Staying fit and healthy is good for the body and mind. Whether you’re a beginner or not, there is a vast array of online workouts you can do at home, from relaxing live yoga streaming to cardio classes on your exercise bike. Here are six excellent options.
The Sculpt Society by Megan Roup
Celebrity trainer Megan Roup takes a dance-based approach to fitness, but with simplified cardio moves that make it accessible to all levels. Her method includes using your own body weight and light weight resistance, resistance bands, sliders, and ankle weights to create fun yet effective workouts that will help you achieve a long, lean body in as little as four weeks.
Ryan Heffington’s popular LA dance studio, The Sweat Spot, is a welcoming space for every level of dancer. Lessons include ballet, contemporary, modern, jazz, hip hop, dance fitness, Gaga, Pilates, and a variety of fitness classes. The studio’s new live Instagram classes run seven days a week, PDT. All classes are free or donation based.
The MWH Method developed by fitness guru Melissa Wood isn’t just about getting fit, it’s about building a better, stronger relationship with yourself. Ease in gently with workouts that include 30-minute back-to-basics Pilates, or a 17-minute Full Body routine.
Peloton was already proving popular with those who prefer to workout at home. This high-quality exercise bike offers more than just pedaling along listening to your Spotify Motivation Mix. Peloton also connects you to live and on-demand workouts aimed at every level of rider on the bike’s 22" HD touchscreen.
The Torch’d method is a vigorous flow of targeted repetition and body resistance intended to tone and lengthen, and was developed by former Broadway dancer and celebrity choreographer, Isaac Calpito. His 50-minute classes are live-streamed on Instagram (@IsaacBoots) daily at 11am EST, and remain available for 24 hours. Calpito asks his followers to pay it forward after a class by donating to the No Kid Hungry campaign.
With three bright and airy studios in Manhattan and Brooklyn, Sky Ting has been a favored yoga haunt for New Yorkers for six years. In 2019, founders Krissy Jones and Chloe Kernaghan launched Sky Ting TV, a streaming platform to share their uplifting practice further afield. Choose from 30 to 60-minute daily live classes aimed at all levels.