BurnThis is thrilled to welcome the fabulous city of San Francisco to our repertoire of reviewed fitness studios. From yoga to bootcamp the vibrant towns of San Fran have something to offer the fitness lover in each of us. Whether you are looking to explore a new area of your fine city, or are planning a weekend escape, we have got the hottest studios to keep your spirits high and body fit.

For The Yogi


Locations: Marina/Cow Hollow & Nob Hill

At A Glance: The calm studio offers yoga, meditation, massage, and floatation that all focus on cultivating calm centeredness, spaciousness, and embodied meditative presence. Looking to try something new? Zazen’s Floatation Services leave you floating on your back in water in a completely dark room – forget about your hectic schedule while you find a little zen.

Madien Lane Studios

Location: Union Square

At A Glance: Maiden Lane offers Pilates, Barre, and Yoga Classes integrated with nutrition, mind-body health, and lifestyle services. Their mission is to take a comprehensive and supportive approach to health & well-being in a beautiful setting. The studio’s community is alive, with a range of special event offers all throughout the year.

Glow Yoga

Location: North Beach

At A Glance: Glow Yoga is your destination if you are looking for a total feel good destination. In addition to their vigorous yoga classes, which are held at a heat between 75-80 degrees​​, you can also treat yourself to massages, facials, and other therapies, right at the studio!

For The Bootcamper

Basic Training

Locations: Marina & Hayes Valley

At A Glance: Basic Training is not your basic bootcamp.  This seriously addicting workout combines jumps, squats, sprints, hurdles, and stairs to push yourself beyond your limits. The real fun is that their workouts are outdoors with a variety of times and locations to choose from.


Location: Mission

At A Glace: BootcampSF is an outdoor bootcamp where each  each day is something completely different, so you’ll never get bored.  Exercises include cardio training, cross training, and strength training. Get committed!  Programs are six weeks, 4 days a week, one hour workouts.


Locations: Mission & Financial District

At A Glace: BodyFi’s dedicated approach to personal training, Pilates, and TRX will get you the results you want in the least amount of time. No excuses, TRX classes are 14 people, but at only 30 minutes long, you are sure to find time to squeeze it into your busy day.

If You’re Pumped On Pilates

Pilates ProWorks

Locations: Financial District, Marina, Marin & Oakland

At A Glance: Pilates ProWorks is more than just a Pilates studio. Classes offered included  Pilates, Barre and TRX classes to mix up your routine and make sure your workout never gets stale! Short on time? Check out their 40Works class, a rockin workout in 40 minutes.

Mercury Pilates

Location: Marina/Cow Hollow

At A Glance: Mercury Pilates is an athletic and challenging Pilates workout using Mat and/or Pilates Apparatus that will make you sweat and toned. The studio’s dim lighting and burning candles evokes a sense of mystery and sexiness.  Don’t you think feeling hot is the best motivation?

The Body Gallery

Location: Financial District

At A Glance: The Body Gallery specializes in “the art of personalized Pilates”- that means private Pilates sessions only. The expert trainers are trying to get you to live an active life, and feel young in your body no matter what your age!

The Corner Studio

Location: Mission

At A Glace: The Corner Studio offers Pilates, Gyrotonic, and interval training. Everyone is welcome at The Corner Studio from the ultra-fit to the first timers, and those coming back from an injury.


Location: Marina

At A Glance: Bodyrok‘s Sculpting classes are a sweaty 40-minute workout that is Pilates inspired and done on the Megaformer machine. The studio exudes intensity!  From the instructors to the music and students, Bodyrok is upbeat and invigorating.

For The Barre Fly

The Bar Method

Locations: Marina & Downtown

At A Glace: The Bar Method works every muscle in your body through small isometric movements using a ballet barre and additional props. New to barre? They offer classes of all levels so you never feel overwhelmed or not challenged. Each class is in a group and has amazing music that keeps your motivated throughout the entire 60 minutes.

Pure Barre

Location: Marina

At A Glace: Pure Barre is a total body workout, where you will actual see results after just 10 classes.  Don’t take our word for it, try it! Classes are set to motivating, well-timed playlists while instructors utilize weights, the ballet barre, balls, and a band to intensify the workout. All classes are 60 minutes, served sweaty all day long from 6:30am-7:00pm.

The Dailey Method

Locations: Cow Hollow

At A Glace: The Dailey Method works every muscle in your body through strengthening and stretching using the ballet barre, core conditioning and yoga exercises.

Taylor Fit Studio

Locations: Marina

At A Glace: Taylor Fit offers barre workouts that are “tailored” to work your entire body with high-energy, one-hour classes. In addition to toning your bod, Taylor Fit’s exercises specifically target your metabolic rate to keep it working long after you leave the studio.

Unlocking San Francisco

2013 Fitness Guide