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Black fitness instructors will make health and wellness a reality.

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According to the National, Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, physical health and fitness have many benefits. The following Cincinnati Black Fitness Instructors and fitness programs can motivate the right person to focus on health and fitness.

Reach personal fitness goals through group exercise classes, indoor cycling, resistance training, high-intensity interval training, boxing, yoga, and pilates. A certified fitness professional can help one get fit with information on stretching, conditioning, motivating, and more.

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IMEC Training Complex

IMEC is a Black-owned, full-scale training facility that helps student-athletes prepare for competition and adults reach fitness goals. Amenities include a field turf, an indoor track, the latest speed equipment, cycles, a sauna, a massage room, and more. IMEC uses full-scale functional training using body weight to create tension and resistance on joints and muscles. 

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Black-owned Gym, Fitness, and Training Centers

1 More Rep Fitness Center

4805 Whetsel Avenue (Madisonville)
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A Black-owned fitness center offering cardio, speed, agility, weightlifting, boot camp, and climbing classes.

Arabesque Dance Academy

1500 Goodman Avenue (North College Hill)
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A Black-owned dance academy offering adult beginner dance classes.

Art of Fitness

6630 Hamilton Avenue (North College Hill)
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A Black-owned fitness center offering team, club, and individual strength, agility, speed, and overall fitness training.

Bodied By Rico

4865 Duck Creek Road (Oakley)
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A Black-owned fitness studio offering personal training to help meet personal goals.

Body Revamped

8876 Colerain Avenue (Colerain)
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A Black-owned fitness studio offering in-person and virtual boot camps and personal training

Cultural Wellness

(Address will be given when booked)
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An African American certified personal trainer and yoga teacher

Curvy Cardio

617 Clinton Spring Avenue (North Avondale)
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An African American fitness instructor that embraces all shapes and sizes.

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Personal trainers help clients reach all fitness goals.

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7051 Yankee Road (Liberty Township)
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A Black-owned gym specializing in personalized small-group workouts.

Flex Fitness Personal Training Boutique

9402 Towne Square Ave Suite F (Blue Ash)
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An African American personal trainer that specializes in weight loss and strength training.

Hoss Fit 

2210 Beechmont Ave (Mt. Washington)
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HossFit is a Black-owned gym owned by Horace “Hoss” Wyche, which offers a variety of services from open gym membership to personal and corporate training.

InoarG Yoga Studio

5827 Bramble Avenue (Madisonville)
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A Black-owned yoga studio offering various yoga and African dance classes.

Paradise Gym

6019 Vine Street (Elmwood Place)
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A Black-owned fitness center offering personal training, bodybuilding, body shaping, and powerlifting.

Posh Fitness

1216 Sycamore Street (OTR)
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A Black-owned fitness studio offering a variety of pole and fitness classes.

RushFit Studio

1124 Broadway Street (Pendleton)
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A Black-owned fitness studio offering personal training, yoga, HIIT, Zumba, and self-defense classes.

Tii Fit Wellness

4803 Tower Avenue (Saint Bernard)
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An African American Fitness Instructor offering fitness groups, group training classes, and brunch fitness.

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To be considered a certified personal trainer, group fitness instructor, nutritionist, exercise science professional, or yoga teacher, an individual or company may receive a certification such as ACE, ACSM, AFPA, IFPA, ISSA, NASM, NESTA, or NSCA. To ensure you have the best fitness experience, consider asking a company or individual what certifications they hold.

You won’t need a summer body with these group fitness instructors, personal trainers, group classes, and more. You will have your healthy, perfect shape year-round. Don’t forget to check out Groupon for discount yoga, fitness, spinning, and boot camp classes. Another fun option for cardio is Red Bike or Cincinnati Bike Center. Grab a group of friends and see how far you can ride!

If we missed any Black fitness instructors or Black-owned gyms, please submit your business to our Black Business Database.

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Written by: Crystal Kendrick

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Written by Crystal Kendrick

Crystal Kendrick is the publisher of The Voice of Black Cincinnati. With a vision to educate, recognize and create opportunities for African Americans in the region, Crystal oversees all content creation and publication, ensuring each piece aligns with the outlet's mission to inform, engage, and inspire. A lifelong advocate for community engagement and empowerment, Crystal's leadership steers The Voice of Black Cincinnati toward being a pivotal platform to find community resources, local Black-owned businesses, culturally relevant events, jobs with equal opportunity employers and scholarship for higher education. Connect with Crystal on LinkedIn to explore her experiences and contributions to Cincinnati's media landscape.