Promise yourself you’d shed those extra ten pounds?  Taking a few yoga or dance classes could help you keep them at bay. Even if you are away from your usual gym or studio, take advantage of what Raleigh and its surrounding areas have to offer!

Yoga classes are all the rage in Raleigh because they not only tighten your soft spots but de-stress and strengthen your mind. Visit Blue Lotus in Raleigh if you need to unwind after a long, stressful day. All of the instructors post their bios and experience as instructors enabling you to pick who you’d like to work with. It also doesn’t hurt that this studio offers many class times so that you have a myriad of options of times to practice. Not to mention, don’t worry if you can’t commit to a semester long class! This studio provides drop-in rates so you can come and go as you please!

If a few dance classes seem more like your cup of tea, try the Arthur Murray Franchised Dance Studio also located in Raleigh. Learn anything from the Jitterbug to the Argentine Tango!  But what’s the best part? Singles are welcome to the studio; so no need to fret about finding a partner: let Arthur Murray do it for you! You’ll never know whom you’ll meet out there on the dance floor. Arthur Murray also provides numerous class times and special rates for those who cannot commit to full classes so check it out!

Raleigh is the place to be for fitness so let the city help you reach your weight loss goals and kiss those “fat day” jeans goodbye forever!