Tag: Equinox

Chicago, Health & Fitness, Second City Style, Videos

Equinox Supports the LGBTQA Community and Pride: Free Fitness Class!

Equinox launched a short film that expands the definition of LGBTQA into a full alphabet with 26 distinct opportunities to proudly communicate who you are and how you love.  Equinox has been a long-time supporter of the LGBTQA Community and Pride and this year they wanted to make an even more powerful contribution with this film (watch it below) as…

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Chicago, Health & Fitness, Second City Style

Regenerate with Equinox’s HeadStrong™ Meditation Podcasts

Equinox would like you to slow down! Yes that does seem a bit contrary to their often times challenging approach to fitness, but taking time to regenerate is essential for a high-performance life. Regeneration reboots your body and mind to a higher level. That means you get to do less to do more results! Equinox creates regeneration experiences that allow…

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Editorial, Health & Fitness, Second City Style

Equinox 2017 “Commit to Something” Campaign Focuses On Dedication

Once again photographer Steven Klein is the man behind the lens for this year’s Equinox Commit to Something Campaign. For 2017 he re-envisioned the theme in an intimate, provocative and deeply moving exploration of personal identity. The ads tackle topics rarely addressed in advertising such as a woman’s decision to embrace a new perspective on beauty after a double mastectomy…

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Health & Fitness, Second City Style

Reach for the Highest Level Personal Training: Tier X at Equinox

Equinox redefined the future of fitness with the debut of Tier X, a personal training program that pushes the boundaries of possibilities with elite coaching. Now available at Equinox at Gold Coast and The Loop locations in Chicago, Tier X represents the evolution of Equinox’s Tier 4 training program and reinvents “Personal Training” as “High Performance Lifestyle Management,” driving home…

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Chicago, Health & Fitness, Second City Style

New Classes At Equinox: Best Abs Ever & Summer Boot Camp

What are you waiting for? Do you want a super-toned tummy or well defined six-pack abs? Then get over to Equinox and try their new conditioning class Best Abs Ever! I understand the idea of 30 minutes of intense, ab-blasting exercises may sound hard to stomach (sorry I could not resist the pun) but I can tell you since I…

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Health & Fitness, Second City Style

Equinox Offers One-On-One Pilates Training for You (You You)!

Did you know Equinox offers Pilates training one-on-one? I had the opportunity to try a session with Jeremy Blaine, Equinox Lincoln Park Pilates Coordinator, who is also a diver. I have taken many Pilates mat classes but had only a few sessions using spring-loaded equipment. I told him I was also familiar with Pilates from dance as some of my…

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Anti-Aging Beauty

Revive your Skin With A Pumpkin Facial at The Spa at Equinox

Consider treating yourself to a pumpkin facial at The Spa at Equinox. Pumpkin (besides being in season) is a gentle exfoliant that enriches your skin with essential AHAs and enzymes. Krissy, my favorite licensed esthetician at Equinox Lincoln Park in Chicago said to think of enzymes “like Pac-Man” eating away all the dead skin cells, only ever so gently. Krissy…

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Chicago, Health & Fitness, Second City Style

Equinox's Ropes and Rowers Class is Your Fall Fitness Must-Have

Just because bikini season is over, don’t think you should start slacking on your fall fitness routine. The holidays are just around the corner after all, and the tempting treats will be aplenty! Luckily, Equinox’s addition to their amazing lineup of classes may be one of the best ones yet. Ropes and Rowers, which launched earlier this summer, is an…

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Chicago, Second City Style

ROOF Runway Features 900 North Michigan Shops Athletic Wear

The Magnificent Mile Association kicked off the fall season right last night at the Wit Hotel in downtown Chicago! Trainers from Equinox sported athletic wear from the 900 North Michigan shops and from The Shops @ Equinox and did an amazing job showing off the durability, design and movement these brands have to offer. ROOF Runway also brought light to…

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Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Second City Style

New Fitness Class At Equinox: Best Butt Ever

There’s a new fitness class at Equinox that I’ve tried several times and now I’m hooked! I unwittingly took the class my first time. I showed up for cardio sculpt with one of my favorite instructors Julie Valenti. In her cheerful voice she asked the class, “Are you staying for Best Butt Ever?” We all kind of looked at each…

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Health & Fitness, Second City Style

The Latest Studio Cycling Experience: The Pursuit by Equinox

There’s a new format of cycling class offered at Equinox Gold Coast in Chicago: The Pursuit by Equinox. It’s a competitive cycling class combining in-class challenges with real-time data. You feel like you are a part of a video game! I know because I tried the class last week instructed by Jennifer Hogg. I have to confess, I’m not big…

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Beauty, Health & Fitness, Second City Style

Rejuvenate at The Spa @ Equinox Lincoln Park

Spring is all about renewal so now is the perfect time to come out of hibernation and rev up your skin! Visit The Spa @ Equinox for a full range of spa services including therapeutic facials, brow and lash tinting, body polishes, mud and cellulite fighting wraps, waxes, bronzes and massages! I went to the Lincoln Park location to try…

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