Top 10 Workout Spots in Irvine to Stay Healthy in 2017

January 10, 2017

It’s a brand-new year! If you look at anyone’s list of New Year’s resolutions, chances are “get more exercise” will rank high. There’s no doubt that the gym is a hub of activity in the early months of the new year, but those interested in discovering a new exercise routine will be happy to note Irvine’s boutique workout studios. If you’re looking to set your sights on something a little different, Irvine is home to plenty of workout locations that add a fun and inventive twist to getting fit. From barre to yoga, boot camp to cross-training, here are ten of the top workout spots in Irvine.

Alkalign Studios

As its name suggests, Alkalign Studios is all about improving posture while providing a full-body workout. Primarily focused on barre workouts, this studio, found in the Woodbury Town Center, offers a wide variety of classes for all experience levels, including a Barre 101 class recommended for beginners. Workshops hone in on developing strength, flexibility, and alignment within the body. Alkalign Studios also advocates incorporating nutritional wellness into practices, giving members access to an on-site nutrition expert. The studio even houses a playroom for members with children in tow. 

Woodbury Town Center
6286 Irvine Boulevard
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 379-3060

Pure Barre

Ready to embrace the shake? Pure Barre, located in the Quail Hill Shopping Center, embraces invigorating, core-strengthening barre workouts. Pure Barre delivers fast results, toning the body with a series of isometric routines that pinpoint specific regions of the body, like the thighs or abs. Described as a combination of Pilates, ballet and yoga, Pure Barre gets bodies into shape with an all-encompassing strengthening, stretching and balancing approach.  

Quail Hill Shopping Center
6791 Quail Hill Pkwy
Irvine, CA 92603
(949) 500-5924 

Be The Change Yoga & Wellness

Create some time to reflect at Be The Change Yoga & Wellness. Specializing in yoga practices for students of all levels, age groups and health conditions, Be The Change provides a fully customizable exercise experience. Here, guests will not only get a highly diverse selection of classes, they will also receive access to a wide menu of integrative wellness programs, such as acupuncture and reiki healing. Classes include “be Awakened,” an uplifting morning yoga flow for early risers, “be Restored,” which includes supportive and strengthening postures, and “Yoga Lates,” a high-tempo combination of yoga and Pilates.

Orchard Hills Shopping Center
3943 Portola Parkway
Irvine, CA 92602
(714) 417-9834 

Barry’s Bootcamp

Known to many as The Best Workout in the World®, Barry’s Bootcamp incorporates a series of heart-pumping exercises that are guaranteed to make you feel the burn. The hour-long workouts are broken down into 25-30 minutes of interval cardiovascular treadmill routines and 25-30 minutes of strength training with equipment like free weights and resistance bands. Each day of the week correlates with a different area of the body to work out; for example, Monday are for arms and abs while Friday, Saturday and Sunday equate to a full-body workout. Motivated by highly knowledgeable personal trainers, this fast-paced workout will leave you feeling energized.

6260 Scholarship Dr
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 932-0292 


If you’re a runner at heart, Orangetheory is the workout spot for you. This interval training program incorporates treadmills, rowing machines, free weight exercises and more to keep your body burning calories for up to 36 hours! Orangetheory provides clients with heart rate monitoring devices to maintain what the studio calls “The Afterburn,” or a target zone that boosts energy and metabolism. What makes Orangetheory unique is their dedication to providing members with a personalized experience that is both encouraging and upbeat. If your goal is getting lean and fit, Orangetheory will help you lose an estimated three to five pounds per week by attending three to five sessions per week, as well as an overall increase in speed and strength.

The Market Place
2961 El Camino Real
Tustin, CA 92782
(949) 864-6264 

Oak Creek Shopping Center
5675 Alton Pkwy
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 439-2633

Cardio Barre

Discover a one-of-a-kind high energy workout that will sculpt and elongate. Cardio Barre, located at the Orchard Hills Shopping Center, offers a unique combination of barre work and weight training that continuously burns fat without impacting your joints. This dancer’s workout helps members develop a strong and flexible physique with toning and resistance exercises that hone in on the legs, torso and arms. Taught by a staff of friendly, highly experienced instructors, guests can expect an empowering workout that will leave your body feeling refreshed.

Orchard Hills Shopping Center
3969 Portola Pkwy
Irvine, CA 92602
(714) 244-5581 

CorePower Yoga

Did somebody say Downward Dog? With over 160 studios across the country, CorePower Yoga is a nationally recognized brand that offers a breadth of workshops for every yogi. From advanced Vinyasa flows to foundation-building classes for those new to the practice, CorePower is a place to strengthen and restore. Those looking to try something other than yoga will be pleased to find CorePower Yoga’s CoreCardio Circuit course, which puts an emphasis on strength training and high-intensity interval training. There are also several hot yoga classes that will leave you feeling stronger than ever.

The Market Place
2872 El Camino Real
Tustin, CA 92782
(714) 508-9642 

Woodbridge Village Center
4730 Barranca Pkwy
Irvine, CA 92604
(949) 551-9642 

New Places to Try

Quite a few workout spots opened in Irvine in 2016! Radiant Hot Yoga, new to the Los Olivos Marketplace, integrates the stimulating practice of hot yoga with dynamic postures and restorative breathing exercises. For a heart-pounding workout to an energizing soundtrack, try bike2thebeat at The Market Place. Timing every exercise with the beat of the music, this unique cycling class provides a full-body workout that is both strengthening and fun. Found at Northpark Plaza, 3D Fitness is another brand-new workout studio in Irvine. This boutique, family-owned location will get you in-shape with group circuit training exercises.

Radiant Hot Yoga
Los Olivos Marketplace
8501 Irvine Center Dr
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 679-4442 

The Market Place
2779 El Camino Real
Tustin, CA 92782
(949) 783-9181 

3D Fitness
Northpark Plaza
3941 Irvine Blvd
Irvine, CA 92602
(714) 389-9337



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