February 21, 2015


Got cabin fever or goals to be healthier? The East Side has the answer: a variety of places & deals to get you moving. It’s the neighborhood that does fitness differently, and it’s the best place to combine workouts, errands and entertainment all within the same few blocks. Here’s a round-up to get you started…

Whether you're suffering from cabin fever during colder months or working on your resolution to be more fit, the East Side offers options and deals for you to get started. And it's the best neighborhood to combine workouts, errands and entertainment without having to drive to each stop. Visit the links for more information and make sure to contact your location of choice for help in getting the best deal that is right for you.


2410 N. Farwell Ave

Urban Om offers a variety of classes for students at all levels. The intention behind the studio is to create community and build a safe place to call home; a place where you can explore yourself, find your edge and break down boundaries without judgement or fear. The studio offers a new student special for 10 days of unlimited classes for $10, allowing time to get a feel for the different classes and instructors. The special includes a 10% off first class package if purchased within same 10 days. There are a variety of creative events, workshops and specials offered - keeping it an interesting, evolving experience for each individual. You will find instructors here that pay attention to your personal growth, and you will catch their fever for all things local. You'll move into poses in front of a mural of the Milwaukee skyline, created by local artist Jeff Redmon.

Urban Om Website


2445 N. Farwell Ave

Voted best Milwaukee Pilates Studio inthe WISN-A List poll. Offers Pilates, CoreAlign, Massage, Barre, Chiropractic, Thai Massage and Yoga. Most newbies start with a few private sessions and then attend group classes which can run from $15-$25 each. New students can try a special sampler package of sessions for $54. Discounts offered for college students. Check foursquare and yelp for additional deals.

East Side Pilates Website


2227 N. Prospect Ave.

Yoga Six is changing the way people think about and experience yoga. Rooted in science, their approach to yoga delivers real results by focusing on the body as the gateway to the mind. The Yoga Six studio is located on Prospect Avenue and is light and bright with a decidedly clean and modern aesthetic. The studio boasts amazing floor-to-ceiling glass windows with detailed artwork, and a unique multi-level layout that does not disappoint.

Each class on their schedule has specific body benefits, for example strength and agility, or flexibility and balance. Full memberships are offer unlimited classes and full studio access along with discounted benefits. Drop-in classes are another option starting at $25 per-class or save by purchasing more classes at a time.

Yoga Six Website


2170 N. Farwell Ave

This is your standard 24 hr gym with cardio and strength equipment, group classes, personal trainer, showers, tanning, and membership access to gyms nationwide. What is special about this locaton is...the location! You've got a great view of all the action on Farwell Ave and can combine work-outs with healthy grocery shopping, healthy restaurants and other entertainment/errand options. Anytime Fitness offers a free 7-day pass to try out – 14 days if you sign up with a social media account.

Anytime Fitness East Side Website


2041 N. Summit Ave

They offer a free one-on-one session to introduce you to their program, which is not only for those who are already fit. It is the principal strength and conditioning program for many police academies and tactical operations teams, military special operations units, champion martial artists, and hundreds of other elite and professional athletes worldwide. CrossFit is universally scalable, which allows trainers to provide safe and effective workouts for all clients. Check foursquare for deals. Also offers discounts to college students. Drop-in sessions are an option, at $15 per session.

Crossfit 414 Website