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When Current, Tribeca's newest boutique fitness studio and its first dedicated to rowing, opens its doors next Monday, February 1st, fitness newbies and experts alike will appreciate the clean, modern space at 333 Church Street.
The latest venture from owner Josh Ozeri — he also co-founded New York City's first rowing studio, Brooklyn Crew — boasts customized rowing machines that work your core without having to step off the apparatus. According to him, the room is totally dark (save with a spotlight on the instructor) to create an atmosphere of being in your own space, blocking the noise from your life beyond the walls.
"My goal with Current was to design a workout where every class is fun and exciting and you leave feeling stronger and inspired," Ozeri said via e-mail. "Current gives people of all fitness levels an experience that's challenging, yet so cool, it's addictive."
Ozeri chose Tribeca because it fit the vibe he was looking for: "A vibrant community that nurtures young independent businesses, lots of diversity, and people who embrace new styles and ideas." It doesn't hurt that the downtown area is also where so many new gyms are opening this year.
The 45-minute classes are $34 each when buying single sessions — prices per class drop if you buy a package — and the studio schedule will be live soon.