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  • Group Fitness,
  • Personal Training,
  • Yoga,
  • HIT,
  • TRX,
  • Shower Facilities,
    • Conditioning,
    • Nutritional Counselling,
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  • English,
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261 Union St, Vancouver, BC V6A 2B2
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Meet the owner

“What type of pizza would you be?” isn’t the sort of question you’d expect to hear at the start of a workout. Then again, Tight Club is nothing like a typical gym.

A personal trainer with a perma-smile, Keighty Gallagher starts all of her group fitness classes with a check-in question to help everyone get to know each other. “Fitness is intimidating,” she says. "My goal is to create the least intimidating environment possible.”

The former track star began developing her not-so-typical personal training style back in 2011 when her Alibi Room coworkers asked her to help them get in shape. Using East Van parks, rooftops and alleyways as her outdoor playground, Keighty led the crew of non-athletes through dynamic workouts focused on fun. “My job was to change the way they felt about fitness,” she recalls. “It meant creating a new language around movements and inventing theme workouts like Zombie Apocalypse training.”

It wasn’t long before word spread about her signature sweat sessions. “We were one of the first groups to start posting pictures after workouts on social media, tagging people and creating public accountability,” Keighty says. As momentum grew, she decided it was time to find a home base, for both her and her growing fitness community. In 2013 she moved into a laneway house just off Keefer Street and transformed her two-car garage into a makeshift studio: The Coach House.

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    Vancouver’s new cool kids on the block wear sneakers. Tight Club – an innovative program from superstar trainer Keighty Gallagher – doesn’t just prepare you for the gym; these coaches train you for life. Sessions could have you doing anything from lifting dumbbells to climbing fences to pounding East Van pavement, and all movements are designed to help you live better, whether that’s lifting your two-year-old into her high chair with ease, or climbing a mountain without pausing for breath. First sessions include goal setting, a health assessment, and a customized fitness plan – and lots and lots of squats.

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    With midday classes on offer throughout the week, it’s easy to sneak in a quick lunchtime calorie-burn at this cool Chinatown studio. The signature Tight Sweat classes are an hour-long, high-intensity workout designed to get your blood pumping, while Power Yoga focuses on deep stretches and improved flexibility. There are showers on-site for those who need to rinse off before heading back to the office. And if you need some post-workout fuel, check out the fridge stocked with fresh grab-and-go salads from Culver City Salads and hydrating juices from The Juice Truck.

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    Healthy living is about balance, and this Chinatown workout studio is all about mixing hardcore training with good times. Tight Club helps you train for an active lifestyle thanks to its passionate coaches that’ll keep you motivated. The class schedule is packed with fun fitness options: get your heart rate pumping during Tight Sweat, work on your stability at Booty Luv, or unleash your competitive spirit during The Athlete. For when you need to unwind, Yoga and Chill is the perfect low-impact cool down. Bonus: the studio fridge is stocked with Juice Truck goodies for a post-workout treat.

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