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Just when you thought your kickboxing class couldn’t get anymore intense, Atlanta’s own Vesta Movement announced it opened a second studio — this time in Midtown.
Unique to the ATL, and co-owned by BFF duo Alixx Hetzel and Missy Mostrom, Vesta Movement is a boutique fitness studio bringing a funky energy and a welcoming community to the kickboxing world. The Movement was born phoenix-from-the-ashes-style back in 2015, when Missy decided she wanted to make major changes to her life: cut the smoking, quit the fast food, and get into shape. The only problem — she couldn’t find a gym that fit. So, she and Alixx created one.
Today, Vesta is a fast-growing community that’s as relentless, dedicated, and tattooed as the founders. Want to see what all the buzz is about? Your first class is free (and comes with complimentary boxing gloves), so you’ll pay for your intro to this high-intensity, 55-minute cardio workout with grit, sweat, and a well-deserved sense of badassery.
The new space has the same kick-butt vibe as their flagship on Ponce De Leon in Virginia-Highlands but offers more amenities like showers, strength-training equipment, and extra programs. Expect walls adorned with murals created by local tattoo artist Stenvik Mostrom, also the mind behind the designs on Vesta’s merch, tanks, and sweats.
But Atlanta is just stop one — they’ve got their sights set as far as Denver, Austin, and New York. Join the Movement now, so you can tell all your friends you were totally on board first.