Barre n9ne Studio, Danvers
Philosophy: A focus on strengthening and lengthening muscles while having high-energy fun makes Barre n9ne a fitness favorite.
What’s unique: Live virtual classes make it easy to never miss your barre workout, even if you can’t get to the studio. Classes are listed online with the Danvers schedule, sign-ups are easy, and you don’t need any special equipment.
What’s new: Summer 2017 will see the opening of a fourth Barre n9ne studio at Assembly Row, a live/work/play neighborhood along the Mystic River in Somerville.
9 Page St., Danvers, 978-777-5808, barren9ne.com
The Energy Barre, Stoneham
what’s unique: Need to wind down during your workout? The Energy Barre offers “silent experience” classes that allow attendees to wear volume-controlled noise-canceling headphones that stream the music and instructor’s voice.
5 Central Sq., Stoneham, 781-435-0441, theenergybarre.com