who we are


It is our mission to be 110% committed to provide our members with an innovative and motivating fitness experience that will allow you to have fun, stay fit, and be healthy.



Leading-Edge Boutique Fitness Studio

Offers you innovating and motivating group fitness classes, as well as personal training, that will strengthen both your mind and body.

Variety is a key ingredient to obtaining success in physical fitness. Our BURN classes are specifically designed to incorporate strength conditioning, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility to provide you with the key ingredients necessary to improve your overall health and wellness.

Personalized Attention

Along with accessible price points and accomplished fitness coaches, we offer an attractive and viable alternative to your traditional gym.

We've Got Class

And lots of them.. with top-of-the-line fitness equipment and bamboo wood floors, all stylishly situated in a convenient South End / Back Bay location.




BURN Fitness Studios

547 Columbus Avenue

Boston, MA 02118


Jonathan's interest in the fitness industry first piqued when he wanted to add cross training activities to benefit his triathlon training while a student at Dartmouth Medical School. Almost instantly, this translated into a passion for personal training and teaching fitness classes. For more than 20 years, Jonathan has been continually teaching a wide-range of fitness classes throughout many prestigious gyms in Boston and New England. His personal fitness philosophy is that cross training is absolutely key to keep your muscles guessing and should be incorporated into any fitness regimen as a long-term strategy to maintain a healthy mind and body.

Jonathan retired from his biomedical career as a neuropathologist in 2011 and has since refocused his time and energy to helping others become fit in all aspects their life through exercise. Since founding and opening BURN Fitness Studios in 2014, Jonathan has been in The Boston Globe, The Improper Bostonian, Boston Magazine, and Bianca Unanchored and is recognized throughout the Boston community as a top fitness professional who is known for his positive outlook and motivational coaching skills.

Jonathan's fitness-related certifications include: Health Fitness Specialist and Certified Personal Trainer (American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM); Group Exercise Instructor (Aerobic and Fitness Association of America, AFAA), Spinning and Indoor Cycling (Madd Dog Athletics, Kaiser, Schwinn); Group Power (Body Training Systems); UXF Burn and UXF Core (Town Sports International); Shockwave, Stacked, ETC (Equinox Fitness Training Institute); Animal Flow (with Mike Fitch); Indo-Row (with Josh Crosby); Broga Yoga (with Robert Sidoti)