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Any Balance Gym Location

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James Bathurst Training a CrossFitter
James Bathurst Training a CrossFitter

Click the button below to try a FREE Intro to CrossFit Class at any Balance Gym location OR consult 1-on-1 with one of our CrossFit directors.

Click the button below to try a FREE Intro to CrossFit Class at any Balance Gym location OR consult 1-on-1 with one of our CrossFit directors.

Click the button below to try a FREE Intro to CrossFit Class at any Balance Gym location OR consult 1-on-1 with one of our CrossFit directors.

Why CrossFit Balance?

Awarded "Best CrossFit Gym" in 2015 by the The Washington City Paper

At all three CrossFit boxes operated by Balance Gym, we provide a comprehensive approach to fitness based on our dedication and pursuit of excellence, community, and dynamic programming. No where 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.

CrossFit Balance Offers:

3 DC
Locations

Access ALL 3 Locations in DC for just $179 a month.

Specialized
Programs

CrossFit Endurance
CrossFit Kids
Olympic Lifting
Competitions & Events
Mobility Classes
CrossFit League
Steve's Club

Balance Gym
Healthclubs

Access to all Balance Gym classes including yoga, mobility, spin, and more

Swimming +
Amenities

Indoor Pool
Towel Service
Sauna & Steam Rooms (Foggy Bottom & Glover Park only)
Lockers
Juniper Restaurant
Discounted Paleo Meals

Get Started with Foundations

Before you join CrossFit Balance you must first go through Foundations—there are few exceptions to this rule. Jump In Anyway

Foundations is included in the first month of all CrossFit memberships.  It is designed to introduce the techniques and mechanics of CrossFit’s nine basic movements, and progress towards other secondary movements with increasing intensity. Learn more about Foundations Here

CrossFit Rates

*Unlimited CrossFit Classes start at just $159/month at CrossFit Balance Glover Park and CrossFit Balance Foggy Bottom and $179 for passport access to CrossFit Thomas Circle.  Once you join – email info@balancegym.com to register for Foundations.

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Jim Bathurst Foundations Class

COACHES

Danielle Dionne, Director CrossFit Balance: Thomas Circle

Danielle helps clients’ at CrossFit Balance achieve their goals by applying her passion and commitment to progress, involvement in the fitness industry for nearly ten years, and diverse perspective gained as a competitive athlete in different arenas.

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Karolin Nilsson, Director CrossFit Foggy Bottom

Karolin’s passion as a coach is to help people reach their fitness goals and especially in the area of nutrition. She strives to motivate and inspire other people to tackle weaknesses without fear, get stronger mentally and emotionally which stems from a base of dedication, consistency and goal setting in their daily routines.

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Emily Baskin, Director CrossFit Glover Park

Emily is a Crossfit Level 1 certified coach, attended Coaches’ Prep Course in the Summer of 2013, a certified group exercise instructor through the American Council on Exercise, and has 4 years experience as a personal trainer at the Department of Justice.

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CrossFit Balance Locations

Thomas Circle

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    We're home to the most comprehensive CrossFit programs in Washington DC. Awarded with "Best CrossFit Box" by the Washington Post Express for 2013, we take pride in busting your butt and raising the bar to whole new levels. 

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  • All CrossFit Balance Members have access to all of the services and amenities at EACH Balance Gym location (DC only), including Thomas Circle, home of CrossFit Balance: Thomas Circle.

    Amenities Include:

    • Group Exercise Classes
    • Spin & Yoga Studios
    • Bike Racks
    • Towel Service
    • Locker Room Access
    • Weight Training Circuit
    • Cardio Machines
    • Roof-Top Access (when open)
    • Olympic Lifting Platform
    • Weight Machines & Free Weights
    • Group Exercise Classes
    • Spin & Yoga Studios
    • Bike Racks
    • Towel Service
    • Locker Room Access
    • Weight Training Circuit
    • Cardio Machines
    • Roof-Top Access (when open)
    • Olympic Lifting Platform
    • Weight Machines & Free Weights
  • Head Coach: Danielle Dionne

    Danielle helps clients at CrossFit Balance achieve their goals by applying her passion and commitment to progress, involvement in the fitness industry for nearly ten years, and diverse perspective gained as a competitive athlete in different arenas. Her prior experiences range in various training environments and programming including work with: boxers, rugby players, martial artists, bootcamp experience, and high school athletes, and runners.

    Assistant Coaches

    • Ahmed Gadallah
    • Chris Clyde
    • Chris Jones
    • Lars Pettygrove
    • Craig Williams
    • Rob Howe
    • Kate Garufi
    • Megan Davy
    • Karolin Nilson 
    • Brandon Petelin
    • Adam Kosna
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    Location & Contact Info

    Balance Gym - Thomas Circle
    1339 Green Court (off of 14th Street) NW
    Washington, DC 20005
    Phone: (202) 730-0308
    Main Gym Phone: (202) 216-9000
    CrossFit inquiries:
    danielle@balancegym.com

    General gym inquiries:info@balancegym.com

Foggy Bottom

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    CrossFit Foggy Bottom is a fun and supportive community that looks to improve your fitness so that you are ready for anything. We do this through a combination of acrobatics, powerlifting, olympic lifting, and conditioning that will challenge you no matter how new or experienced you are.

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  • All CrossFit Balance Members have access to all of the services and amenities at EACH Balance Gym location. 

    Amenities Include:

    • Salt Water Lap Pool
    • Spin & Yoga Studios
    • Steam and Whirlpool Saunas
    • Towel Service
    • High-End Locker Room
    • Weight Training Circuit
    • Shower Rooms
    • Cardio Machines
    • Paleo Meals Made to Order
    • Olympic Lifting Platform
    • Weight Machines & Free Weights
    • Group Exercise Classes
    • Spin & Yoga Studios
    • Bike Racks
    • Towel Service
    • Locker Room Access
    • Weight Training Circuit
    • Cardio Machines
    • Roof-Top Access (when open)
    • Olympic Lifting Platform
    • Weight Machines & Free Weights
  • Head Coach: Karolin Nilsson

     

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    Karolin’s passion as a coach is to help people reach their fitness goals and especially in the area of nutrition. She strives to motivate and inspire other people to tackle weaknesses without fear, get stronger mentally and emotionally which stems from a base of dedication, consistency and goal setting in their daily routines.

    Assistant Coaches

    • Junius Carter
    • Joe Heaton
    • Katie Schmidt
    • Ben Liebling
    • Aaron Brosnan
    • Ahmed Gadallah
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    Location & Contact Info

    Balance Gym - Foggy Bottom
    2401 M St NW
    Washington, DC 20037
    Main Gym Phone: (202) 457-5070 
    CrossFit inquiries:
    jim@balancegym.com

    General gym inquiries:info@balancegym.com

Glover Park

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    At CrossFit Glover Park, we believe that anyone can achieve their health and fitness goals with the right attitude, a supportive community, the right exercise program, expert coaching, and solid honest effort. Our community brings together a diverse group of ages and abilities and therefore everyone from the collegiate athlete to the movement newbie fits in.

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  • All CrossFit Balance Members have access to all of the services and amenities at EACH Balance Gym location. 

    Amenities Include:

    • 35+ Group Exercise Classes per Week
    • Spin & Yoga Studios
    • Steam Rooms
    • Towel Service
    • Locker & Shower Room Access
    • Weight Training Circuit
    • Cardio Machines
    • 2500 Sf. CrossFit Affiliate Space
    • Weight Machines & Free Weights
    • 35+ Group Exercise Classes per Week
    • Spin & Yoga Studios
    • Steam Rooms
    • Towel Service
    • Locker & Shower Room Access
    • Weight Training Circuit
    • Cardio Machines
    • 2500 Sf. CrossFit Affiliate Space
    • Weight Machines & Free Weights
  • Head Coach: Emily Baskin

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    Emily is a Crossfit Level 1 certified coach, attended Coaches’ Prep Course in the Summer of 2013, a certified group exercise instructor through the American Council on Exercise, and has 4 years experience as a personal trainer at the Department of Justice.

    Assistant Coaches

    • Jordan McGillis
    • Rob Howe
    • Erin Sleigh
    • Shawn Morris
    • Andrew Shniderman
    • Kate Garufi 
    • Megan Davey 

Buy a Drop-in Pass

At CrossFit Balance, we believe that drop-ins are part of the CrossFit community and we welcome those from out of town. However, drop-ins are limited to experienced CrossFit visitors only. CrossFit consists of highly technical, programmed, and intense workouts. Therefore if you're new to CrossFit (or have little experience) and are looking to see what it's all about, please check out our free CrossFit Beginner Workouts instead.

How to Drop-in

1. Who?

Visiting CrossFitters with at least 3 months of CrossFit Experience are welcome to register. If you are not a regular CrossFitter, please check out our BootCamps and other group classes at Balance Gym.

2. Contact the Head Coach:

Thomas Circle: danielle@balancegym.com
Glover Park: emily.baskin@balancegym.com
Foggy Bottom: karolin@balancegym.com

3. Pre-purchase & Pre-register:

Subject to our normal class drop-in rates at $25 per class .  You are required to pre-register (up to 48 hours prior to class).  No drop-ins are permitted who are not pre-registered.  If you are seeking to train for more than a couple visits we offer a 10 class pack for $220.

Custom Fit Meals

CrossFit makes you hungry. Eat Right!

Juniper

Paleo Meals made to order (Foggy Bottom only).

Steve's Club

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