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20 Chicago Women-Owned Fitness Businesses You Should Be Supporting This Month

Updated: Mar 14, 2022

Happy Women’s History Month! Women’s History Month commemorates and encourages the study, observance, and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. In honor of Women’s History Month, we will be celebrating the influential and brilliant women that have made advancements and a huge impact on the Chicago fitness community! We’ve gathered a list of Chicago women-owned studios you can check out and celebrate this month with!

Amplified Pilates Center - @amplifiedpilates

If you’re looking for a workout that will challenge your core, stretch you out, build long lean muscles, and improve posture and muscular imbalances, then you NEED to try Pilates! Amplified Pilates Center provides customized sessions in an energized environment that assists clients in achieving balance between mind and body, while improving posture, strength, stability and flexibility. Offering classical and contemporary methods of Pilates, these classes will help you challenge, connect and care for your body. For more information or to book your first class, check out their website —

BOLT Fitness - @boltchicago

Looking to improve physically, mentally, and emotionally? Bolt Fitness is for you! Bolt Fitness is here to provide the tools to improve your strength, endurance, and quality of life through training systems that are sustainable, and appeal to all. Through group training in strength and conditioning, HIIT, and speed, Bolt Fitness will allow you to continuously improve physically, mentally, and emotionally. For more information or to book your first class, check out their website —

Centered on North - @centeredonnorth

Located in Lincoln Park and Old Town, Centered on North is a prominent contemporary pilates studio where passionate and educated instructors offer small group classes and individual instruction. Classes are dedicated to what will deepen your practice, challenge your range and cultivate your awareness. Centered on North strives to Make Pilates Personal. For more information or to book your first class, check out their website —

EDGE Athlete Lounge - @edgeathletelounge

Located near Bucktown, EDGE Athlete Lounge is designed as a smarter way to train -- created by athletes, for athletes. EDGE is a state-of-the-art training facility offering athletes a one-stop-shop to get all of their fitness needs. With up to 30 HIIT-style strength classes per week, a general purpose weight room, and an amazing recovery lounge, they’ve got everything you need for your complete workout and training regimen in one place! For more information or to book your first session, check out their website —

Ethos - @ethostrainingchi

Ready to start training for results? Ethos is your place for small-group and personal training! Ethos is committed to improving the health + wellness of the Chicago community. Their mission is to cultivate a confident and caring community with individuals who believe anything is possible with a plan and the will to work hard. For more information or to book your first class, check out their website —

Emerge Physical Therapy & Wellness - @emergeptw

The journey to the healthier you starts at Emerge Physical Therapy & Wellness! Located in Lincoln Park, Emerge provides the best one on one orthopedic, pelvic floor PT and personal training in a boutique style, safe and clean environment. Above all, they aim to promote recovery and wellness in Chicago. For more information or to book your first session, check out their website —

CHI-SOCIETY - @chi_society_

CHI-SOCIETY is your SOURCE to discovering the best of Chicago Health & Fitness. Curating a collection rich with the very best studios, instructors, events, workouts, and MORE, CHI-SOCIETY allows you to discover all of the city’s best healthy and fit offerings without spending hours searching the internet to find them. The on-demand streaming platform that CHI-SOCIETY offers lets you work out with Chicago’s best instructors anytime and anywhere. Classes you can find include dance, pilates, boxing, cycle, barre, strength training, yoga, and meditation classes. For more information or to purchase a membership, check out our website —

Cove Chicago - @covechicago

Cove is a collective that unites Chicago’s most inspiring and impactful professional athletes, artists, and entrepreneurs under a shared purpose. From hard-hitting content to immersive events, we collaborate to create culture, community, and motivational experiences for those in pursuit of a dream. For more information, check out their website —