How W Editors Are Shaping Up for Summer

From yoga to outdoor run clubs, 11 W editors share the new workouts they’re adopting just in time for warmer weather.

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The inspiration: Marisa Berenson in “Local Color,” photographed by Hugues Laurent, styled by Patrick Mackie; W magazine April 2014.


“I’ve finally warmed up to the idea of getting strong, so I have started training at S10 with Pierre Batraville.” – Grace Fuller, Jewelry Editor



“All of the classes offered at the New York Health & Racquet Club are great — from trampoline, to boxing, to barre, you can always count on finding something new with a great teacher. Plus, they have six different locations so you can easily find a class wherever you are!” – Gillian Sagansky, Contributing Writer



“The notion of working out mid-air sounds both thrilling AND like less work!” – Jane Larkworthy, Executive Beauty Director

Antigravity Lab,


“I recently started taking classes at Sky Ting Yoga. The studio’s chic clientele are the only beach-inspo I need.” – Sarah Leon, Digital Editorial Director

Sky Ting Yoga,


“I think I’m the last person in New York to join Barry’s Boot Camp but my friend Sarah Hoover is a fanatic about it and is taking me for my first class this week. I’m hoping to make it a regular thing!” – Rickie De Sole, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

Barry’s Bootcamp,


“I really like hot yoga but want to mix it up a little before summer. This class incorporates dance, high intensity training and flexibility.” – Samantha Andriano, Social Media Manager

AKT InMotion,


“Chaise Fitness just opened up a location by my house, and it’s a great workout!” –Karin Nelson, Senior Features Editor

Chaise Fitness,


“I try to stay out of the gym when it’s nice out, and Outdoor Voices aptly organizes running group events, which I’ve always wanted to join.” – Emilia Petrarca, Digital Associate Features Editor

Outdoor Voices,


“Pure Barre has already helped me lose weight and gain long, lean muscles, but stepping it up to five or six times a week will lead to even better results come summer.” – Kelly McDonough, Production Manager, Digital and Print

Pure Barre,


“I’ve never been a yogi, but the few times I’ve been lucky enough to work out with Krissy Jones of Sky Ting, I’ve felt incredible. I’d love to take more classes with her.” – Vanessa Lawrence, Senior Features Writer

Sky Ting Yoga,


“Between my blatant lack of coordination and the foreign feeling sweat on my brow, I’ve never warmed up to a workout that isn’t swimming. Exhale’s barre classes changed that—the movements are almost as fluid as being in a pool, I’m hooked!” – Mia Adorante, Associate Beauty Editor

Exhale Spa,