Sports classes and schools in Downtown (Los Angeles)

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Weightlifting at Trojan CrossFit Trojan CrossFit 2 Photo
431 South Hewitt Street Los Angeles, CA
  • 213-537-0446
  • Little Tokyo/Arts District (2900 ft)
  • Pico/Aliso (3500 ft)
  • El Monte Busway/Alameda (4400 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.06.21
MMA at Krav Maga Worldwide - West LA Krav Maga Worldwide - West LA 1 Photo 1 Video

Fighting Program include:

  • Intro fighting;
  • KM fighting;
  • Boxing;
  • Kickboxing;
  • Ground fighting;
  • MMA.
11400 #100 Olympic Boulevard Los Angeles, CA
  • 310-966-1300
  • 310-477-9977
  • Flower Street/Olympic Boulevard — Figueroa Street/Olympic Boulevard (2400 ft)
  • Pico (2700 ft)
  • 7th Street/Metro Center (3000 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.08.06
Fitness & CrossFit at Krav Maga Worldwide - West LA Krav Maga Worldwide - West LA 1 Photo 1 Video

We use Krav Maga combatives and athletic training to provide a diverse and comprehensive strength and conditioning program. Maximizing the original Israeli technique and the expertise of some of the top fitness professionals in Los Angeles, we’ve built a state-of-the-art fitness system that creates outstanding results. Some of our programs include:

  • Indoor and Outdoor Workouts;
  • Heavy Bag Training Drills;
  • Kettlebells and Functional Strength;
  • CrossFit, Plyometrics, Gymnastics and more.
11400 #100 Olympic Boulevard Los Angeles, CA
  • 310-966-1300
  • 310-477-9977
  • Flower Street/Olympic Boulevard — Figueroa Street/Olympic Boulevard (2400 ft)
  • Pico (2700 ft)
  • 7th Street/Metro Center (3000 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.08.06
Fitness & CrossFit at Krav Maga Unyted Krav Maga Unyted 6 Photo 1 Video

Fitness Coaches:

  • Chassi Waldman;
  • Alexandra Daniels;
  • Greg Couet.
334 #1106A South Main Street Los Angeles, CA
  • 213-223-6233
  • Pershing Square (1400 ft)
  • Grand Avenue/3rd Street — Olive Street/Kosciuszko Way (2100 ft)
  • Spring Street/1st Street (2200 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.06.24
Yoga at City Athletix City Athletix 1 Photo

Yoga - De-stress, center your thoughts, relax your mind, even improve sleep... all while improving flexibility, balance, strength and posture. The class will borrow from each instructor’s experience and may incorporate poses from various Yoga styles. Please bring your own yoga mat.

626 #100 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA
  • 213-292-4700
  • 7th Street/Metro Center (600 ft)
  • Flower Street/7th Street — Figueroa Street/7th Street (800 ft)
  • Flower Street/5th Street — Olive Street/5th Street (1100 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.07.21
Dancing at Gold’s Gym Los Angeles (DT) Gold’s Gym Los Angeles (DT) 1 Photo

Programs:

  • Cardio Latin;
  • Hip Hop.
735 #100 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA
  • 213-688-1441
  • Flower Street/7th Street — Figueroa Street/7th Street (400 ft)
  • 7th Street/Metro Center (500 ft)
  • Flower Street/Olympic Boulevard — Figueroa Street/Olympic Boulevard (1700 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.08.06
Yoga at Gold’s Gym Los Angeles (DT) Gold’s Gym Los Angeles (DT) 1 Photo

Programs:

  • Yoga;
  • Power Yoga;
  • Vinyasa Flow Yoga.
735 #100 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA
  • 213-688-1441
  • Flower Street/7th Street — Figueroa Street/7th Street (400 ft)
  • 7th Street/Metro Center (500 ft)
  • Flower Street/Olympic Boulevard — Figueroa Street/Olympic Boulevard (1700 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.08.06
Yoga at LA Boulders LA Boulders 1 Photo 1 Video

Classes:

  • Acro Yoga — In this class, you will get practice as both the “base” and “flyer” to master therapeutic and acrobatic poses in tandem with a partner;
  • Vinyasa Yoga — A breath-led Vinyasa flow, focusing on strength, flexibility and alignment;
  • Hatha Yoga — This Classical Hatha class is centered around a sequence from the Sri Sivananda lineage of yoga, which features pranayama (breathing exercises), asana (postures), bandha (energy locks), and meditation;
  • Anusara Yoga — This Yoga-for-Climbers Anusara flow will provide a new sequence of poses each week that will help strengthen the body in areas that demand attention while climbing.

Instructors:

  • Sam — Sam has been practicing yoga for 12 years, teaching since 2010, and has 2 teacher trainings under her belt;
  • Jeannie — Jeannie completed her 200 hr RYT certification at The White Lotus Foundation in Santa Barbara with Ganga White and Tracey Rich;
  • Jasmin — Jasmin has been doing Yoga for 7 years and teaching Yoga techniques for 6. She did her first 200hr teacher training with Yoga to the People in New York City, cementing her love for Power Vinyasa and Traditional Hot Yoga. She completed another 200hr training with Srivatsa Ramaswami in Krisnamacarya’s Vinyasa Krama lineage in 20014, and is currently a student in Loyola Marymount University’s Masters in Yoga Studies program.
  • Casey — ERYT 200 and RYT 500 Yoga Alliance certifications under the tutelage of Sigrid Matthews, Noah Maze, and Matt Schwartz. Along the way, she discovered AcroYoga and Thai massage in 2012, which blew the lid off of her already delighted mind, body, and spirit. She dove deeper, garnering both Level 1 and 2 certifions from AcroYoga.org, and taking multiple Thai Massage trainings;
  • Sonia — Since 2007, Yoga and AcroYoga have shaped Her life in many ways;
  • Allen — Allen is a certified AcroYoga Fit Instructor from Shadow Hills CA;
  • Audrey — Audrey did her 200hr teacher training in Yoga Therapy and Ayurveda, she started teaching right away and went back for her 300hr in Vinyasa Flow a few years later. She then branched off and is also a certified Yoga Tune-Up, Yin Yoga, Kids Yoga, Sculptworks teacher, Spinning Instructor and AcroYogaFit trainer;
  • Marco.
1375 #8 East 6th Street Los Angeles, CA
  • 323-406-9119
  • Pico/Aliso (4100 ft)
  • Little Tokyo/Arts District (4200 ft)
  • Mariachi Plaza (1 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.08.06
Pilates at LA Boulders LA Boulders 1 Photo 1 Video

Instructor: Amanda is a certified Pilates Instructor (BASI Pilates), professional dancer, and body nerd.

1375 #8 East 6th Street Los Angeles, CA
  • 323-406-9119
  • Pico/Aliso (4100 ft)
  • Little Tokyo/Arts District (4200 ft)
  • Mariachi Plaza (1 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.08.06
Shotokan karate at Maryknoll Shotokan Karate Club Maryknoll Shotokan Karate Club 1 Photo

Maryknoll Shotokan Karate Club as one of Shotokan Karate of America dojos conducts regional special practices known as “Special Trainings” twice a year, usually in the winter and summer. Many students agree that Special Trainings are the most demanding and strenuous mental and physical experiences of their lives.

222 South Hewitt Street Los Angeles, CA
  • 213-709-1596
  • Little Tokyo/Arts District (1400 ft)
  • El Monte Busway/Alameda (2900 ft)
  • Pico/Aliso (3000 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2016.12.14
Kyokushin Karate at Kyokushin Karate of Los Angeles Kyokushin Karate of Los Angeles 2 Photo

Instructors:

  • Jennifer Campoy — "Kuro Obi" (Black Belt) Ni (2) dan;
  • Toshiki Komatsu — "Kuro Obi" (Black Belt) Ni (2) dan;
  • Masahiro Nakao — "Kuro Obi" (Black Belt) Sho (1) dan;
  • Shohei Yamamoto — "Kuro Obi" (Black Belt) Sho (1) dan;
  • Atsuko Hirayanagi — "Kuro Obi" (Black Belt) Sho (1) dan;
  • Mikio Tomioka — "Kuro Obi" (Black Belt) Sho (1) dan;
  • Masashi Odate — "Kuro Obi" (Black Belt) Sho (1) dan;
  • Keisuke Gomi — "Kuro Obi" (Black Belt) Sho (1) dan;
  • Takuro Sato — "Kuro Obi" (Black Belt) Sho (1) dan;
  • Nori Hasegawa — "Kuro Obi" (Black Belt) Sho (1) dan;
  • Larry William — 1 kyu.
333#212 South Alameda Street Los Angeles, CA
  • 887-662-7947
  • Little Tokyo/Arts District (1900 ft)
  • El Monte Busway/Alameda (3500 ft)
  • Spring Street/1st Street (3500 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.01.19
Aikido and Shinkendo at Honbu Dojo — World Headquarters Honbu Dojo — World Headquarters 1 Photo 2 Video

The Honbu Dojo — the World Headquarters for Shinkendo Japanese swordsmanship, Toyama Ryu, Aikido and Aikibujutsu. Our school teaches the traditional fighting arts of the samurai.

Honbu instructors typically have a minimum of 10 years of experience training at the Honbu Dojo:

  • Yukishiro Obata-nidai soke;
  • Michiyo Obata-soke hosa;
  • Michishiro Obata-soke hosa;
  • Yoko Obata-soke hosa;
  • James Huang-sensei;
  • Gabriel Koneta-sensei;
  • Nicholas Lauridsen-sensei;
  • Matthew Lynch-sensei;
  • Masaji Saito-sensei;
  • Michael C. Shu-sensei.

Private Instruction with Obata-kaiso is also available.

320 East 2nd Street Los Angeles, CA
  • 626-688-7540
  • Little Tokyo/Arts District (1100 ft)
  • Spring Street/1st Street (2000 ft)
  • El Monte Busway/Alameda (2400 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2016.12.24
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Hardqore Brand Training Center Hardqore Brand Training Center 4 Photo

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu is a non-traditional system of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu developed by Eddie Bravo.

Programs:

  • L1 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu — It will go over the basics of Rubbergaurd, the Twister, and other specialized moves. Great for exercise, competition, or as an addition to your MMA program. No Gi is required. Class is suitable for all fitness levels. (60 min);
  • L2 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu — No Gi is required. Class is suitable for advanced fitness levels only. Must know the “warm up” before entering class which can be found at the front desk. (120 min);
  • 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu Competition Class — This class in Invite only but focuses on drills and rolling techniques for competition. (120 min);
  • Kids 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu (ages 6-12) — In Kids Jiu-jitsu class you will learn how to defend and or attack an opponent on the ground. (60 min).

400 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, CA
  • 877-452-8276
  • 213-748-7552
  • Pico (800 ft)
  • Figueroa Street/Pico Boulevard — Flower Street/Pico Boulevard (1000 ft)
  • Flower Street/Olympic Boulevard — Figueroa Street/Olympic Boulevard (2300 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.03.20
Capoeira at Axé Capoeira Los Angeles Axé Capoeira Los Angeles 1 Photo

Head teacher — Instrutor Tizoc Guerrero was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona. He was born into a musical and artistic family, and began practicing music at the age of 3. Tizoc’s mother was born in Recife, Brazil, but Tizoc rarely traveled to Brazil and was disconnected from half of his culture and family. At the age of 11 he discovered Capoeira. Capoeira became Tizoc’s way to connect to his Brazilian roots, satisfy his interest in martial arts, and utilize his years of musical practice Through Capoeira, Tizoc has traveled back to Brazil on many occasions, and regularly visits many cities in Canada, Mexico and the United States.

1548 South Central Avenue Los Angeles, CA
  • 818-253-1251
  • San Pedro Street (2200 ft)
  • Washington (2900 ft)
  • Grand/LATTC (1.3 ml)
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.04.23
Tai Chi and Yoga at Far East Lounge Far East Lounge 1 Photo 1 Video

We will encourage and help you learn physical exercises that are right for you: Tai-chi, Chair Exercise, Qigong, walking, etc.

All of the activities will be organized by age-group as well as interest. And we encourage people to become volunteers at the Lounge, keeping the doors open, looking after one another, teaching classes. When there is enough interest in an activity and when we can identify someone to teach or lead an activity, Far East Lounge is the place to do it.

In the evenings, the space will be available to community groups (use fees may apply) for karaoke, business meetings, exhibits, rehearsals, etc. We are planning lots of "special events" as well.

353 East First Street Los Angeles, CA
  • 213-621-4158
  • Little Tokyo/Arts District (500 ft)
  • El Monte Busway/Alameda (1900 ft)
  • Spring Street/1st Street (2000 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.05.25
Krav Maga & Self-defense at Krav Maga Unyted Krav Maga Unyted 6 Photo 1 Video

Krav Maga is the most effective self defense and hand-to-hand combat system in the world. While military and law enforcement around the world use it on the front lines, the average citizen is using it to get their mind and body in the best shape ever. Our unique training methodology takes people of all walks of life, shapes and sizes and transforms them into highly self confident and fit individuals.

Chief Instructor — Jarret Waldman, 4th Degree Black Belt in Krav Maga. Former Director of Operations for Training Centers at Krav Maga Worldwide and Wingate Institute certified Master Instructor.

Senior Instructor:

  • Pietro Pumetti, Black Belt in Krav Maga;
  • Keith Huysoon Black Belt in Krav Maga;
  • Duncan Pattle Black Belt in Krav Maga.

Instructors:

  • Encarnacion Contreras;
  • Mike Yowe;
  • Michael Rahhal;
  • Clinton Mellinger;
  • Kevin Cleary;
  • Tom Butorac;
  • Marco Munoz.
334 #1106A South Main Street Los Angeles, CA
  • 213-223-6233
  • Pershing Square (1400 ft)
  • Grand Avenue/3rd Street — Olive Street/Kosciuszko Way (2100 ft)
  • Spring Street/1st Street (2200 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.06.24
Krav Maga & Self-defense at Krav Maga Worldwide - West LA Krav Maga Worldwide - West LA 1 Photo 1 Video

We teach street self-defense using:

  • Punches, elbows, knees and kicks;
  • Defenses against various strikes, chokes, and weapons;
  • Realistic training drills.

Kids Classes:

  • KM Xplorers (ages 5-7 years);
  • KM X Level 1-4 (ages 8-13 years);
  • KM1 for Teens (ages 13-16 years).

The Krav Maga Worldwide™ Force Training Division has been directly responsible for providing training to over 500 law enforcement agencies in the United States and multiple U.S. Military units stationed locally and around the world.

We have mobile training teams that will travel to your location to provide training. We currently support over 2000 Military and Law Enforcement Instructors around the world.

11400 #100 Olympic Boulevard Los Angeles, CA
  • 310-966-1300
  • 310-477-9977
  • Flower Street/Olympic Boulevard — Figueroa Street/Olympic Boulevard (2400 ft)
  • Pico (2700 ft)
  • 7th Street/Metro Center (3000 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.08.06
CrossFit at Trojan CrossFit Trojan CrossFit 2 Photo

Trojan CrossFit has also hosted a number of community events and fundraisers supporting research for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), raising funds for the families of fallen police officers, and garnering donations for Toy Drives during the Holidays. Philanthropy has been important, and these events have done much to bring together people in the Arts District and from all over Los Angeles and the Inland Empire.

431 South Hewitt Street Los Angeles, CA
  • 213-537-0446
  • Little Tokyo/Arts District (2900 ft)
  • Pico/Aliso (3500 ft)
  • El Monte Busway/Alameda (4400 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.06.21
CrossFit at CrossFit 213 CrossFit 213 4 Photo

We offer a variety of class options with programming to meet your fitness goals. Want improve your general fitness? Take our All Levels CrossFit classes. Want to improve your cardiovascular fitness, endurance, and stamina? Take our HIIT-X classes. Want to improve your strength and explosive power? Join our Barbell Club.

Programs:

  • Fundamentals — We require each new member to complete 4 Fundamentals classes before participating in a regular class. In these introductory sessions, you will learn how to execute movements properly and progress yourself safely;
  • CrossFit All Levels — Once you've completed our 4 fundamentals classes (or you have 3+ months of prior CrossFit experienece), you're welcome in our all levels classes! Workouts are different everyday and are programmed with the goal of improving all 10 physical fitness skills: endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance, and accuracy;
  • HIITX DTLA — HIITX does not require that you finish fundamentals before attending. HIITX classes are cardio-intensive, bootcamp style workouts. They're longer, higher repetition, and do not incorporate any barbell movements. Workouts are designed to improve your aerobic capacity and stamina. Perfect for people who want a heart pumping, sweaty workout, and for those training for endurance events like triathlons, mud runs, swimming, biking, rowing, or running races;
  • Barbell Club — Barbell club is for members who've completed fundamentals and have at least 3 months of general CrossFit experience. Barbell Club will train olympic weightlifting and power lifting technique and accessory lifts, with the goal of improving your lifting efficiency and strength. Perfect for athletes who are looking to compete in CrossFit or Weightlifting events, or simply for those with a specific interest in olympic weightlifting and strength training;
  • Open Box — This is time during which you can use the gym however you'd like, so long as you don't disrupt our class and respect our equipment. You can complete a workout you missed during the week or work on skills that need practice.

Coaches:

  • Elizabeth Estrada — Head Coach. Liz wrestled for 3 years in high school, making it to the men’s CIF and placing 3rd at women’s CIF championship. She went to Citrus College earning her AA in Kinesiology and Physical & Biological Sciences while competing in Pole Vault, Javelin, and hurdles for 3 years. She transferred to University of La Verne, earning a Bachelors Degree with honors in Movement and Sports Science. At ULV Liz met her Strength and Conditioning Coach who introduced her to the sport of Olympic weightlifting;

  • Joey Fair (Barbell Coach & Chiropractor) — He started CrossFit in the beginning of 2014 while in chiropractic college and has picked up a love for Olympic weightlifting. He graduated from Life Chiropractic College West in 2014 and practices in Westwood, CA.;
  • Blake Altemara — He was the first ever Men's Paleo Challenge winner when training down in Newport Beach with Orange Coast CrossFit back in 2009 and has been Crossfitting ever since. Blake graduated from USC in 2014 with a degree in Business Administration and holds his CrossFit Level-1, CrossFit Mobility, and CrossFit Weightlifting certifications;
  • Erik Frederiksen — Manager & Coach.
903 South Hill Street Los Angeles, CA
  • 213-222-8067
  • Flower Street/Olympic Boulevard — Figueroa Street/Olympic Boulevard (1800 ft)
  • 7th Street/Metro Center (2100 ft)
  • Flower Street/7th Street — Figueroa Street/7th Street (2400 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.06.19
Fitness and Bodybuilding at Gold’s Gym Los Angeles (DT) Gold’s Gym Los Angeles (DT) 1 Photo

Programs:

  • Body Sculpt;
  • Bodypump — this 60-minute workout challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls;
  • Bodycombat™ the empowering cardio workout where you are totally unleashed. This fiercely energetic program is inspired by mixed martial arts and draws from a wide array of disciplines such as karate, boxing, taekwondo, tai chi and muay thai;
  • BollyX is a high intensity Bollywood cardio workout. Move to the heart pumping beats of Bollywood;
  • CXWORX™ is 30-minutes of dynamic training that hones in on your abs, glutes, back, obliques and "slings" connecting the upper body to your lower body;
  • The P90X LIVE workouts offer a rich variety of intense routines from cardio to resistance training, strength training, plyometrics, ab work, and more;
  • RPM™ The indoor cycling workout where you ride to the rhythm of powerful music;
  • GGX Cycle;
  • Sculpt & Abs;
  • Bootcamp.

Personal trainers:​

  • Ken Poch — ISSA-CPT. Specializations: Weight loss management and mass-building;
  • R.C. Hahn — NASM, CPR/AED. Specializations: Fat Loss, Flexibility, Core Strength, Training for Track and Field, Cardiovascular, Muscle Building;
  • Keevan Miller — CPR/AED, NCCPT, Smart Fitness. Specializations: Injury Rehabilitation, Weight Loss, Building Lean Muscle, Strength Training, Athletic Enhancement, SAQ- Strength, Speed and Agility, Core Strength;
  • David Simmons — CPR/AED, NASM. Specializations: Body Building, Strength Training, Weight Loss Management, Flexibility, Core Training, Female Fitness Training;
  • Darlene Gonzalez — CPR/AED, NCCPT. Specializations: Boxing, Nutrition, Weight Loss, Fat Loss, Full Body Toning.
735 #100 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA
  • 213-688-1441
  • Flower Street/7th Street — Figueroa Street/7th Street (400 ft)
  • 7th Street/Metro Center (500 ft)
  • Flower Street/Olympic Boulevard — Figueroa Street/Olympic Boulevard (1700 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.08.06