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In The RA Fitness
4524 N 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85014
Divine Your Healthy, Your Fitness, Your Self.
What we do:
We are a group fitness studio featuring cutting edge classes that incorporate dance and movement such as Zumba®, RealRyder® Indoor Cycling, Shake Weight®, Flirty Girl Fitness®, Yoga, 90 Minute Hump a Donk (hip hop and reggaeton), World Beats (bollywood, belly dancing African), Pilates fusions, Burlesque, and Teen Funk. It is important to find a workout that is fun and keeps you moving. Both men and women are welcome to all of our classes. GLBT owned and friendly.
How we do it:
All or our instructors are certified in one or more of the following: Zumba®, Flirty Girl Fitness®, Shake Weight®, RealRyder® and Yoga. Our classes are 50-90 minutes. We are able to teach beginner to advanced fitness level.
Specialty: We pride ourselves in making our classes easy to follow for anyone. We embrace all body types and encourage everyone to just move, have fun and burn calories!
In 2009 Co-owner, Serina Kappes, had a life-changing event happen to her at her heaviest weight of 234 lbs…she took a Zumba Class. She realized she had lost herself in her very stressful marketing business and wanted to get back to fitness. She became Zumba® certified at 218 lbs and realized she was able to reach the students who were just like her, overweight and embarrassed to attend a class with huge windows facing everyone else in the gym and not seeing anyone that didn’t look like her. Her dream was to have a studio that would create a place for the person who didn’t quite fit in at “those places”, a safe place where judgment wouldn’t be passed on your size, rhythm, clothing, or gender. Sherin Sakr had the dream of adding the title Entrepreneur to her already impressive resume of corporate attorney. As a Zumba enthusiast herself, she felt that creating a business that combined her enjoyment of dance and helping people was the perfect combination. Sherin is Egyptian, thus came the name of RA (the ancient Egyptian god of the sun representing life, health, and protective power). We all have an inner god or goddess inside.
Group Fitness classes: First Class FREE. Drop in $12, Pack of 5 $10/ea, Pack of 10 $8/ea, Unlimited $95. There is not a premium charge for classes lasting longer than one hour. RealRyder®: First Class ½ Off. Drop in $18, Pack of 10 $15/ea, Pack of 20 $12/ea
In The RA Fitness features a reception area and boutique, Main Floor 1200 sq feet, RealRyder room 400 sq ft. We house a state-of-the-art sound system and club lighting. The RealRyder® room is painted in a dark purple with wood floor and dimmed lighting to create a cave-like feeling so you can get on your bike and get into your workout without distractions.
Sherin Sakr and Serina Kappes.