The summer months can feel long and tiring, especially with vacation time, humidity, and all that ice cream. You want to look and feel your best (and still enjoy a Pumpkin Spice Latte from time to time)- these fitness studios across the Boston area will help you do just that. 

BURN Fitness Rated best boutique gym by Boston Magazine, BURN Fitness takes your workout to a whole new level. They offer a variety of intensity training classes fit to make your muscles, well, burn. Try out their unique Pilates Bootcamp, a spin on a traditional pilates class that incorporates pilates into a full body workout. 547 Columbus Avenue Boston, MA

Barre & Soul Barre & Soul takes barre and yoga classes to the next level through their beautiful studios and personalized group classes. Their classes are the perfect way to start, or end, your day. Every class is open to all levels, so don’t feel like you can’t join if you have never been before. They also offer virtual classes for those mornings where you feel like you can’t quite make it into a studio. Their many locations include Harvard Square, Cambridge, Melrose and Portsmouth, NH with an affiliate studio in Lexington. Bonus: they’re opening up a studio in Brookline that will offer express barre classes, perfect for when you are in a time crunch. 36 JFK St. Cambridge, MA

The Body Center Located in the heart of Brookline Village, The Body Center is a great place to warm up your body through pilates. Pilates helps strengthen your core, relax your muscles, and burn calories to help you stay in shape. They keep their classes small, which means dedicated time with your instructor. You’ll leave feeling rejuvenated, both physically and mentally. 1 Holden St. Brookline, MA

Borealis Community Yoga The mission of Borealis Community Yoga is to help people de-stress through the power of breath, meditation and movement. They offer many types of yoga classes; beginner, prenatal, couples yoga, Broga (yes, yoga for men) and kids yoga. They also have retreats so you can get away from the busy life and tune into your natural rhythms. 34 Salem St., Medford, MA

Upward Spiral Studio Located in the historic YWCA Administration building near Cambridge’s Central Square, Upward Spiral Studio is home to personalized pilates classes. Most instructors at this studio have over ten years of experience and will help make sure you’re getting fit while staying safe. They offer private, semi private and group mat classes seven days a week. 7 Temple St., Cambridge, MA

The Z Spot Someone once said to just shake it off, shake it off. At the Z Spot, you can certainly shake it off with their fun Zumba® classes. Boasting 3 dance studios and a personal training room, the Z Spot is conveniently located in the heart of Boston. The best part? No experience is necessary to get your groove on. 181 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, MA

Courtesy of Studio U

Courtesy of Studio U

Studio U Studio U is special because they target three major types of exercises that when taken together can help achieve a well rounded workout. Try out one (or a combination!) of their core & flexibility, cardio, or dance classes at their fall open house on September 22nd in their Boston location. 1065 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

DanceFIT Studio Another studio offering virtual classes is Natick’s DanceFIT studio. While this studio offers dance classes for little ones, their adult fitness classes will make you break a sweat. Try a vinyasa yoga class one day, and then a balletFIT class the next. Maybe you’re set on toning one specific area- they have classes such as “legs, bums & tums.” 124 East Central St., Natick, MA

CrossFit 617 Whether you’re new to CrossFit or a pro, CrossFit 617 is the perfect spot to try a new workout. Think strength and fitness training that utilizes your body mass in cardio, weightlifting, and conditioning exercises. You’ll complete multiple reps of different exercises in specific time intervals. It’s challenging, but so worth it! CrossFit 617 can tailor your program to your fitness ability, and they make it convenient to work out, with classes and open gym time seven days a week. 82 Parkman Street, Dorchester, MA 02122

Artemis Yoga Sometimes heated yoga can get a little too hot. That’s why Artemis Yoga, a studio in Watertown, always keeps their classes at comfortable temperatures. With two rooms for practicing, the studio has a variety of options for classes based on experience. They also offer classes for kids and teens, restorative yoga, vinyasa and lyengar. 639 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, MA

Btone Do you want a full body workout but don’t have all of the right equipment at home? Btone has got you covered. Their classes use Megaformer equipment designed to tone and improve flexibility in your muscles. It’s comparable to weightlifting but what’s better about Btone is you can move and stretch your body in different ways while improving your stability from the weighted machine. Inspired by the principles of pilates, Btone will have you feeling energized and ready to go thanks to their highly praised instructors. You can check out their classes in the North End as well as studios in Lexington, Sudbury, and Wellesley. 30 Newbury St., 4th Floor, Boston, MA