Best Exercise Classes, Fitness & Workout Studios in Santa Ana

Best Exercise Classes, Fitness & Workout Studios in Santa Ana

With the start of a new year, comes another attempt at re-committing to your health and well-being. This time around, to make sure you stick to your New Year’s fitness resolutions, approach your exercise classes as an opportunity to pick up a new hobby and learn a new skillset. Options like Zumba, yoga, and even boxing are all available in Santa Ana. Come end of the year, you’ll be happy to have picked up a new interest and overcome the barriers that had prevented you from sticking to a new workout routine. Here are a couple of our favorite classes in Orange County.

1. CrossFit Downtown Santa Ana

If you thrive on high-intensity movements, a sense of community, and lots of variety in your workouts, CrossFit DTSA might be the gym for you! Their unique strength and conditioning programs incorporate weight training, metabolic conditioning, and simple gymnastics which are all done through group-style community sessions. The hour-long classes will help kickstart your metabolism, build lean muscle mass, and drop unnecessary body fat.

Address: 503 North Main Street, Santa Ana CA 92701

Phone: (714) 497-3285

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5am to 7:30pm | Tuesday, Thursday: 5am to 8:30pm | Saturday: 8:30am to 10:30am | Sunday: 9am to Noon


2. Muevelo Dance Fitness

Release some built-up stress and groove to the sounds of your favorite Latin tunes with Zumba! These aerobic fitness classes use low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance party. Muevelo Dance Fitness also offers a state-of-the-art nightclub sound system, licensed instructors, and an incredibly fun environment!

Address: 1325 West Warner Avenue, Santa Ana CA 92704

Phone: (714) 788-6807

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 6:30am to 11:30am, 5pm to 9:45pm | Friday: 6:30am to 11:30am, 5pm to 8:45pm | Saturday: 7am to 11:30am | Sunday: Closed


3. Rounders MMA and Boxing

Rounders MMA and Boxing offers an assortment of mixed martial arts classes like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Boxing, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Cardio Kickboxing, Judo, Wrestling, Mixed Martial Arts and Kids Martial Arts. This state-of-the-art boxing facility focuses on basic self-defense, competitions and/or MMA training by building strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance.

Address: 1214 East 17th Street, Santa Ana CA 92701

Phone: (714) 599-0826

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 6:30am to 9:30pm | Friday: 6:30am to 8:30pm | Saturday: 7:30am to 12:30pm | Sunday: 9am to Noon


4. Firestorm Freerunning & Acrobatics

Firestorm Freerunning and Acrobatics is a parkour and free running action sports gym with classes like Parkour, Aerial Silks, Trampoline, Tumbling, Tricking, Ninja Warrior, Breakdancing, Strength, and Little Heroes. It’s the perfect place for kids, teens, and adults to burn off some calories and pick up a fun and slightly unconventional new skill!

Address: 2533 South Main Street, Santa Ana CA 92707

Phone: (714) 458-3733

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 11:30am to 11pm | Friday: 11:30am to 6:30pm | Saturday: 9am to 2pm | Sunday: 11am to 8:30pm


5. The Camp Transformation Center Santa Ana

If you’re someone who thrives off of consistent motivation, loves a good challenge, and enjoys boot-camp style classes, The Camp is the place for you! Through a healthy eating regime and intensive circuit exercises, The Camp’s weight loss program pushes challengers and members to lose 20 pounds in a 6-week time frame to regain their health and change their life.

Address: 1918 South Main Street, Santa Ana CA 92707

Phone: (714) 702-0436

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 5am to 7pm | Friday: 5am to 6pm | Saturday: 7am to 9am | Sunday: 7am to 8am  


6. Elite Fitness Downtown

Located amidst DTSA’s Artist Village, Elite Fitness Downtown provides an assortment of workout classes like yoga, MMA, boxing, boot camps, and an open weight room with free weights and cardio machines. This one-stop shop also offers educational seminars that are designed to help you with your personal health goals.

Address: 214 North Broadway, Santa Ana CA 92701

Phone: (714) 760-4638

Hours: Monday – Friday: 8am to Noon, 5pm to 9pm | Saturday: 9am to 2pm | Sunday: Closed


9. SoCal Boxing Academy

Whether you're an aspiring fighter or just want to get in shape, SoCal Boxing Academy’s classes provide the skills needed to develop healthy and sustainable fitness goals through their community-focused classes. This boxing facility aims to bring fitness, discipline, and opportunity to the Santa Ana community and spread a passion for boxing by providing free memberships to kids under 11!

Address: 1310 East Edinger Avenue, Santa Ana CA 92705

Phone: (714) 366-5854 

Hours: Monday – Friday: 5pm to 9:30pm | Saturday/Sunday: Closed


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