menu
Get a daily delivery of PSFK
Subscribe to get a daily digest of new ideas and discoveries and to find out about upcoming events

Work Out On The Floor Of The Nightclub With An Instructor

Work Out On The Floor Of The Nightclub With An Instructor

There is a growing trend in "party workouts": group events in nightclubs for exercising and meeting people.

Emma Hutchings
  • 9 march 2012

Fun exercise events in nightclub environments are becoming increasingly popular in the U.S. These “party workouts” offer a new way of getting fit and meeting others.

A recent article in the New York Times identifies places like SoulCycle, Barry’s Bootcamp, Uplift and Nightclub Cardio, which offer evening workouts and toning “dance parties” for people to exercise in a nightclub setting, with disco balls, theme nights, bubble machines, party favors and chances to mingle.

Party workouts, as many of them are called, attract a range of fans, including gym regulars warding off workout ennui and recent transplants to New York who don’t want to try to strike up friendships in bars. They also lure time-crunched young professionals who have outgrown the club scene — but whose idea of a good night out is a little racier than dinner and a movie.

Apparently, these party workouts are so popular that many have waiting lists for places because they sell out so quickly, and a number of companies are opening up to meet this new demand.

Party Workouts

Photo by Michael Stravato

{{post.author_display_name}}
  • {{post.date_formated}}
{{post.author_display_name}}
  • {{post.date_formated}}
Read More Tap to Expand
PSFK Writer {{post.author_display_name}}
  • {{post.date_formated}}
PSFK 2015

Live, Work, Play Better
The PSFK 2015 conference experience

NEW YORK, NY | April 16-April 18 2015
Get a daily delivery of PSFK
TREND REPORT

PSFK Labs presents
The Future of Retail 2015

A Manifesto To Reinvent The Store