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Enter the world of piloxing: a hybrid of Pilates, boxing, and a "dash" of dance cardio. In the New York Times' 15+ paragraph piece on the phenomenon, founder Viveca Jensen explains: "In the beginning, people said, 'Hmm, that's not Pilates.' But I do believe that Joseph Pilates would approve." (Several studio owners quoted beg to differ.) You can take the class at four of the Health & Racquet Club's gyms. [NYT]