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Though a surf culture does exist in New England, it remains a small one, meaning most surfing-curious adventurers have to hang ten elsewhere. If you've ever dreamed of a trim surfer's physique, options are slim—until now. Rooftop at Revere, the sky-high lounge at the Revere Hotel, is welcoming SURFSET for twice-weekly classes using the start-up's proprietary surfboard. Shark Tank fans might recognize the workout concept (Mark Cuban has invested in SURFSET through the show), but let's acquaint the rest of you.
The 60-minute class ($25) will run Thursdays at 6:30pm and Saturdays at 10:30am with only five students per session (reserve here). The classes will be taught by Astrid Bengtson of Bodytalk Factory in the North End, reportedly burning more than 500 calories a workout. Sarah Ponn, co-founder and director of marketing and training for SURFSET, notes that the program offers "cardio benefits of spinning with the strength and versatility of TRX® suspension training and fun had in a Zumba class but all on an unstable surface."
· Once Again, Rooftop at Revere Is Outfitted in Pret-a-Surf [Racked Boston]
· SURFSET Fitness [Official Site]