The Studio Empower offers an innovative and dynamic workout, designed by LA Celebrity trainer and fitness guru, Sebastien Lagree. Lagree Fitness™ (aka SPX Fitness or Pilates Plus) transforms traditional reformer Pilates classes, into high-intensity, low-impact strength training workouts, allowing people of all fitness levels to achieve sculpted and toned physiques effectively and safely!
Even if you have tried every studio that teaches Pilates in Boston, we’re sure you’ve never experienced classes like ours. At our studio, you will do exercises that have been inspired by pilates, along with strength training. The quick transition times between exercises will be sure to keep your heart rate up! In just 45 minutes, our Megaformer M3s will target and tone your entire core, upper and lower body, with a system of springs and body weight resistance. Our instructors use the Lagree Fitness method to work each and every muscle group to fatigue, before moving onto the next. This is how we, at The Studio Empower in Newton, MA can offer you the most powerful workout in the least amount of time!
Newton, MA is the first Lagree Fitness studio in the world to introduce clients to the Megaformer, M3 (the latest Megaformer family member, released in January 2013!). Think if a Pilates reformer and a Lamborghini had a baby, you would get the Megaformer M3! Right here in Newton, MA you can test your strength on this dynamic machine, and find out how it can take you from 0 to 100% body transformation with classes that are just 45 minutes! We know (from personal experience) that the Megaformer M3 will leave you hopelessly addicted and coming back for more!
The Studio Empower is conveniently located in Newton, MA, amidst the hustle and bustle of Piccadilly Square, directly across from the Green Line “D” Newton Centre T Stop.
"I'm an exercise devote and this is the best, most effective workout I've ever found: better than yoga, better than barre classes, better than spinning. My muscles are leaner and overall I'm stronger than I've ever been in my life thanks to Studio Empower. I literally have a better body post-kids than I did pre-kids!"
"I began at Studio Empower in search of something more structured than the gym with less back pain involved than running. I started with one class a week and loved how sore I felt almost every day in between. I got engaged, began planning a wedding, and immediately signed on for an unlimited package. Each instructor has a unique style that can work for each client's needs. For me I was always eager to hear Cordy's entertaining stories and 90's throwbacks playlists that made the time fly by, Bobby's mantras that now echo in my head throughout the day ("keep breathing, keep moving") and Ashley's Beyoncé-esque life coach motivational words that always push you at the moment your body begins to give up.
As my strength increased, I began feeling more confident in class and eager to get on the megaformer to get into the zone. On that machine I am too focused to stress about anything going on in my life. Now I don't just embrace the shake, I chase it. So thank you for getting me in wedding shape with a summer and fall full of giant bears, flying spiders... and maybe even some lizards!"
"...After my first class, I was sore for days but I came back the following week to try another class. That second class turned into many classes more and, nearly two years later, I still look forward to each and every class. Not one of these workouts over the years has EVER been the same; the breadth of movements that are possible in Lagree Fitness is incredible! Every workout is fresh and, therefore, your body and fitness do not have an opportunity to "adapt" or "plateau." I am completely addicted and no longer weight train as I used to and, yet, I feel stronger than I ever have before. I've noticed the positive (secondary) effects of lengthened muscles and the whole body "stretch" in all of my other cardio-oriented activities; it has helped make me a stronger runner and spinner!"
"I have had a great experience so far with The Studio Empower!! I started going after purchasing a Groupon, and there is no way I will give it up now. I saw results in my body within two weeks. The classes are 45 minutes long and intense, but they go by really fast. Each instructor has their own style of teaching, so you can see which works best for you, but I have tried almost all of them and get a great workout no matter what! Even when the class is full there are only 10 people, so you always get individualized attention. Most instructors remember your name after meeting them just one time, which is a nice touch! I have also seen many instructors make modifications for people with injuries, etc. They are all very responsive to feedback as well and acknowledge the fact that you are paying a lot to be there and that you have fitness goals. The customer service is excellent and I have received almost immediate responses when asking questions, signing up for packages, etc. Even though I am tired after finishing each class, I am already looking forward to the next one before I even walk out of the building!"
“I have been attending class at Studio Empower for about a month. I consider myself pretty fit, I've done triathlons and 100 plus mile bike rides but after one of these classes I had trouble climbing the stairs - in a good way. I love the one-on-one/trainer feel and have seen serious results. I've told my friends to take the class and highly recommend it.”
“GREAT workout that will have you sweating and burning calories within the first 30 seconds. The classes are 45 minutes but they really feel like 25. I've been to 5 class with the two same instructors and they are both great with different styles of teaching. The only downside is the location- a parking spot is hard to find if you're going at busy hours (i.e. late saturday morning or between 5 and 630 on weekdays). Have recommended this place to many people!”
“I had already decided to quit my old gym and try Pilates when I saw a Groupon for the studio empower...I figured I would give it a shot...I began training and although I was overweight and not very fit, I was able to complete the workout...the only challenge I was having was headaches which my doctor assured me was due to my fitness level and told me to be careful of raising my heart rate too fast and too high...I shared this with my trainers and they were very helpful...I am so happy that I continued to come back because not only have my headaches disappeared, I feel better, stronger and more fit than I have in years...the inches are coming off and all in two months time going twice a week...the studio is immaculate and very nice...I enjoy the trainers and I enjoy the motivational posts given on Facebook and email....each time I feel more comfortable on the machines and my form is improving all the time thanks to the trainers and my rising fitness levels....my only wish is that I could add another day which I plan to do once my schedule allows...I can not tell you how happy I am to have found the studio empower...it has changed my life and I am so grateful”
“I love the Studio Empower! I found out about it from an article on Boston.com and have been hooked ever since I tried it out. Yes, parking can be a bear, but there are plenty of side roads to park on. So far all of the instructors are great. I have the most experience with Fi since I go every Thursday night to her class. She is very personable and although she lets you go at your own pace, she knows when to challenge you to take it to the next level.
I wish the studio was less expensive so I could go more often but they do have flash sales every once in while which are great! I have gained a lot more muscle and upper body strength from Lagree Fitness and will keep going to the classes until my bank account is empty.”
"Since I had to drastically change my fitness routine, I discovered my new sanity - The Studio Empower. A combination of machine inspired Pilates with a mixture of cardio and great music, low impact, slow movements and gives great results. Small classes, amazing instructors (so personal they know our name after your first visit) If you are in the Boston/Metro West area and you can get to Newton Center… I HIGHLY recommend this gym."
"I wanted to take a moment to thank all of my Studio Empower trainers. Let me explain why a hearty thanks is warranted. For me, I found myself out of shape and feeling very unfit. My doctor was encouraging me to find an exercise program that would prevent any further bone density issues (ah the joys of aging)! I definitely needed an exercise program with weight resistance and Lagree fitness has met every goal. I am standing tall, have gained enormous strength and balance and an overall feeling of well being. Your studio welcomes all skill levels and in a focused meaningful way helps each of us meet our individual goals. Any question about what the Studio Empower can offer - I say visit take a class, I am willing to share the joy!"
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