Local Fitness Clubs
Four area clubs (including branches) provide discounted student membership. Program costs have been further reduced by subsidies from Berklee’s LiveWell strategic initiative. Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or Jane Stachowiak at 617 747-2411.
1. Boston Kung Fu Tai Chi Institute • 883 Boylston Street, 4th Floor
For more than 20 years, Boston Kung Fu Tai Chi Institute has been instructing the Berklee community in tai chi, kung fu, and kickboxing. Boston Kung Fu Tai Chi invites students to enjoy the benefits of learning and practicing martial arts. Yoga and martial arts classes are also available. Located close to campus, students gain energy, focus, and clarity from the practice, which often then flows into their music.
Semester price: $90 (try two free visits between Friday, January 17 and Saturday, February 8, 2014)
Phone: 617 262-0600
Owners/Instructors: Yao Li, Joshua Grant
Pay membership directly to Boston Kung Fu Tai Chi.
2. Tennis & Racquet Club Fitness Center • 939 Boylston Street, Ground Floor
Conveniently located, this unlimited use cardiovascular fitness center offers weight training equipment and a personal trainer on the premises. Student hours are Monday to Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Semester Price: $90 (try two free visits between Friday, January 17 and Saturday, February 8, 2014)
Phone: 617 536-4630
Manager: Tom Dobbins
Sign up any weekday from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Pay membership directly to Tennis & Racquet Club.
3. The YMCA of Greater Boston Huntington Avenue Branch • 316 Huntington Avenue
YMCA Huntington Ave. holds monthly open houses for the Berklee community. Contact email@example.com for exact dates and times. The YMCA offers great savings. Membership includes pool access at Chinatown Y, over 40 weekly group classes, a huge selection of strength training equipment, courts at Northeastern and Chinatown Y, and use of any of the Y's 14 facilities.
January and February open house dates: January 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, and 31; February 6, 7, 13, and 14
Price: $31/month, $25 joining fee (note that there is no joining fee on open house days and during the month of January).
Phone: 617 927-8060
Membership director: Anthony Attride
4. Healthworks for Women • Copley Square, 441 Stuart Street (closest location)
Wide a variety of classes offered, Healthworks for Women presents workout programs at your choice of four locations, including nearby 441 Stuart Street (Copley Square/Back Bay).
Membership prices: $70/basic/month (inquire about current promotions)
Phone: 617 859-7700
Membership contact: Emilie Welch