These Virtual Fitness Classes from Seattle Instructors Are Still Streaming

In case you’re hesitant to roll that yoga mat outside your living room.

By Nicole Martinson June 29, 2020

It may not feel like it yet, Seattle workout warriors, but the city’s fitness scene has begun to make gains. Gyms and studios can resume hosting private workouts and small group classes as part of Phase 2 of the state’s pandemic recovery plan.

Still, some facilities may not reopen until capacities are back to normal, and even when they do, members may be hesitant to move from downward dog into child’s pose, or drop to the floor for a fresh set of push-ups, outside of their socially distant living rooms. For now, these Seattle studios and gyms will continue to offer exercise and yoga classes to stream from home.


8 Limbs Yoga
Drop in for a single class, such as Prenatal or Yoga for BIPOC Healing, or sign up for a multi-week series, where you’ll choose from several levels of experience and types of movement (think yoga for anxiety or intro to meditation). $15–$110.

Aditi Yoga 
Regular Zoom classes range from barre and hatha to pre and postnatal-focused. Make a long-term commitment with multi-class passes and unlimited memberships, or just take one. $22$180.

Bala Yoga
Members can find livestreams daily (on the platform of their choosing) and a collection of recorded classes anytime in categories like vinyasa, yoga sculpt, and barre. $18/month for Bala TV.

Be Luminous Yoga 
A regular membership comes with a few recorded classes and unlimited live classes. Choose from vinyasa, restorative yoga, strength training, or meditation and connection. $5–$39.

Core Power Yoga 
A handful of recorded classes are available to try for free, and a subscription gives you access to a collection of over 300 videos or daily livestreams. Free–$199.

Live Love Flow 
Instructors cycle through a variety of yoga styles like yin and vinyasa in live Zoom classes, which you can access again later as recorded videos. Free–$29.

Root Yoga 
Virtual classes by way of Zoom include vinyasa and yin. Choose between drop-ins, multi-class passes, or unlimited memberships. $18–$130.

Spira Power Yoga 
A membership means access to a collection of recorded videos and regular live classes via Zoom. Free–$35.

The Grinning Yogi 
Daily livestreams are available on Zoom, and on-demand videos are expected soon. Classes include Groove, which means creative vinyasa flow, and Chill Flow, which should be as relaxing as it sounds. $5–$165.

General Fitness 

Balanced You King County Desk Exercises 
The pandemic forced King County to close its Activity Centers, but it has since partnered up with Vivecorp to produce short videos of stretches and exercises you can do during breaks from your work-from-home grind. Free.

The West Coast–based company champions full-body workouts that combine strength training and cardio, as well as mindfulness and self-empowerment. A membership means regular livestreams and access to a variety of searchable recorded workout videos. $29.

Melding fitness and hip-hop dance, Coreo offers Zoom classes in which instructors answer questions and offer cues while moving through different types of dance. Sessions are recorded for later viewing and practice. Sliding scale starts at $5.

Flow Fitness 
You can find plenty of options on its site, from a personal trainer to a vast collection of recorded videos. Online classes range from five to 30 minutes with varying intensity levels and methods, like barre, cycling, and high intensity interval training (HIIT). $10–$100.

Fremont Health Club 
Filling an Instagram grid with livestreams all-day, every day, instructors guide students through core stability, cardio dance, strength training, HIIT, and more. The highlights are saved for quick-views later. Free.

Rival Fitness 
Instructors stream full-body workouts live on Rival’s Instagram every day at noon. No equipment needed. Recorded classes are available online too. Free; donations accepted.

Seattle Kettlebell Club 
Kettlebells are a staple of many home exercise setups. Requiring little other equipment (think yoga mat, wrist guards), courses range from introductory level to expert through the on-demand kettlebell starter class. $15.

These recorded and livestream videos are all about moving your body to the beat of the music. Classes range from choreographed cardio to HIIT aerobics and strength training. Some memberships offer personal training too. $29–$85.

UW Fitness 
Jeff Palmer, a University of Washington recreation fitness manager and personal trainer, leads students through weekly Zoom classes dubbed Boot Camp and Total Body; instructor Karen Cornelio takes the reins on Zumba. Classes are open to anyone and recorded for later viewing. Free.

Using Zoom, instructors guide students in real time, giving out individual pointers. Classes include strength and conditioning, flexibility and mobility, strength and cardio, and Pilates. They’re available to watch later through weekly or monthly subscriptions. $17–$60.

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