The James New York has a variety of offerings targeted to the Urban Athlete, a traveler who aims to stay in shape regardless of what city they’re in, staying committed to a work-out routine that works best for them.MORE C
The James has partnered with Serene City Yoga Retreat – an unparalleled yoga escape, the ultimate calming experience in the heart of the city. Health practitioner and Vinyasa instructor Brigitte Bourdeau leads a calming hour long complimentary class for our guests on Wednesdays at 8am and Saturdays at 10am. For Women Only. Please contact guest services to reserve your class.
Brigitte Bourdeau is a Certified Health Counselor and devoted yoga teacher. She is passionate about her work as a health practitioner as she feels she is able to help individuals improve their life energy and harmony. Brigitte received her training at Laughing Lotus yoga center and the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York City. She is certified by the AADP and Yoga Alliance, leads workshops on nutrition, yoga and offers individual or group health counseling to bring abundance to each individual and community that she is in touch with.
Fitness Classes with Celebrity Trainer Oscar Smith
With almost 20 years of experience, Oscar Smith has successfully trained clients with every type of fitness goal. In addition to running his own Manhattan-based facility, O-Diesel Studio located at 1 York Street, his clientele includes Rosario Dawson, Amanda Bynes, David Blaine, Tom Brady, top model Petra Nemcova, Katharine McPhee, among others. Oscar Smith is available for guests to book a customized personal training session.
Run This Town
The James offers a variety of options to stay fit while exploring New York’s sights and landmarks. Experience a personalized guided running tour of New York and its surroundings, a perfect mix of cultural and wellness experiences designed for athletes of all abilities and conditioning. This 4.28-mile run to explores Soho’s history, culture, urban myths and unofficial landmarks. Guests can reserve The James New York Running Tour here.
The hotel also offers complimentary run/walk pocket maps with several suggested 6-mile routes so guests can explore New York’s cultural attractions at their own pace. Maps are available at the front desk or through the concierge.
During your stay, explore the neighborhood with our Public Bikes. PUBLIC City bicycles are classic European city bikes designed to meet the needs of today’s urban environment