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  • Sharpening The Mind

    Sharpening The Mind

  • Strengthening The Body

  • Supporting The Community

Welcome to The Fitness Loft of Columbus!


Welcome to The Fitness Loft! I'm Jeff May, Jr. Our family is proud to bring a locally-owned business to south Columbus. The Fitness Loft takes a holistic approach to health and wellness by focusing on the mind, body, and community. We have state-of-the-art equipment from Technogym that will prescribe individualized workouts, as well as track strength and cardio progress. Arguably just as important as exercise, nutritional education and support are centerpieces of our philosophy. With the inclusion of our large group classrooms, top-of-the-line equipment, on-site Registered Dietitian, community- driven staff, and much more, The Fitness Loft is dedicated to giving our members every tool they need to be successful in leading a healthy lifestyle.

Jeff May, Jr.

Jeff May Jr.
General Manager

The Fitness Loft is more than just a gym

it's a visionary approach to developing a sustainable community and creating

an atmosphere that inspires people to lead a healthier life.


The Fitness Loft utilizes state-of-the-art technology developed and mastered by Technogym. The equipment's clean Italian aesthetic and innovative technology has made Technogym a repeated recipient of the prestigious Red Dot Design Award. Technogym's equipment works with The Wellness SystemTM, an integrated wireless software application that simplifies wellness with a Technogym Key. Each member can access their personal account to track their progress, view past and future workouts, and communicate with wellness professionals. Third-party companies, such as fitbitTM, MyFItnessPalTM, and MapMyFitnessTM, integrate seamlessly with Technogym, allowing members to keep track of exercise and nutrition outside of the gym. Check out the video below to see some of our equipment's capabilities!


The Fitness Loft's Corporate Wellness Program

Colleen Proctor

Corporate Wellness Director

The Fitness Loft is committed to inspiring your employees to achieve their health goals while providing accurate and tangible results.

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Current Corporate Partners Include:

Nationwide Children's Hospital
The Wasserstrom Companies
Luftman, Heck and Associates, LLP
A&R Development
National Auto Acceptance Corporation
Strut the Salon
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Key Blue Prints, Inc.
The Ohio State University and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
United Way
Aetna Integrated Services
Murphy Co.
DSW, Inc.
Columbus Bar Association

Environ Property Resources LLC
Bobb Automotive Company
The Hilton Columbus
L Brands

At Alchemy, we are dedicated to bringing you fresh, wholesome and innovative food and drink that nourishes both the mind and body.

We recognize that food has the power to heal, and that the lifestyle choices we make today play a critical role in shaping our tomorrow. Coupled with a state-of-the-art fitness center and a knowledgeable staff that’s well-versed in food and nutrition, we are ready to support you in reaching your maximum healthy potential.

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Our passion for providing delicious, nutrient-dense foods stems not only from our holistic approach to preventative health, but also from our sincere commitment to offering sustainable options while supporting the community. Our menu is developed by a dynamic team of dietitians, community organizers, chefs and food anthropologists.

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Meet Alexis, MS, RD

Meet Alexis, MS, RD

Alchemy's on-site Registered Dietitian!


  We have two large studios and all of our group fitness classes are included in the membership fee!

Every class is something different and you never know what you’re going to get!! There will always be a mix of strength and cardio all within a 45 minute interval class. Meet outside the North Studio.
Punch and kick your way to fitness with this high-energy martial-arts inspired workout! BODYCOMBAT is completely non-contact and doesn't involve any complex moves. You'll release stress, have a blast and feel like a champ!
BODYPUMP™ is one of the world's fastest ways to get in shape as it challenges all of your major muscle groups while you squat, press, lift and curl. Improve your strength by performing 70-100 repetitions per body part totaling up to 800 repetitions in a single workout.
This intense circuit keeps your heart rate up, burn calories, and tones your whole body. Experience intense cardio intervals, full-body strength moves, and and extra dose of ab work. 
This class adds circuit exercises to traditional indoor cycle training. Intervals of strength, power, and stability and interspersed with bouts of cycling. 
An exhilarating ride every time! This class takes you through steady cadences, climbs, and sprints for one of the best cardiovascular workouts imaginable. 
Our HIIT class is designed to torch calories and provide results with high intensity interval training movements. Composed of short HIIT workouts, the class will help increase your aerobic and anaerobic endurance while burning fat. Using only your body weight, the class combines functional movements with fast-paced rounds to ensure you get the most from the program. This cardio conditioning class is for any skill level, and will leave you feeling energized and ready for more.
INSANITY uses MAX Interval Training, which replaces traditional moderate-intensity exercise with maximum-intensity exercise, and trades short interval of intensity for short periods of rest. As a result, people experience faster increases in cardiovascular fitness, and burn carbohydrates and fat more efficiently - as much as 1,000 calories per hour!
The same pulse-pounding vibe as traditional RPM condensed into a 40 minute format.
RPM™ is the indoor cycling workout where you ride to the rhythm of powerful music. Take on the terrain with your inspiring team coach who leads the pack through hills, flats, mountain peaks, time trials, and interval training.
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.
See how functional fitness is a great way to change up your workout routine by completing circuit workouts that can be modified for any fitness level. Monkey bars, TRX suspension trainers, and battling ropes are just a fraction of the accessories found on our Synrgy360.
This class increases flexibility, muscle strength, and mental activity while simultaneously increasing heart and lung complicity, improving balance and aligning posture.
This flow class is based on the traditional vinyasa style, using breath and movement built strength, cultivate flexibility, and find focus. This moderately paced practice uses fundamental yoga poses and flows to provides a full body workout while stimulating the mind and spirit.
Yoga/Pilates is a method of exercise which emphasizes the balanced development of the body while building on core strength, flexibility, alignment, and balance, all while connecting the mind, body, breath, and spirit. Yoga/Pilates will enhance mobility, agility, stamina, increase core strength, stability, and toning, while lengthening the muscles and increasing range of motion. This exercise is no-impact and easy on muscles and joints. Compliments sports training and develops functional fitness for daily life activity.
Get more out of your yoga practice! YogaPLUS will challenge the body and the mind by combining yoga postures with a strength building flow that will utilize bands, weights, and functional movement. This class will maintain the elements of a traditional yoga practice, such as breath work, balance and flexibility, and add just a little more to strengthen the body and push your limits.
The perfect combo of fun and fitness. Dance to an exciting fusion of Latin and International rhythms with easy-to-follow moves.
hardCORE is a 30 minute express workout that focuses on strengthening and toning core muscles. The class is designed to improve strength and posture as well as appearance.



Fitness Loft Columbus Family​​​Our family has been in business on this corner of downtown Columbus for over 30 years.


We have seen the area go through drastic changes - both good and bad - and we hope that The Fitness Loft will be a catalyst of positive social and economic change. Through community service and charitable giveback we plan to support the tight knit community we have created in our center as well as the Columbus area as a whole.






A space for business, community and events. Whether looking for a place to hold your team building exercises, community fundraiser or baby shower, Gather provides an ideal venue to accommodate your needs. With 5 televisions, surround sound, (compatible with Apple products and PCs), private restrooms, free parking, and staff available to customize your experience, Gather offers a unique setting in the heart of south Columbus. Gather also has catering options and wellness seminars all in a modern yet comfortable environment.

Contact to start planning your next event!

Fitness Seminars

Seminar at The Fitness Loft - $100 per seminar
Seminar at your business - $150 per seminar

All of our Fitness Seminars include education as well as movement. They are designed to accommodate all fitness levels and are led by degreed and certified Personal Trainers. Recommendations can be made based on the size of your team, time frame, and level of intensity to accommodate any group.

Train While You Travel (100 participant max)
Does your team travel for work? Do they need to have the option to workout from home? This education and fitness seminar will teach them everything they need to know to get an effective workout using only a resistance band and their body weight. Beginning with a warm-up and ending with a stretching session, this seminar will leave them with all the knowledge for beginning or enhancing their current exercise program.

Interval Training (30 participant max)
This cardio based workout begins with an explanation of the benefits of cardiovascular training as well as the importance of training in the correct heart rate ranges for maximum results. The participants will then be lead through a 30 minute interval workout using treadmills, ellipticals, and stationary bikes. Once the workout portion is complete, your team will participate in a cool-down and stretching session. A recap and Q&A session will wrap up the seminar.

Resistance Training (50 participant max)
This seminar will combine education and working out to teach your team different methods of resistance training. They will learn exercises using their body weight, dumbbells, stability balls, medicine balls and BOSUs. They will learn proper form as well as how to design an effective resistance training program on their own.

Studio Cycle (19 participant max)
This cardio workout will have your team wanting to come back for more! We begin by teaching each participant how to properly set up their bike as well as educate them on the importance of proper bike settings. The instructor will then lead them through an interval based workout encouraging them to work at their own level of intensity, while gently pushing them outside their comfort zone! A cool down and light stretching segment will leave them refreshed and ready for what the day may bring!

Synrgy 360 (20 participant max)
Synergy: Noun, the interaction of elements that when combined produce a total effect that is greater than the sum of the individual elements, contributions, etc.; synergism. This workout based seminar will prove that working as a team will produce greater results than working as an individual. Synrgy 360 will require your team to cheer on as well as push each other to continue the circuit at their own level of intensity. A team building “bonus” and stretching session wrap up this seminar.

Education Seminars

Seminar at The Fitness Loft - $100 per seminar
Seminar at your business - $150 per seminar

All educational seminars are led by degreed and certified Wellness Professionals and are available at The Conference Room (100 participant max) or at your business. Available in 30 and 60 minute seminar times.

Importance of Activity - 10,000 step program
This seminar addresses the risks of a sedentary lifestyle and offers many solutions of how to become more active in your daily life. Our professionals explain how even if you workout 3 times per week you may still lead a sedentary life outside of the gym. Instructions on the 10,000 step program as well as a comparison of pedometers and other activity trackers will wrap up this session.
Option to purchase activity trackers for your team (30 day notice).

“We’ve got your back” - A low back pain prevention program
Do you have low back pain or know someone who does? Chances are the answer is yes. This educational seminar will address the main causes of low back pain, treatment, prevention, and even when to see a physician, teaching participants to focus on the cause of the pain, not the symptoms! Ending with a Q&A session, this seminar will leave all participants with a plan to combat their pain.

Health at your desk/ Tech Neck- avoiding upper cross syndrome
If you spend the majority of your workday at a desk or staring at a computer this seminar is for you! Upper Cross Syndrome is now commonly referred to as “tech neck” because it is just as prevalent in office workers as it is in the elderly. During this seminar you will learn tips to utilize at work, in the car, at home, and at the gym to help improve posture and alleviate pain from sitting all day.

Designing a workout program
If you are ready to begin working out or need to revamp your current workout routine, this seminar will help you with your game plan! You will learn the importance of strength training, cardiovascular exercise, and stretching as well as recommendations for each, based on your fitness goals.

Nutrition Seminars

Seminar at The Fitness Loft - $100 per seminar
Seminar at your business - $150 per seminar

All Nutrition seminars are led by Alexis Joseph MS, RD, LD, who is a Registered Dietitian with a master’s degree in Nutrition. Each seminar includes an “ask the dietitian” discussion to wrap up the 60 minute session. All nutrition seminars are available at The Conference Room (100 participant max) or at your business.

Supermarket Savvy: Reading Food Labels
From calories and grams of sugar to lengthy ingredient lists, reading labels can be quite the challenge! In this seminar, you’ll learn what exactly to look for when it comes to reading food labels in order to become healthier and more efficient at the grocery store and at home. This seminar will teach you how to step beyond the nutrition facts and analyze what exactly is in your food to make the most nutritionally sound choices for your body.

Clean Eating: How to Stock A Healthy Pantry
A healthy lifestyle is nearly impossible without a well-stocked kitchen. This class will set you on the path toward overall healthy eating by teaching you how to build a better pantry. Knowing how to stock a nutritious kitchen means healthy food is always available for quick meal prep—critical for weight management! You’ll learn which ingredients to avoid and what the best pantry and refrigerator staples are for long-term health.

Fueling for Fitness
Wondering what to eat before and after working out in order to build muscle and maximize your health? This class will teach you about the importance of eating the correct balance of macronutrients both before and after exercising in order to boost performance, energy, and well-being. You’ll also learn how to properly hydrate and which supplements are best for you.

New Wave Nutrition: Superfoods
From chia seeds to quinoa, there are numerous healthy foods gaining “superfood” status these days. This class will teach you what it means to be a superfood and the variety of health benefits these foods offer. You’ll also learn how to incorporate these nutrient-dense foods into your daily life for improved health.

Healthy Recipes & Cooking Tips
Cooking nutritious meals at home is one of the best ways to manage weight and develop healthy eating habits; but finding healthy and tasty recipes isn’t easy! In this seminar, you’ll learn to how to develop realistic meal plans and transform standard (and often unhealthy) recipes into nourishing recipes that you’ll use time and time again.

Supplements 101
With all the misinformation in the media, finding safe and effective supplements that are right for your body can be a major struggle. In this seminar, you’ll learn about popular supplements on the market, including their function, safety, and whether or not they actually work!

Eating Healthy When Eating Out
Enjoying a restaurant meal doesn’t mean you have to sabotage your diet. This session will teach you the tips and tricks to making the best decisions while dining out, from proper portion control to smart ordering. Whether you’re out for Italian, Asian, Greek or Mexican cuisine, this class will equip you with the tools to eat well at restaurants and enjoy yourself!

Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo, Gluten Free? Fad Diets - What’s right for me?
Whether it’s giving up gluten, grains, dairy, or meat, there’s always a new and exciting diet popping up the media! While there are numerous fad diets that fail to produce long-term results, what about the diets that actually improve health or weight management? This class will teach you about the pros and cons of today’s hottest diets and which one (if any) may be best for you.

10 Easy Ways to Improve Your Health
With chronic disease on the rise, it’s critical to take steps to improve long-term health each day. The good news is that you don’t have to spend two hours at a gym to do so! This seminar will teach you how to embrace daily habits to boost nutrition, such as better breakfasts and smarter snacking.


Fitness Assessments - $35 per participant

The Fitness Loft Wellness Screen is your first step to achieving a healthier lifestyle. The screen will give you valuable information that will assist you in both your exercise and nutritional programs. The information will allow you and our professionals to create better, smarter and more individualized programs for you. With the information provided you will have the ability to work closely with our Fitness and Nutrition Professionals to start improving your health from the inside out.

The Biometric Screen includes:

  • Height & Weight measurement, & calculation of BMI
  • Waist & Hip measurement
  • Finger stick blood work (total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides & glucose)
  • Blood Pressure
  • Overhead squat assessment
  • Skinfold measurement for body fat percentage
  • Walk/Jog cardio on treadmill for estimated VO2 (6 minutes)
  • Push Up assessment
  • Sit and Reach flexibility assessment
  • Discussion of goals & recommendations
Room Rental
  2 Hours           4 Hours           8 Hours
    1-25 People 125 225 425
    26-50 People 150 250 450
    51-75 People 175 275 475
    76-100 People            200 300 500
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  • Onsite Catering Available



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