Here's Milwaukee's favorite form of exercise — and the best spots to sweat in style

Here's Milwaukee's favorite form of exercise — and the best spots to sweat in stylePhoto: Inner Light Yoga Studios/Yelp
Published on August 14, 2019

What does Milwaukee have in common with Austin, Charlotte, Portland and Oklahoma City?

According to ClassPass' 2019 fitness trends, those cities share one most popular form of group exercise class: yoga.

Want to know where to go when it comes to Milwaukee's most popular workout? To find the top yoga studios in the area, Hoodline analyzed data from Yelp, Facebook and ClassPass to identify which studios are the most popular. Read on for the results.

(Bonus: You can try them all out if you're a member of ClassPass, a monthly fitness membership that provides access to thousands of different studios, gyms and wellness offerings.)

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Healium Hot Yoga

2534 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.


Healium Hot Yoga is Milwaukee's favorite yoga studio by the numbers, with 4.8 stars out of 2,083 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of seven reviews on Yelp and 1,573 fans on Facebook. It's the top yoga studio in the entire Milwaukee metro area, according to ClassPass' rankings.

"Our mission is to offer our students a variety of classes that can enhance their health and wellbeing taught by teachers that are passionate about yoga in an environment that is warm, welcoming and free of judgment," its Yelp page says. "We strive to offer our community a place that is full of light and laughter, where students of all fitness levels can come together to move, sweat and feel good. We welcome you to try any and all of our many different classes."

See what people are saying about Healium Hot Yoga's offerings on ClassPass here.

Invivo Wellness

2060 N. Humboldt Ave., Riverwest

Photo: Invivo Wellness/Yelp

Also among Milwaukee's favorites is Invivo Wellness, with 4.6 stars out of 294 reviews on ClassPass, 4.5 stars out of 43 reviews on Yelp and 1,525 fans on Facebook.

"We specialize in an integrated and holistic approach to wellness," Invivo Wellness writes on its Yelp page. "Our practitioners are experts in the fields of physical therapy, personal training, yoga therapy, massage therapy and esthetics. We are a unique boutique gym that offers memberships, group fitness classes, yoga classes and personal training in our beautiful studios overlooking the Milwaukee River and downtown."

"Maurice Dumit founded INVIVO in 2002, creating a place where people can access skilled complimentary, alternative and medical health practitioners who have different approaches but similar philosophies and goals," according to the business's Yelp page. "INVIVO is a place where people can discover fitness and wellness options that are readily accessible and encourage exploration. It is a place that intends to inspire and achieve a sense of balance and well-being."

See what people are saying about Invivo Wellness' different classes on ClassPass here.

Elle Studio + Wellness

106 W. Seeboth St., Menomonee River Valley

photo: Elle Studio + Wellness/ClassPass

With 4.8 stars out of 445 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of one review on Yelp and 1,048 fans on Facebook, Elle Studio + Wellness has garnered plenty of local fans.

"Elle Studio + Wellness is a facility that offers holistic health and wellness services that encompass nutrition counseling, yoga, exercise, massage therapy, talk therapy, mindfulness instruction and inspirational speakers," according to the business's profile on ClassPass. "They provide a community of competent, specialized professionals who promote individual empowerment, growth, optimism and coping mechanisms for life’s stressors."

See what people are saying about Elle Studio + Wellness' selection of classes on ClassPass here.

Inner Light Yoga Studios

9207 W. Center St., Mount Mary

photo: Inner Light Yoga Studios/Yelp

With 4.7 stars out of 346 reviews on ClassPass, 4.5 stars out of nine reviews on Yelp and 1,258 fans on Facebook, Inner Light Yoga Studios holds its own among the competition.

"At Inner Light Studio they help the busy modernite achieve greater mental, physical and emotional balance by embracing ancient yoga practices reframed for modern life," explains the business's ClassPass profile. "Every class at Inner Light may have a different intensity level or style, but every part of them is nourished. They believe everyBODY deserves to feel welcome, everyBODY is perfect and whole regardless of weight, shape, or fitness level, everyBODY can plug in to the ancient healing qualities of yoga to recharge their inner light."

See what people are saying about Inner Light Yoga Studios' selection of classes on ClassPass here.

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