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Chicago (Bucktown)

North Shore

Northbrook

Choose a Location


Chicago (Bucktown)

North Shore

Northbrook

Choose a Location


Chicago (Bucktown)

North Shore

Northbrook

The Foundation End the one-class stand

Why waste time searching for The One when you can have it all? No one workout can make it happen for you, but our blend of three can. We call it The Foundation.

Barre

Barre

Strong core = strong you. A proven formula with a fresh approach guaranteed to tone your body, mind and soul.

Cycle

Cycle

This power player needs no introduction. Push yourself to your limits and get a whole new outlook on life.

FIT

FIT

Get more bang for your burn with strength training that keeps the heat on for hours after you finish.

Essential fitness


What’s worse than going on 50 first dates? How about doing the same workout 50 times and realizing you’re getting nowhere? We’re here to end dead-end exercise relationships. Building a stronger, healthier, happier you starts with building a stronger Foundation.

Our approach blends fundamental elements to give you the freedom of a tailored approach. By bringing strength, cardio, flexibility and core workouts into our classes, we ensure the work you do with us adds up to more than the sum of its parts. Now that’s a long-term relationship we can get behind.

Burn the calories and shed the fat with our whole-body approach to becoming the best you possible. You’ll be wondering why no other studio could make you feel this way.

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Essential fitness

Stronger. Healthier. Happier.

Our team

Our team


Our team is the driving force behind our workouts—from former professional athletes to dedicated instructors with decades of experience. We push you to discover your real limits, build on your foundation and leave every class feeling awesome.

Where we work

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