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Studio50Fitness treats Westchester fitness fans to a variety of fun and challenging workout classes, including hot yoga and Lagree.
Looking to work both your mind and body? Check out Studio50Fitness, a boutique fitness studio in Mamaroneck owned by Michelle Gross of Westchester. The studio holds fun and efficient group fitness classes including Mega, Hot Barre, Scorch HIIT, and Hot Flow Yoga. In addition, Studio50Fitness offers in-studio private sessions and health coaching to help you look and feel like your best self.
“It was my dream to create a community of people passionate about health and fitness in my hometown,” says Gross. “More than a fitness studio, I wanted to create a culture of positivity and health.”
For those who can’t make it into the studio, you can enjoy classes from your favorite instructors anytime from the comforts of your home with On-Demand. Though the platform was originally conceived for remote classes during the COVID-19 pandemic, Gross found that her clients valued the option to complete workouts at their own pace. New classes are uploaded daily, allowing participants to rent, purchase, or subscribe to get in a workout.
Prior to opening a fitness studio, Gross was a nurse, meaning that her focus has always been on health. “What I lacked in nursing was being able to prevent people from getting sick in the first place,” shares Gross, who’s also a wife and mother to three kids. “It was a natural transition for me to go into fitness and health coaching because I catch people earlier.”
On top of the classes, Studio50Fitness offers wellness escapes for those needing some time away. There have been two retreats so far, one at Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires and another in the south of France. Gross aims to balance each retreat with an equal amount of fitness and relaxation.
“We offer our classes on the retreat because a lot of the time when you go to a retreat center, the classes are focused on people that are trying to get healthy, not necessarily people who really want a challenge,” explains Gross.
In the next year, Gross and her instructors look to shift their focus to health coaching. “Through health coaching, we are really able to attack that other aspect of health, helping people to pick a health goal, set a target, and then be able establish the steps that they want to take to get them there,” says Gross. “We just serve as support for them, someone to always be a cheerleader for them and help them stay motivated.”
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