ClassPass, the fitness membership subscription service, introduced its 2019 ranking of the top fitness studios and wellness instructors in North America. The winners are the results of a nationwide vote, with 28,777 submissions, as well as analysis of more than 24 million studio and instructor reviews and ratings made during 2019.

“ClassPass has the most robust database of fitness reviews on the planet, with access to global insights compiled from millions of attended classes at 30,000 partner studios, gyms and wellness providers across more than 28 countries,” says ClassPass Chief Commercial Officer Zach Apter. “There is no aggregator or fitness platform with better insight into the top studios across America, and we are happy to announce this year’s North America winners!”

Here’s the complete 2020 list of the top instructors and studios in North America:

Best Fitness Studios and Instructors in North America* 

Ann Arbor, MI

Atlanta, GA

Austin, TX

Baltimore, MD

Billings, MT

Boston, MA

Boulder, CO

Buffalo, NY

Calgary, BC

Charleston, SC

Charlotte, NC

Chicago, IL

Cincinnati, OH

Cleveland, OH

Columbus, OH

Dallas, TX

Denver, CO

Detroit, MI

El Paso, TX

Honolulu, HI

Houston, TX

Indianapolis, IN

Jacksonville, FL

Kansas City, MO

Las Vegas, NV

Los Angeles, CA

Madison, WI

Memphis, TN

Miami, FL

Milwaukee, IL

Minneapolis, MN

Missoula, MT

Montreal, Canada

Nashville, TN

New Orleans, LA


Oklahoma City, OK

Omaha, NE

Orlando, FL

Philadelphia, PA

Phoenix, AZ

Pittsburgh, PA

Portland, OR

Providence, RI

Raleigh, NC

Richmond, VA

Sacramento, CA

Salt Lake City, UT

San Antonio, TX

San Diego, CA

San Francisco, CA

Seattle, WA

St. Louis, MO

Tampa, FL


Tucson, AZ

Tulsa, OK

Vancouver, WA

Washington, D.C.

People’s Choice Award Winners
In keeping with the tradition of past years, the “people’s choice” awards invited the ClassPass community to submit nominations for their favorite instructors and studios in five different categories.

  • Best Fitness Studio | People’s Choice
    GritCycle, Multiple Locations (Costa MesaLong BeachAnaheim HillsHuntington BeachLadera RanchMonarch Beach, CA), @gritcycle
  • Best Fitness Instructors | People’s Choice 
    Claudia FitzwaterProject BodyAtlanta, GA
    Reuben Mourad, Training MateWest Hollywood, CA
  • Best Studio Staff | People’s Choice
    TruFusion DallasDallas, TX
  • Best Studio Amenities | People’s Choice
    Jibe Cycling StudioPortland, OR
  • Most Instagrammable Fitness Studio 
    DryftSan Francisco, CA

*This year, the best studios and instructors in each city were determined using ClassPass reservation, rating, review and return rate data.

Photo courtesy Jibe Cycling Studio