Your footwear is extremely important and is essentially your only “equipment” for your workout. Therefore it is very important to invest in yourself with a good pair of sneaks not only to prevent injury but to also facilitate ease of movement when you bust a move!

In general, I recommend a good pair of cross trainers or aerobic style shoes for dance fitness classes. They provide the cushion and medial lateral support needed for side-to-side movements that we often do in dance but also have low traction rubber for easy sliding and turning.
Of course, they way the shoes fit on your feet and how they feel to YOU is the most important thing but one thing’s for sure: DO NOT use running shoes! They are designed for forward movement only and are often “elevated” and therefore can be dangerous in a dance class that has a lot of lateral and side to side motion and turns.

How do you know when it’s time for a new pair?

A sore back, knee problems, achy joints and worn down arches are signs it’s time to upgrade your equipment. 4-5 months is an average lifespan of any fitness sneaker yet if they look like they’ve lost their spunk then you can bet they definitely have!

And don’t worry, you don’t have to throw out your sneaks after this time, you can still wear them around the house or doing errands or whatever. It’s just that the important support you need won’t be there anymore.

So I hope you take care of that amazing body you have an help it run smoothly and with high energy for all long time by investing in your equipment and self!

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Are you a Newbie? See my Tips for Newbies to Class here!


Share the love this Mother’s Day Weekend: May 6-8th, by bringing a woman who inspires you to the studio…and if she’s new to Miami Fitness and Lifestyle, she can come FOR FREE!

PLUS if she purchases any classes, you will receive 10% off your next purchase of a monthly unlimited membership OR a 4 or 8 class card!

Yay, it’s a win-win for everyone 🙂

More info here

Flyer Summer Jump Star March 2016Who’s ready to GET FIT this Summer?!

Stop the struggle and LEARN WHAT WORKS at our next workshop open to the public!

Learn key diet, exercise and lifestyle tips you need to know.

Space is limited.

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Finally a place to go where you can meet all of your fitness, social and fun needs!

Miami Fitness & Lifestyle™ is a one-of-a-kind place:

We are a holistic lifestyle studio with a social conscience…and we want you to make us your second home.

At Miami Fitness & Lifestyle we service your body, mind and soul:

  • We service your body by offering the most exciting, diverse and innovative group exercise *classes taught by some of New England’s top instructors
  • We service your mind by offering various wellness and lifestyle programs to help reinforce your health and fitness goals at home and to help make positive changes a part of your regular life
  • We service your soul by offering fun social events, activities and FUNdraisers where you can feel connected, supported and entertained as well as part of a group of friends and community

We want to be more then the place you just go to “take a class” or “workout for an hour a few times a week and then go home”. We want to be MORE than that!

Think of us as the Cheers of fitness!

You see, we aspire to support and enhance your life…beyond the studio or gym- to turn you on from the inside…to light you up and make you feel like you have the tools you need to be your best in every regard: so you feel healthy, fit, strong, inspired and connected to a special group of friends so you can then be your best self.

If this sounds like something you might be interested in, then join our email list for updates. We look forward to meeting you.

*FEATURING OVER 35 CLASSES A WEEK including Zumba®, Vixen Workout®, Hip Hop, Bootcamp, Barre, Pilates, Yoga, POUND® Drumming, Cize®, Yin Yoga, Brazilian Bootie and a whole bunch of specialty classes and programs.

Miami Fitness & Lifestyle™


Turn on your life!

202 Sutton St
North Andover, MA 01845


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Be prepared to blast fat, tone, tighten and sweat your way to a complete full body workout!

  • 20 minutes of Barre/Toning
  • 20 minutes of ZUMBA/Cardio
  • 20 minutes of Yoga/Stretch

It’s the perfect full-body workout for a lean, fit and feminine physique!


Class Card Holders: Regular Pricing ($6.50/person)

Non-Card Holders/Drop-In: $12

*Please bring a mat and water


Grab your friends and join us for a brisk 40-45 minute walk around the North Andover Old Center area followed by some Yoga and stretching outside!

Mom’s with strollers and well-behaved dogs on leashes welcome!


Please bring a mat, towel and water 🙂

Friday, May 1st
9:30 – 10:15am Walk
10:15-10:45am Yoga on the Common

See you there! 🙂