

Fitness instructor Barbara Rose will be featuring a Sunrise Strong Workout mornings at Farragut Statue.  She’ll bring the props – you bring your strength! Follow Barbara on Instagram for weekly schedule details! 


The Seaport District has a wildly popular workout studio called BURNIN by Ray!  It’s all about the mind, body, spirit connection at BURNIN’ by Ray. They have expanded their virtual class schedule and partnered with Perform Better to help you outfit your home with discounted exercise equipment. You can  get unlimited classes for just $21!

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