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Shhh… Fight Club Planned for Downtown Walnut Creek


Agora at South Main, Walnut Creek

I probably shouldn’t be talking about this, but a fight club is planning to open at the Agora apartment complex in downtown Walnut Creek. According to a recent city planning commission agenda, Omni Fight Club, a kickboxing and strength training instructional fitness studio is looking to occupy a 3,000+ spot next to T-Mobile.

From their website:

Omni Fight Club is for anyone who craves an inclusive, motivating exercise experience. No matter your fitness level, you will be successful here. If you’re looking for an exciting new challenge, look no further, our program delivers unlimited variety and rapid results. You’ll never perform the same routine twice, and our team training format offers a never-ending stream of encouragement and support.

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Massive Gym Planning to Open in Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek


Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek

In August we learned some scuttlebutt about Minnesota-based Life Time Fitness opening a huge new gym in the empty plot across from Macy’s in Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek and according to a recently posted Design Review agenda it looks like this is going to happen! Plans are for a massive ~75,000 sf, 50 foot building. There is no mention of Life Time Fitness in the agenda but we now know a HUGE gym is planned for this spot.

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Align Yoga Opens in Pleasant Hill


1521 Contra Costa Blvd, Pleasant Hill

A new yoga studio called Align Yoga that we learned in May would be opening in Pleasant Hill has now opened. Check out details on their studio here and schedule here. I like how they use an, “air filtration system, which combines Hepa filters and ultraviolet light to kill 99% of all harmful bacteria.” They also have showers and offer hot yoga at various temperatures. Find out about their class offerings here.

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Scuttlebutt – Life Time Fitness may be Coming to Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek


Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek

It looks like Broadway Plaza may be getting a huge new gym in the remaining spot available across from Macy’s as Minnesota-based Life Time Fitness is in advanced talks with the owner of Broadway Plaza to come to the Bay Area. One source has indicated the likely spot if this does go through to be in Broadway Plaza. Check out their offerings including yoga, indoor cycling, kickboxing, pilates and more here. Stay tuned…

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The Star Method Gym Opens in Downtown Walnut Creek


1372 N. Main St, Walnut Creek

A new gym focusing on personal training and boxing called The Star Method has opened on the second floor where CREAM is located in downtown Walnut Creek. Find out more about the trainer, Adam Nijem, here.

From their website:

The Star Method is not a diet, boot camp, or a quick fix to lose weight. The Star Method helps turn health and fitness into an organic way of life, rather than a pesky chore. More than just fitness classes, weight training, or any exercise, we’ve developed new age way to becoming more athletic by taking the best of sports and applying them to our fitness regimen. With our main role being positive lifestyle advocates, The Star Method has been proven to work for everyone from corporate teams, to fitness enthusiast, to competitive athletes.

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Just 40 Fitness Coming to Concord


2090 Diamond Blvd, Concord

A new fitness gym called Just 40 Fitness is coming to the Concord shopping center where Buffalo Wild Wings is located on Diamond Blvd. across the street from where the new Veranda shopping center will be. They will also be opening in Pleasant Hill next to T.J. Maxx.

From their website:

No more rushing to reserve a spot at a class. There are no class times at Just 40 Fitness. A new circuit begins every 5 minutes. Come in at your convenience.

8 Stations. Multiple Exercises. We are going to keep you moving and sweating through the stations in our 40-minute circuit. Our workout changes everyday to keep you refreshed, challenged, and eager for more. Your body needs constant stimulation to avoid plateauing.

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Align Yoga Opening in Pleasant Hill


1521 Contra Costa Blvd, Pleasant Hill

Thanks to a reader for sending word about a new yoga studio called Align Yoga coming to Pleasant Hill. Their grand opening will be June 23rd – June 25th anounced soon and they will offer various yoga classes including hot yoga. Check out their classes here, rates here, and read about the instructors here. Check for updates on their Facebook page here.

From their website:

Our goal is to create a space for the yoga community that provides balance, health and wellness to it’s members. Align Yoga’s philosophy is to offer a variety of yoga classes and styles, suitable to all levels and aid in everyone’s yoga journey.

Our classes will be at varying temperatures depending on the class. The benefits of hot yoga are for everyone. The heat is a tool to increase flexibility by warming the muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons. It improves range of motion and balance. The heat and humidity of the room detoxes the body through sweating. Our yoga rooms and sauna use the latest technology of infrared heat to detox and heal the body from the inside out.

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Club Pilates Opening in Lafayette Plaza Center in June


Plaza Center, Lafayette

A new Pilates studio called Club Pilates, with over 200 studios nationwide, is coming to Plaza Center behind Whole Foods in Lafayette. According to a post card on the door the grand opening will be June 3rd and 4th where they will offer demo classes, 25% off all retails merchandise, earlybird discounts and hourly raffles & vendor giveaways.

From their website:

The widest array of classes available anywhere, designed to challenge students at every level and target exactly what you want to work on most.
Brand-new state of the art equipment in every studio, including not just Reformers, but the entire array of Pilates tools: the Chair, the Springboard, the Barre. And the TRX Training System. You’ll get a complete Pilates workout, every time.
The best value in Pilates, with unexpectedly low prices that allow you to dedicate yourself to Pilates for life.