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Breaking a sweat in the gym, outdoors or even on a pole, Denver has many alternatives to fitness classes without having to break the bank over hefty gym membership dues. From drop-ins to work-for-trade programs, many gyms, fitness coaches and personal trainers are offering budget-conscious alternatives to your workout. We bring you the top budget fitness classes in Denver.

Bodies By Perseverance
450 E. 17th Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 506-3253

Price: Drop-in begins at $20, 12-class punch card for $120

From group training to cycling and boot camp to power abs, Bodies By Perseverance is changing physiques and toning muscles in the Uptown neighborhood. Including a fitness class called “Bad Ass,” aimed at filling out those skinny jeans and keeping your butt and thighs toned, the personal training gym and fitness studio is centrally located and a high-energy option for those seeking interesting and unusual approaches to fitness. Strength and conditioning, sculpting and weight loss are all focuses of these fitness routines, without breaking the bank.

Tran’s Fitness
1550 S. Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80222
(303) 692-9806

Price: Drop-in begins at $20, 12-class punch card $204

K.O. Cardio (kickboxing to music), indoor boot camp and kickboxing bag workouts can all be found at Tran’s Fitness. For those seeking a little more namaste in their lives, circuit/yoga classes are also available to amp up your day with metabolic training and center your mind with flow yoga courses. “Work for Membership” option allows interested fitness participants to work at the studio in exchange for unlimited class membership. Volunteering three hours a week at the studio allows for extremely budget-conscious fitness enthusiasts to continue their training. All volunteers are to be approved by Hai Tran.

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Oxford Club and Spa
1616 17th St. #100
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 628-5435

Price: Membership begins at $65 per month, all fitness classes are included

Located in LoDo, the Oxford Club and Spa is perfect for downtown gym-goers. Membership to the gym includes access to all studio classes which include yoga, pilates and spinning courses. Ten-percent discounts on spa services are a wonderful way to cool down from a great fitness class or you can jump in the steam room located in the gym locker rooms. From the robes and sandals to beautifully renovated gym space, fitness classes with a close proximity to the spa are never a bad thing, and even better without a huge price tag.

Denver Dance
1910 Roslyn St.
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 938-6519

Price: Drop-in begins at $15, package of 8 classes for $80

If dancing your heart out is your idea of a great workout, Denver Dance is the place to head. Offering strength and flexibility, beginning and advanced tap, and even pole dancing, these fitness classes will have you breaking a sweat while enjoying the beat. Small class sizes in the private studio allow for a more individualized fitness experience with the passionate dance instructors from a variety of backgrounds.

No Boundaries Fitness
2830 W 44th Ave.
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 356-1145

Price: Group classes begin at $10 per class

Inviting all levels of trainees, No Boundaries Fitness group classes are a great way to get a workout without having to cash in your 401K. The 50-minute courses are a circuit style and resistance training, and for the young at heart, a playground course is offered. Trampoline classes and wedding challenges are other additions to the workout menu, offering a touch of fun to fitness. Sixty- and 30-minute classes enable even the busiest gym-goer a flexible alternative to stay in shape.

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