Best in Fitness 2019: Top Gym, Yoga Studio, and Personal Trainers

Get that workout in with these local pros
Kacee Must, founder of Citizen Yoga, teaches a class. // Photograph courtesy of Naturally Photography

Ohana Fitness and Wellness, which won Best Gym, specializes in various fitness classes, personal training, and nutrition consulting designed solely for women. The gym also offers a six-week program called Little Black Dress, which provides custom meal plans, more than 50 online workouts, a private digital accountability group, and more. For more information, visit

Citizen Yoga, the 2019 winner for Best Yoga Studio, has three metro Detroit locations and offers classes for students of all skill levels — from beginner bender to experienced yogi. Sessions include more traditional forms of yoga, such as slow burn and vinyasa, as well as creative classes like vinyasa + vino and outdoor yoga at various locations across the metro area. For more information, visit

Best Male Personal Trainer, John Cook of Movestrong and Post Rehab and Personal Training, is able to work with clients on a variety of their health needs. With 15 years of training experience, Cook hopes to provide clients with education, help them build their self confidence, and teach them to take pride in what they do. For more information, visit

Best Female Personal Trainer, Deborah Linley, owns the Warren-based fitness training company Off The Wall. Linley takes a holistic approach to mental and physical health. She is certified in cycling and TRX exercise, and she also holds diplomas in personal nutrition and sports nutrition. For more information, visit

See more of this year’s Best of Detroit winners here.