Lisa Kuronya Coombs teaches intro to boxing, intermediate boxing and conditioning, and a weekly drop-in boxing class at The Boxing Studio in Topsham, a small studio she opened last fall.
Get your workout in the water during an Aqua Fitness class at St. Joseph's College in Standish. Those water weights are no joke.
5:30 a.m. is the perfect time for some high knees, planking, tricep dips, ball slams, bicep curls, and plenty of early morning sweat with Lisa Petruccelli of Train Your Inner Athlete in Westbrook.
Freeport Fitness offers spin, yoga, and circuit training classes. And owner Chelsea Simcock has established a welcoming and good-humored environment where you can challenge yourself and maybe even laugh along the way.
We CAN swing from a trapeze and climb silks and do hand stands (we might just need some help learning the basics and getting our - ahem - more mature bodies used to the movements). The Sellam Circus School in Biddeford is just the place to learn.
During a Zumba class at Happy Wheels, the music is upbeat and loud, the disco balls are going, and the rink is filled with colorful lights and Zumba dancers of all levels.
The Saturday intro class is for folks who really want to learn to box. You'll gain the basics on proper form, conditioning, and practice on the speed bag and heavy bag, and when you're ready, you'll get the green light to become a member. Also awesome: This class is taught by Liz Leddy, three-time National Golden Gloves champion.
Fit Well is a fully equipped TRX training studio that opened up on Dartmouth Street several months ago, which means all the classes use the TRX Suspension Trainer. And those harmless-looking straps can give your body one heck of a workout.
Between the indoor saltwater pool, the personal training, the sauna, the rows of cardio and weight machines, and the long list of group fitness classes (including cycling, yoga, thai chi, Barre Fusion, boot camp, and Bodypump), Quest Fitness in Kennebunk pretty much has all the things.
The Tuesday night classes, taught by Marita Kennedy-Castro, feature live drumming accompaniment from a talented crew of local drummers and are open to dancers of all levels.