Living Well in Litchfield County, Connecticut


From Yoga to Pilates and Zumba, moving workouts


Litchfield Hills Aikikai

Laura Pavlik is the owner of this traditional Aikido Dojo, Litchfield Hills Aikikai. She teaches Aikido, a traditional Japanese martial art based on the principle of non-resistance. Aikido practice involves physical conditioning such as strength, stamina, flexibility, coordination, and resilience. As well, it provides mental conditioning such as self-confidence, concentration, alertness, intuitiveness and concern for others. As a non-violent art, Aikido is great for children. No experience necessary. Nurture your mind, body and spirit. There are also Pilates classes for any level.

Litchfield Hills Aikikai
725 Bantam Rd., Route 202


Covered Bridge Electric Bike

Located at the historic Covered Bridge in West Cornwall. Offers electric bike sales and rentals. Enjoy local scenic rides and a fun outing. Biking is a great way to see the beautiful NW corner. They sell Yamaha, Gazelle, Magnum, GoCycle, Urban Arrow and more.

Covered Bridge Electric Bike
421 Sharon-Goshen Turnpike, West Cornwall

Nancy Opgaard Yoga

Known as one of the best yoga teachers in the area, Nancy Opgaard practices Ivengar and Ashtanga Yoga. Also a licensed massage therapist, Nancy has added Ayurvedic massage to her services.

Nancy Opgaard Yoga
38 Great Hill Rd.


Starr’s Studio of Dance

Starr’s Studio of Dance was established in December of 2012. We are reopening from the pandemic this fall on September 12th, 2022!!!

The studio had it starts on the South Kent School campus until our current location at 10 Landmark Lane on the Kent Green opened. Here at SSD we pride ourselves on not only becoming your dance studio but your dance family!

Starr’s Studio of Dance staff uses teaching methods that focus on creativity, passion and learning. All of SSD’s current students and alumni are taught to have a strong foundation not only in dance but life as well. All of our students that have graduated our program fully, have gone on to do great things in and out of the dance industry! The studio offers a strong curriculum in dance and creative movement and that helps the dancers build skills that will last a lifetime. SSD offers many different dance styles for various age groups including: Ballet, Hip-Hop, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Rhythmic Acro, Lyrical Acro, Tumbling, Combo Classes specialty classes such as “Jump, Leaps & Turns” and “Technique, Strength & Conditioning”.

10 landmark Lane
Kent, CT. 06757
(256) 541-3631

Strong Core Team Training Wellness Center

Shannon Strong runs this center, offering personal training, massage therapy, nutritional guidance, and much more.

Shannon Strong
64 Maple St.

W. Rhythm Fitness

Trainer Wanessa Anderson offers personal and group fitness training and wellness services, including pilates, zumba, piloxing barre, yoga, and W Total Fitness method.

W. Rhythm Fitness
25 North Main St, Kent

Lakeville (Salisbury)

Yoga at Space

The studio is situated in a beautifully renovated carriage barn. And Sara Getz  is amazing as lead teacher. A variety of traditional Yoga classes for all levels of students.

Yoga at Space
228 Sharon Rd.


Charym Yoga Studio

“Charym” is the Bhutanese word for beauty. Their Center Studio is an oasis of tranquility, located in the heart of West Street Yard in Litchfield. Charym offers yoga, meditation and fusion classes which weave yoga, Pilates, dance and fitness.

Charym Yoga Studio
174 West St, Litchfield

Litchfield Hills Fitness

Full service gym offering fitness classes, personal training, small group training, and more.

Litchfield Hills Fitness
599 Bantam Rd, Litchfield

New Milford

EVOLVE Yoga Wellness Nutrition

Located in downtown New Milford, Evolve offers yoga classes, enriching community events, and authentic relationship building. 

65 Bank St., New Milford

Mind-Body Connection

Into Pilates? Then Mind-Body Connection is for you. Pilates machines, barre and mat classes are all offered in this clean studio. Personal training is available as well.

Mind-Body Connection
143 West St. Unit W

New Milford Fitness & Aquatics Club

State-of-the-art fitness equipment, classes, and steam and sauna.

New Milford Fitness & Aquatics Club
130 Grove St, New Milford

Studio D

Studio D is a dance studio which offers all types of dance under the direction of Rebecca Darling. Offers specific programs to fit each dancer’s needs. Classes include but are not limited to: Ballet, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Pilates/Yoga, and Gymnastics. Professional environment and beginner friendly.

Studio D

27 Main Street, Suite D, New Milford


New Preston

Anne Hungerford Yoga

This yoga studio provides a small, friendly group of teachers dedicated to serving the community. They offer virtual classes, in studio classes, and private classes. Programs include Ashtanga Vinyasa, Hatha Flow, Hour of Power, Meditation, Tai Chi Chaun, and more.

Anne Hungerford Yoga
168 New Milford Tpke, New Preston 


41 Gay Street: Private Training Studio

Helen Killmer has been offering one-on-one and group fitness classes in her Sharon studio for years.  Within the walls of this beautifully serene barn studio, she offers endurance spin, S.W.A.T., yoga workshops and kettle bell training, just to name a few of the classes available. Suzanne Oliver teaches Pilates mat classes as well as private Pilates training on the reformer, tower and chair at the studio. Call the studio for class times and availability or email

Helen Killmer
41 Gay St


Blue Boy Boxing Club

Blue Boy Boxing Club located in Thomaston is owned and operated by USA Boxing Coaches Kareem and Nina Blue. Blue Boy Boxing Club is dedicated to teaching the science of boxing to students of all ages. They specialize in Parkinson’s boxing fitness as well as self-defense for kids ages 6-15 and adults. Whether it be to get in shape or to compete, they can help you meet your goals.

Blue Boy Boxing Club 
400 Watertown Rd, Thomaston


Becoming Balanced

Becoming Balanced offers Pilates classes, yoga, Zumba, pregnancy yoga, ballet, and more. They also have private classes. Amy Merli teaches yoga and also hosts green events, such as workshops on Eating for Energy.

Becoming Balanced
224 East Main St

Energy Fitness Factory

Energy Fitness Factory is the larges fitness center in Northwest Connecticut. They specialize in one-on-one training, and all trainers are certified in a range of disciplines. They care for their members and support their well-being and fitness objectives.

Energy Fitness Factory 
59 Field St, Torrington

Sanctuary Power Yoga

This yoga experience is as chill as it is hot. The vinyasa power yoga class offers an amazing workout that will strengthen and transform mind, body and spirit. In a heated room. A monthly-unlimited pass for $49 is an incredible value.

Sanctuary Power Yoga
23 Franklin St


CK Yoga for Good

Located in Washington, Caroline Kinsolving delivers exceptional yoga guidance and instruction for all ages and levels.

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