NEW YORK, June 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CLAY Health Club + Spa, one of Manhattan's top full-service, boutique health club and spas, launches a series of roof top fitness classes beginning Monday, June 10 through September (pending on weather) with some of CLAY's top fitness instructors. The series will also include special guest instructors including Sue Hitzmann, creator and author of the best selling book The MELT Method. Classes will be open to the public for a one-time fee of $25-32 per class and free for members. For more information, please visit:


Monday 6:30 pm highBARRE
Tuesday 7:30 pm Sunset Yoga
Wednesday 7:00 am Sunrise Yoga
Wednesday 6:30 pm H.E.A.T.


One of CLAY's signature classes, highBARRE will sculpt your legs, lift your seat, create sexy and defined shoulders and give you rock hard abs. This workout infuses the principles of classical dance, Pilates, yoga, isometrics and a little bit of "funk".


Flow through poses and distress while enhancing your flexibility and calming your mind at sunset and sunrise and escape the hustle of Manhattan. Each Vinyasa class incorporates traditional poses and breathing techniques that flow seamlessly from beginning to end.

H.E.A.T.- High Energy Active Training

Whether you are a golfer, swimmer, runner, surfer or just trying to maintain that summer physique, train, shock and awe the body with a workout that constantly changes. Break through plateaus and reach your fitness goals with a dynamic class of cardio and resistance training.

**MELT Method Intro Workshops –

Celebrity instructor & MELT creator Sue Hitzmann, author of the best selling book, The Melt Method, along with guest instructors will show you how to MELT away your aches and pains in this introductory workshop. Discover this breakthrough self-treatment system to eliminate chronic pain, erase the signs of aging and feel fantastic in just one session.

Tuesday, June 04 6:30 pm - Followed by book signing Sue Hitzmann
Thursday, June 11 6:30 pm Nancy Mink
Tuesday, July 23 6:30 pm Nancy Mink
Monday, September 09 6:30 pm Sue Hintzmann


• CLAY's Roof Top Fitness Series is open to both members and non-members
• Non-member student fee is $25-32 per class, FREE for members
Class tickets & reservations can be made online at

To register for MELT Method sessions, please visit:

• Non- Members must check in at the front desk prior to accessing the roof deck to sign a one-time waiver
• Rooftop classes will be cancelled due to rain or inclement weather & will be rescheduled for the following week
• Weather related cancellations will be made 30 minutes prior to class via Facebook & Twitter or please call CLAY at 212.206.9200
• All sales are final and nonrefundable

CLAY combines the perfect blend of health, fitness and beauty within a 20,000 square foot facility with floor to ceiling windows, skylights, natural lighting and a rooftop deck. For over 10 years, CLAY has established itself as an urban getaway for individuals looking for a full-service fitness facility within a stimulating, yet relaxing environment.

Exclusively designed to help members reach their goals and enhance their overall lifestyle, CLAY provides the ultimate health and fitness experience, matched with ultra-luxurious amenities and services including capped membership, loyalty program, concierge services, state of the art equipment, personal training, small group fitness classes, pilates studio, full service spa, nutrition programs, and organic café and roof top deck, locker rooms and a virtual office.

For more information, please visit or to schedule a complimentary press tour and workout please contact, Natalie J. Maniscalco at 845.659.6509 or at

CLAY Health Club + Spa is a full-service, boutique health club that integrates private training, group fitness classes, spa and nutritional services. Far above and beyond your average gym, CLAY has a fireside lounge, organic cafe, rooftop sun deck, private saunas as well as a Spin and Pilates studio. The capped membership ensures small classes and never a wait for equipment.

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CONTACT: Natalie Maniscalco Retro Media NYC 845.659.6506

Source:CLAY Health Club + Spa