Last Saturday, I got engaged (future post on the proposal and all of the details to come…naturally, it was while working out). My fiance (ahhh so much fun to say that), calls me “Luxury Lexie” because I tend to gravitate towards things that are newer, nicer and cleaner. For example, our apartment is a very old building and I’ve been begging him (pretty much since the day we moved in) to upgrade to a newer building. So “Luxury” Lexie is a little extreme, but I do prefer new over old (with anything), simply because it feels cleaner to me. That is why I was SO excited to try the brand new megaformer studio in Jersey City, which ironically happens to be on the first floor of the new “luxury” Cast Iron Loft apartments.
I had the great pleasure of checking out the newest Lagree megaformer studio in Greenwich, Connecticut last Friday during their opening day of classes. If you have never taken a megaformer class before it is basically a pilates reformer class on a sugar high. Each studio is a little bit different but the format of the classes are generally the same. They are fast paced and you will work your butt off for 50 minutes straight with no break unless you choose to take one (which is totally allowed), but you will walk out feeling like you have a 6 pack and eager to go back.