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New Orleans Health Clubs

Jump Into Exercise Classes in New Orleans

Warm summers aren’t the only way to break a sweat in New Orleans! With its very own burgeoning health culture, New Orleanians are finding more ways to shape up and get their hearts racing. While you may see the parks filled with joggers and walkers, there are also endless drop-in exercise classes available across New Orleans for those who love to experience new fitness challenges.

Whether you’re looking to de-stress or take your strength training to the next level, there’s an exercise class perfectly catered to what you need. Want to connect with your core? Consider a yoga, hot yoga, or pilates class. Want to lift, tone, and burn? Jump into a pure barre class at a local studio. There’s also something for all those Crossfit fanatics out there: power on at one of New Orleans’ top gyms.

If you really want to get creative with your workout routine while visiting NOLA, try one of the city’s funkier drop-in exercise offerings like bounce fitness, burlesque, or even an outdoor yoga class. No matter how you like to work out, New Orleans has a drop-in exercise class for you.

Drop-in Exercise Classes in New Orleans
The Sweat Social
Gazebo at Woldenberg Riverfront Park, New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 510-1973

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Type of Visitor Service: Health Clubs

Description: The Sweat Social provides wellness traveler's a cutting edge workout in 30 minutes so they can get right back to sippin' and shuckin'. We encourage a social, participative atmosphere for travelers to make fast friends. At the end of each workout, we raffle discounts and select offers to local restaurants, bars and boutiques to provide visitors a real sense of authentic New Orleans.

We host our workouts in a beautiful and breezy outdoor circular gazebo overlooking the mighty Mississippi in the French Quarter in Woldenberg Riverfront Park right next to the Steamboat Natchez.

New Orleans Boulder Lounge
1746 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 510-2990

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Type of Visitor Service: Health Clubs

Description: New Orleans Boulder Lounge, a destination for the local climbing community, opened in August 2015 and is the first and only climbing gym in the city in over 10 years. NOBL welcomes all ages and skill levels, and also offers daily yoga classes.
New Orleans Healing Center
2372 St. Calude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117 [Map It]
(504) 609-3813

Neighborhood: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater
Type of Visitor Service: Health Clubs
Footprints To Fitness
1001 Harrison Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
(504) 383-4718

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Type of Visitor Service: Health Clubs


Footprints To Fitness is a wellness company whose mission is to help others live a fun and balanced life, while staying true to our New Orleans culture. We love to EAT, DRINK, and DANCE to the beat of our own brass band.

Our goal is to “Join The Journey” with you to living a healthier lifestyle. Whether you're experiencing our weekly Group Training Classes, signature Healthy Happy Hours, and/or custom wellness events you'll have a great time. There's something for everyone.

Dancing Grounds
3705 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117 [Map It]
(504) 535-5791

Neighborhood: Gentilly/New Orleans East/Chalmette
Type of Visitor Service: Health Clubs

Description: Dancing Grounds is a community-driven dance studio that strives to support talented dance students of all ages and levels in New Orleans. Dancing Grounds offers a variety of classes and lessons for adults and youth. The studio is passionate and dedicated to providing dance education and performance to students, teachers, and audiences throughout the city.
Crescent Lotus Dance Studio
3143 Calhoun St., New Orleans, LA 70125 [Map It]
(504) 382-5199

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Type of Visitor Service: Health Clubs

Description: Crescent Lotus Dance Studio offers daily dance classes for interested dancers at any level. You can become a regular member or just drop-in for any regularly scheduled classes, which include belly dancing, dancemediation, bounce fitness and salsa. Crescent Lotus Studio is located uptown and is a great place to visit if you’re looking to diversify your fitness routine or enjoy a fun class with friends!
New Orleans Athletic Club
222 North Rampart St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 525-2375

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Type of Visitor Service: Health Clubs

Description: The New Orleans Athletic Club is centrally located in the French Quarter just minutes from the CBD, Metairie, and the West Bank. We are an exclusive club that offers many amenities including a library, full-service bar, salon, barbershop, multiple exercise rooms, pool, basketball court, spin room, yoga studio, and a complete line of plate-loaded equipment and free weights.
NOLA Soul Studio
840 Opelousas Ave., New Orleans, LA 70114 [Map It]
(504) 355-1966

Neighborhood: Algiers/Westbank
Type of Visitor Service: Health Clubs

Description: We offer daily yoga classes and monthly healing arts workshops. Our mission is to provide a creative, soothing space for people of all ages and walks of life to come together and practice being present, practice finding our balance and breath, practice letting go and practice the art of finding and loving our authentic selves through the healing arts.
Reyn Studios Power Yoga
725 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 717–9982

Neighborhood: Arts District/Convention Center
Type of Visitor Service: Health Clubs

Description: Reyn Studios Power Yoga provides students with spiritually inspiring, wellness yoga classes. Classes are held in spacious, wood-floor rooms surrounded by beautiful brick walls and oversized windows. Reyn’s location and studio décor, in addition to its experienced instructors, empower yoga students to truly embrace each movement. The studio embodies yoga’s purpose of meditation, peace, and balance. Reyn offers various class packages, as well as deals for visitors who are just stopping by on their trip in NOLA.
Salire Fitness & Wellness
4209 Magazine St. , New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Type of Visitor Service: Health Clubs

Description: Salire Fitness offers onsite & offsite personal training, mat Pilates, group fitness classes, jogging and walking tours as well as corporate wellness services and presentations for small businesses and large convention meetings.

Come and visit our private studio in Uptown New Orleans or hire our trainers to work with you at a local park, hotel or the Convention Center. We do sessions in the French Quarter, Downtown, Waldenburg Park, City Park and other locations across the New Orleans metro area!

Wild Lotus Yoga
2372 St. Calude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117 [Map It]
(504) 899-0047

Neighborhood: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater
Type of Visitor Service: Health Clubs
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