Personal Wellness

35 LGBTQ+ Supportive Gyms Across the US

Jun 28, 2019
Last Updated May 22, 2024

Pride Month is almost over, but we celebrate our mission to help everyone find an activity to love all year long! Here’s a round-up of some LGBTQ-supportive gyms and fitness studios across the US who are also Wellhub partners.


Atlanta, GA

[solidcore]: Also known as Michelle Obama’s favorite workout, [solidcore] promises results you’ve never seen before. You will work hard in 50-minute sessions of slow and controlled resistance training and leave the class feeling like you can move mountains. Address: 33 Peachtree Pl NE, Suite 3, Atlanta, GA

Dancing Dogs Yoga: You don’t need any experience or fancy poses to feel welcomed at this feel-good yoga community. Their philosophy is summarized in one simple mantra “Go love yourself.” Through the practice of Baptiste yoga, you will connect with like-minded people, be inspired, and grow on and off the mat. Address: 661 Auburn Ave NE

100 Atlanta, GA 30312

Exhale Spa: If you’re looking for some extra permission to put yourself first and prioritize self-care, Exhale is there for you.  Sweat it out with a calorie-blasting cardio sequence or pulse with micro-movements at the barre. Then, pamper yourself at their fabulous spa. You deserve it.Address: 1065 Peachtree Street, NE Atlanta, GA

Austin, TX

SoulCycle: A cycling cardio party that combines high-energy music, powerful motivation, and a safe space for you to be who you are. The SoulCycle community welcomes riders from all backgrounds and fitness levels and promises a fitness experience that will leave you stronger and more inspired.Address: Domain – 11800 Domain Blvd, Austin, TX; Downtown   401 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX

The Barre Code: If you’re looking for a results-driven fitness program, check The Barre Code out. Their wide variety of classes focuses on cardio, strength, and restoration. Their energizing combination of custom-curated playlists and positive motivation will leave you ready to conquer the world!
Address: Downtown –  400 Nuences Street, Austin, TX; South Lamar –  2300 S. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX

Stretch Yoga: Accessible, uplifting, and transformational for all, Stretch is a boutique yoga studio that offers vinyasa flow yoga in urban, contemporary settings. All classes begin and end with a short guided meditation to help you connect with your beautiful self and tap into your inner strength.Address: 1621 E. 6th Street, Suite 1113, Austin, TX 

F45: By merging HIIT, Circuit Training, and Functional Training, F45 has created 36 different 45-min group workout experiences. Stop by F45 to burn fat, build lean muscle, and rep loud and proud in a welcoming, inclusive environment.Address: Over 5 locations in Austin!

Boston, MA

B/Spoke Studios: B/Spoke believes that fitness should be inspiring, rewarding, and complementary to all of life’s hustles. From 45-minute classes to get you started to 100-minute rides that will leave you drenched in sweat, B/Spoke offers many options on and off the bike. Address: 101 Federal Street, Boston, MA

Amp Fitness: Training with a welcoming fun group makes all the difference. Amp Fitness has worked hard to craft a space where you can feel like you’re part of a team, and able to learn and grow at your own pace. Customized training and expert coaching will help you nail your health and training goals, all while becoming a part of a wildly supportive fitness community. Address: 30 Court Square, Boston, MA 

Everybody Fights: Founded by George Foreman’s son, Everybody Fights wants you to unleash your inner fighter. But this isn’t your average boxing gym. With 100 classes a week and over 15 different varieties, you’ll get a combination of boxing, strength and endurance conditioning, core and flexibility training with the added bonus of a fully functioning gym for your own workouts. Address:  Boston Seaport: 15 Channel Center Boston, MA; Boston FIDI: One Federal Street Boston, MA

Burn Fitness Studio: Centered on HIIT, Burn Fitness Studios take your muscle strength, fat loss, and calorie burn to the next level. Powered by the belief that variety is the key ingredient to obtaining success in physical fitness, Burn Fitness offers a wide variety of classes as well as certified personal trainers to help you achieve your fitness goals. Address: Back Bay: 867 Boylston Street, Boston, MA; South End: 547 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA

Dallas, TX

Black Swan Yoga: With a mission to create down-to-earth environments focused on social connections, Black Swan Yoga provides a community of yogis that are accepting and loving of all. Every studio features artwork, lighting, and music custom curated by instructors to ensure a unique journey for every class. Address: Over 4 Locations across Austin, with more in Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio! 

Class Studios: Class Studios is an upscale boutique fitness studio that offers Indoor Cycling and Circuit-based fitness experiences. Each class is led by world-class instructors with playlists designed to rejuvenate and strengthen the mind and body. You will leave feeling breathless and stronger.Address: 2801 N Central Expressway

200, Dallas, TX

Rise Nation: Rise Nation is a community of climbers, committed to fitness who offers an experience that will push you to the limit. Featuring classes built around the VersaClimber machine, Rise Nation provides a full body workout with a focus on quick high-intensity cardio workouts that are highly effective and low impact.Address:4640 McKinney Ave, Suite 140 Dallas, TX

Exhale Spa: “Your wellbeing is everything” — That’s the motto at Exhale Spa, a unique blend of fitness and spa. Exhale offers a total wellbeing experience that combines fitness classes and spa therapies. Join barre, yoga, or cardio classes if you’re looking for a stress relieving, calorie burning workout.Address: Dallas: 5300 East Mockingbird Lane Dallas, TX; Dallas FT. Worth Airport: 2400 Aviation Drive DFW Airport, TX 

Houston, TX

F45: By merging HIIT, Circuit Training, and Functional Training, F45 has created 36 different 45-min group workout experiences. Stop by F45 to burn fat, build lean muscle, and rep loud and proud in a welcoming, inclusive environment.Address: 2507 Bartlett St, Houston, TX 

RYDE: Ryde offers community-focused classes with passionate instructors that deliver a carefully tailored 45-minute high-intensity premium indoor cycling experience. Address: River Oaks: River Oaks Shopping Center 2005-D West Gray Houston, TX;Downtown: 802 Rusk Street, Suite 136 Houston, TX

Pure Barre: A collection of 45-50 minute total body workouts, Pure Barre uses low impact, isometric movements paired with light equipment and ballet techniques to focus on different areas of the body. You will work every area of your body through unique movements and ways you never thought possible! 
Address: Check out one of their 4 Locations across Houston!

Empower Fitness Lab Houston: A “Tri-Concept” studio, Empower offers Indoor Cycling, HIIT, and Yoga classes all under one roof. Large and small group format classes with high-energy trainers mean a dynamic workout experience where adrenaline thrives with the pulse of every baseline. Check out one of their  “Move With Pride” classes.Address: Uptown: 5709 Woodway Drive, C Houston, TX; Heights: 1005 Sawyer Street, Houston TX

Los Angeles, CA

Yogaworks: Yogaworks believes that yoga is for everybody. With a mission to honor and empower everyone’s journey towards personal growth and well-being, they offer programs that remain authentic to ancient yoga traditions while tackling modern challenges. You can enjoy carefully themed experiences that provide a deeper connection to yoga and the present moment.Address Check out one of their 17 different locations in the LA area! 

GROOV3: Join the GROOV3MENT and try out a fitness experience that will have you dancing, sweating, and living far beyond your workout. With a mission to inspire change and build a global community through the power of dance, Groov3 supports the idea that dance should be accessible to all individuals and communities.  Address:Visit a GROOV3 class near you, with options across multiple studio locations in the LA area.

WundaBar: Pilates, reinvented. WundaBar is a Pilates experience that bridges the gap between “slow-and-cerebral and pound-it-out with no methodology” pilates. Combining the intensity with the integrity of movement in Pilates, Wunda uses exclusive equipment designed to fuel fun, high-energy, and efficient workouts. Address:1864 1/2 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Feliz, CA

Box Union Studio: BoxUnion is a 45-minute fitness boxing class that features high-intensity cardio and muscle-sculpting strength training with a fun, welcoming community whose sole mission is making you sweat, smile and share in the incredible benefits of boxing. Classes can be modified and taken at your own pace so you can always turn the heat down (or up!) on your terms. Address: Santa Monica: 1755 Ocean Ave Suite 104, Santa Monica, CA;Robertson: 120 N. Robertson Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90048

New York City, NY

Y7: Y7 Studio is sweat drippin’, beat bumpin’, candlelit yoga. All studios are heated to 80-90 degrees using state-of-the-art infrared technology, which helps create a detoxifying sweat that stimulates blood circulation and increases flexibility.Address: 11 different locations across Manhattan and Brooklyn! 

Monster Cycle: Monster Cycle brings out the dark-side of spin. With intense classes led by instructors who have diverse backgrounds and eclectic musical tastes, you will feel the burn with nightclub bangers or the latest hip-hop hits. Address:47 W. 20th Street New York, NY

Woom Center: Unbiased, non denominational, and fear-free, WOOM is inspired by many philosophies. Combining ancient practices of yoga and meditation with futuristic technology, WOOM is a holistic experience of eastern and western traditions, innovation, and community. Its diverse experiences are sure to tingle your senses. Address: 2 74 Bowery, 2nd Floor New York, NY

Exhale Spa: “Your wellbeing is everything.” You don’t hear that very often in NYC, but that’s the core of Exhale Spa. Exhale offers a total wellbeing experience that combines fitness classes and spa therapies. Join barre, yoga, or cardio classes if you’re looking for a stress relieving, calorie burning workout. Address: Check out one of their 4 unique locations across Manhattan! 

Philadelphia, PA

Hot Yoga Philadelphia: Yoga all day, everyday. Located in the heart of Center City, Hot Yoga Philadelphia offers heated and non-heated classes as well as multiple styles of yoga from Yin to Vinyasa. Offering bodywork and an onsite Ayurveda integrative health center, you will have plenty to explore! Address:1520 Sansom St, 3rd Floor Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Rock Gyms: Philadelphia Rock Gyms have multiple locations across the city with facilities that are committed to providing a fun and challenging environment for climbers of all skill levels. Discover the joy of climbing with their outdoor training, indoor rock-walls, and bouldering experiences. Address: 2412 E York St Philadelphia, PA

Unite Fitness Studios: Unite Fitness aims to revolutionize group training. Providing a cross-training experience that combines spin, weights, and yoga with individual coaching and nutritional guidance, Unite Fitness provides an experience that goes beyond the class. Join other like-minded members to train in a smarter, more motivated way while being coached through every step. Address: Philly East: 105 S 12th Street Philadelphia, PA; Rittenhouse: 26 S 20th Street Philadelphia, PA

Subversus Fitness: Looking to go back to the basics? Subversus Fitness is the underground club of modern day fitness. Toss away the technology and go back to the bare bones of fitness with proven training methods such as CrossFit, gymnastics, Olympic lifting, endurance, and powerlifting. All with motivating coaches and a supportive community of athletes. Address: 1229 Chestnut Street, Basement, Philadelphia, PA

San Francisco, CA 

Fitness SF:  Cutting-edge training equipment, world-class amenities, and a supportive environment all come together to help you achieve your goals. Want to try your hand at spinning, Zumba, or HIIT? No problem. Fitness SF has it all! Address:Fitness SF has over 8 different locations across the bay area! 

BodyRok: BodyRok is Pilates re-designed. The combination of custom equipment and hybrid Pilates methods have resulted in inspired classes to improve your energy levels and fuel your metabolism while sculpting and toning your body. Address:BodyRok has locations across the country, with several studios in SOCAL. Find a location that’s near you!

Project 13 Gyms: Project 13 is on a mission to build better humans and empower people to achieve their full potential through fitness. Their hour-long personalized group workouts will get you leaner, stronger, and build your confidence. Address: 1 440 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA

Uforia Studios: Uforia believes that fitness should never be intimidating or exclusive for the already-fit. On a mission to create a community that brings joy with every workout, Uforia measures success by the sweaty smiles after class and the strength of the relationships they cultivate. Address: Palo Alto: 819 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA; Nob Hill SF: 1561 California St, San Francisco, CA; Mission SF: 2744 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 

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