Welcome to VERVE Studios, San Diego’s premier cycling and fitness studio – a haven for sweat, music and connection. VERVE Studios is a space where great friends and new faces gather to transform each day. We show up, we sweat, we feel good, we live better.

Our signature classes include VERVE CYCLE, STRENGTH and YOGA to create a full movement experience for our members all under one roof.

VERVE CYCLE, is a vigorous 45-min cycling workout programmed with rhythm-based choreography, high-intensity intervals, and full body strength training. Every ride is a unique workout sequenced with music to elevate your mind-body experience. We’re led by athletic and dynamic instructors who curate a unique sequence and playlist every class to challenge you and transform your body and mind.

VERVE STRENGTH is a 45-min full-body, music-driven strength training workout with light to heavy dumbbells, bands, and a mat. Focus on improving muscular endurance, building more strength with resistance and progressive overload.

VERVE YOGA is a 60-min music-driven vinyasa flow focusing on breakth work, alignment, mobility, and strength. These classes are designed for the active individual to help alleviate soreness, tight muscles and prevent injury. Music and breath allows for a deeper practice and mind-body connection.

VERVE Studios is a place to find your people, sweat together, and change for the better — it’s much more than a workout. We’re here to help you improve your mental health, physical health and performance in daily life. We want you to live life to the fullest. It all starts with taking care of our mind, body and health.

We do it all. And we do it with VERVE.

Meet The Founder

LENA RAKIJIAN, MS, RD is a dynamic entrepreneur born and raised in Carlsbad, CA. She is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, indoor cycling instructor, yoga teacher, and health/wellness writer. Lena has contributed to online publications for Martha Stewart Living, Glamour, SHAPE, and more. She earned her M.S. in Nutrition & Public Health from Columbia University in New York and a B.A. in Business/Economics and Exercise and Sports Studies, Fitness Instruction from the University of California Santa Barbara.

Lena has been a fitness trainer for close to 10 years in New York, Boston, and Southern California, and has been teaching indoor cycling for over 5 years. She has taught thousands of classes and provided instructor training and development to teachers across the U.S. Her passion for indoor cycling, community outreach, and personal development has motivated her to launch her own studio closer to home. Lena is thrilled to open her first studio location, VERVE Studios Del Mar, and cannot wait to build this life-changing community!