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Until now, the heart of New York City's dance cardio scene—like students in a class—have been constantly on the move, bouncing from rented space to rented space. But ((305)) Fitness has broken that mold with its brand new, Kickstarter-funded studio that just opened at 18 West 8th Street.
The two-level home of the workout that was dreamt up by Brown University student Sadie Kurzban while she was on spring break in Miami—hence the name—is inundated with technological advancements, starting with electronic reception. Students can then get ready in full-service locker rooms and hang in the lounge before
class the party starts.
The 55-minute class (choose from two options: Arms and Legs) that combines dance and HIIT moves into one workout takes place in a studio equipped with spring-y wooden floors that enhances your dance performance and a state-of-the-art sound system that pumps out sounds from the DJ booth, always manned (or "womanned") for each class. Plus, more than 150 LED lights move in time to the live music.
Interested in booking a class? The studio is usually holding about six classes per day during the week, with sessions starting as early as 6am and as late as 8pm. The $36 intro package gets you three classes to be used in three weeks. Individual session are $32 after that, but students that are really hooked pick up the 20-class pack, which brings the price down to less than $24 per class.