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Get Moving at These Unique Harlem Gyms and Studios

Updated: Feb 29

Vital Climbing Gym in West Harlem.

The holiday eat-a-thon is finally over! As you start working on your New Year's fitness resolutions, consider these unique gyms and studios around Harlem.

Central Harlem 256 W 125th St between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Frederick Douglass Blvds

Now a part of Movement gyms, this 15,000-square-foot rock climbing space has a central location in Harlem—right across the street from the iconic Apollo Theater.

West Harlem 518 W 145th St between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway

This British-based brand debuted this stylish studio in Harlem last year, taking over the former Bikram Yoga space.

Central Harlem 54-62 W 125th St between Fifth and Lenox Aves

Central Harlem 2350 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd between 137th and 138th Sts

Boutique cycling with a focus on community—now with two studios.

Harlem Cycle's second studio on 125th Street.

Central Harlem 236 W 135th St between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Frederick Douglass Blvds

Individual and group boxing classes are on offer at this new boxing studio on 135th Street.

East Harlem 1775 Madison Ave between E 116th and E 117th Sts

This boutique kettlebell studio is run by Harlem fitness pro Jah Washington.

Central Harlem 108 W 116th St between Malcolm X and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvds

• Central Harlem 301 W 118th St and Frederick Douglass Blvd

Central Harlem 60 W 129th St and Malcolm X Blvd

Reformer, barre, and mat classes at three locations across Harlem.

West Harlem 2293 12th Ave and W 131st St

Located in Columbia Business School's Henry R. Kravis Hall, this brand new women-owned space offers mat-based classes such as Pilates, yoga, plus strength and cardio.

The Method Collective offers mat-based classes.

West Harlem 501 W 145th St and Amsterdam Ave, Loft 3

Yoga and mat Pilates classes for all levels in the sun-soaked former Brahman Yoga studio space. Donation classes are every Wednesday and Thursday at noon.

West Harlem 3225 Broadway and W 129th St

This airy bouldering spot on Columbia's growing Manhattanville campus also has a financial support program.

East Harlem 2147 Second Ave between E 110th and E 111th Sts

Choose from individual or group boxing classes at the city's first privately-owned and operated women's boxing gym.

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