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Foggy Bottom2020-01-19T20:04:26+00:00

Sweat. Play. Swim. Eat. Drink. Etc., Etc.

Balance at Foggy Bottom is dug out in the Fairmont Hotel—a premium location, just outside of Georgetown that offers a number of amenities including personal training, CrossFit and more.

AMENITIES

  • 3 Floors of Fitness
  • Full-Compliment of Free Weights
  • Weight Machines
  • Olympic Lifting Platforms and Squat Racks
  • Smart Cardio Machines
  • Award-Winning CrossFit Box with a Full-Compliment of CrossFit Equipment
  • 50-foot Saltwater lap pool
  • Saltwater Jacuzzi
  • Steam Room
  • Dry Sauna
  • Two Class Studios
  • A Spin Studio
  • TRX training
  • Personal Training
  • Territory Foods Depot
  • Towel Service
  • Locker Rooms
  • On-site Valet Parking (validated, extra)
  • Wet Bar & Juniper® Restaurant Lounge (extra)

MONTHLY

NO LONG-TERM CONTRACT, FINAL MONTH PAID UPFRONT.

$99 / MONTH

PASSPORT

ANNUAL CONTRACT, FINAL MONTH PAID UPFRONT.

$84 / MONTH

Balance at Foggy Bottom provides our members a full suite of Signature, Premier, and Studio Classes that can be booked and reserved right from our website.  Find a class you would like to participate in and book it today.

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Signature Classes

Balance Barre Fitness Class Washington DC

BALANCE BARRE

​The Balance Barre technique concentrates on developing core strength, lifting the seat muscles, creating postural alignment, and toning the whole body without creating bulk.
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Balance Blast Fitness Class Washington DC

BALANCE BLAST

The 30 minute express class is designed to blast your abs and glutes with a series of intervals.  Be ready to work and feel the burn.
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Balance Body Fitness Class Washington DC

BALANCE BODY

A high-intensity class designed to aid in the development of overall fitness level and a well-rounded physique. Participants will utilize barbell complexes for strength gains interspersed with body weight intervals.
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Balance Boot Camp Fitness Class Washington DC

BALANCE BOOT CAMP

​The boot camp class offered at Balance focuses on high heart rate training, designed to improve stamina, endurance, and body composition.
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Balance Core Fitness Class Washington DC

BALANCE CORE

Low impact, core focused, and functional movement class all rolled into one!  Isolation work with slower controlled reps or pulses using body weight bands, sliders, and dumbbells.
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Balance Ride Spin Class Washington DC

BALANCE RIDE

​​An indoor-cycling class that’s a fun, athletic workout. You’ll burn a ton of calories, get lean, increase lower-body strength and improve your cardiovascular endurance.
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Balance Core Fitness Class Washington DC

BALANCE STRONG

​​A strongman/woman class that takes place of the Balance Gym Thomas Circle rooftop during the nicer months.
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Bells and Brawn Fitness Class Washington DC

BELLS & BRAWN

A circuit-based fusion class utilizing TRX suspension straps and kettlebells, alternating between different functional exercises.
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Balance trainers know their stuff. At Balance Gym, personal training has always been the focus. Home to D.C.’s best personal trainers several years in a row, Balance Gym has built a reputation around its top notch training staff. All of Balance’s trainers are highly educated and certified with years of experience in the health and fitness field. So no matter what your goals are in the gym — getting started in fitness, maintaining your fitness, improving your game, making a personal record or if you just want to look good in that little black dress — our trainers will help you reach that goal. At each of our Balance Gym locations we have trainers that specialize in:

  • Weight Loss
  • Running
  • Strength Building
  • Olympic Lifting
  • Mixed Martial Arts
  • Post Rehabilitation
  • Injury Prevention
  • Sports Conditioning
  • CrossFit

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Balance at Foggy Bottom provides full service personal training introductions and packages for our members.   If you are interested in accelerating your fitness goals, following safe and effective routines, and having the extra motivation of a personal trainer, we invite you to contact us and speak with a qualified trainer directly.

Beth Barrett

Beth Barrett, now known around Foggy Bottom as “Coach Beth” is originally from Michigan, but has been in DC almost long enough to be considered a native – 8 years. Her weekdays are spent helping clients sell, […]

Jobei-Wan Gazhette

Jobei-Wan has more than 20 years of experience in the fitness industry, and has worked for several gyms in the DC area. A former defensive end for three NFL teams, Jobei-Wan fell in love with […]

Robert Howe

Rob found CrossFit in 2011 as an alternative to the traditional approaches of picking up weights. He was drawn to the competitive aspect of it as former semi professional hockey player. He is most drawn […]

Julia Snyder

Julia Snyder is a rare native of the DMV, having grown up in Greenbelt, MD. In addition to hanging out in her hometown, she enjoys eating oreos (double stuff only) and hanging out with her family, […]

Kevin Kimble

Kevin graduated from Penn State, where he was a two time rugby collegiate All-American. He is a certified trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine, and currently plays rugby for the Potomac Exiles. Kevin […]

Danielle Dionne

“No excuses, just G.S.D.! (Get “Stuff” Done)” Danielle Dionne has served as the Managing Director of CrossFit Balance since 2009, where she led the development, staffing, and growth of the program, and oversees CrossFit at […]

Devin Maier

Devin Maier was born and raised in the heart of DC, and fitness and fun have been flowing through his veins since his mom made him work out to her Jane Fonda records in the […]

Cassia Denton

Cassia is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), which enables her to incorporate a vast knowledge of anatomy and kinesiology into her practice. Cassia has been involved in […]

Zoe Pond-McPherson

Zoe fell in love with CrossFit when she joined Balance Thomas Circle in 2013 and began competing when she moved to the Philippines. She competed at Regionals as and Individual in 2016 and 2017, but […]

Shane O’Donnell

Shane’s experience in training and sport provides his clients an appropriate blend of strength, conditioning, and injury prevention. His model of training is based on proper technique of movement, while incorporating fundamental, functional movements that […]

Eileen B

Eileen is an amazing trainer. Having taught group ex classes as well as carrying a large number of PT clients, Eileen has not seen a dull day since she’s been in the business. We’re excited […]

Jordan McGillis

Jordan McGillis has been coaching CrossFit in the DC area since September of 2013. His two favorite movements both to coach and perform are the muscle up and the burpee–a movement with which he has […]

Kathryn Kelly

Kathryn Elizabeth Kelly has been teaching Balance Lagree since the megaformers first arrived at Balance Glover Park back in 2016. In addition to being Lagree-certified, Kathryn is certified in a variety of styles of Barre, […]

Chris Oak

“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan Chris Oak is an ACE (American Council on Exercise) certified personal trainer and strives to […]

Kathleen S

Kathleen is an amazing trainer. Having taught group ex classes as well as carrying a large number of PT clients, Kathleen has not seen a dull day since she’s been in the business. We’re excited […]

Mark Crick

Mark Crick, co-owner and founder of Balance Gym, believes everyone can train like an athlete to achieve results regardless of age or current physique… To excel as an athlete you need to develop lean muscle […]

Sarah Miller

Butt tight, belly tight! Sarah has been active for most of her life. She cheered in college and briefly tried her hand at running after her cheer days were done. She began crossfit in 2012 […]

Amanda Rose Destefano

Amanda’s most important goal for her clients is to create a level of comfort and familiarity with the gym during their sessions so they have the ability to make fitness a lifestyle. She aims to […]

Marianne H

Marianne is an amazing trainer. Having taught group ex classes as well as carrying a large number of PT clients, Marianne has not seen a dull day since she’s been in the business. We’re excited […]

Jhonatan Bakovic

“Be yourself; no base imitator of another, but your best self. There is something which you can do better than another. Listen to the inward voice and bravely obey that. Do the things at which […]

Nader Tabbara

“Less Talking, More Lifting.” -Nader, Summer 2013 Nader Tabbara started CrossFit in 2012 as a natural progression from being a couch potato. This new adventure lead to a love of barbell movements and everything heavy. […]

CJ Finlay

“Be your own competition.” CJ has worked over a decade in the fitness industry. As a youth he played baseball, basketball, football, soccer, wrestling, tennis, and swam competitively. His competitive drive and exceptional coaching produced […]

Mackenzie M

Macknzie is an amazing trainer. Having taught group ex classes as well as carrying a large number of PT clients, Mackenzie has not seen a dull day since she’s been in the business. We’re excited […]

Megan B

Megan is an amazing trainer. Having taught group ex classes as well as carrying a large number of PT clients, Megan has not seen a dull day since she’s been in the business. We’re excited […]

Michael Threadgill

Sports have always been a part of Michael’s life – from lifting his father’s dumbbells, playing Little League Sports, and designing his own strength programs to improve as a multi-sport athlete in high school. Today, […]

Karolin Nilsson

“Self esteem, optimism, self control and a lot of hard work will give you success in life!” Karolin is the director at CrossFit Balance Foggy Bottom, where she oversees all programming for our members. Her […]

CrossFit Balance: Foggy Bottom provides a comprehensive approach to fitness based on our dedication and pursuit of excellence, community, and dynamic programming. Nowhere else in the DC area will you find a membership that includes multiple locations, experienced & knowledgeable coaches, amazing teammates, and access to all of Balance Gym’s amenities for additional weightlifting, cross-training, and recovery days.

Getting Started With Foundations

Foundations classes are for individuals seeking to enter our ongoing group classes. They are designed to introduce the techniques and mechanics of CrossFit’s nine basic movements, and progress towards other secondary movements with increasing intensity. Foundations is perfect for those who are hesitant about the movements, desire more attention and time to review, or are unsure of where to begin.

FOUNDATION OPTIONS

1. 1-DAY, 3-HOUR COURSE:  MEETS ON SELECT SATURDAYS. 48-HOUR PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

2. EXPRESS FOUNDATIONS:  THREE 40-MINUTE ONE-ON-ONE SESSIONS WITH A CROSSFIT COACH. ADDITIONAL COST APPLIES.

FOUNDATIONS IS INCLUDED IN YOUR ENROLLMENT. YOU CAN ALSO PURCHASE FOUNDATIONS SEPARATELY WITHOUT A MEMBERSHIP FOR $99.

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CROSSFIT MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS

FOUNDATIONS ONLY

$99

12-MONTH AGREEMENT

$179 / PER MONTH

6-MONTH AGREEMENT

$199 / PER MONTH

MONTH-TO-MONTH

$229 / PER MONTH

CONTACT A CROSSFIT COACH

Do you have additional questions regarding CrossFit?  A great way to get specific questions answered by our staff is to ask them through our inquiry forms.  Please fill out the form below and someone will contact you shortly.

BALANCE AT FOGGY BOTTOM

2401 M STREET, NW
Washington, D.C.  20037 
(202) 457-5070
info@balancegym.com

FOGGY BOTTOM HOURS

MONDAY:  5:30AM – 10:00PM
TUESDAY:  5:30AM – 10:00PM
WEDNESDAY:  5:30AM – 10:00PM
THURSDAY:  5:30AM – 10:00PM
FRIDAY:  5:30AM – 10:00PM
SATURDAY:  8:00AM – 8:00PM
SUNDAY:  8:00AM – 8:00PM

 

Reviews: Balance Gym Foggy Bottom

4.7
Based on 36 reviews
4.7
Based on 165 reviews
4.0
Based on 29 reviews
Great gym, very clean, has all the equipment I need, nice salt water pool. Very nice staff. Great location.
Richard M
14:34 05 Jan 19
Love this gym, best thing I have done for myself. The location is hard to beat, friendly staff, super clean, always fresh towels, excellent equipment. Plus,...
Emilia E.
19:27 27 Sep 19
Great gym for those interested in powerlifting or CrossFit. Highly recommended for a variety of fitness needs.
Christopher W.
21:10 20 Jan 18

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